Shannon graduated from McMaster Physiotherapy in 1998, after completing both her Masters of Science from Lakehead University and a Science undergraduate degree from the University of Toronto. From 2001-2013 she worked for the Sports Medicine Specialists in Toronto, a large, multidisciplinary facility, where she enjoyed a mixture of casual and high performance athletic rehabilitation. 2003/2004 Shannon traveled with Stars on Ice in the States and Canada, and was assistant Physiotherapist for the Canadian Men\\\’s Davis Cup Tennis Team from 2005-2010. She currently works as a consultant to Tennis Canada, and now runs solely a home practice. She joined CAMT in 2002 . To augment her home practice, she also treats using acupuncture, Myofascial Release, ultrasound and high and low powered shock wave.
Melanie Gordon graduated from the University of Toronto with a Master of Science in Physical Therapy after completing a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Kinetics from the University of Ottawa. Melanie successfully completed her Advanced Diploma of Manual and Manipulative Therapy through the Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association, November 2013. Melanie has over fifteen years of clinical experience in orthopaedic physiotherapy and in the past six years she has focused on Sports Medicine. Currently she is the Physiotherapy Practice Lead at the Dovigi Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Clinic.
Romano graduated from the University of Toronto in 2004 with a Master of Science in Physical Therapy. Prior to his physiotherapy studies, he also received a Bachelor of Science with Honours in Kinesiology from York University. Romano has completed advanced post-graduate training in orthopaedic and manual/manipulative physiotherapy having attained FCAMPT certification from the Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. rnrnHe has practiced in both the hospital and clinic settings and is currently the Director of Therapy Services at a large Toronto sports medicine clinic. Romano enjoys working with physically active individuals looking to return to their sport safely and quickly. He is also experienced with helping patients with a wide array of joint, muscle, posture and nerve related disorders improve their symptoms and current level of function. Romano is a life-long learner and continues to pursue further studies in orthopaedic physiotherapy and medical acupuncture.
Jerrick is a highly experienced physiotherapist with a Master of Physical Therapy (MPT) degree from D’Youville College in New York and a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology degree from the University of Waterloo. He also holds an Advanced Diploma in Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy (DipManipPT) and is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy (FCAMPT).
Jerrick is a manual therapy-based practitioner. He collaborates with the patient and uses a whole-body functional approach to identify the root cause of any problem. He then treats it using a variety of techniques including mobilization and manipulation of joints, nerves & soft tissues, therapeutic exercise, taping, acupuncture/dry needling, custom orthotics and bracing.
Jerrick regularly participates in progressive continuing education. He has a special interest in craniofacial, TMJ and foot & ankle conditions. He is also a DonJoy trained custom knee brace fitter.
On the personal front, Jerrick enjoys an active lifestyle that includes hiking, running, playing basketball, and table tennis with his family. He also enjoyed his time as a personal trainer and as a volunteer therapist with Skate Canada.
Victoria graduated from McGill University with a Masters in Physical Therapy in 2012. She completed her Advanced Manual and Manipulative Therapy Exam in 2019.
She has worked in various sports medicine clinics in Montreal and Toronto and has treated a variety of different clients including runners, dancers and acrobats.
Sharon-anne graduated in 2004 from the University of Guelph with an Honours Bachelor in Science in Human Kinetics and in 2006 from the University of Toronto with a Master of Science in Physical Therapy. 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.
Sharon-anne has also completed her Certification in Acupuncture with the Acupuncture Foundation Institute of Canada (now Acupuncture Canada) and her Certificate in Vestibular Rehabilitation at the Emory School of Medicine in Atlanta Georgia.
Sharon-anne takes a collaborative approach to Physiotherapy care, working with her clients to identify and achieve their goals.
Tricia moved to Toronto to study physiotherapy and enjoyed it so much she never left. Tricia is personally and professionally committed to helping her patients manage and resolve their physiotherapy related conditions. She has a treatment style that includes professional skills, active listening and empathy for her patients. She considers the whole person when she assesses and treats. Tricia splits her professional time between clinical practice, teaching in the U of Toronto MScPT program and pursuing a PhD in Health Professions Education Research at the University of Toronto.
