Our Team

At Gemini Health Group, our team is dedicated to providing top-quality care to our patients. Our team of experienced physiotherapists, chiropractors, massage therapists, and other healthcare professionals are committed to helping you achieve your health and wellness goals.

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Our Registered Physiotherapists

Joseph Balsano - Registered Physiotherapist

Joseph Balsano

REGISTERED PHYSIOTHERAPIST

Joseph completed his Masters of Physical Therapy degree in 2009 from the University of Toronto. Prior to completing his masters degree he obtained a Bachelor degree in Exercise Science at Concordia University in 2007. Since 2009 Joseph has continued to study and improve his Physiotherapy skills by taking numerous post graduate courses

Joseph’s approach is to provide evidence-based treatment strategies that are individualized towards his patient’s goals and towards treating the root cause of his patient’s pain or physical limitations. Joseph’s goal is to apply his physiotherapy knowledge and experience toward developing treatment programs that give his patients the best chance at a quick and successful recovery.

Joseph loves to learn and plans to continue to improve his physiotherapy skills with additional courses. In his spare time he enjoys reading, taking piano lessons, watching sports and spending time with his family.

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Sharon Li

PHYSIOTHERAPIST

Sharon is a passionate and caring physiotherapist and believes in holistic approach to health care. After completing her Doctor of Physiotherapy degree from University of Melbourne in Australia with a background of Bachelor of Science degree from UBC, she has worked with clients from all age groups to assist with their rehabilitation regarding their sporting, work and day-to-day activities in variety of health care settings ranging from private physiotherapy clinics, hospitals and community care. She has also gained clinical teaching and research experience in the field from her role as an Associate Professor in Shanghai University of Sports.

Her passion is to help people through empowering them with the knowledge that will improve quality of life and help them in achieving their personal goals. Sharon utilises skills in manual therapy, acupuncture, manipulations, exercise prescription, and education to assist in achieving this.

Sharon is bilingual in English and Chinese. Aside from physiotherapy, she enjoys being active and loves music. You can find her in the gym or outdoors in her spare time

Kan Chen - Resident Physiotherapist

Kan Chen

RESIDENT PHYSIOTHERAPIST

Kan completed an Honours Bachelor of Kinesiology degree from the University of Toronto. He then proceeded to obtain his Master's degree in Physiotherapy from the University of Birmingham in the U.K. After graduating, Kan worked in England in areas of orthopedics and geriatric rehabilitation before deciding to come back to Canada.


Kan believes in a holistic approach when it comes to treating his patients. His philosophy involves an active rehabilitation approach which he believes is key to recovery. His practice focuses on evidence-based practice, which includes manual therapy, individualized exercise prescription, and patient education as his main driver for optimal patient recovery.


Kan is a strong believer in education. He plans to further his knowledge and skills through additional courses in manual therapy in the future. During his spare time, Kan enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, and playing basketball.

Our Injury Prevention Team​

Gianluca Bruno-Bossio, BSC KIN

Gianluca Bruno-Bossio, BSC KIN

KINESIOLOGIST / CERTIFIED STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING TRAINER

My name is Gianluca Bruno-Bossio and I am a graduate from both Humber college and Guelph-Humber University. During my time in post-secondary school, I received a Diploma in Recreation & Services and Fitness & Health Promotions along with graduating with honours in the Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology program at the University of Guelph-Humber.

Growing up I always had a passion for sports mainly basketball and soccer however, it was not until 2016 when fitness and health started to become a new passion of mine. I made the decision to return to school in 2017 two years removed from completing my first diploma program. What sparked my interest to return was my new curiosity and love for fitness and health which would in turn become a passion for the science and theory behind everything fitness and health related. During my four-year return to education, I obtained a diploma, a degree along with certifications in both personal training and group training along with valuable experience working with athletes across many internships. The most important thing I learned over this time however is I want to stay in the fitness and health world and help other individuals reach their goals.

