At Ace Physio we understand no two patients are exactly alike and that any condition preventing you from participating in your regular daily activities impacts your whole life. If you are dealing with pain from a fall, motor vehicle accident or chronic condition move ahead with Ace Physio and our fully integrated team of healthcare professionals dedicated to your total well-being.
Our Registered Physiotherapists specializes in the structural workings of the human body. We are experts in how the body functions and the signs of dysfunction caused by injury, genetic abnormalities and chronic and acute conditions – and we take the time not just to treat your pain but to also rehabilitate the root cause of your pain.
At Ace Physio, we use a multi-faceted approach to recovery by pairing traditional physiotherapy techniques with cutting edge technologies to unlock your body’s natural recuperative and regenerative powers. We design your individualized treatment plan to meet your recovery goals and to fit within your busy schedule. We utilize modalities to reduce your pain so that you are actively and effectively participating in your recovery. Our singular focus is to help you reach your optimal well-being as quickly as possible. To do this, our physiotherapists take the time to work with you throughout your recovery and even after to ensure you reach your health and wellness goals.
So if pain has you sidelined, move ahead with the Ace Advantage – individualized care that has you on the road to recovery faster and back to your life sooner.
BSc, BScPT, MSc, PhD
A graduate of the University of Toronto in Human Biology, Sharon completed her Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy at the University of Toronto. She went on to pursue further graduate work, completing her Master of Science from the Rehabilitation Sciences Institute and a PhD from the Institute of Medical Science both from the University of Toronto.
Her interest in Physiotherapy originated while pursuing her first undergraduate degree while struggling with postural challenges and seeking physiotherapy treatment. Her interest in medicine, working with people, and developing and adhering to therapeutic plans inspired her to pursue a career in Physiotherapy. Her interest in research, orthopaedics, neurology, therapeutic agents and pressure injuries (bed sores) lead her to pursue graduate work.
Sharon emphasizes a holistic approach to rehabilitation. Her experience of raising a son with a disability has continued to inform her career that has spanned over 20 years. She is able to appreciate the rehabilitation process not only from the professional perspective, but from the client perspective. Her extensive knowledge of biomechanics, orthopaedics, exercise prescription, electrophysical agents with a strong background in research enables her to provide evidence based treatment when designing and implementing rehabilitation plans. With a special interest in patient and family engagement through her volunteer work, Sharon is able to ensure that treatment that is provided takes into consideration the unique challenges that individuals may experience when adhering to treatment recommendations in their busy lives.B
Alanna graduated from the University of Toronto with a Masters of Science in Physical Therapy after completing her Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Kinesiology at the University of Western Ontario.
Growing up, she was involved in sport from a young age and realized it was important to take care of your body. As part of her undergraduate degree, Alanna worked as the student Trainer for University of Western Ontario’s Varsity Women’s Field Hockey Team, allowing her to gain experience working with high level athletes and a multitude of injuries. Alanna gained a deep appreciation for the profession through the rigorous and methodical treatments that were applied by the sports medicine team including physiotherapists, and ultimately was determined to help others gain the benefit of similar treatments.
Alanna’s treatment approach is focused on creating individualized programs which incorporate client specific goals. Alanna’s primary tools include manual therapy, exercise prescription, acupuncture, as well as education to build the most effective program for each patient.
Alanna is passionate about continued education and has completed courses in basic sport taping, soft tissue release, acupuncture, Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction and has obtained her Level 1 Certification in Manual Therapy from the Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. Alanna is excited to implement the best treatment plans for all of her clients to help each individual regain skills and mobility they had pre-injury from recreational physical activity to highly competitive sport.
Daniel graduated from the University of Toronto with a Master’s in Physical Therapy after graduating from McMaster University with an Honours BSc in Kinesiology.
Daniel has always been very active in sports and has grown to be quite passionate about healthy-active living, and the impact that nutrition and a variety of exercise can have on both mental and physical well-being. Throughout high school and university, Daniel worked as a sports camp counselor, and spent a year working as a Physiotherapy Assistant in a long-term care home after completing his undergraduate degree. During his Master’s, his clinical placements involved working with a wide variety of populations in hospital, rehab, and outpatient settings. These experiences have allowed Daniel to work with people of all ages, with a variety of capabilities, and he is hopeful to continue working with a wide-range of clientele.
Daniel is passionate about goal-based rehab and is excited to assist clients in getting back to activities that are meaningful to them. He has completed courses in basic sport taping, and soft-tissue release, and is prepared to use this knowledge to make an impact in the life and function of each client that he works with. Through a combination of manual therapy, education, exercise prescription, and electro-physical agents, Daniel is eager to help people of all abilities re-gain and maximize their function based on their personal goals and interests.
Vincent Ku completed his undergraduate studies at The University of Waterloo in Engineering with a specialty in Biomechanics. It was here where he studied fundamental concepts and processes of orthopaedic bioengineering including biomaterials, joint tribology, prosthesis design and joint replacement implants. Recognizing his interests in biomechanics he then completed his graduate studies in Podiatric Medicine at The Michener Institute. His previous experiences include rotations at St.Michael’s Wound Clinic, Toronto General Hyperbarics, Women’s College Hospital, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute and Erin Mills Podiatry. He is registered with the College of Chiropodists of Ontario with prescribing rights and surgical training. He is a caring and compassionate practitioner that has a deep interest in his patients’ well-being and strives to help patients function at their highest potential. He has a passion for delivering podiatric medical care to patients that emphasizes health education and preventative treatments.
Olena has been with Ace Physio for over two years. Her background is in Biomedical Engineering. During her free time she enjoys archery, table tennis and gaming. She is a compassionate and detailed oriented individual who ensures that you feel comfortable the minute you walk into the door. If you would like to speak with Olena to help you book an appointment, please call us at 416-900-6653.