Briana is a registered physiotherapist who graduated from Queen’s University with a Bachelor’s degree in Physiotherapy in 2004, after completing a Bachelor of Science degree with a concentration in biology at the University of Ottawa. She is registered with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario and is a member of the Women’s Health Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association.
Briana has been a practicing physiotherapist in a variety of settings including private practice, home care and inpatient rehabilitation in a hospital. She has a range of experience with orthopedic and neurological conditions as well as geriatric rehabilitation. Briana has a special interest in women’s and pelvic health.
Briana has completed professional development courses including: Mechanical Diagnosis and Treatment of the Spine (Part C) with the Robin McKenzie Institute of Canada and Mulligan Concept for the upper and lower quadrants. She is a BonefitTM trained professional through Osteoporosis Canada and able to prescribe appropriate exercises to clients with osteoporosis in order to reduce the risk of fractures or following fragility fractures. Briana has also completed pelvic health courses in female and male urinary incontinence.
Briana approaches physiotherapy and pain by incorporating mechanical diagnosis and therapy, manual therapy, individualized exercise prescription and education. She is committed to providing client-centered care, an active approach to treatment and empowering her clients through education to promote self-management and achievement of functional goals.