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Dr. Stephen Summey

Chiropractor in SW (Calgary)

Joined team: March 4, 2019

Location: 17th Ave

Language: English

Services: Chiropractic

Modalities: Sigma Instrument, Shockwave Therapy

Dr. Stephen Summey, a highly qualified Doctor of Chiropractic, is now part of the healthcare team at Optimum Wellness Centres. Dr. Stephen also resides in the Bowness community in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

He owned and operated several chiropractic wellness centres in Colorado. Dr. Stephen is board-certified in chiropractic orthopedics and sports medicine. A board-certified chiropractic orthopedist is a chiropractic doctor who has completed extensive postdoctoral education in non-surgical orthopedics and passed rigorous specialty board examinations leading to diplomate status as a chiropractic orthopedist. 

Less than 2% of chiropractic physicians attain this status. To become board certified, the chiropractic orthopedic specialist is required to demonstrate advanced proficiency in the evaluation and non-operative management of a broad range of injuries, conditions, and disorders of the neuromusculoskeletal system on the spine and extremities. 

He is a published author in the state, national, and international publications, he co-authored a nutrition book which won international awards and is a professional speaker on the international speakers’ bureau. A founding board member of the first multidisciplinary rehab center in Colorado.

Dr. Stephen was also on the founding board of The Colorado Society for Wellness & Prevention. The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) Sports Council awarded Dr. Summey the Distinguished Service Award for Outstanding Contributions to the ACA Sports Council, its members, and the sports community. 

The Colorado Chiropractic Association also awarded Dr. Summey “Sportsperson of the Year.” Dr. Summey lectured on the Doctors’ speaker’s Bureau throughout North America to chiropractors and medical practitioners in continuing medical education courses. 

He was selected as one of “North America’s Top Chiropractors,” a rare and prestigious award. Dr. Steve is now devoting his time, energy, and skills to delivering chiropractic health services using scientific breakthroughs in non-surgical pain relief. 

Dr. Summey uses the Sigma Instrument, which is the most advanced spinal analysis and treating instrument today as well as shockwave therapy. This non-surgical device creates remarkable conditions for soft tissue healing.

He believes everyone deserves the opportunity to be pain-free and to enjoy Optimum Health & Wellness.

Dr. Mitra Karam

TCMD, Acupuncturist in SW (Calgary)

Joined team: September 26, 2023

Location: 17th Ave

Language: English

Services: Traditional Chinese Medicine & Acupuncture

Modalities: Electroacupuncture, Active Release Techniques, Reflexology, Dry Needling, Gua Sha, and Tui Na Massage

Dr. Mitra provides an extensive range of natural and alternative therapies, including Tui Na massage, Gua sha, dry needling, reflexology, active release techniques, and electroacupuncture, to address various health concerns. These treatments encompass pain management, injuries, aesthetic skin rejuvenation, mental health, menopause, sleep issues, and overall well-being. As an Acupuncturist and Doctor of traditional Chinese medicine, Dr. Mitra aims to offer personalized and safe treatments to her patients. Through an integrative and holistic approach, she helps patients achieve health and wellness. Moreover, Dr. Mitra strives to educate patients about making positive changes to maintain a balanced life. With her expertise and understanding of the challenges within the healthcare system, she aspires to play a crucial role in her patient's healthcare journey and significantly improve their well-being.


Massage Therapist in SW (Calgary)

Joined team: April 3, 2023

Location: 17th Ave

Language: English, Hindi

Services: Massage Therapy

Modalities: Deep Tissue Massage, Swedish Massage, Relaxation Massage, Reflexology, Myofascial Release, Hot Stone, Indian Head, Fire & Dynamic Cupping, Herbal Compress & Hot Oil Therapy

Shakya, a skilled medical practitioner in Tibetan herbal medicine, hails from India and has successfully completed the rigorous 6-year medical program at the renowned Men-Tsee-Khang, established by His Holiness the Dalai Lama.

In the year of 2017, Shakya earned his Massage and Acupuncture degree from the Calgary College of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture. Currently, he is registered with the CMMOTA board and holds vast knowledge of over 15 years in the health and wellness industry. His expertise encompasses a wide variety of massage techniques, including Deep Tissue, Swedish, Relaxation, Reflexology, Myofascial Release, Hot Stone, Indian Head, Fire and Dynamic Cupping, as well as herbal compress and hot oil therapy from Tibet. 

During his free time, he takes pleasure in spending time with his loved ones and friends. With his outgoing and friendly nature, he is fervent in his approach to client care and eagerly seeks to aid clients in experiencing benefits, alleviating pain, and finding relaxation. 

Katerina Karagianni

Massage Therapist in SW (Calgary)

Joined team: September 27, 2023

Location: 17th Ave

Language: English

Services: Massage Therapy

Modalities: Therapeutic Massage, Myofascial Cupping, Joint Manipulation, Trigger Point Release Therapy, Fascia Release Stretching, Hot Stone Therapy, Sports Taping, Orthopedic Massage, Neuromuscular Therapy

Katerina has successfully completed her Advanced Clinical Massage Therapy diploma, consisting of 3000 hours of study, at MaKami College. She is currently registered and in good standing with the CRMTA, as well as licensed by the City of Calgary as a Massage Therapist. Katerina's dedication lies in her work to assist, educate, treat, and heal her clients. Through her expertise, she aims to not only improve their physical well-being but also positively impact their mental health, ultimately enhancing their overall quality of life. Having personally experienced years of chronic pain following a significant work-related accident, Katerina has dedicated herself to continuously studying and acquiring knowledge about various treatment protocols and tools related to the joint and musculoskeletal system, as well as conditions such as arthritis, fibromyalgia, autoimmune diseases, chronic fatigue, tension headaches, and peripheral neuropathy. With her extensive knowledge, Katerina is eager to share what she has learned with her clients, helping them gain a thorough understanding of their own body's functionality and ultimately reducing their pain levels.
Katerina possesses exceptional skills in therapeutic massage techniques and advanced methodologies. These include myofascial cupping, joint manipulation, trigger point release therapy, fascia release stretching, hot stone therapy, sports taping, orthopedic massage, and neuromuscular therapy. Through her personal healing journey, Katerina experienced firsthand the positive impact a skilled massage therapist can have on one's happiness, confidence, pain management, posture correction, muscle strength, and overall health and wellness. Apart from her professional pursuits, Katerina also enjoys outdoor activities, reading, exercise, and quality time spent with her loved ones.

Stanley Zuidwyk

Certified Pedorthist in (Calgary)

Joined team: June 2021

Location: All Locations

Language: English

Services: Certified Pedorthist

Modalities: Foot and Lower Limb

Stanley has been treating patients in the medical profession for 32 years and started in the custom foot orthotic field 22 years ago. His passion for pedorthics drives his ability to find helpful solutions and share educational information with his patients. He strives to provide the best possible experience in foot care. His patients regularly comment on his thoroughness and attention to detail in his assessments which include an analysis of posture, biomechanical gait movement patterns, and lower extremity musculoskeletal function. Video gait analysis provides the ability to visually show the patient exactly when and where their imbalances occur. He encourages his patients to participate in their own recovery by taking the time to educate them about their medical condition, footwear selection, orthotics, and home rehabilitation programs.

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