Masters of Physical Therapy and Bachelor of Kinesiology graduate.
Physiotherapy Association of British Columbia Student Board Director while in school and is a current member of PABC.
Completing the STOTT Pilates Rehabilitation Reformer certifications and is pursuing her Sport Physiotherapy Canada credentials
Completed Level 1 in the Canadian Physiotherapy Association Manual & Manipulation Physiotherapy pathway to obtain a Diploma in Orthopedic and Manual Therapy.
Strongly believes that Physiotherapy should encompass both prehabilitation and rehabilitation to provide everyone the best opportunity to participate in their daily life as well as all of their active endeavors.
The general population and athletes of all ages and abilities should be provided with the tools to keep them active and injury free. Diane combines Clinical Pilates, Orthopedic and Neurological principles and treatment techniques in order to assist clients to get back to full activity participation following an injury and strives to empower clients with the tools to stop injuries from reoccurring.
Having had injuries herself after a career as a varsity soccer player, she appreciates first hand how physiotherapy can have a significant role in a client’s rehabilitation.
A former varsity soccer player she continues to work with local soccer clubs and always keen to try a new sport. Diane has become an avid runner and is happiest exploring new trails both around the world and in her own backyard. A true “Vancouverite” she is happiest by the ocean or even better in it!
Masters of Physical Therapy from the University of British Columbia
Bachelors of Kinesiology from the University of British Columbia
Level 1 Manual Therapy Certification from Canadian Physiotherapy Association Orthopedic Division
Special interest in exercise and pulmonary physiology; research publication of “The Mechanics of Breathing During Swimming” in the Journal of American College of Sports Medicine
UBC Women’s Varsity Swim team member 2013-2018, helping the team to 4 national titles over her 5 years on the team. Captain of the team for her last 2 years.
17 years of competitive swimming experience racing at national and international competitions
UBC Performance Private Swimming Coach training competitive swimmers, ironman triathletes and beginner swimmers
McKenzie enjoys empowering her patients to push their limits and achieve their full potential. She believes in having strong foundations of strength and mobility in order to maximize your athletic performance.
While McKenzie isn’t at the clinic or the pool, she can be found running the seawall or trails, testing her coordination with a boxing class or enjoying the ski season.