Meet the Team – Physiotherapist Gregory Smith

Qualifications
* Master of Physiotherapy (UBC)
* Bachelor of Kinesiology (UBC)
* Dry Needling/IMS (IDN)
* TMJ Specialization (APTEI)
* McKenzie Method (Lumbar)
* Mulligan (Lower Extremities)
* FMS (level 1)
* Complete concussion management (CCM)

Approach
Greg is a Physiotherapist with extensive sport background and a passion for helping people get the most out of their lives. Once completing a thorough physical assessment, Greg uses customized therapeutic exercises, dry needling/IMS, manual therapy, and movement retraining to help patients reach their specific goals quickly.
About
Greg most recently worked in a private clinic in Powell River on the Northern Sunshine Coast. He was also the team Physiotherapist for the Powell River Villa soccer team and helped the team towards a league promotion. Working in a small BC community has allowed Greg to develop his skillset as a generalist.

Why Greg became a Physiotherapist
After years of high performance athletics and numerous injuries, Greg knew that his calling was to help others reach their true potential. With a passion for all that is recovery, exercise, and performance he prides himself on empowering his patients to work towards their goals and remain injury free.

Athletics
Greg played professional soccer in Germany before returning to Canada to play for the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds. After competing for the soccer team and captaining the Thunderbirds to their second national championship title he shifted his focus to rugby.

Something you should know about Greg
Greg lives on Bowen Island and he is an avid outdoor enthusiast. He has a passion for hiking, skiing, trail running, stand up paddle boarding, kayaking and yoga.

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