About Us

Our healthcare team has over 50 years of experience!

Our Healthcare Team

Cheryl Cooper

Cheryl A. Cooper PT, Owner/Physiotherapist. Cheryl is a registered physiotherapist who received her Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Toronto in 1993. She started her career at Carleton University's Sports Therapy Clinic prior to opening her clinic in October 1996. Cheryl is proud to be able to treat the rural residents of the Osgoode area and enjoys a special interest in Sports Medicine.

A sixth generation native of Metcalfe, Cheryl lives with her husband Hugh McEwen, children Kate & Stuart and a menagerie of pets on Heather Crest Dairy Farm. A nominee for the YMCA-YWCA 2005 Women of Distinction Awards in the Community Entrepreneurial Spirit Category, Cheryl loves owning a business in her home community. A busy Mom, she also plays hockey, coaches and is a Director of the Metcalfe Agricultural Society.

Teri Rowan

Teri L. Rowan PT, Physiotherapist. Teri is a registered physiotherapist who received her Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Western Ontario in 1993. She grew up in the small south-western Ontario town of Ayr. She has a diverse Physio background which includes hand therapy, acupuncture, and vertigo rehab. Teri enjoys camping and the outdoors and manages a busy household which includes husband Kevin, children Emily and Kerrigan and chocolate lab Coby. A resident of "just off" Manotick Station Teri has been with our team since 2005.

Lianne Davies

Lianne Davies PT, Physiotherapist. Lianne became a physiotherapist in the footsteps of her Mother. A graduate of University of Manitoba, Lianne thrills in continuing her education and learning new skills. She is an athlete; enjoying soccer, ringette and any new challenge. Her recent globe-trotting adventures have left the rest of our team yearning for travel! Lianne returned to Ottawa U. in the fall of 2015 and completed her MBA in Health Administration. She works part-time in both Clinics for occasional coverage.

Kristin Groniger

Kristin Groniger PT, Physiotherapist. Kristin is a registered physiotherapist who graduated from the University of Toronto Masters of Physical Therapy program in 2013, following completion of her Bachelors degree in Honours Kinesiology from McGill University. From a young age, she has been involved in competitive sports which sparked her interest in physical therapy as a career.

Since graduating, Kristin has completed various professional development courses including; Levels 1, 2 and 3 Upper and Lower Quadrant Manual Therapy Courses, Mechanical Diagnosis and Treatment of the Lumbar Spine with the Robin McKenzie Institute of Canada, Acupuncture and Vestibular Rehabilitation. She has a passion for injury management and prevention through the combination of manual therapy techniques and exercise rehabilitation to assist with timely return to work, sport and extra-curricular activities.

In her spare time she enjoys playing broomball and soccer, travelling, spending time outdoors and helping out on her husband's family dairy farm. Being raised on a dairy farm herself, she looks forward to working within the rural community of Osgoode Ward.

Lisa Fisher

Christine MacMillan, Physiotherapist.. Christine earned her Masters in Physical Therapy from the University of British Columbia in 2010. Since graduating, she has worked in a variety of fields including post-operative joint replacement rehab, chronic post-concussion syndrome, and stroke/spinal cord injury. Not long after graduating, Christine developed a keen interest in Pelvic Health Physiotherapy, and has become a passionate advocate for women's health issues. She is continually deepening her understanding of pelvic floor dysfunction and pain by taking post-graduate courses and staying up-to-date on best-practices in the field. In 2017, Christine moved from Toronto to Metcalfe with her husband, Heath, and their two daughters Hannah and Paige. Christine is thrilled to be living in this wonderful rural community and offers Pelvic Health Physiotherapy at our Greely location.

Angi Robar

Angie Robar PT, Physiotherapist. Angie graduated from the University of Ottawa Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy program in 2009.

Angie grew up playing a variety of sports most notably competitive ringette and running which she pursued up to a national level and marathon distance respectively. Today Angie enjoys going for runs down the beautiful pathways of Osgoode and Greely with her Boxer in tow. Her love of sports ultimately fuelled her decision to pursue a career in physiotherapy.

Since graduating, Angie has had the opportunity to work in many different areas within hospital physiotherapy including, but not limited to: the joint replacement clinic and short term rehab, medicine, geriatric medicine, trauma, neurology, neurosurgery and general, vascular and orthopaedic surgery units.

Born in Saskatoon and raised in Ottawa, Angie is thrilled to join the team at Cooper Physiotherapy. Given her background in many different areas of physiotherapy she brings with her a well-rounded knowledge base and skill set pertaining to a vast array of various orthopaedic, cardio-respiratory and neurological conditions.

Lisa Fisher McLeod

Lisa Fisher McLeod RMT, Registered Massage Therapist. Lisa has been a Registered Massage Therapist since 2005. She grew up competitively dancing and riding horses on her familys dairy farm just outside of Edwards. Lisa utilizes techniques such as Swedish massage, deep tissue, trigger point release, myofascial, scar tissue work and lymphatic drainage, pre/perinatal massage and breast massage. She also offers infant massage classes for parents hoping to gain comfort and ease in treating their babies for common issues that may arise and for parents bonding with their newborns. Lisa lives close to their family farm with her husband Kevin McLeod and their two daughters Brooklyn and Emersyn.

