Our team

Complete Physiotherapy offers a dynamic team that have an interest in a number of key areas within physiotherapy; allowing us to provide you with the most comprehensive plan to restoring you to the best you possible.

Myles Willis

Providing Acupuncture, Vestibular and Concussion Rehabilitation

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Myles graduated from the University of Manitoba in 2010 with a degree in Bachelors of Medical Rehabilitation-Physical Therapy. Myles has a strong passion for continuing education, which is evident in the many courses he has taken since graduation, one of which is completing his certification in acupuncture in 2010 from the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute. His passion has taken him near and far and he has gone to complete a Clinical Masters of Science in Manipulative Therapy from the University of Western Ontario in London Ontario in 2015 and a Certification in Vestibular Rehabilitation from the Emory University of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia.  Myles recently completed his certification in GUNN IMS(intramuscular stimulation) and dry needling at the University of British Columbia, which uses a neuropathic pain model for needling.

Myles has an interest in treating patients suffering from concussions, vertigo, dizziness and balance dysfunction as well as incorporating manual and manipulative therapy into his treatment program. In addition, he has extensive training in the management of concussions and rehabilitation of the runner.

Myles understands that every patient is unique – this allows him to use his wealth of knowledge and skill set to his full advantage for each and every patient helping them achieve their goals and restoring them to their best self.

When he’s not taking courses or studying, Myles assists with instructing level courses through the Orthopedic Division, has put in countless hours to have his work published in the Journal of Physical Therapy and Sport and has also provided his talent and skills to numerous hockey and football teams providing on and off field assessments and treatments.

Myles maintains a very active lifestyle by playing hockey, running, cycling, working out at the gym, and chasing around his two boys.

Myles was born and raised on a farm just outside of Stonewall, Manitoba.

Bohdanka Willis

Providing Acupuncture, Orthopedic, and Hand Therapy

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Bohdanka graduated from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor of Medical Rehabilitation – Physical Therapy degree in 2010. Since graduation she has worked in rural, urban and northern settings and is very excited to be adding Complete Physiotherapy to her employment repertoire.

Bohdanka has taken many continuing education courses including completing her Acupuncture training in 2011, completing her Level two and three upper and lower manual therapy courses through the Orthopedic Division, as well as many upper extremity courses. In 2021, she completed a two-year hand therapy program through Evidence in Motion and has since written and passed the internationally recognized hand therapy exam making her one of very few certified hand therapists in the province.

Bohdanka has also had the opportunity to work in the Pain and Spine Clinic at Health Sciences Center where she gained a wealth of knowledge in treating individuals with persistent pain. Combining her employment and educational experience, it is evident that Bohdanka truly loves her job and profession and treats every individual uniquely, always providing them with an individualized treatment approach best suited to the patient’s needs and goals.

Bohdanka loves to stay active by running, working out and chasing after her two boys which keep her active and lifestyle busy!

Carlos Ruiz

Providing Acupuncture and Orthopaedics

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Carlos graduated from the University of Manitoba School of Medical Rehabilitation with a Masters Degree in Physical Therapy in 2017.

Prior to completing his Masters, Carlos completed a Bachelor of Science from the University of Manitoba (2015). More recently, Carlos successfully completed his advanced orthopaedic exams through the GCOMPT program offered at UBC to become a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy (FCAMPT) and will complete his Masters of Rehab Science (MRSc) through UBC in 2022. Carlos has been accredited in acupuncture since 2019 and plans on pursuing his dry needling certification in the near future.

Carlos believes in a patient centred approach and continues to further his education in order to provide the most current evidence-based treatment. Carlos’ treatment plans primarily consists of manual therapy and active exercise-based programs in order to empower his patients to take control of their own rehabilitation and encourage a more active lifestyle.

Christopher Loewen

B(Kin), MPT
Providing Acupuncture/Dry Needling, Orthopaedics, Vestibular and Concussion Rehabilitation

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Chris graduated from the University of Manitoba in 2015 with his Masters of Physical Therapy. He has been working in private practice physiotherapy since that time. Chris has a keen interest in further education and has taken many courses since graduation to further serve his patients. Chris has completed his Level 3 orthopaedic training and is certified to practice both acupuncture and dry needling.

Chris has a strong interest in treating patient’s experiencing dizziness, vertigo, and concussions as he has completed his Certification in Vestibular Rehabilitation from the Emory University of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. 

 Chris understands the value of communication and developing a one on one plan with his patients to help them achieve their goals. Chris has contributed to his profession through many hours of volunteerism at a variety of sporting events including the Physio FitRun, AAAA Provincial High school sports and the MB marathon. 

Outside of the clinic, Chris enjoys maintaining an active lifestyle – whether it be on the golf course, cycling or running with his dog. He grew up in North Kildonan and enjoys serving those in the surrounding neighbourhood.

