Vanessa Decesare

DPT, BSc

Vanessa is part of our physiotherapists team at Ollin Therapy, she is part of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association and she specializes in concussion management in athletes, as well as knee and shoulder injuries.

 

She obtained her Bachelor of Science from Brock University before relocating to Melbourne, Australia to complete her Doctor of Physiotherapy; she has several years of experience in the assessment, diagnosis and management of musculoskeletal issues, particularly cervical and lumbar spine, knee, ankle, shoulder and elbow related pain. In her treatments, she regularly employs techniques such as joint mobilization and manipulation, manual therapy, exercise prescription, Pilates, and low/high voltage electrotherapeutic devices and ultrasound.

Vanessa uses evidence-based treatments and is dedicated to helping her patients return to their highest functioning level. She previously acted as a sports trainer, focusing on acute injury prevention and management. Vanessa has previously volunteered her time with Team Up Against Concussion (TUAC) to help educate children on the basics of concussion and to promote self-advocacy in sport.

When she’s not treating patients, Vanessa loves to spend time outdoors with her dog Benjamin.