Michelle Nay is a registered Physiotherapist who graduated with Distinction at the University of Alberta specializing in Sports Medicine with top honours, and completed her internship in New Zealand.
She opened her own Sports Medicine clinic outside of Montreal and had a very successful clinic for 12 years prior to moving back to Calgary with her family. She started working at Active Sports Therapy in 2007.
Michelle continued her education with multiple certification courses including manual therapy, golf biomechanics training, Norwegian Exercise Therapy, and Orthopaedic Medicine for physicians and physiotherapists, which she was invited to help teach in Montreal. She also has completed training in Functional Movement Assessment (FMS), Intra-Muscular Stimulation (IMS) certification with Dr. Gunn, and Active Isolated Stretching (AIS) with Aaron Mattes. Michelle has also been trained in the Gokhale Method for posture and in animal physiotherapy, both canine and equine.
She continually keeps up to date with assessment, diagnosis and treatment skills. Her goal is to enhance, restore and maximize pain free mobility and prevent future injury for anyone from the professional athlete to the weekend warrior to the young and elderly.
Michelle has won awards for ‘Women of Achievement’ and ‘Exceptional Performance in Professional Business’. Growing up in northern Alberta, she has always been active in sports and has coached both figure skating and classical ballet, at 15 years old was a concert pianist, and competed in horseback riding and tennis in Montreal. She was Miss Edmonton Eskimo and still has a love for football and supporting the local Stampeders! Michelle actively enjoys tennis, horseback riding and downhill skiing.