Lynn Dawson, MPT, BScKin, CYT
Lynn obtained her Masters of Physical Therapy from UBC, after completing her Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Kinesiology at Dalhousie University in Halifax. She has also completed her 500hr Yoga Instructor Certification in India in 2010, and enjoys incorporating elements of yoga into her physiotherapy practice. Coming from an athletic background, Lynn has always been fascinated with the human body and the physical and psychological benefits of movement.
Her physiotherapy practice involves a holistic, individualized treatment approach of therapeutic exercise, education and manual therapy, with an emphasis on active rehabilitation to help individuals achieve and maintain a healthy lifestyle. Lynn is certified in functional dry needling and has also acquired certification in anatomical acupuncture through Acupuncture Canada. She has taken post-graduate training in vestibular rehabilitation, concussion management, persistent pain management and orthopaedics, including the Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA), Mulligan Concept, and manual therapy courses through the Canadian Division of Orthopaedic Manual Therapy.
Lynn also has post-graduate training in neurological rehabilitation, including her Neurodevelopmental Technique(NDT)/Bobath certification and advanced NDT and manual therapy courses for the neurological population. She has experience treating a variety of neurological and orthopaedic conditions. Her physiotherapy treatment utilizes the knowledge gained in assessing movement patterns along with her yoga training to improve functional mobility, to decrease pain and minimize the risk of re-injury.
Outside of the clinic, Lynn enjoys staying active in the outdoors. She enjoys hiking, swimming, biking and skiing and exploring our beautiful Vancouver Island.