Physiotherapy, Chiropractic and Massage in Deerfoot City, North East, Calgary, AB
Rebecca Brady, Physiotherapist Intern MScPT, BKin
Rebecca completed a Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology at the University of Calgary, graduating in 2018. She previously worked at Momentum Health as a Kinesiologist for a year before entering the Master of Science in Physical Therapy program at the University of Alberta in 2019. During her training, Rebecca gained experience in multiple areas including private practice, geriatrics, and acute neurology. She has special interests in chronic pain, oncology, and vestibular rehabilitation. Rebecca is certified in the Advanced Integrated Musculoskeletal (AIM) Physiotherapy Program Level 1 from the CPA Orthopedic Division and NKT Level 1. She is passionate about exercise and health and enjoys mountain biking, running, snowboarding, and hiking whenever she can. Her experiences have encouraged her to take a multifaceted approach with patients that incorporates their unique experiences, targeted exercises, and manual therapy to help them get back to the things they love to do.
Mark Taylor, Physiotherapist Intern MScPT, BHPE
Mark was born and raised in Calgary and graduated from Mount Royal University with a Bachelor of Health and Physical Education before completing his Master of Science in Physical Therapy degree at the University of Alberta. In addition to his time spent in private practice, he has experience working in Home Care, Critical Care and Orthopedics. Mark is excited to start working with Momentum Health Deerfoot and with patients who have any type of injury! He plans to complete his Orthopedic/Manual Therapy levels and take post-graduate training in temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders, vestibular conditions and dry needling/IMS. When not at the clinic you can find Mark on the ball diamond as he is a nationally certified Softball Canada Umpire, on the curling ice pretending to win the Brier or watching his beloved Flames and Blue Jays on TV.
Heather Curilla, - Physiotherapist / Redcord Practitioner
Heather Curilla has many years of experience as a physiotherapist here in Calgary. She has taken numerous post- graduate courses in this field. Some of these include the Gunn IMS certification, Intermediate manual therapy, and the Redcord Neurac certification.
Currently, Heather’s sole focus is work with an apparatus called the Redcord System.
This Norwegian founded suspension exercise system is effective for treating injuries and pain by activating core muscles, correcting muscle imbalances and offering progressive strengthening through the use of the systems’ bungees and ropes.
Heather has been working with the Redcord for the past 10 years and is very impressed with the results that this system brings for patients. Working with this exercise-based apparatus truly demonstrates that exercise IS medicine.
In her spare time, she loves to golf and jog. Heather’s personal goal is to run a half marathon once a year!
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Dan Matchullis, Physiotherapist, Clinic Director
Dan is the Director of Operations for Momentum Health and Evidence Sport and Spine. He is passionate about working hard to foster collaboration within multi-disciplinary clinic settings and creating new healthcare models. He brings his management expertise and entrepreneurial spirit to the team, continually seeking innovative ways to expand services offered to best suit the needs of Albertans. He was inspired to join the profession originally by volunteering at an acquired brain injury rehabilitation unit in Winnipeg, which continues to drive his passion for helping patients have impactful rehabilitation experiences today. He strongly believes in the Adam Grant quote “The most meaningful way to succeed is to help others succeed”. Moving to the Calgary area after graduating from the University of Manitoba with a Master of Physical Therapy, he has enjoyed most of his spare time in the mountains. Dan is an avid skier, backpacker, and camping enthusiast and is always ready for a new adventure.
Dr. Giancarlo Carpino, Chiropractor DC
Dr. Giancarlo Carpino was born and raised in Calgary and is a qualified and registered Chiropractor in Alberta.
Dr. Carpino studied human biomechanics at the University of Calgary from 2012 to 2016, and subsequently obtained his Doctor of Chiropractic at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in 2020. He is certified to use acupuncture needling as a treatment modality.
Dr. Carpino has been in clinical practice since 2019 including at a rehabilitation hospital, an inner-city clinic, and a Motor Vehicle Accident specialty clinic. He has performed independent medical examinations at the North York General Hospital in Toronto in conjunction with Physiatrists, Psychiatrists, Chiropractors, and Neurologists. He has been involved in many pieces of biomechanics and clinical research and is a published author in this field.
