MPT, B.Sc. (Physiology)
Ainsley graduated with a Masters in Physical Therapy from the University of Saskatchewan in 2015. During the program, she was the recipient of the Sally Purden Memorial Award for Neuroscience as well as the Saskatchewan Physiotherapy Association Prize for her involvement in the physical therapy profession. Prior to her Master’s degree, Ainsley graduated from the University of Arizona with a degree in Physiology (2012) while competing as an NCAA Div.1 diver for the Arizona Wildcats.
Clinically, Ainsley’s interests lie in sports physiotherapy, functional movement anlaysis, orthopaedic rehabilitation, strength training and concussion management. She has attained her Biomedical Dry Needling certification, orthopaedic level 1 certification and K-Taping Professional. She is also certified as a Sports First Responder, and is actively involved in football, rugby, wrestling and other sporting events. She is excited to build her physical therapy education with goals of attaining her orthopaedic levels, sport physiotherapy diploma and acupuncture certification. She is passionate about working with individuals across the lifespan, striving to develop a healthy, balanced and personalized program.
Ainsley remains an active member of the diving community as a national judge. Her background and interests include aerial acrobatics, yoga, volleyball, soccer, track and field and strength training.