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Michelle graduated with a Master of Physical Therapy, as well as a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and Health Sciences.
Michelle has a strong interest and passion in vestibular therapy. She has obtained extensive training, as well as mentorship with the Lifemark vestibular program. She also attended the Vestibular Competency course at Emory University in Atlanta, which is a high-level, intense, evidence-based vestibular program. At Lifemark Meadowvale, we utilize infra-red video goggle technology for accurate assessment and treatment purposes. Michelle would be happy to assist you with any of your vestibular needs including dizziness, vertigo, imbalance, vision changes, motion sensitivity, etc.
Michelle has also obtained full certification in Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) and Combined/Complete Decongestive Therapy (CDT) with two highly reputable schools, Dr. Vodder Academy International (https://vodderschool.com/about-us) and Klose Training (https://klosetraining.com). Michelle can adequately assist clients affected with lymphedema, swelling/edema post-surgery or post-injury, for various inflammatory conditions, as well as for cancer / disease prevention and detoxification purposes. Michelle is also very passionate about working and helping cancer clients through cancer care rehab.
Michelle has also obtained advanced training in manual therapy with the Orthopedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. She is skilled at utilizing hands-on therapy for sports-related injuries, motor vehicle accidents, work-related injuries, general sprain/strains, arthritic pains, sciatica, post-op, etc.
Furthermore, Michelle has also obtained acupuncture training with the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute. She is a Graston Technique provider, a certified Sigvaris Compression Fitter, and has also taken post-graduate training in Mulligan mobilization with movement, McKenzie treatment, soft-tissue release, therapeutic taping, modern cupping, orthotics, and concussions.
Michelle is committed to lifelong learning and is always looking for ways to further improve her skills to better serve her clients.