Physiotherapy is treatment to restore, maintain, and make the most of a patient’s mobility, function, and well-being.
The goal of treatment is to achieve this by a combination of strength, education and manual therapy. This is done by providing individualized therapy services to help you achieve the results you want and prevent further injuries.
Your physiotherapists will work with other members of the Sheddon Health Care Team to optimize your outcomes and improved wellbeing.
Book by service or by professional, in this discipline.
Beth Truedell graduated in 2008 with a Masters of Science degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Toronto. She completed her undergraduate work at Wilfrid Laurier University receiving an Honours degree in Kinesiology & Physical Education.
Beth has experience working with patients of all ages and abilities and has had the opportunity to work in a variety of rehabilitation settings including orthopaedics, neurology, and paediatrics.
Since graduation, Beth has continued her education with courses in medical acupuncture, back and pelvic related pain and dysfunction, shoulder injuries, and concussion.
Through her clinical and educational experiences she has developed a particular interest in the assessment and treatment of sports related injuries and has worked with athletes of all levels. Beth has also dedicated part of her practice to the assessment and treatment of women’s health issues including osteoporosis as well as the education and treatment of women who are pregnant and those who are postpartum.
She strives to provide the best treatment to her patients to help them achieve their goals.
Michael's passion lies in helping people get back to what they love doing. He places emphasis on a personalized treatment approach that incorporates strength training and manual therapy techniques to assist with managing pain, increasing function, and preventing injury. Michael's goal is to provide people with appropriate tools to manage their pain throughout their day to day, whether at work, in competition, or at home.
Michael graduated with his Master's of Science in Physical Therapy degree from the University of Toronto. During this time Michael gained experience working with a variety of populations including acquired brain injury rehabilitation, orthopaedic private practice, and general medicine. Prior to his Master's degree, Michael attended McMaster University, completing a Bachelor of Commerce and working with McMaster's varsity football team as their student field therapist. During this time Michael expanded his knowledge and hands-on skills managing and treating a variety of sport injuries.
Michael is also a passionate ski instructor and has been teaching for several years to people of all ages and ability levels. Alongside Michael's skiing passion, he enjoys mountain biking, hiking, golfing, and anything else that gets him outdoors.
Sandra is a graduate of the Master's of Science in Physical Therapy program at the University of Toronto. She previously received her Honors Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from McMaster University. During her time at McMaster, she was a student physiotherapy assistant and volunteered in a program for individuals with spinal cord injuries and multiple sclerosis.
Sandra is passionate about working collaboratively with patients to create an individualized treatment plan to get them back to doing what they love. Her treatment approach includes a combination of hands-on manual therapy, education and exercise prescription.
Sandra plans to continue her clinical education by pursuing courses in acupuncture, dry needling and orthopedic manual therapy. In her spare time, you can find her doing yoga, hiking or running.
Erin Shapcott graduated from The University of Western Ontario (UWO) with her Masters of Physiotherapy. Prior to this, she attended McGill University and completed a Bachelor in Kinesiology and a Masters in Sport Psychology with a focus on sport related concussions.
Erin has currently completed her Level III Manual Therapy courses and is looking forward to continuing post-graduate education to become a fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physical Therapists. She has also completed courses in soft tissue release, acupuncture/dry needling, golf rehabilitation and injury prevention, concussion management, as well as prevention and treatment of running injuries. She has also completed advanced courses in vestibular rehabilitation. She is a strong advocate for athletics and fitness; and is a certified personal trainer and Yoga instructor. In her spare time she enjoys running, crossfit and golfing.
Erin helps her clients reach their full potential through education, manual therapy techniques, and exercise prescription.
As a former NCAA Division 2 baseball player, Liam has been at the center of optimizing movement for well-over a decade. His seemingly-constant state of being injured, inspired Liam to search out answers through education, resulting in a career path in rehabilitative science.
Through his four-year degree, Liam has worked with a large variety of NCAA teams and population types, ranging from pediatrics to geriatrics. His lifetime goal is to keep as many people as he can from giving up their passions because of pain.
As a Physiotherapy Resident and Certified Athletic Therapist in rehabilitative exercise, his mission is to cement the physical corrections made to the spinal and musculoskeletal system with specific movement patterns, resulting in long-term health.
Liam is driven, goal-oriented, and passionate about optimizing movement for prolonged health, and hopes he can inspire those same feelings in you.
Adrian is a graduate of the Master’s of Science in Physical Therapy program at the University of Toronto. During his degree, he worked as a Personal Trainer for U of T’s athletic department where he gained exposure to individuals with varying athletic abilities. This experience helped him build the strength & conditioning knowledge that now guides his exercise prescription.
Prior to his Master’s, Adrian attended the University of Waterloo, completing a Bachelor’s of Science in Kinesiology where he worked as a lab assistant in the field of nutritional lipidomics. This opportunity has widened his perspectives on human longevity, concluding that a holistic approach to care is essential to well-being. Additionally, Adrian gained expertise in anatomy working as a teaching assistant for the school of Anatomy at U of W. These experiences guided his academic interests, and as a result, he finished his kinesiology degree with a double minor in nutrition and medical physiology.
Adrian now spends his days learning new concepts that assist his principles of rehabilitation and overall physical resilience. He attempts to strike a balance between strength training and manual therapy for an active approach to care that is client-driven. His hobbies include mountain biking, snowboarding, hiking, and any other pursuits that get his heart rate up.
Dan is a graduate of the University of Toronto with a Masters of Science in Physical Therapy. Prior to finishing his Masters degree, Dan attended McMaster University and obtained his Honours Bachelors of Science in Life Science degree. During his years in Mac and UofT, he was a student physiotherapy assistant and part of the strength and conditioning staff in the school athletic centre – this is where he found the passion to pursue a career in physiotherapy.
