Dr. Shayla Conrad, originally from Moncton, New Brunswick, completed her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology at Dalhousie University. During her time at Dalhousie Dr. Conrad focused on human anatomy, exercise physiology and biomechanics. While working closely with sports teams, she became inspired to study further and become a chiropractor. Following her undergrad, she moved to Toronto to become a Chiropractor at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College where she graduated in 2016 with clinical honors. During her time in Chiropractic College she completed the McMaster University Contemporary Acupuncture program allowing her to broaden her manual therapy knowledge and skills in order to provide other treatment options for her patients. Dr. Conrad provides evidence based care by incorporating a variety of techniques which she utilizes to help patients restore lost function and movement, as well as aid in injury prevention. She takes an individualized approach with each patient, treating conditions or functional issues with a combination of soft tissue therapy, joint mobilizations, joint manipulations, rehab programs and education as well as other therapeutic devices. She combines these methods in the best way possible to provide care for her patients to feel better and live an active, healthy lifestyle.
Dr. Dan Calow grew up in Peterborough where he was an avid participant in the Peterborough athletics community, playing all kinds of sports like hockey, football, rugby and lacrosse. His interest in performance and movement led him to Ottawa where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Kinetics from the University of Ottawa in 2011. His passion for movement, rehab, and therapy combined with his experiences in chiropractic as a high school football player, led him to pursuing a career in chiropractic.
In June 2015 he graduated from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto as a Chiropractor. Along the way he received his accreditation as a Contemporary Medical Acupuncture provider from the McMaster University Contemporary Acupuncture program. His goal is to improve the lifestyle of every patient by reducing pain, improving movement, and maximizing function using conservative, drug-free therapy techniques. His focus is on assessing, diagnosing, and devising individualized care plans to treat conditions and injuries to the muscles, joints, and nerves of the body. Because of his background, he has a special interest in working with athletes for injury prevention, return to play, and optimizing performance, but he believes all patients are athletes as physical activity and movement are key to a healthy lifestyle.
Josh is a Registered Massage Therapist since 2004, completing his training at Sir Sandford Fleming College in Peterborough, graduating with honours. Josh is also a Medical Acupuncturist through the McMaster University Contemporary Medical Acupuncture Program. Currently he is the lead Canadian Instructor with Dynamic Tape, is a Certified Candidate and Past Ontario Chapter President with the CSMTA (Canadian Sports Massage Therapists Association), and a recognized Service Provider for the Canadian Sport Institute Ontario. Josh also provides Soft Tissue Release, Therapeutic Ultrasound,
Along with his clinical work, Josh is currently the Head Trainer for the Peterborough Lakers Lacrosse Team (2012/2017/2018 Mann Cup Champions), and is a therapist with the Canadian National Men’s 15 Rugby Team.
His ultimate goal is to serve and educate Peterborough and surrounding communities in the benefits of integrated therapy and therapeutic massage in order for them to achieve their peak potential. His experiences range from treating minor and amateur athletes, to treating elite Olympic athletes. He has been a therapist involved with major sporting events across Ontario, Canada and Europe. Josh currently treats athletes from the OHL (Ontario Hockey League), NLL (National Lacrosse League), CFL (Canadian Football League), Athletics Canada and Rugby Canada.
Tash is a Certified Athletic Therapist and a Registered Massage Therapist. She attended York University where she completed her Specialized Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology and Health Science, as well as obtained her Athletic Therapy Certificate. Throughout her time at York, Tash worked with a variety of varsity teams on the field and in the clinic. She also had the opportunity to work with the Toronto Argonauts as well as at the National Ballet of Canada. She certified as an Athletic Therapist in 2015, and then went on to complete the Advanced Standing Massage Therapy Program at the Ontario College of Health and Technology, and became registered as a Massage Therapist in 2016. Tash specializes in injury prevention, assessment and immediate care as well as on-going rehabilitation. She uses her education, training and continued research in the areas of human anatomy, exercise physiology, nutrition, biomechanics and emergency care to help you whether it’s on the field or in the clinic.
She stands as one of the athletic therapists for the Century 21 Lakers lacrosse team, 2017/2018 Mann Cup champions, and one of the athletic therapists for the Peterborough Pete's OHL hockey organization.
Erin is a Registered Massage Therapist who has recently returned after two years of working abroad in developing countries with her main focus being in Southeast Asia, specifically Cambodia. She partnered with several international NGOs working in six different hospitals across 18 different units writing and implementing concussion protocols and rehabilitation management. She also spent significant time in field as well as private rehabilitation clinics. While in Cambodia, Erin opened a private clinic to help with affordable post-surgical rehabilitation. Prior to this, Erin worked at Trent Health in Motion in Peterborough as the Athletic Coordinator which acted as a bridge between the University and Trent Health in Motion, a multidisciplinary clinic where she worked as a Registered Massage Therapist. Currently Erin works in Ottawa at Pro Physio Riverside Court and she is thrilled to bring her vast skill set back to Peterborough and to the Hybrid Team!
Jill McNelly has been practicing massage therapy since 2012 when she graduated from the Fleming College massage therapy program. Since starting her career, Jill has worked in a variety of settings and has recently returned to Peterborough from Blue Mountain, where she practiced massage in a community health centre. She became certified in full body fascial treatment through Jenings Training and Treatment Centre in 2013 and looks forward to becoming certified in cupping this fall. Jill leads an active lifestyle and is passionate about health and wellness; her experience as a runner and triathlete have given her an insightful perspective with regards to injury treatment and prevention. When she’s not at work (or chasing her kids), she enjoys running and gardening at her home in Peterborough.