Rob graduated from the University of Alberta in 2003. He has worked in private practice for 12 years and with the Canadian Armed Forces for 2 years at CFB Stadacona.
Rob moved to Kelowna in 2012 and started New Leaf Physiotherapy in 2013. New Leaf Physiotherapy is a Kelowna physiotherapy clinic that is mobile. We bring the physiotherapy clinic to you!
He has successful completed his Advanced Diploma of Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy through the Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association (FCAMPT, Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapists). He is a certified practitioner of Gunn Intramuscular Stimulation (CGIMS). In addition, Rob is passionate about amateur sports and has achieved his Certificate of Sport Physiotherapy from Sport Physiotherapy Canada. Since 2005, Rob has been a physiotherapist at every Canada Games, Summer and Winter. Canada Games are the highest level of amateur sport in Canada and are stepping stone games to international level games, i.e. Commonwealth Games, Olympics. In his spare time, Rob loves to ride is bike, whether it be his mountain, road, cyclocross or single speed. He is also an avid running, having completed 7 full marathons.
Joanna Nelken is Clinic Owner and Director of Pure Physiotherapy. She graduated with an Honours Bachelors of Science degree in Pathobiology from the University of Toronto, prior to completing her Masters of Physical Therapy degree also from the University of Toronto. Joanna has been working in private practice orthopedics since 2008 and has taken several post-graduate courses to further her skills. Joanna is certified in the McKenzie Method, which is an internationally recognized treatment method for spinal and peripheral disorders. She has also completed the Mulligan Concept courses (Upper and Lower Extremity). Most recently, Joanna has obtained her Advanced Diploma of Manual and Manipulative Therapy and is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy (FCAMPT). Joanna utilizes a combination of manual therapy treatment techniques, and individualized exercise prescription to allow her clients to quickly return to optimal function.
Graduated from Universite Laval in 1998rnI specialized in endurance sports with injuries in the lower quadrant. Also did a specialization in TMJ and vertigo problems. I am teaching at the Physiotherapy masters at Universite de Sherbrooke since 2010 and I am an instructor for the post graduated manual therapy program in the province of Quebec at l’AQPMO since 2011. I am also a mentor for the physiotherapists that wants to do their advanced exams in manual therapy since 2010
Actually doing a masters in research at Université de Sherbrooke in the dry needling field.
Aaron graduated from the physiotherapy program at the University of Western Ontario in 1997. He completed his Diploma of Advanced Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy in 2004. He has also completed his certification with the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute.
He is currently working in private practice in Collingwood, Ontario. In his spare time, he enjoys working out, playing tennis, golfing, and fishing.
Graduated from Queen’s University, rnB.Sc.(P.T.) 2001. Graduated from the University of Guelph, B.Sc.(H.B.) 1995. rnWorking in private practice for 13 years.
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Murielle graduated from the physiotherapy program at Ottawa U in 2001. She then pursued her manual therapy training with the orthopedic division. She achieved her certification in 2011. She is the proud owner of Physio Plantagenet since 2005. A successful and fulfilling business in rural eastern Ontario. She hopes to meet you there and be able to achieve your functional / physical goals.
Luke graduated from the University of Western Ontario in 2009 with a Bachelor of Science Honors Specialization in Kinesiology. He then continued his education at McMaster University where he graduated in 2011 with a Master of Science in Physiotherapy. Immediately following his graduation he was accepted into the Fowler Kennedy Sport Physiotherapy Fellowship where he worked with a variety of local and varsity sports teams in London. He continued his professional education by completing the Sport Physiotherapy Canada credentialing program, obtaining his Sport Certificate in 2013 and Sport Diploma in 2014. In 2015, he completed the Master of Clinical Science program in Manipulative Therapy at the University of Western Ontario. He enjoys spending time volunteering as the Sport Physiotherapist for local football and rugby teams in London. Luke has also completed various Concussion research projects and clinically specializes in the treatment of Concussion and Post-Concussion Syndrome.
After receiving my physiotherapy degree from McMaster University in 2010, I continued to advance my skills through postgraduate training in manual therapy, acupuncture, and osteopathic techniques. I am certified by the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute (CAFCI), have received training in visceral manipulation from the Barral Institute, craniosacral therapy from the Upledger Institute, and manual therapy training through the Orthopaedic Division of CPA and University of Western Ontario. I maintain good standing with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario and am an active member of the Orthopaedic Division of Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA).