Sari Shatil, PT, MSc

Sari Shatil, MSc. PT

Registered Physiotherapist / Proprietor, Entrepreneur


Graduated From: McGill University: BSc. PT,  University of Western Ontario: MSc. PT

Years of experience: 26 years in Physiotherapy

Professional Development/Training: Advanced Bobath Approach, Advanced Vestibular Training, Concussion Management, FitForeGolf, Myndmove, Rewalk Training, EKSO, Keeogo, PoNS, Saebo certified

Focuses on: Neurological Rehab, Gait retraining, Concussion and Vestibular Rehab, Therapeutic Golf Rehab

Fun activities: Golf, nature, yoga, travel, Team Canada Wheelchair Curling

Meet the Team – Sari Shatil

Sari Shatil PT MSc is a physiotherapist with a special interest in the assessment and treatment of persons with neurological dysfunction and chronic disease.  She is the owner of Neuphysio Rehabilitation a multidisciplinary clinic that provides in-home, in community and clinic-based physiotherapy. She holds a B.Sc. PT from McGill University and M.Sc. PT from The University of Western Ontario. She has over 20 years of clinical, teaching and research experience in physiotherapy. Sari has been an Associate Professor and Lecturer at The University of Western Ontario’s School of Physical Therapy. Sari holds post-graduate certification in The Bobath Approach, in Vestibular Rehabilitation, Visual Rehabilitation, MyndMove, PoNS translingual stimulation, The EKSO Skeleton, Keeogo and Fit for Golf. She is the founder of the TGR Therapeutic Golf Rehabilitation, a physiotherapy-based program to improve balance and quality of life in persons living with injury and disease. Sari also coordinates Head Smart Baseline Concussion Testing, a community service in the London and surrounding area. Most recently, Sari took on the role of lead physiotherapist for Team Canada Wheelchair Curling Team, representing her country and her profession in Pyongchang.


Darien Lazowski-Fraher, PT, PhD

Darien Lazowski-Fraher, PT, PhD

Registered Physiotherapist


Graduated From: University of Western Ontario: BSc. PT (Physiotherapy), PhD (Pathology – Osteoporosis), University of British Columbia: BSc (Microbiology), MSc (Pathology – Colon Cancer)

Years of experience: 29 years in Physiotherapy

Professional Development/Training: Craniosacral Therapy, Myofascial Release, Bonefit Advanced, Vestibular Training, Concussion Management, Neuro-Optometric Vestibular Rehabilitation, Neuro-visual-postural Rehabilitation, Clinical Robotic Exoskeleton Training with EKSO, Rewalk, PoNS, Lymphoedema Management, Wound Healing, Sahrmann Muscle Imbalance Theory I & II,  Assistive Devices Program Authorizer for Mobility Devices, Alzheimer’s Disease

Focuses on: Osteoporosis, Concussion and Vestibular Rehab, Chronic Pain, Musicians’ Injuries

Fun activities: Singing (The London Singers), fused glass art (Darien Art Glass), fibre art (rug hooking, felting, sewing), piano, walking, reading, cooking

Meet the Team – Darien Lazowski-Fraher

Dr. Darien Lazowski-Fraher is a physiotherapist and educator. She is registered with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario (since 1991) and holds a BSc (Microbiology) and an MSc (Pathology) both from the University of British Columbia (UBC); a PhD (Pathology) and a BScPT (Physical Therapy) both from Western University, London Ontario (UWO). Darien has extensive experience treating people who have persistent pain, dizziness, vestibular, neuro-optometric problems, post-trauma vision problems, TMJ Disorders, spinal fractures (from osteoporosis or trauma) and robotic exoskeleton locomotor training for people with neurological injuries: paraplegic/quadriplegic spinal cord injuries, stroke, CP, MS, ataxia, and other conditions which impact on gait and movement. As a musician and glass & fibre artist and enjoys helping other artists, musicians and singers pursue excellence in their field and optimize their performance to the best of their ability, without pain. Darien has post-graduate certifications in Craniosacral Therapy, Vestibular Rehabilitation, Myofascial Release, Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation, Robotic Exoskeleton Locomotion (EKSO, ReWalk), BoneFit Advanced (Osteoporosis Canada), Wound Healing, Lymphoedema Management, and is licensed to assess and prescribe mobility devices through the Ontario Ministry of Health Assistive Devices Program (ADP).


