Ali Jafferjee

PT, MSc. PT, BSc

Ali’s career in Neurological Rehabilitation began during his undergraduate volunteership at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute where he helped explore various research topics studying the role of exercise in stroke rehabilitation. This experience, working with stroke patients, eventually led him to Scotland, UK where he pursued a master’s degree in Physical Therapy.

Ali has had the opportunity to work in The UK’s National Health Service for 3 years across Scotland and England where he gained invaluable experience rehabilitating patients post neuro and orthopedic surgeries. This expertise has led to successful post-surgical results for patients in his current practice.

His strong interest in working with clients with various neurological conditions as well as complex orthopedic injuries has led him to further his education. He has a range of post-graduate treatment skills that include:
• Canadian Bobath Instructors Association – Understanding Locomotion
• Complete Concussion Management Inc – Concussion Management Practitioner
• Advanced Vestibular Rehabilitation through the Dizziness and Balance Rehabilitation Clinic
• Myndmove Functional Electrical Stimulation for upper extremity dysfunction post-neurological injury
• Keeogo Exo-Skeleton system for lower limb facilitation in gait re-training
• PoNS Neuromodulation Stimulator

Ali looks forward to furthering his education within the Orthopedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. He also participates and presents at the ECHO Project where he interacts with experts in the area of Traumatic Brain Injuries to ensure his practice is based on the most recent and relevant literature. In addition to his clinical practice, he has helped his patients participate in clinical trials at the University of Toronto as well as Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre.

When he’s not at the clinic, Ali enjoys a good game of pick up soccer and
outdoor activities such as camping, trekking and rock climbing. Additionally, Ali is an avid swimmer and grew up competing in swim meets and water polo events all over Kenya. He loves to explore new and remote places and travels as much as he can.

Ali is registered with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario and is a member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association.

11:00 AM PST

Saturday March 5, 2022

Integration of Neuromodulation Into (real life) Practice: Applications for Neuro Populations

This panel discussion will explore Neuromodulation devices used in the clinical setting. The panelists will share some success stories of clients receiving neuromodulation and identify challenges they have encountered with some clientele. The clinicians on the panel will discuss the outcome measures used to evaluate the treatment effects within their own clinics. The efficacy of combining treatment approaches using neuromodulation will also be discussed.