Care and experience

Our Physiotherapists have undergone extensive postgraduate training, have the highest ethical standards, and many years of treatment experience.


Sara Wheeler

Sara is a Physiotherapist and the owner of Health Skills Physiotherapy. A native of Halifax, Sara earned her B.Sc. From Saint Mary's University, and her Masters of Physical Therapy degree from The University of Western Ontario. An athlete from a young age, Sara has been involved in competitive gymnastics, soccer, swimming, has competed in track and field at both the university and national levels, and was a member of the N.S. Canada Games Athletics team. Sara has worked several years in a busy orthopedic clinic as well as in the IWK Children's hospital orthopedic department. As a result, she has had the opportunity to treat a wide range of acute and chronic conditions, including various musculoskeletal injuries and neurological impairments in all ages.

Sara has completed several post-graduate courses in manual therapy, running related injuries, acupuncture, movement impairment syndromes, chronic pain, Level 1 and most recently Level 2 intramuscular: Trigger point Dry Needling. Sara is a strong advocate of a hands-on approach to physiotherapy and believes that manual therapy, coupled with exercise and education is the most effective strategy for recovery. She is passionate about her work and looks forward to not only helping you recover from your current injury but also assisting you in achieving future health related goals.