Lisa Després PT
Owner and Co-Founder
Lisa graduated from the University of Ottawa with a Specialized Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy in 1992. Since graduating, she has advanced her treatment abilities by completing specialty courses related to Functional Dry Needling, Manual Therapy, Active Release, Neural Release, and Taping. She has attended courses and conferences on Running Analysis, Running Injury treatment approaches and new trends in running biomechanics, running footwear and gear. Lisa also has a great interest in post cancer physiotherapy care. She works with clients post mastectomy and lumpectomy addressing the scar tissue, decreased shoulder mobility helping prevent lymphedema and guiding them back to physical activity.
Lisa has a passion for studying and analyzing movement and uses this to help her clients regain their function at work, in everyday life activities and in their favourite sports. Lisa feels strongly that prevention is the best physiotherapy. She applies her experience and biomechanical knowledge in her running analysis sessions, running clinics and core classes helping her clients avoid unnecessary injuries.
Lisa loves being outdoors. She is an avid runner who loves being in the trails year-round running or snowshoeing. Her greatest personal running accomplishment is qualifying and competing in the Boston Marathon with her 8-month old daughter waiting at the finish line.