Sean Campbell is an active physical therapist, educator and Athletic Performance and Rehabilitation Consultant based in North Vancouver, British Columbia. Sean’s journey to physiotherapy began as an elite athlete who suffered a series of injuries and found that physiotherapy allowed him not only to recover more quickly, but also to perform even better than he had before he was injured. Sean draws on his extensive academic training, clinical experience and elite performance background to help both athletes and active-livers of all ages reach their full potential, so they can achieve optimal performance without sacrificing their health or body.
Sean has been involved in elite sport for more than 25 years as an athlete, therapist and Performance Consultant. His competitive career highlights included the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games, a Pan American Games gold medal and eight National Championships in field hockey.
Sean’s approach to physiotherapy is rooted in the twin foundations of practical clinical experience and advanced academic research. Sean graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Masters of Physical Therapy. During his postgraduate career, he received numerous awards and distinctions for both academic achievement and original research, including a UBC Graduate Fellowship, the School of Rehabilitation Sciences Prize in Physical Therapy, the President’s Research Scholarship from the University of Victoria, and an NSERC Postgraduate Scholarship.
Sean also holds a Masters Degree in Exercise Science and an Honours Degree in Kinesiology from the University of Victoria, an Advanced Diploma in Manual and Manipulative Therapy from the Canadian Physiotherapy Association Orthopaedic Division, is a Fellow in the Canadian Academy of Manual and Manipulative Therapy (FCAMPT), and is certified in Gunn-IMS and AN-IMS. In 2010, he graduated from the Discover Physio Series with Diane and L.J. Lee, with a focus on the Integrated Systems Model (ISM) and Thoracic Ring Approach. Sean is trained in osteopathic techniques from the Barral Institute in which he has completed levels 1-4 in both Visceral Manipulation and Neural Manipulation.