"The body heals with play, the mind heals with laughter, the spirit heals with joy." Proverb


Lisa is the proud recipient of the 2022 Business Woman of the Year Awards in the Entrepreneurial Leader - Startup category.


The seed for Bloom was planted in 2018 over a cup of coffee between Andrea Plitz and Lisa Flanders.

Their shared desire to cultivate a space devoted to offering holistic treatments and supporting functional movement soon flourished, bridging the gap between one on one services and return to fitness. 

Armed with a team of uniquely skilled clinicians with similar thoughts, ideas and methods, Bloom continues to grow and proudly serve the Ottawa and surrounding community with since September 2019.


Integrative health care for all individuals through applied therapeutics including diverse manual therapies, dry needling, acupuncture, cupping and more. Offering private high performance rehab & training, one on one and small group evidence-based therapeutic movement; nutritional support, lifestyle medicine and a myriad of workshops to support you: body and mind. Provided in person and/or virtually.

Clinical experience in treating conditions that affect women more or differently than men. 

Our therapists’ unique backgrounds of orthopedic, women’s health and pelvic floor physiotherapy, coupled with their individualized movement and fitness experience, provides a holistic paradigm to your health, movement & quality of life.

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As the keystone to our spine, the pelvis and its relationship to the abdomen (and rest of the body) has a highly undervalued importance to our overall function, performance and quality of life. Includes concerns related to this area and its contents (bladder, bowel, sexual, reproductive & musculoskeletal).

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Life after diagnosis and medical treatment of cancer can leave people with a myriad of functional and quality of life impairments. Focused on manual and movement therapies including manual lymphatic drainage, and authorized for fitting compression garments and walkers.

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Tailored rehab and recovery in a way that is meaningful to you to enhance your return to function and performance. Supervised by your Physiotherapist. Provided by our rehab assistants, who are also highly trained in Yoga, Pilates, Weightlifting & Functional Strength training.

Provided individually or in small groups. May be covered by extended health insurance.

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Individualized whole-system care to find the root cause of concerns, empower individuals to take control of their health, and help restore optimal body and mind function. Some approaches include lab testing, herbal medicine, acupuncture, vitamins and minerals, dietary counselling and lifestyle support. 

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By restoring movement and vitality, osteopathic treatment helps relieve chronic pain and regain a natural ability for healing and healthy physiological function. Through osteoarticular normalizations, myofascial release, visceral manipulation and craniosacral therapy, osteopathy promotes a reintegration of balance within.

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Bridging the gap between rehabilitation and performance, we integrate body and mind through loading, challenging, and strengthening with movement.  This sets you up for movement synergy and allows the body to function better preventing injury and promoting optimization.

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For allied health care professionals (or those in training) looking for clinical or business supervision &/or mentorship in relation to women’s and pelvic health physiotherapy.

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Teen Pelvic Wellness Pop Up

When: Tue, Apr 23, 2024 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM 
Location: Love Your Body Fitness

Understanding what the pelvic floor is and how it functions is vital for your health!

Created and taught by local pelvic health Physiotherapists, Natalie Morris & Nicole Petis, this 60 minute workshop is aimed to:

– Increase knowledge and awareness about the pelvic floor and its function

– Learn about the basics of your cycle

– Learn how to chose the best option for flow management and

– Learn how you can begin to create ease of common symptoms with simple self-care tools and strategies.

All are welcome to participate!

Please arrive a few minutes early. Bring an open mind as well as any questions you might have about pelvic health and physiotherapy (Q&A time included).

In an effort to bring accessible health education and care to our local communities, these Pop Ups are Pay What You Can (with a recommended Donation of $10 or $20/Family). All proceeds will be going to Bloom’s Pay It Forward Fund, which provides subsidized pelvic health Physiotherapy to low income, new Canadian, and young or Indigenous women through the perinatal period. 

Thank you for your generosity.

Community access fund. All contributions go towards fully funding a treatment plan for an at-risk individuals throughout the pre or post natal period.