Stephanie graduated from Dalhousie University in 2009 with a Master’s of Science in Physiotherapy. She also holds a Bachelor of Kinesiology from University of Calgary. She has completed her training in Pelvic Health level 1-3 including treatment of urinary incontinence, prolapse, and pelvic pain through Pelvic Health Solutions. She also has training in Post Caesarian Birth Rehabilitation.
She has spent a number of years working in both neuro-rehabilitation and orthopedics treating conditions related to car accidents, sports and lifestyle injuries, and chronic pain.
She is certified in level one Acupuncture and level two Functional Dry Needling. She has completed training in STOTT Pilates Advanced Mat as well as Barre Training including pre and post-natal specialties which she uses to help frame the foundation of her exercise programs. She is also in the process of completing a certificate in Integrative Lifestyle Medicine with its foundation in Medical Therapeutic Yoga.
Her overall focus is on integrative practice for treating orthopedic conditions and optimizing pelvic health with regards to bowel/bladder concerns, prolapse, and pelvic pain and dysfunction. She uses a combination of manual therapy techniques, education, and exercises prescription in her assessment and treatment planning. She is passionate about women’s health including pregnancy and post-natal recovery.
She is a mother of two young boys and spends her spare time on outdoor adventures with her family. She has spent a number of years travelling the world surfing, hiking, and exploring. She grew up on the west coast and loves the salt water and the mountain air!