Staff

The REP Difference:  We treat you, not your extended health care plan.  We work for you, not your insurance company. We believe in an active, collaborative evidence based approach to care, not TENS and hotpacks. Stop in for an excellent client experience.  Leave with a Rehabiliation plan and Empowerment that maximizes your Performance. That is the REP way.  #getyourREPsin

Physiotherapy

Miles Morgan

MScPT, MPA, BA(h), C. Gunn IMS

Hi. I want to help you. Yes, even you. 

That’s why I became a physio. If I can’t help you, I’ll do whatever I can to find someone who can. I won’t tell you to stop training or stop exercising, or blame all your problems on “weak glutes”. I will ensure you leave the clinic feeling empowered with an understanding of what is going on with your body, and provide you with a system to achieve your fitness/rehab goals. I’m also a certified personal trainer, but my passion is rehab medicine for all humans of all ages and body types. I also have experience working with oncology patients through the Cross Cancer Institute. I incorporate IMS and SFMA (selective functional movement assessments) in the majority of my practice. When I’m not in the clinic (which is rare) surrounded by talented staff, great clients and exceptional work colleagues, I’ll be hanging out with my amazing wife and two kids, and trying to find time to train for Ironman 2023 (?)  in the hopes that I can beat my 2010 time.

  • Education

  • Clinical Designations

  • Sports & Activity Background

Education

I graduated from the University of Alberta in 2009 with a Masters of Science in Physical Therapy. I also completed a Masters in Public Administration (MPA) in 2006 (which was valuable, but not my jam). I continue to take continuing education courses whenever I can in order to provide you with the most up to date care plans and treatment interventions.  This has included acupuncture (CAFCI), intramuscular dry needling (Kinetacore and Gunn IMS), running analysisSelective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA), Functional Movement Systems (FMS), spinal manipulation, concussion management, TMJ rehab and much much more.

Carolyn Leibel

MScPT

Carolyn takes a holistic approach to her orthopedic treatment.

Learning a patient’s goals is imperative to developing a treatment plan and listening to a patient helps determine treatment on a case by case, and day to day basis.  In regard to her women’s health clients, whether you pee a little when you sneeze, pee 30 times a day, or have pelvic pain, she will work with you to help you. Carolyn uses a variety of treatment techniques to help solve your pelvic issues, including biofeedback, acupuncture or dry needling, bladder retraining, or manual therapy.  During her time off, Carolyn enjoys spending time with her two young children and husband. While in Edmonton, they enjoy being outdoors as much as possible. Carolyn and her family also enjoy traveling the world as often as they can.

  • Education

  • Clinical Designations

  • Sports & Activity Background

Education

Carolyn graduated from University of Alberta in 2009 with a Masters of Science in Physical Therapy.  Prior to this, she completed her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with Distinction in 2005.  Carolyn was trained at the Lois Hole Hospital for Women as a women’s health pelvic physiotherapist in 2010. She has also taken continuing education in Advanced Orthopedics, Spinal Manipulations, Acupuncture (CAFCI), and Functional Dry Needling, and Vestibular rehabilitation among other ongoing education courses.


Carolyn's areas of expertise & interest also include:

  • Women's health
  • Vestibular health
  • Unicorns & being awesome

Carolyn is available Monday to Thursday at our Westbrook location.

carolyn@repphysio.ca

Lindsay Thompson

MScPT, MClinPT (Musc), FCAMPT

Lindsay is an experienced, knowledgeable and professional physiotherapist who strives to provide his clients with high-value care. 

His goal is to empower you to achieve the best results possible, whether that be returning to the sport you love or being able to lift your child pain-free. During a treatment with Lindsay, you can expect a thorough assessment and the formulation of an evidence-based treatment plan in line with your goals.  He places a strong emphasis on professional development and to that end, he continues to train in post graduate courses.  Lindsay also works closely with the University of Alberta as a Clinical Assistant Professor where he supervises physiotherapy students. When not at work, he loves spending time outdoors with his wife and 2 daughters. He is a keen mountain biker and trail runner and spends a lot of his free time on the trails in the river valley. Lindsay has a strong passion for physical activity which is evident in his approach to physiotherapy as well as in his personal life.

  • Education

  • Clinical Designations

  • Sports & Activity Background

Education

Lindsay graduated from the University of Calgary with a BSc in Kinesiology in 2006 and completed his MSc in Physical Therapy from the University of Alberta in 2009. He has completed courses in manual therapy, manipulation, dry needling and acupuncture. In 2018 Lindsay travelled to Perth, Australia where he completed a postgraduate Master of Clinical Physiotherapy majoring in Musculoskeletal Therapy at Curtin University.

