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Dr. Shane Vold

DC

Joined team: December 9, 2009

Location: Shawnessy, Canyon Meadows

Language: English

Services: Chiropractic

Modalities: A.R.T Chiropractic – Prenatal/Infants, Acupuncture, Graston Therapy

Bio:
Dr. Vold has been a Doctor of Chiropractic for 17 years. He attended Life Chiropractic College West in Hayward, California, and graduated magna cum laude in December of 2001. Dr. Vold first worked in Colorado for 7 years and has been practicing in Alberta for 10 years.

Dr. Vold is passionate about helping his patients and welcomes them of any age or from any background. He employs many different techniques, such as Diversified Adjustments, Graston, Active Release, and Acupuncture, to give his patients the best possible results.


Dr. Teya Bartel

DC

Joined team: December 1, 2021

Location: Shawnessy

Language: English

Services: Chiropractic

Modalities: Manual adjustments, soft tissue therapy, and rehabilitation exercises to create a personalized treatment plan.

Bio:
Dr. Teya is a born and raised Calgarian. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Ambrose University in Calgary, AB, in which she also played both collegiate-level volleyball and futsal. She then obtained her Doctor of Chiropractic degree from the University of Western States in Portland, OR.

Dr. Teya believes that patient education is very important in resolving symptoms, and she wants to find the root cause of your symptoms to allow for better success. She uses a variety of techniques such as manual adjustments, soft tissue therapy, and rehabilitation exercises to create a personalized treatment plan. Dr. Teya educates her patients that chiropractic care can help reduce symptoms, but it can also be used as a preventative treatment, which can help create a healthier lifestyle. 

In her spare time, Dr. Teya likes to coach high school girls’ volleyball, live an active lifestyle, and hang out with her friends and family!


Flavia Da Costa

RMT

Joined team: November 2, 2020

Location: Shawnessy

Language: English/French/Spanish/Portuguese

Services: Massage Therapy

Modalities: Pre/Postnatal, pregnancy massage, infant massage, Swedish Relaxation Massage, Therapeutic Massage, Jade Hot Stone Massage, Reiki, Meridian, and Acupressure, Muscle Facia Cupping

Bio:
I, Flavia have been a Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) for the past 13 years. I studied and graduated from The Northern Institute of Massage Therapy back in 2007.

Over the past 13 years, I have worked with Optimum Wellness Centres and embarked on other adventures such as becoming a mother. I have 4 beautiful children that are mesmerizing and create wonderful challenges daily, alongside motherhood I continued to work privately.

In the past 13 years, I have excelled in many different modalities of Massage Therapy some of which include: Pregnancy Massage, Infant Massage, Jade Hot Stone Massage, Acupressure, and Meridian Lines, Therapeutic, Swedish Relaxation Massage, Myofascial Cupping, Reiki, and many more. I absolutely love what I do and am eager to learn more modalities to help clients reach their Optimum health. I also speak 4 different languages and can read and write in each one of them as well, they are Portuguese, French, Spanish, and English.

I am ecstatic about returning to work for Optimum and working with such great teammates as well as wonderful clientele.


Stanley Zuidwyk

Certified Pedorthist

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.


Yi Mei Hua

RMT

Joined team: July 4th, 2022

Location: Shawnessy

Language: English

Services: Massage Therapy

Modalities: Traditional Chinese Tuina, Therapeutic Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Reflexology, Chinese Acupressure, and Trigger Points

Bio:
Yi Mei Hua is a Registered Massage Therapist, completing her 2200 hours at CCTCMA and hails an extensive experience of 16 years. Yi specializes in Traditional Chinese Tuina, Therapeutic Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Reflexology, Chinese Acupressure, and Trigger Points. Her techniques aid in the treatment of both acute and chronic musculoskeletal conditions. 

Yi focuses on treating various conditions like frozen shoulder, insomnia, TMJ, headache, backache, sciatic pain, arthritis, stomach ache, carpal tunnel syndrome, tennis elbow, and stiff neck.
She believes in giving personalized effective care to patients treating them differently based on their symptoms and conditions. 


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