My name is Janet and I most enjoy helping adults with neurological conditions, particularly stroke and acquired brain injury. I believe that every person is unique and should be treated with compassion as an individual, not a disorder.
My first exposure to physiotherapy was in first year university, where I went with the plan of becoming a doctor. I sustained an injury while playing softball and I required physio. It was from that experience, that I decided on my new career path. Well, that and a movie starring Harrison Ford called Regarding Henry, about a man going through rehab after a brain injury and learning to walk again.
I graduated from McMaster University in 1995 with a Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy. Since then I have had diverse experience, working in acute care hospitals, orthopaedic clinics, rehabilitation centres, and community-based care. My continuing education interests include the Bobath concept and myofascial release. I am also certified in the LSVT BIG programme for people with Parkinson’s disease. My experience allows me to address complex issues in a holistic manner.
“We can control only two things in life, our attitude and
– Brady Tkachuk
When not working or at some activity venue with my children, I enjoy running and playing hockey.
Something you would like people to know:
Ongoing recovery is possible after a stroke, as long as your therapist is skilled enough to challenge you appropriately!
Fun fact about me
I have never had a regular coffee in my entire life.
Areas of interest
– Brain Injury
Book an Appointment with Janet
Daytime hours, Tuesdays and Thursdays. Call or email to book an appointment with Janet.
Meet Our Team
All of our therapists believe in treating a whole person, not just the part that hurts. We have various areas of interest and expertise to meet all of your health care needs. We look forward to helping you.