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.
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.
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. 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.
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
Kian studied his Bachelor of Honors in Kinesiology at Western University where he developed a knack for understanding the human body with regards to movement and the intricacies of biomechanics. He later built on his knowledge by continuing overseas and studying physical therapy in the UK.
As a child, Kian enjoyed numerous sports like playing basketball and competing in track and field. He was always curious about the nuances of optimal performance and all possible details that comprised physical achievement in sports. His curiosity along with a desire to engage in human interactions, led him to studying physical therapy whereby he could help people live better through lessened pain, improved function, and greater overall health.
He takes a multi-dimensional approach to improving physical function and constantly strives to improve his work by staying updated on current research. In his spare time, he enjoys listening to his favorite podcasts, surfing youtube, and still catching up on the mighty Raptors!
Kevin earned his Masters of Physical Therapy from Western University. Prior to that, he also received his Bachelors of Science with Specialized Honours in Kinesiology from York University. He was inspired to pursue a profession in physiotherapy after experiencing his fair share of injuries while competing on the Varsity Wrestling Team.
Kevin has had the opportunity to work with many amazing individuals ranging from paediatrics to geriatrics with a variety of musculoskeletal and neurological conditions. He believes in using a holistic, client-centred approach to identify the root cause of symptoms and help clients return to the activities they enjoy.
While working together to build a comprehensive and individualized treatment plan, he utilizes treatment techniques such as manual therapy, education, and therapeutic exercise to help people achieve their goals.
Outside of the clinic you can find him trying out new restaurants, playing spikeball with friends, and working out at the gym.
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.
Registered Massage Therapist
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.
Registered Massage Therapist
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.