Akib Malik graduated with a BSc specializing in kinesiology and life sciences at York University in Toronto, Canada. His main focus and research at York University was examining the implications of exercise on chronic disease such as diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease. In order to further his knowledge he pursued his passion of Physical Therapy by completing his Masters Degree in Physical Therapy at the University of Toronto. Akib has experience in working with post-cardiac surgery patients, stroke patients, post-orthopaedic surgery patients and a wide variety of other conditions. Akib has completed additional courses in acupuncture and is also a Sigvaris certified fitter for compression stockings. Akib is a member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association and Ontario Physiotherapy Association. Akib is passionate about what he does and takes a comprehensive approach to physical rehabilitation by providing patients with relevant education, an exercise program to maintain the benefits provided by his care and strategies to achieve and maintain a healthy lifestyle. Akib has a variety of sports interests including basketball, football, tennis and ball hockey. He is a member of the Rexdale Dragons ball hockey team which competes at an elite level across Ontario. Being an athlete himself drives Akib to take a keen interest in treating sports related injuries and helping athletes reach their peak performance.