Jessica Bergevin, PT
Jessica's physiotherapy treatment approach is a blend of hands-on therapy, therapeutic exercise, and understanding the biopsychosocial components of each individual. She believes in achieving optimal health and wellness for her patients.
Preventing and treating osteoarthritis, improving symptoms caused by postural dysfunction, resolving neck and back pain, and providing both prenatal care and post-partum rehabilitation and are some of her passions. Jessica has over ten years experience teaching Pilates and evidence-based exercise and is available for individual and small group Pilates sessions.
As the mother of two young girls, she personally understands the physiological changes that occur in pregnancy and after labour and delivery. Jessica is an excellent resource in exploring the best treatment approach during pregnancy and after baby. She is proud to offer pelvic floor physiotherapy to Canning Nova Scotia and the surrounding area and advocates for the advancement of women's health in Canada. Jessica is currently completing a Doctor of Science in Rehabilitation and Health Leadership through Queen's University with the goal of improving prenatal care in Nova Scotia.
Jessica is avidly involved in the athletic community and enjoys court and beach volleyball, tennis, skating, running, and snowboarding. She has experience in paediatrics and coaching, including the neuromuscular population, and enjoys working with youth. With advanced training in running injuries, she can provide expert knowledge on injury prevention and guide a safe return to sport. Apart from sport, Jessica is an edible gardening enthusiast and identifies as a botanical person.
Through post-graduate advanced training in pain science, pelvic health, diastasis rectii (abdominal wall separation), and sports injuries, Jessica has a vast knowledge base and skill set to help you along your health and wellness journey.
Jessica is available at her home clinic for Physiotherapy and Pelvic Floor assessments and treatments, as well as individual or small group Pilates sessions.
Degrees, Certifications, Memberships:
Masters in Physiotherapy, Queen’s (2011)
BSc Kinesiology, Dalhousie (2009)
Member of Canadian Physiotherapy Association
Registered at NS College of Physiotherapy
Certified Pelvic Floor Physiotherapist
Bellies Inc. Certification in Diastasis Recti
Prevention and Treatment of Running Injuries
Nova Scotia Physiotherapy Association - Board Member, Chair of Advocacy Committee
Women's Health Division - Chair of Communications
Photos thoughtfully by Monica Phung Photography