Your path to recovery begins at Argyle Physiotherapy.
Whether it is returning to sport, returning to work, or being able to fish with your grandkids, we will help you return to the activities that are most important to you.
Haley graduated from Western University receiving her Masters of Physical Therapy, as well as a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Kinesiology (Honors Specialization). She has a special interest in Pelvic Health Physiotherapy. 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. She 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, 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 has started her manual therapy training, completing her Level 1 through the Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. In her spare time, Haley enjoys outdoor hikes, enjoying good food with friends, playing sports, and travelling overseas.
Peter graduated from McMaster University in 2003 with a Masters of Physiotherapy. In his 16 years as a PT, he has developed a special interest in manual therapy and acupuncture to assist his patients in achieving their goals. Peter is the former president of the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario and was a member of Council for nine years where he helped to improve the regulation and quality of the physiotherapy profession. Peter has mentored many newly graduated physiotherapists and physiotherapy students throughout his career and enjoys sharing his knowledge with others.
Michelle graduated from The Ontario College of Health and Technology in 2011. Since then Michelle has completed courses in athletic and clinical taping, prenatal massage and sport massage. Michelle is also certified in medical acupuncture as well as Chinese scalp acupuncture. Michelle has worked with the host medical teams for: 2015 Toronto Pan Am Games & 2016 IIHL U-18 Women’s World Championships. Michelle is enthusiastic about working in a rehabilitation setting and helping her clients achieve their goals while continuing her education through relevant therapeutic courses.
Dr. Michelle graduated from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, earning her Doctor of Chiropractic degree. Since she was young girl, she played competitive soccer in the Hamilton and Ancaster areas, which translated into a passion for the human body. This curiosity led her to attend Brock University, where she graduated with an Honours Bachelor of Kinesiology degree. Dr. Michelle provides patient-centred care through diversified chiropractic technique. This involves manual therapies, including spinal and extremity manipulation, manual release therapy, and rehabilitation. Dr. Michelle has treated patients with a variety of conditions including neck pain, back pain, headaches and coccydynia, also known as tailbone pain. With every patient, Dr. Michelle’s goal is to reduce pain, improve function and provide education about maintaining an optimal quality of life. When she is not in the clinic, you can find Dr. Michelle on the soccer field or working towards her next 5km run.
Megan graduated from the University of Guelph with a Bachelor of Science (Honours), majoring in Human Kinetics and minoring in Nutrition and Nutraceutical Sciences. During her time in Guelph Megan worked with the Men’s Lacrosse Team as an Athletic Trainer during the fall season. Megan started her journey at Argyle Physio and Fitness in the summer of 2018 as a volunteer student which peaked her interest in rehabilitation and patient care. Now as the clinics full-time PTA, Megan enjoys working with patients and helping them achieve their personal goals.
Maria graduated from SUNY Morrisville in May 2019 with her Bachelors in Human Performance and Health Promotion. Her passion for physiotherapy stems from a lifetime of playing sports, in particularly ice hockey. She played four years of university hockey and spent many hours in the athletic training room, shadowing and asking questions. On top of working as the evening office administrative assistant/PTA here at Argyle, she also works as a server at Freedom Oaks Golf Course and volunteers her evenings and weekends to coaching a U13 Hamilton Girls hockey team. Maria is from the Caistorville area and looks forward to working with the people in her community.
Kristy graduated from McMaster University in 2012 with honours degrees in gerontology and sociology. Kristy has been in patient care since 2014, and joined the Argyle Physio team as Office Manager in 2018. Kristy is always willing to go above and beyond to ensure that our patients’ experiences are as relaxing and positive as they can be! In her spare time, Kristy enjoys hiking and spending time with family and friends.
Whether you have been injured working around your house, in a car accident, at work or simply want to improve your overall well-being we cater to all your needs. Our service focus is on you: that means we design our treatment plans around your unique needs and goals, adhere to best practices and consistently deliver the highest standards of quality care to attain best possible outcomes. We want to help you regain the strength, function and movement so you can enjoy an overall better quality of life.
Let us help you along your path to recovery and better health!
At Argyle Physio & Fitness, we put our clients first. All of our therapists are Registered Massage Therapists (RMTs), and are subject to the training and competency requirements of the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario. Our RMTs do what they love most: helping you work through any pain, injury, stress or other condition to help you relax, release tension, and achieve your rehab and wellness goals. Our therapists always go above and beyond to give you a tailor-made treatment to best suit your needs.
You deserve the gift of relaxation, relief, and improved well-being!
A Physiotherapist with specialized training in pelvic health can be successful treating individuals with incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, pelvic girdle pain, as well as pre and post natal symptoms. Pelvic health applies to women, men, and children. A thorough examination often includes both an external and internal assessment. This allows the Physiotherapist to properly evaluate all potential factors contributing to the dysfunction, and develop an appropriate plan of care to address your individualize goals effectively.
Transitioning to a healthier life is only a few steps away!
Prescribing exercise and activities to improve your functional abilities before surgery. The goal is to decrease your hospital length of stay, speed up your recovery and return to “normal” activities, and reduce surgical complications.
Recovering from surgery? Everyone can benefit from physio and a rehab program. Our therapists work collaboratively with your surgeon to decrease your pain, improve your mobility, restore your function and quality of life.
Suffering from aches, pains or strains? We get to the root of your problem and provide individualized treatment to relieve pain and restore normal function. This could take the form of soft tissue therapy, mobilizations, manipulations, or exercises.
Acupuncture is an evidence based therapeutic treatment that uses sterile, thin needles to attract blood flow to an injury site. Acupuncture decreases inflammation, promotes healing and improves nerve health.
Customized medical devices that are designed to align your foot and ankle in the optimal position. Orthotics work much like glasses do on your eyes – they reduce stress and strain on your body, decrease pain and improve tolerance to activities.
A brace specifically designed to suit your unique needs – a better fit, more comfort. Adding external support to your injury can decrease your pain during daily tasks and recreational activities. With a good assessment a brace can be highly effective.
Concussions and their longterm effects are one of the biggest challenges individuals face. Recovering from a concussion can be a difficult and frustrating time. Everyone is impacted differently and as such, requires an individualized care plan.
Our therapists have completed extra training and understand dizziness. Treatment depends on your assessment findings, but often involves hands-on techniques, head manoeuvres, an exercise program, or a combo of those strategies.
Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMD) is commonly known as jaw pain. Trained therapists can help your pain and clicking by teaching you relaxation, stretching and strengthening exercises for the face, head, neck and postural muscles.
We offer a complimentary consultation where you can discuss your issue with a physiotherapist. Our office administrator will also help answer any of your questions about our services.
If you’re interested in seeing our team at Argyle Physiotherapy please reach out. We are happily accepting new patients and look forward to guiding you on your path to recovery.
370 Argyle Street South