OUR TEAM

Shashi Pachal

Amit Patel

Registered Physiotherapist

Amit is an enthusiastic and resourceful physiotherapist who strives to empower patients to take a leading role in their healthcare. In Amit’s practice, he treats a variety of patients having musculoskeletal and neuromuscular conditions. Using the latest in clinical knowledge, he works to provide the highest quality of care for his patients to ease their pain, improve quality of life and get the best possible outcomes. His clinical interests include whiplash management, neck pain, lower back pain, knee and foot pain also treating pre and post operative patients, particularly knee, hip and shoulder.

Amit holds a bachelor’s degree in physical therapy from South Gujarat University, India. Amit is also certified in Mulligan technique, which is one of the most effective techniques to manage any kind of joint pain.

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

Katie Dodington

Registered Physiotherapist

Katie graduated from the University of Toronto in 2011, with a Masters of Science Degree in Physical Therapy.
 
Since, she has worked in private practice in various orthopaedic clinics, mostly in the Durham Region. Early in her career she spent time in Whistler, British Columbia where she got experience working with elite and recreational athletes, including professional skiers, snowboarders and mountain bikers, as well as National and Olympic athletes.
 
Katie practices dry needling, and has additional training in taping, the Mulligan Technique, McKenzie Method and Functional Movement Screening Techniques. She values the importance of continuing education, and continues to pursue these opportunites.
 
Outside of work Katie is involved in recreational sports, loves spending time at the cottage with her family, enjoys snowboarding when she can find time, and is trying to instill a love of healthy movement in her three young children.
Lindsay Bays

Victoria Chia

Resident Physiotherapist

Victoria graduated from Queen’s University with a Master’s of Science degree in Physical Therapy, after achieving a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Kinesiology from Ontario Tech University. She grew up participating in various sports in the Durham Region and continued to pursue soccer, playing varsity all throughout university and continues to play semi-professionally now.

Her love for being active and interest in the resiliency of the human body led her to pursue education in physiotherapy. However, it was not until she got first-hand experience working with individuals from her community and helping them to achieve their goals, that she knew this was the right career path for her.

Victoria’s positive nature, empathy, and passion for helping others enables her to deliver patient centered care and empower patients to take control of their lifelong health and wellness journey. Her treatment approach emphasizes education, manual therapy, and individualized exercise prescription.

Her specific interests involve treating active populations, athletes, as well as geriatric populations.

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.

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.  

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Leah Betts

Director of RLT, Metrics & Patient Success

Leah graduated from Wilfrid Laurier University in April of 2020 with an Honours Bachelor of Kinesiology and minors in Psychology and Biology.

During her degree, she spent time volunteering for multidisciplinary clinics, Grand River Hospital’s Physiatry department and as a soccer coach for Waterloo United. 

Growing up as a competitive soccer player and nursing various injuries, she found her passion for rehabilitation science. Leah has recently graduated with a diploma in Orthotic / Prosthetic Technician at George Brown College.