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Push Pounds Sports Medicine offers the best physiotherapy, rehabilitation and strength and conditioning services in Toronto. We cater to individuals of all abilities, including professional athletes, weekend warriors, and individuals who simply want to move and feel better.

Feeling a little down and out? Looking for a trusted physiotherapy, chiropractic, and sports medicine clinic downtown Toronto?

Look no further! At Push Pounds, we provide a wide range of services, including sports medicine consultations, physiotherapy, chiropractic care, acupuncture, custom orthotics, registered massage therapy, bracing, and more.

At our clinic, we set the bar high for ourselves and always aim to provide our patients with the best rehabilitative care possible. Whether it’s customer service or treatment plans, we maintain a solid commitment to quality standards that have been proven effective.

We have two generously placed locations in Toronto near public transit and the PATH system. Our top-notch practitioners would be thrilled to help you recover, rebalance and reach your full potential.

Schedule an appointment with us today – we guarantee you won’t regret it!


At Push Pounds, our qualified physiotherapy team understands that you want and deserve personalized care from an experienced professional. That’s why all our physiotherapy sessions are one-on-one in private rooms with a registered physiotherapist who has advanced training in the areas you need help with.

This way, you receive physical therapy that is more personalized and thus effective, allowing for a quicker recovery overall.

Experienced Physiotherapists Helping Toronto Residents

We are committed to achieving fast results with high-quality physical therapy and exceptional customer service. Thousands of patients choose Physiotherapist Toronto every year. Let us help you get well. Call now to schedule an appointment with one of our specialists.

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We're Not Your Usual Physiotherapy Clinic

At our clinic, we take a team approach to your health. We won’t just treat the specific physical area causing you chronic pain or discomfort. Instead, our experts will work with you to develop a winning rehabilitation plan that considers your overall health and wellness goals–whatever they may be.

Deep Knowledge and Expertise

Our physical therapy experts hold advanced degrees and are top experts in their field. Their combined knowledge and experience allow us to provide an effective solution for even the most complex issues.

Goal Oriented Approach

At Push Pounds, our individualized therapy program is designed to help you achieve your goals as quickly as possible. We believe in a goal-oriented approach and will work with you to develop a tailored plan for your needs. Our team is dedicated to helping you get back on track to reach your fitness goals.

Quality Time

At Push Pounds, we respect your time. That's why our team of experienced physiotherapist offer one-on-one physiotherapy sessions in private rooms. This allows us to give you the quality time and attention that you need and deserves without overbooking or charging extra fees.


We are proud to have won the First Place Diamond Winner in the Toronto Star's Award for physiotherapy clinic/services, acupuncture, massage, and wellness center, orthotic services. This award is a testament to our dedication to providing physiotherapy patients with the highest quality of care possible. Our patients have spoken, and we are honoured to be their number-one choice for care.

Customer Service

Our physiotherapy team of friendly experts is here to help you every step of the way. If you have any questions, we'll answer them promptly and thoroughly. We want to ensure that you are satisfied with our service.

The Balance Approach

We also keep up with the latest research and technology, providing you with up-to-date solutions that can help get you back on your feet in no time. We use a balanced approach to your rehabilitation, incorporating hands-on manual therapy, exercise prescription, education, and lifestyle advice to help you reach your goals.

We're not just physiotherapists in Toronto

No matter what your journey looks like, our team of expert therapists work with you.

Our Services

Acupuncture/ Dry Needling

Acupuncture is a form of traditional Chinese medicine that has been used for centuries to treat a variety of conditions. It involves the insertion of thin needles into the skin at specific points on the body.

Dry needling is a modern technique that uses thin needles to release muscle tension and trigger points. It is based on the same principles as acupuncture, but it does not involve the use of traditional Chinese medicine.

Custom Knee Brace

We offer custom bracing for various conditions, including ACL injuries, scoliosis, and degenerative disc disease. We will work with you to find the perfect brace for your needs.

Vestibular Rehabilitation

Vestibular rehabilitation is a type of physiotherapy that is used to treat dizziness and balance disorders. It is based on the principle that the vestibular system, which controls balance, can be trained to function correctly.

Custom Orthotics

By combining the efforts of experienced clinicians and advanced technology, we ensure the precise manufacture of orthopedic insoles.

