Founder & Senior Therapist
Registered Physiotherapist, DipPT, PTI Director
Pamela founded The Physical Therapy Insititute in 1995 with an Optimum Health focus. Also the senior therapist of PTI, Pam is a graduate of Dalhousie University School of Physiotherapy and has continued to upgrade her skills since graduating.
Pam has worked for 24 years in Home Care in Ottawa and in 1994 was presented with an employee recognition award by The Ottawa Carleton Health Department for her work with The Fall Prevention Team a joint project with The University of Ottawa. She has studied modalities with AAPT, shoulder and sacro-iliac post graduate courses with Advanced Physical Therapy Education (Bahram Jam) Functional Myofascial Release with Jenings, Muscle EnergyTechniques, Craniosacral Therapy Level I, Palliative Care, Manual Therapy, Chronic Pain Management, Vestibular Rehabilitation, Fit To Return To Play with Carl Petersen, as well as managing and marketing courses. She is a Level III hockey trainer, has done training and injury management for Ashbury College Football and taught fitness for 10 years in Sandy Hill.
She opened her first out-patient clinic in 1995 and has evolved her professional goals into PTI, a community based health and fitness centre dedicated to help each individual achieve optimum health. She believes there has never been a greater need to address the importance of movement, posture and core strength in all age groups of our society.