Our Medicine in Motion Team

The Medicine in Motion Team includes Sports Medicine Physicians, Registered Dietitian, physician assistant, and administrative support. We work very closely with our on-site partners which include Physiotherapists, Massage Therapist, Orthopedic Bracing Technicians, Certified Pedorthists and Rehab Specialists to get you back to your sport, work or daily activities as soon as possible.

Our Medicine in Motion Team


Dr. Mark Fletcher

Medical Director, Sports Medicine Physician

Dr. Fletcher graduated from Dalhousie Medical School in 1991. Most of his clinical time has been spent in an Emergency Department although he briefly had a family practice in Amherst from 1996-1997. In 2001 he opened the first two Family Focus Medical Clinics and now operates six of these clinics in HRM. He began practicing sports medicine in 2006 when he founded the Medicine in Motion Sports Medicine and Arthritis Care Centre and completed the Canadian Association of Sports and Exercise Medicine diploma examination that same year.

In his sports medicine practice, he enjoys managing patients with any joint or muscle injury but has a special interest in concussions and patients with OA.

Mark enjoys golf, hockey, family vacations and summer afternoons boating on Porters Lake.


Dr. Kory Arsenault

Sports Medicine Physician

Kory is an Emergency Room Physician with a Special Interest in Sports and Exercise Medicine.

Kory grew up in Porters Lake, NS and would eventually attend Dalhousie University for a BSc in Biochemistry in 2003. He would go on to receive his Medical Doctorate from Dalhousie in 2012 and subsequently complete degrees in Family medicine, Emergency Medicine and Sports and Exercise Medicine.

In addition to his Sports Medicine Practice, he works full time as an emergency room physician at Cobequid Community Emergency Department and the Dartmouth General Emergency Department. He also holds an academic appointment as the director of the Simulation Education Program at Cobequid Emergency Department for Staff training in high acuity medicine.

Kory is the team physician for the Halifax Thunderbirds Lacrosse team and has previously worked with the Halifax Mooseheads.

Kory Arsenault MD, BSc, CCFP(EM)
Dalhousie University
Emergency Medicine


Dr. Ryan Henneberry

Sports Medicine Physician

Dr. Ryan Henneberry is an Emergency Medicine and Sports Medicine Physician. He practices Emergency Medicine at the QEII Health Sciences Centre and works at Medicine in Motion in addition to providing sports medicine coverage for numerous sports organizations and sporting events.

Dr. Ryan Henneberry grew up in the Halifax area and completed his Medical School and Residency training at Dalhousie University where he graduated 2001. He received his diploma in Sports Medicine shortly thereafter. He primarily practices Emergency Medicine at the QEII Health Sciences Centre, where he is also the Director of Emergency Ultrasound. In addition, he is an Assistant Professor with the Department of Emergency Medicine at Dalhousie University.

Dr. Ryan Henneberry has been involved with numerous sports teams and sporting events since receiving his Sports Medicine diploma from CASEM. He has been a team physician for the Halifax Mooseheads hockey team and works regularly with local universities, such as Saint Mary’s. He was recently the Chief Medical Officer for Skate Canada’s National Championship that was held in Halifax. In addition, he has provided medical coverage for other sporting events and games.

Dr. Ryan Henneberry still resides in Halifax. He enjoys hockey and football, and he played flag football for Team Canada in 2014 at the World Championships in Italy.


Dr. Raphael Panais

Sports Medicine Physician

Dr. Raphael Panais graduated from Dalhousie University with an Honours degree in Microbiology and Immunology. He attended medical school at Dalhousie University and went on to complete residencies in Family Medicine and Emergency Medicine. He practices Emergency Medicine at The Cobequid Community Health Centre Emergency Department, as well as rural locations around the province. He has a special interest in sports and exercise medicine and successfully completed the Canadian Association of Sports and Exercise Medicine (CASEM) diploma examination in April 2019. He also currently volunteers his time with local hockey teams as well as at boxing and basketball events.

In his spare time, he enjoys playing soccer, cycling, skiing and traveling with his family.

Kelley Hiltz

Registered Dietitian

Kelley has been a Registered Dietitian since 1999 and brings forward an enthusiasm and passion for her work that is evident to her clients. She has a talent for translating years of nutrition knowledge and experience into advice that is easy to understand.

Kelley graduated from Saint Mary’s University where she obtained a Bachelor of Science with a Major in Biology. It was during her varsity soccer career at St. Mary’s when Kelley’s interest in nutrition was first sparked. She went on to complete a Bachelor of Science in Applied Human Nutrition from Mount Saint Vincent University where she graduated with distinction.

In her pursuit to become a leader in the area of Sports Nutrition, Kelley recently completed a Diploma in Sports Nutrition through the International Olympic Committee’s Medical Commission and is proud to say that she is one of only 13 dietitians in Canada with this qualification. In addition to theoretical knowledge, Kelley’s experience as a competitive athlete allows her to combine nutrition theory with real-life experience to provide meaningful nutrition guidance to athletes of all levels.

In addition to Sports Nutrition, Kelley has a special interest in weight management. In December 2006, she completed the highly recognized Certificate of Training in Adult Weight Management provided by the American Dietetic Association.

Kelley is a member of the Nova Scotia Dietetic Association, Dietitians of Canada and is an International member of the American Dietetic Association.

Deneen Shewan

Director of Operations