Feit Physiotherapy is proud to be a locally owned clinic serving the Cape Breton Regional Municipality and surrounding areas. We are a multidisciplinary clinic of dedicated professionals who strive to deliver the highest level of treatment to help facilitate recovery and restore optimal quality of life and health. Our services are based on industry gold standards, and our staff maintains the highest level of professionalism while serving the residents of Cape Breton Island.
Owner and Operator
Aaron Feit, BSc., PT
Member of: Nova Scotia College of Physiotherapists
Aaron graduated from Dalhousie University in 1997 with a B.Sc., Adv. Major in biology. Following this, he attended Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, completing a B.Sc., physiotherapy degree in 2002. Aaron spent 3 years working as a physiotherapist in Edinburgh, Scotland before returning to work in Cape Breton in 2006. He began work at Feit Physiotherapy in 2013. As well as offering traditional physiotherapy services, the clinic has quickly expanded on several fronts to include a host of occupational rehabilitation, children’s and women’s health, nutritional, and occupational therapy services.
Registered Massage Therapist
Ryan Pero, RMT
Member of: Massage Therapy Association of Nova Scotia
Ryan is a graduate of Sutherland-Chan Massage Therapy School and Teaching Clinic (Toronto, ON, Canada) in 2004. Ryan relocated to Sydney, NS in 2007, working locally for 6 years. During that time, he continued to build a strong rapport with his clients. He has been trained in the assessment and treatment of a wide variety of musculoskeletal conditions ranging from chronic headaches and temporomandibular joint (TMJ) dysfunction to plantar fasciitis, and a number of other soft tissue and sports-related injuries. Ryan also carries specific training in myofascial release and trigger point therapy, as well as pregnancy massage and nutritional studies/applications.
Alana graduated from Dalhousie University in 2003 with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. She then continued her studies at Dalhousie, obtaining a degree in physiotherapy in 2006. Alana started her career in private practice orthopaedics before moving to the Cape Breton Regional Hospital to pursue her interest in cardio respiratory physiotherapy. It was there that she developed skills to work with children/infants, critical illness, post-surgical and chronically ill individuals.
Alana has taken interest in vestibular rehabilitation and has begun to treat individuals suffering from dizziness, vertigo and imbalance. Most recently, Alana has been certified in Women’s Health Physiotherapy, treating a variety of conditions including incontinence and pelvic prolapse.
Originally from Sussex, NB, Erica moved to North Sydney in 2010 and joined our team in 2011. Erica assists with keeping our clinic running smoothly. More than just a friendly and helpful voice on the phone, Erica does everything from keeping our schedules in order and our clinic organized, to managing insurance claims and billing. Having spent most of her career working specifically in customer service roles, she truly has a passion for improving the experience of every client who visits the clinic. If you have any questions about any of our services, or how we can help, please don’t hesitate to give her a call.
Janine was born and raised in Sydney and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Cape Breton University in 2009. After a few years of travelling and working in various sectors of the customer service industry, Janine returned to Sydney and joined the Feit Physiotherapy team in early 2014. Teaming up with Erica to ensure the clinic runs smoothly, Janine is responsible for processing claims, issuing bills and scheduling client appointments. She is known for her positive, upbeat attitude in the office and her natural interpersonal skills, which have made her a strong asset to our team. Janine’s goal is to create memorable experiences for our clients at Feit Physiotherapy.