PT, FCAMPT, MSc(PT), Hons. BSc (Kin), CAFCI, CIDN
- Registered Physiotherapist
- Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy
- Certified Integrated Dry Needling
- Certified Medical Acupuncture Provider
- Active Release Therapy
- Custom Orthotics
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Alphonsus is an FCAMPT physiotherapist in downtown Toronto who graduated with an Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology before completing his Master of Science in Physical Therapy from Queen’s University. FCAMPT (Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Therapy) is the highest level of training in orthopaedic manual physiotherapy.
Alphonsus incorporates acupuncture in his manual treatment approach. He is certified with AFCI (Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute). He went on to further his acupuncture training by becoming certified in Integrated Dry Needling (IDN).
Alphonsus remains up to date with current treatment techniques by taking numerous post-graduate courses including Advanced Manual Therapy, Active Release Technique (ART®), McKenzie Institute training for spinal dysfunction, Mulligan Mobilization with Movement Concept, Sport Kinesiotaping, and The Orthotic Group Gait seminars. The skills and knowledge learned from these courses enable Alphonsus to adopt a comprehensive treatment approach to rehabilitation.
Alphonsus is a sports enthusiast. He is a competitive softball and football player, and an avid golfer. In a fast paced society, he understands the pressures of return to play and performing at a high level. With a decade of experience treating various injuries from amateur to professional athletes, Alphonsus has always maintained his focus on delivering individualized client-centered care. After diagnosing the root cause of the injury, Alphonsus will utilize a multimodal treatment approach to restore optimal health, incorporating core and corrective exercises in order to promote an active role in the rehabilitation process.
Alphonsus is also involved with the academic side of Physiotherapy. He is a clinical educator with the UofT Master of Science in Physiotherapy Program and a clinical instructor for Physiotherapy Students completing their internship with accredited universities. He is also a mentor with the Orthopeadic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association and University of Western Ontario for Physiotherapists pursuing their FCAMPT designation.
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