Mike Pameli, H.B.Kin, BScPT, CAFCI, FCAMPT, CIDN
In 2003, Michael graduated from the University of Toronto’s Bachelor of Physiotherapy and completed his undergraduate studies from McMaster University’s Bachelor of Kinesiology program. Michael draws on over 10 years of experience in providing advanced manual therapy treatments to mainly orthopaedic clientele. Michael has been an integral part of developing our Concussion Management Program which has been successfully implemented by a number of teams and individual athletes. His postgraduate education has included acupuncture certification with the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada and training in Advanced Orthopaedic Manual therapy through the Canadian Physiotherapy Association’s orthopaedic division for manual therapy. Michael will be challenging his FCAMPT exams later next year. Michael has also received extensive training in sports physiotherapy, sports taping techniques and K-Taping techniques. Michael remains active in his community with ongoing lectures to a variety of sports organizations and community groups. Michael is currently the Co-Clinic Director of NP.
Giacomo Fabrizio, MScPT, MCPA
Giacomo graduated from McMaster University’s Masters of Science in Physiotherapy and Bachelor of Kinesiology programs. Giacomo provides manual therapy treatments to both orthopaedic and neuro related injuries. Giacomo’s extensive experience treating neurological injuries including Acquired Brain Injuries (ABIs) at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute serves a valuable need in private practice. Giacomo has used this experience and knowledge to develop and implement our current Concussion Management Program. His postgraduate education has included acupuncture certification with the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada and training through the Canadian Physiotherapy Association’s orthopaedic division for manual therapy. Giacomo has also achieved certification as a Vestibular Rehab therapist and continues his studies in neuro rehabilitation and current practices in mTBIs, concussions, and orthopaedic trauma guidelines. Giacomo remains active in his community with ongoing lectures to a variety of sports organizations. Giacomo is currently the Co-Clinic Director of NP.
Nadine received her Masters of Science in Physical Therapy at the University of Toronto in 2015.
Prior to completing her Masters, she received an Honours Bachelor of Science degree from York University.
She has worked in a variety of settings throughout the continuum of care including with neurological patients, orthopaedic populations as well as acute care in major hospitals and private practices. Currently, she works with patients of all ages and treats a variety of conditions, including those with pelvic health ailments, musculoskeletal injuries, vestibular dysfunctions, concussion management, pre and post-surgical candidates, motor vehicle accident claims and WSIB claims.
Nadine has continued her physiotherapy education with a special focus on women’s well-being and pelvic health in particular. She assesses and treats pelvic conditions including incontinence, prolapse, pelvic pain conditions, pelvic girdle pain during pregnancy and post-partum issues.
Nadine is also an instructor for the GLA:D program at Nobleton Physiotherapy, providing education and exercise classes for those with hip or knee arthritis.
Combining her previous experiences and knowledge, Nadine uses manual therapy, soft tissue techniques, athletic taping, exercise prescriptions, injury prevention and acupuncture which will allow her clients to achieve their goals for a full recovery. She strongly believes in an integrated approach of treatments, not only treating the tissues, but also the whole person by taking a biopsychosocial approach, incorporating all biological, psychological and social factors that define the person.
She plans to further her education with additional postgraduate courses specializing in women’s health and to progress through the advancing levels of orthopaedic manual therapy.
When not involved in her professional life, Nadine can be found cooking, at the gym, travelling, and spending time with her husband and family.
She is a member in good standing with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario and is a member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association.
Nadine Ghawi, MScPT, HBSc, MCPA
Services Offered By Our Physiotherapists
Low Back Pain – including sprains/strains, disc injuries, nerve impingements
Neck Pain – including whiplash, postural syndromes, headaches, acute neck pain
Sports Injury – ligament sprains, muscle strains, dislocations, soft tissue trauma
Repetitive Strain Injuries – I.e. Tendonitis, Bursitis, Tenosynovitis
Concussion Management – prevention, recognition, and treatment
Neurological Disorders – I.e. post stroke, mTBI, Parkinson’s disease, ALS, Spinal Cord Injury
Motor Vehicle Accident Injury – I.e. whiplash, acute back pain
Work-related injuries (WSIB)
Peripheral Joint Injuries – I.e. rotator cuff injury, dislocations, bursitis
Post-Fracture Recovery – recovery of joint ROM, strength and function from fractures involving casting or post-operative care.
David graduated from Queen’s University with a Master of Science in Physical Therapy. He has worked with a diverse population of patients, with various injuries, in both hospital and clinic settings. His strong desire to work in orthopaedics began from his experiences in multiple
private practices, his love of sports, and his first-hand experience of the rehabilitation process.
Prior to his physiotherapy education, David completed a Bachelor of Science degree, with honours, from York University and a Bachelor of Education degree from the University of Toronto. David’s passion for teaching, and playing badminton for York and Queen’s University,
has allowed him to coach the Woman’s Singles gold medalist in the 2016 Badminton OFSAA Championships. He continues to play and coach high school students during the school year. David has completed post graduate courses in soft tissue release techniques and dry needling,
and has successfully challenged the level 1 Orthopaedic Division exam. He will continue to pursue his passion for learning in orthopaedics by completing advanced courses in manual physiotherapy through the Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association.
David believes in a client centered approach that uses education, manual therapy, and patient tailored exercises to tackle the root cause of the problem.