Rhonda Reardon

Physiotherapist

Rhonda Reardon graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy from the University of Saskatchewan in 1990.  Prior to this she completed a Bachelor of Science with a Major in Human Physiology in 1987 also from the U of S.  After graduation she cycled through Europe and then began her physiotherapy career at the Victoria General in Halifax as part of the cardiorespiratory team.  Her passion for Orthopaedic Physiotherapy took her into private practice after a rewarding year at the hospital.  With a passion for continuing education she took post-graduate courses including a three month course in Vancouver in the School of Medicine all of which culminated in the completion of her Diploma of Advanced Manual and Manipulative Therapy in 1996. 
 
Rhonda has been actively involved in the profession serving on the Provincial and National executives of the Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. She also is a past Co-chair of the National Orthopaedic Division Symposium.  In the realm of post-graduate education, she was the provincial course organizer for Kinetic Control and a founding member of the Atlantic Manual Therapy Institute. 
 
Currently Rhonda is a National Examiner and Instructor for the Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association.  She also is a sessional lecturer in the Dalhousie School of Physiotherapy.   She is actively pursuing a Masters in Rehabilitative Medicine with McMaster University.
 
In her practice Rhonda sees a wide breadth of musculoskeletal challenges.  She enjoys a broad practice with special interest in mechanical spinal problems as well as muscle imbalances.  As well, she enjoys treating varsity and weekend athletes alike.  
A special focus on evidence-based practice and collaborative patient centered care is the foundation of her practice.   She firmly believes that education of the patient is a critical key for the successful management of mechanical musculoskeletal problems.