Porters Lake Physiotherapy - pt Health
In response to COVID-19, pt Health is doing its part to help protect patients and our teams by modifying the delivery of services at our clinic. We remain open in select communities across Canada to treat patients requiring urgent care and to provide virtual care options.
For clinics that are providing in-person services, we have put in place active measures including enhanced hygiene practices, social distancing and pre-screening before anyone enters the clinic as per the Public Health Agency of Canada and continue to monitor federal and provincial colleges, to ensure our policies are aligned.
If you are feeling ill, have traveled outside of Canada in the past 14 days, or have come in contact with someone who is suspected to have COVID-19, please reach out to your local public health agency. If you need to reschedule an existing booking, please contact us by calling: 1 (888) 707-4410
We will keep you up to date with any related changes at pt Health that may affect you. If you have any questions regarding your appointment or your future treatment, please contact us at: 1 (888) 707-4410
In good health,
Our Clinic Team
Chiropractor - DCSpeaks: EnglishDr. Holly Snow was born and raised in Wellington, Nova Scotia. She grew up within the competitive gymnastics community where she learned the importance of health and wellness. This influenced her choice to attend Memorial University of Newfoundland where she graduated in 2012 with a Bachelors degree in Kinesiology. After graduation she moved back to Nova Scotia where she worked as a kinesiologist and took time to discover her passion: chiropractic. Dr. Holly spent four years in Toronto attending the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) and graduated as a Doctor of Chiropractic in 2018, and has been working as a chiropractor ever since. Throughout her time at CMCC and her time in practice, Dr. Snow honed her skills in diagnosing musculoskeletal complaints and manual chiropractic treatment techniques. Conditions she can treat include, but are not limited to, low back and neck pain, headaches and migraines, upper and lower limb injuries, arthritis, and acute and chronic pain and injuries. Dr. Holly includes chiropractic manipulations and mobilizations, soft tissue therapy techniques, therapeutic exercises, and lifestyle modifications in treating a person’s complaint. Dr. Holly is excited to help her patients achieve their health and wellness goals!
Patient CoordinatorSpeaks: English
Massage TherapistSpeaks: EnglishStacey Adamson worked as a Fitness Trainer for more than 20 years before returning to school and graduating with Honours from ICT Northumberland College of Massage Therapy. Since then she has been incorporating her manual massage skills with her fitness knowledge, to help patients heal but also prevent injuries from recurring. Through Massage therapy she has increased her ability to provide clients with a holistic approach to health care. Stacey has furthered her training to include modalities such as Cupping Massage, Guasha, Decompaction techniques, deep tissue and Swedish massage. Massage therapy helps to improve circulation, increase mobility, release chronic tension as well as facilitate healing of acute and repetitive strain injuries. When she’s not helping others on their road to recovery, Stacey can be found hiking or running with her dog Ninja, watching her 2 sons playing soccer or playing bagpipes with her band.
Physiotherapist - PGDip in Sports Physiotherapy, GDip in Sprts and exercise science, Bachelor in PhysiotherapySpeaks: English, HindiPramod started practicing Physiotherapy in 2008 after he graduated from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy degree in 2008. He continued to develop in his physiotherapy practice with continuous education and working in various settings like in a hospital, sports clinic, and private practices. He completed his Graduate Diploma in Exercise and Sports Science from Massey University, New Zealand in 2011. Pramod graduated with a Post Graduate Diploma in Sports and Manipulative Physiotherapy from the University of Otago, New Zealand in 2013. Pramod focuses on biomechanical assessment to assess your body in great depth to reach the core of the problem and develop a treatment program to correct or eradicate the cause. He incorporates manual therapy (hands-on), manipulative therapy, and therapeutic exercises as part of the rehabilitative process to restore functional goals and achieve a long-term correction of the problem. He enjoys playing soccer, basketball and weight training outside of work to keep himself active for a healthy mind and body. Pramod has most recently completed both the Arthritis Society's Getting a Grip on Arthritis® osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis education program.
Occupational Therapist - BScKin, MScOT, OT Reg (NS)Speaks: EnglishChelsey is an energetic and passionate Occupational Therapist who strives to facilitate a comprehensive and creative approach to client centred healthcare. Using the latest in clinical knowledge, Chelsey aspires to provide the highest-quality care for her patients to improve their quality of life, regain and maintain independence with their activities, and encourage them to be active participants in their care. Chelsey’s clinical interests include hand therapy, return to work, ergonomics, chronic pain management, and adaptive equipment. Chelsey is keen about continued education and is always looking for opportunities to gain additional training and certifications. Chelsey holds a Master of Science in Occupational Therapy from Dalhousie University and a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from the University of New Brunswick. When Chelsey is not working you can find her playing volleyball and golf, baking, or spending time with family and friends.
Occupational Therapist - MSc(OT), BKin (Hons.)Speaks: EnglishRyan is a passionate and energetic Occupational Therapist who strives to maximize individual’s full potential through use of evidence-based practice and holistic treatment approaches. Ryan believes that using the latest in clinical knowledge and letting clients feel empowered in their own health will provide the best possible outcomes to reach their dreams/goals and participate in what is meaningful for them. Prior moving to Halifax to become an occupational therapist, he was highly experienced in office ergonomic assessments/education to ensure joint health and prevent work-related musculoskeletal injuries through his exercise science background. Ryan’s other clinical interests include upper extremity rehabilitation, durable medical equipment prescription, return-to-work and chronic pain management. Ryan holds a master’s degree in Occupational Therapy from Dalhousie University and a Bachelor of Kinesiology degree with honors and co-operate experience from Memorial University of Newfoundland. Ryan is also certified in a variety of continuing education courses including hand therapy and telehealth services and continues to make gains in his professional development. When Ryan is not working, you can find him in the pool, going to spin classes and hiking throughout Nova Scotia.