The mission of the[clinic] is to set the new standard of excellence in comprehensive health care while continually striving for the highest level of distinction and recognition in all aspects of quality, service, and patient care. the[clinic] is renowned for exceeding patients’ expectations of care by employing innovative and individualized treatment in a setting brimming with taste and sophistication.
Dr. Shakiba Djeddi BSc (Hons.), DC
Dr. Shakiba Djeddi is a graduate of Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College. She also earned an Honours Bachelor of Science Degree in Integrative Biology and Health Studies from University of Toronto. Dr. Djeddi is a diversified practitioner and is also certified in Activator Method and Medical Acupuncture from McMaster University.
Dr. Djeddi keeps her self-updated with the current literature and researches on regular bases and incorporate her evidence-based knowledge in her practice in order to provide an effective and the best available care to her patients.
Dr. Djeddi is a wellness expert and her main goal is to keep focus on the patient’s well-being in order to make a difference in their quality of life. She uses a wide range of treatments and techniques including but not limited to chiropractic adjustments, Medical Acupuncture, soft tissue release techniques, joint mobilization/traction, kinesio-taping, MRT, Activator Method, and Graston Technique - an instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization that can effectively heal tissues showing soft tissue fibrosis or chronic inflammation. She also engages in nutritional consultation, ergonomic advice, and patient education.
Dr. Nicholas Moser BSc (Hons.), DC
Nicholas Moser graduated from the University of Ottawa with an Honours Bachelor of Science degree. There, Dr. Moser developed a passion for physical medicine while volunteering as a student therapist for the Varsity Football team. His passion led him to chiropractic and he completed his degree at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC).
Dr. Moser is currently completing a postgraduate fellowship in Clinical Sciences at CMCC. Dr. Moser's thesis seeks to evaluate, in patients with neck pain, the cerebrovascular hemodynamic consequences of neck movements, including manipulation, using fMRI technology on vertebral and cranial blood flow dynamics affecting brain perfusion.
Dr. Moser is dedicated to self-improvement and clinical development. As such, he has completed a number of additional qualifications including the Contemporary Medical Acupuncture Program at McMaster University, as well as the Canadian Academy of Pain Management program.
His clinical experience includes internships at Mount Sinai Hospital in the Rebecca MacDonald Centre for Arthritis and Autoimmune Disease and at St. Michael's Hospital in the Department of Family and Community Medicine. Dr. Moser gained invaluable experience working with patients suffering from conditions such as spinal stenosis.
Dr. Moser is here to help you achieve optimal health through the use of evidence-based medicine.
Dr. Steve Cho BSc Kin (Hons.), DC
Dr. Steve Cho was born in Etobicoke and is a fully licensed chiropractor practising in Toronto, Ontario. He attended the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) in Toronto, an internationally known academic institution and world leader in chiropractic education and research. Prior to this, he graduated with an Honours Bachelors of Science degree in Kinesiology and was enrolled in the co-operative program at the University of Waterloo.
While enrolled in the co-operative program, he gathered experience in the health industry with positions as an Ergonomist, Kinesiologist, and as an Anatomy Lab Instructor for Humber College (Health and Sciences department).
Recently, Dr. Cho has worked with a vast population ranging from teenagers to the elderly along with Motor Vehicle Accident patients, Workplace Safety and Insurance Board cases, and Extended Health Care patients in busy multidisciplinary rehabilitation clinics. He was exposed to a wide range of conditions within this fast paced environment . In 2009, Dr. Cho was a volunteer as part of the team medical staff for the Korean Olympics held in Chicago, U.S., organized by the Korean Canadian Athletics Association (KCAA).
For his patients, he uses a holistic approach incorporating a diversified technique (manual therapy, adjustments, pain modalities) and promotes a healthy lifestyle with regular chiropractic care, exercise prescription, diet and nutritional counseling, ergonomic recommendations, and patient education.
Professional Affiliations Dr. Djeddi, Dr. Moser & Dr. Cho are members of:
Garfield Andrews, PT, MSc
Garfield graduated from McGill University with a MSc. in Physiotherapy in 2011, received BSc. Physiotherapy in 2009 and holds a Diploma of Acupuncture from Beijing China 2004. Since graduating, he continues post-graduate courses including Spinal and Peripheral Manipulation, Manual Muscle Mobilization, Fascial Manipulation, Rehabilitation Pilates and Sport Taping to name a few.
