Meet our Therapists

REGISTERED PHYSIOTHERAPISTS:

Brenda Azzopardi, Director and RPT
AzzopardiB3Brenda graduated with Honours with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physiotherapy from The University of Malta. During her years working as a physiotherapist in Malta she has worked in both the private outpatient and hospital inpatient setting. Through this, she has built up a broad platform of knowledge by treating different clients, with conditions ranging from but not limited to orthopaedic, respiratory and neurological.

Having had the opportunity to work closely in different settings with clients from the paediatric through to geriatric generations offers Brenda an insight to individualised treatment plans.  She enjoys tailoring care to each client’s specific needs and lifestyle limitations with a professional, friendly and light-natured approach.  She likes to use a variety of treatments, including electrotherapy, manual therapy and always emphasizes the importance of an individualized exercise and stretching programme. Collaborating with the client and achieving mutually set therapy goals is important to her. Brenda also has a broad experience with WSIB and MVA cases. Always ready to answer your questions, she will work with you to guide you through your rehabilitation process.

In her quest to offer her clients the best care possible, Brenda prioritises furthering studies in manual therapy and has a particular interest in temporomandibular joint disorders. She looks forward to broadening her knowledge and is planning on pursuing a Master’s Degree. In addition to registration with The College of Physiotherapists of Ontario and the Canadian Physiotherapy Association, Brenda holds an APPI certificate in Pilates Matwork 1 and Aromatherapy. She is also certified in Acupuncture and Dry Needling.

In her spare time, Brenda enjoys spending time with her family and new puppy “Roxy”.  An avid sports fan, she loves basketball and soccer, and enjoys shooting a few hoops or playing rec volleyball! She also has a passion for travel and the outdoors.

Brenda’s Hours:

Monday: 11:00am – 7:00pm

Tuesday: 10:00am – 7:00pm

Wednesday: 2:00pm – 5:30pm

Thursday: 12:00pm – 7:00pm

Friday: 9:30am – 2:30pm

Saturdays: Twice a month, 9:00am – 12:00pm

 

Sarah Sinkgraven, Director and RPT

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Sarah graduated from the University of Waterloo with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Health Studies and from Queen’s University with a Master’s of Science in Physical Therapy. Prior to completing her degree in Physical Therapy, Sarah was employed as a Physical Therapy Assistant. She has extensive knowledge in, but not limited to, a variety of orthopaedic conditions, motor-vehicle accidents, and workplace safety and insurance board (WSIB) claims.

As a registered Physiotherapist in Ontario, Sarah values the importance of therapist-patient relationship. She enjoys getting to know her patients and creating a rehabilitation program that is individualized and centred around the patient’s personal goals. Sarah uses a combination of manual therapy, modalities, and targeted exercises to treat her patients. She emphasizes the importance of prevention from injury, and thus ensures all patients have the knowledge and home exercises they need to be successful upon discharge.

Sarah continues to pursue post-graduate courses to further her skills, including Acupuncture & Dry Needling, Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction, Lumbar Neurosensitivity, and SHIFT Concussion Assessment. Sarah has completed her Diploma of Advanced Orthopaedic Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy Level 1 and plans to continue taking advanced manual therapy courses to provide effective, evidence-based treatments. In her free time Sarah enjoys golfing, skiing, running, and enjoys time at home with her husband, dog “Kingston” and baby girl.

Sarah’s Hours:

Monday: 10:00am – 6:00pm

Tuesday: 10:00 am – 5:30pm

Wednesday: 12:00pm – 8:00pm

Thursday: 9:00 am – 7:00pm

Friday: 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Saturdays: Twice a month

 

REGISTERED MASSAGE THERAPISTS:

Lindsay Geiger, RMT

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Lindsay is a dedicated, hardworking individual who always puts the needs of her clients first to ensure the highest quality treatment. She has a passion for the medical sports industry and has continued her education by completing her Sport Massage Therapist (cc) certification, Kinesiology Taping, First Responder, and Concussion Baseline Training.

In addition to her training, Lindsay has contributed to many sporting events. She is always eager to learn the newest technique and learn from other therapists. She has worked with the Pan Am Games, Canadian Men’s Rugby Team, Canadian Women’s U18 Hockey Team and the Canadian Women’s Hockey League. Lindsay enjoys travelling to pursue these opportunities, as well as play rugby and hockey herself.

Lindsay has experience working with clients who present with fibromyalgia, chronic back pain, hyper-lordosis, headaches and upper or lower cross syndromes.

Lindsay’s Hours:

Tuesday: 10:00am – 7:00pm

Wednesday: 12:00pm – 4:00pm

Friday: 10:00am – 4:00pm

 

Pawel Glowacki, RMT

GlowackiP2Pawel graduated from the Centennial College Massage Therapy program in 2009. He is an experienced Registered Massage Therapist with seven years of professional practice under his belt.  He has worked in a clinical setting throughout his career and treated a large variety of conditions and injuries. These conditions include: trauma and repetitive strain soft tissue injuries, postural dysfunction, chronic pain conditions, neurological conditions such as Parkinson’s Disease and Multiple Sclerosis (MS), fibromyalgia, prenatal conditions, arthritis and other degenerative conditions, as well as many other musculoskeletal ailments.

In his years of practice, Pawel has cared for a wide range of clients of all ages, in many different careers and jobs, and all levels of physical activity.  He has a holistic approach to treatment focusing on all aspects of each client rather than just the symptoms they present. He believes massage therapy is extremely helpful in preventing soft tissue injury and discomfort before they affect a person’s daily life.

Pawel’s Hours:

Monday: 10:00am – 4:00pm

Thursday: 9:30am – 1:00pm