Stittsville Team - Physiotherapists

- 5373 Fernbank Road #6 Stittsville, ON, k2s 0t7 -

 
 
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ERIN TIGHE

Agility Physiotherapy & Sports Injury is owned and operated by Erin Tighe, a licensed physiotherapist originally from the Toronto and Ottawa areas. Erin brings over 15 years of experience in variety of clinical models to the Agility team. She received a Bachelor of Science from the University of Ottawa and a Bachelor of Physical Therapy from the University of Toronto.

Erin’s eight years experience with the Canadian Forces gave her a wealth of treatment experience seldom found in the private sector. The combination of her advanced clinical skills and unique experience benefit her patients by accelerating recovery and shortening their return to full function.

When she is not working or caring for her four children, Erin is a runner, doing a couple of races each year.

post-graduate COURSES

  • Trigger Point Dry Needling (TDN)

  • Active Release Technique (ART)

  • Level II Functional Movement Screening (FMS)

  • Level II Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA)

  • New Trends in the Prevention of Running Injuries;

  • All the McKenzie Diagnosis and Treatment Courses (MDT); and

  • Level III Manual Therapy through the Orthopaedic Division Syllabus of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA);

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ALISON BOUDREAU

Originally from Nova Scotia, Alison brings over 10 years of experience working in clinics, hospitals and rehabilitation centers.

Alison completed her Bachelor's of Science in Kinesiology at Dalhousie University and then her Masters of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Edmonton.

She enjoys working with her clients and assisting them in their recovery from injury.

post-graduate Courses

  • McKenzie Parts A, B, C, D

  • Acupuncture

  • Functional Dry Needling

  • Introductory Vestibular Rehabilitation and Concussion Management

  • Manual Therapy Levels 1 and 2 (upper)

  • Kinesiotaping

  • Soft tissue release

  • Shoulder and core stabilization

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TANNER GERVAIS

Tanner joined the Agility team in 2015. He completed his Master of Science in Physiotherapy at the University of Toronto in 2011 and Bachelor of Kinesiology at McMaster University in 2007.

Tanner has a keen interest in all types of sport and orthopaedic injuries and has experience working with a variety of individual and team sport athletes. He has helped patients rehabilitate following fractures, sprains/strains, reconstructive surgeries and degenerative conditions. Tanner also specializes in the assessment of running injuries and proper technique for his patients to improve performance and facilitate a successful return to activity following injury. He is also a regular guest speaker at the Running Room and offers a professional bike fitting service specializing in the foot/pedal interface through BikeFit Canada. 

Tanner’s treatment philosophy incorporates a functional movement-based approach. He uses manual therapy, acupuncture/dry needling, exercises and education to alleviate dysfunction and optimize the well-being in his patients. Recreationally Tanner is also an avid endurance athlete, notably competing in multiple Boston marathons, the 2016 Ironman Mont-Tremblant, and various trail and ultra distance running races. 

post-graduate COURSES

  • Level 3 of the Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association

  • Contemporary Medical Acupuncture program at McMaster University

  • Kinetacore Level 2 Dry Needling

  • Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA)

  • Functional Movement Screen (FMS)

  • Y-Balance Test certification

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JOANNA MARRIOTT

Joanna has a personal and professional mantra of "stronger is better". She applies this mantra with a compassionate and a client-centred approach, working to help others heal and improve their quality of life.

She received a Bachelor of Kinesiology at McMaster University in 2007 and a Masters of Science in Physiotherapy at Queen's University in 2009.

Joanna has 5 years working experience as a physiotherapist with the Ottawa Police Service, the Canadian Armed Forces and has provided strength coaching, programming and physiotherapy to elite runners, competitive powerlifters and mixed martial artists (MMA).

Interests/Hobbies: Running, cycling, crossfit, reading a good book and avidly following Liverpool Football Club

POST-GRADUATE COURSES

  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist

  • McKenzie Diagnosis and Treatment Part A

  • Active Release Technique

  • New Trends in the Prevention of Running Injuries

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ROB VARETA

Rob completed his BHSc in Kinesiology at UOIT followed by an MSc in Physiotherapy in the U.K in 2016. He believes that movement is the key to rehabilitation. Moving well and confidently can provide a wealth of health benefits and longevity in performing any task you set your mind to.

Rob likes to stay active with team sports such as ice hockey and soccer, additionally, Rob has a passion for snowboarding. Aside from sports, Rob enjoys hiking and backcountry camping to really take in what Canada has to offer.

POST-GRADUATE COURSES

  • Robin McKenzie Institute- MDT Part A: Lumbar Spine

  • Robin McKenzie Institute- MDT Part C: Advanced Lumbar Spine and Lower Extremities

  • Functional Movement Screen (FMS) Level 1 Certificate

  • Concussion Assessment and Management Workshop- Level 1

  • Acupuncture and Dry Needling for Upper and Lower Extremities

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DUSTIN BRU

Dustin is a Physiotherapist who takes great pride in helping people optimize their movement. Dustin is a true believer that improving someone’s movement will aid in their recovery after an injury, help to prevent future injuries and improve their overall performance, function and well-being. MScPT University of Alberta B.B.A University of Regina

Dustin represented Team Saskatchewan at Canada Winter Games and the Allan Cup (Hockey).

He is a 3 Time Academic All-Canadian Athlete Avid golfer and fitness enthusiast.

POST-GRADUATE COURSES

  • ImPACT Trained Concussion Therapist

  • LearnIMS (Dry Needling)

  • SFMA (Selective Functional Movement Assessment)

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ARIANE FECTEAU

Ariane completed her Master of Health Sciences in Physiotherapy at the University of Ottawa after completing her Bachelor's degree in Human Kinetics. After graduation she spent time working in the orthopaedic field gaining experience in assessing and treating various musculoskeletal conditions. She has also treated patients with vestibular and post-concussion symptoms, having completed this training during her masters and after.

Ariane's primary interest when treating individuals is to help them return to their daily function through goal-oriented treatment. She also developed an interest in working with sports related injuries after covering multiple sports events thorughout the years.

In her spare time, Ariane enjoys staying active by training for triathlons, rock climbing, skiing and hiking. She's also been bit by the travel bug!

POST-GRADUATE COURSES

  • McKenzie Part A and C

  • Meridian Health Introduction to Acupuncture

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NADIA VERBANAC

Nadia graduated from Laval University in 1997 with a Bachelor's Degree in Physiotherapy. Originally from the province of Quebec, Nadia worked in different settings such as hospitals and clinics before moving to Ottawa.

Nadia's main goal when treating her patients is to always look at the bigger picture. She likes to think that in order to treat an injury or condition we must also treat the cause(s) behind it. She combines a hands-on approach with exercises to carry on the changes over time. It's the desire of both the therapist and patient to have the issues related to their injury or condition resolved quickly in order to return to everyday life as soon as possible.

In her leisure time, you can can Nadia on different trails and paths surrounding the Ottawa region, partaking in a number of outdoor activities.

post-graduate courses

  • Functional Dry Needling

  • Soft Tissue Release

  • Ring Approach with L.J and Diane Lee

  • Level 3 Manual Therapy