About Our Team
PT, MSc(PT), BHKn, CAFCI, MCPA
Julie graduated from McMaster University in 2002 with Honors in Kinesiology and then graduated from McMaster in 2004 with a Masters in Physiotherapy. She worked in both Owen Sound and Collingwood before she opened up Georgian Bay Physiotherapy Inc. in her home town of Meaford. She has taken many advanced courses in manual therapy and is certified with the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada.
Julie enjoys an active and outdoor lifestyle including: racing in triathlons, water skiing, hiking, camping and both snowshoeing and downhill skiing in the winter. In addition to staying active, her free time is spent with her young family.
Registered PhysiotherapistLaura Libby BscPT, Dip Sports Phys., MCPA
Laura Libby graduated from Western University with her Bachelor Science in Physiotherapy in 1990. She has worked in private practise for the past 27 years with a focus on orthopaedics and sports injuries. She attained her Diploma in Sports Physiotherapy in 2001 through Sport Physiotherapy Canada. Laura has also completed all five levels of the CPA Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy program, and obtained her Intermediate Manual and Manipulative Therapy Certificate in 2005. Laura continues to pursue ongoing postgraduate education to ensure quality of care based on up to date research and clinical practice guidelines for her patients. Most recently, she has done numerous concussion courses, advanced vestibular rehab and IMS Gunn acupuncture. She uses a bio-mechanical approach to assessment and treatment with a focus on manual therapy, education and exercise.
Special interest – concussion and vestibular rehab for all ages and she is passionate about treating sports injuries in all populations from the weekend warrior to the elite. She has particular expertise and experience working with the rugby population as she worked with the local club for 20 years as well as Rugby Canada.
In her younger days she was a competitive gymnast and continued to compete through university. She is an avid skier and biker.
Magesh Anand Doraisamy
Magesh has been working at Georgian Bay Physiotherapy since 2015. He has a special interest in musculoskeletal/orthopedic conditions, myofascial pain and chronic pain. He did his BSc and MSc Degree on Physiotherapy from Tamilnadu, India and has received excellence award in his school and university during his academic program. Magesh has completed special courses in manual therapy techniques including Fascial Manipulation™ which according to him has been an important addition to his clinical expertise.
He uses a combination of manual therapy techniques, acupuncture/dry needling, specific customized exercises program and education/ergonomic advises to address various spinal and peripheral disorders to reduce pain, improve movement and restore individuals back in to their functional activities.
When not working, he enjoys spending time with his family, reading books and exploring the beautiful outdoors of Owen Sound. He looks forward to meeting and working with people within the scope of Physiotherapy to help them realize their goals.
Since graduating from McMaster University with Honours in Physiotherapy, Sherri has served the communities of Meaford and Owen Sound for over 20 years. She has worked in all areas of hospital-based physiotherapy and for the past 8 years has been pursuing her interest in treating children.
Sherri is pleased to have the opportunity to share her passion for pediatrics with GBPT. Sherri has taken numerous pediatric courses and can help children with gross motor delays, neurological and genetic conditions, torticollis, plagiocephaly, and movement, coordination and balance difficulties.
Sherri strives to provide evidence-based treatments through play and fun, with the goal of supporting and empowering the child and family.
Carly graduated from Wilfrid Laurier University in 2008 with a Bachlor of Kinesioglogy and Physical Education (Honours) and is a member of both the Ontario Kinesiology Association and registered with the College of Kinesiologists of Ontario. She has taken many training courses including Bone Fit, Quit and Get Fit, Urban Poling/Activator Instruction, Parkinson Education Program for Community Caregivers as well as having interest in strength and conditioning programming. She grew up in Owen Sound and now lives in Markdale.
Registered Massage Therapist
Registered Massage Therapist
Canadian Certified Pedorthist
Physiotherapy Assistant (PTA)