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pt Health Physiotherapy Amherst

Services: Physiotherapy, Massage Therapy, Acupuncture View All Services
Address: 150 Robert Angus Dr, Suite 200 Amherst, Nova Scotia B4H 4R7 CA View Full Map
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Clinic Overview

Hours of Operation

Monday:09:00 AM-08:00 PM
Tuesday:09:00 AM-08:00 PM
Wednesday:09:00 AM-08:00 PM
Thursday:09:00 AM-08:00 PM
Friday:08:00 AM-02:00 PM
Saturday:Closed
Sunday:Closed

Coverage Options

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

Languages Spoken

English

Parking

  • General Parking

Our Services

Our services are covered by most extended health insurance companies. Not sure if you're covered? No problem. We can help you find out. Just call us at (902) 660-3385
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Physiotherapy
Custom physiotherapy treatment plans include therapies such as exercise, manipulation, stretching, soft tissue massage, ultrasound electrotherapy or acupuncture.
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.
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Acupuncture
Acupuncture therapy has shown to be an effective treatment for pain (acute and chronic), sciatica, arthritis, headaches, digestive problems, abdominal problems.
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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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Chronic Condition Management
Manage chronic conditions like diabetes, COPD, emphysema, metabolic syndrome, high blood pressure, pain, heart disease, arthritis, fibromyalgia, osteoporosis.
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Neurological Rehabilitation
Neuro rehab uses specific therapeutic exercises to improve balance, coordination, strength, flexibility, cardiovascular function and mood following life altering injuries like spinal injury or brain damage.
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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.
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TMJ/ 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.
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Counselling
In clinic counselling services help you overcome emotional barriers and difficulties experienced throughout your rehabilitation process.

Learn more about our services here.

About pt Health Physiotherapy Amherst

Serving Brookdale, Upper Nappan, Hastings and Amherst Residents since 2010

At pt Health Physiotherapy Amherst, you can expect a different kind of care. Because at pt Health, we take an interdisciplinary approach, that means our teams of physiotherapists, massage therapists, registered counselling therapist and support personnel work together to help you be the best version of yourself. At pt Health, we address your concerns, create custom treatment plans, and work with you to set rehabilitation goals. We understand that every person is different and that our care must be patient centred to ensure our rehabilitation programs are sensible, help patients live pain-free, and most of all, achieve their rehabilitation goals.

 

About our Clinicians

Meet Our Physiotherapists, Massage Therapists, Registered Counselling Therapist, and Support Personnel

We pride ourselves in offering the best care possible in a welcoming and supportive space. Our diverse and skilled team of physiotherapists, massage therapists, registered counselling therapist and support personnel, work together, each bringing their unique clinical insight to every patient. So, whether you are looking for therapy to improve your mental health, want to try acupuncture for pain relief, or want to relax with massage therapy, we’re here to help.

Planning Your Visit

Payment and Insurance Coverage Options

Most extended health benefits plans cover our services; if you have dental coverage you most likely have physiotherapy coverage as well. Extended health benefits plans typically cover 80-100% of our fee for service. Not only that, our team is happy to help you navigate insurance for most insurers including HPB Insurance, Medavie Blue Cross, Manulife, and Great West Life. In addition to direct insurance billing, we accept Visa, Mastercard, debit, direct deposit, personal cheques, and cash payments.

No Obligation Appointment Consultations

We understand that choosing a healthcare provider can be challenging this is why we offer free no obligation appointment consultations. Our free 15-minute consultations are completely private and give you the opportunity to:

  • See the clinic, equipment and treatment space
  • Ask questions about cost and funding options
  • See if physiotherapy or massage therapy are the right treatment for you
  • Meet our therapists and support team members

Our no-obligation appointment consultations allow you to learn more about rehabilitation before considering treatment. We want you to feel confident in your rehabilitation choices by providing the information you need to choose your care and your provider. There is no charge for no obligation appointment consultations, and there is absolutely no obligation to continue into treatment.

