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Essential Physiotherapy 97 Brant Ave Brantford, ON N3T 3H4 CA

(519) 752-2151

Essential Physiotherapy

We are offering Virtual care and in person treatment for urgent clients

We are offering Virtual care and in person treatment for urgent clients

We are offering Virtual care and in person treatment for urgent clientsWe are offering Virtual care and in person treatment for urgent clients

Care Providers

Sherri-lyn Moore, Bkin, BHSc(PT)

ASHLEY STECKLE-KLUNDER, PT MPT BHK

ASHLEY STECKLE-KLUNDER, PT MPT BHK

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 Sherri Moore concentrates her time to the world of Physiotherapy and Woman's Health. She opened the clinic almost 10 years ago and offers a variety of care to women in all stages of life.  Sherri graduated from McMaster University School of Physiotherapy in 1997. She continues her education by developing skills in manual therapy, women's health, pelvic floor rehabilitation, bone health, and obstetrics.

She lives a wonderful and crazy life raising three boys, being both a baseball and hockey mom, and being married to Rob McCall, Physiotherapist and entrepreneur. She loves being a mom, but her passion is making a difference in people's lives and that's what drives her to be the physiotherapist she is.  

ASHLEY STECKLE-KLUNDER, PT MPT BHK

ASHLEY STECKLE-KLUNDER, PT MPT BHK

ASHLEY STECKLE-KLUNDER, PT MPT BHK

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 Ashley graduated the University of Windsor with Honours for a Bachelor of Human Kinetics, and Western University with a Masters in Physical Therapy. Ashley lives a very active life playing baseball and ran track in university. These activities have led to multiple injuries which fuels Ashley’s understanding for recovery. “Don’t wait to wake up better, get treated so you can get back to work and the game of life”. Ashley’s game of life includes a full schedule, a husband, two kids and laughter.

Ashley is concentrating her experience and education into the field of women’s health, this includes pelvic pain and dysfunction.  She is constantly working towards gaining new knowledge and helping clients live healthy and full lives.  

Paul Jager, BScPT, BSc, Bio

ASHLEY STECKLE-KLUNDER, PT MPT BHK

Paul Jager, BScPT, BSc, Bio

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 Paul is a dedicated Physiotherapist with training in manual and manipulative therapy. He believes in exercise-based therapy and evidence-based hands on therapy. Graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy and Biology, Paul has continued not only his own education and training, but educating others. 

Paul strives to educate his clients on their injuries, treatments and exercises so that treatments can continue to heal after each appointment. He has a strong interest in sports physiotherapy including running, walking and golfing biomechanics. Paul is also trained in gait analysis and orthotic assessment and fabrication. His special interests include but are not limited to: vertigo, dizziness, rehabilitation of TMJ disorders and headaches.

Meagan Caley, BAKin, MPT

Christine Morris-Bolton. BHSc(PT), BKin

Paul Jager, BScPT, BSc, Bio

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Meagan graduated the University of Western Ontario with a bachelor degree with honors specialization in kinesiology and a masters degree of physio therapy. She raced dirt bikes and grew up in the country which resulted in some childhood injuries that resulted in a passion for the human body and recovery. Meagan currently enjoys several safer activities on a regular basis like running, biking, and the gym but still loves the times where she can go cliff jumping, seadooing or off-roading with her husband and friends.

Meagan has taken an interest in the pelvic floor side of physio therapy. She strives to learn new things whether it’s taking courses, learning from others, or reading. She also practices out of Norwich Rehabilitation and wellness clinic. She has a strong passion for women’s health and advocating for women to understand their bodies and be the best possible version of themselves. She is dedicated to her clients and their rehabilitation from pelvic pain or dysfunction. 

Christine Morris-Bolton. BHSc(PT), BKin

Christine Morris-Bolton. BHSc(PT), BKin

Christine Morris-Bolton. BHSc(PT), BKin

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Christine graduated from McMaster University with a Bachelor of Health Science in Physiotherapy in 2000. The majority of Christine’s career as a Physiotherapist has involved working with the paediatric population. Christine has joined the team at Essential Physiotherapy and Wellness to pursue her interest in women’s health and pelvic floor rehabilitation. Christine has taken courses in urinary incontinence and pelvic pain and is committed to furthering her education in this area. She considers it a privilege to be a part of her client's healing journey and believes that educating and empowering clients is the key to successful intervention. Outside of work, Christine is the mother of two teenagers, is an avid reader and enjoys camping, playing euchre and staying active by walking her dog and going to the gym.

