Paula Walmsley

Paula Walmsley

Physiotherapist


  • St-Joseph Clinic



UNIVERSITY EDUCATION

  • Graduate Diploma in Physiotherapy, Wolverhampton, England UK 1989 (Degree Equivalence)

POST-GRADUATE CERTIFICATION

  • Certified Member of the Society of Orthopaedic Medicine, London UK
  • Certificant of the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada

CONTINUING DEVELOPMENT

  • Fellowship of the Society of Orthopaedic Medicine, London
  • Manual Therapy E1-2, V1-2-3
  • McKenzie A, B, C techniques for treating the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine
  • Maitland mobilization techniques for treating the spine and peripheral joints
  • Effective Non needle Acupuncture and Tissue Healing Techniques – using micro current
  • Mobilization of the Nervous System
  • Understanding pain: Explain Pain and The Neuromatrix Approach to Pain, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome and Pathological Pain, The Art of Pain Science Management
  • Vestibular Rehabilitation
  • Integral systemic dry needling (ISDN)
  • K-taping
  • Rehabilitation of patients with cancer

CLINICAL TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • Taught examination of the Musculo-skeletal system to trainee General Practitioners in Portland, Maine, USA (1994-1998)
  • Taught physiotherapists and Doctors in the UK an “Anatomical Approach to Acupuncture Therapy” for pain relief (1994-2003)
  • Orthopaedic Medicine, teacher training Parts I and II
  • Student Mentor

INTERESTS

  • Treatment of paddlers; canoe kayak and C1 (Gold medallist tandem; North American Canoe Slalom Championship 2008)
  • All Treatment of elderly patients, just because we are getting older does not mean that we have to suffer pain!
  • Neck, back and sciatic problems

SPORTS OF INTEREST

  • Canoe / Kayak
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Hiking
  • Snowboard
  • Snowshoeing

OTHER

  • Bilingual
  • 1997- 2010 Owner of Clinique de Physiotherapie Paula Walmsley

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