Copyright Active Living Physiotherapy 2015
2-2380 S.Island Hwy. Campbell River, BC V9W 1C3 778.420.0111
Education:
  • Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, University of Calgary (2009)
  • Master of Science in Physical therapy, University of Alberta (2011)
Experience:
  • 5 years of orthopedic private practice physiotherapy experience
  • Member of a multidisciplinary shoulder triage assessment program (TAP) in Calgary, AB – assessment of complex shoulder patients to determine operative or non-operative intervention
  • Worked 3 years alongside Banff Sports Medicine Orthopedic Surgery Team assisting with a post-operative knee clinic focusing on ACL rehabilitation
  • 1 year of acute care experience with focus on treatment of vascular surgery/amputations and cardiorespiratory conditions
  • Experience in pediatrics including student placement at the Glenrose Rehabiliation Center in Edmonton, AB in pediatric neurology as well as volunteer at high risk youth clinic in Edmonton and swim instructor for children with disabilities
Recent Continuing Education Courses:
  • Pelvic Floor Assessment and Treatment (2017)
  • GLA:D (Good Living with Osteoarthritis- Denmark) Instructor Certification (2017)
  • STOTT Pilates – Rehab Matwork Level 1 Instructor Trained (2015)
  • Kinetacore – Functional Dry Needling Levels 1 and 2 (2013, 2014)
  • Peripheral Joint Manipulation – Jim Meadows (2012)
Accomplishments:
  • Completed 3 half marathons, have participated in several road and trail races and ultra-marathon trail relays
  • Competitive swimmer from 1996 – 2004, competing at Jr. National level
Lissa Fraser, Registered Physiotherapist, BScKin, MScPT, Kinetacore FDN Certified, CAFCI Acupuncture
Photo Credit:Erin Wallis Photography
Lissa graduated from the University of Alberta’s Master of Science in Physical Therapy program after completing a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology at the University of Calgary. She is a certified Acupuncture Practitioner as well as a Functional Dry Needling Practitioner (FDN/IMS) having trained with Kinetacore. Lissa is currently furthering her Manual Therapy training with the Canadian Physiotherapy Association’s Orthopedic Division training program. In the last few years Lissa’s practice has focused on treatment of post-operative knee patients as well as assessment and triage of complex shoulder patients. More recently she has been certified as GLA:D instructor (teaching osteoarthritis classes).  She also has a special interest in Pilates, core strength and pelvic floor health. Lissa’s background includes competitive swimming having competed with the Cascade Swim Club in Calgary for many years, followed by Master’s Swimming in Edmonton during her studies at the UofA. She continues to lead an active lifestyle outside the clinic and can be found in the mountains on any given weekend skiing, mountain biking or trail running. Lissa is a new mom and is excited to introduce her son to all of the outdoor activities Vancouver Island has to offer!