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Scarborough, Ontario M1R 5G9
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Central Scarborough Physiotherapy Clinic - pt Health

Services: Physiotherapy, Chiropractic Care, Massage Therapy, Acupuncture View All Services
Address: 2155 Lawrence Ave E, Unit 14 Scarborough, Ontario M1R 5G9 CA View Full Map
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Clinic Overview

Hours of Operation

Monday:08:00 AM-07:00 PM
Tuesday:08:00 AM-07:00 PM
Wednesday:08:00 AM-07:00 PM
Thursday:08:00 AM-07:00 PM
Friday:08:00 AM-05:00 PM
Saturday:09:30 AM-01:30 PM
Sunday:Closed

Coverage Options

  • Motor Vehicle Accident Insurance
  • Health Benefit Plan
  • Government Insurance
  • Work Injury Insurance
  • Self Pay (Cash/Debit/Credit/Cheque)
  • No Obligation

Languages Spoken

English, Filipino, Cantonese, Farsi, Hindi, Punjab, Urdu, Gujrati, Russian

Parking

  • General Parking

Our Services

Our services are covered by most extended health insurance companies. Not sure if you're covered? No problem. We can help you find out. Just call us at (647) 794-3677
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Physiotherapy
Custom physiotherapy treatment plans include therapies such as exercise, manipulation, stretching, soft tissue massage, ultrasound electrotherapy or acupuncture.
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Chiropractic Care
Chiropractors provide diagnosis, treatment & preventive care for spine, pelvis, nervous system & joints. Find relief from back/neck pain, headaches, arthritis.
photograph of a massage therapist performing deep tissue massage therapy
Massage Therapy
Help reduce pain, improve motion & health with a variety of massage techniques including relaxation, therapeutic, sports injury, deep tissue & trigger point.
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Acupuncture
Acupuncture therapy has shown to be an effective treatment for pain (acute and chronic), sciatica, arthritis, headaches, digestive problems, abdominal problems.
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Arthritis Management
Personalized arthritis therapy to help you better manage pain, adopt exercise techniques, follow healthy eating guidelines, prevent fatigue, protect joints, and use assistive devices.
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Chronic Condition Management
Manage chronic conditions like diabetes, COPD, emphysema, metabolic syndrome, high blood pressure, pain, heart disease, arthritis, fibromyalgia, osteoporosis.
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Custom Bracing
Professionally fit, or custom braces support uneven & unstable joints working to align joints, increase movement & remove instability.
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Ergonomic/Work Station Assessments
Many neck, shoulder, wrist and low back issues can be traced to poor workstation ergonomics. Clinicians identify and correct problems in work area design that lead to fatigue, injury or illness.
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FAE
FAE is used to determine an employee’s functional abilities and physical fitness before returning to work post injury. FAE compares current performance levels to the daily demands of the job.
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Hand Therapy
Specially trained clinicians assess and treat upper limb injuries and conditions. Services include everything from early wound care, dressings, and splinting to strengthening exercises
Orthotics (gait scan equipped)
Orthotics correct poor foot biomechanics by supporting the foot, bones & joints, correcting dysfunction, improving strength, relieving lower back pain.
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Children's Physiotherapy
Tailored to the unique physiology of children and their changing bodies. Pediatric or Children’s physiotherapy is customized and dedicated care for children 3 years and above.
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Sports Injury Rehabilitation
Custom treatment plans to help athletes effectively treat pain and return to normal function. Beneficial to those with ACL injuries, meniscus or rotator cuff tears, sprains/strains, tendonitis and more.
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TMJ/ TMD
Get relief from jaw pain, clicking, restriction, and locking. TMJ physiotherapy aims to reduce swelling, muscle spasms, and pain while restoring function and addressing underlying causes.
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Traction
Used to treat neck and back pain. Traction uses gentle pulling to reduce pressure on the spine’s discs and increase the space where nerves exit the spinal cord.
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Concussion Management
Interdisciplinary team of health-care professionals collaborate to provide integrated care to help you recover from a concussion, and relieve concussion symptoms.
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Assisted Devices
Mechanical Traction

Learn more about our services here.

