Hilary Veenstra, BScHK (Hons), MScPT

Registered Physiotherapist

Hilary Veenstra grew up in Cornwall and graduated from St. Joseph’s Catholic Secondary School as an Ontario Scholar in 2014. She then attended the University of Ottawa and obtained an Honour’s Bachelor of Science in Human Kinetics. Upon graduating Magna Cum Laude in 2018, Hilary was accepted into the Masters of Science in Physical Therapy program at the University of Toronto.

During Hilary’s time in Toronto, she took a particular interest in the role of physiotherapy in cancer care. Hilary successfully completed a Rehabilitation Strategies for Patients with Cancer course, and was an attendee at the First Annual Geriatric Oncology Conference.

Hilary was glad to move home to Cornwall in early 2020. She is eager to provide care to the members of the community where she was raised. She strives to assist her clients in reaching their goals, increasing mobility, managing pain and improving overall quality of life.

Recent Articles by Hilary Veenstra

Physiotherapy Treatment for Vertigo

Have you ever suddenly moved your head or rolled over in bed and felt as though the room was spinning around you? This spinning sensation can be a symptom of Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) and is usually caused by the inner ear.  Within our ears we...

Preventing Low Back Pain with Proper Lifting Mechanics

Have you ever experienced pain in your low back with activities like bending down to pick up your children, carrying groceries, or moving boxes and furniture?  You may even find yourself questioning why your back is aching, as what you’ve lifted did not seem...

The Role of Physiotherapy in Breast Cancer Recovery

Mother’s Day is devoted to the celebration and appreciation of the female role models in our lives. This month, as we show our gratitude to those closest to us, we should also take the time to consider women’s health, more specifically, breast cancer.  According...