About

A therapeutic touch, the very first step to a healthy lifestyle

  Aneesh Joseph RMT

          Aneesh Joseph RMT the director of Therapy One was born and raised in Kerala State, South India which is known for Traditional Indian Massage Therapy and Ayurvedic Massage Therapy treatments. He immigrated to Canada in 2002 and subsequently attended and graduated from Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy. This provided him with the opportunity to utilize his traditional experience and knowledge in various Indian Massage Therapy techniques towards the formation of a successful Registered Massage Therapist in Ontario. Aneesh is registered and in good standing with the governing body of massage therapists, the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO).

             He believes in treatments designed to provide symptom relief by addressing root cause and extremely committed to providing the best treatments by choosing the right techniques according to his clients’ unique conditions. He incorporates his traditional experience and knowledge about various Indian Massage Therapy Techniques along with the combination of Swedish Massage Therapy, Myofascial Release, Trigger Point Therapy, Pregnancy Massage Therapy and Deep Tissue treatments to maximise the benefits of this therapeutic approach. He is very dedicated to his profession and is constantly increasing his knowledge and skills as a therapist. He believes in educating clients’ through body awareness and prevention from injury, guiding them to recovery through stretching, strengthening and relaxation. He treats wide variety of clients ranging from pregnancy, sports injury rehabilitation, acute/chronic pain management, postural imbalances, stress related syndromes and relaxation.

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  Dr. Sepideh Asgharifar DC BscH, RMT

              Dr. Sepideh Asgharifar is a chiropractor, registered massage therapist and acupuncture practitioner. She graduated from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) in 2014 with a Doctorate of Chiropractic and also holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Toronto.

             Dr. Asgharifar is an evidence informed practitioner and published researcher in the field of manual medicine. She has extensive experience in the assessment and treatment of musculoskeletal conditions of the spine and all other joints. Her areas of expertise include treating neck pain, headaches and low back pain through a variety of techniques such as spinal manipulation, soft tissue release, taping and active rehab.

           Dr. Asgharifar focuses on comprehensive treatment plans tailored to the individual and she is passionate about going beyond treating symptoms, to helping her patients achieve optimal overall health.

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  Yasaman Razavi, DPT, Bsc, RMT

Yasaman is a registered physiotherapist, registered massage therapist and acupuncture provider at Therapy One. She graduated from Daemen College with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Prior to becoming a physiotherapist, she completed Bachelor’s of science (Hons) from University of Toronto.

In addition to her professional physiotherapy degree, Yasaman has taken many continuing education courses including Acupuncture, Taping, Soft tissue release, and Concussion management. Yasaman has completed advanced levels in McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy for treatment of neck and back problems and extremities. Yasaman has also successfully challenged level I exam of the Orthopedic Division of Canadian Physiotherapy Association.

Yasaman’s treatment approach focuses on evidence based, client centered approach through a combination of hands-on technique, specific home exercise program and client education to achieve optimal results.

During her spare time, Yasaman enjoys running, taking yoga classes and playing recreational volleyball.

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  Jody Liu RMT

Jody has been working as a massage therapist for last 5years. She graduated from Protege School in 2013. She has sharpened her massage therapy skills and techniques in working various MVA and rehab clinic for 5 years. She also has years of experience in the spa setting. She feels as this invaluable experience has helped her hone her skill set and added to her toolbelt of assessments and techniques. She believes the key to a successful treatment is communication to ensure the patients’ needs are met.
She is passionate about her craft and has added a wide variety of techniques to her treatments through taking various continuing education courses. She implements each of these techniques into each treatment to achieve the most effective outcome for her patients. She believes that every treatment should have an element of relaxation to leave you feeling your best and in an uplifted state.

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  Dr. Ryan Kim, DC BscH

             Dr. Ryan Kim is a chiropractor and acupuncture practitioner. He is passionate about delivering evidence based care and promoting health and wellness to his patients. Dr. Kim believes that health care, like clothing, should be tailored to the individual. That is why he dedicates the time to, not only thoroughly examine the condition, but also understand and develop an individualized treatment plan to meet your health needs and goals.
Dr. Kim has a wide range of experience diagnosing and treating different types of musculoskeletal conditions. He specializes in a variety of treatments, including spinal manipulative therapy, acupuncture, muscle release therapy, and rehabilitative exercises. In addition, Dr. Kim is also well-versed in joint mobilization, IASTM, orthotics, and ergonomics.

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  Joyce De Guia

             Joyce is the Office Manager/ Receptionist at Therapy One, she joined the team earlier in 2014. She was born in the Philippines and came here when she was three years old and has been here ever since. She graduated from Medix as a Medical and Laboratory Technician. She worked in various types fields from being a team member to Management positions. For five years she has interacted with many people from all walks of life. Most of her work included working on the front lines working with clients and to ensure that they are satisfied with the service they received. She enjoys meeting new people and interacting with them. From answering phone calls to having casual talks she will be there to listen. She takes pride in her work and ensures your visit will be pleasant and professional.

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Pregnancy and Physiotherapy

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Staying healthy this summer

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The surprise effects of chiropractic care:

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Did you know most insurance companies and progressive extended health coverage cover up to 100% of any type of physiotherapy, Chiropractic and massage therapy treatments from a Registered Therapist? Using your benefits wisely throughout the year can keep you healthy forever. Please refer your insurance policy now!