Adam MacDondald

Adam MacDonald, RMT, Registered Massage Therapist.Adam, a resident of Newington, graduated from Algonquin College in the spring of 2011 with an advanced diploma in Massage Therapy. Originally, he was drawn to the profession of Massage Therapy because he enjoyed biology and wanted to work in the healthcare field. The main thing he enjoys about the profession is helping people to experience stress and pain relief along with achieving a higher level of wellness. Adam enjoys playing hockey, ultimate frisbee, recreational soccer and reading classic novels. He and his wife Emily recently moved to Gatineau. He sees patients in both Clinic locations.

Nancy Pollock

Nancy Pollock RMT, Registered Massage Therapist. Nancy graduated with her advanced diploma in Massage Therapy from Algonquin College in the spring of 2017. Prior to completing the Massage Therapy program, Nancy graduated from Lakehead University with her Honours Bachelor of Kinesiology Degree. Being involved in sports all her life Nancy knows the importance of proper rehabilitation from injury, which is what led her to pursue post-secondary studies in Kinesiology and Massage Therapy. Throughout her studies Nancy discovered her passion for paediatric and pre- and post-natal massage and looks to further her training within these fields.

In her free time Nancy enjoys working out, participating in sports such as hockey, soccer and pole fitness and has recently started taking adult gymnastic classes. A lifetime resident of the North Gower area, Nancy also enjoys spending time with family and friends and playing with her dogs.

Krista Benson-Jones

Krista Benson, RMT, Registered Massage Therapist. Krista is a graduate of the International Academy of Massage, in Ottawa, in 2011. A lifelong Metcalfe resident, Krista believes that everyone can benefit from massage therapy in some way. Every treatment is designed for that particular patient; whether it be to relieve stress, headaches, muscle tension, pain or recuperate from an injury. She uses techniques such as Swedish massage, deep tissue therapy, Trigger point release, stretching and MFR techniques. Krista lives in Metcalfe with her partner Chad and their children.

Kara Roosen

KARA ROOSEN, Registered Kinesiologist . Kara grew up competitively dancing and curling and has always had an interest in being active. Graduating from the University of Ottawa with Honours in Human Kinetics Kara became a Registered Kinesiologist in 2014. After working as a personal trainer for 6 years she has joined our team as a physiotherapy aide. She grew up on a dairy farm just outside of Russell and now lives just outside of Winchester with her husband Mark and 2 girls. Outside of work Kara can be found spending time with family and friends or on the ice curling in the winter. Kara is also a long time member of the Russell Agricultural Society helping put on many events including the Russell Fair.

Debbie Churchill

Debbie Churchill, Office Administrator Osgoode / Physiotherapy Aide. Debbie is a long time resident of Osgoode with husband John and their five children Travis, Brandon, Kory, Jessica & Logan. She joined our staff in 2007, and has been the voice of Cooper Physio since. She enjoys walks with her husky "Yukon", 3-Pitch, a nice meal and shoes. This big Sens fan is thrilled to be a new Grandma!

Tania Gervais

Tania Gervais, Office Administrator Greely / Physiotherapy Aide. Tania is an energetic mother of 3 children who graduated with a diploma in nutrition. A fitness enthusiast, she spends her free time playing with her 2 dogs, at her kids' sporting events, painting and cooking. She enjoys caring for and meeting new people, and has made the Cooper Physio Clinic Greely her second home since starting in March 2017.


Therapy Dog

"Scotia" Rae Cooper-McEwen, Therapy Dog. Cooper Physio has a long history of therapy dogs in the Clinic. Cheryl's first black labrador "McKenzie" used to go to work every Friday. After her passing in the summer of 2010, Cheryl introduced her new lab pup Scotia to the Clinic setting. Everyone is amazed at her calmness and the patients look forward to her visits each week!

Introductory Video

Clinic Costs

How much will treatment cost?

Physiotherapy: Initial Assessment & Treatment $90
Physiotherapy Treatment $65
Secondary Assessment $70
Pelvic Health Physiotherapy Assessment $130
Pelvic Health Physiotherapy Treatment $100
Fitness Assessment $85
Custom Orthotics $400 (1 pr)
$550 (2 pr)
Massage: One Hour $85 (incl. HST)
Massage: 45 Minutes $75 (incl. HST)
Massage: Half Hour $60 (incl. HST)
Photocopy of Chart $175
Completion of Medical Form $80


What insurance plans will cover Cooper Physiotherapy Clinic's Services?

Extended Health Care: This is the insurance provided to you by work or school. Most plans cover between 80% - 100% and usually up to an annual limit. Most plans do require a physician's referral for reimbursement. Please contact your insurance provider to become familiar with your plan coverage limits.

Motor Vehicle Collision Insurance: In the event of an injury incurred during a motor vehicle collision, you will be covered for Physiotherapy care. Your Physiotherapist or Insurance Adjustor will provide you with Forms to be submitted to your Auto Insurance. An approved treatment plan will cover any physiotherapy or massage therapy expense incurred after the annual maximum coverage of your Extended Heathcare Insurance has been reached.

Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB): Should you injure yourself at work, all injuries are to be reported to WSIB within 24 hours. Your supervisor, human resources department or your Physiotherapist can assist you with this paperwork. Approved work-related injury claims will be billed directly for your Physiotherapy and/or Massage Therapy Treatment.

RCMP, DND, DVA: Military personnel, veterans and RCMP must receive pre-approval from their work or DVA physician prior to the commencement of Physiotherapy treatment. Most plans are approved for 10 physiotherapy visits and will be billed directly to Blue Cross. Should you require additional visits an extension request must be physician-approved.

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