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Merinisa Natada Physiotherapist-1

Merinisa Natada

Physiotherapist, Owner

Merinisa Natada is an experienced and internationally educated physiotherapist who has been in the profession for over 25 years. She has worked in a variety of rehabilitation settings and has extensive continuing education, enabling her to offer a wide range of treatment options to patients.

Merinisa’s primary focus is on outpatient care, and she has treated individuals with various conditions, including orthopedic, neurologic, pediatric, geriatric, and cardiac disorders. She is passionate about helping people achieve better health and quality of life through evidence-based practice.

Merinisa has also completed specialized training as a Certified Lymphedema Therapist, allowing her to offer additional services to patients with lymphatic system disorders. She is committed to staying up-to-date with the latest advances in physiotherapy and regularly attends cutting-edge courses and seminars to expand her knowledge and skills.

Overall, Merinisa Natada is a dedicated and highly qualified physiotherapist who is passionate about helping people achieve their health and wellness goals. Her commitment to evidence-based practice, continuous education, and patient-centered care makes her a valuable asset to the healthcare community.

Certifications

  • Pelvic Health Physiotherapy
  • Lymphedema Physiotherapy
  • Osteocircuit Physiotherapist
  • Certified GLA:D Canada Physiotherapist
  • Muscle Activation Certification
  • Mulligan Certification
  • Fascial Manipulation Certification
  • Manual Therapist Certification
  • Advanced Physical Therapy Shoulder Complex Certification
  • Wound Management Certification
  • Gait Analysis in Assessing Pathology Certification
  • South African Neurodevelopmental Therapy Association Certification for
  • Children with Cerebral Palsy.
  • Member of Canadian Physiotherapy Association & Ontario
  • Physiotherapy Association
  • Member of Lymphedema Ontario Association
  • Member of Osteoporosis Canada
Zenaida Sutherland

Zenaida Sutherland

Physiotherapist

Zen is a reliable and ethical professional with over 25 years of experience in providing direct patient care to a wide range of patients and providing education and mentorship to Physiotherapist students. She is a certified Advance Practice Physiotherapist (APP ), has solid assessment skills, and pays special attention to details. Her main interests are Orthopedic Rehabilitation, Vestibular Rehabilitation, and Pain Management. She is also certified in Acupuncture and Trigger Points Dry Needling (Intramuscular Stimulation) (IMS), which are known to be effective in treating musculoskeletal conditions, chronic pain, and headaches. Zen values healthy long learning and a healthy lifestyle. She enjoys outdoor activities, cooking healthy meals, and spending time with her husband and two kids.

Leo Dela Cruz

Leo Dela Cruz

Office Manager

Franklin Jimenez

Franklin Jimenez

Massage Therapist

Franklin “Frank” Jimenez graduated from the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy (1995). He has 23 years of experience working in Multidisciplinary Rehabilitation Clinics. He focuses on sports massage, deep tissue massage, myofascial techniques, and therapeutic exercise. Throughout his career, Frank has had extensive experience in Post MVA Therapy, Myofascial Release, and Deep Tissue Technique. He creates a specific kind of massage according to the patient`s needs. It is important for the prevention, rehabilitation, maintenance of conditions and healing of injuries as well as the relaxation and education of his patients. He believes that he can help patients to achieve life balance through individual wellness.

Maria Hechanova

Maria Hechanova

Massage Therapist

Maria considers massage therapy as a rewarding career providing comfort to people. Her passion to help others prompted a greater opportunity to enhance her skills through Massage Therapy.

She has been practicing as massage therapist in rehabilitation clinics since 2017 providing various treatments with a combination of relaxation and soft tissue manipulation. She is trained in various modalities of therapeutic massage and bodywork which includes deep tissue, myofascial release, neuromuscular and trigger point therapy. She has treated various sports related injuries, MVA clients, prenatal massage, frozen shoulder, plantar fasciitis, fibromyalgia and among other chronic conditions.

She takes pride and joy working with clients providing safe and appropriate individual treatment and treatment plan to ensure their goals are met. Maria is a strong believer of massage therapy as part of natural way to attain ultimate level of wellness and balance to the body.

Adam Marcelo

Adam Marcelo

Physiotherapist Assistant

Another new face at MN Physiotherapy Clinic is Adam Marcelo. He is a recent graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree majoring in Kinesiology from the University of Waterloo. Adam plans on furthering his education to pursue a Masters in Physical Therapy so that he can become a registered physiotherapist one day.

