Teresa Waser, MScPT, BSc, CAFCI, CGIMS, CFL1
Teresa is an Orthopedic Physio, Pelvic Health Physio and Coach – all in one. She’s an avid learner and educator who is passionate about providing the very best care from a biopsychosocial approach.
Teresa graduated from the University of Alberta with a Master of Science in Physical Therapy in 2006. Following graduation, she worked as a Research Assistant and Teaching Assistant at the University of Alberta, Department of Physical Therapy, while also working in a busy Sports physio clinic. She has taken numerous postgraduate courses in manual therapy including certification in spinal and peripheral manipulation, McKenzie, Mulligan, and McGill methods, as well as soft tissue mobilization. She also obtained certification in Acupuncture, and Gunn IMS from UBC. Additionally, she has undergone training in Advanced Differential Diagnosis, Cancer Rehabilitation, Running Analysis, and much more.
After many years as a self-proclaimed manual therapist, Teresa began further training in pain neuroscience, taking courses from Dr. Lorimer Moseley, Greg Lehman, Antony Lo, attending Pain Science conferences and undertaking a pain science mentorship.
Additionally, Teresa has taken specialized training in pelvic floor physiotherapy, having taken Level 1, 2 and 3 through Pelvic Health Solutions, in addition to specialized training pertaining to pregnancy, pelvic girdle pain, bladder concerns, and diastasis recti from many of the leaders in the world. She is a certified POPUp Pro for working with those with pelvic organ prolapse (POP). Additionally, she holds certification as a Pregnancy and Postpartum Athleticism Coach.
Teresa has a special interest in strength and conditioning, with training in Olympic lifting, CrossFit Level 1, CrossFit Kids, CrossFit Conjugate Methods, and CrossFit Masters. She loves both running and CrossFit and formerly coached both out of CrossFit Leduc. For over 2 years, Teresa programmed and coached Longevity, a popular program at CrossFit Leduc for adults over 50. She is currently not coaching group classes due to time constraints.
Teresa also works as an educator. She has developed and presented numerous seminars independently, covering everything from mobility, strength training, running, and pelvic health. She is also a faculty member for Reframe Rehab with new solo and joint courses coming out in 2021! She also continues to act as Senior Teaching Assistant for internationally acclaimed physiotherapist and educator, Antony Lo’s courses The Female Athlete Level 1 & 2 across North America and Europe, as well as providing mentorship for the Peak Simplicity Masterclass.
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.