Andrea Picket is a registered physiotherapist with extensive post graduate training and clinical experience in pelvic health dysfunctions, for both men and women. In 2003, she earned a Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy at Queens University & prior to that a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, with honours at Ottawa University. Andrea began her physio career in Burlington, Ontario, where she gained experience in all areas of hospital medicine and rehabilitation care. Then she returned to the Ottawa area to join a private orthopedic practice in 2010. Andrea has two young children, and has a strong interest in health and wellness of pre and post-partum moms. Andrea takes pride in offering assessments and individualized treatments of pelvic health dysfunctions such as; bowel/ bladder complaints (frequency, urgency, incontinence), pelvic organ prolapse, postpartum abdominal separation, prenatal care, as well as various forms of pelvic pain (vulvodynia, persistent lumbopelvic & pelvic girdle pain).
Andrea is also a pelvic health educator and regularly hosts public workshops in her local community and offers health professional colleagues (such as residents physicians, physio and massage therapists), 1-1 in clinic shadowing/ mentorships and most recently has joined the Pelvic Health Solutions team, as a teaching lab assistant. Andrea is the co-founder of BIRTHtalks workshops for pregnant moms, and the CORE + floor rehabilitation physio program for new moms. Most recently, Andrea was thrilled to be invited to experience and present a pelvic health educational and interactive workshop at the most recent 2020 CPMG/ CWIM fitness challenge and retreat in Canmore, Alberta. Andrea enjoys the outdoors with her family, her new puppy, participates in a home-based fitness training program, as well a managing a growing private pelvic health practice in Perth, Ontario.