Education/ Training

Masters of Science in Physical Therapy MSC (PT), Queens University, Canada

Honours Bachelor of Science in Human Kinetics BSc Hon Kin, University of Ottawa, Canada

As part of my commitment to continuing education I have completed the following courses/certifications:

Current theories of bio-mechanics and the application of these bio-mechanics in the assessment and treatment of the lower quadrant including the peripheral joints, pelvic girdle and lumbar spine.

This 2 day Certification course was organized by the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA). The  course covered a mixture of theoretical and practical components targeting a physios competency to assess patients, safely needle a wide range of common acupuncture and myofascial trigger points and other musculoskeletal structures at a level that satisfies private indemnity insurance coverage.    


Provides licensed healthcare practitioners with an in-depth understanding of the current research and evidence-based practices of acute and chronic concussion assessment, diagnosis, management and treatment.

  • McConnell Institute– Treating the younger knee

Australian Physiotherapy Association accredited course covering assessment and treatment strategies with a focus on knee pain in individuals 40 and under. 

This two day workshop teaches the two basic movements of STR and their application of STR techniques to different body areas.

  • Advanced Knee Rehabilitation – Australian Physiotherapy Association

Two day course for Physiotherapists covering knee diagnosis, imaging and management of knee conditions presented by some of the most experienced clinicians in the field of Orthopaedics, sports and exercise medicine, rehabilitation, strength and conditioning and speed.

  • Trained in Gait Analysis, Orthotic Casting and Gait Scan Technology
  • Concussion Management Workshop Levels 1 and 2 – Canadian Physiotherapy association, Othopaedic Division.

Level one focuses on comprehensive management of concussion for the acute and persistent patient population including exercise, vision, vestibular treatment ideas, guidance return to activity and concrete strategies for symptom management. Level two covers  additional treatment strategies and a review of the latest treatment strategies in the areas of vision and vestibular rehabilitation, active rehabilitation, sleep and return to work. The focus is on treatment of persistent symptoms post concussion.

  • Mulligan Concept Upper Quadrant – Peripheral Joints, Cervical and Thoracic Spines.

Mulligan approach to manual therapy for the Cervical and Thoracic spine as well as for the upper extremity. Addresses musculoskeletal disorders with pain free manual joint “re-positioning” techniques for restoration of function and abolition of pain.

  • Mulligan Concept Lower Quadrant – Peripheral Joints, Lumbar Spine and Sacroiliac joints.

Presents the Mulligan approach to manual therapy for the lumbar spine and sacroiliac joint as well as for the lower extremity. Manual joint “re-positioning” techniques for restoration of function and abolition of pain.

The use and application of a Functional Movement Screen (FMS), a tool to  help identify limitations or asymmetries in an individual’s body  providing observable performance of basic motor locomotive skills and stability patterns.  

First Responders for Sports and Healthcare Professional.

This course meets the requirements of the Canadian Red Cross Society and Sport Physiotherapy Canada for first responder certification. Requires recertification every 3 years. Click the link above for details of the course.