Dr. Maryam Nik is the owner and clinic director of Active-Med Health and Wellness Centre. In 2002, she graduated from University of Toronto with a bachelor degree in Neuroscience. She graduated from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College Magna Cum Laude in 2006.
Throughout her internship of her chiropractic program Dr. Nik worked at Bioped Foot Care Clinics assessing patients with biomechanical conditions in their feet, recommending treatment protocols to address these abnormalities. It was then when she completed the required hours to obtain her C.Ped Tech certification, which allowed her to make custom-made orthotics, and modified orthopedic shoes in the on-site lab.
Soon after graduating from CMCC, Dr. Nik started building her wellness practice in Oak Ridges while working in a chronic pain clinic assessing and treating patients who had sustained injuries in sports, accidents, falls and work related repetitive sprain/strains. Dr. Nik has spent the last 13 years of her professional career focusing on physical rehabilitation and strength and conditioning to help her patients reach faster recovery and prevent further injury in the compensatory structures later in life. Dr. Nik believes in the importance of preventative care and the multi-disciplinary approach to healthcare specifically musculo-skeletal conditions.
Dr. Nik’s focus is to assist her patients and their families to achieve the fastest recovery from injuries to prevent chronic pain and to help them maintain a high quality of life through incorporating permanent healthy life style changes.
Dr. Nik believes that continued education and staying up to date with the relevant research is necessary for providing the best and top of the line service to her patients and that is the reason she dedicates a lot of her time to learn new techniques and protocols. Dr. Nik is full body Active Release Technique certified and continues to invest more time to learn each day by attending new seminars. She is a certified shift concussion provider 1 and certified completed concussion management practitioner through the Complete Concussion Management (CCMI) network. She is also currently an ISAEC advance practice provider at the low back pain rapid access clinic through Trillium Health Partners empowering patients to better manage their low back pain. Dr. Nik is constantly expanding her knowledge base to ensure her patients receive the highest quality of care.
Dr. Nik has been blessed with a great husband and two healthy boys and she is reminded every day how lucky she is and the importance of our life style choices in keeping our families safe. She truly believes in the benefits of chiropractic care, regular exercise and a balanced diet and looks forward to helping others optimize their health through Chiropractic and permanent life style changes.
Shadi is a registered physiotherapist with passion for people’s health. She graduated with a Masters of Science in Physical Therapy from Queen’s University. Shadi started her journey towards the physiotherapy profession at York University where she earned her Specialized Honors Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and Health Sciences. While at York University, Shadi experienced volunteering at different physiotherapy clinics and rehabilitation hospitals, concurrently. She had the opportunity to volunteer at Pan Am games and worked closely with high end athletes in 2015. Post York University graduation, Shadi worked as a kinesiologist for couple of years where she prescribed various types of exercises for diverse physical conditions.
Shadi is committed to lifelong education and clinical skill development. She believes motivation is the key to living up to her maximum potential, and motivation comes easy to her because she absolutely loves what she does. She is acquiring further training to incorporate more extensive techniques into her practice. Shadi believes in an active approach to assessment and treatment. As a result, her treatment approach is focused primarily around manual therapy, exercise prescription and correction, and patient education. Shadi believes the key to success is building a relationship with each and every patient, taking the time to ensure they understand their condition & working as a team to maximize results. According to her, rehabilitation should be as personalized as the individual being cared for!
I have been working in the MVA (Motor Vehicle Accident) industry for over 10 years now. I graduated with a degree in Psychology from York University before pursuing my Masters of Science in Psychology in London, England. In the past I was the Clinic Service Coordinator and the Manager/Coordinator of the Psychology Department at a rehab centre and worked as Physician's assistant performing chronic pain assessments along with a Physiotherapist. I also worked as an Office Manager for two psychologists; aiding in student learning disability assessments. Since obtaining my Masters in 2011,I have become registered member of the Ontario Association of Consultants, Counsellors, Psychometricts, and Psychotherapists (OACCPP). I perform CBT (cognitive behavioral technique), along with various other interventions, privately for patients in an array of emotional states and ages. My areas of interest include, but are not limited to, depression, anxiety, phobias (specifically driving phobias), relationship related concerns, general family counselling, and other individual specific areas of concern.Simorrah
Chao Li graduated form the Royal Canadian College of Massage Therapist. She was drawn to therapeutic massage after discovering the connection between body awareness and enhanced well-being through her medical practice. She was a medical doctor in Beijing, China and has years of clinical experience.
In addition to Swedish, Thai, and Ayurvedic massage, she also performs pregnancy massages, massages for children, and Foot Reflexology. Her hands-on session combine Swedish and deep tissue techniques with acupressure, stretching, and trigger-point release. Sessions are always customized to fit the client's needs and tolerances.
Dr. Sandra Hinin attended Queen’s University where she obtained her Bachelor of Science Honours specialization in Life Science. From there she decided to pursue further education in health and wellness obtaining her Doctor of Chiropractic degree from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto. She is a young professional who prides herself in being an evidence-based chiropractor and is registered with the College of Chiropractors of Ontario.
Dr. Hinin believes patient education is essential in providing effective treatment for her patients. She provides one on one chiropractic treatments that include manual therapy such as spinal and extremity manipulation, mobilizations, myofascial release and rehabilitation exercises. Dr. Hinin enjoys working with patients of all ages to reduce pain, increase flexibility and improve athletic performance. She understands the effect chiropractic care can have on the overall strength of one’s body. Therefore she takes a comprehensive as well as individual approach with each patient to help them reach their personal health and wellness goals.
When she’s not working, she likes to spend time with her family and dog while travelling around the world exploring restaurants and attractions.
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