Richmond

CarlyGetz

Carly Getz


Registered Physiotherapist

Carly has been a Registered Physiotherapist since 2013 and is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy.  She graduated from Queen’s University with a Masters of Science in Physical Therapy and holds a degree in Physical Health and Education from the University of Toronto and a degree in Therapeutic Recreation from Brock University. After working as a Physiotherapist for 4 years she went on to achieve a Masters of Clinical Science in Advanced Health Care Practice (Manipulative Therapy) from Western University.

Carly has taken post-graduate courses in Manual Therapy, Acupuncture and the Shoulder Complex and looks forward to continuing her education in various areas. She uses an evidence-based approach incorporating manual therapy, exercise and education, with a focused assessment and treatment tailored to each client.  Carly enjoys staying active, participating in sports, traveling and hiking. She grew up playing competitive soccer and dancing and feels that her experiences help her appreciate the importance of a strong rehabilitative team to enable return to sport following an injury.

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Michael Malvar


Registered Physiotherapist

Michael “Mike” Malvar is a registered Physical Therapist both here in Canada and in his native country, the Philippines.  He obtained his Bachelor of Science Degree in Physical Therapy in 1998 at Unciano Colleges in Antipolo City, Philippines and worked in a hospital for more than two years and afterwards, served as a Personal Support Worker classroom and clinical instructor for almost three years before migrating to Canada in year 2006.

He is a certified therapist in administering Trigger Point Dry Needling,

Acupuncture/Cupping and releasing myofascial adhesions using the M2T blade. He treats a variety of Musculo-skeletal and sports related conditions such as  lower back pain, neck and upper back pain, rotator cuff tendonitis, arthritis and ankle sprain, just to name a few.  Furthermore, Mike can also treat neurological cases such as Bell’s Palsy.

Mike truly considers Physical Therapy not only a career, but more significantly, a vocation. He adheres to the fact that conducting a thorough assessment and implementing “active Physiotherapy approach” is much more effective than passive and most of all, educating patients about their condition, informing them the do’s and don’ts to prevent further injury and complications is the main key in achieving a pain free life.

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Sarah White


Registered Physiotherapist – MSC PT, BSC HON HK

Sarah graduated with a Master’s degree in Physical Therapy from Queen’s University after completing her Bachelor of Science in Human Kinetics at the University of Ottawa.

Sarah’s uses a variety of “hands-on” and manual therapy approaches, supplemented with exercise prescription, functional dry needling/acupuncture and education. Her main goals are to restore function and prevent injury to improve overall quality of life. Sarah has also developed a special interest in the management of concussions and the importance of baseline testing.

Outside of Physiotherapy, Sarah has been a member of the Canadian Forces as a Naval Reservist since 2010 where she has competed in regional and national competitions for soccer and softball. In addition to this she enjoys hiking, rollerblading, hockey and strength and conditioning.

As part of her commitment to continuing education, Sarah has completed the following courses/ certifications:

  • Complete Concussion Management
  • Diploma of Advanced Orthopedic Manual and Manipulative Therapy Level 1
  • Kinetacore Functional Dry Needling Level 1
  • Advanced Physical Therapy Education Institute
  • Elbow, Wrist & Hand (Part 1)
  • Cervical Spine Articular Dysfunctions
  • Shoulder Complex (Part 1 & 2)
  • Somatic Sense Modern Manual Therapy
  • Kinetic Link Training: Level 1 Functional Strength & Conditioning
  • Management of Cervical Thoracic Disorders