yehia al-hashmi, naturopathic doctor

Dr. Yehia Al-Hashmi

Naturopathic Doctor

Dr. Yehia Al-Hashmi, ND is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor in Ontario, registered with the College of Naturopaths of Ontario. Prior to pursuing Naturopathic medicine at CCNM (Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine), Dr. Al-Hashmi graduated with an Honours degree in Biochemistry from York University, where he completed research on gene editing in Zebrafish. Beyond Naturopathic medicine, Dr. Al-Hashmi acquired healthcare experience as a pharmacy assistant and chiropractic assistant, where he worked with a variety of patients from different backgrounds.

Inspired by his academic and work experiences, Dr. Al-Hashmi utilizes the latest research to provide patients with an evidence-based treatment plan curated to their individual concerns, to help patients navigate challenges and meet their health goals. To achieve this, Dr. Al-Hashmi uses treatments such as diet and lifestyle management, vitamins, supplements, hydrotherapy, acupuncture, and more.

Dr. Al-Hashmi has a special interest in both mental and digestive health, including the interplay that occurs between them.

Nick Patel, BPT., RMT.

Registered Physiotherapist & Massage Therapist

Nilesh Patel began his health-care career as a Physiotherapist overseas, with experience in sports and musculoskeletal injuries . He then went on to pursue his Diploma in Massage Therapy from Kikkawa College of Massage Therapy. His passion is to selectively combine various elements of past training to create an individualised and effective approach to each patient’s case. Nilesh enjoys treating all conditions but is especially interested in treating various musculoskeletal dysfunction . During his work in the physiotherapy field, Nilesh diagnosed and treated various conditions of the spine, pelvis, upper and lower extremities, whether muscular, joints or nervous system-related. He also has experience working with sport-related injuries, motor vehicle accident (MVA) cases and work-related injuries (WSIB).

Nilesh promotes a speedy recovery to his clients by using an evidence-based approach to patient care and tailors his physiotherapy treatments to fit each individual patient’s needs. Treatments includes myofascial release therapy, Graston therapy, Dry needling, joint mobilizations, functional rehabilitation, taping and a combination of therapeutic modalities (including LASER, IFC and US therapy), prescribed therapeutic exercises programs to reduce pain, improve functionality and getting patients back to doing the things they love to do.

Nilesh believes in hands on approach to provide the best possible care to his clients. Upon arriving to Nilesh for treatment, he will assess posture ,range of motion and performs appropriate orthopedic assessment to determine the cause of symptoms may lie.

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 at the 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.