BSc. Kin., C. Ped. Tech. (C), C. Ped. (C)
Clinical Services Manager
Sonia graduated from Simon Fraser University in 2001 with a Bachelor in Kinesiology. Further pursuit of higher level Biomechanical Studies landed her with a Pedorthic Certificate in 2004. Sonia joined the Össur Canada team in 2005 and has enjoyed a growing partnership.
Starting as a Clinical Lead and evolving to the Clinical Services Manager Sonia brings expertise, leadership and fun to the company.
B.Sc., C. Ped (C),
Tim is a Certified Pedorthist and brings over 15 years of experience to the Orthotics field. He graduated from Simon Fraser University with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology in 2001. His passion for Orthotics and Bracing began with a practicum placement and has evolved into a very rewarding career in which he has received invaluable training along the way. He enjoys solving challenges with ‘out-of-the-box’ thinking as there is rarely a textbook solution.
Outside of work he enjoys being active, which usually means chasing after his young family. He recently survived his first Triathlon and is excited about training and completing more.
B.Sc. Kin., C. Ped. Tech. (C), C. Ped. (C)
Clinician / Clinical Sales
Terry is a Certified Pedorthist and senior clinician at Össur. He has been working in orthopaedics for 20 years and has extensive experience in the treatment of orthopaedic, sport, MVA and work related injuries. He graduated from Simon Fraser University’s Bachelor of Kinesiology Program in 1994. He also completed his certification as a Certified Pedorthic Technician in 2004 and Certified Pedorthist in 2005 specializing in the mechanics and dysfunction of the lower limb.
Terry’s clinical skill set and passion for education and problem solving has proven to be a successful combination for positive clinical outcomes. As a member of the Össur’s Clinical Sales Team he enjoys educating the local communities on the many resources available to “Live Life Without Limitations.”
Lisa obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology from the University of British Columbia in 2015 and is currently completing a second degree in Psychology. She is a certified Personal Trainer and Group Fitness Instructor, specializing in exercise for clinical populations. This, in addition to having worked alongside physiotherapists, provides her with a wealth of knowledge pertaining to the orthopedic field.
Lisa’s interest in rehabilitation science coupled with her desire to help people find ways to maintain an active lifestyle, led her to Ӧssur. Physical activity is such an important aspect of people’s quality of life and Lisa is so grateful to be able to help people regain and maintain their mobility so that they are able to continue doing the activities they enjoy. Outside of the Ӧssur Motion Lab, Lisa can be found leading or participating in fitness classes, hiking, running, and spending time with family and friends.
C. Ped (C), Clinician
After attaining his Bachelor or Human Kinetics and Orthotic/Prosthetic Technician Diploma in Ontario, Jeremy started his career with Össur as a technician in 2004. From there, he went on to become a Canadian Certified Pedorthist and has been helping clients with their lower limb health since 2006. After spending some time Ontario gaining experience as a clinic manager in an orthotic facility, Jeremy has returned to Össur and is a welcomed addition to the Motion Lab team.
Brenda’s background in the health industry started in 1982 when she became a Certified Dental Assistant/Receptionist and worked in this field for over 8 years. Then, being a Mom of twin boys and living in Tsawwassen, she was a stay at home mom for many years before the allure of the fitness industry grabbed her attention.
She became a BCRPA Certified Personal Trainer and Group Fitness Instructor and worked at her local fitness facility and recreational centre. Upon moving to Langley, she was introduced to the Pedorthic Industry and used her fitness and administrative capabilities and worked at a pedorthic clinic/store for 3 years. Later, realizing that she really enjoyed the administrative component, she joined the Össur team and works as the Clinic Administrator at the Abbotsford location and has been there for over 10 years.
B.H.K., Clinic Administration
Lauren Forsyth was born and raised in Ladner B.C. After high school, her early achievements in Soccer brought her to Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec. After two years studying Exercise Science and Athletic Therapy, she transferred home to UBC and graduated with a Bachelors of Kinesiology in 2014. Lauren’s interest in rehabilitation science, human performance, and her general creativity attracted her to Össur as she wanted to help others and thought bracing was an artistic way to do so. Lauren began at Össur as a Customer Service Representative but recently transitioned into her new role as Clinic Administrator at the Richmond Motion Lab in June 2015.
Outside of work, Lauren devotes her time creatively. Her passions include event design, furniture restoration, freelance art work and calligraphy. She is also currently pursuing a degree in Photography. If you can’t find her behind a lens or canvas, she’s most likely off camping, fishing and exploring B.C. with her friends and family.