What is your main area of practice?
Musculoskeletal and sport injuries. I have a special interest in pediatrics, shoulder pain and running injuries. I am the physical therapy team lead for the GSSMC shoulder multidisciplinary clinics, where I work closely with the sport medicine physicians and orthopedic surgeons.
What did you study and where?
I received a Master’s of Science in Physical Therapy in 2010 from the University of Alberta and a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, with Distinction, in 2008, also from the University of Alberta. I have a certificate in Anatomical Acupuncture from the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute (AFCI), from 2011. In 2014, I completed my Intermediate Diploma of Advanced Manual and Manipulative Therapy with the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. I have completed courses in K-taping, McGill Spinal Stabilization, Soft Tissue Release, Mulligan Technique, the Lyn Watson shoulder program and Jim Meadow’s Peripheral Manipulation. I am a Clinical Lecturer within the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine.
Do you work specific days/hours?
Monday to Thursday from 7:00 a.m to 1:00 p.m. and Fridays from 7 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Are you affiliated with any teams?
I volunteered with the Alberta Ballet from 2010 to 2012