Lindsay is available Monday, Wednesday, Friday a.m. and Tuesday, Thursday p.m. at our Westbrook clinic.

lindsay@repphysio.ca

Kennedy Flamond


Kennedy’s treatment philosophy is grounded in finding her clients ‘why’.

Kennedy knows that whether you’re struggling with a knee injury, or the physical changes of pregnancy and postpartum, they often extend past a physical ailment. Understanding the purpose or motivation behind your actions is foundational in the success of developing a treatment plan. Kennedy believes in client driven care to help them achieve their goals; whether that’s to return to activity, or be able to sneeze without fear of incontinence. 

When Kennedy isn’t in the clinic, she can be found on an Olympic Weightlifting platform, completing the latest WOD or spending time with her husband and daughter.

  • Education

  • Clinical Designations

  • Sports & Activity Background

Education

Kennedy graduated with her Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology in 2016 at the University of British Columbia. Following this, she completed her Masters of Physical Therapy at the University of Alberta, graduating in 2020. She has post graduate training in Pelvic Health, orthopedics and is enthusiastic about further continuing education. 

Kennedy's areas of expertise & interest also include:

  • Functional Dry Needling – Level I
  • Pelvic Health Level I, II and III
  • The Running Athlete and Return to Running Post Partum
  • Labor and Delivery Support (PhysioDoula)
  • The Role of PT in Caesarian Section
  • Breastfeeding Issues – Maternal and Infant Factors

Kennedy works at our Summerside location.  She can be reached at kennedy@repphysio.ca 


Daniel Gregg

MScPT

Daniel believes in a multifaceted approach to rehabilitation, understanding that everyone is unique and requires a tailored approach to their path to success. 

He emphasizes education and understanding of one’s body to better empower themselves to find success. He integrates his skills and knowledge of manual therapy, dry needling, therapeutic exercise, and self management techniques to better serve those he works with. He has a love for sports, and wants to get you back to those activities which you are most passionate about. When not in clinic, you may catch Daniel parked in front of the net in a hockey rink, searching for his  golf ball in the middle of the fairway, sliding down the curling rink, or carving the powder in the Rocky Mountains.

  • Education

  • Clinical Designations

  • Sports & Activity Background

Education

Daniel received a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Biology with Kinesiology in 2011 from Acadia University. He then pursued a Masters in Adapted Physical Activity at the University of Alberta, completing his program in 2014. He subsequently completed his MSC in Physical Therapy from the University of Alberta. He has completed post graduate training in functional dry needling and orthopedics, with a keen interest in furthering his orthopedic and IMS training.

Dan is also a certifed instructor of the GLA:D hip and knee program

Daniel is available Monday-Friday p.m at our Westbrook clinic as well as periodic Saturdays. He also works Tue/Thu a.m. at our Summerside clinic during the Summer of 2021

daniel@repphysio.ca

Leah Hickman

MScPT

Leah believes in a holistic approach to rehabilitation and injury prevention, centred around your goals and lifestyle.

Leah aims to ensure you leave every session with a better understanding of your body and a solid action plan for recovery or performance optimization. She will tailor your program to what fits with your life and your ultimate goals.

Leah has a strong background in complex pain and has had the benefit of working on teams with psychologists and occupational therapists, giving her a unique, holistic perspective in treatment. She is also no stranger to athletes, having worked with everyone from Olympic lifters to runners and everything in between!

Leah is an amateur athlete all-rounder and enjoys playing beach volleyball, indoor volleyball, and soccer. When she’s not chasing balls, you can find her at the barn with her horse, or running the river trails with her dog! She has also been enjoying the growing craft brewery scene in the province.

  • Education

  • Clinical Designations

  • Sports & Activity Background

Education

Leah attained a Bachelor of Science in 2015 from Grant MacEwan. She then completed a Masters of Science in Physical Therapy at the U of A in 2017, where she pursued additional coursework in both chronic pain and sports medicine. Following graduation, Leah has expanded her practice to include pelvic floor treatment, dry needling, and vestibular rehabilitation.

Leah works full time at REP's Summerside location. 

Leah can be reached at leah@repphysio.ca

Filip Anastassov

MScPT

Filip is committed to helping others pursue an active, healthy, and independent lifestyle. He uses an evidence-based approach, which integrates education, exercise, and hands-on techniques such as manual therapy and dry needling.

