Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy
Certified Integrated Dry Needling
Certified Medical Acupuncture Provider
Active Release Techniques® Provider
Location: King & Yonge
Alphonsus graduated from Queens University in 2009 with a Master of Science in Physical Therapy after earning an Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology. He is a certified Manual and Manipulative therapist having completed his advanced training with the Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association in 2015.
Alphonsus is fully certified through the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute and utilizes medical and anatomical Acupuncture to treat many neuromusculoskeletal injuries. He went on to further his Acupuncture qualifications by obtaining certification in Integrated Dry Needling.
Alphonsus also incorporates his training from Active Release Technique (ART®), McKenzie Institute training for spinal dysfunction, Mulligan Concept, Sport Kinesiotaping, and The Orthotic Group seminars in a comprehensive approach to rehabilitation.
As a health and fitness enthusiast, and competitive volleyball, softball and football player, Alphonsus understands the pressures of return to play and performing at a high level. He has treated various injuries ranging from acute to chronic, minor sprain/strains to post-operative impairments, pediatric to elderly, and amateur to professional athletes. He is focused on delivering client-centred care and functional rehabilitation with the ultimate goal of restoring optimal health.
Alphonsus is also involved with academia. He is a clinical educator with the University of Toronto MScPT Program and a mentor with the Orthopeadic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association for Physiotherapists pursuing their Manual and Manipulative Therapy Diploma. He is also a clinical instructor for Physiotherapy Students completing their internship with accredited universities.