Our Team is Growing!!!
Please Welcome Our New Team Members

Accepting
New Patients

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Andrea Jones R.Ac.
Registered Acupuncturist
Table Thai Massage
Reiki

As a Registered Acupuncturist, Andrea will often use additional Traditional Chinese Medicine Techniques such as Acupressure, Cupping, Gua Sha, and Tui Na massage during a treatment.​

Andrea is passionate about blending allopathic medicine, eastern medicine and energy healing to bring all aspects of each patient into balance; formulating unique individual treatment plans to support you in living your most empowered life. Andrea’s unique blend of training allows her to see your health from various lenses making connections that may be otherwise overlooked.

 

Areas of specialty include mental health (anxiety/depression), emotional trauma, stress, chronic pain, queer health and complex illness. Andrea is excited to bring her practice to the community of Castlegar and bring her passion of integrative wellness to you.

Accepting
New Patients

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Dr. Trent Gray, DC
Chiropractor
Concussion Management

Dr. Trent grew up in Edson, Alberta among the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. From a young age, he had a passion for the outdoors. While learning how to snowboard, rock climb, mountain bike, and more he has suffered a countless variety of injuries which led to a fascination with the human body and its ability to heal itself. This led him to pursue chiropractic and go on to graduate as a Doctor of Chiropractic from the University of Western States. 

 

Dr. Trent is trained in Diversified Chiropractic Technique, Myofascial Release Therapy, Nerve Release Therapies, and Graston Technique. He also has a special interest in concussions with a focus on associated cardiovascular, visual-vestibular, and cervical treatments.

 

After spending 10 years studying and practicing in major cities across western Canada and the United States, Dr. Trent felt the pull of small town life again. He is incredibly excited to now call Castlegar home as he builds a life here among the gorgeous peaks of the West Kootenays!

Accepting
New Patients

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Mariah Farrell
Non-Registered RMT

Mariah is currently awaiting her Registered Massage Therapy license (expected mid-November at the latest). But...here is the good news... while Mariah waits for her license, she is offering non-registered massages at half price! Please note: these non-registered services do not qualify for 3rd party insurance coverage. Mariah will be graduating from of the Registered Massage Therapy program at Kootenay Columbia College of Integrated Health Sciences in Nelson B.C. in August.

Mariah is attentive to each patient’s specific needs, using a combination of myofascial release, Swedish, trigger point release, muscle energy, deep tissue, and relaxation massage. She is excited to be working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, helping patients find the best treatment solutions.

 

Mariah experienced relief from multidisciplinary modalities and witnessed people in her life have relief from chronic pain. This has drawn her to treating the body as a whole, and integrating the mind-body connection throughout treatments. Mariah is excited to be a part of her client’s journeys.

Accepting
New Patients

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Ericka
Rankin-Friesen
Non-Registered RMT

Ericka is currently awaiting her Registered Massage Therapy license (expected mid-November at the latest). But...here is the good news... while Ericka waits for her license, she is offering non-registered massages at half price! Please note: these non-registered services do not qualify for 3rd party insurance coverage. Ericka will be graduating from of the Registered Massage Therapy program at Kootenay Columbia College of Integrated Health Sciences in Nelson B.C. in August.

​Ericka uses a combination of Swedish massage techniques, myofascial release, deep tissue massage, trigger point release as well as active and passive stretching to treat a wide range of conditions and to encourage her patient’s well being. Ericka is patient, goal-oriented, and individualizes treatments to best suit her patient’s needs.

Ericka is thrilled to become an active member of the community and provide the best service she’s capable of. 

Welcome to Head 2 Toe

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Dr. Sandy Battista
Chiropractor
Hello everyone and welcome to Head 2 Toe Holistic Health Clinic!
 
We are located in the heart of Downtown Castlegar, on 3rd Street, near the Station Museum (between West's department Store & Tacos el Gringos). 

Dr. Sandy has brought together a caring and compassionate team of skilled practitioners at Head 2 Toe with the goal of providing patients with the highest level of care in a warm and welcoming space.

