Dr. Matthew Bortolussi earned his Bachelor of Science with Honors in Physiology from The University of Western Ontario, followed by his Doctor of Chiropractic from New York Chiropractic College in 2004. Since establishing Vellore Chiropractic & Wellness Centre in 2005, he has been proudly providing chiropractic care to the Vaughan community, one adjustment at a time.
Trained in providing active corrective care as well as vitalistic wellness care, he meets patients where they’re at, offering realistic care that assists them in achieving their desired outcomes. Recommendations and advice are based on objective analysis of spinal health and nervous system function, with adjustment styles chosen to best match each person and their needs.
Bertha “Angelica” Alarcon is a Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) with a passion to help people. A graduate of the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy in 2016, Angelica is trained in various techniques including myofascial release, trigger point release, manual lymphatic drainage, hydrotherapy, sports massage, relaxation, and general Swedish massage. She has additional training in prenatal massage, postnatal massage and also holds a hospital placement specialization.
Angelica loves to meet new people and enjoys working with them to improve their health and well-being.
Aislinn Gray, Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) graduated from the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy in 2017. Aislinn is trained in various techniques ranging from myofascial release, trigger point release, manual lymphatic drainage, hydrotherapy and sports massage, to relaxation and general Swedish massage.
Aislinn enjoys sharing the benefits of massage therapy with others, whether it be restorative and rehabilitative, or more relaxing in nature, as stress management and part of a wellness lifestyle.
Cynthia Diner-Spanjers, Registered Physiotherapist (PT) graduated from McMaster University in 2000 with her BHScPT. With over 20 years of experience, Cynthia has provided exceptional care in a number of diverse settings for a wide variety of musculoskeletal and orthopedic conditions. She has provided care for post-trauma and post-surgical rehabilitation, sports injuries, motor vehicle accidents, repetitive stress injuries as well as management of chronic conditions.
Cynthia has advanced training and certification in acupuncture, and is also a certified Functional Capacity Evaluator and certified Assistive Devices Provider. Her care goals include pain management and reduction with restoration of functional capabilities and quality of life.
Ritu Saini, Registered Physiotherapist (PT) obtained her Bachelors of Physiotherapy in 2005. After graduating, she first worked for the renowned Apollo Hospitals group in India as a physiotherapist in the Out Patient Department (OPD) and in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). She treated patients with musculoskeletal conditions as well as critical care needs.
With over 15 years of experience, Ritu has helped her patients successfully treat a wide range of conditions ranging from vestibular rehabilitation, concussion, pelvic health, athletic injuries and post-surgical rehabilitation. Her goal is to relieve patients’ symptoms and improve their quality of life so they can regain independence and get back to their daily activities as soon as possible.
Ritu is currently certified in:
Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy Levels 1,2 & 3
Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy (FCAMPT) Level 1
As part of the team at Vellore Chiropractic & Wellness Centre, her treatment is focused on a combination of manual therapy, individualized exercises, and modalities such as shockwave therapy to not only help restore health but also prevent future injury.
Michelle Schuster, Registered Acupuncturist and TCM Provider has been practicing her passion for acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine since 2015. The perpetual learner, Michelle continues to advance her knowledge and training in this discipline, with additional abilities in facial acupuncture, abdominal acupuncture and a long list of health functions and conditions that respond favourably to acupuncture. Michelle is eager to tackle difficult cases and conditions, even those which haven’t responded to other therapy approaches, whether conventional or alternative.