Location, Parking and Accessibility

pt Health Physiotherapy Amherst is located in the strip mall on the corner of Robert Angus Drive & Church Street, in the same parking lot as Pharmasave (please note that we are no longer located inside the Pharmasave). pt Health Physiotherapy Amherst is fully accessible for those with mobility impairments with plenty of free on-site parking.

Fun Fact: There’s an alpaca farm across the street from our clinic, check out our gallery for a picture of the alpacas!

What to Expect

If it’s your first time visiting pt Health Physiotherapy Amherst, be sure to wear loose-fitting clothing to allow for a full assessment. We’ll let you know if you should arrive a bit early to complete any paperwork that might be needed. If you have any questions at all, please do not hesitate to call us.

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Services

Pt Health Physiotherapy Amherst uses many therapy options to ensure an optimal approach to your care. You will experience a variety of gentle therapy solutions that can help reduce pain, strengthen, add flexibility, improve joint range, and more. Some of our services include:
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Physiotherapy

Custom physiotherapy treatment plans include therapies such as exercise, manipulation, stretching, soft tissue massage, ultrasound electrotherapy or acupuncture.
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

Acupuncture therapy has shown to be an effective treatment for pain (acute and chronic), sciatica, arthritis, headaches, digestive problems, abdominal problems.
photograph of an arthritis sufferer holding their hand in pain

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.
photograph of a diabetes patient checking their blood sugar

Chronic Condition Management

Manage chronic conditions like diabetes, COPD, emphysema, metabolic syndrome, high blood pressure, pain, heart disease, arthritis, fibromyalgia, osteoporosis.
photograph of a physiotherapist helping a woman walk again as part of neurological rehabilitation

Neurological Rehabilitation

Neuro rehab uses specific therapeutic exercises to improve balance, coordination, strength, flexibility, cardiovascular function and mood following life altering injuries like spinal injury or brain damage.
photograph of a child doing strengthening exercises as part of children's physiotherapy

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.
photograph of an injured athlete running on a threadmill

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

TMJ/ 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 man receiving mental health therapy

Counselling

In clinic counselling services help you overcome emotional barriers and difficulties experienced throughout your rehabilitation process.

Conditions We Treat

At pt Health Physiotherapy Amherst, our team has extensive experience and training in treating a variety of different conditions.


