Jason Douglas - Physiotherapist, Clinic Director
Jason graduated with his Bachelors of Physical Education in 2008 and his Masters of Science in Physical Therapy in 2011, from the University of Alberta. He worked for the Canadian Back Institute for one year, working with patients rehabilitating from spinal injuries, chronic pain and musculoskeletal sprains/strains. Jason has completed the Canadian Orthopedic Level II upper and lower quadrant training in manual therapy, as well as Level I Acupuncture and is certified in Functional Dry Needling for intramuscular stimulation (IMS).Currently, Jason specializes in the treatment of sporting injuries, rotator cuff rehabilitation, whiplash, post-surgical rehab, as well as tension headaches. Jason is also involved with high level athletics, working as the physical therapist for the Canadian National Professional Boxing welterweight champion (Steve Claggett), many of the Calgary Gymnastic Clubs Provincial and National level gymnasts, as well as mixed martial artists competitors and coaches from local gyms in Calgary.When not helping patients at our West Springs clinic, Jason enjoys snowboarding, squash, mountain biking and boxing.
Darryl Finnerty- Physiotherapist
Darryl grew up in Calgary, Alberta and was a part of a very active family. After high school Darryl played Junior A hockey in the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League for 2 years. He returned home where he obtained his Bachelor of Kinesiology, graduating with distinction and his Masters of Science in Physical Therapy, from the University of Calgary and the University of Alberta respectively. Darryl is currently pursuing a certificate in Biomedical Dry Needling (IMS) as well as his Manual Therapy Series 1 certificate from the Swodeam Institute. Having played hockey in his whole life, Darryl has developed a special interest in working with athletes and return to sport after an injury.
Alyson Huang - Orthopaedic & Pelvic Health Physiotherapist
Aly graduated from the Medical Rehabilitation Physical Therapy program at the University of Manitoba, with clinical training from Karolinska Medical Institute in Stockholm, Sweden. She is the recipient of Karen Hudson Memorial Physiotherapy Award, Marjorie Spence Physical Therapy Award, and the Arthritis Society of Manitoba/Nunavut Division in 2011. Aly is certified in acupuncture with the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute. She has completed Level IV in advanced manual and manipulative therapy with the Orthopedic and Sports division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association.
Aly has postgraduate training in treating pelvic floor dysfunction such as urinary incontinence, pelvic pain and post-obstetric trauma. She also has certifications in providing graston, orthotics, and selective functional movement assessment (SFMA). Aly has strong technical knowledge of the neuro-musculoskeletal system, experienced in treating patients with a variety of conditions including sports, motor vehicle accident injuries, and pelvic floor dysfunction. She has international experience in rehabilitating and conditioning dancers from the Swedish Royal Ballet. Aly’s treatment philosophy involves treating the body holistically and determining precipitating factors leading to dysfunction/injury in order to help patients reach their maximum potential.
Outside of work, Aly really enjoys spending time with her family, her dog and is a strong believer in giving back to society.
Jennifer Kelemen - Kinesiologist
Jennifer was born and raised in Calgary. She graduated from the University of Lethbridge in 2014 with her Bachelor’s of Science, majoring in Exercise Science. Jennifer loves traveling around the world with friends and family. She also likes hiking, soccer, hockey and football as well as going on road trips. After taking time off for knee surgery in October, she joined Momentum Health in mid-February of 2015.
Victoria is a recent graduate from the University of Calgary with a Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology. Victoria's personal experience as a student athlete has steered her interest towards athletics, specifically adolescent athletes. Through this she has developed a passion to help others through holistic methods. In her spare time she is a therapist for Calgary quadrant hockey teams, promoting healthy play, nutrition, and exercise to elite youth athletes. She aspires to be a Doctor of Chiropractic, specializing in Sport Medicine. Victoria enjoys outdoor activities such as downhill skiing, mountain biking, hiking, and snow shoeing.
