Diane Thompson Bio
Diane graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physiotherapy from Dalhousie University. She joined the Physiotherapy staff at The Moncton Hospital where she was employed for 6 years. Diane left the hospital in 1986 to become one of the founding partners of Keeling Thompson Physiotherapy Clinic, which is now known as Keystone Physiotherapy.
Diane continues to demonstrate her commitment to ongoing learning by the successful completion of a wide variety of postgraduate courses throughout her career. This includes returning to full time study in Toronto where she completed a 5 month course in manual therapy. Other post grad course work includes a variety of courses in; orthopaedic assessment and treatment including the TMJ, sport rehabilitation, pain management, running prevention and injury, Vestibular Rehab (treatment of dizziness) and Cranial Sacral Therapy. Her treatment philosophy is relatively simple; assist to minimize discomfort, maximize function and return to as great a quality of life as possible. This is done through integration of a variety of therapeutic techniques, exercise, education and the active participation of the client. She has experience in the treatment of a wide variety of clients from infants to octogenarians, and in a wide range of conditions including but not limited to whip lash injuries, sporting injuries, arthritis and pain management.
Diane is well known to the Greater Moncton Community, having grown up here and been involved in the local athletic scene throughout her life. She spends her spare time these days enjoying outdoor pursuits particularly her equestrian activities. She has volunteered as an educator, giving talks to local schools and organizations mostly on injury prevention and back care. She has also volunteered as a therapist for many sporting events from local, to national (Skate Canada, The Briar, Canada Winter and Summer Games) to International (IIAF World Junior Track and Field Championships).