Myers Physiotherapy Centre Team

Nisha Patel - Registered Physiotherapist

Nisha Patel: Registered Physiotherapist

Nisha has been practicing in Canada since 2013 and has training through the Advanced Physical Therapy Education Institute in Acupuncture and dry needling technique, TMJ condition and management, and Concussion assessment and management.

Nisha also has training through International K-Taping Academy in K-Taping techniques. Recently she had done training in vestibular/ vertigo management and ongoing women’s/pelvic health physiotherapy.

She has done PART A, B, and C from Mackenzie Institute for McKenzie Method® of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy® (MDT) which adds an incredibly effective system of musculoskeletal care to all patient services.

Her advanced training allows her to treat a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions although she has a special interest in sports-related injuries. She has continued to take many courses in manual therapy, acupuncture, and sports-related treatments. In clinical practice, her treatment philosophy includes using Manual Therapy to restore joint mechanics followed by muscle retraining and motor control strategies to correct movement dysfunction. She provides individualized one on one treatment and develops exercise programs geared toward the level and goals of the patient.

Nisha is always eager to learn more, share more, and provide high-quality service to clients using evidence-based research and techniques. She has a passion for helping people while empowering them to contribute to their own healing. She takes the time to find the root of a person’s problem and then together with them create a plan to address the immediate concerns as well as enhance daily living after rehabilitation and prevent recurrences. She has provided physiotherapy coverage at the variety level along with providing mentorship for physiotherapy residents/students. Nisha enjoys an active lifestyle and anything outdoors where she can spend her time with family.

Kinjal Patel - Physiotherapist

Kinjal Patel: Registered Physiotherapist

Kinjal’s passion towards physical therapy stems from working alongside a variety of patient populations here in Canada.

She continues to utilize assessments and treatment techniques to get patients back to their everyday lifestyles.

Kinjal’s passion for physical therapy stems from working alongside a variety of patient populations here in Canada.

She continues to utilize assessments and treatment techniques to get patients back to their everyday lifestyles.

Her Clinic interest is in outpatient Orthopaedics. She has taken many courses such as Acupuncture and dry needling, Therapeutic Taping, Cupping therapy, and Mulligan therapy.

She believes in client-oriented goals and a hands-on approach to help guide individuals to reach their full functional capacity.

Rujuta Thakkar - Physiotherapist

Rujuta Thakkar: Physiotherapist

Rujuta Thakkar’s passion for physiotherapy is fuelled by a drive to find unique and innovative ways to improve our current healthcare industry strategies. Much of her work is done on an individual basis based on each patient’s unique needs. She is a physiotherapist who is excited about working with you so that your pain and more can be managed and resolved. I’m able to help my clients get back on their feet after an injury or other physical problem. She allows people to regain independence, increasing their quality of life.

Aakshi Verma: Pelvic Physiotherapist

Aakshi Verma graduated with her Bachelors of Physiotherapy from Gian Sagar medical college India in 2014. Aakshi’s work experience has included work in Hospital in Neuro Rehab clinic in India for four years. Her interest to explore more in the Physiotherapy field made her come to Canada. She became a
member of the college of Physiotherapy in 2019. Since then, she continued to add more work experience. She worked in multidisciplinary clinics in Kitchener and Mississauga. She also completed training in soft tissue release- level 1 and Level -1 The Physical approach to anyone experiencing urinary incontinence. Level 2- The Role of Physiotherapy of anyone experiencing Pelvic Pain Through a Trauma informed Lens. course on- BPPV Feature – Assessing and Treating Dizziness. In her free time, Aakshi loves to spend time with her two little girls and travel.

Aakshi likes to stay
physically fit by doing yoga and Zumba. Aakshi is Passionate Physiotherapist who truly believes that with enough knowledge,skills and dedication she can bring change in people’s lives.


Shreya Rabadia: Resident Physiotherapist

Shreya is a resident physiotherapist with a bachelor’s degree in physiotherapy and a postgraduate certificate in healthcare administration and service management. With a strong emphasis on client-centered care, safety, and quality treatment, Shreya is dedicated to empowering patients to actively engage in their recovery journey. She believes in tailoring treatment plans to meet each individual’s unique needs. She aims not only to help clients overcome injuries but also to educate them about self-management techniques necessary to maintain their well-being long-term.

