Physiotherapy in Guelph – Health & Performance Centre

Welcome to Eramosa Physiotherapy Guelph – Health & Performance Centre

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.

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.

Hours of Operation

Monday-Thursday: 8:00 am – 8:00pm
Friday: 8:00am – 4:00pm

Our Physiotherapy Services in Guelph – Health & Performance Centre

The HPC’s multidisciplinary team includes: sport medicine physicians, physiotherapists, massage therapists, occupational therapists, dietitians, kinesiologists, chiropractors and pedorthist.

Our Guelph – Health & Performance Centre Physiotherapists & Staff

Jacqueline Sinkeldam

Registered Physiotherapist, MCISc, BHSc Hon (PT), BSc Hon (HK), FCAMT, CAFCI, 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

Registered Physiotherapist, MSc (PT), HBKin, CICN. Registered Physiotherapist, BSc (PT), M.Manual Therapy, FCAMPT

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.

Craig Dixon

Registered Physiotherapist, EPA Clinical Operations, MSc (PT), HBKin, CICN

Craig is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario and McMaster University. After completing his Masters in Physiotherapy, he came to the Health and Performance Centre where he completed a Sports Physiotherapy Fellowship. Since he has been very active in working with a vast variety of varsity and elite/professional teams and athletes on campus and in the community. Some of his 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 sports, 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 Sports Physiotherapy and Advanced Manual Therapy. He enthusiastically hosts 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.

Denise Mortley

Registered Physiotherapist, MSc (PT), BSc Hon (HK), FCAMPT

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

Registered Physiotherapist, BSc (PT)

Lisa is a graduate of 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.

Jeannette Johnson

Registered Physiotherapist, MSc (PT), BSc Hon (HK), CIDN, Body Harmonics® Mat and Reformer Pilates Instructor

Jeannette is a graduate of the University of Toronto and the University of Guelph. She has taken numerous professional development courses, including Integrated Dry Needling, TMJ, concussion management, manual therapy, dance rehabilitation, and Pilates certifications. As a former competitive dancer and varsity-level sprinter, she has a natural interest in treating running and dance injuries. Jeannette’s other clinical interests include treatment of the TMJ, shoulder, lower extremity, and sports injury rehab.

Jody Brianceau

Registered Physiotherapist, MSc (PT), HBKin

As one of the newest members of the physiotherapy team; Jody comes with over 15 years of experience.  He has worked in a wide variety of settings such as private practice orthopaedics, on-site at the Bruce Nuclear Power plant, home care and on-site as the lead physiotherapist at the Stellantis (formerly Chrysler) Brampton Assembly Plant. Jody is a graduate of the Queen’s Physical Therapy program. While attending University  Jody was the student trainer for the Men’s Volleyball team for two years (one of which they earned a provincial championship and a CIS birth) and the Men’s Rugby team for one season.  Jody has taken several post-graduate courses and has successfully obtained his FCAMPT designation in 2008 as well as dry needling certification in 2008 from the inventor of GMIS Dr. Gunn and his staff. 

Jess Manual

Registered Physiotherapist

After graduating from McMaster University with a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Kinesiology, Jessica continued her studies at McMaster completing her Master of Science in Physiotherapy in 2022. Growing up in Guelph, Jessica is excited to return to the city and work at the HPC. As a Physiotherapist, Jessica will be working closely with a variety of the University of Guelph Gryphons varsity teams, including women’s soccer, men’s volleyball and wrestling. Jessica has always had a passion for sport and movement and draws from her athletic background in dance and running when providing care. Since recently completing her first half marathon, Jesse has developed a special interest in the biomechanics of running. While currently completing research on pelvic girdle pain, Jesse has a natural interest in treating various low back and pelvic conditions. Her other clinical interests include treatment of the ankle, knee, and shoulder. While providing treatment Jesse strives to provide a patient-centred approach that is adapted towards an individual’s goals and lifestyle. She is continuing to expand her manual therapy skills and strongly believes in evidence-based practice and exercise education. Throughout the rehabilitation process, Jesse hopes to empower her patients to do the things they love and enjoy. For the 2022-23 season, Jessica will be working as the team physiotherapist for the Guelph Gryphons varsity women’s soccer, men’s volleyball, and wrestling teams.

Shivam Vyas

Registered Physiotherapist

Shivam graduated from McMaster University with a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Life Sciences, and then went on to complete his Master of Science in Physiotherapy from the University of Toronto. He has always had an interest in human movement as well as the connection between physical and mental health. This led him to pursue physiotherapy as a means of combining both passions with a career that would allow him to be of service to others. Shivam strongly believes in a patient-centered approach to care. His ultimate goal is to help guide patients through their recovery and get them back to doing what they love. He aims for paitents to take an active role in their care by equipping them with the right tools. Shivam engages the patient during the rehabilitation process by collaborating to establish goals that are meaningful to them. His clinical interests include treatment of the lower extremity and shoulder. Shivam is always looking to build upon his current skillset. He is continuing to develop his manual therapy skills to be used in conjunction with exercise and education to deliver the best patient experience. He looks forward to working with you during your recovery and learning about how he can best help you.

Kevin Yu

Physiotherapy Resident

Kevin completed his Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Human Biology and Cell Systems at the University of Toronto, and continued to complete his Master of Science in Physiotherapy at McMaster University. Kevin is eager to help athletes maximize their potential, focusing on injury prevention, self-management, and efficient and safe return to sports. Kevin has a passion for high performance in sports, competing in dragon boat at the national and international level. He aims to empower athletes, providing the tools and knowledge for them to feel confident when returning to sport after injury. From his experience in water sports, Kevin has a natural interest in treating both acute and chronic longstanding injuries, particularly of the upper extremity, lower back, hips, and knees. For the 2023-2024 season, Kevin will be working with a variety of Guelph Gryphons varsity teams, including lacrosse, baseball, and rowing.

Julie Morrow

Physiotherapy Sports Fellowship

After completing her undergraduate degree in Kinesiology and Physical Education at the University of Toronto, Julie attended McMaster University for the Master of Science in Physiotherapy program. She is hoping to integrate both her clinical and personal experiences to provide high-quality, patient-centred care at the HCP. Julie has always had an interest in sports, being a competitive athlete and dancer for many years. She is especially interested in the treatment and management of sport-related concussions and vestibular rehab. Julie will be working with many varsity teams this season, including the soccer, rugby, basketball, volleyball, and wrestling teams.

Brittany Emary

Physiotherapy Sports Fellowship

Brittany recently graduated from the Master of Science in Physical Therapy program at the Univerisity of Toronto. Her educational journey began with a foundation in Biomedical Science at the University of Guelph. With a passion for helping individuals achieve their optimal physical health, Brittany is thrilled to return to the HPC team, where she previously volunteered. As a physiotherapy resident at the HPC, she is committed to delivering high-quality care and rehabilitation services.In addition to her role at HPC, Brittany is working with a range of University of Guelph varsity sports teams, including swimming, basketball, rugby, and hockey. Having played soccer and basketball, her background and passion for sports have given her a unique insight into the challenges athletes face and the importance of a comprehensive rehabilitation approach. Brittany’s commitment to a healthy and active lifestyle extends beyond her professional life as she enjoys running, hiking, tennis, golf, fitness classes, and yoga. In her treatment plans, Brittany combines her clinical expertise with a holistic approach, incorporating manual therapy, exercise prescription, and patient education. Brittany utilizes a collaborative approach to help patients achieve their goals. She firmly believes that empowering her patients with knowledge about their conditions and the rehabilitation process is key to their success in regaining mobility, strength, and overall well-being.

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