Sunny Chhokar - Physiotherapist MPhty (Musculo), MPT, BSc Kin
Sunny graduated from the University of Saskatchewan with a Bachelor in Kinesiology in 2008, followed by a Masters in Physical Therapy in 2010. Following 3 years of private practice experience, Sunny moved to Brisbane Australia where he successfully completed his Masters in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy degree in 2014 and has completed his training to perform IntraMuscular Stimulation/Dry-needling.
Sunny is very passionate about musculoskeletal and sports physiotherapy and enjoys the challenge of treating a wide range of conditions. He is excited to work within the multi-disciplinary team in providing consultation for patients with acute or chronic conditions. Sunny is eager to continue with his post-graduate education as well as working with the great team at Innovative. Outside the clinic, Sunny enjoys going to the gym, basketball and snowboarding.
Lindsey Walker - Physiotherapist MSc.PT, B.HKin
Lindsey graduated from the University of Alberta with a Masters of Science in Physical Therapy after completing a Bachelor of Human Kinetics from Trinity Western University. Since starting her practice, she has completed Kinetacore Dry Needling, Selective Functional Movement Assessment, and Level 1 Manual Therapy through the Canadian Physiotherapy Association Orthopaedic Division. Prior to her career in physiotherapy, Lindsey worked as a Strength and Conditioning Coach and continues to integrate her knowledge of exercise and movement retraining into her daily practice. In her spare time, Lindsey enjoys Olympic Weightlifting, golfing, and spending time at the lake with family and friends.
Long Kim (Ken) Nguyen - Physiotherapist BKin, MScPT, CSEP-CEP
After graduating from the University of Calgary in 2010 with a Bachelor of Kinesiology, Ken spent three years as a personal trainer at the UofC as well as performing fitness evaluations and pre-class physical training prep with the Calgary Police Service fitness unit. He went on to complete his Masters of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Alberta in 2016. Since starting his practice, Ken has completed Level 1 Manual Therapy through the Canadian Physiotherapy Association Orthopedic Division, along with Level 1 Acupuncture and certified in Biomedical Dry Needling. He looks forward to obtaining his Certificate in Manipulative Therapy this fall. In his spare time, Ken enjoys cycling, weight-lifting and rock climbing.
Shahin Pabani - Physiotherapist BSc.Kn, DPT
Shahin Pabani is a Physiotherapist who has been working with our company since June 2012. Originally she worked at our first clinic in Creekside and now she is working at our Mahogany location. She graduated from Pacific University in Oregon, with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy and has a Bachelor of science in Kinesiology from Stephen F. Austin State University in Texas. Shahin has specific interest in orthopedics, clinical and program development, and would also like to promote physical activity with the youth and elderly. Not only has she been successful academically, but Shahin also played Collegiate Division 1 soccer for Stephen F. Austin for 4 years. In her spare time, Shahin enjoys spending time with family and friends, playing soccer, softball, tennis, and volunteering with various community initiatives.
Tzvetelina (Svety) Tchilinguirova - Physiotherapist Msc PT, Bsc Kin
Tzvetelina (Svety) obtained her Masters of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Alberta, and prior to this a Kinesiology degree (BSc) from the University of Guelph. Svety has a keen interest in working with people who are motivated to reach their goals. Her approach to treatment centres around looking at clients from a whole person perspective rather than just treating the injured body part. Svety values educating her clients about their injuries with the goal of making them feel empowered to be an active and engaged participant in their rehabilitation journey. Along the way, Svety has taken numerous certification/courses in dry needling and manual therapy. And she has gained clinical interest in treating shoulder, running, and tendinopathy injuries. Outside of work Svety enjoys trail running, rock climbing and hiking.
Jessie Dalton - Physiotherapist (Intern) PT, CAT(C), ATC, MScPT, BAHSc(AT), BScK
Jessie grew up in London, Ontario and recently returned from Scotland, UK after completing her MSc in Physiotherapy. Jessie has been a Certified Athletic Therapist since 2013 and has Bachelors degrees in Athletic Therapy and Kinesiology. Previous to completing her Physiotherapy degree she worked as the Head Athletic Therapist for the Acadia University Football program and was a part-time faculty member in their School of Kinesiology and also worked at the University of Guelph as the Assistant Athletic Therapist with the Football program.
She has experience working with a variety of clientele including but not limited to professional, university and recreational athletes along with those looking to get back to activities of daily life. Her treatment approach aims to allow you to be as active as possible throughout your recovery while integrating the use of manual therapy, individualized exercise prescription and when required, athletic or kinesio-taping. She also spends spare time working with sports teams and at events in the community providing Athletic Therapy coverage. Outside of work Jessie is passionate about travelling and staying active with weightlifting and participating in recreational sports including football, skiing, baseball and volleyball.
Wendy Coombs - Physiotherapist
Wendy Coombs is the current owner of Momentum Health and Evidence Sport and Spinal Therapy, a growing group of soon to be 8 inter-collaborative multidisciplinary rehabilitation clinics in Calgary Alberta, Canada. She is the current Learning Chair and President Elect for the Entrepreneurs Organization. She is on the boards of the Alberta Women Entrepreneurs and Calgary Entrepreneurs Organization. Previously she was an owner and CEO of Advantage Health. She has grown fourteen separate businesses from a single sole charge physiotherapy clinic into medical centers offering physiotherapy, chiropractic, massage therapy, Physiatry, sport and spinal medicine, psychology, acupuncture, naturopathic medicine, kinesiology, personal training, and retail goods. She has developed stand-alone rehabilitation centers as well as clinics integrated into medical centers offering family medicine, dental, and optical services. She is a prior Dale Carnegie trainer. She enjoys educating and mentoring physiotherapy private business owners from across Canada as part of the Private Practice Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. She has been a member of the Entrepreneur’s Organization since 2005. She has two Bachelor of Science degrees in Psychology and Physical Therapy from the University of Alberta. She was a finalist for the RBC 2009 Canadian Woman Entrepreneur Award in the Trailblazer category.
Shaun Macauley - Physiotherapist
Shaun received his Bachelor of Medical Rehabilitation in Physiotherapy from the University of Manitoba. Shaun is fortunate to have worked across a broad range of rehabilitation spanning from providing injury prevention lectures to youth athletics, injury management for numerous sporting events, to the treatment of chronic back pain. Shaun passionately directs his time to improving patient care collaboration not only within the Momentum, Evidence and Innovative Models, but also across our public and private healthcare systems. Shaun also enjoys mentoring recently graduated Physiotherapists & Kinesiologists. Shaun has completed his designations in Spinal & Peripheral manipulation, Diagnostic Imaging, Acupuncture, and Intramuscular Stimulation including Gunn IMS.