If you are experiencing pain from an ankle injury it is important that you get the correct form of treatment. If your ankle injury is not given the proper attention and healed completely, you run the risk of it occurring again or developing a chronic condition.Our approach to physiotherapy starts first by helping you understand your ankle injury as well as implement the necessary rehabilitation steps and bracing (when applicable)that can help correct your ankle problem.To learn more about how we can help your specific ankle injury, consider scheduling a no obligation physio appointment today.
Unfortunately there is no cure for osteoarthritis. Arthritis is a chronic but very treatable disease. Our physiotherapist’s goals are to relieve your pain and to improve or maintain movement of affected joints. Our treatment for OA involves no prescriptions. Our rehab team will provide several options to help manage your symptoms effectively. To learn more about how we can help your specific OA pain, consider scheduling a no obligation physiotherapy appointment today.
Our physiotherapy team designs programs to address a particular back condition and to help you prevent future back pain problems from reoccurring. Physiotherapy treatments focus first on relieving pain, improving your back movement, and fostering healthy posture. There is a great deal of scientific evidence that physiotherapy is beneficial for back pain. pt Health physio clinics are evidence based and use the most current research when developing your treatment plan. We treat: piriformis syndrome, spinal stenosis, degenerative disc disease, disc herniation among other conditions. To learn more about how we can help your specific back injury, consider scheduling a no obligation appointment today.
Non infected bursitis can be treated effectively. Our physio team will apply advanced therapy techniques to help reduce the inflammatory process of bursitis. Electrotherapy, such as ultrasound or shortwave diathermy can also help greatly. Your situation is unique, and so should your treatment be. To learn more about how we can help your bursitis pain, consider scheduling a no obligation physiotherapy appointment today.
Car accident rehabilitation is a specialized type of physiotherapy with a focus on collaboration between pt Health rehab professionals. Our ultimate goal is to fully return you to the physical state that you were in the minute before your car accident occurred. Car accident therapy often requires the care of more than one health care provider and may involve blending such treatments as physiotherapy and massage therapy, for example. Your situation is unique. To learn more about how we can help your specific injury, consider scheduling a no obligation appointment today. Learn more about our physio treatment approach to auto accident whiplash.
The main focus of our treatment is to reduce or eliminate the cause of pressure in the carpal tunnel. We may provide suggestions about the use of healthy body alignment and wrist positions, helpful exercises, and tips on how to prevent future problems. Our physiotherapist may also begin treatments to reduce inflammation and to encourage normal gliding of the tendons and median nerve within the carpal tunnel. Although time required for recovery is different for every patient, as a general rule, you may see improvement in as little as four weeks. Your situation is unique. To learn more about how we can help your specific carpal tunnel injury, consider booking a physiotherapy appointment at a clinic near you.
Acute injuries usually occur suddenly during activities. When you experience an acute injury there are things your pt Health physiotherapist can do to minimize tissue damage and protect from further injury. We help you to manage and recover from your injury sooner. Chronic pain is a broad category that includes many common conditions that affect the soft tissues of the body. At pt Health many nonsurgical treatment approaches are used by our rehabilitation team to reduce the symptoms of chronic pain. Our physiotherapy team gathers detailed information and will evaluate your condition closely. The answers you give along with the results of the examination will guide us in tailoring a unique treatment program that is right for you.
A concussion is known as a type of trauma, or injury, to the brain. In some cases it can result in additional symptoms, including neurological, physical, and emotional. At pt Health, we work with you to successfully recover from a concussion, through such techniques as vestibular rehabilitation, to help retrain the brain to recognize the signals from the vestibular system, proprioception, and vision to help with imbalance.
Balance problems affect over 50% of all adults at some time. A pt Health physiotherapist is trained to treat dizziness and balance issues including: BPPV (benign paroxysmal positional vertigo): an individual feels the environment is moving around them (i.e. spinning). This is related to a dysfunction in the vestibular system. A pt Health physiotherapist can help treat this with a series of maneuvers and exercises that restore normal function for the vestibular system and help the patient regain balance. Your situation is unique. To learn more about how we can help your balance issues, consider scheduling a physiotherapy appointment today.
The elbow is one of those areas that is easy to injure, whether it be from sitting at a desk all day or playing your favourite sport. Because elbow injury is most often linked to overuse, our physiotherapy team will work with you to reduce repeated strains during activity. When symptoms are from a particular sport or work activity, we will observe your style and motion with the activity. Our physiotherapist may suggest ways to protect the elbow during your activities. We also keep the collagen in your tendon from breaking down further. Our overall goal is to help your elbow injury heal as soon as possible. Call pt Health today to learn more about how we can help your specific injury.
