INNOVATIVE PHYSIOTHERAPISTS

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LONG KIM (KEN) NGUYEN
- PHYSIOTHERAPIST
BKin, MScPT, CSEP-CEP

Ken graduated from the University of Alberta physiotherapy program in 2016 and has been fine-tuning his practice in the orthopedic setting since. He is trained in biomedical dry needling and spinal manipulative therapy but finds these passive treatments alone rarely will get a client back to their occupational or recreational sport successfully. That is why he will always incorporate easy active exercises and drills to help drive recovery and performance forward.

He has a special interest in treating knee injuries, especially those who have undergone ACL repair surgery.

When not in the clinic, you can find Ken staying active by running away from mosquitoes, blackflies and bears during his backcountry camping adventures, the occasional half marathon or road race, and weight training. He is fond of all things Subarus but is currently taking an interest in the German car scene. 

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SHARI MACDONALD 
- PHYSIOTHERAPIST 
BSCPT, MSc, (Gunn) IMS

Shari is a Registered Physical Therapist with over 23 years of clinical experience.  She has completed post-graduate certifications in sport, acupuncture, IMS and manual therapy. In 2013, she completed a MSc in Biomechanics with a focus on running injuries. Shari enjoys educating people about injury prevention.

 

Her clinical practice focuses on addressing poor biomechanical movement patterns, imbalances in strength and flexibility and improving core stability to keep an active population doing what they love. Shari is currently a board member of Run Calgary (Calgary Marathon Society.)

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LORI FITZPATRICK 
- PHYSIOTHERAPIST 
BPE, BHScPT, FCAMPT, CGIMS

With over 24 years of clinical experience, Lori provides evidence-based and innovative physiotherapy services. She has worked with people of all ages with various musculoskeletal/orthopaedic injuries.

 

Lori graduated with a Bachelor of Physical Education (BPE) degree from the University of Calgary in 1991. She was also a member of the varsity women’s soccer team and received the Gauntlet Sports Extra Effort Award and was named one of the Top Ten Academic Athletes at that time. She obtained her Bachelor of Health Sciences degree in Physiotherapy (BHScPT) from McMaster University in 1996. Upon completion of her degree, she went on to take numerous postgraduate courses. In 2000, she completed her Intermediate Manual Therapy exam (Part A) and obtained her Gunn Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS) certification. She had the pleasure of taking the course by the founder himself, Dr Chan Gunn. She achieved the highest level of Manual Therapy certification, becoming a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Therapy (FCAMPT) in 2002. In 2016, Lori completed the Diagnostic Imaging course for physiotherapists from the University of Alberta.

Lori uses a combination of manual therapy, IMS, exercise prescription and education to help her clients achieve their goals and to live their best life possible. She enjoys the challenge that each new case presents and offers specialized physiotherapy solutions to meet her clients' individual and unique needs. In her free time, Lori enjoys spending time with her family, participating as a coach in their athletic pursuits and has been known to call the off-leash park her happy place.

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TALIA CAMPBELL 
- PHYSIOTHERAPIST 
BKin, MSc, MSc PT

Talia graduated with a Masters of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Alberta in 2016. Prior to this, she completed a Bachelor of Kinesiology as well as a Masters of Science in Kinesiology at the University of Calgary where she specialized in the clinical gait analysis of injured runners.

 

Since starting her practice, she has completed Level 1 Kinetacore Dry Needling and Level 1 Manual Therapy through the Canadian Physiotherapy Association Orthopaedic Division. In her spare time, Talia enjoys running, hiking, and spending time with her family.

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Keith Wilson 
- PHYSIOTHERAPIST 
BSc kin, Msc PT

Keith is a passionate movement specialist focused on helping his clients achieve long-term success with their rehabilitation and has extensive experience treating sports-related injuries.  He believes in assessing the way his clients move to address the root cause of the problem, ultimately helping his clients prevent re-injury instead of treating surface-level symptoms. Keith's clients will usually leave his treatments having learned to walk, run, bend, squat, sit and move in different ways then they are used to. 

Keith hails from Nova Scotia where his interest in the human body and athletics began. He was introduced to the physiotherapy profession after suffering numerous sports injuries while playing competitive hockey, soccer and rugby. His passion still lies in sport, where he helps develop preventative injury programs and volunteers his time for onside coverage for local hockey and soccer organizations.

Whenever he has the chance, he still straps on the blades as much as possible to play in local gentlemen's hockey leagues. He also enjoys snowboarding, cycling, mountain biking, running, hiking, camping and playing squash.

Keith is a level 2 shift concussion provider, he is also certified in functional dry needling, spinal and peripheral joint manipulation, medical acupuncture, and is able to order diagnostic imaging. He also attends advanced courses annually on movement impairments and rehabilitation to help you move better.