Brenda Enns, MPT

Registered Physiotherapist / Proprietor


Graduated From: University of Western Ontario: Master of Physiotherapy, MPT, University of Waterloo: Honours Kinesiology, Bachelor of Science, BSc.

Years of experience: 11 years in Physiotherapy

Professional Development/Training: Advanced Bobath Approach, Vestibular Training, Concussion Management, FitForeGolf, Myndmove, Rewalk Training, Acupuncture

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

Fun activities: Spending time with family, soccer, running, golf

Meet the Team – Brenda Enns

Brenda is a physiotherapist with a special interest in neurological rehabilitation and paediatric care. She holds an undergraduate degree in Honours Kinesiology, BSc Kin, from the University of Waterloo where she gained a multitude of experience working in various rehabilitation and teaching facilities. Exposure to the rehabilitation process of different populations and her own experience with rehab from past soccer injuries together ignited a passion for physiotherapy. She graduated in 2009 with a Master’s degree in Physiotherapy, MPT, from the University of Western Ontario. She has many years of experience working with individuals who live with neurological dysfunction (stroke, acquired brain injury, concussion, cerebral palsy, developmental delay, Parkinson’, Multiple Sclerosis and postural and gait dysfunction), have suffered multiple orthopedic trauma and have musculoskeletal impairments, both in the community and the clinic setting across southwestern Ontario. Brenda finds enjoyment assisting adults and children to reach their goals, bringing meaning to the rehabilitation process. Brenda holds post-graduate training in The Bobath Approach, Concussion Management, Vestibular Training, Rewalk and Keeogo exoskeleton training, Acupuncture, Fit fore Golf, and Myndmove.


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).


Rasha Izz

Rasha Izz

Registered Physiotherapist


Graduated From: University of Toronto: Ontario Internationally Educated Physical Therapy Bridging Program, Birzeit University: Master of Community and Public Health-Concentration Health Economics, MPH, Bethlehem University: BSc. Physiotherapy

Years of experience: 6 years in Physiotherapy

Professional Development/Training: Introduction to Bobath-NDT Pediatric Course, Move for Rehabilitation, Manual Therapy for Shoulder and Hip joints, Concussion Management and Vestibular Training.

Focuses on: Pediatric, Neurological, and Geriatric rehabilitation

Fun activities: Cycling, hiking, camping, spending quality time with family and friends

Meet the Team – Rasha Izz

Rasha Izz is a Physiotherapist with B.Sc in Physiotherapy and MPH-Concentration Health Economics from Palestine. She continued her physiotherapy education in Ontario Internationally Educated Physical Therapy Bridging Program (OIEPB), University of Toronto, and graduated 2018, in which she is still actively helping in teaching and acting as a facilitator. She has five years of clinical experience in Pediatric, Geriatric and Neurology, working in a variety of settings, including Stroke, Brain Injury, Cerebral Palsy, Spina Befida and various neuromuscular injuries and impairments, where she motivates patients to reach their maximum potentials and highest level of functional mobility. She is able to provide services in both English and Arabic languages. Rasha holds a post graduate education in Pediatric Bobath, Move for Rehabilitation, and Manual therapy. Moreover, she has interest in research, and was engaged in research field, and published in THE LANCET Public Health. She enjoys cycling, hiking, camping and spending time with her family and friends. For her, physiotherapy is not just a career, it is a passion and mission to create a better life for others.


Adrienne Wise

Physiotherapist Resident


Graduated From: University of Western Ontario: Master of Physiotherapy, MPT, University of Waterloo: Honours Kinesiology BSc.

Professional Development/Training: Concussion Management Level 1 & 2, Manual Therapy Level 1

Focuses on:  Orthopaedic injuries, Concussion management, Pain management

Fun activities: Women’s soccer, cross-country skiing or any outdoor activity, exploring cozy cafes and trying new food, proud aunt of 4

Adrienne is Physiotherapy Resident at Neuphysio North, and a lover of all things neuroscience. She is a recent graduate of the Master’s of Physiotherapy program from Western University, which followed her Undergraduate degree at the University of Waterloo in Kinesiology with a Specialization in
Neurobehavioural Assessment. Throughout her undergraduate degree, she spent time working in
neuroscience research which investigated populations including older adults with fall risk, concussion, stroke and brain injury. Since graduating from Physiotherapy schools, she has received further education in concussion management (Levels I and II) and Manual Therapy (Level I).
Adrienne is eager to help optimize individuals’ physical and mental wellbeing through education, hands
on therapy and exercise, all while celebrating her patients’ achievements along the way. Coming from the small town of Clinton, ON, she values the importance of community, relationship building, and
overall wellness of all of her patients.


