Jeff graduated from the University of Saskatchewan in 2005. He earned Bachelor of Science Degrees in Physical Therapy and Kinesiology. For the past seven years Jeff has been devoted to building his career as a Registered Physical Therapist in Calgary. He is committed to professional development that strengthens his skills and allows him to personalize treatment programs for his patients. In 2007 Jeff was granted a Certificate in Medical Acupuncture from the University of Alberta. In 2010 he received a Diploma of Advanced Manual and Manipulative Therapy from the Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. In 2011 Jeff completed a post-graduate course through the University of Alberta in Diagnostic Imaging. He is now registered with Physiotherapy Alberta to order limited diagnostic imaging. In 2011 Jeff was also certified as a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy. It is Jeff’s goal to provide quality rehabilitative care by working closely with an interdisciplinary team of health care professionals. This collaborative approach allows his patients to benefit from a wealth of clinical experiences and evidence-based practices.
Graduated from the University of Western Ontario in 1994. Currently working in orthopaedic private practice in the Westshore community. Actively involved in continuing education, staff/community inservices, and mentoring.
Joanna Nelken is Clinic Owner and Director of Pure Physiotherapy. She graduated with an Honours Bachelors of Science degree in Pathobiology from the University of Toronto, prior to completing her Masters of Physical Therapy degree also from the University of Toronto. Joanna has been working in private practice orthopedics since 2008 and has taken several post-graduate courses to further her skills. Joanna is certified in the McKenzie Method, which is an internationally recognized treatment method for spinal and peripheral disorders. She has also completed the Mulligan Concept courses (Upper and Lower Extremity). Most recently, Joanna has obtained her Advanced Diploma of Manual and Manipulative Therapy and is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy (FCAMPT). Joanna utilizes a combination of manual therapy treatment techniques, and individualized exercise prescription to allow her clients to quickly return to optimal function.
Nathalie received her bachelor in physiotherapy in 2005 from McGill University. She works in a private clinic in St-Hyacinthe (Clinique de Physiothérapie Robert Daigneault). She mostly works with an active population, with injuries that are work- or sport-related. A life-long learner, she has been following numerous courses over the years, her last accomplishment being the completion of a Master of Clinical Sciences in the manipulative therapy field in 2013 at Western University in London, Ontario. This provided her with the necessary credentials to become part of CAMPT. Recently, she was hired as a teacher assistant at University of Sherbrooke, one step closer towards her goal of teaching part time to physio students. She enjoys most sports but she mainly practices running, latin and ballroom dancing, and badminton.
Tracy graduated from McMaster University’s Physiotherapy Program in 2000. She has extensive training in orthopaedics and has earned her Advanced Manual and Manipulative Therapy Diploma through the Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. She has experience with patients of all ages and rehabilitative needs and has a passion for seeing the patient as a partner in creating goals and solutions to finding the best possible rehabilitative outcomes for her patients. Tracy has received training in Acupuncture by the AFCI. Tracy was awarded the Gold Award as Top Physiotherapist by Oakville Today. Tracy is also working towards advanced training as a Pelvic Floor Physiotherapist.
Joy graduated from Queen’s University in 1999 and has developed strong skills in sports and orthopedic injury rehabilitation. She most recently completed her advanced diploma in orthopedic manual therapy from the Orthopedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association as well as her advanced Dry Needling. She is an adjunct lecturer at Queen’s University in the School of Rehabilitation Science as well as in the Health Sciences School of Professional Development. Her passion lies in treating athletes as well as chronic injuries and chronic pain. She works with both professional and amateur athletes to achieve their on and off-season goals and is an avid amateur athlete herself.
Stacey Meester graduated from the University of Guelph in 2004 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Kinetics. She then completed a Masters of Science in Physiotherapy at McMaster University in 2006. She also holds the Diploma of Advanced Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy from the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. She currently works as a physiotherapist in an outpatient orthopedic setting. For the past couple years, Stacey has also mentored physiotherapy students through McMaster University’s Masters of Science (Physiotherapy) Program. She enjoys leading an active, healthy lifestyle and runs, cycles and plays volleyball in her spare time.
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.
Stephanie obtained a BSc in Physical Therapy from McGill University in 2009. She has since been working for Concordia Physio Sport (Pointe Claire) and with various soccer teams and leagues. She completed a Masters of Clinical Science at Western University in 2014 specializing in manipulative therapy and advanced orthopedics. She is also currently pursuing a certification in dry needling.
John Chan has been a registered physiotherapist in 1991. He completed his post-graduation education in the area of Orthopaedic Physiotherapy, receiving the Canadian Physiotherapy Association’s post-graduate Diploma of Advanced Orthopaedic Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy in 2001. He is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy.
At the same time, he is fascinated with the pain control by acupuncture. He studied acupuncture related to physiotherapy. He is certified by Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute as well as Medical Acupuncture Program, An Evidence-Based Approach at McMaster University. He is currently one of the teachers and an examiner for the Medical Acupuncture Program Evidence-based Approach at McMaster University. He has practiced acupuncture for more than 20 years.
He provides physiotherapy in a private clinic and at home to suit various age groups.
I have been working as a physiotherapist in private practice since 2001. I currently own and operate UpLevel Physiotherapy located in Victoria, BC at the Saanich Commonwealth Place Recreation Center.