WHO WE ARE

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JOELLE KARAM

PT, MSC(PT), CSCS, CMAG, PN1

Principal Physiotherapist
Neurofunctional Sports Performance Practitioner
APPI Certified Clinical Pilates Instructor

Joelle Karam is an integrative physiotherapist, specializing in performance optimization in sport and daily activities, and offering tools for injury prevention and efficient recovery.  Joelle  graduated with a Masters of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Toronto in Canada. She is a Neurofunctional Sports Performance Practitioner, APPI Certified Clinical Pilates Instructor and NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. Joelle is a clinical educator with the University of Toronto Physical Therapy Program and co-founded a mentorship program for entry-level Physiotherapists.


Helping individuals achieve optimal function, enabling participation in daily life, activity and sport, is her passion. She truly believe movement heals and it is her mission to keep her patients moving efficiently and with ease. 

Certifications:

  • McMaster Contemporary Medical Acupuncture Program

  • McMaster Acupuncture Advanced Sports Performance Program

  • Scalp Acupuncture - certified by Asian Integrative Medicine Learning, Dr. Jishun Hao

  • Skills in Hand Foundations in Neuro-Functional Assessment

  • Dr. Mike Prebeg Elite NHL Mentorship Program

  • Diaphragm/Pelvic Floor Piston for Adult Populations Part 1 & 2

  • ALTIS Performance Therapy Program

  • Orthopaedic Physiotherapy - Manual Therapy Level 3

  • APTEI: Cervical Neural Tissue Pathodynamics, Lumbar Articular Dysfunction, SI Joint Dysfunction, The Shoulder Complex, TMJ Dysfunction

  • Neuroproprioceptive and Sports Taping

  • Precision Nutrition Level 1

  • Polestar Pilates - Gateway Level 1 Reformer

  • Real Time Ultrasound and Exercise - Physio Coaching Academy Australia

  • B.A.S.E. Inside-Out Training Course with Sally Belanger

  • APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor Program 

  • Unite Health/APPI - Matwork Pilates Levels 1, 2, 3