She enjoys working with people of all ages. When she is not working, she enjoys spending quality time with family and friends and exploring new places. Shreya looks forward to connecting and helping you return to your desired activity level!

Dhruvi Naik

Dhruvi Naik: Physiotherapist/Admin Assistant

Dhruvi Naik is a dedicated and experienced internationally trained Physiotherapist, passionate about helping patients achieve optimal physical health and mobility. Her comprehensive background in physiotherapy is complemented by a degree in fitness and health promotion, along with numerous certifications, including personal trainer, cupping, taping, and mobilization.

In addition to her clinical expertise, Dhruvi possesses in-depth knowledge of administration, enhanced by her kind and generous personality. She is committed to assisting others in any way she can and has over two years of customer service experience, making her exceptionally adept at interacting with people.

Dhruvi loves meeting new people and exploring different cultures, enjoying activities such as traveling and reading. Her well-rounded skill set and compassionate approach make her an ideal candidate for any role that involves patient care and customer interaction.

Dixa Patel: Physiotherapist/Admin Assistant

Originally from India, Dixa Patel is a dedicated professional with a multifaceted background in physiotherapy and healthcare administration. She completed her education in physiotherapy in India, earning her degree from Charusat University. Eager to broaden her horizons, Dixa pursued further studies in Healthcare Administration and Service Management in Canada, enriching her expertise in healthcare operations and patient care management.

Currently based in Canada, Dixa serves as an administrator at this clinic. In this pivotal role, she oversees the clinic’s administrative functions, ensuring smooth operations and exceptional patient experiences. Her background in physiotherapy enables her to understand the clinical aspects deeply, enhancing her ability to support both patients and healthcare providers effectively.

Driven by her passion for serving others, Dixa finds profound fulfillment in her work. Her commitment to excellence and patient-centered care is evident in her interactions and administrative contributions.

Outside of her professional endeavors, Dixa enjoys dancing as a creative source of joy. Whether it’s exploring various dance styles or immersing herself in cultural dances, she finds inspiration and relaxation in movement and music.

Looking forward, Dixa remains focused on advancing her career in healthcare and making a meaningful impact in the field of physiotherapy. She aspires to continue serving the community with dedication, empathy, and a steadfast commitment to enhancing healthcare delivery and patient well-being.

Trudy Payne - Registered Massage Therapist

Trudy Payne: Registered Massage Therapist

Trudy Payne has been in the Health & Wellness sector for 10 years. She has several diplomas and certifications including; Fitness Leadership Diploma, Humber College (Honours), Registered Massage Therapy, CMTO (Honours), Hypnotherapy, Reflexology, Older adult specialist, Nutrition certification, Myofascial Release, and Bio-mechanical taping.

Her knowledge in psychology, anatomy, physiology, and bio-mechanical movements of the body assists her in providing clients with footsteps to wellness treatment programs which include; Assessing, Addressing, Treating, Resolving, and Maintaining Pain-free Living.

Her primary focus is to liaison with other medical professionals and closely with clients to work toward relieving acute pain, identifying the root cause, and resolving pain through soft tissue manipulation and manual therapy. Her passion for relieving her clients’ pain and pain-free living ensures individualized, focused therapy working closely with her clients to educate and provide a self-care and maintenance program.

Dan D'Ortenzio - Chiropodist

Dan D'Ortenzio: Chiropodist

Dan D’Ortenzio has been a practicing Chiropodist since 2018 and has a passion for pain relief. Dan grew up in Hamilton and did his undergraduate studies at McMaster in Honors Life Science before going to the Michener Institute for the Chiropody program.

Dan currently works at five clinics including a Diabetic clinic making him very comfortable dealing with high-risk patients including ulcers. As a Chiropodist, he offers surgical options that most other foot care specialist is not trained to do. This includes a Flexor Tenotomy procedure, minor excisions, and needling of Verruca. Dan is an expert in biomechanics and can help with a treatment plan for any foot pain or sports injury rehab. He is adept in any sort of foot infection from the skin to deeper compartments and can help heal and educate on any foot skin lesions.

Dan always strives to communicate with patients about foot health care and to keep the quality of care to a high standard at all his clinics. If you are unsure if a Chiropodist can help with your feet feel free to book a free consult and he will explain if you can benefit from treatment.