Physio Solutions Team

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Natalie St-Denis (Popkie)

Physiotherapist

 

Natalie St-Denis combines her knowledge and experience treating physical tissues with the emotional connection that impacts the pain experience.  By exploring the thoughts and emotions that present themselves physically in the body, the patient achieves a greater understanding of persistent pain in order to begin regaining control and to achieve meaningful goals. 

Online booking for Natalie is only available for Mind and Body sessions.  Her existing patients can call to book appointments.

Natalie is a 2004 Magna Cum Laude graduate of the University of Ottawa.  She is currently completing her Masters in Counselling Psychology with Yorkville University.  

 

Her continuing education courses include:

-          Myofascial Release 1, 2, and Fascial Pelvis

-          McKenzie Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy A, B, and C

-          Certified Level 1; Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute

-          Certified Level 1 Manual Therapy

Natalie is also a pelvic physiotherapist and can treat pelvic pain and incontinence in men, women, and children.  Courses include:

-          Pelvic Health Solutions Level 1,2, and 3

-          Pregnancy and the Pelvic Floor

-          Male Pelvic Health Masterclass

-          Pediatric Pelvic Floor
 

 

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Sophie-Anne Therrien

Physiotherapist

Sophie-Anne graduated from a Master’s degree in Physiotherapy at the University of Ottawa, where she also obtained her bachelor’s degree in Human Kinetics. Sophie-Anne believes in offering one-on-one physiotherapy services in order to provide the best quality of care. This is done through a combination of education, manual therapy and specific therapeutic exercises, which she believes are the key factors in regaining full potential.

 

Her continuing education courses include:

-          Motivational Interviewing

-          Manual therapy Level 1 - CPA Orthopaedic Division

-          MDT McKenzie Method Part A

 

Sophie-Anne has a particular interest in pelvic floor dysfunctions such as pelvic pain, pre-natal and post-partum issues, diastasis recti, urinary incontinence in both men and women, and much more. She has taken many courses to help her patients empower themselves and reach their highest functioning level. These courses include:

 

-          Holistic Treatment of the Pregnant Body

-          Holistic Treatment of the Postpartum Body

-          Paediatric Incontinence and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

-          Innovative Exercise for the Sensitive Nervous System

-          Female and Male Pelvic Pain Level II/III

-          Incontinence Level 1

-          Trauma and the pelvic floor

 

In her spare time, Sophie-Anne loves outdoors activities such as hiking, cross-country skiing and camping. She looks forward to assisting you through your journey to recovery, in both French or English.

 

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Andrew Veley
Physiotherapist

Andrew obtained his master’s degree in Physiotherapy from the University of Toronto in 2021. He also graduated from Brock University with a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology. Andrew believes in the person being at the centre of their recovery journey. He uses exercise, education, and manual therapy to help people achieve their goals and enjoy the activities they love to the fullest.

 

In Andrew’s spare time, he enjoys running, hiking, hockey, and playing the guitar. He was born and raised in Temiskaming Shores and is excited to be back in his home town.


 

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Carol Elliott

Receptionist/Assistant

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Ethan Evans

Registered Kinesiologist

Physiotherapy Assistant

Ethan graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a BA in kinesiology with honors. He has emergency first responder training and has worked as an Athletic Therapist for varsity baseball and professional basketball teams. His passion for rehabilitation has been supported by his work at the Fowler Kennedy Sport Medicine Clinic in London, Ontario. Ethan is also a registered kinesiologist with the College of Kinesiologists of Ontario. His comprehensive experience in rehabilitation and ability to work well under pressure is an asset to our patients.

 

Carole is an energetic and enthusiastic member of the team. She works closely with Ethan and greets evening clients with professionalism and kindness.