Andrea Deoliveira obtained her Master of Science in Physical Therapy Degree at the University of Toronto. Prior to this, she graduated from Western University with a Bachelor of Arts, Honours Specialization in Kinesiology. She is the Director of Therapy Services at the Thornhill Location as well as the Director of SEMI’s Concussion Program.
Andrea has extensive knowledge in the assessment and treatment of orthopaedic injuries and conditions. She is passionate about delivering one-on-one quality care through individualized treatment plans in order to meet each client’s specific needs. She uses a functional and exercise-based approach combined with hands-on manual therapy techniques and patient education. Andrea is committed to determining the root cause and contributing factors of the problem in order to prevent reoccurrence of the symptoms.
Andrea specializes in concussion management and treats both acute concussions and post-concussion syndrome. She conducts individual and group baseline testing. To learn more about concussion rehabilitation and baseline tests, view Concussion Program.
Andrea is committed to her growth and development as a practitioner and continues to advance her practice by engaging in continuing education courses. Andrea is actively completing her Diploma of Advanced Orthopaedic Manual and Manipulative Therapy and has completed training in Concussion Management, Acupuncture and Soft-Tissue Release. Andrea is also an active member of the Admissions Committee for the Master of Science, Physical Therapy program at the University of Toronto.
As a former swimmer and soccer player, Andrea understands the impact injuries can have on one’s daily activities and appreciates a comprehensive treatment plan to get her client’s back to the activities they enjoy, as quickly as possible.