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Physiotherapist / Owner

Quinpool Road, Halifax

In January 1994, Vanita Malhotra took ownership of Renova Physiotherapy Clinic – Armdale (Halifax). By January 2002, Classic Managed Care & Rehabilitation Services Inc. was born, with the focus on medico-legal assessments and industrial rehabilitation services. In the years that followed, Classic Physiotherapy and Work Rehabilitation expanded to include: 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 services provided on a weekly basis for children of a Nova Scotia First Nation community; 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.

As well as overseeing the company operations and all that is involved in keeping such a growing network running smoothly, Vanita continues to practice as a physiotherapist, seeing clients on a daily basis.

SARA SALEH - Quinpool Clinic

Sara graduated from University of Sharjah  with a Bachelors of Science in Physiotherapy in 2015. Following her graduation, she pursued a 6-month internship in Jordan where she assessed and treated various Musculoskeletal, Neurological and Pediatric cases in outpatient and inpatient clinical settings. She also attained a Thoracic, Lumbar and Sacroiliac Joint Mobilization certification in 2016. In 2018, she graduated with a Master’s in Rehabilitation Research from the School of Physiotherapy from Dalhousie University. Her research interests were focused on human gait and biomechanics in individuals with osteoarthritis. She uses her research experience along with her diverse clinical exposure to help guide inform her clinical decision making skills.

PAM MCNAMARA – Elmsdale Clinic

Originally from Bedford, Nova Scotia, Pam graduated with a Bachelor of Medical Rehabilitation in Physical Therapy from the University of Manitoba in 1992.

During her career, Pam   has worked in a hospital setting, long-term care and private practice in Canada and the United States.

Pam stays current with the latest evidence-based treatment approaches, and has taken post-graduate courses in acupuncture, manual therapy, orthopedics, sports injury rehabilitation, pain management and arthritis care, just to name a few.

Since 2010, Pam and her family have called East Hants home, and she has been part of the team at Classic Physiotherapy in Elmsdale.  She is excited to be able to help the members of her community achieve their healthy living goals.

Hailey West – Dartmouth Clinic

Hailey is a recent graduate, receiving her Master of Science in Physiotherapy degree in the fall of 2021. She moved to Halifax in 2013 to pursue an undergraduate degree at Dalhousie - earning her Bachelor of Science Kinesiology in 2017 in addition to a Certificate of Disability Management. 

In her off time her passion and commitment for helping others leads her to the rink where she volunteers with the Easter Seals Sledge Hockey Program. The rest of her weekends are saved for exploring the backwoods of Nova Scotia with her dog Bandit.

To further advance the services she can offer and round out her scope of care Hailey completed her Level One of the Orthopaedic Division Manual Therapy Levels and will soon offer pelvic floor physiotherapy and dry needling!

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