Leigh Garvie, BSc.PT,MScPT
Leigh Garvie, was the first Canadian Physiotherapy Association certified Specialist in Edmonton. She is a recognized Sports Physiotherapy Specialist and has been selected to the Canadian Medical team for six Olympic Games, three Pan Am Games and one Commonwealth Games.
IMS, Part B (Advanced) Diploma in Orthopedic Manual Therapy, MScPT, BScPT, Level 3 (Diploma) Sports Physiotherapy exams.
Over 130 postgraduate courses over 30 years, specializing in manual and orthopedic physiotherapy techniques including manipulative therapy (V5), osteopathic and myofascial release techniques, treatment of Motor Vehicle Injuries, sports medicine courses, and regular attendance at national at national physiotherapy orthopedic and sport medicine symposiums.
1994 to present Owner and practicing physiotherapist of Coronation Physiotherapy in Edmonton.
1983 to 1994 Staff therapist in Private Practices in Edmonton.
1976 to 1982 Hospital physiotherapy in Ontario.
Speaker, lecturer and course conductor at 43 various courses and symposiums on physiotherapy and sports medicine related topics, in Ontario, Alberta and Japan (details available upon request).
Canadian team therapist traveling to 5 Olympics and 2 Pan Am games. 30 years experience with sports teams ranging from local to national levels. Has been on Board of Directors and Executive Committees of the College of
Physiotherapists of Alberta, Sports Medicine Council of Alberta and Alberta
physiotherapy Association, and Sports Physiotherapy Canada. Has received multiple awards for volunteer work and swimming achievements.
1988 to present Competitive swimmer including national records at international
events, executive member and past President of the Edmonton Masters Swim Club.
1989 - 1993 Triathlon competitor including 1993 Ironman Canada Finisher.