Our Team

Dan Sivertson

(Physiotherapist)
BHK (exercise science), BSc PT, M. of Manual Therapy, Cert. Gunn IMS

Dan completed an exercise science degree prior to moving to Australia to complete his Physiotherapy (2001) and Master of Manual Therapy (2004) degrees. He later received his certification in IMS (intra muscular stimulation/dry needling). He wants to assist you in getting back up to speed as soon as possible, so you can get out and enjoy the outdoors. He enjoys working with elite and recreational athletes that like to push the boundaries of what they thought was possible and with non-athletes that want to improve their quality of life by moving and feeling better…

Dan completed an exercise science degree prior to moving to Australia to complete his Physiotherapy (2001) and Master of Manual Therapy (2004) degrees. He later received his certification in IMS (intra muscular stimulation/dry needling). He wants to assist you in getting back up to speed as soon as possible, so you can get out and enjoy the outdoors. He enjoys working with elite and recreational athletes that like to push the boundaries of what they thought was possible and with non-athletes that want to improve their quality of life by moving and feeling better.

  • Bachelor of Human Kinetics (exercise science) in 1997 (University of British Columbia)
  • Bachelor of science (Physiotherapy) in 2001 ( Curtin University, Perth Australia)
  • Master of Manual Therapy in 2004 ( University of Western Australia, Perth , Australia)
  • Gunn Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS) in 2007
  • Wide range of certifications and courses such as:
    • Level 1 Neuro Kinetic Therapy
    • Kinesio taping Level 1
    • Certified Running Injury Specialist
    • New Advances in Hip Rehabilitation
    • An Integrated Approach to the Pelvis, Thorax and Shoulder Girdle (Diane Lee)
    • Concussion Management
  • He has worked with Olympic and Paralympic medalists
  • Works with the National Paralympic Swim team, assists a local cancer survivors’ Dragon Boat team, and supplied physiotherapy services at the Canadian Junior Track and Field Championships.
  • Has worked on various hospital wards including Intensive Care, Orthopaedics (Joint replacement and repair), and Neurosurgery.
  • Away from the clinic, Dan is a competitive long distance runner (trail and marathon), cyclist and triathlete. He enjoys skiing and hiking with his friends and family. He spends a lot of time with his two small children and enjoys watching them develop a love for sports and the outdoors.

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Kyra Klein

(Physiotherapist)
BA (Psychology), MSc PT

Kyra grew up competing as a gymnast for 10 years and has coached competitive gymnastics for the past 14 years. Kyra graduated from the University of Alberta with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Masters in Physiotherapy. As she was so comfortable working with young athletes, working with children in her role as a physio was a natural fit.  She has been involved with research studies on mental health in children, and most recently she worked in a private practice setting in Edmonton, treating infants and children for torticollis of the neck, development, and sport-related injury…

Kyra grew up competing as a gymnast for 10 years and has coached competitive gymnastics for the past 14 years. Kyra graduated from the University of Alberta with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Masters in Physiotherapy. As she was so comfortable working with young athletes, working with children in her role as a physio was a natural fit.  She has been involved with research studies on mental health in children, and most recently she worked in a private practice setting in Edmonton, treating infants and children for torticollis of the neck, development, and sport-related injury. She also treated adults for orthopedic, sport injury, and motor vehicle accident related injuries. Kyra specializes in treating aerialists, gymnasts, and dancers of all ages. With her background in gymnastics, she brings a unique background to her physiotherapy practice and strives to empower people of all ages to take control of their pain and live an active lifestyle. 

Kyra is excited to be now living in BC and all of us at Pure Form know she is going to be an excellent addition to our team and to our wonderful community.

