A unique approach

Our Story

PhysioDNA was established by 2 healthcare providers that recognized the relevance in combining traditional physiotherapy with manual techniques and physical movement. While the average person typically seeks our services when they are injured, hurt and experiencing pain, we believe strongly in the benefit of prevention and are experienced in highlighting ‘potentially problematic’ areas.

Why Choose US

PhysioDNA was built from the desire to help patients not only recover from pain and injury but to also correct bad routines and minimize the effects of repetitive strain and overuse patterns. We believe in taking an Integrated Approach with our health practitioners, working together as a team. Our personalized assessments ensure that you receive the most appropriate care for your condition (manual therapy, strengthening, stretching, etc.) to achieve your health, rehab or fitness goals. As you progress, we streamline your care to the maintenance side to ensure ongoing results and progression, so you can live better and feel better everyday.

Flexible and tailored solutions

We always put our customers first, and we do this through a meticulous analysis of your situation and your goals. We always guarantee the best approach, offering flexible custom packages to make sure you get the best reward from the time and effort you will be investing with us. Get in touch for more details, we look forward to hearing from you.

Our Team

Priya Maloni

Priya Maloni, PT, BSc, MScPT, MBA

REGISTERED PHYSIOTHERAPIST

Priya graduated from the University of Toronto with a Masters of Physiotherapy (2008) and a Bachelor of Exercise Science specialized in Clinical Exercise Physiology (High Distinction, 2006). Priya has completed courses in Active Release Techniques (ART) for Spine and Upper Extremity, Level 1 Naturopathic Medicine (AFCI) and Level 1 Manual Therapy. She enjoys learning and continues to take courses to advance her clinical and industry skills. Priya believes strongly in prevention, maintenance and empowering her patients to lead healthy lifestyles and take an active part in their care.

Priya Maloni, PT, BSc, MScPT, MBA

REGISTERED PHYSIOTHERAPIST

Mario Causevic

Mario Causevic, BKin, PTS, CFSS

CLINIC DIRECTOR: REHAB EXERCISE, MOVEMENT SPECIALIST, FASCIAL STRETCH THERAPIST

Mario is a Level 3 Fascial Stretch Specialist and movement therapist who specializes working with patients who suffer from chronic and acute pain/stiffness due to injury and postural muscle imbalances in their bodies. He applies his expertise in fascial stretch therapy and rehab exercise to tackle each patients injuries and imbalances with a unique personalized approach. With over 10 years of experience, Mario’s goal has been to change the traditional way that rehabilitation therapy has been approached in the industry. For Mario it is very important to personalize and modify each patients treatment plan. Identifying postural dysfunctions and mobility restrictions while creating a safe individualized exercise program to improve muscle imbalances, prevent future injuries and movement deficiencies.

Mario Causevic, BKin, PTS, CFSS

CLINIC DIRECTOR: REHAB EXERCISE, MOVEMENT SPECIALIST, FASCIAL STRETCH THERAPIST

Carolyn Kierulf-Monaghan

Carolyn Kierulf-Monaghan, BSc, MScPT

REGISTERED PHYSIOTHERAPIST

Carolyn is a Physiotherapy Resident who graduated from the University of Toronto with a Masters in Physical Therapy (2020) and completed her Bachelor of Science with a specialization in Kinesiology at Queen’s University (2018). 

Carolyn Kierulf-Monaghan, BSc, MScPT

REGISTERED PHYSIOTHERAPIST

Dr. Ahmed Alhamdan

Dr. Ahmed Alhamdan, D.C

DOCTOR OF CHIROPRACTIC

Dr. Ahmed Alhamdan is an Oakville-based Chiropractor specializing in the neuro-functional model for the treatment of pain and movement dysfunctions. He completed a Bachelor of Science Honours in Biology and a Minor in Psychology from Ryerson University in 2016. Dr. Ahmed attended New York Chiropractic College and graduated as the Class Winner of Liberio A. Violini award for his clinical excellence and dedication to service.

To advance his expertise and better serve the community, Dr. Alhamdan completed various certifications including Contemporary Medical Acupuncture, Sport Injuries and Concussion Management, Custom Orthotics, Instrument Assisted Soft-Tissue Therapy, Cox Flexion Distraction, and Trigger Point therapy.

His multidisciplinary approach involves a combination of Chiropractic adjustments, advanced soft tissue release, pain relieving modalities and therapeutic exercise. Dr. Ahmed works to accelerate healing and improve the lifestyles of all his patients by achieving optimal function and long-lasting results.

