Leasa Stanley

Leasa Stanley


Leasa graduated from Dalhousie University’s physiotherapy program in Halifax after completing a BSc in Human Nutrition and a BSc in Biology. She has been practicing physiotherapy since 2000, first in Nova Scotia and, for the last 12 years, in Alberta. She has ample experience treating a variety of conditions including Whiplash (WAD), sprains/strains, sports injuries, arthritis, torticollis, TMJ dysfunction, repetitive strain injuries, and post-operative rehabilitation.

In clinical practice, Leasa treats musculoskeletal conditions in clients of all ages, including babies and children. She values the importance of carefully assessing the patient and tailoring treatment goals to their needs. To achieve optimal results, she uses a combination of manual and manipulative therapy to restore joint mechanics, Gunn IMS for neuropathic pain, exercise prescription, patient education and/or therapeutic modalities. Leasa provides individualized, one-to-one treatment and develops specific exercise programs customized for the level and goals of the patient.

Leasa joined Global Physiotherapy in July 2019.

Leasa’s qualifications include:

  • Licensed to order Diagnostic Imaging (Conventional Radiography, MRI, Ultrasound)
  • Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapists FCAMPT
  • Gunn IMS (Intramuscular Stimulation) UBC certified CGIMS
  • Advanced Diploma of Manipulative Physiotherapy
  • Dalhousie University, Physiotherapy Degree
  • St. Francis Xavier, BSc Human Nutrition, Advanced Major

Professional Affiliations:

  • Member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association Orthopaedic division
  • Registered with the Alberta Physiotherapy College and Association
  • Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy

Additional Continuing Education Courses include:

  • Diagnostic Imaging course: University of Alberta
  • Compass Interactive Level 1: Communication & Interpersonal Skills Development
  • Torticollis Course, Alberta Health Services
  • Concussion Rehabilitation: Management of Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Acute Management of Sport-Related Concussions
  • Motor Planning Disorder Course & Sensory Integration Dysfunction Courses
  • McKenzie Part A, B and C
  • Shirley Sahrmann Level 1

Leasa’s Sports and Interests

  • Cardio and weight training at the gym
  • Running
  • Supporting her two children as they pursue their post secondary ambitions