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Kate is a physiotherapist and mother of two beautiful girls who keep her very busy!
Kate grew up in Ontario and moved out West in 2010 after graduating with a Masters of Science in Physiotherapy from the University of Toronto. For the past eight years she has worked as a physiotherapist in both private and public paediatric settings, including work at BC Children’s Hospital in the outpatient rehab and oncology departments. Kate currently works at a new paediatric physiotherapy clinic in Port Moody called PlayWorks Physio.
Kate is passionate about providing evidence based treatment and collaborating with other health care practitioners to provide an integrated approach for holistic treatment. She has experience working with patients with congenital, genetic and neurological disorders, Torticollis, Plagiocephally, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), post concussion syndrome as well as a variety of orthopaedic conditions.
Kate regularly participates in continuing education. She has training in Bobath techniques, Cuevas Medek Exercises (level 2), soft tissue release techniques, Level 2 lower manual therapy, Neurokinetic therapy, COOP training, oncology rehabilitation courses as well as other paediatric specific courses.
Kate currently volunteers for the Rare Disease Foundation. She also has volunteer experience with the Canucks Autisum Network and BC Special Olympics programs.
When not working, Kate keeps busy by running after her two young daughters and her dog Tui! She loves to paint and hike the local trails with her family.