Registered Physiotherapist & Acupuncturist.
Certified in Pain Management & Vestibular Rehabilitation
RPT, RAC, MCPA, PgCPain
Gita Mikal is registered physiotherapist and acupuncturist based in Toronto. In addition to her education in physiotherapy and acupuncture, Gita has postgraduate training & certification in pain management from the University of Alberta. Gita’s training in Vestibular rehabilitation is through American Institute of Balance and University of Southern California/ Emory University program. Gita has been practicing physiotherapy since 1992 and has taken extensive training in Movement Impairment Syndromes, mobilization, diverse manual therapy techniques and exercise prescription. Gita believes in applied neuromuscular training combined with education to help her patients get stronger and learn how to manage their pain and condition. The core of her treatment is based on improving function which enables her patients to not only manage their condition but achieve their full potential.
Gita treats a wide range of patients with sports injuries, orthopaedic and neurological conditions of all ages. She has special interest in treating Vestibular dysfunctions and pain conditions. She identifies the root cause of symptoms and dysfunctions and combines a range of treatment options to address them. Gita also takes a preventative approach to maintain the gained results of treatment and prevent re-injury and re-occurrence. Her focus on educating patients to understand the reasons for their pain empowers her patients with the knowledge to manage the stress related to their injury and condition and helps them to achieve their health and fitness goals. Gita is the author of Less Pain, More Gain self-management handbook and regularly speaks in educational seminars and lectures on topics related to pain management and innovative practice models, both for the general public and the medical community.
- Registered with College of Physiotherapists of Ontario
- Registered with College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of Ontario
- Member of Canadian Physiotherapy Association
- Member of CPA Orthopaedic division
- Certified in pain management
- Certified in vestibular rehabilitation
- Member of Canadian Institute of Pain Research
- Member of Canadian Pain Society and Canadian Pain Coalition