Melanie, a 2006 masters graduate of Queen’s University, is a Registered member of the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario. She has completed postgraduate training in manual therapy, integrated systems model, acupuncture, myofascial release, kinesotaping, arthritis and cardiac rehabilitation.
Melanie has worked in both the public and private sector and has worked in Bancroft since 2008. She loves the challenge of determining the root cause of each individual’s condition and treats with a holistic approach. She has taught mobility and biomechanics courses and initiated the local cardiac rehabilitation program. Melanie resides with her husband and two young boys in Bancroft, her home town. She is pleased to offer unique physiotherapy services to the area.
With extensive experience in exercise and active lifestyle promotion, Emilie enjoys helping her patients get back to what they love most. Whether it is returning to golf, motor sports, or simply climbing the stairs, Emilie believes all goals are important and valuable. With experience in a wide variety of musculoskeletal conditions, she guides patients through minor sprains and strains or helps build resiliency to strengthen out of long-term pain.
Emilie also has an interest in working with patients with neurological conditions such as stroke, spinal cord injury, and multiple sclerosis. She has refined her skills in this area through her time at both the acute stroke rehab unit and as well as a community-based exercise facility for people with physical disabilities.
Emilie graduated from Queen’s University with a Master of Science in Physical Therapy, and from University of Victoria with a BSc in Kinesiology. Outside of work, Emilie enjoys downhill and cross-country skiing, hiking, camping, and travelling.
Certified Physiotherapy Assistant
Jaclyn graduated from Sir Sandford Fleming College in 2001 as a certified Physiotherapist and Occupational Therapist Assistant. She has vast experience with private, public and long term care settings and prides herself on quality of care and the role she plays in helping patients achieve their full potential.
Jaclyn considers herself lucky to have been employed in the community which she grew up in and to be able to give something back to it. She lives locally with her husband and daughter and enjoys partaking in all the area has to offer.
With over 20 years of customer service in the Bancroft area, Edith is well known for her helpful nature and sunny disposition. With backgrounds in accounting, purchasing, and sales, Edith works as a Receptionist/Physiotherapy Aide and is a huge asset to the PhysioNorth team.
Edith was born in Bancroft where she and her husband raised their two daughters. She finds sincere pleasure in life when helping others and spending time with her grandchildren.
Alex is a masters graduate of Kinesiology from Lakehead University. With 8 years of post-graduate schooling, Alex has an extensive background in exercise physiology and cardiac/respiratory rehab. Alex is a huge asset to PhysioNorth as she combines her high level of skill with superb patient care.
Alex resides with her spouse and growing family and is happy to begin her career in her hometown. Alex has a spirit for adventure and travel and always enjoys spending time with friends and family. Never pass up an opportunity to eat baked goods from Alex’s kitchen as baking is one of her exceptional talents.
Victoria graduated from the Occupational Therapist Assistant and Physiotherapist Assistant program at Sir Sandford Fleming College in 2020. In 2018, she graduated with Honours from the Fitness and Health Promotion program also at Sir Sandford Fleming College. Over her 4 years of school Victoria has gained a vast array of knowledge, skills and experiences which benefit her in her role of Physiotherapist Assistant. Victoria’s goal in her role as a PTA is to make a difference in the lives of others, to continue growing professionally and to uphold the highest quality of client-centered care.
Victoria is pleased to be employed in her hometown. In her free time she enjoys hunting, fishing, photography and spending time with friends and family.
Patrick completed his Kinesiology degree from Western University in London, ON and later became a certified Pedorthist. Patrick has treated many elite and competitive athletes for foot and lower limb injuries. He uses specialized assessment techniques to custom fabricate the best and most appropriate orthotics for his patients, based upon each individual’s needs and functional level.
Patrick, a Bancroft native, is a long-distance runner, finishing in the top 30 runners at Half-Marathon events in Ottawa, London and Toronto. He is a true outdoorsman who in his spare time loves kayaking, hunting, fishing, and anything that lets him be in nature.
We are pleased to have Patrick join our PhysioNorth team and provide a needed service to the community.