****CURRENTLY ON MATERNITY LEAVE FOR 2020****
Adrienne trained in Perth, Australia and obtained her Master of Physiotherapy in 2010. She completed further Post Graduate studies at Curtin University (Perth, Australia) in Clinical Physiotherapy – Continence and Women’s Health in 2014. Since then she has worked in the specialized area of Pelvic Health and Women’s Health at Diane Lee and Associates and the Bladder Clinic at the Jim Pattison Outpatient Centre in Surrey. Most recently she has joined the multidisciplinary team at Fortius Sport and Health in Burnaby.
Adrienne’s areas of focus include individuals with bladder and bowel symptoms including incontinence/voiding dysfunction and pelvic pain management. She has a keen interest specifically in women’s health issues related to pelvic organ prolapse management and pre/postnatal care including prep for birth, perinatal musculoskeletal conditions, postnatal pelvic floor rehabilitation as well as rehabilitation of diastasis rectus abdominis and treatment of non-infective mastitis/blocked ducts.
Adrienne is committed to ongoing education and maintains evidence-based practice with a client-centered, functional biopsychosocial approach. She uses manual therapy, including skills in internal pelvic floor assessment and treatment and empowers her clients with education and active, movement based treatments where she incorporates her clinical Pilates training.
She is passionate about assisting people to maintain their function and activity levels during pregnancy, return safely to function, exercise and sport after birth and maintain health through the lifespan. She is passionate and actively working to advocate and improve pelvic health awareness and accessibility in BC.