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Providers & Team Members

Chiropractors

DR. RANJITH MAHENDRANATHAN (Dr. M)

DC, BPHE, RTP, CCAMA, D-CAPM.
  • Chiropractor since 2010
  • Diplomate in Chronic Pain and Acupuncture
  • Chronic Knee and Shoulder Expert
  • Special interest in Spine, Sports and Rehab
  • Spinal Decompression, Laser, Orthotics and Bracing Expert

Dr. Mahen has been in private practice serving his community for over 10 years. His interests are in spinal rehabilitation, sports injuries and chronic pain management.

Dr. Mahen uses a variety of treatment approaches to address the needs of his patients.

He is a registered Chiropractor, medical acupuncture provider, registered Trigenics provider and a Diplomate with the Canadian Academy of Pain Management.

He utilizes spinal decompression, class 4 laser and shockwave therapy routinely in his treatments.

Dr. Mahen’s philosophy for care is to get to the root cause of your condition and provide you with immediate results.

DR. ASIF SACHEDINA

DC
  • Chiropractor since 2005
  • Medical Acupuncture Provider
  • Kinesiology Major
  • Concussion Management
  • Shockwave, Orthotics and Custom Brace Expert

After completing his studies at Waterloo in kinesiology, Dr. Asif Sachedina graduated from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in 2005 and has since worked with a diverse patient population ranging from young children, teens, adults and expectant mothers.

As an IASTM (Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization) specialist and a medical acupuncture provider, Dr. Sachedina is a well-rounded practitioner that heavily focuses on the treatment and prevention of physical injuries. Including using techniques such as IASTM and acupuncture, Dr. Sachedina practices spinal manipulation and exercise rehabilitation. By using movement assessments and various Orhtopaedic testing, he is able to locate the root of the problem and provide case-specific treatments to address underlying causes to relieve symptoms and prevent re-occurrence.

With years of experience in working with car accident and workplace injury patients, Dr. Asif Sachedina also specializes in care for athletes and dancers including ballerinas, contemporary dancers, acrofit, basketball and hockey players. While working with his patients, Dr. Sachedina enjoys educating them about their physiology and understanding how to maintain their optimal health.

Dr. Sachedina is no stranger to an active lifestyle as he often makes time to exercise and play sports – and because he understands the strains placed on the body, he believes that prevention and a healthy lifestyle are the keys to long-term health and happiness. By doing what he loves everyday, he looks forward each day to working with patients in all aspects of their lives and helping them attain and exceed their health and wellness expectations.

When Dr. Sachedina is not in the clinic, you can find him exercising, playing basketball, volleyball or hockey, or travelling with his wife and two daughters.

Dr. Sachedina believes anyone with chronic pain can benefit from chiropractic treatments. Based on in-depth consultations, he recommends tailored treatments that target and heal your joints and muscles. He also recommends exercises and other steps you can take to accelerate your recovery. His dedication is evident through follow-ups that ensure your pain relief is long-lasting and help you prevent injuries from reoccurring.

Born and raised in Ontario, Dr. Sachedina leads by example, adopting healthy choices and exercise in his daily life. A sports enthusiast, he participates in hockey, basketball and volleyball and is a regular at the gym. Dr. Sachedina is also a devoted family man with a wife and a two daughters.

DR. ABEY THAYAPARAN

DC

Dr. Abey Thayaparan is a board-certified Chiropractor with a robust background in kinesiology and chiropractic techniques. Growing up in Toronto, Dr. Thayaparan developed a passion for health and wellness early on. He pursued his Bachelor of Kinesiology Degree with Honours from Ontario Tech University.

Continuing his academic journey, he graduated with a Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Logan University in Missouri. Dr. Thayaparan is proficient in advanced chiropractic techniques, including Cox Flexion Distraction and Thompson Technique, which allows him to deliver specialized and effective care to his patients.
 
He is an active member of both the Ontario Chiropractic Association and the Canadian Chiropractic Association. Committed to promoting healthy living, Dr. Thayaparan focuses on providing patient-centered care, integrating the latest research and manual therapy techniques to optimize patient outcomes.
 
His dedication to evidence-based practice ensures that his patients receive the highest quality of care. Currently residing in Pickering, Ontario, Dr. Thayaparan enjoys being an active member of the community. In his leisure time, he loves playing basketball and soccer, embodying his belief in maintaining an active lifestyle.

