Rajiv is a graduate of the University of Manitoba with a Master’s in Physical Therapy and holds a Bachelor of Human Kinetics specializing in Exercise Science from the University of British Columbia (2007). Prior to becoming a Registered Physiotherapist, he worked as a full-time Canadian Board Certified Pedorthist (C.PedC) for over 5 years. He is also a certified Exercise Physiologist (CSEP) and Strength and Conditioning Coach (NSCA).
Rajiv went on to complete his Sports Physiotherapy Fellowship at the Fowler Kennedy Sports Medicine Clinic in London, ON in 2015. During this time, he was the team physiotherapist for the UWO Mustangs Football team as well as physiotherapist to all UWO varsity athletes (20+ sports) during in-clinic hours. He also worked as team physiotherapist for the London Jr. Knights AAA Minor Midget Hockey team (top 4 finish at the 2015 OHL Cup) and was selected as Chief Therapist for the 2015 London Forrest City Road Races. In 2019, he went on to complete his Clinical Masters in Advanced Health Care Practice and obtained his Fellowship from the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Therapy (FCAMPT). Rajiv has advanced training in Rheumatology, pharmacology and imaging. He completed his ACPAC (Advanced Practitioner in Arthritis Care) certification through the University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine in 2020. His treatments include a biopsychosocial approach to healing, manual therapy, soft tissue techniques, addressing muscular and postural imbalances and designing individualized exercise programs to empower clients to return to the activities they love.
Rajiv has a special interest in lower extremity biomechanics, sport specific conditioning and pre-habilitation, foot and ankle pathology, gait analysis and footwear and orthotic design. rnrnRajiv speaks English and Hindi. He has played badminton at the junior national level and continues to play recreationally. He enjoys playing many sports including basketball, soccer, tennis and squash.