  • Bachelor of Arts Degree in 2013             (Psychology, Cooperative Work Experience Program)
  • Masters of Science in Physical Therapy in 2015 (University of Alberta)   Certifications and Courses:
  • Neurokinetic Therapy Level 1
  • KinetaCore Functional Dry Needling Level 1
  • Diploma of Advanced Orthoapaedic Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy: Level 1
  • NCCP Level 3 Technical and Theory Gymnastics
  • NCCP Level 2 Technical & Theory Trampoline
  • Away from the clinic, Kyra is a competitive gymnastics coach, trapeze artist, and runner. She enjoys cross-fit, skiing, and hiking with her friends and family.
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Guido Wisotzki

(Physiotherapist)
BScPT, FCAMPT, CAFCI

Guido has over 17 years of physiotherapy experience. He has a speciality certification in manual therapy, is certified in IMS (intra muscular stimulation/dry needling), balance/vertigo treatment and running injury management.  He treats people of all ages and abilities, in all aspects of sports injuries and pain. His special interest is rehabilitation before and after surgeries such as knee replacements and rotator cuff repairs.

Guido combines his in-depth knowledge of how the body works with specialized hands-on clinical skills to help you change the way you use your body by creating awareness of faulty movement patterns that may be overloading structures and creating pain. He can help you regain function and ignite your performance…

Guido has over 17 years of physiotherapy experience. He has a speciality certification in manual therapy, is certified in IMS (intra muscular stimulation/dry needling), balance/vertigo treatment and running injury management.  He treats people of all ages and abilities, in all aspects of sports injuries and pain. His special interest is rehabilitation before and after surgeries such as knee replacements and rotator cuff repairs.

Guido combines his in-depth knowledge of how the body works with specialized hands-on clinical skills to help you change the way you use your body by creating awareness of faulty movement patterns that may be overloading structures and creating pain. He can help you regain function and ignite your performance

  • Graduate of the University of Western Ontario, Bachelor degree in Physical Therapy, 1997.
  • Specialty credentialing in Manual/Manipulative Therapy – Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Therapy (FCAMPT) – Orthopaedic Division.
  • Specialty credentialing in Acupuncture/Intramuscular stimulation -Certification from the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute (CAFCI).
  • Mentor for the Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association.
  • Treats people of all ages and abilities.
  • Treats all aspects of sports injuries, orthopaedic injuries and myofascial pain.
  • Experience in treating athletes from a variety of sports at the provincial, national and international level.
  • Special interest in pre and post-surgical rehabilitation.
  • Personal sport interests in skiing, biking and strength training.
  • Spends time involved with his two daughters competitive level soccer, basketball and track & field events.
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Desiree Goddard

(Physiotherapist)
BKIN, MPT

Desiree received her physiotherapy training in sunny Perth, Australia. She was the team physio for an “Aussie Rules” football team and has worked as a kinesiologist and personal trainer. Desiree later received her Dry Needling (IMS) certification. Her broad fitness and recreation background in running, soccer, hiking, skiing, yoga and gardening help her to understand her patients’ desire to get back to their outdoor pursuits. Desiree’s clinical interests are in manual therapy, sports injuries, post-surgical rehabilitation, exercise rehabilitation, vertigo/dizziness/balance disorders, and whiplash

Desiree received her physiotherapy training in sunny Perth, Australia. She was the team physio for an “Aussie Rules” football team and has worked as a kinesiologist and personal trainer. Desiree later received her Dry Needling (IMS) certification. Her broad fitness and recreation background in running, soccer, hiking, skiing, yoga and gardening help her to understand her patients’ desire to get back to their outdoor pursuits. Desiree’s clinical interests are in manual therapy, sports injuries, post-surgical rehabilitation, exercise rehabilitation, vertigo/dizziness/balance disorders, and whiplash.

  • Bachelor of Kinesiology 2008 (University of the Fraser Valley)
  • Master of Physiotherapy 2013 (Curtin University, Perth Australia)
  • Kinetacore Level 1 Functional Dry Needling: Applications for Pain Management and Sports Injuries.
  • Kinetacore Function Therapeutics: Applications for the Clinical Setting.
  • Wide Range of Certifications and Courses:
    • Manual Therapy for the Fascial System
    • Certified Running injury specialist
    • Lyn Watson Level 1 Shoulder Course
    • Lyn Watson Level 2 Shoulder Course
  • Worked as the physiotherapist for an Australian Rules Football Club for 2 years.
  • While in University she completed a literature review on whiplash.
  • Desiree played competitive soccer through most of her childhood and into her early 20’s.
  • Outside the clinic Desiree enjoys running, hiking, skiing, and has recently started gardening and practicing yoga.
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Lisa Harris

