Charlene Dornan

BSc Hons Physiotherapy, APPI Pilates Instructor, Certified Acupuncturist ( AACP UK )


Graduated with a BSc Hons in Physiotherapy from the University of Ulster Jordanstown, Northern Ireland in 2007.

I immediately started working in the NHS UK as a rotational Physiotherapist, gaining experience in the areas of Musculoskeletal Outpatients, Orthopaedics, Paediatrics and Adult Neurology. Throughout my rotational experience I developed a strong preference to work with patients presenting with Neurological disorders.

I have extensive formal and informal training related to Neurological disorders.I completed Introduction to Bobath: The assessment and Treatment of Adults with Neurological conditions Part A, B, and C. Also MSc Module, Interdisciplinary Stroke Care Module, University of Ulster, Jordanstown, N. Ireland. In the UK I have experience working as a Specialist Neurological Physiotherapist. At Trimetrics a full Neurological Physiotherapy assessment will be completed, treatment goals will be identified and outcome measures will be used to identify improvements. Incorporating improvements into daily life is part of the course of treatment.Since moving to Canada 2016 I have been working as a Physiotherapist at Vancouver Coastal Health within the residential care setting. I have experience in post fall assessment and falls management in the UK and Canada.

As well as providing Neuro Physiotherapy at Trimetrics I provide an effective falls management service. This service is tailored to the individual; it includes assessment, treatment intervention and onward referral if necessary.I have a strong passion to provide good quality goal directed Physiotherapy intervention. I am a fully certified APPI Pilates instructor.

I have experience teaching Pilates to various populations. PIlates is a treatment approach that can be used to achieve good outcomes for people with Neurological disorders.I take pride in maintaining up to date professional development; I have attended many courses to ensure I treat the whole person. I am a fully certified acupuncturist.

Outside work I enjoy travel, exploring Canada, hiking in the summer, skiing in the winter and socialising with friends.

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