Jeff Manliguez

Providing Orthopaedic Physiotherapy

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Jeff graduated from the University of Winnipeg with a Bachelor of Arts in Kinesiology in 2014 and continued to receive his Master of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Manitoba in 2017. Prior to physical therapy, Jeff was a strength and conditioning coach working with both the general population and athletes. During his studies, Jeff developed an aptitude for manual therapy and has become adept in the assessment and management of a variety of acute and chronic injuries. Jeff integrates his extensive knowledge in exercise, research and biomechanics to provide an active, evidence-based approach to rehabilitation.

After graduation, Jeff completed several courses relating to orthopedics including receiving his Graduate Certificate in Orthopaedic Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy and Fellowship in the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy from the University of British Columbia. Jeff is also currently working on his Masters of Rehabilitation Sciences and will be completing his studies next year. 

By combining the best current evidence, clinical expertise, and patient preferences, Jeff creates individualized treatment plans to suit the needs of his patients. 

Jeff has volunteered with high school volleyball and basketball teams as well as the St. Vital Mustangs football club. Outside of work Jeff loves to spend time with his family and friends and live an active lifestyle.

Arsh Gill

Providing Orthopaedic Physiotherapy

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Arsh graduated from the University of Manitoba with his Master’s of Physical Therapy in 2020. Prior to that, he completed his Bachelor of Arts and the U of M as well.

The drive to pursue a career in physiotherapy comes from a history of seeking treatment himself for all sorts of injuries on and off the basketball court and seeing the impact that the profession makes on all aspects of an individuals life. Throughout his various placements in school, he developed a keen interest in the orthopedic and private practice aspect of physiotherapy. Having completed his Level 1 in the Orthopedic division, Arsh plans to continue through the Orthopedic levels to expand knowledge in the field. 

His ability to speak Punjabi also helps communication with individuals for whom English is their second language. Arsh is very familiar with the East Kildonan area and is eager to begin helping the community that he was raised in.

Emily Sobering

B(Kin), MPT
Providing Acupuncture/Dry Needling, Orthopaedics

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Emily completed her Masters degree in Physiotherapy at the University of Manitoba in 2014. Prior to this she finished with her bachelors degree in kinesiology where she spent years as a certified personal trainer before pursuing her education further into her masters. 

Emily will be finishing her level 3 orthopaedic levels this year and has a strong interest in lower extremity mechanics. Emily is also certified in acupuncture and dry needling. 

Emily has a keen focus in treating running related injuries and continues to take course work in pursuit of advancing her knowledge in this area. 

Emily has a strong grasp on how exercise and mobility can be utilized to help keep the patient an active participant in their road to recovery.  

Dixie Baldwin

Providing Orthopaedic and Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy

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Dixie graduated from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor of Science Degree in 2016 and Master of Physical Therapy in 2019. Since graduating, Dixie has worked in both private and public practice settings. She takes a great interest in furthering her knowledge, which has led her to obtaining both of her Level 2 certifications through the Orthopedic Division. She has also obtained her certification in pelvic floor and cesarean birth rehabilitation.

Dixie believes in a client centered approach when treating, using both hands on and exercise-based treatments to promote recovery and injury prevention. Dixie stays active within the physiotherapy community through volunteering with the PhysioFit Run, where she holds the position of sponsorship chair.

When not working, Dixie enjoys staying active through playing tennis, soccer and performing daily gym workouts. Running has always been a large part of Dixie’s life, leading her to accomplish one full marathon and a handful of half marathons to date. Otherwise, Dixie can be found spending time with family, friends, and her pets.

Matt Labdon

Providing Orthopaedic Physiotherapy

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Matt graduated from the University of Manitoba with his Masters of Physical Therapy in 2022 after receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology.

Matt believes that incorporating both exercise and manual therapy provide the best results when treating a patient. He prioritizes patient centred care and strives to make sure that individual goals are being met. Matt is looking forward to furthering his education to increase his knowledge in different areas of Physiotherapy, as well as developing his skills through the Orthopedic levels.

Growing up in England, Matt has been involved in soccer both on and off the pitch for his whole life. He has had the opportunity to travel to the states to coach soccer and has been involved in coaching here in Manitoba. Other than soccer, he enjoys golf, exploring the outdoors with his dog and travelling with his wife.

Jonathan Beardsley

Providing Orthopaedic Physiotherapy

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Jon graduated from the University of Manitoba with his Masters of Physical Therapy in 2022. Prior to that he received a Batchelor of Arts from the University of Winnipeg.

Jon’s aspiration to become a physiotherapist grew out of a keen interest in sport and his own experiences with many sports related injuries. Over a lifetime of athletic endeavor from competitive swimming to tennis Jon has had the opportunity to experience the benefits the profession of physiotherapy has to offer. Jon is extremely eager to become a strong contributing member in the profession of physiotherapy.

As a new grad, Jon understands the value of continued education and will be enthusiastically pursuing his orthopedic levels in the coming years.

Kelsey Lacroix

BSc. Kin - Athletic Therapy CAT(C)
Providing Athletic Therapy/Personal Training

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Kelsey graduated from the University of Winnipeg with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology – Athletic Therapy degree in 2018 and became a certified athletic therapist in 2019. She is a certified first responder and is trained in dealing with injuries from the moment they happen to the day the person returns to their activity or sport. Her expertise expands further, as she is a personal trainer for people of all ages and levels. Kelsey wants to help her clients maintain a healthy lifestyle and reach their goals. You can also find her covering sports games and events providing first aid, emergency care, and on-field assessment and rehabilitation.

