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 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, boxing, running, and travelling.
Lee (Sawka) Macauley - Physiotherapist, Clinic Director PT, BMR-PT, CAFCI, Certified GunnIMS Practitioner
Lee graduated from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor of Physical Therapy degree in 2006. Lee previously worked as a physiotherapist with the Canadian Back Institute for five years before she worked in Montreal at International Headquarters with Cirque Du Soleil. Lee was a Research Clinician at the University of Calgary and has contributed to studies for Concussion Management in Hockey Players, Knee Osteoarthritis Prevention and Injury Prevention in Soccer Players. She currently is the clinic director at the Calgary Police Service (CPS) and works very closely with new police recruits as well as all members at CPS Headquarters.
It has always been important for Lee to remain educated in the latest information and techniques related to providing superior therapy. She is certified in acupuncture with the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada and Gunn IMS (Intramuscular Stimulation). She is also certified in spinal and peripheral manipulation and completed her orthopaedic level 2 upper and lower quadrant training in manual therapy. She is continuing to expand her professional knowledge, with her primary focus on Pelvic Health. She has specific training and experience in Women’s Health for diastasis recovery and improving pelvic girdle pain during and after pregnancy. Lee has completed additional specialty training in incontinence, dyspareunia (painful intercourse), and pelvic floor rehabilitation. Lee is passionate about health promotion and the preventive measures people can take to maintain and improve their overall health and well-being.
Outside of the clinic, Lee is a busy mom of 2 and she enjoys spending time being active downhill and cross country mountain biking, golfing, snowboarding and hiking. She also enjoys photography and reading.
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.