He has shadowed, volunteered and worked in various clinical settings, where he plans on applying his skills and experience to help provide exceptional patient care. Adam is very excited to work with us and he is looking forward to meeting all of our patients!

Eloisa Morada

Eloisa Morada

Patient Care Representative

Eloisa Morada is a Massage Therapy graduate at Oxford College. In the process of getting her license as a Massage Therapist. She has Aesthetician Diploma specializing in face and body treatments. For now, her goal is to work as a Patient Care Representative tas she wants to engage more with various clients. She’s open to challenges, conversations, and an exchange of ideas from the top players in the allied health industry.

Ressie Ann Morada

Ressie Ann Morada

Physiotherapist Assistant

Ressie Ann is a Physiotherapy/Occupational Therapy Assistant graduate of Durham College. Her professional interests focus is helping, motivating, and educating clients to improve their quality of life.

Alaine Orolfo

Alaine Orolfo

Physiotherapist Assistant

Alaine Orolfo is a licensed physiotherapist who completed a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy in the Philippines. After graduation, he worked for three years in a clinic where he gained valuable experience in neurologic, pediatrics, and geriatrics cases. During this time, Alaine utilized his knowledge and skills acquired in school and applied them in practical situations. He also learned from other clinics, further honing his ability to provide high-quality care to his patients.

In pursuit of his career, Alaine decided to move to Canada to become a full-fledged Canadian physiotherapist. With the support of MN Physiotherapy, he is currently undergoing training to meet the requirements needed to practice his profession in Canada. Alaine is eager to continue learning and growing as a professional, so he can deliver excellent service to his clients in Canada. His dedication to his work and passion for helping others make him an excellent addition to the field of physiotherapy.

Siobhan Mullan

Siobhan Mullan

Registered Kinesiologist

The MN Physiotherapy clinic is privileged to have Siobhan Mullan as an integral part of our team, bringing a wealth of experience and compassion to every patient she encounters.
Siobhan attended the University of Guelph for her Human Kinetics degree. Over the years, she has completed various continuing education courses to expand her knowledge and better address the needs of her patients.
Siobhan is excited to join our team and help lead the way towards better health and movement for our patients.
Madison Hamlyn

Madison Hamlyn

Physiotherapist Assistant

Madison Hamlyn is a dedicated individual with a passion for healthcare and rehabilitation. She pursued her education at Durham College, completing a Diploma in Physiotherapy Assistant & Occupational Therapy Assistant Program. During her time at the college, Madison gained valuable practical experience through a placement at MN Physiotherapy Clinic.

Throughout her studies, Madison demonstrated a keen understanding of various therapeutic techniques and an eagerness to help patients regain their mobility and independence. Her compassionate nature and strong interpersonal skills allowed her to connect with patients on a personal level, ensuring they felt comfortable and supported throughout their treatment.

Madison’s time at MN Physiotherapy Clinic further solidified her desire to work in a clinical setting. Witnessing the positive impact of physiotherapy on patients’ lives, she aspires to continue her journey in the clinic after graduation. With her commitment to continuous learning and a genuine desire to make a difference, Madison is well-equipped to excel in her chosen field and contribute significantly to the well-being of those she serves.

Elaine Ho

Elaine Ho

Administrative Assistant

Business administration-management professional.

Passionate about delivering exceptional customer experience and contributing to the success of the business through effective service management.

John Famadico

John Famadico

Physiotherapist Assistant

With a decade of dedicated experience in the field of physiotherapy, John Famadico stands as a testament to the core values of MN Physiotherapy Clinic (hard work, compassion, and exceptional patient care). John's journey in the health sector began with his graduation as a Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy Assistant from TriOs College in 2013. This solid foundation in both disciplines has been pivotal in shaping his holistic approach to patient treatment and rehabilitation.

John's expertise extends beyond clinical practice into the realm of administrative assistance, where he has spent several years managing patient care logistics with the same attention to detail and empathy that he brings to his hands-on work. His dual roles have equipped him with a unique blend of clinical and administrative skills, enabling a seamless integration of patient care and clinic operations.

At MN Physiotherapy Clinic, John is renowned for his loving and caring demeanor towards patients. He firmly believes that the road to recovery not only involves physical therapy but also nurturing a positive environment for emotional and mental well-being. His dedication to his patients' overall health is in perfect harmony with MN Physiotherapy Clinic’s commitment to holistic and patient-centered care.

Throughout his ten years in the field, John has consistently demonstrated an unwavering commitment to excellence, patient satisfaction, and continuous learning. His presence at MN Physiotherapy Clinic not only enriches the lives of his patients but also elevates the standard of care provided by the clinic.