At Waterview Physiotherapy we deliver healthcare of the future, for the Grimsby community today. Whether you want to return to sport, work, or walk along the lake with your grandkids, we help you return to the activities that are most important to you. Together, we’ll get though every step of your journey to recovery.
Jordan graduated with a Master of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Toronto. While growing up in St. Catharines, he competed in a variety of sports at a high-level including track and field, basketball, and soccer. It was through sports that he developed a fascination for the human body with respect to injury and performance. Jordan’s goal is to empower people in leading an active lifestyle and feeling at their best. He aims to do so by working together to create an individualized treatment plan involving a combination of education, exercise and manual therapy tailored to meet your goals. Outside the clinic, you’ll find Jordan getting outdoors, spending time with friends and family, and competing in ultimate frisbee.
Daniel graduated with a Bachelor of Medical Sciences at Western University and a Master of Physical Therapy at McGill University. His mission in physiotherapy is to help people return to what they love to do. Daniel works closely with clients to create a personalized treatment plan that is relevant to their goals and fits every uniquely busy lifestyle. He then equips clients with education about their condition to empower them to take control of their health. Finally, he helps each person achieve their goals using hands-on therapy and exercise therapy. Outside of the clinic, Daniel enjoys being active and spending time with friends and family. He also loves all things food.
Amberly attended McMaster University for her undergraduate degree in Health Studies, and completed her Masters of Physical Therapy at Queen’s University in 2015. As a former competitive dancer and athlete, Amberly developed a passion for human movement and physical fitness. She continually strives to provide evidence-based treatments that target individual patient needs and goals. Amberly believes continual education is an essential component of physical therapy practice. She has developed a special interest in orthopaedic and pelvic health physiotherapy, and is enthusiastic about learning new skills in these areas. Amberly is an active participant in the Physiotherapy profession. She currently resides on the executive of the Private Practice Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association, and frequently mentors Physiotherapy students and new graduates. Amberly grew up in a small town and remains a country girl at heart. In her spare time she enjoys the outdoors, fishing and relaxing on the beach or by a bonfire.
Holly completed her Bachelor of Science (Honours) with a specialization in kinesiology from Queen’s University and her Master’s degree in Physiotherapy from McMaster University. She has experience working with young children and enjoys working with patients of all ages. Holly utilizes a combination of evidence-based research, education, hands-on therapy, and exercise prescription within her treatments. She strives to develop meaningful and unique treatment plans based on goals created together with her patients to address each patient’s concerns. Holly also has a passion for working with patients with oncological diagnoses and is currently engaging in research to advance the field of oncology physiotherapy. She enjoys being active, reading, visiting with family and friends, and volunteering with the Oncology Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association in her spare time.
Praja earned her Bachelor of Health Science (Honours) from Western University before completing her Master of Science in Global Health, specializing in Healthcare Management from McMaster University. Her love for patient care then led her to pursue a Master of Science in Physical Therapy at the University of Toronto. Praja holds a keen interest in orthopaedic and pelvic health physiotherapy. Her treatment approach revolves around collaborating with patients to set meaningful goals and devising personalized treatment plans to help them achieve these objectives. She thrives on problem-solving and utilizes evidence-based research, hands-on therapy, exercise, and education to empower patients in reaching their goals. When Praja is not in the clinic, she is either learning a new recipe or taking dance lessons.
Akhy attended the University of Ottawa to complete his Honours Bachelors in Health Sciences and went on to further finish his Master’s in Physiotherapy at McMaster University in 2023. Akhy is an avid athlete and sports fan, he has grown up playing competitive soccer and martial arts. He has a strong focus in strength training and incorporates a lot of his personal training background into his physical therapy approaches. His treatment style focuses on a blend of condition and goal specific exercises and manual therapy to help alleviate pain and improve function. Akhy is very keen on implementing research informed care and focuses on educating patients to help patients understand their body best. He has completed level 2 in a concussion management workshop. Outside of the clinic Akhy is sure to be in the gym, soccer field or playing with his dog.
