The Martindale Physiotherapy & Sports Clinic Team in St. Catharines
Our team is committed to providing the highest quality of physiotherapy using up-to-date techniques and the most advanced technology.
Our licensed professional team members are:
Tom Iftody - B.A., B.Sc. P.T., MCPA Owner / Physiotherapist
Tom is a native to the region, being born and raised in St. Catharines. After graduating high school he attended the University of Western Ontario, completing his B.A. in Physical Education in 1982. Tom then pursued his B.Sc. in Physiotherapy at the University of Toronto, graduating in 1985. After a short time at Greater Niagara General Hospital, Tom opened Martindale Physiotherapy and Sports Clinic in 1989. He has been operating the clinic ever since, providing quality physiotherapy and ancillary services. Tom has always had a special interest in sports injuries and has treated many professional and amateur athletes over the years. Having practiced for close to 30 years, there is not much Tom has not seen, but he welcomes challenges. View a full C.V.
Vonya Stathourakis - B.Kin Kinesiologist
Vonya was born and raised in Ottawa. Growing up, she always had a special interest in all athletics, specifically accelerating in soccer and volleyball, both interscholastically and at the elite club level. These special interests led Vonya to pursue a degree in Kinesiology from Brock University in 2002. Vonya has been a Kinesiologist with Martindale Physiotherapy since 2002. During her time in St. Catharines, she used her educational knowledge and experience to coach the St. Catharines Jets Girls soccer team and Niagara Rapids Girls volleyball team for a number of years. Vonya has also attained a variety of certifications, including Low Intensity Laser Therapy certification, Post Rehab Exercise, Level III NCCP Soccer, Level II NCCP Volleyball, and sports taping. Her special interests include sports, outdoors, family and travel.
Lisa Lindsay - RMT
Lisa Lindsay moved to St Catharines in 1984 to attend Brock University, and has been here ever since. Lisa graduated with a Bachelor degree in Sociology from Brock University in 1987. After a break, she returned to school in 1993, to pursue a massage therapy career. Lisa attended D’Arcy Lane Institute in London, Ontario and obtained my Registered Massage Therapy licence in 1995 from the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario. In the past, she has collaborated with several Chiropractors in the area. Currently, Lisa is providing massage therapy services within Martindale Physiotherapy, and has been since 2005. She also has another location in Niagara Falls, Ontario.
Lisa values her continuing education which has helped her become a more affective massage therapist. Lisa’s continuing education includes graduate level courses of Anatomy, myofascial release techniques, rotator cuff and scapular release techniques, deep tissue techniques and hot stone therapy.
Catherine Rose-Loveless - RD
Catherine is an experienced Registered Dietitian that provides nutrition education and lifestyle counseling to optimize health & wellness.
Catherine uses her experience and knowledge of nutrition, psychology and Yoga principles to provide Wellness Coaching that is based both on science and holistic approaches to achieve optimal health.
Audrey Wall - RN, BScN (Hons)
Audrey Wall has been an RN for more than 25 years, and has practiced in a number of capacities including hospital-based surgical nursing, Long Term Care, teaching in the Nursing program at Brock University, and most recently, working within a Family Health Team as a Certified Respiratory Educator/TEACH Certified Smoking Cessation Specialist and Foot Care Nurse. Foot care nursing has become a passion for Audrey, so much so that she recently left the Family Health Team to open Pódia, her own foot care clinic, the first one of its kind in Niagara. Audrey believes in the value of a national association for foot care, and has worked with the Canadian Association of Foot Care Nurses (CAFCN) over the past 3 years in a number of capacities, as well as participating in the group tasked with developing the National Competencies for Advanced Nursing Foot Care in Canada. In 2017, Audrey’s article Your Feet Tell A Story was published in SKIN, a quarterly publication of the Canadian Skin Patient Alliance. Audrey has a passion for excellence in nursing, and is committed to bringing safe, high-quality foot care to Niagara's residents. Audrey is an RN in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario, and a member of the Canadian Nurses Association.
Sharon Holder - Office Administrator
Sharon has been with Martindale Physiotherapy since 2006. Sharon has worked in office environments throughout her career. She enjoys her daily interactions with patients; she loves people. She is a very detail-oriented person who enjoys her position at Martindale Physiotherapy thoroughly. Her special interests include cruise travel, church, family and outdoor activities.
If you are interested in joining our team please send your resume to email@example.com