Jess is a Physiotherapy Resident who believes it is important to give her patients the tools and support they require to live their best lives. She completed her MSc in Physiotherapy at Glasgow Caledonian University in Scotland after attending Queen’s University where she obtained a BSc specializing in Biology and Psychology.
Upon graduating, Jess spent 2 years at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in Liverpool, England, where she worked as a pediatric physiotherapist. In England Jess focused on specialist pediatric training in areas such as knee and lower limb rehabilitation, aquatic physiotherapy, chest management, post-op intensive rehabilitation, and general rehabilitation. Since returning to Canada she has expanded her practice to include patients from all walks of life and with a variety of conditions.
Jess enjoys using a combination of manual therapy, exercises, and education to help her patients achieve their goals. Whether the goal is to be able to complete every-day errands without being in pain, or train for a sporting event, Jess will work hard to help her patients achieve their goals. She uses her skills and training to work with clients to develop a program that fits their lifestyle and helps them manage their condition or injury.
She has completed several post-graduate course including;
- Foundational Aquatic Therapy – Part 1
- The Pain Truth Certification
- Heart Wise Exercise Training Certification
- Level 1 Pilates Mat Work Instructor designation with the Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute
- OTAGO fall prevention training
- Aquatic physiotherapy training through the Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in Liverpool, England,
In her spare time, Jess enjoys keeping active by playing tennis, spin, running, and reading. Jess is also an avid traveler, who has been around the world and has lots of fun stories from all the places she has visited.