About Balance 360 Health

Balance 360 Health, co-founded by the dynamic team of Paula Calnen and Erinn Davidson, both accomplished Bedford physiotherapists, boasts 36 years of combined clinical experience.

With over two decades dedicated to Halifax vestibular rehabilitation therapy, manual therapy, and orthopedic physiotherapy, they demonstrate exceptional skills, a genuine passion for their work, and an unwavering commitment to excellence.

 

About Balance 360 Health

Balance 360 Health, co-founded by the dynamic team of Paula Calnen and Erinn Davidson, both accomplished Bedford physiotherapists, boasts 36 years of combined clinical experience.

With over two decades dedicated to Halifax vestibular rehabilitation therapy, manual therapy, and orthopedic physiotherapy, they demonstrate exceptional skills, a genuine passion for their work, and an unwavering commitment to excellence.

Balance 360 Health physiotherapy in Bedford and Halifax embodies our mission symbolized by a mountain with a flag as our goal.

Our Mission

At Balance 360 Health our team of experienced Bedford physiotherapists specializes in vestibular rehabilitation in Halifax and Orthopedic Physiotherapy in Bedford. We are dedicated to restoring balance and stability in your life, enhancing mobility, managing vertigo and dizziness, improving balance, and boosting your confidence in navigating daily activities.

Meet Our Team

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Paula Calnen, owner and physiotherapist Bedford at Balance 360 Health

Paula Calnen

Physiotherapist/Owner

Paula Calnen, one of our esteemed Bedford physiotherapists and Co-Owner at Balance 360 Health, brings over two decades of experience to our team. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Physiotherapy from Queens University in 2002, launching her career in private practice physiotherapy. Paula’s expertise spans orthopedic, sports, work-related, and motor vehicle injury treatment.

In 2008, Paula achieved a Clinical Masters in Manipulation and Manual Therapy from Western University and obtained her Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy (FCAMPT) the same year. Her commitment to excellence led her to complete both entry and advanced-level vestibular rehabilitation courses, earning her Certificate of Competency in Vestibular Rehabilitation.

Paula is also certified in Acupuncture from the Foundation of Canada Institute (CAFCI) and holds a Functional Dry Needling certification. Her practice primarily focuses on Orthopedic Physiotherapy in Bedford and Vestibular Rehabilitation in Halifax. She has worked with neurological disorders, concussion management, and has mentored fellow physiotherapists within the orthopedic division. Paula also serves as a lab instructor with Dalhousie University’s Master of Physiotherapy program.

Her extensive training includes courses in Manual Therapy, Concussion Management, Vestibular Rehabilitation, Mulligan Concepts, Mackenzie, Kinesio Taping, and Auricular Acupuncture. Paula is an active member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association, Balance and Dizziness Canada, Vestibular Disorders Association (VEDA), and the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy. In her leisure time, Paula enjoys quality moments with her family at the cottage, downhill skiing, and playing ringette.

Erinn Davidson, owner and physiotherapist Bedford at Balance 360 Health

Erinn Davidson

Physiotherapist/Owner

Erinn Davidson, one of our esteemed Bedford physiotherapists, earned her Masters in Physical Therapy from Western University in 2006. She proudly co-owns Balance 360 Health, where her clinical journey has prominently featured Vestibular Rehabilitation in Halifax since 2009.

Erinn’s dedication led her to complete both entry and advanced-level vestibular rehabilitation courses and attain a competency-based certification in Vestibular Rehabilitation from Emory University, Atlanta, in 2012. She has also expanded her expertise to include concussion management, pediatric vestibular rehabilitation, acupuncture, dry needling, and manual therapy. Erinn is an active member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association, Balance and Dizziness Canada, and the Vestibular Disorders Association (VEDA), all contributing to her commitment to vestibular rehabilitation in Bedford.

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Sam Thompson

Lead Administrative Assistant

Sam is the Lead Administrative Assistant at Balance 360 Health. She brings 8 years of invaluable experience from the world of physiotherapy clinics to our team. Sam is not only highly skilled but also exceptionally friendly, making her an indispensable asset to our clinic.

Originally from the picturesque village of Island East River, Sam ventured to Halifax after her high school graduation in 2004, where she continued her educational journey. During her time in Halifax, she gained practical experience in various customer service roles, including an impressive 4-year tenure as an Assistant Manager. In this role, Sam successfully managed staffing, payroll, and accounts, showcasing her ability to handle complex responsibilities.

In 2014, Sam graduated with High Honors from Success Business College, where she earned a diploma in Medical & Dental Office Administration. Since then, she has seamlessly transitioned into the administrative field, contributing her expertise to our clinic’s success. Sam’s professionalism and friendly demeanor make her an integral part of our team, ensuring our clinic runs smoothly and efficiently.

