Dodie McLenahan, BHScPTRegistered Physiotherapist
Dodie graduated from The University of Western Ontario with an undergraduate degree in Kinesiology and from McMaster University's Physiotherapy Program. Dodie has advanced manual therapy and acupuncture knowledge from all the courses she has taken though the Canadian Orthopedic Division of the CPA and AFCI. She has completed her intermediate manual practical exam and her final Level V course within the Orthopedic Division. Dodie will be completing her final orthopedic exams next year.
Maryann Fabrizio, BHScPTRegistered Physiotherapist
Maryann graduated from McMaster University in 2000 and has been treating in the private practice setting ever since. Her treatment philosophy involves using manual therapy techniques in combination with injury specific exercises to restore client function. She has training in acupuncture through AFCI and has successfully completed her Intermediate Manual and Manipulative Exams through the Orthopedic Division of the CPA. Maryann has completed the final Level V course. Her goal is to guide clients to optimal health while promoting injury prevention and fostering client independence.
Brian Empey, BPE, DipSIM, BHScPT, MCISc(MT), FCAMPT, CICRegistered Physiotherapist
Brian is a graduate of Sheridan College's Sports Injury Management Program in 1996, McMaster University's Physiotherapy Program in 2000 and the University of Western Ontario's Masters of Clinical Science in Manipulative Physiotherapy MCIScMT in 2013. Brian is a Registered Physiotherapist and specializing in advanced Manual Therapy, Sports Medicine and Acupuncture. Brian has completed his Diploma of Advanced Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy (FCAMPT) and is an Adjunct Clinical Professor with McMaster University and a mentor within the Orthopedic Division.
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Michael Yorfido, H.B.Sc. Kinesiology, M.Sc. PhysiotherapyRegistered Physiotherapist
Michael graduated from McMaster University with an Honours Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and a Masters of Science in Physiotherapy. Michael has taken introductory courses in soft tissue release, manual therapy and acupuncture through the Orthopedic Division and APTEI. Michael has experience as a personal trainer for wide variety of clients and was a strength and conditioning coach for Varsity athletes. He has also gained experience working with individuals with special needs, spinal cord injuries, cardiopulmonary disorders and individuals recovering from breast cancer. Michael's treatment philosophy involves providing evidence-based and client centred care, which includes combining patient-specific manual and exercise therapy to optimize each patient's function and recovery.
Brandon Ward, MScPTRegistered Physiotherapist
Brandon graduated from McMaster University with his Masters of Science in Physiotherapy and his undergraduate degree in Kinesiology. He has completed his Level III courses in advanced manual therapy through the Canadian Orthopedic Division of the CPA. Brandon is committed to providing evidence-based, research based, client centered care with an emphasis on manual and exercise based therapy. He has begun his training with the AFCI in acupuncture. When he is not working, Brandon enjoys playing hockey, golf and mountain biking. Brandon won the 2017 Gold award as top physiotherapist with the Oakville Beaver.
Della ZenkerRegistered Physiotherapist
Della graduated from Western Ontario University's Physiotherapy Program in 1994. She has advanced manual therapy through the Canadian Orthopedic Division of the CPA. She has also completed her Certificate of Intermediate Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy. Della has completed her Level IV course and will be continuing with level V and her final FCAMPT exams next year.
Randy Foster, BPE, DipSIM, CAT(C)Certified Athletic Therapist
Randy graduated from Sheridan College's Sports Injury Management program in 1994. He holds the title of Certified Athletic Therapist from the Canadian Athletic Therapists Association (CATA). Randy worked with Gymnastics Canada for 8 years and was part of the medical team that won the Grey Cup with the Toronto Argonauts in 2004. 2003 Core Medical Team for the Pan Am Games, Dominican Republic 2004 Core Medical Team for the Summer Olympics, Athens, Greece. Randy won the 2017 Gold award as top therapist with the Oakville Beaver.
Julia Colwell, MScPTRegistered Physiotherapist
Julia graduated with her Honours Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from the University of Waterloo followed by a Masters of Science in Physiotherapy from McMaster University. She values patient-centred care and helping people reach their goals through a blend of manual therapy and exercise-based approaches. Using the most recent evidence, her goal is to help you understand your injury and gain the tools in order to get back to what you enjoy most! When not at the clinic, you’ll find Julia hiking, running, or being active with friends.