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Massage Therapy- Senior Associate

Dr. Kirk Andrew graduated from the University of Western Ontario with an Honors Bachelor of Health Sciences and graduated with honors from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC). Furthermore, he is also a Medical Acupuncture Certified (through McMaster University), Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the NSCA (National Strength and Conditioning Association).

Dr. Andrew is passionate about continually upgrading his clinical skills in order to provide the most comprehensive and effective care possible for his patients. Since graduating, he has taken numerous courses related to soft-tissue therapy, injury prevention and rehabilitation, exercise science and athletic performance, concussion, headaches, to name just a few.

Dr. Andrew has become known as a leader in his field as an innovator and a world-renowned clinician. His unique skill-set has afforded him the ability to provide treatments for difficult cases that are otherwise unresponsive to other types of care. Patients travel from great distances, even as far as South America, Central America and from all over North America (including California, British Columbia, Minnesota, etc.) to seek his treatment. Dr. Andrew has developed successful and novel treatment protocols for a variety of ailments, including Concussions, Bunions and Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndromes.

Dr. Andrew lives a healthy and active lifestyle, and believes in the importance of a holistic and preventive approach to health. His approach is rooted in the biopsychosocial (BPS) model, and consists of addressing biomechanical imbalances in the body, optimizing physical and mental status and also focuses on nutrition. Through this, he is able to guide people towards achieving the best possible version of themselves.

Courses, post-graduate qualifications & procedures:

Neuro-Functional (Medical) Acupuncture Certified (McMaster University) Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) Member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization A (DNS) (Prague School of Rehabilitation) Functional Range Conditioning (FRC) Certified Functional Range Release (FR) Certified Kinstretch Certified Active Release Techniques (ART) Certified (Full-Body) Trigenics Myo-Neural Medicine (RTP) Certified Cranial Adjusting Turner-Style (CATS) Certified Personal Trainer Specialist (PTS) Extra-Corporeal Shockwave Therapy (ESWT)

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Tristan is a Registered Massage Therapist who graduated from Algonquin College. Before massage therapy, he completed the Occupational Therapy Assistant/Physiotherapy Assistant program at Algonquin.

Tristan consistently strives to provide a safe and comfortable environment for all in his treatment area. He is passionate about assessing and working with patients experiencing any musculoskeletal injury. Tristan is dedicated to finding the root cause of injuries and not just treating the symptoms. Being on the men’s volleyball team for 5 years at Algonquin, Tristan has seen and experienced many athletic injuries. He enjoys helping athletes return to sport and treating persistent injuries throughout their season. He not only has worked with athletes, but also has experience working with a variety of patients including seniors and patients with chronic pain.

Tristan uses techniques in his practice such as Swedish massage, deep tissue massage, trigger point therapy, myofascial techniques, stretching, PNF and joint mobilizations. Expect to receive stretching/exercise prescription working with Tristan, as he strongly believes in combining exercise therapy and manual therapy to achieve the best outcomes. He is also big on educating the client why they could be experiencing pain and why he chooses certain massage techniques and exercises.

In Tristan’s free time he likes to stay active by playing volleyball, basketball, and weightlifting. He also loves watching the NBA, spending time with family and friends, and training his cats tricks.

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Laura holds an advanced diploma from the Centennial College Massage Therapy Program as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology and Health Science.

Laura is a passionate massage therapist, healthcare advocate, educator and mentor. She combines extensive education, knowledge of sports massage, Swedish massage, and other complementary techniques, such as advanced joint mobilizations, proprioceptive neuromuscular techniques and fascial release to help encourage and restore proper biomechanics and overall patient function and well-being. A proponent of the benefits of massage therapy, Laura works closely with various healthcare practitioners and treatment providers to develop holistic treatment plans for patients.

Laura also works as the Director of RMT services at Athlete’s Care helping to support our RMT’s with mentorship, leadership and helping Athlete’s Care to continue to provide an exceptional patient experience through our RMT services.

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Phany Phang is a member of the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario, and the Registered Massage Therapists Association of Ontario. She has committed her career to the well-being of others and to assisting her clients in recovering from physical trauma.

Phany believes that massage is a natural way to reduce stress and loosen muscle tension. By doing this, it encourages blood flow to all areas of the body by improving and benefiting health.

Her career commenced immediately upon graduation as she was eager to begin helping people to improve their lives. Phany coaches and educates her clients on self-care and remedial exercises; she provides general relaxation and therapeutic massages.

