Heidi Osborne graduated with a Bachelor of Science with honors in Physical Therapy in 1997 from the University of Alberta. Heidi has worked in multidisciplinary inter-collaborative sports and private practices in North Vancouver, Whistler, Calgary and Cochrane. She has pursued several post graduate qualifications in sports and orthopedics. Heidi has achieved her Certificate of Advance Orthopedic Manual and Manipulative Therapy (Part A) from the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Therapy (2003), Advance Spinal Manipulation course V4 (2008), SPC Sports First Responder certification (2009), certification in Gunn IMS (2006) as well as training in medical acupuncture (2001). Over the past 17 years, Heidi has been making custom thermal plastic hand and wrist splints, OA and ACL custom knee braces and custom orthotics.
Heidi has worked and travelled with many sports teams including the National freestyle team (1998-2001) and the National Snowboard team (2006-2012). She was the Western Physiotherapy Coordinator for the Canadian Snowboard Federation and went to the Vancouver 2010 Olympics as the team physiotherapist.
She treats a wide cross section of clients from children to seniors, Olympic to recreational athletes. Heidi’s areas of special interests are treatment of spinal conditions, concussions, sport and dance injuries. She enjoys educating individuals about their injuries and maximizing their performance in sports, work and play. She enjoys skiing, mountain biking, ballet and yoga. Heidi is very grateful for the opportunity to work with the experienced Physiotherapists, Physicians and Nurse Practitioners at Evidence Sport and Spine.