LET US HELP YOU GET BACK TO YOUR NORMAL LIFE!
COMBINING CLINICAL EXPERIENCE WITH EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE
INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNIZED QUALIFICATIONS IN HANDS-ON THERAPY
Physiotherapists at Avenue Physiotherapy are Fellows and students of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy (FCAMPT) – a prestigious achievement that only a select number of Physiotherapists across the country have achieved. FCAMPT Physiotherapists have completed extensive post-graduate education in the area of orthopaedics and have achieved internationally recognized qualifications in hands-on manual and manipulative therapy. Physiotherapists with the FCAMPT designation are committed to providing the highest level of quality, patient-centered care combining clinical experience with evidence-based practice. What does this mean to you? Improved outcomes and a faster return to your normal life!
PT, BHScPT, FCAMPT, CAFCI, CGIMS
Matthew graduated from McMaster University in 1999 with a Bachelor of Health Sciences in Physiotherapy. Following graduation he has taken over 50 post graduate courses. This has resulted in certification by the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada in 2001. He received his Diploma of Advanced Manual and Manipulative Therapy in 2003 and is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy. In 2012 Matthew became a certified practitioner of Gunn intramuscular stimulation (IMS). He has also trained in vestibular rehabilitation, running injury treatment and fascial work.
Matthew has served as a preceptor for McMaster University physiotherapy residents every year since his graduation, overseeing dozens of students. In addition, he has served as a clinical tutor numerous times at the university. Matthew is also a mentor with the Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association mentoring Physiotherapists seeking to achieve the FCAMPT designation. He has a strong working relationship with local physicians and surgeons in Brantford and the surrounding area. Matthew works in close collaboration with Dr. Laurie McLaughlin to help manage clients that have low back pain but are not surgical candidates.
Matthew’s clinical interests include chronic low back pain, shoulder pain, and sports injuries. Outside of work, Matthew enjoys friendly and provincial competition as a member of Crossfit COL as well as trail running. He lives locally with his wife Vicki and their two children; Madelaine, a competitive dancer and Max, a competitive basketball player.
PT, MScPT, FCAMPT, CIDN
Adam graduated from McMaster University in 2006 with a Masters of Science in Physiotherapy. He received his Diploma of Advanced Manual and Manipulative Therapy in 2011 and is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy. Adam completed his acupuncture certifications with the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada in 2007. He also holds additional certifications in vestibular rehabilitation, running injury treatment and prevention, and shoulder specific rehabilitation.
Adam is a Professional Associate with the McMaster University School of Rehabilitation Science and acts as a frequent preceptor to McMaster’s physiotherapy students. He is also a mentor with the Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association mentoring Physiotherapists seeking to achieve the FCAMPT designation. He has a strong working relationship with local physicians and surgeons in Brantford and the surrounding area.
Outside of work, Adam enjoys trail running, orienteering, skiing, hiking, and spending time with his wife, Kirsten, and his son and daughter, Declan and Kali.
PT, MscPT, BHSc, FCAMPT
Sarah obtained her Bachelor of Health Sciences degree at the University of Western Ontario in 2008. She then completed her Masters of Physiotherapy at Queen’s University in 2011. She achieved the Diploma of Advanced Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy from the Canadian Physiotherapy Association in 2018 and is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Therapy. In addition, Sarah has taken several other courses, including Level 1 of the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute, Functional Dry Needling, and Soft Tissue Release Therapy. She also holds certifications in shoulder, hip, and golf injury specific rehabilitation
Outside of work, Sarah enjoys staying active and spending time outdoors.
PT, MScPT, MSc, BScKin, FCAMPT, CIDN
Adrienne graduated from the University of Toronto with a Masters of Science in Physical Therapy in 2007. She previously completed a graduate degree from the University of British Columbia and her undergraduate degree in Kinesiology from the University of Waterloo.
She achieved the Diploma of Advanced Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy from the Canadian Physiotherapy Association in 2014, and is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Therapy. She completed her Acupuncture certification through the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute in 2008, and more recently became certified in Integrated Dry Needling.
For the past 10 years, Adrienne has been practicing physiotherapy in the Hamilton area, and is a member of the Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association.
Adrienne’s clinical focus is treatment and rehabilitation of sports injuries and dysfunctions of the spine and extremities. She has a special interest in running and hockey injuries, and she has worked as a trainer with local junior hockey teams.
Outside of work, Adrienne enjoys trail and marathon running, sailing, canoeing and curling.
PT Resident, MScPT, HBScKin
Liana is a graduate of McMaster University with a Master’s of Science in Physiotherapy and Honours Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology.
Liana’s passion for physiotherapy emerged at a young age where she competed at a high level of hockey and soccer. After undergoing knee surgery and experiencing first-hand the power of physiotherapy, she discovered the importance of helping others restore movement and function.
Her experience includes working in orthopedics, neurological and post-surgical rehabilitation settings. She is passionate about forming positive patient-therapist relationships, incorporating exercises into treatment, and promoting health and wellness.
In the future, she is looking forward to completing courses to enhance her knowledge in injury prevention and rehabilitation.
Outside of work, Liana enjoys playing team sports, staying active, and spending time with friends and family.
PT, BHScPT, Pelvic Health Physiotherapist
Marion completed a 4 year BSc Honours in Kinesiology at the University of Waterloo. After working as a Kinesiologist for one year, she returned to school and graduated in 1997 from McMaster University with a BHSc in Physiotherapy. Marion has worked as a Physiotherapist in Brantford and surrounding area in a variety of settings.
Marion’s clinical work has included general orthopaedics, incontinence, cardiac rehab, and sports medicine. She has also worked on the hospital’s post-surgical and ICU floors doing chest physiotherapy and rehab. Marion has experience in retirement homes, long term care facilities and home care. She also co-owned a local physiotherapy clinic.
Currently, Marion is a part-time independent contractor and private Home Physiotherapist. Her areas of interest and certification include incontinence and pelvic pain issues (male and female), myofascial release techniques, ADP walker assessments, and lymphatic drainage / wrapping. Marion is pleased to be able to provide pelvic-floor rehab services within Avenue Physiotherapy.
Marion’s Physiotherapy career so far has been extremely flexible, allowing her and her husband to raise 4 growing children! Marion enjoys the opportunity to assist clients in achieving their therapeutic and personal goals. It is truly a rewarding profession.
Stemming from her interest in both science and sport, Angela graduated from the University of Guelph in 2011 with an Honours Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Kinetics. Finding fascination in understanding the function and biomechanics of the human body she continued her education at the University of Western Ontario obtaining a degree in Pedorthics in 2012.
Sport has played a significant role in Angela’s life; having competed globally as a professional triathlete, competing as part of the University of Guelph varsity swim team as well as finding passion in distance running. Angela still continues to compete competitively as a triathlete and enjoy her love for endurance sport.
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