Melrose Physiotherapy Toronto - pt Health
"Great people. Knowledgeable, skilled, friendly, confident. Progress of recovery is evaluated on every visit and adjustments are made. Very accommodating with appointment times. Everything happens on time, as booked. Parking is always available. Convenient location. Thank you very much for taking care of me."
"I found the receptionist very friendly and helpful with information for my pregnant daughter. Also, my physiotherapist was very friendly and helpful and made me feel at ease. He gave me great exercises to take home with me, and was very knowledgeable. I would highly recommend Melrose Physiotherapy."
Our Clinic Team
Physiotherapist - MPT, BScKinSpeaks: English, JapaneseWaku graduated from Western University in 2017 with his Master of Physical Therapy. His treatment philosophy emphasizes the delivery of evidence-based, individualized treatments involving manual therapy, exercise prescription, therapeutic modalities and client education to empower clients in optimizing their health and well-being. He has completed courses in specialized rehabilitation for runners, functional dry needling, acupuncture, the Mulligan Concept, soft tissue release and manual therapy. In his spare time, Waku enjoys staying active through weight-lifting and running. He also loves music and watching his Indianapolis Colts play on Sundays.
Physiotherapist ResidentSpeaks: EnglishAnkeeta believes that being active and fit should be the way of life. She chose this profession because she thought that she could put this belief into action by helping her patients recover and go back to doing the activities they love the most. In her practice she believes effective communication is the key to not only understand the patient’s condition but also to understand their goals. She believes in setting up patient specific goals and strives to achieve them with evidence based practice. Her treatment focuses on educating the patient on their condition, prescribing exercises, manual therapy, activity modification and ergonomics. Outside work, Ankeeta loves spending time with her family and is passionate about reading, traveling, cooking and dancing.
Physiotherapist ResidentSpeaks: EnglishChristina graduated with an undergraduate Honours Specialization degree in Kinesiology from Western University in 2017. She then went on to complete her MSc in Physiotherapy from Queen Margaret University in Edinburgh, Scotland in 2019. Since moving back to Canada from the UK, Christina gained experience working as a Physiotherapy Assistant before successfully completing the written portion of the Physiotherapy Competency Exam in the fall of 2020. She is now registered with the College of Physiotherapists in Ontario as a Resident Physiotherapist as she prepares for the practical exam component which she will be attempting in summer 2021. Christina has experience working in various physiotherapy fields: outpatient orthopaedics, ICU surgical and cardiorespiratory, neurology, and trauma/post-op orthopaedics. She implements patient education, therapeutic exercise, and manual therapy in her treatments, taking an empathetic and patient-centred approach to care while promoting long term health and wellbeing. Christina believes in the importance of ongoing professional development and education and is looking forward to further progressing her existing knowledge and skills as a Resident Physiotherapist on the Lifemark team! In her spare time, Christina enjoys staying active (hiking, recreational sports), cooking, making Spotify playlists, and keeping her few house plants alive.
Massage TherapistSpeaks: English, PolishDarek graduated from Kikkawa College Massage Therapy School in 1992, after obtaining his degree in Physical Education in 1985. He is in good standing with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario and the Ontario Massage Therapy Association. He concluded his training in various specialties of massage therapy techniques including; myofascial release, cranio-sacral therapy and others. He has practiced massage therapy for the past 29 years, including 26 years at Melrose Physiotherapy. He also has extensive experience conducting assessments for Independent Assessment Centres.
Physiotherapy Support PersonnelSpeaks: EnglishRyan Grigg has been working in PT Health clinics as a certified Physiotherapy Assistant for over 6 years. He is a constant support to all our staff and patients and has helped Melrose Physio fundraise hundreds of dollars by participating in Movember and other charities for the past several years.
Patient CoordinatorSpeaks: English, Urdu, Hindi, Gujarati
"Everyone you meet at Melrose has the best intentions for you and your road to recovery. Going back whenever I injure myself. They are awesome! Couldn't see myself anywhere else for recovery than Melrose Physiotherapy."
"The staff at the clinic is very friendly and professional, the clinic is clean and pleasant. The therapist who is treating me is very capable and understanding. Overall I enjoy coming to the clinic and my shoulder is feeling better with every visit."