Meet the Team

Jacob Cramm, Registered Physiotherapist

Education

Masters Degree in Physical Therapy from the University of British Columbia (2015)
Undergraduate Degree in Kinesiology from the University of British Columbia (2013)
Certification in Anatomical Acupuncture from Acupuncture Canada
Functional Dry Needling from Kinetacore
Manual Therapy from the Orthopaedic Division, Canadian Physiotherapy Association
Vestibular Training from the Dizziness and Balance Rehabilitation Clinic
Advanced Physiotherapy Educational Institute (APTEI) Upper and Lower Extremity Courses

Sport Involvement

Jacob has extensive climbing experience. He is a back country skier, mountain biker, whitewater kayaker, and has worked as a whitewater raft guide.

Experience

Jacob has a special interest in shoulder injury recovery and injury prevention. He has worked with climbers, skiers, mountain bikers, soccer players, and athletes in many other sports. He has experience in helping people return to activity after fractures, ligament injuries and a wide variety of surgeries. Jacob worked as a personal trainer in his undergraduate degree.

Lori Anne Donald, Registered Physiotherapist

Education

Masters Degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Toronto (2011)
Undergraduate Degree in Life Sciences from Queen’s University (2009)
Certification in Anatomical Acupuncture from Acupuncture Canada
Intramuscular Stimulation from the University of British Columbia
Manual Therapy from the Orthopaedic Division, Canadian Physiotherapy Association
Vestibular Training from the Dizziness and Balance Rehabilitation Clinic
Advanced Physiotherapy Educational Institute (APTEI) Lower Extremity Courses Professional Mountain Biking Association Level One Instructor
Paddle Canada River Kayak Instructor

Sport Involvement

Lori Anne is a member of the Canadian National Ski Mountaineering Team. She is a downhill skier, whitewater kayaker, mountain biker, trail runner, classical ballet dancer, and salsa dancer/instructor.

Experience

Lori Anne has a special interest in knee injury recovery and injury prevention as well as advancing athletic performance. She has worked with runners, skiers, mountain bikers, climbers, dancers and athletes in many other sports. She has helped people return to activity after surgery from ligament reconstruction, meniscal repairs, and joint replacements. She has experience in treating injuries throughout the body, including vertigo and vestibular disorders, temporomandibular joint (TMJ) dysfunction, and respiratory disorders.

Kirstie Leighton, Patient Care Coordinator

Kirstie is dedicated to health and wellness and helping our clients pursue their passions by connecting and coordinating the care they need.

She is a skier, snowboarder, mountain biker, paddleboarder, hiker, and avid yoga enthusiast. Kirstie is a Ski, Snowboard, and Flat Water Paddle Instructor.

Originally from Scotland, she came to Nelson for the snow and all aspects of mountain life.