Darryl graduated from the University of Toronto in with a Master’s degree in Physical Therapy. He later completed a Master’s in Clinical Science at Western University and became a fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physical Therapists. He is a consultant for orthopaedic and neurosurgeons and has a special interest in hip and spine. He has co-authored multiple publications, a text book and has presented at over 50 conferences and courses throughout Canada and Internationally. Darryl is the professor of the Business and Entrepreneurship in Physical Therapy course at Western University. He also lectures at McMaster University, University of Toronto and Queen’s University on business and practice management topics. He is the founder of Mentorship Bootcamp, a program offering business training and career coaching to clinicians. You can learn more about Darryl at YardleyPT.ca
Currently on Maternity Leave. Emilie attended the University of Waterloo to complete a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, and completed her Master of Physical Therapy at the University of Toronto in 2016. Throughout her life, Emilie was drawn to sports and was fascinated by the human body which led her down the path of pursuing a career in physical therapy. Emilie’s treatment style is focused on achieving patient goals through active rehabilitation in a way that compliments the lifestyle of each individual patient. In this ever changing world, Emilie is always seeking current information in the field to provide her patients with up-to-date treatments and education. She completed the McMaster Contemporary Medical Acupuncture Program in 2017, and continues to take relevant courses in an effort to develop comprehensive treatment plans for her patients. When Emilie is not in the clinic, you can find her on the soccer field or training for a marathon.
Currently on maternity leave. Charlotte graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from Brock University in 2015 followed by a Master of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Toronto in 2017. Charlotte grew up in a small town and values the sense of community that brings. Her interest in physiotherapy started young when becoming a patient herself and appreciating the impactful difference it made. Throughout her educational and physiotherapy career she has pursued her special interests in neurological rehab, aquatic physiotherapy, and senior care. Charlotte incorporates patient-specific therapeutic exercise, manual therapy, mobility, and education to help her patients reach their functional and meaningful goals. Outside of the clinic, Charlotte enjoys being an aunt, spending time with family, the outdoors, and staying active with her dog.
Born in Toronto, and has lived most of his life in the Hamilton Region. Dr. Cenic completed a BSc in Medical Physics at McMaster University, a MSc in Medical BioPhysics at University of Western Ontario, and his Medical School (MD) at McMaster University in 2002. He did his Neurosurgery Residency Training at McMaster University in 2009 and completed his Spine Surgery Fellowship at the University of Calgary in 2009. He also did a Peripheral Nerve Fellowship at the University of Calgary in 2010. He is currently at the Hamilton General Hospital as a Neurosurgeon/Spine Surgeon Clinical practice focuses on Spinal Disorders / Injuries / Disease in adults Surgical Procedures: Cervical, thoracic and lumbar-sacral decompression, instrumentation and fusions.
Dr. Rhianna Nicholson received her degree as a Doctor of Chiropractic from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto. Throughout her career, her passion for holistic health grew, and she developed an appreciation of having a team-based approach with regards to health and wellness. Dr. Rhianna believes that education is the most important tool she can share with her patients. She takes time to thoroughly investigate and explain her diagnosis and how a treatment plan is going to address your health concerns. She uses a variety of hands-on techniques, especially spinal manipulative and extremity manipulative therapies, to help you move and feel your best. This technique focuses on allowing the nervous system to work optimally, assisting with the mobility and function of your spine and adjacent joints. She also uses soft tissue therapies, such as MRT, evidence based modalities, and will always discuss home based care including stretches and exercises. Dr. Rhianna loves caring for patients of all ages, including children. She is passionate about all aspects of spinal health and believes that a healthy spine creates a solid foundation for your body to develop, grow, and explore. Her goal is to help all patients enjoy their very best life.
Born in St. Catharines, Dr. Blakely embarked on his academic journey at Brock University, where he graduated with honours in Kinesiology. Driven by a profound interest in the intricate connections between the nervous system and the human body, he pursued and successfully completed his Doctor of Chiropractic degree at D’Youville University in Buffalo, NY. An accomplished athlete with a background in competitive lacrosse, hockey, and baseball, Dr. Blakely brings a unique perspective to his chiropractic practice. Certified in diversified and Thompson techniques, Dr. Blakely utilizes a wide variety of evidence-based methods, ensuring comprehensive care for joint health while also addressing the specific soft tissue needs of each patient.
