Shivani is a Chiropodist/ Foot specialist trained in managing disorders of the feet including routine foot care, podiatric soft tissue surgery, diabetic foot screening, wound care, injection of the feet, mobilization therapy and provision of custom orthotics.
Shivani completed her medical degree in Guyana, South America and her exposure to clinical practice there has motivated her to pursue studies in the field of Podiatric Medicine at the Michener Institute of Applied Health Sciences in Toronto, which is the only post-secondary school that offers this training.
She currently works in diabetic foot care at a reputable Family health team where she trains final year Chiropody students and is involved in prevention of diabetic foot ulcers and amputation.
Her passion to prevent diabetic ulceration led to her current involvement with WoundsCanada as an advocate and part off the leadership initiative program.
Her desire is to improve the quality of service offered in the health care system and has led to her pursuit in several training post-graduation to improve her competency and provide optimal level of care for her patients.
Her training on “Improving quality and safety in Health care,” that was done through Harvard University has been a great stimulus to ensure adequate training for her supportive staff to ensure patients are well informed and to ensure a safe and transparent process in health care delivery.
Her passion for learning has led to developing her skills further in the field of mobilization therapy as a tool to reduce painful symptoms in her patients.
Outside of work, she loves to dance, spend time with her family and organizes group trips to explore the outdoors with her friends and family during the summer.
Shivani is available to see patients at our Erin Mills and Square One clinics and may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wilson obtained his Master of Science in Physical Therapy at the University of Toronto after completing his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology at the University of Waterloo.
Wilson is passionate about helping individuals through a client-centred approach using evidence-based practices including client education, therapeutic exercise prescription, manual therapy, and more! He incorporates a bio-psychosocial model approach to ensure holistic individualized care is given to each client. He believes each client should be empowered to be the driver in their rehabilitation journey and strives to help each patient achieve their goals.
Wilson is currently working towards becoming certified in acupuncture and dry needling. He is also working towards his manual therapy certification.
In his free time, he enjoys staying active by working out and playing sports, trying new restaurants, and finding his next travel destination!
Wilson practices out of the Yonge Street clinic and can be reached at email@example.com.
Sanaz graduated from the University of Toronto with a Master’s of Science in Physical Therapy. Prior to this, she graduated from York University with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology.
Her passion in rehabilitation comes from wanting to help others get back to normal life in terms of physical function through her own experiences with needing physiotherapy growing up. Sanaz uses a patient- centered holistic approach that is individualized to each patient based on their history and assessments. Sanaz values open, honest communication with her patients and makes patients actively collaborate within their treatment sessions. Treatments include education, exercise prescription, soft tissue work, manual therapy, exercise and lifestyle modification.
Sanaz believes that learning never stops, and will continue her clinical education in dry needling, acupuncture, manual therapy and pelvic health.
In her spare time, you can find her participating in fitness classes, spending time with family and friends, travelling and trying restaurants in Downtown as she is an avid foodie.
Sanaz practices at the King West clinic and can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Disha received her Masters of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Toronto. Prior to this, she graduated from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor of Science.
Disha is passionate about empowering patients to reach their goals by taking an individualized, holistic approach during assessments and treatment. She values providing patient-centered care and believes that having patients become active collaborators in their physiotherapy journey can help them maximize their potential and results.
Disha will incorporate a combination of education, manual therapy, soft tissue work and exercise prescription to help you get back to doing what you love. Her interests are in pelvic health and manual therapy, and will be continuing her clinical education in these areas.
In her free time, Disha enjoys dancing, working out, exploring different dessert spots, and wants to travel.
Disha practices out of the Mississauga & Oakville clinics and can be reached at email@example.com.
Juliana Loewen is a licensed practitioner of Acupuncture in Ontario, licensed by the TCMPO. She graduated from the Toronto School of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Toronto. She also holds a degree from the University of Manitoba in Microbiology.
Juliana has a strong passion about functional medicine and nutrition. She practices personalized medicine, meaning each client has a unique history comprising of physical/genetic/emotional/environmental aspects that affect their wellness. Her focus is on providing her patients with thorough individualized and comprehensive care, treating a variety of conditions and symptoms. In addition, Traditional Chinese Medicine has a strong focus on prevention and is beneficial in the maintenance of good health despite the many demands and challenges of today’s busy lifestyle.
