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.
PT, BMRPT, CAFCI, CGIMS
Shaun received his Bachelor of Medical Rehabilitation in Physiotherapy from the University of Manitoba. Shaun is fortunate to have worked across a broad range of rehabilitation spanning from providing injury prevention lectures to youth athletics, injury management for numerous sporting events, to the treatment of chronic back pain. Shaun passionately directs his time to improving patient care collaboration not only within the Momentum and Evidence Models, but also across our public and private healthcare systems. Shaun also enjoys mentoring recently graduated Physiotherapists & Kinesiologists. Shaun has completed his designations in Spinal & Peripheral manipulation, Diagnostic Imaging, Acupuncture, and Intramuscular Stimulation including Gunn IMS. Shaun maintains a clinical caseload welcoming patients at various Momentum Health locations.
Dr. Giancarlo Carpino,
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.
Megan was born in Calgary and has lived here her whole life. For 3 years, Megan worked at an Optometry clinic and developed an interest in health and the human body. She went on to pursue a 2200-hour degree in massage therapy at MH Vicars School of Massage Therapy in Calgary. She has learned many techniques, such as Swedish massage, joint-play, stretching techniques, myofascial release, trigger-point therapy and therapeutic massage. She has been passionate about doing things hands-on from a young age and is skilled in many areas like drawing, painting, and playing piano. She is excited to work with her hands through massage and to continue to learn and grow her skills more to provide many treatment options massage therapy has to offer.
In her spare time, she loves spending time with family, friends, and her adorable cat. She is very excited to join our team!
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 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.
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
We can also bill Manulife, Ironworkers' Health & Welfare (FAS), 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.