Karina Steinberg is an orthopaedic and vestibular physiotherapist with over 20 years of experience treating sports injuries, concussions and dizziness. She graduated as a Physical Therapist from Queen’s University in 2001 after completing a degree at the University of British Columbia in Human Kinetics.
Karina is trained at the highest post-graduate level in manual therapy and is fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physical Therapy (FCAMPT). She is also a certified Gunn IMS practitioner, is trained in medical-acupuncture, a certified ImPACT trained concussion physical therapist, and has an advanced certificate in Vestibular Therapy from the Emory University School of Medicine.
Karina Steinberg is an orthopaedic and vestibular physiotherapist with over 20 years of experien...
Saja will be gradually returning from maternity leave starting in January 2023, back to full time hours in the Spring.
Saja completed her Masters of Physiotherapy Degree at UBC following completion of her Bachelor’s of Kinesiology Degree in 2012. As a physiotherapist she has completed the Orthopaedic Division Level 1, Anatomical Neuropathic IMS, the McKenzie Approach, the Connect Therapy Sports Thorax, and is a graduate of the Integrated Systems Model (ISM) training.
She has also done training in post concussion assessment and treatment through Complete Concussion Management and R2P.
In addition to her physiotherapy training, Saja has done extensive clinical pilates training though Calibrate Pilates and enjoys utilizing movement and the Pilates repertoire into her practice. She has a special interest in breath and deep core strengthening and enjoys working individuals during pregnancy and postpartum.
Saja grew up in Nelson, BC, where she developed a strong appreciation for the outdoors and the importance of living an active lifestyle. She grew up in the mountains, skiing, road and mountain biking, playing soccer, and trail running. Her interest in sports and healthcare, as well as her personal experiences with injury drew her to the physiotherapy profession.
In practice, Saja utilizes an individualized approach to care for each patient and goes through a full body assessment to help identify the ‘driver’ or root cause of your injury rather than just focusing on the painful area. Treatment includes manual therapy, soft tissue techniques, IMS, and therapeutic exercise to keep you moving. She believes in treating the whole person to make you stronger than before your injury and adapting the treatments to fit your goals and lifestyle.
Saja will be gradually returning from maternity leave starting in January 2023, back to full time...
Suzie is a Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator. She completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Food, Nutrition and Health from the University of British Columbia. Following graduation she completed an extensive integrated internship with Fraser Health Authority. Suzie is registered with the College of Dietitians of British Columbia and is a member of Dietitians of Canada.
Suzie’s passion is to motivate clients in making realistic and sustainable healthy diet changes to better suit their needs. She is committed to helping individuals meet their nutritional goals by working closely with them to optimize their health, prevent and manage chronic disease while improving their quality of life.
Suzie’s scope of expertise includes prevention and management of chronic disease, inflammatory disease, and digestive issues with a special interest in sports nutrition.
Outside of work, she has a deep love and appreciation for the outdoors - is proud to call Squamish her home for the past 17 years. She is an avid mountain biker, snowboarder, and trail runner. She also enjoys cooking, traveling and spending quality time her family and friends.
Suzie is a Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator. She completed her Bachelor of Sc...
After growing up in North Vancouver, Emma attended Queen’s University in Kingston to complete her undergraduate degree with Honours in Life Science and Health Studies (2018). During this time, Emma developed a passion for climbing and looking at health from a person first perspective. Post-graduation, Emma took a year away from school, living in Squamish and travelling. Emma then moved to Oxford, UK for her Master’s in Physiotherapy, graduating in 2021 from Oxford Brookes University with Distinction. Her dissertation focused on the injury experiences of both adventure and traditional athletes partaking in international level sport.
While in the UK, Emma developed a love for fell/trail running, and ultramarathons. Through this process, Emma gained a lot of insight into the many ups and downs of injuries, and loves to work with people to help get back to what they love most! Emma loves to combine her experience of working as a personal trainer, and physiotherapist to help people become more resilient after injury. She believes in a multimodal approach, focusing on the individual needs of the patient, communication, and education.
Emma has a wide range of experience having worked in both hospitals and private practice. After graduation, Emma spent some time living in Scotland where she first worked in a treatment center working with injured first responders with a range of sporting, musculoskeletal and neurological injuries. She also worked at a private practice in Glasgow treating people with a variety of sport and non-sport related injuries (such as post-car accident). Emma has experience working with active populations in mountain towns, and understands how important it is for people to be able to continue to pursue their passions, whatever they may be!