Physiotherapists

ANN CHU-TANALGO

ANN CHU-TANALGO

REGISTERED PHYSIOTHERAPIST - B.SC. PT
  • Advanced Practice Provider with Expert Skills and Knowlege
  • Fascial Stretch Therapist
  • Manual Therapy Certification
  • Concussion and Soft Tissue Advanced Training
  • Medical Devices and Bracing Expert

Ann is a Canadian Board Certified Physiotherapist and has clinical experience in the field for over 7 years. Prior to coming to Canada, Ann had a Massage Therapy background as well in the Philippines.

She has Certifications in Fascial Stretch Therapy Level II, Mastering Shoulder Conditions Level II, Concussion Management, Kinetic Link Training, Craniosacral Therapy, Fascial Manipulation, Functional Range Release Provider, Selective Functional Movement Screening Assessment, Manual Therapy Specialization Mulligan Concept) and Advanced Lumbopelvic among others. She has also volunteered at the Toronto Cardiac Rehab- UHN and worked as a Third Party Assessor for the then Ministry Colleges, Universities and Training now the the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development.

She is a thorough and passionate practitioner who utilizes a combination of manual therapy, soft tissue release, fascial stretching and manipulation, specific therapeutic exercises and modalities to treat acute and chronic pain with special interest in shoulder, neck and back conditions, fracture, post-surgical cases, and other musculoskeletal conditions for all ages.

Ann has consistently provided and excellent client experience to patients she has served. She is happy to serve the people in Ajax and the surrounding communities with the same level of professionalism, compassion and dedication which have been her trademark throughout the years.

PIRAMILAN THURAISINGAM

MSC, PT.
  • Fascial Stretch Therapist & Acupuncture
  • Advanced Training in Manipulation and Manual Therapy
  • Decompression, Laser, Orthotics and Bracing Expert
  • Special interest in Shoulder and Throwing Sports

Piram graduated with a Master of Physical Therapy from the University of Western Ontario. Piram’s physiotherapy practice utilizes manual therapy, soft tissue techniques, spinal manipulation, acupuncture, exercise prescription, postural education and other modalities to help resolve muscle and movement imbalances that lead to neuromusculoskeletal injury or impairment. Piram emphasizes patient education in his practice and understands the importance of active participation in the rehabilitation process to restore mobility and function and prevent further injury. 

Piram is actively pursuing post-graduate education courses to improve his knowledge and clinical skills in manual therapy, exercise prescription, and treatment of various musculoskeletal and sports-related injuries. To maintain an active lifestyle, Piram participates in basketball, martial arts, yoga, and weight training.

MONICA SINGH

BKin, MSC, PT.
  • Monica earned her Master’s Degree in Physiotherapy from Robert Gordon University, building upon her Bachelor’s in Kinesiology at Brock University.

With a passion for promoting health and well-being through evidence-based practices, she prioritizes optimizing function and movement patterns to facilitate effective recovery. She believes in building strong relationships with her patients to understand their goals and tailor individualized treatment plans.


Driven by a commitment to continuous improvement, Monica has dedicated the past few years to the world of strength training and mobility. This hands-on experience in the gym has provided her with insights into the practical aspects of rehabilitation and performance enhancement.


When not treating in the clinic, you can find Monica spending time with family and friends, watching true-crime documentaries, and travelling on her free time.

Acupuncturists

DR. OLIVIA YE

R.Ac
  • Chronic Pain Specialist
  • Fertility and Women’s Health Expert
  • Over 20 years experience
  • Cupping, Acupressure and Traditional Chinese Massage

With more than 20 years of acupuncture practice experience, Olvia can help treat your pain, such as headaches, neck and shoulder pain, upper and lower back pain, hip pain, limb and joint pain, as well as treatment of some intractable diseases.  Treatments features:  Acupuncture, Cupping, Acupressure (Traditional Chinese massage) and other treatment techniques.

Massage Therapists

joanne

LI RONG LIN (JOANNE)

RMT
  • Relaxation massage
  • Acupressure
  • Swedish Massage
  • Pre and Post Natal Massage

Meet Joanne!  Joanne is a RMT at Durham Spine Care.

