Our Staff

Our physiotherapists have extensive post graduate training in a variety of treatment techniques including McKenzie Spinal treatments, Mulligan mobilizations, Advanced Manual therapy mobilization and manipulation, Soft tissue release techniques, Kinesiotaping, Watson Shoulder Assessment, Acupuncture, Running Biomechanics, and many more.

Peter Jordan, Staff Member

Peter Jordan, HBPE., BHSc(PT).

Peter is a physiotherapist and the clinic owner. He is a Lakehead University graduate of the Physical Education program prior to attending McMaster University for his Physiotherapy degree. Peter grew up in Thunder Bay, moved to southern ontario for a few years and returned in 2000 when he started his clinic at Lakehead University.

Peter has over 19 years of experience in treating a variety of orthopaedic conditions. He has had success treating a variety of clients including national level athletes, NHL to IP1 hockey players, competitive and recreational runners, and most other types of active individuals.

Peter has competed in cycling, skiing and running locally and internationally and enjoys working with athletes at all levels. He has a special interest in knee and shoulder injuries. He takes an active approach to rehabilitaion combining manual therapy and exercise in helping clients maximize their function.

Monique Cerisano, Staff Member

Monique Cerisano, Registered Massage Therapist.

Born and raised in Thunder Bay, Monique completed her B.A. in Sociology with French Minor at Lakehead University prior to graduating from the Massage Therapy program at Sir Sandford Fleming College in 2000. Monique launched her career in Ottawa where she soon became fascinated with advanced myofascial treatment while taking a Jenings Advanced Myofascial Release course in 2002, and having her old accumulated figure skating restrictions released. After returning to Thunder Bay in 2004, Monique completed the rest of the courses that Jenings had to offer, including the Master Series in 2012.

Monique has 20 years experience treating a variety of musculoskeletal conditions associated with everyday stress, muscular overuse & injury, post-surgical scarring, and physical manifestations of pain syndromes. As well, Monique offers massage therapy as preventative care to be added to your sports training, injury prevention, and general wellness regime.

Brian Rodina, Staff Member

Brian Rosina, BSc(Kin), BSc(PT)

Brian completed both his Bachelor of Science degrees in Kinesiology and Physiotherapy from the University of Western Ontario in 2000 and 2003 respectively. Brian has over 18 years of clinical experience providing orthopaedic rehabilitation for all ages. He has completed several post-graduate courses incorporating various manual therapy techniques and functional strength training concepts. Brian looks forward to providing a tailored treatment and rehabilitation approach to help you become pain free and return you back to your previous physical prowess. His primary area of interests are the rehabilitation of sport injuries, correction of running technique errors, and the restoration of normal functional strength movement patterns. Brian has a good working knowledge of CrossFit concepts, methodology and partakes in the sport of fitness regularly. Book an appointment with Brian today for prehabilitation, rehabilitation, hands-on manual therapy, post-surgical care and personnel training.

Kirsten Zapior, Staff Member

Kirsten Zapior, BSc(Kin), MSc (PT)

Kirsten completed her undergraduate degree in Kinesiology at St. Francis Xavier University before going on to complete her Masters of Physiotherapy at McMaster University. She worked previously as a Kinesiologist and sports conditioning coach with a wide range of athletes in hockey, soccer, rugby, and football. She played rugby for 10 years at the university, provincial and national level. She currently enjoys running, hiking and camping.

Kirsten has over 9 years of clinical experience and has taken many post-graduate courses including Levels 1, 2 & 3 in the orthopaedic manual therapy series and several myofascial release type courses. Her approach to treatment combines joint mobility and stability approach in addition to a strengthening component and always providing a home exercise program.

Lisa Ostrum, Staff Member

Lisa Ostrum

Lisa is our full time office administrator at the clinic. She is responsible for all the front line tasks, her smiling face is the first on you’ll see upon arriving. Outside of work, Lisa enjoys spending time with her family at the lake, travelling with her husband and watching/playing sports.