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Stratford Physiotherapy Centre - pt Health

444 Douro St
Stratford, Ontario N5A 0E6

Hours of Operation

Monday8:00am - 7:00pm
Tuesday8:00am - 8:00pm
Wednesday8:00am - 7:00pm
Thursday8:00am - 7:00pm
Friday8:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday9:00am - 1:00pm
SundayClosed

Welcome!

Our clinic is open and offering in-person treatment in addition to virtual care. We look forward to seeing you soon.





More than just physiotherapy! They’ve given me hope and helped my situation improve. Highly recommend. Staff are very knowledgeable, true professionals in their field. My physiotherapist has helped me with pelvic floor physiotherapy needed after surgery, as well as an old injury.

Vickie A – Google Review





pt Health in Stratford was a great experience. The staff was so upbeat all the time. They were very knowledgeable in their body health expertise. They made my rehab easy and painless. They always had tips to help me work on myself at home to speed up the healing process. Thank you pt Health.

Nancy M – Google Review

Our Clinic Team


  • Andrea Kennel
    Physiotherapy Assistant

    Speaks: English

    Andrea graduated from the occupational/physiotherapy assistant program at Conestoga College in 2011. Since graduating, she has worked in a variety of rehabilitation settings including orthopedic clinics and nursing homes. She has also worked at Conestoga College for four semesters as a teacher assistant in the OTA/PTA program. Andrea has taken additional courses in soft tissue release and concussion management.



  • Michelle Paola
    Massage Therapist

    Speaks: English

    Michelle graduated from Wilfrid Laurier University in 2003, and the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy in 2006 where she spent many hours in hospice work, sports massage and helping people with their current and past injuries. In 2010, Michelle worked with a group of people from a Fibromyalgia group in Waterloo.

    She has been a part of the Stratford pt Health team since 2012. Michelle was voted one of pt Health's most important team members and won a VIP award in 2015. Michelle is happy to help you manage your aches and pains associated with sprains, strains, surgeries, pregnancy, anxiety, depression, headaches, whiplash, fibromyalgia or just for relaxation. Michelle continues to expand on her knowledge of massage and it's effects on the well-being of her clients with continued education.



  • Chad Fink
    Chiropractor

    Speaks: English

    Dr. Chad Fink was born and raised in the small town of Rostock, just north of Stratford. Throughout his youth sports career, Dr. Chad played a variety of sports where he developed an interest in athletics, performance and health. Dr. Chad’s sport of choice is fast pitch softball. Currently, he plays for the Sebringville Sting, but has played and participated in 8 ISC World Championships, two Canadian Championships, and was a member of the 2009 Northwest Territories territorial team that competed at the North American Championship.

    After completing a Bachelor of Kinesiology at Western University, Dr. Chad attended the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) where he earned his Doctor of Chiropractic Degree. Dr. Chad was an active member in his class during his time at CMCC, serving as Co-Class President for two years, participating in numerous extracurricular, and winning three academic-based awards. Today, Dr. Chad is a hands-on, diversified practitioner who treats musculoskeletal conditions with a focus on spinal health.

    Treatments can consist of education, manipulation, soft tissue work, acupuncture, and exercise. He is a strong advocate for providing patients with the tools that they require to reach their health and wellness goals. Dr. Chad is a trained Mental Health First Aid provider and a certified Athletic Movement Assessment practitioner. He also completed the Complete Concussion Management course. He continues to participate in educational seminars and courses, and is looking to expand his knowledge in concussion rehabilitation and paediatric chiropractic.



  • Amrinder Kaur
    Physiotherapist

    Speaks: English, Hindi, Punjabi

    Amrinder is a graduate from University of Toronto's Ontario Internationally Educated Physical Therapy bridging (OIEPB) program in 2018. Prior to that she completed her Master and Bachelor in Physiotherapy degrees from Guru Nank Dev University in India. She has worked in Women's College Hospital, Toronto and London Health Science Center University Hospital as intern during her clinical placements.

    Amrinder brings her experience gained in acute care setting including stroke unit and outpatient rehabilitation to her current work. She has broad experience in treating clients with a wide variety of neuromuscular and cardiovascular disorders and post-op rehabilitation. In the past, Amrinder has also worked in community care setting and has taught undergraduate Physiotherapy classes in India. She currently works in Stratford. Amrinder provides a patient focused and client centered care and is a very big proponent of educating clients along with the physiotherapy treatment. She develops personalized exercise programs entitled towards meeting client's goals and provides quality care.

    Amrinder is looking forward to getting certified in acupuncture and dry needling and planning to enroll in further courses to supplement her knowledge and experience in patient centred care. Amrinder lives in Stratford with her husband and two sons. She enjoys her free time in classical Indian dance, yoga, cooking and traveling.



