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Who We Are
We are TWO multi-disciplinary healthcare clinics, owned & operated by Kathy Yardley, Registered Physiotherapist, located in Orangeville & Mono, Ontario. The vision is always to help others live the best in their bodies.
Our mission is to be the trusted leader in rehabilitation care by compassionately embracing the needs of the community – one problem, one goal, one person at a time.
To do that, we believe we need to work with a team of amazing individuals. By providing a variety of services under one roof, we can help you reach your goals quickly and efficiently. You, as a WHOLE, will be treated, rather than just the specific area of the body that is in pain.
Our goal is to empower individuals to move better and feel better by providing quality healthcare. Our goal is to be a resource for health in the community and reach people to make positive changes in his/her life.
We strive to be the best in order to help you!
Kathy Yardley Registered Physiotherapist, Owner, Headwaters Physiotherapy, BMSc, MScPT
Kathy is a graduate of McMaster’s Physiotherapy program and has an undergraduate degree in Biochemistry from Western University. She is a high-energy Physiotherapist who loves seeing her patients meet and exceed their goals. Kathy has training in Contemporary Acupuncture, manual therapy, Reformer Pilates, taping, FMS, Nordic pole walking, and Personal Training. Kathy has special training in Pelvic Physiotherapy from Pelvic Health Solutions and can treat a wide range of pelvic conditions. In her free time you will find her chasing her three kids, playing tennis or preparing for triathlon season.
Lori Barnes Clinic Manager
Lori is the Clinic Manager at Headwaters Physiotherapy. She has a background in administration in several health fields including dental, chiropractic and physiotherapy and can help with all of your insurance questions. Lori ensures the clinic runs smoothly by offering direct support to all of our providers, administrators and patients. When she is not in the clinic, Lori can be found camping, walking with her dog, or spending family time with her Fiancé and their 4 teenage boys here in her hometown of Orangeville.
Mario Wadie Registered Physiotherapist, MSc(PT), H.BSc(Kin), NSCA-CPT
Mario is a graduate of McMaster’s MSc. of Physiotherapy program. Since graduating Mario has demonstrated a keen interest and preference for orthopaedic/musculoskeletal physiotherapy and engaged in several courses to add to his skillset, including taping, acupuncture, and manual therapy-related courses.
Mario’s treatment philosophy revolves strongly around Manual therapy and a home exercise program to reinforce treatment effects. He has treated various conditions from a simple ankle sprain, to back pain, to post-op rotator cuff rehab. Mario knows the value of physical activity and in his free time you will find him playing basketball, hiking, biking, or working out. Mario is also a big foodie so feel free to recommend good hiking trails and restaurants he should explore
Laura Reithmeier Registered Physiotherapist, MScPT, MScBio, BSc.
Laura is a graduate of the McMaster Physiotherapy program, after completing a MSc. in Biology & a Bachelor of Science degree. Laura has training in acupuncture, concussion management, osteoporosis rehab, soft tissue release, & manual therapy. Originally from Nova Scotia, Laura enjoys exploring the area and staying active: running, hiking, cycling, & strength training.
Nirushan Guruparan Registered Physiotherapist MScPT, BA(Hons), BSc(Hons)
Nirushan is a graduate from Queen’s University’s Physiotherapy program. His prior education includes a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Biology from the University of Toronto and a Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology from York University. Through a decade of education, he can create a holistic picture of his clients and their conditions, which serve to guide the best treatment approach. Having worked as a physiotherapist in British Columbia and Ontario, Nirushan has worked with various clients including individuals with orthopaedic injuries, motor vehicle
accidents, work injuries, athletic injuries, and post-operative (knees, hips, shoulders). His treatment style is a combination of manual therapy and exercise prescription, with an emphasis in functional and athletic training/recovery. He has training and experience using joint mobilization techniques, Mackenzie techniques, taping, active tissue release, and dry needling. Outside of the clinic, Nirushan is part of the Executive Committee for the Global Health Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association, where he hopes to use his training as a physiotherapist to help underserved communities. In his free time, Nirushan enjoys spending time with his family and friends, watching new TV shows, going to concerts, hiking, lifting weights, keeping up with basketball, soccer, and tennis news, and learning about fitness, nutrition, diet, and new exercises.
