Team

Vaughan Physiotherapy Woodbridge PhysiotherapyDev Chengkalath, PT

Registered Physiotherapist
BScH, MScPT, CSCS, ART®, CAFCI
ART® Soft Tissue Treatment Provider
Acupuncture Provider
Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist

      Dev’s unique physiotherapy background enables him to unite distinct rehabilitation and performance objectives. This allows integration of various treatment techniques to address pain, inflexibility, weakness, de-conditioning, and various injuries (sports-related, low back pain, sprains/strains, post-surgical etc), while still improving general fitness and athletic performance.
    In addition to his training as a physiotherapist, Dev is further recognized by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) as a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and holds over a decade of experience in the industry.
    Dev’s clients have included professional athletes from Olympic Gold Medalists, to athletes in the NHL, AHL, MLB, Ironman Triathlons, along with CEOs and executives with multi-national corporations. He has also worked with numerous high-level youth athletes (e.g. OFSAA champions) and emergency service personnel (e.g. police, fire) each having specialized performance and rehabilitation requirements.

      His clinical toolbox includes specialized training in advanced manual therapy and exercise. He is fully credentialed in Active Release Techniques (ART®), trained in myofascial and muscle mobilization, and is certified in medical acupuncture through the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute. His vast clinical experience allows him to create optimal training and therapy programs for all of his clients.

Physiotherapy Vaughan physiotherapist WoodbridgeDev ensures that every client is educated on the components of complete health and wellness and its vital role in the return to optimal function and total performance. With their acquired insight, Dev’s clients are empowered to understand their situation and then work towards realizing their true potential.

While working with Dev, you can expect top-level care directed towards optimal health, ultimate performance and exceptional results.

 

Massage Therapy Vaughan Massage Therapist Woodbridge

Simone Bell

Registered Massage Therapist

Simone Bell compliments Primal’s Active Therapy philosophy.  In addition to being a Registered Massage Therapist, she is a passionate,  accomplished Urban Contemporary Dance Instructor and Choreographer who has coached several local artists and opened for international stars including Destiny’s Child, Ludacris and Fat Joe!

Simone has previously worked with a variety of clients, including Athletes, Pre / Post Natal clients and Emergency Professionals.  She believes in educating her patients to help identify potential issues before they become performance limiting.

As the Class Valedictorian of her graduating RMT class, Simone is passionate about biomechanics and is continuously updating her arsenal of Massage Therapy skills.

Talk to Simone to Learn more about:

  • Myofascial Release
  • Sports Massage
  • Deep Tissue Massage
  • Relaxation Massage
  • Pregnancy Massage (Pre and Post Natal)
  • Chronic Pain Massage

 

Joanne Bealer

Registered Physiotherapist
BSc, MScPT, CSCS, CAFCI
Acupuncture Provider
Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist

Joanne is a Physiotherapy Advisor with Primal Human Performance. Joanne is a graduate of the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Alberta. She has both a Bachelor degree in Biological Sciences and a Master of Science in Physical Therapy. In addition to her university training, Joanne is a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength & Conditioning Association. She is also certified as an acupuncture provider with the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute.

Among her clientele are high-level amateur athletes, professional athletes, and recreational sport enthusiasts. She has extensive experience in private practice, geriatrics, and community-based physiotherapy. She is recognized for combining strong manual therapy, corrective exercise prescription, and comprehensive patient education in order to maximize function, performance, and health promotion.