Our Team

Joel Grandy


Originally from Dartmouth, NS, Joel graduated from Dalhousie University with a Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy in 2006, after completing a Bachelor of Science from Dalhousie in 2003. Joel joined Nova Physiotherapy in 2006 and worked at the Timberlea clinic for 3 years. He then worked in private practices in Queensland and New South Wales, Australia, before rejoining the Nova team in August, 2010. Joel also has training in acupuncturesports injury rehab, gait analysis and custom orthotic therapy.

Post-graduate courses that Joel has completed include:

  • Certification in Biomedical Dry Needling
  • Advanced Lumbopelvic Complex Certification
  • Level 2 & 3 Upper Quadrant Orthopaedic Manual and Manipulative Therapy
  • Level 2 Lower Quadrant Orthopaedic Manual and Manipulative Therapy
  • Acupuncture AA1 (AFCI)
  • Running Injuries
  • C0-3 Segmental Dysfunction Role in Primary Headache
  • Cervical Spine: Latest Research Informing Clinical Practice
  • APTEI Lumbar Spine Mobilizations and Manipulation/ Thoracic Spine Mobilizations
  • APTEI Sacroiliac Joint and Pelvis Complex (Part I and II)
  • Building the Ultimate Back: from Prevention and Rehabilitation to Performance
  • Principles of Athletic Taping
  • Gait Analysis & Custom Orthotic Therapy
  • Shirley Sahrmann Level I: Movement Impairment Syndromes
  • Lyn Watson Level 1 Shoulder Physiotherapy

Joel promotes and maintains an active lifestyle and can often be found on the field playing soccer or spending time with his family and chasing around his two young children.