MScPT, BScKin Hon
Allison is a double Dalhousie University alumna, originally moving to Halifax, NS from Ottawa, ON to complete her undergraduate degree, and pursuing her master’s degree. She graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with First Class Honours and recently completed her Masters of Science in Physiotherapy.
Prior to beginning Physiotherapy, she worked abroad in Perth, Western Australia, and participated in neurorehabilitation research. Upon return to Halifax, she worked as a personal trainer and group fitness instructor, conducting exercise classes for both general and specialized populations. Through these experiences, Allison strengthened her understanding of the importance of physical activity and movement in the management of injury and illness.
Allison previously competed nationally as sprint kayak athlete, while training in running, swimming, cross-country skiing, and strength training. Understanding the benefits of exercise and physical activity, Allison continues to live an active lifestyle and loves to help others increase their participation in physical activity to improve their overall health and well-being.
In her free time, Allison enjoys hiking, cooking and participating in various exercise classes. She is also currently pursuing post-graduate education in orthopedic physiotherapy.
Through her experience, Allison enjoys working with people of all ages and fitness levels to help identify and achieve their functional goals through an evidence-based and client-centred approach.