He has provided sport physiotherapy coverage at international level and the Pan am Games. He has worked with athletes and artist of all ages and abilities. His training allows him to treat a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions with a special interest in sports injuries.
Garfield has a professional dance - musical theatre background and has performed in Broadway shows like the "Lion King", toured on cruise ships, Vancouver Dance Opera and Movements the Afro-Caribbean dance ensemble. He also competed in diving, volleyball, football and track and field. He also currently involved in cross fit, mix-martial arts, squash and cycling.
His current hospital work allowed him to treat numerous post-surgical patients ranging from post-operative protocols and rehabilitation programs for shoulder, hip and knees arthoplasty. In clinical practice, his treatment philosophy includes using manual therapy to restore joint biomechanics accompanied with muscle retraining and motor control strategies to correct movement dysfunction. Garfield is committed to individualized treatment and develops exercise programs geared toward the level and goals of the patient.
Professional Affiliations Garfield is a member of:
Dorian Hardy-Dessources, OMPT
Dorian Hardy-Dessources, OsteopathDorian is a registered Osteopathic Manual Practitioner [OMPT] who has worked in Paris, France. He graduated from the CEESO [Centre Europeen d'Etudes Superieures en Osteopathie]. He completed multiple internships in French hospitals during his training. Before and after training he took the opportunity to expand his therapeutic experices by working as an osteopath with athletes in various sports [soccer, roller skating, dance company].
Dorian uses non-invasive manual techniques to restore balance to the whole system (mind, body and spirit) encouraging the self-healing process. Osteopathy can manage or co-manage a broad-range of ailments such as: respiratory disorders [asthma...], digestives disorders [IBS, Crohns...], musculoskeletal disorders [back pain...], stress and anxiety, nerves, pain and entrapment, fibromyalgia or auto-immunes conditions.
Dr. Emily Rotella, HBSC, ND
Dr. Emily Rotella is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor who actively and openly listens to create individualized treatment plans that addresses the specific needs of each patient in order to create a healthier and more balanced lifestyle. She is passionate about optimizing health and managing chronic disease. Emily aims to provide safe and effective primary health care to aid patients of all ages in taking charge of their own health. Through an emphasis towards determining the underlying cause of disease via detailed assessment and specialty lab testing, she works towards re-establishing balance and wellness within the body. This can be accomplished with the individualized use of Naturopathic treatment modalities. Emily is treating a variety of conditions with special interests in women’s, reproductive and mental health.
Dr. Emily Rotella graduated from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine. She completed a clinical internship at the Robert Schad Naturopathic Clinic including a placement at the Sherbourne Health Centre working exclusively with HIV/AIDs patients. She also attained an Honours Bachelor degree, double majoring in Health & Disease and Psychology from the University of Toronto. She is a member in good standing of the Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors (OAND), the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors (CAND), and the College of Naturopaths of Ontario (CONO)."
Sarah Higgins, B.Sc (Hons.), D.Ch
Sarah Higgins is a Chiropodist (foot care specialist) who graduated from The Michener Institute at the top of her class. As a Chiropodist, Sarah is able to provide treatment for several foot ailments ranging from nail and callus care, foot pain, warts, plantar fasciitis, ingrown toenails, sports injuries, and orthotic therapy. While attending The Michener Institute for Chiropody Sarah was awarded with the Board of Directors Gold Medal of Academic Excellence, the Dr. Brian Brodie Award for Research, and was invited to speak at the Canadian Federation of Podiatric Medicine Conference. Prior to attending Chiropody school Sarah graduated on the Dean’s List with a Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Kinesiology from York University. Apart from her passion for health care, Sarah is an avid cyclist, runner, and soccer player.
Sarah has an exceedingly strong commitment to patient centred care; implementing the best practices of evidence based medicine. She possesses excellent communication skills and superior attention to detail that assists her in providing an optimal patient experience. Her friendly personality and innate talent for listening help patients to feel comfortable, understood, and truly satisfied with the highest quality foot care service Sarah provides.
