By Rickie Walkden, PT Director and Senior Therapist, Sport...
Dr. Sawa has completed various degrees from the University of Manitoba and has earned her Bachelor of Physical Education, Bachelor of Medical Rehabilitation (physical therapy), Master of Science, Bachelor Science in Medicine, and Doctor of Medicine.
Her expertise in anatomy was reflected in her role as an instructor at the University of Manitoba from 2007-2015. It is there where Dr. Sawa honed her great understanding of the intricate relationship muscles, joints and peripheral nerves, a knowledge-base in which she looks forward to using at the Sport Manitoba Clinic.
Dr. Sawa has a special interest in musculoskeletal disorders and sport medicine, and has been previously employed within the fitness and exercise industry, working with healthy individuals on prevention through exercise, as well as working through rehabilitation programs including cardiac rehab, pulmonary rehab, stroke and neurological rehabilitation. Dr. Sawa’s most recent training includes concussion management and joint injections.
As an athlete, Dr. Sawa has been involved in sport from a young age including elite artistic gymnastics, track and field, as well as rythmic gymnastics where she’s a coach and also a master’s competitor in the sport.
The Sport Manitoba Clinic is proud to join over 500 Walk with a Doc (WWAD) chapters as Manitoba’s very first! This doctor-led walking group is a fun, free, safe place to get some steps, learn about health, and meet new friends. WWAD takes place on the first Saturday of each month at 9 a.m. Meet…READ FULL ARTICLE