Bells Corners

Brendan Hickey M.Phty, SPC(Cert), CGIMS, FCAMPT

Registered Physiotherapist

Brendan has been a physiotherapist since graduating from the University of Western Ontario with a Bachelor of Science (Physical Therapy) in 1998. Since then he has practiced in public hospitals, long term care centres, home environments, university athletic clinics, and private physiotherapy practices. His extensive experience includes a six year journey overseas working as a physiotherapist in England, Scotland, New Zealand and Australia, culminating in the completion of a Masters of Manipulative Physiotherapy at the University of Otago in New Zealand (recognizing him as a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Therapy on his return to Canada). Throughout his career he has attended many other professional development courses, with a special interest in anatomical (western) approaches to acupuncture and is a UBC certified Gunn Intramuscular Stimulation (CGIMS) practitioner.

In addition to his clinic-based work he has a longstanding interest in working with a variety of sports as a field-level therapist, including men’s & women’s club rugby, box lacrosse, soccer, and Canada’s National Diving Team at international events. He currently maintains his skills as a Sport Physiotherapy Canada Certificate therapist working with OPDL junior soccer and local club rugby.

His physiotherapy passions include deciphering complex/multi-region clinical presentations, integrating exercise conditioning science into active rehabilitation, using bio-psychosocial approaches in balance with the physical approaches to patient care. He divides his time between seeing private patients, and working as an Advanced Practice Clinician for Low Back Pain for the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care ISAEC program.


Sarah White

Registered Physiotherapist – MSC PT, BSC HON HK

Sarah graduated with a Master’s degree in Physical Therapy from Queen’s University after completing her Bachelor of Science in Human Kinetics at the University of Ottawa.

Sarah’s uses a variety of “hands-on” and manual therapy approaches, supplemented with exercise prescription, functional dry needling/acupuncture and education. Her main goals are to restore function and prevent injury to improve overall quality of life. Sarah has also developed a special interest in the management of concussions and the importance of baseline testing.

Outside of Physiotherapy, Sarah has been a member of the Canadian Forces as a Naval Reservist since 2010 where she has competed in regional and national competitions for soccer and softball. In addition to this she enjoys hiking, rollerblading, hockey and strength and conditioning.

As part of her commitment to continuing education, Sarah has completed the following courses/ certifications:

  • Complete Concussion Management
  • Diploma of Advanced Orthopedic Manual and Manipulative Therapy Level 1
  • Kinetacore Functional Dry Needling Level 1
  • Advanced Physical Therapy Education Institute
  • Elbow, Wrist & Hand (Part 1)
  • Cervical Spine Articular Dysfunctions
  • Shoulder Complex (Part 1 & 2)
  • Somatic Sense Modern Manual Therapy
  • Kinetic Link Training: Level 1 Functional Strength & Conditioning
  • Management of Cervical Thoracic Disorders

Nicole Gill

Registered Physiotherapist

Nicole Gill has been an Orthopedic Private Practice Physiotherapist for 14 years with an Honours
Physiotherapy graduate degree from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. She also has a Human
Kinetics (Kinesiology) degree specializing in Movement Science from the University of Windsor, Ontario.

Nicole was born and raised in Windsor, Ontario and worked in the local area for one year prior to moving
out west to Victoria, BC. Nicole has taken many courses to increase her knowledge, including Advanced
Manual Therapy Level courses and Canadian Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute qualifications
in Acupuncture and Dry Needling which she uses as part of the many tools to treat patients. Nicole has
taken extra courses in the areas of the ankle, hip, TMJ (jaw), and neck. She worked in Victoria for 12
years perfecting her manual therapy, acupuncture and dry needling skills. Nicole Gill is now an active
member of the Ontario College of Physiotherapists since her move to the Nepean area.

Nicole has experience with many athletics teams as she travelled with Royal Military College Varsity
during her time at Queen’s University and, as a result, has a great deal of sports injury experience. She
enjoys empowering and educating patients on their injuries to aid in their understanding of them and to
help promote overall healing.

Nicole has played soccer at various competitive levels and loves to snowboard and run. She played
university level soccer during her years at the University of Windsor. Nicole travelled to Sydney, Australia
in 2009; Torino, Italy in 2013; and Auckland, New Zealand in 2017 to compete in the World Masters
Games with a Victoria, BC soccer team. She is a mother of two little ones at home as well.


Cecilia Gard


Cecilia believes in Gabrielle Roth’s words “If you just set people in motion they’ll heal themselves.” Movement is a medicine for creating change in a person’s physical, emotional and mental states. Cecilia is passionate about helping people to improve their quality of life by comprehensive treatment leading to speedy recovery.

