• Qualified Clinicians
  • Clinical Excellence
  • Multidisciplinary
  • Knowledgeable Staff
  • Accepted by Insurers
  • Qualified Clinicians

    Taking pride in your care

  • Clinical Excellence

    Always informed

  • Multidisciplinary

    We take the team approach

  • Knowledgeable Staff

    Education focused

  • Accepted by Insurers

    WSIB, Health Plans & MVA

Welcome to Upper James Physio

Upper James Physio is a multidisciplinary clinic offering a wide range of services to meet your wellness needs.

UJP has a new look –  but offers the same great care!

We have recently undergone some major renovations to our clinic. We now have a larger reception area and fully functional gym. Our increased space has a nice clean, modern feel to the decor,  and it has more treatment beds offering patient’s more privacy for treatments.

 It’s a bigger and brighter place for you to heal and rehabilitate.


Pelvic Health!

Pelvic Health

Total Health and Wellness

We are more than just a physiotherapy clinic.  With many specialists under one roof we take a multidisciplinary approach to treatment and care.

Meet the Team

Working with your Insurance

We work closely with third party insurance companies, WSIB, extended health care plans and motor vehicle accident claims. Our qualified staff can handle all your billing inquiries.

Our Services


Meet Our Team

  • Silvana completed her undergraduate degree in physical education at Wilfrid Laurier University and received her physical therapy degree from Queen’s University in 2001 where she was a varsity lacrosse athlete. She continued post graduate studies with McMaster’s contemporary medical acupuncture program and with the orthopedic division of the Canadian Physiotherapy association. Her clinical focus is on treatment of various peripheral and spinal injuries that are related to orthopedics and sports. In addition in 2011, she began taking courses in women's and men's pelvic health; and treats various conditions related to urinary incontinence, erectile dysfunction, and pelvic pain disorders. She also enjoys training, coaching, and playing lacrosse and is involved with Burlington Minor lacrosse and is the head coach at McMaster University. Furthermore, she also acts as a preceptor for McMaster Physiotherapy students .

    SILVANA YEE, Registered Physiotherapist

  • Steven completed his bachelor of Kinesiology at Redeemer University in 2013 and pursued his Masters of Physical Therapy at the University of Western Ontario, in which he completed in 2016. He has completed courses in both manual therapy and soft tissue release to help further his skill-set. He focuses on neuro-musculoskeletal injuries in a wide variety of populations including post-surgical, geriatrics, neurological disorders and sports related injuries. Aside of work he enjoys being active, playing basically any sport, traveling and spending time with his friends and family.

    Steven Schilthuis, Registered Physiotherapist

  • Jay is a Physiotherapist Assistant, Certified Personal Trainer, and Athletic Trainer. He completed his degree in Bachelor of Physiotherapy from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, India in 2009. His passion about health and fitness made him to come to Canada where he did his diploma in Fitness and Health Promotion from Fanshawe College, London, ON in 2012. During his days at Fanshawe College, Jay got the opportunity to work as a Varsity Athletic Trainer for various sports teams like soccer, basketball. His duties included providing immediate treatment of sports injuries, performing protective taping and maintaining medical records. Jay has wide variety of experience working as Physiotherapist Assistant in various Long Term Care homes, OHIP clinics, and Sports Medicine clinics. Jay takes great pride in assisting Physiotherapists develop, implement and execute exercise prescription for variety of population starting from athletes to elderly. Jay is also a Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology Certified Personal Trainer (CSEP-CPT) and motivates his clients to set and achieve their fitness goals. Outside of his work, Jay loves to spend his free time with his family and friends. He also loves to watch and play sports like soccer and cricket.

    Jay Vyas, Physiotherapist Assistant

  • Chris Grolla is a Registered Kinesiologist, Certified Athletic Therapist, and a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist. He Graduated with a Bachelor of Applied Health Science from Sheridan College, and continued his education at Indiana State University, earning a Master’s of Science, in Athletic Training. Chris has a wide variety of experience in the rehabilitation and sport performance fields. He has worked with athletes from the high school level, to University, to club teams, in sports such as hockey, lacrosse, rugby, football, and tennis. He also has extensive experience with clinical rehabilitation, finding post-operative and chronic cases most interesting. Chris values the teamwork and collaborative effort of the Upper James Physio team. He shows passion in working with multiple healthcare professionals to bring top quality care to their patients. On Chris’s free time, you can find him somewhere outside with his wife! He loves to play sports and be active, with cycling, sailing, hiking, and snowboarding being top on his list. He is a true adrenaline junky!

    Chris Grolla, Certified Athletic Therapist; Registered Kinesiologist; Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist

  • Megan graduated in 2012 from Memorial University of Newfoundland & Labrador with a Bachelor of Kinesiology and in 2016 from Sheridan College with a Bachelor of Applied Health Sciences (Athletic Therapy) with Honours. Megan is looking forward to starting this new chapter of her life. Megan has had a variety of clinical experience at St. Andrew’s College (Aurora), Rosedale Wellness Center and Sheridan College. During these clinical experiences Megan has had the opportunity to treat a variety of patients from young athletes to the elderly. Megan has had experience working a wide range of sports such as football, hockey, lacrosse and rugby. Currently she is finishing up a season with the Junior Argos Football Club from Toronto. In her free time, Megan enjoys spending time with her puppy (Charlie), and friends and family.

    Megan Young, Certified Athletic Therapist

  • Lisa has been working as an administrator in the medical health and wellness field since 1999 and has been with Upper James Physio since 2005.

    LISA FLOOD, Senior Administrator

  • Melanie has been working at Upper James Physio since 2011.

    MELANIE ILES, Administrator