Jodi Bowden, massage therapist for physiotherapist Bedford at Balance 360 Health

Jodi Bowden

Massage Therapist

Jodi Bowden holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Mount Allison University since 2000. She furthered her expertise by graduating from the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy in 2007.

With extensive experience in multidisciplinary clinics, Jodi specializes in aiding clients with acute and chronic injuries, postural dysfunction, and a range of soft tissue conditions, including headaches, whiplash, and neurological disorders. Her skill set extends to addressing plantar fasciitis and more. Jodi employs traditional massage therapy techniques to alleviate pain, enhance muscle and joint function, and promote overall health and wellness. Her treatment plans benefit from a wealth of educational courses and valuable skills, making her a valued member of the Massage Therapy Association of Nova Scotia.

Heather Boudreau, occupational therapist for physiotherapist Bedford at Balance 360 Health

Heather Boudreau

Occupational Therapist

Heather Boudreau, a distinguished therapist, graduated from the University of Western Ontario in 1997 with a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy. Prior to that, she earned a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology at Dalhousie University in 1995. With an impressive 26-year career, Heather’s expertise spans across various domains. She has excelled in assessing and treating whiplash and back injuries, upper limb musculoskeletal disorders, chronic pain, and concussion.

Her extensive knowledge extends to ergonomics, cognitive assessments and rehabilitation, vision therapy, task analysis, and the development of return-to-work programs. Heather is also highly trained in Matheson, KEY, WorkWell, and ARCON Functional Capacity Evaluations, making her a valued expert in Bedford physiotherapists, vestibular rehabilitation in Halifax, and Orthopedic Physiotherapy in Bedford.

She is duly qualified and certified to practice as an occupational therapist in Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and provides independent assessments for employers, long term disability insurers, motor vehicle insurers, doctors, disability/case managers and private clients.

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The Balance 360 Health experience

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One on one treatment sessions. No assistants.
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Private and sanitized treatment rooms
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Well equipped clinical gym space and innovative technology
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Team communication  physician, insurers and other health care providers
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Outstanding customer service

Featured Resources

Balance and Dizziness Canada

"Our mission is to support, inspire and educate those affected by balance and dizziness disorders and to develop awareness of the issues surrounding these disorders."

Vestibular Disorders Association (VEDA)

"Since 2012 our website has been accessed over 18 million times. We understand what you’re going through and will do whatever we can to help you on your road to recovery."

FCAMPT

The Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy (CAMPT) is a professional organization of physiotherapists who have completed post-graduate training in hands on therapy treatment techniques that meet the International Federation of Manipulative Physical Therapy (IFOMPT) standards. We help anyone with pain or movement problems that impact their ability to do what’s important to them. By delivering research-guided physiotherapy care, our patients get better, recover faster and stay healthier so they can be active in the things they love to do. To learn more and find your CAMPT-Certified physiotherapist, visit www.manippt.org

Solo Step™

"The Solo-Step Overhead Track System attaches to a harness protecting the patient from falls and injuries. Solo-Step provides support and increases confidence for patients during all aspects of physical therapy, including sit-to-stand, walking therapy, balance training, gait training, and climbing stairs."

Theralase

"After sixteen years of research and development and the in-license of two additional platforms of PDCs, Theralase has optimized the PDCs and the medical laser systems used to activate them, to safely and effectively destroy Non-Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer (“NMIBC”)."

NS College of Physiotherapists

"The Nova Scotia College of Physiotherapists (NSCP) is a not-for-profit Regulatory Board dedicated to the self-regulation of physiotherapists in Nova Scotia since 1958. All physiotherapists practicing in Nova Scotia are members of, and registered with, the NSCP. The NSCP sets and enforces the educational and practice standards in the province to ensure competency."

Canadian Physiotherapy Association

"CPA members are rehabilitation professionals dedicated to the health, mobility, and fitness of Canadians. In partnership with provincial and territorial Branches and practice Divisions, the CPA enables members to learn, share knowledge, and enhance practice. The CPA provides resources, education, ideas, and advocacy to enable our professional community to better serve Canadians."

Nova Scotia Physiotherapy Association

"As a provincial branch of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA), the Nova Scotia Physiotherapy Association (NSPA) serves as the voice and advocate for physiotherapists, physiotherapy residents, physiotherapy assistants, and PT/PTA students all across Nova Scotia. We are a dynamic healthcare professional organization with over 750 members."

GLA:D Canada

"Based on the success of the program in Denmark, the GLA:D® education and exercise program for knee and hip OA is now being made available in Canada. The program is being launched in regions within Ontario with plans for expansion across Canada over the next 3 years."

Pain Hero

"Get back to doing what you love, whether that’s playing with your kids, running your first marathon, or living pain-free with the best physiotherapists, chiropractors, and massage therapists in your community."