Dr. Marleigh Edwards
    

DR. MARLEIGH EDWARDS

DC, BSc Kin, ART®, Graston®, Webster®

Dr. Marleigh Edwards graduated from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto with Clinic Honours. She received her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from McMaster University where she also worked as an athletic therapist with the Rowing, Track and Rugby teams. Dr. Edwards found her passion for healthcare while working closely with athletes, as well as in a spinal cord injury rehab center.

Marleigh loves keeping active and previously competed as a national level athlete in both swimming and rowing. Now in her free time you will find her in the gym, in the pool, road biking or enjoying all the island has to offer.

Dr. Edwards takes pride in having a positive impact on the wellbeing of her patients and achieves this with a complete care approach. This includes: Chiropractic adjustments, Soft tissue therapy (Active Release Technique ® and Graston Technique ®), Sport specific taping, Nutritional advice and patient education/rehab programs. 

Marleigh also has a keen interest in treating expecting mothers.  She completed her certification in prenatal care and the Webster technique.  Webster is a gentle and effective approach, which can help decrease pelvic and low back pain during pregnancy. It also helps create optimal pelvic alignment, which may help increase the chances of a smooth labour and delivery.

Marleigh loves being a part of the Island Optimal team and enjoys working with patients of all ages and activity levels.


Education


Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College - Clinic Honors

McMaster University - Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology

Certifications & Training


Precision Nutrition® Essentials of Sport and Exercise Nutrition

Webster Technique ® Prenatal Chiropractic Care Provider

Graston Technique ®

Active Release Technique ®

Neurokinetic Therapy ®

CPR/Standard First Aid

 

Professional Affiliations


College of Chiropractors of British Columbia: Professional Member
 
British Columbia Chiropractic Association: Professional Member

Canadian Chiropractic Association: Professional Member

International Chiropractic Pediatric Association Member

Precision Nutrition - Level 1 certified coach