Dr. Jennifer Tanner, ND graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a degree in Honours Kinesiology and loved the hands-on experience of working as Athletic Therapist for the Varsity Rugby Team. She worked with CBC at the 2000 Sydney Summer Olympic Games before spending the next four years studying the art and science of Naturopathic Medicine. She was an active member of the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine’s Sports Medicine Group.
Dr. Tanner received the Dr. Shimon Levytam Award for demonstrating principles of naturopathic medicine and applying them in daily clinic practices while promoting naturopathic medicine. She has been invited to speak internationally, trained with MD’s and various health care practitioners abroad and has appeared in Today’s Parent, well.ca and Best Health.
Dr. Tanner has a broad, evidence-based practice with a focus on runners and people looking to become more active. She uncovers connections between stress, inflammatory responses and intestinal health that may be limiting your absorption, energy and ability to heal. Being a marathon runner and having been a competitive equestrian, an active lifestyle is important. Dr. Tanner’s loves spending time with her three children. She also focuses on Pediatrics and Fertility helping busy families achieve their health goals.
Dr. Tanner uses Acupuncture and Clinical Nutrition in her treatment protocols, putting an emphasis on “food as medicine”. Additionally, she is trained in IV Vitamin Therapy and Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture which is a non-invasive method of improving the appearance of ageing skin.