In 2016, Allison completed a Bachelor of Science from Memorial University of Newfoundland and went on to complete her Masters of Physiotherapy in 2019 at Glasgow Caledonian University. Allison has gained a wide variety of clinical skills through her experience working in many different rehabilitation settings within the National Health Service (NHS) in the United Kingdom and Canada. These include:
Allison also works closely with and coaches some of the province's top gymnastics athletes. She continues to work as the Director of Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation at Cygnus Gymnastics, where she has a role in developing specific injury prevention and rehabilitation programming as well as developing a growth monitoring and recording system for all competitive athletes. She also implemented and led a Functional Fitness Program for seniors focusing on overall fitness and mobility to help prevent disease, lower the risk of falls and improve cognitive function.
Allison puts an emphasis on patient-centred care and uses the latest evidence-based research to ensure her patients are getting the quality of care they deserve. She provides a thorough assessment of individual's symptoms in order to treat and rehabilitate the underlying cause, encouraging long-term recovery.
In Allison's spare time, she is usually coaching gymnastics, playing sports (soccer, ultimate Frisbee, tennis and football), going to the gym or spending time with family and friends.