Active Care Toronto

Our Team

Sanaz Agha, BSc. PT, MSc. Rehab Sciences

Registered Physiotherapist

Sanaz is a registered physiotherapist with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario. She also graduated from University of Toronto in Rehabilitation Sciences in 2018. She has more than 14 years of experience treating a variety of patients in Canada and abroad. She has been involved in research on fall prevention strategies in Older adults with and without neurological impairments. Sanaz’s clinical approach incorporates education, manual therapy, ...

exercise prescription, acupuncture, modalities, and taping. She is passionate about continuous learning and development. She has done numerous courses in her post graduate studies including Acupuncture, Dry needling, McKenzie techniques, Mulligan concepts, spine and extremities manual therapy techniques. By combining these techniques, she believes every patient could gain advantage of a unique personalize treatment plan which target the highest quality of patient care.

Austin Russell Huevos

Registered Massage Therapist

Austin is a Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) who specializes in trigger point therapy, deep tissue therapy, Swedish massage, myofascial release and Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF). He is a graduate of Humber College who was elected by his colleagues to receive the Massage Therapy Special Recognition Award in 2015, and is currently in good standing with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO).

Austin is certified through The Centre for Pain Management for integrated manual therapy and orthopedic massage for forearm, wrist and hand conditions, as well as massage for pelvic stabilization: low back pain, hip pain and sciatica. He is currently working with a variety of people ranging from as young as 6 years to 94 years of age.

Throughout his clinical experience, Austin has treated people experiencing chronic pain or discomfort resulting from: postural imbalances, poor workplace ergonomics, repetitive strain injuries (golfer's elbow, tennis elbow, Achilles tendinitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, etc.), sports/exercise related injuries, joint and fascial restrictions, and many more.

With the unique delivery of his techniques along with his comprehensive training in anatomy, Austin hopes to help relieve pain, increase functionality, and educate his clients on how to prevent future impairments.

Tazim Dhanani BSc. (kin), BHSc. (PT), MCPT

Registered Clinical Director/Registered Physiotherapist

Tazim Dhanani graduated from McMaster University in 1999 with a second degree in Physiotherapy. She gained extensive experience in rehabilitation medicine and individual program design through positions of increasing responsibility at several clinics in the GTA and at Sick Kids Hospital as both a Kinesiologist and a Physiotherapist. Tazim has completed numerous post graduate courses (McKenzie, Sahrmann, Mulligan, NDT, Acupuncture) ...

with an emphasis in orthopedics, manual therapy and pediatrics. She was an Owner/Clinic Director of a Rehabilitation practice in Etobicoke from 2005 – 2010. Her professional goals include staying active in the clinical side while developing a multidisciplinary clinic to serve the North Toronto community where she has made her home for almost 15 years.

Tetyana Potapova HBSc, DCh

Registered Chiropodist

Tetyana is a Chiropodist registered with the College of Chiropodists of Ontario. She completed her Honours Bachelor of Science Degree in Kinesiology at York University. She then chose to continue to pursue her interest in healthcare by earning a Graduate Advanced Diploma of Health Sciences in Chiropody at the Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences located in Toronto. .

The Chiropody program is a post-undergraduate, professional program that includes extensive clinical experience. Throughout her time at the Michener Institute, Tetyana gained valuable experience working with many different patient populations in multiple practise sites including: St. Michael’s Hospital, Anishnawbe Health Toronto, Flemingdon Community Health Centre, The Four Villages Community Health Centre and Taibu Community Health Centre.

Gina Pasold

Pilates Instructor

Gina is a Body Harmonics certified Pilates instructor who has worked with a diverse range of clients, including those with degenerative disc issues, neurological disorders, hip replacements, older adults, and pre/post-natal. Applying her knowledge of posture, gait mechanics, and skeletal alignment, she helps clients achieve optimal movement, core support, and sense of proprioception.

Gina sees Pilates as an invaluable tool, not just as a form of rehabilitation, but as a continuing practice that encourages the body to move with greater ease and strength. She enjoys getting to know clients individually and helping them to improve their overall quality of life. In her spare time, Gina enjoys taking nature hikes with her family, listening to music, and dancing.

Sayuri Takatsuki

Registered Massage Therapist

Sayuri graduated from Sutherland-Chan School & Teaching Clinic in Toronto in 1994. She is registered with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario and also trained in Shiatsu, Reflexology, and Lymph Drainage Therapy. She has treated patients in the post-surgical unit at Guelph Hospital and a motor vehicle rehabilitation clinic. Her clinical experience includes treating patients with Multiple Sclerosis, H.I.V., Seniors, Pregnancy and post surgery ranging in age from 8 years old to106 years old.

Multiple Sclerosis, H.I.V.+, Seniors, Pregnancy and post surgery.

Range of my clients are as young as 8 years old to 106 years old.

Amin Shafiee

Registered Massage Therapist

Amin graduated in 2014 with a Bachelor of Kinesiology and Exercise Science from Humber College, and then subsequently from Sutherland Chan's rigorous Massage Therapy program. Amin has a keen interest in body mechanics and movement, and works dynamically to integrate myofascial therapy, PIR/PNF, and stretch therapy in addition to wonderfully relaxing Swedish massage techniques in his treatments.