 
Our team of compassionate practitioners are committed to providing comprehensive health care in a safe and welcoming environment. We look forward to supporting both current and new patients with your health care needs.
 
See you soon!
Dr. Sandy, Colleen, Jana, Brooke, Ericka, Andrea, Mariah, & Dr. Trent
To Book an Appointment:
- Phone: 250-304-8700
- Email: head2toecastlegar@gmail.com
- Online Booking

Location:
1237 - 3rd Street,
Castlegar, BC, V1N 1Z6

Our Hours:
Monday     10:00 - 7:00
Tuesday      8:00 - 6:00
Wednesday 8:45 -  6:00
Thursday    10:00 - 7:00
Friday         8:45 -  6:00
Saturday     8:30 - 3:30

Helping you feel your BEST from Head 2 Toe!!!

Please Read Below for our Covid-19 Protocols

Here are some of the steps we are taking to ramp up safety:.

  • Hand sanitizer, hand sanitizer, hand sanitizer-EVERYWHERE!!! It’s our new best friend :) Please sanitize your hands as soon as you enter the clinic and when you enter the treatment rooms

  • Masks are mandatory for Practitioners & Patients because we have to get close and can not maintain a safe distance during treatments etc.

    • Patients can bring their own mask (non-medical/homemade masks are ok)

    • We will provide patients with a surgical mask if needed (they are at reception desk as you enter clinic- Blue side goes out). Please sanitize hands after putting mask on.

    • Practitioners will be wearing surgical masks

  • Glass Reception Area added to help with physical distancing.

  • HEPA Air Purifiers in waiting area and treatment rooms.

  • Maximum 6 Patients in waiting area– New paging system will call your cell (if needed).

  • More time between appointments to allow for deeper cleaning

  • Frequent cleaning of high touch surfaces throughout the clinic eg. waiting area, chairs, washrooms, doorknobs, debit machines etc.

  • Daily Covid Pre-screening of Patients and Staff, to limit possible exposure.

 

Note: We are following guidelines from the Provincial Health Authority, BC CDC, Worksafe to ensure the highest levels of safety for our patients and staff.

 

Please continue reading for more details & important information about our Covid protocols.

 

Before your appointment:

- Regulators require mandatory daily Covid -19 Pre-screening of Patients & Staff.

  • Pre-screening is the most important step in preventing the spread of Covid-19.

    • The goal is to identify anyone at risk of spreading Covid-19 and making sure they stay home if they have even the slightest symptoms.

    • Patients should cancel their appointment if they have any of the symptoms listed on the survey that are not related to a known pre-existing condition or a suspected injury. Call us and we can advise how to proceed.

      • If you are not sure if your symptoms qualify, call us and we will assist you.

      • There will be no cancellation fees for Covid related cancellations.

      • Try to give us as much notice as possible, so we can try to fill your spot.

 

  • Please check your email regularly as you will receive a Pre-screening Survey within 24hours of each appointment. This is mandatory.

    • If you don’t fill out the email survey, we will have to call you and screen you over the phone prior to your appointment.

 

  • Patients will also be pre-screened by their practitioner at the time of their appointment.

    • Patients will be required to fill out and sign a Covid 19 Patient Declaration & Consent Form

    • This screening may include temperature testing (forehead thermometer) and oxygen testing (pulse oximeter) if required.

 

  • Staff is pre-screened daily (including temperature and oxygen levels with a pulse oximeter).

    • Staff will not be able to go to work if they have any symptoms related to Covid-19.

      • We will always err on the side of caution.

      • BC CDC guidelines will be used for monitoring symptoms, determining if testing is required, and assessing when to return to work.

  • Please be accept our apology if we have to cancel your appointment on short notice and be assured that we will reschedule you as soon as possible.

Please feel free to call us at 250-304-8700 or email us at head2toecastlegar@gmail.com if you have any questions.

Take care out there and stay safe 😊

Dr. Sandy, Colleen, Jana, Brooke, Ericka, Andrea, Mariah, & Dr. Trent