Dr. Kent Stuber, BSc, DC - Chiropractor
Dr. Stuber was born and raised in Calgary. He obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Cellular, Molecular & Microbial Biology from the University of Calgary before moving to Toronto where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with Clinic Honours from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) in 2002. He graduated with a Master's of Science degree in Health and Social Care Research from the University of Sheffield in January of 2008, graduating with Distinction. Dr. Stuber’s post graduate education courses have included Graston Technique®, Active Release Techniques®, Kinesiotaping, Low-Tech Lumbar Spinal Stabilization Training, Managing Neck Pain Conditions, Evaluation and Management of Neck and Arm Pain, courses from the Titleist Performance Institute, and Taping and Support Techniques for Sports Practitioners. Dr. Stuber is an active health care researcher. He is an Adjunct Professor in the Division of Graduate Education and Research at CMCC and an Associate Editor of the Journal of the Canadian Chiropractic Association. In 2008 he was the recipient of the Canadian Chiropractic Association's Young Investigator Award. Dr. Stuber has published over a dozen research papers in several peer-reviewed journals including Spine, the Journal of Manipulative & Physiological Therapeutics (JMPT), the Journal of the Canadian Chiropractic Association (JCCA), the Journal of Chiropractic Medicine (JCM), Chiropractic and Manual Therapies, Chiropractic & Osteopathy, the Journal of Chiropractic Humanities, and Clinical Chiropractic on a variety of topics including: Pregnancy related low back pain management & the safety of chiropractic care during pregnancy, Diagnosis of sacroiliac joint injuries, Management of lumbar spinal stenosis, Sports injuries, biomechanics, and prevention, Supplement using for spinal arthritis, Research methods and Chiropractic continuing education. In addition, his work has been presented at several international research conferences. He has peer reviewed for JMPT, JCM, Chiropractic & Osteopathy, and the Association of Chiropractic Colleges Research Agenda Conference. Most importantly, Dr. Stuber is the proud dad of Morgan and Thomas, and he is happy to be a volunteer Coach Dad whenever possible.
Dr. Caterina Lerede, BSc, DC - Chiropractor
Dr. Caterina Lerede was born and raised in Calgary. She obtained her degree in Cellular, Molecular and Microbial Biology from the University of Calgary in 1997 and went on to receive her Doctor of Chiropractic (Cum Laude) at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in 2002. Dr. Lerede enjoys treating a variety of patients and utilizes Diversified chiropractic technique, myofascial release/soft tissue therapies, home exercise prescription, and working with patients to develop healthy lifestyle habits to help them achieve and maintain their health goals. Dr. Lerede is a registered member of the Alberta College of Chiropractors and Canadian Chiropractic Association and a volunteer examiner with the Canadian Chiropractic Examining Board. She enjoys yoga, cycling, hiking and travelling with her family.
Dr. Frances Wang, ND - Naturopathic Doctor
Dr. Frances Wang is a native of Taipei, Taiwan. She grew up in a family which believed in food as medicine and living a balanced life. At a young age, Dr. Frances would help her Traditional Chinese Medical doctor grandfather prepare medicine for patients. She developed a passion for the ancient healing philosophy that led to her path of pursuing natural medicine.Dr. Frances believes that there must be a holistic health care model that works in conjunction with conventional medicine. Upon completing her undergraduate degree in Biology at Tunghai University, Taiwan, her passion eventually led her to Canada to study Naturopathic Medicine; a medicine that blends evidence-based science with natural forms of medicine to deliver health care. Dr. Frances then received her Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine from Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine in Vancouver, BC.Dr. Frances is licensed through College of Naturopathic Doctors of Alberta (CNDA) and College of Naturopathic Physician in British Columbia (CNPBC) and is a member of the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors (CAND). She is also board certified in heavy metal chelation, advanced IV therapies, acupuncture, and a licensed Bowen Practitioner. She is interested in general family medicine, focusing on women’s health, digestive disorders, fatigue, stress management and insomnia, and autoimmune conditions. Dr. Frances speaks both Mandarin and English.When not working with patients, you may find Dr. Frances bicycling, hiking, snowboarding, rock climbing, or traveling around the world with her husband.
