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Physical Therapy Session

Thrive Physio excels at one-on-one private and personalized physical therapy. We offer advanced clinical expertise with research-guided techniques to help you recover from pain or movement problems that impact your ability to do what’s important.

Specializing in accurate and focused hands-on techniques that will help you recover faster, prevent relapse and thrive.




Our mission is to move our community towards better health by delivering the highest standard of personalized therapeutic care through holistic physiotherapy, Massage therapy and health advocacy.



Our vision is to help create a community of movement conscious individuals. To move often and to move well.




Truth, knowledge, health, harmony, compassion, community, balance, and cooperation.



Peter Petropanagos

Registered Physiotherapist

In 2013 I graduated from the University of Toronto Clinical Masters in Physical Therapy Program. The deep study of anatomy, physiology and biomechanics was a great complement to the kinesthetic education I had received playing high level soccer. more

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Krista Tanner
Registered Physiotherapist

Krista is a two-time University of Toronto graduate, completing her
degrees in Physical and Health Education in 2010 and a Master of Science in Physiotherapy in 2013.


More recently, Krista is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy (FCAMPT) specializing in advanced manual therapy skills, including spinal and peripheral manipulations. more


Marcelle Fujimaki

Registered Physiotherapist 

Marcelle completed her degree in Physiotherapy from the University of Joao Pessoa in Brazil in 2004.


Working mostly in private clinic settings with a variety of clients she was able to gain a solid understanding on musculoskeletal conditions. more


Katie Allward

Resident Physiotherapist

Katie obtained a Master of Science in Physiotherapy in 2021 from Glasgow Caledonian University in Scotland.


Katie has a professional history of Physiotherapy Assistance and Recreational Therapy for the elderly. As a full-time Recreational Therapist she saw the immense need for prevention and decided to complete her Masters to fill this need. Katie pursued her degree in Scotland, further challenging herself and taking advantage of the opportunity to train internationally. more


Jorge Schauman

Registered Massage Therapist

After more than a decade in the Hospitality industry, while searching for a healthier lifestyle, Jorge fell into a fitness industry job when joining his local Family Fitness Centre.


He developed a passion for the function of the body, and achieved certifications as Personal Training Specialist, Fitness Instructor Specialist, and Weight Loss Coach before receiving a Massage Therapy Diploma From Everest College, followed by registration with the CMTO in 2012. more


Ivana Chuvalo
Registered Massage Therapist

Ivana joined Thrive Physio as a registered massage therapist in 2019.

She values a holistic approach and is very passionate about helping people on their healing journey. she is well versed in Swedish Massage, Deep tissue, myofascial cupping, and pre and post natal massage. 


Shams Al-Watban
Clinic Administrator

Shams joined Thrive Physio in late 2020 as a clinic administrator. She has several years of experience in  customer service with a focus in the medical and health industry.

When not booking patients and direct billing; Shams can be found working on engaging social media posts, reading non-fiction books, baking lemon cake, and collecting anything with the colour yellow. 


Fairooz Anwar

Clinic Administrator

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Gauri Khandke

Clinic Administrator

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