South Simcoe Physiotherapy

Your Recovery Begins Here

About Us

South Simcoe Physiotherapy believes strongly that in order to maximize your progress, physiotherapy treatment must be one-on-one, and be provided by a physiotherapist. As such, each client is treated independently by a highly skilled physiotherapist; no assistants or aides are used.

All of our therapists regularly engage in continuing education in order to stay current on breaking techniques and upgrade their skills.  They will develop a highly individualized treatment plan in order to allow you to:  GET BETTER.  FASTER.

Our Team of Experts

Ryan Shea


Registered Physiotherapist

South Simcoe Physiotherapy CAMPT certified

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Ryan graduated from McMaster University with an Honours Bachelor of Kinesiology (2004) and a Masters of Science in Physiotherapy in 2006. Since graduation, Ryan has continued his development through advanced programs including completing his Fellowship in Manual and Manipulative Therapy (, certification in acupuncture through the AFCI, certification in Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS) (, training in the McKenzie method of lumbar spine (, as well as completing the Lyn Watson shoulder physiotherapy specialist courses (  He has also completed his certification in Concussion management through both SHIFT and Complete Concussions (

Ryan is an Alliston resident and is active in the community, spending much of his free time working with the Alliston Hornets Junior C hockey team. After working in Barrie for several years, Ryan decided to open his own clinic in Alliston in April of 2011. His practice has continued to grow necessitating relocation to a larger space in May of 2012 and once again in October of 2013.  In December of 2015 the clinic once again grew in size, doubling its’ previous square footage.  Now the clinic occupies over 3600 square feet!

Clinically, Ryan has a special interest in spinal pathologies, the shoulder, the jaw, and sports medicine. Ryan also has extensive experience with complex motor vehicle injuries and chronic pain conditions. Ryan is a certified SHIFT concussion management provider ( and uses his diverse skill set to treat clients of all ages and with a variety of conditions effectively. Ryan also enjoys mentoring physiotherapists pursuing their training in Manual Therapy (  He has successfully mentored many therapists pursuing their FCAMPT designation and helps to teach courses preparing students for this extensive examination process.

More recently, Ryan has taken on the challenge of distance running.  Having now completed several marathons and running daily himself, Ryan has developed a special interest in running related injuries.  He has completed additional training in this specialized area of interest through the Running Clinic as well as through the Running Physio (amongst others).  Ryan enjoys treating runners of all distances and skill levels and ultimately helping them achieve their goals.  In the future, Ryan intends on teaching other physiotherapists how to effectively treat running related injuries.  A personal goal of his is to complete the 6 world major marathons.


Shivani Dalwadi

PT, BScpt

Registered Physiotherapist

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Shivani is an internationally educated physiotherapist who graduated in 2015 with a Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy. She started her career working in both home care and private orthopaedic settings.

Shivani is passionate about hands on therapeutic approaches to rehabilitation and structured exercise therapy.  She enjoys working with a wide variety of musculoskeletal conditions such as sports injuries, low back pain, neck pain, and shoulder dysfunction.

Shivani has taken additional courses in acupuncture and dry needling as well as being concussion management certified.  She also plans to pursue certification in pelvic health.

In her spare time, you can find her cooking and doing adventurous activities. She also loves to spend time with friends and family .

Jaykob Price


Registered Physiotherapist

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Jayke graduated from the University of Guelph with an Honours in Human Kinetics degree in 2019 and from Queen’s University with a Master of Science in Physical Therapy in 2022. He has always held a passion for sport, physical activity, and healthy living. Jayke was first introduced to physiotherapy after suffering an injury that required rehabilitation. Witnessing his physiotherapist’s commitment, creativity, and desire to successfully aid his return to function is what inspired him to become a physiotherapist and help others get back to the level they desire.

Jayke’s approach to care is to treat everyone as an individual. He believes the importance of providing an in-depth assessment and taking the time to help the patient understand their injury or impairment. He enjoys treating a wide variety of conditions from sports injuries, to pre/post-operative  conditions, to everyday strains and sprains. Jayke will provide an individualized, one-on-one treatment plan that is specific to the goals of the patient.

Jayke has completed certification in acupuncture and dry needling as well as concussuon management.  He also plans to continue his manual therapy training.

When not at the clinic, he enjoys playing hockey, golf, boating on Georgian Bay and spending time with family and friends.

Being born and raised in New Tecumseth, Jayke looks forward to giving back to his community and helping his patients live a healthy and active lifestyle.

