Osteopathy

It is a form of drug-free non-invasive manual medicine that focuses on total body health by treating and strengthening the musculoskeletal framework, which includes the joints, muscles and spine.

Massage Therapy

People use massage for a variety of health-related purposes, including to relieve pain, rehabilitate sports injuries, reduce stress, increase relaxation, address anxiety and depression, and aid general wellness.

Manual Lymphatic Drainage

Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) encourages lymph flow, reduces face and body swelling, provides deep relaxation and boosts the immune system, increases body’s own natural detoxification process.

Acupuncture

Acupuncture is a technique in which practitioners insert fine needles into the skin to treat health problems. The needles may be manipulated manually or stimulated with small electrical currents.

Andrew Taylor Still

Andrew Taylor Still, MD, DO (August 6, 1828 – December 12, 1917) was the founder of osteopathy and osteopathic medicine. He was also a physician and surgeon, author, inventor and Kansas territorial and state legislator. He was one of the founders of Baker University, the oldest four-year college in the state of Kansas, and was the founder of the American School of Osteopathy (now A.T. Still University), the world's first osteopathic medical school, in Kirksville, Missouri.

Andrew Taylor Still, MD, DO (August 6, 1828 – December 12, 1917) was the founder of osteopathy and osteopathic medicine. He was also a physician and surgeon, author, inventor and Kansas territorial and state legislator. He was one of the founders of Baker University, the oldest four-year college in the state of Kansas, and was the founder of the American School of Osteopathy (now A.T. Still University), the world’s first osteopathic medical school, in Kirksville, Missouri.

Our Team

Stanislav Vinnikov - Osteopath

Stanislav Vinnikov is one of the most educated and experienced Osteopathic Manual Practitioners in Toronto. His solid medical background and unique set of skills allow him to address his patients’ needs with the most effective and efficient treatments. OsteoMed Clinic, Etobicoke, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Stanislav Vinnikov is one of the most educated and experienced Osteopathic Manual Practitioners in Toronto. His solid medical background and unique set of skills allow him to address his patients’ needs with the most effective and efficient treatments.

Stanislav Vinnikov, obtained a MD degree in 1992 in Europe and worked as an Anesthesiologist and ICU Attendant Physician until immigrating to Canada in 2006.  Drawing on his profound knowledge of Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology, he became a Registered Acupuncturist in 2009. In 2010 he received training in Osteopathy in Europe and then in Canada and the USA. In 2013 Stanislav obtained a Diploma in Osteopathy from the London College of Osteopathy (Ontario) and became an Osteopathic Manual Practitioner.

Stanislav is an active member of the Ontario Osteopathic and Alternative Medicine Association as well as the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of Ontario.

Manuela Cheney - Reflexologist

Manuela Cheney is a Registered Holistic Practitioner. She is a Reflexologist with the Reflexology Registration Council of Ontario and is certified in both Foot and Hand Reflexology. Manuela also has expertise and certifications in a variety of holistic disciplines, such as Aromatherapy, Energy Healing, NLP, Health and Wellness Coaching, Palliative Care, Fitness and Nutrition and is currently training in Hypnosis/Hypnotherapy and Somatics. Having worked for many years in a high energy business which had her traveling many times a month throughout North America, being a single mom and dealing with many complexities in life, Manuela understands how hectic life can be, and especially how this can adversely affect the body. Manuela is deeply motivated to work with people with stress and chronic pain to help manage and reduce their symptoms and adopt a holistic healthy lifestyle conducive to pain free and stress reduced living. Manuela's passion is to help her clients improve their health and to provide an environment where her clients feel relaxed, balanced and refreshed.

Manuela Cheney is a Registered Holistic Practitioner. She is a Reflexologist with the Reflexology Registration Council of Ontario and is certified in both Foot and Hand Reflexology. Manuela also has expertise and certifications in a variety of holistic disciplines, such as Aromatherapy, Energy Healing, NLP, Health and Wellness Coaching, Palliative Care, Fitness and Nutrition and is currently training in Hypnosis/Hypnotherapy and Somatics.

Having worked for many years in a high energy business, Manuela understands how hectic life can be and especially how this can adversely affect the body. Manuela is deeply motivated to work with people with stress and chronic pain to help manage and reduce their symptoms as well as adopt a holistic healthy lifestyle conducive to pain free and stress reduced living.

Manuela’s passion is to help her clients improve their health and to provide an environment where her clients feel relaxed, balanced and refreshed.

