Binaifer earned her degree in Physical Therapy in 1990 from Bombay University, in India. She is a licensed Physical Therapist in the state of Michigan. She has worked in acute care, inpatient rehab and outpatient multidisciplinary clinics at St John Providence (Ascension) Health system, in Southfield & Novi for 25 years. Currently she is working in collaboration with neuro otolaryngologists / skull base surgeons at Michigan Ear Institute (MEI), as clinical director of "Fyzical" (physical) therapy clinic specializing in Vestibular & Balance Rehabilitation, Dizziness & Falls prevention, CranioSacral Therapy (CST) and also integrating other highly skilled, customized services. She emphasizes using a holistic approach, focusing on quality outcomes to help you achieve your goals in decreasing pain & improving functional abilities.
Binaifer has been a CranioSacral Therapy practitioner since 1996 and currently holds a Diplomate (advanced) level certification in CranioSacral Therapy from the Upledger Institute. She is a Clinical Instructor & mentors students enrolled in PT and PTA programs; conducts lectures / presentations for the community and other professionals in CST, Falls Prevention and Vestibular Rehabilitation. Presently, she is a certified instructor with the Upledger institute and teaches CST I & CST for Pediatrics I internationally.
Binaifer works with a mixed population of clients, from newborns to geriatrics, presenting a variety of orthopedic and neurological complaints. In addition to CranioSacral Therapy her treatment approach incorporates various forms of Manual Therapy techniques.
While integrating her CranioSacral work, with a variety of traditional and complementary techniques, she puts a strong emphasis on patient education, and the development of individually designed treatment programs.
Professional Associations / Memberships
American Physical Therapy Association, Michigan Physical Therapy Association, International Association of Healthcare Practitioners, International Alliance of Healthcare Educators