Dr. Tom mcgee
Dr. McGee is a graduate of New York Chiropractic College (2006). He has worked with family physicians, sports medicine doctors, physiotherapists, massage therapists, and other health care professionals to provide the ideal treatment for patients ranging from chiropractic manipulation and soft tissue therapy to dietary modifications and lifestyle changes. He has worked with collegiate, youth, and elite national and provincial athletes baseball players, volleyball players, swimmers, rugby players, golfers, and hockey players helping improve strength, conditioning, and rehabilitation of sports injuries.
Dr. Tom has been the lead chiropractor and clinic director of two rehabilitation clinics specializing in post-traumatic injury rehabilitation while continuing to maintain a private practice outside of the city. He has certifications in chiropractic and soft tissue techniques including Fascial Stretch Therapy, Diversified technique, Nimmo trigger point therapy, and Graston soft tissue therapy. Along with his technique certifications, Dr. Tom holds certifications for several different types of post-traumatic injury assessments.
In what little spare time he has, Dr. Tom has enjoyed coaching and training youth baseball players, as well as authoring a shoulder strengthening manual for baseball players.
Dr. McGee’s associations include: The College of Chiropractors of Ontario, The Ontario Chiropractic Association and others.
Dr. Alex tacconelli
Chiropractor, Stretch Therapist
Dr. Alex Tacconelli is a registered chiropractor who received his Chiropractic degree from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) in Toronto. Prior to studying at CMCC, he received a Bachelors of Science Degree in Kinesiology from York University where he was also a member of the York Lions Soccer team. In conjunction with his chiropractic degree, Alex has specialized training and certifications in several diagnostic and rehabilitative based protocols including Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA Level 1) and Functional Range Conditioning (FRC®), as well as certifications in Functional Range Release (FR®), an assessment and treatment based approach for various soft tissue injuries. Alex has worked in multi-disciplinary settings with physiotherapists, massage therapists, naturopaths and osteopaths and understands the importance of implementing a patient-centered approach to optimize patient care. Dr. Tacconelli has a special interest in the treatment and rehabilitation of sport-related injuries but welcomes all patients regardless of their age or athletic abilities. During his spare time, Dr. Tacconelli enjoys playing hockey, soccer, and golf as well as appreciating some of the cities best eats.
Dr. Tacconelli’s association include: The College of Chiropractors of Ontario, the Ontario Chiropractic Association, and the Canadian Chiropractic Protective Association
Physiotherapist, Stretch Therapist
Becky completed her Master of Physiotherapy degree in 2015 at the University of Sydney in Australia. Before travelling abroad, she graduated from The University of Western Ontario with a degree in Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences. She grew up being active in sports, and through recovery from her own injuries, developed a fascination with the human body.
Becky takes time to understand the strains our bodies go through every day in order to get her patients back to optimal function. She is a strong advocate for movement and self-care, so prioritizes her treatments so that her patients can continue to excel in the activities that they love. Her treatment approach focuses on manual therapy, movement re-education, functional mobility + strengthening and preventative rehabilitation.
Becky continues to pursue further education through various courses and seminars in order to provide quality, well-rounded care to her patients. Her certifications include:
Functional Range Release: Upper Limb
Functional Range Conditioning (FRCms®)
Level 1 Fascial Stretch Therapy
The Foot Collective: the relationship between the hip and foot and how to restore function in the body from the ground up
Postural + K-taping
Outside of the treatment room, Becky stays active by hiking, running, strength training and yoga. She enjoys cooking, camping and spending time with friends and family.
Massage Therapist, Stretch Therapist
Jenet graduated with honours from The Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy in 2016. She also received special recognition certificates for additional placements in Sports Therapy as well as treating patients at Mount Sinai and Toronto Rehab in the Musculoskeletal Program. Constantly curious in various ways to heal the body naturally, she continues to learn new modalities to incorporate into her practice. Jenet has been a long-time advocate of living a healthy, balanced and active lifestyle and wants to help others do the same. Along with her formal education she brings a natural ability to connect with people with compassion and empathy.
Massage Therapist, Stretch Therapist
Samantha received her certification as a Registered Massage Therapist from the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy. She also has a background in fitness, as a Personal Trainer and CrossFit coach. Sam has always had a keen interest in helping others and a passion to deliver the most effective treatments and rehabilitation to all that she works with.
Previously a gym teacher from England, Sam moved to Canada in 2012 to further pursue her passion in the health care industry. Sam’s interest in the body’s complexities and knowing how effective manual therapy can be has been her driving force. She works with clients closely to provide specific treatment plans tailored to their needs, and to develop positive, educational, and professional rapports.
She continues to educate herself to ensure she is always up to date with the most effective techniques.
