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Absolute Rehabilitation & Wellness ensures that the highest standard of care and attention is provided when rehabilitating our patients. Our focus is patient centered care which allows success for optimal health and wellness in a multi-disciplinary environment.The team of health practitioners are fully accredited professionals, possessing vast experience and up to date knowledge in their respective fields. This team approach provides our patients with cutting edge care to allow for results and continued success.

At Absolute Rehabilitation our health practitioners treat patients using the same neuro-functional integrated approach regardless of their professional discipline. “All our health practitioners treat the same!”

We welcome patients to our state of the art facility with an inviting and fresh experience. Our team is passionate and hard working. We continue to work hard to find the most innovative ways to obtain the best results for our patients.

With the inception of the clinic in 2010, we have adopted a neuro-functional integrative approach taught by the contemporary medical acupuncture program, through the department of anesthesia at McMaster University in Hamilton, Canada. Through this course we have adopted a treatment method that involves treating the entire system as a whole. It was Plato himself that stated, “The cure of the part should not be attempted without treatment of the whole”. At our facility we pride ourselves in providing the absolute best care possible for treatment of the whole and not a particular diagnostic label. It is very cliché to state the obvious, that the human body is one. However, the human body has fascinated great minds of all generations with its simplicity yet vast complexity. Multiple systems working in unison, overlapping like the Olympic rings to accomplish common functions in a non-linear fashion. A truly remarkable neuro-metabolic-mechanical masterpiece. All of our practitioners are graduates of the Contemporary Medical Acupuncture program and three of our practitioners are instructors of this illustrious program that has cultivated many great “Manual Medicine Practitioners”.

Our Facility

Our splendid facility includes 8 private treatment rooms with a fully equipped gym area. Personalized programs are designed to your specific requirements ensuring rehabilitative or performance goals are achieved. Let rehabilitation or performance care take place in a tranquil environment without the hustle and bustle of factory like clinics. Our knowledgeable and experienced front desk staff will assist with any and all administrative concerns. They pride themselves in keeping up to date with the world of health insurance to make your experience as serene as possible.

 

Our Team

Mr. Daniel Agostinelli

Clinical Director of Absolute Rehabilitation, DPT, Contemporary Medical Acupuncturist

A graduate of Brock University and D’Youville College., Dr. Agostinelli has utilized a combination of therapies (ART, Contemporary Medical Acupuncture, Graston Technique, and exercise prescription) and his own exclusive sporting experiences with local soccer communities and their respective clubs including professional and Olympic athletes. He has assisted many athletes of all levels with injury recovery and performance enhancement. He is currently an instructor for the Contemporary Medical Acupuncture Program at McMaster University.


Kristina Jerry

BSc Kinesiology, MSc Physiotherapy, Contemporary Medical Acupuncturist, Registered Physiotherapist

Played Division 1 Softball for Liberty University where she graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Kinesiology. Additionally, she completed her Master’s Degree of Science in Physiotherapy at McMaster University in 2012. To date she has completed the McMaster Contemporary Medical Acupuncture Course, Therapeutic Taping and Skills in Hands Functional Assessment Course. Her strong interest in the athletic population has led to her working with various athletic groups including hockey, soccer, volleyball, softball and rugby athletes.

Kristina was involved in a research study for the Arthritis Society of Canada in which she helped in the development of an online tool responsible for educating practitioners on the various types of arthritis and the treatment options available in order to make the most evidence based information easily accessible.

Kristina is a well-rounded physiotherapist who believes in incorporating musculoskeletal assessments with a neurofunctional approach in the development of treatments as well as providing a holistic (including correspondence with alternate medicine practitioners) and well-rounded approach to wellness and well being.

In addition to the general physiotherapeutic treatments, Kristina is able to provide various treatment techniques including, myofascial releases, fascial releases, therapeutic and kinesiotaping, compression stocking fitting, athletic bracing, neurovascular treatment and electro-acupuncture.

In her spare time, Kristina enjoys strength and conditioning training and running for her own personal fitness. Kristina also plays co-ed ice hockey, women’s basketball, volleyball and outdoor football.
A quote that I use to keep myself motivated is: “A goal without a plan is just a dream”


Daniela Lester

Receptionist

Daniela is a graduate of Mohawk College in Hamilton and has more than 20 years experience working with the public.  For the past ten years she has taken an administrative role in rehabilitation and has a thorough understanding of how to best serve clients requiring treatment.  Her strong work ethic partnered with a thorough understanding of the insurance process is exercised daily as she diligently and patiently ensures each patient is handled respectfully, empathetically and with the understanding that the needs of each patient is as unique as the individual.


Danielle McGrane

Receptionist

Danielle is a graduate of Mohawk College in Hamilton and has more than 10 years of experience working with the public. For the past 10 years she has taken a role in administration within physiotherapy clinics. At her last employment she had created a department in head office which handled the account receivables of 100 + clinics through -out Canada. As a result she has a thorough understanding of the private insurance, motor vehicle accidents (MVA) and workplace safety insurance bureau (WSIB). Her charismatic and enthusiastic attitude coupled with her experiences creates a serene and welcoming environment for patients.
In her spare time, Danielle enjoys playing football and soccer as well as taking care of her two pets. Danielle also enjoys traveling and has been to over 20 different countries around the world.


Tanya Fresco

Registered Massage Therapist (RMT)

A graduate from the Massage Therapy program at Ontario College of Health and Technology, Tanya is a dynamic, compassionate Massage Therapist with a calm and approachable demeanor.

She is highly educated in massage therapy and personal training and offers her clients highly organized massage services for enhanced mobility, better flexibility and function in their personal lives.

While Tanya strives to achieve balance in her own life, she brings that balance, awareness and knowledge to her clients as well. She believes that through regular massage therapy treatment one can alleviate pain, improve posture and increase an overall sense of well-being. It is Tanya’s goal to provide the best quality of care by implementing a treatment plan focusing on the individual needs and goals of her clients.

 


Dr. Nicolas Kuiper

Dr. Nicolas Kuiper started his academic career at McMaster University, where he obtained his Bachelor of Science Degree in Kinesiology with Honours. In his final year, he became a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with the National Strength and Conditioning Association. He later went on to earn his Doctor of Chiropractic Degree at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, graduating Magna Cum Laude. During his time at the Chiropractic College, Dr. Kuiper decided to further his education by taking the Functional Biomechanical Assessment, Foundations in Neurofunctional Assessment and the McMaster Contemporary Medical Acupuncture courses.

Dr. Kuiper’s treatment plans include Spinal Manipulation Therapy, Manipulation Therapy of the Extremities, Myofascial Release Therapy, Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization, Cupping Therapy and Electro-Acupuncture.

Through his earlier years, he was a well rounded athlete who participated in a number of sports, including hockey where he made it to the Junior Level. For this reason, not only does he want to help the general public, but he also wants to give back to the athletic community by helping players perform at their full potential through performance care, and return to their respective sports as quickly as possible following any injuries that may arise.