Elizabeth completed her Bachelor of Science, Kinesiology degree from Dalhousie and worked in a private practice setting in her hometown of Rothesay, NB. During her Kinesiology degree, Elizabeth was active in the Athletic Training community, as the Student Athletic Trainer for the Varsity Women’s Rugby Team at Saint Mary’s University.
During her time working as a Kinesiologist, Elizabeth treated common musculoskeletal conditions and has experience working with several different patient populations. It was also during this time that Elizabeth gained certification in Soft Tissue Release and custom brace fitting with BREG and Bledsoe products.
Elizabeth graduated from Dalhousie University with her Master of Science, Physiotherapy degree. During this time, Elizabeth gained experience in musculoskeletal, cardiopulmonary and neurotherapeutic rehabilitation. She also has experience in paediatric neurorehabilitation having worked with children at the IWK diagnosed with cerebral palsy, torticollis and plagiocephaly as well as many other genetic conditions.
Since graduating with her Masters degree, Elizabeth has been working primarily with orthopaedic conditions and continues to be active in the sports physiotherapy community as a member of Sports Physiotherapy Canada. She also spends her time working as a Teaching Assistant for the Dalhousie School of Physiotherapy. Her special interests in orthopaedics and sports injury prevention/treatment have led her to pursue post graduate education in these areas. She is a member of Acupuncture Canada and currently holds certificates in Level 1 and 2 anatomical acupuncture.