Carley Townsend

Carley
Townsend

About me

After completing her Master's of Physical Therapy at the University of British Columbia, Carley worked for several years at BC Children's Hospital (BCCH). She worked with infants and children aged 0-20, and their families, as they navigated complicated surgeries and illnesses. While she enjoyed her career at BCCH immensely, Carley was born and raised in Victoria and moved back home to the island to be closer to family. Carley is now working at Queen Alexandra Centre for Children's Health in Victoria. 

Since graduation, Carley has completed courses in pediatric oncological rehabilitation, play therapy, orthopedic manual therapy, K-Taping, Brachial Plexus injuries, pain management, and more.  Carley has experience working with children with cerebral palsy, post-surgical rehabilitation, cancer, amputation, low muscle tone, Cystic Fibrosis, developmental coordination disorder, Down syndrome, spinal muscular atrophy, general developmental delay, and numerous other complex medical conditions. Carley is particularly interested in treating children with congenital musculoskeletal disorders, cancer, and neurological impairments.She is a dedicated physiotherapist with enthusiasm for providing high-quality, evidence-based treatment for children and youth.

Member type
Practising A
CPA Number
2025150
Home visits
Yes
Virtual Care / Telehealth
Yes
Public email
Education/Credentials
Bachelor of Science (Microbiology), Bachelor of Science (Kinesiology), Master of Physical Therapy
Additional qualifications
Bachelor of Kinesiology
Certified Active Release Techniques Provider (ART)
Hydrotherapy
K- taping
Orthopaedics level 1
Soft Tissue Release
Special areas of practice
Cardiorespiratory (breathing/heart)
Horse riding, therapeutic (hippotherapy)
Neurology
Oncology
Orthopaedics (muscles/joints)
Paediatrics (children)
Pool therapy
Personal interest
Camping
Gardening
Getting caught in the rain
Hiking
Horseback Riding
Oncology
Paediatrics
Pain science
Professional development
Running
Surfing, or other water sports
Swimming
Yoga