Operation Manager/ Osteopath
“For me, the best part of my job is the dream and challenge of building a Canada-wide organization that provides expert wellness services to all ages by applying evidenced-based treatments. Using the most modern techniques, tools, and machines, we facilitate rehabilitation and wellness, taking care to carefully diagnose each case individually.” Currently located in Whitby, Ontario, PhysioCare Physiotherapy is managed by Gamal Gouda and his expert team. The clinic’s services include: physiotherapy, massage therapy, chiropractic services, osteopathy, laser therapy, acupuncture, and more.
Physiocare has the most updated equipment for this field of healing including shock wave, decompression traction system, ultrasound, laser, infrared, and other systems. His team is highly specialized in their training and work collaboratively in treating patients. Some of the techniques they implement include: active release, McKenzie, Graston, Mulligan, manual therapy, and more.
Gamal has over 24 years of international experience as a physician specialist in internal medicine and nephrology. He takes people’s physical problems seriously and is methodical and patient in finding the correct treatment to alleviate pain for good. He is truly devoted to helping others. “I feel like I’m directly helping people in situations that are overwhelming and seemingly impossible to them.”
Gamal graduated from the Ontario School of Osteopathy and Alternative Medicine in Toronto as an Osteopathic Manual Practitioner. He focuses on Myofascial Release Technique, Counterstain Technique, and Muscle Energy Technique.
“What motivates me every day is the satisfaction of seeing our clients get well after coming to our clinic with very serious issues. Some people experience awful trauma and pain, and it’s wonderful to help them recover to a state of being pain-free.” Currently, Gamal is working on a project that would link his clinic’s work with research studies to further advance techniques and improve practices in these medical fields.
Owner/ Registered Physiotherapist
Ghada Shendy is a Registered Physiotherapist in Ontario. She earned her Bachelor degree and Masters degree of Physical Therapy at the University of Cairo in Egypt. She was the head of the Department of Physical Therapy at the College of Health Science For Girls and The University of King Abdel Aziz in Saudi Arabia. She specialized in manual therapy and pelvic floor care.
Ghada enjoys helping her patients understand the role of physiotherapy in maintaining proper function of the pelvic muscles before, during and after pregnancy. Ghada is interested in teaching and mentoring students in health care programs and has supervised co-op and other active learning placements.
Ghada is passionate about providing her patients with the best quality of care, using the most advanced and effective treatment methods for musculoskeletal injuries.
Her Certifications include
• McKenzie Treatment Technique
• Mulligan Manual Therapy Technique
• Pelvic Floor Health Program
• Bioflex Laser Therapy
• Graston Technique
• Manual Physical Therapy-level 2
Ghada is also a mother of three and loving wife. In her free time she enjoys swimming and reading.
Dr. Jennifer Joucas who is a graduate from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) where she obtained her Doctor of Chiropractic. Prior to becoming a chiropractor, she attended the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) where she studied Kinesiology, she also has a diploma in Fitness and Health Promotion.
During her internship at CMCC, Dr. Joucas worked at St. Michael’s Hospital as part of the St. Michael’s Family Health Team. She believes in a multi-disciplinary health approach and was able to achieve this by collaborating with many health practitioners.
Dr. Jennifer Joucas has always had a passion for health, she incorporates this into her practice by focusing on holistic care. Her approach includes the use of spinal/joint manipulation and mobilization, myofascial release technique, soft tissue therapy, laser therapy, electrotherapy/ultrasound, custom orthotics and rehabilitative exercises. She specializes in neck and back pain, headaches, postural/chronic strain and sports injuries.
Dr. Jennifer enjoys living an active and healthy lifestyle. In her spare time, she enjoys playing soccer, running, working out, traveling and going to her cottage.
Ganesh Bhagavathiappan is a Registered Physiotherapist in Ontario. Ganesh has obtained his Bachelor degree in Physiotherapy from Tamilnadu Dr M.G.R medical university, India in 2005 and pursued Master degree in Physiotherapy in the field of Musculoskeletal disorders & Sports Physiotherapy from Rajiv Gandhi university of health sciences, India in 2007.
Ganesh has worked at A.J Medical college hospital & Laxmi memorial college of Physiotherapy for several years where he treated patients and taught Under & Post Graduate students.
Over 10 years of experience in the field of Physiotherapy Ganesh enjoys doing Manual Therapy, Mobilization With Movement, Acupuncture & Taping technique to his patients for various Musculoskeletal Conditions & Sport Injuries.
Ganesh main focus is to identify the root cause of the problems, treat them with evidence based practice for a long term relief and educate patient on injury prevention and activity modification.
Registered Massage Therapist
Roxhannah has been registered by the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario since 2007 and has been practicing since. She specializes in prenatal, Swedish and Hot Stone massage. Roxhannah has experience treating clients of all ages ranging from infants to the elderly and palliative. Roxhannah strongly believes that massage should be part of everyone’s regular health care and strives to create a relaxing and comfortable environment to help clients better their health. She is bilingual in English and French.
