The physical therapists at the Glen Sather are highly skilled clinicians who apply evidence-based, patient-centred approaches. Regardless of the injury or condition, our primary focus is meeting your functional goals — be it activities of daily living or elite athletics. You do not require a physician referral to access our services.

Conditions Treated

We treat a wide range of musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions with a focus on activity and sport-specific injuries, whether acute or chronic conditions.

Physiotherapy Services

Our comprehensive service menu includes:

  • Knee and shoulder-specific rehabilitation - acute, post-surgical and chronic
  • Injury prevention programming
  • Sport physiotherapy, performance and training
  • Running performance services
  • Return to sport testing
  • Performing arts assessments and treatments (e.g., repetitive strain injuries)
  • Concussion assessment and treatment
  • Dry needling
  • MVA, WCB and community rehab services available


We can currently only direct bill Sun Life Insurance. We are in the process of adding Alberta Blue Cross and GreenShield. Learn more about billing »

Physiotherapy Team

Our team is widely trained and we work closely with our sports and exercise medicine physicians, orthopedic surgeons and physiatrists in interdisciplinary clinics, thereby enhancing the level of expertise available to you. Moreover, given our origins within the University of Alberta, our team invests in life-long learning, research and applies current methodologies to maximize your recovery. Meet our physiotherapists »


Our philosophy is one of patient empowerment, education, and the promotion of self-managed care in your home and community. We believe the most important 'clinician' on your health team is you.

We look forward to guiding you back to health and successfully returning you to your activity goals!

Community Rates

U of A students are eligible for special rates on physiotherapy.