Our team

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The eastman Team

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Dave Blatz, owner

Certified Athletic Therapist, Medical Director with team Canada Soccer

Dave's unique knowledge and skill set 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 and colleagues. He has worked with athletes at the Olympics, Commonwealth Games, Pan Am Games, IIHF World Junior Hockey and Major League Baseball. 
His passion is to get you back in the game, whatever that may be.
 
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Jodi schultz

 Athletic Therapist

Returning August 10th, 2021
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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 & Providence College.

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Ashley 

Gerbrandt

 Athletic Therapist

Ashley possesses excellent exercise assessment, and skill-set lend an excellent benefit to patients participating in aquatic form of weightless movement therapy.

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Justin

Giesbrecht

Physiotherapist

A former professional hockey player for the SPHL and FHL. Justin know the wears + tears of hockey related injuries and how to fix you up.

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Maryline
Shewchuk

Physiotherapist, Pelvic Floor

Graduating in 2011, she has taken a special interest in pelvic floor therapy and supporting women both pre and postnatally.  

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Olivia wiens

Massage Therapist

Graduating from Wellington College, Olivia is trained in therapeutic & relaxation massage, as well as pre & post sport event massage.

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Angelika derksen

Massage Therapist

Some common conditions she works with are neck pain, headaches, TMJ pain, rotator cuff injuries, tendinitis, and lower back pain.

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ahmed laarissa

Massage Therapist

Ahmed specialises in functional muscle release, myofascial release, muscle energy technique, deep tissue, and relaxation massage. 

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Dr. Patrick fredette

Sports Medicine Physician

 Dr. Fredette assesses all orthopedic / 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

Orthepedic Surgeon

One of the brightest stars in the orthopaedic surgical world. His involvement with the Winnipeg Jets & Winnipeg Blue Bombers demonstrates an excellent skill-set to work with professional calibre athletes.

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Amy obirek Blatz

Registered Dietitian

Through individual or group sessions, Amy has a special interest the role of nutrition in gut health and high performance sport.

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Megan Wiebe

Administrative Assistant

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dr. Robert longstaffe

Orthepedic Surgeon

 Dr. Longstaffe's specialties include Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy with special interest in Complex Knee Reconstruction, Osteotomies and Knee Arthroplasty. 

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Adrienne penner

Registered Dietitian

Offering one-on-one support, Adrienne specializes in family feeding, food cravings, sports nutrition, IBS, mental health, weight management, and more!

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Abigail Winkler

Administrative Assistant

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Lauren Warkentin

Administrative Assistant