Dr. Silvia Vicente B.Sc. (Hon), DC
Chiropractor and Clinical Director
Dr. Silvia Vicente, also a founder of Eglinton West Physiotherapy, earned her undergraduate degree with Honours in Biochemistry at Ryerson University before graduating Suma Cum Laude at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in 2008. Since then, Dr. Vicente has led a team of highly skilled healthcare practitioners and is experienced in treating patients of all ages and is proficient in a variety of techniques including diversified techniques, kinesiotaping and muscle/fascia release.
Dr. Natalie Larga B.Sc., DC, D.Ac, FRC
Chiropractor and Clinical Director
One of the founders of Eglinton West Physiotherapy, Dr. Larga has an Honors Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology and Psychology. She graduated with distinction from York University and went on to earn her Doctor of Chiropractic at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto. With over 6 years of rehabilitation management experience, Dr. Larga has developed an approach to injury management that is based on current research and measurable patient outcomes. Dr. Larga also holds a certificate in Contemporary Medical Acupuncture from McMaster University and has had certification in Active Release Techniques, Functional Range Conditioning, and Activator Methods. As a Can Fit Pro trained group instructor, she has worked in both the athletic training and sports rehabilitation fields.
Michelle Andrada B.PT., Physiotherapist
Michelle graduated with a bachelor of Physical Therapy in the Philippines in 2002 and worked her way to become licensed in Ontario. Michelle believes in continued education and has completed various workshops including K-taping, Mulligan mobilization and APTEI courses for advanced assessments. Michelle came to us with experience working in both clinical settings and retirement homes. With the wide variety of settings she has worked in, Michelle has treated many different cases from different age groups. Michelle provides individual treatment plans that include manual therapy, active/exercise prescription, taping and physio modalities such as IFC, Ultrasound, heat/ice. According to Michelle, “I attended one of APTEI`s (Advanced Physical Therapy Education Institute) courses and I learned the importance of treating the impairment more than the specific structure involved”.
Krupa Patel B.PT., Physiotherapist
Krupa graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Physical Therapy from India and is now a registered Physiotherapist of Ontario. She’s gained experience in musculoskeletal, neurological and cardio respiratory fields with all ages of population. Krupa works on client-centered approach which includes the equal participation of the client in setting goals. After diagnosing and identifying the primary cause of impairments, Krupa believes in rendering unique and effective treatments for each client that include different intervention approaches such as: client education, manual therapy, soft tissues techniques, kinesio tapping, electrical modalities and active exercise rehab. She strongly promotes health wellness and improvised quality of life for each individual. Krupa continues ongoing education workshops in hands on skills, like soft tissues techniques and manual therapy as she believes ‘Learning is a lifelong process’.
Clarissa Moravus, Registered Massage Therapist
Leandro Galvao Physiotherapist Assistant
Bio Coming Soon…
David Brito, PTA
Dave recently graduated from the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut, USA, with his Doctorate of Chiropractic. He is currently working to attain his chiropractic license in Canada. As a former massage therapist and exercise kinesiology major, Dave has been immersed in the world of rehabilitation for quite some time, with experience in athletic, geriatric, and pediatric.
Randy Alay-Perez, PTA
Randy is currently enrolled in the Fitness and Health Promotion Program at Humber College. He is completing his internship with the Eglinton West Physiotherapy team in assisting patients with exercises, technique and range of motion. Randy plans to pursue a career in the health industry, either as a personal trainer, physiotherapist, athletic therapist or with emergency services as a paramedic. Randy has been very active throughout his life playing many sports including baseball, hockey and soccer. His interest in fitness training and physiotherapy has come from the knowledge and technique of recovering from his history of injuries he suffered from playing sports. He plans to pass on his knowledge and experience to others in order to recover and be stronger.