Our Team

Heather Nelson


Currently on Maternity Leave until 2020

Originally from Beaver Bank, NS, Heather graduated from Dalhousie University with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and from University of Alberta with a Masters of Science in Physical Therapy.  Heather joined the team at Nova Physiotherapy in early 2014. She has experience working with a variety of conditions, including sport related injuries, post operative conditions, degenerative diseases, motor vehicle accident and work related injuries.

Heather is continuing her education with postgraduate courses with special focus on acupuncture and manual and manipulative therapy. She is certified in Biomedical Dry Needling and is trained in Concussion Management.

Outside of physiotherapy, Heather enjoys an active lifestyle that includes kayaking, hiking, running, and soccer. Heather lives in HRM with her husband and two border collies.