Shelialah Pereira, MSc. PT

Registered Physiotherapist


Graduated From: Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (India): Bachelor of Physiotherapy, Master of Science in Health and Rehabilitation Sciences (Physical Therapy)

Years of experience: 9 years in Physiotherapy

Professional Development/Training: NDT certification, Bobath Approach, Vestibular Rehabilitation, Concussion Management, Acupuncture, EKSO, Myndmove, Keeogo, PoNS

Fun activities: Baking, guitar, reading, spending time with family

Meet the Team – Shelialah Pereira

Shelialah Pereira, is a physiotherapist with a special interest in neurological rehabilitation, vestibular rehabilitation and pediatric physiotherapy. She holds a Bachelor of Physiotherapy degree, from the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences in India. She moved to Canada in 2008, to pursue further education and obtained a Master of Science degree in Health and Rehabilitation Sciences (Physical Therapy). Her research examined the factors affecting discharge to community after stroke rehabilitation in a severe stroke population. She has publications in journals such as Disability and Rehabilitation, Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation and Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Shelialah enjoys working with adults and children, with a variety of injuries such as stroke, multiple sclerosis, brain injury, spinal cord injury, chronic pain, complex trauma and vestibular dysfunction. Her post-graduate training includes courses in the Bobath Approach, Vestibular Rehabilitation, Neuroanatomical Acupuncture and Concussion management, EKSO™ and MyndMove therapy. She also holds a post graduate certification in Neuro-Developmental Treatment (NDT).


Alysia Patience, MPT

Registered Physiotherapist


Graduated From: University of Western Ontario: Master of Physiotherapy, MPT

Years of experience: 9 years in Physiotherapy

Professional Development/Training: NDT certificate course, concussion management, vestibular rehabilitation, acupuncture, Keeogo, MyndMove, PoNS, various orthopedic courses

Fun activities: Playing board games and card games, baking, working out, tennis, spending time with my family (husband, 2 kids, 2 giant dogs)

Alysia Patience is a registered physiotherapist with special interest in concussion management and neurological rehabilitation. She is a member in good standing with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario. Alysia holds an Honours Bachelor of Health Sciences degree and a Masters of Physical Therapy from the University of Western Ontario. Alysia has experience working with clients with a variety of neurological and vestibular disorders, including concussions, and orthopedic, post-operative, traumatic and motor vehicle accident injuries.  Alysia has taken post-graduate courses in concussion management, NDT certificate course, neuro-anatomical acupuncture, vestibular rehabilitation, MyndMove therapy, Keeogo, PoNS therapy, and a variety of manual therapy techniques. Additionally, Alysia teaches as a clinical associate lecturer at Western University for the School of Physical Therapy and is a physiotherapist with Team Canada’s Wheelchair Curling.


Jhil Shah

Physiotherapy Resident


Graduated From: Gujarat University (India): Bachelor of Physiotherapy

Years of experience: 2 years

Professional Development/Training: Fitness and Health Promotion – Fanshawe College, Introductory Vestibular Rehabilitation, Concussion Management Workshop

Fun activities: Painting, baking, travelling, singing, dancing, spending time with friends


Natasha Benn, MPT

Physiotherapy Resident


Graduated From: University of Western Ontario: Master of Physiotherapy, MPT

Years of experience: 1 year

Professional Development/Training: Introductory Vestibular Rehabilitation

Fun activities: Hiking, kayaking, traveling, playing guitar, crocheting


Janelle Unger, MSc. PT, PhD

Registered Physiotherapist


Graduated From: McMaster University: Master of Physiotherapy, MSc. PT, University of Toronto: PhD,  Rehabilitation Sciences

Years of experience: 4 years

Fun activities: Fantasy basketball, hiking, puzzles, brewery tours, going to art galleries and museums


Sarah Marshall MSc. PT - Coming September 2021

Pelvic Health Consultant


Graduated From: Robert Gordon
University: MSc. PT, University of Western Ontario: BSc. Kinesiology

Years of experience: 9 years in Physiotherapy

Professional Development/Training: Pelvic health physiotherapy management of
incontinence, pelvic pain, gastrointestinal disorders, perinatal care, lactation,
endometriosis, bowel and bladder symptoms associated with neurological dysfunction,
penile rehabilitation, paediatric incontinence and gastrointestinal disorders, pelvic floor
dysfunction in runner, oncology-related pelvic floor dysfunction, McKenzie Method of
Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy

Focuses on: Complex pelvic floor dysfunction, pelvic pain, paediatrics, gastrointestinal
disorders

Fun activities: Triathlon, rowing, photography, golf, camping, travel

Sarah holds a Master’s of Physiotherapy with Merit from Robert Gordon University,
Scotland, and a Bachelor’s of Science with Honours from the University of Western
Ontario.

Sarah became passionate about pelvic health physiotherapy after working in a health & fitness setting with women who were pregnant or post-partum. She has since dedicated
her continued training and professional development to the treatment of pelvic floor
dysfunction, including pelvic pain, urogenital dysfunction, paediatric pelvic floor
dysfunction and lactation-induced inflammation of the breast, gastrointestinal disorders,
penile rehabilitation, sports-related pelvic floor dysfunction, oncology, and bowel & bladder dysfunction related to neurological disorders.

