Physiotherapist, BSc, MSc
Physiotherapist Jenny Dea empowers her clients by providing them with the knowledge and skills they need to maintain a healthy, active lifestyle. Jenny uses a combination of manual therapy, exercise, cupping and functionally integrated needling, as well as good old-fashioned motivation to set her clients on the right path to achieve their goals.
Jenny has provided physiotherapy support for Hockey Nova Scotia, Rugby Canada and now works as one of the team physiotherapists with Alpine Canada. She has experience with the Ontario ParaSport Games, the Commonwealth Youth Games, the Commonwealth Games, and the Pan-Am Games. Jenny started her physiotherapy career at Acadia University where she worked with the varsity hockey, soccer, basketball and volleyball teams. She practised in Arcadia and Toronto before coming to Vancouver.
Jenny has a strong interest in evidence-based concussion management and rehabilitation. She sits on the Sports Physio Canada Concussion Committee, which organizes an annual symposium for Canadian health practitioners. She has collaborated with and has been mentored by some of the fields leading neuro-optometrists, neuro-psychiatrists, physiotherapists and sport medicine physicians. This range of experience has allowed her to develop a unique skill-set when treating both acute concussions and post-concussion syndrome.
Jenny graduated from Acadia University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and Kinesiology, and from Queen’s University with a Master’s of Science in Physiotherapy. She is a level 3 manual therapist and holds her Sports Certificate from Sports Physiotherapy Canada.
Once a competitive rower and ultimate frisbee player, Jenny now has a wide range of interests including travelling the world, trail running, downhill and cross-country skiing, yoga, cycling, horseback riding and hiking with her dog, Lusaka (Lu).