Dr. Ahmed Alhamdan, D.C

DOCTOR OF CHIROPRACTIC

Dr. Sundeep Sandher

Dr. Sundeep Sandher, DC, BSc

DOCTOR OF CHIROPRACTIC

Dr. Sundeep Sandher’s interest in building a healthier community led him to complete an Honours Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology at the University of Waterloo. He continued on this path and completed his Doctorate of Chiropractic from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College. Dr. Sandher’s treatment focuses on an evidence based approach to clinical practice. He is dedicated to alleviating pain, improving patient function, and optimizing performance. Dr. Sandher is interested in continuing education and has completed courses in Shift Concussion Management. He is passionate about sports and is currently the team doctor for Northern Lions Football Club.

Dr. Sundeep Sandher, DC, BSc

DOCTOR OF CHIROPRACTIC

Sammy Montiel

Sammy Montiel, BSc, FST, FRCms

FASCIAL STRETCH THERAPIST (LEVEL 3) / FUNCTIONAL RANGE CONDITIONING / OXYGEN ADVANTAGE / KINSTRETCH / PERSONAL TRAINER / MASSAGE DIPLOMA (in progress)

Sammy graduated from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Science. He began his career as a personal trainer but since then has focused on rehabilitation and pain-free movement. Sammy uses a combination of Fascial Stretch Therapy, Functional Range System methods and Oxygen Advantage methods to rehabilitate and restore pain-free movement and healthy breathing mechanics. Sammy looks at human health as a complex and dynamic system. This system is comprised of different interdependent parts including lifestyle, nutrition, sleep, physical training, mindset, and recovery. Proper management of these parts facilitates one to achieve their full human potential. He continues to grow his knowledge as a coach in all these subjects so that he can better serve the people he trains. He works with a diverse group of clients from the general population including children, the elderly and athletes.

Sammy Montiel, BSc, FST, FRCms

FASCIAL STRETCH THERAPIST (LEVEL 3) / FUNCTIONAL RANGE CONDITIONING / OXYGEN ADVANTAGE / KINSTRETCH / PERSONAL TRAINER / MASSAGE DIPLOMA (in progress)

Kelly Gibson

Kelly Gibson, BSc, PTS, FST, FRCms

FASCIAL STRETCH THERAPIST (LEVEL 1) / KINSTRETCH / FUNCTIONAL RANGE CONDITIONING / PERSONAL TRAINING SPECIALIST/BEST TRAINER 2017: GOLD AWARD OAKVILLE READERS’ CHOICE AWARDS

Kelly has an honours degree in Physical Education from Brock University and combines her passion for teaching with her skills as a therapist to empower her clients to achieve long-term results. As a certified Fascial Stretch Therapist, Exercise Therapist and Functional Mobility Specialist, she uses a variety of approaches to develop individualized plans based on the unique needs and goals of each client. She continues to take courses to expand her knowledge and experience and is excited to join the collaborative team of manual and movement therapists at PhysioDNA!

Kelly Gibson, BSc, PTS, FST, FRCms

FASCIAL STRETCH THERAPIST (LEVEL 1) / KINSTRETCH / FUNCTIONAL RANGE CONDITIONING / PERSONAL TRAINING SPECIALIST/BEST TRAINER 2017: GOLD AWARD OAKVILLE READERS’ CHOICE AWARDS

Irina Andreea

Irina Andreea, BSc

PERSONAL TRAINER

Irina graduated from McMaster University with a Bachelor of Science and after 3 years in medical sales, she found her true passion. Health and fitness, connecting to others through movement and helping them realize their true potential. Through group classes and community events, one-on-one sessions, social media and online training, Irina strives to motivate others to live their healthiest lives. With 8 years as a personal trainer and a background in yoga, holistic nutrition and natural health, she is able to offer a more holistic approach when working towards her clients’ fitness goals. Her goal is to ensure clients are pain free, educated and empowered when it comes to their bodies and the way they move. Movement is medicine and Irina’s mission is to ensure her clients are moving pain free and feel empowered mentally and physically!

Irina Andreea, BSc

PERSONAL TRAINER

Julian Gottschalk

Julian Gottschalk, BSc, RMT

REGISTERED MASSAGE THERAPIST

Julian graduated from Mohawk college with his Massage Therapy diploma and also has a Fitness and Health promotions diploma. He has completed additional modalities in Active Release Therapy for the lower extremity and is planning on furthering his education in the future with Acupuncture as well as Concussion management. He is the process of completing his PICP level 1 performance specialist certification and strives to incorporate fitness and movement into his treatment and to develop strength and functionality in his clients.

