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Physiotherapy, Massage Therapy, Fitness in Winchester, On




Dave Summers

MPT, BSc (Hons KIN)

Clinc Director, Owner, Founder of Summers Physiotherapy in 2014 (Previously Winchester Physiotherapy)

Dave has always had a passion for health and helping others. Born and raised in North Dundas, he has strong roots in the community and is fortunate to be able to provide health and wellness services in his hometown of Winchester. Dave graduated with his Masters in Physical Therapy from D’Youville College, Buffalo NY, and previously earned his Bachelor of Science Honors Kinesiology degree from the University of Western Ontario. Dave has been practicing Physiotherapy since 2007 and treats a wide variety of injuries and impairments.  He has a special interest in chronic, nagging injuries, along with concussion rehabilitation and sport specific return to play. When not at the office, Dave can be found running around town with his family to his kids’ hockey, figure skating, curling, golf, soccer, and baseball events. Dave volunteers a lot of his spare time to coaching his son and daughter and their sports teams and enjoys every minute of it.  

  • Acupuncture (AFCI)
  • Functional Dry Needling
  • Advanced Manual Therapy Level 3
  • Shift Concussion Management (Level 1)
  • Certified Functional Movement System (FMS)
  • Certified Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA)
  • Titleist Performance Institute (level 1)
  • Canadian Physiotherapy Association
  • Ontario Physiotherapy Association
  • College of Physiotherapists of Ontario
  • Ontario Physiotherapy Orthopaedic and Private Practice Divisions


Nancy Peterson

BSc (PT)

Nancy is a Registered Physiotherapist with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario and a member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association.  She graduated from McMaster University in 1985 with a Bachelor of Science Physiotherapy, and has had a varied career in both hospital and private practice settings.  She has taken various orthopaedic and professional development courses, including Level 2 manual therapy courses for extremity and vertebral mobilization, Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy with the McKenzie Institute of Canada, and training in Acupuncture with the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada. Nancy has 4 grown children, and is enjoying the ‘empty nest’ with her husband on their small farm in Winchester

Emily Wicks


Emily earned her Master’s of Science in Physical Therapy at the university of Toronto in 2016 and prior to this, graduated from the University of Ottawa with a Bachelor’s of Health Sciences. After graduation, Emily was very excited to get a job right here in her hometown, and give back to the community that she grew up in. Since graduating, Emily has taken post-graduate courses in acupuncture, dry needling, manual therapy, pregnancy and post-partum rehabilitation, and pelvic floor physiotherapy. Growing up in a large family of women and becoming a mother of two little girls has made Emily very passionate about women’s health issues. She offers Pelvic Health Physiotherapy at our clinic and has a particular interest in pregnancy and post-partum recovery. Emily considers patient education to be the cornerstone of physiotherapy treatment, and places a strong emphasis on manual therapy and exercise prescription. When not working, Emily enjoys spending time with her family and hunting and fishing in the outdoors.

Dana Pelletier

MPT, BHsc (Hons)

Dana received her Masters of Physical Therapy degree from D’Youville College, Buffalo, NY in 2007. Prior to that she attended the University of Western Ontario and graduated with an Honors Bachelor of Health Sciences Degree in 2004.  After ten years of valuable experience throughout the U.S., she returned to Canada and has practiced in Winchester ever since. As a clinician, Dana strives to provide that personalized touch to your care. She is committed to ongoing professional development to improve your well-being, function, and performance. She uses an integrated manual therapy approach reinforced by functional exercise to achieve your goals, whether that is training for a marathon or lifting your grandkids. She has completed a variety of manual therapy courses including clinical mentorship through the North American Institute of Orthopaedic Manual Therapy. Although she considers herself a general orthopaedist, her clinical specialties include the TMJ and a certification in cancer rehabilitation.Overall, she believes that one of the most rewarding aspects about being a Physiotherapist is empowering patients in their rehabilitation journey and showing them the beautiful resilience of the human body.  

Olivia Wouters

MPT, BSc (Hons)

Olivia earned her Masters of Science in Physical Therapy degree from Queen’s University in 2018. Prior to completing her Masters Degree, Olivia graduated from McMaster University with an Honours Science Bachelor degree in Kinesiology in 2016. Since graduating, Olivia has worked with a variety of populations and injuries. She has taken post-graduate courses in manual therapy, acupuncture and functional dry needling/IMS, post-concussion management and vestibular rehab and stays up to date on best practices in these respective disciplines. Olivia has always enjoyed staying active and being involved in athletics. You can find Olivia spending her spare time hiking, traveling and spending time outdoors with her family. Olivia places a strong emphasis on manual therapy, exercise prescription and patient education.  


