Your Trusted Guelph Chiropractors

Graeme Copeland

Dr. Copeland graduated from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in 2014 with a Doctor of Chiropractic degree. Prior to CMCC he graduated with honours from McMaster University with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology in 2010.

While studying at CMCC Dr. Copeland furthered his education becoming a certified Active Release Technique® provider. In addition to his ART® certification Dr. Copeland has also completed his medical acupuncture training through McMaster University’s Contemporary Medical Acupuncture program.

Using a combination of diversified chiropractic, active release, medical acupuncture and active rehabilitation, Dr. Copeland is able to provide the most comprehensive care for his patients.

When not at work, you can find Dr. Copeland spending time with his beautiful wife relaxing or enjoying outdoor activities. An avid sports fan, Dr. Copeland still finds time to stay active himself playing baseball and hockey along with many other sports.

Dr. Justine Rodrigues earned her Doctor of Chiropractic degree from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC). She earned a Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science degree from Gannon University where she played varsity soccer.

Dr. Rodrigues uses evidence-based practice methods specializing in Diversified Technique. This includes manual treatment techniques such as spinal manipulation, mobilizations, exercise therapy involving stretching/strengthening and various methods of soft tissue therapy to treat a wide range of complaints. Educating patients on lifestyle and ways to help themselves is also a very critical part of treatment plans. All treatments plans are individualized and patient centered with the aim to mitigate ongoing pain or discomfort to get patients back to their pre-injury state.

In 2020, Dr. Rodrigues was honored to be invited as the athletic trainer for the Guyanese Women’s National team at the U20 Olympic soccer qualifiers held in the Dominican Republic. She supported the team with their health requirements, nutrition needs, and athletic therapy. This has been a highlight of Dr. Rodrigues’ career thus far and she is looking forward to similar opportunities in future competitions.

Dr. Rodrigues enjoys playing soccer in League 1 Ontario and travelling for the Guyanese Women’s National Team where she has played in multiple World Cup and Olympic Qualifiers around the world. In addition to Dr. Rodrigues being a very active individual, she also values the importance of proper nutrition and mental health in maintaining a healthy lifestyle. When she is not at work or playing soccer, you can find her up North at the cottage and spending time with loved ones.

Reasons to Seek Chiropractic Care

  • Back Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Whiplash
  • Headaches & Migraines
  • Pregnancy Low Back Pain
  • Sprains & Strains
  • Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI)
  • Workplace Related Injuries
  • Sports Injuries
  • Arthritis
  • Reduced Range of Motion
  • General Health and Well-being

Active Release Technique®

active release techniquesActive Release Techniques® treatment is a hands-on touch and case-management system that allows a practitioner to diagnose and treat soft-tissue injuries. Soft tissue primarily refers to muscle, tendon, fascia and nerves. Specific injuries that apply to this modality include repetitive strains, chronic sports related injuries, adhesions, joint dysfunction, and tissue hypoxia.

Medical Acupuncture

Contemporary medical acupuncture is a precise peripheral nerve stimulation technique, in which fine solid needles are inserted into anatomically designed sites, and stimulated either manually or with electricity for the therapeutic purpose of modulating abnormal activity of the nervous system, endocrine system, exocrine and immune systems. It has been proven to be effective for the treatment and maintenance of various pain and chronic musculoskeletal syndromes.

Chiropractic care is a regulated health care profession, recognized by statute in all Canadian provinces.