Advantage Physiotherapy opened on February 28, 2008 in the Nashwaaksis Plaza next to the SuperStore. We are celebrating our 9th year in business this month!
Advantage Physiotherapy is locally owned and operated by physiotherapist Rob Willcott. Advantage Physiotherapy is not a franchise or part of any chain of clinics. In fact, it is the only locally owned physiotherapy clinic on the Northside.
The reason for opening this practice is to ensure that quality physiotherapy care is offered to all his patients by a professional and caring staff. You are not just a number!
All Physiotherapists licensed with College of Physiotherapists of NB: www.cptnb.ca.
Advantage Physiotherapy is proud to sponsor Heart and Stroke Foundation and Fredericton Food Bank.
Advantage Physiotherapy's mission is to offer a proactive approach to health and wellness. Patience and time is offered to all patients to ensure all questions are answered.
Rob Willcott - Physiotherapist/President
Rob is physiotherapist and owner of Advantage Physiotherapy. Rob received his physiotherapy degree from Dalhousie University in 2003. He also received an honours degree in Kinesiology from Dalhousie University in 1999. Rob is also a Certified Exercise Physiologist with the Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology.
Rob began his career in health care as a Kinesiologist with the Canadian Armed Forces. He then worked as a civilian Physiotherapist at CFB Gagetown. He opened Advantage Physiotherapy in 2008 since it was his dream to operate his own practice on the Northside.
Rob has a strong background in the treatment of neck and back injuries as well as other peripheral injuries of the body. He has also worked with many athletes at the high school, university and professional level.
When not working, Rob enjoys spending his time with his wife and two beautiful children. He also gets to wear the ugly golf sweater when losing his annual golf tournament.
Dawn Mockler - Physiotherapist
Dawn brings with her more than 20 years of experience as a physiotherapist. Dawn has spent the last 16 years in private practice (orthopedics).
Dawn received her Bachelor of Science Degree (Biology) in 1987, then a Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy from Dalhousie University in 1990. Keeping current, Dawn has continued her education, taking many courses which include Sahrmann Level II, Butler and a Mulligan course.
An avid runner and mother of 3 school age children; Dawn realizes the importance of maintaining your mobility! She gives back to the community by volunteering as guest speaker with the Arthritis Society and the Running Room
Maurice Aube - Physiotherapist
Maurice graduated from UNB Fredericton with a Bachelor of Science degree and obtained his Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy from Dalhousie University in 2000. Maurice has been working in orthopaedic Physiotherapy ever since. He worked in private practice as a clinician and clinic manager for 6 years following graduation, as a civilian Physiotherapist at CFB Gagetown for 8 years and is currently the Diagnostic and Therapeutic Services Manager at CFB Gagetown. He has taken numerous continuing education courses with a particular focus on the diagnosis and management of neck and back pain using the McKenzie system and ensures that he stays up to date with the scientific literature. Maurice takes great pride in providing science-based care and values achieving successful outcomes when working with motivated patients toward a common goal.
Maurice is married with 2 daughters. He enjoys camping and hiking with his family and plays in a competitive men’s basketball league. Maurice can provide Physiotherapy services in both English and French.
Kevin MacIsaac - Physiotherapist
Kevin is originally from PEI and moved to Fredericton in 2009 after graduating from Dalhousie University. Kevin also holds a Bachelor of Science in Human Kinetics degree from St. Francis Xavier University. He has been and continues to work in the hospital since coming here in 2009 and joined the Advantage team in December of 2015.
After graduating he has continued his eduction by taking courses each year and draws much of his inspiration for treatment from
concepts developed by Brian Mulligan and Robin Mckenzie.
During the winter months he plays in a local competitive basketball league and spends much of his spare time snowmobiling. The rest of the year he enjoys weight lifting, ultimate frisbee, four wheeling, enjoying the outdoors and visiting with friends and family in PEI.
Kim Holland - Physiotherapist
Kim is from Rothesay, New Brunswick, and graduated from Dalhousie University with a BSc in Physiotherapy in 1997. After graduation she came to Fredericton to practice. She has a broad scope of interest in her work, treating work and sport injuries, as well as aiding post-operative patients and those who need help with more general situations. Kim lives on the north side of Fredericton, has three children, an active puppy, and enjoys hiking and playing basketball.
Sarah Owen - Office Manager
Sarah's background is based upon a passion for customer service, organization, and problem solving. Her genuine pleasure for working with people ensures you’ll be greeted with a smile when you walk in our doors, every time.
Sarah moved to Fredericton from Prince Edward Island in 1993 to attend UNB. She and her husband live on the south side of the river in the downtown core. She is an avid reader, knitter, and petter of dogs.
Danielle Coleman - Evening Receptionist
Danielle has been a part of the ADvantage Physiotherapy team for over one year. She has completed training at Saint Mary's University in administrative performance and supprt as well as medical terminology. She has been working full-time during the day at the Stan Cassidy Center for 20 years as an administrative assistant. She enjoys working with people and will do her best to accomodate and help clients and staff.
Kate Burridge - Registered Massage Therapist
Katelin Burridge grew up in Deer Lake, Newfoundland, where she excelled as a young athlete in a wide variety of sports. She went on to pursue her post-secondary education at Holland College in PEI, graduating with a diploma in Sport and Leisure Management (2012). From there, she continued her studies at the University of New Brunswick, completing a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology (2014). After a period working as a personal trainer and physio-assistant, she furthered her education at the Atlantic College of Therapeutic Massage, where she received her diploma with honors (2018). Katelin has successfully completed over 2200 hours of hands-on experience. She has worked directly with elite athletes, post-op patients, clients with degenerative and neurological conditions, and pregnant mothers, in addition to the general public. Katelin is trained and certified in sports massage, and has worked on a diverse range of sports-related injuries, completing 100 hours of therapy with athletes from various sports. In her spare time, she seeks adventure, whether it be hiking, rafting, or skydiving, with the company of her spouse. She loves camping, running with her golden retriever, and spending time with friends and family.
Sandra Heinekamp-Charlong - Physiotherapy Assistant
Sandra graduated from Eastern College in 2014 as an OTPA (Occupational and Physiotherapy Assistant) and came to Advantage Physiotherapy in the autumn of that year. She's originally from Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, and now resides in Burton with her husband and daughter, along with their pets. Sandra has a passion for baking, cake decorating, and spending time with her family. She's recently discovered gardening and is delighted that none of the vegetables have died yet.