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Allen Eshmoili
Registered Physiotherapist
As a graduate of SUNY Upstate Medical University in NY, Physiotherapist Allen Eshmoili holds a Master’s Degree in Physiotherapy.

 After moving to Canada in 2016 to work with one of Ontario’s first multidisciplinary chronic pain clinics, Allen refined his diagnostic skills by becoming a Board-Certified Specialist in Orthopaedic Physiotherapy, ultimately opening up his private practice located in Vaughan. With extensive knowledge on the Mckenzie Method, Allen’s expertise is in musculoskeletal and sports injuries, with a special focus on back pain, sciatica, and neck pain. Allen’s passion is to empower others with the tools, knowledge, and education they need to get back in the driver’s seat of their body and get rid of their pain (for good), so they can keep doing the activities that they love. Allen is delighted to be working part time with the staff at MechPhysio as they share the same passion for Mckenzie Method and helping clients live a healthier and more active lifestyle for the years ahead.

Kendra Sheppard
Certified Athletic Therapist

Kendra believes that education and exercise are major components to achieve ones rehab goals for a healthier lifestyle. Kendra provides excellent hands-on care and makes ‘feeling better’ an exciting journey to overall better health. Kendra is also a Certified First Responder and bracing technician, specializing in custom bracing.
As an Athletic Therapist, her skills include ART (soft tissue release), Advanced joint mobilizations, exercise prescription and massage.

Kendra is a Certified Athletic Therapist who graduated from Limestone University in Gaffney, South Carolina with a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training (with honours) along with a minor in Biology. Kendra played four years of NCAA DII lacrosse while obtaining her degree, bringing home three conference championships and an NCAA National Tournament appearance. During her time at Limestone, Kendra had the opportunity to work with many sports teams at the high school, university and professional level. Following graduation, Kendra gained valuable experience in physiotherapy clinics with various workplaces and motor vehicle accident injuries along with every-day sprain and strains experienced by the recreational athlete in the community.

On her off days, Kendra coaches women’s lacrosse and stays active by hiking, mountain biking, and rollerblading.

Melina Bisogni
Manual Osteopath

Melina enjoys working with seniors and helping them enjoy their retirement with the freedom of mobility and strength. She always makes her clients laugh and focuses on helping her them reach their strength and flexibility goals! 


Melina has a great deal of experience with ACL pre and post surgery, meniscus injuries, sprained Ankles, Plantar Fasciitis, Muscle Strains/Tears, and Rotator Cuff Strains/Impingements that are common in the athletic population and weekend warrior. Melina loves to use Manual Therapy skills, Mobilizations, and a stimulating strength programming to treat shoulder pain, elbow pain such as tennis elbow. She also has great success with common knee injuries from sports strains, work strains, and arthritis.

Melina has worked both in clinical and field settings. Clinical settings include organizations such as Humber Hospital rehabilitation. Sports teams include Ryerson’s volleyball and ice hockey teams, University of Toronto’s soccer and volleyball teams, and York University’s Soccer team. Melina has attended Ontario University Athletics finals and Nationals multiple times. She volunteered with the Canadians Women Hockey League in 2016.

Melina earned a Specialized Honours degree in Kinesiology and Health Sciences along with Athletic Therapy at York University in 2020. Melina is a certified personal trainer and aquafitness instructor.

In her spare time, she loves to play soccer, swim, travel, and spend time with family, and friends.
Stacey Connell
Certified Athletic Therapist

Stacey graduated with High Honors from Sheridan College in 2017, earning a Bachelor of Applied Health Sciences in Athletic Therapy. In the same year she successfully challenged the national exam and became a Certified Athletic Therapist.

Stacey graduated with High Honors from Sheridan College in 2017, earning a Bachelor of Applied Health Sciences in Athletic Therapy. In the same year she successfully challenged the national exam and became a Certified Athletic Therapist.