Sarah is a member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association and it’s Women’s
Health, Pain Science, and Oncology Divisions, as well the International
Urogynecological Association and the International Pelvic Pain Society. Sarah is a Lab
Assistant and Instructor with Pelvic Health Solutions.

Sarah will practice at both Neuphysio Rehabilitation and Neuphysio North, where she will lead and develop pelvic trauma and neurogenic bladder
programs to support the unique people cared for at Neuphysio.


Dr. Jordan VanderEnde MD, FRCPC - Coming in September 2021

Physiatrist


Graduated From: University of Western Ontario: Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry – Medical
Degree, University of Western Ontario: Bachelor of Health Sciences with Honors Specialization in Health
Rehabilitation

Focuses on: Stroke rehabilitation, spasticity management, electromyography, musculoskeletal
injuries

Fun activities: Golf, biking, soccer, reading, cooking

Dr. VanderEnde completed an undergraduate degree in Health Sciences with an Honors
Specialization in Health Rehabilitation at Western University (2011) before completing medical
school at the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western University (2016). He
completed residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Western University
(2021). Dr. VanderEnde is a consultant physiatrist in the stroke and musculoskeletal
rehabilitation units at Parkwood Hospital. He is excited to be joining Neuphysio’s integrated
team as a consultant physiatrist and EMG diagnostic practitioner at the Wharncliffe site.


Alex Koch

Rehabilitation Therapist (RT)


Graduated From: Cologne, German Sport University: B.A. (Kinesiology Equivalent)

Years of experience: 6 years

Professional Development/Training: NDT Introductory Workshop

Fun Activities: Spending time with family and dog, running with friends, hiking, camping, puzzles


Ahnaf Ullah

Rehabilitation Therapist (RT)


Graduated From: University of Western Ontario: BSc. Honours Specialization in Kinesiology

Years of experience: 6 years

Professional Development/Training: NDT Introductory Workshop, Athletic Taping, Concussion Management Workshop – Level 1, Managing Dizziness in Post-Concussion Syndrome, Introduction to Vestibular Rehabilitation, Introduction to BPPV, Gait Biomechanics, Orthotic Assessment and Manufacturing Workshop, Keeogo Certification, PoNS certification

Fun Activities: Basketball, working out, tennis, hiking, kayaking, cooking


Tanya Hulst

Physiotherapy Assistant (PTA)


Graduated From: TriOS College: Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy Assistant (PTA/OTA) program

Years of experience: 2 years

Professional Development/Training: Shockwave Training, PoNS, Concussion Management Workshop – Level 1

Fun Activities: Biking, volleyball, yoga, spending time with family

Tanya is a Physiotherapy Assistant who graduated from the Physiotherapy/Occupational Therapy Assistant Program with distinction from triOS College. Her interest in neurological rehabilitation and understanding of how the body functions fueled her desire to pursue a career in the physiotherapy industry. She has a passion for helping people reach their goals and achieve a higher quality of life. In her free time, she enjoys biking, volleyball, yoga and spending time with her family. Tanya is thrilled to be part of the Neuphysio team where she can expand her knowledge in neurological rehabilitation and aid people in improving their well-being.


Jeremy Arnold

Physiotherapy Assistant (PTA)


Graduated From: University of Western Ontario: B.A. Honours Specialization in Clinical Kinesiology

Years of experience: 1 year

Professional Development/Training: Concussion Management Workshop – Level 1

Fun Activities: Soccer, woodworking, playing guitar, reading


Kristen Henshaw

Physiotherapy Assistant (PTA)


Graduated From: University of Western Ontario: Bachelor of Health Sciences, Honours Specialization in Rehabilitation Sciences

Years of experience: 1 year

Fun Activities: Soccer, reading, hiking, exploring local restaurants


Cloe Seliga

Physiotherapy Assistant (PTA)


Graduated From: Georgian College: Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy Assistant (PTA/OTA) Program

Years of experience: 1 year

Fun Activities: Hiking, exercising, baking pastries, spending time with friends and family


Kathy Ens

Administration


Graduated from: University of Western Ontario, Fanshawe College

Years of Experience: 20 years as an administrator

Fun Activities: Hiking, golf, camping, board games


Sharon Goodwin

Administration


Years of Experience: 10 years as an administrator

Fun Activities: Reading, watching TV drama series, spending time with family and friends


Janice Ditner

Administration


Years of Experience: 8 years as an administrator

Fun Activities: Yoga, meditation, gardening, walking my dog


Katelyn Abbott

Administration


Graduated from: Trios College

Years of Experience: 1.5 years as an administrator

Fun Activities: Walking trails with family, fishing, camping with family