Massage Therapist, Stretch Therapist
Philip is motivated to help improve his patients’ quality of life by providing them with professional, personalized and effective treatments. Philip strives to ensure that every patient gets a treatment tailored to their needs to ensure they receive the therapy they require to reach their goals.
Philip is registered with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario and has a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. He is a graduate of the Sutherland-Chan School and Teaching Clinic. His interest in rehabilitation and health care have led him to placements and internships in Toronto General Hospital, the Biosteel pre NHL camp, Lyndhurst Centre and a large rehabilitation facility in Germany called Reha Salvea. Philip’s training includes but is not limited to:
Fascial Stretch Therapy Level 2
Myofascial trigger point therapy
Bioflex laser therapy
Deep tissue massage
Whiplash Associated Disorders
Massage Therapist, Athletic Therapist, Stretch Therapist
Mara graduated from Sheridan College with a Bachelor of Applied Health Science (Athletic Therapy) with Honours in 2007, a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from Dalhousie University in 2003 and a Diploma in Massage Therapy from Ontario College of Health Technology in 2016. She is trained in manual techniques such as Mulligans, soft tissue release and Myofasical Release.
For the past six years Mara has been working as a Certified Athletic Therapist and most recently as a Registered Massage Therapist with top junior and professional tennis players while covering ITF and Tennis Canada sanctioned events. She traveled internationally with Canada’s Wheelchair Tennis Team and Canada’s Women’s and U19 Women’s National Floorball Teams. Mara worked as a therapist in Tennis for the Pan Am Games and as the Lead Medical Practitioner for Wheelchair Tennis at the Parapan Am Games in Toronto. She was the Lead Medical Practitioner for Wheelchair Tennis at the 2017 Invictus Games.
Fascial Stretch Therapist
Are you ready to take your health into your own hands? Lilian believes that “healthcare begins by being aware of your body before it gets to the point of pain”. She enjoys helping people maintain healthy mobility in their joints, become more flexible and be mindful of their day to day movements. She is a Level 3 Fitness Fascial Stretch Specialist, DTS Level one Certified and is a Reiki Master with the Vital Ki Institute of Holistic Health. Lilian enjoys educating people on the connection of mind, body and soul. She is the co-founder of a collective of wellness practitioner that host retreats, workshops, and classes in many areas of self-care including Stretching, Meditation, Emotional Intelligence, Play and Mindfulness. Book a stretch and begin the conversation with your body.
Asta has a strong passion for helping people. She is personable, empathetic, and devoted to building strong relationships with her clients. Along with being a certified Fascial Stretch Therapist, Asta works with clients who suffer complex physical disabilities to help ensure their best quality of living. Her knowledge and expertise in this area has fed her desire to excel and constantly improve on her FST treatments.
Asta maintains a healthy lifestyle through fitness, nutrition, education, and giving back to her community. If she’s not boxing, doing Mauy Thai or running you just might see her and her dog along one of Toronto’s paths.
bStretched Fitness Instructor
Hanna Abergel is a certified Personal Trainer, Group Fitness Instructor and TRX Instructor. Hanna has been in the fitness industry for almost 4 years and thrives on motivating and inspiring those around her. She currently has several personal training clients and teaches many weekly classes at two prominent Toronto fitness facilities.
Registered Massage Therapist, RMT
Laura DiFranceso received her degree in Athletic Therapy from Sheridan College in 2017. She furthered her education by receiving a certification in Massage Therapy from The Royal Canadian College of Massage.
Laura believes in the importance of considering the entire body and mind when it comes to treatment, and taking a holistic approach towards her patients. She is endlessly curious about new techniques and treatment philosophies, and loves to explore different and innovative ideas.
Registered Manual Osteopathic Practitioner
Irnes is a registered Manual Osteopathic Practitioner who received his degree from National University of Medical Sciences Spain. Before proceeding to Osteopathy he finished medical school for Physical Therapy in his home town of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, where he worked as a physical therapist with the local soccer team and athletic club. His desire to travel led him to work on board cruise ships where he gained experience with all different age groups, nationalities, and conditions.
Most recently he completed a six year period working on the world's largest mega yacht where he ircumnavigated the globe numerous times. Irnes invested in his continuing education and expanded his toolbox of therapies, taking multiple courses around the world including Eric Dalton Myoskeletal Alignment, Cyriax Orthopaedic courses, Myofascial Release for Structural Balance with Tom Myers, Cranio Sacral with Upledger Institute, Visceral Manipulation with Barrel Institute, and Active Release Technique. It was through these courses that Irnes decided Osteopathy was his path, and continuing to learn how the body works as a whole and how he can help a person improve their health is Irnes's passion.
Irnes spends his free time at the gym and with his dog. Irnes associations include: ACMA Alliance Canadienne Medicine Alternative, COMPO (The College of Osteopathic manual practitioners of Ontario), and the CRMO (Certified Registered Manual Osteopath).