Sandi is a graduate from the University of Alberta with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy. Her extensive ongoing educational studies include Medical Acupuncture and Manual Therapy. She has a Certification in Acupuncture through the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute as well as a Diploma in Intermediate (Part A) Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy through the Canadian Academy of Manual Therapists.
Sandi has 30 years of clinical experience specializing in orthopaedics (musculoskeletal) and sport-related injuries. She believes in implementing a comprehensive integrated approach for treatment of musculoskeletal conditions such as manual therapy, acupuncture, functional & sport specific exercises, spinal stabilization, modalities, and taping to help her diverse clientele reach their specific goals.
Sandi’s interest in promoting health and wellness, and background as a ballet teacher and fitness instructor, has also led her to become a Certified Advanced Mat Stott Pilates Instructor, teaching many different types of classes and special populations such as Multi-level Mat Pilates, Pilates for Runners, Pilates for Golfers, Exercises and Back care, and Hip and Knee osteoarthritis exercise classes.
She has also pursued specialized training in Ergonomics, and enjoys consulting to different companies on Office Ergonomics to help those with problems such as neck, back, shoulders, elbows and/or wrist issues.