Clinic Director / Physiotherapist

BASc. AHN, MScPT

Stephanie has always had a passion for the human body and its amazing capabilities.  As a child she was invested in gymnastics and challenging her body to learn and develop new skills.  She found a love in the elegance of movement and transitioned herself at a young age into studying the art of ballet.  She spent 15 years perfecting her skills in Cecchetti ballet and further developing her love for human anatomy.  Having to leave ballet at that time, she went on to captain the University of Guelph cheerleading team throughout her undergraduate degree in Applied Human Nutrition.

At the conclusion of her degree at the University of Guelph, Stephanie worked in the field of Clinical Nutrition and began racing in Ironman Triathlons completing her first at the age of 23.  This experience further intensified her desire to learn more about human anatomy and biomechanics.  She returnedto school to pursue a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology with a specialized focus inneurophysiology at York University, followed by a Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy at Queen’s University.

Stephanie has competed in seven Ironman triathlons, numerous half Ironman triathlons, marathons, half marathons and short course triathlons.  She is a Boston Marathon qualified runner and has recently ventured into ultra distance running with a goal of joining the Canadian 100k Trail Team.

Stephanie believes in a movement based approach to rehabilitation.  She is a certified Functional Dry Needling practitioner and utilizes Active Release Technique® and exercise prescription as the bases for her treatment techniques.  Stephanie has a passion for teaching and has recently applied to become an instructor for Functional Dry Needling.  She is also pursuing a lecturer position at York University in the Kinesiology department.

Stephanie is passionate about her job, something you will immediately notice when you meet her.  She dedicates herself to helping her patients achieve their goals.

Stephanie Nogueira - Physiotherapist