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Alex Davidson Physiotherapist

Alex Davidson graduated from the University of Toronto with a Masters in Science in Physiotherapy in 2010. Prior to that, she completed her Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology at York University. Alex has an athletic background from years of playing rep baseball and hockey in her youth, to pursuing professional wrestling in her adult years. She has experience as a personal trainer and has a strong background in exercise prescription.

Alex believes in a holistic approach to treatment encompassing a strong exercise program, manual therapy and modalities. She has done numerous courses in her post graduate studies including the contemporary medical acupuncture program at McMaster University, several from the Advanced Physiotherapy Educational Institute (APTEI), McKenzie techniques, Mulligan concepts, numerous taping courses and soft tissue release. She uses a combination of these techniques with patients and develops an individual treatment approach that will best fit each person.

Alex has had extensive experience working with a variety of patients both young and advanced age, active and inactive and has a particular interest in working with athletes.

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Kiah Brubacher-Cressman MScPT, BScKin(Hons)

Kiah completed her Master of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Toronto and her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from Western University. She is also a certified K-Taping Therapist and has completed Level One of the Diploma of Advanced Orthopaedic Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy. She is very passionate about physiotherapy and is committed to helping her clients return to their functional, active, and healthy selves.

Kiah has worked with clients in both outpatient clinic and rehabilitation hospital settings. She has experience in athletic injuries, post-op rehabilitation, spinal cord injury, and paediatrics. In addition, for her final placement of the MScPT program Kiah had the incredible opportunity to work with company dancers of the National Ballet of Canada.

Kiah creates an encouraging and supportive environment for her clients in order to promote their recovery. Following a thorough assessment, she develops a personalized treatment plan which uses a combination of manual therapy, exercise prescription and education. This treatment targets not only the root cause of her client’s symptoms, but takes into consideration the person as a whole.

In her spare time, Kiah participates in a charity dance group based out to Toronto, goes to the gym, runs, and attempts to teach herself to play the guitar.

Kiah is very excited to share her passion and energy with you as you work together on your journey of recovery.

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Dr. Jessica Roeder, Chiropractor and Medical Acupuncture Provider BHK (Hons), DC

Dr. Jessica Roeder is a graduate of the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College and the Contemporary Medical Acupuncture program at McMaster University. Through knowledge gained from her undergraduate studies in Human Kinetics, Dr. Roeder places an emphasis towards correcting biomechanical dysfunction in order to restore function and improve performance and adaptability.

Following the Functional Integrated Therapy approach, her treatment consists of chiropractic care, medical acupuncture, and Active Release Techniques (ART). This comprehensive method aids in the long-term resolution of injuries, improves the body's function and contributes to optimal health.

Dr. Roeder spent four years running on the University of Windsor's varsity track and field team. Through her strong investment in both academics and athletics she gained the title as an Academic All-Canadian. Through her participation in Track and field, Dr. Roeder invests a strong interest in running mechanics and in all forms of athletics especially downhill skiing and swimming.

Through her program at McMaster University, Dr. Roeder takes a unique approach to treatment with Acupuncture. Dr. Roeder will use a combination of classic acupuncture points and electro-stimulation in order to relax tight muscles, increase blood flow to the injured sight and access the nervous system to help reduce inflammation and pain.

Dr. Roeder is also certified in Cosmetic Acupuncture. Cosmetic Acupuncture helps to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles over time as well as giving the skin a healthy glow. This is an alternative method to fillers and botox and is a risk free way to give your skin a healthy more youthful appearance.

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Dr. Giacomina Gucciardi Naturopath

Dr. Giacomina Gucciardi has been a naturopathic doctor since 1997 and enjoys family practice, with a focus on gastrointestinal health, women's health, fertility, pediatrics and the management of chronic inflammatory diseases.

Dr. Gucciardi uses Traditional Chinese Medicine, herbal medicine, and homeopathy in combination with nutritional and lifestyle counseling, to address the physical, mental, and emotional health of an individual. She aims to work with patients in establishing goals and treatment plans that empower patients to take charge of, and maximize their own health and wellbeing.

Dr.Gucciardi graduated from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, in 1997 where she completed a four-year doctorate program. Prior to naturopathic studies, she attended the University of Toronto and completed a Bachelor of Science degree. She continued her education by training with Jane Lyttleton, one of the world's leading experts in the Treatment of Infertility with Traditional Chinese Medicine. With acupuncture Dr. Gucciardi has been helping patients with fertility, IVF enhancement and pregnancy.

Outside of her clinical practice Dr. Gucciardi is committed to educating the public on Naturopathic medicine. She has lectured at Seneca College on the subject of gastrointestinal health and has led a series of "lunch and learn" lectures with the Royal Bank of Canada.

Dr. Gucciardi is licensed in Ontario through the Board of Drugless Practitioners- BDDT-N). She also holds professional memberships with the Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors (OAND), the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors (CAND).

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Bryan Robertson Office admin

Bryna is an experienced receptionist who helps out during the fracture clinic. She is currently in school and hopes to pursue a career in Physiotherapy. In her spare time she enjoys playing soccer, rugby, travelling and reading.

Tazim Dhanani Physiotherapist

Jenn Arkison, Registered Massage Therapist RMT

Jenn is a Registered Massage Therapist who graduated from the Centennial College Massage Therapy program. She has worked with a wide variety of patients in different settings. She has worked with a wide variety of patients including pre/post natal, seniors, infants, children, athletes and members of the Toronto Argonauts.

She enjoys volunteering her time and was involved with the 2015 PanAm/Parapan Am games and the 2017 North American Indigenous Games as a Massage Therapist. Jenn is also a certified paediatric massage therapist and a certified infant massage teacher. With a goal of starting of adding Massage to a parents tool box for their child's health.

When Jenn isn't working you will find her watching Disney movies or cheering on her favorite sports teams.

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Jennifer Yeung Chiropractor

Dr. Jennifer Yeung graduated from New York Chiropractic College after completing a Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Toronto. She is licensed to practise by the College of Chiropractors of Ontario, and is a member of the Canadian and Ontario Chiropractic Associations.

Dr. Yeung uses different manual techniques in her chiropractic care, including: manual spinal manipulations (often associated with the "pop" sound), instrument-assisted manipulations, light soft tissue (muscle) work, stretching and home exercise.

Dr. Yeung enjoys all things related to food, vinyasa yoga, and doting on her two daughters.

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Kerri Hudson Office admin

Kerri is an experienced Medical Secretary who has an energetic and cheerful demeanor. She is happy to assist our clients with any questions or concerns.

She is new to the area and has liked getting to know the staff and clients at Activecare.

Kerri enjoys all types of ethnic cuisine that is vegetarian, as well as being active with her dog.

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