MEET THE TEAM
Patricia graduated from Western University in 2004 with an Honours degree in Health Sciences. She returned to Western University to continue her studies and completed a Masters of Physical Therapy in 2006.
Following her graduation, Patricia moved back to her hometown of Timmins and began working at the Timmins and District Hospital. In 2012, she opened Restore Physiotherapy with her classmate and colleague Scott Alexander. She continues to extend her practice through continuing education courses in manual therapy and the assessment and treatment of concussions.
Away from the clinic, Patricia enjoys participating in the Timmins Selects Women’s Basketball league, golfing and spending time with her daughter Grace and husband Denis.
PHYSIOTHERAPIST & OWNER
Scott graduated in 2004 from the University of Ottawa with a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Kinetics, followed by a post-graduate Master of Physical Therapy degree at Western University in 2006. He has completed numerous courses to continue his education and learn the most up to date evidence-based interventions to best treat his clients. In 2011, Scott completed his Level 5 manual therapy course and became a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Therapists (FCAMPT). He is also a co-instructor of Manual Therapy courses with the Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association.
Scott moved to Timmins in 2011 and is proud to be a co-founder of Restore Physiotherapy. He is a proud husband and father to 3 beautiful kids and spends most of his time trying to keep up with them. In his spare time he enjoys running, playing soccer, golf, and hockey.
PHYSIOTHERAPIST & OWNER
Kara graduated from Dalhousie University in 2012 with an Honours Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology degree before completing her Master of Physical Therapy at Western University in 2014. Kara grew up in South Porcupine and was thrilled at the opportunity to serve her community at Restore. She has been part of the Restore Physiotherapy team since 2014.
Kara is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy (FCAMPT) and has taken additional courses in concussion prevention and management. As a certified Pelvic Health Physiotherapist, she performs internal pelvic floor examinations and treatments for individuals experiencing incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse and pelvic girdle pain. Kara also has a special interest in working with mothers for prenatal and postpartum care.
Away from the clinic you can find Kara at hot yoga classes, playing recreational women's hockey, or coaching local girls hockey. An avid golfer, she aspires to golf two new courses each season. Kara enjoys exploring new places through travelling, hiking and canoe tripping.
Ian graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology. He then travelled overseas to Australia to the University of Sydney where he completed his Masters of Physiotherapy degree in 2010. Ian returned home to work at the Timmins and District Hospital where he rotated between the various areas of the hospital.
After joining the clinic, the focus of his work shifted to treating musculoskeletal conditions including overuse, sport, motor vehicle accident injuries and workplace injuries. Ian has spent several semesters teaching at Northern College part-time in the Health Sciences department.
Aside from physiotherapy, Ian’s hobbies include spending time outdoors, hunting, hockey, soccer and golf. He also enjoys exercising and competing in triathlons.
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We have expanded and grown more diverse in our services but our personable, caring atmosphere remains unchanged. Using state of the art technology in an encouraging, interactive and innovative environment, we pride ourselves on keeping up with the latest research and treatment techniques.
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