M.Sc.PT, H.B.Kin, M.C.P.A.
Oncology • Neurological Conditions • Pediatrics
Kristen MacDonnell holds a Master of Science in Physiotherapy from the University of Toronto and gained exposure to clinical care at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto Rehab Institute and the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre. Through numerous postgraduate oncology programs, she enhanced her clinical skill set to better support cancer patients along the continuum from diagnosis to after-treatment care. A cause near and dear to her heart, Kristen has demonstrated excellent results in supporting women who have undergone treatment for breast cancer. In addition to oncology, she has a particular interest in helping clients who are experiencing neurological deficits. She has completed Neuro-developmental training (NDT) and has extensive experience supporting clients with neurological conditions (Acquired/Traumatic Brain Injury, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), Parkinson’s, Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Stroke, Spinal Cord Injuries etc.)She enjoys providing hands-on individualized care to clients with orthopedic injuries or conditions, as well as post-operative rehabilitation, and supporting their return to function or sport.Kristen has also recently expanded her skill set to include the pediatric population. Common conditions she has treated include torticollis, plagiocephaly, cerebral palsy, club feet, along with generalized developmental delays.