The Pinnacle Team
Sharon Coté PT, B.Sc.PT, Dip.Manip.PT, FCAMPT
Sharon is a graduate of Dalhousie University in Halifax, and has extensive experience working both in Canada and in the United Kingdom. Sharon is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy (FCAMPT). She opened Pinnacle Physiotherapy in 2003 to create a centre of physiotherapy excellence in Oakville.
Sharon specializes in the treatment of scoliosis in adolescents and adults. She is a certified Schroth Best Practice practitioner, having completed her training with Dr. Weiss and Dr. Moramarco in 2015. Schroth Best Practice is an effective, evidence based program for the conservative management of scoliosis.
Rina D’Amico PT, BHScPT, Dip.Manip.PT, FCAMPT, CIDN
Rina graduated from McMaster University’s Physiotherapy program in 2000 and joined the Pinnacle team in 2005 where she has been helping clients reach their health goals ever since. Rina achieved her Diploma of Advanced Manual & Manipulative Physiotherapy in 2014. As a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy, she uses her advanced training and manual therapy skills to successfully assess, diagnose and treat a wide range of injuries and mobility issues.
To compliment these skills, Rina also practices acupuncture and is certified in dry needling (intramuscular stimulation), and pilates. She is passionate about helping her clients and keeps up to date on the latest research and physiotherapy practices.
Jan Lopez PT, M.Sc(P.T), Hons.B.Sc(Kin), Contemporary Medical Acupuncture Provider
Jan obtained his Masters Degree in Physiotherapy from McMaster University in 2015. Previously, he graduated from Wilfrid Laurier University with a Bachelor of Science (Kinesiology) in 2013. He has experience working with people of all ages as a Physiotherapist in an Orthopedic/Sports Medicine setting.
Jan has completed the Level 3 orthopedic manual therapy courses as he works toward the Diploma of Advanced Manual & Manipulative Physiotherapy. He has completed the Contemporary Medical Acupuncture through McMaster University and is proficient in the use of electroacupuncture (the combination of electrotherapy with conventional acupuncture application). Jan is also certified in the Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA) Level 1, a screening method used to identify movement imbalances related to injury. Clinical areas of interest include treating the hip, low back, and shoulder. Outside of the clinic, Jan’s hobbies include basketball, baseball, and powerlifting.
With previous management experience, Siobhan has been a valued member of the Pinnacle team since 2008. As the office manager, she keeps things running smoothly, both behind the scenes and at the front desk.
Siobhan has a passion for nature and is an active volunteer in the field of environmental rehabilitation.