West End (235 Wallace Avenue)

Keith Fernandes

Practice style (Philosophy)

Keith’s professional focus is helping those with persistent migraine and headache. He is the only Watson Headache® Certified Practitioner in Canada.  Headache study has taken him to Spain, Italy and Australia, and is actively educating Canadians on how to better assess and manage these conditions.

Keith employs a strong foundation in the Watson Headache Approach, Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (for all other conditions) and exercise prescription to evoke change in one’s symptoms.  Also trained in dry needling, cupping, taping, Yoga and Kung Fu, working in healthcare for over 25 years.

Unique Facts

Keith enjoys stretching his limits – trying new activities, ways to move, constantly learning and improving himself. He’s also the proud dad of a boy and a girl.

Watson Headache® Certified Practitioner

  • Persistent Migraine
  • Headache
  • Neck
  • Back


Registered Physiotherapist
Manager of Rehabilitation Services at Synergy Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation

Honours degree in Kinesiology, University of Waterloo
Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy, Queen’s University

Watson Headache® Institute, Level 3 Certification Headache Course titled ‘Role of C1-C3 Cervical Afferents in Primary Headache – How Am I Going With the Watson Headache® Approach?’. The course was held in November 2022, in Adelaide, Australia and presented by Dean H Watson, Australian Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist.
Credentialed provider of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (M.D.T.) with the Robin McKenzie Institute Canada (
Certified Yoga Teacher
Certified in Worksite and Office Ergonomics
Adjunct Lecturer with the Department of Physical Therapy, University Of Toronto
Quality Assurance Assessor with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario

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