Emma is always striving to continue her education, and has certificates in sports massage, as well as FMS Level 1. She will continue taking new courses and pursuing knowledge in her areas of interest.
After growing up in North Vancouver, Emma attended Queen’s University in Kingston to complete her...
Nicole completed her Bachelor’s of Kinesiology Degree from the University of British Columbia in the Spring of 2019. Growing up as an ice hockey, soccer, and softball player in Squamish, BC., Nicole has seen many teammates unable to recover from musculoskeletal injuries and persistent concussion symptoms which has driven her pursuit as a Kinesiologist with a focus on Concussion Rehabilitation. Nicole strongly believes that both active and cognitive rehabilitation prescribed in an individualized approach is a critical component of concussion recovery. Nicole works with you to connect your mind to your body to help you reach your full potential.
Nicole completed her Bachelor’s of Kinesiology Degree from the University of British Columbia in ...
Originally from London Ontario, Maddy moved to Ottawa to complete her undergraduate degree in Kinesiology (2013) as well as her Master’s degree in Physiotherapy (2017) at the University of Ottawa. French being her first language, Maddy strives to provide comfortable and thorough care in both official languages of Canada.
Through her undergraduate degree, Maddy pursued varsity rowing and competed at many provincial, national and international levels. Through many injuries of her own, Maddy looked to knowledgeable physical therapists to facilitate her return to play and discovered she wished to provide that same level of care as a physical therapist herself.
Working both in the private practice community in both pediatrics and adults as well as in the public sector such as critical care and burns, Maddy believes in a holistic and full-bodied approach to physiotherapy. Discovering root causes of current injuries and adjusting lifestyle factors to ensure long term health is her main focus. Continuing education is one of Maddy’s biggest professional goals and to continue providing the highest quality of care possible. She currently has advanced education in vestibular and concussion training, is currently a certified yoga teacher and personal trainer, has current breathwork and cardiorespiratory advanced courses through Mary Massery and hopes to continue her studies with acupuncture this year.
Maddy strives to provide an open and educational environment for her patients and seeks to be creative in her approach to return patients to their previous level of function. She is keen to provide care for all levels of function and age in the athletic, cardio-respiratory, neurology, and concussion populations in both adult and pediatric sectors.
Maddy’s first love was swimming although now enjoys staying active with beach volleyball, rock climbing, snowboarding, weightlifting, and hiking.
Originally from London Ontario, Maddy moved to Ottawa to complete her undergraduate degree in Kin...
Born in Quebec, she knew from a young age she would work in the medical field as she was passionate about helping people and fascinated by science . She graduated from McGill University in 2001 with a Bachelor of science in Occupational Therapy (OT). She worked as an OT for the last 20 years developing her expertise in many different fields such as neuro, musculoskeletal, palliative care, geriatrics, rheumatology and general med. She has worked in Montréal, London-Reading (UK) & Squamish-Vancouver in multiple settings such as acute care, rehab care, home care, private rehab and return to work programs.
Florence went back to school in 2017 full of illusion to add new tools to her clinical tool box. Her studies in Traditional Chinese Medicine opened her eyes to new horizons. She learned so many practical self-help skills that can be applied to someone’s daily routine. Her focus in therapy is helping clients reach their goals, reduce their discomfort, promote harmony within their different systems and improve their quality of life. She has a special interest for treating concussion, mental health and woman’s health.
Florence is a mother of two teenagers. Who is fluent in French, English and Spanish. She loves meditation, yoga, hiking, biking, water sports & cross-country skiing. She is a book worm and an avid traveller.
Born in Quebec, she knew from a young age she would work in the medical field as she was passiona...
Jordan is a registered Kinesiologist and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist who has been working in an orthopaedic rehabilitation clinic for four years and in the strength in conditioning field for five years. Jordan graduated from McMaster University’s Honours Kinesiology program in 2015 and has since worked alongside a Physiotherapist learning manual treatment techniques, providing rehab-based exercise therapy, fitting custom braces, and
designing exercise programs. He has experience working with both surgical and non-surgical patients ranging from the general adult population to elite level athletes from a variety of sports. He has also completed additional education and training in orthopedic bracing, K-Taping, and BoneFit exercise prescription for osteoporosis.
