AT LONG BRANCH REHAB
Dr. Nataliya Dmytriv
Registered Massage Therapist
Dr. Nataliya Dmytriv graduated from Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in 2016. She is also a received a diploma from Royal Canadian College of Massage Therapy in 2014.
Since then she has focused her continuing education on identifying and fixing biomechanical dysfunction, improving performance and preventing injury. Nataliya is using an evidence-based approach in her chiropractic and massage therapy practice. She utilizes variety of techniques to treat dysfunctions, which include, but are not limited to Muscle Release Therapy, Contemporary Acupuncture, Fascial Abrasion, Kinesiotaping, joint manipulation, cupping, and exercise prescription to treat dysfunctions.
In practice Nataliya has worked with professional and amateur long distance runners and triathletes, members of hockey and football varsity teams, as well as athletes from NHL.
At the moment, Nataliya sees patients with a wide variety of conditions, ranging from acute injuries to maintenance and supportive care of chronic disorders.
Dr. Nataliya Dmytriv is dedicated to delivering the highest quality care that is tailored to each individual’s needs.
Halyna is a graduate of Wellsprings College and Complementary Medical School of Canada. She holds a degree of Registered Massage Therapist and Traditional Chinese Medicine Provider.
In her massage therapy practice Halyna utilized variety of techniques to improve the outcomes. Patients may be offered combination of cupping, stretching, gentle joint mobilizations, as well as exercise prescription with General Swedish Massage. Halyna strongly believes that massage therapy is a very important in injury prevention, rehabilitation, or relaxation. Therefore, she is continually looking for ways to expand her knowledge through continuing education.
As a Traditional Chinese Medicine Provider Halyna takes a holistic approach to patient care. She will be able to assess, provide TCM diagnosis and treatment plan in order to balance the function of the body. Halyna might use a combination of herbal medicine, acupuncture, cupping and gua sha to treat dysfunctions. Conditions include, but are not limited to anxiety, stress management, headaches, musculoskeletal pain, menstrual pain and neurological dysfunctions.
Registered Massage Therapist,
Halyna carefully listens to her patients and considers all of their needs before implementing an individualized treatment plan to help assist in their goals and aspirations.
Yashaswini Bajaj (Yash) is a registered Physiotherapist. She has been practicing Physiotherapy since 2013 in India, and is a member in good standing of the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario.
Having worked in a variety of settings: hospital based physiotherapy, outpatient orthopaedic clinics, ergonomics and aqua therapy rehab, she brings a multifaceted perspective to treatment. She also has a history of working with patients with musculoskeletal conditions, post fracture and post motor vehicle accident rehabilitation.
Dedicated to continuing her education and evolving her skills, Yash consistently thrives to improve her practice by merging evidence based literature with a holistic approach. She is passionate about mind- body connection in healing and recovery and takes pride in connecting with her patients as they embark on their healing and wellness journeys.
Gurdeep is currently a Registered Physiotherapist that completed her Masters of Science in Physiotherapy from the University of India.
She has been practicing in hospital, community, and private settings for over 7 years treating orthopaedic, neurological and sports injuries. She has further pursued additional training in manual therapy, therapeutic taping and women’s health.
Her goal is to provide optimal treatment programs using clinical proficiency and knowledge to improve the overall health and well-being of patients.
John Darrel Balinuyus
Registered Massage Therapist
John graduated from Centennial College Massage therapy with an advance diploma in massage therapy. He treats a wide variety of age groups with acute and chronic musculoskeletal dysfunctions. John’s treatments consist out of finding the root of the problem rather than focusing on the symptoms itself. Therefore, he utilizes different assessments such as checking the range of motion, performing orthopedic tests, doing postural analysis and palpation in his treatments. John is an eager learner. He believes that there is always room to improve and grown your knowledge. He took courses in Instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization( IASTM) using Graston tool and dry cupping technique. John is proud to provide patients with a variety of massage therapy related issues an opportunity to reach their goals. There is nothing more rewarding than seeing client’s progression where their pain and tension are reduced and they are able to come pain free.
Working at Long Branch Rehab allows John to treat different age groups with a variety of complains ranging from stress to acute injuries. However, his preference lays in treating people with issues related to chronic work related stress, tension headaches, carpal tunnel syndrome and postural dysfunction which are prevalent to the general population.
Kristin Hodgen is a Registered Massage Therapist, Kinesiologist, Certified Athletic Therapist and Culinary Nutrition Expert. She is passionate about optimizing the health of those around her and prides herself on her eclectic and holistic approach to rehabilitation. She encourages the use of preventive, scientific-based sports medicine, along with living a balanced and active lifestyle to achieve whole body health.
Growing up involved in Orangeville, playing hockey, rowing crew, and practicing mixed martial arts, along with a developing interest for how the body moves, it was natural for Kristin to seek after a career that joined the passions. This led her to complete a Bachelor of Arts Specialized Honours in Kinesiology & Health Science with a Certificate in Athletic Therapy from York University and a diploma is Massage Therapy from the Ontario College of Health & Technology. Since graduation, she has pursued continuing education in lumbo-pelvic manual therapy, cranial sacral therapy, advanced concussion treatment, holistic/culinary nutrition, and aromatherapy, acupuncture and dry needling to further her knowledge.
Kristin enjoys being involved in both local and international sporting competitions. She has had the privilege to work along side elite athletes and fellow therapist for the following:
Ontario Summer, Winter & Para Games
2012 student therapist for the National Ballet of Canada
Jr A Lacrosse and Hockey
CBC’s Battle of the Blades television show
2015 PanAm Games (Equestrian)
2017 Invictus Games
Whether you are a weekend warrior, an office worker with aches and pains, a pregnant mother who needs some relief or an elite competitor, Kristin can help you get active and feeling better again!
BA Hons Kinesiology & Health Science
Certificate Athletic Therapy
Dip. Massage Therapy
Certificate Culinary Nutrition
Registered Physiotherapy Resident
Registered Physiotherapy Resident
Marek is an enthusiastic and dedicated Therapist who provides a variety of evidence-based techniques to maximize recovery of patients. He obtained his Master’s degree in Physiotherapy at Pomeranian Medical University of Szczecin, Poland. Marek is skilled in evidence based treatments for a variety of conditions, including but not limited to, sprains and strains, arthritic conditions, sports injuries, post surgical rehab and workplace or car accident injuries.