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Mohammed Hasheem Allullah Khan, Clinical Director, PT

Company owner Mohammed Hasheem Allullah Khan worked in a private practice setting in Calgary, AB since February, 2014, prior to opening his own clinics in Chestermere and Airdrie.

He became a physical therapist because even from an early age, he was interested in health science and working with others.

“As a physical therapist, I am able to play a unique role in restoring people’s function and I am able to get them back to optimal function,” he said.

“I am always eager to learn more and the research that supports our field is never ending.”

He obtained his Bachelor of Physiotherapy degree in India in 2009 and spent one year there working in private as well as hospital settings.

He achieved his Diploma in Fitness and Health Promotion in Toronto in 2012.

Additionally, he acquired the following certifications:

  • Certified Manual Therapist with Swodeam Institute
  • Biomedical Dry Needling with Smart Seminars
  • Functional Dry Needling – Level 1 with Kinetacore
  • Kinesiotaping
  • Level 1 and Level 2 courses in orthopaedic levels
  • Certification in evaluation and treatment of temporomandibular disorders (TMJ)
  • R2P Advanced Management of Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • AA1 - acupuncture

Additionally, he is currently working on Mastering the Shoulder, Level 1 of Essential Orthopedics.

Working with clients in both Airdrie and Chestermere facilities, he specializes in particular in dry needling, spinal manipulation and TMJ Disorders.

He enjoys his work and being able to help the people who visit his clinic.

“It’s a pleasure to wake up every day and do something you are passionate about,” he says.

In his leisure time, he enjoys spending time with family and friends. He is married for six years and has two lovely kids, Adnan and Aizah.

He also enjoys playing cricket and visiting new places.

Karan Jani, PT

Karan graduated from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences in India with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy in 2011. Following his degree, Karan moved to Canada to pursue his an advanced diploma in Health, Wellness and Fitness at Mohawk College, Hamilton, Ontario, graduating in 2013.

Karan is very passionate about musculoskeletal physiotherapy and enjoys treating a wide variety of injuries; particularly athletic and geriatric populations. His physiotherapy practice focuses on a holistic treatment approach including manual therapy, vestibular therapy, acupuncture, dry needling, tapping, therapeutic exercise prescription, client education and more.

In past 5 years, Karan has worked with one of the leading Canadian physiotherapy company as a Physiotherapist and a Clinic Director. With the immense experience in clinical and leadership skills, he has joined Revital Health to the continue providing his services to the Airdrie and Saddleridge, NE, Calgary community. He loves working with the multi-disciplinary team of Naturopaths, Acupuncturists, Massage therapists etc. and enjoys problem solving with clients to help them return to their functional activities/goals.

When not working, Karan enjoys travelling, exploring new places, roller skating and loves playing cricket and badminton. He also enjoys his other role as a tutor and getting lots of love from his students. This combination of client and student satisfaction makes him more passionate about what he is doing.

His language skills include English, Gujarati, Hindi and he can easily communicate in Punjabi too.

Palak Patel, PT

Palak graduated from India in 2011 with a Bachelor in Physiotherapy. She moved to Canada in 2012 and pursued diploma in health, wellness and fitness from Mohawk college, Ontario before she became Registered physiotherapist..

She has been practising in Calgary as a physiotherapist since February 2016.

Palak's interest is in manual therapy and orthopedics. She currently treats musculoskeletal injuries, including sports injuries, motor vehicle accidents and work-related injuries with recent trends in the field.

Her focus of treatment is enhancing joint and muscle health, through the use of manual therapy techniques, cupping, tapping, dry needling, acupuncture, education and exercise. She is certified Level 1 Pelvic floor therapist and enjoys helping patients for urinary incontinence, as well as pelvic organ prolapse.

She loves being her patient's need oriented and gives one on one time to her clients throughout the process.
She is always keen in updating herself with recent treatment techniques.

When not working, she enjoys her administrative responsibilities at Revital Health.

Jency Henry, PT

Jency Henry is an experienced Physiotherapist with significant experience in treating clients with musculoskeletal problems of all age groups.

She has a special interest treating clients with neck, back, and shoulder and knee injuries. She has extensive experience in treating neurological conditions including stroke and brain injury clients. She has wide experience in working with clients post cardiac and thoracic surgery.

