NewCastlePhysio-0009-199x300Ana Whelan received her Bachelor of Physical and Health Education degree from Queen’s University in 1994 and her Bachelor of Education Degree from Ottawa University in 1995. After teaching for the Toronto District School Board for 3 years, she decided to pursue her passion in Physiotherapy. In 2000, she graduated from McMaster University’s Physiotherapy program.

Over the past 15 years, Ana has taken her advanced manual orthopaedic courses and enjoys a hands-on, manual therapy approach with her patients.  She has taken many courses over the years including acupuncture, manual lymph drainage, prevention of running injuries, osteoporosis treatment and prevention, and recently her pelvic health courses.  She is a member of the Women’s Health Division, Orthopaedic Division, Pain Science and Private Practice Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. She is also a certified practitioner of Rost Therapy treating pregnancy-related pelvic girdle pain and has a real passion for helping the pre-natal and post-natal patient.

Ana has completed 2 Boston Marathons, Goofy Challenge in Disney and a Half Ironman in Muskoka. She is currently active in curling, volleyball, skiing and running after her 3 boys.


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Kate McCormick graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physiotherapy from the University of Toronto in 1987. For the past 28 years she has worked in both a hospital and private practice setting. Initially, her primary focus was orthopaedics and sports injuries. Kate has completed over 20 post graduate courses in the field of orthopaedics, advanced manual therapy, pain management, and acupuncture.
Kate has always had a passion for women’s health which has now become her primary focus. She has completed her pelvic health courses with Pelvic Health Solutions and is now pleased to offer these important services to her patients. She has the professional expertise to treat women and men who suffer from loss of bladder and bowel control, prolapse, constipation, pelvic pain and pregnancy related pelvic girdle pain. As well she treats pregnant and postpartum women.

Kate is married to her husband Doug and has two daughters attending university. She enjoys working out, yoga, curling and reading.
Kate looks forward to treating her new patients at Durham Pelvic Health.