Human Performance Centre

Team

Earle Burrows Registered PhysiotherapistBSc, Cert MDT

Earle is the CEO of Human Performance PC. He is a McKenzie certified Physiotherapist and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Dalhousie University and a Physiotherapy degree from Queens University.

Earle is the leader of a talented team of physiotherapists, massage therapists, kinesiologists and support staff. He figured out early in his 25 + year career that the easiest way to "Achieve your best" is to surround yourself with the best!

To say that he is passionate about all endurance sports would be an understatement. He is an accomplished age group triathlete and especially loves spending time cycling and cross country skiing attempting to keep up with his family.

Patricia Sennett Registered PhysiotherapistBSc, Cert MDT, CAFCI

Patricia Sennett is a McKenzie certified Physiotherapist with Human Performance PC. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Physiotherapy from Dalhousie University and has over 25 year of experience.

Since graduating, Patricia has worked in orthopaedic rehabilitation of various age groups and injuries, with an interest in neck and back pain. She also has an interest in female urinary incontinence and is a member of the Women's Health Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. She is certified by The Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute and has been trained in the Matheson Approach to Functional Capacity Evaluations. Patricia is registered with the College of Physiotherapists of New Brunswick and has served in various capacities on provincial and national physiotherapy association boards and committees.

Patricia enjoys transferring her knowledge of exercise and joy of music when teaching piano outside of her physio clinical work.

Sarah Estabrooks Kinesiologist, Ergonomics ConsultantBSc (HK)

Sarah Estabrooks is a kinesiologist and fitness centre manager with Human Performance P.C. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Kinetics from the University of Guelph. Sarah is also a member of the Ontario Kinesiology Association.

Sarah has been working as a kinesiologist for 12 years. She has a passion for working with people from young to not-so-young, helping them reach their goals and improve their function. She works with physiotherapy patients developing their exercise programs and return to work training, local athletes to take their performance to the next level and the general membership helping them achieve their fitness goals and leading group programming. Sarah also works outside the fitness centre conducting ergonomic evaluations in a variety of settings.

Outside of work Sarah can be found officiating ice hockey as a certified Level III official with Hockey Canada. She also enjoys camping, hiking, playing ball hockey, volunteering with the local animal shelter and working around her home with family.

Alex Sullivan Registered Massage TherapistRMT

Alex Sullivan is a registered massage therapist, certified personal trainer; and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from UNBSJ. She has worked successfully with clients that have had car accidents, sports injuries and those that live in chronic pain. She is trained in Swedish massage, myofascial techniques, trigger point work, sports injury massage, manual lymphatic drainage, and is furthering her education in postural techniques. Her massage practice treats the following types of disorders and dysfunctions:

Alex has a keen interest in sharing her passion for living healthy by leading group programming, training athletes of all abilities as well as working with those that are injured or in chronic pain. She has personal experience with neuromuscular disorders and uses her experiences to understand her clients. She believes each person has the means to better themselves and that by having massage therapy combined with appropriate exercises and education the client becomes empowered. A strong mind leads to a stronger body.

Alex is a mother of 4 wonderful, healthy boys and lives an active lifestyle. Both she and her husband Charlie are avid athletes and coaches in sport. Living life to its fullest is a priority and a balancing act she works on every day. Life demands it.

Martin Salkey Registered Massage TherapistRMT

Martin Salkey is a a registered massage therapist who has been consulting with Human Performance Centre since 2011 and has been practicing since 2006. Martin is a graduate of the Atlantic Collage of Therapeutic Massage (ACTM) and is a member of the Association of New Brunswick Massage Therapists (ANBMT).

Martin was formerly an IT analyst where he learned problem solving skills to find and fix IT problems. This analytical mindset helps Martin target potential problem areas in the body, and speed up recovery time.

Martin is married to Candace, and has two children and two grandchildren. When not in clinic or entertaining the grandkids, Martin can be found on the bike or in the kayak enjoying the great outdoors and rejuvenating the mind and body. Martin also enjoys playing percussion instruments.

Martin has completed pre- and post-sports massage, Cranial Sacral level 1, Tai Table Yoga Massage, Chair Massage, and Sports Taping training.

Geoffrey Forgie Registered PhysiotherapistMSc PT

Geoffrey is a Physiotherapist with Human Performance PC. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from University of New Brunswick, and Master's degree in Physiotherapy from Glasgow Caledonian University in Scotland.

He is a member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association and the College of Physiotherapists of New Brunswick. He has a passion to help motivate and educate people in health and fitness by promoting a holistic approach in treatment and care of his patients. He is our resident "go to" for all the latest evidence based research related to physiotherapy and exercise.

After work, Geoffrey enjoys endurance sports such as running, biking and swimming. He played and instructed tennis throughout his university career and continues to be involved in the sport. While studying in Glasgow he found a new passion for golf and enjoys perfecting his swing at the local courses.

Julia Besner Registered DietitianBSc Applied Human Nutrition

Julia is a Registered Dietitian and received her BSc in Applied Human Nutrition from Mount Saint Vincent University before completing her graduate dietetic internship at Capital Health in Halifax. Her career has taken her all across Canada and back, working in various settings with all age groups.

Julia's passion for a healthy lifestyle was very much influenced by taking part in sports and cooking for her family from an early age. Her philosophy is that healthy eating and an active life style positively influence people's well-being and quality of life. Julia's empathetic and client centred counselling approach help her clients set realistic and achievable goals on their journey to wellness while discovering that healthy eating can be easy, sustainable and rewarding.

Trevor Watson Registered PhysiotherapistMSc PT

Trevor is a Physiotherapist with Human Performance PC. He holds a Bachelor of Sciences in Kinesiology from the University of New Brunswick, and a Master’s of Science in Physiotherapy from Dalhousie University.

Always interested in furthering his education, Trevor has completed courses in the McKenzie method of diagnosis and treatment, manual therapy, acupuncture, and neuro-proprioceptive taping. As physiotherapy is always evolving, Trevor’s passion for his clients and the profession ensures that he stays up-to-date with the latest treatment techniques. Trevor is a registered member of the College of Physiotherapists of New Brunswick as well as the Canadian Physiotherapy Association.

Outside of work, Trevor is very passionate with his involvement in the local sporting community. Having grown-up participating in several sports, Trevor continues to enjoy his time on the soccer pitch, golf course, squash courts, as well as hiking with his family.

Lauren Hill

Recently graduating from the University of New Brunswick, Lauren holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology. She is our newest addition to the Human Performance Team.

Lauren is often referred to as “Sarah’s side-kick” as she will be taking over as the Kinesiologist and Fitness Manager for the remainder of the year and into the new year. Lauren is a very enthusiastic and approachable individual that is keen on motivating and encouraging others to overcome barriers in pursuing a healthy and active lifestyle. Lauren believes that the key to quality of life and Achieving Your Best is self-awareness and optimism with a little sense of humor.

Playing hockey throughout her university career, Lauren is very passionate on and off the ice and looks forward to getting involved in the community through recreational sports and organizations while becoming the Saint John Sea Dog’s newest fan.