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Meet Our Team of Medical Professionals

  • Mark Georgiev, HKin, MPT - Registered Physiotherapist

    Mark Georgiev, Owner and Lead Physiotherapist joined Dr. Maddalena in 2009 to open Accelerated Health and Wellness Centre, creating the largest private Multidisciplanary Clinic in Niagara. Mark was born and raised in Fonthill, Ont. and is excited to have the opportunity to treat patients in his local community.  Mark studied Kinesiology and Psychology at the University of Western Ontario. During his time a...
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  • Pat Maddalena, HKin, DC

    Dr. Patrick Maddalena is the lead chiropractor at Accelerated Health & Wellness Centre. Dr. Maddalena has experience treating a wide variety of patients, young athletes, professional athletes, motor vehicle accident patients and elderly patients. While earning his Undergraduate Degree from Brock University, Dr. Maddalena studied Kinesiology with a focus on foot biomechanics and gait analysis. With further post graduate tra...
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  • Amber Lupish, Office Manager

    Amber joined the team at Accelerated Health and Wellness in August 2018. She graduated from the Massage Therapy program from Lambton College in 2004; however, after 10 years as an RMT, Amber made the difficult decision to step away from massage. After her career ended she knew she still wanted to work in the medical industry, so she made the transition to become a medical receptionist. Her knowledge and medical background has proven to be...
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  • Courtney Franks, DPT, HKin - Registered Physiotherapist

    Certified in Concussion Management Courtney Franks joined the Accelerated Health Team in January of 2008. She was born and raised outside of Peterborough, Ontario and attended Brock University where she received her Bachelors of Kinesiology Degree with honors. Courtney attended D'Youville College in Buffalo, New York where she received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Courtney has since become a licensed physiotherapist in both Canada a...
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  • Jason Ward, DPT, HKin - Registered Physiotherapist

    Jason completed his Doctorate in Physical Therapy at D’Youville College in Buffalo, New York. Prior to this he attended the University of Western Ontario where he graduated with Honours in Kinesiology. He is currently a registered Physiotherapist in Canada as well as the United States.  Jason has taken additional courses in Concussion Management,  Acupuncture, Spinal Manipulation, Kinesio Taping, Functional Exercise and attended ...
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  • Chris Georgiev, DPT, HKin-Physiotherapy Resident

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  • Dr. Brett Dykstra BSc.Kin, DC

    Dr. Dykstra started his education by completing a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology from McMaster University. During his time at McMaster, he worked in a lab researching the areas of exercise and muscle physiology. He also worked as a personal trainer during his undergraduate studies, completing multiple certifications in fitness, which is where he found an interest in understanding movement and injury prevention of the human body. Dr...
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  • Dr. Ana Lara N.D.

    Dr. Ana Lara has been involved in the health industry for over 15 years. Her belief in natural medicine led her to complete a bachelor degree in Biochemistry and pursue an education as a Doctor in Naturopathic Medicine. After completing the four year postgraduate program from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in Toronto, Ana chose to return to her roots in Niagara and set up her practice. She is a member of the Board of Dir...
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  • Dr. Katie Dalziel, MD, CCFP, SEM - Sports Medicine Physician

    Dr. Katie Dalziel completed her medical training at Queen’s University in 2015 and went on to complete her Family Medicine Residency at McMaster (Niagara campus) in 2017. Following this, she completed a fellowship in Sports and Exercise Medicine through McMaster University under the guidance of Dr. David Levy and Dr. Wade Elliott.  Dr. Dalziel’s practice is focused on musculoskeletal medicine in athletes of all ages and levels w...
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  • Carrie Jeske, RMT

    Carrie has been a part of the Accelerated Health & Wellness team since 2011. She has been practicing massage therapy since graduating with distinction in 2005 from Grant MacEwan College in Edmonton, AB, with a diploma in massage therapy studies. Having worked in various multi-disciplinary settings, in both Alberta and Ontario, Carrie has gained experience in treating a wide variety of conditions, including headaches, whiplash injurie...
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  • Anne-Marie Valerio, RMT

