LORRAINE LEBLANC HENDRY BSc(PT), MCPA, FCAMPT
- Registered Physiotherapist
- Member of the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario and British Columbia
- Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy (FCAMPT)
- Candidate for a Doctorate of Science in Physical Therapy
- Instructor in the Orthopedic Division of the CPA
- Certified Titleist Medical Professional Level 2
- Certified Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA) practitioner
- Kinetacore Level 1 Trigger Point Dry Needling
- Evaluation and Treatment of Concussions and Vertigo (BBPV)
- Acupuncture AFCI Level 1, 2A, 3A
Lorraine LeBlanc Hendry, a bilingual Registered Physiotherapist, has worked in the field of physiotherapy for over 35 years. Her specialties include orthopaedics, manual therapy, sports injuries and paediatrics. Lorraine has a clinical affiliation with the University of Ottawa, Queen’s University, the University of Saskatchewan, and the University of Western Ontario.
She graduated from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy and earned a Bachelor of Arts from Queen’s University. Lorraine is currently a candidate for the Doctorate of Science in Physical Therapy at Andrew’s University in Michigan, USA. She plans to complete her Doctorate in 2016 to advance her teaching and research practice.
Lorraine completed her Diploma of Advanced Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy in 1994 from the Orthopedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA). She received the designation for Fellowship of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapists (FCAMPT) in 1994 from the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy (CAMPT)—the highest level of training and education for physiotherapists in Canada.
Over and above her clinical experience and education, Lorraine conducted research into patello-femoral knee pain in female adolescents at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario. Lorraine authored a chapter directed towards physicians entitled “Functional Spinal Rehabilitation” for the scientific publication Practical Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy published by Dr. Don Johnson and Dr. Robert Pedowitz in 2007.
Lorraine has been teaching for the past 20 years and currently teaches post-graduate courses in Manual Therapy to physiotherapists through the Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. She was a part-time Professor in the Physiotherapy program at the University of Ottawa for 10 years and continues her involvement in the mentorship and internship of physiotherapy and human kinetics students.
Lorraine’s interest in sports and paediatrics began with the establishment of a sports injury clinic at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO). Since then, she has provided Physiotherapy coverage for athletes at international, national, provincial, and local sporting events, including the World and Canadian Figure Skating Championships, Canadian Diving Championships, PGA Forces and Families Golf, Ontario Rowing Championship, and many local hockey and soccer tournaments.
She currently manages Physiotherapy at the University of Ottawa Sports Medicine and Physiotherapy Centre and served as co-owner for 10 years. She has a Hockey Trainers certificate (Level 2) and is trained as a Sports First Responder to assist with on-field sports injuries. Lorraine has also completed her Level 2 Medical Professional course for the Titleist Performance Institute certification and Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA) certification in order to assess and treat golf injuries.
Lorraine has owned and operated Physio Sports Care Centre for the past 20 years while working as a physiotherapist.