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Cole Harbour Integrated Health Services - pt Health

51 Forest Hills Pkwy, Box 16
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2W 6C6

Hours of Operation

Monday7:00am - 9:00pm
Tuesday7:00am - 9:00pm
Wednesday7:00am - 9:00pm
Thursday7:00am - 9:00pm
Friday7:00am - 8:00pm
SaturdayClosed - Closed
SundayClosed - Closed

Welcome!

Our clinic is open and offering in-person treatment in addition to virtual care. We look forward to seeing you soon.

Our Clinic Team

  • Dr. Ben Murray
    Chiropractor

    Speaks: English

    Dr. Murray holds a Bachelor of Science degree form Dalhousie University. He graduated as a doctor of chiropractic from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in 2008. At graduation, he received several awards for recognition of his skills in clinical diagnosis and radiographic examination.

    Currently, he is enrolled in a Sport Science Residency Program aimed at specializing in Sports Medicine, Injury Prevention, and Conditioning. Dr. Murray has received training in active release techniques (ART), Graston Technique, Thompson technique, Craniosacral Technique, and Sacrooccipital Technique. He also has training as a Sports First Responder.

    Dr. Murray serves as chiropractor during many sporting events including the 2011 Canada Winter Games and the 2009 Canoe Kayak World Championships.



  • Zachary Henderson
    Physiotherapist

    Speaks: English

    Zach is a Physiotherapy graduate from Dalhousie University in 2014. Prior to this, Zach received his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiologisy in 2010 at St. Francis Xavier University. While he has worked primarily in the private healthcare sector, Zach also has experience in the public healthcare system. With over 9 years of clinical experience, Zach comes with exceptional knowledge of injury education and occupational rehabilitation. Zach has volunteered his time with various sporting events within the community of Halifax Regional Municipality. During his free time, Zach can be often found hiking in the woods with his two dogs, Lucy and Lincoln.



  • Calvin Mills
    Physiotherapist

    Speaks: English

    Calvin is a passionate and motivated therapist who believes that movement is the key to living a healthy and successful life. Through empowering the patient to understand proper movement, Calvin believes patients can learn the tools to not only treat their injuries, but can decrease the chances of them happening again. Calvin treats any patients who are motivated to rehabilitate their injuries and focuses on teaching the patient to take control of their injury.

    Calvin’s interests include prevention and rehabilitation of athletic injuries, hip, knee and ankle biomechanics and using exercise as medicine. Calvin graduated from Dalhousie University with a Master's degree in Science - Physiotherapy and also holds a Bachelor of Kinesiology degree from Acadia University.

    Throughout Calvin’s post secondary experience, he has provided athletic trainer coverage for many sporting teams and organizations in Nova Scotia such as: Acadia Men’s Basketball, UKC Women’s Volleyball and Soccer Nova Scotia.



  • Jason Hart
    Massage Therapist

    Speaks: English

    Jason is a registered massage therapist who graduated from Northumberland College of Massage Therapy in July 1999. Prior to this, he received his Bachelor of Arts in Archeology in 1996.

    Mr. Hart has worked at this clinic location for over 24 years and has helped thousands of people with their physical health.

    On a personal level, Jason was a volunteer firefighter in his community for 16 years and enjoys staying physically active through hiking, biking, ball hockey and gym time.



  • Colby McLenaghan
    Massage Therapist

    Speaks: English, French

    Colby grew up in the city of Moncton, NB where he graduated from Eastern College in 2023 with an honors diploma in Massage Therapy.

    He also completed a year of Kinesiology at Dalhousie University before shifting into Massage Therapy.

    While being new to the healthcare world, Colby has many skills in massage therapy including Deep tissue massage, Sports Massage, Basic TMJ massage and is excited to start learning new modalities to further benefit his clients Colby takes pride in making his clients feel comfortable in his care and providing the best possible treatment plan for whatever injuries are present.

    In his free time, Colby enjoys watching and playing various sports as well as being a volunteer coach for various youth sport programs



  • Katlynn Westhaver
    Occupational Therapist

    Speaks: English

    Katlynn graduated from Dalhousie University with a Master in Occupational Therapy in 2019 and a Bachelor in Science of Psychology in 2017.

    She has continued her education by completing Shannon McGuire's level 1 & 2 concussion management workshops, cognitive demands and abilities evaluation training, Neil Pearson's practical applications of pain science workshop, WorkWell Functional Capacity Evaluation certification, prolonged exposure therapy training, accelerated resolution therapy(A.R.T) training, cognitive behavioral therapy training, acceptance and commitment therapy workshops, mental health first aid for both adults and youth, and trauma informed care training. 

    Outside of work, Katlynn enjoys spending time with family and reading.



  • Natasha Trudel
    Physiotherapist

    Speaks: English, French

    Natasha Trudel is a Dalhousie physiotherapy graduate from 2005. Prior to pursuing a career in Physiotherapy, Natasha obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology, also from Dalhousie University. Since graduation, Natasha has been working in private practice and most recently enjoys practicing in her home community.  

    Natasha brings a multifaceted approach to treatment. She has a history of working with people with complex musculoskeletal conditions, Veterans and client’s post surgery. With over 18 years of experience, she works to optimize your health by utilizing self management strategies, education, manual therapy and injury-specific exercise prescription. Natasha is passionate about helping people to reduce pain, recover from their injury and return to the activities they love.  

    Outside of her clinical practice, Natasha enjoys camping.  During the winter, she can easily be found in the rink as a passionate spectator.  She also enjoys watching her hometown Halifax Mooseheads pursue Championships!  



