Joseph Federico, Physiotherapist

Joseph is the clinic director, and a practising physiotherapist. He graduated from the University of Toronto Physical Therapy Program in 1995. Speciality courses at the University of Toronto included Physical Therapy in Sports and Rheumatology. After successfully completing all licensing requirements with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario, Joseph focused his practice in the area of musculoskeletal and sports injuries.

Joseph established the clinic in 1999. He is dedicated to ongoing learning, current practice trends, best practices, and clinical excellence. He has taken numerous post-graduate clinical courses and attends conferences regularly. He is a member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association, and sat on the Board of Directors of the Ontario Physiotherapy Association from 2008-2012.  He continues to be an strong advocate for physiotherapy and more broadly, for a strong, innovative, efficient, and accessible health care system.

Joseph believes in an active lifestyle and healthy living. Originally from Thunder Bay, he has lived in Ottawa since 1997 with his family.  He was a rower at the Thunder Bay Rowing Club and in 1988, selected as a youth to row for Ontario at the Canada Summer Games.  He also rowed at the varsity level at the University of Toronto.  He continues to exercise regularly by going to the gym, swimming, biking, and plays recreational sports in various community leagues.

Joseph takes appointments Monday-Friday.

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Physiotherapy on Kent – A Downtown Ottawa Physiotherapy Clinic

We are a team at Physiotherapy on Kent!  Our experienced registered physiotherapists, massage therapists, and dietitian along with our super-friendly office staff work with you to identify your injury, understand your goals, and come up with a plan to move you forward.

Some common issues that that we treat on a daily basis include Sports Injuries, Running Injuries, Repetitive Strain Injuries like Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Neck Pain, Lower back Pain, Headaches, Shoulder Pain, Rotator Cuff, Bursitis, Tendinitis, Tennis Elbow, Tendinitis, Wrist and Hand Pain, Sciatica, Sacroiliac Pain, Hip Pain, Knee Pain, Foot and Ankle Pain, Post-Surgical issues, Post-Fracture Rehabilitation, Arthritis, Temporomandibular Joint Pain (TMJ), Blocked Milk Ducts, Lymphatic Drainage and common musculoskeletal issues associated with Pregnancy.

Our clinic is conveniently located in downtown Ottawa.  Our model is low volume/high contact, meaning you will get plenty of one-on-one time with your clinician.  Our private treatment areas ensure privacy, respect dignity, and facilitate open dialogue with your clinician regarding your health.  Some equipment that we may use in your treatment might include Ultrasound, Interferential Current, TENS (Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation), Acupuncture or Dry Needling, Hot or Cold Packs, Theraband or TheraTubing, Wobble Board, Exercise or Physio Balls.  We are strong proponents of education and exercise recognizing that these are an integral component of a treatment that continues outside the clinic and between appointments.

moving people.  moving you.