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Why Stouffville Joint Venture Physiotherapy?

Trusted and Experienced!

Your path to recovery begins at Stouffville Joint Venture Physiotherapy

We will work with you to achieve your goals. Whether it’s living life pain-free, returning to sport, or being able to lift your grandkids, we will help you return to the activities that are most important to you.

Proudly Serving Stouffville Since 1996 

Meet Your Incredible Team

 

Phil Genesis

Physiotherapist

Growing up in the Markham-Stouffville area, Phil went on to graduate from the University of Toronto with a Master’s degree in Physical Therapy in 2012. His clinical internship was completed with a distinction for exemplary performance in outpatient orthopaedic physiotherapy. His proven skills in manual therapy and exercise prescription allow him to design and deliver effective treatment plans. Phil’s strong academic and clinical background, along with his continuing education courses within the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Therapy (Level 3), medical acupuncture, concussion rehab, and athletic taping, lead to positive outcomes in helping his patients reach a full functional recovery.

Darryl Arizapa

Physiotherapist

Darryl is a Physiotherapist in good standing with the College of Physiotherapy of Ontario. He is experienced and has a passion to help as many patients in Stouffville as possible. Darryl believes in performing a thorough assessment, and empowering his patients through education so they truly understand their condition and what is needed to get better. Darryl relies on evidenced-based exercises, and hands-on therapy to achieve his patient’s goals and improve their quality of life. During his free time, he enjoys paying with his kids, dancing, and spending time outdoors.

Kris Wong

Physiotherapist

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 over 10 years of experience treating a variety of injuries and chronic conditions. His goal is to return people to their optimal level of function and improve their fitness levels. Treatment sessions incorporate techniques from advanced post-graduate 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.

Sue Gerard

Physiotherapist

Since graduating from the University of Toronto, Sue has provided treatment in a wide variety of settings including hospitals and outpatient clinics. She has vast experience in the treatment of orthopaedic conditions and has a special interest in total joint replacement rehabilitation. Under the new management of Stouffville Joint Venture Physiotherapy, Sue continues to provide the same compassionate service as always. Notably, Sue has added to her portfolio of services by now offering the GLA:D program. GLA:D provides treatment for patients with osteoarthritis as well as preparing people who are to undergo joint replacement surgery. In her spare time, Sue enjoys meeting people, gardening and spending time with her family.

Colleen Hunt

Physiotherapist

Colleen graduated from Physiotherapy at the University of Western Ontario in 1991 and has extensive clinical experience including charitable work in Africa doing community-based rehabilitation. Colleen’s focus is a holistic approach to neurological rehabilitation of adults and children with complex neurological and traumatic injuries and conditions. She is trained in a variety of specialized courses including Neurodevelopmental Treatment / Bobath, Advanced Vestibular Rehabilitation, Myofascial Release, Craniosacral Therapy, and Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization. Colleen’s outside interests include travel, camping, hiking and biking with her family.

Remington Friel

Physiotherapy Assistant

Remington graduated with honours from the Occupational Therapist and Physiotherapist assistant program (OTA/PTA) at Georgian College. She has extensive experience working in orthopaedics and in geriatric settings. She has
acquired a variety of skills and techniques that allow her to optimise health and wellbeing for all ages. Remington is a passionate learner, always eager to build her knowledge base. In her spare time, she is an avid reader, enjoys weekends on the lake and boat rides with her family.

Christina Karababas

Physiotherapy Assistant

Christina graduated from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology. She comes with experience in the fitness industry and in the rehab setting before joining the team at Stouffville Joint Venture Physiotherapy. She has a thorough understanding of the human body and is enthusiastic about helping patients achieve their goals and returning to daily activities. Christina is passionate about staying active and healthy, and enjoys sharing that knowledge with her patients.

Stephanie Tutton

Physiotherapy Assistant

Stephanie graduated with an Honours Bachelor of Physical and Health Education from Nipissing University. She gained a science-based education of human movement, anatomy and how to promote health and wellness through physical activity. She comes with vast experience working with athletes as a trainer, and the general population in a clinic setting. Her goal is to help patients feel better and return to their daily routines and activities. She loves hiking, biking, working out and sharing what she has learned. Stephanie is working towards obtaining her Masters of Physiotherapy.

Yan Wang

Massage Therapist

Yan is a Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) and a has a passion for massage therapy, health, and wellness. She joins this Stouffville team with many years of massage experience. Yan specializes in Swedish, deep tissue, prenatal, trigger point therapy and hot stone massage. Each massage is custom to a clients individual needs, and is delivered with a very caring and professional demeanour. Yan’s other passions in life include spending time outdoors, traveling, fitness, animals and spending time with family and friends.

Alan Mitri

Massage Therapist

Alan is a Registered Massage Therapist that has been working in the rehab field for over 10 years. Prior to becoming an RMT, Alan worked as an Athletic Therapist in many multidisciplinary clinics, which means he brings a unique skillset into his treatments. Alan’s treatment approach is simple: find the cause, treat the cause! When he’s not working, Alan enjoys exercising and playing basketball.

 

Ken Weinberg

Chiropodist

Dr. Weinberg has been a Chiropodist since 1984. He specializes in all disorders related to the foot and ankle. Through gait analysis and biomechanical examination, he determines if these disorders may be related to the knee, hip, or low back. Dr. Weinberg treats many conditions through orthotic devices. He takes a plaster cast with the feet in proper alignment to ensure proper construction of the orthotic. The majority of insurance companies cover the cost of custom orthotics with the prescription of a chiropodist.

