Brad graduated from the University of Western Ontario in 2006 with an Honors Bachelor of Arts degree and from Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) in 2011 with his Doctor of Chiropractic Degree. Since his studies, Brad has been certified in Contemporary Acupuncture, Active Release Techniques, Graston Techniques, and is currently certified to provide concussion assessment and treatment through Complete Concussion Management. Brad has had the opportunity to work with numerous professional and olympic athletes, providing treatment for the National Artistic Gymnastics program, the Women's national squash program as well as the national sailing, track and field, synchro swimming programs. Brad has also worked with various athletes from the University of Toronto track and field team. Brad's treatment philosophy revolves around restoration of biomechanics through soft tissue and joint manipulation, acupuncture and therapeutic exercise. Brad uses an evidence-based approach to manual therapy, with emphasis on correcting movement abnormalities to promote proper function. Recently Brad has gained a special interest in concussion and post-concussion syndrome, with advanced training from Complete Concussion Management. Brad is an active member of the Collingwood community, with involvement in cycling, running, hiking, hockey and tennis. He looks forward to bringing his skills and experience to the Peak to Shore team.
Jennifer graduated with her Bachelor of Kinesiology with honours from McMaster University in 2000 and then graduated from Queens University in 2003 with a Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy. Since graduation, Jennifer pursued many other academic postgraduate courses working towards achieving her Certificate of Intermediate Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy in 2007, and then earned her Diploma of Advanced Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy in 2009 through the orthopedic division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. Jennifer has taken acupuncture courses through the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute and APTEI, along with many other orthopedic, taping, running analysis, and soft-tissue management courses. She comes with 12 years of clinical experience treating a multitude of various conditions. She has primarily worked in a clinical setting, but does have experience working in a long-term care facility and retirement homes. She has provided physiotherapy coverage at the varsity level, along with providing mentorship for physiotherapy students/residents. Jennifer has a strong emphasis placed on manual therapy and exercise prescription along with motor/gait retraining while providing individualized treatment programs. Jennifer has a strong interest in cycling, running, and being active along with her young family.
Hon.BHSc, MScPT, MClSc, FCAMPT Registered Physiotherapist Fellow, Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapists NCCP Triathlon Coach Glenn graduated from the University of Western Ontario with an Honors Bachelor of Health Science degree in 2004 and from McMaster University with a Master of Science in Physiotherapy in 2006. Since graduating from McMaster, he has been busy completing post-graduate courses within the orthopaedic division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. In 2009, Glenn received his Master of Clinical Science from the University of Western Ontario. He has completed advanced course work through Sport Physiotherapy Canada (Elite Athlete Training, Exercise Physiology for Sport and the Clinician, Pre- and Post-Event Sport Massage Therapy, Advanced Sports/ Athletic Taping, and First Responder Certification). Glenn also has training in acupuncture through the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute. Additionally, he has taken post-graduate training on bike fitting for road cyclists, triathletes and mountain bikers. Glenn also has advanced training in the area of vestibular rehabilitation and the treatment of vertigo. - See more at: http://www.peaktoshorephysiotherapy.com/Our-Staff/a~5719/article.html#sthash.Bs5ctjPc.dpuf
Lacey McVicar PT BHSc (Hons.), MScPT, CAFCI Registered Physiotherapist Lacey has been a physiotherapist since 2008, working primarily in private orthopaedic settings. She holds a Master of Science in Physiotherapy from the University of Toronto and a Bachelor of Health Sciences with Honours from the University of Western Ontario. She has completed post-graduate advanced training in Manual Therapy (Level 4, Orthopaedic Division, Canadian Physiotherapy Association); Acupuncture (Acupuncture Canada); APTEI (Advanced Physical Therapy Education Institute) and fascial mobilization. Lacey has a passion for helping people, while empowering them to contribute to their own healing. She takes the time to find the root of a person’s problem, and then together with them, creates a plan to address the immediate concern as well as enhance daily living after rehabilitation and prevent recurrences. Her clinical practise involves a combination of manual therapy, muscle/motor control retraining and specific exercise prescription. She is always eager to learn more, share more, and provide high quality service to clients, using evidence-based research and techniques. Lacey was a competitive swimmer for ten years, and when not at the clinic she continues to enjoy swimming, as well as hiking and spending time with her family. She is passionate about health and wellness and is committed to an active and whole foods lifestyle. She is excited to be joining the Peak to Shore team!
Mark graduated with an Honours Bachelor of Kinesiology from McMaster University in 2001 and from Husson College in Bangor Maine with a Masters of Physical Therapy in 2005. He then received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2008, from Husson College. Mark has completed Acupuncture training through Acupuncture Canada, and is currently a Registered Acupuncturist. Mark is currently a Part-Time professor at Georgian College, teaching in the Physiotherapist and Occupational Therapist Assistant program. Mark practiced for 2 ½ years at Day Kimball Hospital in Connecticut, prior to returning to the Collingwood Area, where he has practiced since 2008. He has experience working with many types of patients, including patients who have suffered Concussions, Post-Surgical Conditions and any number of Musculoskeletal injuries. He has extensive experience with bracing including bracing for Osteoarthritic conditions in the knee. Mark grew up ski racing in the Collingwood Area and had the opportunity to race for the Southern Ontario Ski Team. He continues to ski, play soccer, ultimate Frisbee, kayak, hike and snowshoe with his wife Andrea and dog Pepper.
