Thank you for visiting the official website of Therapeutic
Services Ltd. We are a multidisciplinary clinic that offers a
variety of services aimed towards the prevention and treatment of
injuries. Therapeutic Services has been providing professional
treatment for residents of Newfoundland and Labrador for over 30
Therapeutic Services prides itself in providing a friendly and
relaxing atmosphere. Treatments are provided in large private rooms
to ensure client confidentiality. We also have a large
rehabilitation fitness area that enables clients of all ages to
optimize their recovery.
Therapeutic Services offers specialized treatment for:
- Sport and Orthopaedic Injuries
- Motor Vehicle Accidents
- Work Related Injuries
- Neck and Back Pain
- Temporomandibular Joint
- Repetitive Strain Injuries
- Hand Injuries
- Women's Health
- Post Surgical Rehabilitation (home visits
- Neurological Conditions
- Chronic Pain
Liv-Terese K. Martyn BSc. PT, MCPA
Born and raised in Norway, Liv-Terese graduated with a BSc in
Physiotherapy from Manchester Royal Infirmary, England in 1999. Liv
has always been very active with a wide variety in sports, but with
a special interest in soccer and martial arts. Sports injuries are
something Liv knows a lot about, as she was an injured athlete many
times during her career. She has since been asked to join the
Canadian Women's Soccer Rehabilitation Team as well as travelling
annually to the Canadian Soccer Nationals to provide care to our
Liv is also specializing in treating TMJ Dysfunction as
well as having great success with her other specialty; Women's
Health. Being a mom of two, Liv know the importance of feeling good
before and after giving birth, as well as the various symptoms and
discomfort a women can go through, but may not talk about.
If you are seeing Liv for a work injury, injuries from a car
accident, neck, back or any kind of arthritic pain; she will always
approach her treatments with a focus on appropriate movement
control, patient education and empowerment. Liv sees every client
unique individual. Her expertise lies in the combination of
various mobilization techniques, exercise therapy as well as the
use of acupuncture.
Liv works between the two clinics. She performs home visits to
the elderly, performs ergonomic workstation consultations,
pre-employment screening and lecturing various Injury Prevention
Programs to athletes and health care professionals.
While balancing her passion for physiotherapy, Zumba is in her
heart. Liv is a certified Zumba instructor; she works out, enjoys
the outdoors and relaxes the best when she spends time at the cabin
with her husband Daniel and their two beautiful children Hanz and
For an appointment with Liv,
please call 753-3372.
Daniel Martyn BSc. PT, MCSP, MCPA
Daniel Graduated with Honors from the University of Manchester
England with a Bachelor of Science (Physiotherapy) in 2000.
Starting his Career in Manchester at the Oldham Royal Infirmary in
Orthopedic Out- patients. Daniel moved back to Newfoundland in late
2000 to work with Eastern Health at which time he worked in
orthopedics, oncology as well as Cardiology and ICU. After
completing this 2 year contract Daniel ventured back overseas
landing in Norwich England and returned to treating musculoskeletal
injuries in both the public and private sector with the fortunate
opportunity of treating Premiership football (soccer) players with
Norwich City Canaries' many of which are still friends.
Returning to Canada in 2004 Daniel and his wife Liv-Terese became
the owners of Therapeutic Services Physiotherapy and has been
growing their business and education with completing post secondary
courses such as Pelvic Instability using kinetic Control,
Orthopedic Differential Diagnosis in Physiotherapy and The
Assessment and Treatment of Running Injuries. Daniel has also been
trained to treat TMJ dysfunction and is Matheson trained in
Occupational Rehabilitation. Daniel has always had a passion for
competitive sports, playing Baseball in the 1993 Canada Games and
in Montreal with the ABC program as well as Racing locally on the
ski slopes, the gym and kids keeps him busy these days. Daniel
believes that education and active rehabilitation enable you to
understand your condition and become an active partner in your
treatment and recovery.
For an Appointment with Daniel, please call 753-3372.
Brad Hopkins, BSc. PT, MCPA, CAFCI
Brad Graduated with Distinction from Dalhousie University with a
Bachelor of Science (Physiotherapy) in 2002. Brad started his
career in Northern Ontario working with the Canadian Back
Institute. He moved to Calgary, AB shortly after and had the
opportunity to work closely with athletes, injured workers and
individuals of all ages. While in Calgary, Brad was able to pursue
his post graduate education and successfully completed specialized
courses in Myofascial Release, Ergonomic Assessment, Functional
Capacity/Job Site Analysis Evaluation, Advanced Orthopaedic Manual
Physiotherapy and Acupuncture. Brad is especially interested in
Acupuncture and has completed level 1, Level 2A and Level 3A with
the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute.
Brad is registered with the Newfoundland and Labrador College of
Physiotherapists and is an Active member of the Canadian
Physiotherapy Association. Brad is also an active member of the
Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute.
Outside of work, Brad is an outdoor enthusiast who enjoys fishing,
hiking and running. Brad believes that a thorough assessment
combined with a specific exercise based program is the key to a
safe and efficient recovery.
For an appointment with Brad, please call 753-3374.
Justin Penney, Physiotherapist
After graduatiing from Dalhousie University in 2013 with a
Masters of Science in Physiotherapy, Justin has worked in both the
public and private sectors as a physiotherapist. In the
hospital setting Justin worked closely with patients who required
extensive post operative and medical treatment.