Kody Watson Registered Physiotherapist, MSCPT, M.KIN, BA (HONS)
Kody is a graduate of the Queen Margaret University Physiotherapy program. His prior education includes completing a Masters of Kinesiology and a Bachelors of Kinesiology and Physical Education at Wilfrid Laurier University. Kody has also furthered his training in Strength & Conditioning rehabilitation. His personal and research interests are focused on long-term athlete development and healthy cognitive aging with lifetime physical activity. Kody enjoys working with multiple populations and providing them with the knowledge and holistic support required to live a healthy and active lifestyle. In his free time, Kody likes to stay active by playing competitive soccer, strength training, and running.
Scott Lyall Registered Physiotherapist, MScPT, BASc. (KIN)
Scott is a graduate of the McMaster’s Physiotherapy program. Scott has a passion for health sciences, physical fitness, and helping patients achieve the highest level of physical functioning possible. Scott values continuing education and has training in Acupuncture, Osteoporosis, and Strength Conditioning. Scott loves trail running, hiking, back country camping, and long-distance cycling.
Ashleigh Stableforth Chiropractor, HBSc. (KIN), D.C.
Ashleigh completed her Doctor of Chiropractic degree in 2010 and has been practising in Orangeville ever since. She incorporates manual adjustments and myofascial release techniques into her treatments. Ashleigh has a passion for providing prenatal and infant chiropractic care. She is a member of the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association and is certified in the Webster Technique. Outside of work, Ashleigh enjoys spending time with her husband and two young daughters.
Peter Hrkal Chiropractor, D.C., ART®
Peter is a Chiropractor trained in Contemporary Medical Acupuncture, ART®, spinal/extremity joint manipulation, and functional rehabilitation. He has a certification in concussion therapy (complete concussion management inc) as well as a Master’s degree in rehabilitation science. Peter works with and helps out several local athletic organizations, treating many triathletes, crossfit athletes and hockey players among others. He works at both our Centennial Rd & AI clinics. Apart from work, Peter enjoys the outdoors, cottaging and fishing.
Meagan Crawford Registered Massage Therapist
Meagan graduated from the Sutherland-Chan School and Teaching Clinic in 2016 after obtaining a Bachelor of Applied Science in Kinesiology and a Diploma in Fitness and Health.
Meagan values a collaborative environment and offers individualized treatment plans to help her patients reach their goals. She practices Swedish massage and incorporates trigger point and myofascial release techniques, followed by movement education and remedial exercises.
Meagan likes to recharge by spending time with family, gardening or playing seasonal sports.
Christian Hatz Registered Massage Therapist, R. KIN
Christian is a graduate from the Sutherland-Chan School of Massage Therapy. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Kinesiology from York University and is a Certified Personal Trainer/ strength and conditioning specialist. He believes in a holistic approach to health and fitness; aligning the mechanical components of the body with the driving force of the mind and the spirit. Christian enjoys sports in general and loves distance running, weight lifting and music (especially karaoke).
Steve is a certified RMT with over 10 years of experience in Swedish, deep tissue, sport and Thai massage. He also holds certifications in cupping therapy and manual lymphatic drainage (MLD). Throughout his career Steve has helped a diverse spectrum of clients, including world champion athletes in Squash, ballroom dancing, professional wrestling and multiple combat sports. Steve speaks English and French, is learning German and enjoys traveling, cooking and staying active
Rebecca Hoekstra Certified Athletic Therapist, CAT(C), BAHSc (AT), BSc(Kin)
Rebecca is a Certified Athletic Therapist who completed her Athletic Therapy degree at Sheridan College, before which she obtained her undergraduate degree in Kinesiology at the University of Waterloo. Rebecca enjoys treating a variety of injuries and helping her patients get back to their sport, work or daily activities. Rebecca uses a whole body approach to her assessments and treatments to ensure not only is the injured site addressed but also the surrounding tissues. Treatments with Rebecca include a variety of manual therapy techniques (including soft tissue and muscle energy techniques), various modalities and personalized exercise home programs. Rebecca is highly trained in athletic taping for all types of injuries, as well as orthopedic bracing. When Rebecca is not working, she can be found training and competing her dressage horse or spending quality time with her family.
