Born in Caracas, Venezuela, Yolanda attended the University College of Rehabilitation May Hamilton and obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Physiotherapy with honors “Summa Cum Laude” in 2000. She practiced in a variety of settings including hospitals, private practice and sports events before obtaining her Master of Science degree in Physiotherapy in 2012 from Dalhousie University, where she was the recipient of the Dalhousie University Graduate Studies Scholarship Award.
Yolanda has been working in private practice since her graduation in the treatment and management of musculoskeletal and neuromuscular conditions in clients of all ages. As an experienced physiotherapist, she provides excellent patient-centered care, with a perfect balance between a hands-on approach, exercise prescription and carefully chosen modalities. She actively involves her patients into their own care and empowers them with the necessary tools to reach their goals and maintain their health.
Yolanda is a Certified Bone Fit Trained clinician by Osteoporosis Canada, Certified Complete Concussion Management Healthcare Practitioner by CCMI, and FMT Advanced Blades Certified in Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization by Rocktape Canada. She has also completed her training on McKenzie Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy Technique Part A-D: Advanced Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar Spine & Upper and Lower Extremities by The Robin McKenzie Institute of Canada.
Yolanda has also completed other numerous post-graduate courses including; Mulligan Concept Upper and Lower Extremities, Advanced Physical Therapy Upper Extremity, Anatomical Acupuncture Level 2, Cupping Therapy, Advanced Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy Level I, and Shoulder and Knee Post-surgical Rehabilitation.