Physiotherapist Tamara Poropat

tpcolourTamara graduated with honours from McMaster University in 2014,  with Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology.  During her time at Mac, she discovered her passion for rehabilitation, and graduated in 2016 with a Master of Science in Physical Therapy from Queen’s University.  Graduating at the top of her class, Tamara was awarded with the Canadian Physiotherapy Association Award, as well as the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy (CAMPT) Award.

Tamara has completed several additional courses including:

  • Orthopaedic Division Manual Therapy Level 1
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome
  • Chronic Disease Prevention

In 2016, she attended the Ontario Physiotherapy Association InterACTION Conference where she co-presented an original research project reviewing wearable technology for use in cardiac rehabilitation.

Tamara believes in taking a multi-faceted approach to treatment with her clients, using a combination of exercise, modalities, manual therapy, and education.

Tamara is passionate about the outdoors, and likes to keep active.  When she is not working, she can be found whitewater kayaking, downhill and cross-country skiing, hiking, and running. She also enjoys practicing yoga.

PhysioFirst is a private physiotherapist-owned manual therapy clinic in the eastern part of Ottawa, serving local, city wide and surrounding communities.