Linda MacLaggan
Linda MacLaggan
M.Sc.PT., B.Sc.PT., A.O.C.A.
Physiotherapist

Available at multiple locations

About

Linda MacLaggan has been working almost 20 years as a physiotherapist. She graduated from her Bachelor’s degree in 1997 and continued on to a research Master’s degree investigating the effect of Tai Chi Chuan Training on the walking and balance of people with Parkinson’s.

Linda MacLaggan has worked in private practice since she graduated and has experience in the following areas:

  • Motor Vehicle Accident Injuries
  • Work related injuries
  • Women’s health issues (incontinence and pain)
  • Concussion rehabilitation
  • Vestibular rehabilitation
  • Cancer Treatment
  • Burns and plastics
  • Cardio pulmonary rehabilitation
  • Chronic pain issues
  • Certified Ergonomist

    Awards

  • Killam Scholarship,
  • School of Physiotherapy Graduate Studies Award,
  • University Medal for highest overall academic standing in physiotherapy
  • Dean’s List (four years), Canadian Physiotherapy Association Prize (highest overall mark)
  • Neuroscience Award (highest mark in fourth year neuroscience)
  • Prince Edward Island Physiotherapy Association Award (highest gross anatomy mark)
  • Dalhousie Academic Scholarship, Isabelle Jackson Award.

PROFESSIONAL PUBLICATIONS

  • Musicians as athletes: a clinical perspective (Momentum 2006, vol 30:1)                                  
  • Cystic Fibrosis Children’s Book (design, illustration, writing)                                                             
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy pamphlet (design)                                                                                                      

VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES

  • NSCP Investigations & Graduate Fund Committees
  • Spryfield & District Business Commission,
  • Lion’s Rink Board of Directors
  • Youth at Risk board member
  • Parkinson’s Foundation, Tai Chi instructor, QE II Parkinson’s exercise class
  • Labatt’s relay onsite medical
  • JL Ilsley football team trainer / onsite medical
  • Tae Kwon Do tournament first aide