Professionals 2018-02-14T02:35:22+00:00

Professionals

Striving to take care of all your rehabilitation needs

Kelly SpearsKelly Spears
Registered
Physiotherapist

BPhEd, BHScPT, MClScPT (manip.), CAFCI, CDT, MCPA, FCAMPT
Pelvic Health Physiotherapist

Kelly has over 17 years of clinical experience in private practice Physiotherapy. She originally graduated with Honours from Brock University in 1998 with her Physical Education Degree. This degree focused on the integration of those with physical disabilities in an active lifestyle and Physical Education. She then attended McMaster University and graduated with Distinction in the year 2000 with her Bachelor of Health Science in Physiotherapy.

After seven years of practice and numerous continuing education courses including the McKenzie method and certification in Acupuncture, she attended the University of Western Ontario for the Master in Clinical Science Physiotherapy Degree. She then passed the Orthopaedic Advanced exams which gave her advanced standing in Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy and became a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy (FCAMPT).

Kelly furthered her education over the years and became certified to treat Lymphedema in the Combined Decongestive Therapy technique (CDT). She is a registered Authorizer for the Government Assistive Devices program for the use of Lymphedema garments.

She is also trained in Pelvic Health Physiotherapy for the treatment of pelvic pain syndromes and urinary stress or mixed incontinence. She is registered with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario to perform the controlled acts of Acupuncture, Internal pelvic exams and spinal manipulation.

Her treatment philosophy involves the use of manual therapy techniques to attain proper joint mechanics, while using soft tissue techniques in combination with exercise and posture correction to attain muscular balance, which also serves as a source of preventative maintenance.

Kelly has two children with her husband who enjoy camping, hiking and various sporting activities. She is an active executive member to the Orillia Ladies Co-operative Soccer League and has been a member of the Canadian and Ontario Physiotherapy Associations since 1998.

Hazel Soares
Registered
Massage Therapist

Hazel was born in Kenya and immigrated to Orillia in the early ’70s. After attending Park Street Collegiate, she went on to study biology and anthropology at Trent University in Peterborough. After completing, her Bachelor of Science at Trent, Hazel moved on to Toronto for a work opportunity. In Toronto, while working for Mount Sinai Hospital in the Pharmacy department as a Pharmacy Technician, she was encouraged by her colleagues to become a Massage Therapist. In 1994, Hazel completed her training in Massage at the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy. She went on to gain her registration as a Massage Therapist in Ontario in July of that year with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario.

Hazel brings her intuition and many years of experience to her practice. She especially enjoys working with people who aspire to live an active, health-oriented lifestyle. Modeling a balanced lifestyle is important as a practitioner. As such family, friends, skiing, reading, long walks with her dog and yoga round out Hazel’s work life.

To book an appointment with Hazel, visit
www.hazelsoaresrmt.com

  • Registered Massage Therapist with the College of Massage Therapist of Ontario
  • Long Standing Member of the Registered Massage Therapists of Ontario Association
  • Trigger Point Therapy including Pin and Stretch Techniques
  • Craniosacral Therapy
  • Visceral Manipulation
  • Myofascial Release
  • Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation
  • Remedial Exercises
  • Working knowledge of Traditional Chinese Medicine