Get to know our qualified and caring team of health practitioners.
  • Eresha Fernando graduated from Western University with a Master of Physical Therapy in 2015 and obtained her Bachelor in Medical Science (Honors) in 2013. She has gained clinical experience in orthopaedic, rehabilitation and acute care settings. She has pursued further education in manual therapy, successfully completing Orthopaedic Division Lower Level 2 training and is a member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. In her spare time Eresha enjoys hiking, playing the piano, and enjoying the outdoors with family.

    Eresha Fernando, Registered Physiotherapist

  • Haley attended York University, graduating with a Bachelor of Science Degree with Honours in Kinesiology. In her final two years of university she volunteered at a physiotherapy clinic in Hamilton where she obtained a position as a kinesiologist immediately after completing her program in April 2015. Since then Haley has gained experience working as a kinesiologist in a variety of clinical settings, including chiropractic, OHIP and private physiotherapy. She also has experience in the health and wellness field as an aquatic therapist, personal trainer and clinical administrator. Haley has a passion for helping others and is excited to continue to learn and grow in her career.

    Haley Smith, Kinesiologist

  • Dr. Durdan graduated from McMaster University in 2003 with an Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and subsequently attended the University of Windsor where he obtained a Bachelor of Education. Dr. Durdan graduated from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in 2011 where he obtained a Doctor of Chiropractic degree and graduated with Clinic Honours. During his studies at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, he completed several additional certifications including Active Release Therapy and Trigenics. Raised in Niagara Falls, Dr. Durdan has competed and coached badminton at provincial and national levels. As an avid believer in ongoing education and personal interest in athletics, he is presently completing his certification as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist.

    John Durdan, Chiropractor

  • Amelia graduated from McMaster University in 2010 with an Honors Bachelor of Kinesiology. After working as a Kinesiologist for a year, she decided to make the switch and become a Registered Massage Therapist. Amelia attended Sutherland Chan School & Teaching Clinic, renowned for their outreach clinics, where she was exposed to a very diverse range of specializations including Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation, Breast Massage and Scar Manipulation, and High Risk Pregnancy. Since graduating in 2012, Amelia has gained experience with acute and chronic injury, sports injury, and general well-being. She has become especially passionate about pre-natal massage and has become a trained Labour Support Provider (Birth Doula). Amelia customizes each treatment specifically with the patient in mind and utilizes Deep Tissue Massage, Myofascial Release, Trigger Point Therapy, Stretching and Strengthening, and Swedish Massage.

    Amelia McCauley, Registered Massage Therapist

  • Lorraine is a graduate from the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy in 2003 and has been a healthcare provider ever since. Being involved with massage therapy for the past 14 years Lorraine is passionate about health and wellbeing. She believes in treating the whole body and the body’s ability to heal itself, and utilizes her expertise to assist in the process. Lorraine specializes in lymphatic drainage, deep tissue, pre and post natal as well as trigger points. She has experience in treating post operative orthopedic patients, post mastectomy patients, sports injuries and those just wanting to relax and de-stress.

    Lorraine McGhie, Registered Massage Therapist

  • Cari is an administrator at Absolute Physiotherapy since October 2017. Cari graduated from Sheridan College with honors in 1997. She has over 20 year experience in customer service and prides herself on relationships with her patients and can always be found at the desk willing to help you out. In her spare time Cari enjoys being outside and active, spending time with her husband, two children and kitty.

    Cari Gangaram, Administrator

  • Emily graduated from Mohawk College with a diploma in Medical Office Administration, plus two years of nursing experience. She has been with our company since July 2017. Emily has more than 8 years of customer service experience and is one of the administrators at our clinic. She can help you with many different clerical needs such as booking appointments, managing schedules, and helping with insurance, MVA or WSIB claims. In her free time she enjoys attending Hamilton Tiger Cat games, playing escape rooms, and competing with her dance group in the winter months.

    Emily Kowalczyk, Administrator