Sylvie Lappa - Registered Massage Therapist
Sylvie graduated from Foothills College of Massage Therapy in 2005. Through her technical knowledge and experience, Sylvie's daily routine includes assessment of patients, developing & implementing treatment plans from the sports injured to MVA's to helping out pre-natal Moms simply looking to sort out their back issues. Sylvie is a member in good standing with the Natural Health Practitioners of Canada and is licensed with the city of Calgary. As a primarily treatments based therapist, Sylvie uses Swedish massage to help release restrictions and promote circulation. Her treatments may also involve myo-fascial release, trigger point release, hydro-therapy, manual lymphatic drainage and joint mobilization to achieve deep tissue healing. By focusing on the needs and goals of her patients along with following contraindicated protocols, Sylvie is able to assist in the healing process of injuries, increase flexibility, reduce pain and improve overall quality of life.
Danny Enikan - Registered Massage Therapist
Danny completed his 2200 hour program in Massage Therapy from Mount Royal University on June 30 2014. He specializes in sport therapy, motor vehicle accident injuries, repetitive strain injuries, pre natal and post natal massage, deep tissue, relaxation and therapeutic massage. He has a passion for rehabilitation, specifically nerve compression and muscular contractures.He is a registered member with Natural Health Practitioners of Canada (NHPC) and will be taking continuing education to keep up to date and add to his clinical skills.
Marjo de Wit-Presti - Registered Massage Therapist
Marjo grew up in Southwestern Ontario and graduated from The D'Arcy Lane Institute of Massage Therapy in London Ontario in 2002. Throughout her Massage Therapy career she has worked closely with other Health Care professionals such as Physiotherapists and Chiropractors. Passionate about helping her patients achieve and maintain optimal health and well-being, she is always upgrading and adding to her massage skill set. She has provided Massage Therapy at National events such as the Canada Games, Tim Horton's Brier and for various sports teams. Marjo is a member of the MTAA and the CMTO and is looking forward to helping new patients achieve their optimal health. Outside of work, she loves spending time with her family, dog and hiking in the mountains.
Kathleen Keller - Pilates Director
A former national level competitive gymnast, professional dancer and choreographer, she discovered Pilates through an injury in 1995. This shifted her path and she became multi-certified in all Pilates equipment apparatus and Mat by STOTT® (Toronto) and Polestar® (Hong Kong), and completed her Pilates Rehabilitation through The Method Center® (Vancouver). Kat is a Certified Fascial Fitness Trainer® with Dr. Robert Schleip (Germany) and a teaching assistant in Myofascial Movement for Thomas Myers -Anatomy Trains (Maine).
A Teacher-of-Teachers, Kathleen spent five years overseas. She introduced the first international level of Pilates Teacher Training programs, mentoring locals, teachers and physiotherapists in Malaysia, Indonesia and Spain. Today, she teaches workshops in Pilates, Self Myofascial Release (SMR), Posture Education and Myofascial Anatomy and Movement.
Kathleen's approach applies current research and practices in orthopedics, sports medicine and movement science, together with the evolved principles of Pilates Methods and SMR. Kathleen will work with you to achieve and excel in whatever physical fitness goals you desire, or whatever rehabilitative needs you might have.
Roxanne McDougall-Maton – Office Manager
Roxanne was born and raised in Calgary, and has worked with Momentum Health since 2013. She enjoys working at the front, ensuring a warm welcome and friendly finish to every visit our clients have, making them feel comfortable. Having lived in Calgary her whole life, Roxanne is eager and excited to travel at any opportunity she gets. In her free time you will find her spending time with family and friends and keeping fit.
Meghan de Wit - Office Administrator
Meghan was born and raised in Ontario where she graduated from The University of Western Ontario with a BA in Psychology and Criminal Justice. Meghan enjoys gathering experience at Momentum Health along with providing a friendly positive atmosphere at the clinic. She has always enjoyed playing competitive sports including basketball, volleyball and rowing. Outside of work she can be found skiing, climbing and hiking in the Rockies or spending time with family and friends.