Stephen Nero DIP PT, REG PT
Stephen Nero is a registered Physiotherapist and has been working as a Physio with more than 25 years of experience working mainly in the health care private sector. Stephen has helped treat and heal everyday people from varsity athletes to Toronto Raptors players. He has also had job opportunities at different facilities such as the University of Toronto Sports Medicine Clinic and the Core Health Clinic, owned and operated by Donavan Bailey, a facility that serviced high end and national level athletes.
Through his journey as a Physiotherapist, Stephen has had the opportunity to work with, learn from and grow in his profession from some of the best Sports Medicine Doctors and Orthopedic surgeons in the country. Stephen’s philosophy is firmly grounded in the belief of early intervention, accurate diagnosis, goal orientated, progressive exercise programs, manual therapy, prevention, client participation and patient education. He also does training programs for those wishing to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
Prior to becoming a Physiotherapist Stephen played professional basketball for 6 seasons in Europe. His professional basketball experience enlightened him in both cultural and educational ways. Away from the clinical setting Stephen is an active Rep basketball coach winning a provincial title in 2011. Basketball is one of his passions as well as baseball. Stephen is also an avid golfer and plays whenever he can get a chance. He is also the father of a most excellent daughter!
We cannot be more ecstatic to share the opportunity to collaborate and grow with such an amazing physiotherapist! We are looking forward to the future of the clinic and we hope you are to!
Feel free to stop by the clinic, say ‘Hello’ and let the front desk staff help you jump on board with us.
Nicole Lake is a Certified Athletic Therapist, registered with the Canadian Athletic Therapists Association since 2015. She first completed her Honors Bachelor of Science in Human Kinetics in 2011, followed by her Bachelor of Applied Health Science in Athletic Therapy in 2015. At the University of Guelph, Nicole had the opportunity to work with elite Varsity teams both on the field and in their Athletic Therapy Clinic. With this experience, she decided to combine a love for sports and a desire to work in the health care sector, to pursue a career in Athletic Therapy. Nicole has had the opportunity to work with all types of athletes, from provincial level football teams, national ranking CIS football, rugby, and hockey teams, to the everyday athlete in each patient she sees. Nicole enjoys the challenge of working with each patient as a unique individual and developing a treatment program to address their specific goals. With a strong background in manual techniques, modality application, and targeted progressive exercise programs, Nicole looks forward to helping you get back to your favorite activities!
Jessica Kennedy RMT
Jessica is both a Massage Therapist, and an Athletic Therapist. After completing a Kinesiology degree at York University and an Athletic Therapy degree from Sheridan College, she decided to pursue further education in Massage Therapy at Ontario College of Health and Technology. She was wishing to advance the skills and tools she developed through her education and previous experiences.
Jessica has a great understanding of numerous injuries and uses tools from her multidisciplinary background to incorporate the best techniques into her therapeutic approach to massage and athletic therapy. She has been trained in various Swedish massage techniques, including deep tissue work, trigger point therapy, myofascial release techniques and joint play. Jessica has been very active throughout her life, involved in various sports and today she continues to participate regularly in yoga, horseback riding and snowboarding during the winter months.