(Physiotherapist)
BScPT

Lisa became interested in physiotherapy after attending physio as a young competitive gymnast. She spent four years working in an acute hospital setting after graduating from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy in 2005. She then moved on to the Private Practice setting after having her children. With her broad skill set in manual therapy, exercise therapy and sports rehabilitation, Lisa can help children and adults of all ages to feel better and move with less pain…

Lisa became interested in physiotherapy after attending physio as a young competitive gymnast.  She spent four years working in an acute hospital setting after graduating from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy in 2005. She then moved on to the Private Practice setting after having her children. With her broad skill set in manual therapy, exercise therapy and sports rehabilitation, Lisa can help children and adults of all ages to feel better and move with less pain. 

  • Bachelor of Physical Therapy in 2005 (University of British Columbia)
  • Wide Range of courses including:
    • Specialty credentialing in Acupuncture -Certification from the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute (CAFCI).
    • Pelvi-Perineal Re-Education I
    • Visceral Manipulation Levels I – IV, Listening Techniques I (Barral Institute)
    • Neurological Study of Human Movement (Bobath) Level One
    • Orthopaedic Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (Mckenzie)
    • Post Pelvic Pain in Pregnancy
    • Whiplash management
    • Latest on Core Development
  • Has worked with National level athletes for soccer and rugby.
  • Special interest in Women’s Health; however, treats all ages and abilities, male and female.
  • Has worked on numerous hospital wards including Intensive Care, Acute Medical, Cardiac, Surgical, General Rehabilitation, and Outpatients (Hip & Knee Replacement Program).
  • Away from the clinic, Lisa enjoys running, going to the gym, snow sports, reading and spending time with friends and family. She is a mom to two school-aged children and delights in watching them grow and develop.
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Louisa Scarlett

(Physiotherapist)
BHK, MA (Sport and Exercise Psychology), MPT

Louisa has had a love for sport since she was a kid. Growing up she participated in gymnastics and figure skating, played soccer, football, volleyball, and lived for basketball. She has always loved watching sports as well, and remembers revering the people that got to run out on the court at Vancouver Grizzlies basketball games to help the injured athletes.

Louisa has had a love for sport since she was a kid. Growing up she participated in gymnastics and figure skating, played soccer, football, volleyball, and lived for basketball. She has always loved watching sports as well, and remembers revering the people that got to run out on the court at Vancouver Grizzlies basketball games to help the injured athletes.

As a grade ten student at Brookswood Secondary Louisa attended a “Kinesiology Day” at UBC, and has known since then that she wanted a job that allowed her to be involved with sport and exercise in some way. Louisa spent time exploring a few fields related to sport – she studied kinesiology, worked as a personal trainer, and studied sport and exercise psychology. Despite enjoying those paths, she always knew on some level that physiotherapy was where she wanted to end up.

As a physiotherapist with a background in sport and exercise psychology Louisa has a great appreciation for how factors like stress and pain can influence motivation, movement, and recovery from injury. She has a passion for helping people get back to the sport or activity they love, and is happy to report that she is now one of those people that gets to run out on the court to help injured athletes! In addition to sports injuries, Louisa likes treating neck and back pain, shoulder dysfunction, and foot and ankle issues.

  • Bachelor of Human Kinetics in 2008 (University of British Columbia)
  • Master of Arts in Sport and Exercise Psychology in 2014 (University of British Columbia)
  • Master of Physical Therapy in 2016 (University of British Columbia)
  • KinetaCore Functional Dry Needling Level 1
  • Certifications and Courses:
    • Sport First Responder
    • Orthopaedic Division Level 1 Diploma
    • Soft Tissue Release Course
    • Lower Quadrant Mulligan Technique
    • Functional Movement Screen (FMS) Level 1
  • Student Physical Therapist and head athletic trainer for UBC Women’s Rugby 2015-2016
  • Athletic Trainer for BC Rugby 2016
  • Worked as a personal trainer and coach for two years
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