Gamal Gouda, 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.
Ghada Shendy, 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.
Ryan Hill, 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.
Dr. Jessica Kissoon, Registered Chiropractic
Dr. Kissoon is a licensed Chiropractor in Ontario who completed her Doctor of Chiropractic degree at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College. Prior to becoming a Chiropractor, she attended the University of Toronto where she studied Biology and Psychology. She has also completed postgraduate studies at McMaster University and is certified in Contemporary Medical Acupuncture as well as Webster Technique for pregnant women, through the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA).
As a firm believer in continuing education, Dr. Kissoon is currently completing her CACCP certification through the ICPA and actively participates in courses and seminars centered on health and pain management for women and children. Her approach includes the use of spinal/joint manipulation and mobilizations, myofascial release therapy, graston, acupuncture, laser, electrotherapy, custom orthotics, and rehabilitation exercise programs.
Dr. Kissoon has always had a strong will to help others and is passionate about giving back to the community by dedicating many years of volunteer work to local hospitals, retirement homes, and institutions to promote health and well- being. She strives to improve the quality of life for her patients and those around her and looks forward to working with you to meet your health goals at PhysioCare.
Oliver Isla, Registered Physiotherapist
Sindhuri Parimi, Registered Physiotherapist
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.
Prachi Mayankkumar Amin, Registered Physiotherapist
Sanchita Sawlani, Registered Physiotherapist
Sandra Reid, Registered Massage Therapist
Sandra has always had a love for animals and working with people. She has always driven to improve the well-being and overall health of others and having the benefit of helping clients improve their mobility, range of motion, as well as managing and reducing pain. Registered in Massage therapy and Certified in BIOFLEX Laser, she is always looking to increase her range of skills.
Sandra has knowledge in trigger point therapy, myofascial release, joint mobilization, stretching and strengthening and cupping. Whether it is a general massage to relax, rehabilitating an injury, reducing strain and stiffness, Prenatal/Postnatal massage, or massage for infants (and children, she enjoys being a part of what gets clients get back to what is important to them without pain and limitation.