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OUR TEAM

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Athletic Therapy

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DavE Blatz

 

Founder/Owner/Athletic Therapist

Dave's unique knowledge of sport-related injury and rehabilitation techniques has been developed through his hands on work with elite athletes of professional sport and learning from leading sports physicians & colleagues. Working with athletes at the Olympics, Commonwealth Games,  & Pan Am Games

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ASHLEY GERBRANDT

Athletic Therapist

Ashley's excellent exercise assessment and skill-set lend an excellent benefit to patients participating in aquatic form of weightless movement therapy. She also specializes in pelvic therapy.

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TARAN BRITTON

Athletic Therapist

Discovering his love for sports and Athletic Therapy in high school, Taran graduated from the University of Manitoba with his Bachelor of Kinesiology - Athletic Therapy, giving him the opportunity to combine his love of sports and the ability to use his knowledge to help people get better.

Physiotherapy

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Athletic Therapist

One of Dave's former students, Susanna believes that exercise is medicine and athletic therapy is for everyone, not just athletes. She has worked with the Bisons, Bombers, and local hockey, volleyball, soccer, and basketball teams.

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SHAHD KHWASHKI

Athletic Therapist

Having studied under Eric during her practicum hours, Shahd is happy to be working part time at the clinic. She is currently an exam candidate.

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ERIC LARSON

Physiotherapist

Eric specializes in acupuncture, soft tissue release, therapeutic cupping and exercise based rehabilitation. 

Provides therapy to the SRSS Football Club.

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JUSTIN GIESBRECHT

Physiotherapist

After retiring from professional hockey, having played in the SPHL and FHL, Justin aspires to help all athletes get back to the game basing his treatments around sport-specific manual therapy, strengthening and mobility.

Massage Therapy

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OLIVIA WIENS

Registered Massage Therapist

Graduating from Wellington College, Olivia is trained in therapeutic & relaxation massage, as well as pre & post sport event massage. She is currently on leave with a projected return of early 2024.

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AHMED LAARISSA

Registered Massage Therapist

A former professional soccer player, Ahmed understands the impact of injury and importance of recovery. He can provide his clients with neurofascia reset, functional muscle release, myofascial release, muscle energy technique, deep tissue and relaxation massage. Now opening on Saturdays, call now or click below to book:

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KAYCEE DUVAL

Registered Massage Therapist

A graduate from the Evolve College of Massage Therapy in 2018, Kaycee tailors her treatments to meet the needs of her clients and is continually amazed by the healing nature of massage. She is currently on maternity leave.

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KARLA FRIESEN

Registered Massage Therapist

Having graduated from the Evolve College of Massage Therapy in 2020, Karla has continued to perfect her craft with Cupping Therapy, IASTM (Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization), Rapid NFR upper body, and Hot Stone Massage courses. Call the clinic today or follow the link below to book: 

sport medicine doctor/orthopaedic surgeons

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Sports Medicine Physician

Dr. Fredette assess all orthopaedic / musculoskeletal injuries and can provide clinical diagnosis, requisition diagnostic testing, refer to physio / athletic therapies, and prescribe medications.

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Dr. JAMES LONGSTAFFE

Orthopaedic Surgeon

One of the brightest stars in the orthopaedic surgical world, Dr. Longstaffe also works with the Winnipeg Blue Bomber and Winnipeg Jets. He has recently opened his own clinic in the South of Winnipeg: Fort Whyte Orthopaedics

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Dr. robert LONGSTAFFE

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr. Longstaffe's specialties include sports medicine and arthroscopy with a special interest in complex knee reconstruction, osteotomies and knee arthroplasty. 

REGISTERED DIETITANS

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aMY OBIREK BLATZ

Registered Dietitian

Amy has a special interest in working with athletes and active individuals to understand the role of nutrition in optimizing sports/athletic performance, but also its importance as the foundation for overall health.

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adrienne penner

Registered Dietitian

Adrienne's nutritional services include but are not limited to behaviour change/motivational counselling, healthy weight management, family nutrition (meal planning, picky eaters), pre/post-natal, diabetes, sports nutrition, food allergies/IBS, and eating disorders.

administrative staff

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jennie fehr

Administrative Assistant

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REBECCA REIMER

Administrative Assistant

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