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Myers Physiotherapy Centre Team

Registered Physiotherapist: Nisha Patel

Nisha Patel has been a Registered Physiotherapist since 2013, working primarily in private orthopedic settings. She has worked in a variety of clinical settings.

Nisha has training through Advanced Physical Therapy education Institute in Acupuncture and dry needling technique and TMJ condition and management.

Nisha also has training through International K-Taping Academy in K-Taping techniques

Her advanced training allows her to treat a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions although she has a special interest in sports-related injuries. She has continued to take many courses in manual therapy, acupuncture, and sports-related treatments. In clinical practice, her treatment philosophy includes using Manual Therapy to restore joint mechanics followed by muscle retraining and motor control strategies to correct movement dysfunction. She provides individualized one on one treatment and develops exercise programs geared towards the level and goals of the patient.

Nisha is always eager to learn more, share more and provide high-quality service to clients using evidence-based research and techniques. She has a passion for helping people while empowering them to contribute to their own healing. She takes the time to find the root of person's problem and then together with them create a plan to address the immediate concerns as well as enhance daily living after rehabilitation and prevent recurrences. She has provided physiotherapy coverage at the variety level along with providing mentorship for physiotherapy residents/students. Nisha enjoys an active lifestyle and anything outdoors where she can spend her time with family.

Chiropodist: Dan D'Ortenzio

Dan D'Ortenzio has been a practicing Chiropodist since 2018 and has a passion for pain relief. Dan grew up in Hamilton did his undergraduate studies at McMaster in Honors Life Science before going to the Michener Institute for the Chiropody program.

Dan currently works at five clinics including a Diabetic clinic making him very comfortable dealing with high-risk patients including ulcers. As a Chiropodist, he offers surgical options that most other foot care specialist is not trained to do. This includes a Flexor Tenotomy procedure, minor excisions, and needling of Verruca. Dan is an expert in biomechanics and can help with a treatment plan for any foot pain or sports injury rehab. He is adept in any sort of foot infections from the skin to deeper compartments and can help heal and educate on any foot skin lesions.

Dan always strives to communicate with patients about foot health care and to keep the quality of care to a high standard at all his clinics. If you are unsure if a Chiropodist can help with your feet feel free to book a free consult and he will explain if you can benefit from treatment.

Registered Physiotherapist:Komal Tamakuwala

Komal Tamakuwala graduated from India in Bachelors of physical Therapy in 2007. Her special interests are Orthopedic conditions / Injuries, Post Surgical rehab, Vestibular rehab and pelvic health (In Incontinence pelvic organ prolapse, in men & women).

Komal strongly implements her skills based on individual assessment & evidence based interventions. She is dedicated & passionate toward patient oriented care. She uses hands on technique with other therapeutic modalities, exercise therapy & education to ensure that patients leave every session feeling excited about the gains in physical function that are possible for them.

Registered Massage Therapist: Aaron Shad

Aaron graduated from Mohawk College of Applied Arts and Technology in August 2018 with an Advanced Diploma in Massage Therapy. In January of 2019 he successfully completed and obtained his designation as a Registered Massage Therapist. The skill set that he posses are solely based on orthopedic assessments and functional movement patterns that allow him to treat injuries in an appropriate manner. He has foreshadowed several practitioner and gained experience in sports injuries, chronic pain patients and weekend warriors, which has allowed him to tailor treatment according to the case.

Aaron has graduated with certification in personal training and has taught multiple boot camp classes, functional training classes, and strength training classes. This has advanced his knowledge on providing specific exercises on improving overall strength, weight loss management, and rehabilitation.

Aaron believes that as a healthcare practitioner, it is important to take the time to educate his patients on the type of injury they have encountered and the appropriate measures needed with healing process.

On his off days Aaron likes to spend his time playing basketball, working out, and researching different condition that can possibly help him further his career and provide the best possible care.

Registered Massage Therapist: Lekha Nair

My life's mission is to help my clients relax, realign, and rejuvenate.

Registered with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario, I believe that massage therapy can help patients minimize pain and reach a higher level of health and wellness. I am also a member of the Registered Massage Therapists' Association of Ontario.

With my intense training in Swedish massage from Royal Canadian college of Massage therapy and my background in traditional Ayurvedic massage I am confident that I can bring a positive change to my clients lives.

I am very passionate about massage therapy and my specialties include Swedish massage, myofascial release, joint mobilizations, trigger point therapy as well as proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation.

I am very excited to continue my massage education and to add other modalities and techniques to my range of abilities.