Andrew completed his physiotherapy training at Queen’s University in 2005 where he earned honours as well as the Dean’s award. He worked and mentored in Montreal under a top osteopathic therapist and had the opportunity to expand his skills in this area as an adjunct to traditional physiotherapy.
Andrew has worked with CBI health centre in acute musculoskeletal injury, chronic pain, and dizziness therapy including post concussion syndrome. He is certified in Acupuncture through the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute, Vestibular Rehabilitation through Professor Susan Herdman at Emory University in Atlanta. He also has completed advanced manual therapy and manipulation training through the Swodeam Institute.
He has worked with olympic athletes as well as elite runners and triathlon athletes through Kellys kids and livefit coaching. He also maintains a relationship with the Iqaluit Department of Physiotherapy and has provided locum coverage and teaching in this region.
Andrew believes in a multifactorial approach to rehabilitation. He uses manual therapy and modalities to reduce pain and facilitate healing in acute injury, and strongly believes in education and exercise to facilitate return to activity, empower the individual in their recovery, and prevent reinjury.
In his spare time Andrew is completing a philosophy degree through the University of Victoria. He enjoys living an active lifestyle and has recently become hopelessly addicted to surfing.