pt Health - Brant Active Physiotherapy & Brant 730 Physiotherapy (OHIP)
Our Clinic Team
PhysiotherapistSpeaks: 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.
Registered Massage TherapistSpeaks: 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.
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 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.
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
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 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.
Physiotherapy AssistantSpeaks: 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.
Registered Massage TherapistSpeaks: 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.