Shirel is a Certified Athletic Therapist with a distinguished background as a professional and competitive dancer. With 23 years of dance experience, including teaching competitive dance, being crowned Miss Dance Canada in 2016 and winning a gold medal with Team Canada at the Commonwealth Dance Championships (2018) in South Africa, Shirel brings a deep understanding of the physical demands and challenges dancers and athletes face. As an athlete with a history of injuries herself, Shirel intimately understands the expectations and needs of individuals seeking treatment for sport specific injuries.
Holding a specialised Honours degree in Bachelor of Kinesiology and a certificate in Athletic Therapy, she offers specialised care for athletes, including sport-specific injury assessments, tailored rehabilitation programs, performance enhancement strategies, and overall conditioning and wellness guidance.
Shirel's unique expertise, extensive clinic and on-field experience with athletes in sports such football, dance, wrestling, soccer, basketball, volleyball, Hockey etc, as well as a dedication to support athletes from all walks of life in their recovery and long term success makes her an exceptional choice in your route to recovery and getting back to 100%. She is excited to apply her personal experiences and knowledge to provide exceptional care to her own patients at OSTEO+.