Yuval Blum, R.Ac
Yuval Blum is a Registered TCM Acupuncturist, he is a graduate of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem School of Classical Chinese Medicine and a member of The College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of Ontario (CTCMPAO). He specializes in the “Stems and Branches Method”, a unique ancient technique utilizing the understanding of the Human Body & Mind in relation to the Rules of Nature. In addition to receiving his diploma in Traditional Chinese Medicine, Yuval is also a graduate of CCTM* (under the direction of Peter Van Kervel, its founder), a course that analyzes and translates Western Pathology into Chinese Medicine application. Yuval utilizes his knowledge to identify the root of the body’s imbalance to devise specialized personalized treatment solutions that lead to optimum results and patient well-being.
Areas of extended experience:
• Musculoskeletal Conditions • Acute/ Chronic Pain & Pain Management • Gynecology and Woman’s health • Man/ Woman Infertility
• Pre-Post Natal • Stress, Anxiety & Depression • Autoimmune Diseases • Chronic Conditions • And More
Yuval is happy to meet with you to evaluate and advise you on potential treatment solutions.
Xi Lau, BKin (Hons.), RMT
Xi's passion for the study of human movement first began in a high school exercise science class. Ever since, this passion has developed and led to a continued pursuit of knowledge of the human body as a Registered Massage Therapist. Xi holds a Specialized Honour's Degree in Kinesiology from York University and a diploma from one of the most prestigious massage therapy institutions in Ontario; Sutherland Chan School and Teaching Clinic. Specializing in deep tissue, relaxation and sports massage at the [Clinic]. Xi finds himself collaborating with highly skilled and qualified individuals in the health and wellness industry, giving him the opportunity to peruse his passion and deliver effective massage treatments. Outside of the [Clinic] Xi continues expand his knowledge of the human anatomy as a competitive martial artist, strength & power coach, martial arts instructor and gym owner.
Victoria Yu, RMT
Victoria Yu graduated from Trillium College of Massage and is a member in good standing with College of Massage Therapist of Ontario. Regular clients of Victoria have commented on her energy and strong grip for such a petite frame, post their massage treatment from her. Since Victoria was a student massage therapist, she has been recognized as a person with a small body mass, yet powerful and energetic in her profession of Registered Massage Therapy. Being enthusiastic, cheerful, and empathetic, Victoria has always loved helping people around her by giving massages, even before she finally decided to dedicate herself into Registered Massage Therapy as a Health Care Professional. She has a natural aptitude and talent for massage as confirmed through client reviews and comments post massage.
Victoria Yu has experience working with an Acupuncturist at an Acupuncture Clinic providing safe and effective therapeutic, relaxation, pregnancy, and sports massage to the clients of the clinic. Her endless passion for various industries led her to the Aesthetician program at Centennial College in 2015, after exploring the Occupational Therapist Assistant and Physiotherapist Assistant program at the same college in 2014.
Being in good standing of the College of Massage Therapist of Ontario, and with the passion for a more challenging position as a Registered Massage Therapist, she finally joined the multi-disciplinary team in the [clinic]. She is characterized as an active, caring listener in her daily personal and professional practice. Each treatment is strictly processed based on each individual’s therapeutic needs and health status and delivered on a regular basis through the effective individualized treatment plan.
Jane Chao Feng Li, RMT
Jane has graduated from the Royal Institute of Science and Management (Ontario) and is in good standing with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO).
Jane is not any average Registered Massage Therapist, she is exceptional in her field and has an extensive knowledge of human anatomy and physiology. Jane is also an Osteopathic Manual Practitioner and is currently studying TCM - Traditional Chinese Medicine. Over the years she has mastered many techniques including deep tissue massage, pregnancy massage, Swedish massage, hot stone massage, Shiatsus massage, cupping and much more. Jane has experience working in a rehabilitation clinic environment with medical doctors, physiotherapists, chiropractors and acupuncturists providing safe and effective massage for different types of MSK conditions.
Jane joined the [clinic] multi-disciplinary team in 2015. She is an active caring listener and tailors individualized therapeutic massage treatments based on her clients conditions and needs. Jane is passionate by her work, has a very active life style and loves travelling with her family.