Sharan Sandhanwalia grew up with a passion for sports, health and wellness. Her keen interest drove her to pursue a Specialized Honors Bachelor of Science in Health Science and Kinesiology at York University. After graduating with the highest distinction she continued her educatoin at the University of Toronto to complete a Master of Science in Physical Therapy in 2009. During her studies at UofT, Sharan took the opportunity to expand her experience by pursuing challenging clinical internships at renowned institutions such as The Hospital of Sick Kids, Toronto Rehab and Toronto General Hospital.
Sharan is a member in good standing with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario, The Canadian Physiotherapy Association and the Canadian Academy of Medical Acupuncture. Her philosophy is based on hands-on patient centered care. She also endorses professional development by being an executive member of the Westgate District of the Ontario Physiotherapy Association.
Sharan enjoys working with people of all ages and has a broad scope of practice, spanning from sports and work related injury to seniors health, arthritis and post surgical rehabilitation. Her strive for excellence and professional development has led her to pursue post graduate training in manual therapy, mobilization with movement, hydrotherapy and certifications in advanced physical therapy in the lumbo-pelvic complex and compression stockings. Sharan is also a strong believer of acupuncture and obtained her training at the McMaster University Medical Acupuncture program.
Through her evidence based techniques and positive energy and outlook, Sharan’s goal is to motivate and work alongside her patients to achieve maximal active recovery from pain and injury and provide education to promote optimal health.