Chris McQuaid

is a laser and VAX- D decompression technician and graduate of Sheridan College in athletic therapy and management. Originally, from Belleville, Ontario but has been in Nova-Scotia for the past thirty years. He was the medical trainer of the Halifax Mooseheads for 15 years. Chris has gained the respect of many colleagues over the years with his professionalism, knowledge and attention to detail. His focus is on laser therapy and the overall health and wellness of his patients.


Meet the Team AliciaAlicia 

has been with Roach Chiropractic Centre since 2009 and is the Office Manager. You can find her mingling around the office or trying to sit up straight at her computer. She graduated from MSVU in 2004 and received her Bachelor of Education in 2007 from UPEI. Alicia loves being with her family and enjoying time with her children. She loves the everyday interaction with patients, spreading the word about chiropractic and educating people on the importance of spinal health and the nervous system.




has been working with Roach Chiropractic Centre since 2011. She graduated from L’Universite de Moncton with a Bachelor’s degree in Education. Besides spending time with family, Janelle loves to learn and educate people on how to recognize their health potential. She loves being an advocate of proper nutrition and chiropractic care. She is a trained VAX-D technician and manages decompression services.



Meet the Team Darlene


has been the friendly face at the front desk at Roach Chiropractic Centre since 2008. When not at the office she enjoys cooking, bowling and spending time with her family, especially her four grandchildren.






Meet the Team DarcieDarcie

has been a valued member of our chiropractic team since 2012, being the other friendly face at the front desk. She is a small town girl from Lunenburg, who graduated from NSCC in 2007 with a Diploma in Financial Services. She moved to Halifax in 2009, working as a bookkeeper. Darcie enjoys spending time with family, friends and is expecting her second baby due in June 2018. She is a people person, and wants to increase awareness about chiropractic.



Meet the Team LorrieLorrie

is our part time chiropractic assistant and laser technician. Originally from PEI, Lorrie received her Bachelor of Kinesiology degree from the University of New Brunswick and went on to pursue a Bachelor of Education, graduating with honours.  She loves being part of a team and educating others on the benefits of chiropractic care.  In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband, traveling, golfing and shopping!



Meet the Team LorrieDenise

is our part time front desk receptionist. She comes from a small coal mining town in Cape Breton. She has lived on all three coasts of Canada and loved every adventure. She has two sons and when not working she loves to quilt, read and go for long motorbike rides with her husband. 




Dora                                                                                                                                                                                                                   has been our massage therapist and acupuncturist since 2016. Dora graduated from the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy in 2009, where she was part of the IWK Outreach Program working with individuals in the day treatment centre for adolescents with mental health issues. Dora completed the Acupuncture Diploma Program at the Canadian College of Acupuncture and TCM, including courses in Qi Gong, Auricular Medicine, Cupping therapy, Cosmetic Acupuncture, Reflexology, and Acupressure Therapy. She has worked with many patients involved in motor vehicle accidents, as well as with athletes both in training and pre/post events. Dora utilizes a combination of Traditional Chinese and Contemporary Acupuncture theories and techniques, Therapeutic Massage Therapy, Hydrotherapy and Remedial Exercise to ensure the best possible results for her clients.