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Catherine graduated in 1995 with her Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy with distinction from the University of Alberta. She completed post-graduate orthopaedic training and received her Advanced Certification in Orthopaedic Manual and Manipulative Physical Therapy in 2001.
She has worked in private-practice physiotherapy clinics in the Edmonton area since 1995. Catherine has worked for Lifemark Physiotherapy since 2002. She treats a varied caseload including orthopaedic and musculo-skeletal conditions; motor-vehicle accident injuries; balance and dizziness disorders; and women’s health issues including incontinence and pelvic pain.
Catherine received advanced training in Vestibular Rehabilitation and has specialized in the treatment of balance and dizziness disorders since 2006. In 2013 she completed her international competency certification in Vestibular Rehabilitation through Emory University (Atlanta) and the University of Southern California. In 2008 Catherine completed her training in Chan Gunn Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS Needling) and in 2010 she received training in Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy for incontinence. Catherine maintains active memberships with the Canadian Physiotherapy Association’s Orthopaedic Division, Physiotherapy Alberta, Vestibular Disorders Association, Institute for the Study and Treatment of Pain (IMS), The American Physical Therapy Association’s Vestibular Division and is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapists.
Catherine enjoys sharing her knowledge of physiotherapy and is a Clinical Instructor for the University of Alberta Department of Physical Therapy. Catherine enjoys an active lifestyle of running, mountain-biking, hiking and skiing with her husband and 2 boys. She has an interest in treating running injuries and providing running gait analysis. As a former ballerina, she also enjoys treating dancers and their unique injuries.