Jason Douglas - Physiotherapist, Clinic Director MSc.PT, IMS Certified
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.
Amy Stober - Physiotherapist MScPT, BSc.
Amy recieved a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science and a minor in Strength and Conditioning from Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Missouri. While attending Lindenwood, Amy was able to pursue her life long passion of hockey and played with the Lindenwood Lions in the NCAA Divsion 1. Amy then moved on to receive her Master of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Alberta. Since graduating, Amy has recieved certification in Functional Dry Needling and completed level 2 certification of the CPA Diploma of Advanced Orthopaedic Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy, with plans of pursuing her level 3 certifications. Amy has also completed the Advanced Physical Therapy Cervico-thoraicic Certification Program from APTEI. Growing up in the small town of Hays, Alberta Amy spent much of her time playing any and all sports available. From this and her experience as a collegiate athlete, Amy has developed a passion and understanding of the importance of exercise and an active rehabilitation program. Exercise coupled with strong manual therapy and patient education is the philosophy in which she approaches all injuries with. In her free time, Amy enjoys playing hockey, skiing, hiking, ball, and spending time with family and friends
Janine Mak - Physiotherapist: Pelvic Health, Orthopaedics & Pediatrics BPE, BScPT
Janine is a licensed physiotherapist with a special interest in women’s health and wellness. Janine completed her Bachelor of Physical Education at the University of Manitoba which first sparked her interest in therapeutic exercise. This led her to pursue a career in physiotherapy where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Alberta. For the past 10 years, Janine has worked with a variety of populations including development in the infant population, growth and sport injuries in adolescents as well as neurological and orthopedic conditions in adults and children.
After the birth of her oldest son in 2008, Janine became interested in women’s health and wellness. Janine was fortunate to have a background in physiotherapy and access to resources in women’s health. Having this knowledge was extremely valuable in her return to activity and she wanted to share this knowledge with others. This inspired her to further her education by completing a postgraduate course in Exercise for Women at the University of Melbourne in Australia. Janine strongly supports the Aussies’ approach in providing preventative physiotherapy for women. Combined with her background in pediatric health, she felt combining the two was the perfect solution: preventative health for moms and babies. Janine learned about the many issues that women may face when starting or resuming an exercise program throughout the lifespan, from adolescence to the postmenopausal period. Janine is one of a small group of physiotherapists in Calgary that specializes in Pelvic Health and is able to treat pelvic floor issues such as urinary incontinence, prolapse and pelvic pain issues. She is also trained in The Hypopressive technique that is highly effective in the treatment of prolapse and incontinence. Janine has always been a firm believer in maintaining an active lifestyle and being a positive role model for her two young boys. She recognizes the importance of being pro-active and the role that it plays in overall well-being. Outside of work, Janine enjoys mountain biking, skiing, racquet sports, traveling and spending time with her family.
Visit Janine’s website: www.inspirephysiocalgary.com
Jordan Wallan - Physiotherapist MScPT, BScKin
Jordan graduated from the University of Alberta’s Physical Therapy program after completing an undergraduate degree in kinesiology at the University of Calgary. Jordan has experience in a variety of different areas of practice, some of which include: sport injuries, motor vehicle accidents, post knee and hip replacement rehab and post-concussion syndrome. She has recently challenged the Ortho Level I course and plans on pursuing all orthopedics levels and dry needling courses. Jordan is interested in treating all populations and conditions but has particular interest in working with dancers as she has extensive dance training and performance experience. Currently, she is a member of Trip the Light Dance Company and teaches barre fitness classes at The Sweat Lab. Outside of work, Jordan enjoys dancing, working out, cooking, eating and spending time with her family, friends and dog.
Leah Peterson - Physiotherapist (Coverage) MScPT, BSc (Kinesiology)
Leah graduated from the Physical Therapy program at the University of Alberta after completing her undergraduate degree in Kinesiology at the University of Calgary. She enjoys working with all patient populations, including athletes, post-surgical, joint replacements, and chronic pain. Leah has a special interest in treating dancers due to her personal experience training and competing in multiple styles of dance. Leah has been a patient herself in physiotherapy, both pre and post-surgery, and she is excited to bring this unique perspective into her practice. She plans to complete further educational courses in dry needling, vestibular rehabilitation, and manual therapy levels. Outside of work, Leah enjoys participating in dance, spin, and barre classes as well as a variety of sports including volleyball and slow-pitch.
Jennifer Kelemen - Kinesiologist BSc. Exer Science
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.
Sabrina Hamilton -Kinesiologist BSc. Exer Science
Sabrina was born and raised in Calgary, and she recently graduated from the University of Lethbridge with a Bachelor of Science degree majoring in Exercise Science. She has enjoyed her time volunteering at the Pronghorn Athletic clinic, with the University sports teams during her time at the University of Lethbridge. She is passionate about outdoor activities such as hiking, skiing, canoeing, and snowshoeing. Additionally, she loves yoga as it is a great method to stay grounded and balanced.
Dr. Kent Stuber - Chiropractor BSc, DC
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 - Chiropractor BSc, DC
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. Kait Chang - Naturopathic Doctor HBSc, ND
Dr. Kait Chang was born in Taiwan and raised in Calgary. She earned her Honours Bachelor of Science in Nutritional Sciences and Psychology from the University of Toronto in 2009 and then Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine from the Canadian College of Medicine in 2013. Dr. Kait is experienced in treating gastrointestinal disorders, food sensitivities, skin conditions, hormonal imbalance, subfertility, and post-partum recovery. In her practice, she often use acupuncture, drainage remedies and herbs to facilitate realignment and detoxification processes while supporting deficiencies using evidence-based nutritional supplementation and/or intravenous/intramuscular nutrition therapy. She is always curious about the root cause of her patients' illnesses and is committed to addressing them through education and counselling. Outside of work, she enjoys cooking, meditation, jogging, hiking, and swimming.
For more information about Dr. Kait, see www.drkaitchang.com.
Sylvie Lappa - Registered Massage Therapist RMT
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 RMT
Danny completed his 2200 hour program in Massage Therapy from Mount Royal University on June 30 2014. He is fully trained and experienced with 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 RMT
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 Rehabilitative Pilates Master
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. -
Mallory Bowman - Office Administrator
Mallory grew up in Toronto before moving to Calgary in 2008. She graduated from Bow Valley College with a Medical Office Assistant certificate and joined the Momentum Health team in August 2017. Having worked in customer service for many years, Mallory understands the importance of providing a positive experience for each and every client. Outside of work Mallory enjoys spending her time in nature, doing yoga and running.