Brianna Cochrane graduated with her Masters in Physical Therapy from the University of British Columbia. She also holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Kinesiology from the University of Victoria, where she completed her Honours research study and thesis under the supervision of Dr. Paul Zehr. She has completed various post-graduate continuing education courses, including Soft Tissue Release, Management of Lumbo-Pelvic Disorders, Management of Cervico-Thoracic Disorders, Rehabilitation of cervicogenic dysfunction/headaches and whiplash and, two comprehensive courses on Functional Dry Needling/Functional IMS.
Her wide range of experience includes working with musculoskeletal injuries, neurological conditions and paediatrics. Her areas of interest include sport specific rehabilitation, hands on therapeutic treatment, and neck/back injuries. By taking a holistic perspective and incorporating her knowledge of physiological, mechanical and psychological mechanisms associated with human movement, she is able to treat a wide range of individuals, independent of age, skill level and ability.
Brianna has been both a player and coach for soccer and has a lifelong love for fitness, nutrition and the outdoors. She enjoys volunteering around the community and, in her spare time, can be found running, hiking, cycling, or playing at the park with her golden retriever. She is passionate about helping people of all ages reach their optimal health, fitness and well-being and uses a combination of manual therapy, IMS, pain science education, and exercise prescription combined with corrective exercise to help clients reach their goals.
How I Stay Moving:
Spin class 2x/wk, strength training 3x/wk, daily walking with dog, and moving all day as a physiotherapist:)