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Physiotherapy


Physiotherapy- Senior Associate


Chiropractic


Massage Therapy


Massage Therapy- Senior Associate

Alana graduated from the University of Toronto with a Masters of Science in Physical Therapy. Prior to this, she completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Waterloo in the co-operative education program, obtaining a Bachelor of Science in Honours Kinesiology and a minor in Rehabilitation Sciences.

Her passion for rehabilitation stems from her love for sports and growing up playing competitive soccer. Her experience working as a kinesiologist with runners and athletes and post-operative knees and shoulders, further shaped her active and functional approach to rehabilitation. Alana’s main mission is to help get her patients get moving and back to enjoying the activities they love. During her clinical internships, she worked with a wide variety of patients from older adults, to those with neurological conditions, to semi-professional athletes.

She utilizes a patient-centered, biopsychosocial approach and collaborates with her patients to provide specific and individualized care. Treatments consist of education, manual therapy, soft tissue work, exercise, and life-style modification. Being a big believer in lifelong learning, Alana will be continuing her clinical education in Contemporary Medical Acupuncture/dry needling, Pelvic Floor/Women’s Health, Concussion rehab, and Manual Therapy.

Alana continues to play recreational sports such as soccer, volleyball, and tennis, and likes to learn new sports whenever she gets the chance. In her spare time, she enjoys travelling, exploring hiking trails with her dog, lifting at the gym, and trying different restaurants around Toronto.

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Sherry is known for her positive attitude and smile, which puts people at ease. Helping others has always been important to her. That originally aspired her to complete her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Ryerson University. However, while studying to become a nurse, she discovered her real passion for physiotherapy and that led her to complete her Master of Science in Physical Therapy at Sheffield Hallam University. Her treatment techniques include a combination of education, modalities, lifestyle modification, manual therapy, and an exercise prescription. She is passionate to build on her education and skills through courses such as manual therapy, acupuncture, pelvic health, concussion, and vestibular rehabilitation.

Sherry also has a passion for nature and dancing. Outside of work she can be found outdoor cycling, camping, hiking or indoor dancing.

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Dr. James Ho is a chiropractor and ART® Provider. A graduate from the University of Western Ontario and Palmer College of Chiropractic in 2005, James has actively pursued and continues to learn and integrate effective therapies and techniques following the Functional Integrated Therapy (FIT™) method including: Contemporary Medical Acupuncture, Active Release Techniques®, chiropractic joint manipulation, and custom orthotic casting. In practice, James has consulted athletes ranging from the recreational level, to professional athletes from the NHL, MLB, CFL, UFC, TKO, Affliction MMA, as well as members of the Canadian National Bobsled team, and Baseball Canada’s Senior National and Olympic teams. He was privileged to serve on staff at the University of Western Ontario Mustang’s Track & Field team as team chiropractor for 10 years, and continues to consult Track & Field Athlete’s from a number of USports and NCAA programs. He currently sits on the Advisory Board of a leading and internationally published publication, STRONG Fitness Magazine, and contributes as an expert columnist.

“I have been honoured and privileged to have worked with Dr. James Ho. He has been both a great therapist and a great advocate for me as a varsity athlete during the past two years. After having misdiagnoses by other practitioners, James wrote a referral that led to an MRI, followed up by a surgery to repair a complex ankle injury in 2013. In 2014, James has helped to treat that repaired ankle and I am proud to be able to run again…but not only that, I can train fully for seven events in track and field in pursuit of my second All-Canadian honours which I hope to achieve next season in 2015 at the CIS track and field championships. I look forward to working with Dr. Ho again next season knowing whole-heartedly that he has my best interests at heart. He is an excellent practitioner and an exceptional person. Thank you James for all of your time, effort, and advice.” - Anthony Dandie - 2-Time CIS medalist, track and field

“Dr. James Ho provides outstanding care. Long affected by Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, I benefited enormously from his fresh perspective and effective approach to my treatment. In just three sessions, Dr. Ho achieved noticeable improvement such that I could begin training to prevent future issues. Committed to expedient treatment plans, Dr. Ho asked great questions about my injury and developed a targeted strategy to achieve the best results as quickly as possible. Personable and outgoing, Dr. Ho also makes appointments truly pleasant experiences!” - Jenn Hood

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Graduated from Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy (CCMH) as well as obtaining an Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from York University.

Ryan has worked in a clinical treatment setting at CCMH and treated many types of individual cases, from those with acute or chronic injuries, to those in post-operative care. He enjoys treating a variety of cases and excels at creating specific individual treatment plans for each client. His goal is to not only provide case specific treatment, but to continually educate and bring awareness to clients regarding their specific condition and ongoing progress.

He feels that tremendous benefits can be achieved through regular massage therapy treatments, with the ultimate goal keenly focused on improving one’s overall well-being. Outside of massage therapy: Ryan is a certified swim instructor, lifeguard, and first aid instructor. He enjoys playing volleyball, tennis, and ultimate frisbee.

