Mike Gaynor

Clinic Owner/Director, BSc.PT, FCAMPT

Mike Gaynor is the owner of Back on Track and COO of Novo Healthnet Ltd. He graduated from Queen’s University in 1989 with his BSc in Physiotherapy. Mike’s clinical experience includes private practice as well as a sports medicine clinic.  In 1994 Mike opened the founding Back On Track Physiotherapy Centre on Hunt Club.  Over the past 2 decades Mike has expanded his passion for outstanding patient care by opening 7 different locations of Back on Track  to serve Ottawa and surrounding areas.

Mike has taken numerous post graduate courses in a variety of areas including manual therapy, orthopaedics, sports medicine, rehabilitation exercise, and acupuncture and is committed to the continuing education process. He became a Fellow of the Canadian Academy Manipulative Therapy (CAMT) in 1999, receiving his Diploma of Advanced Manual & Manipulative Physiotherapy.  He has been an assistant instructor in post-graduate studies for physiotherapists with the Orthopaedic Division of the CPA since 1996. Areas of interest include manual therapy, sports injuries (hockey, golf, track and field), and rehabilitation exercise.


Office Manager

Debbie has been a resident of Kemptville for 18 years and has been working in customer service for over 20 years. She enjoys assisting people with their health care needs.

Micheline Dionne

Registered Physiotherapist/Founder, BSc, RPT

Micheline Dionne is a registered physiotherapist and founder of Synergy Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Clinic. She attended the University of Ottawa and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy. Over the years, she has taken several advance training courses in the areas of manual therapy, shoulder treatment, back treatment, diagnosis and treatment of muscle imbalances, clinical application of elastic resistance, exercise balls and balance trainers, and acupuncture.

Micheline’s professional career and experiences have taught her that education is a key element in the healing process, and she therefore strives to spend a lot of one-on-one time with her patients. It is necessary that patients understand their injury so that they may play an active role in their recovery and achieve their treatment goals faster.

Micheline is committed to providing the highest quality of professional care. She believes in promoting health and wellness by emphasizing an active lifestyle.


Keegan Niedzielski

Occupational Therapist

Raised in Sydney NS, Keegan graduated from St. Francis Xavier University in 2012 with a BSc Kinesiology. He then graduated from the MSc Occupational Therapy program at Dalhousie University in 2014.

Upon graduation Keegan worked in the Lethbridge area of Southern Alberta for 3 years working in a number of settings including community home care, in-hospital acute care, long term care and in collaboration with the Workers’ Compensation Board.

Keegan’s professional interests include enabling clients’ engagement

>> in daily activities through appropriate mobility, seating, and in home devices and interventions. Keegan provides a client centered approach to help achieve clients’ goals and remain independent in completing their activities of daily living.

In addition, much of his OT experience has been in the area of assessment and prescription of wheelchairs and ambulation aids for adults. This has included both manual and power wheelchairs and also wheelchair cushions/other seating equipment.

Keegan is excited to grow the OT services offered at Back on Track and to promote the importance of OT in clients’ lives.

Amanda Scheonherr

Registered Massage Therapist

Krista Morris

BPE, Registered Massage Therapist

Krista recently relocated to Kemptville from Nova Scotia where she ran a very busy Massage Therapy practice for the last 12 years. She initially obtained a degree in Phys. Ed. from Dalhousie U and worked in the fitness industry as a trainer and lifestyle coach before pursuing a career in massage. She graduated top of her class from Northumberland College in Halifax, 1999.

Krista moved here with her son and fiancé who love the area. Excited to start practicing, she is supported by many post-graduate courses in different modalities. She specializes in full body deep pressure massage that addresses the primary pathology and contributing factors adding a component of relaxation that enhances the body’s ability to heal. An avid volunteer and advocate for local health related projects Krista is committed to educating and supporting those who wish to take an active role in there own health care.


Alex Van Vaerenberg


Alex Van Vaerenberg, RMT is a compassionate and knowledgeable therapist who specializes in sports injuries, deep tissue massage, myofascial work, trigger point therapy and joint mobilizations. Graduating from Algonquin College, Alex believes in a holistic approach centered around client education coupled with massage treatment and remedial exercise to effectively correct postural imbalances that cause pain in the body, whether from injury or lifestyle. Alex helps his clients achieve their wellness and lifestyle goals by using a client centered approach, working with the client to change everyday postural habits and promote a healthier lifestyle to ensure long term relief of the clients’ complaints.

Alex has been involved with athletics his whole life playing multiple sports at a competitive level since a child. In high school he was champion of Eastern Ontario in badminton and placed 3rd in Ontario for pole vault. He continued on to play football in NCAFA winning Offensive MVP in 2007 and then playing in the CJFL for the Ottawa Sooners winning a championship in 2009. After suffering a complete tear of his ACL and meniscus, Alex quit football to pursue massage therapy so he could help others overcome the mental, physical and spiritual struggle of rehabilitation.


Jane Moyse

BA Psyc/Soc, MSc (O.T.)

Jane graduated from Dalhousie University with a BA  in Psychology and Sociology as well as a MSc
(O.T) from McGill University. She grew up in then Quebec and moved to Ottawa upon completion
of her Master’s program.  Jane is the first OT to become part of the many Interdisplinary team
members that make up Back and Track.  She believes OT is an integral part of an interdisciplinary health care
team. Jane is excited to add to the roster of services that Back on Track offers.

Jane aims to help clients achieve maximal independence in participating in their meaningful daily occupations. Jane
works with her clients to develop strategies to overcome and deal with physical, cognitive and/or mental health
issues. Jane enjoys working with her clients to develop creative ways of accomplishing everyday tasks.