  • Rebecca Shaw
    Social Worker

    Speaks: English

    Rebecca began working with pt Health after completing her Master of Social Work degree in 2021 through Waterloo University, with a focus on the connection between physical and mental health. Rebecca previously completed her Bachelor of Arts, then her Bachelor of Social Work through St. Thomas University.

    Prior to joining the pt Health team, Rebecca worked with Department of Community Services (Nova Scotia) and completed practicums with Prison Fellowship Canada, SchoolsPlus, and Community Services (PEI). She has also completed training in self-regulation, trauma-informed care, and conflict management. Her focuses for counselling include loss and grief, anxiety, trauma, and change adaptation through a strengths-based and solution focused approach.



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Services & Treated Conditions

Acupuncture
Acupuncture
Post-graduate training completed in acupuncture. Acupuncture involves inserting thin, disposable needles into specific acupuncture points throughout the body.
Chiropractic
Chiropractic
Chiropractic services provided by a registered chiropractor.
Concussion care
Concussion Care
Specialty program designed to help address issues that typically develop as a result of a concussion injury. Therapist providing care have post-graduate training in concussion care within their scope of practice.
Exercise Prescription
Exercise Prescription
General exercise and conditioning program offered in clinic or offsite at a gym or home.
Manual & Manipulative Therapy
Manual & Manipulative Therapy
Hands-on treatment approach consisting of graded joint or tissue mobilization and/or manipulation techniques. Foundational manual therapy skills are part of entry to practice training for PTs, DCs and RMTs. Advanced training and credentialing is available in post-graduate areas.
Massage Therapy
Massage Therapy
Massage therapy services provided by a registered massage therapist.
Occupational Therapy
Occupational Therapy
Occupational therapy services provided by a registered occupational therapist.
Orthotics
Orthotics
Custom orthotic, insole and/or footwear services with physician prescription. Services provided by a Pedorthist, Chiropodist/Podiatrist and/or other clinician with post-graduate training in custom foot orthotics including Physiotherapist, Chiropractor, Kinesiologist (funding inquiry or pre-approval may be required for these other clinicians).
Physiotherapy
Physiotherapy
Physiotherapy treatment provided by a registered physiotherapist.
Active Release Technique (ART)
Active Release Technique (ART)
Post-graduate training completed and experience with Active Release Techniques (ART®) soft tissue treatment techniques.
Kinesiology
Kinesiology
Kinesiology treatment services provided by Kinesiologist registered with an association and/or College.
Manual Lymphatic Drainage
Manual Lymphatic Drainage
Therapist with advanced training in gentle, non-invasive manual techniques that help move extra fluid from an area that is swollen into an area where the lymph nodes are working properly. 
Temporomandibular Joint Rehabilitation
Temporomandibular Joint Rehabilitation
Assessment and treatment of issues arising from the Temporomandibular Joint. Typically clinicians will have taken post-graduate training in this area.
Myofascial Release Therapy
Myofascial Release Therapy
Therapist with advanced training in myofascial release manual therapy techniques.
Parkinson's Rehabilitation and LSVT BIG program
Parkinson's Rehabilitation And LSVT BIG Program
Clinician has the specialized skills and/or experience to assess & treat a client with Parkinsons.
Stroke Rehabilitation
Stroke Rehabilitation
Clinician has the specialized skills and/or experience to assess & treat a client who has suffered a stroke.
Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation
Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation
Clinician has the specialized skills and/or experience to assess & treat a client with a moderate or severe traumatic brain injury .
Psychology
Psychology
Psychology treatment provided directly by a registered psychologist.
Psychotherapy
Psychotherapy
Psychotherapy treatment may be provided by any one of the following disciplines; psychologist, psychotherapist, clinical counsellor or social worker.
Pain Management
Pain Management
Multi-disciplinary team of professionals with advanced knowledge, understanding and experience working with patients living with persistent pain. Team consists most often of OT, PT, Kinesiologist/ET and Psychological care provider.
Functional Testing
Functional Testing
Evaluation of an individual's level of function. More customized than an FAE, certification in a standardized protocol preferred but not required.
Work Conditioning/Hardening
Work Conditioning/Hardening
Structured functional program aimed at improving an individual's capabilities to return to work and/or normal daily activities.
Cupping Therapy
Cupping Therapy
Post-graduate training with plastic- or silicone suction cups to treat fascial, myofascial trigger points/restrictions combined with massage techniques and movements.
Comprehensive Cognitive Assessment (CBS)
Comprehensive Cognitive Assessment (CBS)
A comprehensive Cognitive Assessment includes objective clinical evaluation including Cambridge Brain Science (CBS) online cognitive assessment featuring scientifically-validated cognitive tasks in addition to traditional subjective and other objective evaluations of the patient and their function.
McKenzie Method
McKenzie Method
McKenzie Method® of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy® (MDT) is a system of assessment and management for spinal and extremity musculoskeletal disorders. Clinicians trained in the MDT system are able to assess and classify all complaints of the musculoskeletal system. MDT is a comprehensive assessment and management approach based on sound and logical principles that focuses on the patient and their potential to self-manage and recover their previous level of function.
FCAMPT
FCAMPT
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Coverage Options

Your treatment may be partially or fully covered if you have extended health benefits, a worker’s compensation claim, or were injured in a motor vehicle accident.

Coverage options available to you may include:

  • Extended health benefits
  • Worker’s compensation
  • Motor vehicle accident insurance

Please check your coverage in your company’s extended health plan. Please note that for payment, Visa, Mastercard and debit are accepted.

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  • Cole Harbour Integrated Health Services – pt Health directly bills insurance companies for you when possible.
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