Physiotherapy St. Catharines

Physiotherapy Services Can Help With:

  • Lower Back Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Arthritis
  • Whiplash
  • Headaches
  • Sports injuries
  • Strains/Sprains
  • Chronic Pain
  • Vestibular Disorders (Vertigo and Dizziness)
  • Knee Pain
  • Ankle and Wrist Pain
  • Shoulder Pain and Rotator Cuff Dysfunction
  • TMJ (Jaw) Pain and Dysfunction
  • Falls and Fractures
  • Neurological Conditions and Nerve Pain
  • Occupational Health
  • Mobility Barriers
  • Shoulder Blade Pain
  • Shoulder Joint Issues
  • Connective tissue problems
  • Emotional Issues
  • Progressive condition
  • Pregnancy-Related Pain
  • Osteoporosis
  • Motor Vehicle Accident Injuries
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Benefits Of Physiotherapy

Physiotherapists are health care professionals able to teach patients how to prevent or manage their condition so that they will achieve long-term health benefits. Physiotherapists examine each individual and develop a customized treatment plan which uses treatment techniques to promote mobility, reduce pain, restore range of motion, and prevent disability. Regardless of the activity, physiotherapists can help to identify the causes of injury, decreased function or disease that may be affecting your performance and offer advice on exercise and rehabilitation programs to aid in your return to the activity.

Meet Our Expert Physiotherapists in St. Catharines

Candice Vermeulen


Danielle de Laat


Rachel Albers


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Dharti Patel

Resident Physiotherapist &
Certified Pelvic Floor Resident Physiotherapist

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Claire Randell

Physiotherapy Assistant & Certified Exercise Physiologist

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Paul Kirk


Why Choose NHRC Physiotherapists in St Catharines?

Registered physiotherapists are healthcare professionals focused on evaluating and restoring physical function, body performance and quality of life. Physiotherapists possess a detailed knowledge of human anatomy, physiology, biomechanics and treatment strategies. Through proper assessment and diagnosis, physiotherapists are able to effectively offer specialty programs for a wide range of injuries related to work, sports and everyday life. For more information or to book an appointment please contact NHRC at (289) 362-3600

Insurance Information

Enjoy hassle-free healthcare with our insurance-covered physiotherapy, chiropractic, and massage therapy services, complemented by convenient Direct Billing. Prioritize your well-being and choose a seamless, stress-free path to recovery with us!

Areas We Serve:

Our patients come from all across Niagara including:

Western Hill
Port Dalhousie

Understanding Physiotherapy Care: Featured Blogs

What Physiotherapy Treatment Does for Back Pain?

What Physiotherapy Treatment Does for Back Pain?

  Back pain is a common problem for many people. It can range from mild discomfort to severe, debilitating pain that interferes with everyday activities. Everyone has a different threshold for pain, but when the level of discomfort exceeds what you can handle, it’s time to take action. Back pain can be the result of […]

When Physiotherapy Is Needed?

When Physiotherapy Is Needed?

  When you’re hurt, the natural reaction is to reduce your activities and rest. But after a few days, you need to start moving again. Otherwise, your muscles become weaker and recovery will take longer. As such, most people focus on resting when they’re injured or recovering from an illness. As much as it’s important […]

How Often Should You Have Physiotherapy?

How Often Should You Have Physiotherapy?

  Do you know how often you should have physiotherapy? It’s not a straightforward question. Everyone’s different, so there isn’t one set schedule for when you should have physiotherapy again. This article will give you some guidance as to when to have another session in order to get the best results from your treatment. There […]


How many physio sessions do I need?

The number of physiotherapy treatments you require will depend on the cause and severity of your injury. The more severe or chronic your condition, the longer it may take to recover fully. You should expect a full recovery after about 6-8 weeks of treatment but this can vary depending upon the type of injury sustained. Your Physiotherapist will advise you as to how long each session is likely to last.

Does physiotherapy really work?

There’s an extensive amount of research supporting the use of physiotherapy for treating musculoskeletal problems. For example, dozens of studies have shown that physical therapy can help with joint injuries and pain in the back, neck, shoulder, knee, wrist and ankle.

Where is the best Physiotherapy Clinic / Physiotherapy Centre in St Catharines, Ontario?

If you’re looking for an experienced, professional physiotherapist with a high success rate and patient satisfaction, look no further than The Niagara Health & Rehab Centre!

Does physiotherapy hurt?

Well, it depends on what you mean by “hurt”.
If you’re talking about pain then the answer is yes.

You may feel pain but it will be temporary.
But if you’re asking whether or not a particular treatment will cause damage to your body then the answer is it will not.

What other professional services do you offer?

We offer individualized care and a variety of services to all of our patients including Chiropractic care, Massage therapy, Manual therapy, Shockwave therapy, Trigger Point Therapy, One-on-one care for injuries, Pain management, Exercise programs (including home exercise and advanced exercise therapy), Athletic Therapy, Improves injury recovery time, Soft tissue techniques, Rehabilitative therapy, pelvic floor physiotherapy, honest advice, concussion care and management.

Do you need a referral to see a physical therapist?

No, you don’t need a referral to see a physical therapist at our clinic but you may need one for your insurance company so please check with your insurance provider before booking your appointment.

Insurance Covered physiotherapy, chiropractor, massage therapy. Extended Health Coverage Direct Billing Available.

Clinic Hours:

Monday 8a.m.–7p.m.
Tuesday 8a.m.–7p.m.
Wednesday 8a.m.–7p.m.
Thursday 8a.m.–7p.m.
Friday 8a.m.–6:30p.m.
Saturday 8a.m.–2p.m.
Sunday Closed