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Stittsville

Hazeldean Gardens – Stittsville, ON

6130 Hazeldean Rd
Lower Level of Hazeldean Gardens
Stittsville, ON, K2S 1B9
Phone: 613-714-9495
Text Our Front Desk: (613) 909-9979

Hours:
Mon- 1:00pm - 6:00pm
Tues- closed
Wed- 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Thur- closed
Fri- 1:00pm - 6:00pm



At Physiocare Physiotherapy in Stittsville we offer thе fоllоwіng ѕеrvісеѕ:

Our Team - Stittsville

Gunjan Vermani

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

Vijay Sharma
Manager and Registered Physiotherapist

With his over 12 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

Mukta Dharne

Mukta Dharne
Physiotherapist

Mukta Dharne, Physiotherapist, with work experience of 7 years, loves working with patients. Bachelors and masters of physiotherapy from India. Specialised in sports sciences. Worked exclusively with spine patients for 4 years in India along with top spine surgeons. Experience of working with sports injuries, paediatric conditions like wry neck(torticollis), club feet and other musculoskeletal conditions and geriatric population with conditions like osteoporosis, balance issues, Parkinson’s etc. Well versed with manual therapy such as Mc-Kenzie techniques, mulligan and soft tissue release. Certified in vestibular rehab, acupuncture, Chinese cupping, dry needling, treatment of TMJ, sports injuries, kinesio taping.
Hobbies: novels, basket-ball, ballroom dancing.
Languages: Hindi, English, Marathi, can understand Punjabi and basic French.

 

Hiral Thakkur

Hiral Thakkur

Hiral completed her Bachelor's of Physiotherapy in 2017 from India. After that, she continued further studies and graduated in Fitness and health Promotion from Conestoga College in 2019. She has experience working with all sorts of patients in different setups. She has also attended two international and few national conferences. 

Her hobbies include listening to music, cooking and playing badminton.

 

Erica Gifford

Erica Gifford
Chiropractor

Dr. Erica Gifford grew up in the city of Ottawa. She attended the University of Ottawa, where she obtained an Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Molecular Biology. While attending the University of Ottawa, Dr. Gifford started her professional journey working with patients as a medical assistant for medical doctors. She went on to obtain her Doctor of Chiropractic Degree, graduating with Magna Cum Laude from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) in Toronto. During her time at CMCC, she also worked as a Certified Personal Trainer. She is certified in Acupuncture, Advanced Functional Techniques, Smart Tools and Active Release Technique.

Dr. Gifford provides patients with the most current evidence-based care. She tailors each treatment plan to your specific needs, goals and comfort. Dr. Gifford works with you to help you understand the cause of your pain. She uses a combination of Chiropractic Adjustments and mobilizations with Active Release Technique, Acupuncture, education and rehabilitation exercises to decrease your pain, get you moving better and prevent re-injury. She has a special interest in complex chronic pain patients.

Recreationally, Dr. Gifford enjoys rock climbing, skijoring (cross-country skiing fueled by her dog Bella), snow boarding, hiking, camping and canoeing. She also coaches competitive water polo in Ottawa. She is thrilled to join the PPRC team, starting on March 18th, and looks forward to helping you feel better soon!

Megan Middleton

Megan Middleton
Registered Massage Therapist

Megan graduated from CDI College and has been a member of the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario for the past 13 years. Since graduating she has helped people with a variety of injuries and illnesses including pain management, stress and anxiety reduction, circulation, healing, muscle spasms and cramping, and promoting overall health and well being. Massage can be preventative or restorative, helping to maintain, rehabilitate, and augment physical function. When not helping her clients, Megan enjoys spending time with her family, and the outdoors.

Zoe Kung

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.

Rhiddi Dave

Rhiddi Dave
PTA

Riddhi has worked at Physiocare Physiotherapy Center as a physiotherapist assistant for the last one and half years. Riddhi has 4 years experience as an Occupational Therapist after finishing her bachelor’s degree in occupational therapy in 2012 from Gujarat University, India and preparing for the registration exam of being OTR in Ontario. During her 4 years of experience, she has dealt with all different kinds of people from pediatric to geriatric. She has attended 2 national conferences and other workshops and training programs. She is trained in acupressure treatment as well. She has special interest in people with neurological disorders. Moreover, she is an active listener with good communication and interpersonal skills. In her spare time, she likes to listen to music, read books and attend training programs.

Gunjan Vermani

Gunjan Vermani

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...
Vijay Sharma

Vijay Sharma

With his over 12 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 ...
Mukta Dharne

Mukta Dharne

Mukta Dharne, Physiotherapist, with work experience of 7 years, loves working with patients. Bachelors and masters of physiotherapy from India. Specialised in sports sciences. Worked exclusively with spine patients for 4 years in India along with top spine surgeons. Experience of working with sports injuries, paediatric conditions like wry neck(torticollis), club feet and other musculoskeletal conditions and geriatric population with conditions like osteoporosis, balance issues, Parkinson’s et...
Hiral Thakkur

Hiral Thakkur

Hiral completed her Bachelor's of Physiotherapy in 2017 from India. After that, she continued further studies and graduated in Fitness and health Promotion from Conestoga College in 2019. She has experience working with all sorts of patients in different setups. She has also attended two international and few national conferences.  Her hobbies include listening to music, cooking and playing badminton.  
Erica Gifford

Erica Gifford

Dr. Erica Gifford grew up in the city of Ottawa. She attended the University of Ottawa, where she obtained an Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Molecular Biology. While attending the University of Ottawa, Dr. Gifford started her professional journey working with patients as a medical assistant for medical doctors. She went on to obtain her Doctor of Chiropractic Degree, graduating with Magna Cum Laude from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) in Toronto. During her time at CMCC,...
Megan Middleton

Megan Middleton

Megan graduated from CDI College and has been a member of the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario for the past 13 years. Since graduating she has helped people with a variety of injuries and illnesses including pain management, stress and anxiety reduction, circulation, healing, muscle spasms and cramping, and promoting overall health and well being. Massage can be preventative or restorative, helping to maintain, rehabilitate, and augment physical function. When not helping her clients, Me...
Zoe Kung

Zoe Kung

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...
Rhiddi Dave

Rhiddi Dave

Riddhi has worked at Physiocare Physiotherapy Center as a physiotherapist assistant for the last one and half years. Riddhi has 4 years experience as an Occupational Therapist after finishing her bachelor’s degree in occupational therapy in 2012 from Gujarat University, India and preparing for the registration exam of being OTR in Ontario. During her 4 years of experience, she has dealt with all different kinds of people from pediatric to geriatric. She has attended 2 national conferences and ...