Laurie Plouffe BSc PT (physical therapist)
Laurie graduated from the University of Alberta in 2002 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy. Since graduating she has worked in private practice treating patients with a variety of injuries from sports injuries, motor vehicle related injuries, chronic pain and other soft tissue injuries. Laurie has taken many post graduate courses in order to better treat her patients: Gunn IMS, Acupuncture, neuroproprioceptive taping, manual therapy, pregnancy related pain problems, and running analysis education are just a few techniques that she uses. She has a special interest in treating chronic pain, sports related injuries, and is an advocate and speaker on running related issues. Outside of work Laurie is a very active mom, to date has completed 6 Ironman races, is a crossfit enthusiast, and enjoys running and spending time with her family outdoors.
Navdeep Kaur BSc PT (physical therapist)
Navdeep graduated from G.N.D University, India with a Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy. She is active member of Canadian Physiotherapy Association and Life time member of Indian Association of Physiotherapy. I find it particularly rewarding helping the ageing population regain or maintain their optimal level of health and function. Navdeep’s belief is that physiotherapy is a partnership, and she prides herself on taking the time with her patients to ensure they fully understand their injury and proposed treatment plan. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter. She also enjoys running, cooking and sharing the company of good friends and family.
Jen Keisman BSc PT (physical therapist)
Jen Kiesman graduated from the University of Alberta with a BSc in Physical Therapy in 2002. Since graduating she has worked in private practice treating a variety of injuries. Jen has completed numerous post-graduate courses including Acupuncture, Gunn IMS, Manual Therapy, Run Analysis, and Treatment of Pregnancy-related Pain, giving her a variety of tools to help her patients. Outside of work Jen is very active, a mom of 3, and enjoys spending time outdoors with her family. She is a triathlete and enjoys a variety of sports such as running, cycling and swimming and yoga.
Christina Le BSc PT (physical therapist)
Christina graduated from the University of Alberta with a Masters of Science in Physical Therapy. She has a passion for treating a variety of orthopaedic injuries. She is interested in pursuing her manual therapy and acupuncture to expand her scope of practice. While at the U of A, Christina played four years of varsity soccer with the Pandas. She currently remains active by participating in numerous sports, including soccer, ball hockey, and touch football.
Shelley Ibrahim BSc PT (physical therapist)
Shelley graduated from University of Alberta in 1998 with a Bachelor of Science Degree, with a major in Biology and a minor in Psychology. In 2002, she graduated from the University of Alberta with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physical Therapy.
Since then Shelley has worked in private practice in Edmonton and Sherwood Park. She has undertaken post secondary training in manual therapy for the spine, peripheral joints and the TMJ (Temporal Mandibular Joint), treatment of movement impairment syndromes, vestibular rehabilitation, and running analysis and injuries. Shelley has completed her medical acupuncture diploma taught by Dr. Aung, through the University of Alberta, Faculty of Extension. She has also taken Dr. Gunn’s Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS) Course and is certified to do IMS and Acupuncture. Her special interests are traditional Chinese medical acupuncture, IMS, sport related injuries and post surgical patients.
On her days off, Shelley likes to work out, attend yoga classes, run, golf, ski, snowboard, roller blade, and read. She likes to spend her time doing many outdoor activities such as biking, hiking and camping. But her most favorite past time activity is spending it with her husband and young daughter. Shelley is an avid traveler and has so much more of the world to see.
Brie Grandfield BSc RMT (message therapist)
Brie (Goran) Grandfield graduated from the University of Rhode Island in 2004 with a Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology while playing NCAA Div. I Volleyball. In 2008 Brie graduated from the Massage Therapy College of Manitoba with a diploma in Advanced Massage Therapy. Brie’s massage treatments include: Therapeutic, Deep Tissue, Swedish, Trigger Point Therapy, Sports massage (Pre and Post-Event), Hot Stone Massage, Myofascial Release, Myofascial Cupping, Joint Mobilization, PNF Stretching and Pregnancy and Infant Massage. Brie is registered with the Natural Health Practitioners of Canada (NHPC). Brie still enjoys playing both indoor and beach volleyball, travelling, and a variety of other activities.
Stacey Chuchmuch RMT (massage therapist)
Stacey Chuchmuch graduated in 2009 from the Northern Institute of Massage Therapy. Stacey’s massage treatments include acupressure, relaxation, pregnancy and infant massage, therapeutic massage (deep tissue, proprioceptive neuromuscular techniques) as well as active isolated stretching. When she is not at the clinic she enjoys playing golf with her husband as often as possible, taking their Great Dane Aries on tours in the neighbourhood, and travelling. As of today, Stacey has visited nine other countries and plans to see more.
Christina Ammann BSc PT (physical therapist)
Christina received a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Alberta in 2005. She has worked with lots of post-operative patients including hand, shoulder, hip and knee patients. Her more recent experience is treating pregnancy and post-partum pelvic pain, treating women with urinary incontinence and prolapse and people following motor vehicle accidents. The post-graduate courses that Christina has taken include the Philadelphia Hand Rehab course, Medical Acupuncture, Management of Urinary Incontinence in Women, and a Pregnancy related Pelvic Girdle Pain course. Her interests are treating pregnancy related pain and urinary incontinence and prolapse in women. Christina loves spending time with her 2 young children, running and travelling.