Cecilia graduated with Bachelors of Physiotherapy (2009), from Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (India), thereafter worked in a hospital and private set-up for nearly 2.5 years. She went to United Kingdom to pursue her further studies. She obtained Master of Science with honours (Merit) in Physiotherapy from Manchester Metropolitan University in 2013. When she was studying for her Masters she was happy to acquire the volunteering opportunity to assist with functional assessment for soccer players of Manchester United Football Academy, U.K. She moved to Canada to practice Physiotherapy here. After obtaining her registration as a Physiotherapist in Canada, she has worked in different set-up like retirement homes, home environments and private physiotherapy practices.

Cecilia enjoys working with all age groups and different health conditions. She believes in providing one-on-one client/patient care. In her practice, Cecilia uses a hands-on approach that combines manual therapy (Mulligan, Maitland and Kaltenborn mobilisation approaches, Muscles energy techniques), soft tissue release (Certified Functional Myofascial Practitioner and Certified in Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilisation), Functional Assessment, Muscle testing and Corrective care and Exercise programing. She is highly trained to use Acupuncture, Dry needling, Taping and various modalities and techniques when needed to achieve optimal result. Cecilia believes in advancing her knowledge and techniques to better help her clients/patients by enrolling herself in different courses.

When not working, Cecilia spends time keeping herself active by working out, reading and spending time with friends. She enjoys Kayaking and is looking forward to learn winter sports (Skiing and Snowboarding).

“Movement is Therapy”


Mariane Fraser

BA (Psych), Registered Massage Therapist

Mariane practices in good standing with the College of Massage Therapy of Ontario and a
member of the RMTAO. Combining her passion for sports and massage, Mariane is able to
explore new opportunities using her skill level from a variety of different backgrounds to
ensure that the client is able to get back to their previous levels of activity. She is currently
involved in various sports and activities, which involve Crossfit, Sprint Canoe/Kayak, as well as
being a team member of the National Ringette League. As an athlete, Mariane is extremely passionate about
helping people  avoid and overcome injury. Mariane’s philosophy of care states that everyone is met and treated
with respect, compassion and honesty, without judgment, ensuring each individuals best interest and wellbeing
are first priority.


Jane Moyse

BA Psyc/Soc, MSc (O.T.)

Jane graduated from Dalhousie University with a BA  in Psychology and Sociology as well as a MSc
(O.T) from McGill University. She grew up in then Quebec and moved to Ottawa upon completion
of her Master’s program.  Jane is the first OT to become part of the many Interdisplinary team
members that make up Back and Track.  She believes OT is an integral part of an interdisciplinary health care
team. Jane is excited to add to the roster of services that Back on Track offers.

Jane aims to help clients achieve maximal independence in participating in their meaningful daily occupations. Jane
works with her clients to develop strategies to overcome and deal with physical, cognitive and/or mental health
issues. Jane enjoys working with her clients to develop creative ways of accomplishing everyday tasks.


Rebecca Clair

Registered Massage Therapist

Rebecca is a dedicated registered massage therapist who utilizes a variety of techniques to maximize the health and wellbeing of her clients. After spending her early adulthood as a chef based in Europe, she decided to relocate to Ottawa in 2012 to pursue a career in health. Rebecca graduated with honours from the massage therapy program and has continued to study additional therapies. She offers acupuncture, craniosacral techniques, deep tissue, lymphatic drainage and myofascial release as options for treatment. Her approach looks at the individual as a whole to optimize health and reduce stress.
Registered Massage Therapist (Everest College, Ottawa)
Certified Manual Lymphatic Drainage Therapist (Klose Training, Massachusetts, USA)
Contemporary Acupuncture Certification (IATCM, Ottawa)
Visceral Osteopathy Series 1-4 (Centre for Continuing Education of Osteopathy, Toronto)
Craniosacral Techniques and Applications Levels 1 and 2 (School of Structural Therapy, Ottawa)

Nathalie deMaurivez

Chiropodist BSc(Hons) DPodM

Nathalie deMaurivez has been a practicing Chiropodist since 2009. She completed her undergraduate degree in Kinesiology from the University of Ottawa followed by a three year post graduate program in Podiatric Medicine at the Michener Institute in Toronto. She continues to further her studies of the human body with various courses such as Active Release Therapy, Foot Mobilization and Osteopathy. This multidisciplinary approach allows Nathalie to better refer her clients for more specialized treatment as required. She is a registered Chiropodist in Ontario and is a member of the Ontario Society of Chiropodists.

Heather Thomas

Office Manager