Anna has 12 years of experience as a physiotherapist and over 25 years of experience in orthopedic injury rehabilitation. She holds multiple degrees including a Bachelor in Kinesiology, a Master of Science in Physiology, a Master of Science in Physiotherapy, and a two year diploma in remedial massage therapy. She played on the varsity basketball teams for The University of Winnipeg and the University of Manitoba. Her University of Winnipeg team was inducted into the Canadian Basketball Hall of Fame, the Manitoba Basketball Hall of Fame, the Sport Manitoba Hall of Fame and the Canada West Hall of Fame. Anna has participated at the national and international level in Ultimate Frisbee, as well as downhill mountain bike racing in BC and Alberta.
Anna was a sole proprietor as a massage therapist for 10 years before completing her Master of Science in Physiotherapy at the University Of Alberta. Upon completion of her education Anna worked as a physiotherapist for 4 years at the University of Calgary. Here she gained experience working with Olympic level athletes, sport medicine physicians, orthopedic surgeons and participated in research studies relating to rehabilitation for osteoarthritis, concussion, and injury prevention.
During her career as a physiotherapist, Anna has continued her education and holds the following accreditations:
Needling courses: Anatomical Acupuncture, Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS),
Orthopedics and Manual Therapy Courses: Canadian Physiotherapy Association Levels I-III courses, Spinal Manipulation, various courses for the shoulder, neck and low back and hip
Balance and Dizziness rehabilitation: Vestibular rehabilitation
Women’s Health courses: Pelvic Floor rehabilitation, Female Urinary Incontinence Rehabilitation, Dyspareunia (pelvic pain)
Men’s Health Courses: Post-Prostatectomy Rehabilitation, Male Urinary Incontinence
Breathing Courses: BradCliff Level 1