Doctor of Chiropractic
BSc(Hons) Chiro, BSc (Hons) Bio, DC, LCC
Having originated from Calgary, Alberta Canada, Lia moved to Florida with her family in 1992. She worked as a Chiropractic Assistant while she attended Florida State University (FSU) to study Biology and graduated with honours in 2003. After relocating to South Wales to pursue a degree in Chiropractic, she graduated with first class Honours in 2006. Lia obtained her post-graduate certificate in Chiropractic from the Welsh Institute of Chiropractic in 2008 and has gained experience in clinical practice over the last eight years whilst living in the city of Cardiff with her husband and two children. She currently enjoys her role as a Clinical Supervisor at the Welsh Institute of Chiropractic where she has taught and supported the forth year Chiropractic students for the last five years.
Lia is especially interested in treating geriatric patients as well as pregnancy related conditions. She utilises Diversified technique, as well as Activator, Thompson drop table and Cox flexion-distraction. Lia's areas of expertise include disc lesions and nerve root compression as well as degenerative joint disease. Qualified in British Medical (western) Acupuncture, sports taping technique and Sacro-Occipital technique, she is experienced in a wide range of therapies that she utilises in clinical practice. She takes great pleasure in treating many common musculoskeletal ailments utilising non-surgical and non-medicated methods to improve the wellbeing and activities of daily living of the patients she treats. A true believer in living a healthy lifestyle, Lia incorporates a holistic approach to all aspects of care. She manages each patient ethically and uniquely with a bespoke rehabilitation plan to reach mutual treatment outcome goals and to maintain treatment benefits gained through care.
Lia is registered with the General Chiropractic Council, a member of the British Chiropractic Association and European Academy of Chiropractic, as well as Sacro-Occipital Technique Europe.
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