Meet The Team
Jenny is a local who graduated from the University of Ottawa with a Bachelor of Science and an Honours specialization in Human Kinetics. She then took her education overseas, where she obtained a Masters in Physiotherapy from Kings College, London. During that time, she gained clinic research experience by completing a graduate dissertation on the use of neuromodulatory agents as rehabilitation adjuncts in the post stroke population. Jenny has experience working with high level athletes, such as the Ottawa RedBlacks and 67's, as well as the experience in geriatrics and the community care setting. She has completed courses in the management of acute concussion and post-concussion syndrome. She has also completed specialized training in pelvic floor rehabilitation and is currently rostered to assess and rehabilitate pelvic musculature.
Kelsey was born and raised in Cornwall. She first obtained a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from Wilfrid Laurier University followed by a Master of Science in Physiotherapy from Queen’s University. She has been a physiotherapist since 2012 and has been working at the Cornwall Community Hospital since graduating. With almost a decade of experience in acute care and rehabilitation, Kelsey is now expanding her role to see clients in their own homes. She often works with post-surgical patients, patients who have chronic health and neurological conditions, and those with dizziness and impaired balance. Kelsey has a positive attitude and believes in functional recovery by promoting independence in everyday activities.
Julia, a Long Sault native, is very eager to begin her career in Physiotherapy. Inspired by others in the field, she first completed her Honours Bachelor of Science in Human Kinetics at the University of Ottawa. Then, wanting to continue her studies in French, Julia opted to stay in the nation’s capital to obtain her Master’s of Health Science in Physiotherapy. Having completed five clinical placements as part of her studies, Julia discovered she has a keen interest in treating patients with neurological disorders such as, spinal cord injuries and strokes. She also acquired Level 1 in Manual therapy, training which helps to identify and treat a wide range of injuries.
Maryse graduated from the University of Ottawa in 1998 with a Bachelor of Health sciences in physiotherapy. She is a bilingual physiotherapist who worked for the CCAC for 9 years and has been working at the Winchester District Memorial Hospital since 2008. She has experience working with the geriatric population as well as in cardiac rehab. She is married and a mother of 2 beautiful daughters. Maryse is now expanding her role to see clients in their homes once again. She believes in living a healthy lifestyle and strives to help her patients achieve their goals and improve their quality of life.
Born and raised in Cornwall, Ryan graduated from Bishop’s University with a Bachelor of Science majoring in Biology. He completed graduate studies in Scotland, where he pursued a Master of Research in Sport Biomechanics and Rehabilitation at the University of Dundee, as well as a Master of Science in Physiotherapy at Glasgow Caledonian University. Throughout his studies in Scotland, Ryan was engaged with lacrosse as a player, coach and student physiotherapist with the Scottish national Student, Box and Field lacrosse teams.
Ryan is looking forward to working alongside members of his community and helping them maximize their abilities. Ryan is happy to work with a diverse group of patients, including those who have undergone recent surgeries, affected by chronic health conditions, or coping with acute injuries or accidents.
Sophie graduated the University of Ottawa with a Bachelor of Science and an Honours specialization in Human Kinetics. She went on to pursue a career as a Kinesiologist and has found a passion for creating home based exercise programs to help treat and prevent injury and disease. Sophie also works as a Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner in Ottawa where she can combine her knowledge in rehabilitation and love for animals. In her spare time you can find Sophie gardening with her dog and mini pig or biking around the gravel roads of Glengarry.
Susan was born and raised in Brockville. She completed her Masters of Physical Therapy at Western University in 2007. She has over a decade of experience working in the community and long-term care. She is also a lab instructor for the Physiotherapy program at Queen's University. She enjoys working with older adults, with a focus on maintaining their functional independence and falls prevention, via mobility training and exercise therapy. She is looking forward to working with adults in the Brockville and surrounding area.
When she's not working, you will find Susan homeschooling her two children, spending time in nature, growing food in her garden or enjoying family time at her cottage.
Caroline was born and raised in New Brunswick. She decided to take a leap of faith, leave the beautiful East Coast, and study Nutrition Science at the University of Ottawa. She has been working at the Cornwall Community Hospital for almost 10 years, where she gained experience supporting patients recovering from surgery, heart condition and stroke. Over the past 3 years, she has found a passion in helping people who have Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. She is a Certified Diabetes Educator and Insulin Pump Trainer. Her main goal is to help people live a healthy life by having a positive relationship with food, while maintaining a balanced lifestyle.
Melissa is a bilingual Cornwall local! She pursued her studies at La Cité Collégiale as a physiotherapist assistant and an occupational therapist assistant, and graduated in 2017. She has been working for the past 3 years at the Cornwall Community Hospital with rehab, surgical and medical patients. She has now expanded her horizons and she is looking forward to helping others in her community in the comfort of their own home! Her enthusiastic and smiling personality will contribute in improving their strength and balance all while gaining their independence.
Physical Education Specialist
Sean is a local from Cornwall, with an Honours degree in Physical Education from The University of Ottawa and a Bachelor of Education from Queens University. After completing his teaching degree, he worked as a physical education teacher for 25 years. Over the years, he spent much of his time coaching sports such as track and field, football, and volleyball. Sean now brings his knowledge of physical education to the family business, In-home Therapeutics.
Brenda is a local from Cornwall, Ontario. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and Bachelor of Education from Queens University. She worked as a teacher for 25 years in Avonmore before retiring. She now works as an administrator for In-home Therapeutics doing scheduling and billing.