  • Jennifer Masse
    Physiotherapist

    Speaks: English

    Jennifer Masse is a highly skilled and experienced physiotherapist, specializing in orthopaedics and pelvic health. She completed her education at the University of Western Ontario with a Bachelor of Health Sciences in 2005 and a Master of Physical Therapy in 2007. Since then, she has been working in private practice and has continued to advance her skills and knowledge by taking various post-graduate courses.

    Jennifer has a particular passion for pelvic health physiotherapy and has completed numerous courses to help patients with various conditions, including incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, rectus diastasis, pelvic girdle pain, pre and postnatal care, sexual dysfunction, and pelvic pain. She is committed to providing personalized care to her patients, creating treatment plans that address their unique needs and goals.

    When she's not at work, Jennifer enjoys spending time with her family and pursuing her personal interests, which include watching movies, reading books, and practicing Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. She brings the same level of dedication and enthusiasm to her personal life as she does to her work, and she is committed to living a healthy, active lifestyle.



  • Dharti Patel
    Physiotherapist

    Speaks: English, Gujarati, Hindi

    Dharti has completed her Bachelors of Physiotherapy in 2017 from South Gujarat University (India) and did her internship practice at various clinical settings. Dharti has completed her post graduation diploma in fitness and health promotion from Conestoga college in 2019. She is currently working as a registered physiotherapist.

    In Canada, Dharti started her professional carrier as a physiotherapy assistant, working with patients with musculoskeletal, neurological and cardiac conditions. Dharti feels improving current state of conditions for patients and also assisting them to live a high quality of life is very important.

    Dharti is very passionate about expanding her knowledge and enhancing her skills. She believes in helping people with all age group. she considers physiotherapy as not a temporary solution whereas a lifestyle that everyone should be living. Her approach is to educate patients about root cause of the problem and provide them effective treatment with friendly approach that encourage active participation of patients.

    Along with her manual therapy skills, Dharti has done advanced certifications in pelvic health, vestibular training using infrared goggles as well as concussion management.

    When not in the clinic, Dharti enjoys playing different sports such as volleyball, roller-skating, swimming etc. She loves to explore different cities, hiking and cycling on her time off.



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Services & Treated Conditions