Welcome to Central Scarborough Physiotherapy Clinic

Helping Scarborough residents feel their best for over 5 years


At Central Scarborough Physiotherapy Clinic you can expect:

  • Results: Proven, one-to-one, evidence-based therapy
  • Coverage Options: Covered by OHIP & most insurance plans
  • Custom Treatment Plans: Customized treatment plans will help you reach your rehabilitation goals.
  • Short & Long Term Relief: We focus on the root cause of your pain, not just symptoms
  • Flexible Scheduling: Convenient scheduling around work and home obligations
  • Prevention Strategies: We show you how to keep pain from coming back – on your own
  • Experienced Clinicians: Licensed clinicians who genuinely care about reaching your goals

When you choose Central Scarborough Physiotherapy Clinic you will find experienced  staff who work together to ensure optimal care for your painful injury.

Located on Lawrence Ave E, Central Scarborough Physiotherapy Clinic recognizes the differences in shapes, sizes, strengths and degrees of injury amongst all of our patients and designs sensible rehabilitation programs that help our patients reach their personal rehabilitation goals. Whether it is pain relief or recovery from an injury, we will provide therapy options that can help you play an active role in achieving your goals. We are a multidisciplinary clinic, by working together as a team, all clinicians are in constant communication with each other in order to ensure that each patient receives the most effective treatment possible.

We successfully treat many conditions and injuries through a variety of effective therapy options.

Early Intervention Can Help Prevent Lifelong Chronic Pain

Early intervention is critical to a speedy recovery. Research has proven that people who seek therapy early after an injury have shorter recovery periods and are 8 times less likely to develop chronic pain.*

Central Scarborough Physiotherapy Clinic can help you feel your best. Schedule your appointment today using the form, or give us a call and put Central Scarborough Physiotherapy Clinic full spectrum of advanced rehabilitation services to work for you.

*Study by the Department of Occupational Medicine at the Orebro Medical Centre.

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Services

Central Scarborough Physiotherapy Clinic uses many therapy options to ensure an optimal approach to your care. You will experience a variety of gentle therapy solutions that can help reduce pain, strengthen, add flexibility, improve joint range, and more. Some of our services include:
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Physiotherapy

Custom physiotherapy treatment plans include therapies such as exercise, manipulation, stretching, soft tissue massage, ultrasound electrotherapy or acupuncture.
photograph of a chiroprator performing traction on a female patient

Chiropractic Care

Chiropractors provide diagnosis, treatment & preventive care for spine, pelvis, nervous system & joints. Find relief from back/neck pain, headaches, arthritis.
photograph of a massage therapist performing deep tissue massage therapy

Massage Therapy

Help reduce pain, improve motion & health with a variety of massage techniques including relaxation, therapeutic, sports injury, deep tissue & trigger point.
photograph of a physiotherapist performing dry needing acupuncture

Acupuncture

Acupuncture therapy has shown to be an effective treatment for pain (acute and chronic), sciatica, arthritis, headaches, digestive problems, abdominal problems.
photograph of an arthritis sufferer holding their hand in pain

Arthritis Management

Personalized arthritis therapy to help you better manage pain, adopt exercise techniques, follow healthy eating guidelines, prevent fatigue, protect joints, and use assistive devices.
photograph of a diabetes patient checking their blood sugar

Chronic Condition Management

Manage chronic conditions like diabetes, COPD, emphysema, metabolic syndrome, high blood pressure, pain, heart disease, arthritis, fibromyalgia, osteoporosis.
photograph of a person being fitting with a custom knee brace

Custom Bracing

Professionally fit, or custom braces support uneven & unstable joints working to align joints, increase movement & remove instability.
photograph of a happy office worker at a perfectly ergonomic work station

Ergonomic/Work Station Assessments

Many neck, shoulder, wrist and low back issues can be traced to poor workstation ergonomics. Clinicians identify and correct problems in work area design that lead to fatigue, injury or illness.
photograph of an occupational therapist performing a functional abilities evaluation

FAE

FAE is used to determine an employee’s functional abilities and physical fitness before returning to work post injury. FAE compares current performance levels to the daily demands of the job.
photograph of a certified hand therapist performing pain relieving hand exercises and splinting

Hand Therapy

Specially trained clinicians assess and treat upper limb injuries and conditions. Services include everything from early wound care, dressings, and splinting to strengthening exercises

Orthotics (gait scan equipped)

Orthotics correct poor foot biomechanics by supporting the foot, bones & joints, correcting dysfunction, improving strength, relieving lower back pain.
photograph of a child doing strengthening exercises as part of children's physiotherapy