Julian Gottschalk, BSc, RMT

REGISTERED MASSAGE THERAPIST

Dr. Danielle Commisso

Dr. Danielle Commisso

NATUROPATHIC DOCTOR

Dr. Commisso is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor in Ontario with a focus in women’s health, stress and digestive concerns. She has a passion for balancing hormones, helping women reduce their PMS and regulate their periods, reduce their menopausal symptoms, increase their energy levels and ease stress through dietary and lifestyle changes, high quality supplementation and acupuncture. She provides education to her patients in order for them to leave each appointment feeling empowered and confident in reaching their health goals. Dr. Commisso is also certified in Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture and Dermatologic Acupuncture.

Dr. Danielle Commisso

NATUROPATHIC DOCTOR

Dr Stephanie Trgachef

Dr Stephanie Trgachef

NATUROPATHIC DOCTOR

Dr. Stephanie Trgachef completed her Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology with honours at the University of Toronto. In 2019, Dr. Trgachef ND graduated from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM). She is a member of the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors and the Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors. Her specialized areas of treatment include hormonal disorders, gastrointestinal disturbances, metabolic syndrome and mental health.

 Dr. Stephanie Trgachef believes in developing personalized treatment plans with a preventative, evidence based approach to health care, where identifying and treating the root cause of illness takes precedence.

Dr Stephanie Trgachef

NATUROPATHIC DOCTOR

Keshia King

Keshia King, B.H.S. (Hon. Kinesiology), FST

REGISTERED KINESIOLOGIST / FASCIAL STRETCH THERAPIST (LEVEL 2) / MOVEMENT SPECIALIST

Keshia is a Level 2 Fascial Stretch Therapist and Registered Kinesiologist with a passion for movement and mobility. She graduated from Durham College for Fitness & Health Promotion (2011) as well as the University Of Ontario Institute Of Technology (2015) where she majored in kinesiology. In school, she found her passion of helping people and being in an active environment by participating in a student athletic trainer internship. After school, Keshia continued her learning through various courses such as Fascial Stretching, Low Back Pain Specialist and Animal Flow.

She believes in the principle of strengthening and lengthening for the body! This combined with a  balance of mobility, muscle activation, and proper form through resistance training and movement can help with healing current injuries, preventing re-injury as well as any future incidents.

Keshia King, B.H.S. (Hon. Kinesiology), FST

REGISTERED KINESIOLOGIST / FASCIAL STRETCH THERAPIST (LEVEL 2) / MOVEMENT SPECIALIST

Natalija Filinova

Natalija Filinova, RMT

FASCIAL STRETCH (LEVEL 1) / REGISTERED MASSAGE THERAPIST

Natalija joins the team with a completed diploma in Massage Therapy from ICT Kikkawa College, specializing in sports massage and myofascial therapy.  She has an extensive background in the health and wellness industry, specifically in kinesiology, strength and conditioning, pre/post-natal treatment and fascial stretch therapy. As a former competitive dancer, Natalija has a personal understanding in the power of treatment and movement, and addresses the body systemically and holistically through various soft tissue techniques and active care. Natalija is driven to helping her clients reach their goals by skillfully identifying and treating their needs, and bringing an awareness to their position and movement, in turn helping them improve their overall quality of life.

Natalija Filinova, RMT

FASCIAL STRETCH (LEVEL 1) / REGISTERED MASSAGE THERAPIST

Navreet Brar

Navreet Brar, BAHSc - Hon. Athletic Therapy (provisional)

ATHLETIC THERAPIST (provisional)

Nav graduated from Sheridan College with an Honours Bachelor of Applied Health Sciences in Athletic Therapy. He uses a combination of manual therapy and exercise to help his patients return to their activities pain-free. Nav has experience treating various age groups from the general population, and has also spent time working with professional sports teams in the Canadian Football League. He is passionate about sports and enjoys playing basketball and soccer during his leisure time. Nav is interested in continuing his education, and is currently enrolled in the Advanced Standing Massage Therapy program at the OCHT.

Navreet Brar, BAHSc - Hon. Athletic Therapy (provisional)

ATHLETIC THERAPIST (provisional)

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