Rukshana Solanki, PT
Rukshana Solanki has always had a special interest in anatomy and how the body works, so a career in physiotherapy was a logical choice for her.
She is dedicated to helping her patients get back to the sports and regular physical activities that they enjoy and finds joy herself in being active and helping her patients.
She graduated in 2009 from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences in India and achieved her Bachelor of Physiotherapy degree. She also received a diploma in fitness and health promotion from Humber College, Toronto.
She is planning to work on certification in manual therapy and hand therapy.
After graduation she gained experience in her field working in India for two years in hospital and private clinic settings. She gained further experience working in private practice as well as a community centre in Canada.
She achieved her certification in vestibular rehabilitation.
She specializes in taking a hands on approach to help patients achieve optimal recovery. She is a concussion specialist and is experienced in treating motor vehicle accident clients, sports injuries, and pre and post-operative clients.
She believes in active therapy and encourages her clients’ involvement to reach their health goals.
When she is not working, she enjoys yoga, meditation, hiking, biking and being with nature.
A continual learner, she also enjoys watching health tip videos and updating her knowledge.
Ravi Pandya, PT
Ravi Pandya started helping his clients achieve their physical best as a fitness trainer. An urge to do even more for them guided him into professional health care in the role of a licensed physiotherapist.
He achieved his Bachelor of Physiotherapy degree in India followed by achieving his diploma in fitness and health promotion from Humber College in Toronto. Further training came from the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP) and an IEHP Course with the University of Toronto.
Dedicated to continual learning, Ravi also acquired certifications in Maitland Mobilization, Advanced Vestibular Rehabilitation, Concussion Shift, Acupuncture, Tapping, and Customized Orthotics.
He is currently working on his certification for Advanced Manual Therapy.
A member in good standing of the Ontario College of Physiotherapy, Ravi gained experience in his profession in orthopedic hospitals in India and in both private and public clinic settings in Ontario.
His specialties include manual therapy, exercise programs, acupuncture, vestibular rehabilitation (BPPV), concussion management, balance training, tapping, work related injuries, repetitive strain injuries, sports injuries, mobilization, patient education and ergonomic advice, and chronic pain.
His philosophy of care is to encourage his patients to be active partners in their own recovery. They are given prescribed exercises to do between visits to the clinic to assist in their recovery.
When he is not working, he enjoys biking as well as soccer and cricket.
Amanda Bauldry , RMT
Amanda Bauldry has been a Registered Massage Therapist in Cambridge since 2011, and is excited to be expanding into Kitchener! With great empathy and sincerity, Amanda takes joy in helping patients through the use of her skill set. She is particularly skilled in alleviating headaches, sciatic issues, and pregnancy discomforts, but is also able to help in a wide array of injuries. She takes great interest in her patient’s overall life, to get to the root of muscular and joint issues. Amanda is very evidence based in her therapy, and uses science to help not only treat her patients, but to help explain the ‘why’ to them. She educates her patients on best life practices, and ensures they know why things are occurring in the treatment room,and what to expect afterwards. Outside of the clinic, Amanda is a proud mother of 3 daughters, enjoys spending time with her family, has a great love of history, and is an active member of Girl Guide of Canada.
Lisa Arthur, Physiotherapist Assistant/Front desk receptionist
Lisa is a graduate of the Occupational Therapy/Physiotherapy Assistant Diploma Program from Conestoga College. She also has a BA in Psychology from Wilfrid Laurier University. She loves being a part of the Kitchener Physiotherapy team and helping others reach their goals.
She is trained in a wide range of modalities such as IFC, Laser, thermotherapy, cryotherapy, and ultrasound, has experience regarding strengthening and stretching exercises, and performs administrative tasks.
In her spare time, she enjoys hiking and biking on the Grand River trails, reading with a hot mug of tea or coffee, and being with friends and family.
Teresa Chartrand, RMT
Since Teresa was young, she has had a passion for working with people, and assisting them in living a full life as they have envisioned. As a graduate of the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy (CCMH) in Cambridge, she has been registered with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario since 2014. She also has diploma in Community Work and Peace and Conflict Studies, and she spent more than 20 years working in Health and Community Services.
Teresa's style of massage is therapeutic in nature with a focus on relaxing muscles, connective tissue, and the nervous system to reduce pain and increase mobility. On top of her massage therapy training she has completed Level 1 CranioSacral Therapy, Basic NISA training, Reiki level II, and Reflexology. Teresa can also provide treatments in French and Portuguese.