Silvia Saraiva, BScPT, Registered Physiotherapist
*** Silvia Saraiva is currently on Sabbatical
Silvia is originally from Brazil where she graduated as a Physiotherapist in 2008. Experience and practice came while working in clinics, hospitals and finally a maternity hospital, where she found her true passion for Women’s Health. After this realization she focused on Gynecology and Obstetrics and found her passion for helping women with her prenatal, labour and postnatal focus.
Shortly after arriving in Canada, she worked as a Physiotherapy Assistant while she completed her requirements for licensure in Ontario. While common orthopedic conditions such as sprains, strains, pre and post op for knee, hip, shoulder surgeries, back pain, work related injuries are part of her physiotherapy practice, she continued her training and residency to specialize in Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy.
Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy is a specialized area in Physiotherapy that addresses female and male issues such as urinary/ fecal incontinence, pelvic pain, prenatal and postpartum care, diastisis recti, pelvic organ prolapse, constipation, dyspareunia (painful intercourse), vaginismus, vulvodynia, post-menopausal.
Silvia believes in a multidisciplinary approach where the patients are seen as whole.
When not working, Silvia enjoys to spend some quality time with her family and is passionate about traveling.
Silvia Saraiva’s hours:
Mondays: 1pm – 7pm
Tuesdays: 11am – 6pm
Wednesdays: 9:30am – 3pm
Fridays: 8:30am – 3pm