Children's Physiotherapy

Tailored to the unique physiology of children and their changing bodies. Pediatric or Children’s physiotherapy is customized and dedicated care for children 3 years and above.
photograph of an injured athlete running on a threadmill

Sports Injury Rehabilitation

Custom treatment plans to help athletes effectively treat pain and return to normal function. Beneficial to those with ACL injuries, meniscus or rotator cuff tears, sprains/strains, tendonitis and more.
photograph of a woman with a clicking, popping, painful jaw due to TMD

TMJ/ TMD

Get relief from jaw pain, clicking, restriction, and locking. TMJ physiotherapy aims to reduce swelling, muscle spasms, and pain while restoring function and addressing underlying causes.
photograph of a chiropractor performing traction to reduce neck pain

Traction

Used to treat neck and back pain. Traction uses gentle pulling to reduce pressure on the spine’s discs and increase the space where nerves exit the spinal cord.
photograph of a man with post concussion syndrome feeling dizzy

Concussion Management

Interdisciplinary team of health-care professionals collaborate to provide integrated care to help you recover from a concussion, and relieve concussion symptoms.
photograph of a women using a walker attained through the ontario assistive devices program

Assisted Devices

Mechanical Traction


Conditions We Treat

At Central Scarborough Physiotherapy Clinic, our team has extensive experience and training in treating a variety of different conditions.


