Physiotherapy Services

physiotherapy services in Barrie & Angus

Our Registered Physiotherapists work as an integral part of the rehabilitation team. They provide comprehensive assessments and treatment of musculoskeletal injuries. A strong emphasis is placed on active rehabilitation programs, which return clients quickly and safely to their pre-injury condition.

Physiotherapists utilize hands on manual techniques, exercise rehabilitation, bio mechanical retraining, acupuncture and both thermal and electrical modalities, as well as education and instruction to meet the individual requirements of each client.

The following are some examples of the quality services provided by our Registered Physiotherapists:

  • Physical Assessment and Treatment Plans
  • Treatment of orthopaedic soft tissue injuries caused as a result of leisure, sports, work or motor vehicle related accidents
  • Manual Therapy TechniquesBook a Physiotherapy Appointment
  • Active Rehabilitation/Exercise Programs
  • Myofascial Release
  • Utilization of State of the Art Modalities for Pain Relief during the initial stages of recovery
  • Postural and Ergonomic Analysis
  • Acupuncture
  • Bio mechanical Analysis
  • Craniosacral Therapy
  • TMJ Pain/Disorder Treatments
  • Home exercise programs
  • Biodex Analysis
  • Radial Shockwave Therapy

Sports Medicine also offers Specialized Integrative one on one Manual Therapy sessions with Advanced Manual Therapists. 30 and 60 minute appointments are available at our Huronia Road Location.

Sport Physiotherapy

A Sport Physiotherapist is a Physiotherapist who has completed the Diploma in Sport Physiotherapy through Sport Physiotherapy Canada. This designation means that the Sport Physiotherapist has completed written and practical exams, in addition to having experience working with athletes and active individuals from all backgrounds. They are also qualified to work with Canada's High Performance athletes, be it in competition, training or rehabilitation. In addition to their orthopaedic skill set, the Sport Physiotherapist also has experience with athletic taping, protective equipment, emergency care, and developing a plan for a safe return to life and to play.

More than 350 Canadian physiotherapists have achieved the Certificate level in Sport Physiotherapy, with an additional 250+ physiotherapists holding the Diploma in Sport Physiotherapy. For more information on Sport Physiotherapy, please visit

Anik Sarkar - Physiotherapist Barrie


PT, MSc, HBSc, Cert Sport Physiotherapist

Anik Sarkar, Registered Physiotherapist, has also earned his Sport PT Certification. Anik graduated from McMaster University with a Master of Science degree in Physiotherapy in 2014. Prior to that, he received his Bachelor of Science with Honours in Kinesioloy and Health Sciences from York University. During his academic time, he took focused courses in Athletic Therapy, Orthopaedics and Manual Therapy, Reconditioning and Evidence-Based Medicine. He is currently pursuing a third degree in Administrative Studies in order to further improve skills in ethical and competent leadership. To book an appointment with Anik, please call our HURONIA LOCATION at 705-734-3340.

FCAMPT Physiotherapy


Sports Medicine also provides services from a FCAMPT Physiotherapist MCIScPT, who has attained the highest post-graduate Manual Physiotherapy Certification in Canada and now provides mentorship to our staff Physiotherapists.

Shannon Michels - Physiotherapist Barrie


FCAMPT Physiotherapist MClScPT, BHScPT, BScKin, FCAMPT, MCPA

Masters of Advanced Clinical Science in Manual & Manipulative Physiotherapy

Fellow Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapists
Acupuncture Canada Certification
Craniosacral Certification
Instructor Orthopaedic Division of Canada

Shannon Michels, our new FCAMPT Program Director, graduated with a BSc in Honours Kinesiology from the University of Waterloo, a BHSc in Physiotherapy from McMaster University and completed the Masters of Clinical Science in Physiotherapy from Western University in 2014. In 2003, she completed the Diploma of Advanced Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy and is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapists. Shannon is a credentialed instructor with the Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. Shannon has developed the ability to incorporate a variety of manual based modalities such as manipulation, fascial release, acupuncture and craniosacral therapy to manage complex orthopaedic and pain issues. With over 20 years of experience, Shannon has had the opportunity to work with elite performance and recreational athletes.

To book an appointment with Shannon, please call our HURONIA LOCATION at 705-734-3340.

Ultrasound Guided Dry Needling

Raphael Soares - Acupuncture Barrie


Senior Physiotherapist, BSc.PT, MSc. Rehabilitation Sciences (student)

European Osteopathic Manipulative TherapyP-DTR | Applied Kinesiology | Neuroreceptor TherapyCadaveric MSK Ultrasound Guided Dry Needling
Functional Dry Needling
Visceral Manipulation
Craniosacral Therapy

Raphael Soares is a Senior Physiotherapist who has had the opportunity to work in health care centres of excellence treating diverse subsets of patients promoting recovery and prevention. Raphael's world class education focuses on cutting edge advanced therapies delivering best practice principles. He graduated in Physiotherapy in Rio de Janeiro in 2004 and became registered in Canada in 2012. In 2019, he accepted a job offer to work for a clinic with branches in Kuwait City and Dubai. Early 2020, he returned to the Sports Medicine to resume his activities.

Raphael methodically investigates the primary source of the dysfunction and believes that a client-focused approach associated to an evidence-based practice is the key for an effective model of treatment. He has extensive training in Ultrasound Guided Musculoskeletal Interventions (UK), Osteopathic Techniques (USA, UK, Switzerland), Functional Dry Needling (USA, Canada) and P-DTR (Denmark). Raphael has started at McMaster University in September 2020 a Master of Science thesis-based course in the Rehabilitation Science Program which provides training that will develop knowledge, appraisal and evaluation skills. His research will focus on in-person vs. tele-health treatment methods for low back and shoulder dysfunctions including the use of active rehab associated to other modalities such as dry needling and manual therapy.

To book an appointment with Raphael Soares, please call our HURONIA LOCATION at 705-734-3340.