Dan has experience working with patients of all ages and functional abilities. He focuses on assisting patients in treating new and recurring injuries through unique, evidence based physiotherapy services. His aim is to empower patients to be confident in self-managing existing symptoms in order for them to take an active and independent approach with their rehabilitation goals.
Dan believes in the benefit of continuing education and follows a life-long learning approach to his practice. He has completed courses in soft tissue release, concussion management and acupuncture. He is currently pursuing his manual and manipulative therapy levels and plans to take courses in acupuncture and vestibular rehab in the future.
In his spare time, Dan enjoys playing basketball, strength training and running.
Kaitlyn graduated from the University of Toronto with a Masters of Science in Physical Therapy. Prior to this, she completed her Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology at McMaster University. During her time at McMaster, Kaitlyn was a student athletic therapist and strength and conditioning coach for the Women’s Ice Hockey team.
Kaitlyn has a keen interest in manual therapy. She is currently pursuing courses in manual and manipulative therapy. Kaitlyn is certified in acupuncture, soft tissue release, vestibular rehabilitation, and concussion management.
Kaitlyn believes in working with each patient to develop an individualized treatment plan and exercise program in order to facilitate recovery. Kaitlyn strives to empower patients to take an active role in their recovery process.
In her spare time, Kaitlyn enjoys playing basketball, tennis, and skiing.
John Josipovic completed a Master’s of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Toronto after obtaining an Honours Bachelor of Kinesiology degree from Brock University.
Since graduating in 2011, John has completed a variety of continuing education course to enhance his practice as he believes in an evidence based approach to treatment. John has successfully attained his Diploma of Advanced Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy through the Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. He has achieved the highest level of manual therapy training in Canada making him a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physical Therapists (FCAMPT). In addition, he has completed his certification in Contemporary Medical Acupuncture from McMaster University.
John has a keen interest in treating sports and orthopaedic injures, especially ones related to the shoulder, hip, and knee, and has experience working with a variety of individual and team sports.
Johns personalized and evidence based treatment revolves around the use of manual therapy, which includes mobilizations and manipulations of joints and tissue in the body, electro-acupuncture, soft tissue manipulation, and individualized exercise prescription. John takes pride in helping clients understand and overcome their injuries to enable optimal functional performance.
Fitness and health promotion are important to John. When he is not working clinically, he enjoys strength training, cycling, soccer, and golf.
Mitchell Baldissarelli graduated from McMaster University with his Masters of Physical Therapy. Prior to his physiotherapy studies, he attended Lakehead University and received an Honours Bachelor of Kinesiology degree with a focus in anatomy and exercise physiology. At Lakehead University, Mitchell was involved with the sports medicine team and attended several hockey, wrestling, and rugby tournaments.
Mitchell Baldissarelli has completed advanced post-graduate training in orthopaedic physiotherapy and he has achieved the highest level of manual therapy training in Canada making him a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physical Therapists (FCAMPT). Mitchell is a life-long learner and continues to pursue further studies in orthopaedic physiotherapy, concussion management, medical acupuncture and IMS. He is involved in teaching as a clinical mentor for physiotherapists undergoing post-graduate training from the University of Toronto’s Department of Physical Therapy.
Mitchell has a significant background in functional strength and conditioning and enjoys working with athletes of all sports. He has extensive experience working with professional, national and amateur athletes from a variety of sport disciplines, which include a number of MLS, Rugby Canada, OHL, ECHL, AHL, and NHL players.
On his spare time, Mitchell likes to keep active with strength training, soccer, hockey and golfing.
Alicia Jury graduated in 2007 with a Masters of Physical Therapy from the University of
Toronto where she was able to gain clinical experience in a variety of settings such as orthopedics, neurology and post surgical.
Prior to attending U of T she received an Honours Bachelor of Kinesiology degree from McMaster University with a focus on exercise physiology and anatomy.
During her time at Mac she was a member of the Women’s Varsity Basketball team, an athletic therapist for the Men’s Volleyball team and the program coordinator of a therapeutic program for individuals with spinal cord injury.
She has a passion for sport and fitness; spending most of her free time playing basketball and softball or coaching basketball.
Alicia has taken post graduate courses in Vestibular Rehabilitation and is consulted in the Halton region for car for these clients.
Alicia continues to gain gain experience in the field of orthopedics and continues to pursue further courses in acupuncture and manual therapy.
Dana Clark is Director of Sheddon Physiotherapy and Sports Clinic. His team consists of some of the best therapists specializing in the treatment and care of all athletes, from the recreational to the professional elite athlete. Since 2004, Sheddon physiotherapy and sports Clinic has been providing our clients with the care needed to maintain peak health.
The Quebec City native received his Degree in Physiotherapy from The University of Toronto. Dana worked in Orthopaedics at St Michael’s Hospital prior to becoming Director of The Sports Medicine Specialists in Toronto.
In 2004, Dana brought his vision to life at Sheddon, creating a multi disciplinary team of experts to tackle even the most complicated injuries. Dana continues to build an extensive professional referral network with the best trainers and medical specialists. When a client gets better, we point them toward a life of health so they don’t get reinjured again.
Deeply committed to his own professional development, Dana continues to emerge as a leader within this field through his many Post-Graduate Therapy Courses. He is an acupuncture provider, a leader in manual therapy and certified in Complete Concussion Management. Dana is particularly experienced in treating acute/traumatic as well as chronic/reoccurring injuries.
Dana’s work includes professional sports teams, and traveling and consulting on a professional basis. Sheddon Physiotherapy and Sports Clinic remains a destination clinic for athletes throughout the GTA and Hamilton region.