Niagara Falls

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Krishna Patel
Registered Physiotherapist

Krishna is a Registered Physiotherapist and is in good standing with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario. She completed her Bachelor in Physiotherapy and has several years of clinical experience. Krishna has gained a wide range of clinical experience by treating a number of different conditions, including pediatric, orthopedic/neurological problems and provides antenatal-postnatal care to pregnant females.

She is certified in acupuncture and has gained a wide range of experience in treating motor vehicle accident injuries, sports injuries, and WSIB related injuries.

 

She has expertise in manual therapy, dry needling, k-taping and acupuncture.

 

Krishna believes in manual therapy, education and creating an exercise program (specific to each patient) to achieve maximum functional goals. She strives to bring a positive change in patient’s lives and empowers you to reach and maintain your health and wellness goals.

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Zeshan Ahmed
Registered Physiotherapist

Zeshan is a registered member of the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario. He graduated from University of Karachi with a Bachelor of Science Physiotherapy in 2003. He has worked in various hospital and clinic settings in treating patients of all types predominantly Orthopedic & Musculoskeletal conditions.

In 2005 Zeshan moved to Australia and completed post graduate studies with a Master of Rehabilitation and Exercise Sciences from Victoria University. Since graduating, Zeshan has worked in acute care, outpatient clinics along with rehab settings.

He provides excellence in clinical treatment, combining his over 17 years experience to provide manual therapy, soft tissue release and expertise in exercise prescription and the use of other clinical modalities to treat a variety of conditions including sports injuries, chronic neck and back pain, whiplash, joint pain and post operative/fracture cases among many others.

He believes in manual therapy, education and creating an exercise program (specific to each patient) to achieve maximum functional goals. He strives to bring a positive change in patient’s lives and empowers you to reach and maintain your health and wellness goals.

Outside of work, Zeshan loves staying active, reading, spending time with friends and travelling.

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Dr. Cynthia Markovich, DC, BKIN, CAFCI
Chiropractor

Dr. Markovich is a Doctor of Chiropractic with a commitment to helping patients feel and function at their best.

Following her graduation from McMaster University in 2001 and Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in 2005, she returned to the Niagara Region to provide her local community with high quality, professional care.

Dr. Markovich combines her varied training in Acupuncture, Concussion Management, Kinesiotaping, Custom Orthotics and Laser Therapy to create a customized treatment plan for patients.

Dr. Markovich treats a wide variety of patients, from pediatric to geriatric, office workers to athletes, and has a wealth of experience with MVA and WSIB patient claims.

With over 15 years of experience, she strives to bring a positive change in patient’s lives and works with you to reach and maintain your health and wellness goals.

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Dolly Carlos
Registered Massage Therapist

Dolly graduated from Sutherland Chan Massage and Teaching Clinic in 2010. Her areas of interests within massage therapy profession are varied. Injury rehabilitation is something that she has always been passionate about.

She has extensive experience in the provision of rehabilitative massage, pregnancy massage, sports massage, deep tissue massage, as well as providing Thai massage, and craniosacral techniques, along with relaxation treatments.

She also has specific training and experience in treating pre and post natal clients – pain during and after pregnancy).

She specific experience in working with cancer clients - suffering a wide range of cancer related illnesses undergoing radiation treatment and chemotherapy,  using finer palpation skills which is essential in the treatment of people with compromised immune function and tissue fragility).

She also has specific experience working  with seniors, realising that care not to be too aggressive or overtreat can be important at times with this population.

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Marian Moretti
Registered Massage Therapist

Marian graduated from the Ontario College of Health and Technology in May 2011 with an honours diploma in massage therapy and passed her licensing exams with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario in June 2011. Marian’s responsibilities involve treating patients for soft tissue injuries and dysfunctions, also stress related tension, with a variety of massage techniques.

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Laiza Ravarra
Registered Kinesiologist

Laiza Ravarra is a registered member with the College of Kinesiologists of Ontario and a member with Ontario Society for Health and Fitness.

She graduated from Brock University in 2005 with a Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology.

Laiza has been employed with Novo Healthnet since 2005 with experiences as a NeuroGym FIT Coordinator for the Long Term Care Division, Field Placement Supervisor and a Program Advisory Committee member with Niagara College of Applied Arts and Technology.

She offers a variety of experiences including concussion rehabilitation, work simulation/conditioning programs, health and safety, and administrative duties.

Laiza is a dedicated member of our team and strives to bring a positive change in patient’s lives and empowers you to reach and maintain your health and wellness goals.

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April Kidd
Billing & Collections Specialist

April is the Clinic/Administrative Manager for the Novo Healthnet clinics in the Niagara Peninsula. She has been employed with Novo Healthnet since October of 1999, and has experience in both the clinical and administrative aspects of the clinic.