Judith Abbott , PT PHYSIOTHERAPIST
Judith’s first degree was a B. Sc. in Physiology at McGill University. She then followed that with a B.Sc. in Physical Therapy. While studying, she enjoyed being a member of the varsity soccer team and competing in several different intramural sports. After graduating she spent over 10 years working in both private practice and hospital settings in the fields of sports medicine, orthopaedics, paediatrics and geriatrics. She also had the opportunity to work with a mobile physiotherapy clinic covering sporting events and tournaments. She has taken many different courses over the years in the fields of manual therapy, myofascial release, movement imbalances, exercise prescription as well as completing all McKenzie Levels. She also completed her Leadership Development Certificate at St-Mary’s University in 2009. In addition, she is fluent in both French and English.
Judith also has a passion for teaching and education. She truly enjoys being able to take the time to explain injuries and treatment plans to patients. Seeing clients achieve their goals is very rewarding. She thoroughly enjoyed a teaching stint at the School of Physical Therapy in Kingston, Jamaica early in her career. Judith has a special interest in the treatment of cancer patients and is an active volunteer in the field. In order to continue to grow as a health care professional, she is now working on her Level 1 certification in Manual Lymph Drainage.
Along with spending quality time with family and friends, Judith enjoys the outdoors, tennis, volleyball and hiking.