Lifemark Physiotherapy Elmsdale

As part of the exciting news that we've joined Lifemark, we have changed our name to Lifemark Physiotherapy Elmsdale. Our name might be different, but we're in the same location and you can still expect the same high quality rehabilitation services and support by the same group of clinicians.
32 Park Rd, Unit 4, Elmsdale, Nova Scotia B2S 2L2
To book an appointment, call 902-883-7903 or visit Lifemark Physiotherapy Elmsdale.

32 Park Rd, Unit 4
Elmsdale, Nova Scotia B2S 2L2

Hours of Operation

Monday:09:00 AM-08:00 PM
Tuesday:11:00 AM-08:00 PM
Wednesday:09:00 AM-08:00 PM
Thursday:09:00 AM-08:00 PM
Friday:08:00 AM-05:00 PM

In-person treatment available

Virtual Care treatment available

Welcome! Our clinic is open and offering in-person treatment in addition to Virtual Care services. Please note that enhanced measures are in place to ensure the health and safety of our patients and staff. View our virtual tour video so you know what to expect at your next appointment.

"The staff at Elmsdale Integrated Health Services are very professional, knowledgeable and friendly. They go out of their way to do what they can to get you feeling better. I would definitely recommend their services."

Linda D - Google Review

"This establishment had wonderful staff and great service with smiles. The atmosphere was welcoming. I would return to this location. I would also recommend this place to others."

Tanya J - Google Review

Our Clinic Team

  • Drew Martinow
    Chiropractor - BKIN, DC, FRC Mobility Specialist, Acupuncture Provider

    Speaks: English
    Dr. Drew Martinow started his passion for healthy living while playing competitive basketball and baseball in his hometown of Simcoe, Ontario. Dr. Martinow went on to achieve his Bachelors of Kinesiology with Honours and First Class Standing from Brock University in St. Catherine’s Ontario. He worked with the varsity Cross-country and Track and Field teams as a student athletic therapist helping them to stay healthy throughout their season. He then pursued his chiropractic education at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto, Ontario and graduated in 2019. He enjoys staying as active as possible through hiking, various sports and weight lifting. Dr. Martinow offers diversified manual adjusting, soft tissue therapy, functional acupuncture, kin tape and rehab. His goal is to keep his patients as active as possible so they can continue to enjoy the things they love.

  • Dan McDonald
    Physiotherapist - BSc(Hons) Physiotherapy, Master of Manual Therapy, Certified in Gunn IMS

    Speaks: English
    Dan brings to the pt Health team a wide range of experiences and skills that will help his patients achieve the most from their physiotherapy experience. As a therapist Dan is passionate about helping individuals achieve their rehab goals using active rehabilitation complemented by evidence based therapies. Outside of work Dan is a competitive mountain biker and triathlete. This understanding of training and dealing with athletic injuries helps provide exceptional results for his patients. Originally, Dan undertook his physiotherapy training in the UK (2001), he later completed a master's degree in manual therapy at the University of Western Australia (2007). He also has further training orthopaedic medicine (UK), occupational health and safety (BCIT), and is trained in Gunn Intramuscular Stimulation ( As a clinician Dan has managed hospital orthopaedic outpatient departments, worked with professional athletes and worked as an on-site physio for the two largest coal resources companies in the world. For 10 years Dan has owned and operated 4 clinics in British Columbia but is now happy to call Nova Scotia home.

  • Amy McQuillan
    Massage Therapist - RMT/R.Ac

    Speaks: English
  • Meghan MacLeod
    Occupational Therapist - BKIN, MSc(OT)

    Speaks: English
    Meghan MacLeod graduated with a Bachelor of Kinesiology from Acadia University in 2011. After graduation she worked as a research assistant and retail in Halifax. Her interest in human wellness and overall health drew her to Occupational Therapy and she returned to school and graduated with a Master’s of Science in Occupational Therapy in 2016. She is now a practising Occupational Therapist at multiple pt Health locations across Nova Scotia. Meghan’s primary focuses are initial occupational therapy assessments, return to work (RTW) planning, job site visits, home assessments, and ergonomic assessments. Additionally, Meghan is training in Matheson Functional Capacity Evaluations (FCEs), both 1-Day and 2-Day. Meghan is passionate about engaging in daily occupation as a means to live your best life. Her hobbies include running, teaching spin classes, cooking, and spending time with family and friends.

