About Us

A1 Chiropractic Health & Wellness is your one stop shop to health and wellbeing.

Our group of highly trained health professionals takes pride in providing our community with the utmost care. Our primary goal focuses on assisting you to take your health to the next level. Whether its aches and pains affecting your day to day activities, the need for nutritional advice and setting fitness goals, or getting back on your feet after surgery or a bad car accident, we have you covered. With two locations, we are available around the clock and able to offer a wide array of services at your fingertips. Join our A1 community and let us help you, put your health top shelf.

Dr. Nicole Insley | BHSc., DC


Dr. Nicole Insley has a strong passion for helping others achieve their optimal level of health and wellness, and truly believes balance is key. She creates individualized treatment plans that focus on achieving pain free functional movement, improving strength and mobility, and injury prevention. She is a strong believer that life is too short not to enjoy the little things and strives to assist her patients to do just that!

Exeter Location: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday
Lucan Location: Tuesday, Thursday – starting November 8th, 2022

Dr. Nicole Insley
Dr. Josh Macedo

Dr. Josh Macedo | B.Sc. DC


Dr. Macedo takes an evidence-based approach to patient care. He believes that each patient is unique and therefore requires a plan of management catered to their specific needs.

Dr. Macedo uses a combination of exercise, manual therapy, acupuncture, and modalities to help you reach your goals. Whether your goal is to run a 5K, pick up your grandchild, or feel like yourself again, Dr. Macedo will help you get there.

Exeter Location: Monday – Thursday and Saturday


Dr. J. Alex Coulson | BScHK, MsHAPI, ICSC, DC

Lucan / Chiropractor

Dr. J. Alex Coulson, is an experienced chiropractor that helps his patients manage pain, stay pain free and reach their maximal potential.

Dr. Alex graduated from the University of Ottawa in Human Kinetics. He then continued his education at the New York Chiropractic College completing both his Doctor of Chiropractic and Master of Science in Anatomy and Physiology Instruction.

Lucan Location: Monday, Tuesday and Friday



Chiropractic is a natural form of health care used to treat a variety of musculoskeletal conditions. Various techniques are used to assist with alleviating pain and restoring proper mechanical function to our bodies.

Chiropractors can help manage a wide array of musculoskeletal conditions such as:

  • Neck Pain
  • Back Pain
  • Rib Pain
  • Headaches/ Migraines
  • Postural Complaints
  • Sprains/Strains
  • Muscle Soreness
  • Arthritis
  • Concussions
  • Post-Surgical Discomfort

A manipulation is a highly skilled and precise movement applied to a joint of the body. A manipulation helps to free up a joint, relax surrounding musculature and therefore optimize function and relieve pain.

The noise heard during a manipulation is thought to be the release of gases, and therefore pressure, built up in the joint. Not only does this help the joint move more freely, it assists in the relaxation of surrounding musculature, provides optimal overall function, and has the patient feeling better.

No. Hearing the pop does not have to occur to achieve the above effects following a manipulation. The chiropractic manipulation is performed at various velocities and amplitudes dependent on the chiropractor’s clinical judgement, expertise and patient comfort, which may or may not result in the pop noise.

Chiropractors are musculoskeletal experts! All bodily joints (fingers, wrists, elbows, shoulders, toes, ankles, knees, hips and the jaw) are our speciality.

One of the best times to see a chiropractor is when you are not in pain. It allows the doctor to truly understand how and why your body functions the way it does. You may be greatly surprised how much better you feel leaving a treatment, even though you came in with ‘no pain’.

Yes. We offer direct billing to multiple insurance companies.

No, there is no need for a medical doctor referral to see any of our health professionals.

No, you do not have to get x-rays. X-rays will be recommended by the Doctors as they see fit.

Yes, chiropractic care is safe and effective for children. Modified treatment options are available.

Yes, chiropractic care is safe and effective for pregnant women. Modified treatment options are available and can be determined based on individual comfort level.

Doctors of chiropractic are educated as primary health care providers with an emphasis on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions related to the musculoskeletal system (the muscles, ligaments and joints of the spine and extremities) and the nerves that supply them. Educational requirements for doctors of chiropractic are among the most stringent of any of the health care professions. They have successfully completed a four year undergraduate education prior to completing four years of professional study at an accredited chiropractic college.

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Exeter 519-235-4442
Lucan 226-304-2340