We Have A Solution For all Your Aches, Pains & Rehab Needs

Physiotherapy

The highly trained and experienced team will tailor care to fit your specific needs. The physiotherapists focus on treating issues related to chronic pain, as well as injuries from sport, motor vehicles, and the workplace. The physio team strives to deliver the highest quality care to attain the best possible outcomes. The goal is to help you regain the strength, function, and movement so you can enjoy a better quality of life.

Physio will help you in your path to recovery and well-being!

Massage

Registered Massage Therapists (RMTs), are subject to the training and competency requirements of the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario. Stouffville Joint Venture’s RMTs do what they love most: helping you work through pain, injury, stress or any other condition. The goal is to help you relax, decrease tension, and feel better. Our massage therapists always go above and beyond to give you a tailor-made treatment to best suit your needs.

You deserve the gift of relaxation!

Fitness & Health

Stouffville Joint Venture Physiotherapy has a fully equipped fitness facility in a newly designed space. From cardio equipment, to free weights and cable machines, this facility has it all! The fitness gym has no members so it allows a personal and comfortable environment for physiotherapy clients only. We want you to feel welcome and not intimidated.

A healthier, more active life, starts here!

We Offer Even More To Serve You

Prehabilitation

Prescribing exercise and activities to improve your functional abilities before surgery. The goal is to decrease your hospital length of stay, speed up your recovery and return to “normal” activities, and reduce surgical complications.

Post-Surgery Care

Recovering from surgery? Everyone can benefit from physio and a rehab program. Our therapists work collaboratively with your surgeon to decrease your pain, improve your mobility, restore your function and quality of life.


Neurological Rehab

Therapeutic interventions that aims at treating patients who suffer from disorders that are neurological in nature.  Neuro physiotherapy is not just one technique but rather a multitude of intervention techniques aimed at rehabilitating patients with very specific disorders and traumas.

Acupuncture

Acupuncture is an evidence based therapeutic treatment that uses sterile, thin needles to attract blood flow to an injury site. Acupuncture decreases inflammation, promotes healing and improves nerve health.

Orthotics

Customized medical devices that are designed to align your foot and ankle in the optimal position. Orthotics work much like glasses do on your eyes – they reduce stress and strain on your body, decrease pain and improve tolerance to activities.

Custom Bracing

A brace specifically designed to suit your unique needs – a better fit, more comfort. Adding external support to your injury can decrease your pain during daily tasks and recreational activities. With a good assessment a brace can be highly effective.

Concussion Rehab

Concussions and their longterm effects are one of the biggest challenges individuals face. Recovering from a concussion can be a difficult and frustrating time. Everyone is impacted differently and as such, requires an individualized care plan.

Dizziness (Vertigo)

Our therapists have completed extra training and understand dizziness. Treatment depends on your assessment findings, but often involves hands-on techniques, head manoeuvres, an exercise program, or a combo of those strategies.

Jaw Pain

Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMD) is commonly known as jaw pain. Trained therapists can help your pain and clicking by teaching you relaxation, stretching and strengthening exercises for the face, head, neck and postural muscles.

Unsure If Our Services Are Right For You?

Talk to a Physiotherapist

We offer a complimentary consultation where you can discuss your issue with a physiotherapist.

Where You Can Find Us

If you’re interested in seeing our team at Stouffville Joint Venture, please reach out. We are happily accepting new patients and look forward to guiding you on your path to recovery.

Location

34 Civic Ave. Unit 3B, Whitchurch-Stouffville, ON

L4A 1H2

(905) 642-7004

Fax: (905) 642-7014

Monday 8:00AM – 7:00PM
Tuesday 9:00AM- 7:00PM
Wednesday 9:00AM – 7:00PM
Thursday 8:00AM – 7:00PM
Friday 9:00AM – 6:00PM
Saturday CLOSED
Sunday CLOSED

Leona NewlandsLeona Newlands
13:58 18 Oct 22
Darryl is an excellent Physiotherapist. He is professional, attentive, and knows how to get to the root of the problem quickly. I can't say enough about his great work, and the good person that he is.
Kelly BeckKelly Beck
19:36 23 Aug 22
The staff and physiotherapist Darryl at Stouffville Joint Venture are amazing! The are in the heart of stouffville but tucked into the building behind the clock tower and until I was looking for a recommendation for a physio for a child with scoliosis issues. I didn't even know that they were there! Worth a call if you are looking for physio.Kelly Beck
Tina KangTina Kang
00:55 27 Jul 22
Darryl is amazing! He asks lots of questions to fully understand the pain you’re experiencing and continuously makes sure that you’re okay during treatments. He’s very personable and approachable. Everyone here is amazing and very friendly. I highly recommend here and Darryl!
Dawn HDawn H
18:36 17 Jun 22
I had a full knee replacement and the hospital mentioned that Joint Venture Physio had great reviews from former patients, so I made an appointment.The facility is easy to access, bright, spacious and fully equipped. Reception/admin is friendly and very efficient. I was nervous about physio after surgery, but Darryl is very genuine and caring. He put me at ease very quickly and was very encouraging. You'll see he enjoys what he does and is very knowledgeable. Highly recommend.
dagmar parasdagmar paras
16:49 28 Apr 22
Consummate professionals, incredibly knowledgeable. Always run on time, (greatly appreciated). Lovely staff. Very clean and comfortable (also appreciated when trying to get care during pandemic time). Very consistent. Couldn’t recommend anyone but Phil and his team if you need real, healing and care-filled physiotherapy and physical rehab.
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