Wellington St West – Ottawa, ON
1399 Wellington St West
Ottawa, ON, K1Y 2X1
Mon- 2:00pm - 8:00pm
Tues- 7:00am - 3:00pm
Wed- 2:00pm - 8:00pm
Thur- 7:00am - 3:00pm
Fri- 2:00pm - 8:00pm
At Physiocare Physiotherapy in Ottawa we offer thе fоllоwіng ѕеrvісеѕ:
- TMJ Pаіn
- Orthореdіс and Sроrtѕ Injuries
- Nеurоlоgісаl Rеhаb
- Vеѕtіbulаr Rehab
- Deep Oѕсіllаtіоn Therapy
- Mаѕѕаgе Thеrару
- Chinese Cupping
- MVA Injuries
- Knee and Hip Replacement Rehabilitation
Our Team - Westboro
Gunjan Vermani Director and Registered Physiotherapist
She has been practicing physiotherapy from 2006 and completed her 2 years specialization in Neurological Sciences (University Topper) in 2008. She has been taking many hands-on workshops and courses to continuously enhance her clinical knowledge and skills.
Gunjan is certified in the treatment of urinary incontinence, central pain management, Concussion rehab, Manual therapy level 1, and performs acupuncture and dry needling.
She is also an ADP Authorizer for walkers and wheelchairs apart from assessing and prescribing for orthotics, compression socks and custom bracing.
Vijay Sharma Manager and Registered Physiotherapist
With his over 14 years of practice in physiotherapy, he has experience in sports injuries, orthopaedic injuries and disorders, arthritis and related conditions like Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid arthritis, Fibromyalgia, autoimmune disorders etc, and various neurological conditions like Parkinson's Ds., Traumatic Brain and spinal cord injuries etc.
He completed his ACPAC -Advanced Clinical Practitioner in Arthritis Care certification from University of Toronto in 2015 while practicing and managing a few clinics in Ottawa and he was first one to do that from any clinic in Canada.
He is a firm believer in continually updating his skills and is certified in TMJ/jaw pain treatment,arthritic care, Manual therapy, Concussion rehab, Vestibular rehab, Graston technique, Acupuncture, Dry needling, Chinese traditional Cupping, M2T Blade and Kinesiology Taping.
He is ADP authorized for walkers and wheel chairs and can prescribe custom orthotics, compression socks and custom braces
Nafis Khan Physiotherapist
Nafis completed his Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy from University of Dhaka, Bangladesh in 2014. After graduation he joined the public sector and served as a Clinical Physiotherapist in Disability Service and Support Centre for almost 2 years. In order to achieve broader understanding of how health service works, he pursued his post-graduation in Public Health from Liverpool John Moores University, UK.
During his practice as a clinical physiotherapist he has worked with children suffering from cerebral palsy, Down’s syndrome, muscular dystrophy, autism, hemophilia, club foot and so on. For a brief period, he also served in the hospital setting where he managed musculoskeletal and neurological cases. He loves travelling and photography. His favorite sport is Cricket.
Dave Hanemaayer Registered Massage Therapist and PTA
Dave has over 13 years of experience treating many different pain and injury syndromes including arthritis, muscle tears, disc herniations, repetitive stress injuries, every day tight muscles and more. In addition to being an RMT, Dave also assists our Physiotherapists as a PTA.
He has completed training in acupuncture through McMaster University, myofascial release, Thai massage, acupressure, laser therapy and laser acupuncture.
When not working he spends time with is family, being a father to 3 young boys, working out, hiking, kayaking local Ottawa water ways and reading.
Eric Lalonde Registered Massage Therapist
Eric Lalonde, a dedicated Registered Massage Therapist for more than 10 years, enjoys supporting individuals on their path to feeling great. Eric uses deep tissue massage to reduce pain, tension and stress, and this can lead to real improvements in quality of life.
Eric graduated from Le Collège Boréal in 2009, and has since completed post-graduate certifications in Sports Injury and Orthopaedics. He has also taken training in Thai Massage, Lomi Lomi (traditional Hawaiian massage), Cranio Sacral Therapy, Lymphatic Drainage, Acupressure, pregnancy, pre- and post-natal massage, fascial release, and cupping, as well as courses on treating frozen shoulder, rotator cuff impingement, carpal tunnel syndrome, and repetitive strain injury.
Eric’s unique and intuitive approach to massage aims to eliminate pain, reduce tension within the muscles, and augment joint mobility, circulation, and lymphatic drainage. Additional benefits of Eric’s treatments are an enhanced sense of well-being, more balanced energy, and improved clarity of mind.
To stay balanced, Eric loves spending time with his family, cooking, being creative, as well as doing various outdoor sports such as snow boarding, skiing, boating, and diving. He’s also a certified kite surfer.
Eric is looking forward to helping you on your path to feeling great.
Eric’s motto: “Carpe Diem” / Seize the Day!
Zoe Kung TCM Acupuncturist
We are proud to introduce to you, the latest addition to our team. Hsiang Lan KUNG (Zoe) is a Medical Acupuncturist who has received qualified TCM & Acupuncture courses and clinical practice training at the TCM School in BC and currently hold the license of R.Ac. and R.TCM.P. in Ontario with CTCMPAO & in BC with CTCMA. Not only does she have many years of experiences training and learning from R.TCM. P. YANG Sheng-Ming in Vancouver who is a disciple of famous Beijing TCM & Acupuncture professors (YU Ying-Ao & WU Xi-Jing) in China’s Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences; but she also has independent clinical experience for several years afterwards. Her patients are multi-culture; thus she can speak English, Cantonese, Mandarin, Taiwanese to communicate with them.
Best Rated Acupuncturist in Ottawa
Prateeksha Viradiya PTA
Prateeksha, completed her Bachelor's in physiotherapy from India and graduated in 2010. Also obtained a diploma from distance learning in HR in India. After graduation, she joined a team of orthopedic surgeons and worked as a physiotherapist in the acute care hospital for 5 years. She worked briefly with pre-natal and post-natal clients.
She moved to Canada in 2016 and worked as a PTA for over 2 years in Toronto with an MVA clinic.
To have a broader understanding of ow health care system works in Canada I pursued the OIEBP program from University of Toronto in 2019. I had my internships with 2 renowned hospitals in Toronto - St. Michael’s and Sunnybrook-Schulich heart centre for a month each.
Currently working with an amazing team at Physiocare Physiotherapy and in thee process of getting certified as a Water fitness trainer.
Passionate about serving the community and expanding my knowledge base. Love to cook, travel and read!"
Venumadhav Madhadi PTA
He earned his Bachelors in Physiotherapy in 2007 from NTR University of Health Sciences, India. After working under eminent orthopedic surgeon for a year he went to pursue his PG Diploma in community welfare in Australia. Gaining enough experience working in Australia for 5 years, he returned to India and worked as a physiotherapist specializing in post operative physio care and rehabilitation.
Recently (2019), He immigrated to Canada and started as a Physiotherapy Assistant (PTA) here at Physiocare. His hobbies include playing cricket and travelling.