We have an amazing team!

Martin

Martin Payne
Manual Physiotherapist & Owner

Martin has 26 years of experience treating orthopaedic injuries. Martin has a Masters of Clinical Science in Manipulative Physiotherapy, is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapists, and is a lecturer in the Bachelor of Health and Education program at Nipissing University. He also teaches and mentors physiotherapists through levels 1-3 of the Orthopedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. Martin is a certified Gunn Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS) practitioner, and has participated in countless continuing education courses, including McKenzie levels A-D, Lynn Watson Shoulder Dysfunction Levels 1-2, Selective Functional Movement Assessment and Functional Movement Systems.

Mabel

Mabel Plourde-Doran
Registered Physiotherapist

Mabel completed her Masters of Physical Therapy at Western University, and undergraduate degree in the Bachelor of Physical and Health Education program at Nipissing University. Mabel has successfully completed the Orthopedic Division’s Intermediate Practical Examination, and has completed her Level Three’s for the Manual Therapy Orthopedic Courses. She is certified in Kinetacore functional dry needling, acupuncture (Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute) and selective functional movement assessment (SFMA). She is a Kinesio Tape provider, and has taken continuing education courses in concussions, soft tissue release and Mulligan treatment. Mabel has a special interest in sports rehabilitation. Mabel is a lecturer at Canadore College in the Occupational Therapist Assistant and Physiotherapist Assistant program, and at Nipissing University in the Bachelor of Health and Physical Education program.

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Sebastian Bell
Registered Physiotherapist

Sebastian completed his Masters of Physical Therapy at Western University and has an undergraduate degree in Honours Science from the University of Waterloo. Sebastian has completed level one and two in the Manual Therapy Orthopedic Courses and will be continuing to work towards completing his manual therapy levels in order to obtain a Diploma of Advanced Orthopaedic Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy. He is certified in Kinetacore functional dry needling, certified in acupuncture (Acupuncture Canada Institute), is a Kinesio Tape provider and has taken post graduate courses in soft tissues release, and Mulligan manual therapy techniques. As a world class ultimate frisbee player, Sebastian understands what it takes to stay healthy and get to the top of your respective sports.

Chris

Chris Sheremeta
Registered Physiotherapist

Chris graduated from Queen’s University, receiving his Masters of Science in Physical Therapy. He previously completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Sciences at the University of Ottawa as well as a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology at Nipissing University. Chris has completed his Level 2 Manual Therapy certification and will be continuing to work towards completing his manual therapy levels in order to obtain a Diploma of Advanced Orthopaedic Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy. He has also completed the Lyn Watson shoulder course as well as courses in soft tissue release, and Neurokinetic Therapy. Chris is a trained provider in concussion management. He has a strong interest in pursuing future education through courses in acupuncture and other areas of musculoskeletal and sports injuries. Clinically, he utilizes a combination of manual therapy skills, exercise prescription and education to help create individualized treatment programs and assist his patients in regaining or improving their everyday function. In his spare time, Chris enjoys playing a variety of sports such as hockey, ultimate frisbee, baseball and golf. He also enjoys hiking and other outdoor activities.

Janice

Janice McLellan
Administrative Supervisor

Janice has been managing the clinic at Manual Physio Solutions since March 2014. She has 16 years medical office administrative experience. When not in the office, she is busy with her three daughters. If you need to find her she will most likely be at the hockey rink or ‘family taxi’ for the girls’ many extracurricular activities.

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Tina Chapman
Office Administration

Tina Chapman joined Manual Physio Solutions working on a part time basis in 2015, after a lengthy career as an Executive Assistant in a government agency. Not only is she is busy with her husband, boys and grandson, but she breeds, raises and shows boston terrier dogs. Tina continues to look forward to meeting the many clients who come in for physiotherapy.