ROBYN SYNNOTT

Pelvic Health + Orthopedic Physiotherapist

Yoga Teacher CYA-E-RYT500

Certified in Acupuncture and as a Physio-Doula

Robyn Synnott aspires to help women learn to trust and appreciate their body, to empower them to take charge of their health, and to focus their treatment on what is most important to them. She strives to approach all her interactions with a trauma-sensitive perspective. She also has a passion for helping women to feel confident in themselves and their innate abilities in pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding, and parenting.

 

She has worked as a physiotherapist in the Halton region (Burlington, Oakville, and Milton) for the past 10 years. She began working as an orthopedic physiotherapist with a strong focus on osteopathic techniques and pain science.  In 2014, she began to narrow her focus to women's health.  Since then, she has completed extensive, specialized training in pelvic health. She operates a small practice, Ebb + Flow Wellness, within the OnePlan business collective.


Robyn has a special interest in helping women in their reproductive years to feel empowered and to have confidence in the strength that their body holds. She has focused her training in healthy menstrual cycles, fertility, pregnancy, labour/birth, postpartum, pain science, and breastfeeding support.  Her training also includes methods to help infants with the mechanics of breastfeeding. She approaches treatment using a biopsychosocial-spiritual model of care that truly values the importance of the body, mind, and spirit and includes integrative medicine that addresses lifestyle factors that might be contributing to each clients concerns. 

Most recently, Robyn has extended her training and research into the area stress and the effects of trauma.  She approaches her interactions with a trauma-sensitive lens and strives to help clients with curiousity and without judgement. 

Robyn is one of a select few Canadian physiotherapists that have gone through advanced skills training in labour and birth, and breastfeeding support. Robyn has clinical experience in myofascial release and osteopathic techniques such as craniosacral therapy. 

 

She enjoys spending time with her husband, dog, and son; as well as yoga and hiking in her spare time.  She loves to garden and cook.  When she gets the chance, she loves to travel and explore new places and cultures.  

Credentials:

  • Bachelors of Kinesiology, Minor Psychology - McMaster University

  • Masters of Science – Physiotherapy – McMaster University

  • Advanced Pelvic Health Physiotherapy courses through Pelvic Health Solutions – full link here: http://pelvichealthsolutions.ca/physio_listing/robyn-synnott-2/

  • Additional courses:

    • Julie Wiebe's The Diaphragm and Pelvic Floor Piston for Adult Populations, 2014

    • Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute: Level 1 and 2, 2010 and 2012

    • The Art and Science of Pain Management with Debbie Patterson, 2012

    • Visceral Manipulation: Abdomen 1 with Barral Institute, 2013

    • Labour and Delivery for the Physical Therapist with Susan Steffes, 2015

    • Bellies Inc. Pelvic Health and Physical Training Certification Course, 2015

    • The Optimal Fertility Program with The Integrative Women's Health Institute, 2017

  • Rostered to perform internal pelvic exams and acupuncture through the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario

  • Member of the Women’s Health Division, Pain Science Division, and the Private Practice Division with the Canadian Physiotherapy Association

  • Certified Registered CYA-E-RYT500 Yoga Teacher with Canadian Yoga Alliance and Faculty of Heal Evolve Thrive 

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Investment for services: 

Virtual Initial Assessments (75 min) - $200.00

Follow-up Appointment (30 min) Virtual or In-person - $90.00

35 week Virtual Prenatal Appointment (60 min) - $180.00

4-6 weeks Postpartum Appointment (60 min) - $180.00

1 hour Follow-up Appointment Virtual or In-person - $180.00

45 min Follow-up Appointment Virtual or In-person - $135.00

Postpartum Virtual Visit and Birth Story (30 min) - $90.00

Postpartum In-person Assessment (booked for after Virtual visit - 30 min) - $90.00

In most cases, these options are still covered by your insurance as physiotherapy treatments. Please check with your insurance provider.

++Cash, cheque, credit, and e-transfer payments are accepted. Unfortunately, we do not accept debit cards.

Physiotherapy treatments here are not covered by OHIP, but most private insurance companies cover physiotherapy as part of their extended health care plans.

DISCLAIMER:  The information on this website is for informational purposes only. It is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment.

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