Linda Dagenais, B.Sc. P.T.
Owner, Registered Physiotherapist & Clinical Director
Linda graduated from the University of Ottawa with an Honors Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy in 1992, and has been working in the field of physiotherapy since graduation. Linda is fluent in both English and French.
Her duties as Clinical Director of Rehab Plus involve overall management of rehabilitation and fitness services, training and supervision of staff physiotherapists, physiotherapy assessment and treatment of musculoskeletal injuries and development of rehabilitation programs.
Linda has been a member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association since 1992, the Ontario Physiotherapy Association since 1992 and Work well Systems since 1996. Linda continuously hones her skills as a Physiotherapist by regularly completing courses in her field including Level 1 Sports Physiotherapy Certification, Lumbar Stabilization, Neurodynamics, Medical Exercise Therapy (cervical/thoracic/lumbar/spine), Neural Tissue Tension and more.
Marcie Easthope, B.HSc, M.Sc. P.T
Registered Physiotherapist & Certified Pilates Instructor
Marcie Easthope graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a Bachelor degree of Health Science in Kinesiology with Honors in 2004, and from the University of Canberra in Australia with a Masters degree in Physiotherapy in 2007. She has 13 years of experience of being a Physiotherapist, and joined the Rehab Plus team in March 2014.
She always knew that she wanted to become a Physiotherapist, and remains to be very passionate about her job. She enjoys treating all sorts of conditions, from athletic injuries, acute strains, postural imbalances, to overuse chronic conditions. She has a special interest in pre and postnatal care since giving birth to her little girl and boy.
Marcie combines Physiotherapy with Pilates and believes that you must always treat the body as a whole and not just as parts. She emphasizes the importance of posture, strength, and balance to make everyday movements easier. She teaches mind-body exercises to help with overall well being.
She is also a Pelvic Health Physiotherapist. In addition, she is certified in Acupuncture, Dry Needling, Cupping Therapy, Chronic Pain Management, Concussion Management, Kinesiotape, Pilates, Yoga Trained, recent certification in Conservative Management of Diastasis Recti Abdominis and has a Post-Graduate diploma in Manual Training.
Janet Flatman, B.Sc. P.T.
Janet is a Physiotherapist with the Cardiac Rehabilitation and Chronic Disease Program here at Rehab Plus. She completed an Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Nutritional Sciences and a second Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy, both at the University of Toronto. She has experience in both hospital and private clinic work settings as a physiotherapist.
Currently she focuses on chronic conditions, such as COPD, Osteoarthritis, and Osteoporosis, as well as Cardiac Rehabilitation and Prevention. She is a member of the Canadian Association of Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and Rehabilitation (CACPR).
Martin Seguin, B.HK, M.Sc. P.T.
Martin graduated from the University of Ottawa with a Bachelors degree in Human Kinetics in 2017 and again from the University of Ottawa in 2019 with a Master’s degree of Health Sciences in Physiotherapy.
Martin enjoys treating a variety of conditions, from athletic injuries, chronic strains, and postural imbalances to overuse conditions. He has a special interest in vestibular rehab for those suffering from dizziness. As an avid runner and running coach, he also has a special interest for running related injury management and prevention.
Martin is a member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association and the Ontario Physiotherapy Association.
Eric Fortier, B.Sc., RMT
Registered Massage Therapist
Eric holds a Bachelor of Science with Honours in Biology from the University of Guelph and obtained his diploma in massage Therapy from Algonquin College. He has been a member of the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO) and the Registered Massage Therapists’ Association of Ontario since 2016.
Eric’s areas of focus are injury rehabilitation of both acute and chronic conditions. Client centered care is at the foundation of his treatments, ensuring that each massage is catered to your goals and objectives.
Emilie Simoneau, BSc. HK, M.Sc. O.T.
Registered Occupational Therapist (Ont.)
Emilie is originally from the Niagara region. She graduated from the University of Ottawa with a Master’s degree of Health Sciences in Occupational Therapy. She is fluent in both French and English.
She has a special interest in ergonomics and hand therapy. She will be more than happy to answer questions regarding home safety and equipment needs to help you be as independent as possible. By collaborating with clients, Emilie wishes to help them maintain or regain their abilities to be able to perform their everyday activities and meaningful activities.
Emilie is a member of the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists and the Ontario Society of Occupational Therapists.
Tiffanie graduated from Western University in 2013 with a Honors Specialization Bachelors Degree in Kinesiology. Within her schooling, Tiffanie specialized in sport rehabilitation, working with varsity athletes to achieve optimal health and wellness. With 2 young daughters, she has also become a pre and postnatal fitness specialist, as she understands the special attention women need in choosing safe and effective exercises. Within Rehab Plus,
Tiffanie works as a Registered Kinesiologist in the Physiotherapy Clinic developing and implementing individualized active rehabilitation plans for patients. She enjoys working with a wide range of issues, including: chronic pain, motor vehicle accidents, work conditioning, pre- and post-natal, muscle imbalances, and cognitive issues.
Maria Lavoie, B.A. Sc, Kin
Registered Kinesiologist, Certified Personal Trainer, Spin Instructor
Maria graduated from the University of Ottawa in 2008 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Kinetics. After graduating she spent some time traveling through Europe and Australia. Maria has worked with a variety of sports teams assessing and taping sports injuries as well as in a bracing clinic where she fit braces for all injury types. She has worked with the Special Olympics here in Timmins as well as in Ottawa. Maria is very passionate about volunteering for fundraisers that aim to raise awareness and funds for health related issues.
