I graduated in 1999 from Universite Laval in Quebec City. I completed my advanced manipulative physiotherapy diploma in 2005. I completed my level 1 acupuncture certification in 2007. I am fully bilingual (french and english). I started taking courses in visceral manipulations, craniosacral therapy and mechanical link in 2014.
Anita Gross received a Bachelor’s degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Toronto, a Graduate Diploma in Manipulative Therapy from Curtain University, and Masters in Design, Measurement and Evaluation from McMaster University. She is an Associate Clinical Professor at McMaster University and coordinator of the OMPT (Orthopaedic Musculoskeletal-Manipulation Physical Therapy) field of specialization. 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 (HaNSA) 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 is a clinician, a researcher and educator.
I am a Registered Physiotherapist with over 18 years experience. I graduated from Queen’s University in 1999 and subsequently graduated from Curtin University in Perth Australia with a Masters of Manipulative Therapy. I am passionate about being a physio and doing the utmost for my patients and try to keep my skills current through taking many continuing education courses. I have extensive experience and course in the treatment of vestibular and dizziness concerns. I achieved my certificate of competence in Vestibular Rehabilitation from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. When not in clinic, I enjoy reading, speed skating,downhill skiing, golf and running after my 3 boys.
I have been practicing in out patient Orthopaedics for 15 years and have successfully 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, MCK designation from the Canadian Physiotherapy Association.In addition to practicing clinically I also teach in the Physiotherapy program at McMaster University and have taken on several professional leadership roles.
– Bachelor of Electrical Engineering McMaster University 1987rn-Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy- University of Toronto 1991rn-Diploma in Advanced Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy May 1, 2000rn-The Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute (AFCI)Acupuncture Certification July 3, 2004rn- Competency in Vestibular Rehabilitation – Emory University April 19, 2008, Advanced Competency Duke University August 2011
Working in a private clinic for the last 24 years in the orthopaedic field.Teaching in the manual therapy curriculum since 2002.Part of the canadian team teaching in France since 2012.Co-owner of Physio Élite since 2000.
Teaching cranio sacral therapy
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.
Steve completed his Bachelor of Human Kinetics at UBC in 1998, followed by his post-graduate physiotherapy degree at the University of Toronto in 2001. Prior to returning to Vancouver in 2007, he worked in a busy multi-disciplinary sport medicine clinic in Toronto, Ontario. In 2005, Steve successfully completed the Canadian Physiotherapy Association\’s post-graduate Advanced Diploma in Manual & Manipulative Physiotherapy while becoming a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Therapists. Steve is also certified in Acupuncture, Gunn Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS), Gokavi Transverse Technique (GTT) and is a Level 2 TWIST Sport Conditioning Coach.Steve\’s treatment philosophy includes using a combination of manual and dry-needling techniques to restore normal joint and tissue mobility and then applying specific & focused exercise techniques to restore function and minimize injury reoccurrence. Steve\’s area of interest includes treating complex shoulder problems and spinal instabilities. He has had success treating a wide variety of clients including national level athletes, gymnasts, trampolinists, musicians & weekend warrios\’. As a certified Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) Level 3 Medical Professional, Steve also works with golfers of all ages and abilities, assessing and treating any physical and bio-mechanical restrictions that may be contributing to faulty, injury inducing swing mechanics. In his spare time, he enjoys cycling, running, golfing, basketball, ultimate, snowboarding and researching his next flight of travels
John is a graduate of UBC where he obtained his physiotherapy degree in 1989. With over 25 years of private practice experience, John provides the vision and leadership that has allowed Kamloops Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Center to become the largest private physiotherapy clinic in Kamloops.Through his commitment to ongoing training John achieves his goal of providing optimal patient care. Since completing the Diploma of Advanced Manual and Manipulative Therapy in 1996, John has gone on to take specialized training in the treatment of acute and chronic spinal pain, spinal instability, and impaired neural mobility. Other skills and interest areas include treatment of temporomandibular joint (TMJ) dysfunction and balance and dizziness disorders including vestibular rehabilitation. In 2005 John trained in the use of Rehabilitative Ultrasound Imaging to visualize deep core muscle activity. In 2006 John completed the training to perform dry needling of myofascial trigger points also known as Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS). To further expand the skills and services he has to offer his patients, John completed certification in Neuro-Anatomical Acupuncture with the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute in 2009/2010. John balances his work at the clinic with his family life with Karen and their twin daughters Kate and Tess and his passion for mountain and road cycling, canoeing, skiing and playing his bass.
Allison earned her Physiotherapy degree at Queens University and achieved an advanced degree in Manipulative Therapy from the University of Western Ontario. She is working towards her doctorate at the University of British Columbia (UBC) and the British Columbia Injury Research and Prevention Unit investigating the prevention of knee osteoarthritis after joint injuries in youth and young adults. Allison is also a Clinical Examiner and Teaching Assistant in the Physiotherapy Program at UBC.rnrnAllison combines her diverse training in manual therapy, acupuncture and strength and conditioning with clinical expertise to provide a thorough treatment approach for each of her patients. She is certified by the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada, and is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). She is passionate about integrating the latest best evidence into her treatments and sharing this knowledge with her patients to develop individualized treatment plans.rnrnAllison’s clinical background includes extensive experience with a range of individuals from high performance to recreational athletes. She was selected as a member of the host medical team for the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, working in the Vancouver Athletes Village with an international team of medical professionals treating athletes and support staff during both the Olympics and Paralympics.rnrnAllison is an avid runner and triathlete. She has completed 10 marathons and the Ironman Canada. More recently her athletic adventures include running Rim-to-Rim-to-Rim in the Grand Canyon and multi-day trail running races.