Natalie holds a Master degree of Physiotherapy from Dalhousie University and a Bachelor degree of Kinesiology from Acadia University. Graduating from Dalhousie University in 2015, Natalie received instruction from premier practitioners from across Canada with the latest evidence-based rehabilitation methods.
Natalie graduated from Acadia with honors through research in exercise prescription and chronic disease for the Diabetes Care Program of Nova Scotia and Canadian Diabetes Association. At Dalhousie, she shifted her focus to sports medicine and the development of high-intensity strength conditioning programs for the prevention of athletic injury.
Originally from a small French town in Nova Scotia, Natalie is completely bilingual in English and French. Adopting an active lifestyle at a young age lead her to pursue a career in wellness and human movement. Natalie has a competitive history in amateur figure skating and interuniversity cross-country running. She is also an experienced figure skating coach and has worked as a therapist with Skate Canada at national and international competitions.
Her clinical practice is a broad scope of orthopaedic, musculoskeletal, neurologic and cardiopulmonary physiotherapy, including the treatment and management of:
Chronic & persistent pain conditions
Movement impairment syndromes
Pre- and post-operative rehabilitation
Acquired brain injuries
Vestibular and dizziness disorders
Motor vehicle accident injuries
Natalie believes that knowledge is key in helping clients. She will take time to help you understand what your body is experiencing. Her therapeutic approach will increase your confidence and ability to manage your symptoms. She uses a combination of manual therapy, exercise prescription and electro-modalities to see results, including:
Active muscle-energy techniques
Joint mobilization and manipulation
Mobilization with movement
Dynamic neuromuscular stabilization
Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation (NMES)
Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS) and Functional Dry Needling
Interferential Current (IFC)