Here at Rehab Plus she is a Kinesiologist Consultant as well as a Fitness Consultant and Personal Trainer. Also, Maria is involved in many of our program at Rehab Plus such as group weight loss training; learn to run programs and teaching aerobic classes including Abs, shape, step and spin.
She is open to any suggestions to better our facility and is available for assistance at any time. Please don’t be shy to ask!
Katy has been a key member of our team for over a decade and has a comprehensive
understanding of health and fitness needs. She graduated from Laurentian University with a
Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology in 2016, and since that time, she has been managing our gym services. Katy is an energetic class instructor and coordinates many of our memberships, additional programs, and promotions. Katy is always keeping fun and exciting things coming your way! Katy is a proud mom to Tyson and Hazel and loves to spend time outdoors with her family.
Certified Personal Trainer & Fitness Instructor, Certified Yoga Instructor
Ben is a certified personal trainer and yoga instructor. He graduated from Brock with a BA in Community Health and has fallen in love with guiding others to a healthier lifestyle. Ben takes pride in being well rounded in regards to fitness, with knowledge in athletics, strength, flexibility, dieting and competition.
Certified Spin Instructor
Bio coming soon!
Canfitpro Certified Fitness Instructor
Jane is a Certified Fitness Instructor who has been teaching for over 15 years. She expanded her love of the fitness industry and became a Zumba and a Piloxing instructor as well. She loves to get her participants moving and having fun while doing it. From snowshoeing in the winter to boating in the summer, Jane enjoys all that adventure has to offer. She is excited to help you and your fitness journey, so come to a class and see how she puts FUN into fitness.
I’ve been a part of Rehab Plus team since December 2018. I speak English and French. Whether you call or you’re here in person, I will be there to greet you with a smile. Besides work, I love spending time outdoors with family and friends and enjoying my summer blooms.
Christian Smith, BSc. Kin
Christian graduated from McMaster University with an Honours Bachelor of Science Kinesiology in 2019. He enjoys competing in endurance sports, focusing on short-course triathlon while working his way up to a full Ironman. Christian is often working at the front desk or helping out patients in physio. With his experience and passion for training he his always happy to help gym members reach their fitness goals
Physiotherapy Assistant & Personal Trainer
Emie is a bilingual Certified Personal Trainer (PTS) and is currently working towards her Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She fell in love with fitness and wanted to help others develop the same passion for achieving a healthy lifestyle. She believes that finding time for your health is very important and wants to be by your side motivating you every step of the way. Emie is ready and eager to work with you to achieve your fitness goals!
Tonya attended Northern College of Applied Arts and graduated with a degree in Business Administration. She had worked in different fields within Rehab Plus from Fitness Instructor to Customer Service. She is currently a Physiotherapist Aid.
Membership Coordinator & Social Media Promoter
Sydney has been working at Rehab Plus since 2019. You will often see her working at the front reception, on the gym floor, or assisting the physiotherapists. She also takes care of running our social media accounts. Sydney has a special interest in health sciences as well as fitness and will be working towards obtaining her Bachelor of Science with a Major in Biology next fall.
Membership Coordinator & Social Media Promoter
Kara has been employed at Rehab Plus since 2019 and is often working at the front desk or helping out patients in physio. She also takes care of running our social media accounts and is currently working on developing our Rewards Program. Kara has a special interest in business and will be working towards obtaining her Business Diploma next fall.
Matthew has been employed at Rehab Plus since August 2020. You can often find him on the gym floor, checking in members or selling memberships. He has also taken on some maintenance and cleaning duties around the gym facility. Matthew has a special interest in health & fitness. You can often find him working out or at his dance studio (MKDA) where he is learning or teaching new dances. Next fall Matthew will be working towards obtaining his Business Degree.
Earl is one of Rehab Plus’s newest membership coordinator. You will find him greeting members at our front desk, providing assistance, and promoting our products and services. He will gladly tour you around our facility, know your fitness goals, and find solutions for your specific needs to achieve your overall wellness.
Earl is currently pursuing a career in Emergency Medical Services, and in Fitness & Health. As a former athlete in rugby and track and field, his interests include fitness, nutrition, performance, and rehabilitation. He is looking to get his certifications in personal training and fitness instructor.
Josée takes care of all our billing and administration. You may see her running around the gym coordinating various tasks, but she does even more from the background to keep the facility running smoothly through her numerous phone calls and well-rounded computer skills. Josée oversees all invoicing for physiotherapy services, whether paying as a private patient, through a WSIB or car accident claim or receiving services through the Ministry of Health – she ensures you can all be treated by our physio staff. If you have any inquiries about billing, please ask for Josée!
Ginette has been a loyal member of the Rehab Plus team for many years and has fulfilled many customer service roles. Currently, with her in-depth knowledge of our systems and services, her main role entails organizing client profiles and electronic files so that any documentation that patients or their representatives require is readily available.
Dennis is our maintenance man and knows the in-and-outs of this historic building. He ensures
the centre is in working condition for your everyday use and has a special understanding of key safety measures. Dennis oversees our heating, cooling and water systems and dedicates much of his time to building upkeep.