Adam lives a very active lifestyle, participating in many sports and outdoor activities/hobbies. His current sports interests are competitive volleyball (court & beach) & baseball, golf, and working out and casual running and hockey. Adam started his education at Wilfrid Laurier University, attaining a degree in Kinesiology, and then later on to UWO in London for a postgraduate degree in the Master of Physical Therapy (MPT) program. Since graduating from the MPT program, Adam has pursued many continuing education courses, including several in the field of manual therapy, golf injuries & rehab, and anatomical acupuncture. Adam recently completed the UWO Master of Clinical Science (MClSc) program in Manipulative physical therapy, graduating in 2011 with an FCAMPT designation. Shortly thereafter, he took on an active role on the executive of the London Orthopaedic Unit (LOU) of the Canadian Physiotherapy Assocation’s Orthopaedic Division, and assists with instruction of various postgraduate courses.
Tina has been working as a physio/clinic co-owner in Milton since 1998. Her main area of interest is in orthopaedics – she enjoys a variety of problems in her patient caseload. She has a special interest in the sporting population, including dance and gymnastic injuries. She has strong skills in neck and low back problems, as 60% of her caseload involves these injuries. The Halton Community Rehabilitation Centre is an orthopaedic centre offering a variety of services, including orthotics prescription, acupuncture, spinal decompression (yes it really does work for a certain population), and bioflex laser 3B / class four light cure laser therapy. Tina would enjoy meeting you and trying to help you with your muskuloskeletal problems. She makes it her moto to do the best she can for every patient who comes to see her. Hopefully she can help you too.
Clinic owner Lisa Price graduated from University of Alberta Physiotherapy in 1988. She is a Fellow of the Canadian and American Academies of Advanced Orthopedic Manipulative Physical Therapists. She also has her Sport Physiotherapy Certificate. Lisa has designed and taught many postgraduate physical therapy courses in Orthopedic Assessment and Treatment Techniques across North America. Her special interests lie in lower quadrant alignment and orthotic prescription, cranial-facial pain, and sports injury rehabilitation. Formerly an elite athlete herself, Lisa has treated the full spectrum of professional, elite, and recreational athletes. Her additional interests include coaching her children’s sports teams, reading, cooking, hiking, golf, and traveling.
Sarah graduated from Queen’s University in 2011 with a Masters of Science in Physiotherapy. She received her diploma of Advanced Manual and Manipulative Therapy in 2018. Sarah also holds certifications in Acupuncture, Functional Dry Needling, and shoulder and hip specific rehabilitation.
EMIGRATED TO CANADA IN 1981.COMPLETED PART A 1987 AND PART B 1990.
HAVE OWNED AND WORKED FULL TIME IN CLINIC LAST 30 YEARS
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.
Andrew graduated in 2004 with his Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy from Dalhousie University. Since that time he has been working in private practice. His post graduate education includes courses in: Orthopedic manual therapy, Mulligan concepts, Running injuries, Explain Pain, Kinesiotaping,and Acupuncture. He completed the advanced diploma in manual and manipulative therapy in the Fall of 2011. Andrew is currently an instructor in the Master’s of Physiotherapy program at Dalhousie University and is an instructor for the orthopedic division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. He has volunteered his services at several local, national and international sporting events. Outside of work, Andrew is involved in the community as a football official and various not for profit associations. Andrew’s approach to physiotherapy is to work with a patient to identify the cause of their pain or dysfunction and to come up with a patient specific plan to reach their individual goals. He feels that a combination of manual therapy (hands on treatment) and specific exercises are necessary to achieve these goals
After graduating from McMaster University with a Master of Science in Physiotherapy in 2005, I returned home to Thunder Bay to begin practicing. Having worked in a variety of health care settings over the past 10 years, including private funded, public funded and long-term care, I have gained insight into a variety of patient populations and conditions. Currently, I co-own and manage Fairway Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Clinic. My primary areas of interests include shoulder-neck disorders, vestibular (dizziness) therapy, temperomandibular dysfunctions and lumbo-pelvic-hip disorders. After completing the Intermediate Diploma in Advanced Manual and Manipulative Therapy in 2009, I have pursued a variety of other training in myofascial therapy, Mulligan therapy, temperomandibular disorders and vestibular assessment and management. I also hold Certifications in acupuncture through the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute and in GunnIMS Acupuncture through the Institute for the Study and Treatment of Pain, and have trained in the Gokavi Transverse Technique (GTT). I completed my Advanced Diploma in Manual and Manipulative Therapy in 2010. Currently, I am in the process of pursuing my Doctorate in Health Sciences through St. Augustine University and OMPT Degree through McMaster University. Over the past few years I have welcomed a variety of students into my practice setting, offering placements for entry-level physiotherapists, athletic therapists and kinesiologists. I also provide rotations/placements for Medical Residents from the Northern Ontario School of Medicine, as an Assistant Professor in the Clinical Sciences Division. I primarily believe in an active approach to patient care and empowering the client to achieve their optimal health. I welcome direct referrals for physiotherapy assessment and treatment through the clinic for any patient in Thunder Bay and the surrounding region.
