Amber Kosubovich, B.Sc., B.HSc. (P.T.) Owner
Amber obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology in 1992 from McMaster University followed by a Bachelor of Health Science (Physiotherapy) degree in 1996, summa cum laude. During the past 20 years, Amber has worked in two hospitals; Stratford General and Henderson General (ICU) in Hamilton. She has also provided physiotherapy care to patients in the community, as well as working at private clinics. With her keen interest in women's health issues, Amber had the opportunity to consult at the new Maternity Centre in Hamilton, teaching women how to prepare for childbirth. Amber is also an authorizer with the Assistive Devices Program of Ontario. Through this government funded program, Amber can assess clients who require walkers. A strong believer in lifelong learning, Amber also completed certification in Medical Acupuncture in order to provide this service in her practice and has recently certified as a birth Doula.
Khizar Hayyat, B.Sc. PT, D.PT
Khizar is an internationally educated Physiotherapist who graduated in 2007 and completed his post-graduation in Physiotherapy. He has vast experience working in different hospitals and clinics. As a Physiotherapist he gained extensive experience in different clinical areas including Orthopedic, Vestibular, Neurological, Cardiac and Pediatric rehab. The patients at Waterdown Physiotherapy will benefit from all his past experience. By using different approaches, techniques and modalities, he helps patients to overcome injury/short-term health problems or manage long-term rehab.
He is dedicated to his profession and a challenging Physiotherapist. He has been registered with College of Physiotherapists of Ontario since 2015. He didn’t stop his studies and continued with different courses including, Acupuncture, Dry needling, and currently he is following Manual Therapy Level programs under the Ortho division of Canada.
Khizar has a pleasant personality with good communication skills. He believes in professional learning and loves to study and discuss new aspects in Physiotherapy.
He loves being a member of the “Waterdown Physiotherapy Team”.
Ami Patel, B.P.T
Ami is an internationally educated physiotherapist who graduated in 2005. With vast experience working in hospitals and clinics, she has almost 7 years of clinical experience. Ami has provided treatment to patients of all ages; from Pediatric to Geriatric and with different conditions including Musculoskeletal, Neurological and Cardio-Pulmonary. She also worked part time in a Gynecological clinic devising and implementing Customized Physiotherapy exercise plans most suitable during pregnancy and postpartum. She has completed multiple Manual therapy courses and is registered with College of Physiotherapists of Ontario During her free time, Ami enjoys spending time with family and friends, going outside and enjoying the beauty of nature, playing games and cooking.
Maria Moeen, B.Sc., PT
Maria is an experienced international graduate Physiotherapist. She has extensive experience treating back/neck injuries, sprains / strains and other musculoskeletal conditions. She is certified in acupuncture and dry needling. She provides hands on manual therapy, soft tissue release, cupping , personalized exercise programs and much more. She is planning to pursue her career in Pelvic health and McKenzie (spinal health). She is focused on updating herself on new research and techniques.
Susan Maciulis, RMT
After a twenty-year career in Child and Youth Work and Behavioural Support Services, Susan decided it was time for a career change. She still had the drive to help people, so after careful consideration she decided Massage Therapy was the perfect way she could continue to help people on a daily basis.After two years at Ontario College of Health and Technology, she graduated in April 2014 with a diploma in massage therapy. Within three months, Susan passed the College of Massage Therapist of Ontario (CMTO) provincial exams and officially became a Registered Massage Therapist in August of 2014. Massage therapy to Susan means fully focusing on the individual as a whole. Listening to the client’s needs and assessing where the muscular tension is originating. Susan strives to make her treatment room a place where clients can relax and rejuvenate. Whether it is an acute or chronic injury or stresses of everyday life, Susan believes massage therapy is a valuable tool in healing and maintaining optimum health. Susan has extensive experience with individuals who have many physical and developmental disabilities and Acquired Brain Injury. Susan has recently begun to combine both careers and has been treating individuals with Autism within their own environment.
Osteopathic Manual Practitioner
Ruth Jarvis graduated from the Canadian Academy of Osteopathy with a Master's in Osteopathic Manipulation diploma and is OstCan certified. The programme entailed over 1,000 hours of clinical practice in four years of education. Ruth has worked in private practice for the last six years and enjoys educating patients about osteopathy as she works to assess and treat each person
Natalya Kosubovich, Naturopathic Intern