Dr. André Kong
DC, FCCPOR, BSc
Dr. André is a chiropractic specialist and the Director of Rehabilitation at Apexx Rehab. His passion is helping his patients overcome the pain and limitations they experience from injuries and chronic conditions. He works with patients from all walks of life – from athletes to car accident victims to those suffering with chronic conditions. Since 2000, Dr. Kong has cared for his community and earned the respect of his patients by providing exceptional care to treat ailments resulting from car and workplace accidents, athletic injuries and long-term illness.
Dr. Kong is a graduate of The University of Western Ontario with a Bachelor of Science degree. He completed post graduate studies at the National University of Health Sciences in Chicago, where he attained his doctorate as a Chiropractor. Dr Kong has many areas of specialty and advanced training, including:
- Fellow of the Canadian Chiropractic Specialty College of Physical and Occupational Rehabilitation
- Certifications in Physiotherapy and Meridian Therapy Acupuncture
- Trigenics Practitioner
- ARCON Training for Functional Capacity Evaluation
- Physical Demands Analysis and Homesite Assessments Training
- Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization
- Practical Solutions for Chronic Pain – Canadian Chiropractic Specialty Colleges
- Kinesiology Taping
- Treating Concussions
Dr. Kong grew up in South-western Ontario (Sarnia) and was an accomplished runner in cross-country and long-distance racing. The demands of training for long-distance running and the injuries that are part of that training have helped Dr. Kong empathize with the frustrations, pains, and challenges that his patients face.
With his empathy and thorough approach to rehabilitation, Dr. Kong has successfully restored many clients (and himself) to high physical function so that they can enjoy their lives without pain. In his spare time, Dr. Kong enjoys running, weight training, movies and continuing to develop his rehabilitative background by exploring new treatment modalities.
Jane Santiago is a registered physiotherapist and registered with the College of Physiotherapists in Ontario. Originally from the Philippines, she graduated from St. Paul University-Iloilo, Philippines in 2001 with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy. She obtained her Canadian equivalency studies through Ryerson University and the Canadian Alliance of Physiotherapy Regulators.
Jane has over 10 years of experience in private health care settings treating various musculoskeletal conditions including but not limited to:
- repetitive strain injuries
- motor vehicle accidents
- workplace accidents (WSIB)
- sports injuries
- chronic pain syndromes
- pre- and post-surgical conditions
- arthritis and degenerative conditions
Jane utilizes a multi-faceted approach in treating patients combining education, manual therapy, and functional exercises. Jane is passionate and committed to patient-centered care and patient-driven therapy focused in regaining function and improving quality of life.
Having the best interest of her patients in mind, she continues to expand her knowledge and skills in patient care through continuing education.
Being community-oriented, Jane is an active member of University of Toronto International Center for Disability and Rehabilitation-Philippine Working Group. She has been recognized numerous times for her contributions as the Vice-Chair for Fundraising. In her free time, she loves to spend her leisure time on outdoor activities like trail-hiking and kayaking.
Registered Massage Therapist
Alex Yue is a Registered Massage Therapist. He graduated from the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy in 2018.
In his training, Alex gained valuable experience in treating conditions such as the temporomandibular joint dysfunction and carpal tunnel syndrome. He also became skilled in massage techniques including trigger point therapy, fascial release, and etc.
Alex always strives to help others; he was previously a child and youth care worker and he carries the same passion for healing in his role as a Massage Therapist. Using Massage therapy, Alex seeks to relieve the pain his patients suffer from to increase their quality of life.
Always aiming for personal growth and self-awareness, Alex welcomes an interactive approach with his patients to tailor treatment to the needs of his patients. Alex’s philosophy as a therapist is that the patients’ needs are his first priority.