Alisha Mohamed-Kassam - Physiotherapist, Clinic Director PT, MScPT, CAFCI
Alisha graduated with her Masters in Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Alberta in 2012. She also completed her Bachelor of Science at the University of Alberta. Alisha is also certified to practice biomedical dry needling and acupuncture. Some of Alisha's future career endeavors include becoming certified for spinal and peripheral manipulations. Before beginning her physical therapy training, Alisha worked as an Exercise Therapist, as well as a trainer and coach for multiple men's, women's, and youth ball hockey teams. Along with ball hockey, Alisha has played competitive soccer, volleyball, and basketball. She also enjoys snowboarding, skating, hiking, running, and travelling. Click to Book Online!
Cassandra Downe - Physiotherapist PT, MScPT, BSc. Kin (Hons), CMT
Cassie (Cass) Downe completed her Masters in Physical Therapy from the University of Alberta in the Fall of 2016. Prior to that, she obtained a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario with a strong focus in both exercise physiology and sport psychology. Being a former CIS varsity volleyball athlete and current volleyball coach with the
DINOS junior volleyball program, she has significant first hand experience with sport injuries and the rehabilitation required to return to an optimal level of function. Additionally, she has significant experience treating first responders and understands the unusual stressors required for individuals working in this environment.
Her interests include a combination of motor control and hands on manual therapy, while prescribing appropriate therapeutic exercise that addresses the root or core issues. Cass is passionate about problem solving and ensuring the issue at hand is being assessed and treated thoroughly. She has been certified in dry needling techniques and spinal manipulation, in addition to gait analysis/re-training and blood flow restriction training.
Outside of work, Cass can be found partaking in a wide variety of activities. Her time off is spent in the mountains either hiking, mountain biking and back country skiing, or out in the country skeet shooting, bird hunting and fishing. In the city she actively participates in various volleyball leagues, coaches club volleyball and sits on the board of directors for the DINOS volleyball club.
Brendan Warawa - Athletic Therapist and Kinesiologist B.Kin, CAT(C)
Brendan completed his undergraduate degree in Kinesiology at the University of Calgary and Advanced Certificate in Athletic Therapy at Mount Royal University. Brendan has worked with a wide variety of athletes, weekend warriors, and sports teams, specifically the U of C’s basketball and hockey programs. Brendan has a true passion for helping people return to their highest level of activity and meeting individual goals. In his spare time, Brendan enjoys spending time with his family, friends, camping, fishing, hiking, and anything else that gets him outdoors.