Women's Health at Avita

Let our practitioners focus on your health & well-being

Avita Health offers a comprehensive Women’s Health focus. Our multi-disciplinary team of Practitioners offers an approach for handling women’s health issues from many different angles.

Our team focuses on issues including infertility, pregnancy, post-partum conditions, pelvic floor problems, incontinence and age related conditions.

Avita also offers direct billing for most extended health plans to make getting treatment more accessible and hassle free!

Meet Our Practitioners

Our team consists of Physiotherapists, Registered Massage Therapists, Chiropractic, Dietitian Counselling, Counselling, and Acupuncturists.

Kate Shaw

Registered Physiotherapist

Treatment of Pelvic Floor and Women’s Health Issue

Kate completed her Master of Physical Therapy degree at the University of British Columbia. She has since obtained additional training in Intramuscular stimulation (IMS), women’s health, and pelvic floor.

Kate is able to help various populations in the assessment and treatment of:

- Coccydynia
- Prolapse
- Incontinence
- Dyspareunia
- Diastasis Recti

As a clinician, Kate is focused on setting functional, client-centered goals and uses a combination of manual therapy, biofeedback, intramuscular stimulation (needling), and exercise-based therapy in her treatment.


Kaitlyn Lutsenko

Registered Massage Therapist

Conditions & Treatments:


- sciatica
- back and neck pain
- lumbar and sacroiliac pain

Breast massage (mastectomies, complications and pain from breastfeeding)

Infant massage

Dianne Leitch Counselling

Dianne Leitch

RCC, Registered Clinical Counsellor

Conditions & Treatments
Fertility assessments counselling

Pre and post natal counselling

Couples/Family counselling

Pregnancy loss counselling

Lindsay Jang Dietitian

Lindsay Pleskot

RD (Registered Dietitian)

Conditions & Treatments
Education and meal plans during pregnancy

Education and meal plans/planning after baby for safe and healthy weight restoration

Experience working with gestational diabetes in the St. Paul's Hospital Diabetes Center


Devon Sockett

Registered Massage Therapist

Conditions & Treatments:
Pelvic floor dysfunction treatment, improve uterine ligament sprains

Breast massage - mastectomies, painful breastfeeding

Decrease joint pain, and pain in lumbar/sacroiliac regions

Decrease anxiety

Clinical experience: Prenatal clinic (BC Women’s high risk pregnancy unit) Volunteer experience: Whistler Women’s Center

Post Graduate courses: Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

Erin Daly RMT

Erin Daly

Registered Massage Therapist

Conditions & Treatments:
Pelvic floor dysfunction, direct and indirect techniques

Experience working with breast cancer survivors post mastectomy/lymphectomy

Post chemo/radiation

Caesarean scar treatments and abdominoplasty scar work.

Basic manual lymphatic drainage


Richard Zhang

RAc (Registered Acupuncturist), TCM Practitioner

Conditions & Treatments:
Infertility Irregular Menstruation

IUI, IVF and ART Support

Hormonal Imbalance, PMS and Menopausal symptoms

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome and Endometriosis

Recurring Miscarriage

Post natal depression