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.
Kelli Franklin Physiotherapist Certified in IMS, Spinal Manipulation, Concussion Management
Kelli Franklin believes in empowering her patients to play an active role in their personal recovery by providing extensive patient education. Her goal is not only to treat the injury or condition causing pain, but also to work with the patient to try to prevent its reoccurrence.
She believes that patients play a vital role in their recovery and must be active participants in it.
Kelli has a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and a Master of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Alberta.
She is proficient at treating a variety of problems including sports related injuries, back and neck pain as well as workplace injuries.
Kelli also possesses extensive knowledge and experience in treating hand injuries after completing a clinical placement at the Plastics Clinic at the University of Alberta Hospital.
Afton Worobeck Physiotherapist Certified in IMS, Concussion Management, Spinal Manipulation
Afton graduated from the University of Calgary in 2011 with a Bachelors of Science in Exercise & Health Physiology. She then completed her Masters of Science in Physical Therapy at the University of Alberta in 2013. During her physical therapy studies, Aftonreceived an Outstanding Academic Achievement award in 2012. Furthering her knowledge and skills she has obtained additional therapeutic certifications in dry needling/intramuscular stimulation (IMS), as well as AA1 Acupuncture through Acupuncture Canada.
Afton has experience in a wide spectrum of injuries, from motor vehicle accidents and work related injuries, to competitive sports injuries. Additionally, Afton has worked with a variety of post-operative surgical patients in their rehabilitation. Being an athlete herself, Afton has a special interest in treating sports-related injuries
She believes in patients taking an active role in their rehabilitation process, to maximize the best results possible. She places a strong emphasis on education and patient understanding, to motivate her patients in their recovery.
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.
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.
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
Lauren Smith Kinesiologist
Sandra Owad Front Office Director
Tammy Boire Receptionist
Tammy Wielgus Receptionist