"Alone we are smart. Together we are brilliant." - Stephen Anderson
DR. HIEN VO, DC
Dr. Hien Vo earned his Doctor of Chiropractic Degree from New York Chiropractic College. Before entering his studies in New York, Dr. Vo completed his Bachelor of Science in Molecular Biology and Genetics at the University of Toronto. It was during this time that he served in research programs in both genome mapping and neurophysiological pain algorithms. There he gained valuable experiences not only in biological functions, but in developing creative methodology.
Dr. Vo honed his craft while providing care to many underprivileged senior citizens in New York State during his internship. He was also an athletic trainer assistant to the Buffalo Gladiators Semi-Pro Football team where he treated a variety of injuries ranging from acute sprains to chronic joint subluxations. Aside from modalities (such as Ultrasound and IFC), Dr. Vo combines the use of both manual spinal joint manipulations and rehabilitation exercises to restore optimal function and health to his patients.
Being a part of a fully integrative health model has always been a goal for Dr. Vo. He enjoys working along side other health professionals and has more then 10 years of experience previously working at Mississauga Wellness and now Collaborative Healthcare Network. Dr. Vo has also been a part-time high school teacher and though he misses the gratification of teaching young minds, he is extremely excited to devote his career to the art and science of Chiropractic and pinnacle patient care.
Contact dr.vo @ chcnetwork.ca
DR. GILLIAN RAYKHA, DC
Dr. Gillian Raykha earned her Doctor of Chiropractic Degree from Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College and an additional certification in Contemporary Medical Acupuncture from McMaster University. Prior to her Chiropractic studies Dr. Raykha completed her Bachelor of Arts and Business Honours Degree with a focus on Psychology from the University of Waterloo in 2007. During this time she conducted research specifically in cognitive psychology, brain mapping and human attentional characteristics.
Dr. Raykha has had experience with patients of various ages from previous clinics atthe Herbert K Lee Clinic, Bronte Harbour Chiropractic Clinic and Mississauga Wellness in the greater Toronto area. She has also participated in multiple outreach programs with athletes and corporate workers in numerous facilities where she was responsible for treating patients with a wide range of conditions, including sports injuries, degenerative conditions, and traumatic injuries.
Dr. Raykha is an innovative Chiropractor with an evidence-based approach to practice using rational decision making to provide customized high quality evidence-informed health care services to best suit each patients’ needs. Dr. Raykha offers a number of treatments including spinal manipulation, joint mobilizations, soft tissue therapy, acupuncture, modality treatments ( laser therapy, ultrasound, interferential current), rehabilitative exercise programs , postural and ergonomic advice.
As a member of the multidisciplinary team at Collaborative Healthcare Network, Dr. Raykha is excited to work with other health professionals to achieve optimal health for our patients
Contact dr.raykha @ chcnetwork.ca
DR. KRYSTEN DESOUZA, ND
Dr. Krysten DeSouza received her Honours Bachelor of Science in Human Kinetics from the University of Guelph before moving to Toronto to pursue her Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine degree at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine. She is a licensed and registered member of the College of Naturopaths of Ontario.
Dr. Krysten works from the ground up, correcting dietary and digestive deficiencies, balancing hormone levels and building a foundational immune system, while implementing natural strategies to help you achieve your health goals. She enjoys working in the realm of mental health, neurological disease, chronic fatigue, and preventative medicine. For more information on Dr. Krysten, please visit www.desouzanaturopathic.com.
Dr. Krysten also offers Vitamin and Nutritional support, Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine, Botanical/Herbal Medicine, and Vitamin B12 Injections
JULIE CAO D.CH
Julie is Registered Chiropodist practicing with a license under the Chiropody Act with the College of Chiropodists of Ontario. Julie earned her Graduate Advanced Diploma of Health Sciences specializing in Chiropody at the Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences. Prior to her post-graduate studies, shecompleted her Bachelor of Science with a focus on biology and psychology from McMaster University. During this time, she conducted research in acquired brain injuries, and explored the role of dopamine regulation in individuals with schizophrenia.
Julie has experiences treating a variety of foot conditions for patients of various ages. She spent a year at the Ottawa General Hospital Total Footcare Clinic. During this time, she with worked with a team of chiropodists and other health care providers to assess and treat high-risk and wound care patients. She has an interest in diabetes, pediatrics, and biomechanics. She is also an active member of the Ontario Society of Chiropodists.
During her free time, she enjoys reading, yoga and running. Julie looks forward to working with the team at Collaborative Healthcare Network to help patients achieve their optimal treatment outcomes.
Contact julie.cao @ chcnetwork.ca
DAVID ALBINES, PT
David Albines graduated from the University of Guelph-Humber and received an Honours Bachelor of Applied Science in Kinesiology and a Diploma in Fitness and Health Promotion. He then pursued his love of Kinesiology to York University where he conducted research in motor control, studying how the brain organizes and plans human movement. The focus of his thesis was on the development of eye-hand coordination in adolescent athletes which culminated in a Master’s of Science in Kinesiology and a Diploma in Neuroscience. His passion for rehabilitation led him to complete a Master’s of Science in Physical Therapy from Queen’s University.
