Carlie Vidal has 15 years of experience as a registered physiotherapist. Her passion is working in neurological rehabilitation with children and adults, in particular, with those who have had stroke, a head injury or live with cerebral palsy. She is distinguished for her ability to work with infants and young children with developmental delays, and/or torticollis. Inspired by ongoing education, and her two young sons, Carlie believes in comprehensive evaluations, evidence-based practice, and fun, play-based interventions.
Carlie completed her Bachelor’s degree in Physical Therapy at Queen’s University in 2003 and a Master’s of Rehabilitation Science at the University of British Columbia in 2013. She has worked at the Interprofessional Clinic since 2009, and previously worked in community clinics, inpatient rehabilitation, schools and group homes, in both Ontario and Nunavut. Carlie also has professional interests in clinical education and global health. She has worked as a physiotherapist and clinical educator in Haiti, Sierra Leone and Honduras, and continues to provide clinical education to physiotherapy students from the University of Ottawa.