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High Heeled Shoes

July 5, 2018
Author: James
High heeled shoes - strict no-no or a considered and grown-up decision? This blog entry discusses the cons and pros of wearing high heels. And...

Shoulder motor control

February 22, 2018
Author: James
I have written many time in the past on this blog about how to use various exercises to help progress shoulder strength and stability. For example...

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Seconds from the Bedford exit of St. George Subway station. Green P parking on site (off Bedford Rd.)

208 Bloor St. West unit 901
Toronto, ON
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Tel: (647) 348 7700
Email: james@yorkvillephysiotherapy.com

About Mark Vrbensky, MSc.(PT)

Mark loves physiotherapy! This is a natural extension from his long time interest in how the human body functions, and his desire to help people. By combining hands-on treatment with therapeutic exercise, Mark maximizes physical function to help his patients live a strong and highly functional life.

An athlete himself (hockey and wrestling), Mark has personal experience with return to high-level performance through rehabilitation following his myriad injuries! Mark focuses his attention to treating the root cause of his patients’ pathologies, not just symptoms. His treatment preferences include manual therapy and exercise of course, but also, importantly, injury relevant education.

Mark is registered with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario. He received his Masters of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Toronto and is certified in Soft Tissue Release. He also completed a Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology from McMaster University, where he spent 3 years working as a Human Anatomy & Physiology Teaching Assistant.
Mark is an excellent choice for any client looking forward to a return to optimal function.

Contact Mark with any questions about Physiotherapy services for your individual needs.



About James Braithwaite, MSc.(PT), FCAMPT, CIDN, CSCS

James is a Physiotherapist based in Toronto providing Physical Therapy services to individuals in home and in clinic (at Avenue and Bloor).

About JamesJames is a Physiotherapist based in Toronto providing Physical Therapy services to individuals in home anywhere in the GTA and in clinic at Avenue and Bloor. James is an engaging, fun, empathetic and, most importantly, effective physiotherapist who believes that beside improving how you look and feel, working toward peak physical function is an excellent avenue for general personal development that can spill over into other areas of living.

James has a strong background in Physiotherapy and physical conditioning. He holds a Masters Degree in Physical Therapy (Queen’s University ’10) and also the Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) designation from the National Strength and Conditioning Association. James has years of extensive manual physiotherapy training and is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy (FCAMPT) which is the gold standard for advanced level physiotherapy training in Canada. James is also certified in Integrated Dry Needling (CIDN), which is a great treatment for managing myofascial (muscle) pain. James is an amateur athlete of many stripes (and skill levels!), a coach, teacher, speaker, and all around fantastic guy!

James works with a wide variety of populations to improve physical performance for use on the field and in day-to-day life. He develops rehabilitation protocols firmly rooted in exercise science but applied with the art required of a health professional. 

Please don’t hesitate to Contact James with any questions about Physiotherapy services for your individual needs.