Mohsen Rafieian is a registered physiotherapist, in good standing with College of Physiotherapists of Ontario. He is a member of Canadian and Ontario Physiotherapy Associations. He has completed the Contemporary Acupuncture Program in McMaster University, and is certified for assessment and dispensing Custom Made Orthotics. He has also completed a Masters degree in Anatomy and Embryology. Mohsen taught and researched in universities aboard for many years. During his career, he has attended several refreshment studies and post-graduate programs in manual therapy, physiotherapy assessment, and treatment of musculoskeletal, orthopaedic and neuromuscular conditions. Mohsen has over 20 years of experience working with clients with neurological conditions such as Brain Injury, Hemiplegic and MS in private, hospital and nursing home settings. He also has extensive experience with musculoskeletal, orthopedic, sport injuries and Vestibular Rehabilitation. Along with this, has vast years of management experience in both academic and rehabilitation fields in Canada and abroad.
Masoumeh Ghassemi is a registered physiotherapist, in good standing with College of Physiotherapists of Ontario. She is a member of Canadian and Ontario Physiotherapy Associations for more than 20 years. Masoumeh is a graduate from University of Toronto and has extensive clinical experience with musculoskeletal, orthopaedic, post surgery, and sport injuries in adolescent, adult/geriatric population in private, home and hospital settings. She is dedicated to achieve high standard of care for her patients through continuing education. She has done numerous post-graduate courses in manual therapy, pain management, orthotic prescription, compression therapy, and acupuncture. Masoumeh is passionate toward her work and incorporates her manual treatment techniques along with a use of wide range of therapeutic modalities including laser therapy, shockwave treatment, electrotherapeutic modalities, and individual exercise programming. She has accommodated and treated many patients in their home settings when they were unable to attend the clinic. As part of her achievements, she has become a Pelvic Health Physiotherapist.
Dr. Alexandra Topp is a graduate from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College and previously obtained her Bachelor of Kinesiology with honours from Western University.
Dr. Topp has also completed her TCM & medical acupuncture certification from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College. She completed a course called Integrated Therapeutics™, which focuses on functional assessment and treatment using a variety of modalities including soft tissue, taping, acupuncture, mobilizations, and rehabilitation. Dr. Topp is an evidence-based chiropractor who is enthusiastic and motivated to provide her patients with the best care, returning them back to optimal health and living.
Dr. Asghar (Doctor in Audiology) is a Clinical Audiologist with more than 20 years of experience in Audiology. He graduated in Medicine in 1980 and received his certification in ENT from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan in 1984. He completed his Masters in Audiology in 1987 at Manchester University, UK. He also completed his Doctorate in Audiology (Au.D) from Salus University, Pennsylvania, USA in 2002. He is a registered Audiologist with CASLPO since June 2004. He has also been certified by CASLPA and the American Board of Audiology.
Dr. Asghar’s areas of interest are Vestibular Assessment and Management, with a special interest in the treatment and management of Benign Peripheral Positional Vertigo (BPPV). So far he has treated more than 650 patients with BPPV. Currently Dr. Asghar is associated with our Vestibular Rehabilitation Team.
James is a Registered Kinesiologist and has earned his bachelor’s in Kinesiology from the University of Toronto, St. George. In addition to this, James also has a certificate in Exercise Science and Lifestyle Management at Humber College. In addition to having vast knowledge in movement and exercise, James also has experience working with various populations helping them to rehabilitate, enhance performance, and maintain their mobility as well as independence. With his previous experiences, coupled with his continued education, James will be able to work with you on a personal and professional level to help you reach your health, rehabilitation and performance goals.
Registered Massage Therapist
Anna has been practicing massage therapy for 12 years. Graduating from Canadian Collegeof Massage and Hydrotherapy in 1999 Anna has worked in many diverse environments including rehabilitation centre, Chiropractic clinic, Spa, Gym and Health Benefit practice. Anna has experience in working with all health professionals as well as an arthroscopic surgeon, which gives her the ability to work with major injuries and health conditions. Besides being a massage therapist Anna is also a Certified Reflexologist, Hot Stone Practitioner, Shiatsu therapist and Aroma therapist. Anna also has qualifications in Lymphatic massage and Pre/Post natal care. In the last 4 years Anna has assisted in three labor/deliveries as well as providing massage therapy for mothers during their pregnancies and post natal period.
