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Jackie Sampson-Stewart, BHScPT, BKin, MCPA, CMAG, SCMP 
Registered Physiotherapist, Owner/President

Jackie Sampson-Stewart is a registered Physiotherapist and the owner of Centreline Physio, Sports & Wellness Inc. She is registered, in good standing, with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario and a member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association, including the Orthopaedic, Sports and Acupuncture Divisions. She has been an examiner for the Physiotherapy Competency Examination and has supervised students from McMaster University’s Physiotherapy and Midwifery Education Programs.  Jackie graduated from McMaster University in 1997 with a Degree in Kinesiology and then in 2000 with a Degree in Physiotherapy. She has Diplomas in Manual and Manipulative Therapy and Contemporary Medical Acupuncture.  Jackie is a Stott-trained Pilates instructor and has integrated the comprehensive teachings of Pilates-based exercise into her practice for over 19 years as well as teaching courses on the utilization of Pilates for health care practitioners. Jackie has a strong practice in the assessment and treatment of diverse and complex musculoskeletal orthopaedic conditions, including vestibular disorders as well as women’s health issues including pre and post-natal conditions.  With an extensive background in dance, performing arts and athletics she has a special interest in treating athletes, including dancers, gymnasts and figure skaters.  As a Certified Concussion Management provider and a Certified Sports First Responder, she enjoys providing sports rehabilitation for athletic/dance injuries both on/off the field and stage at the recreational, competitive, and professional levels.

Jackie is a member of Healthy Dancer Canada and her past dance repertoire include Advanced Levels of Ballet (Vaganova), Jazz, Tap, Lyrical, Flamenco, and Modern/Contemporary with a multitude of performance credits as well as instructing dance for over 20 years. She currently enjoys Yoga, Pilates, Zumba, general fitness and keeping up with her two active children!


Ellen White, BHScPT, SCMP
Registered Physiotherapist

Ellen White is a registered Physiotherapist in good standing with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario.  She was born in Whitehorse, YT, and raised in Kingston, ON.  Ellen attended Queen’s University, graduating with her Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy in 2005.  She has worked primarily in orthopedics since graduation, at private clinics and as a civilian contractor for the Canadian Forces.  She has supervised physiotherapy students and provided clinical academic assistance and evaluations for Queen’s University. She has notable experience in sport physiotherapy, working with the Royal Military College varsity athletics program for four seasons, as well as extensive coverage for rugby locally in Kingston.   She has completed post graduate training in orthopaedic manual therapy, acupuncture, soft tissue techniques, concussion management, and running injury management. 

Ellen moved to Hamilton in 2014 and joined the Centreline team in August of 2015.  Outside of work, Ellen is busy raising two young daughters, running, and playing competitive Ultimate Frisbee.  She ran the 2016 Hamilton Road2Hope half marathon and finished with her best time to date.  She has run two marathons and has her sights on qualifying for Boston.  Her past athletics experience include dance (RAD grade 8 ballet), yoga (Hatha, yin, restorative), running, swimming, and rowing.


Margaret Wilding, BHScPT, CAFCI, SCMP                                                                                                                                           Registered Physiotherapist

Margaret Wilding graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a Bachelor of Science, Physical Therapy in 1987 and has worked in community fitness centres, YMCA, hospitals, and clinics. She is registered, in good standing, with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario and a member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. Her interest is in helping people get better from various musculoskeletal injuries sustained in the course of work, sport or life in general. She values the interdisciplinary, service-oriented practice model. She believes the client’s goals are key components of successful treatment and recovery from injury or illness.  She mainly treats with manual therapy, education and exercise, but also incorporates therapeutic modalities such as NMES (muscle stimulation for motor learning and strengthening), Acupuncture, IFC, hydro/cryotherapies, taping techniques, and Traction. The catch-phrase “We get it moving – you keep it moving” summarizes her approach to successful physiotherapy treatment. This mirrors well with Centreline’s approach to “PREVENT Injuries. RESTORE your body. PERFORM your best.”  Margaret has additional certifications in Acupuncture (CAFCI), as well as certifications in Cervico-Thoracic, Lumbo-Pelvic manual therapy including joint manipulation (APTEI). She is also a certified Shift Concussion Management Provider. Margaret has a special interest and additional training in the assessment and treatment of balance issues, vertigo, vestibular pathologies, and breast cancer.  She values the role of research in furthering our understanding of best practices and was a Blinded Assessor for the pilot randomized controlled trial “Moving Upstream: Preventative Approaches to Preclinical Mobility Limitation for Community-Dwelling Older Adults”, School of Rehabilitation Science at McMaster University, Hamilton, April 2015–February 2017 and a Co-investigator in the proposal for Research Project: Exercise in Cancer Patients, Redeemer University, 2013.

Margaret enjoys mentoring students, both in community settings (youth groups), and more formal academic institutions. She has supervised and contributed to educating students from McMaster University and Redeemer University College in the Physiotherapy and Kinesiology programs, as well as educating high school co-op students. She is an “athletic enthusiast”. Her hockey teams have played at a provincial level, and she has completed the iconic Round the Bay race. Community is important to Margaret and her involvement with youth includes food drives for St. Matthews House food bank, visiting at Indwell with people living with mental disability, and discussions with youth and finds these relationships richly rewarding.