Massage therapy is the manipulation of soft tissues of the body including muscles, connective tissues, tendons, ligaments and joints.  Massage Therapy is a clinically-oriented healthcare option that helps alleviate the discomfort associated with everyday and occupational stresses, muscular over-use and many chronic pain conditions

Wilson Wang

WENXING (WILSON) WANG

RMT
  • Deep Tissue and Sports Massage
  • Relaxation Massage
  • Special Interest in Rehab
  • Reflexology, Tuina and Hydrotherapy Training

Wilson graduated from Royal Canadian Massage Therapy College of Toronto as a registered massage therapist and currently holds a good standing as a member of College of Massage Therapy in Ontario. He has pursued further education on deep tissue therapy, reflexology, Tuina and hydrotherapy. Wilson has worked in a variety of health care settings in the GTA.

BIN WANG

RMT
  • Over a decade of experience as a massage therapist
  • Swedish Massage
  • Prenatal massage

Social Worker / Psychotherapist

Jothi Ramesh

MRS. JOTHI RAMESH

M.A, RSW
  • Over 25 years Experience
  • Trauma, Anxiety and Mood Disorders Training
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Sensorimotor Psychotherapy and Brain Spotting

Jothi is a Social Worker/psychotherapist practicing in Toronto, Canada. She has over 25 years of experience as a therapist and specialises in individual, couple, family and group therapy. Jothi Ramesh has extensive experience in working with clients impacted by MVA. She provides individual therapy to assist with adjustment and recovery post-injury. MVA not only impact the individual but also the family. The sense of identity is changed and the relational dynamics between the victim of the MVA and his /her family is affected. Jothi Ramesh also provides couples, family and addictions counselling post –MVA to support the client and the family reach a family dynamic that closely reflect their pre-accident life.

Jothi Ramesh uses an eclectic approach to her therapy and some of the therapies used includes but not limited to Cognitive behaviour Therapy, Mindfulness Meditation, Somatic therapy, Sensorimotor psychotherapy and Brainspotting. These approaches has greatly benefited clients with trauma, depression and anxiety symptoms.

Jothi Ramesh is the recipient of Placement Supervisor Award, Bridge Training Program for Internationally Trained Psychologists and Allied Mental Health Professionals. Jothi Ramesh has presented at United Nations Women’s Conference, New York on HIV care for racialized women and at North American Refugee Conference on Working with Hungarian clients.

Chiropodist

Paul Yoon

PAUL YOON

B.P.H.E., D.Pod.M.
  • Over 10 years experience
  • Orthotics, Compression Stockings and Lower Limb Expert

Paul Yoon, B.P.H.E., D.Pod.M., is a chiropodist who graduated from the Michener Institute. Prior to this, he graduated from the University of Toronto with a Bachelors in Physical Health and Education.

Paul Yoon has worked in many different clinical settings including hospitals, private clinics, and community health care centers. This has allowed him to gain valuable experience and extensive knowledge. He has lots of experience with complicated foot cases that often have complex underlying factors and chronic diseases such as diabetes and geriatrics. Paul specializes in biomechanics, ingrown toenails, nail disorders, corns, calluses, warts and wound care such as ulcers.

Dietician

Aparna Anand

APARNA ANAND

RD
  • Type 1, Type 2 Diabetes
  • Oncology
  • Elderly
  • Eating Disorders – Children and Adolescents
  • IBS, IBD, Chrons, Celiac Disease
  • General Healthy Eating
  • Weight Loss

Aparna Anandarajah is now accepting new patients at Durham Spine Care. She is a Registered Dietician who specializes in weight loss, eating disorders, and IBS.

Registered Dietitians (RDs) in Ontario are trained food and nutrition experts. They are recognized experts in translating scientific, medical and nutrition evidence into practical information and helping individuals, their families and communities to access nutrition for health.

Admin & Assistants

Thiviya Srikanthan

THIVIYA SRIKANTHAN

CLINICAL ASSISTANT AND CHIROPRACTIC STUDENT
Vipula Sharma

VIPULA SHARMA

PATIENT CARE COORDINATOR

VINI

CLAIMS COORDINATOR

CECILIA LAZO

KINESIOLOGIST

SANORJA GUNASEELAN

ADMIN

MEAGAN MANALO

MVA COORDINATOR

EDA TORDESILLAS

OPERATIONS MANAGER
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