Practitioners & Staff
Our dedicated independent contractor practitioners and staff provide a leading healthcare environment supported by outstanding professionals committed to excellence in serving and educating you towards achieving optimal musculoskeletal health. By respecting individuality, we pride ourselves on providing patient-focussed care that is likely to far exceed your clinical expectations. Our goal is to provide you with world-class chiropractic, massage therapy, acupuncture, and physiotherapy provided by Marcel Melanson PT.
Dr. Ryan Coster DC MChir BSc C.Dir - Chiropractor
Dr. Coster is an experienced chiropractor in Moncton, New Brunswick who focusses on providing the latest research supported techniques to his patients in clinic. Having worked in Australia for several years, he has an extensive background in managing musculoskeletal injuries for all types of people - including many professional PGA golfers and Australian football athletes. By addressing joint and muscle problems in addition to prescribing corrective exercises, his focus is on maximising clinical results.
Originally from Moncton, Dr. Coster takes pride in being a true academic. He attended Canada’s top undergraduate institution, Mount Allison University, and completed a pre-medicine Bachelor of Science degree with double majors in biology and commerce. Dr. Coster then traveled to Scandinavia where he began a two-year postgraduate business administration program at Mid Sweden University. Upon graduation, he then moved to Sydney, Australia where he would spend four years attaining a professional doctorate in chiropractic at Macquarie University - graduating top of his class as "summa cum laude" and valedictorian (Dux). Additionally, Dr. Coster has also received Macquarie University's Academic Excellence Award and Student of the Year Prize.
Dr. Coster is an expert in spinal diagnosis and has a strong passion for chiropractic's applicability in effectively treating neuromusculoskeletal conditions. Through evidence-based delivery of care, he enables patients to function optimally and avoid progression into degenerative states. His current research interests include intervertebral disc pathology and rehabilitative chiropractic management in athletes. Most recently, he has authored chapters in the highly acclaimed medical textbook titled "Differential Diagnosis for the Physical & Manipulative Therapies" by Dr. Robyn Beirman MD. When not treating or attending conferences - Dr. Coster enjoys spending time with family, scuba-diving, and avidly supporting organised sport. In the past, Dr. Coster has served on the Board of Directors for Chiropractic Australia, and been a member of Sports Medicine Australia. Currently, he is the President of the New Brunswick Chiropractors Association, and is on the Board of Directors for the World Federation of Chiropractic, representing Canada. Dr Coster has completed the Chartered Director (C.Dir designation) program with CGTI.
Dr Natasha Goudreau DC BSc Kin - Chiropractor (Independent Contractor)
Dr Goudreau was born and raised in Shediac, New Brunswick. She is an alumnus from Université de Moncton, where she earned a Bachelors degree in Kinesiology. While there, Dr Goudreau discovered that her passion lied in the treatment of neuromusculoskeletal conditions and decided to further her studies to become a Doctor of Chiropractic. She graduated a part of the Phi Chi Omega honours society from New York Chiropractic College.
Dr Goudreau follows an evidence-based approach to treating a wide variety of neuromusculoskeletal conditions. She enjoys keeping up to date with the latest research studies by furthering her education through extra seminars and workshops. Furthermore, Dr Goudreau is dedicated to providing exceptional health and wellness care to her patients. Her goal is to educate patients on their condition and create individualized treatment plans to allow for optimal healing.
Dr Jacob Swim DC BSc Kin - Chiropractor (Independent Contractor)
Dr Swim was born and raised in Ottawa, Ontario. He completed his undergraduate degree in kinesiology at Dalhousie University with first class honours, then moved on to earning his doctorate in chiropractic with honours at the Canadian Memorial College of Chiropractic in Toronto. With a strength and conditioning background, Dr Swim's clinical interests include sports-related injuries, development of return to work active care programs, temporomandibular (TMJ) jaw issues, and chronic musculoskeletal pain.
Embracing the latest scientific research, Dr Swim practices in a manner that emphasises a combination of both manual therapy and active exercise rehabilitation. His professional goal is to ultimately provide education to patients so that they may better understand their condition, with an emphasis on active rehabilitation. In his spare time, he enjoys powerlifting and playing golf.
