Get to know our qualified and caring team of health practitioners.
  • Adam has acquired a Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology from the University of Western Ontario, and more recently his Masters in Physiotherapy from McMaster University. His academic and work related physiotherapy experience includes the following patient populations: acute total joint replacement surgery, inpatient acquired brain injury, acute traumatic burn injury, and private and publicly funded orthopedic rehabilitation. Over the course of his education, Adam has attained additional education in the areas of soft tissue release, manual therapy, and personalized exercise prescription. He has a strong passion for whole body fitness and a balanced, healthy lifestyle. His primary goal is to use his knowledge and passion of human movement to help others become active in their recovery from orthopedic and sports related injuries. His mission is to help others move well and move often. Outside of work, Adam enjoys playing many sports (golf, hockey, football, snowboarding) and spending time with his family and friends.

    Adam Piccinin, Registered Physiotherapist

  • Manoj Idnani is Registered Physiotherapist with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario. He completed a Bachelor in Science (Honours) Physical Therapy in the year 2006 from Delhi University, India. While working part time evenings, he also completed 2 years post-graduation Masters in Physiotherapy in 2008, with a specialization in Orthopaedics. Before coming to Canada in 2015, he had over 9 years of work experience in diverse healthcare institutions i.e. private multi-speciality hospitals and clinics. He has been trained in diagnosing and treating Pelvis and Spinal dysfunctions. He also has been trained in Mulligans technique to restore normal joint mobility. Non-specific low back pain and Tennis Elbow were his two thesis topics for clinical studies. He has also been involved in providing Sports Physiotherapy on-field for soccer, cricket, rugby, basketball, etc. He got trained in Toronto for treating patients with vertigo and dizziness i.e. Vestibular Rehabilitation. Outside of his work, Manoj loves to spend his free time with his family and friends. He also loves adventure travelling and playing sports.

    Manoj Idani, Registered Physiotherapist

  • Tracey attended the University of Waterloo for her BSc (Hon) degree in Kinesiology. She is a Registered Kinesiologist with the College of Kinesiologists of Ontario. Initially, she started in the fitness industry teaching classes, fitness testing, and planning exercise programs for both on land and in the water. Later, she started work in rehabilitation and has now worked in both private and OHIP clinical settings for many years. She indulges her interest in the various facets of kinesiology by attending conferences and taking courses. Some of these courses include: functional abilities testing, worksite assessment, gerontology, exercise for people with cancer, and soft tissue release. She enjoys meeting people and looks forward to working with them in their recovery. Outside of work, Tracey enjoys hiking, keeping active, and sharing a healthy lifestyle with her family and friends.

    Tracey Cseresnyes, Registered Kinesiologist

  • Jay is a Physiotherapist Assistant, Certified Personal Trainer, and Athletic Trainer. He completed his degree in Bachelor of Physiotherapy from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, India in 2009. His passion about health and fitness made him to come to Canada where he did his diploma in Fitness and Health Promotion from Fanshawe College, London, ON in 2012. During his days at Fanshawe College, Jay got the opportunity to work as a Varsity Athletic Trainer for various sports teams including soccer and basketball. His duties included providing immediate treatment of sports injuries, performing protective taping, and maintaining medical records. Jay has wide variety of experience working as Physiotherapist Assistant in various Long Term Care homes, OHIP clinics, and Sports Medicine clinics. Jay takes great pride in assisting Physiotherapists develop, implement and execute exercise prescription for variety of population starting from athletes to elderly. Jay is also a Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology Certified Personal Trainer (CSEP-CPT) and motivates his clients to set and achieve their fitness goals. Outside of his work, Jay loves to spend his free time with his family and friends. He also loves to watch and play sports like soccer and cricket.

    Jay Vyas, Physiotherapist Assistant

  • Stephanie is a Certified Athletic Therapist with the Canadian Athletic Therapists Association as well as a Registered Massage Therapist with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario. She is also a member of the Ontario Athletic Therapists Association and a certified First Responder. Prior to joining Arthritis and Sports Medicine Centre, Stephanie worked at Restore Physiotherapy in Oakville and Ortho Rehab Group in Brampton. After completing a Bachelor of Science degree in Honours Kinesiology at the University of Western Ontario, Stephanie continued her education in the Sports Injury Management program at Sheridan College. She then completed her diploma in Massage Therapy at the Ontario College of Health and Technology. Stephanie has also completed courses in Soft-Tissue Release, Myofascial Release, Fascial Chain Work, and Kinesiotaping. Stephanie has also worked with amateur lacrosse teams as an Athletic Therapist from midget to Senior B including 4 national championship minor field lacrosse teams as well as 1 box lacrosse national championship team. Stephanie has also contributed to the host medical staff for numerous Skate Canada events.

    Stephanie Dumond, CAT (C) RMT

  • Heather is a Massage Therapist registered with the College of Massage Therapist of Ontario and has been a part of the Arthritis and Sports Medicine team since 2011. Heather has been a part of the DSD Management team since 2007 where she began her practice as a Certified Athletic Therapist. She completed her Bachelor of Applied Health Sciences (Athletic Therapy) Degree at Sheridan College, Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning in 2007 and has since worked in multidisciplinary Physiotherapy clinics within the Hamilton area. After years of practicing as an Athletic Therapist, Heather was eager to further her knowledge and skills and enrolled in the Advanced Massage Therapy program at the Ontario College of Health and Technology in Stoney Creek. After successfully completing her Diploma in Massage Therapy in 2011, Heather has dedicated her time to the practice of massage and now works full time as a Registered Massage Therapist. Drawing on her experience as an Athletic Therapist, Heather is able to compliment her massage practice with the appropriate application of stretching and strengthening exercise to help her clients get back to a healthy and active lifestyle.

    Heather Stewart, Registered Massage Therapist