He will ensure you have a strong understanding of your condition and provide you with a treatment plan that outlines the essential steps to meeting your goals. He recognizes that physios cannot treat every condition on their own and actively collaborates with other healthcare professionals to ensure optimal care. If he isn’t able to help you, he’ll do his best to find someone who can.

Filip treats a variety of musculoskeletal conditions, work-related injuries, as well as injuries resulting from motor vehicle accidents. He has a special interest in vestibular rehabilitation and shoulder, knee, ankle, and tendon injuries.

He believes in sharing his knowledge and experiences with his peers to help promote mutual development and improve the physiotherapy profession. Over the past few years, he has been involved with the Department of Physical Therapy at the University of Alberta as both a Teaching Assistant and Clinical Instructor.

During his spare time, Filip enjoys running in the river valley, hiking, playing soccer, and spending time with his better half. He also loves trying different coffee beans in his ongoing quest to make the “perfect” shot of espresso.

  • Education

  • Clinical Designations

  • Sports & Activity Background

Education

Filip graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance in 2009. After spending 7 years working in corporate finance, he made the big decision to change careers and pursue his passion for physiotherapy. He subsequently graduated from the University of Alberta with a Master’s of Science Degree in Physical Therapy in 2019.

Since becoming a physiotherapist, Filip has completed continuing education courses in vestibular and concussion rehabilitation, intramuscular stimulation (“IMS”)/dry needling, and the treatment and prevention of running injuries. He is currently in the process of completing the Advanced Diploma in Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy through the Canadian Physiotherapy Association.

Fil's areas of expertise & interest also include:

  • Vestibular/concussion rehabilitation
  • Shoulder, knee, ankle, tendon, and running injuries
  • Neck and back pain

Massage Therapy

Robert Brown

RMT

Rob is a grateful, open-minded entrepreneur, always thankful for the opportunities life presents, Holistic Nutrition enthusiast, health, fitness and wellness oriented.

Currently a practicing Registered Massage Therapist, with an interest in Holistic Nutrition. He believes that health and wellness, in the realm of physical, spiritual and mental are the best investments you can make for the future YOU.

Robert Brown is a graduate of MaKami College, in the 3000 hour Advanced Course in Clinical Massage Therapy, competent in Deep Tissue, Swedish Relaxation, Myofascial techniques, PNF stretches and NMT. Upon graduation, Robert successfully completed Advanced Orthopedic Massage Training, with The Center for Pain Management and Orthopedic Massage Seminar in Complicated Pain Management.

Robert is available Monday to Saturday at our Summerside clinic.

Brie Grandfield

RMT

Brie has a real passion for massage therapy, health, and wellness, with many  years of experience in her field.

Her clients will tell you that she has an especially caring and professional presence, and will customize each treatment to their specific needs at every visit.  Brie says she loves what she does because of the ability to help people in a one on one environment, and loves helping her clients achieve their wellness goals while empowering them to take control of their health.  

Brie graduated from the University of Rhode Island with a BSc. in Kinesiology.  She is an Advanced Registered Massage Therapist with the Natural Health Practitioners of Alberta after graduating with honours from the Massage Therapy College of Manitoba (2200 hours).  Her skill-set includes myofascial release, myofascial cupping, deep tissue massage, relaxation, joint mobilization, Rost Therapy for pelvic girdle pain, prenatal massage, PNF stretching, kinesio-taping with Rock Tape and IASTM (instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization).

Outside of work she loves playing indoor and beach volleyball, doing Crossfit workouts, running, golfing, skiing, and skating.  She loves hanging out with her husband and two young children and their new puppy Walter.

Bev MacLachlin

RMT

Bev’s  interest in anatomy and human movement, combined with her strong passion for helping others, led her a career as a registered massage therapist.

In her spare time, she enjoys the sun as much as possible in Alberta by going cycling (nothing crazy), and kayaking (sometimes really crazy). 

Bev graduated from MH Vicars School of Massage in 2013.  Bev’s expansive skill set includes deep tissue massage, myofascial release, trigger point therapy, joint  mobilization, sports massage, cupping, as well as maternity and relaxation massage.  Bev is also a certified Stamina(R) massage therapist.  This technique focuses on aligning muscles in order to maximize mobility and function. 

Bev is also trained in RAPID Neurofascial Release (NFR).  RAPID NFR is a new soft tissue, movement based, therapeutic technique that addresses the central nervous system’s role in alleviating pain, tension and restrictions within muscles, tendons,ligaments, fascia and nerves

Bev is available Monday to Friday at our Summerside clinic.

Andrew Miller

RMT

Andrew Miller is a Jamaican born and raised Aquarius whose passions lie in health and wellness.