Marcel Melanson PT Physiotherapist (Independent Contractor)
Marcel graduated from the University of Moncton with a bachelors's degree in kinesiology. He then pursued further studies at the University of Laval to complete a bachelor's degree in physiotherapy. Since that time, Marcel has enjoyed working as a physiotherapist not only with the general public, but also directly with various sports teams including University of Moncton men's hockey.
With a keen interest in staying current, Marcel has completed many postgraduate programs including selective functional movement assessment (SFMA), dynamic neuromuscular stabilisation (DNS), Movement System Impairment Syndromes, and the Mulligan Concept, to name a few. In addition to loving golf as a hobby, Marcel currently maintains level 3 certification in the prestigious Titleist Performance Institute program to assist golfers with recurring injuries and performance enhancement. As an independent contractor, Marcel provides exceptional value to our multidisciplinary clinic. For more information, you may wish to peruse Marcel's personal website www.MonctonPhysiotherapist.com
Marie-Elisabeth St-Laurent PT Physiotherapist (Independent Contractor)
Marie-Elisabeth, originally from Rimouski QC, is an experienced physiotherapist and has practiced in Moncton since receiving her Master's degree from University of Sherbrooke. Of which, she also received the prestigious Physiotherapy Student of the Year prize for academic merit and faculty involvement. With a keen interest in managing musculoskeletal conditions, she has undertaken additional studies in Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA), Functional Movement Systems (FMS), and the Advanced Physical Therapy Upper Extremity certification program.
Among Marie-Elisabeth's various interests outside of work, she has always been fascinated with learning to speak new languages. Though a bit rusty at times, she can speak German and Spanish, while also recently beginning Japanese classes.
If you or someone you know are suffering with a musculoskeletal complaint, arrange an appointment with physiotherapist Marie-Elisabeth. She brings an extraordinary amount of value to our growing multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals.
Chelsea Coster RMT Registered Massage Therapist (Independent Contractor)
Born and raised in Moncton, New Brunswick, Chelsea takes great pride in assisting the community by providing exceptional massage therapy services. She completed her two year massage therapy education and training at Eastern College in Moncton NB, while undertaking additional speciality courses in neuromuscular fascia alignment (NFA). Chelsea graduated at the top of her class and continues to demonstrate a keen interest in developing research to expand the massage therapy profile in healthcare. Additionally, she previously taught several courses for the massage therapy students at Eastern College.
While Chelsea offers outstanding service to anyone undergoing her massage therapy, she does have a special interest in treating athletes and pregnant women. Through the application of various massage techniques - Chelsea seems to work her "magic" with all clients. When not treating at Chiro Clinic Moncton, she enjoys exercising and relaxing with her loved ones. For more information, have a browse of her website www.MonctonMassage.com
Brittany Melanson RMT Registered Massage Therapist (Independent Contractor)
Originally from Moncton NB, Brittany is very passionate about providing the highest quality healthcare to her clientele. After excelling in her massage therapy studies at Eastern College, she is very keen to manage different types of injury management. Working alongside physiotherapists and chiropractors, Brittany is happy to offer exceptional multidisciplinary care to her Greater Moncton clientele. With a keen interest in sports injuries, cupping, concussion, temporomandibular (TMJ) dysfunction, and myofascial release technique - she adds a tremendous amount of value to the Chiro Clinic Moncton team.
When not treating patients, Brittany enjoys volunteering at charity community events, studying advanced clinical techniques, and spending time with family. She is currently on maternity leave.
Angelina Bosma RMT Registered Massage Therapist (Independent Contractor)
With a keen focus on her patients, Angelina is very driven and motivated to maximise clinical results. After completing a kinesiology degree from University of New Brunswick, she moved on to study at the Atlantic College of Therapeutic Massage. She has experience working with a varied patient base, including elite athletes, post-operative patients, and individuals having degenerative/neurological conditions. With certifications in cupping, myofascial release, taping, sports specialisation, and concussion - Angelina is an asset to Chiro Clinic Physio & Massage.
Angelina prides herself on providing her clientele with the best care possible. Her evidence based approach to massage therapy is derived from a love for continuing education and research.
Janie Gagne RMT Registered Massage Therapist (Independent Contractor)
Janie is a very experienced clinician, initially graduating from the University of Moncton with a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology, then going on to pursue a qualification in massage therapy. The medical management aspect of sports injury has always been a passion of Janie, this leading to her primary focus on applying myofascial release therapy to her patients for optimal results. Janie's area of expertise lies in sports massage and the management of chronic musculoskeletal problems.
