Clinic – Brookside Drive & Prospect Street
Emily is an Occupational Therapist (OT) who graduated with a BSC. (Hons) Psychology degree from the University of New Brunswick, and she liked Fredericton so much that she stuck around to complete her MSc. Exercise and Sport Science degree. Emily always wanted to be in a healthcare profession and knew that Occupational Therapy was the perfect fit, so she went on to pursue her MSc. Occupational Therapy at the University of Toronto and is registered with the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT) and is a member of the New Brunswick Association of Occupational Therapist (NBAOT).
Emily was fortunate to have the following rewarding placement opportunities:
- Hand Therapy Department at Toronto Western Hospital – conditions such as mallet finger, Dupuytren’s contractures, distal radius fractures, and more
- BrainbOT – helped to develop course and article content for a concussion self-management app
- Toronto Rehabilitation Institute: MSK and Complex Injuries Outpatient Program – worked with a variety of populations, including oncology, chronic pain, and COVID-19 long-haulers
Emily focuses on physical health while understanding that mental health is inevitably intertwined. Her areas of practice include, but are not limited to:
- Cancer rehabilitation (e.g., axillary web syndrome [aka cording])
- Post-radiation changes (e.g., myofascial tightness)
- Chemo induced peripheral neuropathy
- Upper extremity rehabilitation (e.g., mallet finger, distal radius fractures, Dupuytren’s contracture, frozen shoulder)
- Concussion management (e.g., energy conservation, self-management strategies, goal-setting)
- Treatment of general areas such as scar management, posture, workstation ergonomics, and sleep concerns
Emily’s enjoys running with her dog, yoga, biking, travelling, and going out to eat with friends and family. She is from Woodstock, NB, but calls Fredericton home! She loves downtown Fredericton; all the breweries/patios, trails, and being close to her family.