Registered Physiotherapist, Acupuncture Practitioner, Certified Trigenics Practitioner
From a young age, Alejandra Rodriguez knew she wanted a career in health care. After volunteering at some physical therapy clinics and hospitals, she became fascinated with Physical Therapy as a means of helping people recover from injury and return to an active lifestyle.
She obtained her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Toronto, and a Bachelor of Physiotherapy from the Hogeschool van Amsterdam in The Netherlands.
After completing her program, she obtained her physiotherapy license in Canada as well as the United States in 2006.
She gathered a wide range of experience by working her way through many different health care sectors, from hospitals to rehabilitation centres to private practices.
She spent several years working in the chronic pain management program in Toronto Western Hospital where she learned the importance of working with an interdisciplinary team of health care professionals to treat complex conditions. Her goal was always to help patients restore their quality of life in every single aspect.
She continued her career, working closely with several family doctors, specialists, psychologists and multiple health care professionals to help her clients recover and achieve their lifestyle goals.
Alejandra specialized in the area of orthopedics and has successfully treated patients with many types of complex injuries from car accidents to sports injuries, to slip-and-falls, work-related injuries and pre and post-surgical conditions.
As part of her ongoing training, Alejandra has completed several certifications including acupuncture, manual therapy based-rehabilitation, dry needling and Trigenics, a complex procedure which retrains the way the brain communicates its movement and/or pain signals with the muscles of the body. She is also certified in Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ).
These advanced treatment methods, coupled with her accurate diagnosis and follow-up intervention, have allowed her to achieve maximum results with her patients. She has helped many, many clients reach their goals of minimizing or eradicating pain, improve their physical tolerances, and ensure a fast and successful recovery.
She is also pursuing her certification in strength and conditioning training (CSCS) and in yoga.
Alejandra is passionate about living a healthy lifestyle and enjoying regular exercise. When she is not working, her activities include yoga, Pilates, cycling, and running.
Registered Massage Therapist
Eric’s involvement of sports at an early age sparked his interest in human movement and rehabilitation especially in the athletic population. His previous history of musculoskeletal injuries that required both physiotherapy and massage therapy gave him the perspective of patient-centered care, which has allowed him to translate that with his patients.
Eric graduated from Humber College in 2018 that provided the knowledge and skills to conduct patient assessments, develop individualized treatment plans and deliver safe and effective treatment. Eric is also experienced in treating a variety of special populations ranging from: pregnancy, neurological, mental/health addictions, complex health conditions and athletes.
His goal is to use an evidence-based approach by combining manual therapy, movement and empowerment through education.
On his spare time, you can find him at the gym doing a heavy set of squats, at the driving range, or sipping a cold brew while discussing everything basketball related.
Daniel Kanner is a fully licensed and registered acupuncturist with the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of Ontario (CTCMPAO). Daniel has his R.TCMP and R.Ac credentials allowing him to treat in patients in Ontario using acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) techniques.
Daniel helps patients achieve maximum holistic health and wellness. He is a hardworking, safe and versatile individual with a gentle touch, excellent communication skills, and interacts well with patients. Daniel is a graduate of York University (Kinesiology and Health Sciences) and The Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences (Acupuncture and TCM), and as a result, he has knowledge, clinical experience and education in both TCM and Western Medicine. He has been practicing for 16 years and has seen many different types of health concerns and syndromes. During his career Daniel has taken specialized training and courses is the areas of Acupuncture Physiatrics (Sports Medicine), Fertility Enhancement, Pregnancy, and Cosmetic Facial Renewal.
Daniel has been married for 14 years and has three children. They keep him very active and busy. Additionally, he exercises regularly and enjoys gardening, reading and sports in his spare time.
Vlada graduated from York University with a HBSc in Kinesiology and health science. She developed a passion for helping people and continued her education at the University of Western Ontario to become a Canadian Cerfified Pedorthist. After gaining valuable experience and skills in the foot health field, she furthered her passion by graduating the Chiropody program at the Michener Institute.
Vlada is a Registered Chiropodist in good standing with the the College of Chiropodists of Ontario. She enjoys helping people get back on their feet and get back to their favorite activities.
Registered Massage Therapist
Peter(changho) graduated from the Sahmyook University in South Korea with an Honors with a Master of Science in Physiotherapy in 2007. Since graduating from Sahmyook University, he has been busy completing post-graduate courses within the orthopaedic division of the Korea Physiotherapy Association for 2 years and he got certification of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy, PNF(level 3a/b) and Bobath technique.
Peter(changho) practiced for 10 years at University Hospital in South Korea. He has experience working with many types of patients, including patients who have neurologic conditions such as CVA, SCI, MS, Parkinson's disease and Post-Surgical Conditions and any number of Musculoskeletal injuries.
Peter(changho) graduated in 2018 with a Advance Diploma of Massage Therapy from Centennial College in Toronto and is a member of the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario. He provides rehabilitative, preventative, relaxing and comfort massage therapy to those who are experiencing pain and dysfunction due to injury, surgical and other medical treatments for long-term illnesses.
Peter(changho) enjoys anything to do with the outdoors including hiking, cycling, skiing, running and indoor weight training .
Heather Dolimont is a partner at Stay Active Rehabilitation for the Fertility/Pregnancy and Post-natal program and also the proud owner and founder of Mums & Tums Canada Inc www.mumsandtumscanada.com
In addition to her business ventures Heather and her husband as also as equally proud and dedicated to their beautiful family of 3 children. Heather's journey to building this dream business dedicated to serving expecting and new mothers has not always come easily, but it has been one of growth and determination. She felt called to action in a huge way when she realized that her own positive birth experiences were not even close to being the common experiences that most other birthing individuals had. Her dream became clear at that point, and she committed to creating both an online platform, as well as a bricks and mortar space, where ALL parents could come to unwind, connect with their community and receive loving, unbiased, evidence-based support and healthcare. Along with the initiative and mission that she works to manifest through Mums & Tums Canada, Heather also feels privileged to hold the position of Director of Marketing on the board of directors for the Association of Ontario Doulas (AOD). Using her extensive and continuous education in birth and postpartum along with these opportunities to serve her community, she and her team feel deeply honoured to be able to support families in Toronto and across the entire GTA.