who we are
Dan Newell, PT, graduated from the University of Toronto's four-year Bachelor of Science, Physical Therapy (B.Sc.P.T.) program in 1998 and has been an actively practicing physiotherapist ever since. Upon coming to Ottawa in 1998, Dan practiced in multiple clinic locations until establishing his own practice, Newell Physiotherapy, in December 2005.
Danie DeGrâce, PT, Danie, a fully bilingual registered physiotherapist, has worked in private practice since graduating from the University of Ottawa, in 2006. Since then, she has continued her professional development with a focus on manual therapy, myofascial release and acupuncture. She also has special training in vestibular rehabilitation, and has been treating dizziness and vertigo for seven years.
Sophie Dupuis, PT, completed undergraduate and graduate work in biology, having completed her Masters degree in 1998. In 2005, Sophie completed her Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy at McGill University. Sophie has been working in private clinics since her graduation and continues perfecting her manual therapy skills and adding to her clinical knowledge through post-graduate courses. Her training includes courses in Myofascial Release and Level 1 Manual Therapy. She has also studied the movement approaches of McKenzie and Sharman.
registered massage therapists
Nicole Mielke, RMT, Nicole has been a Registered Massage Therapist since completing three years of training at Algonquin College in 2001. Her professional training includes John Barnes Myofascial Release; and all levels of TraumaPractick, a global and holistic approach to trauma and injury which include craniosacral techniques; and many other orthopaedic assessment courses. Her preferred massage treatment approaches are myofascial release, Trigger Point Therapy along with various other techniques tailored to each individual’s needs.
Svitlana Tkachuk, RMT, studied traditional medicine for four years at Odessa State Medical University. She is an enthusiastic and skilled practitioner of therapeutic massage, having developed significant experience in various types of massage, including: deep tissue, Swedish, sports, relaxation, preventative, and rehabilitative massage. For Svitlana, clients are each unique and her goal is to contribute to their well-being.