Susan Bocchinfuso is a University of Alberta graduate where she earned both a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology in 1999 and Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy in 2004.
Throughout her 15+ year career she has taken numerous post graduate courses including advanced training in pelvic health. Susan is also a Certified Lymphedema Therapist (CLT) and has completed her training as a Yoga Instructor. Her area of expertise centres around pelvic health and women’s wellness: before baby, after baby, menopause and everything in between. In addition to this, she also has extensive knowledge in oncology especially when it comes to managing some of the side-effects that come with cancer treatment. She has experience working with all cancer diagnoses and prognoses. Her knowledge as a yoga instructor combined with her expertise as a physical therapist has helped her have an integrative approach to treating the whole woman. She firmly believes that there is both an art and a science to healing and this serves to customize her treatments to meet her clients where they are at. Evidence based practise, presence, and trust are the cornerstones of her treatment philosophy. Aside from her family, fancy cocktails, and the outdoors, there is nothing she loves more than a really good gut-busting laugh.
With PhysioYoga, you get the best of both worlds of using mindful yoga movements to help attain your physiotherapy goals!
Whether you are getting ready for a mastectomy, a bone marrow transplant, or gynaecological surgery, knowledgeable planning during any stage of treatments can be very helpful in maximizing your outcomes.
Once your body reaches menopause bone loss increases. On average, a woman can lose 6% of bone in the first 3 years of menopause.