Woodbine Physiotherapy
"You are taken care of"

Our Team


 

Mark Tsai   M.Sc.PT, Dip. Manip, MCPA, CAFCI, FCAMPT, CGunnIMS, CGTTP

Registered Physiotherapist, Clinic Director

Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapist
Certified Gunn IMS Practitioner
Certified Gokavi Transverse Technique Practitioner

Mark graduated from University of Toronto in 1999 with a background in molecular biology & immunology. He had subsequently obtained a Masters in Physical Therapy in 2005 through advanced standing option from the same university. Mark has  extensive experience in Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine in addition to treating degenerative and chronic conditions. He is a fellow of Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy.  He has also been practicing acupuncture for many years and has obtained Certification from the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute (AFCI) in 2002. Mark is also a certified GUNN IMS Practitioner and GTT practitioner.

He has received his Intermediate Manual and Manipulative Diploma in 2002 and subsequently completed the Advanced Diploma. Mark enjoys teaching and is a registered mentor for the post-graduate Canadian Orthopaedic Manual Therapy program.
 
Mark's treatment approach involves using manual therapy techniques to restore various tissue mobility followed by specific exercises to restore function and prevent injury recurrence. Comprehensive education is given to empower the client to maintain and maximize their physical capabilities. Having completed marathons, he also has special interests in running and other endurance sports.
 
Mark is also part of the team that provides BOTOX and PRP injection in a multidisciplinary pain clinic at Canadian Centre for Integrative Medicine.
 
Mark is fluent in English, Mandarin, Taiwanese and conversational Cantonese. 
 

 

 
Joseph Au   B.Sc.PT, MCPA, DOMP 

Independent Contractor 
Registered Physiotherapist
Registered Acupuncturist
Osteopathy Practitioner 
ADP Authorizer
 
Joseph is a registered physiotherapist who graduated from the University of Western Ontario in 1999.  He has extensive experience in both the publicly and the privately funded clinics.  He specializes in manual therapy, acupuncture, and exercise prescription.  He is also registered with the Ministry of Health as an ADP authorizer to prescribe and to obtain subsidized  mobility devices such as wheelchair and walkers. 

Joseph has also obtained registration status in acupuncture (R. Ac) with the CTCMPAO as the use of acupuncture is now being regulated in Ontario.

Joseph is passionate about manual therapy and  is currently completing a Diploma in Osteopathy at the Southern College of Osteopathy in Mississauga.  

Joseph is fluent in English, Cantonese and conversational Mandarin. 
 

 



Helen Cheung  M.Sc.PT Ph.D

Independent Contractor 
Registered Physiotherapist
 
Helen Cheung is a Registered Physiotherapist in Ontario. She holds a Master of Science in Physical Therapy degree from Queen's University and a doctorate degree in molecular genetics at University of Toronto. She previously conducted research on neurodevelopmental diseases and stem cell therapy at Sickkids Hospital and University Health Network. She readily applies her skills in research and translates into evidence based treatment for her clients.  She has special interests in treating the geriatric population and women's health.

Her physiotherapy practice incorporates a multitude of treatment methods to help clients achieve optimal function and mobility. In addition to therapeutic exercises, pain management education, acupuncture, dry needling, manual therapy, therapeutic modalities and soft tissue techniques, cupping and kinesiotaping may also be used based on individual client needs.  

Helen is fluent in English, Cantonese and conversational Mandarin.


 



Dr. Calvin Cheung M.Sc.KIN, DC

Independent Contractor 
Chiropractor
 
Calvin is an evidence-based chiropractor who has taken a wide range of elective courses in contemporary medical acupuncture, motion palpating institute, OTZ, and more. 

With a unique blend of these techniques,  he focuses on helping you reach your personal goals (i.e. decreased pain, prevention of future injury, maintain the ability to perform daily physical tasks, etc.)

Valuing a holistic lifestyle, he spends much of his time playing tennis, hiking, listening to Ted Talks, and reading to keep up with trends in the clinical realms.  As a gentle and personable chiropractor, his passion for health, both mental and physical, will guide you through your journey.  Fluent in both Cantonese and English, Dr. Cheung is able to guide patients through their recovery and health care who may not otherwise seek assistance. 





Thomas Yeung  RMT, CMTO 
 
Independent Contractor 
Registered Massage Therapist
Certified Personal Trainer/Pilates Instructor
World Tae Kwon Do Federation 4th Dan Instructor
 
Thomas graduated from Everest College with a Diploma in Massage Therapy. He is a registered member of the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario. He has treated patients that have suffered from stroke, sports injuries, motor vehicle accidents, and many other conditions. He also practices Thai Massage and muscle energy techniques.
 
Aside from being a Registered Massage Therapist, Thomas also has a certificate in Personal Training. He creates individualized exercise program and instruct the clients to perform the exercises properly and safely.
 
In his spare time, Thomas practices and teaches Tae Kwon Do. He is fluent in English and Cantonese. Thomas enjoys learning and exercising. He continues to learn about massaging techniques, nutrition, exercising, and other topics related to health.


 

 
Kevin Byer  B.A (kin), CPTN-CPT
 
Kinesiologist

 


Kevin graduated from the Kinesiology and Health Science program at York University in 2010 with an Honours Bachelor of Arts, and is a member of the Ontario Kinesiology Association.  After graduating he continued to expand on his knowledge of exercise therapy and training and became a Certified Personal Trainer with the Certified Professional Trainers Network.  In 2013, he also graduated from the Workplace Wellness and Health Promotion certificate program from Centennial College. 
 
He is passionate about sports, as he grew up playing hockey and baseball before eventually shifting towards playing basketball and occasionally flag football.  He is also passionate about nutrition, stress management and emotional wellness.  He has conducted workshops for stretching as well as gratitude in Toronto General Hospital for UHN employees.  In his spare time he also likes to workout, read, try new vegetarian recipes, and is a special projects coordinator for the Youth Wellness Network. 
 
Within clinical practice, he loves playing a role in the healing process and likes to help empower others to improve their health through the teaching of stretching, strengthening, and range of motion exercises.





Sharon Zhao  M. Ed.
Office Administration
Sharon has completed her Master Degree in Education and has extensive background in office administration and customer service. Her great work ethics, personality and sincerity offer welcoming patient care experiences starting at the front desk.  Sharon is fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.
 
Sharon is also a big Coca Cola Collector and also interested in music and arts.
 



 
Woodbine Physiotherapy ●  7358 Woodbine Ave. ●  Markham  ● ON  ● (905)604-3392 ● www.woodbinephysiotherapy.com