Nicole attended the University of Waterloo to complete a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. She then went on to graduate from the Ontario College of Health and Technology’s accelerated Massage Therapy program. She is registered with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario. Nicole has always been drawn to the needs of others and her compassionate energy led her into the field of health care. As a former competitive figure skater, her passion for many sports has fueled and supported her active lifestyle and provided the background she needed for the importance of self care. Nicole works closely with every patient to customize treatments to reduce and prevent any pain or physical dysfunction to improve your own optimal quality of life, whatever that may look like. Outside of the clinic you can find her attempting a new recipe, hiking, and spending time with family and friends.
Tyler graduated from Algonquin College with a diploma in Fitness and Health Promotion, Ontario Tech University with a Degree in Kinesiology, and Ontario College of Health and Technology with a Massage Therapy Diploma. Tyler grew up being active and competed in many sports such as basketball, football, rock climbing, and obstacle course racing. Tyler is a current Sport Candidate Member of the Canadian Sport Massage Therapists Association and has worked as part of different events medical teams such as the Muskoka 70.3 Ironman, Ontario Summer Games and Canada Summer Games. Tyler is a growth-minded therapist who works closely with each client and takes a holistic and function-focused approach to his treatments.
Cory graduated from the University of Waterloo with a Bachelor of Science degree majoring in Kinesiology. Afterwards, he completed the accelerated massage therapy program at the Ontario College of Health and Technology and is now a registered member of the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario. Growing up, Cory played and competed in a variety of sports, such as basketball, volleyball, and track & field, which ultimately led to his fascination and curiosity with how the body functions and works together as well as ways to manage and recover from various injuries. Cory is very passionate about helping others and works closely with each of his patients to create a treatment plan that is unique and tailored to their specific needs and goals. When he’s not working, you can often find Cory at the gym, trying a new recipe, or playing basketball.
Will is an excitable, easy-going, and professional Kinesiologist. Will is a recent graduate from Brock University of both a Master of Professional Kinesiology, and Bachelors of Science in the same discipline. Prior to working at Waterview Will has worked with populations including geriatrics, varsity athletes, along with other conditions such as MS, and Parkinsons in an exercise and rehabilitation setting. He is passionate at improving his craft and helping patients improve beyond their perceived limits.
Victoria attended Niagara College in 2020 for a course in Fitness and Health Promotion. After graduating with her diploma in 2022 she went on to complete her Bachelors of Science (Honours) specializing in Sports Performance at Hartpury University in the United Kingdom graduating in 2023. While attending school abroad, Victoria was employed at the Hartpury Sports Academy and worked alongside athletes. She has always been drawn to an active lifestyle and is very passionate about strength and conditioning. She has competed in horse riding competitions in the past, as well as competing on a wrestling team that traveled to Ottawa in 2019 to compete before she attended college. Victoria loves the outdoors and in her spare time she can be found at the farm with the horses, hanging out with friends and family, or in the gym lifting weights.
Chris graduated with a Bachelor of Kinesiology from Brock University. Chris discovered his interest in the field of rehabilitation through his involvement within the community and extracurriculars. These experiences motivated him to pursue his background in human kinetics. Chris brings experiences with geriatrics, neurological conditions, varsity athletes, and the general population. Chris’s long term goal is to eventually pursue a career as a Physiotherapist. During his free time you can find Chris engaging in physical activity (hiking, exercising), travelling (camping, kayaking), or spending time with friends and family.
More than 90% of physicians and 95% of patients are frustrated with the wait times to see a Spine Surgeon. Currently, wait times are greater than 18-24 months in the Hamilton and Niagara regions. Are you wondering if surgery will relieve your symptoms? Based on a published physician survey and patient feedback, we at Waterview Physiotherapy & Health Centre developed a Spine Surgical Screening Assessment (SSSA) program affiliated with Dr. Aleksa Cenic (Neurosurgeon / Spine Surgeon). Our physiotherapists and chiropractors have been trained directly by Dr. Cenic in advanced spine screening and assessment. If you are a Physician, Physiotherapist or other health professional that wishes to refer a patient to Waterview Physiotherapy & Health Centre for a Surgical Spine Assessment, click link below to find out more.
