DR. AMANDA SCIONE
Dr. Amanda was born and raised in Ancaster Ontario where she developed an interest in athletics and wellness at a young age. In the early years she was a dancer but then traded in her ballet slippers for some basketball sneakers. She played elite levels of basketball, soccer, and track. Her underlying passion for hockey is evident in her patient population as she takes a special interest in performance treatment of hockey players in the GTA. She has also been on the WTA tour treating a top 10 tennis professional tennis player.
She became a Doctor of Chiropractic in 2014 from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College. Prior to that she obtained her Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology at McMaster University. Here she developed the strength and conditioning programs and was the student therapist to the Woman’s Varsity Soccer Team. She also has 12 years of experience as a personal trainer. As a result, exercise prescription is a large part of her treatment approach.
DR. NATASHA LABANA
Dr. Natasha was born and raised in Hamilton, Ontario. She had a passion for health and fitness at a young age. At 16 she tore her ACL and medial meniscus playing soccer, exposing her to the rehabilitation world. After several months of therapy she grew an interest in human anatomy and physiology.
She went on to obtain her Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Life Sciences at McMaster University in 2016. She volunteered her time at MacWheelers, a program to help rehabilitate patients with spinal cord injuries and knew her next steps would be in the direction of manual therapy. Dr. Natasha pursued her passion at Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College and became a Doctor of Chiropractic with Magna cum lauda honours in 2020.
Dr. Natasha uses an evidence based approach to her care involving her clinical experiences, current research and patient preferences. Education and empowerment are a large part of her practice, which enables patients to reach their health and wellness goals. Dr. Natasha cannot wait to give back to the community that helped her become who she is today.
Joshua was born and raised in Mississauga Ontario but has recently moved to the Hamilton area. Growing up he played elite level baseball and through to his university and college years. His passion for Baseball is present in his clinical focus of the treatment rotator cuff and shoulder injuries. His greatest passion is providing care to those individuals who have experienced setbacks to any degree within their sport, discipline and daily life.
He became an RMT in 2014 with the College of Massage Therapist of Ontario and prior to that obtained his Advanced Diploma in Fitness and Health Promotions through Humber college, with Kinesiology Theory studied at York University. Josh also completed his Neurofunctional Acupuncture through McMaster University in 2016.
Some highlights of his career so far include Team Massage Therapist for the CWHL’s 2016/17 Toronto Furies, Lead Instructor at CCMH & Mohawk College, Event Massage Therapist 2017 CWBL Woman’s Nathional Championship, Event Massage Therapist OFSAA 2017 Wrestling Championship, Team Massage Therapist for the 2016 National Ontario Junior Wheelchair Basketball Team, Athlete Medical for the 2016 Ontario Summer Games, Athlete Medical for the 2015 Toronto PanAm/ParaPanAm Games and Event Sport Massage Therapist for the 2015 Canadian Master’s Swimming Championship.
He knows that no one-single approach to treatment is right for everyone, and is continually working to improve his craft. He is constantly seeking out new skills and working to refine his current approaches to treatment.