Clinic Physiotherapists

The AMS Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Centres provide complete physiotherapy services at both clinics in Montreal and Dorval.

We have several physiotherapists on staff (see below) as well as other rehabilitation healthcare providers.

Richard Bouzaglou

Richard Bouzaglou

Physiotherapist / Clinic Co-Founder

The AMS Medical & Rehabilitation Centre was founded in 2008 by a group of health professionals including physiotherapist, Richard Bouzaglou.

Richard Bouzaglou has developed a wide range of resourceful approaches to treatment through his studies in Sports Medicine at Montreal’s Concordia University and Physiotherapy at McGill University. Richard is well known in Montreal as the guiding force in creating an innovative, interdisciplinary rehabilitation department at one of Quebec’s largest private rehabilitation centers. He has brought the same energy, innovation and vision to the AMS Medical & Rehabilitation Centre.

In Sports Medicine, Richard has worked with high caliber athletes during his tenure as head physiotherapist of the ice hockey, football & soccer teams at CEGEP Saint Laurent.

To further compliment his extensive athletic experience, Richard turned to McGill University’s prestigious physiotherapy department where he graduated in 1999.

A strong believer in continuing education, Richard has taken, and is currently taking, advanced educational programs in Osteopathy, Manual Therapy, Spinal Evaluation & Treatment, as well as specialized postural correction seminars including Mechanical Diagnosis & Therapy (McKenzie Method) and the Mulligan Concept.

Richard has also served as the Director of the Physiotherapy, Massage Therapy and Osteopathy departments at one of North America’s largest private rehabilitation centers.

Also a strong believer in teaching as a way of staying current with the most advanced techniques, Richard has been the clinical residency director in charge of offering residencies to the physiotherapy students from the University of Montreal, McGill University and CEGEP Marie-Victorin where he has mentored many future therapists.

Heejung Kim

Heejung Kim

Physiotherapist

Heejung graduated in physiotherapy from Montreal’s McGill University in 2008 and works closely with her patients to develop effective treatment plans that are specific to their needs and lifestyles. She is dedicated in maintaining the highest standards of care for her patients; she continues to pursue a variety of educational opportunities to further her clinical knowledge.

She has received training in McKenzie treatment technique for the cervical, thoracic & lumbar spine as well as on the Mulligan Concept.

Heejung has treated a wide range of orthopaedic conditions. Her treatment involves using a combination of education, specific strength training and core conditioning to restore function and prevent injury re-occurrence.

Korina Beneva

Korina Beneva

Physiotherapist, M.Sc.PT

Korina received her master’s degree in physical therapy from the University of Montreal in 2014.  Korina had several experiences of internships in various hospitals in Montreal.

Passionate and with great concern for the patient, Korina uses her analytical mind to understand the pathology and implement the optimal treatment for each patient. Korina continues to pursue advanced training in order to provide the highest quality of service and treatment.

Korina has completed formal training in the McKenzie Method for the lumbar spine. She is particularly interested to continuing her training in the McKenzie method and the Mulligan Concept.

Houssine Bekri

Houssine Bekri

Rehabilitation Therapist

Houssine always had a passion to study and work in the medical field.  In 2009 he attended The College of North Atlantic in the Medical Imaging & Radiology specialty in Qatar.  Houssine wanted a more hands-on approach to helping patients so he decided to study physiotherapy.  He graduated in physiotherapy from the University of Tunisia in 2013.   His yearning for learning more tools to help patients brought him to study full time for two years at the IEOQ College of osteopathy in Montreal where he mastered the musculoskeletal and visceral spheres in osteopathy.  Ever since obtaining his equivalency In Quebec to work as a licensed rehabilitation therapist in physiotherapy, Houssine has been working with orthopedic type patients and the sports medicine community.  Houssine’s thesis was on the application of the Mézières Approach on athletes suffering from Low Back Pain.

Houssine has joined the AMS team in early 2018.  Houssine’s continuing education plan is to master the McKenzie Method for the spine and extremities.  He works with a wide variety of patients, many with various musculoskeletal disorders, sport related disorders and spinal issues.  He uses a unique osteopathic and physiotherapy approach to treat his patients.  He is currently a fully licensed rehabilitation therapist in Quebec and is member of the Ordre de la physiothérapie du Quebec.

Adrienne Chan

Adrienne Chan

Physiotherapist

Originally from Toronto, Adrienne holds a master’s degree in physiotherapy from McGill University in Montreal, and a bachelor’s degree in health sciences, specializing in rehabilitation science from the University of Western Ontario.

