Steve completed his Bachelor of Science from the University of Manitoba in 2008, and then went on to complete his Bachelor of Medical Rehabilitation (PT) in 2013 also from the University of Manitoba. As a student he found his passion in orthopaedics, sports physiotherapy and advanced exercise. With 5 years of personal training experience, Steve thrives in the gym atmosphere that Pure provides.

“I have always had a passions for health, wellness and fitness. I love how at Pure we have bridged the gap between physiotherapy and fitness training. The two go hand in hand and I believe it is the future of our profession.”

In 2018 Steve completed a Master’s of Clinical Science in Advanced Health Care Practice (Manipulative Therapy) from the University of Western Ontario where he also became a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Therapists. Since then Steve has developed a passion for evidenced based practice and leadership within the physiotherapy profession.

Steve is extremely hard working, and takes pride in all the he puts his hands to. He loves the different opportunities that a career as a physiotherapist offers and is committed to lifelong learning.

Education/Certifications

  • MClSc – Masters of Clinical Science in Advanced Health Care Practice
  • BMR PT – Bachelor of Medical Rehabilitation in Physical Therapy
  • BSc – Bachelor of Science
  • Functional Movement Screen Level 1 (FMS)
  • Licensed in Acupuncture
  • NCCP Level 2 Olympic Lifting
  • FCAMPT – Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Therapists

Accomplishments

  • Awarded the Joan K. Edwards award in 2018 through the Manitoba Physiotherapy Association in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the profession within the first five years of his career
  • Assistant in the advanced postgraduate orthopaedic level system
  • Guest lecturer for Sport Physiotherapy Canada - MB Section
  • Co-founder of @strengthphysios who lecture to CrossFit gyms on injury prevention and performance enhancement
  • Clinical Instructor for University of Manitoba Physiotherapy students
  • Board member of the MB-Section of Sport Physiotherapy Canada 2010-2017

Interests

  • Wakeboarding
  • Snowboarding
  • Volleyball
  • Bodybuilding
  • Camping, fishing, hiking
  • Carpentry and home renovations