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Gita graduated with a Masters in Physiotherapy from the University of Toronto. Prior to her physiotherapy studies, she earned an Honours Degree in Biology and Psychology from the University of Toronto. Subsequently she completed an Honours degree in Kinesiology at York University while concurrently attaining her certification as an Athletic Therapist. During her training as an athletic therapist, she worked extensively with the varsity athletes at York University in the clinical and field setting. She held the positions of assistant therapist for the men’s varsity rugby team and head therapist for the women’s varsity hockey team. She has also covered many sporting events including football, basketball, and rugby tournaments both at the high school and university level.

Gita continues to pursue continuing education courses and balances her lifestyle with traveling and exercise. Gita is a member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA) and the orthopaedic division of the CPA.

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Clement graduated from the Masters of Physical Therapy program at University of Toronto and previously obtained his Bachelor of Science in Biology at McMaster University. He has a strong passion for injury prevention, reducing pain, and enhancing functional performance which stems from his athletic background competing on the varsity badminton team at McMaster University.

Clement appreciates the value of manual and active therapy, and believes in helping his clients understand their injury so they can take an active role in restoring their mobility and function. He utilizes a combination of manual therapy, exercise prescription, electrical modalities, and education to help clients achieve their goals.

Clement is dedicated to being a life-long learner and is committed to advance his physiotherapy skills. He has completed courses in Level 1 Manual Therapy and Soft Tissue Release, and has also completed the McMaster Contemporary Medical Acupuncture program.

When Clement is not working, he spends his free time outdoors, in the gym, or playing badminton, softball, or volleyball.

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Helen Wu Lin graduated from massage therapy program at Kikkawa College, winning the award for the highest academic and clinical achievement in the graduating class. She has trained for sports massage and Tai massage during her course program. She also is a registered acupuncturist and traditional Chinese medicine practitioner with 10 years of experience in hospitals and clinical settings.

She integrates traditional Swedish massage with acupressure, trigger point therapy, myofascial release and deep tissue massage for repetitive strain injuries, compression syndrome and soft tissue trauma. During her practice, she incorporates different modalities as Chinese Tui Na, shiatsu, reflexology as well as Tai massage to enhance the effect of the treatment. Her goal in treatment is to provide personalized care to assist each client to their optimal health.

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Ghazal is an integrative physiotherapist, specializing in performance optimization in sport and daily activities, and offering tools for injury prevention and efficient recovery. Ghazal started her journey towards the physiotherapy profession at York University where she earned her Specialized Honours Bachelor Degree in Kinesiology and Health Science. While at York University, She had the opportunity to work with Tennis Canada and Ontario Tennis Association as part of the national training camp. She went on to graduated from University College Dublin with a Masters of Science Degree in Physical Therapy. She has graduated from the McMaster Contemporary Medical Acupuncture Program and obtained her Pilates MAT Work certification through Body Harmonics.

Ghazal works with clients to identify function goals and make positive lifestyle changes. She combines hands-on treatments with rehabilitation Pilates and Neurofunctional acupuncture to treat the cause of a patients’ condition or injury. She provides an individual approach depending on the presentation of the injury/condition and the patients’ goals.

Ghazal is passionate about expanding her skills and knowledge. Currently Ghazal is passionate about her Pilates practice and hiking.

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Kate graduated with a Masters of Science in Physical Therapy from Queen’s University. Prior to that she completed both an Honours Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance and an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Kinesiology and Health Sciences from York University. She has completed McMaster University’s Contemporary Medical Acupuncture certification and is currently working towards her Advanced Sports Neurofunctional Practitioner Certification through McMaster University’s Contemporary Medical Acupuncture Program. Kate is an active member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA) and has completed Manual Therapy Level 1 through the Orthopaedic Division of the CPA.

Kate is passionate about movement. She has a strong focus on patient-centred care, with a goal of ascertaining each individual’s unique biopsychosocial needs and personal goals. She utilizes a neurofunctional assessment approach, manual therapy skills, contemporary medical acupuncture, functional exercise prescription, and patient education to assist clients. Kate has a special interest in hip conditions in the young adult population and has taken a course on current advances in treatment and rehabilitation practices. She also has an interest in, and experience treating vestibular conditions such as BPPV (vertigo), vestibular hypofunction, and balance impairments.

Kate also provides cardiorespiratory physiotherapy assessment and treatment to assist with the management and rehabilitation of post-COVID symptoms including: shortness of breath, respiratory dysfunction, fatigue, weakness and deconditioning, myofascial rib, chest, upper back and neck pain, joint pain, coordination and balance, and return to activity and achieving pre/post COVID exercise goals.

Having over 20 years of dance training, Kate has a special interest in dancers and performing artists. In her free time she enjoys staying active, participating in continuing education and advocacy for the continued development of the profession, watching live dance and theatre, and reading.

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Shady Nagib graduated from Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen, Scotland with a Masters in Physical Therapy, after completing his Honors degree in Kinesiology and Health Science at York University.

Shady’s passion for physiotherapy began with him being proactive in his teenage years about fitness, health and strength training and has always aspired to live a high quality life. He confirmed his interest with the athletic injuries courses during his undergrad years as well as pursuing numerous shadowing, volunteering, and assistant job opportunities in his spare time.

