Meet the team


Our Commitment


We are committed healthcare professionals helping our clients resume their lifelong pursuit of health, fitness, and well-being. We take a goal-oriented approach to healing, whatever your goals might be we want to help you achieve them. Our hands-on treatment, education and home exercise programs enable you to become an active participant in your recovery and physical health.

We have three locations to serve you.

Physiotherapists

MILLSTREAM VILLAGE LOCATION

Michelle Nicolson

MScPT, BHSc, CGIMS

Michelle graduated from the University of British Columbia in 2010 with a Masters in Physiotherapy degree. Prior to Physiotherapy, she completed…

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Briana May

MPT, BSc, CSCS, CAFCI, IMS, NDT/C

Briana graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science from Western Michigan University in 2012 while pursuing a golf scholarship. She competed as a varsity athlete…

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Kalpana Ravala

BScPT, Masters of Medical Rehabilitation

I graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from NTR University of Health Sciences, India. I also possess a Master of Science degree in Medical Rehabilitation…

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Sarah Monsees

MPT, BScKIN

Sarah is a graduate from the Master of Physical Therapy program at the University of British Columbia. Prior to becoming a physiotherapist…

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Amira Kadri

MPT, BHK

Amira is a Physiotherapist that hails from Ontario, where she completed her Bachelor’s in Human Kinetics at the University of Windsor in 2016, specialising in Exercise Science…

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Catherine Cantin

MPT, BSc. Kin

Catherine Cantin (she/her) is originally born and raised in Winnipeg, MB but is now happy to call Vancouver Island home. She completed her Master of Physical Therapy degree at the University of British Columbia, and has also completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology at the University of Victoria.

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Donna Gee

BSc PT, Certified Pilates Instructor, Certified BET Instructor

Donna Gee graduated in 1985 from the University of Saskatchewan with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physical Therapy…

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Julia Grant

MPT, BSc.Kin, IMS

Julia completed her Master’s degree in Physiotherapy at UBC after graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology at UVic. She has been providing physiotherapy…

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Galen McGowan

MPT, BSc.Kin

I graduated from the University of Victoria with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology in 2018. I proceeded to complete a Masters of Physiotherapy from the University of British Columbia in 2020.

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Maria Muise

BSc Kin, MSc PT

I developed my passion for physiotherapy as I was an athlete myself! Growing up, I played volleyball, hockey, softball, and university level rugby.

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James Chana

BSc MPT

Growing up on the Island and playing competitive soccer, I had my fair share of injuries. I came to Parkway many years ago and was always impressed by how the team here treated me.

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Brooke Eveleigh, TMD Specialist

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Brooke Eveleigh

MScPT, BA

Brooke graduated from Western University with an honours degree in Kinesiology in 2016,  followed by her Master of Physical Therapy from Queen’s University.

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Mel Untal

PT

Growing up on the Island and playing competitive soccer, I had my fair share of injuries. I came to Parkway many years ago and was always impressed by how the team here treated me.

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Jenna Crocker

MPT, BSc Kinesiology

Jenna grew up in Ontario, where she completed a Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Waterloo, followed by a Master of Physical Therapy degree at Western University. She spent her free time playing various recreational sports and competing on a varsity figure skating team.

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Geoffrey Dyck

MSc PT, BSc Kin, CSCS, Cert MDT, Neurofunctional Acupuncture

Geoffrey graduated from Queen’s University with a Master of Science in Physical Therapy in 2015. Upon graduating, Geoff worked with the Canadian military before moving to Toronto, where he worked downtown focusing on MSK and Vestibular Rehabilitation and performed field coverage for local football and track cycling teams.

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Xavier David

MSc PT, BSc Kinesiology

Xavier was raised in Calgary and is new to island life! He completed his Physiotherapy program at the University of Alberta (MScPT 2020) and his Kinesiology program at the University of Lethbridge (BSc 2016).

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Danielle Pontus

MPT, BSc.Kin, IMS

Originally from Yellowknife, NT, Danielle attended McGill University in Montreal, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology in 2010. She then completed a Masters of Physical Therapy at the University of British Columbia in 2013.

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Ellis Martin

MPT, BSc.Kin

Ellis was born and raised in Port Alberni and is happy to call the island home. He graduated from the University of Victoria with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology in 2018 before working at Trent University in Peterborough, Ontario.

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Taylor Nelson

MPT, CAT(C), Kin

Taylor completed her Master’s degree in Physiotherapy at Queen Margaret University in Scotland after graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in Athletic and Exercise Therapy at Camosun College and becoming a Kinesiologist.

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Kristen Leech

MPT, Kin

Kristen graduated from The University of British Columbia with a Masters of Physiotherapy after completing her Bachelors degree in Kinesiology with Honors at The University of Victoria. Kristen has also completed further education in fall prevention as well as her Orthopedic Manual Therapy Level 1.

