We are not your average facility! Our therapists work 1:1 with you. We believe that every BODY is unique and treat with that individuality in mind. Our philosophy is simple - treat the whole body, not just the injury. An ankle injury is not always an ankle problem - the cause could've stemmed from a lack of hip joint motion which changed the mechanics of how you walk causing the ankle to take on more stress. Our therapists find the cause and treat the cause.
Our approach is to find long-term solutions to your aches, pains, injuries! The right approach to treatment today = no issues tomorrow! We have a keen and unique eye for the function of our bodies and a true passion to help people recover from new/past injuries and overall wellness.
We all have a family doctor, dentist, optometrist, and pharmacist that follows us through our lives (unless we move or they retire/move). We all should have a family Physiotherapist, Chiropractor, and Massage therapist as well!
As years go by I feel my old injuries creeping up and notice one simple truth - we are all struggling with aches and pains. What was once easy takes a little more effort, a little more time. If only I had known prior to becoming a Physiotherapist - prevention and maintenance are the keys to healthy bodies. Nobody should have to live in pain or stop doing what they love. My mission, my passion, my burning desire is to educate and elevate everyone I meet to understand that our bodies want to be whole, they want to be healthy. This doesn’t happen through drugs, or strategies to manage pain; it happens with the right consistent treatment for you. You are unique. There is no one size fits all approach that is going to get you back to your optimal health and happy lifestyle. This is why I’ve created a unique facility and lead a strong, compassionate, trustworthy team that shares this philosophy and approach to help you get back to the things you love!
Yamini is truly invested in her patients, thus wanted to create a name and a brand that encompassed just that. MY = Mistry, Yamini. Life - well it just sounds right! She wants to empower people in their lives and with their health! She wants people to think about their lives and how to make it better from all points of view (physical and emotional). She can't take all the credit for coming up with the name (her sisters came up with the MY)
Meet the Team
Yamini is a Registered Physiotherapist who graduated from the University of Toronto with a Masters of Physical Therapy in 2012. She earned a Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology from the University of Waterloo in 2009. She has been working in the rehabilitation field and helping folks return to their daily activities since 2004. Yamini also has a background in occupational ergonomics.
Yamini has experience in a wide variety of acute and chronic orthopaedic/musculoskeletal conditions in all different age groups. Yamini's treatment philosophy is to treat the whole person, not just the injury, in a functional manner. She provides individualized 1:1 care focusing on manual therapy, acupuncture, education, and developing functional exercise programs to help people achieve their goals. She believes in the multidisciplinary team-based approach to get people better faster! Yamini specializes in treatment techniques such as Neuroproprioceptive taping (K-Tape), Soft Tissue Release (STR), acupuncture and cupping. Yamini also specializes and has a keen interest in treating fractures/post-operative issues, TMJ, and frozen shoulders (but not limited to these!)
Outside of the clinical world, Yamini enjoys spending time with family and friends, trying new foods from all over the world, and spending as much time as possible with her dog (mini-golden doodle) - Brex!
If you are not sure if physiotherapy is what you need or have more questions of how she can help - CLICK HERE
Dr. Lindsay Taylor
Lindsay began her path to chiropractic studying Human Kinetics at the University of Guelph, and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in 2009. From there she completed a 4 year Doctor of Chiropractic degree at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, graduating Cum Laude with Clinic Honours in 2013, as well as earning her certification in Clinical Acupuncture, Graston Technique, and Functional Anatomical Palpation (Upper Limb). A lifelong athlete, Lindsay remains an avid hockey and lacrosse player, having played with several teams over the years, including: Whitby Wolves, Oshawa Lady Blue Knights, University of Guelph Women’s Varsity Field Lacrosse, and Durham Women’s Lacrosse League. In her free time Lindsay enjoys travelling, running, and going for hikes with her husband and Mini Aussie, Kiddo.
Above all else, Lindsay’s mission is to provide collaborative, patient-centred, evidence-informed care. She utilizes a combination of spinal manipulative therapy, soft-tissue release, Graston Technique, acupuncture, Kinesiotaping, rehabilitative exercises, and education to help her patients reach their goals.
Lindsay is passionate about helping her patients from all walks of life stay active in doing the things that they love. She has experience treating everyone from infants and pregnant women, seniors and weekend warriors, to youth, professional and Olympic athletes.
Dr. Natalie Atwood
Natalie graduated from Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in 2019 with a Doctor of Chiropractic degree and has extensive experience addressing, diagnosing and treating many musculoskeletal conditions. She believes in treating her patients as individuals and addressing the body as a whole in order to administer appropriate care for not only pain but for overall function.
