Physiotherapist Jackie Mitchell uses a holistic approach to physiotherapy by focusing on individualized education, hands-on manual therapy, electrotherapy and exercise prescription to treat aches and pains, while strengthening to prevent future injuries. Having played competitive sports for many years, Jackie has a great deal of personal experience with injuries from muscle strains to complete ACL ruptures. She understands how to develop personalized rehab programs to cater to your goals and get you back to being active!
Jackie has clinical experience at Vancouver General Hospital, Mary Pack Arthritis, Richmond Memorial, Surrey Memorial, Prince George Child Development Center and Victoria General Hospital. During her experience she provided physiotherapy services before and after surgical procedures including joint replacements, neurological therapy (after strokes, spinal cord or brain injury), all types of arthritis, sports injuries and developmental treatment for children. She has experience working with patients of all ages and a wide variety of conditions.
Jackie earned both her Bachelors of Kinesiology and her Masters of Physiotherapy from UBC with an additional certification in orthopedics level 1. She is certified by the Canadian Physiotherapy Association and Physiotherapy Association of BC. She is also licensed by the BC Association of Kinesiologists to perform treatments inhome and the community. Jackie engages in constant learning by taking specialized courses to remain up to date on new physiotherapy techniques to constantly refine and broaden her skills. Born and raised in North Vancouver, Jackie enjoys leading an active lifestyle. Outside of the clinic, Jackie has past experience competing in metro soccer, regional field hockey and running events. Jackie continues to play sports, attends local fitness classes and takes her dog hiking in the beautiful North Shore mountains. Jackie is happy to accept all patients, regardless of the injury. Please contact North Shore Sports Medicine to book an appointment.