TAHMINEH (TAMMY) KAMZA
Tammy graduated from the University of Toronto with an “Honors in Science” and obtained her Doctorate in Physical Therapy in the United States.
Her thesis, ‘Effects Of Exercise In Falls Prevention In Community-Dwelling Older Adults’ took almost 2 years to complete. She finished her manual therapy designations from trained professionals of St. Augustine University in Florida. Finally, got her Dry Needling certification from the prestigious organization Kinetacore, a leading post-graduate program in North America.
Aside from manual therapy and dry needling, she is well versed in hydrotherapy, taping and corrective exercise. She is a true believer in active therapy, thus her treatment goals always include an emphasis on physical activity with aim of improving client’s functional abilities.
DR. DEEP PATEL
Dr. Deep Patel obtained his Bachelor of Science from McMaster University. He then went to Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College where he spent four intensive years training to become a Doctor of Chiropractic. Dr. Patel has worked with a diverse patient population ranging from young children to adults and geriatrics. Dr. Patel uses manual therapies such as Myofascial release, Passive stretching, Contemporary Medical Acupuncture in combination with his chiropractic adjustments.
Dr. Patel firmly believes that active and healthy lifestyle are the keys to the long-term health and happiness. His treatment goal is to improve musculoskeletal dysfunction and get his patients back to their optimal function as quickly as possible. He likes spending time with his family, working out at the gym and playing PlayStation.
Registered Massage Therapist
Debora is a Registered Massage Therapist who graduated from ICT Kikkawa College in 2012 and since has worked in various settings,
Through her clinical experience Debora has worked together with medical doctors, physiotherapists, chiropractors, naturopaths and foot specialists. As a committed practitioner, it has always been her desire to give and help others and go out of her way to ensure that her patients have the best possible care. She is passionate about continuing her education in order to improve her knowledge and skills to better treat her patients.
Her intention is to help you heal by applying a variety of techniques tailored to the individuals need. In order to rehabilitate the body some of the modalities include: myofascial work, trigger point therapy, the range of motion stretching, joint mobilizations, hydrotherapy, Swedish techniques and manual lymph drainage.
Managing Director/Athletic Trainer
Having played tennis professionally as a teenager, and obtaining a degree in kinesiology, Rouzi pursued his career as an athletic trainer. Being part of tennis camps as a coach during his adolescence gave him the experience he needed to help in the field of rehab.
As he is an athlete, he himself has been through rehabilitation multiple times for various injuries including ankle sprains/ fracture, a shoulder labrum tear, to name a few. He understands what clients are going through more than the rest of our team. This is what makes him great at helping others recover and return to doing what they love to do.
Rouzi is also an expert in hydrotherapy, and strength exercises in water. This is a perfect form of treatment for clients with fibromyalgia, chronic pain, chronic fatigue and weakness as well as rehab post-surgery and fracture.
Rouzi continues to educate himself to use the most effective forms of exercise and tools to help his clients reach their optimal function in the most efficient time.
Sandey graduated from York University with a bachelors degree in health studies, specializing in health management. She was previously studying kinesiology and has familiarity with basic physiotherapy skills.
Sandey Has volunteered in various hospitals and has knowledge within the medical field.
She oversees the well-functioning of the facility, including staffing, financing, billing, insurance inquiries, and patient care.
Her main goal is to make the patients experience easy and efficient as much as possible, any insurance or billing related questions you have, she can definitely help out.
She strongly believes in great customer service and making a good first impression by welcoming everyone with a smile.
Tanya’s interest in pursuing physiotherapy comes from the desire of helping patients reach their full potential and return to the activities that are most important to them. She strives to provide patient-centered care by developing an individualized physio plan through detailed assessment. Her skills of targeted exercises, manual therapy, and taping have helped patients and will continue to help patients reach their health and rehabilitation goals. “I love interacting with people of all ages, from children to older adults,” Tanya declares. “I particularly enjoy helping people progress through their rehabilitation and recovery.”
In her spare time, Tanya enjoys activities such as swimming and walking, as well as reading and spending time with her family and friends
Patricia is a very warm, sincere, and understanding therapist, she has been in the Healthcare field for over 15 years.
Patricia started out her health care career as a PSW ( Personal Support Worker) later gained her accreditation as a PTA (Physiotherapy Assistant) and then decided to amalgamate her knowledge of the body and understanding of people’s needs, to help others even further and became a Registered Massage Therapist.
Patricia practices all forms of Massage therapy from relaxation to treatment-based. She is very confident in her treatments and is able to perform to the best of her abilities within her scope of practice.
Patricia’s goal is to help alleviate your pain and induce relaxation.
Ali is the Managing Director for White Pine Health and Wellness! He is responsible for all corporate relationships and sponsorships, hiring and all business development. Finally, for the last 3 years, he has been in charge of White Pine health and Wellness real estate developments.
During his spare time, he loves cooking and riding around the many GTA areas and for recovery, getting massages from Debora!
Dr. Dina Al-Kayssi, ND
(Dr. D your local ND)
Dr. Dina is a Naturopathic Doctor who graduated from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM). Dr. Dina also holds a Doctor of Medicine Degree from All Saints University-School of Medicine with excellence in clinical sciences and a Bachelor Degree in Life sciences from McMaster University.
Dr. Dina has a general practice with a special interest in pain management, sports medicine, gut health, and skin health. She holds an additional certification in cosmetic acupuncture.
Dr. Dina is passionate about medicine and spent few years in research with publications on Alzheimer’s disease.
She is an athlete with a passion for rock wall climbing. She worked as a rock wall climbing instructor and a hockey trainer.
She possesses unique qualities by combining knowledge from Western and Eastern Medicine”.
Diana has a passionate interest in helping people reach their health and healing goals. She uses a natural holistic approach to her work and believes everyone is unique and is treated according to their individual needs. Whether you are looking to relax or to heal from acute trauma, injuries related to work, long term chronic pain, or suffering from daily wear and tear Diana will develop a treatment plan to facilitate you on your path to health and wellness.
With over half a decade of clinical experience as an RMT, she has successfully treated patients with different musculoskeletal conditions that affects soft tissues and joints, back pain, headaches, insomnia, sports injuries, women’s health issues, etc. Diana’s hands-on approach utilizes her knowledge, skills, and empathy to provide you with the most comprehensive therapy during your visit. Diana has practiced chiefly in Woodbridge for the last 6 years and is excited to join White Pine Health to continue helping others achieve optimal wellness.