Our Team

At Optimal Physiotherapy and Health Services, we have a team of highly qualified and experienced practitioners including Diane Spargo Physiotherapist, Tamara Bernardi Pelvic Health Physiotherapist, Dr. Andrew McManus Chiropractor, Jennifer Plourde Massage Therapist and Sarah Dolmage Registered Kinesiologist.

Diane Spargo, BPT

Registered Physiotherapist and Owner

Diane graduated in 2007 and has over 12 years experience as a Registered Physiotherapist in the London area. Her primary practice areas include:

~ Musculoskeletal Injuries ~
~ Sports Injuries ~
~ Concussion Rehab ~
~ Acupuncture and Dry Needling ~
~ Orthopedic Surgery Post Op ~
~ Pre- and Post-Op Rehabilitation ~
~ Motor Vehicle Accidents ~
~ WSIB ~

Tamara Bernardi, MPT, GradCertClinPhys

Registered Physiotherapist and Pelvic Health Physiotherapist

Tamara graduated in 2008 and completed the Graduate Certificate of Clinical Physiotherapy – Incontinence and Women’s Health. Tamara specializes in pelvic health physiotherapy and the following primary practice areas:

~ Pelvic Floor Assessment and Rehabilitation ~
~ Clinical Pilates ~
~ Incontinence and Prolapse ~
~ Pelvic and Vaginal Pain ~
~ Pre/Post-natal Related Pain ~
~ Ultrasound for Blocked Ducts ~
~ Prostate and Gynecological Care ~
~ Musculoskeletal Injuries ~
~ Sports Injuries ~

Dr. Andrew McManus

Chiropractor

Dr. Andrew McManus attended the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) where he graduated as a Doctor of Chiropractic.  He is a member of the Canadian Chiropractic Association and the Ontario Chiropractic Association. His primary practice areas include:

~ Functional Assessment ~
~ Manual and Physical Therapies ~
~ Joint Mobilizations ~
~ Joint Manipulation ~
~ Myofascial Release Therapy ~
~ Sports Injuries ~
~ Chronic Work Injuries ~
~ Shockwave Therapy ~
~ Acupuncture ~

Sarah Dolmage

Sarah Dolmage

Registered Kinesiologist

Sarah graduated from the University of Ontario Institute Of Technology with a bachelors degree in Health Science, honours in Kinesiology.

Having worked as a registered kinesiologist since 2018, she has experience in exercise prescription, rehabilitation, acute injury care and chronic pain management. She has worked with various populations including high-performance varsity athletes, veterans and MVA clients.

Sarah is passionate about her profession and is committed to empowering people with the tools to improve and optimize their health.

Jennifer Plourde

Registered Massage Therapist

Jenn graduated from Fanshawe College’s massage therapy program in 2016.  She completed training with Dr. Vodder’s school of Manual Lymphatic Drainage in 2018.  She has a keen interest in manual lymphatic drainage, lymphedema and post-cancer massage. Jennifer has worked with diverse populations applying all kinds of massage techniques. Jennifer’s specializations include:
 
~ Manual lymphatic drainage ~
~ Lymphedema ~
~ Dermoneuromodulation ~
~ Treatment focused massage ~ 
~ Relaxation ~