Candice Bannister – Physiotherapist

Candice Bannister – Physiotherapist

Candice joined the team at Advanced Health and Physiotherapy in October 2016 after seven years of experience working as an orthopedic physiotherapist. Candice completed her Bachelor of Science, Kinesiology degree from the University of New Brunswick in 2006 and her Masters in Physiotherapy in 2008 from McMaster University. Most recently she completed her MCISc Physical Therapy (Manip) at Western University in July 2017 which has allowed her to become a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy (FCAMPT). CAMPT-Certified physiotherapists have completed extensive post-graduate education and have attained internationally recognized qualifications in hands-on manipulative therapy. Treatment is guided by current research which helps speed patient recovery while combining education about the condition to reduce the risk of relapse.

Candice has also completed many other post-graduate courses including running injury prevention, soft tissue release, exercise prescription and she is certified in acupuncture through the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada. With a focus on health promotion, holistic care and evidence informed medicine she enjoys working with a wide range of clients from children to elderly and from recreational to competitive athletes to help them return to the activities they love. She has volunteered at various sporting events from local tournaments to international levels of competition (IIAF World Junior Track and Field Championships and Canadian National Figure Skating Championships).

In her spare time, Candice enjoys running, hiking and is a competitive Ultimate Frisbee player participating in National and International competitions.