Preferred Rehab Physiotherapy – Orthopaedic Centre

Preferred Rehab Physiotherapy – Orthopaedic Centre

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310 Limeridge Road West.  Suite 3, Hamilton, ON L9C 2V2

Clinic Hours

Monday
8:00AM – 8:00PM
Tuesday
8:00AM – 7:00PM
Wednesday
8:00AM – 8:00PM
Thursday
8:00AM – 7:00PM
Friday
8:00AM – 6:00PM
Saturday
CLOSED
Sunday
CLOSED

Services Offered

Preferred Rehab Physiotherapy – Orthopaedic Centre Team

Ryan Longley

Ryan Longley

Physiotherapist

Ryan graduated from Queen’s University in Kingston with his Masters of Physical Therapy in 2014. Prior to this, he studied Kinesiology at The University of Western Ontario. He has pursued additional courses and training in manual therapy, lumbar and thoracic spine manipulations, therapeutic taping and contemporary medical acupuncture.

Jamie Corkal

Jamie Corkal

Physiotherapist

Jamie graduated from Queen's University with his Master’s of Physical Therapy in 2016. He is qualified to treat clients who have balance and dizziness disorders (vertigo) and individuals with post-concussion symptoms.

Katie Dawson

Katie Dawson

Physiotherapist

Katie graduated from the University of Toronto with her Masters in Physical Therapy in 2012. Prior to this, she studied Kinesiology at Sir Wilfred Laurier University. As a competitive athlete, Katie developed a passion for rehabilitating injuries after receiving physiotherapy treatment for a knee injury.

Darryl Yardley

Darryl Yardley

Consulting Physiotherapist

Darryl graduated from the University of Toronto in with a Master’s degree in Physical Therapy. He later completed a Master’s in Clinical Science at Western University and became a fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physical Therapists. He is a consultant for orthopaedic and neurosurgeons and has a special interest in hip and spine.

Dr. Marc Bijman

Dr. Marc Bijman

Chiropractor

Dr. Marc's mission is to find out what is causing your pain or discomfort, relieve the pain and get you back doing what you love to do! He believes that each patient deserves individualized, quality care to help them achieve their goals.

Adam Vilk

Adam Vilk

Registered Massage Therapist

Adam attended The University of Western Ontario where he completed a BSc in Biology. He then attended Mohawk college where he completed the Massage Therapy program.

Harkomal Gill

Harkomal Gill

Physiotherapy Assistant

Harkomal attended McMaster University where she completed an Honours Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. During her time there she enjoyed volunteering at the Physical Activity Centre of Excellence where you could find her helping out in the MacWheelers department, an exercise and wellness program for participants living with spinal cord injuries.

Brittany Hicks

Brittany Hicks

Physician Assistant

Brittany Hicks is a Canadian Certified Physician Assistant working in Orthopaedic Surgery. She graduated from the University of Toronto with a Physician Assistant (BScPA) professional degree. She is certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Standard first Aid. Prior to this, she worked as a Kinesiologist after completing a Master of Science degree in Kinesiology.

Dr. Dale Williams

Dr. Dale Williams

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Born and raised in Nova Scotia, Dr. Dale Williams completed his undergrad BScH at Acadia University in 1998 and his MD/BSc (Med) at Dalhousie Medical School in 2002. Dr. Williams came to Upper Canada for his orthopaedic residency training at McMaster University, obtaining his FRCSC in 2007.

Dr. Matthew Denkers

Dr. Matthew Denkers

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr. Denkers is a member of the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery at McMaster University. He completed an undergraduate degree in Kinesiology and a professional degree in Physical Therapy at McMaster University while playing varsity football. He then proceeded to complete his medical school and orthopaedic surgical training at McMaster University as well.

