About Us


The Office

Family First Chiropractic strives to offer a friendly and fun family environment, while meeting the health care needs of our community. Dr. Heather Robson-McInnis is the Chiropractor with a special interest in pediatrics and pregnancy.

Our office accommodates wheelchairs and strollers and includes a play area for children; a family friendly bathroom with change table including extra diapers, wipes, spare onesies, track pants for the potty-training crowd and a diaper genie; nursing pillow and rooms available for privacy when nursing. We are however a "breastfeeding friendly" office and if you wish, you may nurse wherever you feel comfortable.

To help fulfill her mission to bring the advantages of a healthy lifestyle through chiropractic to the community of Niagara, Dr. Robson-McInnis has worked with Angela Sacco, formerly of Yoga by Sarah, and now of Between Mothers, to do talks to all of her prenatal and mom and me yoga classes for over 16 years. If you would like Dr. Robson-McInnis to do any talks or information sessions to your group or organization, or would like to find out more, please call us at 905-358-8717.

In addition to quality chiropractic care, we provide medical gradient compression hose; orthotics and customized orthotic/orthopaedic shoes (please go to www.tog.com to check our available selection) using gait analysis, foam casting, physical and orthopedic testing; as well as orthopedic water pillows. We also have an extensive collection of newsletters and information regarding natural parenting and health care options and free copies of "Pathways Connects", a natural parenting magazine.

Family First Chiropractic is excited to offer registered massage therapy services in partnership with Carly Biamonte of Balance Care Massage. Visit her website to book your appointment today!


Dr. Heather Robson-McInnis

Dr. Heather Robson-McInnis has a passion for helping the families of the Niagara Region discover health naturally through the chiropractic lifestyle and received her Fellowship of the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association in 1997. She is the only chiropractor in the Niagara Region to have this designation. In addition, she is also "Webster Certified" and has been performing this procedure since 1997 as well. She is a St. Catharines native, graduating with her BSc. from Brock University in 1990 and her Doctor of Chiropractic from CMCC in Toronto in 1994. She moved back to the Niagara Region and associated with another chiropractor in St. Catharines for 1 1/2 years. In January of 1996, she opened her first office, Mt. Carmel Chiropractic at Thorold Stone and Montrose Roads. She then completed 120 hours of continuining education specializing in pediatrics and pregnancy in June 1997.

Dr. Robson was thrilled to move to our current location in March 2004. Wanting to better serve the families of the entire Niagara area, she picked a location only 1 minute from the QEW, with ample parking and easy accessibility. The office is warm, inviting, and has many conveniences and perks suited to families with infants and small children.

Dr. Heather is married to Chris McInnis, an elementary principal with the DSBN. They have two beautiful children, Isabella, age 18 and Quinn, age 17. They live in a century home in Thorold and are active in their communities in many different capacities. Dr. Heather is a recently retired 6 year board member for Niagara Falls Big Brothers/Big Sisters and served for three years on her childrens' co-operative nursery school board. She is still a strong supporter of both these organizations and participates in their fundraisers in addition to establishing a scholarship in conjunction with NF Big Brothers Big Sisters.

She was on the NFBBBS Bowl for Kids Sake Committee for 4 years and is still a strong supporter of their organization and their programmes committee. Dr Heather was also recently a YWCA Women of Distinction nominee. She has always believed in serving her community in as many different capacities as possible.