Shady ensures to make his clients feel heard, always aims to get to the root cause of his clients’ complaints, and tailors a personalized home exercise program based on his clients’ current abilities that are specific to their therapy goals. He achieves this by providing hands-on treatments, manual therapy, soft and deep tissue release, joint mobilizations, nerve flossing, education and exercise prescription.

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Khushali is a Registered Physiotherapist with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy degree from Gujarat University, India.

Khushali has experience using her physical therapy training to diagnose, treat, and prevent a range of musculoskeletal and neurological diseases in a variety of settings, such as clinics, hospitals, and fitness centres. In her role as a resident physiotherapist in Ontario, she developed expertise in treating patients with chronic pain, sports injuries, and postural problems.

Khushali believes in the power of collaboration and takes a patient-centered approach to her practice. She takes the time to listen attentively to her patients’ concerns, understanding that each individual’s journey to recovery is unique. Through evidence-based interventions and personalised treatment plans, Khushali empowers her patients to regain independence, improve function, and achieve their rehabilitation goals.

In her spare time, Khushali enjoys playing pool and table tennis, reading novels, and sketching.

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Omar graduated from Queen Margaret University in Edinburgh, Scotland in 2016 with a MSc in Physiotherapy while also playing on the University Men’s basketball team. Originally from Toronto, Ontario, he obtained his Bachelors in Kinesiology degree from York University in 2014.

Omar has a passion for helping people and aims to get them back to their best physical and mental state. He believes in a holistic approach to health and rehabilitation through the means of exercise, education and manual therapy. Omar has done courses in acupuncture, dry needling and spinal manipulation with plans to pursue further education in manual therapy, concussion rehab and blood flow restriction training. He has a clinical interest in ACL prehab/rehab. He believes that the recovery process is a unique one - not just physically, but mentally as well. He believes that patients returning from ACL tears need a patient-centred rehabilitation program catered to each individual specifically.

In his free time, he loves to be around the game of basketball. He currently coaches in his free time, plays in men’s leagues, and loves to work with athletes. He also plays a variety of different sports including volleyball and soccer.

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Zamir completed his Master of Science in Physical Therapy at the University of Toronto and his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and Health Sciences at York University. With his extensive experience, Zamir approaches your individual case with dedication and focuses on getting to the root of the issue. Zamir uses manual therapy, personalized exercise programs and education to optimize your function and ultimately get you back to doing the activities you love most. Zamir believes that each patient should leave their session having a clear understanding of the next steps to achieve their goals.

Zamir grew up as an avid athlete, playing high-level soccer and basketball. His extensive experience as an athlete also brings with it a deep understanding of injuries, anatomy, and biomechanics. Through this, he developed a keen interest in the field of physiotherapy and saw it as an opportunity to help others overcome their injuries and emerge even stronger than before. Zamir strives to create meaningful and lifelong connections with all his clients while providing personalized care.

In his spare time, you will find Zamir playing and watching sports, and discovering culinary treasures in Toronto. Zamir is completing advanced coursework in manual therapy, and acupuncture.

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Dr. Woo completed his Bachelor of Science degree with honours in Kinesiology from the University of Waterloo in 2008 and graduated from New York Chiropractic College with his Doctorate in Chiropractic in 2013.

Dr. Woo specializes in sports performance, chronic pain, spinal health, physical therapy, functional exercise rehabilitation, and postural re-education. As a diversified practitioner, he combines integrated manual techniques such joint manipulations, Contemporary Neurofunctional Medical Acupuncture, and Active Release Technique, with the primary goal of normal physiological function restoration, while reducing pain and dysfunction. In addition, he is currently an instructor with the Contemporary Medical Acupuncture Program at McMaster University.

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Calvin is a graduate from Sutherland-Chan School of Massage Therapy and completed his bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology at the University of Toronto. With the experience and skills he has accumulated, he seeks to immerse himself with like-minded healthcare professionals to provide the most comprehensive and effective treatments plans.

Calvin is motivated and driven by patient wellness and empowerment. His goal is to help clients realize what their body is truly capable of. As a former Team Canada dragon boat paddler, Calvin understands the value and importance for athletes and individuals to be able to function at their full capacity.

When Calvin is not at the clinic, you can find him at Sunnyside, in the gym, or deep in the forest backpacking in one of Ontario’s provincial parks.

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Becky is a graduate from Sutherland-Chan with a passion for educating patients on how to live healthy and active lifestyles. She has completed her Vodder Lymphatic Drainage and Cupping training and recently completed her certification as a Fascial Stretch Therapy® practitioner. Becky continues to devote her time to lifelong learning to broaden her extensive skillset.

Becky is also a yoga, pilates & barre instructor, a former personal & small group fitness trainer, and a Thai massage practitioner. Her broad exposure to a variety of sports, from Muay Thai to dragon boat racing, has allowed her to bring a unique perspective and integration of manual therapy.

In her spare time, Becky enjoys incorporating movement and exercise through weight training, tennis and yoga.

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