Ryan Huynh

Registered Massage Therapist (RMT)


Graduated From: Fanshawe College: Massage Therapy, University of Windsor” Bachelor of Human Kinetics.

Focuses on: Therapeutic Massage, Swedish Massage

Fun activities: Spending time with family, badminton, tennis, swimming, kitesurfing

 

Ryan is a licensed Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) with an interest in therapeutic massage therapy. He has an undergraduate degree in Honours Movement Science, BHK, from the University of Windsor. He enjoyed many activities such as hockey, soccer, volleyball, badminton, tennis, squash, golfing, biking, gym, swimming, snorkeling and  kitesurfing, and from those activities experienced many injuries  such sprained ankle, muscle soreness, muscle pain, back pain, rotator cuff injuries, golfer elbow, and tennis elbow.  In 2019, Ryan graduated from Massage Therapy Program from Fanshawe College and successfully completed his board exams from the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario.  Before becoming a RMT, he also worked in Manufacturing Engineering and Building Product Testing. He enjoys working with people and actively be a part of their healing process.


Curtis Taylor

Curtis Taylor, BSc. Science (Kinesiology Equivalent)

Physiotherapy Assistant (PTA)


Graduated From: Fanshawe College: Fitness and Health Promotion, Hartpury University: Honours BSc. in Science (Kinesiology Equivalent)

Years of experience: 3 years

Professional Development/Training: OBIA Mental Health and Addictions Level 1, NDT Introductory Workshop,  BOBATH Introductory Course, Fitness Adaptive Specialist

Fun Activities: Running, yoga, reading, family and friends, guitar, camping

Curtis graudated from Fanshawe College in 2015 and received a diploma in the Fitness and Health Promotion Program. Since then, Curtis has studied abroad at Hartpury University in England to complete his Bachelor’s degree in sport therapy, graduating with his BSc. in Science in 2016. He has always been interested in any kind of sports and injuries which gave him a passion to pursue a career in rehabilitation. After studying abroad, he moved to Northwestern Ontario to help establish and manage a physiotherapy clinic which has given him the experience and ability to work with clients of all ages and abilities. He has plans to pursue a Masters degree in rehabilitation. Curtis is excited to work at Neuphysio to help people strive to improve their own physical abilities through rehabilitation.


Josh Harrison

Physiotherapy Assistant (PTA)


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

Fun Activities: Playing sports, watching the Toronto Raptors, cooking, spending time with family

 

 


Jessica Heyda

Registered Kinesiologist (R.Kin)


Graduated from: Brock University: B.A. Honours Kinesiology, Master of Professional Kinesiology

Fun Activities: Kayaking, baseball, volleyball, crafting, camping, reading, and board games.

Jessica graduated from Brock University in 2017 with a B.A. in Kinesiology. During her undergraduate she started volunteering in an accessible gym for individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI) and Multiple Sclerosis (MS) which initially sparked her interest in neuromuscular disorders. In 2018, Jessica graduated with a master’s degree in Professional Kinesiology. During this time, she gained experience as a PTA in a long-term care facility, training high performance athletes, and travelled to Namibia to work with a young man with Cerebral Palsy. After these experiences, she grew a passion for neurological rehabilitation. Shortly after graduating she continued to work as a PTA in a long-term care facility and at Moving Forward Rehabilitation and Wellness Center where she gained valuable hands-on experience with SCI, MS, and Stroke clients. In 2020 Jessica became a Registered Kinesiologist and is very passionate about the neurological field. She now continues her passion and journey in neurological rehabilitation working as a Registered Kinesiologist at Neuphysio North.


Darlene Spring

Customer Service Rep/Administrator


Graduated from: Trios College

Years of Experience: 20 years

Fun Activities: Spending time with family, watching my sons play sports, hiking, photography