More than just treating diseases, Juliana promotes preventative health, wellness, and patient empowerment. She is very committed to helping people feel their best and really enjoys her work!
Parul is a registered physiotherapist in Toronto with several years of experience treating orthopedic, neurological and cardio-respiratory conditions. She is well versed in treating numerous conditions and injuries ranging from acute to chronic, minor strains–sprains to postoperative impairments.
Parul incorporates soft tissue release techniques, Mulligan concept and McKenzie treatment protocol to help her patients reach maximal recovery. She has received training in anatomical acupuncture from Acupuncture Canada and APTEI, and incorporates this approach to treat various musculoskeletal conditions, nerve and chronic pain. She is well versed with usage of latest electrotherapeutic modalities and techniques and also incorporates a bio-psychosocial approach along with other treatment strategies in clients with centrally driven pain.
Parul also has a special interest in Pelvic Health and strongly believes in continuing education. She has completed her Pelvic Level 1, 2 , 3 , pregnancy & pregnancy-related pelvic girdle pain and Diastasis Rectus courses to assess and treat pelvic health conditions like pelvic pain, urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse.
Paru is focused on client centered care and functional rehabilitation with ultimate goal of restoring her patients to their optimal health.
Parul works at the Etobicoke clinic and can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Zahra Nensi is a Registered Acupuncturist and has been helping patients with many conditions including stress, anxiety, depression as well as Menopausal and Menstrual issues.
After working within the pharmaceutical industry for many years, Zahra decided to pursue Acupuncture at TSTCM (Toronto School of Traditional Chinese Medicine) with the aim of helping people heal naturally without the use of medication.
Her gentle and compassionate nature makes patients feel at ease and is an invaluable part of her treatment.
Zahra practices at the Etobicoke and Mississauga clinics.
Julia graduated from the University of Toronto with a Masters of Science in Physical Therapy. Prior to this, she graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Kinesiology.
Her passion for rehabilitation stems from her love for sports, and experience working as a kinesiologist and athletic trainer for the UBC Women’s Varsity Ice Hockey team. Her main mission is to help get her patients moving and back to enjoying the things they love. Julia utilizes a patient-centered and biopsychosocial approach and collaborates with her patients to provide specific and individualized care. Treatments consist of education, manual therapy, soft tissue work, exercise, and lifestyle modification.
Being a big believer in lifelong learning, Julia will be continuing her clinical education in acupuncture, dry needling, and manual therapy.
In her spare time, you can find her participating in fitness classes, running, hiking as well as exploring different restaurants around Toronto. Julia practices out of the King West clinic and can be reached at email@example.com.
Roshni received her Master of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Toronto after her Bachelors in Kinesiology from McMaster University. She is currently the Student Chair for the Pain Science Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. Her interests are in chronic pain science, pelvic floor, concussion rehab, vestibular rehab, and manual therapy.
Roshni has experience working in orthopedic private practice, different units in the hospital such as the ICU, ASU, medical surgical and outpatient neuro, and with neurological pediatric patients. She has multiple research publications ranging from diabetes to corticospinal excitability.
Roshni believes in the biopsychosocial approach, especially when it comes to chronic pain. She believes in delivering patient-centered care where the patient contributes towards their treatment and outcomes. She is a strong advocate for pain research and improving patient care.
Outside of her physiotherapy practice, Roshni is a piano teacher with her own studio. She enjoys going to the gym and playing sports such as badminton. She is also a classical dancer practicing Bharatanatyam and Kathak.
Roshni practices at the Erin Mills and Oakville locations & may be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kourtney was raised in Brampton and Mississauga, Ontario and has always loved human movement and athletics. She obtained her Masters of Science in Physiotherapy from Dalhousie University in 2017 and is currently registered with the College of Physiotherapist of Ontario and the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. Prior to attending Dal, she completed a degree in Human Performance at Oakland University in Michigan, while playing varsity soccer.
Kourtney’s goal is to always inspire and empower patients to reach their goals while teaching patients how they can impact their physiotherapy journey. She has completed advanced manual therapy courses, dry needling, acupuncture, and is a Level 2 Shift Concussion Management Provider. She is also a certified strength and conditioning specialist licensed with the National Strength and Conditioning Association and believes that everyone is an “athlete”.
When she is not treating patients or on the field, Kourtney can be found making her favourite dessert, doughnuts!
Kourtney practices at the Oakville and Mississauga clinics and can be reached at email@example.com.