Alana obtained her Bachelor of Medical Rehabilitation in Physiotherapy from the University of Manitoba in 1996. After graduation, Alana began her career in orthopedics and specifically working closely with orthopedic surgeons. Shortly after moving to Calgary in 1999 she attained her certification to practice anatomical acupuncture through the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada. In 2002, Alana began to pursue further specialization of her passion for women's health. She has engaged in advanced training throughout Canada and the US. Alana is proud to be a highly sought after physiotherapist in Calgary certified to treat pelvic health disorders ranging from fecal and urinary incontinence, painful intercourse (dyspareunia), pre-and postnatal education and treatment, prolapse and other types of pelvic pain.
She is also a certified practitioner of Rost therapy, specifically aimed at pregnancy related pelvic girdle pain. Alana works in close alliance with Urogynecological surgeons and has much experience in pre-and post operative treatment for gynecological and surgical interventions. Alana particularly has a keen interest in the promotion of women's health and education regarding prevention of common pathology. Alana has presented to numerous groups of physicians, chiropractors, personal trainers and mothers groups to share her passion for education of under recognized women's health concerns.
Alana is enthusiastic about her ability to work with a wide variety of women while empowering them to reach their goals and maximum potential.