Kinective Physiotherapy
 
 
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MOVEMENT
REHABILITATION
WELLNESS

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KAthryn ZbarSKy

Reg PT, MSc (PT), BSc(CEP)

OWNER OF KINECTIVE PHYSIOTHeRAPY
Registered Physiotherapist
Medical Acupuncture and Sports Performance Provider
STOTT Pilates and Lagree Certified 

 
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Kathryn Zbarsky is a registered physiotherapist with over 9 years of experience in sport and general musculoskeletal injuries and conditions, as well as oncology and pediatric populations. She is a health and wellness advocate and is also certified in the Lagree fitness and STOTT pilates method. After years of working in various Physiotherapy clinics in Toronto, Kathryn opened up her own practice -  Kinective Physiotherapy, in  Studio Lagree’s Foresthill location in January 2017. Kinective Physiotherapy was born out of Kathryn’s desire to integrate her Neurofunctional based approach to manual therapy and Acupuncture, with her knowledge and love of therapeutic exercise - specifically STOTT Rehab Pilates and Lagree Fitness. Kathryn is able to provide manual therapy and corrective exercise, as well as use of the exclusive Lagree Fitness Megaformer. Using a treatment approach that is unique to each patient and situation, Kathryn will help you improve your ability to move, live well, and perform the activities that are most important to you. 

Kathryn has expertise in exercise and Sports Rehab Including LAGREE FITNESS, STOTT PILATES and extensive knowledge on many forms of sport and exercise (Including access to the Lagree Fitness Megaformer and Pilates Equipment which can be used during Physiotherapy sessions)

  • Medical acupuncture (with advanced certification from McMaster University Medical Acupuncture and Sport Performance Provider Program)

  • Head and neck pain and dysfunction including TMJ Disorders

  • Pre/Post natal Rehab including Diastasis Recti (Abdominal separation), De Quervain’s (Mom’s Thumb), low back pain etc.

  • Dysfunction and Rehab needs related to Oncology (Cancer) Diagnosis and Treatment.

  • Paediatric/Adolescent Physiotherapy including: orthopaedic (musculoskeletal), Sport, and oncology related conditions

  • Pre and Post Surgical Rehab for joint replacements, sports injuries and other Orthopaedic issues such as ligamentous (ie/ACL), meniscal, tendon, muscle tears, fractures

  • Chronic veruse conditions/ Repetitive Strain injuries 

  • Spinal conditions such as Disc herniations, scoliosis, degenerative disc disease, spinal stenosis etc.

  • Generalized joint pain and limited mobility

  • MANY other conditions which are not listed here

Kathryn is registered with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario. Invoices will be provided for submission to extended health care plans (this applies to all sessions, including 1:1 corrective exercise sessions as long as an initial assessment with Kathryn has been conducted and physiotherapy goals are established)

 

 
 

DR. NATALIE GELMAN

BA. Hons, BSc, DC

Doctor of Chiropractic 
Contemporary Medical Acupuncture Provider
CCMI Concussion Management Provider 

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Dr. Natalie Gelman is a registered Chiropractor in the province of Ontario. She received her Doctor of Chiropractic degree from the New York Chiropractic College, where she graduated with clinic honors and Cum Laude designation. She also holds two Bachelor degrees from the University of Western Ontario and York University. Dr. Gelman has specialized training in Neurofunctional Medical Acupuncture, concussion diagnosis and management (CCMI certified), and various soft tissue therapy techniques. In addition, she holds a special interest in treating temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMJ – jaw pain), pre and/or post-natal back pain, shoulder injuries, and headache syndromes. 

Dr. Gelman’s passion for health and wellness extends well beyond the office. She plays in organized basketball, softball and dodgeball leagues year-round, she is an avid skier and golfer, and incorporates Pilates, spinning and running into her weekly health and fitness. 

Dr. Gelman believes in providing evidence-informed, patient-centered care and continually integrates new techniques into her practice with the aim of improving the function and health of her patients.  She uses education and corrective exercise to empower patients to live their best lives.

 
 

ARMAN GOLIZADEH

Reg. PT, MSc(PT), BA Kin

Registered Physiotherapist
Contemporary Medical Acupuncture Provider
Strength and Conditioning Coach

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Arman completed his Masters degree from Leeds Beckett University in Leeds, United Kingdom in 2017.   Prior to his Physiotherapy degree he completed a Specialized Honours Kinesiology degree at York University in 2014. Arman is passionate about helping the everyday athlete return to their hobby/sport and further excel their mental and physical capabilities.

 Prior to physiotherapy, Arman worked as a trainer for several years. He was the Athletic therapist and strength coach for various hockey, soccer, and basketball teams. He had the opportunity to learn from experienced therapists at a professional sport level while in England at Leeds United F.C. His previous experience has given him a strong background in sports injuries, movement, sport specific prehab, and performance.  

