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Stittsville Sport Physiotherapy Centre is  located on Stittsville Main St in the Medical Centre (Lion's Club Building). The clinic provides treatment from registered physiotherapists and a registered massage therapist.  

A team of experienced and skilled physiotherapists and massage therapists are available to treat you.  The clinic has been established with the goal of providing quality assessment and treatment for musculosketal and sports injuries.  Client education is always a prominent part of the treatment plan we establish with our clients.

 

Monica Clarke

Monica Clarke

Monica Clarke graduated from the University of Toronto in 1990 and is nationally certified by the Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA) with a Diploma of Advanced Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy. She is currently a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy. Monica is actively involved in mentoring many physiotherapists throughout Ottawa and the Valley as they work toward gaining more advanced assessment and treatment skills. She is a registered instructor with the Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association, instructing local courses for physiotherapists in manual therapy, clinical reasoning and assessment skills.

She has worked as a physical therapist at a variety of local clinics, including PSI Sports Medicine Centre West at Scotiabank Place, Back on Track Physiotherapy and Sports Injury, The Sports Therapy Clinic at Carleton University, as well as providing vacation coverage at Physio Sports Care Centre at the Ottawa Athletic Club and the Sports Medicine and Physiotherapy Centre at Ottawa University.  Monica is an an avid runner and downhill skier and with children playing hockey and soccer locally she has an interest in prevention and treatment of sports injuries.

 

Mary Foley

Mary Foley

 

Mary Foley is a graduate from Dalhousie University (BSc PT).  She also holds a degree in Physical Education (BPE) in Sports Science, from the University of New Brunswick.  Post graduate training has included manual therapy, acupuncture and extensive training in the McKenzie approach to mechanical diagnosis and treatment of spinal and peripheral conditions.  She has gone on to complete the McKenzie International Credentialing Examination.

 

Mary’s 20 year physiotherapy career has focused on orthopaedic conditions.  The past 17 years Mary has worked at the Sports Medicine and Physiotherapy Clinic at Scotia Bank Place and at The Sports Therapy Clinic at Carleton University.

With three children in competitive soccer and winter basketball and having competed herself provincially as a Track and Field athlete and nationally as a competitive gymnast, Mary holds a special interest in sport injuries.

 

 

Micheil Hill

Micheil HillMicheil Hill graduated from the University of Toronto in 2003 with a M.Sc. PT after earning a B.Sc. in Human Kinetics at the University of Guelph.  He is currently pursuing completion of the Manual Therapy Intermediate Practical Exam on his way to a Diploma of Advanced Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy. Mike has mentored under Monica Clarke P.T. and completed post graduate courses in manual therapy and acupuncture.

Mike began his career in Pembroke, treating orthopaedic injuries including work with Canadian Forces personnel and players from the local CJHL Hockey Team.

Micheil's interest in sports injuries stems from his own participation in whitewater canoeing, climbing and hiking.  As a part-time professional guide he has taken clients hiking and canoeing in the Yukon, North West Territories and Nunavut.

 

Michelle Hipwell

Michelle HipwellMichelle Hipwell has been practicing as a physiotherapist since 2006.  She obtained her bachelor’s degree in Human Kinetics from the University of Ottawa in 2004 and her masters in Physiotherapy from Queen’s University in 2006.

She has since completed additional training in manual therapy, acupuncture, Mckenzie method, soft tissue release, and completed the sports first responder certification course in September 2013.  

She currently provides event coverage in lacrosse for the Capital Region Axemen of the Quebec senior lacrosse league.

She enjoys working with people of all ages from many walks of life, and in particular, helping and empowering clients to improve their quality of life.

She is a wife and mother of two young children, enjoys playing soccer and is an avid Ottawa Senators fan.  

Michelle Hipwell has been practicing as a physiotherapist for seven years. She obtained her bachelor’s 
 
degree in Human Kinetics from the University of Ottawa in 2004 and her masters in Physiotherapy 
 
from Queen’s University in 2006. She has since completed additional training in manual therapy, 
 
acupuncture, Mckenzie method, soft tissue release, and will be completing the sports first responder 
 
certification course in September 2013. She currently provides event coverage in lacrosse for the 
 
Capital Region Axemen of the Quebec senior lacrosse league. She enjoys working with people of all 
 
ages from many walks of life, and in particular, helping and empowering clients to improve their quality 
 
of life. She is a wife and mother of two young children, enjoys playing soccer and is an avid Ottawa 
 
Senators fan.
Michelle Hipwell has been practicing as a physiotherapist for seven years. She obtained her bachelor’s 
 
degree in Human Kinetics from the University of Ottawa in 2004 and her masters in Physiotherapy 
 
from Queen’s University in 2006. She has since completed additional training in manual therapy, 
 
acupuncture, Mckenzie method, soft tissue release, and will be completing the sports first responder 
 
certification course in September 2013. She currently provides event coverage in lacrosse for the 
 
Capital Region Axemen of the Quebec senior lacrosse league. She enjoys working with people of all 
 
ages from many walks of life, and in particular, helping and empowering clients to improve their quality 
 
of life. She is a wife and mother of two young children, enjoys playing soccer and is an avid Ottawa 
 
Senators fan.
Michelle Hipwell
 
Michelle Hipwell has been practicing as a physiotherapist for seven years. She obtained her bachelor’s 
 
degree in Human Kinetics from the University of Ottawa in 2004 and her masters in Physiotherapy 
 
from Queen’s University in 2006. She has since completed additional training in manual therapy, 
 
acupuncture, Mckenzie method, soft tissue release, and will be completing the sports first responder 
 
certification course in September 2013. She currently provides event coverage in lacrosse for the 
 
Capital Region Axemen of the Quebec senior lacrosse league. She enjoys working with people of all 
 
ages from many walks of life, and in particular, helping and empowering clients to improve their quality 
 
of life. She is a wife and mother of two young children, enjoys playing soccer and is an avid Ottawa 
 
Senators fan.has been practicing as a physiotherapist for seven years. She obtained her bachelor’s 
 
degree in Human Kinetics from the University of Ottawa in 2004 and her masters in Physiotherapy 
 
from Queen’s University in 2006. She has since completed additional training in manual therapy, 
 
acupuncture, Mckenzie method, soft tissue release, and will be completing the sports first responder 
 
certification course in September 2013. She currently provides event coverage in lacrosse for the 
 
Capital Region Axemen of the Quebec senior lacrosse league. She enjoys working with people of all 
 
ages from many walks of life, and in particular, helping and empowering clients to improve their quality 
 
of life. She is a wife and mother of two young children, enjoys playing soccer and is an avid Ottawa 
 
Senators fan.