Kelsey uses an active approach with rehabilitation. She uses the tools that are going to help her clients get moving and feeling better and ensures she educates her clients on their body and injury. Kelsey regularly takes continuing education courses and stays up to date on evidence-based research to provide her clients with the best treatment.

Since an early age she knew she wanted a career that centred around people and injuries. Kelsey fell in love with human anatomy and how the body functions. She grew up always playing a sport, her favourite being volleyball. Outside of the clinic you can find her actively exploring the province and spending time at the cabin in Lac Du Bonnet.

Elyse Copp

Massage Therapist

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Elyse Copp is a Registered Massage Therapist who has been in practice since 2001. An alumni of Wellington College, she went back in 2003-2005 to teach anatomy and exercise rehabilitation. She currently is part of the exam team with the college.

A sports enthusiast, Elyse grew up as a competitive gymnast, and continues to play volleyball and soccer. She was introduced to disc golf and is loving it. Bringing with her an intricate knowledge of how the body works with and against you, especially when trying to remain active as we age.

Having an active lifestyle, she has a passion for therapeutic massage and how it an help anyone from the armchair athlete, to the joint replacement patient get back to doing the things they enjoy.

In her spare time she heads out to the cottage with her two dogs.

Alan Moore

Massage Therapist

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Alan is a Registered Massage Therapist and graduate of Robertson College (2017). He is currently preparing for a return to studies to pursue a bachelor’s degree of kinesiology with plans to later pursue a master’s degree of physical therapy.

Compassion. Empowerment. These are core to Alan’s beliefs about effective healthcare. Whether you’re looking to improve your recovery after setting a new personal best at the gym, or are just getting back to exercise and fitness, you will find these two principles in every massage treatment he provides.

Alan has been and continues to be very active in community sports having assisted various organizations which offer curling, cross country skiing, bowling and tennis.

Arielle Chartrand

Massage Therapist

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Arielle graduated from Wellington College of Remedial Massage Therapies (2021). After spending 6 years working 84 hours a week at a desk, she learned how important it was to seek regular massage therapy to help keep your joints mobile and your muscles pliant. A desire to show others just how much massage can improve everyday life is what led her to become an RMT. She wants to help you manage your pain, improve your range of motion, reduce your tension, and increase your joint stability! She loves working with the spine, and has a particular interest in Frozen Shoulders. 

Arielle grew up in the Métis community of St. Laurent. Being raised near the lake, she spent her time swimming in the summer and ice fishing in the winter. Newfound interests include golfing, water volleyball and yoga. 

Family is the most important thing in the world to Arielle, and she loves to spend her free time running around after her nephews and niece.

Limin Pan

(Dr.Ac, C.M.D. RMT)
Acupuncturist and Massage Therapist

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Limin graduated from Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine in China and a Master Degree of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine. He also graduated from Wellington College of Remedial Massage Therapies in Winnipeg as a RMT. He is exceptional at combining treatment of Acupuncture or Massage to treat Pains (backache, stiff neck, frozen shoulder, headache, migraine, gout, and TMJ), Insomnia, Vertigo, Facial Paralysis, Prosopalgia, Irregular Menstruation, Dysmenorrheal, Shingles, Urticaria, Asthma, and Allergic rhinitis.

Ashley Rechik

Registered Massage Therapist

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Ashley was born and raised in Arborg, Manitoba.

After graduating highschool she attended the Massage Therapy College of Manitoba from which she graduated in January 2015. Since graduating from MTCM she has spent a majority of her career working throughout the Interlake.
In her free time she loves to spend time with loved ones, be in the outdoors and volunteers with Ducks Unlimited Manitoba.

Ashley is trained in Relaxation and Therapeutic massage, Cupping, Hot Stone, CranioSacral Level 1 and is completing her training to be an Infant Massage Instructor

Nancy Buchanan

Registered Massage Therapist

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Nancy was born in Notre Dame De Lourdes and raised in Stonewall, Manitoba. 

She graduated from Professional Institute of Massage Therapy in 2010. Nancy enjoys spending her spare time with her dog, Mimi, and her grandchildren. Nancy specializes in deep tissue and therapeutic massage. 

Kara Hordal

Administrative Assistant

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Kara grew up in Lundar, MB. Her small town upbringing taught her the value of hard work and helping others. From a young age, she was always there to lend a helping hand, whether it be around the house, or volunteering at various events in the community. After completing her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Manitoba, Kara joined the workforce. Her kindness, compassion and willingness to lend a helping hand set her apart. She brings with her years of office experience and a passion for helping others. Self driven, hardworking and motivated, Kara looks forward to being a part of the Complete Physiotherapy team.

In her free time, Kara can be found tackling her latest venture: motherhood. She is the proud mom to her young daughter Annika.

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