Sahil Tanna Physiotherapist IMS Dry Needling Certified, Vestibular Rehabilitation, & Concussion Management
Sahil Tanna has always been passionate about the health industry and he selected physiotherapy as his profession to accomplish his priority goal in life of helping people in pain.
He was drawn to that career especially after he personally benefitted greatly from it at one point in his life.
“After being in a motorbike accident and getting help from another physiotherapist, I was already in a state of mind to consider this as my career in the health care field,” he said.
He achieved his Bachelor of Physiotherapy degree in India followed by his Exercise and Wellness Diploma in Victoria, B.C.
Sahil really enjoys the clinical side of being a physiotherapist and never wanted to just sit at a desk.
Today he says there are so many advances in his field that it keeps him on his toes to find new information and stay up-to-date.
He does that capably with an impressive continual learning program.
Already he has acquired certifications in IMS, Vestibular Assessment and Management, Functional Capacity Evaluation and Part A Lumbar Spine: Mckenzie Institute of Canada.
Currently he is also working on certification with the Fellow of Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy – FCAMPT Level 1.
Besides his knowledge and his experience in a broad range of physiotherapy, he has interest in vestibular therapy and falls prevention.
When Sahil is not working, he loves to play competitive cricket and recreational soccer. He also loves spending quality time with his toddler.
He also dedicates time to guide international physiotherapists like himself to have a better career in Canada.
Nikita Shah Physiotherapist Functional Dry Needling Certified & Pelvic Floor Certified
Nikita Shah has been working as a Physiotherapist since 2014. Her experience as a Physiotherapist has been a wonderful journey, nothing gives her greater happiness than watching her patients getting better and transitioning back to their normal life.
She has a special interest in women’s health and manual therapy. Nikita has been certified in Pelvic Floor therapy since 2016. She is also trained/ certified in Functional Dry Needling, GLA:D (osteoarthritis), women's taping, and FCE (Functional Capacity Evaluation).
Nikita is continuing to acquire more knowledge and skills to meet the needs of her patients. She is looking forward to helping you with pain management and functional rehabilitation.
Andrew Roberts Clinical Coordinator
Originally from Melbourne, Australia, Andy moved to Vancouver Island in 2018 and has been a part of the team since December 2021.
Courtenay Pletz Registered Massage Therapist Massage Therapy
Courtenay has been a registered massage therapist since 2017. She strives to provide a thorough treatment specific to your areas of concern while incorporating an element of relaxation. Courtenay treats a wide range of conditions including repetitive strain injuries, neuropathic conditions, and chronic headaches and migraines. She has additional training in Myofascial release, therapeutic exercise and TMJ dysfunction. She also offers pre and post natal massage. Courtenay utilizes a variety of techniques in session to help you reach your goals. Techniques used include Swedish massage, trigger point release, joint mobilization and assisted stretching. Currently, Courtenay splits her time between Nanoose Bay and Vancouver. In her free time she enjoys skiing, cycling and hiking.