The Wellhouse Story

Dr. Glen Reed, DC, at The Wellhouse, didn’t choose to be a chiropractor as much as the profession chose him. From an early age, being exposed to his family of chiropractors, he felt a natural inclination towards this path. Now, he’s not only a successful chiropractor but also a passionate advocate for health and wellness.

Early Influences

At the tender age of 12, during a visit to his dad’s best friend’s chiropractic office, young Glen was asked if he had ever considered becoming a chiropractor. This simple question sparked a lifelong passion. From that moment, every step he took was aimed at fulfilling the dream of becoming a chiropractor. Today, he jokingly says he was “forced” into it, as his entire family are chiropractors.

Love in the Anatomy Lab

While studying at Queens University, Glen shared an anatomy lab jacket with Jessica, who would later become his wife and business partner. Their first encounter was quite unique – Glen had to retrieve his keys from the shared jacket while Jessica was wearing it! After their first date in the anatomy lab, they realized they were meant to work together. This led to the birth of the Reed Family Wellness Center in 2005 serving Central Vancouver Island.

Reed Family Wellness Center becomes The Wellhouse

The Reed Family Wellness Center quickly became more than just a chiropractic clinic. Glen and Jessica believe in a holistic approach to health and wellness. They offered services like nutritional counselling, naturopathic medicine, acupuncture, and registered massage therapy under one roof. Because their aim to help patients experience true health and wellness knows no bounds,  in January 2016, they brought this vision to life as The Wellhouse, a full-featured clinic located at the corner of Norwell and the Island Highway.

A Love for Movement

Glen loves living in a place where it’s easy to get around and stay active. He believes that movement is essential for everyone, adults and children alike. He tries to instill this understanding in his kids and patients – exercise is as necessary as eating and drinking. It’s not a choice, but a part of what our bodies need.

Never Too Late

Many people come to The Wellhouse when they’ve hit rock bottom. Seeing them get healthier and happier is a source of immense satisfaction for Glen. He believes it’s never too late to start incorporating health and wellness concepts into your life. His favourite saying from his forestry days is a testament to this belief: “The best time to plant a tree was 80 years ago. The second-best time is now.”