Rebecca Grubb, M.Sc. P.T., B.A. Kin
Rebecca completed her undergraduate degree in Kinesiology at the University of Western Ontario. She stepped away from post-secondary education shortly after to practice Kinesiology as a Registered Kinesiologist in community orthopedic practice. She then pursued a Master’s of Science in Physiotherapy at McMaster University in Hamilton Ontario. Rebecca has a keen interest in several orthopedic injuries/pathologies including post-op rehabilitation, repetitive strain and pelvic girdle dysfunction. She is a huge advocate of “exercise is medicine” for chronic disease prevention and management. Rebecca is dedicated to personalized treatment plans including manual therapy, patient-friendly education, home exercise programming and functional task training. Her primary goal is to facilitate patients in obtaining their return to work, sport and function goals within physiotherapy treatment and consultation. Rebecca has completed a specialization in pelvic floor physiotherapy as she has a passion for the remediation of pelvic pain and dysfunction for both men and women. She is committed to continuing education and plans to establish further training in the population of pelvic health including Mobilization of Viscera Fascia in the Urinary System, the relationship between Gastrointestinal Disorders and the Pelvic Floor, the Female Athlete and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction and the assessment and treatment of Chronic Pain.
Rebecca is a co-author of a study published in the journal of Birth titled “Optimizing Birth: empowering women through knowledge of pain neuroscience and associated physiologic birth principles”, supporting the role of physiotherapy in the intrapartum period. Rebecca is currently providing pelvic floor physiotherapy for pregnant women, in their 2nd trimesters, seeking assessments, treatment and/or prevention of pelvic floor dysfunction during the pre-natal period. She has a keen interest and focus in preparing mom’s to be for their labour and delivery with the objective of providing novel knowledge surrounding the context of birth as well as instilling self-efficacy and self-advocacy for both pregnant women in their partners in the delivery room. Rebecca is also involved in the post-natal period for assessments, treatment and/or prevention of pelvic floor dysfunction.
Growing up outside a small rural community in Bruce County, Rebecca engaged in local sports teams including Hockey and Baseball and remains involved in ladies recreational slow-pitch and volleyball during her spare time. Her enjoyment for sports and teamwork inspired her to pursue a fulfilling career in Physiotherapy. Rebecca believes in a multimodal and holistic approach to care with a special focus in active therapy. She believes all patients deserve the opportunity to take control of their own health and wellness. Rebecca is currently licensed and registered with the Ontario College of Physiotherapists, is rostered as a Pelvic Floor Physiotherapist and is a member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association.