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Francis Ganab BSC KIN

KINESIOLOGIST / CERTIFIED STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING TRAINER

Francis has a degree in Kinesiology from York University and is passionate about fitness, training and nutrition. Francis loves basketball and will help all athletes and aspiring athletes take their strength and fitness to the next level.

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Isabella Little

Physiotherapy Assistant, Certified Strength and Conditioning Trainer

I am passionate about living a healthy active lifestyle. I have always enjoyed competitive sports.

I completed my high school education at Bill Crothers Secondary School where I declared my sport as a competitive hockey player for 10 years and where I took part in the equestrian team through the school for 3 years. I then went to Brock University for two years where I took Concurrent Education, which led to working for the French school board as a full time Kindergarten teacher.

Recently I competed in a bodybuilding fitness competition and I currently work as a manager and personal trainer at Anytime Fitness in addition to being enrolled at Seneca College where I am taking Fitness & Health Promotion.

I like to surround myself with like minded individuals who have a passion for health and wellness. I want to help others make positive changes in their life, as well as put them in the right direction to achieve their health goals.

Our Chiropractors

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Dr. Monique Petricone, DC, Chiropractor

CHIROPRACTOR

Dr. Monique integrates diversified chiropractic technique in her practice which includes a combination of chiropractic manipulation, myofascial release techniques, and rehabilitation exercise.

Prior to working as a chiropractor, she was the lead trainer for both the Sri Lankan rhythmic gymnastic team and the Midget AA Vaughan Flames hockey team.

Dr. Monique completes movement assessments for the athletes she works with and develops programs dedicated to injury prevention and performance.

Dr. Monique is passionate about helping patients of all ages and fitness levels to improve their quality of life through remedying their pain and achieving their peak performance ability.

Certified in Contemporary Medical Acupuncture, Athletic Movement Assessment. Trained in Webster Technique for Prenatal Patients.

Dr. Kyle Chung, DC, Chiropractor

Dr. Kyle Chung, DC, Chiropractor

Dr. Kyle Chung completed his Bachelor of Science Honours Kinesiology from McMaster University. He then continued his education by completing his Doctor of Chiropractic from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College where he graduated with Summa Cum Laude and received the Ronald King Award for his chiropractic diagnostic ability.

Dr. Chung has worked as a sideline therapist for a variety of teams, including: Richmond Hill Stars Hockey, Hamilton Junior Tiger-Cats Football, McMaster University’s Tennis Team, North Mississauga Panthers Ontario Play Developmental League/League1 Semi-Professional teams, and Real Madrid’s Professional Soccer Camp.

Through the use of hands-on care, education, and exercise, Dr. Chung applies up-to-date research to tailor treatments towards your individual goals. Dr. Chung has experience working with both the general population and athletes of all skill levels and ages.

Dr. Chung is a die-hard Toronto Raptors and Buffalo Bills fan. In his spare time, he loves to weight train at the gym and go hiking.

Our Registered Massage Therapist​

Haley Kim, Registered Massage Therapist

Haley Kim

REGISTERED MASSAGE THERAPIST

Haley graduated from Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy (CCMH) in 2017 and has been growing her practice, skills, and passion for Massage Therapy since. She also has 6 years of experience as an Occupational Therapist in South Korea. Her experience as an Occupational Therapist gives her a better understanding for clients` activities of daily living (ADL) such as setting/posture at a workplace environment, as well as sleeping and leisure. Her goal is to not only provide case specific treatment, but to continually educate and bring awareness to clients regarding their specific condition and their ongoing progress.

In addition to having the fundamental skills of Massage Therapy, she also has a wealth of knowledge in: Deep Tissue Massage, Trigger Point Therapy, and Cupping Therapy. Haley also offers Post and Prenatal Massage. She has experience treating patients with all different types of pain and injuries stemming from sports injuries, repetitive strain, poor posture, and stress.

She believes in following up her massages with valuable and impactful suggestions for continued care at home.