Aerobic exercise can be helpful in reducing muscle pain and tenderness. Heat and massage therapy may also be beneficial in some patients. a pt Health physio therapist will assist with education about energy conservation techniques and specific strengthening exercises that may help effectively manage fibromyalgia symptoms.
The foot can be the home of many problems, all of them uncomfortable and tough to deal with. We help treat stress fractures, pulled muscles, torn ligaments and more. Each foot injury is unique. To learn more about how we can help your unique injury, call pt Health physiotherapy today.
A hip injury is one of the most serious injuries a person can suffer through and one that can lead to long-term health problems if not addressed correctly or inevitably prevented. Your pt Health physiotherapist will work with you to regain the stability needed in the hip for balance and walking. Find out how we can help your unique injury, consider booking a no-obligation appointment today.
The knee is a sensitive area of your body and one that is prone to injury doing almost any activity. When you begin a pt Health knee physiotherapy program, our initial treatments will focus on decreasing pain and swelling in your affected knee. Our rehab team may begin range-of-motion exercises, with the goal of helping you swiftly regain full movement in your knee. This may include the use of rotation movements, gentle stretching, and careful pressure applied to the knee. We may also give you exercises to improve the strength of your hamstring and quadriceps muscles. As your symptoms ease and strength improves, we may also provide specialized exercises to improve knee stability. Learn more about how we can help. Book your physio appointment today.
Nonsurgical therapy can optimize the health of your neck and in some cases, prolong the need for surgery. Our physiotherapy programs are often prescribed for 2 to 5 weeks for patients with neck pain, although your recovery time may vary. Our therapy sessions are designed to help ease pain and to improve your mobility, strength, posture, and function. To learn more about how we can help your specific neck injury, consider scheduling a no obligation physio appointment today.
Our treatment may help improve muscle strength, making every day activities important to you easier to achieve. Our approach to neurological rehab first assesses how your muscles are functioning and then we devise a structured rehabilitation program centred around you and your needs. Call or email us today to learn more.
pt Health physiotherapists are experts at assessing, planning, and implementing effective exercise programs for overweight and obese individuals. Your insurance may cover some or all program costs. Discover how we can help with your specific weight loss goals. schedule a no-obligation appointment today.
Patients with osteoporitic bones begin losing their minerals and support capabilities, leaving the skeleton brittle and prone to fractures. The primary goals of our treatment are to educate you on proper posture, introduce safe ways of moving and lifting, and provide you with helpful exercises you can do at home to help prevent a decline in bone mass and prevent fractures. Find out how we can help you by booking a no obligation physiotherapy appointment today.
CTD is a broad health category that includes many common diseases that affect the soft tissues of your body. CTD in itself is not a disease. pt Health helps you understand your condition as well as implement the necessary rehabilitation steps that should be taken for correcting your pain and preventing injury recurrence. Get more information on how we can help you by booking a no obligation appointment.
Plantar fasciitis is a painful condition affecting the bottom of the foot. Nonsurgical management of plantar fasciitis is successful in 90 per cent of all cases. When you begin therapy our physiotherapist will design exercises to improve flexibility in the calf muscles, achilles’ tendon, and the plantar fascia. To learn more about how we can help your plantar fasciitis, consider scheduling a no obligation appointment today.
Post operative treatment can help with recovery from numerous surgeries such as acl reconstruction, frozen shoulder, joint replacement, knee surgery, hip replacement among others. Your situation is unique. To learn more about how we can help with your post op physio, consider scheduling your no-obligation physical therapy appointment today.
Pain in the buttock that radiates down the leg is commonly called sciatica. The most common cause for sciatica is irritation of the spinal nerves in or near the lumbar spine. After evaluating your condition, our physiotherapy team will use various treatments to ease spasm and pain. Discover how we can help your sciatica pain, call or email for your no obligation appointment today.
At pt Health we provide information and tools needed to successfully recover from a shoulder injury and to prevent future injuries from occurring. There are many types of shoulder injuries. To learn more about how we can help with your specific shoulder pain, schedule a no obligation physiotherapy appointment today.
Our staff works with a variety of people with different athletic and sport backgrounds to improve their overall performance and skill, and assist them with successful recovery when sports-related injuries occur. There are many types of sport related injuries. Discover how our physiotherapists can help you.
Sprains and strains are injuries caused by overstretching or tearing of the ligaments and tendons. Strains and sprains have similar signs and symptoms, but differ anatomically. To learn more about how we can help your strain / sprain, consider scheduling a no obligation appointment today.
We look forward to helping you recover from your work related injury. Whether you spend your day at the computer, sitting at a desk, standing or lifting, we can work with you to design a program that will help you avoid or recover from work injuries. Find out how we can help by scheduling a no obligation physiotherapy appointment today.

