Sara Kloosterschmuck


Sara is a licensed Physiotherapist who empowers her patients overcome their injuries. She is a strong believer in individualizing her treatments, working alongside her patients to attain their personal goals and helping them to lead healthy lives.

Sara completed her Master’s of Physical Therapy at the University of British Columbia in 2015 following her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology (Honours) degree with distinction at the University of Victoria. She further went to complete her Doctorate in Physical Therapy through Evidence in Motion in the United States in 2019.

Sara utilizes a combination of manual therapy skills, IMS, manipulation, and individualized exercise prescription to enable injury healing and injury prevention. She will empower you to become an expert in your own recovery. Her diverse experience in physiotherapy clinics, hospital settings, paediatric settings and working with athletes allows her to treat all populations with confidence and address symptoms from all angles. Sara’s personal experience as an athlete allows her to understand the stresses and injuries that her patients are exposed to. She will provide you with the edge required for you to reach your performance goals.

Sara grew up on Gabriola Island and enjoys all that the Westcoast has to offer. Outside of the clinic you may see her hiking the trails, camping, strength training at the gym, taking a cold plunge in the ocean or playing at the beach with her kids.




University of British Columbia: Master of Physical Therapy – 2015

UNIVERSITY OF VICTORIA: Bachelor of Education B.Sc. Honours Kinesiology (CO-OP) with distinction – 2013


Certifications & Training

Evidence in Motion: Doctorate of Physical Therapy – 2019

The Shoulder Complex by Adam Meakins – 2021

Complete Concussion Management Certification – 2020

The Institute of Clinical Excellence: Cervical Spine Management – 2019

Essentials of Musculoskeletal Imaging and Radiography, Evidence in Motion Health Institute – 2019

Essentials of Pharmacology and Clinical Lab Tests, Evidence in Motion Health Institute – 2019

Essentials of Medical Screening, Evidence in Motion Health Institute – 2019

Management of Lower Extremity Disorders, Evidence in Motion Health Institute – 2018

Lumbopelvic Management, Evidence in Motion Health Institute – 2018

Diagnosis and Management of Chronic Spinal Pain – 2018

Evidence-Based Practice, Evidence in Motion Health Institute – 2018

Lyn Watson Level I Shoulder Physiotherapy Course – 2017

The Lumbar Spine Mechanical Diagnosis & Therapy ®, McKenzie Institute Canada – 2016

IMS Therapy / Functional Dry Needling – October 2016

Emergency Sport First Responder – March 2016

The Lumbar Spine Mechanical Diagnosis & Therapy ®, McKenzie Institute Canada – February 2016

Mulligan Concept – Lower Quadrant Mobilizations with Movement – March 2015

Level 1 Certification Upper and Lower Quadrant: Orthopedic Division of the Canadian

Physiotherapy Association – March 2015

Advanced Physical Therapy Education Institute Lumbar Spine Course – 2014

Professional Affiliations

Advanced Health and Sports Clinic: Physiotherapist

British Columbia College of Physical Therapists: Professional Member

UBC Physical Therapy Student Society: Ortho Club Representative (2014 – 2015)

Queen Alexandra Centre for Children’s Health: Kinesiology Instructor (2010-2014)

University of Victoria Vikes Gym: Strength Trainer (2011-2013)

Canadian Back Institute: Physiotherapy Aid (2011)

Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games: Kinesiology Student Employee (2010)

Velox Valhallians Rugby Football Club: Athletic Trainer (2010)

Gabriola Soccer Association: Volunteer Coach and Referee (2002-2008)