Ali is a highly qualified and very experienced physiotherapist. He has been practicing physiotherapy for the past 20 years. Ali holds a Bachelor of Science and a master degree in physical therapy. He also holds a doctorate degree in physical therapy from Andrews University in Michigan, USA.
Ali has completed a postgraduate program in advanced musculoskeletal physical therapy in Toronto. He has also completed a medical acupuncture program with McMaster University. Ali is a cerificant of the Gunn ntramuscular stimulation program from University of British Columbia in Vancouver and is an active member of The Canadian Institute for the study and treatment of pain.
Ali is a very passionate physiotherapist and loves working with people. His areas of clinical interest are orthopaedic physiotherapy, sport injuries, chronic pain and post-op rehabilitation of ligaments and joint arthroplasty.
Mary has been practicing physiotherapy since 1990. She holds a Bachelor and Master Degree in Physiotherapy. She has extensive experience in different physiotherapy setting including private practice, hospitals and working with seniors. She has an extensive range of expertise; working in several areas, including; Orthopaedics, Neurology, Rheumatology, Geriatrics and Pelvic Health physiotherapy.
Mary strongly believes that treatment should be evidence based and patient centered. Her treatments consist of manual therapy, exercise prescription and patient education.
Mary is a very dedicated physiotherapist and very passionate toward her work. Mary has special interest in pelvic health physiotherapy and Orthopaedic physiotherapy cases.
Mary enjoys treating common pelvic floor conditions including pelvic organ prolapse, pelvic organs pain, and urinary incontinence. Mary has also experience working with women both pre-natal and post partum to ensure a healthy pelvic floor both before and after giving birth.
Marc Chivilo completed his physiotherapy education in 2019 at Western University where he graduated with honours and received a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, followed by his Master’s in Physiotherapy.
Marc’s passion for sport and fitness goes back to his time playing competitive soccer as a goalkeeper for Kleinburg-Nobleton Soccer Club. During this time, Marc had to overcome multiple injuries, which sparked his interest in the field of physiotherapy. Overcoming these injuries to return to a high level has given Marc a valuable patient perspective which he incorporates into his treatment sessions. Marc’s evidence-based treatment approach is built around a foundation in exercise prescription, developed in his time working as an athletic trainer for the Western Men’s Rugby Team and London St. George’s Rugby Club. Marc is a strong believer in working with his patients to develop and achieve their functional goals, making the patient an active participant in their rehabilitation. Marc’s approach also places a strong emphasis on patient education, with the goal of allowing his patients to modify activities rather than avoid them while taking part in the rehabilitation process.
Marc has continued to further his knowledge and skills through participation in various courses on topics including soft tissue release and exercise prescription. Marc has also taken his Level 1 Orthopedic exam through the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. He hopes to continue furthering his knowledge by taking additional courses in the future. Marc is currently working with the Richmond Hill Coyotes AAA Minor Midget Team, and continues to remain active, participating in weightlifting and recreational soccer.
Dr. Iris Lau is a board-certified chiropractor and acupuncture provider. She received her Doctor of Chiropractic degree from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College and her Honours Bachelor of Science from the University of Waterloo.
Dr. Lau is an evidence-based chiropractor who uses a wide range of orthopedic and functional assessments to create individualized treatment plans.
Dr. Lau’s treatment approach includes a combination of soft tissue therapy, chiropractic adjustments, mobilizations, acupuncture, and exercise rehabilitation programs to promote recovery and prevent reoccurrence of injury.
Devorah became a Registered Massage Therapist with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO) after graduating from the Canadian College of Massage & Hydrotherapy in 2006 and is a member of the Registered Massage Therapists Association of Ontario (RMTAO). She obtained a Bachelor of Human Kinetics with Honours in Kinesiology from the University of Windsor in 1990, where she assisted with massage techniques as a student volunteer for the University of Windsor Track and Field Team. She has also completed the Fitness Leadership Certificate Program at Seneca College (1997).
Trigger Point Therapy, Myofascial Release, Sports Massage, Deep Tissue, Joint Mobilizations, as well as General Swedish Massage techniques, include some of the modalities she may incorporate to treat specific issues/conditions that a client may present with, to facilitate their optimal care and healing.
Originally from Seoul, South Korea, Andrew is a 2019 graduate of Sutherland-Chan School (Toronto) which is one of the top leading schools in massage therapy and a member in good standing with CMTO and RMTAO.
During his time at Sutherland-Chan, he engaged in a variety of specialty clinics including treating patients at Sunnybrook Hospital for high-risk pregnancies, Toronto General Hospital for multi-organ transplant and Stroke Survivors Club as well as professional athletes and senior patients.
His approach places an emphasis on Deep Tissue Massage with Trigger Point Therapy as he sees it is one of the most effective ways of restoring dysfunctional muscle tissues. He also utilizes suitable massage devices and a cervical bolster to maximize patient-centered care and safety.
His clinical practice is supplemented by training in the Sacro-Occipital Technique, Cupping and Reflexology, and he likes to combine his treatment with C2 (Axis) and pelvic balancing to rearrange the nervous system and increase CSF flows.
Andrew always does his best to achieve the patient’s desired outcomes through treatment and suggests proper exercises and stretches patients can easily do on their own to improve these goals.
When Andrew is not at the clinic, he enjoys learning new massage modalities, playing the piano and bass guitar and travelling with his family and friends.
Lielle is a graduate from Seneca College with an Office Executive Administration Diploma. She is a highly motivated, organized individual and conducts her work efficiently. She has an extensive experience working in customer service. She genuinely loves to help others and support clients.
She has great communication skills and strong ability to multi-task. She adapts well to achieve outstanding results. She loves to seek new challenges and utilize her skills at work environment.
Josie developed an interest in the field of kinesiology during her time as a high school athlete. This interest led her to pursue an undergraduate degree in Kinesiology, which she obtained from the University of Prince Edward Island in 2018. Working alongside and volunteering for physiotherapists as a part of her undergraduate program gave her an insight into the process of patient rehabilitation and encouraged her to pursue further education in the field. In 2019, she obtained her Master’s degree in Integrative Biosciences from Western University in Ontario.
Her experiences and education have strengthened her desire to become a Doctor of Chiropractic, a dream which she hopes to actualize as she begins her studies at CMCC in the fall of 2019.
Sara began playing various sports from a young age and played badminton and volleyball competitively in her teen years. Her passion for sports led her to pursue an undergrad Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology at York University. She currently coaches indoor and beach volleyball and has volunteered at numerous sporting events and physiotherapy clinics in the past. As Sara continues her education and gains more experience at her work environment, she aspires to pursue a career in the field of physical therapy.
Sara enjoys talking to clients about their exercises, learning about their injuries, and she is eager to gain more experience in her work environment.