Nicola Robertson wants to change the way we talk about and treat women’s health care issues. With an intimate understanding of women’s health issues, Nicola brings her professionalism and curative advocacy to Diamond Physiotherapy
“I believe that an investment in women’s well-being has a lasting and profound effect on the overall health of our community.”
Nicola is a well-respected orthopedic, vestibular and pelvic floor physiotherapist. Nicola earned a BSc in Sports Science and Physiology (2002) and a BSc Hons Physiotherapy (2006) at the University of Glasgow. After an official move to Canada in 2008, Nicola joined a multidisciplinary health team in Nova Scotia, which initiated an extensive foundation of diverse health care practices.
Nicola’s passion for treating and advocating for women’s health assisted in her decision to establish Diamond Physiotherapy in Belleville, Ontario. Nicola recognized a need to provide women with access to safe, proven and individualized treatments unique to a woman’s physical well-being.
With new efficiencies and evolving treatments, Diamond Physiotherapy is making important strides in treating women’s complete health care needs and ensuring patients can live pain free, active lives.
When not busy with her practice, Nicola assists with rehabilitation services as the Team Physiotherapist for the Trenton Golden Hawks (OJHL). She is also the District President, Quinte and St. Lawrence Region of the Ontario Physiotherapy Association, Member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association Orthopedics, Private Practice and Women’s Health Division.
Nicola lives in Belleville with her husband and two young children where she shares her love of being active.
Nicola continues to further her training with many post graduate courses designed with women’s health in mind including; manual therapy, taping, exercise prescription, osteoporosis, acupuncture, vestibular therapy, pre-and post-natal physiotherapy, pelvic floor physiotherapy and pain management. These therapies and resources enhance the already diverse and practical rehabilitative tools currently utilized at Diamond Physiotherapy and help women feel connected to their bodies.
- September 2011 – Shirley Sahrmann – Level I: Introduction to Concepts and Application