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.

Sarah Trottier

Sarah Trottier, Physiotherapist. Sarah is a graduate of the University of Ottawa Physiotherapy program (2015). She spent time with us on an internship and returned following graduation to our Osgoode location. Sarah has a special interest in Pelvic Health Physiotherapy and has recently completed several continuing education courses to become rostered to treat conditions such as: urinary incontinence, pelvic floor pain, etc.... Sarah is small town girl from North Bay and loves our rural clientele. She and her partner Kyle and their labradoodle Peta are thrilled to be in their first home in Barrhaven. She is an avid ringette player and loves spending time at her family cottage. Peta joins her as a therapy dog some days in the Clinic.

Lisa Fisher

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.

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!

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!


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Clinic Costs

How much will treatment cost?

Physiotherapy: Initial Assessment & Treatment
Physiotherapy Treatment
Secondary Assessment
Pelvic Health Physiotherapy Assessment
Pelvic Health Physiotherapy Treatment
Fitness Assessment
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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