Jordan grew up in Collingwood, Ontario playing hockey and enjoys many other activities including snowboarding, golf, surfing, and mountain biking. He played hockey competitively at the Junior level in Ontario while completing his degree in Kinesiology. He previously trained and worked with elite level hockey players on and off the ice and is currently involved in Squamish Minor Hockey as a head coach. Jordan’s own experiences in training for sport and injury recovery sparked his interest in the rehabilitation field.
Jordan is a registered Kinesiologist and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist who has b...
Chris’ journey to becoming a physiotherapist began in high school when his own injuries from
the basketball court led him to the physio clinic. He was instantly drawn to a profession that
allowed him to blend his desire to connect with people with a passion for health and exercise.
This led him to the University of Alberta to pursue a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology (2012)
followed by a Master of Science in Physiotherapy (2016), taking some time in between degrees
to work in the fitness industry and travel.
He appreciates having a career that gives him the opportunity to guide others on the path to
better health and performance. He enjoys the challenge of analyzing movement biomechanics,
finding dysfunctions and solutions. His passion for exercise is reflected in a treatment style that
focuses on optimizing strength, mobility, and quality of movement through appropriate exercise
In addition, Chris uses dry needling, acupuncture, joint manipulation, and soft tissue techniques
to provide the best possible outcomes for his patients. He has a special interest in sport injuries
and loves working with athletes of all abilities anywhere on the spectrum from injury prevention
to rehabilitation to sport performance. He believes in finding ways to train around pain and
always strives to keep his patients active despite their injuries.
Outside of work, you’ll find him trail running, strength training, hiking, biking, or skiing. He’s also
an avid traveler, loves to spend time with friends and family, and enjoys sipping the occasional
Chris’ journey to becoming a physiotherapist began in high school when his own injuries from
Brett is a Registered Kinesiologist with the British Columbia Association of Kinesiologists and a certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist with the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology. He holds a bachelor of Kinesiology, with a focus in Exercise Science and Training from Acadia University and a Master of Science degree in Human Health and Nutritional Sciences from the Human Performance and Health Research Laboratory at the University of Guelph. As an Exercise Physiologist, Brett has worked with Acadia’s Varsity Athletics, Guelph Varsity Athletics, provincial and national level athletes, and individuals experiencing functional limitations including cardiac conditions, diabetes and obesity. Brett developed his interest in injury rehabilitation and exercise performance through his own experiences racing in the Ontario and Quebec provincial downhill mountain bike series, snowboarding and playing on the Acadia University Men’s Lacrosse team. Outside of work, Brett spends most of his time in Squamish’s beautiful mountain bike trail network or exploring the Coast Mountains on his split board.
Brett is a Registered Kinesiologist with the British Columbia Association of Kinesiologists and a...
Hannah graduated from The University of Sydney, Australia with a Masters of Physiotherapy 2011, and Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise and Sports Science) 2003. Most recently completing a Masters in Sports Physiotherapy from the University of Queensland, Australia in 2021. Prior to becoming a physiotherapist Hannah was an APSI Level 4 Certified Ski Instructor working in USA, Australia, and Canada.
Hannah has been working in the private practice setting since 2012 and has completed post graduate education in sports injuries, ACL injuries, tendon injuries, manual therapies, shoulder injury, dry needling, and exercise therapies. She has experience working with Rugby Union Men’s and Women’s, 15’s and 7’s Teams at Tournament level which enabled her to be the Tournament Physiotherapist at the Australian Women’s Rugby 7’s Championships in 2012 and 2013.
Hannah enjoys treating a variety of conditions and uses exercise with clinical Pilates and strength and conditioning principles along with manual therapies in her active treatment approach to reduce pain and improve function. Since 2015 Hannah has enjoyed the active lifestyle of the Sea to Sky Corridor. She too loves to ski, run, swim, bike, hike, paddle, go to the gym and get in a yoga class. She has an athletic background in field hockey, cross-country running, and surf lifesaving from when living in Australia and looks forward to helping you stay active in our little slice of paradise.
Hannah graduated from The University of Sydney, Australia with a Masters of Physiotherapy 2011, a...