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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic we are currently only seeing urgent patients (i.e. immediate post-op or those who will have poor outcomes if they do not receive treatment).

We have significantly reduced our hours of operation and are now open Tuesday & Thursday from 9AM-12noon.

Please call to schedule an appointment during these hours or to schedule a virtual visit (video call).

University Physiotherapy
Halifax, Nova Scotia

University Physiotherapy is a comprehensive physiotherapy clinic located in the heart of Halifax’s university and hospital district. Our multidisciplinary team provides a variety of assessment and treatment services to help manage injuries and facilitate return to activity.



The health care profession committed to improving and restoring movement and helping you achieve your highest level of physical functioning.

Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy

Our registered massage therapists (rmt) are here to help alleviate soft tissue discomfort associated with the stresses of everyday life and work, muscle over-use and chronic pain.

The Shoulder Clinic

The Shoulder Clinic

Our shoulder injury specialists are dedicated to studying and healing injuries and dysfunctions of the shoulder from sports injuries, trauma, post-operative care, and other sources.

Meet our Health Care Providers

University Physiotherapy's caring and attentive health care professionals are here to help relieve your pain symptoms and make you feel better.

Shannon Ashton

Shannon graduated ICT Northumberland College in 2008. She has a wide range of experience and modalities to bring to her treatments.

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Harvey Damacen

Dr. Harvey Damacen is an orthopedic surgeon with interest to assess and treat patients with musculoskeletal related injuries.

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Jonathan O’Neill

Jonathan is a physiotherapist with an interest in working with athletes and former athletes with both acute and chronic injuries.

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Joel Buckler

Joel Buckler has practiced physiotherapy for over 20 years. As director of University Physiotherapy Inc. he oversees the day-to-day operation of the clinic.

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