Stacey has worked with athletes from the University of Toronto, St Michaels College School and Woodbine Racetrack providing on-field assessments, acute injury treatment, prophylactic taping, and emergency first responder services for a variety of sports including volleyball, soccer, rugby, lacrosse, hockey, field hockey, football and horse racing.

In terms of clinical experience, Stacey has enjoyed treating a variety of clientele of all ages and abilities during her time at the McIntosh Sports Medicine Clinic, Be In Motion Physiotherapy, Centre for Sports and Recreation Medicine and Rosedale Wellness Centre.

Within her treatment sessions Stacey likes to blend a combination of manual therapy; which includes soft tissue work, joint mobilization and therapist assisted stretching, with exercise therapy; focusing on core stability and functional strength elements that translate into everyday life. Her goal is to help patients to achieve their rehab and fitness goals with a sense of enjoyment and levity.

Svetlana Fridlyand
Registered Massage Therapist
Svetlana Fridlyand is a registered massage therapist (RMT) and long time member of the RMTAO. She has been treating patients in the Greater Toronto Area since graduating from Kikawa College in 1996.
Svetlana enjoys helping people with:
Neck and shoulder tension through relaxing swedish and deep tissue massage and trigger point therapy.
Limb swelling from lymphatic insufficiency or vericose veins in the legs. Lymphatic massage provides significant and noticeable affects
Whiplash injury through gentle mobilization of all the muscles in the neck
Claudia Fragnelli
BA, BAHSc, RKin, CAT(C) Certified Athletic Therapist, Registered Kinesiologist
Claudia received her Honours BA in Kinesiology at Western University and her Honours BAHSc in Athletic Therapy from Sheridan College. Claudia has been practicing since 2011 and has extensive experience working with various populations ranging from the industrial athlete and weekend warrior to the casually active individual and sedentary senior. Conditions she treats on a regular basis are Lower back pain, neck pain and stiffness, shoulder pain related to sports such as tennis and golf, plantar fasciitis, and hip osteoarthritis.
Claudia utilizes Soft Tissue Release, joint mobilizations, Mckenzie Method and exercise prescription to treat both acute and chronic conditions in an attempt to return each patient to work and/or play as quickly as possible. Claudia enjoys motivating her patients to live an active lifestyle and feel strong and confident in their movement.
Camilla Corrado
Exercise Therapist
Camilla graduated with an Honours Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from McMaster University in 2024, and is now working as an exercise therapist. At McMaster, she was a member of the Mac Dance Team, a student volunteer at the Physical Activity Centre of Excellence, and a placement student at Active Relief Centre.
Camilla has gained significant experience with clients of diverse ages, conditions, and lifestyles. Camilla is dedicated to helping patients return to pain-free daily activities through a holistic approach to patient care. She believes that personalized exercise programs play a key role in improving quality of life! Camilla’s passion for fitness shows in her practice, through her enthusiasm and dedication. Having grown up dancing competitively and playing soccer recreationally, she maintains an active lifestyle and offers a unique perspective on exercise therapy. Outside of work, you can find Camilla in the gym, hiking, reading, or walking her dog.
Inyata Sami
Inyata Sami
Registered Physiotherapist
Inayath has a Bachelors in physiotherapy and has been practicing for 15 years. In his home country India, he’s worked in tertiary care hospitals and outpatient orthopedic clinics with experience in various musculoskeletal conditions, orthopedic post operative care, geriatric care, sports injuries, spinal cord injuries and degenerative joint diseases. Inayath’s techniques of manual therapy, electro-physical agents, exercise therapy, home exercise programs, prescription of assistive devices/orthotics allow him to be valuable in multiple clinic settings.
Inayath is delighted to be working alongside the staff at MechPhysio. Since starting here Inayath has gained more knowledge and clinical skills in the Mckenzie Method. He enjoys getting to know the patient’s lifestyle and forming a comprehensive treatment plan for them to have a successful recovery long term. Inayath is an empathic physiotherapist with excellent communication skills and is thrilled to serve the people in the Thornhill and Vaughan community.