Vanessa Foucher joins the Adelaide Club with many years’ experience as a Physiotherapist. Vanessa holds a Masters degree in Physical Therapy and a Kinesiology Undergraduate degree from McGill University. Vanessa continues to maintain her extensive experience and expertise, most recently with higher level manual therapy courses from the APQMO (Quebec) as well as FA regulated (UK) Trauma Pitchside First Aid. Vanessa is also a registered Physiotherapist with the Ontario and Canadian Physiotherapy Association.
Vanessa has spent much of her career in elite professional sport specialising in return-to-sport rehabilitation, with her most recent role at Chelsea Football Club as an Academy Physiotherapist. Having been a competitive athlete herself for 17 years focussing in middle distance swimming and synchronised swimming, Vanessa has a unique understanding of top level sport and its demands.
Vanessa also has a secondary niche in rehabilitation focused Hydrotherapy, where she has previously worked with Canadian Olympic Alpine skiers to prepare them for the 2012 Sochi Winter Games. She sees a variety of patients with orthopaedic sport injuries, pre and post-operative, chronic pain and postural deficits.
Outside of the clinic Vanessa will often be found working out in the gym, supporting TFC or the Leafs or browsing Toronto’s food markets looking for inspiration for her next dinner party.
- McGill University, Bachelor's in Kinesiology
- McGill University Master's in Physical Therapy
- Upper & Lower Level 2 Manual Therapy Certified (AQMPO)
- FA Pitch-Side First Aid Certified
- FA Safeguarding Certified