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Our Physiotherapists are among the top 10% in Canada with Advanced Training in Manual Physiotherapy.

Our Physiotherapists have specialized training in Pelvic Health Physiotherapy helping clients manage moments of incontinence, pelvic pain and pregnancy related issues.

Our Physiotherapists teach in University settings, with the Canadian Physiotherapists Association and spend time mentoring other Physiotherapists looking to advance their clinical skills so that they can become better clinicians to ultimately better serve their clientele.

Our Physiotherapists are dedicated in advancing their hands-on clinical skills in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of complex muscle and joint problems.

Physiotherapists
Charles Lorusso, MScPT, BA (Hon), FCAMPT
  • CAMPT-Certified Physiotherapist

Charles graduated from McMaster University in 2005 with a Masters of Science in Physiotherapy and has been practicing in the private orthopaedic sector since then.

In 2013, Charles completed the Diploma of Advanced Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy through the Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. He is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapists (FCAMPT).

He continues to advance his learning through the completion of an Evidence-Based Practice program at the University of Toronto, as well as post-graduate courses in regional joint disorders, acupuncture, bracing, and orthotics.

Charles is an instructor for the Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association where he teaches Physiotherapists who are working towards their Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy (CAMPT) certification.

Tanya Tsui-Lorusso, MScPT, BKin (hon), FCAMPT
  • CAMPT-Certified Physiotherapist

Tanya graduated from McMaster University with an Honours Bachelor Degree in Kinesiology, and a Master of Science in Physiotherapy.

Having worked primarily in private rehabilitation clinical settings, Tanya has many years of experience treating a variety of both acute and chronic injuries and conditions.

She has developed advanced skills in manual and manipulative physiotherapy, which forms the foundation of her assessment and treatment programs in order to provide effective management of pain and movement disorders.

In 2013, Tanya has completed extensive, internationally recognized post-graduate education and has attained her Diploma of Advanced Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy through the Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. She is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapists (FCAMPT).

She continues to pursue courses in a variety of areas, including acupuncture, orthotics, and bracing, as well as completing workshops at Stott Pilates. Tanya is also the Administrative Manager and frequently acts as clinical supervisor and mentor for students studying in Kinesiology, Athletic Therapy, and Physiotherapy programs.

Nelly Faghani, BScPT, MCPA
  • Registered Physiotherapist
  • Specializing in Pelvic Health Physiotherapy

Nelly graduated from the University of Toronto in 1996. Nelly started to treat pelvic health in 1998 and continues to be actively involved in clinical practice, mentoring and teaching. She has helped develop Continence Programs that have been implemented in various long-term care facilities through Ontario.

Nelly has spoken at numerous grand rounds, symposiums and conferences including The Urology Update, Canadian Ambulatory Care Conference, Ontario Physiotherapy Association Interaction Conference, Southlake Hospital OBGYN Clinical day, Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologist Annual Conference SOGC, Mount Sinai Mature Women’s Day and St. Michaels.

Nelly has been a spokesperson for the Canadian Physiotherapy Association and has also co-authored a neuro-ugology textbook chapter on incontinence. She regularly attends international conferences and prides herself on staying on top of the current pelvic health literature.

Nelly has a passion treating this group of clients and plans to continue to help increase public awareness of various pelvic floor dysfunctions and their impact on quality of life.

Nik Komarov, MScPT, BKin (Hon), CAT(c)

Nik is an experienced Physiotherapist with a love for the game of soccer. He holds a Bachelor of Kinesiology and Health Science degree and Certificate in Athletic Therapy from York University. Subsequently, he completed his Master of Science in Physiotherapy from McMaster University and entered into private practice.

Since graduation Nik has worked primarily in sport medicine, helping all levels of athletes and has also worked with non-athletes for various musculoskeletal type of injuries in private practice. Nik has a particular interest in post-operative care of the shoulder, hip and knee as well as management and prevention of sport related injury.

Nik spent 4 seasons with the Toronto FC in Major League Soccer (MLS) helping to oversee the development of the club’s Academy system. Later, he joined the Canadian Soccer Association, working with athletes at various competitive levels. He continues to be involved with the soccer community and holds a FIFA Diploma in Football Medicine. Nik also served as Head Therapist for the University of Toronto Varsity Track & Field team alongside numerous National and Olympic calibre athletes.

Nik has completed training in Functional Range Systems (FRS), including Functional Range Release (FR) and Functional Range Conditioning (FRC). These strategies allow Nik to help clients improve their mobility, increase their strength, increase neurological control, reduce injury, and improve recovery from injuries. To stay current with his practice and continually advance his skillset, Nik regularly attends conferences on Sport Medicine and Orthopaedic rehabilitation and is also actively pursuing a Diploma in Advanced Integrated Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy.

Outside of the office, Nik enjoys spending time with his family and watching soccer matches.

Alexandra Di Florio, MScPT, BSc (Spec. Hons.)
  • Registered Physiotherapist

Alexandra graduated from Queen Margaret University with a Masters of Science of Physiotherapy where she completed comprehensive courses in regional anatomy and musculoskeletal studies. She attended York University where she completed her undergraduate studies to gain a Specialized Honours Bachelors of Science degree in Kinesiology and Health Sciences prior to completing her post graduate education abroad in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Alexandra has worked with diverse patient groups within Scotland’s National Health Service and in Canada within private physiotherapy clinics. Alexandra has experience working with clients with various soft tissue injuries including strains and sprains as well as post-operative rehabilitation of patients with total knee and hip replacements, fractures, ACL reconstruction, meniscectomies and Achilles’ tendon ruptures. Alexandra has a passion for learning and has successfully challenged the Level I exam offered through the Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. She now is continuing though the Orthopaedic Division post graduate curriculum to further develop her skills in manual therapy with the goal of gaining a Diploma of Advanced Orthopaedic Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy.

Alexandra enjoys working with patients of all ages from the elderly to young athletes and believes in using a client centred approach integrating education; manual therapy techniques and exercise prescription to help all of her clients achieve their treatment goals.

Registered Massage Therapists
Johnny Gallo, RMT
  • Registered Massage Therapist

In 2002, Johnny graduated from York University with a Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Kinesiology and then completed his massage training at the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy in 2005.

Johnny has been a Registered Massage Therapist licensed with the College of Massage Therapist of Ontario since July 2005. He has continued his professional development by completing courses in massage cupping, deep tissue massage, myofascial release, and hot stone therapy. Johnny has special interest in trigger point therapy, myofascial release, sports injuries, and deep tissue massage for chronic musculoskeletal conditions.

Johnny truly believes that regular massage therapy is a vital component to one’s overall well-being. Massage therapy complements the body and mind by releasing tension, stress, tightness and hence corrects negative postural changes, shortens recuperation time, and helps maintain a healthy active lifestyle.

Daniela Rapallo, RMT
  • Registered Massage Therapist

Daniela is a Registered Massage Therapist, licensed with the College of Massage Therapist of Ontario since July 2004.

She attended Elmcrest College where she completed her Massage Therapy Diploma in Swedish massage. Daniela has gained experience with pre and post-natal massage, infant massage, myofascial release, trigger point therapy, Thai massage, sports therapy, muscle injury recovery and other soft tissue injuries.

Her passion is Sports Therapy, which focuses on muscle injury, tightness, muscular imbalances and fascial restrictions of the body. She also enjoys working with children and helping them recover from their injuries as well as aiding them through growing pains and decreasing stress levels that are caused by many factors of life.

Daniela enjoys helping people by educating her clients with home care exercises in order to help them recover and maintain a well-balanced lifestyle.

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