• Dr. Andriejus (Aras) Kvedaras B.Sc,  D.C,  ART
    Dr. Andriejus (Aras) Kvedaras B.Sc, D.C, ART Owner, Chiropractor

    EDUCATION:

    1992 University of Toronto (Microbiology)

    1996 New York Chiropractic College (Magna Cum Laude)

    EXTRA COURSES:

    2006- present  Active Release Technique (ART)

    Dr David Leaf (Strength Assessment -500 hours)

    Kinesiotape level 2

    2001, 2002, 2003, 2015 Society of Weight lifting Specialists (SWIS)

    Aras has competed at ice hockey, soccer, basketball, volleyball, racquet ball, squash, tennis, skiing (racing), golf, strongman, powerlifting and softball.  He is terribly proud of creating the systems used at the Active Relief Centre and finding the best team around. He is also very proud of his best friend and wife Natasha and his three children (Jacob, Anna and Sam).  He was raised in the Lithuanian culture and it has had formative effects.

  • Jill Williamson, B.Sc., RMT, Reg. Kin, ART
    Jill Williamson, B.Sc., RMT, Reg. Kin, ART Massage Therapist

    EDUCATION:

    2005 Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from the University of Waterloo

    2006 Diploma in massage Therapy:  Canadian Therapeutic College

    EXTRA COURSES:

    2010 Functional Capacity Evaluation – Metriks

    2017 Active Release Techniques

    2011, 2016  David Leaf- Strength Testing and Assessment

    2016 Dolphin Neurostim – Microcurrent Point Stimulation

    Throughout childhood Jill worked her way through the Royal Academy of Dance Exams earning her elementary level prior to university. She now lives on a farm with her husband and two kids.  She enjoys staying active with the kids as they are starting their own sports.

  • Caitlin Price PT, ART
    Caitlin Price PT, ART Physiotherapist

    EDUCATION:

    MSc Physiotherapy- McMaster University

    BSc Exercise Science- Georgia State University

    EXTRA COURSES:

    Diploma of Advanced Orthopaedic Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy- Level 3 Upper
    ART Full Body
    SWIS Conference
    Practical Orthopaedics for Primary Care
    Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games Medical Volunteer- Soccer
    Certified Personal Trainer
    Georgia State University:
    NCAA Division 1 Track & Field, Cross Country
    Team Captain
    Georgia State Rookie of the Year
    CAA Conference Rookie of the Year
    NCAA All-South Region Team, All-Academic Team
    Soccer: Hamilton Sparta, 1v1 Academy, South Regional.

    Caitlin enjoys staying active by working out at the gym and trail running. Otherwise you can find her going out with friends, taking road trips and being outside in the sun playing beach volleyball, reading or finding a good patio

  • Eric Olympico, M.Sc.(PT),M.Sc (Kin), H.B.Kin., ART, CSCS
    Eric Olympico, M.Sc.(PT),M.Sc (Kin), H.B.Kin., ART, CSCS Physiotherapist

    EDUCATION:

    Msc.  Physiotherapy at McMaster University

    Msc. Kinesiology at Western University

    Honours Bachelor of Kinesiology at Lakehead University

    EXTRA COURSES:

    Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with National Strength and Conditioning Association

    Full body ART Certified

    Eric played on the rugby team for the University of Minnesota State and has his brown belt in Brazilian Jiujitsu and trains at Joslin’s MMA. He enjoys powerlifting, canoeing, fishing and hiking with his dog.

  • Natasha Dunn Kvedaras, BA
    Natasha Dunn Kvedaras, BA Active Relief Business Manager

    EDUCATION:

    1995 University of Prince Edward Island Bachelor of Arts Degree

    EXTRA COURSES:

    Mental Health First Aid, ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training)

    Before joining the Active Relief Centre team as the Business Manager Natasha was the Director of a Mental Health Program in Prince Edward Island.

    Natasha is very pleased to be a part of such an amazing team at Active Relief Centre and is very proud of how her husband Aras has helped so many people over the duration of his career. Aras has also helped as her training partner to secure a silver medal at the Commonwealth Powerlifting Championships, two national records in squat and bench and  Gold, Silver and Bronze medals at the Canadian powerlifting championships in 2015, 2016 and 2017.  Most importantly, she is proud of the six kids that she and Aras have together, all with wonderful and unique personalities.