She believes finding and treating the real cause of the problem will have an excellent outcome. Her Physiotherapy practice focuses on a holistic approach including manual therapy, soft tissue release, therapeutic exercise prescription, shockwave therapy, yoga, client education and more.

She believes in continuous learning, evidence-based practice and self-learning through reflection is important in the advancement in Physiotherapy field. She is passionate about her work and strive to provide the best quality of care.

 

Nirali Patel, Massage Therapist

Nirali, a massage therapist working in the Chestermere, Saddleridge and Rundle clinic, believes in a holistic approach to keeping our bodies healthy and she tries to use her education to provide more tools to aid her clients.

She graduated from ABM college with 2200 hrs.

She decided to become massage therapist because she likes to help people and treat different conditions. She offers various options of treatment as of deep tissue and light therapeutic massage depending on client's tolerance level and condition. She also does Myofascial and trigger point release therapy.

She strongly believes that health is wealth which gives the real peace and happiness in life.

“I became a massage therapist because I wanted to be part of the health care industry,” she said. “I enjoy helping people see faster recovery from injuries or just be able to let go of the stress of the day.”

 

Paola Mancera, Massage Therapist

Paola Mancera working in our Airdrie location is an RMT with 3000 hours of training and a graduate of the Advanced Clinical Massage therapy program at Makami College. AB

She likes to incorporate Swedish Massage, deep tissue Massage Prenatal Massage, Sport Massage ,Lymphatic Drainage Massage to combine different techniques to make for a relaxing massage focusing on relieving tight muscles from everyday use or previous injury.

Her decision to become a massage therapist came from a passion for helping others and she takes pride in being able to provide care for each clients specific needs.

Paola was born in Colombia but has lived the past 16 years in Airdrie area. She has kids and has been taking healing courses for the past 8 years.

Sandhiya Kumar Vediappan, Massage Therapist

Sandhiya Kumar working in our Chestermere and Saddleridge location is an RMT with 3000 hours of training and a graduate of the Advanced Clinical Massage therapy program at Makami Colleg and is an Active Member of Certified Registered Massage Therapy Association and licenced with City Of Calgary and Chestermere.

He has also received his Physiotherapy Degree from Dr. M.G.R Medical University in India and he worked as a Physiotherapist in Lanka Hospital (former Apollo Hospital), Sri Lanka, in Orthopedic, Neurological, Cardio Respiratory ICU’s, Pediatric, Geriatrics, Burns, Oncology, Renal and General Surgery departments.

Furthermore, he specializes in Therapeutic, Deep tissue, Swedish Relaxation, Sports, Lymphatic Massages, P.N.F Techniques, Cupping and Myofascial Release Techniques.

Sandhiya is passionate about the positive effect therapy on the body and mind.

He has developed a nurturing therapeutic techniques that allow the body to create the harmonious balance of relaxation and healing.

 

PrakashKumar Patel, PT

Prakash holds bachelor degree in physiotherapy from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Science, India. He came to Canada in 2011 to complete an advance diploma in Fitness and Health promotion from Humber College, Toronto.

He has concentrated on orthopedic and sport injuries to treat the root-cause of a patient’s problem by utilizing biomechanical assessments and helping people move better since 2015.

Prakash is certified in Gunn intramuscular stimulation (IMS) trigger-point dry needling. He is working to get certification in spinal manipulation and Acupuncture.

Prakash believes that patient education regarding precursor for injuries, work ergonomics and posture plays a key role in treatment and better outcomes.

His clinical interests include neck pain, back pain, SI joint pain, knee pain, ankle pain, shoulder pain, elbow pain, post-surgical pain, chronic pain, work related injuries, Injuries due to motor vehicle accident, tendon enthesopathy and tendonitis.

During his spare time, Prakash enjoys being outside, photography and biking.

 

Dr. Alim Hirji, Chiroprcator

Dr. Alim Hirji has recently moved back home and is the newest member to join Revital Health! Born and raised in Calgary, Dr. Hirji has always had the passion to be involved in health care.