Whether you have been injured working around your house, in a car accident, at work or simply want to improve your overall well-being we cater to all your needs. Our service focus is on you: that means we design our treatment plans around your unique needs and goals, adhere to best practices and consistently deliver the highest standards of quality care to attain best possible outcomes. We want to help you regain the strength, function and movement so you can enjoy an overall better quality of life.
Come see us and get the healthcare you deserve!
All of our therapists are Registered Massage Therapists (RMTs), and are subject to the training and competency requirements of the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario. Our RMTs do what they love most: helping you work through any pain, injury, stress or other condition to help you relax, release tension, and achieve your rehab and wellness goals. Our therapists always go above and beyond to give you a tailor-made treatment to best suit your needs.
You deserve the gift of relaxation, relief, and improved well-being!
Suffering from aches, pains or strains? Our Chiropractors have specialized training to get to the root of your problem. They will provide an individualized treatment plan to relieve pain and restore normal function. This could take the form of soft tissue therapy, mobilizations, manipulations, or exercises.
Get to the root of your problem and start the road to recovery!
A Physiotherapist with specialized training in pelvic health can be successful treating individuals with incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, pelvic girdle pain, as well as pre and post natal symptoms. Pelvic health applies to women, men, and children. A thorough examination often includes both an external and internal assessment. This allows the Physiotherapist to properly evaluate all potential factors contributing to the dysfunction, and develop an appropriate plan of care to address your individualize goals effectively.
Transitioning to a healthier you is only a few steps away!
Prescribing exercise and activities to improve your functional abilities before surgery. The goal is to decrease your hospital length of stay, speed up your recovery and return to “normal” activities, and reduce surgical complications.
Recovering from surgery? Everyone can benefit from physio and a rehab program. Our therapists work collaboratively with your surgeon to decrease your pain, improve your mobility, restore your function and quality of life.
Can’t make it into the clinic? Our Practitioners offer their services virtually. We will send you a link for your scheduled appointment. You can log on with your own personal device and be seen by one of our practitioners. Have your problem diagnosed or your progress monitored from the comfort of your own home.
Acupuncture is an evidence based treatment that uses sterile, thin needles to attract blood flow to an injury site. Acupuncture decreases pain and inflammation, promotes healing, and improves nerve health. Performed correctly, it is a safe and effective treatment.
Customized medical devices that are designed to align your foot and ankle in the optimal position. Orthotics work much like glasses do on your eyes – they reduce stress and strain on your body, decrease pain and improve tolerance to activities.
A brace specifically designed to suit your unique needs – a better fit, more comfort. Adding external support to your injury can decrease your pain during daily tasks and recreational activities. With a good assessment a brace can be highly effective.
Concussions and their longterm effects are one of the biggest challenges individuals face. Recovering from a concussion can be a difficult and frustrating time. Everyone is impacted differently and as such, requires an individualized care plan.
Our therapists have completed extra training and understand dizziness. Treatment depends on your assessment findings, but often involves hands-on techniques, head manoeuvres, an exercise program, or a combo of those strategies.
Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMD) is commonly known as jaw pain. Trained therapists can help your pain and clicking by teaching you relaxation, stretching and strengthening exercises for the face, head, neck and postural muscles.
We offer a complimentary 10 minute phone consultation where you can discuss your situation with a Physiotherapist. Our office administrator will also answer any of your questions about our services.
If you’re interested in seeing our team at Waterview Physiotherapy & Health Centre at our Grimsby location, please reach out. We are happily accepting new patients and look forward to providing you with the healthcare you deserve.
560 North Service Road
Tuesday: 8am – 8pm
Friday: 8am – 7pm
Saturday: 8am – 1pm