Dedicated to excellence in spine care (back pain) and chronic pain. Our aim is to deliver a comprehensive examination, diagnosis and interdisciplinary management of your acute or chronic back pain through rehabilitation and/or medication management and joint injections.
We treat challenging spinal conditions complicated by chronic diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, depression and anxiety. Examples of spinal conditions we manage include the following:
Manage your vertigo, chronic dizziness, tinnitus (ringing in the ear) and balance problems through our vestibular rehab therapy and medical management.
SPINEgroup offers specialized rehab for seniors with spinal conditions including spinal stenosis and degenerative disc disease. Sessions will be delivered in small groups as well as individualized sessions.
GLA:D for Hip and Knee OsteoArthritis is internationally recognized and delivered in a group setting with individualized therapy for hip and knee osteoarthritis for all ages. Cost of program is covered through your health insurance plans.
OHIP physiotherapy for seniors (65 and older) and kids (19 and under)
OHIP fisioterapia per gli anziani e bambini
OHIP fisioterapia para las personas mayores y niños
Current Wait Times: 1 week (Last Updated: November 27, 2019)
SPINEgroup offers many advanced rehabilitation programs including:
Spine Care Program
Rapid Access Clinic for Low Back Pain, An expert assessment and management program funded through the Ministry of Health.
Bundled Care Programs for those with unilateral hip and knee replacement surgeries, funded through your local hospital
GLA:D Program for Hip and Knee OsteoArthritis is an Internationally recognized rehab program
SPINEgroup is now offering in home private rehabilitation services for seniors. We also have rehabilitation programs for seniors in retirement homes or in long-term care homes.
SPINEgroup is pleased to announce the expansion of our pain management team, with two medical physicians, Dr. Rodrigo Castro, DO and Dr. George Gale, MD. Our physicians will provide medication counselling and management, trigger point and joint injections.
GLA:D program for Hip and Knee Osteoarthritis scheduled to be launched in January 2020.
[August 3, 2019]
Dr. Connie D’Astolfo has been awarded Advanced Practice in SPINE from the Ministry of Health funded ISAEC program. SPINEgroup now offers Rapid Access for Low Back Pain and will be accepting referrals from family physicians (GPs). GPs will be able to register for the Rapid Access Clinic online and refer patients of all ages who are suffering with low back pain for assessment, triage and rehabilitation.
[April 30, 2019]
Dr. C. J. D’Astolfo (Clinical Director) is pleased to announce that SPINEgroup® has been selected to accept “Bundled Care” referrals for hip and knee surgery patients from Toronto Central LHIN “Bundle Holder” hospitals. These hospitals receive a single payment from the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care to provide patients with the care needed across multiple settings including post-surgery, community-based physiotherapy at SPINEgroup®. For more information, please contact the Vaughan clinic at (905) 850-SPINE.
Radial Shockwave Therapy is now available at SPINEgroup!
Dr. Connie D’Astolfo is leading a funded provincial-wide study on back pain for Long-Term Care residents. Click here to access survey