A physiotherapist will assess your injury to understand your symptoms, and then make a treatment plan with you, to help meet your goals. Treatment programs may include manual therapy, therapeutic exercise, modalities, acupuncture/IMS and/or taping.
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Cathy Coulson has been registered with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario since 1988. She is widely recognised for her high level of clinical expertise and experience in the treatment of orthopaedic and sports injuries and concussion, dizziness and balance problems.
Cathy graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy (Dean's Honour List) with the distinctions of Top Researcher Award and Class President. Her passion for education is ongoing and Cathy has completed many specialized postgraduate clinical training programs and certifications. These include manual and manipulative therapy, sports medicine, medical acupuncture & functional dry needling, concussion & mild traumatic brain injury, dizziness and balance, the McKenzie approach, exercise prescription, Functional Capacity Evaluation, workplace medicine and Independent Medical Examination.
Since graduating Cathy has worked in Northern Ontario, initially starting a physiotherapy department in the small hospital in Matheson. She was fortunate to gain varied experience offering physiotherapy services to patients in Moose Factory and several native communities on the James Bay coast as well as in the small francophone communities of Ramore, Val Gagne and Holtyre. She went on to found Coulson Health, a multidisciplinary rehabilitation practice.
Cathy has been actively involved in clinical practice and teaching throughout her career. For almost 30 years she has mentored undergraduate healthcare students and taught postgraduate and undergraduate courses. She has presented extensively on education techniques, leadership, business development and clinical topics in Canada and abroad as well as being involved in curriculum development for both in class and online courses.
Cathy has always been passionate about health and wellness. She is a strong believer in evidence based medicine and strives to correct the root cause of injuries, ensuring that they will not reoccur. Cathy is proud to be part of a multidisciplinary team of highly skilled practitioners who produce outstanding results.
Alec grew up playing any sport he could get involved in, but consistently played hockey, soccer and golf, while also doing multiple years of cross country running. He knew that he wanted to stay involved in athletics, so he did a undergraduate degree in Kinesiology at Brock University. While at Brock, Alec worked for 3 years as the varsity men’s rugby student trainer, where he saw many injuries and developed his interest in helping athletes rehabilitate and return to their sport at a high level. After completing his Bachelor of Kinesiology, Alec went to McMaster University where he completed his Masters of Science in Physical Therapy, graduating in 2015.
After graduating, Alec spent a year working at a clinic in Meaford, Ontario before he moved to Vancouver BC. He lived in Vancouver for 4.5 years working at two physiotherapy clinics, as well as doing sport coverage for the Burnaby Winter Club hockey academy, and the UBCOB Ravens rugby club. He also completed additional education in acupuncture/IMS, concussion management, persistent pain management and manual therapy treatment techniques.
During his time on the west coast, Alec also did a lot of hiking and camping throughout the mountains, and player coached two championship rec softball teams. He also traveled to Hawaii and New Zealand. In the summer of 2021, Alec and his wife bought a camper van and did a 5 week road trip from Vancouver to Sudbury, where they now call home. Alec is looking forward to continuing his professional career in Sudbury, as well as taking advantage of all of the great hiking trails, camping spots and lakes to canoe/kayak on.