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Cowie Hill Physiotherapy - pt Health

Hours of Operation

Monday:08:00 AM-07:00 PM
Tuesday:08:00 AM-07:00 PM
Wednesday:08:00 AM-07:00 PM
Thursday:08:00 AM-07:00 PM
Friday:09:00 AM-06:00 PM
Saturday:Closed
Sunday:Closed

"A great help for me in recovering from my knee surgery, and the staff at reception are very friendly. I would definitely recommend this physio clinic."

Jacob D - Google Review

"This whole group really cares about their patients. They listen, heal and most importantly, know you as an individual. It truly does make all the difference!"

Carol E - Google Review

Services & Treated Conditions

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Physiotherapy
Physiotherapists diagnose, treat & provide preventive care to ease pain, increase strength and improve range of motion. Therapies may include exercise, manipulation, stretching, soft tissue massage, ultrasound, electrotherapy or acupuncture.
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Massage Therapy
Help reduce pain, improve motion & health with a variety of massage techniques including relaxation, therapeutic, sports injury, deep tissue & trigger point.
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Acupuncture
Acupuncture therapy has shown to be an effective treatment for both acute and chronic pain, sciatica, arthritis and headaches.
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Arthritis Management
Personalized arthritis therapy to help you better manage pain, adopt exercise techniques, follow healthy eating guidelines, prevent fatigue, protect joints, and use assistive devices.
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Compression Garments
Increase blood circulation with compression stocking, sock or hosiery therapy. Effective for people with poor circulation, swelling or who stand for long periods.
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Custom Bracing
Professionally fit, or custom braces support uneven & unstable joints, working to align joints, increase movement & remove instability.
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Occupational Therapy
Occupational therapy focuses on psycho-social, community & environmental factors that influence function, aiding people so that they can participate in daily tasks.
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Orthotics
Orthotics correct poor foot biomechanics by supporting the foot, bones & joints, correcting dysfunction, improving strength, relieving lower back pain.
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Children's Physiotherapy
Tailored to the unique physiology of children and their changing bodies, pediatric or children’s physiotherapy is customized and dedicated care for children 3 years and above.
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Psychology
The application of psychology support to help you set expectations, overcome emotional barriers to success, and improve your daily functioning.
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Sports Injury Rehabilitation
Custom treatment plans to help athletes effectively treat pain and return to normal function. Beneficial to those with ACL injuries, meniscus or rotator cuff tears, sprains/strains, tendonitis and more.

Our Clinic Team


  • Nagi Mikhail
    Physiotherapy Support Personnel

    Speaks: English
    Nagi was born and raised in Egypt, moving to Canada in 2009, he did the international baccalaureate program in high school and graduated from Dalhousie University with a Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology in 2016. Nagi is fluent in English, Arabic, French and Spanish, and he enjoys reading, travelling and sleeping. He also enjoys playing sports such as soccer, football, table tennis and working out. Nagi is a strong believer in the role of exercise in the rehabilitation of various injuries. He is also certified in levels 1 and 2 in kinesio-taping. Nagi plans on furthering his education in a field relevant to healthcare.

  • Sarah Byrne
    Physiotherapist - MSc PT, BSc Kin (Honors)

    Speaks: English
    Originally from Corner Brook, Newfoundland, Sarah completed her Bachelor of Kinesiology Co-operative (Honors) in 2015 in St. John’s, NL at Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador. Sarah then moved to Halifax to complete her Master of Science in Physiotherapy at Dalhousie University. As a new graduate of the 2017 Physiotherapy class Sarah is excited and eager to begin her career as a physiotherapist with the PT Health teams at both Cowie Hill Physiotherapy and Forest Hills Physiotherapy. Sarah is passionate about healthy ageing and has a special interest in working and completing further courses in geriatrics, falls prevention, movement impairments and animal rehab. When not studying Sarah enjoys skiing, volleyball, hiking, and spending time with her fiancé and two dogs Mya and Molson.

  • Rebecca Whynot
    Occupational Therapist

    Speaks: English
    Rebecca graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Dalhousie University in 2007. She took a few years off to work before returning to school to complete her Master of Science in Occupational Therapy in 2012. After graduation, Rebecca moved to rural Newfoundland to work for a few months before joining the pt Health team in October 2012. Rebecca is excited to be back home completing Job Site Analysis, Job Site visits, Ergonomic Assessments, functional testing, return to work planning, and wheelchair assessments for pt Health. Although she enjoys all aspects of her job, Rebecca's main area of interest is seniors' health and wellness.

  • Holly Muirhead
    Registered Massage Therapist

    Speaks: English
    Holly graduated with honours from ICT Northumberland College with a diploma in the field of Massage Therapy. During her schooling, she took courses on Myofascial Release, Suikodo, and Reflexology. In treatments, she integrates this knowledge with Swedish Massage, as well as using trigger-point release therapy, stretching & strengthening, joint mobilizations, and deep tissue massage to provide an effective treatment plan for each client. Holly enjoys inspiring her client’s self-care through education of how their body works, and providing helpful instruction for home care exercises. Holly believes that everyone can benefit from massage, and is adaptable to be able to meet each client where they are, providing the opportunity for open communication to find the best route of wellness for every situation.