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MANAGING PARTNER

JR Justesen

PT, FCAMPT, CSCS, CGIMS

What is this BioPsychoSocial model of healthcare that has been around for 3 decades but is more recently spoken of these days as the NEW way? …


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Krista Williams

PT, PSc. FCAMPT, CAFCI, CGIMS

Krista has a degree in both Physiotherapy from the University of Toronto and in Human Kinetics from the University of Guelph…

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Brian Woltz

PT, FCAMPT, CGIMS

I graduated from the University of Western Ontario in 2001. As a child and teen I was a competitive ski racer, and also a competitive kayak/canoer…

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Andrew Grant

PT, BSc.Kin, TPICGFI, CAFCI, IMS

Andrew is a Titleist Performance Institute Certified Golf Fitness Instructor and completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology at…

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Chiropractor


Morgan D'Ganigian, Chiropractor

HAPPY VALLEY & SOOKE LOCATIONS

Dr. Morgan D’Ganigian

BSc. D.C., Chiropractor

I obtained a Doctor of Chiropractic at Life Chiropractic College West in the Bay Area of California, USA, graduating in June 2022 with top clinical and Summa Cum Laude academic honours …

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Complete Concussion Care


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Judy MacKasey

CAT(C), BPE Certified Athletic Therapist

You do not need to be an athlete to see Judy; her ideal client is a motivated individual with a positive attitude willing to take the necessary steps to deal with their injury to pursue their goals. Judy has 20 years of experience that encompasses clinical work in multidisciplinary clinics…

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Brooke Eveleigh, TMD Specialist

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Brooke Eveleigh

MScPT, BA

Brooke graduated from Western University with an honours degree in Kinesiology in 2016,  followed by her Master of Physical Therapy from Queen’s University.

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Pelvic Floor Health


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Catherine Cantin

MPT, BSc. Kin

Catherine Cantin (she/her) is originally born and raised in Winnipeg, MB but is now happy to call Vancouver Island home. She completed her Master of Physical Therapy degree at the University of British Columbia, and has also completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology at the University of Victoria.

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Michelle Nicolson

MScPT, BHSc, CGIMS

Michelle graduated from the University of British Columbia in 2010 with a Masters in Physiotherapy degree. Prior to Physiotherapy, she completed…

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Briana May

MPT, BSc, CSCS, CAFCI, IMS, NDT/C
Physiotherapist

Briana graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science from Western Michigan University in 2012 while pursuing a golf scholarship. She competed as a varsity athlete…

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Temporomandibular Joint Disorder(TMJ) Specialist


Brooke Eveleigh, TMD Specialist

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Brooke Eveleigh

MScPT, BA

Brooke graduated from Western University with an honours degree in Kinesiology in 2016,  followed by her Master of Physical Therapy from Queen’s University.

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Athletic Therapy


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Judy MacKasey

CAT(C), BPE Certified Athletic Therapist

You do not need to be an athlete to see Judy; her ideal client is a motivated individual with a positive attitude willing to take the necessary steps to deal with their injury to pursue their goals. Judy has 20 years of experience that encompasses clinical work in multidisciplinary clinics…

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Laura Despins

Certified Athletic Therapist, Kinesiologist

I was born and raised in Metchosin, BC, and have enjoyed every moment of living on the beautiful West Coast. I graduated from Camosun College with a Bachelor of Athletic and Exercise Therapy and am now a certified Athletic Therapist…

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Kinesiologists


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Laura Despins

Certified Athletic Therapist, Kinesiologist

I was born and raised in Metchosin, BC, and have enjoyed every moment of living on the beautiful West Coast. I graduated from Camosun College with a Bachelor of Athletic and Exercise Therapy and am now a certified Athletic Therapist…

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Elysia Stevens

Kinesiologist, Cep, Level One Yoga Instructor

A person once told me that your body is your best doctor and will heal itself; you just need to provide it with the right elements and environment to succeed. I was first introduced…

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Calum Westbrook

BScKin, BCAK

Calum’s originally from Southern Ontario and completed his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology degree at Brock University. He began his clinical journey in Prince George, BC 2 years ago and has made his way down to beautiful Vancouver Island!

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Donna Friedrich

Kinesiologist

I was born in Trail, BC in the Kootenays. Growing up I’ve always been active, whether it was team sports, dancing or skiing. I struggled to figure out what I wanted to do in school switching my degree multiple times. My love of exercise was always a constant passion so eventually it led me to kinesiology.

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Registered Massage Therapists


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Harry Kaari

RMT

Harry Kaari has been practicing massage therapy since 2004. He has been interested in the human body and sports performance…

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Tim Rhodes

RMT

Tim is a Registered Massage Therapist and graduate of the West Coast College of Massage Therapy. He also has a BSc with honours in Kinesiology…

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Patient Experience Manager


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Kimberley Wishart

Patient Experience Manager


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Ashley Vachon

Patient Experience Manager, Social Media, Chief of Culture


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Alycia Betts

Patient Experience Manager



Chiropractors


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Dr. Chris LaRocque

BSc., D.C., Chiropractor

Dr LaRocque has shown his love for body mechanics and functional development since the age of 16 when he began training for what would turn into his Chiropractic career.


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