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Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy is one of the allied health professions that, by using mechanical force and movements (bio-mechanics or kinesiology), manual therapy, exercise therapy, and electrotherapy, remediates impairments and promotes mobility and function. Physical therapy is used to improve a patient’s quality of life through examination, diagnosis, prognosis and physical intervention. For pain, stiffness... Read More

Physiotherapy is one of the allied health professions that, by using mechanical force and movements (bio-mechanics or kinesiology), manual therapy, exercise therapy, and electrotherapy, remediates impairments and promotes mobility and function. Physical therapy is used to improve a patient’s quality of life through examination, diagnosis, prognosis and physical intervention. For pain, stiffness, posture, prevention, maintenance, exercise, basically anything to do with the Physical Body and its health.


Pelvic Physiotherapy

Pelvic Health Physiotherapy is a specialization of some Physiotherapists involving internal and external treatment of the pelvic floor. Specifically focussed on the pelvic floor muscles which are located between the hip bones and the sacral area of the pelvis they support the pelvic organs (including the bladder, colon, uterus). Some conditions that we treat are urinary leakage, pain with in... Read More

Pelvic Health Physiotherapy is a specialization of some Physiotherapists involving internal and external treatment of the pelvic floor. Specifically focussed on the pelvic floor muscles which are located between the hip bones and the sacral area of the pelvis they support the pelvic organs (including the bladder, colon, uterus).
Some conditions that we treat are urinary leakage, pain with intercourse, endometriosis, pelvic pain or pressure, constipation and more.


Chiropractic

Chiropractic is a health care profession that focuses on the musculoskeletal system. Chiropractors are manual practitioners (similar to physiotherapy and massage), providing diagnosis, treatment and preventative care for conditions relating to the muscles, skeletal system, and nervous system. Whether it is a sports injury, chronic pain condition, a new injury or preventative care our chiropract... Read More

Chiropractic is a health care profession that focuses on the musculoskeletal system. Chiropractors are manual practitioners (similar to physiotherapy and massage), providing diagnosis, treatment and preventative care for conditions relating to the muscles, skeletal system, and nervous system. Whether it is a sports injury, chronic pain condition, a new injury or preventative care our chiropractors can help.


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Massage Therapy

Massage therapy is the manipulation of soft tissues of the body including, muscles, connective tissues, tendons, ligaments and joints. Massage Therapy is a clinically-oriented healthcare option that helps alleviate the discomfort associated with everyday and occupational stresses, muscular over-use and many chronic pain conditions


Lymphatic Drainage: Registered Massage Therapy

Lymphatic drainage massage, or manual lymphatic drainage (MLD) is a form of massage that uses gentle, non-invasive techniques to relieve swelling and facilitate drainage of fluid. MLD can reduce fluid buildup (edema), promote immune function and encourage relaxation in the body. Since the lymph vessels that MLD targets are close to the surface of the skin, techniques are very gentle and use ... Read More

Lymphatic drainage massage, or manual lymphatic drainage (MLD) is a form of massage that uses gentle, non-invasive techniques to relieve swelling and facilitate drainage of fluid.

MLD can reduce fluid buildup (edema), promote immune function and encourage relaxation in the body. Since the lymph vessels that MLD targets are close to the surface of the skin, techniques are very gentle and use light pressure.


Fascial Stretch Therapy

1 on 1 table based assisted stretching. Fascial Stretch Therapy™ is a pain-free, unique, complete, and complementary system of table-based assisted stretching, focusing on the fascia and joint capsule as the key elements in achieving optimal flexibility, strength, performance, and pain relief. FST™ is one of the quickest, most effective, and most pleasant methods to eliminate pain, restore func... Read More

1 on 1 table based assisted stretching. Fascial Stretch Therapy™ is a pain-free, unique, complete, and complementary system of table-based assisted stretching, focusing on the fascia and joint capsule as the key elements in achieving optimal flexibility, strength, performance, and pain relief. FST™ is one of the quickest, most effective, and most pleasant methods to eliminate pain, restore function, move and feel better in activities of life, fitness, and sports!