Personalized Treatment Plan: The First Step to Your Recovery

Our first goal is to reduce the symptoms you’re feeling right now as quickly as possible. We assess and develop a personalized treatment program through means including, but not limited to, advanced exercise prescriptions, manual therapy, and various modalities.

Evaluating Your Condition

To come up with your treatment program, a therapist will gather key information about your condition. Your answers along with the results of an expert examination will guide us in creating a specific type of treatment program to effectively address your specific condition and eventually, to facilitate your healing.

Adjustments to the program are implemented based on your actual progress, or response, to the treatment until your goals are achieved. We pay close attention to your progress. You will receive verbal instruction and hands-on guidance to improve your condition.

Prevention Strategies:

Understanding Your Condition and Implementing Prevention Strategies

A clear understanding of your condition will not only alleviate your concerns, but can also help you understand your condition, to look for and change factors that may be causing your symptoms, and to help you learn how to avoid future problems.

Our therapists may provide tips, specific stretches, and exercises to do at work, or during activities. We recommend changes to help you do your job with less strain and less chance of injury.

As you recover, you will gradually advance in a series of strengthening exercises for the muscles surrounding the affected area which helps patients begin moving easier and lessens the chances of future pain and problems.

How Long It Takes:

Quick Treatments to Let You Work on Your Other Responsibilities

Our goal is to relieve pain and correct your injury as quickly as possible, without compromising the quality of treatments you will be receiving. We adjust our therapy programs to meet your goals.

We get you in for treatment quickly, usually within a few days, and work hard to get you back to enjoying life as quickly as possible. In fact, in some cases just a few 30-minute therapy sessions is all it takes.

Including Your Doctor:

Your Doctor Is Always Our Partner

It takes a team approach to high quality health care. That is why we never take your doctor out of the equation.

pt Health Physiotherapy Amherst provides clear and consistent reporting to your doctor. Reporting may include areas such as results achieved, detailed assessment of problem, treatment by physiotherapist, and future treatment options.

We Help You Get Well & Stay Well.

But the treatment doesn’t stop in our office. We may provide you with exercises to do at home on a regular basis to help control your symptoms and protect reoccurrence of injury in the years ahead. Although we will continue to be a resource, you will be in charge of practicing the strategies and exercises you’ve learned as part of an ongoing home program and maintain a good quality of life.

Ready to feel your best again? Schedule Your No-Obligation Appointment Today.

Coverage Options

Insurance Options

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

Private Paying Options

  • Cash
  • Visa/Mastercard
  • Debit
  • Personal Cheque
  • Cheque

Direct Billing

Pt Health Physiotherapy Amherst directly bills insurance companies for you when possible. Call for details.

Coverage and Payment Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to commonly asked payment and coverage questions below. Don’t see your question? A member of our clinic team would be happy to help, call us at (902) 660-3385.

Payment Frequently Asked Questions

We accept cash, Visa, Mastercard, Debit, cheque for payment.

Employer Extended Health Benefits Frequently Asked Questions

If you have a dental plan, chances are you also have coverage for many of the services and products we offer at pt Health. You can check with your insurance provider directly or call our team, they’re happy to check for you.
Yes! In the majority of cases we can directly bill your insurance provider. Bring your policy information with you to your appointment.
In most cases we can directly bill your insurance provider. Just be sure to have your policy information ready.
If your insurer does not allow direct billing, you will pay for the full service at the clinic and submit the claim to your insurance company. Our clinic team will assist with your paperwork to make it easier for you.
You do not need a doctor’s referral access care however, some extended health benefits require a doctor’s referral to cover your treatment.

Motor Vehicle Accident/Collision Frequently Asked Questions

Yes! In the majority of cases we can directly bill your car/auto/vehicle insurance provider.
If you have extended healthcare benefits that cover therapy, auto insurance companies in Ontario require that your claim be placed through your extended health plan first. Any remaining balances for services are then covered by your auto accident insurance plan.