Matt Quattrociocchi Canadian Certified Pedorthist B.Kin., C Ped Tech (C), C Ped (C)
Matt completed post-graduate education in pedorthics at UWO, practicing since 2002.
Matt is in good standing with the college, plays an active role with the Pedorthic Association of Canada & is Chair of a task force regulating the profession. As a foot-care professional and avid athlete, Matt’s knowledge & love of sports compliments & enhances his ability to treat patients.
Alexander (Alec) Williamson Osteopathic Manual Practitioner
Alec is a graduate from the National Academy of Osteopathy and has an undergraduate degree in Kinesiology from York University. Alec uses a combination of gentle manual therapy, soft tissue techniques and muscle energy techniques to ensure overall treatment of the body. He also prescribes home exercises to ensure effective results. His primary interest is to help active individuals whose chronic conditions are hindering them from doing what they love. He wants to help everyone get back to moving pain free and doing their favourite activities. He has a strong passion for strength and conditioning. In his spare time you can find Alec at the gym lifting weights or relaxing with his friends and family at his cottage
Glen Burgess Fascial Stretch Therapist
Feeling Stiff? Tired? Sore? Feeling Inflexible? See Glen for Fascial Stretch Therapy (FST). FST uses joint traction, oscillation, and circumduction of connective tissue in the body, (otherwise known as FASCIA) to help give you 30% better mobility in just one session! Glen has been a FST practitioner since 2013 (currently a Level 3 FST Therapist!), helping athletes, business professionals, expecting mothers, and individuals to help reduce pain, injuries, soreness and help the body perform better!
There are so many benefits to FST, since it connects with your nervous system and literally every part of your body from the inside out.
Glen has been a personal trainer since 2008, group exercise instructor specializing in corrective exercise for injury prevention and the owner of Body Mechanix in Brampton. It was a previous back and ankle injury that helped him want to learn more about overcoming his own injuries. He is also a Fitness Educator helping certify budding Personal Trainers through canfitpro and is a Canadian Master Trainer for TriggerPoint Performance (foam rolling techniques).
Part of Glen’s own fitness journey has included, Cheerleading in University, Gymnastics, Musical Theatre, running half and full marathons and also participating in Sprint and Olympic Distance Triathlons
Sabrina Caruso Fascial Stretch Therapist - Level 2
Sabrina’s passion for sports started at the age of 5 where she played soccer, hockey, volleyball, softball. Sabrina’s outgoing nature and love for sport veered her into the fitness industry after high school, where it has become a life long passion to help people achieve health and fitness goals. After 30 years in the industry and still playing sports she has found herself with many chronic injuries. After trying many types of treatment and modalities out there, Sabrina found FST as a client. She quickly fell in love with the many benefit and how mobile she felt, so she decided to become a FST practitioner to help eliminate chronic pain and restore peoples mobility and Sabrina is now a Level 2 FST Therapist. When Sabrina is not at work you can find her in the gym, playing hockey, hiking, mountain biking, walking my dog or just being a mom to her 13 yr old son.
Lisa Glazier Registered Kinesiologist
Lisa is a Registered Kinesiologist who graduated from Humber College with a Fitness and Health Diploma and then continued her education at Guelph-Humber University where she completed her Honours of BASc Kinesiology Degree. Lisa has always had a passion for fitness, health and helping others. Lisa runs the GLA:D Canada program at the clinic which helps Osteoarthritis patients to become more functional and to maintain function in everyday activities. Outside of work Lisa enjoys staying active and spending time with her family and friends.
