Find Us At:
The University of Guelph, JT Powell Building
Monday-Thursday: 7:30am – 7:30pm
Friday: 7:30am – 5:30pm
The Health and Performance Centre (HPC) offers a wide range of diagnostic, rehabilitation and health promotion services and has been serving Guelph and the University of Guelph for the past 5+ years. We specialize in the diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of acute and chronic orthopedic, musculoskeletal, sport, and activity related injuries. The HPC’s multidisciplinary team includes: sport medicine physicians, physiotherapists, massage therapists, occupational therapists, dietitians, kinesiologists, chiropractors and pedorthist. In addition to the care of acute and overuse injuries, our multidisciplinary approach caters to the patient whose desired level of activity is curtailed due to a variety of injuries. The HPC boasts one of Guelph’s finest isokinetic machines, and this machine is available for any of our patients at the HPC. The EPA physiotherapists at the HPC also participate in monthly clinical discussions and as a result of our affiliation, EPA’s research information and professional interactions are transferred to all of our locations.
Jacqueline Sinkeldam, MCISc, BHSc Hon (PT), BSc Hon (HK), FCAMT, CAFCI, Registered Physiotherapist, Senior Partner
Jackie is a graduate of the University of Guelph and McMaster University. She is a founding partner of Eramosa Physiotherapy Associates in May 1997. She has successfully completed her Intermediate Manual Therapy and Advanced Manual Therapy Exam (FCAMPT). In addition, Jackie has furthered her education by completing her Certificate of Acupuncture Foundation of Canada (CAFCI), Concussion Management, Vestibular Rehabilitation, and is known as a local Pelvic Health Care Leader. She is a clinical instructor for McMaster University and continues to be involved with ongoing research projects through both McMaster and the University of Guelph. Her treatment techniques include the use of Manual Therapy, Specialized Exercise, Soft Tissue Release and Acupuncture. Her clinical interests include shoulder, low back, knee, women’s health, concussion management, pelvic health, and vestibular rehabilitation.
Brett Lyons, BSc (PT), M.Manual Therapy, FCAMPT, Registered Physiotherapist, Clinic Manager
Brett is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario and the University of Western Australia. With over 18 years of passion for physiotherapy, Brett continues to create teams of physiotherapists to develop evidence-based programs of physiotherapy services. Brett has furthered his education by completing his M.Manual Therapy, Sport First Responder, Vestibular Rehab, Acupuncture (Level 1), Concussion Management, and Mulligan Techniques, just to name a few. His treatment techniques include the use of Manual Therapy, Specialized Exercise, Acupuncture, and Soft Tissue Release. His clinical interests include shoulder, low back, knee, sport injury rehab, and concussion management.
Denise Mortley, MSc (PT), BSc Hon (HK), FCAMPT, Registered Physiotherapist
A graduate of the University of Guelph and McMaster University, Denise successfully completed her Advanced Manual and Manipulative Therapy examinations in 2012. She has a clinical interest in sport and running injuries, and has completed courses in Running gait assessment and injury prevention. Denise also has training in Acupuncture (Level 1 AFCI), Trigger Point Dry Needling (FDN Level 1), Vestibular Rehabilitation and Concussion Management.
Lisa Geddes, BSc (PT), Registered Physiotherapist
Lisa is a graduate from the University of Toronto she has worked with recreational to National level athletes at the HPC since 2005. She is a proud member of EPA and is a Guelph Youth Soccer Coach. Her clinical interests are shoulder, hip, knee and re-training postural awareness. Recently Lisa did a course in New Advances in Hip Rehab.
