Sports Specialist Rehab Centre - Stop Hurting, Start Living


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Meet The Team

Owned by identical twins Drs. Marco and Paolo De Ciantis, Sports Specialist Rehab Centre (SSRC) is Toronto’s premier treatment facility specializing in sports & recreational injuries while optimizing health. We take an integrated, multi-disciplinary approach to patient treatment through a unique combination of services with our well-rounded, cross-functional team of experts:

Dr. Marco De Ciantis

With an active interest in working with amateur and professional athletes, Dr. Marco De Ciantis focuses his research on ice hockey related concussions by testing a method for increased sensitivity of balance alterations that result from sport related impacts, which can improve safe return-to-play guidelines.

Dr. Paolo De Ciantis

Specializing in physiology and pharmacology, Dr. Paolo de Ciantis’ primary goal is to work with patients for the restoration and maintenance of optimal health. As a certified provider of acupuncture, he also specializes in rehabilitation, pain reduction, chronic pain management, injury prevention, sport-specific training and retraining.


Dr. Marco De Ciantis

With an active interest in working with amateur and professional athletes, Dr. Marco De Ciantis focuses his research on ice hockey related concussions by testing a method for increased sensitivity of balance alterations that result from sport related impacts, which can improve safe return-to-play guidelines.

Dr. Paolo De Ciantis

Specializing in physiology and pharmacology, Dr. Paolo de Ciantis’ primary goal is to work with patients for the restoration and maintenance of optimal health. As a certified provider of acupuncture, he also specializes in rehabilitation, pain reduction, chronic pain management, injury prevention, sport-specific training and retraining.

Dr. Evelyn Lock

“Your body, your decision” is Dr. Evelyn Lock’s well-known mantra around the clinic. Having had experience working with sports teams including the CrossFit Games Medical Team and the Taekwondo Medical Team, Dr. Lock has a profound interest in movement-based rehabilitation and biomechanics.

Lesley Andress

Registered Massage Therapist Leslie Andress thrives on creating different plans for her clients, catering to their specific body type, level of athleticism, taking note of any relevant medical concerns.

Bram von Bommel

Optimal athletic performance drives Registered Massage Therapist Bram von Bommel to work with athletes of all levels to recognize their strengths and weaknesses to pursue programs that proactively prevent sports-related injuries.

Brian Culliton

With a specialized interest in manual, therapy-based treatment combined with functional exercise prescription, acupuncture and other complementary modalities that stimulate healing, physiotherapist Brian Culliton works with patients to restore proper body alignment and alleviate pain.

Dr. Arla Kasaj

Dr. Arla Kasaj is a Naturopathic Doctor and a registered Acupuncturist working in Belmont Village in Kitchener and now at the Sport Specialist Rehab Centre in Toronto.