PT, Certified Lymphedema Therapist, LANA

Sara graduated from McMaster University with a Master Of Science in Physiotherapy and the highest distinction of her graduating class, the Physiotherapy Advancement Award. Previously, Sara obtained an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Kinesiology, also from McMaster University. Her professional experience began by working in acute care in Vancouver, BC where she developed her interest in Oncology. She also pursued an interest and opportunity in global health, travelling to Tanzania, East Africa where she helped establish a new private physiotherapy clinic within a community-based rehabilitation hospital. She has spent the last 7 years working in orthopaedics in the Greater Toronto Area.
She is passionate about helping her clients achieve their best physical self through education, and by providing treatment that is holistic and unique to each client’s goals. She encourages client’s to actively participate in their recovery process to get optimal results. Sara keeps up with current research and new treatment techniques by engaging in continuing education courses each year in order to provide evidence-based, client-centred care.
In her spare time, Sara enjoys running, yoga, baking, and reading.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Lymphology Association of North America (LANA) Certification
  • Klose Manual Lymph Drainage and Combined Decongestive Therapy
  • Certification in Acupuncture & Dry Needling (APTEI)
  • BSN and Medi Compression Garment Fitter Certificate
  • Cancer Rehabilitation Course: Enhancing the lives of Cancer Survivors
  • R2P Concussion Rehabilitation and Advanced Management of Post Concussion Symptoms
  • Kinesio Taping, Level I & II (Kinesio Canada)
  • Neuromeningeal Manipulation: An integrative approach to Trauma (Barral Institute)
  • Visceral Manipulation: Abdomen I & II (Barral Institiute)
  • Craniosacral Therapy: CS1 & CS2 (Upledger Institute)
  • Muscle Energy Techniques, Upper and lower quadrants
  • Temporomandibular Joint Assessment and Treatment
  • Standard First Aid CPR/AED Level HCP, Canadian Red Cross

CREDENTIALS

  • Registered Physiotherapist
  • LANA Certified
  • Klose Certified Lymphedema Therapist
  • Certified in Acupuncture and Dry Needling (APTEI)
  • Certified in Theralese

WHERE I STUDIED

  • M.Sc. in physiotherapy, McMaster University, 2009
  • Hon. BA in Kinesiology, McMaster University, 2007

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • College of Physiotherapists of Ontario

HOURS


  • Monday: 7:00 am - 3:00 pm

  • Tuesday: 11:00 am - 7:00 pm

  • Wednesday: 7:30 am - 3:30 pm

  • Thursday: 11:00 am - 7:00 pm

  • Friday: 7:30 am - 3:30 pm


Languages

  • English, Plautdeutsch and conversational Spanish