Nivirt Tadrous has an outstanding experience in the field of physiotherapy. She graduated from Faculty of Physical Therapy , Cairo University in Egypt. She had M.Sc degree in Pediatric Physical Therapy from the same university in 2002 . Nivirt has attended many post graduate courses in physiotherapy over the past 15 years, like Manual Orthopaedic physical therapy diagnosis and treatment 2009 , Pain control using non invasive modalities 2000 , Cerebral Palsy 1996 , Sports Medicine 1996 and Cardiac rehabilitation 1995.
Registered Massage Therapist
Ryan Hill graduated in 2012 from the Sutherland-Chan School of Massage Therapy in Toronto. He is a member of the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario. Ryan’s experience includes training in the Toronto General Hospital Thoracic Ward, the Princess Margaret Lodge and the Sutherland-Chan Clinics; multiple sclerosis, senior and student; where he worked on clients with various conditions and disabilities. Ryan also has an interest in sports massage therapy and has worked with both runners in the Toronto Marathons and Toronto Marlies hockey players. He is able to provide the benefits of massage therapy both pre and post event. He practices a “Find the cause, treat the cause” approach as pain in one area can stem from various other locations in the body. He uses Myofascial Release, Deep tissue, General Swedish and Neuromuscular Massage techniques. As well as joint mobilization, hydro therapy and stretching/strengthening exercises. Whether to recover from injury or stress, Ryan looks forward to providing exceptional massage therapy to his clients at PhysioCare.
Sindhuri Parimi is registered with the college of physiotherapists of Ontario . She completed her Bachelor in physiotherapy with honours status from India . Sindhuri worked in various rehabilitation settings including outpatient clinics, nursing homes, and hospitals. She has a great experience in dealing with clients with sports injuries, conditions causing acute/chronic pain, repetitive injuries, motor vehicle accidents (MVA) and workplace injuries (WSIB).
Sindhuri believes in functional approach of treatment with manual treatment techniques, home exercise program, providing patient education, preventing recurrence and thereby helping her patients achieve their goals and pre-injury level of functional activities.
Registered Massage Therapist
Jenelle graduated from Medix College in 2014 and became registered with the College of Massage Therapist of Ontario soon after. Before starting her studies, she worked as a Physiotherapist Assistant for a year. It was there that Jenelle learned she had a passion for helping people relieve their pain and improve their physical abilities. Jenelle now plans to further her abilities in the near future by taking courses in nutrition, personal training and kinesiology, so that she can provide the best care, feedback and advice to increase her client’s chances of improvement. Jenelle focuses more on the therapeutic part of massage therapy in pain relief techniques such as myofascial releases, trigger point therapy, and general massage, which are all incorporated with stretching and strengthening of the muscles.
Sandra Reid graduated with honours from the physiotherapy assistant program in TriOS College . She is also certified with Bioflex Laser Therapy and has deep experience in using the IFC , Ultrasound , Decompression Traction System and Graston system . Sandra is a compassionate person with a drive to help others. By choosing this field , she has had the ability to watch people return back to their lifestyle with confidence which gives her a sense of fulfillment.
Samantha has graduated from Trios College in January 2012 with honours and has graduated from Trillium College 2013 with honours. She has extensive knowledge in the health and wellness industry and several years of experience in healthcare. She is your first point of contact at PhysioCare Physiotherapy Whitby, and is always happy to help with questions from health concerns, to claim submissions. Whether it’s private health insurance, workplace injury, or motor vehicle accident, Samantha is there to help ensure timely and accurate submission of claims. Being very knowledgeable in the complex aspects of running an office, Samantha compliments our therapists in a friendly, organized fashion to make our clients comfortable and confident in our service.
Sayeed Purayil is registered with the college of physiotherapists of Ontario. He has outstanding experience in treating Musculoskeletal and sports injuries. Sayeed is a very pleasant personality and has a great relationship with his colleagues as well as his patients. His goal is to keep on upgrading knowledge and skills .Sayeed spends enough time to apply the most updated techniques and machines to help his patients get cured in the shortest time possible.He enjoys swimming and reading during his free time.
B.Sc. RDN .OCT. Registered Dietitian Nutritionist educator. Graduate of The Mico University 1989, Centennial College 1997 and The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Dallas 2010. Experience includes Diabetes Management, Renal care, weight management, community nutrition education including healthy eating, preventing and controlling hypertension, eating healthy on a small budget. Pearl is a member of the following professional organizations: College of Dietitians of Ontario, Dietitians of Canada and Ontario College of Teachers and is credentialed by the commission on Dietetic Registration U.S.A.
“My goal is to educate my clients on healthy nutrition and help them to develop self-management skills to walk in Health”.