If you are experiencing pain from an ankle injury it is important that you get the correct form of treatment. If your ankle injury is not given the proper attention and healed completely, you run the risk of it occurring again or developing a chronic condition.Our approach to physiotherapy starts first by helping you understand your ankle injury as well as implement the necessary rehabilitation steps and bracing (when applicable)that can help correct your ankle problem.To learn more about how we can help your specific ankle injury, consider scheduling a no obligation physio appointment today.
Unfortunately there is no cure for osteoarthritis. Arthritis is a chronic but very treatable disease. Our physiotherapist’s goals are to relieve your pain and to improve or maintain movement of affected joints. Our treatment for OA involves no prescriptions. Our rehab team will provide several options to help manage your symptoms effectively. To learn more about how we can help your specific OA pain, consider scheduling a no obligation physiotherapy appointment today.
Our physiotherapy team designs programs to address a particular back condition and to help you prevent future back pain problems from reoccurring. Physiotherapy treatments focus first on relieving pain, improving your back movement, and fostering healthy posture. There is a great deal of scientific evidence that physiotherapy is beneficial for back pain. pt Health physio clinics are evidence based and use the most current research when developing your treatment plan. We treat: piriformis syndrome, spinal stenosis, degenerative disc disease, disc herniation among other conditions. To learn more about how we can help your specific back injury, consider scheduling a no obligation appointment today.
Non infected bursitis can be treated effectively. Our physio team will apply advanced therapy techniques to help reduce the inflammatory process of bursitis. Electrotherapy, such as ultrasound or shortwave diathermy can also help greatly. Your situation is unique, and so should your treatment be. To learn more about how we can help your bursitis pain, consider scheduling a no obligation physiotherapy appointment today.
Car accident rehabilitation is a specialized type of physiotherapy with a focus on collaboration between pt Health rehab professionals. Our ultimate goal is to fully return you to the physical state that you were in the minute before your car accident occurred. Car accident therapy often requires the care of more than one health care provider and may involve blending such treatments as physiotherapy and massage therapy, for example. Your situation is unique. To learn more about how we can help your specific injury, consider scheduling a no obligation appointment today. Learn more about our physio treatment approach to auto accident whiplash.
The main focus of our treatment is to reduce or eliminate the cause of pressure in the carpal tunnel. We may provide suggestions about the use of healthy body alignment and wrist positions, helpful exercises, and tips on how to prevent future problems. Our physiotherapist may also begin treatments to reduce inflammation and to encourage normal gliding of the tendons and median nerve within the carpal tunnel. Although time required for recovery is different for every patient, as a general rule, you may see improvement in as little as four weeks. Your situation is unique. To learn more about how we can help your specific carpal tunnel injury, consider booking a physiotherapy appointment at a clinic near you.
Acute injuries usually occur suddenly during activities. When you experience an acute injury there are things your pt Health physiotherapist can do to minimize tissue damage and protect from further injury. We help you to manage and recover from your injury sooner. Chronic pain is a broad category that includes many common conditions that affect the soft tissues of the body. At pt Health many nonsurgical treatment approaches are used by our rehabilitation team to reduce the symptoms of chronic pain. Our physiotherapy team gathers detailed information and will evaluate your condition closely. The answers you give along with the results of the examination will guide us in tailoring a unique treatment program that is right for you.
A concussion is known as a type of trauma, or injury, to the brain. In some cases it can result in additional symptoms, including neurological, physical, and emotional. At pt Health, we work with you to successfully recover from a concussion, through such techniques as vestibular rehabilitation, to help retrain the brain to recognize the signals from the vestibular system, proprioception, and vision to help with imbalance.
Balance problems affect over 50% of all adults at some time. A pt Health physiotherapist is trained to treat dizziness and balance issues including: BPPV (benign paroxysmal positional vertigo): an individual feels the environment is moving around them (i.e. spinning). This is related to a dysfunction in the vestibular system. A pt Health physiotherapist can help treat this with a series of maneuvers and exercises that restore normal function for the vestibular system and help the patient regain balance. Your situation is unique. To learn more about how we can help your balance issues, consider scheduling a physiotherapy appointment today.
The elbow is one of those areas that is easy to injure, whether it be from sitting at a desk all day or playing your favourite sport. Because elbow injury is most often linked to overuse, our physiotherapy team will work with you to reduce repeated strains during activity. When symptoms are from a particular sport or work activity, we will observe your style and motion with the activity. Our physiotherapist may suggest ways to protect the elbow during your activities. We also keep the collagen in your tendon from breaking down further. Our overall goal is to help your elbow injury heal as soon as possible. Call pt Health today to learn more about how we can help your specific injury.
Aerobic exercise can be helpful in reducing muscle pain and tenderness. Heat and massage therapy may also be beneficial in some patients. a pt Health physio therapist will assist with education about energy conservation techniques and specific strengthening exercises that may help effectively manage fibromyalgia symptoms.
The foot can be the home of many problems, all of them uncomfortable and tough to deal with. We help treat stress fractures, pulled muscles, torn ligaments and more. Each foot injury is unique. To learn more about how we can help your unique injury, call pt Health physiotherapy today.
A hip injury is one of the most serious injuries a person can suffer through and one that can lead to long-term health problems if not addressed correctly or inevitably prevented. Your pt Health physiotherapist will work with you to regain the stability needed in the hip for balance and walking. Find out how we can help your unique injury, consider booking a no-obligation appointment today.
The knee is a sensitive area of your body and one that is prone to injury doing almost any activity. When you begin a pt Health knee physiotherapy program, our initial treatments will focus on decreasing pain and swelling in your affected knee. Our rehab team may begin range-of-motion exercises, with the goal of helping you swiftly regain full movement in your knee. This may include the use of rotation movements, gentle stretching, and careful pressure applied to the knee. We may also give you exercises to improve the strength of your hamstring and quadriceps muscles. As your symptoms ease and strength improves, we may also provide specialized exercises to improve knee stability. Learn more about how we can help. Book your physio appointment today.
Nonsurgical therapy can optimize the health of your neck and in some cases, prolong the need for surgery. Our physiotherapy programs are often prescribed for 2 to 5 weeks for patients with neck pain, although your recovery time may vary. Our therapy sessions are designed to help ease pain and to improve your mobility, strength, posture, and function. To learn more about how we can help your specific neck injury, consider scheduling a no obligation physio appointment today.
Our treatment may help improve muscle strength, making every day activities important to you easier to achieve. Our approach to neurological rehab first assesses how your muscles are functioning and then we devise a structured rehabilitation program centred around you and your needs. Call or email us today to learn more.
pt Health physiotherapists are experts at assessing, planning, and implementing effective exercise programs for overweight and obese individuals. Your insurance may cover some or all program costs. Discover how we can help with your specific weight loss goals. schedule a no-obligation appointment today.
Patients with osteoporitic bones begin losing their minerals and support capabilities, leaving the skeleton brittle and prone to fractures. The primary goals of our treatment are to educate you on proper posture, introduce safe ways of moving and lifting, and provide you with helpful exercises you can do at home to help prevent a decline in bone mass and prevent fractures. Find out how we can help you by booking a no obligation physiotherapy appointment today.
CTD is a broad health category that includes many common diseases that affect the soft tissues of your body. CTD in itself is not a disease. pt Health helps you understand your condition as well as implement the necessary rehabilitation steps that should be taken for correcting your pain and preventing injury recurrence. Get more information on how we can help you by booking a no obligation appointment.
Plantar fasciitis is a painful condition affecting the bottom of the foot. Nonsurgical management of plantar fasciitis is successful in 90 per cent of all cases. When you begin therapy our physiotherapist will design exercises to improve flexibility in the calf muscles, achilles’ tendon, and the plantar fascia. To learn more about how we can help your plantar fasciitis, consider scheduling a no obligation appointment today.
Post operative treatment can help with recovery from numerous surgeries such as acl reconstruction, frozen shoulder, joint replacement, knee surgery, hip replacement among others. Your situation is unique. To learn more about how we can help with your post op physio, consider scheduling your no-obligation physical therapy appointment today.
Pain in the buttock that radiates down the leg is commonly called sciatica. The most common cause for sciatica is irritation of the spinal nerves in or near the lumbar spine. After evaluating your condition, our physiotherapy team will use various treatments to ease spasm and pain. Discover how we can help your sciatica pain, call or email for your no obligation appointment today.
At pt Health we provide information and tools needed to successfully recover from a shoulder injury and to prevent future injuries from occurring. There are many types of shoulder injuries. To learn more about how we can help with your specific shoulder pain, schedule a no obligation physiotherapy appointment today.
Our staff works with a variety of people with different athletic and sport backgrounds to improve their overall performance and skill, and assist them with successful recovery when sports-related injuries occur. There are many types of sport related injuries. Discover how our physiotherapists can help you.
Sprains and strains are injuries caused by overstretching or tearing of the ligaments and tendons. Strains and sprains have similar signs and symptoms, but differ anatomically. To learn more about how we can help your strain / sprain, consider scheduling a no obligation appointment today.
We look forward to helping you recover from your work related injury. Whether you spend your day at the computer, sitting at a desk, standing or lifting, we can work with you to design a program that will help you avoid or recover from work injuries. Find out how we can help by scheduling a no obligation physiotherapy appointment today.

