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Scott Symonds
Physiotherapist
Owner/Manager
MSc PT, FCAMPT, Dip. Manip., BSc KIN

Scott is a graduate of Dalhousie University School of Physiotherapy in 2013, with a Master of Science in Physiotherapy. In addition to his physiotherapy degree, he received a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from Dalhousie University in 2011. It was in his role as an athletic therapist with the Dalhousie Tigers Varsity Men’s hockey team during his undergraduate degree that he took a keen interest in the treatment of injury and disease, which led him to the Physiotherapy profession. Returning home in 2019 after working six years in Halifax, Scott is excited to open a multidisciplinary health clinic in his hometown. He takes great pride in being able to help members of a community that means so much to him.

Scott is a strong believer in a proactive approach to solving many of the health issues facing our population and community. As a Physiotherapist, he believes each client’s rehabilitation must be personalized based on their injury, goals, and lifestyle. Clients are encouraged to take an active approach to their own rehabilitation. His approach to treatment includes a combination of manual therapy, personalized exercise prescription, patient education, and modalities when necessary. In 2018, Scott became a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy. This fellowship is an international designation recognized by the International Federation of Orthopaedic Manipulative Physiotherapists (IFOMPT) in advanced clinical expertise and specialized training in Manual and Manipulative Therapy. Other training focuses for Scott include acupuncture, advanced evaluation and treatment of movement system impairments, and strength and conditioning.

Scott enjoys living a healthy, well balanced lifestyle which includes leisure time with his partner (Megan), their families, and their dog (Hudson). He enjoys being active at Sou Wester Athletics, mid distance running, and sports such as hockey, baseball, and golf. He is a lover of all things food and the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Megan Rogers
Occupational Therapist
MSc OT, BSc KIN

Megan is a graduate of Queen’s University Occupational Therapy program in 2014, with a Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy. In addition, she completed a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology degree from Dalhousie University in 2012. During her time at Dalhousie she was the Athletic Therapist for the St Mary’s University Varsity Women’s hockey team.


After completing her Occupational Therapy degree in Kingston, Ontario she returned back to Nova Scotia, working as an Occupational Therapist with the Nova Scotia Health Authority across the entire continuum of care with all ages; including rehabilitation settings, acute care, cancer care, Continuing Care and long term care settings. Megan completed additional training from the Norton School of Lymphatic Therapy, becoming a Certified Lymphedema Therapist in 2016. She gained valuable skills and knowledge in this field while providing services through the Lymphedema Care program at the Dickson Center (QEII) and is excited to offer Lymphedema treatment in the Barrington area, along with providing and fitting for compression stockings. Megan currently works primarily with the senior population at Bay Side Home as their Occupational Therapist/Director of Rehabilitation Services and enjoys helping seniors maintain their independence to continue to live safely in their community. She has vast experience with wheelchair assessments and prescriptions, along with other adaptive equipment to help meet the individual’s goals and needs.
 

Megan is originally from Yarmouth but has adapted nicely to ‘Island Life’ in North East Point. She enjoys living a healthy, active lifestyle, and spending time with her partner (Scott), family and friends. In her spare time Megan can be found at Sou’Wester Athletics, being social, running, or enjoying her newest hobby, gardening.

Greta Wile
Receptionist

Greta brings a wealth of experience to the Apollo team as the clinic Receptionist. After graduating Barrington Municipal High School, Greta attended the Nova Scotia Institute of Technology, where she received a diploma in Dental Assisting. Her most recent job was Dental Receptionist at the Yarmouth Dental Group for over 30 years. Greta is excited to be working locally, as she is a Bear Point native, and looks forward to greeting new faces as well as many familiar ones in her position with Apollo. In her spare time Greta enjoys gardening, walking, cooking, and exploring new beaches.

Kaylie Amiro
Receptionist

Kaylie is a fourth year Medical Sciences student at Dalhousie University. She is pursuing her honours thesis with the Dalhousie School of Physiotherapy researching osteoarthritis. In her second year of her undergrad, Kaylie was an athletic therapist for the Dalhousie men’s varsity volleyball team. Her experience with the team led her to apply for the Dalhousie MSc Physiotherapy program. 

 

Kaylie enjoys living an active lifestyle. Growing up she played soccer and volleyball, and now enjoys training at SouWester Athletics. She likes being with her family and friends, and in her spare time, enjoys walking and hiking outside. 

Renée Muise
Physiotherapist
MSc PT, BSc KIN

Renée graduated from Dalhousie University School of Physiotherapy in 2019, with a Master of Science in Physiotherapy. Additionally, she received her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from Dalhousie University in 2017. During her undergraduate degree, she volunteered as a student athletic therapist for the Dalhousie Tigers Men’s basketball and Women’s volleyball teams. This experience confirmed her passion for the prevention and treatment of injuries in both athletic and general populations.

 

After completing her Physiotherapy degree in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Renée returned to her hometown to provide physiotherapy services to her community. Currently, she works as a Physiotherapist at the Yarmouth Regional Hospital with Nova Scotia Health. In this acute care setting, she works with patients living with various neurological and cardiovascular conditions. She enjoys promoting recovery via early mobilization, exercise prescription, and function-based tasks. She believes in a client-centered approach, and aims to help each patient or client achieve their unique goals.

 

Renée has always enjoyed living a healthy, active lifestyle. You can often find her completing her circuit training, walking along the Pubnico trails or playing in the Women’s volleyball league in Yarmouth. When not being active, she enjoys spending quality time with family and friends!

Sasha Crowell
Occupational Therapist
MSc OT, BSc Psych/Bio

Sasha graduated from Dalhousie University School of Occupational Therapy in 2013 with a Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy. In addition, in 2011 she received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Biology from Dalhousie University.

 

Following her graduation, Sasha returned home to Barrington and began work with the Nova Scotia Health Authority as an Occupational Therapist in acute care, and later as the Falls Prevention Coordinator for the Tri-County region. In addition to providing hospital-based occupational therapy services, Sasha has also worked in a variety of roles in long-term care and community settings. Her experience lies mainly in safety assessment and promotion with adult and geriatric populations, physical and cognitive rehabilitation, and ergonomics. Sasha has lived in the Barrington area her entire life. She is eager to offer Occupational Therapy services to her community, and to help others live healthy, meaningful, and productive lifestyles.

 

Sasha currently works part time at Nakile Home for Special Care, a long-term care facility in Argyle. By assessing performance of daily tasks, she provides opportunities for residents to maintain independence, engages residents in meaningful activities, and promotes physical and cognitive well being through regular programming.

 

Sasha recognizes the importance of physical activity in maintaining a well-balanced, healthy lifestyle. She enjoys long distance running, reading, and spending time with her husband and their two young daughters. Together with her family, she can usually be found doing all types of outdoor activities, including gardening, fishing, beach combing, and exploring nature.