Dr. Leyanna Zubach-Cassano graduated from the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine in June 2009. After working in BC for a year, she returned home to Edmonton where she began working as part of an integrated medical team at River Valley Health. In her 4 and half years of practice there, she gained a lot of knowledge in the areas of sports medicine and injury management, prevention and recovery. Dr. Zubach-Cassano is well versed in the areas of sports medicine, nutritional requirements for athletic performance and post-event recovery. She has treated many common athletic issues including muscle cramping, digestive disturbance during competition, fatigue, immune system dysfunction and more. Dr. Zubach-Cassano is also one of the few medical practitioners in Edmonton that practices prolotherapy- a regenerative treatment for ligament, tendon and joint injuries.
In addition to her knowledge in sports medicine, Dr. Zubach-Cassano also has special interests and years of experience treating digestive disorders, food sensitivities, hormonal imbalances, fertility and preconception care, skin disorders (eczema, hives), sleep and energy issues as well as adrenal fatigue. Dr. Zubach-Cassano has additional training in acupuncture.
As a former competitive swimmer and soccer player, in her free time, Dr. Zubach-Cassano still participates in both sports. She continues to be active in her daily life and considers this an asset in her ability to treat athletes.
Dr. Zubach-Cassano is passionate about her career in Naturopathic Medicine and hopes to always be able to share her expertise with her patients. She is a results-driven individual that will always work hard in the interest of helping her patients feel better.
Dr. Zubach-Cassano’s hours are:
- Tuesday/Friday 9:15am – 2:00pm
- Saturdays (3 per month) 9:00am – 3:00pm.