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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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

DREW HUTCHISON

Drew is an ambitious and passionate therapist who strives to think differently about therapy. His focus is to utilize new techniques, exercises,  tools as well as technology to provide the best care for his patients with the best possible outcomes! Drew’s clinical interests reside in the management of whiplash, TMJ, Vestibular issues, concussion, hip, knee, shoulder, and athletic injuries. Drew has achieved his Master of Science in Physical Therapy degree from the University of Alberta and his Bachelor of Science honors degree from Laurentian University.


While at university, he competed on both the swim team and volleyball teams. Since graduating, Drew achieved his certification in Gunn IMS, Spinal manipulation, Functional dry needling, concussion management, and Acupuncture from the Canadian Acupuncture Association. He is currently completing his exams to become certified in advanced vestibular therapy and assessment using infrared goggle technology. 


When Drew is not working with patients you can find him playing any sport under the sun with friends, camping in the backcountry, and spending his time in the mountains with his wife Sarah and two boys James and Cody.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

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.

 



Massage Therapists                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

KELLY MYERS

Kelly graduated from the Massage Therapy course at Mount Royal University in 2012.  She offers relaxation massage as well as therapeutic 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.

ELISABETH TEMPLE

Elisabeth graduated from MH Vicars 2200-hour massage therapy program in Calgary of 2018. She pursued a career in massage after seeing first hand how much it can help with recovery after suffering a injury or having surgery, as well with easing pain and discomfort from everyday life.  Elisabeth believes in working with her clients to achieve their short and long-term goals, by listening to their concerns, assessing their condition and providing an individualized treatment plan. Elisabeth is trained in a variety of techniques which she likes to incorporate throughout her treatments, and likes to take a therapeutic approach.  Outside of work Elisabeth enjoys spending time at the barn with her daughter, exploring the outdoors with her family, learning new things and seeing new places.

Massage treatments:

Relaxation

Therapeutic

Deep tissue

Trigger point release

Myofascial release

Manual lymphatic drainage

Pre-natal

Post-natal

Cupping therapy

Infant / youth massage

Joint mobilization                                                                                                                                                                     

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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