Massage Therapy

Massage therapy can help to relieve pain, increase range of motion, and improve circulation. It is an effective treatment for a variety of conditions, including back pain, migraines, and carpal tunnel syndrome.

Pelvic Health Clinic

Our pelvic health physiotherapists are experts in treating urinary incontinence, pelvic pain, and other conditions. We offer various services to meet your needs, including pelvic floor physiotherapy and biofeedback.


We treat a wide range of sports injuries, including concussions, sprains, and strains. We also offer pre-and post-operative rehabilitation for athletes who have undergone surgery.

Shockwave Therapy

Shockwave therapy is a new treatment option for chronic pain. It uses high-energy sound waves to stimulate the healing process.

Long COVID Rehabilitation

We offer a comprehensive rehabilitation program for individuals who have been affected by long COVID. Our team of physiotherapists will work with you to regain your strength and stamina.


Push Pounds Sports Medicine is a boutique healthcare center that uniquely specializes in conditions affecting the bones, muscles, joints, and nerves, also known as the musculoskeletal system.

Push Pounds Sports Medicine breaks away from the norm by providing healthcare rooted in three different but still connected concepts: MEDICAL, RECOVERY, and PERFORMANCE. We help our clients not just meet their goals but to excel and perform better than they ever thought possible.


Conditions and treatments



Dr. Joseph Menna, MD, FRCSC

Orthopaedic Surgeon


Dr. Amir Majidi, DC,

Spine & Extremity Chiropractor; Clinic Director

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Alonzo Roxx

Performance Director

What Our Patients Say About Us

Based on 336 reviews
I couldn’t have better experience! Russel is very professional, and knowledgeable. I rightly recommended.
Glaucia Freita
Glaucia Freita
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Adam Loewestein
Adam Loewestein
As a lawyer, living downtown, it is difficult to carve out time for physical therapy. However, I have to emphatically recommend Dr. Germann at Push Pounds Sports Medicine. Attention to detail, friendly, and an excellent communicator are a few of the superb qualities you will experience. Highly recommend; your spine will thank you.
Mohamed Hashim
Mohamed Hashim
Dr majidi was extremely helpful and was able to get me the brace i was looking for within 2 days of me ordering it. There office was state of the art and his administrative staff was attentive to all of my questions and needs. Highly recommend.
Shyam Srinivasan
Shyam Srinivasan
DONT EVEN HESITATE! This place is a true blessing for customers , from customer service to professional experienced staff to compassionate care. I highly recommend them.
Ahmad Adel
Ahmad Adel
Fantastic experience working with Russell, thanks so much guys!
Ilia D
Ilia D
I had an injury in my disc that was life altering. I had pain 24/7 and I could no longer live my normal life. I couldn’t sit at work, no more sports, gym, exercise and I gained a lot of weight. I went to many physio sessions, chiro’s, RMT, cold bats, etc at other clinics, but I was still in pain. I decided that I needed a real plan to get control over my life. I asked around and I was referred to Studio Pushpounds. My friends indicated NBA players, EPL, NHL players fly and/or come here for treatment when they are in Toronto. If the best of the world trusts this clinic, then it would surely be good enough for me. My doctor was Dr. Darrin Germann. Dr. German is my hero. He spent time to properly diagnose my issue and create a gameplan that was altered after every session based on progression. Every time I entered his room, he was reviewing our notes, and like a mad genius planning out that day’s sessions. He knows each case personally, and I could tell he was invested in my health. And in turn, I put in my 100% efforts to what he wanted me to do not just in the clinic, but outside of it. I’m now back in the gym, swimming, and pain free. If you are dedicated to fixing your problems, I highly recommend you see Dr. Germann. Dr. Germanns character is class, and he is very professional. The man is a stud and a great inspiration and a role model you need when going through injuries. He does what he preaches, and it shows in his own physique and lifestyle in terms of diet and workouts. He is going to do big things in his field and if you are lucky enough to see him for your treatment, he is the miracle you have been looking for. Thank you, Doc., You already know how much my life quality has changed.
Farbod Tahriri
Farbod Tahriri
The Push Pounds Sports Medicine Team is incredible! We researched four different clinics before choosing Push Pounds and deciding on Josh Irwanto as the main physiotherapist for our teen’s ACL recovery. The attention and level of care from the start of our recovery program was remarkable. Josh and Peter (second physiotherapist team member) took the time to explain the recovery plan while demonstrating compassion and understanding along the complete process. Our child felt motivated, supported and driven to work hard. Our family has immense gratitude towards the Push Pounds team and their knowledge + professionalism towards their patients recovery goals. Our teen is back playing on the field healthier and stronger than ever. A million thanks to Josh and his entire team!
J Rizzo
J Rizzo
If you’re recovering from an injury of ANY kind, look no further, Push Pounds/Studio Athletica is the ONLY place to go. After a nasty proximal humerus fracture, I was at a loss when it came time to start rehab. After endless searching and coming across Studio Athletica online, I found Physiotherapist Josh and decided to start my healing journey. Josh (alongside every single one of the support staff) has been an integral part of my healing not only physically, but mentally as well. You don’t really know the effects of a bad injury has on your entire wellbeing until it happens to you. And at 35 and never having broken a bone, I thought I was in the clear. 😉 Josh’s dedication to my progress each week was what kept my spirits up. He knew when to push me and when not to and provided endless encouragement along the way. Physiotherapy included a combination of treatments on the table as well as mobility and strengthening in the gym. After months of this combo and being diligent about my at-home exercises, I’m confident in saying that I have my arm/shoulder back and I couldn’t be more thrilled. I must add.. during the time I was rehabilitating my shoulder, I had some foot injuries along the way. After an assessment from Josh during an appointment, he said that Chiropractor Dr. Germann was the person I should see. Everything that I said about Josh above can be echoed about Dr. G. Another gem of a human and incredibly knowledgeable about the craft of healing. Safe to say a have two working feet and back to walking many, many km’s a day. Long story short, if you want a dedicated team, top of the line treatment options, and a gym with all the equipment you could ever need, Push Pounds/ Studio Athletica is the place for you.
Mandy Marsden
Mandy Marsden
Late last year I developed achilles pain that was impacting my ability to play high-level sports so I was referred to Dr. Darrin Germann at Push Pounds/Studio Athletica. I saw Dr. Darrin weekly and the sessions were split between gym exercises (the facility is brand-new and has a fully equipped gym with turf) and treatments which allowed for a more holistic approach to my recovery. Dr. Darrin always had a game-plan ready for the day based on how I was feeling that week and adjusted as needed. He got me back on my feet playing on the national team for Ultimate frisbee within 4 months! The entire team is welcoming, friendly and well-organized. I can’t recommend it enough!
Sarah Bobak
Sarah Bobak