Christine has been practicing physiotherapy full time for over 25 years, 23 of those as an orthopaedic manual therapist. A Queen’s University graduate, she moved to BC in 1990 and initially practiced in the hospital setting before making the move to Treloar Physiotherapy Clinic in 1994. In 1998 she successfully completed the requirements for the Advanced Diploma of Manual and Manipulative Therapy (FCAMT). She is now actively involved in teaching and mentoring upcoming candidates for this certificate. Christine believes that physiotherapy is a partnership between client and therapist and enjoys her role as facilitator and educator. Although she is adept in treating all areas, her particular interests is low back, pelvis, hip and lower limb problems. As a runner she has personal experience with overuse issues and really enjoys helping recreational runners to manage injuries and achieve their goals. She believes strongly in the benefits and the balance provided by a regular yoga practice. In 2012 she completed a Hatha Yoga Teacher training program and is certified by the Yoga Alliance. She frequently uses yoga poses in her exercise prescription and assists clients in modifying or enhancing their own asana practice. Christine also offers Yoga Workshops or Private Consultations for those new to the practice or looking to gain insight into improved alignment and stability in their technique.
In addition to her manual therapy and exercise skills Christine is excited to have added Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS Dry Needling) to her toolkit and is enjoying integrating this powerful tool into her treatment of select clients with persistent pain and myofascial pain syndromes.
Kristen graduated from the University of Calgary in 2005, with a Bachelors of Kinesiology with distinction. She completed her Masters of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Alberta in 2008. She then completed her Diploma of Advanced Manual and Manipulative Therapy in 2015. Kristen is committed to improving her knowledge and skills through continuing education. She enjoys all areas of orthopedic rehabilitation and working with clients to achieve their work, sport and functional goals.
Louise graduated as a physiotherapist (BMR PT) in 1991 from the University of Manitoba and has been practicing in Calgary since 1993. Her practice has evolved with her personal interests as she has trained for many running races as well as triathlons, including the Ironman distance. A professional highlight in 2015 was opening a physiotherapy clinic with Tyson Plesuk, Movement Sports Clinic. Louise’s greatest skills are in analyzing biomechanical problems, identifying root causes and then treating with a combination of manual therapy and exercise prescription. She achieved qualifications in Spinal Manipulation (FCAMT) in 1999 and uses these techniques to mobilize the spine and pelvis. Her patients range from sedentary office worker to highly trained athletes. Nobody gets away without a home exercise program and education to help themselves achieve and maintain better muscle balance. In 2003 Louise became certified in Acupuncture (CAFCI) and has been enlightened by seeing the sometimes very powerful effects of this approach. Studying acupuncture has also increased her understanding of the need to have a more holistic approach in the care and maintenance of the body. Louise uses both Traditional Chinese Medicine techniques as well as utilizing the benefits of dry needling. She also completed training in Gunn Intramuscualr Stimulation in 2016. In 2011, Louise achieved the academic Masters designation in Manipulative Therapy (MClSc MT) from the University of Western Ontario. Her research study continues at The University of Calgary in the area of understanding lumbo-pelvic-hip pain the hunter/jumper equestrian rider population. As of May 1, 2012 physiotherapists in Alberta who are authorized to order diagnostic imaging have the ability to refer patients for x-ray, ultrasound and MRI diagnostic services. Louise has obtained the qualifications required to have this privilege and is pleased to be able to provide this service to her patients.Areas of special interest are injuries related to running and triathlon as well as performance of the Masters athlete. Above all, Louise wants to help people of any age be painfree, active and healthy.