Fatemeh khateri


Registered Physiotherapist

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Fatemeh is a Registered Physiotherapist with 15 years of experience in physiotherapy in Ontario.

She has completed post-graduate training in the McKenzie method of Mechanical Diagnosis & Therapy through Robin McKenzie Institute Canada (, Mulligan Concept Mobilisation with Movement through Mulligan Canada (, and has completed the first 3 levels of Orthopedic Manual Therapy (AIM) through Orthopedic Division of Canadian Physiotherapy Association (  Fatemeh plans to challenge her Intermediate examination through the AIM system in the new year.

Fatemeh also has extensive training in both acupuncture and dry needling through Integrative Dry Needling ( and APTEI (  She has pursued post graduate training in custom orthotic therapy, medical compression hosiery, and gait analysis in addition to being certified in K-taping.

With her great knowledge in Leadership and Quality management through McMaster university, she tries to add quality and life to your years by providing the exceptional service according to your needs.

Clinically, Fatemeh has a personal interest in treating low back pain, especially with radiation into the legs (“sciatica”), hip pain, and foot pain and dysfunction. 

When she is not working or pursuing extra education, Fatemeh enjoys reading, music, dancing and socializing with friends and family.

darryl arizapa


Registered Physiotherapist

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Darryl graduated from the University of the East Ramon Magsaysay College in the Philippines in 2004. Upon graduation he worked in a hospital setting for 9 years providing acute care to patients with stroke and cardiorespiratory conditions.

Darryl came to Canada in 2014 to pursue his career as a physiotherapist and became a “Registered Physiotherapist” in 2018. Since then, Darryl has continued his development through post graduate education such as: soft tissue mobilization through the Canadian Athletic Therapists Association, Neurofascial Reset through RAPID, Acupuncture Level 1 through Acupuncture Canada, Human Movement Specialist Certification through the Brookbush Institute and most recently Concussion Management Level 1 and 2 through Concussion Rehab Works.

Darryl is in good standing with the College of Physiotherapy of Ontario. and has previously worked in a community and private practice setting for 6 years in Stouffville, Ontario. Clinically, he has a special interest in working with individuals who have neck and shoulder conditions that are influenced by poor posture and poor work/school environment. He has helped people with total hip, knee and shoulder replacement, moderate to massive shoulder repairs, shoulder impingement, ITB friction syndrome, osgood schlatter disease, tennis/golfer’s Elbow, factures of many varieties, sciatica, mechanical low back pain, degenerative disc disease, osteoarthritis, shin splints, ankle sprain, and many more common and complex injuries.

Being a resident of Alliston, Darryl is excited to be able to help his local community and inspire and motivate residents of Alliston to stay fit and healthy.  He believes in performing a thorough assessment, and empowering his patients through education so that they truly understand their condition and what is needed to get better. Providing  evidence-based exercises, treatment and manual therapy to achieve their goals and improve their quality of life is a key to successful recovery, in Darryl’s opinion.

In his free time, Darryl loves to play with his children, dance with them and go outdoors. He also enjoys working out in the gym, running and has recently started snowboarding.

Boao wang


Physiotherapy Resident

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Boao graduated from the University of Waterloo in 2020 with an Honours Bachelor’s of Science in Kinesiology, and from Brunel University London in 2022 with a Masters of Science in Physical Therapy. 

Boao has an interest in Orthopedics and Sports rehabilitation, having gained experience treating varsity hockey players from The University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University. While at Brunel University London, Boao was a member of Brunel’s Olympic Weightlifting club and is passionate about strength sports in particular. He has plans to continue with additional training as a strength & conditioning specialist.  Boao is also preparing to complete the Complete Concussion Management training to continue his education in concussion treatment and rehabilitation.

Boao previously worked in the United Kingdom, and gained essential experience in both Private practice and Hospital settings.  He helped his patients recover from a wide range of both conservative orthopaedic conditions (including shoulder impingement, disc herniations, osteoarthritis, tendinopathies, and more)  and post-surgical conditions (such as shoulder/knee/hip replacements, ACL reconstruction, rotator cuff repairs, etc).

Boao’s background in Sport and Kinesiology has influenced his treatment approach, utilizing a combination of manual therapy and exercise techniques to help educate and empower patients throughout their rehabilitation and help them achieve their goals. Boao is dedicated to continuing his education, and is keen to improve his skills by balancing the most current evidence based practices with a holistic patient-centred approach to care.

