Karen Forsman

Karen Forsman


MSc PT , BSc Kin

Additional certification: Acupuncture (CAFCI) 2015, STOTT Pilates

Karen graduated with a Masters in Physical Therapy from The University Of British Colombia in 2013. Prior to that she completed her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology at Simon Fraser University. Since graduating from UBC, Karen has worked in private practice as an orthopeadic physiotherapist.

Clinical Pilates Karen has completed her Reformer training with STOTT Pilates and works the Pilates method into her clinical practice. This low impact form of exercise is suitable for all, from office worker to athlete. Read more about Pilates with Karen.  Clinical Pilates

A firm believer of the benefits of an active lifestyle, Karen has been a ride leader for the Fondo clinics, a run leader for the Sun Run clinics, and worked with the Burnaby Lakers Lacrosse Team. She enjoys working with people of all activity levels and backgrounds. Karen’s treatments include a combination of exercise prescription, soft tissue and joint mobilization, acupuncture, and taping.
Outside of work Karen is an avid triathlete, and has been training and competing for many years. Recently she has moved up to full and half Ironman distances, and is enjoying the challenge of this new distance. In her spare time, Karen also enjoys cycle touring, hiking and camping, cross-country skiing, visiting farmer’s markets, and experimenting in the kitchen.