Graduated from McGill University in 1983 (BScPT)Completed Masters of Clinical Science in Manipulative Therapy at Western in 2008Completed Part A Exam in 1996Completed Part B Exam in 1997Instructor with the Orthopaedic Division of the CPA since 1997Certified in Acupuncture since 1998 (CAFCI)Gunn IMS Certification in 2012CPA Specialist designation in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy in 2012Assessor with the CPA Specialization programTaught for 9 years at the University of Ottawa School of Physiotherapy21 years in private practice (orthopaedics and sports medicine)
Micheal Wawrykow Dip.PT, BPT, FDN, FCAMPT Micheal Wawrykow graduated from the University of Manitoba (School of Medical Rehabilitation) in 1977 with a Diploma in Physiotherapy and received the Vesalius Award (Highest Standing in Anatomy). From there, he went to the University of Alberta where he obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Physiotherapy in 1978. In 1987 he received a Diploma of Advanced Manual and Manipulative Therapy and is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapists. He then went on to receive Certification in Functional Dry Needling / Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS ). In 1988, Micheal established a new clinic in Nanaimo, B.C. In 1997, he opened a second clinic at the Brickyard Medical clinic. Micheal has had the privilege of practicing in Nanaimo and being a clinic owner for 26 years. Approaching his 60th birthday, Micheal sold his clinic and now works as a sub-contracting Physiotherapist to Brickyard Physiotherapy. Over the years, Micheal has advanced his skills in orthopaedic physiotherapy and contributed to the development of the physiotherapy profession in Canada. His areas of special interest are: 1.Manual Therapy (Spinal/Joint manipulation); 2.Jaw (TMJ) Disorders; 3.Vertigo/Dizziness Rehabilitation; 4.IMS (Dry Needling); 5.Supervised Rehabilitation Exercise Programs; 6.Mentoring younger Physiotherapists.
Pamela Place is a graduate of the University of Ottawa physiotherapy programme. She is a former ballet dancer with the National Ballet of Canada. In addition to practicing orthopaedic physiotherapy, she teaches ballet at The School of Dance in Ottawa. She has a special interest in treating dance related injuries and has completed the Principles of Dance Medicine Program with Harkness Center for Dance Injuries in New York City. She also has a special interest in working with classical musicians. Pam is bilingual.
Christine Bridle graduated from the University of Toronto in 1987 with a degree in physiotherapy. She received her Diploma of Advanced Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy in 1995. She instructed post graduate manual therapy courses in the Canadian orthopaedic system from 1995 to 2014. She was an examiner from 2002 to 2014. She completed the AFCI certification in acupuncture in 2007. She is trained in outdoor emergency care and volunteers with the national ski patrol and at various other sporting events. She is self employed as a physiotherapist and is currently practicing in a private orthopaedic clinic in St. Catharines at John Chan Physiotherapy Acupuncture and Rehab
Pierre graduated from the University of
Pierre graduated from the University of Ottawa Physiotherapy program in 2008, and obtained his diploma in Manual and Manipulative Therapy in 2016. Prior to becoming a physiotherapist, Pierre was a Registered Massage Therapist (Ontario) for 10 years, treating a variety of office and sports-related injuries, and promoting injury prevention.Â Some professional development courses have been in Myofascial Release, Muscle Energy Techniques, and Cranio-Sacral Techniques. Future professional development goals include pursuing more courses in fascial release, treatment of neurodynamic limitations, hand/wrist limitations, as well as TMJ dysfunctions.
Pierre’s athletic background varies from cycling (road and mountain), track, cross-country and road running, has qualified twice to represent Canada at the World Duathlon Championships, as well as the World Solo 24-hour Mountain Bike Championships. Following the completion of his Physiotherapy program, he completed an 11,000 km cycling trip across Canada.
Physiotherapy program in 2008, and obtained his diploma in Manual and Manipulative Therapy in 2016. Prior to becoming a physiotherapist, Pierre was a Registered Massage Therapist (Ontario) for 10 years, treating a variety of office and sports-related injuries, and promoting injury prevention. rnrnSome professional development courses have been in Myofascial Release, Muscle Energy Techniques, and Cranio-Sacral Techniques. Future professional development goals include pursuing courses in the Integrated Systems Model, fascial release, treatment of neurodynamic limitations, as well as TMJ dysfunctions.rnrnPierre’s athletic background varies from cycling (road and mountain), track, cross-country and road running, has qualified twice to represent Canada at the World Duathlon Championships, as well as the World Solo 24-hour Mountain Bike Championships. Following the completion of his Physiotherapy program, he completed an 11,000 km cycling trip across Canada.
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. He completed the Connect Therapy Series with LJ Lee in 2017. John balances his work at the clinic with his family life with Karen and their twin daughters Kate and Tess and his passion for cycling, canoeing, and playing his bass.