Alternatively. Justin has worked with clients in a
clinic setting whose health concerns varied from returning to
athletic competition to resuming employment. In either
environment Justin worked closely with the patient to achieve their
goals through improving their pain, strength and range of
In addition to being trained as a physiotherapist, Justin has
achieverd a Bachelor of Kinesiology with Honors in 2007 and a
Bachelor of Nursing from Memorial University in 2009. After
completing the fast track BN program at MUN Justin began as a
Registerd Nurse in the areas of Cardiology, Emergency
Services and Mental Health and Addictions.
As a trained nurse and physiotherapist Justin has accumlated an
array of experciences within the health care field. These
experiences as an asset when treating your musculoskeletal,
neurolgical, and cardiorespiratory needes.
Please contact the clinic to book an appointment with Justin
Mike Mulrooney BSc. PT (hons) MCPA
Mike, as with Daniel, graduated with
Honors from the University of Manchester, England, receiving a
Bachelor of Science (Physiotherapy) degree in 2000.
Mike began his career in private
practice and continues to work Tuesday and Thursday evenings for
Therapeutic Services in addition to his full time Physiotherapy
position with Eastern Health. Mike has extensive experience in the
treatment of various musculoskeletal disorders, sports injuries,
chronic pain issues, work related injury, MVA, as well as Geriatric
conditions/disorders. Through his years of practice, Mike is
pleased to have completed numerous physiotherapy professional
development education courses which allows him to employ a wide range
on" skills and
knowledge, including but not limited to, Stability
training/postural control exercise (Kinetic Control),
acupuncture (Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute), and
manipulative therapy (Canadian Academy of Manipulative
Mike is a licensed
member of the NL College of Physiotherapists, and currently
sits on the
College's Disciplinary Panel. Mike is also an active
member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association.
Mike would be happy
to help you understand your "issue" so that you and he can
to assist in your returning to an active and
For an appointment with Mike, please call 753-3374
Ashley Loder graduated from Dalhousie University's School of
Physiotherapy in October, 2010 and joined the team at Therapeutic
Services shortly thereafter. During her studies, Ashley gained
experience in all areas of physiotherapy but developed a special
interest in musculoskeletal disorders, paediatric practice and
Ashley grew up in St. Lawrence, NL, and completed her
undergraduate degree at Memorial before heading to Dalhousie. She
is a self-proclaimed news junkie and has a keen interest in world
affairs and issues in international health care. Ashley enjoys
spending time with her family, participating in outdoor activities
and taking in sporting events, especially when supporting her
hometown team, the Laurentians!
Ashley values continuing education and has already completed an
introductory course in Movement Impairment Syndromes taught by
Shirley Sarhmann. She has served on the Nova Scotia Physiotherapy
Association as a public relations student rep, as well as on the
National Congress Education Committee as a student rep.
Ashley's treatment philosophy involves getting to the root of the
presenting problem to prevent long term complications. Treatment
entails hands-on approach in which Ashley focuses on patient's
goals as well as educating the patient on their injury and how to
prevent future injury or complications.
For an appointment with Ashley, please call 753-3372.
Kate Boone, R.M.T.
Kate graduated from the Massage Therapy program at Canadian
Therapeutic College in Burlington, Ontario in 2003. She immediately
started her career in the Greater Toronto Area working in a large
multi-disciplinary, sports medicine clinic. Kate then had the
opportunity to work closely with several high-level athletes and
developed her interest in orthopaedic and sport massage. Kate then
moved to a clinic where she was fortunate enough to work with
several physiotherapists and five orthopaedic surgeons. Kate
was able to implement the knowledge she had gained through courses
she had attended in such areas as, orthopaedic assessment,
Myofascial release, sport massage, taping, and Thai massage. Kate
continues to work closely with physiotherapists, and treat athletes
since her re-location to St. John's in 2008.
Kate is registered with the College of Massage Therapists of
Newfoundland and Labrador and is an active member of the
Newfoundland and Labrador Massage Therapist's Association.
Outside the clinic, Kate enjoys an active lifestyle. Kate is a
Martial Arts enthusiast who also loves to get out for a walk with
her dog. Kate combines an individual massage treatment plan with a
home based exercise regime for clients.
For an appointment with Kate, please call 753-3372.
Beverly Rowsell RMT
In 2004 Beverly graduated from the Canadian College of Massage and
Hydrotherapy, specializing in sports massage by completing over 50
hours of treatment with various sports teams. She has worked with
Guelph University Track and field, University of Waterloo
Department of Athletics, and the Tim Horton's Brier among other
Beverly has a great deal of experience working with clients who
have suffered Motor vehicle accidents having done so since 2006.
She has worked alongside Physiotherapists and Chiropractors during
this time and has had the opportunity to see a wide variety of
injuries which has helped Beverly develop the skills to assist the
healing process in all stages' of injury.
In Beverly's spare time she enjoys playing softball, volleyball
and hockey. Partaking in these activities and taking continuing
education courses such as deep tissue and soft tissue release, has
helped Beverly get a good understanding of pre and post treatment
plans, as well as insight into injury prevention. She has been a
member of the Massage Therapy Association of Nova Scotia since
2006, recently becoming a member of the College of Massage
Therapist of Newfoundland and Labrador along with the Newfoundland
and Labrador Massage Therapist Association.
For an appointment with Beverly please call 709-753-3374
Please call 753-3372 to make an appointment today.
Let us help you get BACK TO HEALTH.