Meet the Staff

Chiromax Philosophy

Patient Centered Care

As a patient you will experience personalized health care. Your initial visit will involve a complete health history and an examination to determine the source of your health issue. Whether you require chiropractic care, custom-made orthotics, vitamins and minerals, kineseotaping or orthopedic braces; the Doctors at our clinic will partner with you to determine what the best health care option is for you.

The Doctors at our clinic have over 42 years of combined clinical experience to meet your health care needs.

Dr. Salima Ismail B.S.S., B.Sc., D.C.


2000 – Doctor of Chiropractic, North Western Chiropractic College, North Western Health Sciences University, Bloomington, Minnesota
2001 – Bachelor of Science, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario
1992 – Bachelor of Social Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ontario
1988 – Ridgemont High School, Ottawa, Ontario


  • FSCO Licensed Clinician to treat Car Accident Patients
  • Canadian Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • Diplomat, National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, USA
  • College of Chiropractic of Ontario, Canada
  • Provider for Lumbar Spine Stenosis

Professional Affiliations

  • President, Eastern Ontario Chiropractic Society (2001-Present)
  • Canadian Chiropractic Association (Government Relations Committee)
  • Ontario Chiropractic Association (Board of Directors 2008-2012)
  • American Chiropractic Association


  • Past Chair, Manotick BIA
  • Past President, Rideau Chamber of Commerce

About the Doctor

Dr. Ismail started her career as an associate with a long time and experienced chiropractor. After a year as an associate she opened her practice in Manotick, Ontario. Her vision is simple – pain is not normal. She endeavors to serve her patients diligently‚ and move them towards better health and lifestyle. Through her leadership she has created a warm and friendly clinic with multiple practitioners working towards a common goal. As a community chiropractor, Dr. Ismail is the Past Chair of the Manotick BIA having just completed her second term, and has been the president of the Eastern Ontario Chiropractic Society. When not in the clinic, Dr. Ismail has a busy family life with a sixteen-year old son named Ayan, her husband Hafeez, and her extremely demanding Toy Poodle; Gidget.

Dr. Victoria Clarke B.Sc., D.C.


2003 – Doctor of Chiropractic, North Western Chiropractic College, North Western Health Sciences University, Bloomington, Minnesota
2000 – Bachelor of Science, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario


  • Canadian Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • Diplomat, National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, USA
  • College of Chiropractic of Ontario, Canada

Professional Affiliations

  • Canadian Chiropractic Association
  • Ontario Chiropractic Association
  • Eastern Ontario Chiropractic Society
  • College of Chiropractors of Ontario – Peer Assessor
  • G.L.A.D. Provider
  • Provider Lumbar Spine Stenosis


  • President, Rideau Chamber of Commerce
  • President, Manotick Women’s Business Network
  • Past member of the Board of Directors, Manotick BIA
  • Chair, Manotick Health and Wellness Day Committee
  • Girl Guides of Canada

About the Doctor

Dr. Clarke graduated in 2003 and joined Chiromax of Manotick in 2004. She has spent the last 20 years building her practice in Manotick. As part of her professional experience‚ she has served as a locum Chiropractor for several of the busiest clinics in Ottawa. In her practice she has helped people of all ages from 2 days old to 100 years old. Through her experience Dr. Clarke has seen that mobility is a major player in decreased lifestyle and pain. It is never too early or too late to improve your life.

Hafeez Janmohamed, Clinic Director

Hafeez worked as a Speech writer/Administrator for a Senator from British Columbia for two years after graduating from Carleton University as a journalist. Since 2004, he has been the Clinic Director of Chiromax of Manotick, handling the day-to-day scheduling, marketing, finance and administration.

Hafeez is a past board member of the Manotick BIA. He has an sixteen-year-old son, Ayan. He is a rabid Ottawa Senators fan, and enjoys watching NFL football and baseball.


Bachelor of Journalism (Honours), 2001 – Carleton University

About the Clinic Director

Hafeez’s goal is to treat each patient in a warm and friendly manner; to make them feel comfortable and welcome in the clinic. He also treats every patient with professionalism.

When making appointments, Hafeez schedules appointments at times that work for the patient’s schedule, emphasizing that the clinic’s schedule is flexible and changes to appointments can be made if necessary. He also provides receipts or statements for insurance purposes based on what the patient requests.

Olha Vyshnevska, Administrative Office assistant

Olga and her family arrived in Canada from Ukraine at the end of 2022.

As an experienced administrative office assistant, she has more than ten years of work experience: she graduated from the Faculty of Ukrainian Philology in 2004 and worked as an assistant to the General Director at a design institute. Besides her professional experience, Olga’s true hobbies lie in gardening and baking.

With a bustling family of three children, she honed her multitasking skills and attention to detail, qualities that translate easily into her administrative role.

Olga thrives in an environment that requires organization, efficiency and a personal touch. She strives to support the team with a warm demeanor and proactive approach, ensuring smooth operations and creating a positive work environment for everyone.


Ukrainian Philology (Master) – 2004, Donetsk National University (Ukraine)