Our Toronto Team

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MEGAN COVERT

Physiotherapist

Megan is a graduate of McMaster University in Hamilton, where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology. She later graduated from the University of Toronto with her Masters in Physical Therapy in 2013. In 2019, she completed a Masters in Anatomical Sciences at Queen’s University and currently works as a professor of Allied Health at Humber College.

Megan treats a wide variety of clients, including individuals with spinal cord injury, stroke, brain injury, multiple sclerosis and orthopaedic injuries. Regardless of the diagnosis or years post injury, Megan is committed to maximizing recovery potential. She uses a combination of traditional therapy methods, client education and self-management practices to improve quality of life and to help clients achieve their individual goals.

To date Megan has received additional training certification in: Supported Conversation for Adults with Aphasia, Immaculate Dissection (core and upper extremity concepts), Bobath Therapy (Basic and Advanced courses), Neurokinetic Therapy (level II) and Scalp Acupuncture for Neurological Conditions. Megan is also a Contemporary Medical Acupuncture provider (McMaster).

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CASSIE DAY

PTA / Kinesiologist / Adaptive Fitness / Clinic Director

Cassie is a Registered Kinesiologist with a passion for helping people reach their health and fitness goals through holistic means. Cassie holds a Honours Bachelor of Kinesiology degree from Brock University. Then wishing to continue her education and gain more practical experience Cassie completed the Post-Graduate Exercise Science & Lifestyle Management program at Humber College, and graduated with honours.  While at Humber, she had the opportunity to complete an internship at NeuroChangers, and loved it so much she never left! To date Cassie has additional  certifications in Kinesio-Taping, Soft Tissue Release, HeartWise Exercise certification, Prenatal and Postnatal Fitness Specialist, and is a certified PoNS trainer. In an effort to expand her knowledge, Cassie is also currently enrolled in a holistic nutrition program.

In her free time Cassie can be found playing with her family pets, baking or trying to fit some yoga or hiking into her day.

MICHELLE TEVES

Osteopathic Manual Practitioner

Michelle attended the University of Toronto, graduating with a Bachelor in Physical Education and Health. While completing her education she worked with the Varsity Women’s Rugby and Varsity Men’s Basketball team as their Athletic Therapist. She continued her education at Humber College where she received a Diploma of Honours in Exercise Science and Lifestyle management. During this time she completed additional courses on therapeutic exercises for MSK and special populations, fitness assessment and exercise prescription.

Michelle completed her Masters of Osteopathic Manipulative Sciences at the Canadian Academy of Osteopathy. She is now an Osteopathic Manual Practitioner and is in good standing with Ontario Association of Osteopathic Manual Practitioners (OAO).

JP RIMANDO

Director of Technology / PTA / RMT

JP is a graduate from Sutherland-Chan School as an Registered Massage Therapist and Humber College as a Occupational/Physiotherapist Assistant. Throughout his career he has taken various courses and workshops to add to his toolbox. Fundamental Level Acupuncture (McMaster University), K-Taping (Toronto), Immaculate Dissection I and III (Toronto), SFMA (Toronto), and Pain Management Science (Toronto). As a NeuroChangers Massage Therapist, JP brings a lot to the table. He has many years of experience treating in the neurological setting and had developed a way to integrate many different styles of manual therapy; including Swedish Massage, Therapeutic Massage, Neuromuscular Techniques, Trigger Point Release, and even Chinese TuiNa Medical Massage.

He has an all-round passion for fitness and can usually be found at the clinic squeezing in a workout before his shift. JP also supervises Specialty Clinics and Student Clinics at Sutherland-Chan School of Massage Therapy, helping mentor and inspire future RMTs.

ANDREW YHAP

Physiotherapist

Andrew is a Registered Physiotherapist who after completing his Bachelor of Physical and Health Education at the University of Toronto went on to complete his Doctor of Physiotherapy at the University of Melbourne. He has experience working with a diverse client base with neurological conditions including Multiple Sclerosis, Stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury, and Spinal Cord Injury. Andrew also has experience and training in using and operating the Reha GEO and the Hocoma Lokomat, and Bioness L300. Andrew enjoys encouraging clients to reach their full potential, and helping them meet their goals.

In his free time, Andrew enjoys weight lifting, rock climbing, growing chilies and hanging out with his family’s many dogs! Born and raised in Toronto, Andrew is a lifelong fan of The Toronto Maple Leafs. He thinks this might be the year the Leafs could go all the way (but he also said that last year!). Andrew is fascinated with the human brain and nervous system; if you are looking to get on his “nerves” just tell him how much you love the Montreal Canadiens.

LINDSAY SIMPSON

PTA / Kinesiologist / Adaptive Fitness

Lindsay is a Registered Kinesiologist with a BFA Honours Double Major in Dance & Kinesiology and Health Science from York University. After a little break for some world traveling, she returned to school and graduated with Honours from the Post-Graduate Exercise Science & Lifestyle Management program at Humber College. Throughout her education Lindsay has focused her studies on anatomy, athletic/dance injuries, somatic practices, fitness assessment, exercise prescription, and nutrition.

While at Humber, Lindsay also co-authored and presented a workshop on the benefits of physical activity for people living with Type II Diabetes. Lindsay is also a prenatal and postnatal exercise specialist, a group exercise specialist, Heart Wise Exercise certified, and K-Taping Pro certified. Lindsay really enjoys incorporating her dance background into her sessions whenever possible, so be prepared to move!

ROLANDO MAGNO

Massage Therapist

Rolando also known as “Rolly” graduated from Ryerson University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Aerospace Engineering. He worked in his field for 7 years and continues to maintain his license. He pursued a more holistic career in Registered Massage Therapy graduating from Sutherland-Chan. He practices yoga, an avid rock climber and creates mobile apps in his free time.

Rolly practices all forms of Massage Therapy, relaxation or treatment based, he also maintains a certificate in and offers Indian Head Massage and Contemporary Medical/Neurofunctional Acupuncture. His ultimate goal is to help people in need and allow his patients to reap the immediate benefits of massage treatment.

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GREENE LASIN

Physiotherapist

Greene is a Registered Physiotherapist who, after completing her Specialized Honours Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from York University in 2016, went on to complete her Masters in Physical Therapy Program from McMaster University in 2019. While completing her studies, she worked in Toronto Rehabilitation Insitute as an Occupational Therapist Assistant and Physiotherapist Assistant. She worked in the rehab hospital for almost seven years after completing her diploma program in 2012.

Greene had a great passion and extensive experience treating individuals with various musculoskeletal, neurological and cardiovascular conditions. She has worked with clients with Spinal Cord Injury, Stroke, Multiple Sclerosis and Acquired Brain Injury, as well as orthopedic injuries. She has received certification for K-Taping and Advanced Orthopaedic Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy: Level 1. She also has certifications including Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) Training and Choices and Changes – Institute for Healthcare Communication Workshop, which has improved her skills in working with clients with behavioural issues.