Darren graduated from the University of Toronto with a Master of Science in Physical Therapy in 2006. Prior to completing his Physical Therapy Degree, he acquired a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from the University of Alberta in 2002.
He enjoys being active in sports such as volleyball, ultimate frisbee, kiteboarding and skiing. Darren has an interest in treating spinal, shoulder and knee injuries, as well as, injury prevention by combining manual therapy with functional exercises to help get his clients back to the activities that they enjoy.
Roman graduated from Queen’s University in 2000 with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy. He has completed his Intermediate and Advanced Diploma in Manipulative Therapy and is registered to perform spinal manipulations. He is certified to provide Gunn Intramuscular Stimulation Technique and Acupuncture.
Judith earned a DPT from the University of Manitoba in 1977 and a BScPT from the University of Alberta in 1980. She completed her Intermediate Diploma in 1989 and Advanced Diploma in 1995. She completed her Gunn IMS training in 2003. She has been private practioner since 1983 and has been teaching orthopaedic manual therapy courses since 1995. She is currently practising and teaching in Edmonton, Alberta
Tanya graduated with great distinction from the University of Lethbridge with a Bachelors of Science degree in Kinesiology in 2002. She received her Master’s of Science degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Alberta in 2006. Since graduation, Tanya has pursued numerous continuing education courses to further her skill set. She has received certifications in spinal manipulation (Diploma of Manual and Manipulative Therapy), Intramuscular Stimulation (Gunn IMS), and Acupuncture (Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute). Tanya’s areas of interest include functional return to sport and activity, injury prevention, IMS, and manual therapy.
Alan graduated from the University of Alberta in 2013, and completed the Diploma of Advanced Orthopaedic Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy in 2018. Alan has received certification from the North American Institute of Orthopaedic Manual Therapy (NAIOMT) after successful completion of its level courses and exams, and am currently enrolled in the Clinical Doctorate of Science in Physical Therapy (DScPT) program at Andrews University. He believes that a thorough, comprehensive assessment, utilizing clinical reasoning, is essential to guide successful treatment approaches, particularly in patients experiencing pain of a longstanding nature.
Karen is the co-owner of Elevation Physiotherapy. She graduated from the University of Alberta in 2000 with her physiotherapy degree and from the University of Calgary in 2001 with her kinesiology degree. Since graduating Karen has worked in private physiotherapy clinics in Edmonton, St. Albert, and Calgary. For the past 5 years she has worked at IPAX Clinic with medical specialists including physiatry, anesthesiology, psychiatry, and family medicine. Karen would assess for appropriate interventional procedures, such as cortisone injections, Botox, trigger point injections, prolotherapy, platelet-rich plasma (PRP), and autologous blood injections. She successfully managed these patients during and after interventional procedures
Anthony graduated from the Physical Therapy program at the University of Alberta. Since graduating, he has successfully completed the Diploma of Advanced Orthopaedic and Manual Manipulative Physiotherapy through the Canadian Physiotherapy Association and is registered as a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Therapy. His involvement with athletics includes: Physical Therapist for the Edmonton Rush Lacrosse Club of the NLL, Medical Advisory Board member with World Health, instructor of injury management and general stretching classes at the Running Room, Physical Therapist of the Saint Albert/Spruce Grove Saints Junior “A” Hockey Club, Assistant Therapist for the Edmonton Eskimos Football Club, Physical Therapist for the 2001 IAAF World Track and Field Championships, and U of A Varsity Athletics to list a few.
Clinically, Anthony has a special interest in the rehabilitation of spinal (neck and back) injuries and helping to prepare future Physical Therapists as a Clinical Placement Instructor for Physical therapy students from the University of Alberta. Anthony combines manual therapy and active exercise programs in assisting in the optimal recovery of his patients.
He also speaks Cantonese for those who may require a Cantonese speaking Physical Therapist.
Blair Shular has worked at the University of Alberta’s Glen Sather Sports Medicine Clinic since 1995. Besides working clinically he has also taught orthopaedics and anatomy at the U of A. Blair is an avid runner (completed the Boston Marathon in 1979).
Jackie is a clinician-scientist and assistant professor in the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Canada. Her overarching interests is scientific inquiry that will influence a shift in the approach taken to manage chronic musculoskeletal disorders from treatment of chronic/reoccurring dysfunction, towards prevention, delaying or halting their onset.