Our Team

Therapists

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    David Ham HBSc.,  MScPT,  Dip. MDT

    Registered Physiotherapist

    Accredited McKenzie Method Provider

    Clinical Director

    Monday 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
    Tuesday 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
    Wednesday 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
    Thursday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    David has been practicing as an orthopedic physiotherapist since 2011 after graduating from the University of Toronto with degrees in Physiotherapy and Human Physiology. He is interested in unravelling the causes for his patients’ aches and pains through careful examination and evidence-based diagnostic reasoning. He has treated patients of all ages and types - from weekend warriors to elite athletes, and tailors his approach according to each person’s needs.

    He has engaged in continuing education to sharpen his skills since graduating. He became Credentialed in the McKenzie Method (MDT) in 2015. In 2018, he received the International Diploma in MDT, the highest level of training offered by the McKenzie Institute that involved 3 months of rigorous scientific study and a 2 month clinical placement supervised by expert instructors in a UK hospital. There are fewer than 20 physiotherapists in Canada who currently hold this designation. He regularly assists in courses offered by the McKenzie Institute, helping other clinicians improve their skill set.

    David believes strongly in providing his patients with efficient and individualized care, supported by up-to-date scientific literature. One of his main philosophies is to promote effective self-management skills, so recovery is as swift as possible and patients have the tools to prevent future episodes. When not in the clinic, he enjoys hiking with his dog, running, and hockey.

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    Connor Williams BHK, MSc.PT

    Registered Physiotherapist

    Monday 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
    Wednesday 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
    Friday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    Connor graduated from the University of Ottawa with an Honours Bachelor of Human Kinetics before attending Western University for his Master of Physical Therapy degree. Since graduating, he has continued to advance his skillset by pursuing additional professional development courses in soft-tissue release, manual therapy and post-concussion management. He has also successfully completed his Advanced Diploma in Manual and Manipulative Therapy: Level 2. Connor has experience working as team Physiotherapist for a Junior hockey club where he provided on and off-ice care for sport-related injuries.

    Connor enjoys working with clients of all ages with a variety of musculoskeletal conditions. He believes in the importance of evidence-informed practice and delivering patient-centered care. His treatment approach involves a combination of therapeutic exercise, manual therapy as well as patient education. In his spare time, Connor likes to stay active playing golf, kayaking and working out.

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    Michael Penny BHSc, MScPT, Cred. MDT

    Registered Physiotherapist

    Monday 1:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Thursday 1:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Michael attended the University of Ontario Institute of Technology where he completed a Bachelor of Health Science in Kinesiology (with distinction). During his undergraduate degree he worked closely with varsity level athletes and was awarded the “Student Trainer of the Year” award. Inspired by his experience as a student trainer, Michael went on to attend Queen’s University where he obtained a Master of Science in Physiotherapy degree. Michael takes an evidence-based approach to assessing and treating his patients and diligently keeps up with the latest scientific literature to provide high quality care. In accordance with his patients’ needs and goals, he strongly believes in including education, therapeutic exercise, and self-management strategies as components of his treatment plan. Michael continuously educates himself on emerging ideas in the field of Orthopaedic Physiotherapy and has special interests in pain science and lower extremity tendinopathies. Being credentialed in the McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (MDT), Michael has advanced training in the assessment and management of musculoskeletal pain and has taken a multitude of continuing education courses to diversify his current skill set. Outside of the clinic, he enjoys going to the gym, engaging in recreational sport, and playing the guitar

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    Sarah Alger Hon. B.A. Kin., Dip, Pedorthics, C.Ped. (C)

    Certified Pedorthist

    Wednesday By Appointment

    Sarah holds a bachelors degree in Kinesiology and subsequently pursued the diploma program in Pedorthic studies at the University of Western Ontario. She completed her Pedorthic studies in 2008 and became a board Certified Pedorthist with the Pedorthic Association of Canada.