Shannon graduated in 2009 from the University of Toronto with a Masters degree in Physical Therapy after obtaining her Honours Bachelor of Kinesiology degree from McMaster University. She completed her Diploma of Advanced Manual and Manipulative Therapy from the Canadian Physiotherapy Association in 2014 and her training in Gunn-IMS in 2015. Shannon’s treatment philosophy is to treat the individual as there is no one size fits all solution to any patient’s pain. She carefully assesses her patient’s condition and goals, then develops a tailored treatment plan using a combination of manual therapy, acupuncture, IMS & exercise. Her ultimate objective is to restore the body’s proper biomechanics, improve the function of the nervous system and correct muscular imbalance to help the patient function pain free at their full capacity. Shannon specializes in treating patients with both acute and chronic neck and back pain, athletes with sports injuries at all levels and has treated many patients with post-operative knee/shoulder repairs. She continues to be very involved in the physiotherapy profession and enjoys giving back by mentoring and instructing other physiotherapists through the Orthopeadic division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association and the University of Toronto.
Melanie MacKinnon graduated with an Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology from Dalhousie University in 2002. She continued her studies at the University of Toronto and received her Masters of Science in Physical Therapy degree in 2004. She advanced her Physical Therapy training by completing her Masters in Clinical Science Manipulative Therapy degree from the University of Western Ontario in 2009. She completed her certification in acupuncture from the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute as well as dry needling from the Integrated Dry Needling Program. She has completed a variety of complementary post-graduate physiotherapy courses relating to the diagnosis and treatment of movement impairment syndromes, mobilizations of joints with movement as well as the mobilization of the nervous and fascial system. She has also completed a number of population specific courses. She has been involved in teaching and mentoring in a variety of capacities with the Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association, University of Western Ontario, MCLSc Program as well as at the University of Toronto, MScPT program. She is currently the co-coordinator of the advanced MSK unit in the Department of Physical Therapy at the University of Toronto. She continues to pursue post-graduate courses in functional retraining, manual and manipulative therapy techniques.
James has an extensive background in Physiotherapy and physical conditioning. He holds a Masters Degree in Physical Therapy (Queen’s University ’10). James is an amateur athlete of many stripes (and skill levels!), a coach, teacher, speaker, and all around fantastic guy! James works with a wide variety of populations to improve physical performance for use on the field and in day-to-day life. He develops rehabilitation protocols firmly rooted in exercise science but applied with the art required of a health professional.
Cary has over 10 years of clinical physiotherapy experience treating a wide variety of issues. He prides himself on his core values of Science & Research, Relationships, Self-Care & Empowerment, and Access. Physiotherapists are primary health care professionals and Cary aims to be your first stop the moment you start to worry about a symptom.
Cary completed his Masters of Science in Physiotherapy degree from McMaster University in 2009 after a 4 year B.A. Specialization in Kinesiology where he graduated with honours from Western in 2007. Cary was very involved throughout his education as he was the 2008-2009 PT2 class representative and played Varsity Lacrosse both at Western and McMaster.
After graduation from his Masters, Cary went on to become a Fellow in the Canadian Association of Manipulative Physiotherapists (FCAMPT). This Diploma program takes 5 years to complete and focuses on advanced / evidence-based assessment and treatment techniques including spinal manipulation. After completing this Diploma program, Cary became certified in Integrated Dry Needling (CIDN) in 2015. Dry Needling is a technique that utilizes acupuncture needles to release muscle knots and normalize muscle length and function.
In addition to his CIDN and FCAMPT designations, Cary has also completed courses in therapeutic taping and a Lumbo-Pelvic Certification program which focused on in-depth assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of low back pain.
After years of specialized education and practice in an out-patient clinic, Cary began to give back to the physiotherapy community. For the past 4 years, Cary has been involved with the University of Toronto, Masters of Physiotherapy program. He has been both a Clinical Preceptor for students in their final placement and an award-winning Group Facilitator reviewing neuromusculoskeletal cases and discussing clinical reasoning with students. CARYphysio continues to give back – take a look at our Climate Change page and the Free Physio Program.
Outside of his clinical practice, Cary spins regularly, plays basketball, squash, and volleyball. He enjoys camping and watching his home-town Raptors win Championships.
Sandy graduated from the Lakehead University with an Honors in Kinesiology in 1998. She then continued with her studies at the University of Toronto and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Therapy in 2002.rnrnShe has been with the David L. MacIntosh Sport Medicine clinic for the past 11 years in Toronto, where she enjoys working with a variety of clients including national level athletes and varsity athletes.rn rnShe joined CAMPT in 2009 after completing her advanced diploma in manual and manipulative physiotherapy.rnrnIn her practice she incorporates manual therapy techniques to restore joint and/or tissue mobility as well as client specific exercise programs to restore function and prevention of injury.