Personalized Treatment Plan: The First Step to Your Recovery

Our first goal is to reduce the symptoms you’re feeling right now as quickly as possible. We assess and develop a personalized treatment program through means including, but not limited to, advanced exercise prescriptions, manual therapy, and various modalities.

Evaluating Your Condition

To come up with your treatment program, a therapist will gather key information about your condition. Your answers along with the results of an expert examination will guide us in creating a specific type of treatment program to effectively address your specific condition and eventually, to facilitate your healing.

Adjustments to the program are implemented based on your actual progress, or response, to the treatment until your goals are achieved. We pay close attention to your progress. You will receive verbal instruction and hands-on guidance to improve your condition.

Prevention Strategies:

Understanding Your Condition and Implementing Prevention Strategies

A clear understanding of your condition will not only alleviate your concerns, but can also help you understand your condition, to look for and change factors that may be causing your symptoms, and to help you learn how to avoid future problems.

Our therapists may provide tips, specific stretches, and exercises to do at work, or during activities. We recommend changes to help you do your job with less strain and less chance of injury.

As you recover, you will gradually advance in a series of strengthening exercises for the muscles surrounding the affected area which helps patients begin moving easier and lessens the chances of future pain and problems.

How Long It Takes:

Quick Treatments to Let You Work on Your Other Responsibilities

Our goal is to relieve pain and correct your injury as quickly as possible, without compromising the quality of treatments you will be receiving. We adjust our therapy programs to meet your goals.

We get you in for treatment quickly, usually within a few days, and work hard to get you back to enjoying life as quickly as possible. In fact, in some cases just a few 30-minute therapy sessions is all it takes.

Including Your Doctor:

Your Doctor Is Always Our Partner

It takes a team approach to high quality health care. That is why we never take your doctor out of the equation.

Central Scarborough Physiotherapy Clinic provides clear and consistent reporting to your doctor. Reporting may include areas such as results achieved, detailed assessment of problem, treatment by physiotherapist, and future treatment options.

We Help You Get Well & Stay Well.

But the treatment doesn’t stop in our office. We may provide you with exercises to do at home on a regular basis to help control your symptoms and protect reoccurrence of injury in the years ahead. Although we will continue to be a resource, you will be in charge of practicing the strategies and exercises you’ve learned as part of an ongoing home program and maintain a good quality of life.

