After studying kinesiology in university for two years, Leigh decided that pursuing a career in physiotherapy was the path she wanted to follow. She graduated from The University of British Columbia in 2005 with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy.
1 in 2 women will develop cancer over the course of their lifetime, with 1 in 8 women being diagnosed with breast cancer. With advancements in screening and detection, women are being diagnosed at younger ages.
Physiotherapy is a largely under-utilized profession within cancer care. Physiotherapists specializing in oncology rehabilitation consider all aspects of a biopsychosocial approach to engage, and empower, patients in their recovery.
Lily is passionate about assisting her clients in gaining and regaining their function. She obtained her Master’s of Science degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Alberta. She has diverse experience within the healthcare field, including in diagnostic laboratory, pharmacy, medical first aid, and with other interdisciplinary teams allowing Lily to approach each patient’s condition holistically. Lily is fluent in both English and Mandarin.
With the knowledge, movement and awareness necessary to make the changes in your own body.