 Arman completed courses in spinal manipulation, shoulder rehab, movement screening, and Neurofunctional acupuncture. He is looking to further advances his skills by completing the Advanced Neurofunctional Sports Performance Program at McMaster University. He takes an evidence-based patient centred approach to rehabilitation. He believes every individual should have a specialized program catered to their personal and physical needs.

 In his free time Arman enjoys strength and movement training, playing in a soccer league, boxing, rolling BJJ any chance he gets, and is always in search of good coffee.

 
 
 
 
 

Services

 

PHYSIOTHERAPY

including (but not limited to):

  • Manual (hands on) therapy, including soft tissue  release, joint mobilization

  • Neurofunctional (medical) acupuncture

  • Corrective/rehabilitation exercise –  LAGREE FITNESS & STOTT PILATES  (including private one hour rehabilitation exercise sessions covered under extended health care plans)

CHIROPRACTIC

  • Manual (hands on) therapy, including soft tissue and active myofascial release

  • Joint mobilization and manipulations ( only with consent and not always a necessary component of treatment. If you have concerns about this type of care, please discuss with Natalie during your assessment or feel free to call ahead with questions!)

  • Corrective/rehab exercise including the Lagree Fitness Method!

EXCERCISE REHAB

CORRECTIVE /REHAB EXERCISE SESSIONS USING THE M3 MEGAFORMER AND OTHER FITNESS EQUIPMENT

All practitioners at Kinective Physiotherapy may integrate the use of the Lagree Megaformer into treatment. Initial assessments are mandatory for all new patients. At this time, the treatment plan and potential use of Lagree and other fitness modalities for your  active rehab and injury prevention program will be discussed. This is often covered under extended health benefits. Please inquire for more details.

 
 

TYPES OF APPOINTMENTS OFFERED

 
 

PHYSIOTHERAPY

INITIAL assessmentS
intake form

60 - 90 minutes in length

  • Review your current issues to be addressed, past medical history and injuries, thorough assessment of your functional mechanics, joint mobility, tissue length, functional strength and more

  • Discussion of assessment findings

  • Initial treatment, which may include manual therapy, acupuncture and/or exercise

  • Recommendations for home and activity modifications

 
 

 
 

Treatment Sessions

45 - 90 Minutes in length

  • Manual therapy

  • Combination of Manual therapy and exercise Rehab sessions

  • 1:1 Corrective Exercise sessions ( full session of exercise specifically tailored to your needs and goals after a Physiotherapy Assessment has been performed)

  • Home Visits (available on request)

 

please note that HOme visits are available on request!


CHIROPRACTIC

initial assessments
INTAKE FORM

60 Minutes in length

  • Discuss your medical history and current issues to be addressed

  • Physical assessment and discussion of proposed treatment methods

  • Initiate treatment which may include a combination of acupuncture, soft tissue techniques and mobilization’s/manipulations as indicated and with consent.


follow up treatment

30-60 Minutes in length

  • Hands on, manual treatment

  • Manual therapy in combination with exercise rehab dependent on session length

  • Continued recommendations for exercise and strategies to improve your recovery between sessions


RE-ASSESSMENT

45 Minutes in length

  • This service is available for current patients  who require an assessment of a condition or injury that has already been assessed or treated by Dr. Gelman in the past.

  • This option may also be appropriate for current patients of Kinective Physiotherapy who are transitioning to chiropractic care from physiotherapy for the same issue.

  • Inquire within for any further questions

Kinective rehab IS HAPPY TO DISCUSS YOUR ISSUE AND  RELATED GOALS PRIOR TO BOOKING AN APPOINTMENT!

 
 
 
 
 

LOCATIONS

 

STUDIO LAGREE FOREST HILL

PHYSIOTHERAPY Hours

Monday / Tuesday 12-8
Wednesday 7-2
Thursday 2-8
Friday 7-3

CHIROPRACTIC HOURS

TUESDAY 9-1
Wednesday 2-7
Saturday (every other Saturday) 10-2

 

435 Spadina Road (Inside Studio Lagree), Forest hill Village Toronto

Note that for special situations including Home visits, after hour appointments and for other locations, please contact us directly at kinectivept@gmail.com or contact your practitioner directly.

Kathryn Zbarsky
416-892-0975

Dr. Natalie Gelman
 416-417-8071
nataliegelman.dc@gmail.com  


STUDIO LAGREE KING STREET WEST

PHYSIOTHERAPY Hours

PleasE CONTACT KATHRYN ZBARSKY DIReCTLY FOR BOOKINGS

CHIROPRACTIC HOURS

MONDAY-SATURDAY APPOINTMENTS BY REQUEST

 

788 KING STREET WEST (INSIDE STUDIO LAGREE) TORONTO

Note that for special situations including Home visits, after hour appointments and for other locations, please contact us directly at kinectivept@gmail.com or contact your practitioner directly.

Kathryn Zbarsky
416-892-0975

Dr. Natalie Gelman
 416-417-8071
nataliegelman.dc@gmail.com  

Arman Golizadeh
arman.goli@gmail.com