Meg Smith graduated from McMaster University’s school of physiotherapy in 1999. She subsequently completed a fellowship in Sport Physiotherapy at Western University’s Fowler Kennedy Sport Medicine Clinic and a Master of Science through McMaster University’s School of Rehabilitation Science in 2017.
Meg’s areas of interest include musculoskeletal physiotherapy and sports injury management. To this end, she holds certification in acupuncture, is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist.
Meg is a member of Cochrane Canada’s Back and Neck group with a research interest in exercise for neck disorders. She is active within the physiotherapy community as a clinical mentor and orthopaedic instructor for the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. Her past involvement in sport has included university, club and national team coverage for rugby, hockey, fastball, lacrosse, ultimate Frisbee and curling.
A former competitive Nordic skier, paddler and fastpitch softball player, Meg is now happy to pursue physical activities that can be done with her young family.
Kristen Gamble completed the Sport Physiotherapy fellowship program at the Fowler Kennedy Sport Medicine Clinic in London after graduating from Queen’s University. She has obtained her certificate in Sport Physiotherapy, which designates competency in providing care to injured athletes in a clinic or competitive setting. Kristen is also certified in Integrated Dry Needling and is pursuing advanced credentials in orthopaedic manual therapy.
Jacqueline Baker graduated from Western University with a Master of Physical Therapy degree in 2019. Prior to this, she completed an Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology (2016) at McMaster University.
Jacqueline is committed to professional development. She continues to pursue advanced credentials in orthopaedic manual therapy and acupuncture. Jacqueline is looking forward to helping patients reach their functional goals through patient-centered programs. She is passionate about providing evidence-based treatment and empowering individuals to participate in their care to develop effective management strategies so they will achieve their goals.
In her spare time, Jacqueline enjoys being active through running, biking, going to the gym, and snowboarding in the winter months.
Jane Cromwell is a Canadian Certified Pedorthist who began her pedorthic career in 1993 working in the Kitchener-Waterloo and Stratford area. She is skilled in all areas of pedorthics and is committed to provide the best in patient care. She integrates quality of care with communication, compassion and emphasizes patient education.
Although Jane enjoys treating all foot and ankle conditions and sports injuries, she realized early in her career she had developed a particular interest to help those people who suffer from rheumatoid arthritis and diabetes. In 1997 Jane was involved in Jannsen-Ortho Regranex Gel clinical trials helping to treat diabetic neuropathic ulcers with orthotics and customized footwear.
Through the years Jane has been involved as a practicum site supervisor, passing on her knowledge to students in the Diploma of Pedorthics program through Western University. Jane is a longtime member of the Pedorthic Association of Canada and a member of the College of Pedorthics of Canada.
Dr. Brett O’Drowsky grew up in St. Marys, where he played a variety of sports, including hockey and baseball, and developed an interest in sport, performance and health. Dr. O’Drowsky completed his post-secondary education at Laurentian University and graduated with a Bachelor of Sports and Physical Education. He subsequently attended Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College to earn his Doctor of Chiropractic degree.
As a chiropractor Dr. O’Drowsky provides diagnoses and treatments for musculoskeletal conditions with a focus on spinal health. Treatments can consist of education, spinal manipulation, soft tissue work, exercise and acupuncture. He is a strong advocate for providing patients the tools they require to reach their health and wellness goals. He is excited to be back in his hometown and to serve the communities of St. Marys and Mitchell.
Kyle Frey is a Certified Athletic Therapist who recently graduated from York University with a specialized honours degree in kinesiology and a professional certificate in athletic therapy. Kyle is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with the National Strength and Conditioning Association and First Responder with the Canadian Red Cross.
Kyle has a strong interest in the athletic and generally active population as he played sports at a fairly high level himself. He began his academic career on a baseball scholarship at Concordia University in Michigan (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics) before transferring to York University where he continued to play, competing in Ontario University Athletics. Now that his baseball career has come to an end, Kyle coaches in the Stratford Minor Baseball Association rep programs. Kyle also has interned with many sports programs including hockey, field hockey, and volleyball at the university level as a student athletic therapist and has provided coverage for the Canadian National Para Hockey Team during training camp.
Through continued growth and development, Kyle strives to become a well-rounded clinician who uses an all-encompassing approach to help his patients return to their activity, whatever that may be. In his spare time Kyle stays active as a competitive powerlifter and enjoys outdoor activities such as camping and fishing.
Celina Everling is a qualified Occupational Therapist licensed to practise in Ontario and is registered with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario. She graduated from Western University with a Master of Science in Occupational Therapy in 2019. Prior to this, she completed an Honours Bachelor of Science in Psychology in 2016. Celina is a member of the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists and the Ontario Society of Occupational Therapists.
Through work and education, Celina has gained experience in a variety of practice settings including private practice, hospital care and rehabilitation (mental health and physical health). She has worked with children, adults and older adults.
Celina has completed additional courses in concussion management and cognitive behavioural therapy. She is looking forward to being trained to provide the Progressive Goal Attainment Program, an evidence-based treatment program for reducing disability associated with pain, depression, PTSD, cancer and other chronic health conditions.
She is currently working at three clinics: Stonetown Physiotherapy in St. Marys, Body Mechanics Physiotherapy – Bellwood Plaza in London and Body Mechanics – Westmount in London. In her spare time, Celina enjoys biking, cooking, board games and spending time with friends and family.
Julie Leitch graduated from Conestoga College with a diploma from the Occupational Therapist Physiotherapist Assistant program in 2013. Julie has also completed certification as a seniors fitness health and wellness instructor.
She has experience with fitting mobility products such as walkers, wheelchairs and orthopaedic products. Now working with the Stonetown Physiotherapy team, she plans to pursue further education related to sports injuries, strength and conditioning.
Julie is also head coach of a Stratford girls travel soccer team and a board member for the Stratford Youth Soccer association. In her spare time, she likes to keep active by playing volleyball and soccer as well as snowboarding.
Jaydelle Kelly graduated from Fanshawe College with a Diploma in Medical Office Administration in 2009. As administrative assistant in our St. Marys location, Jaydelle’s combined professionalism and cheerful disposition serve as a reassuring point of contact for first-time clients to the clinic.
Outside of work, Jaydelle might be found snowmobiling, playing slo-pitch, biking, boating, or working out at the gym.Home