OUR TEAM

Shashi Pachal

Shashi Panchal

Registered Physiotherapist

Shashi Panchal is a highly educated, skilled, and compassionate professional from Ontario, Canada who received his Physiotherapy degree at Manchester Metropolitan University in the United Kingdom. Shashi takes pride in looking after his mind, body and health, and shares that passion in helping his patients live their most optimal life. Although he enjoys all forms of fitness and sport he specialized in playing over 15 years of baseball and volleyball which culminated in him being scouted to play for a professional baseball team.

Shashi’s background includes helping clients to overcome disorders, challenges, and injuries to achieve their physical health goals. From assessing patient conditions and developing treatment plans to recommending appropriate exercises and assisting patients with pain management, Shashi has consistently resulted in helping patients quickly recover from physical ailments to the greatest extent possible. He also possesses the ability to quickly connect with patients and establish trusting relationships with his strong communication talents. Primarily, he supports patients in restoring original function and lessening disabilities associated with orthopaedic, neurologic, trauma, medical, surgical, and sport-related injuries from various diagnostic groups. He also possesses experience and a special skillset in working with professional and top high-level athletes from various sports to prevent injury and improve performance.

Shashi has a proven commitment to excellence in physical rehabilitation and recovery which is coupled with his dedication to providing insightful guidance and support to optimize his patients’ overall health.

Manish Jagwani

Manish Jagwani

Registered Physiotherapist

Manish is an experienced Physiotherapist who believes in a team-based approach that includes the patient as a pivotal part in delivering a highly effective treatment plan. Mani has a passion for helping people, while empowering them to contribute to their own lifelong healing. He takes the time to find the root cause of the issues and then together with the patient, creates a plan to address the immediate concern as well as deliver the latest functional exercises that prevent future occurrences.

Mani preaches the importance of dynamically treating the body with the latest techniques and not just using one thing to cure all. He will tackle injuries and dysfunctions with hands-on manual therapy, cupping, joint mobilizations, laser, ultrasound, followed by a customized home exercise plan and continual education.

Manish is always interested in learning new ways to help patients achieve their next level of health. Manish has taken advanced courses in Mckenzie method, Mulligan mobilization with movement, Functional dry needling ( kinetacore), concussion rehab, vestibular rehab, human movement specialist, instrument assisted soft tissue release, neurokinetic therapy, and taping courses. Manish enjoys treatment all aspects of the population including active and athletic populations and geriatric populations.

Lindsay Bays

Lindsay Bays

Registered Physiotherapist

Lindsay grew up in the Durham Region in a very active family and was involved in many sports from a young age. Her strong athletic background, combined with a keen interest in the human body and how it moves, led her to pursue a Bachelor’s of Science in Kinesiology at McMaster University.  She became especially interested in physiotherapy after witnessing a relative undergo intensive rehab for a spinal cord injury. She realized the significant impact a physiotherapist could have on an individual’s physical function and overall wellbeing, and she aspired to help others in the same way. She went on to complete her Master’s degree of Science in Physiotherapy at the University of Toronto, graduating in 2012.

Since then, Lindsay has worked in various orthopaedic clinics around the Durham Region and has gained extensive experience treating acute and chronic musculoskeletal conditions. She has a particular passion for treating the athletic and paediatric populations. Her approach to treatment is very hands on, with a focus on restoring function and re-training proper body mechanics. She uses a wide range of techniques, including soft tissue release and joint mobilizations, personalized exercise prescription, acupuncture, and patient education. She is very passionate about helping her clients achieve their health and wellness goals.

Lindsay also values the importance of continuing education and has taken several post-graduate courses to enhance her skillset. She has advanced training in manual therapy, acupuncture, and various taping techniques. 

Outside of the clinic, Lindsay enjoys staying active through running, working out at the gym, and playing tennis and soccer. She also enjoys being outdoors and spending time with her husband and two young daughters.

Lindsay Bays

Jeannine Fontyn

Registered Physiotherapist

Jeannine grew up in a large, active family where sports were a regular part of all ten members’ lives. For years she witnessed family members experiencing a large variety of sports injuries, including rare conditions. This sparked her interest, so she decided to pursue her undergraduate in Athletic Therapy at Sheridan College, where she received a Bachelor of Applied Science.

She has worked with a variety of sports teams, treating many different injuries along the way. She has experience working in acute, life-threatening situations, as well as treating more chronic conditions. She has extensive knowledge and ability for utilizing taping techniques and exercise prescription for return to play.

Wanting to further her knowledge and expertise in the musculoskeletal system and to learn more about the neurological and cardiorespiratory systems, Jeannine went on to complete her Master’s degree in Physical Therapy at Queen’s University. Through her schooling, she found a new interest in brain injury rehab and has had experience working with this population. She has seen the ways in which injury can have, not only a physical, but also a psychological impact on health, and can greatly affect an individual’s return to sport, work, or any other aspect of life.