She is looking forward to meeting you and helping you with your individual health goals.

Our Registered Acupuncturist

Fei Sun, Registered Acupuncturist

Fei Sun

REGISTERED ACUPUNCTURIST

Faye is a registered Acupuncturist under CTCMPAO. She graduated from Toronto School of Traditional Chinese Medicine. She has a rich background in western medicine in China, graduated from Nan Jing medical university, she engaged in clinical medicine for 3 years in China. Faye integrates the knowledge of traditional Chinese medicine with western medicine into her diagnosis to get more effective treatment. She is passionate about helping people. She has excellent skills in acupuncture such as acupressure, cupping, moxibustion, gua sha, bloodletting, and Chinese tuina.

Faye works with patients on ailments ranging from:

Pain syndrome: neck pain, back pain, shoulder pain, sciatic pain, arthritis, tendonitis, trauma.

Gynecopathy: infertility, irregular menstruation, dysmenorrhea, amenorrhea, PMS, menopause, postpartum depression, leukorrhea.

Gastroenterology disease: gastric pain, vomiting, bloating, abdominal pain, diarrhea, constipation.

Internal medicine: insomnia, hypertension, high cholesterol, diabetes, hemiplegia, headache, migraine, dizziness & vertigo, palpitation, common cold, cough, asthma, allergic rhinitis.

Emotional disorders: anxiety, depression, panic, stress.

Skin problem: acne, urticaria.

Our Certified Yoga Teacher

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Tara Gurba

BSC KIN, Certified Yoga Teacher (500 hours)

Tara is the manager at Gemini Health Group and recently completed two online training programs to become a 500 hour certified Yoga teacher. She enjoys the physical and emotional benefits of yoga and likes to share and teach these benefits through her one on one or couples yoga sessions. Yoga is a great way to improve fitness, flexibility, and strength, prevent injuries, incorporate relaxation into your routine, and improve overall health and well being on a physical and mental level. Tara will cater a program specific to your individual goals.

Our Clinic Manager & Admin Assistant

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Tara Gurba

GEMINI CLINIC MANAGER

Tara was born and raised in Richmond Hill. She was always a good student, and always stayed very active in activities such as horseback riding, skating, dance, soccer, and basketball. She chose to focus her skills on the court and she was recruited to play for York University Varsity Basketball team.. Here, she was an OUA All Star and named the York University Rookie of the Year. She finished her degree in Kinesiology and Health Sciences with her now husband Alex Gurba.

She always had a love for animals, which led her to take another path to become a Registered Veterinary Technician. She worked as an RVT for 5 years. In August 2017, Tara gave birth to two beautiful and healthy miracle twin babies, and is a very proud (and busy) mom.

Tara enjoys running with her double stroller, baking healthy treats, and going to the park with her family. She has always had a passion for health and fitness, and when Alex decided he wanted to open a multidisciplinary clinic, she knew she wanted to help create something special for her family.

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Tia Brunelle

ADMINISTRATOR

Tia was originally from Toronto. However, she spent most of her childhood growing up in Vancouver, BC and moved back to Ontario 7 years ago. She was a competitive figure skater for 11 years with professional skating, ballet, and athletic training. She is most passionate about rehabilitation, injury prevention, and promotion of health and fitness. Tia is a Pre-Health Sciences graduate from Georgian College, has taken Athletic Therapy courses at Sheridan College, and will be attending a post-secondary Occupational therapist and Physiotherapist Assistant Program in September 2022. She is kind, helpful, resourceful, and she strives to exceed, rather than just meet expectations. She works hard to assist clients and support her fellow staff to the best of her ability.

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Alla Lobak

ADMINISTRATOR

Alla is a kind and patient person. She brings fantastic positive energy to each interaction with her patients and coworkers. She enjoys travelling and reading. Her favourite pass time activities including spending time with her fur child Mona, and going for nature walks. Say hello to Alla next time at our front desk!