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Desirae graduated with a Master of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Alberta in 2015.She has also completed a Bachelor in Psychology from Thompson Rivers University. Desirae grew up in the small town of Nakusp, BC, where her passion for physiotherapy developed as a young athlete participating in many community sports. Throughout her youth, she had the opportunity to play hockey at the provincial and international level, allowing her to combine her love for sports and travel!
Desirae enjoys treating a variety of injuries, and working with clients of all ages; from the competitive athlete to the weekend warrior. In addition to assessing and treating orthopedic injuries, she is also familiar with orthopedic post-surgical rehabilitation, having worked directly with orthopedic surgeons during her time in Calgary. She believes in utilizing a holistic approach to physiotherapy, to assist in achieving your individual goals and prevent future injury. Desirae is always pursuing further knowledge and education, through post-graduate courses. She has successfully completed numerous levels of training in manual therapy with the Canadian Orthopaedic Division of Physical Therapy. She is also certified in Functional Dry Needling (FDN), and has completed training in K-Taping, Neurokinetic Therapy, and Mulligan Concept technique.
When Desirae isn’t at the clinic, she enjoys being outdoors and spending time with friends and family. In her spare time, you can find her at the gym, playing hockey, golfing, or hiking.