Physiobility started out under a different name as the first physiotherapy clinic in Markham Village, pre-dating Markham-Stouffville Hospital. Local physicians had identified an acute need for quality rehabilitation service in this region and recruited physiotherapists. A physio clinic was set up on Main Street Markham next door to the local doctor’s office. Eventually the clinics evolved and moved, with Physiobility moving to Station Plaza (on Main Steet Markham N) and now to the current location at Heritage Plaza (NE corner of Wootten Way N and Hwy 7 E).
The clinic has expanded by adding other key healthcare services – all vetted for quality and legitimate medical service. Registered massage therapy and pelvic health physiotherapy were the first two additions. As our reputation grew, we added key staff to complement our physio and massage therapy services: Occupational Therapy for hands and wrists, Pedorthics for custom foot orthotics, and Registered Dietetics for managing nutritional needs. More recently we are donating space to the Arthritis Society for their AREP program.
Our philosophy is to consider the whole person and their movement potential. We will improve your mobility according to your goals and ability. We offer a detailed assessment, thorough discussion about treatment options, and instruction about independent home management. Our guiding principle is for clients to achieve:
Mobility • Stability • Flexibility • Ability
Meet the Team
Our physiotherapists and rehab professionals come from a diverse background in education and experience.
Tony Wu, BScPT, HBSc, MCPA, Owner
Founder & Lead Physiotherapist
Tony has been an outpatient orthopedic physiotherapist since 2001, with additional interest in temporomandibular joint disorders. He assumed management of the clinic in 2006 and has focussed on establishing a clinic that works together with the community it services. Tony received his physiotherapy degree from the University of Toronto and has additional degrees from there in Microbiology and Human Biology. He believes in honest, effective and professional treatment of patients, and has a solid reputation in the local medical community for consistently providing quality service. He proudly treats Markham residents from all walks of life and age ranges, including veterans, children, healthcare professionals, artists and athletes.
Shelly Ma, MSc, BScPT, BEng
Xiaoli (Shelly) Ma is an Associate Physiotherapist and obtained her undergraduate physiotherapy degree in 2006 and rehabilitation science Masters Degree in 2009 from McGill University. She has experience in treating various conditions including orthopaedic, neurological, post-surgical and chronic conditions. She keeps up to date with advances in physiotherapy treatment and has taken many advanced physiotherapy certification programs. Shelly can offer Acupuncture in addition to her physiotherapy treatment. She also has her Pelvic Physiotherapy Specialization and can treat patients with pelvic disorders. Pelvic physiotherapy provides conservative solutions for pelvic pain, pelvic girdle problems, bladder and bowel incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse. She can provide services in English, Mandarin and French.
物理治疗师马晓骊 (Shelly)于2006年毕业于蒙特里尔麦基尔大学物理治疗系本科， 2009年获得康复科学硕士学位。 她在治疗运动锻炼后损伤，
Donna Najdovski, RD
Donna Najdovski is a registered member of the College of Dietitians of Ontario and is passionate not only about good nutrition and health but also about enjoying delicious food. Donna has over 20 years of experience in dietetics including over 13 years as an advisor to the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care. She started her career with a B.A.Sc in Nutrition from Ryerson University and completed a dietetic internship at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto. She has been passionate about good nutrition and great food ever since. Donna is also able to integrate the latest genomic testing into her analysis of your unique dietary needs.
Alexander Cheung, RMT
Registered Massage Therapist
Alex Cheung graduated from the Sutherland-Chan School of Massage Therapy in 2004, and is excited to work at Physiobility and in the Markham community. His work experience includes the Bayview Golf and Country Club, the Windsor Arms Hotel Spa and St. John’s Rehabilitation Hospital. Alex has treated various injuries and provided pain relief to clients with postural imbalances caused by common activities of daily living. He greatly values his work experience at St. John’s Rehab Hospital which heightened his exposure to specialized segments of the community including patients who have sustained burn injuries, amputations, strokes and post-orthopaedic surgeries.
Avis Tang, Reg. OT (Ont)
Avis is an Occupational Therapist at Physiobility and is a member of the Canadian Association of Hand Therapists. She trained in Hong Kong and has extensive experience in the field of Hand Therapy. She currently works out of Markham Stouffville Hospital and Rouge Valley Centenary Hospital, with past experience at York Central Hospital and Toronto East General Hospital. Avis has assisted and taught various splinting in-services and workshops both in Hong Kong and in Canada, including the Orthotic Lab for Occupational Therapy students at the University of Toronto. She has also presented in the “Get a Grip” workshop organised by the Arthritis Society of Canada, regarding Occupational Therapy for clients with arthritis. Avis provides Hand Therapy and Splinting services for private patients at Physiobility.
Scott Alston C.PED (Can)
Sue Lumsden, Office Manager
Sue Lumsden helps manage the day to day business and administration of patient accounts. She also assists in strategic planning and ensuring the integrity and consistency of our clinic vision.
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