Welcome to Core Connections Physiotherapy!

 

We are celebrating 13 years of helping people feel better and live healthy, active lives! 

About Us

We are a dedicated group of skilled and experienced physiotherapists that provide compassionate, patient-centered, inclusive and trauma-informed physiotherapy care. Core Connections Physiotherapy has been a centre of excellence in physiotherapy care since 2011. We offer one-on-one physiotherapy treatments in beautiful private treatment rooms, in the heart of Westboro.

We are a “hands-on” clinic and we work one-on-one with our patients. Your whole appointment time is spent with your physiotherapist. We care about helping you achieve your goals and empowering you to stay healthy, active and painfree! 

Our services include:

  • Pelvic Health Physiotherapy
  • Pre & Postnatal Physiotherapy
  • Pessary Fitting
  • Trans-safe Pelvic Health Physiotherapy
  • Orthopedic Manual Therapy
  • Physiotherapy for Adults 60+ years
  • Vestibular Physiotherapy

We have additional training in visceral mobilization, rectal balloon therapy, Hypopressives, trans-safe pelvic health, dry needling, cupping, acupuncture, biofeedback, and EMS.

We offer services in English, French, Spanish and Telugu.

We are happy to offer complimentary phone consultations for anyone interested!

We look forward to meeting you! 

NEW! Vestibular Physiotherapy with Kelly O’Connor

We are very excited to welcome Kelly O’Connor to our team! In addition to offering pelvic health and orthopaedic physiotherapy, Kelly is offering vestibular physiotherapy for patients with any of the following conditions:

  • BPPV (positional vertigo)
  • post-concussion syndrome
  • whiplash
  • age-related balance changes
  • Meniere’s disease
  • Vestibular neuritis
  • migraines

Covid updates

As of May 29, 2023, we have a mask-friendly policy in place. Masks are optional for all of our clients, therapists and visitors. We continue to follow the current guidelines to protect the health and safety of our patients. This includes a mask-friendly policy, thorough disinfection of treatment areas and high touch surfaces, and HEPA filters, and enhanced ventilation whenever possible in each of the clinic rooms. To view our Covid policy please click here.


Stairs

Please note that our clinic is located on the 2nd floor and we have stairs. See the details here.


We provide telehealth (video conferencing) and in-clinic physiotherapy appointments.

You can book your appointments online! For telehealth appointments, please call 613-291-2956. Telehealth appointments are an excellent way to get started and/or to stay on track with your physiotherapy goals! Telehealth appointments are especially convenient for busy parents clients with mobility issues, snow days, clients who want to have some questions answered as soon as possible, or clients who prefer to have their physio from the comfort of your home! 

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Send us your questions! We would love to hear from you!

If you can’t find an appointment that is convenient for you, please let us know! Call our receptionist with your availability and request to be put on the waiting list, or email your physiotherapist directly to coordinate an appointment time.

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Services

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We provide physiotherapy services in the following areas:

Orthopedic Manual Therapy  

Our orthopedic manual physiotherapists are FCAMPT-certified and have up to 30 years of clinical experience. Our approach is centered on helping you reach your goals, integrating evidence-based practices, education, functional movement reeducation, manual therapy and exercise. We help you to understand the root cause of your symptoms, and prioritize prevention and injury recurrence.
 
  • headaches
  • neck and shoulder pain
  • thorax pain
  • low back and sacroiliac joint pain
  • sciatica and other nerve problems
  • hip and knee osteoarthritis
  • foot and ankle pain
  • postural problems
  • repetitive strain injuries
  • sports injuries
  • fibromyalgia
  • osteoporosis and osteopenia View more

Pelvic Health Physiotherapy

Our pelvic health physiotherapists have up to 18 years of clinical experience and treat the common conditions below: 

  • urinary urgency and incontinence
  • urinary frequency
  • pelvic organ prolapse
  • vestibulodynia
  • vaginismus
  • dyspareunia
  • overactive bladder syndrome
  • genitourinary syndrome of menopause
  • bladder pain syndrome
  • chronic constipation and straining
  • fissures and hemorrhoids
  • fecal urgency and incontinence
  • post-prostatectomy urinary incontinence
  • chronic pelvic pain syndrome
  • chronic non-bacterial prostatitis
  • erectile dysfunction
  • pudendal neuralgia
  • vaginal stenosis
  • voiding dysfunctions

Pre and Post-natal Physiotherapy 

We are passionate about screening for early signs of orthopedic and pelvic health dysfunction,  helping you to prepare for labour and birthing,  and facilitating your postpartum recovery.  

  • education & exercise for pregnancy, labor and birthing and post-natal recovery
  • pregnancy-related pelvic girdle pain
  • diastasis rectus abdominus
  • perineal or episiotomy or C-section scar tissue
  • pelvic health conditions including incontinence and prolapse
  • breastfeeding conditions including blocked ducts

Pessary Fitting

We’ve been collaborating with physicians, nurse care practitioners, and specialists in Ottawa to fit pessaries for over 10 years! 

  • pessary fitting for pelvic organ prolapse and incontinence
 

Trans-Safe Pelvic Health

All of our physiotherapists are trained in inclusive, trauma-informed care. Several of our therapists have additional specialized training in rehabilitation for gender affirming practices and procedures. 
  
• post-op vaginoplasty
• pelvic pain 
• sexual dysfunction 
• dysfunction due to gender affirming practices (binding, tucking, etc.)

Vestibular Physiotherapy

Vestibular Physiotherapy can be very effective at resolving dizziness and helping you to regain your ability to do your daily activities with confidence. 

  • BPPV (positional vertigo)
  • post-concussion syndrome
  • whiplash
  • age-related balance changes
  • Meniere’s disease
  • Vestibular neuritis
  • migraines

 

Physiotherapy for Adults over 60

Physiotherapy can help to reduce the risk of fractures, strengthen  bones, manage pain, prevent falls, and help you to stay strong and active as you age. 

  • safe strength training and stretching for osteopenia and osteoporosisstrength
  • education for living with compression fractures
  • management of chronic arthritic pain and stiffness through manual therapy, exercise and pain science education
  • fall prevention
  • manual therapy and postural exercises 

Telehealth Services 

Our Telehealth services are PIPEDA-compliant and are offered in the comfort of your home! 

 

We look forward to meeting you!