Workers Compensation Board (WCB) Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, we bill WCB directly for treatments provided, help you with all your paperwork, progress reports, treatment extensions and communicate with adjudicators, your workplace and other healthcare professionals involved in your treatment. Our team can help you navigate through any WCB paperwork that you may be unsure about.
WCB will pay for your initial physiotherapy assessment and your first treatment. Chiropractic care is also available on a case-by-case basis.

Blue Cross Billing Frequently Asked Questions

Yes! We bill Medavie Blue Cross directly for physiotherapy and massage therapy treatments for members of the RCMP.
Yes! We bill Medavie Blue Cross directly for physiotherapy and massage therapy treatments for members of the DND.
Yes! We bill Medavie Blue Cross directly for physiotherapy and massage therapy treatments for members of the Canadian Forces.
Yes! We bill Medavie Blue Cross directly for physiotherapy and massage therapy treatments for members of the Veterans Affairs.

pt Health is a Blue Advantage Provider. Learn more:


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Pt Health Physiotherapy Amherst Team

Treating clinicians

  • Keith Wilson
    Physiotherapist, MScPT, BScKin(hon)

    Speaks: English
    Keith’s passion for physiotherapy stems from his participation in numerous sports and having sustained injuries himself. Through his experience, he has gained an understanding of the difficulty an injury can place on an individual’s quality of life. Keith believes that through a proper rehabilitation program, not only will clients reach their goals but will have the knowledge and understanding to help prevent the injury from happening again. Keith originates from Belnan, Nova Scotia, but has spent the last three years in Alberta where he has gained valuable experience within the physiotherapy profession. He is excited to finally return to the east coast to share the knowledge and experience that he has acquired. He not only preaches an active lifestyle but lives one as well. He loves to play hockey but also plays squash, softball, and soccer. He enjoys being outside mountain biking, running, hiking, and camping. Since graduating from Dalhousie University with his Masters of Science in Physiotherapy, Keith has certification to perform functional dry needling, traditional acupuncture, and has taken numerous manual and manipulative therapy courses. Through his experience and diverse treatment approaches, he individualizes his treatment plans ensuring his clients reach their goals.Keith has most recently completed both the Arthritis Society's Getting a Grip on Arthritis® osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis education program.

  • Danielle Savoie
    Physiotherapist, MSc PT

    Speaks: English
    Danielle graduated from University of Prince Edward Island in 2016 with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. From there, she went on to complete her Masters of Physiotherapy at Dalhousie University in 2018. Danielle comes from Moncton, NB and is excited to be giving back her community, as well as those in the surrounding areas. Danielle has experience working in many different settings including: private practice, hospital settings including the ICU, Men’s and Women’s Pelvic health, Pediatrics, orthopedics, and private practice. During her time off Danielle enjoys: Hiking, running, yoga, exploring the province, and challenging herself by trying new things

  • Janet Hicks
    Massage Therapist

    Speaks: English
    Janet Porter Hicks graduated in 2014 from the Massage Therapy Program at Eastern College in Moncton, NB where she completed a 2200 hour massage therapy program with over 440 clinic hours. Offering both therapeutic and relaxation massage Janet has had the opportunity to treat clients with a wide variety of conditions or concerns. Initially working in a spa setting, she has now set her focus on a therapeutic future where her acquired skills are helping her to make a difference in her clients overall wellbeing as part of an interdisciplinary team. A few of the techniques that Janet is able to share with her clients include general Swedish massage, myofascial release, cupping, lymphatic drainage, trigger point therapy, joint mobilizations and much more. Janet is registered and in good standing with The Massage Therapist and Holistic Practitioner’s association of the Maritimes (MTWPAM). Janet currently makes her home in Brookdale, NS but is from the small local community of River Hebert. Give her a call to book your appointment today