In his free time, Boao enjoys staying active outdoors, training for powerlifting and spending time with friends and family. 



Registered Massage Therapist

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Danielle graduated from the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy in 1996. She has pursued post-graduate training in acupuncture through the Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine, as well as osteopathy at the Ontario College of Osteopathy.

Clinically, Danielle has experience in environments such as multidisciplinary clinics and long-term care facilities. She uses techniques such as myofascial release, craniosacral therapy, visceral release, deep tissue massage, and acupuncture to effectively treat a wide variety of patient conditions.

Danielle’s special interests include complex motor vehicle accident victims, as well as the treatment of headaches and migraines.

Dr. Tatsiana Vovk


Naturopathic Doctor

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Dr. Tatsiana Vovk is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor located in Alliston.

She obtained her Doctor of Naturopathy degree from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine.
With a previous background in conventional medicine as a Medical Doctor in Belarus, Dr. Vovk brings a unique perspective to her practice.

Dr. Vovk is a member of both Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors and Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors (CAND & OAND) and registered with the College of Naturopaths of Ontario (CONO) in Good Standing.

Dr. Vovk is a passionate patient advocate who believes in preventative medicine and a comprehensive and integrated approach to care.

She is currently accepting new patients at the clinic and offers free 15-minute discovery sessions where you can discuss your health goals and explore how you may benefit from the services she provides.

Her Naturopathic approach encompasses various modalities, including comprehensive health assessments, functional diagnostic testing, clinical nutrition, acupuncture (including cosmetic acupuncture), herbal medicine, massage/naturopathic bodywork, homeopathy, and lifestyle counseling.

Dr. Vovk works with patients of all ages: children, adolescents, adults, and seniors.  
The diagnostic skills that she has honed from her previous medical experience along with the holistic view she obtained in Naturopathy allows her to provide high-quality service and the personalized care each patient deserves.

She surely knows that our body is the only way for our soul to live on this planet, and therefore we must take care of it. Her approach is based on a holistic view and identifying underlying root causes of health concerns.

Dr. Tatsiana’s areas of Interest include:

  • Digestive disorders
  • Fatigue, Sleep issues, Stress management
  • Mental Health
  • Weight Management
  • Skin Health and Skin Care
  • Pain and Injury Management
  • Children’s Health
  • Women’s Health

Dr. Vovk is fluent in English and Russian with well understanding of Ukrainian.

Outside of caring for her patients, Dr. Vovk enjoys being in a nature, playing music, and spending quality time with her family.

She is excited to be joining our team.

If you would like to understand how to achieve your health goals, please book an appointment with Dr. Tatsiana Vovk, ND.


Office Manager

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Tammy has over 15 years of experience in office and managerial administration. She has lived in Alliston with her family for over fourteen years, and is proud to be an original member of South Simcoe Physiotherapy. Tammy is your go to person for any billing, insurance, or procedural needs.



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Christine joined South Simcoe Physiotherapy as a receptionist in November of 2017. She is local to the area and has experience with bookkeeping and also holds a real estate license. Christine is well equipped to help with all of your booking and other customer service needs.

tanina di palma



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Tanina joined South Simcoe Physiotherapy as a receptionist in September 2019. She moved into the area 7 years ago. She has experience with accounting and business administration. Tanina will be able to help you with any booking or customer service needs.

Sherri Cicirello



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Sherri joined South Simcoe Physiotherapy as a receptionist in January 2020. She grew up in New Tecumseth, and moved back to the area 5 years ago with her family. Sherri has backgrounds in both broadcasting and the charitable sector, where she has gained experience with such things as video editing, fundraising, scheduling and payroll. Sherri looks forward to helping you with all of your customer service needs.

Our Facilities

Our state of the art facilities are fully equipped to help you return back to your healthy self.
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About Us

South Simcoe Physiotherapy

Hours & Location


Monday: 8am - 7:30pm
Tuesday: 8am - 7:30pm
Wednesday: 8am - 7:30pm
Thursday: 8am-7:30pm
Friday: 8am to 5 pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

Address: 180 Parsons Rd #8, Alliston, ON L9R 1E8


Phone:  (705) 250-6000

Fax:  (705) 250-7000

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Registered physiotherapists offering one-on-one manual therapy, IMS, and acupuncture in Alliston, Beeton, Tottenham, New Tecumseth and surrounding areas

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