Jenna graduated from the University of Western Ontario in 1998.
She has been with The Sports Medicine Specialists since 2000, which is now Cleveland Clinic Canada Midtown. She has worked with many different types of professional and recreational athletes. She enjoys the world of sport medicine and working in a multidisciplinary environment. Jenna is the clinical lead at her site and is an active mentor.
Honours B.Sc in Biomedical Science from the University of Waterloo; M.Sc (PT) from McMaster University; Completed Advanced Manual and Manipulative Therapy Exam in 2016.
Kayla graduated with a Master of Science in Physiotherapy from McMaster University in 2010. She has a strong passion for sports and orthopaedics and has worked in sports rehabilitation since graduating. She has been dedicated to furthering her education as she worked through the Orthopaedic Division\’s Manual Therapy Program. She successfully completed the program in the fall of 2016 and has become a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy in 2017. She is dedicated to providing well rounded care and ensuring that patients have a positive experience in physiotherapy. Her approach is to find the root cause of a patient\’s symptoms and design a personalized care program focused on manual therapy and exercise to achieve a level of function beyond the patient\’s goals.
Sue graduated in 1996 with her Kinesiology degree and in 1999 with her Bachelors of Science in Physiotherapy from the University of Western Ontario. She completed a Clinical Masters in Sports Physiotherapy at the Curtin University of Technology in Perth, Australia in 2003. In 2010, Sue successfully completed the Advanced Manual and Manipulative Examinations. She has a keen interest in all areas of sports physiotherapy and is particularly interested in endurance athlete rehabilitation (biking, running and swimming) and gymnastics. Sue is also credentialed in acupuncture, IMS needling and has advanced training in concussion rehabilitation.
Michelle is a pelvic health advocate and educator who works with persons of all genders experiencing pelvic floor dysfunction or interested in understanding the complexities of pelvic health. She is on a mission to empower people in Canada and internationally to take charge of their pelvic health, which can often be a life changing experience for anyone who has suffered pelvic health dysfunction. rnrnIn addition to being an orthopaedic and pelvic health physiotherapist, Michelle is a certified yoga instructor, enriching her finely tuned treatment methods with yogic philosophy and the benefits of mindful movement. Michelle’s dedication to making pelvic health internationally accessible is furthered by her commitment to her own continuing education. She’s earned her Masters of Education at OISE, specializing in global health education, and has been involved with teaching physiotherapists pelvic health and advanced orthopaedic skills both in Canada and in Nicaragua. She is an associate instructor with Pelvic Health Solutions.rnrnMichelle is an inspiring and highly engaging speaker who will forever change how you view pelvic health for yourself or anyone you might be coaching or treating.
Roxanne graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a BA in Psychology in 1998, then completed her BScPT in 2001 at the University of Toronto. Roxanne started her career in Toronto in neurology and orthopaedics, then moved to Sydney, Australia where she completed her post-graduate MHlthSc in Manipulative Physiotherapy at the University of Sydney in 2008. She then went on to complete her 2 year Fellowship by Specialization through the Australian College of Physiotherapists in 2015 and graduated as one of 77 musculoskeletal specialists in the country. Roxanne is the immediate past Chair of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Australia, the Member Organization of IFOMPT in Australia. She is still involved in research in prognosis after whiplash-associated disorders through the University of Sydney, and chairs the Curriculum Steering Committee, guiding the redevelopment of the foundation courses for Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Australia (MPA). She was an instructor on the MPA basic and advanced courses and an Associate Lecturer at the University of Sydney. For her contribution to the growth of the Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Australia, Roxanne was awarded the NSW Branch Award by the Australian Physiotherapy Association in 2017. Roxanne just moved back to Toronto, her home town, with her family.
Rajiv is a graduate of the University of Manitoba with a Master’s in Physical Therapy and holds a Bachelor of Human Kinetics specializing in Exercise Science from the University of British Columbia (2007). Prior to becoming a Registered Physiotherapist, he worked as a full-time Canadian Board Certified Pedorthist (C.PedC) for over 5 years. He is also a certified Exercise Physiologist (CSEP) and Strength and Conditioning Coach (NSCA).
