Rafal Luczynski
Rafal Luczynski
PT, B.Sc(PT)

Registered Physiotherapist

Rafal’s advanced knowledge in manual therapy and exercise prescription, combined with his broad experience and passion towards providing quality patient care, makes him a highly qualified clinician. Since graduating from Queen’s University in 2000 with a degree of Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy, he has gained extensive experience in both clinic and retirement home settings. He continues to enhance his clinical skills through continuing medical education in areas of orthopaedics and sports injury. Rafal has gained extensive knowledge in accelerated treatment of Adhesive Capsulitis (Frozen Shoulder) for patients that are past the freezing stage of this condition. He has also been effectively using Shockwave Therapy since 2011 for treating chronic and painful conditions such as Plantar Fasciitis, Achilles Tendinopathy, Tennis and Golfer Elbow, Patellar Tendinitis (Jumper’s Knee), Shoulder Calcific Tendinitis to name the most common ones. He enjoys spending time outdoors skiing, catamaran sailing, and going for family walks with his wife and two dogs. His ultimate goal is to promote physical fitness, independence and well being when treating his clients.

Magdalena Duspara
Magdalena Duspara
PT, B.Sc(PT)

Registered Physiotherapist

Magda obtained her physiotherapy degree from Queen’s University in 2005.  Prior to that she also received a Bachelor’s degree in Human Kinetics from the University of Guelph, giving her a strong background in anatomy, biomechanics, and ergonomics.  Magda has furthered her education through a variety of post graduate courses in manual therapy, acupuncture and concussion management.  Magda strives to educate her patients on current injuries/disorders as well as how to avoid future injuries through proper exercise.

Bahaa Mansour
Bahaa Mansour
PT, B.Sc(PT), Cert.MDT

Registered Physiotherapist

Bahaa obtained his Bachelor’s degree of Physical Therapy from Cairo University in 1999 and has more than 15 years of experience treating musculoskeletal and neurological patients using advanced skills in manual and exercise therapy. He has worked in both private clinic and hospital settings. He is a certified in Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (MDT), also known as the McKenzie method, which is a reliable method of treating back, neck and extremity pain. He earned his credentials in 2019 from the McKenzie institute of Canada. MDT Is a comprehensive, evidence-based system of assessment, diagnosis, treatment and prevention aimed at patient education and independence. He is very passionate about learning and continuing education and has completed several advanced courses in cervicothoracic, lumbosacral, spinal manipulation, mulligan techniques, shoulder, taping, acupuncture, concussion, and vestibular rehabilitation. He also has trained in the measurement of custom made knee braces and shockwave therapy in treating chronic pain conditions. He is currently attending an online course from the Alberta University, Diagnostic Imaging for Physical Therapist. Bahaa enjoys spending time with his two lovely daughters and wife.  He also spends a lot of time reading and enjoys walking, gardening, and fishing in the summer.

Dhruvita Pandya
Dhruvita Pandya
PT, B.P.T.

Registered Physiotherapist

Dhruvita graduated with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy degree in 2011 from the University of Gujarat. She put her education to work in clinic and hospital in India before making the decision to move to Canada. After moving here, she successfully completed the University of Toronto bridging program and earned her certification as a registered Physiotherapist in Ontario in 2017.Since then she has enthusiastically taken the opportunity to improve her knowledge by completing several advanced therapy courses. These have given her additional skill in treating everything from TMJs (in the jaw) to ankles. She has also trained in the measurement and fitting of custom medical compression garments.When she is not at work, Dhruvita enjoys cooking delicious meals, travelling and spending quality time with her family.

Melanie Alves
Melanie Alves

Osteopath

Growing up Melanie was involved in a lot of sports and activities, which led her to become intrigued in health. After exploration of various health-care systems, Melanie discovered osteopathy. This modality exposed both Melanie’s passion healing and future career path. She completed an undergraduate degree in Kinesiology at York University, followed by her four year post-graduate degree in Osteopathy at the Canadian Academy of Osteopathy.

Dr. Arthur Ramanauskas
Dr. Arthur Ramanauskas

Chiropractor

Arthur graduated from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in 2012 with a Doctorate of Chiropractic. Before this, he received a specialized honours degree in kinesiology at York University. Arthur has worked with a variety of different patients including athletes, MVA, WSIB, and geriatric. He utilizes several different manual techniques including spinal manipulation, soft-tissue therapy, A.R.T., M2T Blade and has a comprehensive knowledge of all the modalities used at the clinic. Arthur’s goal with regards to treatment is not only to provide relief from pain and discomfort but to restore full function as well as working on proactively avoiding future injuries/conditions. He loves to spend time with his two sons and his wife. Arthur also enjoys watching football and hockey in his spare time, rooting for the Baltimore Ravens and Toronto Maple Leafs respectively. He enjoys golfing, tennis, and squash to stay active.

