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.
Parmeet is a registered Physiotherapist who fosters a strong passion for client centred care and health promotion. She graduated with Bachelors of physiotherapy in 2010. In addition, she has also acquired an Honours Diploma in Fitness and Health Promotion.
Parmeet believes that a client’s quality of life can be considerably enhanced through the appropriate identification and treatment of musculoskeletal health problems.
Parmeet has a great a great passion towards women health. She has acquired a specialized training in pelvic floor rehabilitation for pelvic pain, prolapse, bladder and bowel retraining and strengthening, pregnancy and postpartum pelvis. In addition she is specialized in Vestibular Physiotherapy for dizziness, BPPV, vertigo, and imbalances.
She has a pioneering mindset that helps her create individualized care plans for her patients. As a result, she is able to establish dynamic relationships with her patients and enhance their healing process. Outside of work, Parmeet loves to partake in physical activities like biking and yoga. Parmeet’s biggest inspiration is her kids- their energy surpasses her own!
I am a Physiotherapy and Kinesiology graduate with an interest in optimizing human performance and experience. I focus on the simplest and most effective research-based tools for maximizing potential in human movement and health. I use the scientific method in my treatments and I use my knowledge of the human body to solve problems that are unique to the individual.
MSc. Physiotherapy, Glasgow Caledonian University
BA Kinesiology, York University
Registered Kinesiologist, College of Kinesiologists of Ontario
Special interests in Physiotherapy
Musculoskeletal injuries, Athletes, Injury Prevention, Martial Arts Athletes, Muscular Imbalance, Myofascial restriction, Concussions
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.
Since graduating from Centennial College and becoming a Massage therapist in 2002, Steven has become an inspiring therapist among his clients and colleagues.
By using his vast array of skills such as acupuncture, Myofascial release, and stretching techniques, he is able to make a positive change in every client he treats. Steven is focused on not only helping you with the pain you are having today but will help you develop an excellent treatment plan that will prevent future problems. Having worked within the health care clinics he is a true believer in a multidisciplinary approach while putting the client’s needs at the centre of his treatment goals.
Steven is looking forward to being able to aid in your health and wellness goals.
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”.
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.
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!