Rajiv went on to complete his Sports Physiotherapy Fellowship at the Fowler Kennedy Sports Medicine Clinic in London, ON in 2015. During this time, he was the team physiotherapist for the UWO Mustangs Football team as well as physiotherapist to all UWO varsity athletes (20+ sports) during in-clinic hours. He also worked as team physiotherapist for the London Jr. Knights AAA Minor Midget Hockey team (top 4 finish at the 2015 OHL Cup) and was selected as Chief Therapist for the 2015 London Forrest City Road Races. In 2019, he went on to complete his Clinical Masters in Advanced Health Care Practice and obtained his Fellowship from the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Therapy (FCAMPT). Rajiv has advanced training in Rheumatology, pharmacology and imaging. He completed his ACPAC (Advanced Practitioner in Arthritis Care) certification through the University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine in 2020. His treatments include a biopsychosocial approach to healing, manual therapy, soft tissue techniques, addressing muscular and postural imbalances and designing individualized exercise programs to empower clients to return to the activities they love.
Rajiv has a special interest in lower extremity biomechanics, sport specific conditioning and pre-habilitation, foot and ankle pathology, gait analysis and footwear and orthotic design. rnrnRajiv speaks English and Hindi. He has played badminton at the junior national level and continues to play recreationally. He enjoys playing many sports including basketball, soccer, tennis and squash.
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.
Alison graduated from York University with an Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology and Health Science and certificate in Athletic Therapy in 2008. She then completed her Masters of Science in Physical Therapy degree at the University of Toronto, graduating in 2010. In 2015, Alison completed the Diploma of Advanced Orthopaedic Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy. Since graduating, Alison has taken various continuing education courses, including soft tissue release, k-taping, acupuncture, and manual therapy. Alison has experience treating orthopaedic, sports, motor vehicle, and workplace injuries. Her practice incorporates a mixture of manual therapy, exercise, acupuncture, and modalities in order to reduce pain, restore function, and get patients back to their healthy and active lifestyles. Alison has been on faculty with the York University Athletic Therapy Certificate Program teaching students in class and in the clinic. She has also volunteered on the Canadian Board of Certification of Athletic Therapists since 2011 coordinating the National Certification Exam. In her spare time, Alison enjoys long-distance running and has completed 7 marathons to date, with aspirations of many exciting races ahead.
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.
Euson Yeung graduated from Queen’s University with a Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy. He received the Advanced Diploma of Manual and Manipulative Therapy from the Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association in 2000, and a Masters degree in Education in 2005.rnrnEuson has over fifteen years of experience in both public and private practice settings, and utilitzes a variety of approaches to deliver the best care to his clients. This includes the use of joint mobilizations and manipulations, soft tissue techniques, acupuncture, and individualized exercise prescription. rnrnAs a faculty member in the department of Physical Therapy at the University of Toronto, Euson is responsible for the planning and delivery of the Advanced Orthopaedic course for the Masters of Science in Physical Therapy program. He is also an instructor for the Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association in postgraduate manual and manipulative therapy education. Currently, he is completing a PhD in health professions education
Laura graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a BA in Kinesiology. She then went on to complete a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy at the University of Toronto. At the post-graduate level she has successfully earned a Diploma in Manual and Manipulative Therapy from the Orthopedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. She is registered as a Fellow with the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy (FCAMPT). Laura has been working in private practice since 2003, with expertise in orthopedics, manual therapy and sports. She frequently uses acupuncture as part of her treatment approach, along with individual exercise prescription. Laura has also received special training in the rehabilitation of the vestibular system. She has had the opportunity to work abroad as a physiotherapist in New Zealand, where she gained invaluable international experience. Laura is committed to providing client-focused care, where she employs manual therapy, exercise therapy and education to promote functional recovery.
Angus Driver is a very experienced and respected manual therapist. His is a senior instructor with the Orthopaedic division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. He is a co-owner of Adelaide West Physiotherapy in downtown Toronto. Angus has had success treating a wide variety of clients including national level athletes, competitive dancers, gymnasts and weekend warriors.
Angus focus is in treating spinal disorders of an acute and chronic nature. He incorporates a wide range of techniques including spinal manipulation, spinal stabilization exercises, neural tissue mobilization and acupuncture/dry needling. Angus also excels in treating sport specific injuries including complex shoulder problems.
Angus treatment philosophy involves using manual therapy techniques to restore joint or tissue mobility and then apply specific, focused exercise techniques to restore function and prevent injury reoccurance.
Kate is a graduate of McMaster University where she received degrees in both Physiotherapy and Physical Education. She also has holds a Diploma of Advanced Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy from the Canadian Physiotherapy Association.rnrnKate is a senior therapist and part owner of Adelaide West Physiotherapy located in downtown Toronto. She has over 15 years of clinical experience. Her main focus is in the rehabilitation of spinal dysfunction using manual techniques, spinal stabilization and Pilate’s exercises. She has also spent several years working with national team athletes, marathon runners and dancers. Kate also has training in acupuncture.rnrnKate is an Instructor for the Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association in postgraduate manual and manipulative therapy education. She also is the Credentials Chair for the National Orthopaedic Division.