Natalie’s treatment approach includes manual therapy, instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization, therapeutic modalities, functional movement assessments, integrated patterning, injury rehabilitation, and corrective exercises. She has experience working closely with a variety of conditions including headaches, neck pain, back pain, shoulder pain, knee pain, hip pain, foot pain, sport and fitness related injuries and much more. Natalie’s background in sport and fitness has guided her special interest to rehabilitate sport and fitness related injuries as well as utilizing functional movement assessments to optimize performance and decrease the likelihood of injury or re-injury. Natalie believes many people can benefit from Chiropractic and rehabilitative care and is passionate about providing individualized care specific to each patient she sees.
Matthew is a Physiotherapy Resident who graduated from the Master of Science in Physical Therapy program at Queen’s University after obtaining his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology at McMaster University. Matthew’s passion for physiotherapy stems from being a lifelong athlete and advocate for living a healthy lifestyle. Matthew was a member of the Varsity Cross Country and Track and Field teams at Queen’s and plans to be a lifelong runner.
Matthew has treated a wide variety of patients ranging from competitive athletes and weekend warriors to the elderly, including post-surgical care, motor vehicle accidents, work injuries and repetitive strain injuries. Matthew takes a holistic approach; treating not only the injury, but the whole person.
Matthew enjoys taking an evidence-based approach to help patients reach their goals and feel empowered to self-manage their injury/condition through a combination of manual therapy, exercise prescription and education. Some of his principles, beliefs and excitement for the profession can be seen on his Instagram rehab account (@mjrunphysio).
Matthew enjoys running, cycling, basketball, tennis, soccer and strength training. Outside of the clinic, he also likes reading, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.
Dr. Nirruba Thayalan
Nirruba attended the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, where she graduated with a Doctor of Chiropractic degree. Prior to becoming a Chiropractor, she completed her undergraduate degree at Western University with a Bachelors of Medical Sciences.
Nirruba is an evidence-based practitioner who believes in providing her patients with the best possible care. Her vast skill set is effective in treating various musculoskeletal conditions. She uses a combination of spinal and extremity manipulation, active release technique, instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization, rehabilitative exercises, and educational advice. Nirruba is driven to help her patients achieve their goals, so they can lead a pain-free and healthy lifestyle!
When she is not treating patients, you can find Nirruba playing basketball, weight-training, or cooking up a storm. Needless to say, she is an avid Toronto Raptors fan.
Fascial Stretch Therapist
Personal Trainer & Fascial Stretch Therapist
"The most rewarding investment you can ever make is in your own health because the more attention you give it, the more it’s returned to you"
Veronica has been a Personal Trainer for the past 8 years, and a Fascial Stretch Therapist for the past 5. Prior to this, Veronica grew up as an athlete of many sports and was a member of the Queen’s University Varsity Rowing Team while completing her undergraduate degree.
Veronica also most recently became a Certified Holistic Nutritionist in 2019 as she believes in the importance of approaching and tackling health issues with a variety of therapeutic modalities that address the root cause of inflammation in the body.
Outside of the clinic, Veronica enjoys life with her daughter and her husband at their house by the lake in Ajax. She loves connecting with nature, researching, cooking, and continuing to keep up her creative practice in painting and photography.
- I love to travel! I’ve been all over Europe, Central America, Mexico, America and Canada. My favourite is Italy
- Before having my daughter in 2019, I was a mother to a Giant Flemish rabbit for over 7 years
- I’m also a trained artist and hold a Masters in Art, with a specialty in architectural history
Patient Experience Coordinator
Jane is our wonderful Patient Experience Coordinator at MyLife Rehab and Wellness. She is the first person you will meet over the phone and in person when working with our team!
Jane's background is quite interesting. I come from a family of nine with me being number 8. I graduated from McMaster University with a BA in Political Science.
My history is working as a Paralegal for many years working for Plaintiffs who were injured from car accidents and slip and falls. These patients became family to me because I worked many years with them to deal with insurance companies and help them to get them healthy with dynamic clinics like My Life Rehab and Wellness.
Jane has been blessed with three wonderful sons and two grand babies and another one on the way. A little girl!!!
She also ran a Not for Profit organization to help At Risk Youth to work with horses for seven years. It was the most rewarding experience of her life. Nature and working with self awareness healed many youth and she partnered with many community organizations like Whitby Sunrise Rotary and Cops and Kids.
Jane's passion has always been on Wellness - mentally and physically. I am grateful to be in an environment that is focused on wellness and this is one clinic that goes the extra mile to ensure all patients are cared for and help to live a Pain Free life.