Clinic Director, BAKin, BScPT, CAFCI
Areas of focus: Orthopaedics, Running Injuries, Lumbo-Pelvic Pain and Dysfunction, Acupuncture
Matt graduated with a Bachelor of Science of Physical Therapy from Western University in 2003 after completing a Bachelor of Arts in Kinesiology from Western. He has been with Family Physiotherapy Centre of London since 2005.
Matt has a special interest in low back pain and is qualified in the use of Rehabiliatative Ultrasound Imaging for the assessment and treatment of lumbo-pelvic pain and dysfunction. He has advanced qualifications in orthopaedics, manual therapy and acupuncture. He has been involved with several local sports teams at the high school and college level.
In his spare time, Matt enjoys spending time with his family, travelling and participating in sports like running and hockey.
MClSc, MPT, BSc, FCAMPT, Sport Dip
Areas of focus: Manual Therapy, Sports Physiotherapy - Hockey, football, soccer, Orthopaedics, Concussion rehab
Luke graduated from McMaster University in 2011 with a Master of Science in Physiotherapy. Immediately following his graduation he was accepted into the Fowler Kennedy Sport Physiotherapy Fellowship. He then continued his professional education through the Sport Physiotherapy Canada credentialing program, obtaining his Sport Certificate in 2013 and Sport Diploma, the highest level of national certification, the following year. In 2015, he completed the Master of Clinical Science program in Manipulative Therapy at the University of Western Ontario and is now a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy (FCAMPT), this title being the highest level of orthopaedic certification in the country which is also recognized internationally. He is one of only a select few nationally, who holds both FCAMPT and Sport Diploma titles.
Luke has a very unique skill set and uses a specialized approach which focuses largely on dedicated one on one treatment time with patients. Using the latest evidence based research he helps educate, motivate and empower patients to take on a very active role in their recovery. With his specialized training he uses various manual therapy techniques, including spinal manipulation, to help restore proper body mechanics and speed up patient’s recovery time. He also utilizes different modalities such as therapeutic taping, acupuncture and electrotherapy. Luke has also completed various Concussion research projects and specializes in the treatment of Concussion and Post-
Luke has a passion for working with active individuals, from weekend warriors to professional athletes. He has a vast sports medicine background working with a number of local sports teams including London Beefeaters Football, UWO Men’s Rugby, Jr Mustangs Football, UWO Men’s Basketball, UWO Track & Field and a number of other UWO varsity teams. His experiences have even taken him overseas, travelling with the UWO Men’s Rugby team to Ireland in 2016.
Luke enjoys spending time volunteering as the Sport Physiotherapist for local football and rugby teams in London. He is an emphatic sports fan and remains very active himself. Originally growing up in rural Northwestern Ontario he is an avid outdoorsmen, a devote year round hockey player and loves to play tennis and mountain bike in the summertime.
Justin graduated from Western University in 2019 with a Master of Physical Therapy degree. He previously graduated with a Bachelor of Arts, Honours Specialization in Kinesiology at Western University in 2016.
Justin has completed various courses thus far, including his level 1 manual therapy certification and level 1 motivational interviewing course. In the coming years, Justin plans on pursuing further continuing education to broaden his scope of practice.
Justin has also been coaching with the Forest City Volleyball Club for the past four years with the 17U and 18U girls teams, competing at both provincial and national level competitions. In his spare time, Justin enjoys playing both court and beach volleyball, travelling, listening to music, and enjoying the company of his friends and family.
Heidi is a bilingual Registered Sports and Paediatric Physiotherapist with over twenty years of clinical experience in paediatric orthopaedics and sports medicine. With a special interest in children’s growth and development, Heidi works closely with paediatricians, families, teachers, and coaches to address issues of growth, injury prevention, and overall physical development. Heidi is actively engaged as a sports injury prevention researcher and speaker at national and international conferences on paediatric orthopaedic and sport injuries and concussions in sport.
Post-graduate courses include:
- Advanced Orthopaedic Manual Therapy
- Concussion management
- Primitive Reflex Integration
- Bladder retraining and core stabilization
- Gross motor development
- Neuro-Developmental Training
- Functional movement systems and play.
Carmen graduated with a Master of Physical Therapy from Western University in 2019. She previously completed her Bachelor of Science in Biology and Kinesiology from the University of British Columbia in 2016.
Carmen''s approach includes therapeutic exercise, education and manual therapy. She believes in empowering her patients to take an active role in their recovery by providing the tools and knowledge for a successful recovery. She considers herself a lifelong learner and plans to complete coursework in dry needling, manual therapy and women's health.
Her passion for physiotherapy began when she was a patient, due to injuries from playing field hockey, basketball and soccer. With first-hand experience of an ACL reconstruction and most recently, an achilles rupture, she knows the impact an injury can have on one's well being. She is dedicated to getting her patients back to doing what they love and preventing future injuries.
Her specific interests include working with individuals with knee injuries, runners, avid athletes or anyone who wants to live a healthy and more active lifestyle. In her spare time, Carmen enjoys baking, running, hiking and playing basketball.