Emma Plater

Emma Plater
Registered Physiotherapist, M.Sc.(PT), B.Sc. Hons. (HK)

Emma is a graduate of the University of Guelph and Queen’s University. She is currently a PhD student at the University of Guelph with a research interest in skin sensation and its relation to balance and gait. Emma has furthered her physiotherapy education by completing courses in Integrated Dry Needling, Acupuncture, Active Release Techniques (ART) and Sport First Responder and is currently working towards her intermediate manual therapy certification. She is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach. Her treatment techniques include the use of Manual Therapy, Specialized Exercise and Soft Tissue Release. As a runner and a former elite triathlete, her clinical interests include endurance sport injuries, strength/aerobic conditioning following injury and rehabilitation in altered skin sensitivity.

Emma's Tip to Clients:

Every body is different. It is important for your physiotherapist to get your feedback from appointment to appointment about which treatments and exercises you feel are helping the most, so we can work to customize your treatment to your unique needs.


  • Master of Physical Therapy, Queen's University
  • Honours Bachelor of Science (Human Kinetics), University of Guelph

Continuing Education and Certificates:

  • K-Taping Pro (R) course
  • Standard First Aid and CPR/AED for Health Care Providers

Professional Memberships and Licenses:

  • Member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA)
  • Executive Member of the CPA Leadership Division

Other details:

As a former student volunteer at HPC, I'm very excited to be back! My areas of interest include gait retraining and running-related injuries.