Steve Hansen, Physiotherapist, Owner and Manager Certified in IMS, ART, Concussion Management, Spinal Manipulation
Drawn to the profession of physiotherapy because of his background in athletics and his enjoyment of working with people, clinic owner and physical therapist Steve Hansen believes in life-long learning.
Since graduating from the Physical Therapy program at the University of Alberta with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy, he has continued to acquire new skills through ongoing education.
This, coupled with his experience, has allowed him to draw on a unique set of skills when caring for his patients. These include spinal manipulation, Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS) and Active Release Techniques (ART) which are particularly effective in dealing with repetitive strain injuries and soft tissue pain.
Clinically, Steve has a special interest in the rehabilitation of sporting injuries, chronic foot pain and chronic back and neck pain.
He has also enjoyed remaining active as a Clinic Placement Instructor, acting as a clinic supervisor for physical therapy students.
Afton Worobeck, Physiotherapist Certified in Functional Dry Needling (FDN/IMS), Concussion Management, Spinal Manipulation, K-Taping
Afton graduated from the University of Calgary with a Bachelors of Science in Exercise & Health Physiology in 2011. She then completed her Masters of Science in Physical Therapy at the University of Alberta in 2014. Afton has continued to advance her knowledge by completing a variety of post-graduate education courses and certifications including:
Functional Dry Needling (FDN or IMS), Acupuncture (AA1), Spinal Manipulation, Peripheral Manipulation, Concussion Management (CCMI), and K-taping Pro Certifications.
Afton has experience in a wide spectrum of injuries, from motor vehicle accidents and work-related injuries, to competitive sports injuries. Additionally, she has worked with a variety of surgical patients on their pre and post-operative rehabilitation. Being an athlete herself, Afton has a special interest in treating sports-related injuries.
Afton believes in having her patients take an active role in their rehabilitation process, to achieve the best possible results. She places a strong emphasis on education and patient understanding in order to motivate her patients in their recovery. Afton is passionate about the rehabilitation process and uses a manual hands-on approach, with individualized exercise prescription.
Lisa Vranjes (Noss), Physiotherapist Certified in IMS, Acupuncture, Spinal Manipulation
Lisa Noss is one of only a handful of physiotherapists who has received needling certification in three distinct needling techniques.
She has completed the Medical Acupuncture Program at The University of Alberta (U of A).
She has her Certificate of Anatomical Acupuncture at the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute (AFCI) as well.
She has completed her training in Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS).
Because of this, she has an advantage in being able to decide what method of needling is most appropriate for each individual patient.
Lisa obtained her Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy degree from the University of Alberta in 2003. She immediately began working in private practice orthopedics and has remained in that field ever since.
Carolyn Lindsay, Physiotherapist Certified in Needling
Carolyn has more than 20 years experience and skills as a physiotherapist.
She combines manual therapy with other therapeutic modalities including dry needling (IMS), acupuncture and individual exercises to reduce pain, restore physical function and improve quality of life. Although Carolyn has treated people with a wide range of injuries and problems, she has a special interest in treating people with TMJ (tempofomandibular joint) disorder, head/neck aches, and people with more complex problems.
Carolyn educates and empowers her clients with the knowledge and skills needed to be an active participant in their own recovery and to prevent re-injury.
She has degrees in Physiotherapy from McMaster University and Kinesiology from the University of Waterloo.
Maureen Wutzkee, Physiotherapist Certified in Acupuncture
Maureen is pationate about physiotherapy, and has been a clinician for over 15 years. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy at the University of Alberta and has completed extensive post-graduate training since that time.
Maureen strives to empower clients with knowledge so that they can be active participants in their recovery. She believes that the time taken to educate patients is vital.
Maureen has vast experience working with sporting teams and elite athletes. She understands the importance of a timely and safe return to sport, as well as communication with coaches and staff members.
Kate Van Kruyssen, Physiotherapist
Kate graduated from the University of Alberta with a Master in Physiotherapy. Kate combines experience, knowledge and compassion to help guide her patients trough their personal physical rehabiliation and wellness goals.
Malyne Sean, Physiotherapist MScPT - Interim
Malyne is a physiotherapist graduate from Belgium. Malyne's clinical interests are in manual therapy, neurological rehabiliation, and sport injuries.
Malyne is fluent in both English and French.
Angela Cote, Registered Massage Therapist Therapeutic Massage, Relaxation, Pre-Natal, Sports, Cupping
Angela is a fully certified Massage Therapist. She graduated from Medicine Hat College in 2001 from the 2200hr program. She is a member of the NHPC association.
For the past 15 years, Angela has used a mixture of modalities creating a customized session for each client. Such as Swedish (relaxation), Trigger Point Therapy, Myofascial Release, Cupping therapy, prenatal and athletic therapy. Angela is always educating herself in new techniques and therapies.
Clientele include, but are not limited to professional and amateur athletes, all types of professionals, children and the elderly. She addresses chronic and acute conditions such as headaches, sciatic pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, strains and sprains and everyday aches and pains.
When Angela is not massaging she loves to play Slo Pitch and Volleyball and is also an avid reader.
Kara Woodley, Registered Massage Therapist Therapeutic Massage, Relaxation, Pre-Natal, Sports
Kara is a graduate of Makami College’s 3000 hour Advanced Clinical Massage Therapy diploma program. Her treatments focus on blending orthopedic assessment, myofascial release, PNF stretching, and deep tissue massage in order to promote the healing and rehabilitation of muscles. She has pursued continuing education in the advanced treatment of soft tissue injuries using Cyriax frictions. Ultimately she aims to provide a supportive environment to help her clients recover from injuries and symptoms of chronic pain.
When she is not at work Kara enjoys traveling, volunteering, and petting as many dogs as possible.
Ashley Campbell, Kinesiologist
Daniela Marshall, Kinesiologist
Erica Shareski, Kinesiologist
Sandra Owad, Front Office Director
Tammy Boire, Receptionist
Tammy Wielgus, Receptionist