Maria graduated from the University of Manitoba in 2014 from the School of Medical Rehabilitation with a Masters degree in physiotherapy. Since graduating she has completed her acupuncture certification, Level 2 manual therapy certificate and several other courses in manual therapy, soft tissue massage and exercise prescription. Maria feels passionately about accessibility to care for all individuals and has gained significant experience early in her career working with seniors and accommodating individuals requiring in-home treatment.
Her background includes 7 years of private practice and as an in-home physiotherapist, which has provided her with valuable experience working with diverse populations and conditions. She enjoys treating a variety of injuries and conditions, but has a particular interest in conditions of the pelvis, hip and knee. She utilizes an active approach to treatment through education, hands-on techniques and exercise programming that is customized for each client with their specific treatment goals in mind. She seeks to assist individuals find their best path to recovery, manage their pain and return to the activities that make life fulfilling; whether that is spending time with loved ones, the ability to do tasks independently or returning to sport.
Her athletic background in competitive basketball along with her passion for client-centered care is what drew Maria to the physiotherapy profession. She finds interacting with unique individuals and working together to find their best path to recovery is incredibly rewarding and feels privileged to participate in the process. Outside of work you will find her chasing after her young son, spending time with family and friends and staying active through sport or exercise.
Physiotherapist/Pelvic Floor Physiotherapist
As a young athlete, Sam found herself spending many hours in physiotherapy and was always appreciative for her therapists getting her back to what she loves most. This sparked an interest as a career path for her to help others get back to what they love. Sam has enjoyed working with patients of all ages and conditions to help them reach their goals. She has developed a keen interest in pelvic floor therapy throughout her career and is very passionate about women’s health and low back injuries.
Sam strongly believes in working with her patients to develop goals that they can reach together. She utilizes a combination of education, hands on therapy and exercise to get her patients back to doing what they love most. In her spare time, Sam enjoys hanging out with her friends and family, taking her dog to the park and on new adventures, camping, hiking, rock climbing, and trying new recipes.
Registered Massage Therapist
Angela graduated from Wellington College of Remedial Massage Therapy in 2004. She has professional experience working alongside chiropractors, in the spa environment and providing in home massage therapy services. Angela has always been interested in the sciences; specifically anatomy/physiology and learning how the body moves. This passion made massage therapy a natural fit for her.
Angela enjoys providing massage for relaxation as well as specific treatment to improve mobility and decrease pain. Since graduating she has taken extra courses on fascial release, pre-natal massage and labour support. When Angela is not working she likes to keep active doing CrossFit, playing volleyball and spending time with her family.
Kelsey graduated from the University of Manitoba in 2016 with her Masters of Physical Therapy Degree. She also holds a Bachelor of Kinesiology from the U of M. Kelsey is passionate about life-long learning and since graduating has completed many courses including Orthopedic Manual Therapy Levels 1 & 2, McKenzie Method for low back pain, NDT/Bobath Certification: Management and Treatment of Adults with Hemiplegia, concussion courses and is certified in acupuncture.
Kelsey has a passion for sports and likes to live an active lifestyle, which is what led her into Physiotherapy. Her treatment style encompasses using a hands-on and activity-based approach, supplemented with education to help patients achieve their goals. Kelsey aims to help all patients improve their quality of life whether that be through resuming previous activities/sports, pain reduction, increased mobility, increased strength or finding a passion for new activities.
Outside of work, Kelsey enjoys spending her time playing ringette, working out, camping, hiking and travelling.
Julie graduated from the University of Manitoba in 2016 from the School of Medical Rehabilitation with a Masters degree in physiotherapy. Upon graduating, she worked out in Souris and Hamiota providing services in hospitals, personal care homes, and doing home visits. Moving back to Winnipeg, she has since been working in private practice.
Throughout her various work experiences, she's learned how much she enjoys working with people of all ages and backgrounds. Julie is very passionate about continuing her education completing her Acupuncture certification, Orthopedic Manual Therapy Levels 1 & 2, Selective Functional Movement Assessments Levels 1 & 2, Lyn Watson Shoulder Course, and other various courses on treating the TMJ, gait assessments and interventions. She strongly believes in a multimodal approach, focusing on using education, manual therapy, and exercise programming to help her patients reach their treatment goals.
