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Our Team Of Professionals

Physiotherapists 

PAULA BOUCHARD

An avid Flames fan and experienced physiotherapist for more than 18 years. Paula is a graduate from the University of Alberta and she also holds a degree in Kinesiology. She enjoys treating all types of injuries including motor vehicle accident and work related injury, but especially sport injury.  She is trained in Acupuncture and is able to apply traditional Chinese Medicine points to provide therapeutic benefit for many musculoskeletal conditions.  Other highly specialized skills include spinal manipulation and ultrasound for mastitis.

PAUL LEE WAH

Hi, my name is Paul Lee Wah. I am a physiotherapist from the University of Alberta Physical Therapy program, a lover of board games, and a human movement enthusiast. Over the last few years serving in the Return to Work and private practice sectors, I have developed a deep appreciation for the art form of physiotherapy. I never cease to be amazed by the medicine of a genuine therapeutic relationship between patient and practitioner. The tide of constantly evolving research and medicine can be intimidating. So can be the changes in our health as we go through life. But if we approach these things with others on our side it can be an endeavor worth taking. Give me the chance to make this journey with you and who knows what greatness we can accomplish together.

SAM BACON

Sam Graduated with a Master’s of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Alberta. He also
holds a Bachelor of Health and Physical Education degree from Mount Royal University. Sam has also completed additional training, completing his Level 1 Manual Orthopedic certification and is also
certified in spinal manipulation through the SMART training program (Spinal Manipulation Assessment & Rehabilitation Training).

Sam has experience as a client in physiotherapy stemming from many injuries as an athlete which led to his pursuit of PT as a career. He believes every client can benefit from movement and takes pride in thoroughly assessing each client to encourage safe, effective, and individualized exercise for all.

Sam incorporates education, manual therapy, therapeutic modalities, and exercise prescription into all his treatments. He also prides himself on creating a therapeutic connection to ensure his clients are empowered with the knowledge and confidence to be the leader in their own recovery. Sam also has a soft spot for knee rehab stemming from his experience with multiple knee injuries sustained as a competitive hockey and lacrosse player where he won 5 Provincial and 1 National
title.

Outside of the clinic, Sam enjoys staying active through weight training, camping, fishing, cycling, playing hockey, and golfing.

HEATHER CODY

Heather graduated from the University of Alberta with her Masters in Physical Therapy and previously, her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology at the University of Calgary.  Since graduating she has worked in 2 private practice clinics, as well as part time at the Foothills Medical Centre. She recently completed her first Acupuncture course and is able to apply traditional Chinese Medicine points to provide therapeutic benefit for many musculoskeletal conditions.

During her education, she completed a variety of placements, including working with stroke survivors in the Traumatic Brain Injury Centre, mobilizing patients post pulmonary thoracic surgery and rehabilitation programs for seniors in a long term care facility. She also completed two private practice placements working with WCB clients, MVA accident injuries, as well as sport injuries.

 BRIAN YU

An experienced physiotherapist of more than 18 years, Brian graduated from McMaster University with his Masters in Rehabilitation Science specializing in Advanced Practice and Early Neck Disorder Management.  He previously completed his Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy at Queen’s University.  Since graduating, he has worked in 3 provinces comparing the strengths of each system.  As a past Councilor at the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario and past executive on the Canadian Physiotherapy Association Private Practice Division, Brian has been exploring innovative ways on how to improve health care delivery.

  



Massage Therapists

KELLY MYERS

Kelly graduated from the Massage Therapy course at Mount Royal University in 2012.  She offers relaxation massage as well as thereaputic deep tissue massage.  Deep Tissue Massage releases the chronic patterns of tension in the body through slow strokes and deep finger pressure on the contracted areas, either following or going across the grain of muscles, tendons and fascia. It is called deep tissue, because it also focuses on the deeper layers of muscle tissue. It can help reduce pain, increase range of motion, relieve muscle spasms and improve circulation.  2200 hours of certified massage therapy training so billing to insurance companies is accepted.

MIKE YAN

Massage therapist of over 20 years and a Member of NHPC (Natural Health Pracitioners of Canada), and Calgary city licensed RMT with a First Aid Certificate.  Specializes in the  massage treatment of Sciatica, lower back pain and whiplash.

He holds excellent skills to modify the massage techniques and works according to the contraindications of the pathological conditions and combines the traditional oriental massage techniques together to set up a helpful and adaptive treatment plan.  He has excellent communication skills; is fluent in English and Mandarin, speaks German and understands Russian.  2200 hours of certified massage therapy training so billing to insurance companies is accepted.

 

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