Ready to feel your best again? Schedule Your No-Obligation Appointment Today.

Coverage Options

Insurance Options

  • Motor Vehicle Accident Insurance
  • Health Benefit Plan
  • Government Insurance
  • Work Injury Insurance
  • Self Pay (Cash/Debit/Credit/Cheque)
  • No Obligation

Private Paying Options

  • Cash
  • Visa/Mastercard
  • Debit
  • Personal Cheque
  • Cheque

Direct Billing

Central Scarborough Physiotherapy Clinic directly bills insurance companies for you when possible. Call for details.

Coverage and Payment Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to commonly asked payment and coverage questions below. Don’t see your question? A member of our clinic team would be happy to help, call us at (647) 794-3677.

Payment Frequently Asked Questions

We accept cash, Visa, Mastercard, Debit, cheque for payment.

Employer Extended Health Benefits Frequently Asked Questions

If you have a dental plan, chances are you also have coverage for many of the services and products we offer at pt Health. You can check with your insurance provider directly or call our team, they’re happy to check for you.
Yes! In the majority of cases we can directly bill your insurance provider. Bring your policy information with you to your appointment.
In most cases we can directly bill your insurance provider. Just be sure to have your policy information ready.
If your insurer does not allow direct billing, you will pay for the full service at the clinic and submit the claim to your insurance company. Our clinic team will assist with your paperwork to make it easier for you.
You do not need a doctor’s referral access care however, some extended health benefits require a doctor’s referral to cover your treatment.

Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP) Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, government funded physiotherapy treatments are available to those who meet certain criteria.
To qualify for OHIP covered physiotherapy you must meet OHIP eligibility criteria and be:
  • Age 65 or over
  • Age 19 or younger
  • Post overnight hospital stay (within in the last 12 months)
  • On Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) or Ontario Works
  • Refugees, other ODSP or Ontario Works without a health card

Motor Vehicle Accident/Collision Frequently Asked Questions

Yes! In the majority of cases we can directly bill your car/auto/vehicle insurance provider.
If you have extended healthcare benefits that cover therapy, auto insurance companies in Ontario require that your claim be placed through your extended health plan first. Any remaining balances for services are then covered by your auto accident insurance plan.

Workplace Safety & Insurance Board (WSIB) Frequently Asked Questions

Yes! We bill WSIB directly for treatments provided. We also complete necessary the forms, progress reports, treatment extensions and communicate with adjudicators, your workplace and other healthcare professionals involved in your treatment.
No, you do not need a doctor’s referral to see a physiotherapist. However, if you sustain a workplace injury, you must contact your workplace immediately to ensure the proper paperwork is completed and that your claim is started.
WSIB provides physiotherapy coverage for workers injured on the job.

Blue Cross Billing Frequently Asked Questions

Yes! We bill Medavie Blue Cross directly for physiotherapy and massage therapy treatments for members of the RCMP.
Yes! We bill Medavie Blue Cross directly for physiotherapy and massage therapy treatments for members of the DND.
Yes! We bill Medavie Blue Cross directly for physiotherapy and massage therapy treatments for members of the Canadian Forces.
Yes! We bill Medavie Blue Cross directly for physiotherapy and massage therapy treatments for members of the Veterans Affairs.

pt Health is a Blue Advantage Provider. Learn more:


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Central Scarborough Physiotherapy Clinic Team

Treating Clinicians

  • Yamini Mistry
    Physiotherapist

    Speaks: English, Gujarati
    Yamini graduated from the UofT with a Masters in Physical Therapy (MScPT) in 2012 and is also the Clinic Team Manager. She has experience with various conditions ranging from the orthopedic to neurological conditions to sport injuries with all different age groups. Over her years she has developed a keen interest in treating people who are recovering from fractures or surgeries. She also treats various tendonitis's, sprains/strains, bursitis, and arthritis conditions. Yamini got into Physiotherapy because of her passion for getting people back on their feet and their regular activities after an injury. She believes in the multidisciplinary team based approach offered at Central Scarborough Physiotherapy for getting people better faster! Yamini has taken various orthopedic courses and is currently Level 2 physiotherapist. Outside of the clinic, Yamini also maintains an active lifestyle, loves spending time with her dog, and also enjoys trying new and different cuisines from around the world.

