About Pure PhysiotherapyPure Physiotherapy is dedicated to providing quality patient-centred care. Our primary focus is using our manual therapy training and the latest evidence-based practice to ensure you have the best service and quickest recovery possible.
Our therapists work with you one-on-one, without any assistants, allowing us to take the time to answer your questions and provide you with a broader understanding of your problem.
We strongly believe in continued education, which allows our skilled therapists to stay on top of the latest assessment and treatment techniques and provide you with the best possible care.
Joanna Nelken, HonBSc, MScPT, Cert. MDT, FCAMPT, Clinic Owner and Director
Joanna graduated with an Honours Bachelors of Science degree in Pathobiology from the University of Toronto, prior to completing her Masters of Physical Therapy degree also from the University of Toronto.
Joanna is licenced and registered with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario and the Canadian Physiotherapy Association, Orthopedic Division. Joanna has been working in private practice orthopedics since 2008 and has taken several post-graduate courses to further her skills.
Joanna is certified in the McKenzie Method, which is an internationally recognized treatment method for spinal and peripheral disorders. She has also completed the Mulligan Concept courses (Upper and Lower Extremity). Most recently, Joanna has obtained her Advanced Diploma of Manual and Manipulative Therapy and is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy (FCAMPT).
Joanna utilizes a combination of manual therapy treatment techniques, and individualized exercise prescription to allow her clients to quickly return to optimal function.
Joanna loves to stay active through running, pilates, and numerous sports including soccer, ultimate frisbee, floor hockey, and even Australian Rules Football!
Rachel Schwindt, MSc.PT., Hon.BSc.Kin., Registered Physiotherapist.
Rachel first became interested in the field of Physiotherapy through her experiences as a competitive soccer player where she gained an understanding of rehabilitation after injury as well as the importance of preventive care. Rachel enjoys working closely with her clients, utilizing hands-on treatment along with her passion for exercise and physical activity to help them reach their goals and return to the activities they love.
Since completing her degree, Rachel has pursued post-graduate education in manual therapy having completed her Level 1 Manual Therapy Certification and Soft Tissue Release Certification. Rachel understands the importance of continuing education and is currently completing the Contemporary Medical Acupuncture program at McMaster University. In the future she hopes to complete her training in Manual and Manipulative Therapy through the Orthopedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association and also has an interest in visceral manipulation.
Rachel believes in the importance of maintaining a healthy lifestyle and in her spare time enjoys yoga as well as playing soccer and volleyball. She also loves coffee, seeing the world, and trying out new recipes in the kitchen.
Pure Physiotherapy offers custom knee braces. These custom knee braces are used to stabilize the knee due to ligament instability/injury or for knee osteoarthritis in order to decrease stress on the knee and promote maximal return to function. These braces are measured on-site and provide a specific fit for you and your needs. Most insurance companies will cover custom knee braces with a Medical Doctor’s referral. Pure Physiotherapy also offers a variety of off-the-shelf braces for conditions such as patellofemoral pain syndrome, knee pain, ligament instability, osteoarthritis, ankle sprains, carpal tunnel syndrome, wrist/finger sprains, and tennis elbow. Our team will be able to help you determine which brace to select for your specific needs.
114 Lakeshore Road West Unit 1 Mississauga, ON L5H 1E8
(905) 891-7873 [PURE]
Free parking on site
Languages spoken: English, Polish
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|Tuesday||–||10:00am – 8:00pm|
|Wednesday||–||8:00am – 4:00pm|
|Thursday||–||10:00am – 8:00pm|
|Friday||–||8:00am – 4:00pm|