Mikayla is from Vancouver, BC where she completed her Bachelor of Kinesiology in Health Sciences and her Master of Physical Therapy at UBC. While at UBC, she was a five-year member and two-year Assistant Captain with the UBC Women’s Hockey team. While completing her Master of Physical Therapy, Mikayla also competed for and Co-Captained the UBC Cycling team. She made the move to Vancouver Island following graduation, having falled in love with the city of Victoria while on clinical placement during her Physical Therapy degree.
Mikayla is passionate about helping people move better, feel strong, and thrive. She is eager to collaborate with her clients to develop treatment plans that help them achieve their functional and performance goals. Mikayla has a special interest in working with athletes. She knows what it takes to keep one’s body in peak shape while competing as an elite athlete and draws from her experiences to personalize each athlete’s treatment, whether your goal is recovering from injury or optimizing performance. Mikayla has completed her Orthopaedic Manual Therapy level 1 certification and utilizes techniques such as manual therapy, therapeutic exercise, taping, and education in her treatment sessions with clients.
In her spare time, Mikayla can be found enjoying the Island scenery on her bike, playing on her local hockey team, or exploring the wonders of the Island on hikes and walks.