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Alex Barrett


Originally from St. John’s Newfoundland, Alex graduated from Dalhousie University with his Masters of Science in Physiotherapy in 2015 after completing his Bachelor’s of Science in Kinesiology at Memorial University in 2013.  Alex joined the Nova Physiotherapy Burnside team right out of University, bringing with him experience in athletic therapy with athletes in many sports, and sport-specific personal training.

Post graduate courses include:

  • Acupuncture AA1 (AFCI)
  • Level 1 manual and manipulative therapy
  • Functional Range Conditioning, FRC
  • Smart Seminars – Dry Needling 1 and 2
  • Smart Seminars – Thoracic Spine Assessment and Treatment

Alex’s areas of interest include pediatrics, musculoskeletal, manual therapy and movement pattern dysfunction.

Alex has been very involved in sport over the years, including working as a trainer for the St. John’s Ice Caps (AHL team) in 2012 as well as the Memorial University soccer and basketball teams for two years, and coaching the Memorial University men’s volleyball team in 2014.  Alex is a former CIS athlete, competing with the Memorial university men’s volleyball team from 2007 to 2012.  He continues his involvement by playing many sports in the area, as well as taking part in running, biking, hiking and fitness training activities, and coaching the Bedford Blizzards boy’s volleyball club team.