Osteopathy

Osteopathy is a patient centered form of manual health-care that involves different aspects of the person's neuro-musculoskeletal system including the muscles, joints, nerves and other skeletal tissues. It recognises the important link between the structure of the body and how it functions. Osteopathic practitioners (university level) are trained in musculoskeletal diagnosis, management and tre... Read More

Osteopathy is a patient centered form of manual health-care that involves different aspects of the person's neuro-musculoskeletal system including the muscles, joints, nerves and other skeletal tissues. It recognises the important link between the structure of the body and how it functions. Osteopathic practitioners (university level) are trained in musculoskeletal diagnosis, management and treatment involving standardised medical examinations of the different human systems, which forms the clinical rationale for treating a patient's condition. Osteopathic treatment varies from practitioner to practitioner, but generally involves manual therapy techniques including; massage, stretching, joint mobilisation and manipulation, dry-needling as well as management via exercise prescription


Post-Cosmetic Surgery Rehabilitation

Plastic surgeons collaborate with physiotherapists and massage therapists to improve functional and aesthetic results in post-operative care, particularly by following the healing process of manipulating tissues and scars. Furthermore the appropriate use of movement and stretching can have have drastic positive impact on the results of such cosmetic procedures resulting in decreased swelling, ... Read More

Plastic surgeons collaborate with physiotherapists and massage therapists to improve functional and aesthetic results in post-operative care, particularly by following the healing process of manipulating tissues and scars. Furthermore the appropriate use of movement and stretching can have have drastic positive impact on the results of such cosmetic procedures resulting in decreased swelling, increased mobility, decreased tension and management of scars and scar tissue.


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Irina graduated from McMaster University with a Bachelor of Science and after 3 years in medical sales, she found her true passion. Health and fitness, connecting to others through movement and helping them realize their true potential. Through group classes and community events, one-on-one sessions, social media and online training, Irina strives to motivate others to live their healthiest lives. With 8 years as a personal trainer and a background in yoga, holistic nutrition and natural health, she is able to offer a more holistic approach when working towards her clients’ fitness goals. Her goal is to ensure clients are pain free, educated and empowered when it comes to their bodies and the way they move. Movement is medicine and Irina’s mission is to ensure her clients are moving pain free and feel empowered mentally and physically!

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Sammy graduated from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Science and Registered as a Massage Therapist from the Royal Canadian College of Massage Therapy. He began his career as a personal trainer but since then has focused on rehabilitation and pain-free movement. Sammy uses a combination of Fascial Stretch Therapy, Functional Range System methods and Oxygen Advantage methods to rehabilitate and restore pain-free movement and healthy breathing mechanics. He works with a diverse group of clients from the general population including children, the elderly and athletes.

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Dean is a Fascial Stretch Therapist and personal trainer with over 10 years of experience in the industry. He is working at PhysioDNA as a Physiotherapy Assistant and as a Fascial Stretch Therapist, Dean has a high focus on unleashing the full potential and abilities of one’s body and movement. Using a combination of fascial stretch and rehabilitative exercises, Dean aims to enhance your strength and flexibility by guiding you through the restrictions brought on by the everyday wear and tear of the modern lifestyle.

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Yatrika is a Registered Physiotherapist with a passion for optimal movement. She earned her Master’s in Physical Therapy from the University of Alberta. Prior to that, she completed her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology & Health Science and Bachelor of Education from York University. Further, she is a Clinical Exercise Physiologist, who has worked within different communities to help people strive towards better health and fitness.

Yatrika’s passion for helping patients return to not only their best physical state but also their best mental state stems from her own personal ACL knee injury. She understands that an injury can impact many aspects of life. She strives to create a positive and enjoyable experience for each patient to help them towards their goals. Yatrika’s treatment style is tailored to each patient and their needs, which includes education, manual therapy techniques (including acupuncture), and individualized exercise programming.