Outside of treating at the clinic or within Veteran's homes, Janie enjoys spending time with family and further her education at specialty seminars. By adopting a multidisciplinary approach, she regularly engages in a team based approach to musculoskeletal care with the clinic's physiotherapists and chiropractors.
Jillian Spicer RMT Registered Massage Therapist (Independent Contractor)
Born and raised in Moncton, NB, Jillian graduated from Moncton High and went on to pursue her career in Massage Therapy at Eastern College. Jillian fully embraces a multidisciplinary culture, and plays an integral role in supporting the team every chance she gets. She's always the first to volunteer, and has an upbeat disposition that makes everyone feel at ease.
Jillian feels that our team excels in offering collaborative care. She enjoys hearing about her client's optimal results due to the clinic's multi-modal approach to musculoskeletal treatment.
Jillian works with all muscular conditions, but particularly enjoys working with pregnant prenatal clients, in addition to sciatic nerve pain sufferers and those experiencing lower back pain. In her spare time, Jillian enjoys spending time with family and friends, travelling the world, and spending time at her family cottage.
Mercedes Mercer RMT Registered Massage Therapist (Independent Contractor)
Growing up in Sussex NB, Mercedes enjoys her small town roots. She is dedicated to providing her patients with exceptional massage therapy services, and believes that everyone deserves individualised custom care. With a special interest in deep tissue and cupping, she combines various techniques and exercises to maximise treatment. TMJ pain? Low back stiffness? Mercedes can help!
Mercedes is thrilled to work in a multidisciplinary clinic with chiropractors, physiotherapists, personal trainers - and of course, massage therapy! Outside of working her magic in the clinic, Mercedes enjoys hanging out with friends and family.
Dominique LeBlanc RMT Registered Massage Therapist (Independent Contractor)
Upon completion of her 2200 hour massage training course, Dominique embraced the idea of managing a variety of different musculoskeletal conditions and injuries. Using her knowledge and expertise, she combines traditional Swedish and deep tissue massage techniques to provide clients with individualised care. Dominique enjoys treating repetitive strains, work injuries, prenatal patients, athletes, and essentially anyone who could benefit from her services. Staying current with continuing education is a passion, to ensure she's providing the most up-to-date treatment techniques to maximise clinical results.
Dominique is a very active individual with a love for nature, rock climbing, and anything adventurous. She's bilingual in both French and English.
Katie Girvan Medical Administrator & Reception
Katie is a vital part of the Chiro Clinic Moncton team. Not only does she provide outstanding administrative service to both the patients and practitioners, but also takes great pride in her role. Katie's attention to detail and impressive work ethic is sure to provide patients with the best experience while seeking service at Chiro Clinic Moncton. She takes great pride in administration and enjoys keeping all patients and staff happy. Her personality is fun and caring. We truly admire her contagious enthusiasm and positivity in the clinic. In addition to admin work, she loves being outdoors and cuddling her cats.
Veronique Fournier Medical Administrator & Reception
With a keen eye for detail, Veronique is a fabulous member of our administration team. Having past experience working in various clerical roles, she is ready to provide our patients with an exceptional customer service experience. On her spare time, she enjoys spending time with friends and loved ones. If you need anything, Veronique is here to help!
Nicole Sears Medical Administrator & Reception
With a keen desire to offer high quality administration work, Nicole is an asset on our reception team. Answering phones, booking appointments, faxing, liaising with clinicians - she does it all! Nicole has an extensive background in working with healthcare providers, and is dedicated to providing our patients with exceptional administration support, and always with a smile!
Lindsay Ball BA Medical Administrator & Support
With an extensive background in administration work and a law degree from Carleton University, Lindsay is an asset to the clinic. As a jack-of-all-trades, she handles various administrative tasks that contribute to the running of an exceptional clinic. Placing customer service at the centre of attention, Lindsay will be happy to assist in any way to maximise your experience with us.
Jordan Smith Certified Yoga Instructor
Jordan started practicing Yoga as a form of rehabilitation after sustaining a sporting injury in 2009. She soon fell in love with the practice of yoga and how it can be applied to all types of bodies and abilities. Jordan began studying to become an instructor in 2014 and has since accumulated over 500 hours of Yoga Teacher Training. Believing that each body is unique, she understands that everyone explores yoga poses differently, and strives to offer pose variations for those with physical limitations. Jordan looks forward to meeting you on your mat at one of her popular yoga classes.
