Dr. Chris Cheung completed his Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in Kinesiology from York University where he concurrently completed the Fitness Appraisal and Exercise Prescription Certificate Program. Following his own experience as a patient during his graduate studies, he decided to study Chiropractic and obtained his Doctor of Chiropractic at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College.
Dr. Cheung has worked within the Athletic Performance Lab at York University assessing the occupational fitness of firefighters and police officer candidates. He was part of the assessment team during the 2007 NHL Combined Entry Draft. In practice, Dr. Cheung utilizes a variety of techniques including manipulation/mobilizations of the spine and extremities, clinical acupuncture, cupping, Active Release Techniques (ART), instrument assisted soft tissue mobilizations and rehab exercises to promote healing and improved function.
Dr. Cheung is focused on functional outcomes of care that are important to the patient and seeks to improve the wellness of each patient as a whole being. As a compassionate and empathetic individual, he truly desires to bring change and empowerment to people whose pain and decreased function make it difficult to enjoy their pursuits in life. His philosophy behind lasting improvements in health states that simple and small lifestyle changes can collect over time to influence profound outcomes.
Whether you are recovering from an injury or wish to ensure you maintain your mobility into your later years Dr. Cheung will tailor an approach specific to your health goals, preferences and unique needs.
Gunjan Patel has finished his Bachelors of Physiotherapy (BPT) from Rajiv Gandhi University, India in 2011. He also did two years of continuing studies in the field of Fitness and Health Promotion from Humber college, Toronto. Gunjan completed his Diploma of Advance Orthopaedic Manual and Manupulative Physiotherapy Level 1 from Orthopaedic Division of Canadian Physiotherapy Association. He also finished a Post graduate course in Vestibular Rehabilitation from APTEI Canada. He has worked overseas in a hospital that involved providing acute care to patients. Gunjan has been working in the rehabilitation industry for the past five years and has been registered with College of Physiotherapists, Ontario, since 2015. He has a vast experience of working with almost all age groups treating a variety of neuro-musculoskeletal conditions.
Gunjan’s goal is to maximise his client’s function and helping them to recover from their injuries through his hands-on therapeutic skills. He believes in dedicating one-on- one time to each of his clients to maximise their outcome and fulfill all their rehabilitation needs.
His achievement in patient care includes teaching self-management techniques and a dedication to helping every patient recover completely. During his practice period, he has successfully helped patients recover from a wide variety of injuries including back/neck injuries. He believes in educating his patients as well so that they can take an active role in their recovery.
Alex received his diploma from Wellsprings College of Massage Therapy and Esthetics in 2010.
Alex is a Master of Sports in Athletics, specialization- pole vaulting. He is 3 times holder of the Silver Medal (2nd place) of the Junior Championships of the USSR. During his career in sports he was several times the champion of Ukraine and a prize holder at a different international competitions.
He has extensive experience when it comes to sports injuries, being an athlete himself in the past he understands the importance of preventative care and the proper treatment of the injury. From preventive treatments for pain to corrective care for balance and mobility issues he is an expert.
Alex is a big fan of all sports and enjoys helping people achieve their rehabilitation goals, personal goals and fitness levels.
Iryna graduated from Canadian College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 2005 and became an acupuncturist.
In 2005 she also graduated from Wellsprings College of Massage Therapy and Esthetics and became a Registered Massage Therapist.
Prior to getting her diplomas here in Canada, she worked in Ukraine for 12 years, specializing in musculoskeletal sports and performance related injuries as a kinesiologist.
She also conducts workshops in Acupuncture Physiatrics, an integrative style of acupuncture.
Iryna loves outdoors, in her spare time she does hiking, water rafting and kayaking; during winter times you will find her skiing on the slopes of Blue Mountain or Mont Tremblant.
He did his BPT and MPT (Neurology) from Jamia Hamdard University, New Delhi, India.
He has over 12 years of experience as a physiotherapist in both hospital and private practice settings. He has done extensive work on postural related musculoskeletal problems and neurorehabilitation.
He has experience working with orthopedic, MVA and sports related injuries, post operative rehabilitation and stroke rehabilitation. He takes particular interest in preventing sports and running injuries with targeted strength and motor control exercises. He delivers workplace training workshops on injury prevention and discomfort management. Other workplace services include workplace assessments and advising on specific health and safety issues.
He has a special interest in treating patients with longstanding or chronic and complex musculoskeletal problems. Currently he is working as a Resident PT in Dun- Dix Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation clinic and Physiomed, Roytec.
Maryna graduated from Lviv Medical University in Ukraine with medical doctor diploma in 2009. She is currently a student at York University enrolled in Nursing program.
Maryna is extremely organized individual, she enjoys working with patients, she listens to patients and makes sure their needs are addressed.
She educates patients on their treatment plans and therapy. Maryna acts as a liaison between the patients and healthcare personnel by keeping the lines of communication flowing.
In her spare time she enjoys reading and baking.
Natalia is a certified Osteopath registered with the Canadian Association of Osteopaths (CAO). She provides an osteopathy treatments and manual therapy to our patients.
She has extensive experience with patients who suffered injuries during car accidents.
Natalia has very positive energy and we are absolutely thrilled to have her as a part of our team.
Originally from Ukraine, Natalia enjoys singing and is a part of a church choir. She also enjoys travelling and meeting new people.