Silvana Yee

BSc.PT Hons B.A. PE

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 health with specialization in urinary incontinence and pelvic pain disorders.  She also enjoys training, coaching, and playing field 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 is a member of the college of physiotherapists and the Canadian physiotherapy association.

Chris Grolla


Chris received his Bachelor of Applied Health Science in Athletic Therapy from Sheridan College in 2008 and his Master's of Science in Athletic Training from Indiana State University in 2009. He is a member of the Canadian Athletic Therapy Association and the Ontario Athletic Therapist Association.

Chris' clinical focus is on general rehabilitation of orthopaedic injuries ranging from the extremities to the spine. He enjoys studying the science of strength and conditioning and implementing programs to a variety of athletes. Chris continues to broaden his knowledge of rehabilitation through continual course upgrades, and application of evidence based practice. He enjoys playing hockey, cycling, soccer, snowboarding,camping, and other outdoor activities.

Rachel VandenDool

• Hons B.A.
• Registered Physiotherapist

Rachel is a physiotherapist registered with the College of Physiotherapists, as well as a member of the Canadian and Ontario Physiotherapy Associations. She has completed an Honours degree in Kinesiology at Redeemer University College and her Masters of Science degree in Physiotherapy from Queen’s University.
Rachel has completed courses in manual therapy, soft tissue release, therapeutic taping as well as cervicogenic headaches and shoulder rehabilitation. Since graduating Rachel has worked with a variety of patient populations and injuries including motor vehicle accidents, work-related injuries, arthritis patients and sports injuries. She also has experience working with volleyball and basketball teams.
While not at work Rachel enjoys playing volleyball, camping and enjoying the outdoors.