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Mirella Veras, PT. PhD

Mirella Veras is a registered physiotherapist with a postdoctoral in Rehabilitation Sciences from the University of Montreal. With over 20 years of experience as a physiotherapist, Mirella has experience working in a hospital and clinical setting, consulting, as a professor and coordinator of health services.

Mirella has advanced level certification in pelvic health physiotherapy, including pelvic pain and ano-rectal disorders. Pelvic floor physiotherapy can help with pelvic pain, urinary incontinence, overactive bladder, fecal incontinence, constipation, post void dribbling and pre and post-natal issues. She has also taken continuing education in concussion, acupuncture, dry needling and manual therapy.


Mirella is also exercise specialist in Pregnancy and Postpartum.

When not in the office, Mirella loves spending time with her family, going for long walks and practicing Tai Chi and Pilates.


She is also Tai Chi, Pilates and Medical Therapeutic Yoga instructor and has developed an unique  Clinical Tai Chi method called System of Balance. She is the author of the book: Evidence-Based Tai Chi for Rehabilitation and Wellness: A System of Balance for Clinical Practice.

  • Physiotherapy- Equivalency Program- McGill University.

  • PhD- Population Health- University of Ottawa

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship in Rehabilitation Sciences(Telerehabilitation and virtual reality for stroke)- Université de Montreal, Canada

  • Certified Specialist in Exercise for Pregnancy and Postpartum, USA

  • Pelvic floor Level I: The Physical Therapy Approach to Female and Male Urinary Incontinence, Toronto, ON, Canada

  • Advanced Pelvic floor Level II: Physiotherapy for Ano-Rectal Disorders

  • Advanced Pelvic floor Level III: The Physical Therapy Approach for Dyspareunia course

  • ATMS Academie de Thérapie Manuelle Sportive, Belgique- Health (Osteopathic)

  • Introduction to Acupuncture, Meridian Health Education, Ottawa, ON

  • Acupuncture and Dry needling for the Upper and lower Extremity, Ottawa, ON

  • Advanced Mat Pilates certification, Ottawa, ON

  • Clinical Tai Chi instructor- System of Balance

  • Tai Chi for Arthritis and Falls prevention -Certified Instructor

  • Tai Chi for Diabetes- Certified Instructor

  • Clinical Pilates with a Pelvic Health Perspective

  • Advanced Management of Concussion Symptoms, Ottawa, ON

  • Management of Post-Concussion Syndrome, Ottawa, ON

  • K-Taping Pro Therapy Training, Ottawa, ON

  • Neuromusculoskeletal Physical Therapy: Canadian Practice : focus on extremities, University of Toronto, Canada

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