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About Classic

History of Classic



Jan 1994: Vanita Malhotra took ownership of Renova Physiotherapy Clinic – Armdale (Halifax). This would be the Head Office of the Company to run business as well as for future endeavours.

Mar 1997: Won the bid for a pilot project of privatization of physiotherapy services in DND at the Stadacona Base, Halifax;  In 1998, we set up a physiotherapy department under the same project at Shearwater Military Base. This contract lasted for 7 years, ending in 2004.

Aug 1998: Opened second location of Renova Physiotherapy in Spryfield

Jan 2002: Inception of Classic Managed Care & Rehabilitation Services Inc. with the focus on medico-legal assessments and industrial rehabilitation services; Web site launched

Oct 2002: Opened third location (our first in NB); called Physiotherapie CLASSIC Physiotherapy, in Campbellton, NB

May 2004: Opened fourth location on Tacoma Drive, Dartmouth, NS

Mar 2005: Changed business name to Classic for all locations; Moved the head office to Quinpool Road, Halifax from Armdale.

Dec 2005: Took over the business of Scotia Community Outreach Therapists (SCOT), a company dedicated to providing community based OT and PT services all over NS.

Feb 2009: Moved the Tacoma Drive clinic to a new location on Main Street, Dartmouth.

Feb 2011: Took ownership of East Hants Physiotherapy Clinic, Elmsdale, NS and changed its name to Classic Physiotherapy to reflect our fifth location.

Oct 2012: Moved the Spryfield operation to our newest location on Prospect Road in Hatchet Lake, NS.


Current Projects:

  • Five clinics: 4 in NS, one in NB
  • Community based OT and PT services including over 25 Long Term Care contracts
  • SCOT Kids: our therapists who are dedicated to working with children
  • OT and PT services provided to our Veterans in their homes and in our clinics
  • Our NS clinics are Tiers 1 WCB approved
  • Our NB clinic is approved for all services by WSNB
  • PT Contract with Correctional Services at Springhill Penitentiary


Our Past Projects:

  • DND contract: 1997 to 2004
  • District Office Occupational Therapist (DOOT) for VAC
  • Correctional Services contract (Truro)
  • Vocational Rehabilitation contract under the New Veterans’ Charter
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