    Anne-Marie Valerio joined our team at Accelerated Health and Wellness Centre in August of 2018 Anne-Marie is a Registered Massage Therapist and has been practicing for almost 17 years. Her curiosity of massage therapy and its benefits began during her teenage years as she was being treated for injuries while training competitively in track and field.  She was able to see the value of regular therapy on&nb...
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  • Kelsey Warkentin, RMT

    Kelsey Mailloux (Warkentin) joined the Accelerated Health and Wellness team in July of 2019. She graduated from Ontario College of Health and Technology in 2011 with a diploma of Massage Therapy. Kelsey has experience working in both clinical and spa settings and enjoys both very much!  Treatments that Kelsey is passionate about include Trigger Point Therapy and Myofascial Release, Cranial Sacral Therapy which she uses primarily to h...
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  • Suzanne Hamm, RMT

    Suzanne was born and raised in Niagara, completing a diploma in massage therapy from Ontario College of Health and Technology in 2011.   She has worked in various clinical settings, gaining experience in treating a wide range of conditions, while also completing additional training in cupping therapy and prenatal massage.  Helping people feel better and heal has always been her passion, and she is excited to be joining th...
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  • Kevin Langelaan, Bsc.O.T. Reg

    Kevin Langelaan joined the Accelerated Health and Wellness Centre in April of 2014. He is a graduate of Queen's University with a degree in Occupational Therapy. He has practiced in a number of health care facilites such as hospitals, long term care facilities, outpatient clinics, inpatient rehabilitation facilities. As a member of many Occupational Therapy certified groups, Kevin has obtained a wide range of experience in the various fields ...
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  • DJ Warkentin, B.Sc., M.OMSc

    D.J. Warkentin started bringing Classical Osteopathy to the Accelerated Health and Wellness Centre team in September of 2018. He is a lifelong Niagara Region resident and is excited to serve Fonthill and the surrounding communities. D.J. grew up playing basketball, hockey, and running, which worked to foster an interest in the body and its mechanical potential.  D.J. studied Medical Science at Brock University, with particular ...
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  • Amanda Pattison, Kinesiologist Graduate

    Amanda is a 2020 BSc Kinesiology Honours graduate from Brock University. She began volunteering at the clinic in 2018 and officially joined the Accelerated Health and Wellness team in June 2020. Amanda is currently continuing her education and hopes to pursue a career in Physiotherapy in the near future. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her friends and playing soccer.
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  • Joel Neufville, Registered Kinesiologist

    Joel Neufville had relocated from the GTA to the Niagara Region and had joined the Accelerated Health and Wellness team in December of 2020. Joel realized he wanted to be involved in a Kinesiology related field from high school. Being a student/track athlete and being prone to injury, Joel had been frequently in and out of rehabilitation clinics that involved but was not limited to the correction of his movement patterns. From these expe...
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  • McKenna Leblanc, Kinesiologist Student

    McKenna is a Niagara College Fitness and Health Promotion graduate and is currently completing her degree in Kinesiology at Brock University. McKenna began volunteering at Accelerated Health and Wellness in 2019 while she was still a student at NC. She officially joined the team in October 2020. McKenna is looking forward to continuing her education at Brock and becoming a Registered Kinesiologist after she graduates. Outside of the clinic,...
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  • Tyler Stranges, Kinesiologist Graduate

    Tyler is a life long resident of the Niagara Region. He studied fitness and health at Niagara College where he worked with and shadowed their head athletic therapist. It was here that he learned essential skills required to deal with injured athletes both physically and mentally. He then furthered his studies at Brock University in Kinesiology, graduating in April 2021.  Since graduating from Brock, Tyler has successfully completed...
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  • Pamela Arbour, Administrative Assistant

    Pam is an Administrator for Accelerated Health. She has extensive experience in Practice Perfect and has worked in customer service for 26 years. In her spare time she is a certified Kick boxing instructor and teaches classes locally when her schedule allows it. 
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  • Kaytlyn Jenkins, Administrative Assistant

    Kaytlyn joined Accelerated Health & Wellness Centre in September of 2020. Kaytlyn started working in the Administrative and Customer Services world since her first job in highschool. With years of business management, Kaytlyn was able to run her own business for 7 years. Along side working in Administration, Kaytlyn enjoys Horseback Riding as a competitive sport and uses sport medicine body work towards improving her sport for her and...
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