Our well educated and well-versed staff are able to treat an assortment of injuries and chronic pain conditions that many people cope with today. Our registered Physiotherapists and Massage Therapists conduct a thorough one-on-one assessment to develop individualized client-centered goals to enable you to return to an active pain-free lifestyle!
B.SC. P.T.,FCAMT, CSCS
Andrew Hoermann is the proud owner of Mainway Physiotherapy. He graduated from Queen’s University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physiotherapy in 2001. He has worked at a Registered Physiotherapist both in the Halton and Peel regions treating clients of various ages with a wide assortment of conditions and injuries. Andrew was the prior co-owner of Millcroft Physiotherapy for 10 years. Along with his degree in Physiotherapy, Andrew has his CSCS certification through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Andrew has also become a member of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Therapy (C.A.M.T.) by successfully completing his diploma in Intermediate Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy. In addition, Andrew has worked with the National Junior Boys Golf Development Team and for the Ontario Junior Golf Team for six years. Andrew through this experience and also by working at Mainway Physiotherapy has worked with a number of female and male professional golfers. He has also completed his level 5 certification with FitforeGolf and level one with the Titleist Performance Institute. Andrew loves to spend time with his family and biking, skiing, golfing and exercising on a regular basis.
Bachelor of Science Physiotherapy - Queen’s University
CSCS certification - National Strength and Conditioning Association
P.T.A. BA, PHYSIOTHERAPY ASSISTANT
Julia graduated from the University of Windsor with a Bachelor of Arts in Social Science in 1994. After a successful business career she returned to school to continue her education in Physiotherapy. Julia graduated from Everest College, Business, Technology and Health with a Diploma as a Physiotherapy Assistant.
Julia is a great resource at the clinic in dealing with Motor Vehicle Accidents, as she has personally been through the process. As a Hockey Mom and former Dance Mom, she understands the value of Prehab, as well as Rehab for your body. Her priority is great customer service and is available to help with all your physiotherapy needs.
Bachelor of Arts Social Science - University of Windsor
Everest College, Business, Technology and Health with a Diploma - Physiotherapy Assistant.
JULIA O'ROURKE GOPAUL
Graduate of King's College Hospital, London, England, in Physiotherapy Owner of Erin Mills Physiotherapy Clinic from 1983 until 2007 and has been in sole practice since that time. Jacqueline's work concentrates on helping people heal using integrative manual and craniosacral therapy techniques. She has pursued these fields throughout her career, taking many training sessions in these techniques in Canada and the United States with the Upledger Institute, The Barral Institute and the Connecticut School of Integrative Manual Therapy. Her passion is to help clients heal and rehabilitate from all kinds of injuries. Conditions treated include concussion, tempero mandibular joint dysfunction, chronic pain, birth trauma, chronic ear infection, vertigo and stress disorders.
Allan’s interest in exercise physiology was sparked while training for competitive white water kayak slalom as a teenager. He then pursued this passion academically with a degree in Physical Education (Exercise Physiology) at McMaster University. This was fine-tuned further when he remained for another degree in Physiotherapy, focusing on the treatment of musculoskeletal dysfunctions and sports injuries. Postgraduate training includes formal acupuncture certification, many orthopaedic manual therapy courses, concussion rehab, Vestibular therapy, and specialized exercise program design; each of which add to the clinical toolbox of options and experience that he brings to each treatment session. Equally important are the skills of listening, communicating and relating in a way that enlightens and empowers his clients to be better CEOs of their own health. Allan’s hobbies include hiking, mountain biking, renovating, kayaking, tennis and practically anything outdoors. No matter your job or hobby or sport, chances are that he has either worked as, played alongside, or treated someone in your situation. After over 25 years, helping each new client is still an intriguing and rewarding challenge, whether your goals are sitting without pain, gardening or playing a sport at an elite level.
