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Dr. Ed Palichuk

Chiropractor in SE (Calgary)

Joined team: March 31, 2009

Location: Canyon Meadows

Language: English

Services: Chiropractic

Modalities: A.R.T., Activator, Shockwave Therapy, Spider Taping

Bio:
Dr. Ed Palichuk has been practicing in Calgary, Alberta, since 1992. His post-secondary education began at the University of Alberta, where he completed a Bachelor of Science in genetics with distinction. He then attended the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College and graduated as a Doctor of Chiropractic.

He has chaired an occupational health and safety committee, served with the Alberta Practice Review Board, assisted with the Provincial Chiropractic Examination Committee, and sat on the Board of Directors for Child Find Alberta.

Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his wife, Jennifer, and has two beautiful children. He keeps active both playing and coaching hockey and working out and enjoying the outdoors through biking, skiing, and hiking.


Dr. Leif Edwardson

Chiropractor in SE (Calgary)

Joined team: December 4, 2023

Location: Canyon Meadows

Language: English

Services: Chiropractic

Modalities:  Diversified Chiropractic Manipulations, Exercise and Movement Therapy and Prescription, Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Techniques, Manual Soft Tissue Techniques, Kinesiology and Athletic Taping

Bio:
Leif began his academic journey by completing a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology at the University of Alberta. He then obtained his Doctor of Chiropractic in Portland Oregon, while simultaneously studying a Master of Sports Medicine from the University of Western States. The Sports Medicine program exposed him to treating all kinds of athletes with both fast-paced sideline work, as well as clinically relevant experience. Prior to living in Portland, he worked as a personal trainer and coach running group fitness classes in Edmonton. His approach to treating includes a thorough exam to find the source of pain or dysfunction, followed by corrective strategies to solve the problem and to build a long-term solution. 

In his free time, Leif is passionate about the outdoors and plays all kinds of sports. He is an avid backcountry skier, mountain biker, and kiteboarder. As a new resident of Calgary, he is excited to explore the city and surrounding areas. He looks forward to seeing how he can help you achieve your health goals.


Dr. Yang-Bee (Sarah) Lee

T.C.M.D., Acupuncturist in SE (Calgary)

Joined team: November 19, 2018

Location: Canyon Meadows

Language: English/Korean/Japanese

Services: Traditional Chinese Medicine

Modalities: Therapeutic and Relaxation Massage, Acupuncture

Bio:
Sarah grew up in Seoul, South Korea. Having had her grandmother and father specialize in Acupuncture and herbs in Korea and Japan, Sarah grew up in a holistically centered environment, from which she earned her passion for Eastern medicine.

Sarah has studied Advanced Acupuncture techniques from world-class master acupuncturists in California, U.S.A. She also successfully finished her internship at the Disney Family Cancer Centre in L.A in 2019.

Sarah effectively treats pain, sports injuries, and neuromusculoskeletal disorders. With many years of nursing experience in hospital settings, Sarah also treats a variety of internal diseases and gynecological disorders.

Even when she is busy, Sarah remembers to schedule time for running, hiking, swimming, and yoga, as she is aware of the importance of first having a balanced lifestyle for herself in order to heal others through her treatments.


Margaret Maidment

Psychologist in SE (Calgary)

Joined team: August 2, 2021

Location: Canyon Meadows

Language: English

Services: Psychology

Modalities: Counselling, psychology (psychodynamic CBT solution-focused narrative, ACT) Art therapy, trauma, PTSD, Children’s behavioral issues, Anxiety, Depression, Grief, Loss, Dementia, Life transitions, End of life issues.

Bio:
Margaret Maidment is a graduate of the Master of Counselling and Art Therapy program (MC: AT) from Athabasca University and the Vancouver Art Therapy Institute. She has worked with children in the private school system and older adults in hospice and at-home care. Margaret has also worked with the Canadian Armed Forces to create presentations about coping skills for post-deployment stress and post-traumatic stress disorder. Margaret uses art therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, narrative therapy, psychodynamic therapy, and solution-focused therapies to help clients with the healing process. She focuses on building the client’s coping and problem-solving skills to address client issues and helping the client to adapt to changes in their lives. Margaret works with children, adolescents, adults, and older adults.

Margaret specializes in treating:
Anger management, abuse, relationship enhancement
Adolescent issues with behavioral retraining, bullying, parent-adolescent relationships, isolation, depression, suicidality
Anxiety spectrum disorders: post-traumatic stress, social anxiety, panic attacks, life-transition stress, nightmares/terrors
Caregiver issues with relationship strain, burn-out, depression
Depression (chronic and seasonal), grief and loss, and end-of-life issues.


Marishka Baternia

Massage Therapist in SE (Calgary)

Joined team: August 23, 2023

Location: Canyon Meadows

Language: English

Services: Registered Massage Therapist

Modalities: Therapeutic Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Relaxation Massage, Prenatal/PostnataI Massage, Myofascial Cupping, Trigger Point Release

Bio:
Marishka, a knowledgeable Registered Massage Therapist, obtained her Diploma of Massage Therapy (2000hrs) from Mount Royal University in 2019. Her fascination with anatomy and physiology was sparked during her studies of Sports Medicine and Biology in high school. Marishka found immense satisfaction in providing treatment to the members of the high school football team, ensuring their prompt recovery. This deep-rooted passion led her to pursue a career in massage therapy, as she recognized its holistic approach in aiding individuals on their path to healing. 

Marishka implements a successful treatment strategy to effectively address muscle and tendon discomfort, and sports-related injuries, and provide support during prenatal and postnatal care. One of her preferred methods is myofascial cupping, which she incorporates in each treatment session, aiming for a harmonious combination of therapeutic benefits and relaxation. 

Marishka finds pleasure in embarking on mountainous adventures with her canine companion, engaging in physical exercise, indulging in the art of crocheting, and partaking in a spirited game of volleyball during her free time.


Jo-Ann Alagano

Massage Therapist in SE (Calgary)

Joined team: September 6, 2022

Location: Canyon Meadows

Language: English

Services: Registered Massage Therapist

Modalities: Deep Tissue Massage, Hydrotherapy, Joint Mobilization, Manual Lymphatic Drainage, Myofascial Release, Pre& Post-natal Massage, Relaxation Massage, Swedish Massage, Therapeutic Massage, and Trigger points.

Bio:
Jo-Ann is a Registered Massage Therapist and a recent Graduate from East west College of Business and Technology in Calgary where she finished his 2245 hrs of Massage Therapy Diploma recently.

She is an active member of the Canadian Massage & Manual Osteopathic Therapists Association. Jo-Ann is passionate about Massage Therapy. She received such good care and relief from massages that it triggered her to learn more about massage therapy and eventually got herself registered in the Massage Therapy program in Calgary.

Jo-Ann offers deep tissue massages, hydrotherapy, joint mobilization, manual lymphatic drainage, myofascial release, pre & post-natal massager relaxation massage, Swedish massage, therapeutic massage, and trigger points. She is driven by a strong desire to help her clients achieve optimal health and function as quickly and efficiently as possible. She believes that this goal is best achieved with a thorough examination, effective treatment planning, targeted treatments, continual reassessment, and appropriate remedial exercise.


Stanley Zuidwyk

Certified Pedorthist in (Calgary)

Joined team: June 2021

Location: All Locations

Language: English

Services: Certified Pedorthist

Modalities: Foot and Lower Limb

Bio
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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