Lisa Whiler completed her undergraduate degree at Queen’s University where she graduated with Honours and received a Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology. She then went on to continue her education at the University of Toronto, where she completed a Masters of Science in Physiotherapy. Lisa was honoured to receive the Canadian Physiotherapy Association Award for the highest aggregate mark in academic and clinical courses throughout her Master’s program.
Lisa has always had a passion for sports. She has over 10 years of experience playing soccer at a competitive level. Lisa represented Canada at the Maccabiah Games in 2005 and 2009. She also enjoys basketball, tennis, and running. Lisa understands the importance of a strong fitness program and the need for full recovery following an injury. Lisa strives to return all athletes back to full function to ensure maximum performance, protection from further injury, and ability to enjoy the game.
Lisa is constantly seeking to learn new skills to improve her patient outcomes. She has completed her level 1 Diploma of Manual Therapy through the Orthopedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. Lisa plans to continue learning advanced manual therapy through the Orthopaedic division. Lisa is also certified in Kinesio Taping, which is a type of neuro-proprioceptive taping used to facilitate muscle activation, inhibit overused muscles, diminish swelling and bruising, provide stability and correct postural dysfunction. Lisa is also certified in the Mulligan Concept, which is series of mobilization techniques used to increase range of motion and enhance joint lubrication.