Joanne Ukposidolo

Registered Physiotherapist, Certified Pelvic Health Specialist

With over 10 years of experience, Joanne brings her expertise to all of her patients.

From an ortho perspective, she works with weekend warriors, elite athletes, and those who have an active lifestyle. Concerning pelvic health, Joanne works with women who experience pain with sex, incontinence, low back pain, core dysfunction, prenatal, pregnancy, post-natal, menopause, endometriosis, and uterine fibroids.

She has helped her patients reduce pain and return to sports and pre-injury activities, thereby increasing their quality of life.

Joanne practices these therapies because she believes in the holistic comprehensive aspect of health for a person's wellbeing

  • McMaster University H.BSc. Double major in Biology & Psychology
  • University of Toronto. MSc. Physical Therapy
  • McMaster University Contemporary Acupuncture Provider

Pelvic Health Courses:

  • Reframe Endometriosis in Rehabilitation
  • Mobilization of Visceral Fascia: Urinary System
  • Diastasis Rectus Abdominis & The Implications for Low Back and Pelvic Health
  • Cesarean Birth: The Role of Physiotherapy in Preparation and Recovery
  • Nutrition & Lifestyle Medicine for Endometriosis
  • Treating and Training the Female Runner
  • Labour & Delivery: Maternal Support through comfort Measures and Pelvic Biomechanics
  • The Use of Pessaries for Pelvic Organ Prolapse in Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders & The Pelvic Floor
  • The Female Athlete: Bulletproof your core & Pelvic Floor
  • Level III: Clinical Skills for treating pain | Biopsychosocial Reframed
  • Pregnancy & The Pelvic Floor
  • Level II: Female & Male Pelvic Pain
  • The Diaphragm/Pelvic Floor Piston for Adult Population
  • Non-Internal Introductory Pelvic Floor Courses

Ortho Courses:

  • Don Joy Service Provider
  • Redcord Neurac Level II: Upper & Lower with Stimula
  • Redcord Neurac Level I
  • Selective Functional Movement Assessment SFMA
  • McKenzie – Mechanical Diagnosis & Therapy (MDT): Part A Lumbar Spine
  • APTEI: Temporomandibular Joint dysfunction
  • Sports First Responder
  • Concussion Lectures Across the continuum
  • Canadian Bobath Instructor: The Study of Human Movement
  • Mulligan Concept Lower Quadrant
  • Fundamentals of Kinesiotaping KT1 and Advanced Kinesiotaping KT2
  • Functional Integrated Needling for Sports Injury Management
  • McMaster Contemporary Medical Acupuncture for Health Professionals
  • APTEI: Advanced Physical Therapy Lumbo-Pelvic Complex
  • APTEI: Shoulder Complex
  • STR: Soft Tissue Release
Types of Injuries & Conditions that Joanne treats:

For pelvic health, Joanne works with women who have pain with sex, incontinence, constipation, uterine fibroids, endometriosis, menopause, and prolapse. She also works with all issues surrounding pregnancy such as labour and delivery prep, preparing for Ceaserean birth and beyond, and post-natal concerns.

Joanne works with post-surgical injuries, fractures, chronic conditions, and those that through the course of daily living have found themselves injured and in need of pain alleviation (i.e chronic back pain, ACL tears and rehabilitation, and rotator cuff injuries).