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Whitby Chiropractor of First Step Family Chiropractic


Dr. Tricia Kennedy

Helping Others Achieve their Personal Health Goals

Dr. Tricia Kennedy

Dr. Tricia Kennedy

When her father was injured during a workplace injury, Dr. Tricia witnessed the incredibly restorative and healing effects of chiropractic. Intrigued, she soon began seeing a chiropractor herself and began her journey to become a chiropractor… dedicating her career to helping families improve their health and quality of life. From infants to the elderly, Dr. Tricia approaches each of her patients with compassion and sensitivity, ensuring that you receive the care you need in a safe, professional environment.

Chiropractic Education & Training

Dr. Tricia has an undergraduate Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Waterloo with an Ergonomics specialty.

She graduated from Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College with a Doctorate in Chiropractic. Postgraduate studies have included training in Pediatrics and pre and post-natal care, certification in Webster’s Technique, training in Activator Methods Technique, Gait Analysis and Nutrition.

Since 2002, Dr. Tricia has been providing gentle, empathetic and personalized chiropractic care for her patients, addressing each person’s individual health care needs. She has a wide variety of experience of working in different clinics throughout the Greater Toronto area and Durham region.

Away from First Step Family Chiropractic

When not adjusting patients, Dr. Tricia enjoys spending time with her family, especially outdoor activities. She also likes exercising, including Hiit workouts, yoga and chasing after her three children. Dr. Tricia loves reading, on her own and with her children and continuing to learn, especially in regards to chiropractic and health care.


Dr. Ashley Stenzel

A Love of Sports and Chiropractic

Dr. Ashley Stenzel

Dr. Ashley Stenzel

Dr. Ashley grew up playing many sports, including soccer, flag football, wrestling, gymnastics and cheerleading. It was through her love of sports that she found chiropractic and its’ incredible effect on the injuries which she obtained over her sports career. She has sought out this career in hopes that she can share the healing abilities of chiropractic with her patients.

A Chiropractic Education and More

Dr. Ashley has an undergraduate Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from McMaster University with a specialization in biomechanics, sports injuries and rehabilitation. Dr. Ashley also minored in Psychology while attending McMaster, focusing on sports and health psychology.

She continued her education at Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, obtaining a Doctorate of Chiropractic. Dr. Ashley has also taken post-graduate training in concussion identification and management.

Away from First Step Family Chiropractic

Outside of First Step Family Chiropractic, Dr. Ashley is still involved in cheerleading, having coached many national and eventual world champion athletes. She also is a football fanatic, and spends Saturday’s and Sunday’s watching NCAA and NFL games. She loves learning whenever she can, and regularly engages in continuing education courses to better aide her patients.

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