Himani Shah (Pelvic Floor Physiotherapist, Certified Dry Needling Practitioner)
Himani loves her life and big part of her life is her work. She enjoys working with people and helping them get better in their daily functions. For her, seeing her patients progress is very rewarding and that keeps her motivated to do more and beyond for her patients. She obtained her Physiotherapist degree from India and then moved to Canada to explore the cold part of the world. Her love for mountains and nature ended her up to Rocky Mountain House.
Himani is a certified Pelvic floor therapist. She also is certified to perform Dry Needling/IMS technique and incorporates needles to uplift the over all effect of care. In her treatment, Himani incorporates manual therapy, different types of modalities, Active therapy (exercise program). She believes education plays an important role in her patient’s recovery and it is a key part of her therapy. She also treats Musculo-skeletal injuries and pain, TMJ pain, sports injuries. She works at both of our locations in Rocky and Sundre.
Himani has also completed her Yoga Teacher Training Course from India and in her pass time, she enjoys practising it. She is a nature lover and enjoys spending time hiking and camping in the mountains.
Janelle Van Heeren (Physiotherapist)
I have had the pleasure of living and working in Rocky Mountain House for over twenty years. I first worked at the clinic and then changed for awhile as my children were growing. I have a love for learning and have enjoyed adding acupuncture and many other avenues to my professional world. I have a particular passion for pediatrics and continue to work in a variety of settings for mobility, exercise, equipment and play.
Janelle Van Heeren
Maunik Bhavsar (Physiotherapist)
Our experienced Physiotherapist Maunik Bhavsar, graduated with bachelor’s of Physiotherapy from India in 2013. After gaining experience as a Physiotherapist he moved to Canada for further growth and learnings. Here he completed his education in Health and fitness management and introductory vestibular rehabilitation course. Since 2017, Maunik is practicing as a registered Physiotherapist in Alberta.
Maunik idealizes client specific approaches to meet the functional goals. He believes that the exercises are beneficial all in many aspects of life and incorporates them in his treatment planning. Along with exercises Maunik uses soft tissue and/or joint mobilization techniques, shockwave therapy and other therapeutic modalities to optimize patient performance.
When not in the clinic, Maunik can be spotted exploring the mountain trails of Canada or playing cricket on the field.
Carla Green (Medical Acupuncturist)
Carla lives life passionately and loves to help others obtain optimal health naturally. Her clinical success rate is so high, that people from all over the world reach out to her for guidance. She weaves together a wide variety of modalities to get the results her patients are looking for.
For over 39 years she has been in private practice as a Physiotherapist and Registered Acupuncturist with a Pediatric Specialty. Carla has served as an examiner for the Alberta Provincial Acupuncture Licensing Exam, a government-appointed member of the Alberta Acupuncture Committee and a guest lecturer in the University of Alberta, Medical Acupuncture Program.
Together with her best friend/husband and business partner Bill, they have 4 amazing children age 27-34 and 3 grandchildren age 1-3.
Danielle Church - Admin
I have been fortunate enough to have the opportunity to live in the Sundre area for over 15 years. I am incredibly lucky to be a mom to two amazing kids who keep me busy, their activities have given me the opportunity to help out in our community and to meet some of the amazing people we share our community with. While continuing to learn and study the medical office world I am looking forward to this new adventure in my life.
Sherri Forester (Admin)
Sherri is the glue that keeps our clinic together and functioning like a well oiled machine. We have enjoyed her incredible organizational skills as office manager for over 13 years. Outside of work Sherri is an incredible chef and dazzles us every year with a delicious December dinner celebration. She loves photography and takes some amazing scenery and landscape pictures.
Melisa Kinney - Registered Massage Therapist
My name is Melisa. I am a registered massage therapist, who graduated from the Alberta Institute of Massage. I live an active lifestyle with a passion for health, fitness and the outdoors. I excel in allowing clients to be as functional as they can in their everyday life. Specializing in sports levels 1&2, deep tissue, therapeutic, relaxation, prenatal, cupping, and PNF stretching . I look forward to seeing you at clinic.