Winner of The Hamilton Spectator Readers' Choice Awards!
Here at Restorative Touch Physiotherapy, we strive to provide the best services for our patients. We are humbly honoured to have been awarded Platinum as a Physiotherapy Clinic in the 2018 Readers' Choice Awards. In 2017 we were both Diamond as a Physiotherapy Clinic, and Gold as Physiotherapist. Our clinic has also been voted Top 10 and Gold winners in 2016. In 2015 our clinic was voted Diamond, as well as Gold for our Physiotherapist. We thank you all for your continued support, and promise to always give 110% in our efforts to help heal our patients!
Meet the Team Here at Restorative Touch Physiotherapy!
Marilena Savino — Registered Physiotherapist/Owner
Making a difference in someone's life has been Marilena’s passion since she began her journey into Physiotherapy. She graduated from the McMaster Physiotherapy Program in 1999 and has invested extensive hours on continuing education. She is a firm believer that expanding her knowledge and skill set is essential for effective change. "Growth can only occur when we accept our limitations!"
Aside from spending many hours helping others, you can find Marilena in a sculling boat in the spring, summer and fall months... her other passion. She has been rowing competitively since 1997. Marilena values the hard work, commitment and many opportunities that rowing has and continues to provide in her life.
Above all she is grateful for GOD - "He is my ROCK!" (Psalm 18:2)
Vanessa Longo B.Sc. (Hons Kin), MSc. — Registered Physiotherapist
Vanessa graduated in 2014 with an Honours Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from McMaster University. She furthered her studies and travelled to Dublin Ireland to complete her Masters of Physiotherapy at University College Dublin. Vanessa has a holistic approach to her treatments incorporating manual therapy, soft tissue release, exercise prescription and modalities. She is an avid lifelong learner and is always excited to take on new courses and learn new treatment techniques. In her spare time you can find her either in the hot yoga room, taking her dog for long walks or spending time with her family and friends.
The body benefits from movement and the mind benefits from stillness — Sakyong Mipham
Dr. Amanda Moore BSc. (Hons), DC — Chiropractor
Dr. Amanda Moore is a Toronto based chiropractor. Her focus is to improve your movement quality and decrease your pain. She does this using a variety of techniques that look at how the whole body works together and how the muscle and joints are functioning. Her treatment incorporates movement-based exercises, muscle and joint therapy, medical acupuncture and techniques working with the nervous system. Amanda loves living in Toronto, playing ultimate frisbee and playing her saxophone, Anton.
To book an appointment with Amanda in Toronto at Pure Motion Centre (1205-4789 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON M2N 0G3) please call 1-416-901-7873.
Larisa — Registered Massage Therapist
Larisa has been providing Massage Therapy Services since 1997. She studied Massage Therapy in Russia where she graduated from Medical College in 1997. She also completed the Massage Therapy Program at the Canadian Trillium College in 2013.
Larisa specializes in Deep Tissue Massage, Pre-and Postnatal Massage and Relaxation Massage. She is also trained in several other different massage techniques including Swedish Massage, Myofascial Release, Trigger Point Therapy, Muscle Energy Techniques, and Myofascial Lymphatic Drainage.
Larisa has a passion for what she does and a passion for people. She is a mother of three kids and loves spending time with her family and friends.
Joseph Wilson — Registered Massage Therapist, Sports Injury Therapist
Joseph is a Registered Massage Therapist with over 11 years of massage therapy practice experience, and over 25 years of movement/sport/activity training in diverse fields such as professional actor’s training, the Canadian military, serious martial arts training in Japan, CrossFit coaching and competing and Yoga therapy.
Joseph loves to move, train and be alive, and has a passion for helping others achieve or maintain their ability to experience the joy of movement, play, sport or overall improved function at work.
Joseph’s practice focus is combining sports/work injury treatments with remedial exercise and self-care programs to producing lasting results. Joseph takes a holistic approach combining deep tissue and stretching/passive range of movement techniques while encouraging the client to enter into deep states of mental relaxation during his treatments.
Rosemary Fournier — Clinic Manager
Rosemary has over 8 years of administrative experience and enjoys working in an environment that involves listening, providing support and encouragement to others and is committed in ensuring customer satisfaction. She is a firm believer that helping others can make a huge difference in someone’s life.
Mohsina — Administration
Mohsina has over 10 years of experience as an Office Administrator in a Multidisciplinary Clinic. Her specialty lies with MVA, WSIB and EHC patients. Mohsina is committed to providing a friendly and welcoming environment for both patients and employees.
So much of the world is broken; we want to be part of the healing.
We believe that healing and helping others goes beyond providing a hands on approach, progressive rehabilitation and education. It truly involves empowering others and going above and beyond the mainstream expectations of care to produce changes that impact lives.
Our clinic is on the second floor of the building, with wheelchair access to our office via elevator on the first floor. There is also accessible and ample regular parking in the plaza.
Physio and More!
We here at Restorative Touch offer a wide range of services for your needs, from neurokinetic therapy to acupuncture and chiropractic care. Click here for our services.
Hours and Location
Our offices are open Mondays - Fridays, at 8:00am. We're located on the second floor, Suite 226, at 1119 Fennell Avenue East. Contact us today for more information.