Our Team

We welcome any questions you may have by contacting us in person, by phone or email. Most inquiries can be directed to our helpful administrative staff, while specific treatment related questions will be transferred to a physiotherapist.

Rhonda Ricketts

Owner and Registered Physiotherapist

Rhonda is the sole owner of Advanced Physiotherapy. She graduated from Queen’s University School of Rehabilitation in 1987 with her BSc in Physical Therapy.

For the first 10 years Rhonda worked in private practice, in orthopaedic settings in Halifax and the Ottawa area. In 1997 she then opened Advanced Physiotherapy with a desire to provide services and connect with the Barrhaven community in which she lives.

Rhonda has dedicated many hours to expanding her clinical skills through courses in manual therapy, acupuncture, dry needling, McKenzie credentials in mechanical back and neck treatment, myofascial release… along with numerous other courses and symposiums. Having worked for many sports teams and individual athletes including water-polo, soccer, hockey, gymnastics she has enjoyed the challenge of keeping elite athletes ‘on the field’ through prevention and treatment. The other area of personal interest has been treating neck and back injuries for clients of all ages.

Rhonda enjoys working with her staff to provide the best possible care to all our clients.

Margaret Harris

Registered Physiotherapist

Margaret has been working as a part time Physiotherapist at Advanced Physiotherapy since November, 2013. She received her Bachelor of Medical Rehabilitation (PT) from the University of Manitoba, and a Bachelor of Science degree from Acadia University.

As an experienced orthopedics and manual therapy therapist, Margaret has training in the McKenzie treatment of spinal conditions, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Diane Lee's integrated system, Myofascial Release, Vestibular Rehabilitation, Temporomandibular problems, and Ergonomics.

Marg has worked extensively on a treatment approach referred to as Connect Therapy™ that looks at the whole body, how different regions and systems of the body are connected as well as social and emotional connections.

Margaret’s vast knowledge and experience, along with her dedication to both her clients and her profession, are a great asset to our clinic.

Kristine Kavanaugh

Registered Physiotherapist

Kristine is a bilingual physiotherapist who graduated from the University of Ottawa with her Master’s in Physiotherapy in 2009. She obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology from Université de Moncton in 2007. Kristine has 9 years of experience, 4 years with Advanced Physiotherapy.

Kristine is passionate about helping her patients achieve their goals through tailored exercise programs and quality hands-on treatment. She has completed many post-graduate courses to develop her skills in the treatment of Low Back Pain, Headaches, the Knee Complex and the Hand/Forearm. Kristine has found the addition of CranioSacral Therapy, Acupuncture and Dry Needling techniques to be a benefit for her patients in achieving successful outcomes.

Kristine’s approach is active, involving the client through education and exercise and helping clients discover their potential to help heal themselves. Her variety of skills, caring personality and dedication to her clients are appreciated by the many clients she has helped.

Tara Page & Nada Dekleva

Administrative Role

The first people to greet you at Advanced Physiotherapy are either Tara or Nada. They have been an integral part of Advanced Physiotherapy since 2007, in administrative roles.

Both of these ladies are here to help you with all non-treatment related tasks. Booking appointments, addressing insurance related issues, processing your e-claims, ensuring the clinic runs smoothly… are among the many and varied tasks they perform. Tara and Nada work hard “behind the scenes” in order to ensure each client has the best possible experience at our clinic. They provide great support to our physiotherapists, allowing the physiotherapist to focus on the treatment aspect of the clients visit.

For any questions, call us or send us email.


3780 Fallowfield Road

Nepean, Ontario K2J 1A1


  advancedphysio@bellnet.ca


Monday 08:00 AM - 08:00 PM

Tuesday 08:00 AM - 04:00 PM

Wednesday 08:00 AM - 08:00 PM

Thursday 08:00 AM - 08:00 PM

Friday 08:00 AM - 04:00 PM

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