BSc(Kin), MPT, CAFCI, Pelvic Floor
Nicole Yeats completed all her academia at UBC, in 2008 with a Masters Degree in Physical Therapy and in 2006 with a Bachelors Degree in Human Kinetics. Nicole started her professional development working in the hospital setting where she worked in a variety of areas such as orthopaedics and neurological before transitioning to private practice. This experience helped in developing Nicole’s outlook of the body in a holistic manner, with all body systems connecting. She believes when looking at injury this approach is most effective to ensure optimal recovery.
Nicole enjoys treating people of all ages with a variety of injuries. She has developed a special interest in Women’s Health and working with women pre/post natal and throughout the aging process. Having gone though pregnancy twice herself, Nicole has a keen understanding as to how the body’s changing shape can result in immediate and long term imbalances leading to potential injury. She is an advanced certified pelvic floor therapist who is able to treat conditions such as incontinence, pelvic pain, pelvic organ prolapse and rectus diastasis. Nicole is also certified in Rost Therapy, which treats pregnancy related pelvic girdle issues including sacroiliac, pubic symphysis and coccyx pain and instability.
Nicole is certified to practice acupuncture through the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute. She has a strong belief in further education which allows her to continually grow as a therapist and provide the best care for her clients. Prior to her academic pursuits, she was a professional contemporary jazz dancer which allowed her to travel extensively around the world performing and exploring. Nicole has a passion for figuring out how the body moves and works, which led to a natural progression from dancer to clinician.
Outside of work Nicole enjoys running, hiking, biking, rollerblading and snowboarding. She takes pleasure in watching a good dance performance and being exposed to new cultures thorough travel. Nicole loves nothing better than enjoying these things with her husband and two young boys.
BSc(Kin), MPT, CAFCI, Pelvic Floor
Christina graduated with a Masters of Physiotherapy from the University of Queensland in Australia in 2010. In 2008, she graduated with a Bachelor of Science majoring in Kinesiology from Simon Fraser University.
Christina has completed a series of courses by Neil Tuttle and Keri Evans in Manual Therapy Techniques for the Spine, PhysioYoga through feet, throat and pelvic floor along with completing two dry needling courses. She has presented on Real Time Diagnostic Ultrasound and Multifidus, and on Pregnancy and Exercise. In Australia Christina worked alongside a girl’s rhythmic and artist gymnastic team ranging from levels 1-10, and gained an extensive knowledge in regards to gymnastics and adolescent sports injuries.
Christina enjoys working with clients who suffer from sports related injuries, neck and back pain and prenatal or postnatal pains.
Christina has always wanted to be a physiotherapist. She was very active growing up and developed Severe’s disease (heel pain) as a teenager. Struggling with this pain and constantly being at the physiotherapist for sporting injuries she developed a keen interest in the body and sporting injuries.
She actively participates in a number of sports including tennis, swimming, running, skiing and snowboarding and yoga. She has completed a number of half marathons and hopes to beat her previous time of 1 hour and 46 minutes in next years BMO 2018.