Sarah graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy (2002), as well as a Bachelor of Arts degree in Kinesiology (1999). She has completed extensive and advanced postgraduate education in orthopaedic manual therapy, and acupuncture training with The Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute. In 2017 she achieved Fellowship status in the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy. She utilizes manual therapy, individualized exercise programs, acupuncture and education for injury prevention as key strategies for treatment.
Sarah has extensive experience in prevention of running injuries, and has a special interest in foot and ankle problems. She is trained in the assessment and fabrication of orthotics by The Orthotic Group. She is certified to deliver the GLA:D Canada program for hip and knee osteoarthritis. She also offers Craniosacral Therapy and has completed post-graduate training in mindfulness-based stress reduction.
David J. Evans is an orthopaedic and manipulative physiotherapist with 2 decades of postgraduate experience in orthopaedics, sports medicine and manipulative therapy. Trained in acupuncture with AFCI. Originally trained in the UK, David moved to Canada and continued his postgraduate orthopaedic studies and practice. As well as a respected clinician, David was an instructor for the Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association in postgraduate manual and manipulative therapy education from 1996 to 2011. He has expertise and interest in all orthopaedic, sports medicine and musculoskeletal disorders; has held former National Team physiotherapy appointments with Swimming Canada, Rugby Canada & Squash Canada. He was appointed as a physiotherapist at the University of Toronto David L. Macintosh Sport Medicine Clinic 1989-1994 before founding his current clinic with Danny Kuzmich PT. East Toronto Orthopaedic & Sports Injury Clinic offers comprehensive treatment of all musculoskeletal disorders and sports medicine for both traumatic, insidious or exercise related injuries. The clinic is open 7am to 8pm, and clinic hosts the practices of 10 skilled physiotherapists, several of whom are manipulative physiotherapists. Our related clinic services are available at Variety Village (Danforth and Birchmount), and downtown at Trilogy Physiotherapy http://www.trilogyphysio.com
David is also available to see clients on Fridays only in Fenelon Falls.
Melissa graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy (2006) followed by a clinical Master of Science in Physical Therapy (2007) at Queen’s University. She has worked extensively in both in-patient and out-patient settings in rehabilitation of patients following orthopaedic surgery, and other injuries. rnrnMelissa is dedicated to ongoing professional development and has completed extensive post-graduate training in integrated manual therapy. She holds a post-graduate diploma of Advanced Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy since 2017 and is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy (FCAMPT). She has completed advanced acupuncture training for pain management in orthopaedic conditions. rnrnMelissa has a special interest in the field of Women’s Health. She has completed courses on pelvic health, diastasis recti and is certified to deliver the R’st Therapy method of relieving pelvic girdle pain during and after pregnancy. She is also certified to deliver the GLA:D Canada program for hip and knee osteoarthritis. She is also trained to deliver the Osteo-Circuit program for people with osteoporosis. rnrnShe utilizes a combination of manual therapy, neural-mobilization techniques, and acupuncture, with emphasis on personalized exercise therapy and education to assist clients in recovery.rn
Jesse holds an undergraduate degree in kinesiology and exercise science and a masters of science degree in physiotherapy from Queen’s University. He uses a systematic approach to treating both acute and chronic pain that incompasses movement screening, dry needling, joint mobilization/manipulation, soft tissue release and a tailored exercise program directed at treating the chief complaint. Pain science is a cornerstone of his practice and he is a firm believer in educating each patient about the nature of pain, making sure to avoid fear inducing language. He has training in the McKenzie Method for back pain, Selective Functional Movement Assessemnt (SFMA) and is a Titelist Golf Fitness Professional. Jesse is a hands on therapist that genuinely strives to makes patients active participants in their care.
When not at work Jesse can be found playing basketball or at the gym weight training. He is also a part time lab assistant at the University of Toronto School of Phyiscal Therapy where he teaches students orthopaedics.
Danielle graduated from Trinity College Dublin, Ireland in 1999 as top student in her undergraduate physiotherapy class.rnIn 2005 she completed an intensive Master of Manipulative Therapy at Curtin University in Perth, Australia, again achieving top place. To date she has 18 years clinical experience and has been working at Toronto Physiotherapy since 2016.
Karen graduated from the University of Toronto with a Masters of Science in Physical Therapy. Prior to this, she received an Honours Bachelors of Science degree in Kinesiology at McMaster University. She enjoys providing on-field coverage for varsity and recreational level tournaments, including football, hockey, rowing and the Toronto Marathon. Karen is also a Clinical Instructor with the University of Toronto Physical Therapy program. With interest in advancing her practice, she has completed training in Acupuncture, Soft Tissue Release, Mckenzie and Mulligan concepts and is a Running Specialist with The Running Clinic. She has recently completed her Advanced Manual Therapy certification and is a member of the Orthopaedic and Sports Physiotherapy divisions of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. rnrnKaren takes interest in treating a wide variety of injuries whether it is related to sport or chronic conditions. She strongly believes in working collaboratively with clients, providing an active approach to treatment to maximize function and prevent re-injury. In her spare time, Karen enjoys swimming, yoga and running while training for her next half marathon.
