Teresa Waser, MScPT, BSc, CAFCI, CGIMS, CFL1
Teresa graduated from the University of Alberta with a Master of Science in Physical Therapy in 2006. Since that time, she has worked primarily in a private practice orthopedic setting, including a number of years as Clinical Lead for Lifemark Physiotherapy. She has held other roles including Research Assistant and University Teaching Assistant in the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Alberta. She also has experience in Outpatient Plastics where she treated hand and wrist injuries such as tendon and nerve repairs, volar plate injuries and fractures in the hand.
Teresa has taken numerous postgraduate courses including Certification in Acupuncture and Gunn IMS, Spinal and Peripheral Manipulation, Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3 Orthopedic courses, McKenzie Part A and B, Charles Kelly Muscle Mobilization, Mulligan Mobilizations, Advanced Differential Diagnosis, Cancer Rehab, and more. She has taken advanced education in running analysis and injury prevention and treatment in runners and more and continues to pursue ongoing education. Additionally, Teresa has taken specialized training in pelvic floor physiotherapy.
She has undergone training in pain neuroscience, taking courses from Dr. Lorimer Moseley, Greg Lehman, Antony Lo, attending Pain Science conferences and recently undertaking a pain science mentorship. She has mentored under The Physio Detective, Antony Lo, and acts as a Teaching Assistant for Antony’s The Female Athlete course, including Edmonton and Saskatoon in 2018 and London, UK in 2019.
She has presented as a guest speaker for Team in Training, local running groups and has developed and presented many seminars and workshops covering topics such as running, mobility classes, core and glute training, and pelvic floor issues. Teresa also has a special interest in strength and conditioning, has taken training in Olympic lifting, and completed CrossFit Level 1 Trainer, CrossFit Kids, CrossFit Conjugate Methods, and CrossFit Masters. She loves both running and CrossFit and coaches both out of CrossFit Leduc. Since the Fall of 2016, Teresa has programmed and coached Longevity at CrossFit Leduc – a popular exercise class for adults over 50!
Teresa’s extensive education and clinical experience, her dedicated one-on-one assessment and treatment sessions, and her practice setting within a CrossFit gym combine to create a physiotherapy experience that re-defines a new standard of care.
Teresa is a member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association, as well as the Orthopedic Division.