Renew Physiotherapy

Renew Physiotherapy was founded in 2010 by business partners Catherine Tremblay and Ritch Coughlin. They held onto the idea that not all cases are the same, which is why they provide you with a customized treatment plan to meet your specific goals. With over 65 years of combined experience to serve you, you can be sure that you will be getting the treatment you need and the care that you deserve.

A Staff You Can Trust

All physiotherapists on staff at Renew Physiotherapy are registered and in good standing with the College of Physiotherapist of Ontario. Catherine Tremblay R.P.T. CAFCI is also certified by the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada.

Our Team

Catherine

Catherine Tremblay R.P.T. CAFCI

Registered Physiotherapist – Certified by the Acupuncture 
Foundation of Canada

Catherine graduated from the University of Ottawa with a Bachelor Degree in Physiotherapy in 1997. Since then, she has gained experience working with individuals of all ages and abilities with a wide range of orthopaedic conditions. She is certified by the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada to perform acupuncture as a healing modality for her patients. She is also enthusiastic about using soft tissue release techniques, targeted corrective exercises and Theralase Laser Therapy. She has taken extensive courses in the Mckenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Treatment. Catherine has enjoyed working to help patients achieve their goals in the Leamington community for 20 years. She is a founder and owner of Renew Physiotherapy and a partner in Pinnacle Physiotherapy of Lakeshore. Her goal is to not only solve your musculoskeletal issues but prevent future injuries in the process.

ritch

Ritch Coughlin

Ergonomist

Ritch graduated from the Human Kinetics program at the University of Windsor in 1986. After 5 years in the field of ergonomics and rehabilitation, he co-founded Proactive Ergonomic Concepts Inc. As a consultant, he has had the opportunity to provide disability management services to over 80 companies in Southwestern Ontario. Pinnacle Rehabilitation was founded in 1990 to better serve clients and provide Physiotherapy services to our local community.

Janine

Janine Gaudreau R.P.T.

Registered Physiotherapist

Janine has been working as a Registered Physiotherapist since graduating from Queen’s University in 1998. She is registered with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario and is a member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. She has experience in outpatient orthopaedics and spent several years working with the geriatric population in the long-term care setting. She has continued her education by taking courses in McKenzie therapy of the spine, Soft Tissue Release, Manual Therapy and Geriatric Physiotherapy. She has lived and worked in Leamington-Windsor since graduation and has much experience with the multi-cultural population of the area.

Peggy

Peggy Smolders R.Kin

Registered Kinesiologist

Peggy graduated from the University of Windsor in 1994 with an Honours Bachelor of Human Kinetics degree in Movement Science. She has been working as a Registered Kinesiologist in the municipality of Leamington for the last 20 years. She has continued her education by taking courses in Mckenzie Method for spine treatment, ergonomic assessment, Soft tissue release, and Kinesiotaping. She has been sharing her expertise by teaching in the OTA/PTA program at St Clair college for the past 8 years.

Cale

Cale Zanuttini PTA/OTA

Physiotherapy Assistant

Cale graduated from the OTA/PTA program at St-Clair College in May of 2018. After completing placement opportunities in a private clinic and long-term care facility, Cale found himself drawn to the private clinic setting. He has completed courses in K-taping pro and Soft Tissue Release, which are both very useful in the rehabilitation process and plans on taking other courses in the future to better his knowledge in rehabilitation. He aims to complete patient-centered goals in all aspects of the rehab process.

Cale spends his leisure time in the gym or on the baseball diamond and both have given him excellent knowledge in functional training techniques. He is passionate about learning new treatment techniques and delivering exceptional care to all patients.

Courtney

Courtney Klassen

Physiotherapy Assistant/Administration

Courtney graduated from the OTA/PTA program at St. Clair in 2020. During her school years and her experience working at a long-term care home, Courtney realized a clinic setting is where she could use her knowledge and skills the best. Courtney has always made other’s needs a priority and is always looking for new ways to improve the well-being of those she meets.

Seeing the great impact and recovery physiotherapy can have on people is one of the reasons she is fascinated by this career.

Courtney will aid in making your needs our priority and is always happy to help!

Because Nice Matters

“Physiotherapy is appropriate for you, if you have pain, limited movement, weakness, balance deficit or difficulty accomplishing activities. We can help you reduce, abolish or manage pain or discomfort, restore flexibility and strength, improve balance and coordination, improve endurance and return to doing the activities you need to do.”

– Catherine Tremblay