After being in this country for a few years, Andrew found his calling in massage therapy. Intrigued by the human body and all its intricacies, his desire for understanding grew, coupled with interests in nutrition, exercise and yoga, Andrew has discovered that if we truly learn how to care for our bodies, they, in turn, will care for us.

Andrew is a 3000 hour registered massage therapist and a member of the natural health practitioners of Canada (NHPC).  He provides Swedish relaxation, Deep tissue, sports massage, trigger point, PNF stretching and active release.

Andrew is available Monday-Friday at our Westbrook location

Emily Johnston

RMT

Emily has a spark for life and is passionate about the mind body and soul. The balance and connection between these three are the key to a balanced lifestyle.

Emily received her advanced massage therapy diploma with honors from CDI in 2009 and has been practicing sports based massage ever since. Her skillset includes deep tissues massage, myofascial techniques, PNF stretching, pre- natal, TMJD treatments, MVA, lymphatic drainage, trigger point therapy, and active release.

In 2018 Emily received her Reiki Masters accreditation and also in 2020 became a certified yoga instructor. Through these three modalities Emily is really able to empower her clients in not only their body but their every day life.

In her spare time Emily enjoys golf, ballet and snowboarding. She works Tuesday/Thursday mornings and Wednesday evening at our Westbrook location.

emily@repphysio.ca

Acupuncture

Elmira Olson

REGISTERED ACUPUNCTURIST

Elmira Olson completed the three-year Acupuncture Program at MacEwan University in 2006.

As part of this program she participated in an optional one month internship in China where she received first-hand training in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Elmira’s goal is to provide a calm and compassionate environment in which you can achieve better health and well-being. She believes acupuncture is an excellent tool to treat issues that concern you now, as well as being a preventative treatment to improve your health in the future.

Elmira has integrated additional training in prenatal acupuncture, motor point therapy for muscle and joint pain, and cosmetic acupuncture into her practice.  She also has further training in gua sha, a technique often used in Traditional Chinese medicine to complement acupuncture.  Prior to completing her acupuncture diploma, Elmira obtained an Honours degree in Biology at the University of Saskatchewan.

You can find additional information about acupuncture at www.elmiraolsonacupuncture.com

Elmira is available at both the Westbrook and Summerside locations throughout the week. Her email is elmira@repphysio.ca

Personal Training / Kinesiology

Alex Broderick

B. Kin

Alex grew up as an avid sports lover, competitive gymnast, and volleyball player; which lead her to taking her degree in Kinesiology.

Alex graduated from the University of Alberta in November 2017 from the Bachelor of Kinesiology program. She has also completed her personal training certification with CSEP.  She has lots of experience coaching gymnastics and loves to be upside down having fun!

Alex loves working with both children and adults to share her love of fitness and exercise.  In her free time, Alex loves to work out, hang out with friends and family, and go camping in the summertime. Alex currently works at both locations as a personal trainer, as well as running the Acu-Stretch class and occasional boot camps.  She would love to work with you on your fitness goals.

alex@repphysio.ca

Brooke Yanishewski

B. Kin

Brooke believes in movement as medicine and looks forward to assisting the physiotherapists in getting you back to doing what you love.

Brooke has completed her Kinesiology degree from the University of Alberta in Spring 2021

She grew up as a competitive figure skater and in her competitive nature, she is constantly striving to push limits and do her best.

In her spare time, you can find Brooke in the gym, outdoors camping, and spending time with her dog, Whitney.

Emily Bochek

B. Kin

Emily graduated from the University of Alberta in 2021 from the Bachelor of Kinesiology program, specializing in physical activity and health. She is passionate about helping everyone get back to the activities they love to do!

Emily loves spending as much time as she can outdoors, and is an avid rock climber, hiker, and backcountry camper. She truly believes nature is healing! Emily is also a soccer player, and has been all her life.

In her spare time, she can also be found running, doing yoga, gardening, and binge-watching her favourite Netflix shows.

Samuel Ruzza

B. Kin

Sam is someone who takes a great deal of pride in living and promoting a healthy and active lifestyle. He looks forward to transforming this passion into a career helping others get back to the activities that they love after an injury through effective rehabilitation protocols that keep them feeling and performing their best.

Sam finished his Bachelor of Kinesiology degree at the University of Alberta in Fall of 2021. He grew up competing in all sports from soccer to baseball, but focused on basketball, football, and track and field as he got into junior high and high school.

In his spare time, you can find Sam in the gym, on his bike, skiing the slopes, catching up on his favourite shows and cooking (but mostly eating) delicious food."

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