Jeannine’s approach to treatment is a combination of manual therapy and exercise. Movement is extremely important, and she believes it has a tremendous positive impact on both physical and mental health!

Dr, Micaela Gregory

Dr. Micaela Gregory

Naturopath

Dr. Micaela Gregory studied Naturopathic Medicine at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine. She is passionate about preventative medicine and treating each patient holistically, taking into account their unique circumstances, challenges, and goals to help them thrive. She believes health should be about balance and not sacrifice and focuses on individualized treatment to find the balance that keeps you both happy and healthy. Dr. Micaela believes that we are meant to live fulfilling and purposeful lives and your health should not be a barrier to that. Her mission is to empower you to better understand your health and what your body needs to feel it’s best. Because when we feel better, we live better.

Jenn Arkinson

Jenn Arkison

Registered Massage Therapist

Jenn is a Registered Massage Therapist who graduated from the Centennial College Massage Therapy program in 2015. She knew she wanted to pursue a career in health care after being injured herself playing hockey and lacrosse growing up. Jenn has worked with a wide variety of patients including pre/post natal, seniors, infants, children, athletes and para sport athletes. She is also a certified paediatric massage therapist and a certified infant massage teacher.
Jenn enjoys volunteering her time and was involved with the 2015 PanAm/Parapan Am games, 2017 North American Indigenous Games, 2018 Masters Indigenous games and the 2019 Durham Parasport games.
In treatment Jenn uses a variety of techniques to achieve the best results for the patient. The techniques include Swedish massage techniques, pre/post sports massage, rhythmic and joint mobilizations, deep tissue techniques, trigger point therapy, PNF and passive stretching, myofascial release techniques and lymphatic drainage. She is always looking to learn new things and new approaches to help her patients get back to anything they are trying to achieve.
When Jenn isn’t working you will find her watching Disney movies or cheering on her favorite sports teams.

Bram Van Bommel

Bram van Bommel

Registered Massage Therapist

Bram is a Registered Massage Therapist who graduated from Centennial College’s 3 year Advanced Diploma Massage Therapy program. Bram is in good standing with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO) and is also a member of the Registered Massage Therapist Association of Ontario (RMTAO).

Bram’s focus in Massage Therapy is to help people achieve their goals through treatment that is collaborative, educational, and effective. His own experiences with sports-related injuries have led him to continually seek out techniques and strategies that can help others mitigate injury and better recover from their sport-related injuries. He uses his assessment skills to help athletes, of any level, proactively recognize their personal areas of strength & weakness in order to pursue training programs that mitigate typical sport-related injuries in the future. This ensures that athletes are able to perform at optimal levels for the greatest length of time. Having played sports for a number of years at very competitive levels, Bram understands the benefits of Massage Therapy and is able to bring them to people who need rehabilitation and maintenance in order to achieve their own personal best at an amateur or professional level.

Bram joined the medical team for the Toronto Argonauts in 2015 and was part of the medical team during the 2015 Pan Am & Parapan Am Games. In addition, he was proud to be apart of the medical team for the Invictus games in 2017.
Bram also has experience working with a variety of patients who have experienced motor vehicle accidents, work place injuries, overuse injuries, and general tension & stress.

In treatment, Bram uses a variety of techniques to achieve the best results for the ultimate goal of the patient. The techniques include Swedish massage, pre/post sports massage, K-Tape, rhythmic and joint mobilizations, deep tissue, trigger point release, PNF and passive stretching, myofascial release, and lymphatic drainage. Bram is trained in Functional Range Release (FR Spine) and Functional Range Conditioning (FRC). Bram continues to advance his education by taking regular courses to improve upon the strong foundation he has created for himself.

Shannon Simon

Shannon Simon

Registered Massage Therapist

Shannon graduated from Sir Sandford Fleming College in 2004, and has been working as a Massage Therapist in a multidisciplinary setting for 16 years. Over the years she has treated many clients who have had joint replacements, been involved in motor vehicle accidents as well as work related injuries.  She has additional training in pregnancy massage, myofascial release and has taken several courses in orthopaedic injuries and whiplash related injuries.  Shannon is comfortable working with infants and babies and has experience treating both. When treating clients, Shannon uses numerous Swedish Massage techniques and is able to offer deep tissue work in combination with relaxation techniques. Her belief is that it’s important to activate the clients parasympathetic nervous system to promote overall relaxation and well being.  

Stefanie Hurd

Stefanie Hurd

Registered Massage Therapist

Stefanie is a Registered Massage Therapist who graduated from the Centennial College Massage Therapy program in 2013. Stefanie has been practicing for over 8 years, and her treatments are customized to target the needs of each individual whether it be therapeutic, deep tissue or relaxation. She has a background in helping clients with many different chronic pain conditions and is happy to offer her insights to enable you to feel your best.