Exercise Physiology - McMaster University
AFCI Acupuncture Certification
BSc , MPT
Cara graduated with her Masters of Physiotherapy from The University of Canberra in Australia. Prior to pursuing her Masters, Cara attended Eastern Michigan University where she obtained a Bachelor’s of Science in Exercise Science while on a Division 1 soccer scholarship. Cara has a strong passion for sports and working with all types of athletes, especially after growing up playing competitive soccer, basketball and volleyball. This year, she was a therapist for the Hamilton United League 1 Women’s Soccer Team and plans to pursue her Certificate in Sports Physiotherapy to get more involved with elite level sports. Cara integrates manual therapy techniques with exercise prescription and patient education in her treatment plans, in order to optimize movement and function to prevent future injuries. Cara’s goal is to continue her education in manual therapy, acupuncture as well as finish her Masters of Sports Nutrition.
M.SC. PHYSIOTHERAPY, B.KIN. (HONS)
Deanna graduated with her Masters of Science in Physiotherapy from McMaster University. She is a member of the Acupuncture Division with the Canadian Physiotherapy Association, and is certified to perform acupuncture through the McMaster University Contemporary Acupuncture for Healthcare Professionals program. She currently has the Level 1 Certificate in Manual Therapy from the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Therapy and is working towards furthering her levels in Manual Therapy, as well as becoming a Pelvic Floor Physiotherapist.
Rhiannon graduated from Humber College's Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy Assistant program in 2010. She has been working as a Physiotherapy Assistant since graduation. Rhiannon brings 7 years of client and administrative experience from her prior clinic. Rhiannon is excited to be part of the Mainway team.
REGISTERED MASSAGE THERAPIST
Crystal graduated from Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy in Toronto. Along with her intensive training in Swedish and Deep Tissue Massage, Manual Lymph Drainage and Myofascial Release, she has additional education in pre/post natal care as a Registered Massage Therapist. Crystal's goal is to ensure each of her clients needs are met within a friendly, professional and relaxed environment.
Amy is a student at McMaster University, studying Medical Radiation Sciences. Amy has been with Mainway Physiotherapy since we opened in October 2015, starting off first as a co-op student and progressing to a Receptionist. Amy has been a member of the Burlington Teen Tour Band for 5 years and enjoys travelling, learning and trying new things. Amy is looking forward to future endeavors in the health care field.
REGISTERED MASSAGE THERAPIST
Claire Gavin has been an RMT for over 20 years. She graduated from
Darcy Lane Institute in London Ontario, and went on to own her own clinic
there for 10 years.
Claire has been back in her home town of Burlington for 14 years. Her
primary practice has always been working in rehabilitation and enjoys
working with other health care professionals. Claire has training in
additional modalities such as Cupping, Laser Therapy, MPS (micro-current
point stimulation) ART ( active release therapy) and Taping.
Claire has also worked on the educational side of the professions as an
Instructor as well as in Compliancy as a Peer Assessor for the College of
Massage Therapist of Ontario - CMTO.
Claire looks forward to meeting and working with you.
DR. MICHAEL MEZEI
B.SC. D.C. CCSS CART DIPACU
Dr. Mezei has over 20 years experience as a Chiropractor and has treated thousands of people in the area. He is an expert in sports treatment, being selected as part of the treatment team for national and international sports events (Canada Games, Pan Am Games). Dr. Mezei has worked with numerous athletes in all sports over the years. Dr. Mezei also provides wellness care to his patients to keep them in a finely-tuned state year round. Dr. Mezei uses Active Release Technique, Laser Therapy, Cupping and Shockwave for soft tissue issues. Dr. Mezei uses gentle mobilizations/manipulations and acupuncture for joint and nerve issues. Dr. Mezei also uses Kinesiotaping and corrective devices such as orthotics and bracing and prescribes corrective exercises and stretches. Dr. Mezei customizes treatments based on our patient's needs and preferences. Dr. Mezei believes patients really benefit from care in a collaborative, integrated environment such as the one at Mainway Physio. In his spare time Dr. Mezei can be found playing beach volleyball, cycling, hiking, golfing, or at the gym, but most likely he will be found doing something with his children or driving them to some activity!
We provide specialized services and assessments for the treatment of golf injuries. Our clinic is privileged to be associated with the FITforeGOLF Association of golf injury management to work alongside golfers of all ages.