The Original Physiotherapy Clinic in town. Established in 1999.
It takes a village...
Our Team - Physiotherapists
B.Sc.(PT), B.Sc., Cred MDT
Cheryl Davies is a Registered Physiotherapist who graduated in 1994 from the University of Western Ontario with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy. Prior to that Cheryl obtained a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Guelph in 1991. Cheryl has varied experience in Orthopaedics working in the Hospital and Private clinic settings with workplace injuries, sports injuries and motor vehicle accidents. Cheryl has extensive post graduate training on the treatment of muscle, joint, ligaments and nerve injuries.
Cheryl is credentialed in the McKenzie system for assessment and treatment of neck and back injuries. A lifelong learner, Cheryl has completed various post graduate orthopaedic and manual therapy courses and examinations. Some of the Orthopedic and manual therapy courses Cheryl has taken include completion of the Orthopaedic divisions Level 1 through 5 Orthopedic manual therapy courses as well as world renowned Wendy Aspinall's Peripheral and Spinal Orthopedic Courses. She has also taken various taping, neurodynamic, acupuncture, and Mulligan courses. Cheryl is a co-owner of Brooklin Village Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Clinic.
Cheryl has a special interest in treating TMJ or temporal mandibular joint (jaw) problems. She is also very interested in treating and educating women after having children on how to restore their core including pelvic floor (Postpartum Health for Mom's).
Cheryl's hobbies include: yoga, mountain biking, skiing, kayaking and hiking with her family. She is also interested in becoming a better golfer and has taken Fit Fore Golf courses that give her more insight into treating clients with golf injuries.
Rick Fryzuk is a Registered Physiotherapist who graduated in 1994 from the University of Western Ontario with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy. I was able to gain extensive experience in Orthopaedics working in several different physiotherapy clinics prior to opening Brooklin Village Physiotherapy in 1999. Over the years I have continued to put a strong emphasis on my post graduate education finishing the former EV Series of courses and then completed the Advanced Spinal Manipulative Therapy Specialization Program with Wendy Aspinall in Scarborough in 1998.
I also completed the McKenzie A through D courses and in 1999 successfully challenged the McKenzie Credentialing examination. I continued to take Orthopaedic and Sports therapy based courses and received my Part A’s in 2002 then continuing on through the orthopaedic system I passed my Part B’s in 2005 becoming a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manual Physical Therapists (FCAMPT). I also have extensive experience in the treatment of sport's injuries coming from my time as the Chief Physiotherapist for the Ontario Provincial Women's Field Lacrosse Team, working with the Brooklin Redmen Lacrosse team and treating numerous high level athletes through the clinic. I have worked extensively over the years with athletes from various sports including hockey, figure skating, lacrosse, soccer, rugby and baseball to name a few.
Most recently, I returned to University to further my education and have successfully completed my Master's degree in Manipulative Physiotherapy, MClSc (PT), from the University of Western Ontario in 2011. My hobbies include mountain biking, road cycling, canoeing, kayaking and playing hockey.
Ankur is a registered physiotherapist who graduated in 2015 from McGill University with a Masters of Science in Physical Therapy. Prior to that he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Toronto in 2011.
Ankur has taken a post graduate course on k-taping and part A of the McKenzie method, and will continue taking courses to further his skills. He is interested in furthering his knowledge in manual therapy, and is planning to complete training in acupuncture and the McKenzie method in the future.
Outside of the clinic, Ankur enjoys staying active by playing basketball and working out. He also enjoys reading, and travelling whenever possible.
Janet is a registered physiotherapist who graduated from Queen’s University. She obtained her Master of Science in Physical Therapy in 2016 after graduating with Honours from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Science in Human Biology. Her treatment philosophy revolves around delivering evidence-based practice and patient-centered care. She strives to educate her patients in order for them to play an active role and to become fully engaged in their rehabilitation.
Janet has developed a keen interest in manual therapy and individualized exercise prescription. She has further advanced her education by completing and passing her Level 1 and Level II Lower Manual Therapy Exam, soft tissue release course, and APTEI introduction to acupuncture and dry needling. She is also a certified K-taping therapist. After completing the mechanical diagnosis and therapy course for the low back from the Robin McKenzie Institute Canada, Janet also incorporated the McKenzie method to treat acute and chronic low back pain. She believes in lifelong learning, and plans to continue advance in acupuncture and McKenzie.
In her spare time, Janet enjoys going to the gym, doing yoga and socializing with friends. She is currently on a quest to become the best chef in her family.
David graduated from Queen’s University with a Master’s of Science in Physical Therapy. In addition to his professional physiotherapy degree, David has taken continuing education courses in manual therapy, exercise prescription, concussion management, and pain science. David has also completed advanced levels in The McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy for the treatment of the neck, back, and extremities.
David’s treatment approach focuses on an evidence based, client centered approach. He delivers this through a combination of education, manual therapy, and exercise prescription.
During his spare time, David enjoys going to the gym and watching Game of Thrones. Since the series is now over, he is currently looking for new show suggestions!
Kris completed his Honours Bachelor of Science at the University of Toronto and his Master of Science in Physical Therapy at Queen’s University. Kris has experience with treating a variety of sports injuries and chronic conditions, returning people to their optimal level of function and improving their fitness levels. His treatment approach is based on thorough assessments, evidence-based hands-on treatments and personalized functional exercises.
Treatment sessions incorporate techniques from post-graduate level courses including Contemporary Medical Acupuncture, Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA), Neurokinetic Therapy (NKT), Barefoot Rehab Specialist, Mulligan Techniques, and Neuro-proprioceptive Taping. Kris focuses on empowering his patients through education of their condition and a long-term plan to prevent further injury or reoccurences.
Kris is a certified Sport Physiotherapy Canada First Responder and was part of the Medical Team at the 2015 Toronto PanAm Games.
Our Team - Administration Staff
Thushani is our Office Manager, she keeps the clinic running efficiently, by managing the schedules and insurance claims. She completed her undergrad, with a double major in biology and psychology, and has many years of experience in healthcare administration. She always strives to go the extra mile to enhance the quality of care offered at Brooklin Village Physiotherapy.
In her spare time, she enjoys travelling and exploring the great outdoors with her family. She has a bucket list of places to travel around the world and has had the privilege of already crossing a couple out.
Matty is our friendly Clinic Assistant, who ensures you have a pleasant visit at Brooklin Village Physiotherapy. Matty is a certified physiotherapy assistant, and she ensures the smooth flow of the clinic by assisting the therapists and clients with her wide array of skill set. She works hard to maintain a vibrant atmosphere in the clinic.
When Matty is not working at the clinic, she is working hard on her farm and tending to her horses. She enjoys playing with her puppy, cardio sessions outdoors and exercising at the gym.
Kennedy is our energetic Office Assistant, who always greets you with a smile. She is currently studying Kinesiology at Ontario Tech University, and working very hard towards a career in physical rehabilitation.
When she’s not at school or work, she likes to swim, play with her pup, attend concerts, and relax at her parents’ trailer.
On Maternity Leave
Kris is currently enjoying a parental leave until May 2020