Our Team


Dr. Candace Giles, Chiropractor

 Dr. Candace Giles received her undergraduate degree from McMaster University where she earned her Bachelor of Kinesiology (Honours) as well as a minor in psychology. Her education continued at Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College for four more years, earning a Doctor of Chiropractic. She is certified in full body Active Release Technique (ART), Graston and is a Medical Acupuncturist. Dr. Giles uses a variety of treatment techniques including manipulation, kinesiotape, ART™, Graston™, acupuncture, therapeutic ultrasound, cold laser therapy and functional rehabilitation. She has a special interest in treating the shoulder as well as TMJ disorders. She utilizes an evidence-based approach to help patients restore function and health. Dr. Giles focuses on using the body's own healing ability to achieve superior results in order to help take the pain away to keep it away. 


Dr. Jennifer O'Shea, Chiropractor


Dr. Jennifer O'Shea graduated as a Doctor of Chiropractic from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College. Prior to her doctorate degree, she obtained her Honours Bachelor of Science at the University of Toronto studying Biology and Psychology. Spending essentially her entire life growing up in Burlington, she is ecstatic about being back and active in the Burlington community. She feels very fortunate to have found a career that allows her to use her passion for helping others to make a difference in people's lives.   

After a thorough history and physical exam, Dr. Jennifer O'Shea designs individualized treatment plans in an effort to improve her patient's overall function and health.  She offers contemporary medical acupuncture (with or without electrical stimulation), ART®(Active Release Techniques®), instrument assisted soft tissue therapy, mobilizations, manipulation/adjustments, electrotherapies, low level laser, therapeutic ultrasound, taping, nutritional advice and rehabilitation. Dr. O'Shea believes in empowering her patients through educating them on their specific conditions and actively involving them in their recovery process with the prescription of rehabilitative exercises. 


Raphael Kalathil, Physiotherapist

 Raphael graduated from McMaster University with an Honours Bachelor of Kinesiology degree in 2013 and from Queen’s University with a Master of Science in Physiotherapy in 2016. His experiences exposed him to diverse clinical settings which ranged from private practice, sports clinics, and hospital care. These experiences taught him to successfully treat chronic/acute conditions which range from work-related to sport injuries to any musculoskeletal injury. His treatment philosophy includes using manual therapy to restore joint mechanics followed by muscle retraining and motor control strategies to correct movement dysfunction. Raphael provides individualized, one-on-one treatment and develops exercise programs geared toward the level and goals of the patient. He is excited to meet you and lead you towards a stronger healthier you! 


Sarah Ramage, Registered Massage Therapist

 Sarah graduated with honours from the Canadian Therapeutic College in 2007. She has completed additional training in Advanced Myofasical Release, Rhythmic techniques, Chinese Cupping massage, Hot Stone Massage and Structural Integration. Sarah believes in the power of preventative care and enjoys being part of a team that has the ability to utilize many techniques to resolve any dysfunctions in the body. She looks forward to helping patients achieve their goals, whether it is relaxation or treatment of acute and chronic injuries. She is enjoying educating clients on doTERRA® essential oils which Appleby Total health is now carrying. Sarah enjoys treating all ages from babies to the elderly and enjoys working with athletes.  


Kasia Siekiel, Registered Massage Therapist

 Kasia Siekiel is a Registered Massage therapist certified with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario, and a member of the Registered Massage Therapists of Ontario Association. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Honours Kinesiology and Physical Education, with a Biology minor from Wilfrid Laurier University and received her Accelerated Massage Therapy Diploma from the Ontario College of Health and Technology. Kasia has a special interest in myofascial release techniques and TMJ treatment, and hopes to pursue further education in this area of massage therapy. She also likes to promote the use of massage therapy as a method of prevention and maintenance, not only to treat areas of pain. Through postural assessment, a variety of techniques, and recommended exercises she hopes to help her patients start their journey towards greater health and well-being. 


Stephanie Metzger, Registered Holistic Nutritionist & Lifestyle Coach

 Stephanie attended the University of Guelph, where she obtained an Honours Bachelor of Science in Human Kinetics, providing her a strong understanding of human anatomy, physiology and nutrition. Stephanie furthered her education in the area of Nutrition and obtained a Registered Holistic Nutritionist designation from the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition (CSNN). Since then she has helped people of all ages change their lifestyle in order to reach and maintain their personal weight loss and overall health goals. Stephanie strives to help her clients lead a healthier, more active and vibrant lifestyle. Her goal is to provide her clients with the nutritional knowledge & tools necessary to create a healthy balanced diet and a state of overall well being. 


Dr. Kevin Fox-Chen, Chiropractor

 Dr. Kevin Fox-Chen received his Bachelor's of Science in Kinesiology at McMaster University and his Doctor of Chiropractic at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College. He focuses on musculoskeletal health and well being. Dr. Fox-Chen is a certified acupuncture provider which he complements to his treatments of soft tissue therapy, adjustments, therapeutic modalities and lifestyle modifications.

His previous experience in competitive dance as well as current passion for running, cross country skiing and climbing complement his passion for helping his patients live their lives to their highest potential. He understands how important it is to have a healthy, active lifestyle and is determined to help patients do so pain-free. 

Our Vision


Appleby Total Health is your neighbourhood multi-disciplinary health center. The practitioners at Appleby Total Health are passionate about improving the quality of life of each and every one of our patients. We work as a team to ensure that our patients individualized health care needs are met to ensure the best outcomes and lasting results. We will tailor a specific plan of action in order to meet your needs, goals and unique condition.

Our office is a fully integrated healthcare facility providing chiropractic, massage therapy, physiotherapy, holistic nutrition, acupuncture, and counselling. Our focus is on returning our patients to their optimal level of performance, as well as improving their overall health and function.

We hope that you find this site helpful in learning more about our services as well as the ways that we can help to improve the quality of your life.