  • Ryan George
    Occupational Therapist - MSc(OT), BKin (Hons.)

    Speaks: English
    Ryan is a passionate and energetic Occupational Therapist who strives to maximize individual’s full potential through use of evidence-based practice and holistic treatment approaches. Ryan believes that using the latest in clinical knowledge and letting clients feel empowered in their own health will provide the best possible outcomes to reach their dreams/goals and participate in what is meaningful for them. Prior moving to Halifax to become an occupational therapist, he was highly experienced in office ergonomic assessments/education to ensure joint health and prevent work-related musculoskeletal injuries through his exercise science background. Ryan’s other clinical interests include upper extremity rehabilitation, durable medical equipment prescription, return-to-work and chronic pain management. Ryan holds a master’s degree in Occupational Therapy from Dalhousie University and a Bachelor of Kinesiology degree with honors and co-operate experience from Memorial University of Newfoundland. Ryan is also certified in a variety of continuing education courses including hand therapy and telehealth services and continues to make gains in his professional development. When Ryan is not working, you can find him in the pool, going to spin classes and hiking throughout Nova Scotia.

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"I have been going to physiotherapy for the last couple weeks and they have been extremely helpful. I notice the the staff seem to really enjoy their jobs. Everyone is part of the team and they seem to have a lot of fun while helping people. It is nice to be getting better in an environment that feels happy and healthy!"

Loralee H - Google Review

"I came here for a massage, I was in A LOT of pain, could barely walk or stand, the massage therapist there was able to help me start to feel relief in one session, she was knowledgeable, friendly, kind & caring. Great experience. I would definitely recommend the staff & services here. Excellent job. :)"

Erin H - Google Review

Services & Treated Conditions

photograph of a physiotherpist performing 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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Chiropractic Care
Chiropractors provide diagnosis, treatment & preventive care for spine, pelvis, nervous system & joints to help patients find relief from back/neck pain, headaches, arthritis.
photograph of a massage therapist performing deep tissue massage therapy
Massage Therapy
Help reduce pain, improve motion & health with a variety of massage techniques including relaxation, therapeutic, sports injury, deep tissue & trigger point.
photograph of a physiotherapist performing dry needing acupuncture
Acupuncture therapy has shown to be an effective treatment for both acute and chronic pain, sciatica, arthritis and headaches.
Virtual Care
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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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Ergonomic/Work Station Assessments
Many neck, shoulder, wrist and low back issues can be traced to poor workstation ergonomics. Clinicians identify and correct problems in work area design that lead to fatigue, injury or illness.
photograph of an occupational therapist performing a functional abilities evaluation
FAE is used to determine an employee’s functional abilities and physical fitness before returning to work post injury. FAE compares current performance levels to the daily demands of the job.
photograph of an occupational therapist performing therapy on seniors to help prevent muscle loss
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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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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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.
photograph of a woman with a clicking, popping, painful jaw due to TMD
Get relief from jaw pain, clicking, restriction, and locking. TMJ physiotherapy aims to reduce swelling, muscle spasms, and pain while restoring function and addressing underlying causes.
photograph of a physiotherapist performing conditioning exercises on an injured worker
Work Conditioning / Hardening
Return to work post-injury with confidence. This program focuses on physical conditioning to address issues of strength, endurance, flexibility, motor control and cardiac function.
Mechanical Traction
Mechanical spinal traction is a form of decompression therapy that relieves pressure on the spine. It is most commonly used to treat herniated discs, bone spurs, degenerative disc disease, facet disease, sciatica, stenosis, and pinched nerves by temporarily counteracting the force of gravity.
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"Friendly, professional staff, great advice for personal exercise and wellness to avoid having to come back! My go-to place for chiro, massage therapy, and physiotherapy."

Tyler H - Google Review

"Staff is GREAT they work closely with you while trying to help with your injury. I go there every day. They, along with the other patients, have become my second family."

Wayne B - Google Review

Clinic Location & Gallery

Coverage Options

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

Direct Billing

  • Lifemark Physiotherapy Elmsdale directly bills insurance companies for you when possible.
    Call for details.
  • Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Parking

    • General Parking