Emma Planter, MSc (PT), BSc (HK), Registered Physiotherapist
Graduate of the University of Guelph (BSc Human Kinetics) and Queen’s University (MSc Physical Therapy). Currently a PhD candidate at the University of Guelph in Biomechanics & Neurophysiology, with a research interest in prosthetics and skin sensitivity. Her clinical interests include ankle and foot rehabilitation, running gait analysis, functional movement/exercise, endurance sport and parasport. She has worked with several sports teams at varied levels of competition, including track and field, field hockey, ice hockey, tennis and soccer. As a former competitive triathlete and varsity cross-country runner, she understands the importance of exercise for injury prevention, while also relating well to the unique physical and mental challenges of endurance sport. She continues to run competitively and has recently taken up CrossFit.
Craig Dixon, MSc (PT), BA Hon (Kin), Registered Physiotherapist Info to follow
Craig is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario and McMaster University. After completing his Masters in Physiotherapy, he came the Health and Performance Centre where he completed a Sports Physiotherapy Fellowship. Since, he has been very active working with a vast variety of varsity and elite/professional teams and athletes on campus and in the community. Some of the most notable experience in sport is his involvement with Rugby Canada, Golf Canada, the Guelph Nighthawks Professional Basketball Club, varsity hockey, rugby and track and field. Aside from sport, Craig remains active in the classroom both as a teacher and student. He continues to take a variety of courses as he works towards his Diplomas in Sport Physiotherapy and Advanced Manual Therapy. He enthusiastically guest lectures for the University’s Anatomy program and is a Clinical Instructor for McMaster’s Physiotherapy Program. Craig enjoys treating everything but has a special clinical interest is post-surgical cases and the shoulder.
Alyse Hodgins, MSc (PT), BA Hon (Kin), Registered Physiotherapist
Alyse is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario and McMaster University. Alyse has furthered her education by completing her Sports Physiotherapy Certificate, a Sports Physiotherapy Fellowship at Fowler Kennedy, Acupuncture (Level 1), as well as a certificate in Integrated Dry Needling and Therapeutic Taping. She is also working towards a Diploma of Advanced Manual Therapy. Her treatment techniques include the use of Manual Therapy, Specialized Exercise, and Acupuncture. Her clinical interests include knee, neck, sport injury rehab, post-surgical rehab, and concussion management. Recently Alyse took a New Advances in Hip Rehab course. Alyse has also spent 2 years working with Cycling Canada, and has additional interest in prevention of cycling injuries and modification of position for performance.
Jeannette Johnson, MSc (PT), BSc Hon (HK), Registered Physiotherapist
Jeannette is a graduate of the University of Guelph and the University of Toronto. Jeannette has furthered her education by completing courses in Integrated Dry Needling, TMJ, Concussion Management, Dance Rehabilitation, Taping Techniques and Sport First Responder. She is also working towards a Diploma of Advanced Manual Therapy and has recently completed the intermediate practical exam. Her treatment techniques include the use of Manual Therapy, Specialized Exercise, and Soft Tissue Release. Jeannette is a former competitive dancer, and she was a medalist at the Ontario University Athletics Championships twice during her time as a varsity sprinter for the University of Guelph. Due to her past involvements, Jeannette continues to have an interest in dance rehabilitation and running injuries. Her other clinical interests include treatment of the TMJ, knee, ankle/foot, and sport injury rehab.
Julia Hochstein, MSc (PT), BSc Kin, Registered Physiotherapist
Julia is a graduate of McGill University and University of Toronto. She has taken courses in Acupuncture, concussion rehabilitation and soft tissue release and has completed her Level 2 manual therapy certification. Her treatment techniques include the use of Manual Therapy, Specialized Exercise and Soft Tissue Release. Her clinical interests include knee, shoulder, concussion rehab, and sports physiotherapy.
DJ Nedelko, MSc (PT), BSc Hon (HK)
Dj is a graduate of the University of Guelph and McMaster University. His unique clinical areas of interest include return to sport programs. Additionally, DJ has a clinical interest in black. knee, and sports physiotherapy. He is looking forward to taking additional courses to further his education. DJ still plays and coaches lacrosse year round, and when he is not at work, you can find him working on his families farm milking cows.