Waterview Physiotherapy and Health Centre

Waterview Physiotherapy and Health Centre

560 North Service Road, Grimsby, ON, L3M 0G3

Clinic Hours

Monday
8:00AM – 7:00PM
Tuesday
8:00AM – 7:00PM
Wednesday
9:00AM – 7:00PM
Thursday
8:00PM – 7:00PM
Friday
8:00AM – 7:00PM
Saturday
CLOSED
Sunday
CLOSED

Waterview Physiotherapy and Health Centre Team

Amberly Horton

Amberly Horton

Physiotherapist

Amberly attended McMaster University for her undergraduate degree in Health Studies, and completed her Masters of Physical Therapy at Queen’s University in 2015.

Darryl Yardley

Darryl Yardley

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

Emilie Paletta

Emilie Paletta

Physiotherapist

Emilie attended the University of Waterloo to complete a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, and completed her Master of Physical Therapy at the University of Toronto in 2016.

Haley Fitzpatrick

Haley Fitzpatrick

Registered Physiotherapist

Haley graduated from Western University receiving her Masters of Physical Therapy, as well as<br /> a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Kinesiology (Honors Specialization). Growing up in Ancaster, Haley played competitive basketball for 12 years and elite soccer for 5 years before entering university, where she continued to play sports recreationally.

Amanda Holmes

Amanda Holmes

Registered Massage Therapist

Amanda graduated from Centennial College’s Advanced Massage Therapy Program in 2012 and is registered with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario. Amanda has also completed her advanced training in pre-natal massage therapy and infant massage.

Dr. Aleksa Cenic MD

Dr. Aleksa Cenic MD

Neurosurgeon

Born in Toronto, and has lived most of his life in the Hamilton Region. He is currently at the Hamilton General Hospital as a Neurosurgeon/Spine Surgeon Clinical practice focuses on Spinal Disorders / Injuries / Disease in adults Surgical Procedures: Cervical, thoracic and lumbar-sacral decompression, instrumentation and fusions.

Josh Katz

Josh Katz

Kinesiologist/Athletic Therapist

Josh attended the University of Western Ontario for his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, completed his degree in Athletic Therapy at Sheridan College in 2016. Josh was the team Athletic Therapist for the Ryerson Rams Men's Hockey team for a year and also spent a year as part of the Toronto Blue Jays medical staff.

Leah Feuerftake

Leah Feuerftake

Kinesiologist

Leah graduated from University of Toronto in 2018 and became a registered kinesiologist in 2019. While preparing for College exams Leah spent a year working at a preschool with a focus on developing children’s physical abilities and creating a sustainable activity program for future children. ⁣

Dr. Rhianna Nicholson

Dr. Rhianna Nicholson

Chiropractor

Dr. Rhianna Nicholson received her degree as a Doctor of Chiropractic from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto. Throughout her career, her passion for holistic health grew, and she developed an appreciation of having a team-based approach with regards to health and wellness.

Nicole Novokowsky

Nicole Novokowsky

Physiotherapy Assistant

Nicole attended the University of Waterloo to complete a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and graduated from the Ontario College of Health and Technology’s Accelerated Massage Therapy program in April of 2020.

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Amberly Horton PT

Amberly attended McMaster University for her undergraduate degree in Health Studies, and completed her Masters of Physical Therapy at Queen’s University in 2015. As a former competitive dancer and athlete, Amberly developed a passion for human movement and physical fitness. She continually strives to provide evidence-based treatments that target individual patient needs and goals. Amberly believes continual education is an essential component of physical therapy practice. She has developed a special interest in orthopaedic and pelvic health physiotherapy, and is enthusiastic about learning new skills in these areas. Amberly is an active participant in the Physiotherapy profession. She currently resides on the executive of the Private Practice Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association, and frequently mentors Physiotherapy students and new graduates. Amberly grew up in a small town and remains a country girl at heart. In her spare time she enjoys the outdoors, fishing and relaxing on the beach or by a bonfire.

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Darryl Yardley PT

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 currently the Director of Quality, Risk, Patient Experience and Therapy Services at the Brant Community Health System. 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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Emilie Paletta PT

Emilie attended the University of Waterloo to complete a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, and completed her Master of Physical Therapy at the University of Toronto in 2016. Throughout her life, Emilie was drawn to sports and was fascinated by the human body which led her down the path of pursuing a career in physical therapy. Emilie's treatment style is focused on achieving patient goals through active rehabilitation in a way that compliments the lifestyle of each individual patient. In this ever changing world, Emilie is always seeking current information in the field to provide her patients with up-to-date treatments and education. She completed the McMaster Contemporary Medical Acupuncture Program in 2017, and continues to take relevant courses in an effort to develop comprehensive treatment plans for her patients. When Emilie is not in the clinic, you can find her on the soccer field or training for a marathon.

