Our Team

Joseph

Registered Physiotherapist

Joseph is a graduate of the University of Toronto, where he received his bachelor’s degree in physical and health education (kinesiology).

During his studies, he also worked as a student therapist with the varsity rugby and wrestling teams; as a lab assistant at the Canadian Sports Centre Ontario (CSCO); as a coach for the University of Toronto Track Club; and as a personal trainer within his local community. Through his active participation, he developed and refined his knowledge of the human body while developing a keen interest in sports, fitness, and health.

He later graduated from Queen’s University, where he received his Master’s of Science in Physical Therapy. He developed his skills as a physiotherapist in a variety of settings, ranging from acute stroke inpatient rehabilitation to outpatient musculoskeletal therapy; he was eventually one of the few students who were nominated for clinical skills excellence in his class. Since then, he has further developed his practice and currently has certificates for Intro to Bobath and K-Taping.

Outside of the clinic, you’ll often find Joseph playing sports, trying new foods, or just exploring the city on two wheels!

Raju

Registered Physiotherapist

Raj graduated in 2011 and has since developed extensive knowledge in the rehabilitation of Orthopaedic and Sports injuries.

Close collaboration with Orthopaedic Surgeons over a number of years has given Raj broad knowledge of the latest surgical approaches in both upper and lower extremities and their post-operative rehabilitation. He also has extensive experience in the treatment of a wide spectrum of non-surgical Orthopaedic conditions.

Raj has also done Post Graduate Diploma in Work Place Wellness and Health Promotion (WWHP) from Centennial College along with doing his Co-op from Harmony Hall center for seniors, where he developed various Gentle fitness and exercise classes by his combined knowledge of WWHP and physiotherapy.

Raj has a keen interest in treatment of all injuries ranging from acute sports injuries to chronic, movement based and posture related injuries. His scope of practice includes rehabilitation from injury, return to sport, management of pain, functional improvement and overall strength conditioning. Raj is passionate about serving patients and utilizes evidence-based treatments involving manual therapy (hands-on treatment), electrotherapy, exercise therapy, therapeutic taping, and patient education.

Kinjal

Physiotherapist Assistant

Kinjal is an internationally trained Physiotherapist. She graduated in 2008 and soon after began working in hospitals, nursing home and clinics. She has a wide range of experience including working with various conditions like orthopedic, neurology, cardio respiratory and even pediatric. She loves to work and has extensive experience working with all age groups.
She has more than 6 years of experience as a physiotherapist
assistant in Canada. To her, physiotherapy is a challenging career, but helping people is privilege and reward enough.

Kinjal believes in helping patients with all kinds of exercise and treatment. She hopes to provide them inspiration to realize their full potential.

She loves to be a member of Pickering Physiotherapy Institute

Celina

Physiotherapy Assistant

Celina attended Durham College, graduating with honours as an Occupational Therapist & Physiotherapist Assistant.

Volunteering at a local retirement home for over 3 years, Celina’s desire for helping others led her to pursue a career in the healthcare industry.

Celina has clinical experience working in Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Rehabilitation at Ross Memorial hospital, neurological rehabilitation at Neurochangers, as well as working with the pediatric population on their fine motor skills in a Fine Motor therapy clinic.

Celina played basketball and volleyball throughout high school and enjoys being active, working out, as well as travelling.

She brings her knowledge and experience to Pickering Physiotherapy each and every day to help make positive changes in people’s lives.

Rosana

Physiotherapy Assistant

Rosana has been trained as a Physiotherapist, with 15 years of experience in treating Sports Medicine, Musculoskeletal Injuries, Chronic Diseases, Pain Management, and Physical Disabilities Post Illnesses. She had developed treatment plans and adapts exercises programs according to the individual patient needs.

Rosana has worked for over 15 years as part of an Integrated Support Team for the National Selection of Venezuela, a Physiotherapist of Volleyball, Gymnastic and Athletic teams among others; she helped the athletes during Pan-American Games, South American Games and National competitions in Venezuela to achieve their Gold Medals.

Rosana recently completed her training as a Massage Therapist in Toronto, ON at the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy. She has also been recognized by her patients as being proactive, sensitive to their needs, highly skilled and empathetic. Rosana’s training as a Physiotherapist and Massage Therapist allows her to have a broader knowledge of Health Care for patients.

In her spare time Rosana is happily married with 2 beautiful daughters that keep her busy and smiling!

Dr. Kwong, BHSc (Hons), DC, RAc

Chiropractor & Registered Acupuncturist

Dr. Kwong received his Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) degree from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) in Toronto as well as a Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours) from the University of Western Ontario. Dr. Kwong is also a registered Acupuncturist. He specializes in both Medical Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine Acupuncture. Dr. Kwong obtained his acupuncture training from the Acupuncture Council of Ontario. From there he furthered his studies with the International Academy of Medical Acupuncture. This is where he received his fellowship certification through the Shanghai Research Institute of Acupuncture.

Dr. Kwong’s strong interest in acupuncture drove him to work in a chronic pain facility. This establishment specialized in treating patients with chronic conditions. These conditions include low back pain, disc herniation/sciatica, neck pain, shoulder/elbow/knee pain, fibromyalgia and headaches/migraines

Dr. Kwong uses a wide variety of techniques in his practice. His varying skills include chiropractic manipulative therapy, acupuncture, myofascial release technique, rehabilitation, taping, orthotic/compression stocking devices and exercise regimes. Dr. Kwong’s passion for sports and aiding in patients recovery has led him to apply to volunteer for this past summer’s Pan Am Games. After being selected as a Medical Practitioner for the 2015 Pan-Am/Para Pan-Am games in Toronto, he was able to work with Olympic athletes from various different countries. In addition he has also worked with Team Canada Basketball, Toronto FC and AHL. Dr. Kwong is passionate about living a healthy and balanced lifestyle. He enjoys working out, running, swimming and playing tennis in his spare time.