Arlene Dubier
Arlene Dubier
B.Sc ND

Naturopath

Arlene is a naturopathic doctor who is interested in helping educate and motivate her patients towards balanced lifestyles. She truly believes that every person should be assessed individually and holistically- mind, body and spirit. She completed her Doctor of Naturopathy at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in 2019, where she was exposed to a wide variety of patients of all ages and health concerns. Through this she has discovered a special interest in digestive health, female health, skin health and family planning, although she loves to help anyone who wants to take control of their well-being. In July 2019, she achieved her certification of Facial Rejuvenation Cosmetic Acupuncture. When she is off-hours, she loves to stay active by weight-training and doing yoga, or cooking up something delicious in the kitchen!

Andrew Sedlak
Andrew Sedlak
R.Ac

Traditional Chinese Acupuncturist

Andrew is a specialist in Traditional Chinese Acupuncture, creating and delivering customized treatment plans for each of his patients to help them regain health and well-being.  He works with each of his patients to promote, restore, and maintain health using advanced knowledge of several different acupuncture modalities; Tuina Massage,  Acupressure, Cupping, Auricular, Laser, needleless treatment and more.  Andrew specializes in the relief of pain stemming from conditions such as; chronic diseases, illness and sports injuries.  Andrew has been practicing Chinese Medicine Acupuncture for 20 years after graduating from the Canadian College of Holistic Health.  In addition to this, he holds numerous diplomas in acupuncture, herbal medicine and holistic nutrition. Andrew is a long time member of the Canadian Society of Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture, World Federation of Chinese Medicine Sciences, College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of Ontario.

Mariola (Majka) Kryzaniak
Mariola (Majka) Kryzaniak
RMT

Registered Massage Therapist

Mariola Kryzaniak’s massage therapy treatment is specific to each of her clients’ goals and she tailors her techniques and pressure to each individual’s needs. She is proficient in a variety of Swedish massage techniques which include deep tissue, lymphatic drainage, prenatal & pregnancy massage as well as myofascial release and acupressure treatments. Mariola believes that in order to create long lasting changes, the imbalances in our bodies must be addressed and corrected to bring one back to optimum performance and health. For this reason she enjoys working alongside other healthcare professionals such as physical therapists, chiropractors and naturopathic doctors. Mariola joined the team at Physiotherapy Advanced Rehab in November 2013. She continues to update her education and recently completed a full body workshop on myofascial release and acupressure. She is interested in pursuing advanced training in baby massage, craniosacral therapy and lymphatic drainage. She enjoys being active in the community and has volunteered at various events as a massage therapist for women’s hockey tournaments, volleyball competitions, and relay for life to end cancer.

Tomas Bryczek
Tomas Bryczek
RMT

Registered Massage Therapist

Tomas is a massage therapist with over 12 years of experience using different manual techniques. He graduated in 1999 with a Masters of Physical Education from Poznan University in Poland. In 2015, he continued his education at the Ontario College of Health and Technology in Stoney Creek.Tomas has practiced internationally in a multitude of professional settings, including owning his own Massage & Physiotherapy Clinic in Korfntow, Poland. Tomas was also fortunate to work with the Polish soccer team “The Black Korfantow”. Tomas’s experience with pain management is evident in the way he approaches every treatment. He has developed a style of massage therapy to specifically target pain and address the needs of the patient.When he is not at work, Tomas enjoys weight training, running, rock climbing and cycling in the Halton Hills area. Tomas strongly believes that physical activity is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle in combination with massage and therapeutic exercises. Tomas’s experiences help create a customized treatment to help you reach your health goals!

Carvet Smith
Carvet Smith
RMT

Registered Massage Therapist

Carvet is experienced in Swedish massage techniques, myofascial release, trigger point therapy, and proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation (PNF) stretching. She emphasizes core strength and a whole body wellness approach to compliment her practice. She is a certified Pilates instructor and a graduate of ICT Kikkawa College, Class of 2001. Carvet enjoys helping patients with a variety of ailments and is especially effective in delivering prenatal massages. She currently taking courses to get her Manual Lymph Drainage Certification.

Krzysztof (Chris) Drag
Krzysztof (Chris) Drag
RMT

Registered Massage Therapist

Krzysztof is a registered massage therapist with almost 15 years experience in both private and public settings including Baycrest Hospital where he worked with individuals post-stroke. Krzysztof graduated from Kikkawa College in 1999, and has been committed to continual education. He has a diploma in Reflexology as well as certifications in Soft Tissue Release, Schweitzer’s Deep Tissue Massage, and Manual Lymphatic Drainage. Krzysztof has also taken a course in Orthopaedic Massage for Complicated Shoulder Conditions and Double Crush Phenomenon/Pelvic Stabilization. He is an active member of his community working as a Registered Massage Therapist for the Canadian, Australian and New Zealand National Lacrosse teams during the World Championship of Lacrosse. Prior to massage therapy, Krzysztof completed a degree in physical education. Krzysztof has a passion for sports including: kayaking, canoeing, skiing and swimming.

Laura
Laura

Laura has worked as a Physiotherapist Assistant and Receptionist at Physiotherapy Advanced Rehab for over 3 years.
In 2014 she graduated from York University with a degree of Bachelor of Science with Honours in Kinesiology and Health Sciences. She is currently studying to become an Osteopathic Manual Practitioner at the Canadian Academy of Osteopathy.