Alisha has successfully completed a Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology from McGill University and a Masters of Physical Therapy from the University of British Columbia. Born and brought up on the west coast, Alisha is passionate about maintaining a healthy, active lifestyle and aims to help her clients achieve their goals. With a previous athletic background in competitive softball, soccer and basketball, Alisha has experience working with athletes of all ages and abilities.

With a focus on hands on treatment, Alisha aims to restore pain free movement with manual therapy, complimented with soft tissue release, therapeutic taping and functional exercise prescription. Having previous experience working as a registered Kinesiologist, Alisha values and prioritizes the importance of therapeutic exercise in helping patients achieve long term results outside of the clinic. Alisha believes in educating her clients on their injury works in collaboration to get clients back to enjoying their favourite activities.

Outside of the clinic, you can find Alisha volunteering in the community, playing fast pitch softball, snowboarding, running the seawall or buried in a good book!

Gretchen

Gretchen has over 10 years experience as a manual physiotherapist, working with a diverse clientele including national team athletes, esteemed musicians and professional dancers. As a former National Team member herself, she draws from that experience in working with her patients to achieve their goals. She incorporates manual and manipulation therapy, IMS needling and exercise, utilizing a whole body approach to rehabilitating her clients. Gretchen is constantly sharpening her skills and broadening her knowledge base by taking continuing education courses.

She has a particular interest in sports related rehabilitation, but also enjoys treating complex neck and back injuries. Pre and post-natal care is another area of interest for her.

Gretchen lives on the North Shore with her family and enjoys Crossfit, hiking, snowboarding, soccer and running around after her 2 young boys!

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Over the past 15 years, Marnie has developed a broad base of assessment and treatment skills. She has worked with amateur and professional runners, triathletes and field sport athletes, and of course plenty of weekend warriors! Early in her career, she worked with the National Ballet School, and enjoys working with the dance community.

As a mother of two, she is passionate about facilitating the journey new moms take to regain their previous level of fitness. Marnie treats womens’ health issues including return to fitness post partum, incontinence, core retraining, and pelvic pain.

Marnie uses a combination of joint and soft tissue mobilization, IMS, exercise prescription, taping and education in the treatment of her patients. She encourages clients to take ownership of their recovery, empowering them with an understanding of their injury and promoting an active, holistic approach to recovery.

Outside of work, Marnie keeps active running, hiking, biking, skiing, and strength training. Keep an eye out for her on the trails, slopes, or on the field with her kids.

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Jon earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology from the University of Victoria before earning a Master of Physiotherapy degree from the University of British Columbia. He has experience working on the medical team at the Crossfit Games Western Canada Regional competitions, with the University of Victoria Men’s Rugby team, the Canadian National Men’s Sevens Rugby team, BC Rugby Union, and the Meraloma Rugby Club.

Jon has a diverse background in sport and loves spending his free time in the mountains skiing, hiking, and trail running. He enjoys treating sports injuries with a particular interest in running-related injuries and running gait analysis. His treatment approach utilizes a combination of manual therapy, IMS needling, and corrective exercises in order to treat pain, improve movement, and get his patients back to the activities they enjoy. 

Alison

Alison grew up in North Vancouver, however she pursued her Physiotherapy degree in New Zealand and graduated in 2001 from the University of Otago.

She has experience treating a wide variety of clientele including field athletes, runners, dancers, and triathletes, as well as those suffering from postural dysfunction and chronic neck/back issues. Her treatment approach includes a combination of manual therapy, needling, and exercise prescription, and she places a strong emphasis on client education as she believes it will enhance the overall experience and outcome. Alison most recently completed a workshop on Concussion Management.

Having spent many years competing in road and trail racing and duathlons, Alison has a particular interest in running gait analysis and the prevention of running injuries.

Outside of work Alison enjoys spending time with her family, and takes advantage of the North Shore outdoors whether it be trail running, hiking, biking, or skiing.

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Under the mentorship of a world-renowned core rehabilitation expert Alex McKechnie, Andrew honed successful techniques that have lasting results. Andrew’s approach integrates a combination of manipulation, IMS needling and movement re-training tailored to achieve each individual’s personalized goals.

Andrew was the physiotherapist for the Surrey Eagles Junior Hockey Club, and has consulted with professional, national, club and amateur level athletes. Andrew’s involvement with Injury Prevention Screening of Athletes for SportsMed BC has enriched his knowledge and understanding of preventative rehab.

He enjoys CrossFit, hockey, basketball, running and snowboarding. He and his wife love raising their small children as part of the North Shore community.

Nathan

Nathan has been treating Olympic, professional and amateur athletes since 1998. His love of cycling enhances his skill at expert bike fittings. He recognizes the importance of educating patients and working collaboratively in their treatment.

Nathan is a founding member and is on the Board of Directors for Team Finn, a team that raises awareness and funds for the BC Cancer Foundation, BC’s Children’s Hospitaland Canuck Place in memory of Finn Sullivan.

He is an avid mountain and road bike racer and you’ll likely see him running local trails, rock climbing and hiking with his kids on Mount Fromme and teaching them to ride in the bike parks.

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With 18 years of experience in massage therapy, Elisa has cultivated a broad and rich experience of how our bodies heal. She offers a dynamic and integrative approach to massage therapy that focuses on working in partnership with patients. Elisa encourages you to listen to your body’s unique cues and recognizes how that awareness plays an integral role in healing your body.

As a Senior Instructor, Elisa supports new student massage therapists training at the Vancouver College of Massage Therapy. She enjoys teaching Anatomy & Physiology in the Health and Clinical Sciences and supervises hands-on learning in Student Clinical Practicum When not sharing time with her amazing family, you will find Elisa hiking on Mt. Seymour or stretching afterwards at yoga class.

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An Ontarian born and bred, Anna attended Canadian Therapeutic College (now Trillium College) in Burlington, ON, where she graduated from the Massage Therapy/Sports Injury Therapy program in 2010.

While her practicums in school included placements with basketball, football and rugby teams, Anna enjoys treating a variety of conditions including sports injuries, motor vehicle accidents, repetitive strain injuries and postural issues, and complications that arise after surgery.

After landing in North Vancouver in 2011, Anna fell in love with the mountains and ocean and spends as much time enjoying them as possible. In her spare time she can usually be found mountain biking, hiking, or doing yoga in the great outdoors.