Our team, your health

Wishbone’s dedicated team of healthcare professionals provide specialized treatment just for you, to get you back to peak performance.

Wishbone’s dedicated team of healthcare professionals provide specialized treatment just for you, to get you back to peak performance

Our team includes Certified Athletic Therapists (CAT(C)), Registered Physiotherapists (PT) Registered Massage Therapists (RMT), Certified Pedorthists, and Bracing Specialists.

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Wishbone's Healthcare Professionals 

At Wishbone Athletics, we understand that quickly assessing and treating injuries results in a faster recovery time, and reduces the risk of re-injury.

Our individualized approach includes

  • sport and activity-specific assessment and treatment
  • one-on-one consultations and treatment sessions
  • active, hands-on rehabilitation targeted to your sport or activity
  • comprehensive, “whole body” care
Healthcare Professionals in Hamilton, Ontario

Surinder Budwal 

Certified Athletic Therapist, CAT(C) 

Surinder is a Certified Athletic Therapist working in Hamilton since 2003. He is a graduate of the Sports Injury Program at Sheridan College and holds a BSc in Kinesiology from the University of Waterloo.

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Healthcare Professionals in Hamilton, Ontario

Drew Korzeniowski

Certified Pedorthist, C. Ped (C)

Drew Korzeniowski is a Certified Pedorthist, working in the Hamilton area for more than 10 years. He is the owner and operator of DK Orthotic Solutions, and operates his Hamilton location at Wishbone Athletics. 

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Healthcare Professionals in Hamilton, Ontario

Heather O'Brien

HBK, MSc Physical Therapy, Physiotherapist

Heather's focus is on inspiring individuals to reach their functional capacity, with philosophies grounded in client education, manual therapy, and therapeutic exercises that help clients optimize function and quality of life. 

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Healthcare Professionals in Hamilton, Ontario

Daniel Strycharz

Registered Physiotherapist

Daniel is a physiotherapy resident with a Master of Physical Therapy. Daniel is passionate about helping patients improve their performance and quality of life through rehabilitation and exercise.

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Healthcare Professionals in Hamilton, Ontario

Dr. Alok Gupta 

Sports Medicine Physician

MBBS, MSc, CCFP(SEM), DIP. Sport Medicine

Dr. Gupta is a practicing full-time primary care sport and exercise medicine physician in Hamilton and Oakville, Ontario. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University.

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Healthcare Professionals in Hamilton, Ontario

Claire Toffelmire

Certified Athletic Therapist CAT(C)

Claire is a Certified Athletic Therapist and a Certified Fascial Stretch Therapist (FST).  She is a graduate of the Bachelor of Applied Health Sciences program in Athletic Therapy from Sheridan College, and holds a Bachelors of Kinesiology from the University of British Columbia.

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Healthcare Professionals in Hamilton, Ontario

Mahyar Dibaji

Certified Athletic Therapist CAT(C)

Mahyar is a graduate of the Athletic Therapy program from York University and holds his BSc in Kinesiology in 2018. 

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Healthcare Professionals in Hamilton, Ontario

Christopher Puskas

CAT(C), RMT, R.KIN

Chris, a graduate of life long learning has been in clinical practice for nearly 25 years.  His career started as a Certified Athletic Therapist working in the Canadian Football League for 17 years. 

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Healthcare Professionals in Hamilton, Ontario

Michael Kolt

Registered Massage Therapist

Micheal is a graduate of Everest College in Massage Therapy.  He has been Registered Massage Therapist who has been providing massage for over 12 years in clinical practice.  He has spent time working with a wide variety of sports related injuries with a special interest with runners, soccer and hockey players.

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Healthcare Professionals in Hamilton, Ontario

Lindsay Groves

Lindsay is the first person you'll meet at Wishbone. She is our clinic administrator, and works with patients to schedule appointments, answer questions, process billing, and keep our office running efficiently and effectively.