Yatrika believes in lifelong learning and is always looking to expand her skills and knowledge as a healthcare practitioner. She is certified as a Functional Range Conditioning mobility specialist, in addition to having a specialization in Functional Range Assessment, both of which stress the importance of joint health and mobility training. She plans to continue furthering her knowledge in manual therapy and has an interest in shoulder specificity.

Outside of work, Yatrika enjoys staying active by Olympic weight lifting and exploring the city.

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Mario is a Level 3 Fascial Stretch Specialist and movement therapist who specializes working with patients who suffer from chronic and acute pain/stiffness due to injury and postural muscle imbalances in their bodies. He applies his expertise in fascial stretch therapy and rehab exercise to tackle each patients injuries and imbalances with a unique personalized approach. With over 10 years of experience, Mario’s goal has been to change the traditional way that rehabilitation therapy has been approached in the industry. For Mario it is very important to personalize and modify each patients treatment plan. Identifying postural dysfunctions and mobility restrictions while creating a safe individualized exercise program to improve muscle imbalances, prevent future injuries and movement deficiencies.

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Grace is a Registered Physiotherapist, who graduated in 2010 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Physiotherapy. With over 12 years of experience in Physical Therapy and Levels 1 and 2 Certificate in Pelvic Health, Grace’s practice is based on excellence, and focuses on best care standards. She has experience working with a variety of patients and is committed to the most up to date evidence-based practice. She utilizes a combination of manual therapy, exercises prescription, and education to work with her patients in achieving their goals.

She speaks English, Portuguese and some Spanish. In her spare time she enjoys exercising, exploring the city, and going for long walks with her dog Max.

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Irene is a registered physiotherapist who completed her Master of Science in Physical Therapy at Queen’s University. Prior to that, she carries a background in Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with a minor in Psychology. She has completed additional courses in acupuncture, TMJ disorders, and ergonomic evaluation. Irene is also a pelvic floor physiotherapist, who has an interest and has done further education in pre and post-natal pelvic floor physiotherapy and rehab.

She is motivated to work with patients to set personalized goals and tailor treatments to address the root cause of their pain and dysfunction. She finds interest in any conditions that may be presented in the clinic, ranging from acute musculoskeletal injuries, to chronic pain, postural dysfunction, sports injuries, neurological disorders, etc. She utilizes a hands-on approach with a combination of manual therapy, acupuncture, active care and exercise, and patient education.

Being active and helping others achieve the same is what led her to pursue physiotherapy. She especially enjoys running and gymnastics out of the many sports in which she participates, and is motivated to help others achieve the maximum potential in their physical abilities to do what they enjoy.

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Priya graduated from the University of Toronto with a Masters of Physiotherapy (2008) and a Bachelor of Exercise Science specialized in Clinical Exercise Physiology (High Distinction, 2006). Priya has completed courses in Active Release Techniques (ART) for Spine and Upper Extremity, Level 1 Acupuncture (AFCI) and Level 1 Manual Therapy. She enjoys learning and continues to take courses to advance her clinical and industry skills. Priya believes strongly in prevention, maintenance and empowering her patients to lead healthy lifestyles and take an active part in their care.

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Brett was born and raised in Chatham, Ontario. He graduated from Wilfrid Laurier University with an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in Kinesiology and further pursued a Master of Science Physiotherapy degree at McMaster University. Brett has been practicing for nearly a decade and has a wide variety of experience. Brett has completed his level 2 and 3 manual therapy courses, AA1 Foundation of Anatomical Acupuncture, concussion and vestibular courses, as well as several exercise based workshops. With a variety of clinical experience, Brett has interest in the treatment of all injuries including acute and chronic orthopaedic conditions, concussions and vestibular rehabilitation, and post-surgical interventions. He uses a combination of manual therapy and exercise to help his patients achieve their goals and optimize their physical function. In his spare time Brett can be found at the gym, playing tennis and volleyball, or walking his dog Neville Longbottom.