Margaret, a.k.a. “Wonder Woman”, enjoys getting to know her clients and finds it fulfilling to help them achieve their goals.

                                                                                  

Jeff Green, RMT, CSEP Certified CPT
Registered Massage Therapist, CSEP Certified Personal Trainer

Jeff Green is a registered Massage Therapist, in good standing, with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario as well as a CSEP (Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology) Certified Personal Trainer.

Jeff is a graduate of Westervelt’s Massage Therapy program and an honours graduate of Fanshawe College’s Fitness and Health Promotion Diploma Program. In addition, he holds a CSEP Certified Personal Trainer Certificate with a focus on strength training and flexibility as well as an Adaptive Fitness Specialist Certification from the Hutton House enabling him to work with the general population, athletes and many diverse populations. Jeff enjoys being part of a profession that promotes healthy lifestyle choices and working with athletes and the general population to strive towards their personal performance and health goals. He eagerly provides hands-on massage therapy treatments for injury prevention, rehabilitation treatments and can create strength and conditioning programs for the general population and athletes of all ages and skill levels. Jeff also has a longstanding background in sports and fitness, playing soccer for Team Ontario and basketball for Fanshawe College.    


Lisa Richardson, RMT

Registered Massage Therapist

Lisa Richardson is a registered Massage Therapist, in good standing, registered with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario and is a member of the Registered Massage Therapists’ Association of Ontario.

Lisa graduated from the West Coast College of Massage Therapy (British Columbia) in 1997 and has worked as a massage therapist in multi-disciplinary, corporate and independent practice settings since then.  Using restorative, hands on massage therapy techniques, Lisa enjoys working with each individual to release restrictions, tension, pain and inflammation in over-used muscles throughout the body.  She regularly focuses on increasing individual postural awareness, education and prevention.  

In addition, she has a background and further training in Manual Lymphatic Drainage (Vodder method) and myofascial release techniques.  Manual Lymphatic Drainage is very gentle, low pressure modality which can be used to relieve pain, spasm, bruising and swelling after trauma, surgery or injury; it can be used on even the most pain-sensitive areas where regular massage may be too uncomfortable.  Myofascial release is used to access fascial restrictions within the muscles and in the soft tissues around them.


Darlene Rempel, B.H.K., C.Ped.(C)

Certified Pedorthist (Canada)                                                              

With a Bachelor in Human Kinetics from the University of Windsor, Darlene worked in the physiotherapy field as a Clinical Kinesiologist for five years prior to her Pedorthic endeavours. Having an aptitude for leadership, problem solving and hands on work, combined with a desire to specialize and focus on lower limb mechanics her interest in the field of Pedorthics was sparked.

Darlene is currently a member on the Communications Committee, authoring articles in the Pedorthic Journal-Pedorthics Quarterly and has contributed to the Pedorthic Association of Canada on the Professional Development Committee. She has authored a Chapter in the 2012 Clinical Practice Guidelines for Pedorthist, and is a member of the College of Pedorthics of Canada.

Darlene enjoys the challenges of lower limb sport injuries, having played at the Provincial and University levels herself, but also appreciates the importance of proper footwear and support to the average foot.

Darlene enjoys an active life filled with a variety of sports and activities including; volleyball, mountain biking and slo-pitch to name just a few. It wouldn't be unlikely to catch Darlene hiking or biking the trails with her young family.

                                                            

Jaclyn Strohl, BHSc Hons, BASc Hons, M.A.N                                                                                                
Registered Dietitian

Jaclyn Strohl is a Registered Dietitian consultant who has worked in acute care hospital settings, primary care physicians’ offices and private practice. Her education credentials include undergraduate degrees in Health Sciences and Nutrition and Food from Western University and Ryerson University, respectively, as well as a Master’s of Applied Nutrition degree from the University of Guelph.

As a registered dietitian, Jaclyn enjoys working with a variety of clients to support individuals in their journey to achieve a healthy lifestyle. Her practice focuses on: weight management, sports nutrition, gastrointestinal disturbances (intolerances, allergies, sensitivities), dietary restrictions (vegetarianism/veganism, gluten-free, lactose-free) and metabolic diseases (diabetes, heart disease, high cholesterol, high blood pressure).


Christina O'Grady, PTA 
Physiotherapist Assistant/Operations Assistant

Christina O’Grady is a trained Physiotherapist Assistant, as well as the Operations Assistant at Centreline Physio, Sports & Wellness Inc. Christina received her training at Mohawk College and continues to take courses to stay current with industry changes, clinical practice and to expand her knowledge base.

With over 13 years of experience as a physiotherapist assistant, Christina proficiently assists our regulated healthcare professionals in providing hands-on treatment, modality application and assigned therapeutic exercise and education programs. She has spent the majority of her career working with physiotherapists to aid patients recovering from surgical procedures and rehabilitate orthopaedic injuries & conditions.

Outside of work Christina enjoys raising her two young children and spending time with her family.