Dr. Albert, BSc ND

Naturopathic Doctor

Dr. Albert, holds a Bachelor of Science Honours Degree from York University with a major in Kinesiology and a Bachelor of Naturopathy Degree from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine. He is also registered with The College of Naturopaths of Ontario.

Throughout his journey, he has gained a special interest in chronic diseases as well as musculoskeletal health. He has treated many cases of Arthritis, Tendonitis, Sprains, Strains, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Lupus, Psoriasis, Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, and a plethora of more conditions.

Come in a check out what naturopathic medicine can do for your health.

Kellie

Registered Massage Therapist

Kellie is passionate about Health and fitness and has always found herself drawn to helping others through Health care.

She graduated From Centennial College in 2011 with an Advanced Diploma in Massage Therapy, and was Valedictorian of her class.
She has been registered with The College of Massage Therapist of Ontario since 2012. From there, she went on to pursue a Diploma in Fitness and Health promotion in 2014, as well as a Diploma in Physiotherapist Assistant in 2016 from Medix College of Healthcare.

Although her main focus is in rehabilitative therapy she has a range of experience which includes: prenatal/infant massage, sports injuries, cancer treatments, neurological disorders, and palliative care. With her combined experience in Massage Therapy, Personal training, and being a physiotherapy assistant she aims to create a positive and healthy environment to allow patients to reach their health goals.

Kellie lives by the motto “Do something now that your future self will thank you for later”

Tiffany

Registered Massage Therapist

Tiffany Stern, RMT has been a practicing Registered Massage Therapist since July 2010, after graduating from the 3 year massage therapy program at Centennial College.

Her aspiration to become a massage therapist became more significant after being involved in a major slip and fall accident. She realized that the traditional health care system did not offer the optimal holistic approach to healing that she wanted.

Tiffany has experience working at various multidisciplinary clinics, including running her own business ‘Affinity Wellness Centre’ for 5 years. There she treated clients of all ages with various conditions, including strains and sprains, whiplash, chronic pain, carpal tunnel syndrome and sciatica. She has also worked in a spa environment providing relaxation focused general Swedish massage, hot stone and scalp massage.

Tiffany’s personal experience with injury and rehabilitation and the desire to provide excellent care and treatment to her clients are what sets her apart from the rest.

“I strive to provide my patients with an educated, researched and yet wholly individual intuitive approach to their massage therapy treatments.”

Matthew

Registered Massage Therapist

Matthew Boldrini, RMT graduated from BryanCollege and has been a registered massage therapist since February of 2012.

While in school, Matthew took part in numerous community outreach massage programs. Some of these included, volunteering at North York General Hospital assisting a Massage Therapy Doula in the Labour and Delivery ward, Rosalie Hall Center for Unwed Mothers, aiding young mothers to bond with their newborns through infant massage, and at a Muay Thai Kick Boxing gym, guiding athletes in speeding up their recovery process.

Matthew is known for his strong hands and soothing touch. His vast knowledge of the human body, his innate gift to engage healing and his adept ability to combine multiple facets of massage to design an experience that derives the best aspects of a therapeutic massage style allows him to alleviate pain and inflammation and offer a rejuvenating massage style to promote relaxation and well being.

During Matthew’s professional career, he has balanced his time between clinical massage settings and 5-star spa settings. Massaging in downtown Toronto, as well as internationally on cruise ships, he has attained a variety of massage therapy techniques that he employs for every massage to create a uniquely personal treatment.

Matthew’s time at spas has led to an introduction of international styles of relaxation and well being from Body Wraps, Salt glows, Hot Stone massage, Bamboo massage, Thai Poultice massage, and he is a level 3 Reiki Channel.

Matthew has a strong dedication to helping others and has a great sense of fulfillment in being a part of your journey to optimal health and wellness.

Samantha

Clinic Coordinator

Samantha currently holds a Social Service Worker diploma and has spent the last 10+ years helping people overcome life challenges and obstacles. After volunteering at local Long Term Care facilities & Youth Advocate programs, Samantha realized her passion was to help others feel great on the inside and the outside! She has worked for over 10 years in the Customer Service Industry and continues strive to be the best she can be!

Samantha brings 4 years of experience into the Medical field and is always looking to further her knowledge in the Health and Wellness industry. She brings an up beat, positive and ambitious attitude to the team and looks forward to new and exciting adventures. In her spare time she enjoys snowboarding, working out, spending time with family and friends and knocking things off her bucket list!

Emily

Clinic Coordinator

Emily has a Bachelor’s degree from Queen’s University in Technical Theatre and Communications.

After working in the vibrant arts community in Alberta for 4 years as a Properties Master she moved back to the GTA and fell in love with Health and Fitness.

She started a whole new career path with Orangetheory Fitness and discovered her passion for helping people look and feel their best. Whether she is pushing her creativity and building outrageous sets or going for a new personal record in the gym she is always eager to better herself and help those around her.

She brings 7 years of Management experience and 10 years in the Customer Service industry experience. In her downtime you can find her on a nature walk in the woods, sniffing out the best eats in the GTA or curled up with her dog!