Bridget O'Brien, PT
Bridget was raised in Ottawa, Ontario she attended the University of Ottawa and obtained her four year honours degree in kinesiology, while also playing university hockey.
Upon graduation she completed the Masters of Physiotherapy program at Western University and was also a member of the university hockey team. With a genuine love for orthopedics she pursued and completed the Sports Physiotherapy Fellowship at the Fowler Kennedy Sports Medicine Clinic. During this fellowship she was involved with the latest research, viewed surgeries, followed athletes from acute on field injuries to the rehabilitation setting, and worked within a close medical team at the clinic.
Bridget lived in Whistler British Columbia for over 10 years treating a variety of injuries and working closely with National, Provincial and pro- level freestyle skiers and snowboarders. More recently she has been living & working in cottage country Ontario and enjoying everything it has to offer.
She has continued to pursue post-graduate training in spinal mobilization/ manipulation and has completed certifications in Anatomical Acupuncture (CAFCI), Functional Dry Needling (FDN) as well as courses in concussion, vestibular rehabilitation and craniosacral therapy.
Her personal experience with sports (marathon running, snowboarding, skiing, ice hockey, soccer, cross-x biking, fastball) has also allowed for an insightful understanding of injury and its effect on the individual both physically and mentally. Bridget is passionate about helping her patients achieve their goals and understands the importance of getting back out there and doing what you love to do!