Liz has enjoyed practicing physiotherapy since 2002 when she graduated from Dalhousie University with BSc PT.

Liz has a passion for physiotherapy and learning and most recently she completed her Masters of Clinical Science Manipulative Therapy from Western University and achieved her FCAMPT designation. Liz is one of few physiotherapists in Nova Scotia that has achieved Fellowship in the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapists. She has met international standards for physiotherapists and studied and practiced many hours to achieve this.

Liz is Accepting New Patients

  • Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapists
  • Complete Concussion Management

Liz is the owner of Balance Physiotherapy, established in 2004.

Formerly located in Halifax, Liz is excited to bring Balance Physiotherapy to New Glasgow at 851 Summer St.

Liz enjoys treating patients with orthopedic problems such as sprains and strains due to work or sports injury, whiplash, postural and back pain, arthritis, chronic pain and post surgical rehabilitation. She uses a combination of joint mobilizations and manipulations, trigger point dry needling, exercise and laser therapy in her approach. Liz’s hands on approach and down to earth personality have enabled her to heal many people.

In addition to treating patients, Liz spends many hours advocating for the profession of physiotherapy through her volunteer work with the Nova Scotia Physiotherapy Association. Most recently she was elected Treasurer of the National Orthopedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association.

Liz is an athletic person who enjoys basketball, running, swimming, yoga, snowboarding and weight training. Liz came to Pictou County for her husband Lachlan Gillis (a teacher at North Nova and soccer coach) and to raise their son Christian, and is looking forward to sharing her expertise in the area of Orthopedics with the people of Pictou County.