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51st Ave

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Our 51st Ave clinic offers a variety of physiotherapy, massage therapy, and acupuncture from some of the best physiotherapists, and massage therapists in Edmonton. Let us help you on your journey. Come join 40,000 patients and counting since 1999.

Cory Choma

PT, CGIMS, Clinical Specialist (Pain) (Senior Physiotherapist)

Cory has been in clinical practice since 1996 and is a founding member of CSA. He is one of only 4 Clinical Specialists in Pain Science in Canada and one of a handful of people awarded an ISTOP (Institute for the Study and Treatment of Pain) Honorary Fellowship. Cory has been teaching GunnIMS domestically and internationally since 2003 and is a senior instructor for the Continuing Professional Development branch of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of British Columbia. GunnIMS is appropriate for stubborn, recurrent or longstanding pain that appears to be resistant to treatment and has a significant peripheral neuropathic component. Cory and Dr. S. Goodman are contributing authors in the text ‘Trigger Point Dry Needling: An Evidenced and Clinical-Based Approach’ where they present a chapter on GunnIMS. In addition to his chronic pain management practice, Cory has great experience helping injured athletes return to sport.

Designations: Clinical Specialist (Pain Science); Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy; Certified Gunn Intramuscular Stimulation (Instructor); Honorary Fellow of the Institute for the Study & Treatment of Pain; Injury Management Consultant, Alberta Auto Injury Program; Registered member of Alberta’s dry needling roster.

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Melissa Hann

PT (Physiotherapist)

Melissa was educated in both Newfoundland and Nova Scotia  and has been practicing in Edmonton for a number of years. She treats a variety of both acute and chronic orthopedic conditions including strains, sprains, neck and back injuries. She has nourished a keen interest in dizziness and vertigo working through course work material and specific mentorship in this area. She has experience helping individuals of all ages and of many sports. She has a strong passion for helping people become motivated and more active in their daily life. Treatment techniques will consist of education on how to improve your physical health, a strong education component, hands-on therapy, active exercise, taping and modalities (heat/ice, etc.) as required.

Designations: Master of Science in Physical Therapy, Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology.

Lynne Dey

PT (Physiotherapist)

Lynne treats injuries ranging from sprains/ strains to fractures/ dislocations to chronic conditions. She has extensive experience in post-surgical and post-trauma rehabilitation. Additionally, she has knowledge in the area of hand and wrist injuries. Lynne provides treatment that may include manual therapy (hands on treatment), education on managing your injury, exercise prescription and therapeutic modalities. Lynne has a lengthy background in figure skating and has a unique understanding of the injured athlete.

Outside of the world of physiotherapy Lynne is involved in figure skating as a judge – from the grassroots local level to the international elite level.

Designations: Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy

Leanne Jacobs

PT (Physiotherapist)

Leanne completed her Master of Physiotherapy at the University of Queensland in Australia. She treats both acute and chronic orthopaedic conditions including strains, sprains, neck and back injuries. Treatment techniques include manual therapy, education, exercise prescription, taping, and therapeutic modalities as required.

Leanne’s background in Kinesiology provides her with the ability to set up injury specific exercise programs for her patients. Leanne also has a passion for figure skating and has been involved in developing and carrying out off-ice programs for young skaters.

Designations: Master of Science in Physical Therapy

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Michelle Bibeau

PT (Physiotherapist)
Michelle is a graduate of the Master of Science in Physical Therapy program from the University of Alberta. Prior to studying in Edmonton, she attended the University of Windsor completing a Bachelor of Human Kinetics, majoring in Movement Science and graduating with Honours with Distinction. 
Michelle provides treatment for a variety of orthopaedic conditions to patients of all ages. She enjoys treating patients with work and sport injuries, as well as those injured in motor vehicle accidents. She takes particular interest in working with dancers, as she has many years of dance training and experience.
Her treatments will include therapeutic exercise, modalities (i.e. heat, Ultrasound, IFC), manual therapy, and home exercise programs. She strives to provide her patients with a specialized program targeting their specific condition and goals. 
Designations: Master of Science in Physical Therapy, Bachelor of Human Kinetics (Major in Movement Science, Honours with Distinction)
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Carli Bennett

PT (Physiotherapist)

Carli is a graduate of the physical therapy program right here in Edmonton, and loves working in outpatient orthopedic practice. She treats all varieties of acute and chronic orthopaedic conditions. Over the last few years, her experience as a mother has led to her developing an interest in and completing special training in the treatment of pelvic health conditions such as incontinence, prolapse and pelvic pain.