  • George Cernan
    Physiotherapist

    Speaks: English, Slovak
    George is a 2006 graduate from Dalhousie School of Physiotherapy. His treatment approach is a combination of manual therapy, exercise prescription and education, ensuring that his patients are involved in their own rehabilitation. George continues to enhance his clinical skills through post graduate courses in manual therapy, low back disorders, movement impairments, acupuncture, and Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization. Outside of work he enjoys hiking, running and playing the piano. George has most recently completed both the Arthritis Society's Getting a Grip on Arthritis® osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis education program.

  • Lori-Lynn Hill
    Registered Massage Therapist

    Speaks: English
    Lori-Lynn Hill is a Registered Massage Therapist and is an honours graduate of the 2200-hour Massage Therapy program at The Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy. She is a member of the Massage Therapy Association of Nova Scotia and has been practicing massage therapy since 2004. She specializes in therapeutic massage therapy that includes techniques such as Swedish massage, myofascial release, trigger point therapy, muscle energy techniques, pregnancy massage and Remedial exercise. Additional courses have been taken to expand her scope of deep systemic tissue therapy. She is a passionate and devoted practitioner who will strive to see positivity gained both physically and mentally by her clients and in all aspects of her profession and as a result has an extensive following of clientele. Lori-Lynn Hill has worked and served this community in which she was raised since graduating and feels honored and proud to continue to be a part of it.

  • Kimberley MacPherson McBride
    Patient Coordinator

    Speaks: English
    Kim has spent many years working in customer service and health care. After returning to school in 2011, Kim obtained her Medical Office Administration Diploma, with honours. Since September 2012, Kim has enjoyed being a part of the ptHealth team/family. Working with informative providers, who care about others wellbeing, has motived her in living a healthier life style. Growing up on the out skirts of Halifax, fueled Kim’s love for the ocean and outdoors. Many of her interests include music, writing, camping and ATVing. When not at work you will see Kim with her children and family.

  • Vanessa McColl
    Psychologist

    Speaks: English
    Vanessa is from Windsor, Ontario. In 2008, she graduated from the University of Windsor with a Bachelor’s in Psychology with Thesis, with Distinction. Upon completing this degree, she moved to Nova Scotia to complete her Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology at Acadia University and graduated in 2010. She completed her practicum in clinical assessment and internship in psychotherapy at Annapolis Valley Health (AVH) Adult Community Mental Health Services in Kentville, NS. Vanessa provides psychotherapy for adults for a wide variety of issues (e.g., anxiety, mood disorders, assertiveness, personal growth, etc.). She specializes in treating clients who have been injured, have chronic pain, or have other significant health problems. She has also expanded her knowledge base to include training in trauma-based therapy such as Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR).

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Clinic Overview

 

Cowie Hill Physiotherapy - pt Health

Cowie Hill Physiotherapy - pt Health is an interdisciplinary physiotherapy and rehabilitation facility located on Shoreham Lane between Cowie Hill and Melville Cove, Halifax.

We welcome patients of all ages and treat many different conditions with a variety of services. In addition to physiotherapy and massage therapy, we offer acupuncture, arthritis management, compression garments, custom bracing, occupational therapy, orthotics, children's physiotherapy, psychology and sports rehabilitation.
Specialization Services
We are also proud to provide our patients with a range of additional areas in which our clinicians specialize, including:

  • Senior’s health and wellness
  • Ergonomic assessments
  • Return-to-work planning
  • Wheelchair assessments
  • Swedish massage
  • Trigger-point release therapy
  • Manual therapy
  • Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization

Coverage Options

  • Motor Vehicle Accident Insurance
  • Health Benefit Plan
  • Government Insurance
  • Work Injury Insurance
  • Self Pay (Cash/Debit/Credit/Cheque)
  • No Obligation

Direct Billing

  • Cowie Hill Physiotherapy – pt Health directly bills insurance companies for you when possible.
    Call for details.
  • How to Find Us

  • Our clinic is located at 15 Shoreham Lane in the cozy neighbourhood of Cowie Hill. Find us just off of Herring Cove Road, right next to the Melville Lodge. Parking is available in a lot attached to our building. Get Directions
  • Languages Spoken

  • English, Slovak
  • Parking

    • General Parking
    Book Your Appointment
    15 Shoreham Lane, Suite 213
    Halifax, Nova Scotia B3P 2R3
    CA
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    15 Shoreham Lane, Suite 213
    Halifax, Nova Scotia B3P 2R3
    CA
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    Fill out the form below to request your physiotherapy appointment.

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    15 Shoreham Lane, Suite 213
    Halifax, Nova Scotia B3P 2R3
    CA
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