Physiotherapy Practitioners

Desai, RomaPhysiotherapist


Functional Abilities EvaluationsAfter an injury, a functional abilities evaluation helps to determine an individual’s physical work tolerances related to their physical fitness.
Motor Vehicle Accident RehabilitationAfter a motor vehicle accident, rehabilitation can help assure a better health outcome for any sustained injuries.
Pain ManagementTrainyards offers services for the management and treatment of chronic pain, which can be relieved through techniques, such as acupuncture, lifestyle changes, massage, medications, mind-body techniques, and physiotherapy.
Physical Demands AnalysisAll environmental and physical essential and non-essential tasks of a job role are objectively evaluated and quantified. The evaluation focuses on the role rather than the individual.
PhysiotherapyA treatment method that helps individuals restore, maintain, and widen their physical function, motion, and strength for overall well-being.
Work Conditioning/Work HardeningWhen an employee is injured and had taken time off work, work conditioning programs seek to simulate job role activities to restore injured workers. Injuries can be cardiopulmonary, neurological, musculoskeletal, and/or systemic.
Work Site AssessmentsA work site visit is designed to support an injured worked when they return to, or remain at, their job. An assessment is an objective judgment that identifies risk factors that could lead to disability or injury.
WSIB - Return to Work CoordinationYour family physician plays a role in your return to work, along with the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB). The WSIB oversees work reintegration after injuries that occur in the workplace

About Physiotherapist Roma Desai

Roma Desai graduated from McGill University in 2014 with a Master’s in Physical Therapy. After working as a physiotherapist in her hometown of Montreal for a few years, she moved to Ottawa and joined the Trainyards Rehab team in 2017. Since completing her Master’s, Roma has taken many post graduate courses to further her knowledge about the human body and has obtained her certification to treat using dry needling and acupuncture. While she treats injuries of all kinds, she especially loves treating low back and neck injuries as she has taken courses to treat these areas using the very effective McKenzie method. Her passion for helping people is what has made her fall in love with her career and the joy of sending her patients home feeling better is what keeps her going. Roma has a full time practice at Trainyards and is always accepting new patients. She is bilingual and happy to help you in French or English.