Jennifer Waring

Registered Physiotherapist, MPT, BSc


Jennifer is a graduate of the University of British Columbia where she completed her Masters in Physical Therapy. Raised in Campbell River, she is pleased to return home and work in both private and public practice and contribute to the community. Jennifer is pursuing Manual Therapy education with the Canadian Physiotherapy Association and has completed training in Functional Dry Needling (IMS). She also has a special interest and training in concussion assessment and management, vestibular disorders (dizziness or vertigo), and neurological conditions. As a volunteer, Jennifer has worked in Africa and India as part of a physiotherapy sustainability project, training the local people to provide rehabilitation. She has also summited Mt. Kilimanjaro! Jennifer is excited to be part of Active Living Physiotherapy where she can contribute to a team dedicated to ensuring quality, client-centered care. On the island, she can often be found outside running in the trails, surfing in Tofino, and hitting the slopes of Mt. Washington.


  • Bachelor of Science (Honors) (2010)
  • Masters of Physical Therapy (2015)


  • Works part-time at Campbell River General Hospital with experience in both outpatient & inpatient orthopaedic & neurology rehabilitation
  • Over five years of research experience at both the University of Victoria, Simon Fraser University and at the BC
  • Cancer Agency in Victoria. Completed a Masters of Physical Therapy research project focused on the perceptions of telerehabilitation in people following stroke
  • Passion for global health initiatives – has volunteered in both Tanzania, Africa and rural India. Student in the
  • Northern and Rural Cohort in the UBC Physiotherapy program - treated a wide variety of musculoskeletal, cardio-respiratory, and neurological populations across British Columbia
  • Part of a multidisciplinary team working with clients with Cystic Fibrosis at a research hospital downtown Vancouver

Recent Continuing Education Courses

  • Concussion Management Workshop (2018)
  • Vestibular Rehabilitation (2018)
  • Concussion- What about the Neck? (2017)
  • Specific Training to Improve Locomotion: The Bobath Concept (2017)
  • Kinetacore- Functional Dry Needling Level 1 (2016)
  • CPA Orthopedic Division Manual Therapy Level 2 (2016/8)
  • Mulligan Concept – Lower Quadrant (2015)
  • K-Taping Pro Therapist Certification (2014)


  • Summited Mt. Kilimanjaro, Africa (5895m)
  • Canadian Association of Snowboard Instructors- Level 1 Instructor
  • 3rd Place Victoria Half Marathon, 2005
  • Irongirl-Triathlon finisher, Vancouver BC, 2016

Photo Credit: RAD Media