Anastasia Efimkina - Registered Massage Therapist

Anastasia is a dedicated and qualified Registered Massage Therapist, Manual Lymphatic Drainage Therapist and Certified Lymphedema Therapist. She has experience treating people with diverse health conditions such as but not limited to muscle sprains, tendonitis, bursitis, chronic back and neck pain, headaches, pregnancy, lymphedema and post-cosmetic/plastic surgery patients. Anastasia studied Massage Therapy with a special focus on Myofascial Release, Deep Tissue Massage and Sport Massage at the highly praised ICT Kikkawa College. After graduating with honours, she received additional training in therapeutic prenatal and post-natal massage. OsteoMed Clinic Etobicoke, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Anastasia is a dedicated and qualified Registered Massage Therapist, Manual Lymphatic Drainage Therapist and Certified Lymphedema Therapist. She has experience treating people with diverse health conditions such as but not limited to muscle sprains, tendonitis, bursitis, chronic back and neck pain, headaches, pregnancy, lymphedema and post-cosmetic/plastic surgery patients.

Anastasia studied Massage Therapy with a special focus on Myofascial Release, Deep Tissue Massage and Sport Massage at the highly praised ICT Kikkawa College. After graduating with honours, she received additional training in therapeutic prenatal and post-natal massage.

In 2015 she received training in Manual Lymphatic Drainage from Dr.Vodder School International. Anastasia became a Certified Lymphedema Therapist after completing the Lymphedema Certification course at the Academy of Lymphatic Studies in 2016. She is currently a registered member of the Lymphedema Association of Ontario.

Anastasia provides specialized Manual Lymphatic drainage, compression wrapping, education and home care plan for patients suffering from primary or secondary lymphedema.

She works with patients undergoing plastic surgery or cosmetic procedures, applying MLD both pre-operatively to prepare the tissue and post-operatively to relieve discomfort and remove cellular debris resulting from the trauma of the procedure.

Nadiia Kopersak - Osteopath

Nadiia Kopersak is an experienced Manual Osteopath with a medical background from Ukraine. After receiving her certification from the Southern Ontario College of Osteopathy in 2022 and becoming licensed to practice in Ontario, she has been devoted to the practice of Osteopathy for many years. Her deep-rooted commitment to the practice began while she was still in Ukraine. Nadiia graduated from the National Medical University of Ukraine in 1999, was awarded a Certificate of Specialization in Therapy in 2000 and remained a doctor in her country for 16 years.

Nadiia is an experienced Manual Osteopath with a medical background from Ukraine. After receiving her certification from the Southern Ontario College of Osteopathy in 2022 and becoming licensed to practice in Ontario, she has been devoted to the practice of Osteopathy for many years. Her deep-rooted commitment to the practice began while she was still in Ukraine. Nadiia graduated from the National Medical University of Ukraine in 1999, was awarded a Certificate of Specialization in Therapy in 2000 and remained a doctor in her country for 16 years.

When treating patients, Nadiia employs the basic principle of Osteopathy, that of the body existing as a unit, to create treatment plans that draw on her diverse medical knowledge yet are tailored to the individual. Through Osteopathy, she is able to seek out issues with the musculoskeletal system, internal organs, and even behavioral problems in children such as ADHD syndrome. She has expertise in targeting all systems of the body, including lymphatic, nervous systems and cranial structures, in order to bring about holistic healing.

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New Massage Services

We now offer new massage services at our clinic: Manual Lymphatic Drainage Anti-Aging Facial Massage Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) encourages lymph flow and reduces certain types of swelling. The lymph system is largely a passive one and depends on contractions of the smooth muscle cells in the walls of lymph vessels and the movement of […]

Ergonomic use of Laptop

Ergonomic use of Laptop or Computer devices for recreation or work at home, office or school can bring you great benefits, including your children or kids, if you adopt healthy habits by using them as a correct posture, regular breaks and a proper adjustment of equipment.

What is massage therapy?

Massage therapy is the manipulation of soft tissues of the body including, muscles, connective tissues, tendons, ligaments and joints. Massage Therapy is a clinically-oriented healthcare option that helps alleviate the discomfort associated with everyday and occupational stresses, muscular over-use and many chronic pain conditions.

What is osteopathy?

Osteopathy involves a series of movements designed to correct disturbances (somatic dysfunctions) in different part of the body. Often blood and nerve supply to the various tissues and organs of the body are obstructed, causing restriction, inflammation and pain.

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