- BScP.T. – Bachelor of Science Physiotherapy, University of Toronto
- BA (HPE) – Bachelor of Arts in Honours Physical Education, University of Western Ontario
- AFCI – Acupuncture Foundation of Canada
- MCPA – Member of Canadian Physiotherapy Association
Clinical Experience/Areas of Interest
Jane has extensive experience both in owning and operating successful rehabilitation businesses and as a trusted clinician.
Jane has been co-owner and founder of Total Physiotherapy since 1996, providing her patients with solid evidence-based practice approaches to both her assessment and treatment techniques. Jane ensures a welcoming clinic environment that is patient-focused, supportive and encouraging.
Jane is confident in the techniques that she utilizes to rehabilitate patients who seek her years of experience in managing complex neuromuscular conditions. She also co-owned the Centre for Sports Medicine from 1997 to 2006 while it was located at the Peterborough YMCA and Wellness Works Professionals, which operated as an occupational rehabilitation clinic from 1993 to 2012.
Committed to post graduate education, Jane has a keen interest in and aptitude for manual therapy, completing all of her level courses in this area of study. She has also completed her McKenzie post graduate study in Spinal Mechanical Therapy Part A and Part B, her Acupuncture Level 1, Sports Physiotherapy Canada Level 2 preparation course, numerous courses in shoulder dysfunction assessment and treatment techniques, pelvic girdle assessment and treatment techniques, mobilization of the nervous system, neuro tissue dysfunction and temporal mandibular joint dysfunction. More recently, Jane has studied vestibular rehabilitation, concussion management of the post concussive syndrome and is a certified Complete Concussion Management Practitioner. She has also completed practical courses in balance mobility techniques and outcome measures for physiotherapists working with older adults.
Jane offers her clinical expertise and experience as a consultant to the Kawartha Pineridge District School Board, Peterborough Victoria Northumberland and Clarington Catholic District School Board as well as General Motors Canada, Sysco Foods of Ontario, General Electric Canada and Pepsico. She has also provided multi disciplinary assessments of injured workers to the Worker’s Compensation Board.
Jane supports mentorship and enjoys teaching co-operative students at local high schools, college students in the Physiotherapy Assistant Program at Sir Sanford Fleming and to Queen’s University students completing their degree in Physiotherapy.
Jane has a great interest in sport medicine. She has covered local community events over the years such as the Gatorade Half Marathon, The World Under 19 Lacrosse Championships, The Canadian Summer Games, Eastern Ontario Sectional Figure Skating Championships, Ontario Special Olympics, Peterborough Packers Football Club, Ontario Winter Games and Trent University varsity athletics including rugby, soccer and field hockey. She continues to be actively involved in local high school football and more recently has been the medical organizer for OFSAA wrestling and gymnastics.
Jane is also very well versed and experienced with Motor Vehicle Accident Legislation and is licensed with The Financial Services Commission of Ontario.
Her professional affiliations include: the Canadian Physiotherapy Association, Orthopaedic Sports and Private Practice Division, Sports Physiotherapy Canada, the Ontario Physiotherapy Association and the Orthopaedic Manipulative Society International.
On a More Personal Note:
Jane enjoys an active lifestyle and is very busy with her family and their many interests. She embraces outdoor activities both in Peterborough and at her family’s cottage in Haliburton. Jane enjoys all water sports, particularly water skiing, as well as swimming, tennis, golf and general personal fitness. She is an avid gardener and looks forward to reading the latest best-seller. Entertaining at home with extended family and friends keep the weekends full and enjoyable.