Nicole has a strong background in sport therapy and complex musculoskeletal patients. In addition to being a manual and manipulative therapist, Nicole is also certified in Strength & Conditioning, Dry Needling, and Acupuncture. She believes strongly in patient education & creating patient independence by using an integrated, movement focused, approach to help each patient to achieve their goals. Nicole has a special interest in high performance athletes, runners, pre and post natal clients, and is currently the lead therapist for Beach Volleyball Canada.
Alicia graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy (Honours) from Queen’s University in 2002. Upon graduation she continued to expand her knowledge base of anatomy and biomechanics through completion of orthopaedic division courses.
In 2007, she completed the McMaster Contemporary Acupuncture Program in addition to becoming certified in Gunn IMS.
In 2007, as one of the founding partners, Alicia opened the Physio & Massage Institute Ltd., with the aim of providing expert level care in manual therapy/physiotherapy.
Between 2007 and 2012, Alicia completed numerous courses in acupuncture and dry needling including Assessment and Treatment of Cervical Cranio-Mandibular Disorders (TMJ) at McMaster University, in addition to several spinal manipulation courses in both Canada and The United States.
In 2012, she attained her Masters of Clinical Science (Manipulative Therapy) from the University of Western Ontario.
Alicia’s professional interests and areas of clinical expertise include assessment/treatment of postpartum lumbopelvic pain/disorders, management of running injuries and the application of physical therapy treatment amongst cancer patients.
Jason is clinic director and co-owner at Trilogy Physiotherapy. He brings years of experience from various sports and orthopaedic clinics in the GTA. Jason graduated with dual Bachelor degrees in Physical & Health Education and Biology from Queen’s University. From there, he completed a Master of Science Physical Therapy degree, also from Queen’s. He is also licensed and registered with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario, the Canadian Physiotherapy Association, and the Ontario Physiotherapy Association with a special interest in orthopedic and sports medicine. Jason has furthered his skills by completing post-graduate courses in medical acupuncture, as well as his Advanced Diploma in Manual Therapy. Additionally, he has taken courses in therapeutic taping and myofascial release and is a certified personal trainer.rnrnrnJason uses a combination of manual therapy techniques, acupuncture, prescriptive exercise and patient education to properly assess his patients and meet their specific needs and goals. His personal background and experience with a wide range of sports and orthopedic injuries allow him to successfully treat a variety of patients ranging from the desk jockey to the serious athlete.
Rochelle Chung was born and raised in Edmonton, Alberta and completed her Masters in Physiotherapy at the University of Toronto. She is a strong believer in life-long learning which led her to further pursue a Diploma of Advanced Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy from the Orthopaedic Division of the CPA. Currently, Rochelle is advancing her education in the field of pelvic health to complement her orthopedic training. Rochelle continues to be an active clinical mentor with the University of Toronto.
Eric completed his Bachelor of Kinesiology with Honors at McMaster University and then graduated from the University of Alberta in 2009 with a Masters in Physical Therapy. Eric then completed his Fellowship in Manipulative Physiotherapy. This is the highest level of post-graduate orthopaedic training for physiotherapists internationally. He has also completed vestibular courses and has a special interest in treating conditions related to dizziness and vertigo. Eric has been a lab instructor at the McMaster University Physiotherapy program and is a senior instructor at the McMaster Contemporary Acupuncture program.
Eric enjoys working with athletes. He had worked extensively as an athletic trainer during his time at McMaster, working with the football, lacrosse, and swim teams. He was also a consulting physiotherapist with the Canadian National Basketball team. Practising in downtown Toronto, Eric regularly treats working professionals and weekend warriors alike.
Jocelyn completed both her Bachelor of Honours Kinesiology and Masters of Science in Physiotherapy degrees at McMaster University. She received her Diploma of Advanced Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy through the Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association in 2015. She has taken additional courses in acupuncture, soft tissue release and therapeutic taping. Jocelyn worked at a private orthopaedic clinic in Orangeville, ON prior to joining the Cornerstone Physiotherapy team in 2014. She believes that a combination of manual therapy and exercise prescription lead to the best patient outcomes.
Adam is an experienced therapist with extensive training in musculoskeletal physiotherapy. In addition to his professional physiotherapy degree, he has completed a post-graduate Masters of Clinical Science (MClSc) and is a fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physical Therapists (FCAMPT). He is also fully credentialed by the McKenzie Institute International (Cred. MDT). Adam is committed to providing evidence informed care, and he uses his clinical practice to participate in various research projects. In addition to providing clinical and educational leadership at his own clinic (Cornerstone Physiotherapy) in Toronto, Adam is an Advanced Practice Clinician for the University Health Network’s Interdisciplinary Spine Assessment and Education Clinic (ISEAC) program
Sharon-anne graduated in 2006 from the University of Toronto with a Master of Science in Physical Therapy. She completed her Honours Bachelor of Science in Human Kinetics at the University of Guelph in 2004. She received her Diploma of Advanced Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy from the Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association in 2012 prior to becoming a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Therapy. In addition to completing courses in Orthopaedic Physiotherapy, Sharon-anne has completed her Certification in Acupuncture with the Acupuncture Foundation Institute of Canada. She believes that individualized and evidence-based care is the pathway to recovery.