Our Team

Our Back n Motion team are all experienced professionals who will work well together to ensure you get the best treatment option available.

DEB SHAVER, CLINICAL DIRECTOR

Deb opened Back n Motion in 2004, bringing Low Intensity Laser Therapy to London, with only one employee. Deb created the Break Free smoking cessation program focusing on addressing both the physical and emotional addiction.
Today, Back ‘n Motion has grown to a team dedicated Professionals who all share the vision of a facility where the patient’s needs truly come first.

 


JORDAN TAKACS, Customer Experience Manager

Jordan graduated in 2020 from St.Clair College as a PTA(physiotherapy assistant).   She is very passionate about ensuring customers have a great experience at Back N Motion.  She enjoys building relationships with each and every customer over the phone and in the clinic.  Jordan is excited to continue her journey here with our team. 

 

 

 


NANCY ZAMBO, CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE

Nancy Zambo

Nancy has worked in the retail customer service industry for close to 30 years and was looking to expand and learn new skills that would incorporate her already outstanding customer service skillset. Nancy uses a positive attitude to encourage others to work hard and succeed. Nancy does a great job at making everyone feel welcome and cared for. When not at work she enjoys hiking and spending time with her family.


VANESSA JAMES, Customer Experience  

Vanesa is currently a student at the University of Western Ontario where she is obtaining her bachelor’s degree in Psychology. After working in customer service for three years she recognizes that providing outstanding customer service is the single most valuable asset to a clinic. Vanessa enjoys coming into Back N Motion every single day to provide that high standard of service to clients. When Vanessa is not working out or studying you will find her at the front desk with a great big smile on her face. 

 


JUDITH ROMERO – CLIENT EXPERIENCE

Judith joined our team in 2018, as a co-op student as part of her SHSM, (Specialist High School Major) program at STA. During her co-op, she was able to learn from and shadow the physiotherapist, as well as learn about working at the front desk and how to run the day to day operations. She has come to value each customer and makes it her goal to ensure the best customer service possible. Judith is currently enrolled at Fanshawe College, in the Fire Prevention and Fire Safety Education program, in hopes to continue helping those around her community in any way she can. She is always willing to help, so let her know if you need anything. “

 


RAFFY KOUNDAKJIAN, REGISTERED PHYSIOTHERAPIST, REGISTERED ACUPUNCTURIST, PT, R.AC, CAFCI, MCPA

Raffy graduated from the UWO physiotherapy progam in 2000. He is also a registered Acupuncturist with the College of Acupuncturists of Ontario (CTCMPAO).  Raffy has had advanced acupuncture training in Beijing China and has trained directly under Dr. Sona Tahan. He has special interest in diagnosing and treating musculoskeletal disorders, concussion diagnosis and treatment, providing manual therapy and personal interactions on each visit.

 


LEON WALSH, REGISTERED PHYSIOTHERAPIST, BSc Kin, MSc.PT

Leon began his physiotherapy career in Scotland, United Kingdom after graduating MSc. Physiotherapy at Glasgow Caledonian University in 2017. He has experience in treating pre and post-op surgeries, sporting, repetitive use and work injuries. His interest lies in restoring optimal functioning to allow pain free movement. During his time in Scotland he used 3D Motion analysis to assess gait mechanics and provided physiotherapy for the Wales National Hockey Team.

 


 

DR. LINDA OSWELL, B.SC. (HON), D. C., F.I.C.P.A.

Dr. Linda Oswell is a 1988 graduate from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto. She has pursued postgraduate education most notably in the field of Principles & Practice of Chiropractic Pediatrics with the I.C.P.A., specialized in Torque Release Technique and most recently Laser therapy. She operates her full time practice in Aylmer & is enthusiastic about expanding her horizons and bringing her knowledge base to Back ’n Motion.

 


DR. LISE ROK, Chiropractor, MASc, DC, RMT  

Dr. Lise Rok is an evidence-based Chiropractor that will diagnose and treat injuries of the joints, bones, muscles, soft tissue, and nerve system in the whole body. Yes, that also includes the spine. Dr. Lise has even helped bioengineer an intervertebral disc implant for the treatment of low back pain. It was part of her Master’s research at the University of Toronto. Cool, right?

 

When you come in to see Dr. Lise expect a hands-on approach to healthcare that is drug-free, highly effective, and safe. She will:

  1. Give you a diagnosis to help you learn about your injury and prevent recurrences.
  2. Spend your entire session providing hands-on care.
  3. Use a variety of treatment techniques and therapeutic exercises to get you better.
  4. Offer virtual sessions when you are unable to come into the clinic.

Dr. Lise can help you manage sports injuries, chronic pain, posture-related stiffness, concussions, dizziness, headaches, neck pain, shoulder pain, low back pain, knee pain, and foot pain. See? She treats the whole body.   Book your appointment with Dr. Lise and let’s get started.

Dr. Lise’s ever-growing list of Post-Graduate Training:

Vestibular Rehabilitation
Concussion Management
Active Release Therapy (ART)
Functional Dry Needling
Medical Acupuncture Provider
3D Orthotic Casting
Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA)
Functional Movement Systems (FMS)
Diane Lee Integrated Model Systems (IMS)
Visceral Manipulation
Graston
Spinal Adjustments
Fascial Distortion Model (FDM)
Wilderness First Responder Certification
CANFIT- Pro Personal Training Specialist


PHILIP CALAUTIT, RMT

Phil has been a Massage Therapist since 2003. He has worked in various settings in London and Toronto. He is enthusiastic about spreading the awareness of massage therapy and its effectiveness in helping patients achieve optimal health.

 

 

 


LAUREN PHILLION, CPED(c) (PEDORTHIST)

Lauren has been working in the Pedorthic Industry since 1994 and has the following certifications; 
– Canadian Pedorthic Technician Certification (1998)
– American Pedorthic Certification in 1998
– Canadian Certified Pedorthist designation in 2004

Lauren is very excited to work in a team environment and to bring her extensive knowledge and experience to Back ‘n Motion.

 


RYAN SNOW, Hon, B.A. Kin, C.Ped 

Ryan graduated from UWO with a B.A. honours in Kinesiology in 2010.  He went on to complete the Diploma in Pedorthics program at UWO in 2013.  Ryan’s education has allowed him to specialize in custom foot orthotics, as well as footwear education and modification. Ryan has been a practicing Canadian Certified Pedorthist for over five years and is confident in his ability to treat his patients. He enjoys helping his clients to regain control of an active lifestyle through the use of custom foot orthotics and proper footwear education.