Connie is a registered Physiotherapist with over 20 years of clinical experience having graduated with a degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Western Ontario. She has taken extensive post graduate courses through the Orthopaedic division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association and Acupuncture Foundation; and also holds a Sport Diploma with the Sport Physiotherapy Division of the CPA, allowing her to travel extensively as the team physiotherapist for the teams of Athletics Canada for the past 15 years. Closer to home she has been an active nordic ski coach for the past 10 years with the Highlands Trailblazers ski club. She is passionate about treating sports injuries in all populations from the weekend warrior to the elite and particularly enjoys keeping the active retired generation going and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Connie enjoys coaching young athletes to improve their running stamina and technique, as well as leading spring and fall running groups for adolescent youth. She enjoys anything to do with the outdoors including hiking, cycling, skiing, running, canoeing and kayaking.
Andrew has relocated to the area from Vancouver, where he has practiced for the last 9 years. He has over 12 years of experience, completing his physiotherapy training at Queen's University in 2005. Andrew has numerous post graduate courses, has pursued training in manual therapy, is certified through the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada and is a certified Gunn IMS practitioner. Andrew is one of only a few therapists in the area practicing Gunn Intramuscular Stimulation (GunnIMS), and is in the process of becoming an instructor, which is taught through the University of British Columbia Division of Sports Medicine. It is an amazing tool for chronic and recurring injuries and injuries that have not responded to traditional treatments. Andrew enjoys treating a variety of conditions and patients from all backgrounds. After a thorough examination and explanation Andrew will determine the most appropriate treatment to get you back to doing whatever it is you love to do. He has experience working with patients from every walk of life and activity level. Andrew has spent time working with the Peterborough Lakers Major Series Lacrosse team as a team therapist and with the Queen's Mens Rugby team. Andrew is an avid athlete himself, an ex varsity volleyball player, who has played just about every sport at some point. Right now his true joy and activity come from raising his two kids. Andrew is excited about raising his family in such an active and vibrant community and is looking forward to enjoying all that Georgian bay has to offer from snowboarding to surfing.
Jonathan graduated with an Honors Bachelor of Arts degree in Kinesiology and Biological Anthropology from the University of Western Ontario. He went on to complete an MSc in Strength and Conditioning from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland - graduating in 2014. During this time, he worked as a Strength coach at Heriot Watt University with the rugby and volleyball teams. In addition, he was Lead Sport Scientist to Livingston Football Club in Scottish Championship Football League. Jonathan completed an internship at NCAA Division 1 Eastern Illinois Univeristy in 2014, working as an intern Strength and Conditioning coach with the football and basketball programs. In conjuction with this work, he was the head Strength coach for the University track and cheer teams. In 2015, Jonathan returned to the UK to complete a Masters degree in Physiotherapy from Oxford Brookes University in Oxford, England. He co-led a large 120 patient research study on dynamic standing balance outcome measures in hip and knee arthroplasty patients in the renowned Nuffiled Orthopaedic Centre. Jonathan worked as a sport scientist with Oxford United Football Club within RTC 1 Academy - the highest level of female football in the UK, providing strength and conditioning to the 14 and under 16 women's teams. Three players went on to represent England in international competition during his stay with the club. Jonathan grew up in the Collingwood area and enjoys powerlifting, cycling, soccer, badminton and running.
Registered Massage Therapy
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Brian graduated from the Canadian College of Massage & Hydrotherapy in 1999 after working for several years in the ski industry. Since then he has been busy taking advanced courses in Active Release Technique for Upper/Lower Body & Spine recertifying annually, Kinesio Taping, Medical Exercise Training, Advanced Sports Massage, and more. Brian has a long past in sports. He has competed in 5 Ironman Triathlons including the Hawaii Ironman in 2008, 8 Marathons, dozens of shorter triathlons, was a club cycling competitor for years in Brampton and Orillia, and is currently loving being a member of the Collingwood cycling club. In clinical practice, Brian uses several techniques including deep tissue massage, myofascial release, Active Release Technique, Kinesio Taping, stretching, gait assessment/re-education, remedial exercise and more. He looks carefully at cause and effect looking for the root cause of muscle imbalance, tension, weakness, etc, to get his patients back to what they love doing, and keep them performing at their best. Now that Brian is living with his family in Collingwood, he looks forward to spending more time biking, skiing (Alpine/Nordic/Telemark), running, and hiking.
Lisa graduated from York University in 2015 with a Specialized Honours Bachelor of Arts in Kinesiology and Health Science, as well as a Certificate in Athletic Therapy. The same year, she challenged and successfully completed the national board certification exams for Athletic Therapy, and became a Certified Athletic Therapist. In the past three years, Lisa has worked with various high level athletes and organizations including the York University Varsity program, The National Ballet of Canada, Taekwondo Canada, Field Hockey Ontario, and the Ontario Women's Hockey Association among others. She has a wide variety of experience in both clinical and field settings. Lisa is passionate about rehabilitating and returning athletes of all levels back to the activities they love, and has a strong focus on manual therapy, specialized exercise prescription, and concussion management. In 2016, Lisa hopes to further improve her practice by becoming a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with the NSCA. She also plans to take continuing education courses in Fascial Stretch and Craniosacral therapies. Lisa recently relocated from North York to Collingwood, and now spends almost all of her spare time outdoors and enjoying the active lifestyle which the area boasts. She is very excited to join the team at Peak to Shore Physiotherapy, and look forward to sharing her passion with like-minded people