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


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

Denisha Thompson

B.M.R., PT

Denisha obtained a Bachelor of Medical Rehabilitation in 2007 from the University of Manitoba. Her first position was assisting in a return-to-work rehabilitation program in a private clinic. more

Ivana Chuvalo


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. 

Katie Allward

Physiotherapy Graduate

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. Katie pursued her degree in Scotland, further challenging herself and taking advantage of the opportunity to train internationally. more

Mariam Guirguis


Mariam received her bachelor’s of physiotherapy from Cairo university in Egypt in 2006.


While she was there she worked as a physiotherapist in hospitals, private clinics, and orthopedic and neuro-rehabilitation centers where she treated in-patients and outpatients with various medical conditions. Mariam moved to Canada in 2012 and became registered physiotherapist committed to ongoing clinical education. more