The Function Health Team

Dr. Richard Houghton, DC

Chiropractic Care Practitioner

Born in Welland, ON, Dr. Richard Houghton is entering his tenth year of clinical practice.  He and his family have a deep investment in their personal health and the health of their community.  In the clinic, Dr. Houghton’s goal is to match every patient with the treatment that will best suit their needs.  He has provided thousands of effective, patient-centered treatments using spinal manipulation, mobilization, active and passive soft tissue treatment, stretching, therapeutic exercise, acupuncture with and without electrostimulation, custom orthotics, and postural and lifestyle recommendations.

Dr. Houghton has enjoyed playing several sports at the local, provincial and national level, including hockey, golf, ultimate frisbee and distance running.  He and his wife Rebecca live locally on a hobby farm.  They enjoy learning from their two daughters Noa and Poet and sharing with them the tools to be smart, strong, healthy and happy.

DR. Jillian Bevan, ND


Born in Fonthill, ON, Dr. Jillian Bevan is a naturopathic doctor, who provides comprehensive and compassionate healthcare.  She is a graduate of the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine and is a registered member of the College of Naturopaths of Ontario. She is a health detective, supplement expert, nutrition advisor, lifestyle counsellor and wellness coach. She works with individuals to uncover the root cause of their health challenges and offers personalized treatments that support the body’s innate ability to heal.  Her personal journey with celiac disease has fuelled her passion to help others heal and cultivate wellness.  It is her mission to work with others and empower them with information they can use to live complete, healthy and fulfilling lives.

Monika Kuppek, RMT

Registered Massage Therapist

Bio coming soon!

Andréa Beecroft, RMT

Registered Massage Therapist

Andréa Beecroft is a Registered Massage Therapist who graduated with honours from the Ontario College of Health and Technology in April of 2013. She has been practicing in Welland since August 2013. She is therapeutic in her treatment and enjoys working with all people from athletes and musicians, to office workers and people living with chronic pain. She includes a personalized after care regime for her clients and stresses the importance of healthy living. She enjoys yoga, being active and being outdoors. She is patient and kind and will answer any questions and concerns that you may have.
Hot Stone Massage certified.


Rebecca Houghton

Office Manager


Melanie Doyle

Office Administrator


Amanda Mirrlees

Office Administrator



The best compliment you can give is a referral, and that’s easy to do when the treatment is so amazing.  I’ve been receiving care for over 6 years now and started after a car accident.  Treatment helped me get my full range of motion back and to recover from the side effects associated with whiplash.  I have had all sorts of treatment from acupuncture to manual adjustment.  There is no one I trust more with my health.  I would not hesitate and have sent many family and friends for treatment!

Jessica G

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75 Lincoln Street West,
Unit #1, Welland, ON

905 732 0312

Office Hours:
Mon to Fri 8am – 6pm