Dr. Carpino is passionate about treating the musculoskeletal system including orthopaedic and movement-based issues, and he makes a point to understand and encourage his patients’ whole health. He has particular clinical interest and experience working with headaches, tailbone pain, chronic pains, and promoting healthy aging.
When not at the clinic, Dr. Carpino enjoys spending time with family and friends. Some of his hobbies include hiking, snowboarding, playing flag football, beach volleyball, disc golf, and coaching junior football.
Read more at https://www.drcarpino.com/
Megan Fishley, Registered Massage Therapist
Megan was born in Calgary and has lived here her whole life. Megan developed an interest for the human body when she was in a car accident and got massage treatment to help alleviate pain. She then fell in love with massage after experiencing the benefits first hand. Megan went on to pursue a 2200 hour degree in massage therapy at Vicars School of Massage Therapy in Calgary. She is passionate about using massage to treat people with chronic or acute pain restrictions in range of motion and to get clients back to regular tasks of daily living pain free! She has learned many techniques such as; Swedish massage, relaxation massage, joint-play, stretching techniques, myofascial release, trigger-point therapy, therapeutic massage, infant massage, hot stone massage and RAPID neuro-fascial reset for effective treatment of the whole body.
In her spare time she loves travelling, playing piano, painting, spending time with family, friends, and her adorable cat. She looks forward to meeting you and developing a treatment plan specific to your needs!
Obi Mezue, Office Manager
Obi came to Momentum Health in July, 2014 with experience in customer service and administration. After Obi moved from Nigeria to Canada in 2009, she worked in multiple fields, deepening her desire to serve others with compassion and understanding. As the Office Manager in Deerfoot, Obi brings her organizational skills and calm approach to the team. Obi enjoys walks in and around Calgary and reading as much as possible.
Safia Kuci, Office Administrator
Safia is currently a student at the University of Calgary, completing a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. Although not originally from Canada, she has grown up in Calgary and knows it as her home. Safia sees herself continuing her education to either pursue Physiotherapy or Occupational Therapy. When she is not at school or at work, Safia enjoys re-watching her favourite shows, being outside, or spending time with her loved ones.
Blair Puente, Clinic Support Manager
Blair began learning about the world through the unique lens of ballet. At the age of 17, he started his career dancing at the National Ballet of Canada and then rode into the sunset five years later to join the Alberta Ballet. While still performing around the world, meeting amazing people from myriad cultures and countries, Blair acquired his RMT and ART® certifications. With the birth of his second child, Blair knew it was time to hang up the dancing shoes and begin a new career. With a great stroke of luck, a management position opened up and Blair was able to serve as Company Manager and Program Manager with Alberta Ballet. Hosting educational presentations for up to 1,000 students at the Jubilee Auditoria and local schools was one of his favourite chances to be onstage after "the curtain went down" on his dance career. Blair also served as a union and board representative, coordinated logistics and communications for two CBC film collaborations, participated in and coordinated media interviews and managed multiple US and Canadian tours.
With Momentum Health, Blair delights in meeting and engaging with Calgarians (in person and online!) who are passionate about health, whether physicians, employers, individuals, or performing arts and sport groups.
When you choose Momentum Health, you get experienced practitioners who use the latest evidence to bring you the right hands-on care for your needs. You have access to physiotherapists, chiropractors, massage therapists, kinesiologists and more who collaborate together to ensure your optimal care.
If you are ready to overcome your pain, we are ready to help.
We emphasize an individualized approach and treat all injuries, including workplace injuries, sports injuries, and motor vehicle injuries. As part of our individualized approach, we will discuss the length of treatment and propose a plan uniquely created to help you meet your goals - from the very first visit. At Momentum Health, we see you as soon as possible. The sooner you see us, the easier your recovery.
Simplicity - We make it easy
Independence - We empower others
Compassion - We give all that we have
Communication - Right communication at the right time
Fun! We have fun, and so will you!
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We can also bill Manulife, the Interim Federal Health Plan for refugees (IFHP) and your Vehicle Insurance for motor vehicle collision claims (MVA).
While those listed above are the main insurers that allow direct billing, other insurance companies may also allow direct billing. Please contact your insurer if you have questions about your coverage.
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