Liz believes in living an active lifestyle and always strives to encourage others likewise. She is an athletic person who enjoys basketball, running, swimming, yoga, snowboarding and weight training. As an athlete, she realizes that often times there is a finite balance between maintaining an active lifestyle and injury. Liz enjoys working as a physiotherapist and thrives at assisting her clients achieve their goals.rnrnHer experience includes working with the Canadian Military and in private physiotherapy clinics. Liz spends many hours advocating for the profession of physiotherapy through her volunteer work with the Nova Scotia Physiotherapy Association. rnLiz is the owner of Balance Physiotherapy. She started the clinic in 2004 and since this time has worked with patients, physiotherapists and massage therapists helping them to achieve their personal and professional goals. Liz is a graduate of Acadia and Dalhousie Universities. Most recently she received her Masters of Clinical Science in Spinal Manipulation from Western University. She is licensed by the Nova Scotia College of Physiotherapists and is a member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association.
Rhonda Reardon graduated from the University of Saskatchewan in 1990 with a Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy and in 1987 with a Bachelor of Science in Human Physiology. She completed the Diploma of Advanced Manual and Manipulative Therapy with the National Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association in 1995. In 2017 she completed a Masters of Rehabilitation Science at McMaster University. She is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Therapy as well as an Examiner and Instructor for the Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. Since 1995 she has been a part time Instructor in the School of Physiotherapy at Dalhousie University. In 2016 she was the recipient of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association National Mentorship Award. Rhonda has been involved in the physiotherapy profession serving on the Provincial and National executives of the Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association and the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Therapy. She also is a past Co-chair of the National Orthopaedic Division Symposium. In the realm of post-graduate education, she was the provincial course organizer for Kinetic Control and a founding member of the Atlantic Manual Therapy Institute. Evidence based practice and patient centered care are key elements of her practise. With a focus on neuromusculoskeletal health, her clinical interest is in movement analysis and rehabilitation of the patient helping the individual achieve their functional goals. Rhonda is excited in her role as Interim Manager and Physiotherapist with the Dalhousie Physiotherapy Clinic which supports the physiotherapy needs of the Varsity Athlete, Dalhousie community and community at large. She embraces the opportunity to contribute to the education and research pursuits of the University.
In 2003, Michael graduated from the University of Toronto’s Bachelor of Physiotherapy program and completed his undergraduate studies from McMaster University’s Bachelor of Kinesiology program. Michael is currently the co-owner and co-clinic director of Nobleton Physiotherapy and Aurora Sports Medicine Professionals where he draws on over 10 years of experience in providing advanced manual therapy treatments to mainly orthopaedic clientele. Michael has been an integral part of developing a Concussion Management Program which has been successfully implemented by a number of teams and individual athletes in Aurora and Nobleton. His postgraduate education has included acupuncture certification with the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada and training in Advanced Orthopaedic Manual therapy through the Canadian Physiotherapy Association’s orthopaedic division for manual therapy. Michael successfully completed his advanced examinations in 2015 and now holds the FCAMPT designation . Michael has also received extensive training in sports physiotherapy, sports taping techniques and K-Taping techniques. Michael remains active in his community with ongoing lectures to a variety of sports organizations and community groups.
I have been a physiotherapist since 1983 with a BSc degree in Physiotherapy from Queen’s University, Acupuncture Certificate with the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute in 1995 and a Diploma in Advanced Manipulative Physiotherapy with the Orthopaedic Division of Canadian Physiotherapy Association in 1999, i.e. Part A and Part B. Prior to 1999, I took a year Sabbatical and spent with Wendy Aspinall in her “long courses” in 1996 to 1997. I have also been trained with Mariano Rocabado with all his course R1 to R6 in the management of Temporo-mandibular Joint Management. Furthermore, I have completed all level of courses with the McKenzie Institute and courses offered by David Butler in neuromolization and Mobilization with Movement with Brian Mulligan and Jack Miller. During the last three years, I have developed a special interest in Vestibular Rehabilitation and taken courses with Andre Riopel and Jennifer Towland. Currently, I am a candidate in DSc PT with Andrews University in Michigan, USA. Therefore, my focus in my clinical practice has been in the area of Orthopaedic Manual Physiotherapy and Vestibular Rehab. I have also been taking physiotherapy students from McMaster University, Queen’s University and University of Toronto for the last 25 years. I also had the honor of working with the Canadian Senior Rhythmic Gymnastic Team that competed in the Olympics 2012.
Amber Rollack is a senior therapist and clinical coordinator at Bourassa and Associates Rehabilitation Center. She completed her B.Sc.(P.T.) at the University of Saskatchewan in 2004, Certificate in Medical Acupuncture at the University of Alberta in 2010, Gunn IMS training in 2012, and M.Cl.Sc. (manipulative therapy) at the University of Western Ontario in 2013.
Kanwal graduated from the University of Alberta in 2003 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy. She completed her Gunn IMS needling in 2008. She completed her Diploma of Advanced Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy in 2011. She also has training in pelvic floor physiotherapy where she treats conditions such as incontinence and pelvic pain. She is fluent in English and has working knowledge of Punjabi.
Meg Smith graduated from McMaster University’s school of physiotherapy in 1999. She subsequently completed a fellowship in Sport Physiotherapy at the University of Western Ontario’s Fowler-Kennedy Sport Medicine Clinic. Her areas of interest include orthopaedic and sports injury management. To this end, she is additonally credentialled as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and with the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada. This allows her to combine her skills as a manipulative therapist with an active, exercise-based approach to rehabilitation.
Myles Willis BMR-PT, MClSc(MT), FCAMPT, CAFCIVestibular and Concussion TherapistMyles graduated from the University of Manitoba in 2010 with a degree in Bachelors of Medical Rehabilitation-Physical Therapy. Myles has a strong passion for continuing education, which is evident in the many courses he has taken since graduation, one of which is completing his certification in acupuncture in 2010 from the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute. Myles’ passion has taken him near and far and he has gone to complete a Clinical Masters of Science in Manipulative Therapy from the University of Western Ontario in London Ontario in 2015 and a Certification in Vestibular Rehabilitation from the Emory University of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. Myles thoroughly enjoys treating patients suffering from concussions, vertigo, dizziness and balance dysfunction as well as incorporating manual and manipulative therapy into his treatment regime. In addition, he has extensive training in the management of concussions and rehabilitation of the runner. Myles understands that every patient is unique – this allows him to use his wealth of knowledge and skill set to his full advantage for each and every patient helping them achieve their goals and restoring them to their best self.
When he’s not taking courses or studying, Myles assists with instructing level courses through the Orthopedic Division, has put in countless hours to have his work published in the Journal of Physical Therapy and Sport and has also provided his talent and skills to numerous hockey and football teams providing on and off field assessments and treatments.
Myles was born and raised on a farm just outside of Stonewall Manitoba. Outside of the clinic he loves to maintain a very active lifestyle by playing hockey, running, cycling and working out at the gym.