Stephanie has a thirteen year orthopaedic physiotherapy practice, focused on a hands-on approach to treatment and exercise prescription, treating clients of all ages and physical activity levels.
Stephanie graduated with an Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Human Kinetics from St. Francis Xavier University in 2008 and a Masters in Physiotherapy from the University of Western Ontario in 2010.
Stephanie is committed to pursuing continuing education and takes regular post-graduate courses in various methods of physiotherapy assessment and treatment. She has pursued post-graduate education through the Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association, and currently holds Level III Upper Quadrant and Level II Lower Quadrant certificates. She is a certified Complete Concussion Management practitioner and a certified GunnIMS practitioner.
Stephanie has completed the Level I: The Physiotherapy Approach to Male and Female Urinary Incontinence and Level II/III: Female and Male Pelvic Pain courses through Pelvic Health Solutions and training in rehabilitation of the postpartum athlete. She is rostered to practice pelvic health physiotherapy with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario.
Stephanie has taken Level 1 training in NeuroKinetic Therapy (NKT) and Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA).
Stephanie has a special interest in sports rehabilitation. She has extensive experience in on-field coverage, clinical rehabilitation, and return to sport protocols in football and rugby. Stephanie has provided sport physiotherapy coverage for the Ottawa Sooners football club, Skate Canada National Championships, Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend and Special Olympics Canada Summer Games.
In her spare time, Stephanie is active in chasing her two kids, weight training, running and yoga.
Stephanie can be found at Amped Physiotherapy Monday through Thursday mornings. She looks forward to helping you reach your physiotherapy goals!