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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.

Resident Physiotherapist: Kinjal Patel

Kinjal Holds a Bachelor's of Physiotherapy degree obtained from Saurashtra University in India. Her passion for physical therapy stems from experience working alongside a variety of patient population here in Canada.

She continues to utilize assessments and treatment techniques to get patients back to their everyday lifestyles. Her Clinic interest is in outpatient Orthopedics.

She believes in client oriented goal and hands-on approach to help guide individuals to reach their full functional capacity.

Registered Massage Therapist: Trudy Payne

Trudy Payne has been in the Health & Wellness sector for 10 years. She has several diplomas and certifications including; Fitness Leadership Diploma, Humber College (Honours), Registered Massage Therapy, CMTO (Honours), Hypnotherapy, Reflexology, Older adult specialist, Nutrition certification, Myofascial Release, and Bio-mechanical taping.

Her knowledge in psychology, anatomy, physiology and bio-mechanical movements of the body assist her in providing clients with a “5 footsteps to wellness treatment program” which includes; Assessing, Addressing, Treating, Resolving, and Maintaining Pain-free Living.

Her primary focus is to liaison with other medical professionals and closely with clients to work toward relieving acute pain, identifying the root cause, and resolving pain through soft tissue manipulation and manual therapy. Her passion for relieving her client’s pain and pain-free living ensures individualized, focused therapy working closely with her clients to educate and provide a self-care and maintenance program.