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.
With the knowledge, movement and awareness necessary to make the changes in your own body.