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DANA MITCHELL

Physiotherapist, BSc. Psyc. BSc. PT, IMS, Certified STOTT Pilates Instructor

Welcome Dana to the Balance Team! Dana graduated from the University of Alberta and has over 20 years of experience. She has completed her training in advanced manual therapy, functional dry needling (IMS), myofascial release, advanced STOTT Pilates, Total barre & Zenga and providing effective exercise prescriptions.  

Dana specializes in Pilates and core stability exercises. She has found many health and therapeutic benefits to Pilates and has incorporated it into her treatment plan for patients. Dana also encourages pilates for pregnant women to help stabilize muscles needed to give birth. Visit our Pilates page and Pregnancy page to learn more!

  • STOTT Pilates
  • Functional Dry Needling with Kinetacore

AARON WONG

Physiotherapist, B.M.R. PT., BSc. HNS., CAFCI.

Aaron was born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba where he pursued his Bachelor in Nutritional Sciences. Furthering his passion for health care he went on to complete a Bachelors in Medical Rehabilitation in Physical Therapy. Aaron continuously strives to improve his skills through continuing education. His goal is to provide patients with the basic foundation and knowledge to recover from injury, pursue their passion and live a balanced lifestyle. Aarons’ passion for physiotherapy is reflected in his welcoming personality and providing a positive environment.

  • Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) – Advanced Physical Therapy Education Institute
  • Advanced Functional Dry Needling Level
  • K-Tape Certification
  • Level II  Orthopaedic Division
  • McKenzie Lumbar Spine
  • Anatomical Acupuncture with Acupuncture Canada Certification

MELISSA SHELEST

Registered Massage Therapist

Melissa graduated from the Wellington College of Remedial Massage Therapy in 2004.

Her orthopedic based training and the love of sports has led her to work with members of the CFL, NHL and with Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet. Melissa is also a certified prenatal and postnatal therapist.

With 15 years’ of experience in clinical practice, Melissa has had the opportunity to work in various teaching and mentorship roles with two Massage Therapy Colleges in Winnipeg, Manitoba. She was also elected to the Board of Directors of Massage Therapy Association of Manitoba.

  • Experience with Royal Winnipeg Ballet
  • Worked with members of the CFL team
  • Enjoys working with Dance & Gymnastic atheletes

LAUREN HAGAN

Balance Physiotherapy & Massage Lauren Massage Therapist

Registered Massage Therapist

Lauren is a 3000 hour Registered Massage Therapist. Using her training and experience she specializes in Deep Tissue, Swedish Relaxation and Myofascial Release.

As a figure competitor, Lauren has an interest in strength training, health and athletic disciplines. Studying the muscles and anatomy of the human body is a passion of hers.

In her spare time Lauren can be found in the gym or fostering and volunteering for many local animals rescues. Lauren’s mission is to provide her clients with the highest quality of health care and individualized treatments.

  • Lymphatic Drainage
  • Myofascial Cupping
  • Strength Training & Exercise Physiology

SARAH READER

Registered Massage Therapist, B.PE., AFLCA

Sarah graduated with a Bachelor of Physical Education, majoring in Sport Performance, from the University of Alberta in 2008. She is a registered 2200 hour massage therapist specializing in orthopedic and sport massage therapy. For the past 11 years, Sarah has been a certified fitness instructor, which has led to her teach, design and supervise fitness and recreational programs.

Sarah enjoys bringing a holistic approach to her massage practice, incorporating her background in sports medicine and exercise therapy. Creating healthy communities is a passion of hers and enjoys inspiring others to become healthy and active.

In her spare time, you can find her spending time in the outdoors hiking and camping with her husband and two sons.

  • Myofascial Release
  • Orthopedic Massage
  • Deep Tissue

MEL CHOWANETZ

Balance Physiotherapy & Massage receptionist Mel
Clinic Manager

Mel was born and raised in Calgary, Alberta, and has worked as an office administrator for over 20 years. Her charismatic attitude comes from her experience on the job and her willingness to help provide the best service to patients.

Mel is excited to be part of the Balance team and is happy to answer any questions or concerns you may have. Her goal is to make sure the clinic runs smoothly and efficiently so patients are satisfied when they leave. 


TRACY CORBETT

Balance Physiotherapy & Massage Receptionist

Receptionist

Welcome Tracy to the Balance Team! Tracy was born and raised in Okotoks, Alberta. She has been working in the customer service industry for over 15 years. She enjoys working in the medical field and getting to know patients. Tracy’s welcoming personality allows her to provide the best care to each patient. She works hard to ensure patients expectations are met and their appointment runs smoothly.


To learn more, please feel free to contact us (403) 917-1093 or by email admin@balanceokotoks.com


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COVID-19 Update

 

Our office is eager and excited to see you again. The Alberta Government made an announcement to reopen businesses. However, we are now waiting for instructions from the Physiotherapy Association, so we can safely open and serve our patients.

We will continue to update you on the status of our office, our goal is to help patients maintain good health and safety during these times.

We are still providing patients with Telehealth. Virtual one on one services with your physiotherapist.

You can book online now or phone/email us to get started with Telehealth!

  (403) 917-1093
admin@balanceokotoks.com

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