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 – 8:00PM
Wednesday
8:00AM – 7:00PM
Thursday
8:00PM – 8:00PM
Friday
8:00AM – 7:00PM
Saturday
8:00AM – 1:00PM
Sunday
CLOSED

Waterview Physiotherapy and Health Centre Team

Amberly Horton

Amberly Horton

Physiotherapist

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

Charlotte Czepek

Charlotte Czepek

Physiotherapist

Charlotte graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from Brock University in 2015 followed by a Master of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Toronto in 2017.

Emilie Paletta

Emilie Paletta

Physiotherapist

Currenltly on maternity leave. 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

Physiotherapist

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.

Jordan Stepien

Jordan Stepien

Physiotherapist

Jordan graduated with a Master of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Toronto. While growing up in St. Catharines, he competed in a variety of sports at a high-level including track and field, basketball, and soccer. It was through sports that he developed a fascination for the human body with respect to injury and performance.

Holly Edward

Holly Edward

Resident Physiotherapist

Holly completed her Bachelor of Science (Honours) with a specialization in kinesiology from Queen’s University and her Master’s degree in Physiotherapy from McMaster University. She has experience working with young children and enjoys working with patients of all ages.

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.

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. He does this with a combination of clinical knowledge and evidence-based research to deliver quality hands-on care, education and active rehab.

Nicole Novokowsky

Nicole Novokowsky

Registered Massage Therapist

Nicole attended the University of Waterloo to complete a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. She then went on to graduate from the Ontario College of Health and Technology’s accelerated Massage Therapy program.

Amanda Holmes

Amanda Holmes

Registered Massage Therapist

Currently on maternity leave. 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.

Tyler Pierce

Tyler Pierce

Registered Massage Therapist

Tyler graduated from Algonquin College with a diploma in Fitness and Health Promotion, Ontario Tech University with a Degree in Kinesiology, and Ontario College of Health and Technology with a Massage Therapy Diploma. Tyler is a current Sport Candidate Member of the Canadian Sport Massage Therapists Association and has worked as part of different events medical teams such as the Muskoka 70.3 Ironman, Ontario Summer Games and Canada Summer Games.

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.

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.

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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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Charlotte Czepek

Charlotte graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from Brock University in 2015 followed by a Master of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Toronto in 2017. Charlotte grew up in a small town and values the sense of community that brings. Her interest in physiotherapy started young when becoming a patient herself and appreciating the impactful difference it made. Throughout her educational and physiotherapy career she has pursued her special interests in neurological rehab, aquatic physiotherapy, and senior care. Charlotte incorporates patient-specific therapeutic exercise, manual therapy, mobility, and education to help her patients reach their functional and meaningful goals. Outside of the clinic, Charlotte enjoys being an aunt, spending time with family, the outdoors, and staying active with her dog.

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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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Jordan Stepien

Jordan graduated with a Master of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Toronto. While growing up in St. Catharines, he competed in a variety of sports at a high-level including track and field, basketball, and soccer. It was through sports that he developed a fascination for the human body with respect to injury and performance. Jordan’s goal is to empower people in leading an active lifestyle and feeling at their best. He aims to do so by working together to create an individualized treatment plan involving a combination of education, exercise and manual therapy tailored to meet your goals. Outside the clinic, you’ll find Jordan getting outdoors, spending time with friends and family, and competing in ultimate frisbee.

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Holly Edward

Holly completed her Bachelor of Science (Honours) with a specialization in kinesiology from Queen’s University and her Master’s degree in Physiotherapy from McMaster University. She has experience working with young children and enjoys working with patients of all ages. Holly utilizes a combination of evidence-based research, education, hands-on therapy, and exercise prescription within her treatments. She strives to develop meaningful and unique treatment plans based on goals created together with her patients to address each patient’s concerns. Holly also has a passion for working with patients with oncological diagnoses and is currently engaging in research to advance the field of oncology physiotherapy. She enjoys being active, reading, visiting with family and friends, and volunteering with the Oncology Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association in her spare time.

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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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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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Nicole Novokowsky

Nicole attended the University of Waterloo to complete a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. She then went on to graduate from the Ontario College of Health and Technology’s accelerated Massage Therapy program. She is registered with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario. Nicole has always been drawn to the needs of others and her compassionate energy led her into 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 she needed for the importance of self care. Nicole works closely with every patient to customize treatments to reduce and prevent any pain or physical dysfunction to improve your own optimal 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.

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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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Tyler Pierce

Tyler graduated from Algonquin College with a diploma in Fitness and Health Promotion, Ontario Tech University with a Degree in Kinesiology, and Ontario College of Health and Technology with a Massage Therapy Diploma. Tyler grew up being active and competed in many sports such as basketball, football, rock climbing, and obstacle course racing. Tyler is a current Sport Candidate Member of the Canadian Sport Massage Therapists Association and has worked as part of different events medical teams such as the Muskoka 70.3 Ironman, Ontario Summer Games and Canada Summer Games. Tyler is a growth-minded therapist who works closely with each client and takes a holistic and function-focused approach to his treatments.

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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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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 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