David has completed clinical rotations in all major disciplines of Physical Therapy including cardiorespiratory, neurology and musculoskeletal. Although David has enjoyed working with patients on the acute general surgery floor and in a neurology clinic, his calling is working with patients that have musculoskeletal injuries. David enjoys a more hands on treatment approach and believes that exercise prescription is an important part of rehabilitation.
In addition to working with patients, David has worked with athletes from 10 years of age up to University athletes. David enjoys educating others on injury prevention and the importance of proper biomechanics. Ultimately, David encourages an active lifestyle and wishes to help coach you towards your goals.
“Being physically active is beneficial for all individuals, especially those that are over 30 years of age. Physical activity allows us to make the most of what our brain and body have to offer.”
KIRAN PERSAD, CERTIFIED ATHLETIC THERAPIST
Kiran is a Certified Athletic Therapist. In his young career he has completed two bachelor degrees; one in Kinesiology and more recently in Athletic Therapy. His passion for sports and getting people back to activity motivates him to improve patient lives.
His work experience in the field of Athletic Therapy includes working within the OUA with the University of Toronto Varsity Men’s hockey and soccer team. Also, he has spent time working as an assistant athletic therapist with the Ottawa Redblacks in the CFL. Additionally, he has spent time working along side a team of athletic therapist with the Toronto FC academy and more currently he is the Head Athletic Therapist with Sigma FC in Mississauga.
With Kiran’s experience working with athletes across a wide variety of sports, he has the ability to assess and treat different conditions and get athletes back to sport. Not to be confused, athletic therapy isn’t just for athletes. His knowledge in the field allows him to apply the core principles of rehabilitation to athletes, recreational active people, and everyone in between.
Using a more hands on approach with patients he uses manual therapy together with exercise at the core of his rehab. Furthermore, using external support techniques with taping or bracing can help provide support to joints with instability or overuse conditions.
Committed to getting you back to whatever your field is!
ASRA NOORI RMT
Asra graduated from Everest College in Mississauga with her massage therapy diploma in 2013. She is registered with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario and is an active member of the Registered Massage Therapists’ Association of Ontario. Prior to studying to become a registered massage therapist in Ontario, Asra was a practicing Physiotherapist in India for 8 years. She uses her physiotherapy knowledge to do assessments and apply appropriate therapeutic massage.
Asra practises Swedish massage, Thai massage, deep tissue massage, trigger point release therapy,and myo-fascial release therapy. She has taken additional training in Cupping massage. Additionally, Asra has experience with sports injury rehabilitation as well as pre- and post-natal massage.
Asra loves her chosen career and always gives 100% to her clients. Whether your goal is repair, maintenance or relaxation, she will help you reach it.
JULIET DELOS REYES RMT
Juliet is a Registered Massage Therapist, she graduated from Wellspring College in Richmond Hill in 2006, obtained her license in 2007 and is an active member of the CMTO. She has worked in multiple clinics as well as provided home care therapy for more than 10 years. She specializes in deep tissue massage, treating motor vehicle accident patients, pregnant patients and the general public for both deep tissue and relaxation massage.
KYLE PERKS RMT, DOMP
Kyle Perks is a board certified Manual Osteopath and Registered Massage Therapist. Kyle obtained his Diploma in Massage Therapy (advanced standing for health care providers) from the Ontario College of Health and Technology (OCHT). Prior to receiving his diploma in Massage Therapy, Kyle studied osteopathy at the National Academy of Osteopathy in Toronto, Canada. He earned his Diploma in Osteopathic Manual Practice (DOMP) in 2011 and became a Diplomate of the Canadian Manual Osteopathy Examining Board. He has a diverse background in rehabilitative health sciences, bringing a multifaceted approach to manual healthcare. Kyle has experience in kinesiology and exercise science, physical therapy, occupational therapy, nutrition, massage therapy and manual osteopathy.
Prior to completing his studies in osteopathy, Kyle completed his Bachelors degree in psychology, with a secondary focus in kinesiology at York University. After receiving his degree, he continued his education in health science by obtaining a dual Diploma (with honours) in physiotherapy and occupational therapy. Currently, Kyle is working towards completing his Doctor of Osteopathy (EUR) degree. Kyle practices evidence-based, manual therapeutic techniques including osteo-articular joint mobilizations, proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation (PNF), Muscle Energy Technique (MET), swedish massage, deep tissue, trigger point therapy and active/myofascial release therapy. He also provides physical therapy modalities including interferential current (IFC), ultrasound therapy, cold laser therapy, heat and cryotherapy and is very well versed in rehabilitative exercises and in muscular strengthening and conditioning. Kyle’s primary focus is helping his patients achieve optimal function and overall health and wellness. He looks forward to meeting you!
Kyle represents the Osteopathy Chronic Pain Clinics of Canada (OCPCC) at the Collaborative Healthcare Network. He is currently completing his Doctorate in Osteopathy and postgraduate studies in chronic pain, to achieve fellowship status to become an osteopathic chronic pain specialist.
Kyle Perks is a registered member of the National Manual Osteopathic Society (NMOS) and is registered and in good standing with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO).
Contact: kyle.perks @ chcnetwork.ca