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Ryan Longley

Ryan graduated from Queen’s University in Kingston with his Masters of Physical Therapy in 2014. Prior to this, he studied Kinesiology at The University of Western Ontario. Ryan was born and raised in London, Ontario and now lives in Hamilton. He has pursued additional courses and training in manual therapy, lumbar and thoracic spine manipulations, therapeutic taping and contemporary medical acupuncture. Ryan is committed to returning his patients to an optimal and enhanced level of functioning. Ryan also works with McMaster University as a PT admission assessor and regularly mentors PT students.

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Jamie Corkal

Jamie graduated from Queen's University with his Master’s of Physical Therapy in 2016. He spent the first two years of his physiotherapy career in Kelowna, British Columbia expanding his skills and focusing on client-centric care. Throughout his time in Kelowna he gained valuable experience in pain management and has helped many people return to pain-free active living. Jamie moved back to London in September 2018 to continue his physiotherapy career and be closer to friends and family. Currently, his caseload includes post-surgical rehabilitation (ACL reconstruction, total knee replacement, total hip replacement and rotator cuff repair), pain management (back pain and chronic pain), WSIB and MVA injuries. In addition to musculoskeletal injuries, Jamie is qualified to treat clients who have balance and dizziness disorders (vertigo) and individuals with post-concussion symptoms. Prior to his physiotherapy career, Jamie completed a Masters of Exercise Physiology from Western University with a specialization in cardiovascular and musculoskeletal responses to exercise.

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Katie Dawson

Katie graduated from the University of Toronto with her Masters in Physical Therapy in 2012. Prior to this, she studied Kinesiology at Sir Wilfred Laurier University. Born and raised in Hamilton, Katie has spent her career working with clients in the Greater Hamilton Area. As a competitive athlete, Katie developed a passion for rehabilitating injuries after receiving physiotherapy treatment for a knee injury. Katie has a passion for working with clients to return to sport/every day activities. Katie has pursued additional courses in medical acupuncture, manual therapy, taping and continues to update her clinical knowledge through postgraduate courses. In her spare time you can catch up with Katie in the gym, on the ice or on a baseball diamond, as she enjoys playing sports with family and friends.

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Darryl Yardley

Darryl graduated from the University of Toronto in with a Master’s degree in Physical Therapy. He later completed a Master’s in Clinical Science at Western University and became a fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physical Therapists. He is a consultant for orthopaedic and neurosurgeons and has a special interest in hip and spine. He has co-authored multiple publications, a text book and has presented at over 50 conferences and courses throughout Canada and Internationally. Darryl is the professor of the Business and Entrepreneurship in Physical Therapy course at Western University. He also lectures at McMaster University, University of Toronto and Queen’s University​ on business and practice management topics. ​He is the founder of Mentorship Bootcamp, a program ​offering business training and career ​coaching to clinicians. You can learn more about Darryl at YardleyPT.ca

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Dr. Marc Bijman

Dr. Marc's mission is to find out what is causing your pain or discomfort, relieve the pain and get you back doing what you love to do! He believes that each patient deserves individualized, quality care to help them achieve their goals. He does this with a combination of clinical knowledge and evidence-based research to deliver quality hands-on care, education and active rehab. Dr. Marc has a particular interest in low back pain, neck pain, hip pain, TMJ and headaches. Marc believes in pain management and optimizing human potential through nutrition, sleep, exercise and positive relationships. Marc completed his Doctor of Chiropractic at Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College after obtaining his Bachelor of Science in Human Kinetics at the University of Guelph in 2014. During his clinical year in chiropractic school, he was one of 12 students selected to do an outreach in the Dominican Republic, treating over 80 different conditions in 10 days. When not in the clinic, Marc enjoys exercising, learning new things and being with others. He has completed 4 Half-Ironman triathlons and intends to complete two more in 2021. While attending the University of Guelph, he played centre defence for the Guelph Gryphon's varsity soccer team and was a two-time Academic All-Canadian.

