Macdonell Family

Partnering with You ThroughPain and Symptom ManagementPostural StrengtheningGeneral strengtheningSports InjuriesScar ManagementImproving Range of MotionBreast CancerStroke Brain InjuriesALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis)MS (Multiple Sclerosis)Parkinson’s DiseaseSpinal Cord InjuriesTorticollisClub FeetFunctional Developmental DelaysSprains/StrainsPost-Operative CareOrthopaedic ConditionsImproving Quality of Life

A boutique physiotherapy clinic, offering one on one, experienced, quality care; where you’ll always be treated like family!

Let me help you get started on your rehab journey today!

Meet the Physiotherapist/Owner


Kristen decided at a young age that she wanted to become a physiotherapist and her passion for the profession is undeniable.  It has always been her dream to open a clinic in her hometown of Cornwall, ON and she is proud to be providing an unparalleled skill set developed over the past 14 years to this community.

The name MacDonell Family Physiotherapy represents a desire to ensure each client receives the type of care/treatment she would expect for her own family members. In addition, Kristen is pleased to offer a service that supports clients from all age ranges from pediatric to geriatric – the whole family!

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Years of Experience

What Physiotherapy Services Do I Provide?

  • Oncology/Cancer Rehab
  • Neurological Conditions
  • Post-Op/Orthopedic Conditions
  • Pediatric/Youth    Rehab

Oncology/Cancer Rehab (From cancer diagnosis to post-treatment care; addressing side effects of surgery, chemotherapy, radiation etc)

Supporting clients through:

  • Fatigue Management
  • Scar Management
  • Lymphedema Prevention
  • Improving Range of Motion 
  • Pain/Symptom management
  • Posture strengthening 
  • General conditioning 
  • Post mastectomy management

Neurological Conditions 

Using Neuro-Developmental (NDT/Bobath) techniques to support clients with neurological conditions such as Acquired/Traumatic Brain Injury, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), Parkinson’s, Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Neuropathies, Stroke, Spinal Cord Injuries and more!

Orthopedic Injuries/Conditions &  Post-Operative Management 

Providing hands-on individualized care to assist with pain management, improving range of motion and/or strength, and supporting return to function or sports.

Every client will receive an individualized home program to help them maintain their physiotherapy success! 

Pediatric/Youth Rehab 

Utilizing a unique skill set to assist with conditions such as torticollis, plagiocephaly, cerebral palsy, club feet, along with generalized developmental delays from birth through young adulthood. 

In addition, providing education and support to family and caregivers to maximize their child’s physiotherapy success.


Copper is a 4 year old mini dachshund who is a client favourite and can occasionally be found at the clinic offering himself up for pets, challenging you to a game of ball or snoozing in the sun. 

PLEASE NOTE – Copper ALWAYS makes sure you want to meet him before he makes an appearance! 

Your comfort is always our priority.


Proud to have been selected as a “Silver” recipient of the Community Votes Awards 2022


Proud to be named “Best New Business of the Year” 2022

Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards 2023

Proud to be the 2023- New Business of the Year Finalist

2023 Community Votes Silver Winner

Community Votes Campaign Silver Award Winner 2024

2024 Business Elites “40 Under 40” Award Honoree

Business Elite’s “40 Under 40” is a prestigious award program that identifies outstanding young Executives and Entrepreneurs in the world’s business and creates networking opportunities for the up-and-comers, aspiring young business leaders and industry disruptors with the undoubted attitude, quality, potential, desire, determination, and ambition to shape the world of business over the coming decades. 

It is one of the world’s most popular and prestigious awards for young business leaders”

What Our Clients Are Saying

Kelly Landriault

I have been going for services for a few weeks now and can easily rate my experience with 5 stars. Great flexible hours too. Kristen takes the time to listen and to really understand you health concerns. I highly recommend a visit before she starts booking up!

Tim Francis

Super professional and very informative. I did not feel lost as everything was explained. I cannot recommend this place enough!

Gord Fletcher

Kristen got my golf swing back for me. Great job Kristen.

Matt Dupuis

Kristen is very helpful and informative. She is extremely knowledgeable and is very patient orientated. I would recommend her services to anyone requiring assistance.

Ginette Grenier

Kristen is very knowledgeable, accomodating, patient, pleasant and kind. I wish I had met her sooner. I highly recommend this physiotherapist.

Patricia Hunter

Kristin is a muscle, joint, injury, and arthritis damage rehab pro with top notch education and expertise - an asset to Cornwall. She assessed and addressed my osteo-arthritis issues and restored my knee function and mobility. She's also expert in cancer treatment physio - a true physio pro.

Susan Mcgillis

Kristen provides knowledgeable and professional one on one services in a homey yet fully equipped setting. (Including cancer, neuro, and paediatric rehab).

Kayleigh Fogarty

Kristen gives much more than a 5 star experience! She has helped me come a long way with recovery from Stage 3 breast cancer. From pain management to gaining strength and mobility surely helped me gain confidence as well along my journey. She is a wonderful caring person.

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