Robyn Devries


Robyn is a graduate from  the three year Algonquin College Massage Therapy Program. She is an active member of the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO) and has been a part of the team at summers physiotherapy since 2015. Robyn has experience working with a wide variety of clients from children, elderly, athletes, chronic pain patients and those coming in for relaxation/general wellbeing treatments. She has taken additional courses in cranisosacral therapy, pre and post natal massage, as well as post partum assessment for DRA. She is hoping to continue her education in pregnancy/infant/and women's health related treatments.  Her treatment style focuses on deep tissue massage, myofascial release, and helping clients to achieve their wellness goals. Outside of work Robyn enjoys spending time with her young family and being outside and active from mobility/strength training to gardening or sewing.

Jeremy Beaudin


Jeremy is a recent graduate from the Algonquin College Massage Therapy program. He has always been involved with sports: predominantly football and powerlifting. As an athlete with a background of injuries he understands the importance of rehab and injury prevention; in fact, seeing how other healthcare professionals helped him is what led him to pursue massage therapy.He seeks to address your needs as a client, and find the root of the injury to maximize your recovery and wellbeing.He really enjoys working with joint-related injuries, and loves problem-solving using orthopedic assessment. He's the kind of therapist that is just as happy with his clients on a table as in the gym. If you’re Jeremy's client, you’re interested in improving your body with both massage therapy and therapeutic exercise.

Michelle Leduc


Michelle is a graduate of the Massage Therapy program at Algonquin College (2021) and is a Registered Massage Therapist with the CMTO.She brings her fascination with the human body and background in running and strength training into the treatment room. As a runner for over 25 years, she understands the demands of the sport with respect to training, its impacts to the body and the frustrations of an injury. She believes in client education – if they understand what’s going on with their body, it will help them recover and prevent injuries. She has experience treating a variety of clients – from children to elderly, athletes to office workers. Come see her if you want to resolve your pain or discomfort, return to your normal activities of daily living, and prevent future injuries.Her training includes in Active Release Techniques, injury prevention and rehabilitation for runners and holds various coaching certifications.Outside of the clinic, Michelle can be found training for her next ultramarathon adventure. She contributes to the running community through the Russell Run Club.

Laura Cain


Laura is a graduate of the Algonquin College 3 year Massage therapy program. She knew she wanted to devote her life to helping people and therapeutic massage was the perfect way for her to achieve this goal.Laura enjoyed several wonderful work placements and 4 years working in the field, now she has grown to specialize in many different types of clientele, such as the elderly, expectant mothers, special-needs children, as well as several college sports teams.Her therapeutic focuses include Deep tissue, Swedish, Relaxation, Pregnancy, Chronic pain and Sports.In her spare time, Laura enjoys baking, decorating and spending time with her children and extended family. Laura believes that massage therapy can help her clients minimize pain and reach a higher level of health and wellness.


Sinead O'Brien

RKin, MHsc, BHsc (Hons)

Sinead completed her Master of Health Sciences in Neurophysiology and her Bachelor of Health Sciences Honours degrees at The University of Ontario Institute of Technology. Sinead works in tandem with our physiotherapists to design our exercise rehab programs. She can design programs to help rehabilitate injuries, manage symptoms of chronic conditions, or even just to help with general health and fitness. In addition, she has taken extra courses in pre and post natal fitness, Functional Movement Screening Level One, and has completed Shift Concussion Management Level 1. She enjoys empowering people to improve their overall fitness, and become more confident in themselves and their abilities.


Tristan MacGregor

RKin, BHsc

Tristan was born and raised in South Mountain and is excited to give back to the North Dundas community that he grew up in.Tristan graduated from Laurentian University in 2021 with a Bachelor’s of Kinesiology. He has always had a profound interest in sports: hockey, football, wrestling, rugby, and swimming. Tristan currently spends countless hours at the hockey rink as the trainer for the Jr. A Kemptville 73’s. Since graduating, Tristan has acquired a wealth of experience in the exercise rehab and strength training fields while working with Physiotherapists in a clinical setting. No matter how big or small you goals are, Tristan will strive to help you achieve them.


Jeremy Ross

C. Ped, BHsc (Hons)

Jeremy graduated from the University of Western Ontario in 2011 with a Bachelor’s Degree with Honors and Specialization in Kinesiology. Jeremy then went on to graduate the Pedorthic program offered through the University of Western Ontario in 2014. For the past 5 years, Jeremy has been practicing within the Pedorthic profession as a member of both the Pedorthic Association of Canada and the College of Pedorthics of Canada


Shelley Cousineau

Office Manager

Shelley has a diploma in Medical Assisting and has been in the medical field for 34 years. She has been part of Summers Physiotherapy, previously Winchester Physiotherapy for over 20 years.  Along with managing staff and front desk administration, she brings in-depth knowledge in MVA, WSIB and private insurance companies. Shelley is a resident of the Winchester area and is passionate about her community and patient care.

Stephanie Young

Office Coordinator

Stephanie completed her Bachelor of Arts in Psych and Hospitality Management at Carleton University. She has been working at Summers Physiotherapy since fall of 2016, and uses her hospitality management skills to ensure that all of our front desk admin runs smoothly.




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