Jonny Reeves Certified Personal Trainer
Being very active in sports his entire life, Jonny entered into competitive bodybuilding in 2015 and has since acquired 1 bronze, 1 silver and 6 gold medals. Although bodybuilding is a passion of his, helping others become active and healthy to relieve pain is his main interests. After overcoming a debilitating back injury, Jonny has gained great insight and education on working around low back pain and other injuries, in addition to exercing in a manner that will prevent the injury from occurring in the first place. www.MonctonPersonalTraining.com
Issa Sports Nutrition Specialist
DTS Low Back Specialist
M|WOD Movement and Mobility Specialist
DTS Fascial Mobility Training - Table Stretching
CFP Children's Fitness Coach
Dominique Cormier PT Physiotherapist (Independent Contractor)
Dominique graduated from the University of Moncton, with a Bachelor degree in science, concentrating on biology, biochemistry, and kinesiology. She pursued further studies at University of Ottawa, graduating with a Master's degree in physiotherapy, and receiving the coveted Monique Breau Prize for excellence in community contribution. Dominique began her career in Montreal, and gained a tremendous amount of experience in both the public and private settings.
Dominique specialises in acute/chronic musculoskeletal injuries, neurological conditions, burn injuries, vestibular dysfunctions, in addition to her primary passion of treating pelvic floor dysfunction. Additionally, Dominique is trained in acupuncture dry needling techniques. She loves educational opportunities and enjoys challenging cases. On a related note, Dominique has studied yoga extensively, and enjoys incorporating the philosophies of yoga into her rehabilitation plans for patients.
Dr Mathieu Morin DC BSc - Chiropractor (Independent Contractor)
Dr Morin was born and raised in Grand Falls NB, and is excited to be offering chiropractic treatment to his fellow New Brunswickers. he is an alumnus of Université de Moncton where he completed undergraduate and Master's degrees in biochemistry. While completing his first year as a doctoral student, he developed a keen interest in chiropractic and subsequently moved to Toronto to study at CMCC, successfully graduating "magna cum laude." Dr Morin has additional clinical training in the application of acupuncture and dry needling treatments to maximize care of his patients.
Dr Morin enjoys keeping up to date with the latest clinical techniques and optimizing patients' outcomes. Known as an expert listener, he works tirelessly to ensure patients are well supported during their treatment experience. Dr Morin's goal is to help patients achieve all of their health and fitness goals. In his spare time, he enjoys playing badminton and hiking with friends/family.
Zachary Petty RMT Registered Massage Therapist
Originally from Grand Falls NB, Zach went on to pursue and complete a Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology from the University of New Brunswick in 2017. Afterwards, he attended Eastern College for Massage Therapy, where he graduated in 2019. He enrolled in massage therapy because it had helped him in the past and he wanted to pass that same aid along to others.
Zach is highly motivated to help his clients attain their goals. He has certifications in NFR, Cupping, Guasha, and Prenatal. Zach has years of experience in the massage field, working with a diverse clientele including those with chronic pain, postural issues, TMJ dysfunction, migraines, acute injuries, sciatic pain, etc. Zach is ecstatic to be working with the team and assisting his clients with a multidisciplinary clinical approach.
Mark Johnson PT Physiotherapist (Independent Contractor)
Mark is native of Moncton, NB and completed his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton. Afterwards, he moved to Dublin, Ireland to complete his Masters in Physiotherapy at University College of Dublin. Prior to becoming a physiotherapist, Mark gained experience working as a physiotherapy assistant for his father, Barry Johnson, at Johnson Physiotherapy Inc. in Moncton.
Mark has experience working with a wide variety of acute and chronic musculoskeletal conditions, sports injuries, concussion and vestibular conditions as well as neurological conditions. Mark is passionate about furthering his education and keeping up to date with current research through online and in-person seminars. He has completed post-graduate education and training of the neck, shoulder, back, and hip, as well as chronic pain, pain therapy, and concussion/vestibular therapy. His professional goal is to help educate and guide patients along their recovery and provide a positive experience with movement through a combination of education, active rehabilitation, and manual therapy. In his spare time, Mark enjoys playing hockey, running, and hiking.