Jesse is a practising physiotherapist in Toronto, Canada. He holds an undergraduate degree in Kinesiology and Exercise Science from York University and Masters of Physical Therapy degree from Queen's University. He holds certifications through Titleist as a Golf Fitness Instructor (TPI-CFI), Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA), and holds an intermediate diploma of advanced manual and manipulative therapy through the Orthopaedic Division of the CPA. He has training in acupuncture, the McKenzie Method for back pain, and soft tissue release as well.
Jesse is a hands on therapist that seeks to figure out why someone develops pain and then builds strategies to make the patient an active participant in their recovery. He uses skilled manual therapy, corrective exercise, and informative patient education to help clients manage their conditions to the best of their ability.
Jesse currently works at a very well respected multidisciplinary clinic in Toronto that has sports doctors, physiatrists, naturopaths, massage therapists, physiotherapists, chiropractors, chiropodists and pilates/yoga instructors all under one ruff.
To find out more you can visit their website at: www.synergysportsmedicine.com/
November 24, 2014 By Jesse Awenus
Last week on my blog I wrote about what I had learned in my 4th year of practice. One thing I mentioned was that I now use dynamic or rhythmic shoulder stabilization exercises much more then ever before. I now use them as much if not more [Read More...]
July 23, 2014 By Jesse Awenus
Today I wanted to share some practical exercises I give to many clients who come in with all sorts of issues from knee soreness to lower back pain. As many of my readers know, I am a very big proponent of gluteal strengthening [Read More...]
May 21, 2014 By Jesse Awenus
Research as shown that manipulation to the thoracic spine can be beneficial for neck and shoulder pain (see articles HERE an HERE). So it only stands to reason that improving mobility at this crucial area of the spine can be helpful for a [Read More...]
October 14, 2013 By Jesse Awenus
As many people know, you don't have to have a knee injury to get knee pain. There are multiple causes for knee pain, some having very little to do with the knee! Patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS) is a blanket term used to describe pain [Read More...]