Acupuncture
Acupuncture
Post-graduate training completed in acupuncture. Acupuncture involves inserting thin, disposable needles into specific acupuncture points throughout the body.
Chiropractic
Chiropractic
Chiropractic services provided by a registered chiropractor.
Cancer Rehab
Cancer Rehab
Specialty program designed to help address issues that typically develop as a result of cancer or cancer treatments.
Concussion care
Concussion Care
Specialty program designed to help address issues that typically develop as a result of a concussion injury. Therapist providing care have post-graduate training in concussion care within their scope of practice.
Pelvic Health
Pelvic Health
Specialty program designed to help address issues that typically develop as a result of pelvic floor dysfunction. Includes assessment and treatment for both male and female patient types. Physiotherapist or massage therapist providing this service has post-graduate training in this area which allows them to perform the controlled act of an internal digital vaginal and/or rectal examination.
Dizziness + Balance / Vestibular Rehab
Dizziness + Balance / Vestibular Rehab
Specialty program designed to help address issues that typically develop as a result of a vestibular system condition. Therapist providing care will have completed Lifemark Vestibular Rehabilitation training offered by Sheelah Woodhouse and have infrared goggle and other vestibular equipment as outlined by Sheelah Woodhouse.
Exercise Prescription
Exercise Prescription
General exercise and conditioning program offered in clinic or offsite at a gym or home.
Intramuscular Stimulation
Intramuscular Stimulation
IMS is a specialized dry needling technique (similar to acupuncture) to reduce pain and inflammation in a variety of muscle, skeletal and nerve problems. IMS practitioners are certified and/or have post-graduate training to perform intramuscular stimulation.
Manual & Manipulative Therapy
Manual & Manipulative Therapy
Hands-on treatment approach consisting of graded joint or tissue mobilization and/or manipulation techniques. Foundational manual therapy skills are part of entry to practice training for PTs, DCs and RMTs. Advanced training and credentialing is available in post-graduate areas.
Massage Therapy
Massage Therapy
Massage therapy services provided by a registered massage therapist.
Occupational Therapy
Occupational Therapy
Occupational therapy services provided by a registered occupational therapist.
Physiotherapy
Physiotherapy
Physiotherapy treatment provided by a registered physiotherapist.
Active Release Technique (ART)
Active Release Technique (ART)
Post-graduate training completed and experience with Active Release Techniques (ART®) soft tissue treatment techniques.
Bracing
Bracing
Provision and fitting of pre-fabricated and/or custom fitted braces of all types.
Neurological Rehab
Neurological Rehab
Single or multi/interdisciplinary rehabilitation services supporting individuals who have sustained a neurological event or injury or are living with progressive/degenerative neurological disease. Clinicians offering this service must have clinical knowledge, experience and appropriate equipment at their facility to best serve the neurological population.
Facial Rehabilitation
Facial Rehabilitation
Post-graduate specialized advanced training and credentialing in facial rehabilitation assessment and treatment.
Temporomandibular Joint Rehabilitation
Temporomandibular Joint Rehabilitation
Assessment and treatment of issues arising from the Temporomandibular Joint. Typically clinicians will have taken post-graduate training in this area.
Guillain-Barré Syndrome Rehabilitation
Guillain-Barré Syndrome Rehabilitation
Clinician has the specialized skills and/or experience to assess & treat a client with Guillain-Barre syndrome.
Multiple Sclerosis Rehabilitation
Multiple Sclerosis Rehabilitation
Clinician has the specialized skills and/or experience to assess & treat a client with Multiple Sclerosis.
Myofascial Release Therapy
Myofascial Release Therapy
Therapist with advanced training in myofascial release manual therapy techniques.
Proprioceptive Neurofacilitation Therapy
Proprioceptive Neurofacilitation Therapy
A range of manual techniques or approaches used to treat a variety of neurological and neuromusculoskeletal conditions using proprioceptive maneuvers (positioning, compression/distraction, use of reflexes) as well as exteroceptive techniques such as stroking, tapping, brushing, pressure or vibration.
Stroke Rehabilitation
Stroke Rehabilitation
Clinician has the specialized skills and/or experience to assess & treat a client who has suffered a stroke.
Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation
Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation
Clinician has the specialized skills and/or experience to assess & treat a client with a moderate or severe traumatic brain injury .
Psychology
Psychology
Psychology treatment provided directly by a registered psychologist.
Psychotherapy
Psychotherapy
Psychotherapy treatment may be provided by any one of the following disciplines; psychologist, psychotherapist, clinical counsellor or social worker.
Pain Management
Pain Management
Multi-disciplinary team of professionals with advanced knowledge, understanding and experience working with patients living with persistent pain. Team consists most often of OT, PT, Kinesiologist/ET and Psychological care provider.
Work Conditioning/Hardening
Work Conditioning/Hardening
Structured functional program aimed at improving an individual's capabilities to return to work and/or normal daily activities.
Functional Dry Needling
Functional Dry Needling
Post-graduate training and clinical experience in functional dry needling techniques including indications, contraindications, precautions and safe use of this treatment approach.
McKenzie Method
McKenzie Method
McKenzie Method® of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy® (MDT) is a system of assessment and management for spinal and extremity musculoskeletal disorders. Clinicians trained in the MDT system are able to assess and classify all complaints of the musculoskeletal system. MDT is a comprehensive assessment and management approach based on sound and logical principles that focuses on the patient and their potential to self-manage and recover their previous level of function.
GLA:D
GLA:D
GLA:D® education and exercise program for knee and hip OA.
Pre/Post Natal Care
Pre/Post Natal Care
Clinician has training to provide care related to pre or post natal conditions.
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Clinic Information

Our Philosophy

Stratford Physiotherapy Centre - pt Health in Stratford specializes in physiotherapy, Chiropractic care and massage therapy for all types of clients.

Our enthusiastic and experienced staff includes three physiotherapists, one chiropractor, one massage therapist (RMTs), two physiotherapist assisstants, two care coordinators.

We offer physiotherapy, chiropractic therapy, ocupational therapy, massage therapy, and acupuncture, along with a suite of specialty services including vestibular rehabilitation, concussion care, and men and women's pelvic health physiotherapy.

The Clinic

Our clinic has four curtained physiotherapy treatment beds, plus four private rooms, one massage therapy rooms, and a gym complete with cardio equipment, weights, and functional training equipment.

We provide rehabilitation services for motor vehicle accidents, sport injuries, post-surgical, work-related (WSIB/employer) injuries, private patients, long-term disability, and eligible Community Funded (OHIP) clients.

We can also provide acupuncture services; bracing (custom and non-custom); and custom orthotics. Custom orthotic services are provided by a registered pedorthist.

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.

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Coverage Options

Your treatment may be partially or fully covered if you have extended health benefits, a worker’s compensation claim, or were injured in a motor vehicle accident.

Coverage options available to you may include:

  • Extended health benefits
  • Worker’s compensation
  • Motor vehicle accident insurance

Please check your coverage in your company’s extended health plan. Please note that for payment, Visa, Mastercard and debit are accepted.

Direct Billing

  • Stratford Physiotherapy Centre – pt Health directly bills insurance companies for you when possible.
    Call for details.
  • Languages Spoken

  • English, Gujarati, Hindi, Punjabi
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    • Paid Parking (Validated by Clinic)
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