Services and Conditions

Meet the team

Jill Belore, RPT

Registered Physiotherapist/Clinical Director
Jill is a graduate from Queen’s University with a Masters of Science in Physical Therapy and is a member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. She previously completed an undergraduate honors degree in Human Kinetics from the University of Ottawa. Jill is working towards obtaining her certifications in Manual Therapy and Acupuncture. She has also completed post-graduate courses in myofascial release and therapeutic taping. Whether it be returning to the playing field or getting back to the office, Jill enjoys helping individuals reach their rehabilitation goals through comprehensive assessments and tailored treatment plans. Jill’s activities outside the workplace include soccer, cross country skiing, basketball, water skiing, and travel..

To contact Jill please email:  kanata@acpottawa.ca


Dr. David Simon, MD, MHA, FRCSC, Dip. Sport Med.

Orthopedic Surgeon
Dr. David Simon is an orthopaedic surgeon based in Ottawa, Canada. He has subspecialty fellowship training in Sports Medicine and Upper Extremity Surgery with special emphasis on surgical techniques employing minimally invasive arthroscopic approaches to joint preservation. He also has a special interest in employing biological methods of treating musculoskeletal pathology including platelet rich plasma and emerging stem cell therapies. He treats sports-related and degenerative disorders of the shoulder, elbow, wrist, knee, and ankle.

Dr. Simon completed his medical and surgical training at leading Canadian universities and also possesses a Master of Health Administration degree from the prestigious Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa. He has received recognition for teaching and clinical research efforts and enjoys volunteering in developing parts of the world teaching surgical principles and pursuing humanitarian goals.

Dr. Simon is actively involved in providing team physician coverage for Canadian national teams in various sports and for international competitions as well as world championships. His ultimate professional goal is to support Canadian athletes at the Olympic Games. He is an active member of several professional societies including the Canadian Orthopaedic Association, the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the Canadian Academy of Sport and Exercise Medicine.

Away from work, Dr. Simon draws his inspiration from his beautiful wife and children. Together they all enjoy lazy afternoons at the park with their Labrador retriever, indulging in all things chocolate and exploring interesting parts if the world. An athlete himself, he trains and competes in the emerging sport of CrossFit, which combines elements of Olympic weightlifting, gymnastics and high intensity metabolic conditioning.

Dr. David Simon, MD, MHA, FRCSC, Dip. Sport Med.

Dr. David Mai  BSc MD CCFP Dip Sport Med

Sport Medicine MD
Dr. Mai offers a comprehensive range of services emphasizing the prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of sports-related injuries of the elite, amateur and recreational athletes, children, adults and the elderly. Of course, his care extends beyond just athletes to anyone who can benefit from his services. He also provides on-going treatment of:

  • osteoarthritis
  • concussions
  • exercise induced asthma
  • acute and chronic medical conditions (i.e. diabetes, anemia..) affecting activity in active people, over-use and work-related injuries

He performs injections of most joints, (except hips, necks and backs), tendon sheaths and enthesopathies. He does not see motor-vehicle accident patients.

To contact Dr. Mai please email:  kanata@acpottawa.ca


Anik Lalonde, RPT

Registered Physiotherapist
Anik is a registered physiotherapy resident with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario and a member of the Canadian Physiotherapist Association. She graduated from Queens University with a Master’s degree in Physiotherapy. Previous to which, she obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences from the University of Ottawa. Anik is currently pursuing postgraduate courses in pelvic floor rehabilitation and would like to continue taking postgraduate courses in acupuncture, manual therapy and intramuscular stimulation. Anik developed a passion for health and wellness at a young age when she was taking part in competitive sailing and downhill skiing. She wants to help patients with injuries improve their quality of life, overall fitness and health by reducing their pain through various methods of treatment and teach them to maintain their physical mobility. Anik believes in teaching and giving patients the right tools that will allow them to pursue the activities that truly matter to them while avoiding injury. Anik can offer physiotherapy services in both French and English.To contact Anik please email:  kanata@acpottawa.ca

Laurie Buck, RMT

Registered Massage Therapist
Laurie graduated from the three year program at Algonquin in Ottawa. She is in her fifth year of practice and has been teamed up with Active Care Physio since August 2010.  She has helped patients with a variety of conditions such as whiplash, over use / repetitive injuries, respiratory and cardiovascular conditions, fibromyalgia, sports injuries as well as stress related ailments.  Whether you enjoy a relaxing massage to ease the stress of life’s fast pace or you have a specific condition you would like to address, she will be able to design a treatment plan for your unique needs.

To contact Laurie please email:  kanata@acpottawa.ca


Sherry Larabie,  Natalie Park

Office Managers
Sherry, and Natalie bring many years of working in the health care field to ActiveCARE Physiotherapy.  Their smiling faces, welcoming voices and relaxed manner will make the administrative side of your recovery that much easier.  If you need something, just ask them!

To contact our admin team please email:  kanata@acpottawa.ca

 


Locations:  Ottawa  |  Orleans  |  Kanata  |  Barrhaven

Practitioners:  Ottawa Physiotherapists  |  Orleans Physiotherapists  |  Barrhaven Physiotherapists

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