Phany’s focus is a well-rounded therapeutic based approach which she uses to pin-point problem areas. She applies various techniques including myofascial release, deep tissue, trigger point release, lymphatic drainage and Swedish massage to create a balanced treatment that fits her clients’ needs.

For most people, massage therapy is an important part of a specific medical treatment plan to help them return to daily activities. The benefits include improved circulation, decreased joint inflammation, better quality of sleep, improved flexibility and a strengthened immune system.

Phany takes great pride in the services she offers and finds her work tremendously rewarding, especially when she sees her clients benefit and improve by the therapy she provides.

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Mayusha, a dedicated physiotherapist, completed her graduation from MS University in Baroda, India. Having encountered numerous musculoskeletal cases throughout her career, Mayusha has developed a profound understanding of the complexities involved in treating such conditions. Her experience has honed her skills in diagnosing and managing a wide range of musculoskeletal issues, allowing her to provide effective care and support to her patients. Through her dedication and expertise, Mayusha strives to alleviate pain, restore function, and improve the quality of life for those she serves in her role as a physiotherapist.

With a passion for continuous learning, she pursued an advanced lumbopelvic course from APTEI, enhancing her expertise in the field.

Beyond her professional pursuits, Mayusha finds joy in staying active through working out, harnessing the power of movement to maintain her own physical well-being. Additionally, she indulges in the expressive art form of belly dancing, seamlessly blending her love for dance with her commitment to a healthy lifestyle.

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Bansari earned her Bachelor’s degree in Physiotherapy from Gujarat University in India and extended her career to Canada through a Fitness & Health Promotion course and licensing examinations.

Throughout her journey, she has successfully treated a diverse range of age groups, aiding them in achieving their wellness goals. With experience spanning acute care settings to private practice establishments, she has expertise in managing musculoskeletal and neurological conditions. Employing a holistic approach, Bansari integrates advanced techniques such as manual therapy, muscle energy techniques, myofascial release, cupping, kinesiotaping, and personalized exercise programs to optimize your recovery and mitigate further injury. She advocates for collaborative, client-centered care, prioritizing individual needs. Bansari finds immense joy in witnessing individuals triumph over dysfunction through her guidance.

Outside of her profession, she finds solace in hiking, exploring new adventures, taking walks along the beach, and enjoying coffee drives.

Bansari invites you to embark on a transformative journey towards a healthier, happier YOU!

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Ratna Purohit graduated with a Masters in Rehabilitation Science from McGill University.

Ratna has extensive experience treating patients of all ages with variety of musculoskeletal conditions, sports injuries including concussion, and pelvic health conditions. She is currently pursuing Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy as a specialty and is actively expanding her certifications and training.

Her assessments focus on identifying the root cause of a physical problem using physical testing as well as identifying the lifestyle and/or psychosocial factors contributing to pain. She is a certified provider of treatment approaches including, but not limited to, Manual Therapy such as The McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (MDT), Medical Acupuncture and Dry Needling, Pelvic Physiotherapy and Concussion Testing. She also works with her clients to develop exercise programs tailored to their needs and provides consistent feedback and education.

Ratna is very passionate and motivated to help her clients to understand and listen to their body and identify problematic movement patterns. This empowers her patients to improve their body awareness, prevents injuries and promotes faster recovery.

When not at work Ratna keeps herself active with strength training, hiking and biking.

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Jalpa attended Gujarat University in India and graduated with distinction in 2018. Jalpa has developed her clinical experience in a variety of settings, including private orthopaedic and sports rehab clinics, acute hospital care, and postoperative care.

She’s skilled in treating chronic and acute pain and disability with manual therapy, exercise and rehab protocols, myofascial and active release techniques, and alternative therapies like kinesiotaping, acupuncture, dry needling, and cupping methods.

Being a former athlete, she has a special interest in sports rehabilitation and prehab for injury prevention, in addition to treating people who suffer from other common work-related injuries. She believes in the importance of a patient-centred approach to care, emphasizing hands-on intervention, individualized exercise prescription, and ongoing education to best help her patients reach their full potential.

Outside of the clinic, Jalpa enjoys doing yoga, being outdoors, and travelling.

Language spoken: English, Hindi, Gujarati

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Ottawa - Bank Street - Athlete's Care Sports Medicine Centres
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