  • Bonnie Petten
    Massage Therapist, RMT

    Speaks: English
    Bonnie Petten studied Massage Therapy at the College of the North Atlantic, St. John's, Newfoundland, graduating in June, 2000. She has practised in Newfoundland, Moncton and Halifax, before finally making her home in Amherst with her Shih Tzu, Henry. She uses techniques and tools to achieve the desired result for the client, whether they are healing from an injury/illness, suffer from headaches, or enjoy therapeutic massage as preventive therapy or relaxation. Techniques include Swedish massage, cupping, trigger point therapy, myofascial release, frictions, tractioning, joint mobilizations, and other methods designed to release stubborn tissues. She is registered with MTWPAM. Bonnie's extensive background in the healthcare system led her to study massage therapy. She has Level 1 Reiki, and is about to study acupuncture and nutrition. Bonnie will use her experience to help you achieve your health and wellness goals, providing education and suggestions. You will be warmly welcomed

  • Dr. Bryan Hagerman
    Registered Counselling Therapist, DMin., MEd., MA., MDiv. RCT-C. CCPA.

    Speaks: English
    Bryan practices an integrated approach to therapy, with counselling models that are introduced to an individual in their context. He believes that the client is the expert on their condition and that the therapist is the guide to emotional health. Bryan’s training equips him in helping those who suffer from trauma, depression, anxiety, fear, abuse, phobia, conflict resolution, domestic abuse, marriage and family issues, relational and spiritual concerns, mediation, discover a way to emotional health. He believes in guiding people to develop a strong inner being, kind, loving, empathic relationships, which move toward emotional well-being.


Support Personnel

  • Tife(Boluwatife) Faromika
    Physiotherapy Support Personnel

    Speaks: English
    Boluwatife (Tife) Faromika Originally from Nigeria, born and raised in Lagos city. Tife graduated from the faculty of health professions, specifically kinesiology at Dalhousie University (Halifax, NS) in the year 2016 with certification in Disability Management. His passion for anatomical concepts as a whole and his immense curiosity to gain more knowledge in the health field sparked his journey to pursue a career in the field of physiotherapy. He began as a volunteer in his 2nd year of studies as a Student Physiotherapy Assistant at the Dalhousie Clinic which lasted through 4th year. After which he was fortunate enough to gain employment experience as a Kinesiologist and Physio assistant for a year with a private physiotherapy healthcare company in Stratford, Prince Edward Island. Tife’s goal is to further his education, knowledge and skill set in areas of therapy and wellness which is why he is excited to continue his journey as part of the PT health team. He strongly believes in the statement ‘Exercise is the best form of Medicine’, as he has dealt with a number of real life cases and has closely monitored patients’ improvements and seen progress through treatment routines. In his spare time,he loves to exercise, watch & play soccer and is researching continuously on modern physiotherapy techniques.

  • Kathryn Paul
    Patient Coordinator

    Speaks: English
    Kathryn Paul graduated from Success Businesd College in 1985 with. Legal Secretary Diploma. She spent 1 year working with the Canadian Coast Guard before making her Career with Correctional Services Canada where she became a Correctional Manager. After her retirement from the service, she decided she still wanted to help people and joined Pt Health in June 2017.

  • Paula Snider

    Paula Snider
    Patient Coordinator

    Speaks: English
    Paula Snider graduated from Toronto School of Business (Accounting & Computers) in 1990. She spent two years working in the accounting field before she decided to become a stay at home mother. She lived in Ontario for 25 years raising her sons while working part-time and volunteering with many organizations which gave her valuable experience with event planning, fundraising and volunteer management. During those years she also built up a small face painting company using her artistic skills. She moved back home to the maritime (Amherst, NS) eight years ago bringing her work as a Retail Data Collection Rep.(12 years) and balancing going back to college at NSCC. She graduated with a diploma in Business Administration (Accounting) in 2015 as a proud mother with two sons in college too. She worked briefly at another Physiotherapy company part-time before becoming a full-time team member of pt Health - Amherst in June 2017.


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