  • Javad Nejatbakhsh
    Physiotherapist

    Speaks: English, Farsi
    Javad’s been working at Central Scarborough Physiotherapy since 2004. He has achieved his McKenzie Certification (A & B) and a certification with Acupuncture Foundation of Canada (AFCI). He offers his patients the latest assessment and treatment techniques including sport taping, mobilization and manipulation mentored in Advanced Physical Therapy Education Institute (APTEI). He has worked predominantly in orthopedics with additional experience in geriatrics, outpatient, and long term care as well as sport injuries. Javad enjoys a balanced life outside of work, including hiking, biking and traveling to explore the new places. He is excited to be a part of pt Health team and looks forward to working with you to help on your road to recovery.

  • Aaron Cheung
    Physiotherapist

    Speaks: Cantonese
    Aaron received his Master’s of Physical Therapy from the University of Toronto in 2016, after completed his Bachelor of Applied Science at the University of Waterloo. He has special interests in treating musculoskeletal injuries, as well as rehabilitation after orthopaedic surgeries. Since graduation, Aaron has received further training in McKenzie (Part A) for diagnosing and treating lower back pain, Mulligan techniques (Upper Extremities) for treating upper body conditions, sports taping, as well as a course in shoulder rehabilitation. He has completed his Level 1 Certification in Manual and Manipulative Therapy from the Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association, and plans to continue his training towards becoming a FCAMPT therapist in the future. Outside of work, Aaron is an avid runner. He has been aiming to improve his 10km and half marathon race times, and hoping to complete his full marathon in the foreseeable future. Occasionally, he bikes along the Welland canals in Niagara, and plays pickup ultimate Frisbee in the summer.

  • Maria Narvas
    Physiotherapist

    Speaks: English
    Maria Theresa Sales graduated in 2001 with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy in University of Perpetual Help in the Philippines. Since then, she has worked as a Physical Therapist in a Chiropractic Clinic for 3 years and also worked as a private PT For 5 years before leaving the Philippines in 2008. In Canada, she worked as a physiotherapy assistant since 2010 and has worked for PT health for 4 years. She became a Registered Physiotherapist here in Canada in 2017. She has attended various seminars to update her knowledge through The International Centre for Disability and Rehabilitation Philippine Working Group. She has provided physiotherapy for OHIP, WSIB, MVA and private patients, and treated various musculoskeletal and neurologic conditions. Her treatments include manual therapy, electrotherapy and providing individualized exercise prescriptions.

  • Eugene Serebrennik
    Massage Therapist

    Speaks: English, Russian
    Eugene Serebrennik is a Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) at Central Scarborough Physiotherapy. He graduated in 1999 from the College of Massage and Hydrotherapy. He has been working at this clinic since 2010, focusing on chronic injuries and pain management. He also specializes in rehab and muscular dysfunction of the arm and shoulder. Previous to joining pt Health, he had owned his own clinic for 5 years. His goal is to help his clients return to their daily lives and activities.

  • Karandeep Riar
    Chiropractor

    Speaks: English, Hindi, Punjab
    Dr. Karandeep S. Riar, B.Sc (Hons), D.C. Dr. Karandeep S. Riar earned a Honours Bachelor of Science degree from McMaster University and then went on to complete a Doctorate in Chiropractic. While completing his one-year internship, Dr. Riar was recognized with the health centre award for clinical excellence. Dr. Riar has obtained in-depth training in chiropractic adjusting, myofascial release therapy, instrument assisted soft tissue therapy, functional movement analysis, the use of various modalities, orthotics therapy and rehabilitation therapy. Dr. Riar also holds a certificate in Contemporary Medical Acupuncture from McMaster University. Dr. Riar is a firm advocate of patient-centered evidence-based healthcare. He spends a lot of time keeping up-to-date on current literature and attending various musculoskeletal seminars to expand his knowledge and apply it to patient care. His approach consists of getting patients out of pain as well as identifying and correcting aberrant movement and motor patterns that led to the patient’s problem in the first place. In his spare time, Dr. Riar enjoys keeping fit through resistance training, running and playing basketball. Dr. Riar is certified in: -Medical Acupuncture -Graston Technique M1 -Myofascial Release Therapy -Custom Orthotic Therapy

