West End (235 Wallace Avenue)

Keith Fernandes

Practice style (Philosophy)

Keith enjoys helping clients with neck and headache concerns as well as shoulder and lower back problems.

His niche is in his training and experience. Strong in manual therapy and postural analysis (credentialled in Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy as well as ergonomic certification) and with years of teaching excellent muscle control (the right exercise at the right intensity), drawing on various movement styles, from the traditional western type to more holistic eastern principles seen in kung fu and yoga.

Headache study has taken him to Spain and Italy and this is his primary focus now, as he sees a need for better practice in this field in Canada.

Experience working in healthcare since 1996. As a Physiotherapist since 2005. He really enjoys playing with different movement approaches / arts, delving into them to learn how things feel and can be made to change the body, with a strong rooting in Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy. Also has training in taping, acupuncture and dry needling.

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.


  • Neck
  • Shoulder
  • Lower Back
  • Headache


Registered Physiotherapist
Manager of Rehabilitation Services at Synergy
Honours degree in Kinesiology (Co-operative Program), University of Waterloo
Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy, Queen’s University
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
Watson Headache® Institute, Level 1 Foundation Headache Course titled “The Role of C1-C3 Cervical Afferents in Primary Headache”. The course was held in June 2017, in Valencia, Spain and presented by Dean H Watson, Australian Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist.
Watson Headache® Institute, Level 2 Consolidation Headache Course titled “The Role of C1-C3 Cervical Afferents in Primary Headache- OK what next?”. The course was held in May 2018, in Milan, Italy and presented by Dean H Watson, Australian Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist.

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November 6, 2019

235 Wallace Avenue
Toronto ON M6H 1V5
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Monday to Thursday : 7:30am – 8:00pm
Friday: 7:30am – 5:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am – 4:00pm
Sunday: 9:00am – 1:00pm *

* Classes only. Please note our phones are not answered on Sundays.

2017 Danforth Avenue, Unit 101
Toronto ON M4C 1J7
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Monday: 1:00pm – 8:00pm
Tuesday to Thursday: 7:30am – 8:00pm
Friday: 7:30am – 3:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am – 4:00pm

Services at this location are currently limited to Physiotherapy, Osteopathy, & Sports Medicine.

West End (Wallace Ave.)

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