Juanit is a passionate and seasoned practitioner who aims for high-quality and pain-free living for her patients. After graduating from McMaster University with an Honours Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and a Masters of Science in Physiotherapy, she went on to earn recognition from the Hamilton Reader’s Choice Awards as one of the city’s top physiotherapists for multiple years.rnrnCertified in Acupuncture and Active Release Therapy of the spine, Juanit successfully completed the Advanced Certificate of Manual and Manipulative Therapy (FCAMPT). Her orthopaedic training through this program, as well as the Diane Lee Integrated Systems Model approach, has advanced her assessment and treatment skills. In addition to her background treating workplace injuries and motor vehicle accident patients, she has extensive experience working with special populations, which include athletes, seniors, individuals coping with vestibular disorders (vertigo, dizziness and concussions) and patients recovering from strokes, rotator cuff repair, mastectomy/lumpectomy or spinal decompression surgeries.rnrnHow does Juanit summarize her treatment philosophy? Regular exercise and a precise plan are crucial in the recovery and prevention of injuries. Aside from enjoying an active lifestyle herself, Juanit is a busy mother of two girls. She likes to spend her spare time (if she has any!) mentoring students, meeting new people and globe-trotting to destinations like New Zealand, Spain, Tanzania, Argentina and Brazil.
I have 18 years of experience treating in an Outpatient Orthopaedic setting and have assessed and treated a variety of Musculoskeletal conditions. I originally obtained my BSc in Physical Therapy from the University of Western Ontario in 2000. Since that time I have continued to become more proficient in my treatment and assessment skills by completing a myriad of continuing education courses within the Physiotherapy realm. In addition I have also gone on to complete a post professional Transitional Doctorate of Physiotherapy in MSK Management and recently successfully completed the Clinical Masters in Manipulative Therapy program from the University of Western Ontario. In July 2017, I received the Clinical Specialist, MSK designation from the Canadian Physiotherapy Association.I currently teach in the Physiotherapy program at McMaster University and have taken on several professional leadership roles.
Diana is a physiotherapist. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy from the University of Western Ontario in 1993. She has continued to take courses throughout her career. In 2012, Diana completed a Masters degree in Rehabilitation Science at McMaster University.
STOTT Pilates Certified Instructor; Certified in Integrated Dry Needling; Meadowlands Physiotherapy Clinic Owner since 2000, co-owner of Core Kinetics Physiotherapy. Avid fan of hot yoga, spinning and running! Volunteer with Ontario Minor Hockey and soccer coach with Glanbrook Youth Soccer Club. Jennifer enjoys using her advanced physiotherapy skill level to work with patients that have difficult to treat injuries.
Kerrie completed her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology (Hons) from Brock University in 2009 and her Master of Science in Physiotherapy from McMaster University in 2011. She obtained her Diploma of Advanced Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy through the Orthopaedic Division in 2017. Kerrie has completed additional certification in acupuncture through Acupuncture Canada and BoneFit ™ training through Osteoporosis Canada. Kerrie enjoys living an active lifestyle, including playing soccer and practicing yoga.
Sue is a bilingual (French and English) physiotherapist who graduated from the University of Ottawa in 1997 and has since been treating orthopedic and sports injuries. She received her certificate of Advanced Manual and Manipulative Therapy in 2003 and her McMaster Medical Acupuncture Certification in 2001. Sue is also a Combined Decongestive Therapist with a special interest in cancer rehab and lymphedema management. She is also a passionate fitness instructor, educator and presenter, certifying and training fitness instructors.
Colleen has been a physical therapist, specializing in orthopedics, since 1997. She completed a Masters Degree in 2009 that focused on whiplash patients and physical performance. She has qualifications in joint manipulation, intra muscular stimulation (Chan Gunn), acupuncture (Level One CAFCI) and has taken other specialty courses in vestibular, concussion, headache and TMJ treatment. She is trained in Stott Pilates and is also a Bone Fit Trainer (osteoporosis). She is a member of the Canadian Academy of Pain Management since 2016. She leads group exercise programming in Osteoarthritis, Osteoporosis, Pain Management and Exercise is Medicine.
Natalie graduated from McMaster University with a Bachelor of Health Science in Physiotherapy and Bachelor of Kinesiology. She has continued with post graduate studies and currently holds the Diploma of Advanced Manual and Manipulative Therapy from the Canadian Physiotherapy Association and certificates in Integrated Dry Needling and McMaster University Contemporary Medical Acupuncture Program.
Natalie enjoys treating both spinal and peripheral dysfunctions and her rehabilitative focus uses a combination of manual techniques, stabilization and pilates based exercise. She believes in maintaining a healthy lifestyle and is an avid runner and triathlete.
Natalie is involved in the Ontario Section of the National Orthopaedic Division as the Provicial Orthopaedic Division Course Representative.
PT, MSc, BHSc, BA, Dip.Manip.Ther, FCAMPT, CAFCI. Greg is a graduate of McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario where he received both undergraduate and graduate degrees in the Faculty of Health Sciences. He also holds the Diploma of Advanced Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy from the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. Greg is the Director of Peak Performance Physiotherapy a community clinic with a focus in manual therapy and exercise for the treatment of spinal/peripheral dysfunction, sports injuries, and chronic pain. In addition to his clinical work, Greg is an Associate Clinical Professor at McMaster University, Hamilton where he instructs in the graduate physiotherapy program. Greg also teaches continuing education courses for the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. His research interests are currently focused on outcome measurement and knowledge translation. He is the developer of the P4, a clinical pain intensity measure. Greg has received the 3 Silver Quill Awards (1999, 2006, 2010) from the CPA for clinical research and knowledge translation. Greg is a past executive member of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy (CAMPT)
Brad Balsor graduated from the program of Physical Therapy at the University of Western Ontario in 1988. He became an FCAMPT therapist in 2001. He has been an active member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association and Orthopedic Division since 1988. He has worked as an orthopedic physical therapist in the private and public sector for more than 31 years. He is owner and Operator of LoneOak Rehabilitation Consultants and works full time at Performance Physio in Stoney Creek, Ontario. He has consulted for lawyers, the insurance industry and medical specialists since 1996. He has published numerous articles and has presented at various conferences throughout North America. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor at McMaster University School of Rehabilitation and takes pride in being an active educator. He completed his MClSc (Manip) at the University of Western Ontario in 2011. Clinically, Brad strongly believes in educating his clients in self management and in using his manual therapy skills to assist his clients return to function.