    As a Pedorthist, Sarah is trained in the manufacturing, fitting and modification of custom foot devices such as Orthotics. She has worked in several multi-disciplinary clinics and has more than a decade of experience treating a variety of foot conditions.

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    Dr. Kevin Jorgensen BSc(Hons.), D.C.

    Doctor of Chiropractic

    Tuesday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    Thursday 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
    Every Other Friday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    Dr. Kevin Jorgensen is a lifelong multi-sport athlete who competed at a high level in baseball, hockey and lacrosse. Being an athlete, he held a strong interest in health and sports which led him to his studies at the University of Waterloo graduating with honours and obtaining a Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology. After his undergraduate studies, and motivated by his passion of managing sports injuries and injury prevention, he completed an intensive four year program at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College where he obtained his Doctor of Chiropractic degree.

    Dr.Jorgensen has experience treating many neuro-musculoskeletal injuries such as concussions and overuse injuries. He actively listens to his patients and uses several different treatment techniques such as soft tissue release, manual adjustments, acupuncture, and taping to help achieve their therapy goals. Dr.Jorgensen believes that education and exercises are the keys to achieving successful patient care.

    He holds a special interest in sports therapy and facilitating proper development of young athletes. Being the Assistant Coach and the head of the sideline Medical Staff for the Bantam Ajax-Pickering Raiders Hockey team, he applies a modern approach to their conditioning, and treatment specific to the individual. His goal is to help his athletes perform at their optimal ability.

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    Kristen Smith

    Registered Massage Therapist

    Monday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Tuesday 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
    6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Wednesday 9:30 AM - 2:00 PM
    Thursday 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM

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    Jewell Bastien

    Registered Massage Therapist

    Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Friday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    Jewell is an experienced therapist with a passionate career in the fitness industry. She has worked in different fields of health and fitness with a keen interest in assisting people achieve their health goals. To expand her ability to promote health and fitness, Jewell became a Registered Massage Therapist in 2013 and has since taken on several post-graduate courses to complement her skillset.

    Jewell specializes in rehabilitative therapy, utilizing effective manual techniques to promote recovery, improve muscular function and reduce pain. Helping people of all ages with different conditions return to their normal lives and activities is what inspires her every day.

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    Kevin Choi BPHE(Hons.), MSc.PT, DPT

    Registered Physiotherapist

    Tuesday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    Friday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    Kevin completed his Bachelors and Masters degree from the University of Toronto (UofT) which offered the opportunity to learn and study from world-renowned leaders in the Physical Health and Physiotherapy field. Kevin continues to be involved in the academic circle through his involvement with workshops in the Faculty of Physical Therapy at UofT.

    He has had clinical experience practicing in major healthcare centres such as Sunnybrook, St. Michael's Hospital and Toronto Grace. These centres focus heavily on patient-centered care - a value that can easily be seen in Kevin's practice.

    Kevin has experience treating a wide variety of conditions and is always honest, friendly and works as a team with his patients.

Staff

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    Colette Clarke

    Manager

    Colette has more than a decade of experience in clinic operations and helping patients navigate the healthcare system and their own extended health plans. She plays an integral role in taking care of the administrative side of therapy so patients can focus on their treatment.

    Colette strongly believes in delivering genuine patient care and creating a comfortable and enjoyable atmosphere for patients to receive therapy. She values each patient and often goes the extra mile to ensure a smooth and enjoyable visit.

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    Jenny Brown

    Kinesiologist, Clinic Director

    Jenny graduated from UOIT with an Honours Bachelor of Health Science and has worked continuously in the health and fitness industry since 2007.

    Jenny strongly believes in active therapy and creating a positive, inviting and comfortable atmosphere for patients to improve their health and well-being. Her philosophy in patient care has resulted in the creation of a clinic that prioritizes patient needs above all else.

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    Lizzie Richter

    Administrator

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    Laura Walker

    Administrator

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    LeeAnne Thomas

    Administrator