Sarah Martins has been a Registered Physiotherapist since 2002. She spent the first 5 years of her career working between acute care and cardiac rehab at a Brazilian hospital. She then dedicated herself to teaching physiotherapy students at a Brazilian University for another 5 years.
In 2011, Sarah moved to Canada and began working in the field of Orthopedics in private practice. She has a whole body assessment approach with the goal to determine the main source of your physical issue. Sarah firmly believes in client education and will do everything in her power to give you tools and strategies, working with you to achieve your specific rehab goals.
She has taken numerous post-graduate courses and is trained in Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA), Functional Dry Needling, Acupuncture, Bonefit (for Osteoporosis), GLA:D (for hip and knee arthritis) and Manual Therapy Techniques for the shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand.
She is committed to lifelong learning and continues to provide her clients with the most efficient and up-to-date treatments.
Alana graduated from the University of Toronto with a Master of Science in Physical Therapy after completing a bachelor’s degree in Health Promotion at Laurentian University. Since then she has become passionate about helping people reach their goals by addressing the source of their pain as well as predisposing factors.
As a believer in life-long learning, Alana has completed several professional development courses including manual therapy techniques, taping, acupuncture and dry needling. She has also taken specialized courses in the assessment and treatment of vestibular disorders and concussion rehabilitation.