Coach Cassie

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Gender Female
Occupation Physical Therapist, Coach
Location Hood River, OR
Introduction I graduated with distinction from the Physical Therapy Program at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada in 1995. I moved to The Gorge in the spring of 2006 and have been working at Tim Foley Physical Therapy since. I have studied extensively in the areas of biomechanics, sports injuries and am an advanced orthopedic manipulative therapist. I have extensive experience in treating motor vehicle accident, work and sports related injuries. My clients have ranged in age from 8 years old to 102 years young. I started triathlon racing in 1995. Prior to this I was a runner and mountain biker. I have completed many sprint and Olympic distance triathlons, have more than a dozen half Ironman finishes to my credit and 4 Ironman finishes, 3 at Ironman Canada including a division win in 2007. Education Highlights: 1995 – Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Alberta. 2001 – Advanced Diploma in Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy from the Canadian Physiotherpy Association. 2005 – Graduated from the Certificate Program in Medical Acupuncture at the University of Alberta. 2006 - Completed The Golden Road to the Golden Needle in Beijing.
Interests Areas of Special Interest:, Manual and manipulative therapy, Bike fitting, Sports injuries, Running analysis, Endurance athletics, Integration of Eastern and Western Medicine, Gorge sports, windsurfing, cycling, mountain biking, running, swimming, snowboarding, cross country skiing, kayaking, hiking.