Amanda joined the Carleton Sport Medicine Clinic in July 2016. She began her undergraduate studies at Temple University in Philadelphia under a full basketball scholarship in 2004. She transferred to Bishop’s University to complete a Bachelor of Science degree in Neuroscience, where she played an additional 3 years of varsity basketball.
During the summer of 2010, Amanda enrolled in a pedorthics course where she learned hands on skills pertaining to orthotics, shoe manufacturing and shoe modifications. She completed the course in November of 2010 where she earned a certification in pedorthics (C.Ped).
Amanda graduated from the Chiropody program at the Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences in Toronto, Ontario in June 2012.
Amanda has worked as a Chiropodist from 2012- 2016 in Kingston, Ontario and moved to Ottawa in May 2016 to continue her career.
As a fully licensed Chiropodist, Amanda specializes in the assessment, management and prevention of diseases and disorders of the foot.
She provides all aspects of foot care including routine nail and callus treatments, orthotic therapy, diabetic foot care, geriatric foot care, pharmacological intervention, wart treatments, foot and ankle trauma, mobilization and manipulation of the foot, soft tissue surgeries and sports medicine.
Amanda has a special interest in treating athletes and the ailments that are prevalent in competitive sport. Amanda’s experiences in athletics have provided her with the knowledge of a variety of sport injuries and the interest in treating athletes of all ages. She is interested in the use of functional foot orthoses in the prevention of sports injuries and the combination of therapeutic modalities and orthotics for effective rehabilitation of injuries experienced in athletes.