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pt Health - Brant Active Physiotherapy & Brant 730 Physiotherapy (OHIP)

2015 Mount Forest Dr
Burlington, Ontario L7P 1H4
CA

Hours of Operation

Monday8:00am-7:00pm
Tuesday8:00am-7:00pm
Wednesday8:00am-7:00pm
Thursday8:00am-7:00pm
Friday9:00am-1:00pm
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed

Welcome!

Our clinic is open and we look forward to seeing you soon. Please note that as a community healthcare facility, our health and safety measures remain in place. Masks are required to be worn at all times while inside our location.

Our Clinic Team

  • Richard Mercier
    Physiotherapist

    Speaks: American Sign Language (ASL)

    Richard graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from the University Laval in Quebec City in 1989.  He followed this up with a Masters in Medical Sciences at Sherbrooke University in 2001. He is a member in good standing with the Canadian Physiotherapy Association and the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario.

    Prior to joining Lifemark as the Clinic Director at the Lifemark Meadowvale clinic, Richard was an owner of several physiotherapy clinics in Quebec for over 20 years.  He has been a consultant in Primary Prevention for musculoskeletal disorders in the workplace.  Some of his clients included IBM, Albany International, and Federal Penitentiary amongst others.  He has also been involved in the care and treatment of international level athletes in tennis and has provided sports physiotherapy for golf, hockey, volley-ball and running.     

    Richard has been practicing physiotherapy for almost 30 years.  Richard aims to integrate clinical expertise with evidence-based research, he is a strong believer in exercise programs to help patients become more independent and increase the success of their rehabilitation.  His physiotherapy practice utilizes manual therapy, acupuncture, Cyriax techniques, Mckenzie approach, patient education, modalities and Chinese or modern cupping.        

    Richard is fluent in English, French and Sign Language.  In his spare time Richard loves travelling and watching movies.



  • Mark Dwyer
    Registered Massage Therapist

    Speaks: English

    Mark has been working in the healing arts for 10 years and as an RMT since 2014. He brings a holistic perspective to his practice which draws on his life experience in sports, martial arts, sustainable housing and organic farming. Mark graduated with Honors from Georgian College where he was a valued tutor for Massage and other Health Sciences students.

    Since graduation, he has added the insights and techniques of Osteopathy and Acupuncture to his RMT training and continues to develop his skills to become the best RMT he possibly can. Thanks to his education and mentors Mark has unique insights into conditions ranging from scar tissue to concussion and nervous system dysfunctions.



  • Amy Becke
    Physiotherapist

    Speaks: English

    In 1997, Amy graduated from of The University of Western Ontario with a Bachelor of Sciences in Physical Therapy and started her career with pt Heath in one of our clinics in Stoney Creek. After 10 years in Stoney Creek, Amy transferred to Brant 730 Physiotherapy and in 2011 became Clinic Director. During this time, she has taken numerous continuing education courses in Manual therapy and Orthopaedics.

    Amy enjoys working with a wide age range of clients, from infants to seniors, to promote a healthy, balanced and physically active lifestyle.



  • George Cardenas
    Physiotherapist

    Speaks: English

    George obtained his Master's degree in Physiotherapy from McMaster University after completing a Specialized Honours Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology and Health Science from York University. He plans to pursue further post-graduate training in the field of manual therapy.



  • Cristina Abadiano
    Physiotherapist

    Speaks: English

    Chistina is passionate about helping patients of all ages but especially children. Fluent in both English and Filipino, and with over 20 years of experience, Christina has the skills and knowledge to help patients overcome injury and get to the best version of themselves.



  • James D'Arcy Heenan
    Physiotherapist

    Speaks: English

    D’Arcy graduated from McMaster University in 2017 with a Master of Science degree in Physiotherapy. Prior to attending McMaster, he graduated from Western University with a Bachelor of Science Honour’s degree Specialization in Kinesiology.

    His postgraduate education includes Soft Tissue Release Training, completing the Level 1 Advanced Orthopaedic Manual and Manipulative Therapy exam, completing APTEI acupuncture and dry needling, and completing Mulligan’s upper and lower extremity manual therapy. He has experience treating a variety of orthopaedic and neurological conditions in clinical, rehabilitation and hospital settings. He believes that a mixture of manual therapy, exercise, and patient education leads to improved patient outcomes and patient satisfaction.

    In his spare time, he enjoys watching and playing sports and traveling with friends. D'Arcy has most recently completed both the Arthritis Society's Getting a Grip on Arthritis® osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis education program.



  • Reshminder Shoan
    Physiotherapist

    Speaks: English

    Reshminder earned her BSc (Honours), DPT degree in 2011 from D’Youville College, which is complemented by her undergraduate degree in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Waterloo. She has worked in the United States and Canada with a variety of patient populations including those with: orthopedic injuries; post-operative orthopedic and cardiac impairments; neurodevelopmental disabilities; and vestibular impairments.

    She is interested in ongoing education courses in manual therapy and medical acupuncture. Reshminder has most recently completed both the Arthritis Society's Getting a Grip on Arthritis® osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis education program.

    In her spare time, Reshminder enjoys working out, yoga, reading and knitting.



  • Boris Rakovac
    Physiotherapy Assistant

    Speaks: Croatian

    Boris has been working as a Physiotherapy Assistant at pt Health since 2009, after graduating with Honours from Everest College. Boris helps expand our horizon of care through his global experiences, and is fluent in English, Croatian, and Italian.

    He is interested in sports, nature, woodworking, photography, and cars.



  • Laura Epp-Ruitenberg
    Registered Massage Therapist

    Speaks: English

    Laura is licensed through the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario, graduating from Mohawk College’s Massage Therapy program in 2018. She has experience with patients of various ages and ability, as well as a range of techniques (taking a special interest in deep tissue and trigger point massage).

    Her passion is to improve her patients’ quality of life and give them the tools and the education necessary to get the most out of their treatments.



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Services & Treated Conditions

Exercise Prescription
Exercise Prescription
Massage Therapy
Massage Therapy
Occupational Therapy
Occupational Therapy
Physiotherapy
Physiotherapy
Kinesiology
Kinesiology
Psychotherapy
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Clinic Information

Our Philosophy

Our physiotherapists, massage therapists, and occupational therapists at Brant Active Rehab/Brant 730 are committed to providing the highest standard of care for your condition or injury. All of our therapists have extensive knowledge in treating various sports injuries, musculoskeletal, neurological and orthopedic issues.

We believe in building relationships with patients by listening and having the patients actively involved in their treatments.

Through education, exercise, and hands-on therapy, we’ll help assess your own unique situation, and guide you to recovery.

The Clinic

Our clinic includes both private and open treatment tables, a well-equipped gymnasium for therapeutic exercise programs and is wheelchair accessible.

Equipment includes a recumbent bicycles, treadmill, multi-gym pulley system, free weights, resistance bands, exercise balls and balance training aides.

More About Services

The clinical staff includes:

  • Five registered physiotherapists 
  • Two registered massage therapists
  • One occupational therapist 

We provide rehabilitation services for motor vehicle accidents, sport injuries, post-surgical, work-related (WSIB/employer) injuries, private and/or third part coverage patients, and long-term disability. 

We also provide acupuncture services, dry needling, and cupping.

Our clinic offers OHIP funded physiotherapy services. Funding is provided through the Ontario Community Physiotherapy Program. Patients that meet the criteria for acceptance can be treated at this clinic.

Coverage Options

Direct Billing

  • pt Health – Brant Active Physiotherapy & Brant 730 Physiotherapy (OHIP) directly bills insurance companies for you when possible.
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