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PT, MSc(PT), Cert-CMFA, Cert. DN, CF-L1

David is a physiotherapist and CrossFit Level 1 Trainer in Toronto, ON. He recieved his Master's of Science in Physiotherapy from McMaster University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology and Health Science from York University. Before returning to Toronto David practiced in orthopaedics in Halifax, NS.


As owner of Fitness Forward Physiotherapy David takes pride in helping all his clients reach their goals for both injury rehab, performance and recovery. He has a special interest in helping clients from a wide variety of sports including CrossFitOlympic Weightlifting, PowerLifting, and Gymnastics. 


David is certified in Clinical Management of the Fitness Athlete through the Institute of Clinical Excellence (ICE). He also completed advanced training as a Functional Dry Needling Specialist from Evidence in Motion. David uses a unique treatment style incorporating manual therapy, therapeutic exercise and movement re-training to help his clients return to sport and improve performance. 

Outside the clinic you'll find David in the gym coaching and training at YKV Fitness and outdoors with his French bulldog Maggie. 



  • Functional Dry Needling Specialist (Evidence in Motion)

  • Level 3 Training in Orthopaedics from National Orthopaedic Division 

  • CrossFit Level 1 Trainer

  • Cert-CMFA (Clinical Management of the Fitness Athlete)

  • Pregnancy & Postpartum Rehab

  • Vestibular and Concussion Management

  • NCCP Level 2 (Artistic Gymnastics)

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