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Dr. Chelsey Fricker

DC

Joined team: January 31, 2022

Location: Bowness

Language: English

Services: Chiropractic

Modalities: Chiropractic Care, Graston Therapy, Myofascial Release Technique

Bio:
Dr. Chelsey is a Calgary native who holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology, and a Doctor of Chiropractic Medicine from Palmer College West. She is trained and certified in myofascial release technique, Graston, and usage of kinesiology tape, and will be licensed in medical acupuncture in 2020. She has been in practice for over 4 years and specializes in sports-related injuries and pathologies.

Dr. Chelsey is passionate about getting people back to a pain-free state and back to doing what they love. She is highly effective in quickly diagnosing and treating a broad range of commonly seen musculoskeletal disorders and pathologies. In her spare time, Dr. Chelsey is a highly active individual and enjoys soccer, running, yoga, spinning, and hiking. She believes that the key to a healthy long life lies in the ability to continue to move well and pain-free throughout your life. She can customize and create a treatment plan that is as unique as the individual it serves.

Come in and see what Dr. Chelsey can do to improve your musculoskeletal health today!


Romina Manrique

PT

Joined team: January 24, 2022

Location: Bowness

Language: English/Tagalog

Services: Physiotherapy

Modalities: General physiotherapy care which includes but is not limited to MVA, WCB, Orthopedic care, Lower back pain, Neurological conditions

Bio:
Romina is an experienced Physiotherapist who advocates a positive environment in treating patients focused on their recovery. She has more than 16 years of experience in the Physiotherapy field and has worked for 13 years in a government hospital in the Marshall Islands (associated states of the USA) before moving to Canada in 2016. She has worked in a wide variety of populations which includes but is not limited to patients recovering from surgery, motor vehicular accidents, work-related injuries, neurological (stroke, brain injury) musculoskeletal, and orthopedic conditions (post-fracture, back, shoulder, knee, ankle, and foot injuries/issues). 

Romina believes that continuous education would further enhance her knowledge and skills as a Physiotherapist aiming to provide the best quality of care.  During her free time, she loves to spend time traveling with family.


William Kramer

RMT

Joined team: July 11, 2022

Location: Bowness

Language: English

Services: Massage therapy

Modalities: 

Bio:
William is a graduate from the Vicars School of Massage Therapy 2200 hr program. His approach to massage is both therapeutic and relaxing while focusing on clinical treatments for clients with special conditions. 

He has a passion for educating clients and seeing the progress and improvement in his treatment room expand and reach his clients in their daily lives. He also enjoys volunteering at outreaches and charity events to provide massages for participants. 

In his spare time, you can find him searching for the best food in town, catching playoff games, and being outdoors with his family and friends.


Adebayo Ige (Ade)

PT

Joined team: July 11th, 2022

Location: Bowness, Sunridge

Language: English

Services: Physiotherapy

Modalities: Exercise therapy, Manual therapy, Dry Needling and Acupuncture, Electrotherapy

Bio:
Ade is a Registered Physiotherapist with the College of Physiotherapy Alberta. He graduated from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy degree with distinctions in Manual therapy and Orthopedics in 2007.  He continued his education in the United Kingdom completing a master’s level Acupuncture Foundation Course at the University of Hertfordshire and Principles of Soft Tissue Injection from Keele University. He worked in the United Kingdom for over 10 years both within the NHS and private sector. His last role in the UK was as an Advanced Physiotherapy Practitioner where he worked closely with orthopedic surgeons and GPs. 

Ade has varied experience in treating spinal and peripheral joint conditions including shoulder and elbows injuries, hips, knees, and ankles. His focus is on client-centered goals working with everyone to create a personalised treatment plan to achieve their goals. He employs his skills in graded therapeutic exercises, spinal mobilisations, acupuncture, and dry needling, taping within a biopsychosocial framework to optimise patient outcomes. 


Sarah Thibaudeau

RMT

Joined team: July 9, 2019

Location: Bowness

Language: English/French

Services: Massage Therapy

Modalities: Therapeutic and Relaxation Massage, Deep Tissue

Bio:
Sarah Thibaudeau is a 2200-hour Registered Massage Therapist with experience in deep tissue massage, trigger point techniques, Swedish massage, and stretching techniques. She has experience working with office workers and weekend warriors that need treatments to help them through any issues, whether postural, stress, or past injuries. She is also fluent in both French and English.

Sarah’s goals as a client are to educate you on why this pain or injury happened and how we can achieve this together. By setting short-term and long-term goals and keeping track of the improvements, she believes your issues can be resolved.


Stanley Leene

C Ped

Joined team: June 2021

Location: All Locations

Language: English

Services: Pedorthist

Modalities: Foot and Lower Limb

Bio
Stanley has been treating patients in the medical profession for 30 years and started in the custom foot orthotic field 20 years ago. His passion for pedorthics drives his ability to find helpful solutions and to 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.

Stanley graduated with a Diploma in Sports Injury Management (Athletic Therapy) from Sheridan College in 1991 after completing a Bachelor of Physical Education from Brock University. He subsequently became a Certified Athletic Therapist in 1992, a Canadian Red Cross Emergency Medical Responder Instructor in 2000, a Certified Pedorthic Technician in 2002, and a Certified Pedorthist in 2003. Stanley has been a member of the Canadian Athletic Therapist Association since 1990, a Canadian Red Cross Training Partner since 2000 and a member of the College of Pedorthics of Canada / Pedorthic Association of Canada since 2002.


Jessica Gatt

DTCM

Joined team: August 25, 2021

Location: Bowness

Languages: English

Services: Traditional Chinese Medicine

Modalities: Tui Na, Acupressure, Acutonics, Electrical Stimulation, Gua Sha, Herbology, Nutrition, and Cupping

Bio:
Dr. Gatt began studying TCM in 2004 and completed a Doctorate in 2012 from The Calgary College of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture with a degree in massage therapy. Her practice for the past 10 years has been tailored to individual patients’ specific needs. She provides supportive treatments in a judgment-free environment

Treating post-concussion syndrome, mental health and nervous system pathologies lead to studies in neurobiology and neurological disorders.  She will be completing credentials with the Neuro-Acupuncture Institute in June 2022.

Dr. Gatt is currently working towards an Advanced Certification in Mental Health and Addictions. Experience in trauma work prompted certification in mental health first aid, cognitive behavioral therapy, and ASIST suicide prevention. Her practice involves an integrative approach using 5 element theory, polyvagal techniques, and neuromodulation.

Using techniques within the scope of practice include cupping, tui na massage, acupressure, yang sheng fa dietary therapy, gua sha, acutonics, and electrical stimulation acupuncture.

Before practicing TCM, Jessica worked as a Red Seal Chef specializing in nutrition and therapeutic diet. She also worked as a consultant and representative for a variety of companies offering supplements, herbals, and wellness products.


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