MScPT, FCAMPT Registered International Sports Physical Therapist Advanced Diploma in Manual and Manipulative Therapy
Laura’s passion is helping people return to or maintain function despite an injury or illness. Her experience in sport physiotherapy and private practice orthopedics has given her a unique perspective and ability to help people achieve these goals. She has a particular interest in helping people maintain a healthy level of physical activity despite normal age-related changes that happen to us all… this was how the idea for Zoomers Physiotherapy and Health Solutions was born!
Laura graduated from Mount Allison University in 2001 and from McMaster University School of Physiotherapy in 2003. She has since completed post-graduate courses in manual and manipulative therapy, acupuncture and sport physiotherapy. She holds the highest level of Canadian certification in both manual (hands-on treatment) and sport physiotherapy. Laura is a certified Tai Chi Instructor and teaches the Tai Chi for Arthritis and Falls Prevention at Zoomers.
Laura has worked in private practice/sports medicine clinics in British Columbia, Toronto and Halifax treating orthopedic and sports injuries. She has worked with sports teams (including hockey, rugby, lacrosse, badminton, tennis, weight-lifting and soccer) and provided medical coverage from local to international sporting events. Most recently, she travelled with the senior women’s Sevens Rugby Team to Amsterdam (2011) and worked as part of the core medical team for Canada at the Pan Am Games in Guadalajara (2011) and the World University Games (FISU) in Kazan, Russia (2013).
Shania has just graduated from Dalhousie University with her Masters in physiotherapy. She is originally from Newfoundland, where she completed her bachelors of kinesiology in 2017.
From a young age, Shania has led an active lifestyle through gymnastics, cheerleading, and resistance training. This helped build her motivation to teach others about the benefits of being active to help prevent and/or rehab injury, increase longevity, decrease pain, and remain the best version of yourself at any age. She enjoys meeting new individuals and working with them to determine the most effective and meaningful way to meet their different goals. Shania encourages using exercise and education as a way to understand how the body functions and how to keep it working at its full unique potential. She is interested in continuing her education as she begins her career through research and post-graduate courses. Shania also enjoys being outdoors, baking, and spending time with her family and friends.
Maggie graduated from Dalhousie University with her Masters of Physiotherapy. She is originally from small-town New Brunswick where she worked as a kinesiologist and physiotherapy assistant after completing her Bachelor in Kinesiology at Memorial University in Newfoundland in 2015.
Maggie grew up playing several sports including hockey, soccer, swimming, track, and cross country. Involvement in sports continued after school as Maggie volunteered to coach local girl’s hockey teams, leading off and on-ice training. This experience led to an interest in injury prevention and rehabilitation to maintain an active and healthy lifestyle. Maggie believes in the benefits of exercise and will work with you to help achieve your goals, reach your maximum potential and keep you doing the activities you love. She is interested in furthering her education through different post-graduate courses and research as she starts her career as a physiotherapist. Outside of work Maggie enjoys adventuring outdoors, hiking, and running. She can often be found watching whatever sport is in season or exploring new hiking trails.
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