Guelph Women’s Health Associates is the first of its kind in Guelph. GWHA is a unique Centre that has a focus on health issues that are unique to women. Eramosa Physiotherapy Associates has spearheaded the Centre and will be initially providing our unique programs: Pelvic Physiotherapy, Breast Cancer and Osteoporosis. In addition to physiotherapy GWHA will house other providers including: Naturopathic Doctors, Osteopaths, Pilates, Yoga, Lactation consultants and more – all there with the focus on improving Women’s Health.
Mondays-Thursday: 9:00am – 8:00pm
Friday: 9:00am – 6:00pm
*in some instances appointments can be booked individually outside of these time slots
Our hours are growing with more evening and morning hours to come. So please keep checking for updates.
MSc (PT), MSc (Bio Med), BSc Hon, Registered Physiotherapist, Clinical Director of GWHA
Janet is a graduate of University of Guelph and McMaster University. Janet has over 10 years of experience in both pelvic health and orthopaedic physiotherapy which allows her to generate a comprehensive treatment plan that addresses the whole body. Janet specialises in Pelvic Health having taken Pelvic Health Physiotherapy levels 1-5 (Female and Male Urinary Incontinence, Pelvic Pain, Pregnancy, and Anorectal Disorders) as well as further courses for pregnancy and exercise. Janet has also completed courses in Acupuncture through McMaster University, and running injury courses.
She has a clinical interest in treating low back, surgical rehabilitation, and pelvic health specifically pregnancy, incontinence, prolapse, and post-partum return to activity/sport.
Shannon Clutton Carr (currently on leave)
Hons.B.Kin, MPT, CGIMS, Registered Physiotherapist
Shannon is a graduate of McMaster University and Western University. Shannon offers over 10 years of clinical experience in orthopedics and started her pelvic floor treatment journey in 2018. She has furthered her education by completing courses in Pelvic Health Physiotherapy level 1 (Female and Male Urinary Incontinence), Vestibular Rehabilitation, Manual Therapy Levels 1-3, Lymphedema Management, AFCI acupuncture, GUNN IMS/dry needling, and specific courses related to Running Injuries, Post-Partum Return to Sport, and Dance Rehabilitation. Her treatment techniques include the use of Manual Therapy, Specialized Exercise, Acupuncture/Dry Needling/IMS, and STOTT Pilates Mat & Reformer training. Shannon also launched the Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support Series online and in person at GWHA in collaboration with Guelph Family Doulas in 2019.
MSc (PT), Bsc Hons, Registered Physiotherapist
Nicole has furthered her education by completing Pelvic Health Physiotherapy levels 1-3(Female and Male Urinary Incontinence and Pelvic Pain), paediatric Incontinence and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction, Paediatric functions gastrointestial disorders, physiotherapy management of breastfeeding related conditions, orthopaedic division intermediate manual therapy examination, acupuncture levels AA1 and AA2 (AFCI). Nicole’s unique clinical interests include paediatric Pelvic health physiotherapy, pelvic health physiotherapy, and breastfeeding. Additionally, Nicole enjoys working with breastfeeding families in the treatment of blocked ducts/mastitis and infant oral function.
Aishwarya Desai is a physiotherapy resident who graduated from the University of Western Ontario in 2020 with a Masters of Physical Therapy. She also obtained a Bachelor of Science with honors in the fields of Biology and Medical Physiology from the University of Waterloo in 2018. Aishwarya has also obtained her Manual Therapy Level 1 certification and completed a three-series course on therapeutic management of the Upper Extremity from the Roth/McFarlane Hand and Upper Limb Center. She is excited to continually improve her skills and update her knowledge. She is currently taking courses on Concussion Management and Level – 1 course on Pelvic Health.
Aishwarya has worked with a wide variety of patient population, ranging from helping individuals suffering from adhesive capsulitis, low back pain, carpal tunnel, plantar fasciitis, post-operative rehabilitation, arthritis; cardiorespiratory conditions such as pneumonia, COPD, atelectasis and neurological conditions such as stroke, MS, Glioma, and Parkinson’s Disease.
Aishwarya speaks English, Hindi, Gujarati, Punjabi and Marathi and would love to use this knowledge to provide the best possible care for her patients.
Jessica holds a degree in Geography from the University of Guelph and a diploma in Baking and Pastry Arts Management from George Brown College. She first joined EPA’s Bullfrog location in 2015 where she worked full-time reception for a year before going to pastry school. Jesica worked at the University of Guelph pastry kitchen where she focused on recipe development and ensuring smooth day to day operations. With the impacts of COVID-19 on the hospitality industry, Jessica excitedly rejoined the EPA team in 2020 at the Guelph Women’s Health location. Jessica is your main contact person for any booking and billing inquiries at GWHA.
Megan has a Family and Social Relations degree from the University of Windsor. She is currently completing training at the Newman Clinic to become a licenced lactation consultant. Megan can be found working the front desk in the evenings at Guelph Women’s Health Associates.