  • Lezley Berry
    Lezley Berry Receptionist

    Lezley plays a very important role at the clinic as receptionist.  She is married with three children in Hagersville and enjoys kick boxing, the gym, is an avid hockey player and also plays piano.  She is a very community minded individual who volunteers with various organizations.

  • Dr. Adam Dziemianko, BSc, DC
    Dr. Adam Dziemianko, BSc, DC Chiropractor

    EDUCATION:

    Bachelor of Science, McMaster University 2008

    Doctor of Chiropractic, New York Chiropractic College 2012

    EXTRA COURSES:

    ART Full Body Certified

    Neurofunctional Contemporary Medical Acupuncture Provider

    Shift Concussion Management Program Provider

    EXTRACURRICULAR:

    Team Chiropractor: Hamilton Red Wings Jr. A Hockey Club 2013-2015

    Hamilton Huskies 15AAA 2016-17

    Dundas Blues Jr. C Hockey Club for the upcoming season.

    Volunteer Medical Staff for the 2015 PanAm Games.

    Volunteer Medical Staff for the 2016 U-18 Women’s World Hockey Championship

    Adam continues to be active with Crossfit Odeon, golf, and men’s softball. He enjoys being part of the Dundas community and spending time with his wife and daughter.

  • Briea Shields, BSc. Kin., RMT, FST
    Briea Shields, BSc. Kin., RMT, FST Massage Therapist

    EDUCATION: 

    Brock University
    Ontario College of Health and Technology

    EXTRA COURSES: 

    Fascial Stretch Therapy
    RockTape
    Darby Training Systems L1
    TRX Team Training

    Briea has played with Niagara AllStars – Worlds team 2008, Wolverine Elite Allstars, and is a member of the Camberwell Equestrian Show Team, Ontario Weightlifting Association and the Canadian Powerlifting Union

  • Brook Bennie RMT ART
    Brook Bennie RMT ART Massage Therapist

    EDUCATION: 

    Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy

    EXTRA COURSES: 

    Active Release Technique
    CHEK Scientific Core Training
    CHEK Scientific Back Training
    DTS OLY-WOD Olympic Weightlifting

    Brook’s goal is to help everyone live an active pain free lifestyle. Prior to becoming a RMT, Brook started helping others by working as a Primary Care Paramedic. He grew up playing as many sports as possible, and excelled in soccer. In his mid-twenties he discovered golf and has immersed himself in the game. Also, Brook has over seven years experience as a personal trainer. He is the Head Trainer for the University of Guelph Gryphons Golf team.
  • Jennifer Zuccolo, H.B.HSc, MSc (PT), ART
    Jennifer Zuccolo, H.B.HSc, MSc (PT), ART Physiotherapist

    Education:

    Masters of Science (Physiotherapy) – McMaster University

    Honours Bachelor of Health Sciences – McMaster University

    Extra Courses:

    ART Certified – Full Body

    Experience and one-on-one training in the musculoskeletal assessment of inflammatory arthritis

    In addition to her work at the Active Relief Centre, Jennifer works part-time as physiotherapist at McMaster Children’s Hospital and specializes in the care of children with rheumatologic conditions. She also has two years experience working with other pediatric clinical populations including children with chronic pain and cystic fibrosis. When she is not working, Jennifer enjoys staying active and is an avid masters swimmer and runner. Born and raised in Dundas, Jennifer also has a soft spot for hiking and loves exploring the trails in the Conservation Area.

  • Ashleigh Low MSc. (PT), HBSc., ART
    Ashleigh Low MSc. (PT), HBSc., ART Registered Physiotherapist

    Education:

    MSc. Physiotherapy- Queen Margaret University HBSc.- McMaster University

    Extra Courses:

    Full Body ART Certified 2016 David Leaf – Strength Testing and Assessment 2016 Chronic Pain and Lumbar Assessment Masterclass 2015 Chartered Society of Physiotherapy UK Conference 2015 Facilitating Learning Seminar 2014 Student Physiotherapy Conference UK 2014 ProActive Kinesiology Taping

    Ashleigh enjoys staying active with downhill skiing, hot yoga, and Crossfit. Otherwise you can find her visiting family, out with friends or gardening.

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