4Kristen 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!
After graduating with a Master of Science in Physiotherapy from the University of Toronto in 2009, Kristen gained extraordinary exposure to clinical care at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto Rehab Institute and the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre. As a passionate teacher and advocate for oncology rehab, she has developed oncology modules and course materials for the University of Toronto Physiotherapy program. She was also published in Physiotherapy Canada. She is enthusiastic about knowledge translation and life-long learning and has presented at various symposiums. Of note, in 2019, she was invited to present her work with Falls Prevention at the International Safety Conference in Glasgow, UK.
Kristen is proud to serve as a director on the Cornwall Community Hospital (CCH) Board of Directors, as Chair on the CCH Quality Performance and Monitoring Committee and Vice Chair of the CCH French Language Services Committee. She is also a director on the Cornwall & Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.
Oncology/Cancer Rehab (From cancer diagnosis to post-treatment care; addressing side effects of surgery, chemotherapy, radiation etc)
Supporting clients through:
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 &
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!
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.
"Life After Mac" McMaster University Alumni Series
Five Questions with The Seeker
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
HAPPILY ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS!
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812 Pitt St Unit 41 Cornwall ON K6J 5R1
**Hours are flexible as required**
Saturday - Sunday: Closed