Joe Foris, BScKin and MScPT

Christine Morris-Bolton. BHSc(PT), BKin

Christine Morris-Bolton. BHSc(PT), BKin

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 Joe graduated from the University of Toronto in 2003 with a Master’s Degree in Physiotherapy. He has continued his education with courses related to manual therapy and orthopedics, vestibular rehabilitation and extensive NDT training for stroke and neuro rehab.

Joe has worked along the full spectrum of care, ranging from infants to the elderly in both hospital and outpatient environments. He enjoys helping people strive to achieve their goals of therapy and restore their daily functions and roles in society. In his spare time Joe enjoys jogging, biking, snow-boarding, cross country skiing, rowing, fishing and most of all, spending time with his family and friends. 

Cindy McComb, Physiotherapy Assistant

Dr. John Malatesta, Chiropractor. BSc.,DC,FCCOPR(C)

Dr. John Malatesta, Chiropractor. BSc.,DC,FCCOPR(C)

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 Cindy has a vast experience within health care facilities. Her experiences range from working for the Brant County Health System at both the Willet and BGH for over thirty years. She enjoys an active lifestyle, traveling with her husband and gardening. With three kids and four grandchildren, Cindy’s life is full of smiles that she brings to work each day. 

Dr. John Malatesta, Chiropractor. BSc.,DC,FCCOPR(C)

Dr. John Malatesta, Chiropractor. BSc.,DC,FCCOPR(C)

Dr. John Malatesta, Chiropractor. BSc.,DC,FCCOPR(C)

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 John graduated from The National College of Chiropractic in Chicago (now known as The National University of Health Sciences) in January 2000. In 2006 he completed his fellowship in Chiropractic Rehabilitation at The Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College. The following year he attained status as an Independent Chiropractic Examiner. He has also had training in gait analysis and fabrication of custom made orthotics. John has been practicing in Ontario since the summer of 2000. During this time, he has been a clinic director, clinic owner and treating clinician!

John’s approach to treatment includes evidence based manual therapies utilizing manipulation, mobilization and soft tissue treatments, as well as rehabilitative exercises with a focus on return to function. John's belief is that the patient is an equal partner in their recovery and return to normal function and puts a strong emphasis on education as part of his treatment plan. 

Melissa Kerr, RMT, BASC

Dr. John Malatesta, Chiropractor. BSc.,DC,FCCOPR(C)

Melissa Kerr, RMT, BASC

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 Melissa graduated from the University and Guelph-Humber with her degree in Kinesiology and a diploma in Fitness & Health Promotion. After graduation, Melissa attended Atlantic College of Therapeutic Massage in Fredericton, New Brunswick. At ACTM she took extra courses focusing on perinatal care where she learned and practiced Prenatal Massage, High-Risk Pregnancy Massage as well as Children and Infant Massage. In addition, she took extra courses in Sports Massage where she learned and practiced extensive myofascial release techniques.

Melissa has experience in treating individuals with pathological conditions such as Parkinson's, Multiple Sclerosis, Cardiovascular problems, as well as Neurological accidents. She likes to incorporate a wide range of techniques and skills that she has learned into each of her treatments to ensure that the treatment is individualized for each client.

Victoria Munro, RMT

Victoria Munro, RMT

Melissa Kerr, RMT, BASC

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Victoria was born and raised in Brantford, ON.  After graduating Mohawk College’s Massage Therapy program, she is bringing her skills back to her community. Victoria has experience treating clients of all ages but has a passion for working with perinatal clients.

Victoria is also a Labour & Birth Doula serving the Brantford, Cambridge and Guelph areas.  She is trained in Myofascial Cupping Therapy which is great for athletes, weekend warriors, and every day aches and pains. Victoria believes that no one should be living in pain and uses a variety of soft tissue techniques treating muscular, postural and nervous system related conditions.