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As a teenager in Scotland, Laura knew that her passion for sport and physical activity would lead her to work in the health and wellness area. After moving to Canada, she completed her BSc (Hons) in Kinesiology in 2005 and her Master of Physiotherapy in 2007 at the University of Western Ontario. She then went on to complete a Master of Clinical Science in Manipulative Therapy at Western University (2012), which concurrently made her a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapists.
Laura has remained a big fan of London, Ontario since her university days and is currently the clinic director at Lifemark Physiotherapy - Wortley Village in beautiful Old South, where she has been a valued team member since 2008. She also enjoys a concurrent role as an exercise leader at Wellspring London for members undergoing and recovering from cancer-related treatment.
Laura’s varied clinical interests include orthopaedics, vestibular rehabilitation, concussion management and cancer rehabilitation and she continues to pursue education in these areas. Her compassion and attentiveness are why her patients return to see her when a new injury arises. She strives to build strong, trusting relationships and sees physiotherapy as a springboard to a more independent healthy and physically active lifestyle. We all have goals that are important to us, whether it’s to run an ultra-marathon or to get down on the floor to play with the grandkids, and Laura’s mission is to help you find ways to achieve your goals. Life is too short to spend it avoiding the things you want to do!
Laura loves to say "yes please!" to volunteer opportunities. She is the Past Chair for the London Orthopaedic Unit and has also volunteered as editor for the Orthopaedic Division Review of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. She has volunteered for the Global Health Division of the CPA and since 2012, she has been the Media Manager for Physiopedia, an open-access knowledge-sharing website for physiotherapists. She has also provided voluntary medical coverage at many sporting events, including the 2006 World Lacrosse Championships, the 2010 BMO Canadian Figure Skating Championships, the 2010 Canadian Special Olympics and the 2014 Ride to Conquer Cancer.
Laura's favourite past-time is being entertained by her toddler. She also enjoys cooking (and eating!), playing soccer and half marathon running events.