MScPT, Pelvic Floor Practitioner, Functional Dry Needling
Hey! I’m Courteney and I’m a physiotherapist at Pivotal – Northgate. I completed my Master of Science in Physical Therapy at the University of Alberta after having completed my Bachelor of Science with distinction with credit from both the UofA and Utrecht University in the Netherlands. All through school, I knew I would work in the medical field, but I truly found my passion in physiotherapy. The fact that I get to help people, build new relationships, be active and have fun everyday makes it a perfect fit. I’ve dealt with numerous injuries growing up and even since becoming a physio. I appreciate the impact that even the smallest of injuries can have on your day-to-day life.
I love working with patients of all ages and injuries – variety in patients keeps me on my toes! With each patient, I take the time to understand how their injury is impacting their life and aim to give them the tools to guide their own recovery. I have a passion for active treatment, and through therapeutic exercise and manual therapy I allow patients to learn to manage their own condition. Setting individual goals is important to understand what moves my patients and how they can best return to being players in their own lives. I also have a special interest in pelvic health and have trained in the treatment of various pelvic floor conditions including incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, pain, and pre- and post-partum conditions.
Being a born and raised Edmontonian, I have a passion for this city and what makes it unique and exciting. If I’m not checking out a new café or restaurant, I’m probably catching a concert or enjoying one of our many festivals. In my free time, I also enjoy staying active by going to the gym and getting my cardio in whether it be hiking or running! I have a passion for travel so on weekends, you can often find me road-tripping with family or friends. Ask me about my dog and we’ll be great friends!