Madeleine Swenor Physiotherapy Assistant
Madeleine is a graduate from the University of East Anglia in the UK, where she completed a Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy. Madeleine is currently in the process of becoming a Registered Physiotherapist in Canada. She has completed training in pelvic health physiotherapy, and in sports massage therapy. Madeleine is very keen to continue to expand her practice in areas such as sports rehabilitation, pilates, and acupuncture. Her aim is to encourage patients to maintain an active, balanced, and healthy lifestyle. Madeleine really enjoys staying active; she is very passionate about running, playing tennis, cycling, hiking, and being outside.
Jordan Bongers Physiotherapy Assistant and Nutrition & Wellness Consultant
Jordan is a Certified Nutrition and Wellness Consultant who has completed her course through the American Fitness Professional Association (AFPA). She has also completed her Physiotherapy/Occupational Therapy assisting diploma (OPTA) at Georgian College. She is passionate about helping people improve their lives with nutrition and behavioural change and is dedicated in helping people reach their goals to promote a positive lifestyle. Jordan can help individuals who are looking to change their eating habits or weight management by creating personalized meal plans and offering suggestions to help reach their optimal nutritional goals. She is passionate about fitness and living a healthy lifestyle. In her spare time, Jordan loves travelling, spending time with family and friends and loves listening to music, exercising and hiking.
Paige Pryce Physiotherapy Assistant/ Administrator
Paige is a Occupational and Physiotherapist Assistant, she graduated from Algonquin College in Ottawa in April of 2020. She has versatile experience due to her many placements at long-term care facilities, physiotherapy clinics and her particular favorite Ausome Ottawa, a program helping children with autism get active and engage in social settings. Paige is also very knowledgeable on everyday life modifications due to the Occupational background and has experience with working with patients on SMART goals and helping them achieve said goals.
Paige has many passions and loves to swim/hike and spend her time playing with her dog Bauer as well as enjoying her time with family and friends!
Nikita Moni Registered Kinesiologist
Nikita is a Registered Kinesiologist who graduated from Western University in 2016 with a BA in Kinesiology. She is also trained in custom knee brace fittings. What drew Nikita to this career is the ability to interact with various patients and help them to achieve their goals throughout their recovery process. In her free time, Nikita enjoys music, playing sports with friends, and hikes. She also has a black belt in Karate.
Carolyn Strader Administrator
Carolyn has a BSc. in Kinesiology from Dalhousie University. She is a mother of 2 and a cancer survivor.
After having taken time off to raise her kids and battle cancer she has returned to work in her favorite environment. Working with individuals to help live their best lives is something she is very passionate about.
When she is not working Carolyn loves to travel, camp, hike, walk her dog and play with her kids.
Tyler Conium Business Support
A graduate of Sheridan College’s Print Journalism, Advanced Film & Television and Communications programs, Tyler was the General Manager of the Caribbean restaurant Soulyve in Orangeville for 8 years. Since transitioning out of the restaurant industry, his focus is now in health and wellness – with specific focus on management, small business support and marketing.
In his spare time, he roots for Toronto sports franchises, which is a lot more fun than it used to be. He is also a committed volunteer, an avid reader and writer.
Laura McCarron Administrator
Laura has been an administrator for several years and has worked at Headwaters Physiotherapy for many of them. She is also the Health and Safety representative for the clinic’s two locations.
She is passionate about helping people and thoroughly enjoys being able to work closely with the members of the community. Originally from Scotland, Laura likes to spend as much time as possible outdoors hiking, fishing, and camping.
Melanie Glazier Administrator
Melanie has many years of experience as an administrator. She grew up in Orangeville, completed high school in Orangeville, then went to Conestoga College in Kitchener where she took the Pre-Health Science program and graduated with honours.
Outside of Headwaters Physiotherapy, Melanie enjoys travelling, camping and spending time with her family.
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