Melanie, a 2006 masters graduate of Queen’s University, is a Registered member of the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario. She has completed postgraduate training in manual therapy, integrated systems model, acupuncture, myofascial release, kinesotaping, arthritis and cardiac rehabilitation.
Melanie has worked in both the public and private sector and has worked in Bancroft since 2008. She loves the challenge of determining the root cause of each individual’s condition and treats with a holistic approach. She has taught mobility and biomechanics courses and initiated the local cardiac rehabilitation program. Melanie resides with her husband and two young boys in Bancroft, her home town. She is pleased to offer unique physiotherapy services to the area.
Registered Massage Therapist
Madelyn graduated with honours from Durham College’s Massage Therapy program in 2021. Following graduation she became registered with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO) and remains in good standing with the CMTO. In addition to clinical experiences gained during her time in college, Madelyn is also experienced in using various techniques such as: superficial reflex, superficial fluid, neuromuscular, connective tissue, passive movement, and percussive techniques.
Madelyn is passionate about helping others which led her to pursue a career in massage following high-school. Her goals as a RMT at PhysioNorth are to improve overall health and well-being for her patients. In her spare time Madelyn enjoys being outdoors, traveling, and spending time with family and friends. Madelyn is enthusiastic to bring her services to the area she was raised in.
Certified Physiotherapy Assistant
Jaclyn graduated from Sir Sandford Fleming College in 2001 as a certified Physiotherapist and Occupational Therapist Assistant. She has vast experience with private, public and long term care settings and prides herself on quality of care and the role she plays in helping patients achieve their full potential.
Jaclyn considers herself lucky to have been employed in the community which she grew up in and to be able to give something back to it. She lives locally with her husband and daughter and enjoys partaking in all the area has to offer.
Alex is a masters graduate of Kinesiology from Lakehead University. With 8 years of post-graduate schooling, Alex has an extensive background in exercise physiology and cardiac/respiratory rehab. Alex is a huge asset to PhysioNorth as she combines her high level of skill with superb patient care.
Alex resides with her spouse and growing family and is happy to begin her career in her hometown. Alex has a spirit for adventure and travel and always enjoys spending time with friends and family. Never pass up an opportunity to eat baked goods from Alex’s kitchen as baking is one of her exceptional talents.
Physiotherapy Assistant/Personal Trainer
Victoria graduated from the Occupational Therapist Assistant and Physiotherapist Assistant program at Sir Sandford Fleming College in 2020. In 2018, she graduated with Honours from the Fitness and Health Promotion program also at Sir Sandford Fleming College. While completing the Fitness and Health Promotion program, Victoria achieved several certifications including CFES (Canadian Fitness Education Services) Weight Training Instructor, Resistance Trainer & Group Fitness Trainer with the Ontario Fitness Council. Over her 4 years of school Victoria has gained a vast array of knowledge, skills and experiences which benefit her in her role of Physiotherapist Assistant and Personal Trainer. Victoria’s goal in her role as a PTA is to make a difference in the lives of others, to continue growing professionally and to uphold the highest quality of client-centered care.
Victoria is pleased to be employed in her hometown. In her free time she enjoys hunting, quilting, photography and spending time with friends and family.
Patrick completed his Kinesiology degree from Western University in London, ON and later became a certified Pedorthist. Patrick has treated many elite and competitive athletes for foot and lower limb injuries. He uses specialized assessment techniques to custom fabricate the best and most appropriate orthotics for his patients, based upon each individual’s needs and functional level.
Patrick, a Bancroft native, is a long-distance runner, finishing in the top 30 runners at Half-Marathon events in Ottawa, London and Toronto. He is a true outdoorsman who in his spare time loves kayaking, hunting, fishing, and anything that lets him be in nature.
We are pleased to have Patrick join our PhysioNorth team and provide a needed service to the community.