Her treatment techniques include education on how to manage your injury, manual therapy, exercise prescription and therapeutic modalities as required. Carli also works in acute care at the Grey Nuns and Misericordia Community Hospitals, where she works with a variety of medical and post-surgical in-patients.

Designations: Master of Science in Physical Therapy, Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology

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Bradley Green

PT (Physiotherapist)
Bradley graduated with a Master of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Alberta in 2016. Prior to that, he attended the University of Manitoba where he completed a Bachelor of Kinesiology, graduating with honours with distinction in 2014.
Bradley enjoys treating patients of all ages, having worked previously with pediatric, adult, and geriatric populations. In addition, Bradley has worked with athletes and teams from a variety of sports, from weekend warriors to international competitors. He formerly played football in the CJFL and currently competes in Olympic weightlifting.
Bradley believes in the importance of therapeutic exercise and active participation to help clients reach all of their rehabilitation and performance goals. His treatments include education, manual therapy, therapeutic exercises and home programs, as well as therapeutic modalities (i.e. heat, TENS, ultrasound).
Designations: Master of Science in Physical Therapy, Bachelor of Kinesiology (honours with distinction)
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Nicole Petryliak

RMT (Massage Therapist)

A graduate of Grant MacEwan’s esteemed Massage Therapy program, Nicole is trained and passionate about catalyzing the treatment of pain through massage therapy. She welcomes all ages and physical challenges and fills her treatments with a unique focus that both relaxes and caters to the therapeutic needs of each patient. Nicole’s top interests are athletic, pre and post natal, and chronic pain; though she offers treatment options for all conditions including: Myofascial, Lymphatic Drainage, Parent Guidance/Infant Massage, Joint Mobilization and Pain, and Digestion – while specializing in Deep Tissue and Trigger Point Therapy. Nicole is a member of the Natural Health Practitioners of Canada

Designations: Therapeutic Massage, Thai Massage 
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Carey Leal-Janvier

RMT (Massage Therapist)
A graduate of MaKami College 3000 hour Advanced Clinical Massage Therapy Program with honours. Carey is trained in Orthopedic massage and specializes in customizing a treatment plan to help identify the root cause of your condition. With a knowledge of therapeutic massage, Carey will use a variety of techniques to treat chronic conditions or to maintain the muscle balance to create a healthier body. Carey will provide the best results for clients by using some following techniques: Myofascial Release, Orthopedic Massage, Joint Mobilization, Trigger Point Therapy, Deep Tissue, Cyriax Cross Fibre Friction, PNF Stretching.
Carey has worked with athlete’s for 20 years as a figure skating coach and uses her background of personal training to identify imbalances in the body.
Member of Certified Registered Massage Therapist Association

Mark Cocks

Personal Trainer

Mark has a strong history of competitive athletics and has made health & performance through movement the focus of his career. After graduating the University of Alberta with a BSc in Kinesiology, Mark has worked with professional hockey and football players, as well as athletes in lacrosse, soccer, volleyball and golf. Currently, he is an assistant coach with the University of Alberta Track & Field Team. 

Success with high-performance sport is only part of Mark’s ventures. With a special interest in bridging the gap between acute care physiotherapy and long-term injury free activity, he has partnered with CSA Physiotherapy to provide activity planning and supervision in consultation with the Physical Therapy team.

Krysta Forrest

Personal Trainer

Krysta’s personalized approach focuses on flexibility, strength and cardiovascular health — functional fitness that enables clients to enjoy their lives to the fullest.

She is a CSEP-CPT (Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology) certified personal trainer and holds a Bachelor of Physical Education from the University of Alberta. She has been a personal trainer for over a decade. During that time Krysta has developed a specialization in working with older adults to prepare for joint replacements, prevent and recover from injury and rediscover the joy of a body in motion.

Krysta was a competitive rugby player, weightlifter and has run several triathlons. Her current passion is kettle bell training.

Her philosophy? Fitness is enjoyable, it can even be fun, and that working your body in a safe way on a regular basis contributes to a healthier and happier life.

Emily Behnke

Treatment Coordinator

Emily graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management and became a Certified Massage Therapist in her home state of California. With several years of combined hospitality and hands-on therapy experience, joining the team at CSA Physiotherapy was a natural fit when she immigrated to Canada. Emily has since become the administrative “quarterback” for the clinic. In addition to leading the front desk, her primary focus is the coordination of MVA and WCB claims; serving as a liaison between patients, therapists, case managers, and adjusters. Are you confused or stressed about the claims process? Do you need help scheduling appointments to keep pace with your therapist’s recommended treatment plan? Emily is the person to help.

In her free time, Emily enjoys traveling, hiking, backcountry adventures, golfing, and spending time with her husband and puppy.

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