My name is Kathy Eggenberger and I have been practicing physiotherapy since 1999 when I graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy. I began my career working at several sports medicine clinics in Vancouver, Victoria and London. I have been practicing Peterborough physiotherapist since 2003. I started Optimal Health Physiotherapy in 2015.
My current treatment approach is comprehensive and involves a thorough assessment, goal setting with my client, ‘hands on’ treatment as needed and a targeted exercise program. In addition to traditional physiotherapy modalities, I use manual therapy to restore normal joint mobility and decrease pain; acupuncture to control pain and dry needling to decrease muscle tension. I strongly believe in educating my clients about their conditions and providing them with the tools to manage the condition independently.
I am a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapists and have a certification in Acupuncture and Dry Needling from APTEI, as well as Bonefit training from Osteoporosis Canada.
When I am not working as a physiotherapist, I spend some time coaching the local youth triathlon team, the Peterborough Pirates and instructing in the local youth mountain bike program, Sprockids.
I have competed with the Canadian National Rowing Team and the Canadian National Age Group Triathlon Team.
In my spare time I can be found playing outside with my husband and two young children; skiing, swimming, cycling and running.
I look forward to meeting you and helping you along your journey to optimal health!
Hi, my name is Rose Harrison. I have been practicing as a physiotherapist since 2010.
I grew up here in Peterborough and I am very happy to be practicing in this community.
I attended Brock University in St. Catharines and earned a Kinesiology degree and a Masters of Science. I then attended the University of Toronto and graduated with a Masters of Physiotherapy degree. I have completed my certification in Acupuncture and Dry Needling from APTEI, Bonefit from Osteoporosis Canada and I am pursuing my orthopaedic manual therapy levels.
My treatment approach combines manual therapy techniques, acupuncture and a strong emphasis on education and exercise prescription.
I enjoy working with clients who have acute or chronic injuries, suffered a sports injury, or are looking to begin a individualized exercise program.
When I am not working I enjoy hiking, running, curling and spending time outdoors with my family.
I look forward to working with you in optimizing your health!