About Dave

Dave has 14 years experience working in sport physiotherapy. He works as a consultant for elite track and field athletes travelling to international competitions and training camps. He has been a consultant for Athletics Canada at both the London 2012 and Rio 2016 Olympic games. He has been consulted with Jessica Zelinka (2 time Olympian, heptathlon), Perdita Felicien (2 time Olympian and 2 time world champion, 100m hurdles) and Damian Warner (Olympic bronze medalist and world silver medalist, decathlon), Brianne Theisen-Eaton (Olympic bronze medalist, heptathlon) and many other prominent athletes. Prior to moving to Ontario in 2012 Dave worked as a preferred provider for the Canadian Sport Institute in Calgary working with elite athletes competing in track and field, freestyle skiing, canoeing, kayaking, swimming, speed skating, and water polo.

Dave is a clinical instructor for the University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine for the  Gunn Intramuscular Stimulation education program (UBC Gunn IMS). Gunn IMS is a very specialized form of dry needling to treat chronic pain, repetitive strain, and sports injuries.

Dave also holds Certification through the Barcelona Schroth Physical Therapy School. The school teaches physiotherapists advanced techniques for treating children and adults with scoliosis based on the concepts developed by Katharina Schroth. These principles have evolved over decades through the treatment of hundreds of thousands of clients and has solid research support.