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MEET THE EXPERTS.

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Mark Vilela

Registered Massage Therapist, Fascial Stretch Therapist, FRCms, FRsc

Mark, a seasoned personal trainer and Certified Fascial Stretch Therapist since 2019, transforms lives by customizing treatment plans to individual goals. Specializing in observing and understanding movement, he passionately guides clients to healthier living, functional recovery, and a pain-free life. With a diverse professional background, Mark has collaborated with individuals, athletes, and groups at private sessions and major events. Notable experiences include being the fascial stretch therapist for the 2019 CCYAA Celebrity Classic Basketball game, preferred therapist for Team Inferno at the 2019 North America Police Soccer Tournament, and supporting Team Shade at the 2020 Provincial Dodgeball Championships. His expertise shines through collaborations at events like the McKesson Canada Annual Wellness Fair and working with players from the Canadian Elite Basketball League (CEBL), showcasing Mark's unwavering commitment to enhancing movement and well-being.

CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Fascial Stretch Therapist Level 3 + Sports-Specific Certified

  • FRC Mobility Specialist

  • Functional Range Assessment Specialist

  • Functional Range Strength Coach

  • Stick Mobility Movement Specialist Certified

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Edmond Che

Physiotherapist

Edmond completed his Masters of Physical Therapy at the University of Western Ontario after completing his Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology at the University of Waterloo. He was inspired to pursue physiotherapy as a profession after experiencing his fair share of injuries.

Edmond is a firm believer in creating personalized treatment plans to help his clients achieve their goals. His treatment approach consists of manual therapy, therapeutic exercises and education. He takes pride in being a lifelong learner and is interested in pursuing additional certifications in manual therapy and dry needling/acupuncture.

CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Orthopaedic Division AIM Level 1

  • Acupuncture Canada - Dry Needling Level 1

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Dr. Tony Lam

Chiropractor

Dr. Tony Lam graduated from the University of Waterloo, with a degree in Kinesiology. His strong interest in sports injuries, manual therapy and low back pain led him to pursue a career in chiropractic at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College. He is a Rocktape Canada Functional Movement Technique Certified Provider and is trained in the usage of instrument assisted soft tissue mobilizations, myofascial cupping and compression band therapy. Other treatment techniques involve: chiropractic manipulation/mobilizations, acupuncture, functional rehabilitation, muscle release therapy and patient education.
 
Dr. Lam’s goal as a healthcare practitioner is to improve the health and quality of life in his community by providing evidence-based care that focuses on the physical and mental health of his patients. Inter-professional collaboration is an extremely big part of Dr. Lam’s programs of care and this involves working with massage therapists, acupuncturists, physicians and other clinicians to improve patient outcome. He has experience working with athletes from the Ontario Basketball Association (OBA), Ontario Scholastic Basketball Association (OSBA) and Team Canada Frisbee as well as post-surgical knee, hip and shoulder patients.

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Joshua Chan

Registered Massage Therapist

Joshua, a Sutherland-Chan graduate registered with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario, advocates for an active approach to rehab and preventive care. Specializing in neuromuscular techniques and myofascial release, he combines his skills to enhance well-being.

Despite his relatively young athletic age, Joshua has immersed himself in various sports, including dragon boat, swimming, crossfit, field hockey, running, cycling, and triathlon. Currently, he's delving into the world of ultrarunning. With experience coaching dragon boat and land training, Joshua's passion for movement fuels his curiosity about how the body adapts to injuries.

Motivated by a desire to educate and empower others, Joshua pursued a career in massage therapy. His goal is to help individuals take control of their health and wellness, navigating obstacles in both athletic pursuits and daily life with adaptability and resilience.

CERTIFICATIONS:

  • FRC Mobility Specialist

  • Crossfit Level 1

  • Dragonboat Coach Level 1 (HK)

  • Distance Cycling and Rowing Trainer Level A

  • Marathon Running Prep Coach Level A

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