Registered Massage Therapist
Erika is a Registered Massage Therapy since 2008. She is graduated from Canadian College of Massage and Hydro therapy, with many years of experience in the health care field. Also she is a physiotherapist educated outside of Canada, who finished the university degree in 2000. She is trained in Warm Stone Massage, essential de-stress therapy, Hydrotherapy Wraps and Vichy Treatments, always working for the wellness of the body and soul.
Registered Massage Therapist
Mikhail is graduate from ICT Kikkawa College of Massage Therapy as well as an acclaimed top Massage Therapist of his Community.
He is very knowledgeable, having experience in an array of different massage techniques. He is intuitive and loves his work, which comes through in every massage he does.
His impressive skills range in:
- Swedish Massage
- Sport Massage
- Myofascial Therapy
- Myofascial Trigger Point Therapy
- Indian Head Massage
- Manual Lymphatic Drainage
- Deep Tissue Massage
- Aromatherapy Massage
- Hot Stone Massage
- Prenatal/Postnatal Massage
- Australian ancient routine
Please book Mikhail in advance as he is very busy.
Registered Nutritional Therapist
Fern Katzman is a Registered Nutritional Therapist and a member in good standing with the Canadian Association of Natural Nutrition Practitioners and has earned the designation of Natural Nutrition, Clinical Practitioner (NNCP).
Fern obtained her certification in Advance Nutrition from Alive Academy of Natural Health and earned an accreditation for her Certification in Holistic Nutrition (CHN).
Fern continues upgrading her education and is currently working toward certification in Counselling for Behaviour Change and Dietary Supplements through the Dietitians of Canada.
As a Graduate from Ryerson University with a B.A.Sc. in Food Technology, Fern worked in the Food manufacturing sector developing supplements and meal replacement bars for corporate clients. She moved on to help develop a line of nutritional products for private label manufacturing where she eventually assisted in developing a line of frozen yogurt with probiotics.
Fern is passionate about nutrition and her only goal as a Nutritionist is to be able to educate patients in all aspects of nutrition; giving them the tools to make confident and healthy choices for themselves and their families. “Nutrition helps us achieve a better understanding of our relationship with food and how it affects our cells, our bodies and ultimately our well-being. Everyone has the right to better nutrition and food security.”
Mahtab holds Masters degree in agriculture engineering and plant breeding from Tehran University. She has various experiences in food health, sustainable agriculture and development research. She has also worked in Spain Embassy’s visa application center in Tehran. Mahtab can speak Persian, English and Spanish. She tries her best to make our clients feel the difference from the moment they step in.
Anzhelika holds Bachelor degree in business administration program from George Brown College. She has extensive experience working with people in different business areas. Anzhelika can speak Russian and English. She is always very attentive and friendly with clients, and also maintains a positive atmosphere at the clinic.
Shiva Amani is a Registered Dietitian with good standing with the College of Dietitians of Ontario. She is a member of Dietitians of Canada. Shiva has a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) with seven years of experience as a dietitian. Shiva has completed the Internationally Educated Dietitians Pre-registration Program at Ryerson University, which allowed her to become acquainted with Canadian dietetic professional standards and requirements.
Shiva has extensive experience in providing one-on-one counseling for clients along the continuum of age for a variety of health conditions to prevent and manage chronic disease such as Pre-diabetes, diabetes, high triglycerides, high cholesterol and high blood pressure.
In addition, she has worked with patient with Kidney disease, kidney stones, gastrointestinal disease (reflux, IBS, IBD, celiac, etc.), Cancer treatment side effects, low iron and anemia and food allergies and intolerances.
She also has experience in providing nutrition education and counseling on various topics such as healthy pregnancy and breastfeeding, feeding infants, toddlers, children and picky eaters, balanced vegetarian and vegan diet.
Her passion is to provide the best possible care to her clients, and to assist them with healthier eating habits.