Juanit Fazari (Kudiyate)
PT, MScPT, BSc, CAFCI:
Certified in Acupuncture and Active Release Therapy (Spine)
Fluent in English and Malayalam
Juanit is a passionate and seasoned practitioner who aims for high-quality and pain-free living for her patients. After graduating from McMaster University with an Honours Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and a Masters of Science in Physiotherapy, she went on to earn recognition from the Hamilton Reader’s Choice Awards as one of the city’s top physiotherapists and co-owner of Thrive Physiotherapy on Locke St.
After years of post-graduate study, Juanit attained her Diploma of Advanced Orthopaedic Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy and is a certified Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy (FCAMPT). This designation means she can perform the protected health act of spinal (including neck) manipulation safely and proficiently. She became especially interested in the pelvic floor after having two children herself, and decided to further her repertoire by taking specialized training in Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy. She is rostered through the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario to perform internal pelvic exams. Also certified in Acupuncture and Active Release Therapy of the spine, Juanit has honed her advanced assessment and treatment skills through the Diane Lee & LJ Lee Integrated Systems Model. In addition to her background treating special populations, which include athletes, children, individuals coping with vestibular disorders (vertigo, dizziness and concussions) and TMJ issues, she has extensive experience working with patients recovering from various surgeries (spine, knees, hips, rotator cuff).
How does Juanit summarize her treatment philosophy? Regular exercise and a precise plan are crucial in the recovery and prevention of injuries. Aside from enjoying an active lifestyle herself, Juanit keeps busy chasing after her two young children, mentoring students, and staying involved with community activities.