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Dr. Mitchel Elliott is an enthusiastic chiropractor and manual therapist who is committed to providing evidence-based, patient-centred rehabilitative care. Since 2013 he has dedicated himself to the study of human kinetics and rehabilitative sciences, graduating with a Bachelor’s in Kinesiology from Memorial University in St. John’s (2017) and gaining extensive experience as a Personal Trainer, Kinesiologist, and Physiotherapy Assistant for years prior to his subsequent doctoral degree from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College.

Mitchel’s rehabilitation plans are designed to improve functional wellbeing and pain management to help individuals get back to their daily activities and improve their quality of life. He has developed and instructed clients through individualized training programs for motor vehicle accidents, post-surgical and oncology rehabilitation, and sport-specific injury prevention. When not in clinic, you can find Dr. Elliott walking his two bull terriers, out for a round of golf, or back country camping with his family.

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Tanisha is a 200HR Yoga Instructor, ISSA Certified Personal Trainer. She is working at PhysioDNA as a Physiotherapy Assistant and has an extensive background in Health and fitness from sports; volleyball, tennis, kickboxing and dance. With over 8 years of specializing in group fitness and functional training.

Her passion grew after suffering a car accident and dealing with chronic pain. Having a supportive rehab team and her curiosity about anatomy led her to discover more about how the body works and heals. Yoga and Fascial stretch therapy led the way to her seeking a new career in massage therapy, She completed her advanced placement in Clinical Massage Therapy in March 2022.

Her goal is to educate clients, teach body awareness, and use movement as medicine to ensure clients live a life that’s pain-free.

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Dr. Sundeep Sandher’s interest in building a healthier community led him to complete an Honours Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology at the University of Waterloo. He continued on this path and completed his Doctorate of Chiropractic from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College. Dr. Sandher’s treatment focuses on an evidence based approach to clinical practice. He is dedicated to alleviating pain, improving patient function, and optimizing performance. Dr. Sandher is interested in continuing education and has completed courses in Shift Concussion Management. He is passionate about sports and is currently the team doctor for Northern Lions Football Club.

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Natalija joins the team with a completed diploma in Massage Therapy from ICT Kikkawa College, specializing in sports massage and myofascial therapy. She has additional certifications in Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) Level 2 Vodder Certification, as well as kinesiology, strength and conditioning, pre/post-natal treatment and fascial stretch therapy. As a former competitive dancer, Natalija has a personal understanding in the power of treatment and movement, and addresses the body systemically and holistically through various soft tissue techniques and active care. Natalija is driven to helping her clients reach their goals by skillfully identifying and treating their needs, and bringing an awareness to their position and movement, in turn helping them improve their overall quality of life.

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Jason graduated from York University with a BA in Kinesiology (2013). He is working at PhysioDNA as a Physiotherapy Assistant however began his career as a personal trainer but since then has focused on helping people achieve optimal and pain-free movement with Fascial Stretch Therapy and Functional Range Conditioning. Jason has a wide range of experience working with low back, shoulder, neck, and posture opportunities. Lastly, he strongly believes that our spine health will dictate the quality of our life.

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Yuma is an Australian trained Osteopathic Manual Practitioner graduating from RMIT University in Melbourne.

Yuma has a strong focus on evidence based practice assessing both the musculoskeletal and neurological system. This guides his management and treatment approach which involves a very structural based form of hands-on care. This includes techniques such as dry-needling, articulation and joint manipulation, soft-tissue and Muscle Energy Technique (MET). He has an interest in treating a range of ailments including headaches and vestibular issues, neck and shoulder complaints, postural strains and injuries sustained from training load errors and faulty biomechanics. He is passionate about educating and empowering his clients to take a hold of their health in a positive manner.

Outside of the treatment room, he continues to play Australian Rules football here in Ontario. He is an avid runner, swimmer and amateur but passionate snow-boarder.

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