Dusk Team North
Dr. Frank Baliko, Hons. B.Sc., D.C.
Dr. Baliko is a dedicated and caring practitioner who is committed to improving the health and well being of his patients. His clinical interests and treatment approach incorporates both traditional chiropractic techniques as well as active based therapies that involve deep tissue therapy, dynamic movements and clinical exercise. Dr. Baliko earned his Honours Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Toronto in 1999. For the next several years he dedicated his time studying and researching bone and soft tissue tumors in children and osteoarthritis development in adults. It is through this work that Dr. Baliko became inspired to become more hands in treating patients with bone, joint and soft tissue injuries.
In 2007, Dr. Baliko graduated with Honours from the New York Chiropractic College (NYCC). He has completed his certifications in both Ontario and the United States. He is registered with the College of Chiropractors of Ontario (CCO) and is a member of both the Canadian Chiropractic Association (CCA) and the Ontario Chiropractic Association (OCA). Dr. Baliko has continued to enhance his skills by becoming a certified provider of Active Release Technique (Spine, Upper Body and Lower Body) and Graston Technique (GT).
In 2011, Dr. Baliko opened Core Health Care, an integrated rehabilitation facility offering Chiropractic, Physiotherapy and Massage Therapy services. Since then, Dr. Baliko has been fortunate enough to open two additional rehab facilities, Dusk Physiotherapy in 2015 and most recently Dusk Physiotherapy North, both located in Brampton.
Miriam Zajic, PT
Miriam earned her Physiotherapy Degree from University of Toronto in 1994. She started her physiotherapy vocation in St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto in 1994 working in neurology, ICU, orthopedics and general medicine. She has taken post graduate courses in manual therapy, manual chest therapy, McKenzie A,B,C,D,E, Neurological Dysfunctions, Mulligan Concepts, myofascial release, to name a few.
She moved to Brampton in 1995, and she has been serving Brampton residents since 1996. She has experience working in both private clinics and hospital settings, delivering primarily outpatient physiotherapy care. She worked at the Brampton civic hospital for 14 years as an outpatient physiotherapist, and in the fracture clinic working with orthopedic surgeons to rehabilitate patients after surgeries.
Miriam has assessed and treated a wide variety of musculoskeletal and neurologic conditions including post traumatic and post surgical injuries such as ACL injuries, hip replacements and rotator cuff tears. Miriam also has a strong focus on postural education and correction, injury prevention, functional recovery, and retraining muscle imbalances.