Lisa Wilson PT

Registered Physiotherapist

Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy
Bachelor of Science in Physiology (Hon)

Lisa completed her Honours Bachelor of Science in Physiology at Dalhousie University and the University of Western Ontario in 1993. She concurrently completed her Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy at Western, graduating on the Deanís Honour list in 1994.

Prior to becoming a Physiotherapist, Lisa coached children in sprint canoe kayaking, many of whom went on to compete at a national level. She also coached the Masterís women who won the Canadian Masterís Championships. As a competitor herself, she went on to compete and place at the Canadian Championships several times. While in university, Lisa joined rowing as a novice and then junior varsity rower. She also participated in numerous intramural sports and developed an interest in running and cross training. She continues to run, completing her first marathon in 2009 in Boston qualifying time. Lisa has been able to continue her love of fitness over the years through coaching a rowing club, being a trainer for a junior hockey team and lecturing at the Running Room in Barrie. In her spare time, Lisa can be found exercising, enjoying her familyís athletic and academic pursuits and furthering her professional knowledge through courses, reading and peer conferences.

Lisa enjoys working with people seeking to improve their level of function, athletic ability, pain control and/or lifestyle. She has experienced success in working with non-athletes and a variety of athletes including triathletes, runners, rowers, cyclists, hockey players, cheerleaders, dancers and karate practitioners from weekend warriors to instructors and high level competitors.

Her practice philosophy revolves around treating each person as a unique individual that requires their own plan, involving a strong education component teamed with manual therapy, acupuncture and exercise therapy to achieve their goals in a multidisciplinary environment.