Elizabeth Ng received her Masters in Physical Therapy and Bachelors in Human Kinetics with a specialization in Exercise Science from UBC. She has experience in the health and fitness industry working as a certified personal trainer and weight trainer prior to obtaining her physiotherapy degree. She has furthered her clinical skills by obtaining her Graduate Certificate in Orthopedic Manual Therapy through Curtin University in Perth, Australia. In addition, she is licensed to practice acupuncture through the Canadian Acupuncture Foundation of Canada. She has advanced training in dry needling and received her certification in Integrative Systemic Dry Needling for pain management through a world-renowned neuroscientist, acupuncturist and researcher, Dr. Yun Tao Ma (American Dry Needling Institute).
Pia received her BA from Tufts University and earned her Master in Science in Physical Therapy from Boston University in 1996. She continues her professional growth through advanced coursework in manual therapy techniques and muscular stabilization. Most recently she completed advanced training in dry needling (often known as trigger point dry needling – TPDN) through the American Dry Needling Institute under Dr. Yun Tao Ma. She has achieved great results incorporating TPDN into her physical therapy practice, as well as offering needling-only treatments. In addition to her professional experience, Pia brings extensive sports knowledge to her practice as she has competed at the national, collegiate and/or semiprofessional level in a variety of sports including gymnastics, diving, rowing and volleyball.