Steve received an undergraduate degree from the University of Victoria before attending the McMaster University physiotherapy program in Hamilton, Ontario. He graduated summa cum laude in 1999 before returning to Victoria to work in private practice. He has extensive post graduate education, organizing and attending dozens of orthopaedic and pain sciences based courses. He previously served as CBI Health’s Senior Clinical Educator for seven years on Vancouver Island and has taught continuing education courses throughout British Columbia.

Along with maintaining a full-time musculoskeletal practice, Steve has been a regular guest lecturer at the University of British Columbia’s physiotherapy program for the last 9 years and is a clinical instructor with the faculty of medicine at UBC. He has been published in a number of journals and previously served as Chief Editor for the Orthopaedic Division Review from 2005 to 2007. He has also presented nationally at physiotherapy conferences. Steve was recognized for his clinical achievements in 2014 when he was chosen to receive the award for clinical excellence from the Physiotherapy Association of British Columbia. Most recently, Steve completed EIM's Transitional Doctorate of Physical Therapy. His clinical interests include persistent pain, manual therapy and the integration of research evidence into clinical practice.