Our Team

Tamarack Physiotherapy and Massage team draws on broad industry experience and networks to create the most powerful results for our clients. Meet the team below!

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Kedar Upadhyay


Kedar graduated in 2008. After graduation Kedar worked in the Academic side of the profession for 2 years. After moving to Canada Kedar completed his license exam and gained clinical experience In various fields ranging from acute/subacute care, to out-patient physical therapy practices.

He is certified  in chronic pain management, myofascial syndrome, shoulder rehabilitation, hip/knee replacements and office ergonomics consultation.

Kedar is a certified practitioner of

  • Dry needling
  • Spinal Manipulations
  • Vestibular rehabilitation-dizziness and vertigo
  • SMFA- Assessment ( Musculoskeletal functional assessment)
  • McKenzie MDT
  • Kinesio Taping

Seyed Hamid Abtahi


Seyed is qualified as a Registered Acupuncturist with the College of Acupuncturists of Alberta CAA, R.Ac. and is graduated with Honours in Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture. Seyed is very gentle and full of passion. His professional interest is to focus on many health conditions, including Pain Management, General Health, Digestive issues, Insomnia, Emotional and Psychological Disorder, Gynecological issues and Autoimmune disorder, among many other ailments. Seyed likes to incorporate different Modalities to help his patients and is trained in TCM modalities, Acupressure, Tuina, Moxibustion, Electro-Stimulation, Cupping, Scalp and Ear Acupuncture.



Registered Massage Therapist (RMT)

Monica graduated from MaKami College with 3,000 hours of training. Monica offers a variety of massage treatments such as: Relaxation Massage, Hot Stone and Dynamic Cupping Treatment, Lymphatic Drainage, Sports Massage, Pre/Post Natal Massage, Deep tissue, Head with Scalp massage and Therapeutic Massage. Monica specializes in Orthopedic  Massage that helps to relieve pain while restoring balance to the tissues and create a fuller range of motion. she completed the necessary 100 hours of education, practical experience and written examination for a certification from James Waslaski, L.M.T/The center for Pain Management(USA/TX).

Josephine Vishal

Josephine Vishal

Resident Physiotherapist

Josephine is an avid promoter of health, physical activity and empowerment for all her clients. Her focus is on creating specialized treatment plans suited to each and every client’s individual goals and needs. She is passionate about patient care, and has a desire to expand her knowledge. She has certification in Building Better Bones – Level 1 for osteoporosis prevention, treatment and management. She handles pain, physical limitations and provides quality treatment to the highest possible levels. 

She truly believes that her career and passion has come together

Josephine is certified practitioner for.

  • Level 1: The Physical Therapy Approach to Anyone Experiencing Urinary Incontinance
  • Mckenzie Part 4 – The Lumbar Spine Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy
  • Vestibular Rehabilitation
  • Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction
  • Dry Needling
  • Mulligan therapy
Unnati Patel

Unnati Patel

Resident Physiotherapist

Three E’s set Unnati apart in her practice: Education, Experience and
Expertise. She spends more time understanding clients’ goals and aligns
her treatment plans based on client’s needs. She believes that no one can
beat evidence-based practice.

Unnati possesses excellent interpersonal skills and has been recognized
by clients regularly for her professionalism. For lifelong learning she
attended many workshops and courses to improve her clinical skills
ultimately to improve patient outcomes.

She offers wide variety of treatments which includes:

  • Dry needling
  • Spinal mobilization: Mulligan, Maitland
  • Soft tissue release: Muscle energy technique.(MET)
  • Kinesio Taping
  • Temporomandibular joint dysfunction
  • Other traditional pain modalities
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Saba Samreen

Office Admin Assistant

Saba is a certified Physical Therapy Assistant.She graduated from NorQuest College (with a distinction) in 2019. She has a master’s degree in biotechnology as well. Saba is well trained in assisting physiotherapists as and when needed. She has a zeal to learn new things and is currently working as an Office Administrative Assistant at Tamarack Physiotherapy expanding her knowledge in administrative department. Her goal is to be a physiotherapist and serve the community. 

Cooking, meeting new people and helping them is her passion and it is very well noticed when you meet her at the front desk.  She is a Naturalist so don’t be surprised if you bump into her while hiking or trailing. She is very empathetic and makes our clients feel safe and at home. Her kindness and energy are contagious and bring positivity to our clinic. 

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Priyanka Bambi

Office Admin Assistant

Priyanka is the friendly face at the front desk. She is our insurance and billing expert always ready to help with your questions or concerns. Priyanka is dedicated to helping patients with every step of their physiotherapy visit from making patients feel comfortable, scheduling their appointments, to processing their insurance claims. She has worked as a front desk since 2018.

Priyanka has joined our team here at Tamarack Physiotherapy and Massage In 2022 and is our receptionist and administration personnel expert. She moved from BC to Alberta in 2020 and worked as an office administrator in BC. To Priyanka the most important thing in life is family as life is too short and time is never promised to anyone. Priyanka looks forward to greeting you with a smile and booking your next appointment.

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Margie Reyes

Office Admin Assistant


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Jaskirat Kaur

Therapy Assistant