Josh Droppert, Physiotherapist
Josh graduated with his Masters of Physiotherapy from the University of Western Ontario in 2010 following his completion of an Honours Kinesiology degree at the University of Waterloo in 2008. Since this time he has been involved in many physiotherapy post graduate courses that
accompany his interest in treating sport and orthopedic injuries while living in St Catharines. He is working to challenge his intermediate exams in manual therapy through the Canadian Physiotherapy Orthopedic System, and has been furthering his certification in Acupuncture.
Josh Droppert has a keen interest in working with sport rehabilitation. Since 2011, he has been working toward his Sports Certification while being involved with the St. Catharines rowing community. Fulfilling his passion for sport physiotherapy he is working with Rowing Canada travelling to world cup regattas as well as treating on the 2012 London Paralympic medical team, leading a medical team at a 2015 Pan Am venue, and treating at the 2016 IIHF U18 Women's World Hockey Championships.
Meghan McKay, Physiotherapist
Originally from BC, Meghan McKay graduated from Acadia University in 2006, followed by completion of her Master of Science in Physiotherapy from Dalhousie in 2008. Since that time, Meghan has continued her education by pursuing her manual therapy certifications, and has also completed acupuncture and yoga instructor certifications.
Meghan has worked in several branches of the physiotherapy profession which have included home care, school health, cardiac rehab, orthopedics, and occasionally neurotherapeutics. Her primary interest areas are orthopedic and sports based injuries/conditions, and spinal stabilization and core strengthening.
Max Greatrix, Physiotherapist
Max studied at the University of Toronto where he earned his Masters of Science in Physical Therapy in 2015 after completing his Kinesiology degree at McMaster University. Prior to becoming a physiotherapist, Max trained elite athletes as a strength and conditioning coach and also worked in a spinal cord injury rehabilitation centre.
Along with the rest of the Montebello team, Max shares a passion for empowering clients of all abilities to move and feel their absolute best. Max takes pride in providing knowledgeable and skilled evidence-based treatment to help his clients meet their health and performance goals. He practices using a biopsychosocial approach integrating a strong understanding of physiology, biomechanics, and pain science to better help his clients to overcome their unique challenges.
Max continues to enjoy learning and advancing his skills in post-graduate courses including manual therapy, concussion management, vestibular therapy, acupuncture, and advanced management of shoulder injuries. As a former multi-sport athlete, he enjoys being active in his free time through strength training, running, basketball, and camping and hiking with his wife and dog. Max looks forward to helping you lead the healthy, active, and pain-free life that you envision and are cable of achieving.
Caitlin Pauls, Physiotherapist
Caitlin graduated from the University of Central Florida in 2008 with a Bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences. While at UCF, Caitlin was a member of the UCF varsity rowing team where she helped UCF secure their first ever bid to the NCAA Championships.
In 2011, Caitlin earned her Masters of Science in Physiotherapy from McMaster University. Since graduation, Caitlin has worked in private practice, which has given her the opportunity to work with a variety of populations and injuries. These include acute and chronic injuries, rehab for pre and post-surgical, repetitive strain disorders, sports injuries, motor vehicle accidents and WSIB claims.
Caitlin has continued to advance her knowledge of the most up to date rehab and assessment techniques by attending a variety of different courses. These include Active Release Techniques for the upper extremity and spine, Select Functional Movement Assessment, Kinesiotaping levels I-III, Bonefit for Osteoporosis management and Complete Concussion Management. She also has volunteered as a physiotherapist for a variety of local rowing regattas including the Royal Canadian Henley Regatta and 2015 PanAm Games.
Walker Jane, Registered Massage Therapist
Walker Jane is now offering Registered Massage Therapy Services in the clinic every Wednesday and Friday. Call now to book your appointment.
Tammy Hicks, Registered Massage Therapist
Tammy Hicks offers Registered Massage Therapist services with a clinical focus. She has extensive experience in providing therapeutic massage to clients who are seeking rehabilitation from injury, or managing and reducing pain. She has experience in working with clients that have been injured from a motor vehicle accident, a workplace injury, or are in recovery from surgery. Tammy's focus in Massage Therapy has been specifically in rehabilitation, injury recovery, and addressing muscle imbalance for both athletes and others with life or work related daily aches and pains. She has a passion for working with other health care providers to offer clients a holistic approach in healing.
Tammy has a passion for children's health, and has also focused a portion of her practice in providing massage to youth, who suffer from headaches, soft tissue injuries from sports, or growth and development issues such as scoliosis, and growing pains in knees, low back, and neck. She is trained and experienced in Myofascial Release, Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue, Joint Play techniques, and provides an individualized treatment, based on each client’s different needs.