Einat Mei-Dan

PT, BScPT, MScPT, MCPA, Registered Physiotherapist

Physiotherapy, Telehealth (Online) Physiotherapy

Einat graduated from Ben Gurion University in Israel with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy in 2003. She also completed an Honours Master of Science in Physiotherapy with the University of Haifa, Israel as well as post-graduate orthopedic training in manual techniques (i.e. Mulligan), KinesioTaping, Dry Needling, and functional movement screening. Following her graduation, she practiced in both hospital and private clinic settings. Later, adding clinical instruction for Physiotherapy students and teaching assistance at University of Haifa to her practice. In 2005, Einat joined the Sports Medicine Centre at the Wingate Institute – Israel National Institute for Sports (as a physiotherapist and also as the clinical director from 2011 to 2013), treating athletes from various sports and ages. Einat has had the opportunity to work with Israel Olympic team, accompany them to their training camps and competitions – this included the Israel Olympic team to Singapore in 2010 – the first Youth Olympic games and 2012 London Summer Olympic games as chief physiotherapist.

Since moving to Canada with her family in 2013, Einat completed the comprehensive bridging program for international trained physiotherapists at the University of Toronto and was acknowledged with the 2018 Academic Excellence Award. For the past 2 years, Einat has been assisting with the orthopedic clinical labs in the Masters of Science in Physical Therapy program at the University of Toronto, using her knowledge and manual skills in training physiotherapists to be. She’s also involved with the bridging program as a facilitator and examiner. Einat strongly believes in active, functional, educated and collaborative rehabilitation, tailoring the treatment to the client’s needs, abilities and lifestyle. She is a member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association, the Ontario Physiotherapy Association and is registered with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario.

Katherine Cvornyek

BScPT, MCPA, Registered Physiotherapist

Physiotherapy, Telehealth (Online) Physiotherapy

Katherine is the owner of Eisenhauer and Smith Physiotherapy clinic. She graduated from the University of Western Ontario with her Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy in 1988. Following her graduation, she worked at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto for 1 year treating both inpatient and outpatient orthopedic and neurological patients. She then moved to San Diego and worked at Sharp-Rees Stealy for 5 years where her focus was in outpatient Orthopedics. During her time in San Diego, she completed her advanced manual therapy training (Australian approach) for both spinal and peripheral injuries. She is also trained in the McKenzie approach. She moved back to Toronto in 1995 and joined Eisenhauer and Smith Physiotherapy. Over the past 20 years, she has continued her post-graduate education advancing her expertise in orthopedics, vestibular training, acupuncture and orthotics. She continues to use evidence-based practices to design her individual patient care. In her spare time, she is an avid runner. She is currently involved in teaching at the University of Toronto Physical Therapy Orthopaedics Unit as a clinical reasoning small group facilitator. She is a member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association, Ontario Physiotherapy Association and is registered with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario.

Laura Gardonio

HonsBA(Kin), BScPT, MCPA, FCAMPT, Registered Physiotherapist, Reg No 11835

Physiotherapy, Telehealth (Online) Physiotherapy

Laura graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a BA in Kinesiology. She then went on to complete a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy at the University of Toronto. At the post-graduate level she has successfully earned a Diploma in Manual and Manipulative Therapy from the Orthopedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. She is registered as a Fellow with the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy (FCAMPT). Laura has been working in private practice since 2003, with expertise in orthopedics, manual therapy and sports. She frequently uses acupuncture as part of her treatment approach, along with individual exercise prescription. Laura has also received special training in the rehabilitation of the vestibular system. She has had the opportunity to work abroad as a physiotherapist in New Zealand, where she gained invaluable international experience. Laura is a former competitive gymnast who now enjoys participating in weight training and tennis to maintain fitness and health. She is committed to providing client-focused care, where she employs manual therapy, exercise therapy and education to promote functional recovery.

Roman A. Izquierdo

BSc. Kin (Hons) MSc. PT, CSEP-CPT, Medical Acupuncture Provider

Physiotherapy, Telehealth (Online) Physiotherapy

Roman is an innovative physiotherapist, specializing in injury rehabilitation, musculoskeletal health preservation and performance optimization. As a graduate of Western University, registered physiotherapist Roman, provides unmatched treatments through his unique application of Contemporary Medical Acupuncture, Dry needling, joint mobilization/manipulation, and soft tissue techniques.

Roman has been lucky enough to work with professional, Paralympic and Olympic level athletes in-clinic, and with courtside medical staff. He is very happy to have seen some of his athletes succeed at the world stage.

Roman’s interest and passion towards physiotherapy started after having suffered from chronic and acute pain issues as an athlete and student. He was particularly interested in the benefits derived from exercise when prescribed as medicine due to its global effects in the body. Roman graduated from York University with a Specialized Honors BSc. in Kinesiology with the highest distinction (Summa Cum Laude) in 2013. He went on to complete his M.Sc. in Physical Therapy at the University of Western Ontario from 2014 to 2016. His ambition to provide patients with the best care possible led him to extend his education with courses in acupuncture/dry needling, manual therapy (Level 1-Ortho Div), and Myofascial-Release techniques. Roman has also had the privilege of working as a CSEP Certified Personal Trainer with private clients under the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology since 2011.

During the Initial Physiotherapy appointment, Roman will perform a full body scan to get to the root cause of the problem. He has always been fascinated by the body’s ability to operate as a system, all parts in symphony with one another. His treatment approach is a combination of joint mobilization, myofascial and neural release, acupuncture, therapeutic and corrective exercises, as well as ultrasound, electro-therapy as needed. Roman works hard to understand you and your goals so as to develop a treatment program tailored to your needs, desires, wishes, and preferences. He is especially keen on empowering clients to learn about their bodies and to find ways to manage their pain, mobility, and fitness from a preventative rather than reactive approach. Although he enjoys working with athletes, weekend warriors and sports enthusiasts he also finds particular fulfillment in working with all age groups through a broad range of injuries from acute to chronic.

Suzie Foreman

BScPT, Registered Physiotherapist

Physiotherapy

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