A graduate of the McMaster Physiotherapy program in 1999. Obtaining his Diploma in Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy in 2003. Acupuncture certified (CAFCI). Continues to advance clinical knowledge and skills through postgraduate courses and study.
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.
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.
Dan Bosy has been practising in Orthopaedic Physiotherapy since 1997. He became a member of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Therapy after receiving a Certificate in Intermediate Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy in April 2002. In November 2006, he received his Diploma in Manipulative Physiotherapy. He has worked in a variety of clinics, treating everything from sports injuries, motor vehicle accident injuries, and workplace injuries to chronic pain. Dan’s areas of interest include Chronic Pain, Pelvic Dysfunctions, Repetitive Strain Injuries, and Spinal Injuries. He is well versed in training the myofascial system to control movement and prevent relapses in patients who are deconditioned or in Chronic Pain.
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.
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.
DScPT, FCAMPT, CMAG, MCPA
Laurie graduated from McMaster University and received her Advanced Diploma of Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy from the Canadian Physiotherapy Association with Distinction.
She has developed and taught Continuing Education Manual Therapy Courses in Canada for over 20 years in Canada, Europe, Australia and the United States. In her current Advanced Practice role Laurie provides orthopaedic surgical assessments and acts as a resource for primary care providers and physiotherapists in diagnosis and management of orthopaedic complaints.
Laurie completed a Doctor of Science in Physical Therapy at Andrews University in Michigan in 2007.
She is currently an Assistant Clinical Professor at McMaster University and a member of the HaNSA (Head and Neck, Shoulder, Arm) Research Team. Laurie is also a member of the Spine Expert Panel for the Ministry of Health and the Canadian Spine Society.
She is an Examiner and former Chief Examiner for the Orthopaedic Division of the C.P.A, and an Instructor and Examiner for the North American Institute of Orthopaedic Manual Therapists in the United States for physiotherapists who want to specialize in orthopaedics.
In addition, Laurie has been active on the Ontario College of Physiotherapy Committee to establish clinical practice guidelines for spinal manipulation.
Anita Gross is a clinician, a researcher and an educator. She is an orthopaedic manipulative physical therapist (OMPT). She received a Bachelor’s degree in Physical Therapy (1984) from the University of Toronto, a Graduate Diploma in Manipulative Therapy (1987) from Curtain University (Australia), a certificate in Orthopaedic Manipulative Physiotherapy (1990) from Orthopaedic Division CPA, a Fellowship in the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy (FCAMPT, 1990), a Masters in Design, Measurement and Evaluation from McMaster University (1994), and the prestigious Lifetime Membership Award (2019) from CAMPT. She is an Associate Clinical Professor at McMaster University, the director of the OMPT field of study in Rehabilitation Sciences at McMaster University. She is also a lecturer at Western and the Canadian Physiotherapy Association –Orthopaedic Division. Her clinical work focuses on the TMJ, neck and spine care.
As a FCAMPT member, she sat on the national executive committee (CAMPT) and international committee for International Federation of Orthopaedic Manipulative Physical Therapists (IFOMPT) from 2004 to 2016. She coordinates two research groups: 1) the Cervical Overview Group, a group that conducts and maintains 11 Cochrane and 4 other systematic reviews on neck pain and 2) the Head and Neck, Arm, Hand Research Group. She has 120 peer reviewed publications, has been Principal/co-investigator on 30 grants and has been an invited speaker at 20 international conferences. She supports two open access knowledge to action tool kits on the wiki site: Physiopaedia. She was an invited member to closed international conference Australia Whiplash 2011, the APTA Neck Care Guidelines committee, the College of Physiotherapist of Ontario, authorized acts advisory sub-groups on manipulative physiotherapy in 2010 and competency profile development group member for College of Physiotherapists of Alberta in 2007.
Anita Gross is a respected skilled clinician in the Oakville, Hamilton and GTA region with TMJ, Neck and Spinal Care being her field of specialization. She works with ProActive Health Group – Advanced Orthopaedic Physiotherapy at two site locations (tel) 905 338 2898; E: admin@ProActive Health.ca
323 Kerr St, Suite 209, Oakville, L6K 3B6
80 Traymore Ave, Hamilton, L8S 1R7.
Dana Clark has been practicing in the area of orthopaedics since 1995. He has received instruction in manual therapy from leading authorities including Jim Meadows, Erl Pettman and Wendy Aspinall. He received his Certificate in Intermediate Manual Therapy with distinction in 2000 and went on to receive his Diploma of Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy in the same year. He has been teaching in Toronto regularly since 2000 to physiotherapists, hospitals and medical groups on various aspects of orthopedic manual therapy.
His clinical interests lies in the treatment of dysfunction of the spine and its co-related problems. He is well versed in the practical application of Ultrasound Biofeedback for core stabilization and treatment of muscular control in the spine.
Dana Clark is trained in spinal manipulation to correct movement impairments and in the use of medical acupuncture.
Dana has had the pleasure of working with Olympic athletes prior to competition and has travelled with professional figure skaters.