He has been seeking the benefits of chiropractic care throughout his life, and more particularly, while playing varsity soccer during his undergraduate studies. His experience with chiropractic at that time, and how beneficial it was for him led him to pursue chiropractic as his career.

Dr. Hirji has education from the University of Alberta, and Red Deer College in the background of adapted physical education. Upon completion of his undergraduate studies, he went on to attain a Bachelor’s of Science in Human Biology, and his Chiropractic Degree from the University of Western States in Portland, Oregon.

Attending UWS has allowed Dr. Hirji to acquire evidence-based practice knowledge that embodies joint manipulations, soft tissue techniques, and active care rehabilitation to provide the best care.

Dr. Hirji has also specialized in TMJ assessment and treatment through various seminars. Extra certifications in taping techniques and Graston soft tissue tools have also been completed by Dr. Hirji, and finds them effective his wellness care. He is also currently in the process of completing dry needling and
acupuncture certifications.

Being a young athlete that received the benefits of chiropractic care, Dr. Hirji hopes to give back
and spend time with athletes in his practice to help them stay in their best shape and allow
themselves to perform at optimal levels. Dr. Hirji is also excited to create a positive impact on
the families and communities in the Calgary area.

While out of the office, Dr. Hirji enjoys playing soccer, golf, watching sports, spending time with
family, and the occasional hike. Dr. Hirji is excited to be a part of the multi-disciplinary team at
Revital Health, and is looking forward to helping you live and be well be at your best!

 

Firas Ben Zaid, MBChB, ND, Naturopathic Health Care Provider

Dr. Ben Zaid, is a graduate of CCNM, Licensed Naturopathic Doctor and a member in good standing of both the College of Naturopathic Doctors of Alberta (CNDA), and the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors (CAND). He also completed conventional medical training and obtained Bachelor’s of Medicine and Surgery from Baghdad. 

He joined Revital Health Physiotherapy & Massage in May 2018. 

 Dr. Firas Ben Zaid, working out of the Chestermere clinic, his integrative approach revolves around providing Specialized Naturopathic Care, where he addresses the root cause of chronic illnesses, promoting natural healing, and optimizing vitality.

 Prior to practice in Alberta, Dr Ben Zaid worked at one of the leading Endocrinology Centres in Toronto, where he had the opportunity to see and treat a wide variety of endocrinological ailments including Diabetes and Metabolic Imbalances, Thyroid Disease, and Osteoporosis.

At Revital Health Dr. Ben Zaid is equipped with the knowledge and experience to handle diverse physiological imbalance/ailments. However, he excels in:

  • Weight Management, Diet and Lifestyle Changes
  • Diabetes/ Prediabetes, Insulin Resistance, Metabolic Syndrome
  • Thyroid and Hormonal Dysfunction
  • Digestive Conditions
  • Adrenal Stress/ Imbalance
  • Functional/Specialized Testing (Food Sensitivity, Vitamin D, Hormonal/Adrenal Assessment, Urine Toxic Metal, Micronutrients Assessment, and Urine Iodine)

His certifications include the following:

  • Member of the Canadian Naturopathic Doctors of Alberta (Since February 2016)
  • Member of Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors (Since 2010)
  • Member of Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors (2010-2016)

 Outside of clinic hours, he spends great times with his three sons biking, playing basketball and soccer, otherwise continues exploring and enjoying this beautiful region of the country with his family, creating delicious meals and playing games.

Mohamad  Almaqtari, TCMD R.Ac, Hijama Practitioner

## Meet Mohamad-

Mohamad Almaqtari is a graduate of ACATCM with a Doctorate of Acupuncture Traditional Chinese Medicine.

He is currently a registered practitioner in the provinces
of Alberta.

Mohamad practices a form of Acupuncture that is Gentle & Noninvasive, yet very effective and balanced. He is not a proponent of using pain to treat pain, his treatments are painless. All Mohamad does is help steer your body towards homeostasis.

Mohamad is also a second generation Acupuncturist and third generation Prophetic Medicine Practitioner. Mohamad has a passion for solving health-related puzzles and getting to the root cause of diseases.

When Mohamad isn’t working, you will find him out in nature contemplating god through his creations, writing his book or working on the family’s business.

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