Adrienne has obtained her CPA Orthopaedic Level 1 clinical integration for advanced orthopedic manual and manipulative physiotherapy. She has also taken specialized courses in post concussion syndrome management and pelvic floor physiotherapy. She is dedicated to her own professional development and is excited to pursue designations in the McKenzie method, the Mulligan concept, and sports physiotherapy.

Adrienne enjoys listening to her patients and uses her clinical expertise to treat not only the symptoms, but to address the underlying cause for holistic care and to prevent reoccurrence. She wants to help you reach your goals and get you back to your daily life as quickly as possible.

In her spare time, Adrienne stays active by power lifting, taking leisurely runs, and exploring her urban and natural environments.

Moshe Vazana

Moshe Vazana

Physiotherapist

Moshe graduated from the 4 year degree in Physiotherapy from Beer Sheva University in Israel in 2006. From 2006 until the beginning of 2013 he worked at a physiotherapy clinic in Ashdod as a full time registered physiotherapist. Throughout the period of time since his graduation he has done many international and domestic postgraduate courses:

  • In 2011 he obtained the title of Credential in Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (McKenzie method)
  • In 2012 he became a Certified Mulligan Practitioner (The Mulligan concept)
  • Hand therapy courses
  • Physical activity consultant courses
  • Clinical rehabilitation courses and many more.

Moshe works with a wide variety of patients, many with various musculoskeletal disorders, sport related disorders and spinal issues.

Moshe Immigrated with his wife and two kids to Montreal, Canada in 2013 and since became a Provisionally Licensed physiotherapist in Ontario. He is currently a fully licensed physiotherapist in Quebec and is member of the Ordre de la physiothérapie du Quebec.

Arielle Amar, PT, M.S.P.T.

Arielle Amar, PT, M.S.P.T.

Physiotherapist

Arielle completed her Master’s degree in Physiotherapy from McGill University and a bachelors of Exercise science at Concordia University. She is a licensed member of the Ordre professionnel de physiothérapie du Québec (OPPQ).

Arielle has worked with diverse clienteles including pediatrics, athletes and geriatrics and has experience in treating numerous orthopeadic and neurological conditions. She has obtained her CPA  Orthopaedic Level 1 clinical integration for advanced orthopedic manual and manipulative physiotherapy and is currently completing a microprogram specializing in pelvic floor rehabilitation at the University of Montreal.

Arielle is passionate about health and wellness and is dedicated in furthering her   education in order to provide the best care for her patients.

Ayse Sakci

Ayse Sakci

Physiotherapist

Ayse received her Bachelor’s degree in physiotherapy in Turkey in 1979. After 10 years of serving her patients in different fields in physiotherapy, in 1989 she immigrated to Canada. In 2000 and earned her equivalency degree in physiotherapy at McGill University.  Ayse then worked in the field of orthopedics in a private clinic and in a rehabilitation hospital.  In 2003 she returned to Turkey to specialize in osteopathy. She spent 3 years at the Angewandte Institute of Osteopathy in Istanbul.

In parallel she dealt with professional soccer players in sports physiotherapy.  In 2006, she opened her own physiotherapy clinic in Istanbul. In 2009, she came back to live in Canada. She wanted to improve her approach in osteopathy and enrolled in the College of Osteopathic Studies (CEO) in 2014. Ayse joined the AMS team in 2013. Since 2006, Ayse has incorporated the osteopathic approach into her treatment in physiotherapy.

Behtash Bakhshi

Behtash Bakhshi

Physiotherapist

Behtash has been working as a physiotherapist since 2005. He has completed extensive study and work in sport injury and musculoskeletal disorders. He has been specifically working as the physiotherapist of soccer clubs for several years and has extensive experience in the management and treatment of sports-related injuries. Holding a Master of Science degree from McGill University, Behtash has participated in numerous continuing education courses and has obtained certificates for different therapeutic techniques such as manual therapy.

Behtash is ready for next stage in a successful career and looking forward to making a significant contribution for providing physiotherapy and treatment for patients.

Sakina Coman

Sakina Coman

Physiotherapist

Sakina received her master’s degree in physiotherapy in musculoskeletal disorders from India in 2010. She has worked in hospitals with wide variety of patients of all ages with various musculoskeletal and neurological disorders in India. Sha has also done a certification course in Yoga and likes to incorporate various yoga postures for various orthopedic and neurological conditions if indicated.

After arriving in Montreal, Sakina finished her equivalency program from McGill University required by the Ordre Professionnel de la Physiothérapie du Québec (OPPQ). She is currently a fully licensed physiotherapist in Quebec and a member of Ordre Professionnel de la Physiotherapie du Quebec.

Sakina has joined the AMS team recently and is looking forward to contributing in physiotherapy and in improving the quality of life of the patients.

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