Julie has always enjoyed playing a variety of sports growing up, but found running to be a passion of hers completing various half marathons and a full marathon. In her spare time, you can catch her spending quality time with her husband and cat, Pumpkin, family and friends, playing dodgeball, weight training, and planning what her next travel destination will be.
JORDYN BAIN, MSC.PT
Jordyn graduated from the University of Alberta in 2020 with a Master of Science in Physical Therapy. She also has a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science & Kinesiology from the University of Winnipeg. Jordyn is very passionate about continuing her education, completing her Orthopedic Manual Therapy Levels 1 & 2, various courses on the Pelvic Floor and currently completing her Acupuncture certification. Jordyn is also a coach for U-Turn Parkinson’s where she teaches an online ‘Power Stretch’ class once a week.
Jordyn grew up working in her Dad’s Physiotherapy clinics as a receptionist and physiotherapy aid. Her Dad inspired her to become a Physiotherapist as he was always helping with her sports injuries and has been successful in his own career. Jordyn loves working with people of all ages and abilities and strives to get people back to doing things
they love the most. In her spare time, you can catch Jordyn running or walking outside with her dog Lily, strength training in the gym or playing one of her various sports. She enjoys ringette, golf, baseball and just about anything that involves being outside.
REBECCA OLFERT, MPT
Rebeca graduated from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology in 2019 and her Masters degree in Physical Therapy in 2022. Rebecca entered Physiotherapy because of her first anatomy class where she developed a passion for learning about the human body and its ability to heal and adapt. She has continued her pursuit of knowledge through several courses on treatment of long Covid and the spine.
Rebecca’s treatment philosophy is based on the idea that movement is fundamental to who people are and that treatments should be highly individualized to each patient. With this philosophy in mind, she strives to teach patients to be active participants in their treatment and helps them to create sustainable changes that will prevent injuries later on. When Rebecca is not treating patients she can be found rock climbing with her husband, walking her dog, reading, drawing, gardening, or playing piano.
KARANJIT GILL, MPT
Karanjit graduated from the University of Manitoba with his Bachelor's degree in Arts in 2020 and Masters in Physical Therapy in 2022. He grew up in Winnipeg and enjoyed playing sports his entire life, mainly focusing on basketball. Throughout his basketball career, Karanjit saw many of his teammates encounter various types of injuries, which inspired him to become a Physiotherapist.
Karanjit likes to employ various treatment methods, including exercise, manual therapy, soft tissue release, stretching, and modalities. In his free time, Karanjit likes to take his dog, Summer, on walks and runs, play basketball, work out, run, work on his car, camp and travel.
CHELSEA ZHU, PT & MPT
Chelsea completed her education at the University of Manitoba where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science and her Masters in Physical Therapy in 2022. Chelsea grew up in Winnipeg and enjoyed keeping active through various sports and activities. Throughout her life, Chelsea has had chronic lower back pain and saw her fair share of physiotherapists. This, along with her passion for movement, exercise, and helping others inspired her to pursue a career in physiotherapy.
Chelsea believes in a holistic lifestyle and likes to use various treatment techniques, including exercise, manual therapy, and soft tissue release. She strives to be a lifelong learner, constantly seeking new evidence based treatment techniques to provide the most effective treatments and education to her clients, so all her clients can participate in life to the fullest. Chelsea has made an emphasis to ensure first and foremost that her clients always feel heard and understand the treatment plan, every step of the way. Additionally, Chelsea also has a keen interest in working with the paediatric population.
Outside of the clinic you can find Chelsea working with children at the dance studio or teaching kids how to play piano! In her spare time, Chelsea loves spending time with animals, especially her dog, Coco! You can always find them together, whether it be going for a walk, run, or quick snuggle. She also enjoys working out, hiking, playing the piano, cooking, camping, and travelling around the world. Chelsea is always up for an adventure! and speaks Mandarin fluently – 欢迎你!
Roxanne graduated from the University of Alberta with a BA in Rec and Sport Management. She began her career in Winnipeg working at Sport Manitoba as an Executive Director for a Provincial Sport Organization where there was a 40-percent increase in membership as a result of her marketing strategies and restoration of relationships with stakeholders. She then accepted a position at the University of Manitoba, where for over a decade she honed her administrative skills.
Roxanne Loves working with people and in her spare time enjoys spending time with her three children and husband at Victoria beach while squeezing in a round of golf.