Mai earned a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Toronto in 2002. Prior to that, she completed a Bachelor of Science in Human Kinetics from the University of Guelph.
Mai continued her education by earning her Advanced Diploma of Manipulative Physical Therapy and is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physical Therapists. She strongly believes in improving the quality of physiotherapy through education and mentorship. She is an adjunct lecturer with the University of Toronto’s Department of Physical Therapy, and mentors fellow physiotherapists through the Levels System of the Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association.
Mai has an extensive background in assessing and successfully treating orthopaedic conditions and sports injuries. She uses many treatment techniques, including manual mobilizations, joint manipulations, dry needling, neural tissue mobilization, and specific conditioning exercises to help her clients restore their maximal function
Carl Gayle graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy and a Bachelor of Arts in Kinesiology. He continued his studies at the post-graduate level earning a Diploma of Manual and Manipulative Therapy from the Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association in 2000.
Carl has over 20 years of experience in private practice. He is also an Instructor for the Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association in postgraduate manual and manipulative therapy education.
Carl’s area of focus is in orthopaedic and sports rehabilitation. He utilizes various techniques such as joint mobilizations, manipulations, exercise therapy, Gunn IMS and neural mobilization techniques in treating an assortment of spinal dysfunction, sport related injury, post surgical and upper and lower extremity injuries.
Claire has over 17 years of experience working in orthopedics. She received her Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy in 2002 from the University of Western Ontario. Before joining the team at Adelaide West in 2009, she worked in a multidisciplinary sports clinic and owned her own practice.
She holds a Diploma of Advanced Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy from the Canadian Physiotherapy Association, a Certificate in Contemporary Medical Acupuncture from McMaster University and is certified in GUNN IMS.
Claire treats patients with acute and chronic spinal disorders, peripheral injuries, vestibular dysfunction (vertigo, dizziness and balance disorders) and post concussion syndrome. Her treatment techniques combine joint mobilization/manipulations, soft tissue work, acupuncture, GUNN IMS, nerve mobilizations, therapeutic exercise and functional strength training.
Dana graduated in 2009 from The University of Toronto with a Masters Degree in Physical Therapy after obtaining her Honours Bachelor Degree in Kinesiology from the University of Western Ontario. She completed her Diploma of Advanced Manual and Manipulative Therapy through the Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association in 2016
Dana’s area of focus is in orthopaedic and sport rehabilitation, where she treats a variety of musculoskeletal conditions including: acute and chronic low back and neck pain, tendonitis and repetitive strain injuries of the upper and lower extremities, and post-surgical conditions.
Dana’s treatment objectives are to restore proper biomechanics, improve nervous system function, and correct muscular imbalances using a combination of manual therapy, exercise, functional core retraining, and acupuncture. By thoroughly assessing each individual and developing a specific treatment program based on their needs, Dana is able to achieve her overall goal of getting people back to being active and doing things that they enjoy.
Miranda is an FCAMPT physiotherapist practicing in downtown Toronto at the University location of Rebalance. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from York University and then completed her Master of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Toronto. Miranda then went on to complete the highest level of training in orthopaedic manual physiotherapy and received the designation of Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Therapy (FCAMPT). As she values being able to approach injury or illness from multiple perspectives to find the most effective and timely resolution, she then went on to study Manual Osteopathy at the Canadian College of Osteopathy in Toronto. She completed the coursework and exams in 2017 and is now completing her thesis titled ‘The Comparative Effect of Intention versus the Compression of the Fourth Ventricle Technique on Heart Rate Variability in Healthy Adults’. She incorporates osteopathic philosophies and techniques to support the bodies innate ability to heal.
She also studied life coaching and shadow work to help people who feel stuck in thier life such as people who feel unable to make a decision, unsure of the next step towards happiness or stuck in, or trying to find the right relationship. The root cause of these scenarios is that we have forgotten how to listen to our inner guidance system, where all of our answers reside. She facilitates conscious conversations, mindfulness techniques and guided meditations to dive into the shadow, learning to listen to your inner voice and build the courage to follow through with the messages. She does this through workshops, one-on-one life coaching and transformational speaking. Helping people get our of their own way to the life they are meant to live of easy, happiness and fulfillment is her passion.
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