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Haley Fitzpatrick

Haley graduated from Western University receiving her Masters of Physical Therapy, as well as a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Kinesiology (Honors Specialization). Growing up in Ancaster, Haley played competitive basketball for 12 years and elite soccer for 5 years before entering university, where she continued to play sports recreationally. She understands the impact an injury can have on elite athletes and how it can impede performance. Haley is dedicated to building fundamental relationships with her patients to create individualized treatment plans for best care, and values strong communication to help understand patient needs and concerns. Haley utilizes a variety of treatment techniques, such as hands-on manual therapy, patient education, acupuncture and exercise prescription, to help her patients maximize their overall function and attain personal goals. She encourages patients to take a role in optimizing their overall health and wellbeing, by emphasizing the importance of maintaining an active lifestyle and providing strategies to help prevent injury recurrence. Haley also has training in pelvic health physiotherapy and is excited to work in this area of practice and continue to expand her skills and knowledge. In her spare time, Haley enjoys outdoor hikes, exploring new food places with friends, playing sports, and travelling overseas.

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Amanda Holmes

Amanda graduated from Centennial College’s Advanced Massage Therapy Program in 2012 and is registered with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario. Amanda has also completed her advanced training in pre-natal massage therapy and infant massage. In addition, she teaches infant massage to caregivers. She has also received her training as a labour support provider/Doula and is certified as a HypnoBirthing childbirth Educator. Over the course of her career, Amanda has dedicated her time to working with a variety of clients in areas such as, pre and post-natal, family care, sports injury, palliative care and geriatrics. She brings a diverse skill set and has worked within clinical, athletic, rehabilitation and relaxation settings. Amanda’s skills range from Deep Tissue massage, Swedish and Relaxation massage, sports massage, pre-natal massage and infant massage.

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Dr. Aleksa Cenic Neurosurgeon

Born in Toronto, and has lived most of his life in the Hamilton Region. Dr. Cenic completed a BSc in Medical Physics at McMaster University, a MSc in Medical BioPhysics at University of Western Ontario, and his Medical School (MD) at McMaster University in 2002. He did his Neurosurgery Residency Training at McMaster University in 2009 and completed his Spine Surgery Fellowship at the University of Calgary in 2009. He also did a Peripheral Nerve Fellowship at the University of Calgary in 2010. He is currently at the Hamilton General Hospital as a Neurosurgeon/Spine Surgeon Clinical practice focuses on Spinal Disorders / Injuries / Disease in adults Surgical Procedures: Cervical, thoracic and lumbar-sacral decompression, instrumentation and fusions.

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Josh Katz

Josh attended the University of Western Ontario for his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, completed his degree in Athletic Therapy at Sheridan College in 2016. Josh was the team Athletic Therapist for the Ryerson Rams Men's Hockey team for a year and also spent a year as part of the Toronto Blue Jays medical staff. Josh uses a blend of manual techniques and exercise based rehabilitation that he has developed working in clinics, gyms and with sports teams.

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Leah Feuerftake

Leah graduated from University of Toronto in 2018 and became a registered kinesiologist in 2019. While preparing for College exams Leah spent a year working at a preschool with a focus on developing children’s physical abilities and creating a sustainable activity program for future children. ⁣Growing up, Leah was always active and still enjoys spending her free time outdoors; hiking, camping, on the water or hitting the slopes. Leah’s love for physical activity is what has drawn her to this field. Leah’s objective is to work with her clients to reach their goals through unique programs and to integrate physical activity into each client’s daily routine in a way that compliments their lifestyle.⁣

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Dr. Rhianna Nicholson

Dr. Rhianna Nicholson received her degree as a Doctor of Chiropractic from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto. Throughout her career, her passion for holistic health grew, and she developed an appreciation of having a team-based approach with regards to health and wellness. Dr. Rhianna believes that education is the most important tool she can share with her patients. She takes time to thoroughly investigate and explain her diagnosis and how a treatment plan is going to address your health concerns. Dr. Rhianna uses a variety of hands-on techniques, especially spinal manipulative and extremity manipulative therapies, to help you move and feel your best. This technique focuses on allowing the nervous system to work optimally, assisting with the mobility and function of your spine and adjacent joints. She also uses soft tissue therapies, such as MRT, evidence based modalities, and will always discuss home based care including stretches and exercises. Dr. Rhianna loves caring for patients of all ages, including children. She is passionate about all aspects of spinal health and believes that a healthy spine creates a solid foundation for your body to develop, grow, and explore. Her goal is to help all patients enjoy their very best life.⁣

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Nicole Novokowsky

Nicole attended the University of Waterloo to complete a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and graduated from the Ontario College of Health and Technology’s Accelerated Massage Therapy program in April of 2020. Nicole has always been drawn to the needs of others and her compassionate energy lead her to the field of health care. As a former competitive figure skater, her passion for many sports has fueled and supported her active lifestyle and provided the background for her understanding of the importance of self care. Nicole’s goal is to reduce and prevent any pain or physical dysfunction to improve and optimize you quality of life, whatever that may look like. Outside of the clinic you can find her attempting a new recipe, hiking, and spending time with family and friends.⁣