Physiotherapy can provide various benefits for patients suffering from various conditions. For example, physiotherapy can be effective in treating:

  • Arthritis
  • Bad posture
  • Joint dysfunction 
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Headaches
  • Herniated disc
  • Knee pain
  • Low back pain
  • Ligament injuries 
  • Muscle sprains and strain
  • Myofascial pain syndromes 
  • Neck pain
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Post-surgery
  • Pelvic floor dysfunction 
  • Posture issues
  • Rotator cuff injuries
  • Scoliosis
  • Urinary incontinence 
  • Tendon injuries 
  • TMJ

Physiotherapy can also help to improve the range of motion and flexibility, as well as to increase strength and endurance. In addition, physiotherapy can be used to speed up the healing process following sports injuries or surgery. As a result, physiotherapy can play an important role in restoring patients to their full level of function.

The duration of physiotherapy treatment depends on various individual factors. The type and severity of the injury, the age and overall health of the patient, and the response to treatment are all important considerations. In general, minor injuries usually resolve in 2-3 sessions, while more serious injuries may require 6-8 weeks of treatment.

Chronic pathologies often require 2 or more months of physiotherapy, as the goal is not simply to relieve symptoms but to improve long-term function.

Of course, every patient is different, and your physiotherapist will develop a personalized treatment plan based on your specific needs. With commitment and dedication, you can expect to see significant improvements in your condition over time.

We accept the following forms of payment at Push Pounds Sports Medicine. If you have any questions, please feel free to give us a call.

  1. Cash/Cheque
  2. All Extended Healthcare Providers
  3. All major credit cards.
  4. Bank Wire/E transfer
  5. Money Order

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