Melanie Dalley
Registered Physiotherapist

IMG_1807Melanie, 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.


Jillian Mayhew
Registered Physiotherapist

Jillian, a 2018 Master’s Graduate of Queen’s University, is a Registered member of the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario. She has completed postgraduate training in acupuncture, concussions, kinesiotaping and McKenzie spine treatment. Jillian is a CCMI Practitioner specializing in acute concussions as well as persistent concussion and vestibular rehabilitation. Jillian is also completing her three levels of Pelvic Floor physiotherapy and is excited to offer this unique service to Bancroft.

Jillian strives to help all individuals meet their greatest potential with treatment through her high level of skill, knowledge and passion of physiotherapy. In her spare time, she coaches figure skating, loves cross country skiing and other outdoor activities. Jillian is a native of Haliburton but is enjoying working and living in the Bancroft area.

Jaclyn Snowden
Certified Physiotherapy Assistant

P1030111Jaclyn 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.

Edith O’Brien
Receptionist/Physiotherapy Aide

P1030107With over 20 years of customer service in the Bancroft area, Edith is well known for her helpful nature and sunny disposition.  With backgrounds in accounting, purchasing, and sales, Edith works as a Receptionist/Physiotherapy Aide and is a huge asset to the PhysioNorth team.

Edith was born in Bancroft where she and her husband raised their two daughters. She finds sincere pleasure in life when helping others and spending time with her grandchildren.


Alexandra Ziebarth
Kinesiology Staff

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.

Patrick Fitzgerald

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.