Sally is working as a Physiotherapist for the Brain Wellness Program at UBC and the UBC Physical Therapy and Research clinic.

Sally graduated with a degree in Physiotherapy from the University of Pretoria in 2000 and has since worked in South Africa, Scotland and Canada. She has worked in public health and private practice and has experience working in acute care, long-term rehabilitation and outpatient settings. She has worked in neurological rehabilitation, orthopaedics, paediatrics, women’s health, sports injuries and geriatrics. Sally has completed several post-graduate courses and certifications including Neurodevelopmental Therapy (NDT), Anatomical Acupuncture (AFCI), a certificate in Orthpaedic Medicine (OMI), Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation, Myofascial release, Allied Team Training in Parkinson’s (ATTP) and evidence-based Breast Cancer Rehabilitation.

Sally is passionate about helping people function to the best of their ability, to facilitate and improve functional movement and assist people in reaching their goals. The role of exercise in brain wellness, neuroplasticity and cancer recovery is of particular interest to Sally.

When not at work, Sally is a busy Mom to 4 kids and can be found on the sidelines of many soccer or field hockey turfs. She enjoys hiking and exploring the great outdoors with her family. She also enjoys gardening and growing her own vegetables. Running keeps her fit, and she continues to enjoy training for and running marathons and half marathon

Sally is a supervising physical therapist in the Physical Therapy and Research Clinic. As this is a student-led clinic, physiotherapy assessments and treatments will be conducted by the students, under the supervision of Helen and Sally.

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