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Adam Vilk

Adam attended The University of Western Ontario where he completed a BSc in Biology. He then attended Mohawk college where he completed the Massage Therapy program. Throughout high school Adam rowed competitively with his school as well as the St. Catherine’s rowing club. Through first hand injury experience Adam developed a desire to understand the body and better develop abilities to treat and improve various conditions. He has a particular interest in sports therapy and injury rehabilitation with an assessments based approach.

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Harkomal Gill

Harkomal attended McMaster University where she completed an Honours Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. During her time there she enjoyed volunteering at the Physical Activity Centre of Excellence where you could find her helping out in the MacWheelers department, an exercise and wellness program for participants living with spinal cord injuries. Harkomal has also pursued additional training in custom bracing options for the upper and lower extremities, including but not limited to areas like the knee, ankle and shoulder. She has an interest and experience in exercise prescription, taping and different therapeutic modalities. Harkomal is invested in helping patients attain the goals in their rehabilitation journey as well as returning to an overall improved quality of living.

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Brittany Hicks

Brittany Hicks is a Canadian Certified Physician Assistant working in Orthopaedic Surgery. She graduated from the University of Toronto with a Physician Assistant (BScPA) professional degree. She is certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Standard first Aid. Prior to this, she worked as a Kinesiologist after completing a Master of Science degree in Kinesiology, with a specialization in sports biomechanics at Western University and a Bachelor of Science Kinesiology and Life Science degree at McMaster University while playing for the Senior Women’s National Softball Team. Her highlight includes winning a silver medal in softball at the 2011 Pan American Games. She continues to mentor new athletes as an assistant coach for the McMaster Varsity Softball team. She enjoys playing sports, loves to travel and hike, and is always ready for a new adventure.

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Dr. Dale Williams

Born and raised in Nova Scotia, Dr. Dale Williams completed his undergrad BScH at Acadia University in 1998 and his MD/BSc (Med) at Dalhousie Medical School in 2002. Dr. Williams came to Upper Canada for his orthopaedic residency training at McMaster University, obtaining his FRCSC in 2007. He completed fellowships in Trauma and Arthroplasty through the Hamilton Arthroplasty Group and at The Alfred Hospital in Melbourne, Australia with Prof Max Esser. Dr. Williams returned to Hamilton in 2009 taking a staff position at Hamilton Health Sciences specialising in Trauma and Lower Limb Arthroplasty working at the Hamilton General and Juravinski Hospitals. Since returning, Dr. Williams has been an active participant in resident and medical student education, serving as site CTU Director and then Fellowship Program Director for MacOrtho. He also serves as a tutor to students in Medication Foundations at the DeGroote School of Medicine. Dr. Williams is involved in multiple trauma and arthroplasty studies looking at patient important outcomes after orthopaedic interventions. He serves on numerous hospital committees including the Blood Conservation committee and the Medical Staff Credentialing committee to attempt to maintain physician influence in hospital affairs and decisions. Dr. Williams’ professional goals are to continue to expand the complex revision arthroplasty care offered at the Juravinski and to establish a centre of excellence at the Hamilton General for the management of post traumatic deformities and osteomyelitis. Dr. Williams is a patron of the arts with a dedication to supporting oil on canvas work. His passion for travel is currently on hold due to the recent birth of his second daughter. This has changed his personal interests to playing in sandboxes, going to the park and having tea parties.

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Dr. Matthew Denkers

Dr. Denkers is a member of the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery at McMaster University. He completed an undergraduate degree in Kinesiology and a professional degree in Physical Therapy at McMaster University while playing varsity football. He then proceeded to complete his medical school and orthopaedic surgical training at McMaster University as well. He completed his initial fellowship training in Arthroscopy at the University of Calgary with a second fellowship in Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery also at the University of Calgary. His clinical and research interests include: Arthroscopic Shoulder and Knee Joint Preservation Surgery, Orthopaedic Adult Trauma Surgery and Surgical Education.