  • John Darrel Balinuyus
    Massage Therapist

    Speaks: English, Filipino
    John is a registered massage therapist who is passionate on helping people to move, feel and function better. He graduated from Centennial College Massage Therapy Advanced Diploma program. During his time in school, he has treated different age group with acute and chronic musculoskeletal issues to stress-related conditions in variety of settings such community centres, clinics, and sport facilities. John is in good standing with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario ( CMTO ) and also a member of Registered Massage Therapist Association of Ontario ( RMTAO). He believes that massage therapy is important part of multidisciplinary team beyond providing relaxation and making patients feel good. He is driven to find out the cause of patient pain or discomfort through movement, postural analysis and orthopedic assessments and creates individualized treatments incorporating modalities such Myofascial Release, Trigger Point Therapy, Soft Tissue and Joint Mobilizations, manual therapy and remedial exercises. To improve and expand his knowledge and help patients achieve their goals, John continues to advance his education by taking continuing education courses such as Applied Functional Science, Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilizations ( edge tool, cupping , mobility band ). He is also a sports massage therapist certified candidate with the( CSMTA). Outside the clinic, John enjoys playing basketball, working out at the gym, spending time with family and friends, travelling and trying different kinds of food.


Support Personnel

  • Maria Nievera
    Physiotherapy Support Personnel

    Speaks: English
    Tess is a Physiotherapy Support Personnel/Assistant at Central Scarborough Physiotherapy for more than 6 years. She works closely with the Physiotherapists to assist patients in recovering from their injuries by carrying out the treatment plans. She is also a graduate of Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy in the Philippines with 4 years of experience as an internationally trained Physiotherapist.

  • David Langford
    Physiotherapy Support Personnel

    Speaks: English
    David graduated from Wilfrid Laurier University with a Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology and Physical Education in 2014 and has been at the Central Scarborough Clinic since 2016. A former personal trainer, David enjoys using his fitness background and personal injury experience to help others towards their goals of a healthy and active lifestyle. He plans to return to school for Athletic Therapy to improve his skills with manual therapy techniques. In his spare time, David enjoys anything active/sports related including curling, beach volleyball, softball, and running.

  • Tristan Dominic Radan
    Physiotherapy Support Personnel

    Speaks: English, Filipino
    Tristan Dominic is a Physiotherapy Support Personnel at Central Scarborough Physiotherapy. He graduated from De La Salle University of the Philippines in 2005 with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy. His great passion is delivering holistic treatments that could reduce patient’s suffering associated with pain. He continues seeking professional progress by taking courses, attending training and mentoring experiences. Tristan enjoys photography. It gives him reasons to travel to beautiful places, connect and explore.

  • Lorena Gustilo
    Physiotherapy Support Personnel

    Speaks: English, Filipino
    Lorena Gustilo is a Physiotherapy Support Personnel at Central Scarborough Physiotherapy. She assists the Physiotherapists in the clinic and helps patient's recover from their injuries. She is an internationally trained physiotherapist with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy in Philippines. She has several years of experience as a Physiotherapy Assistant (PTA).

  • Prescilla Redulfin Marcos
    Patient Coordinator

    Speaks: English
    Prescilla is a Patient Coordinator at Central Scarborough Physiotherapy. She studied medical office assistant training through online and got my certificate in 2006. She has been an integral part of the Central Scarborough Physiotherapy team by coordinating booking patients’ treatment plans accurately, payments, and many more aspects of office administration and management. Prescilla ensures that the patients and team needs are managed efficiently. Prescilla also took a 2 year course, Food and Nutrition Management from George Brown College. I am now an active member of the Canadian Society of Nutrition Management. I've been working as administrative assistant for over 5 years, not to mention my work experiences from Philippines and Taiwan related to admin job.

  • Snehal Ramgirwar
    Patient Coordinator

    Speaks: English, Urdu, Hindi, Gujarati
    Snehal is a patient care coordinator at Central Scarborough Physiotherapy. She has earned her Masters of Science in Health Administration from Edinburgh Napier University, Scotland and Bachelors in Physiotherapy from India. She ensures smooth office administration by handling various patient and office team related matters. She coordinates booking and managing patient treatment, payment and compliance. Snehal is also a certified yoga instructor and supports various yoga volunteer programs. She likes exploring new places and cultures. In her free time, she reads on spirituality and currently learning Indian classical dance, Kathak.

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