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

BMR-PT, MClSc(MT)
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

BMR – PT
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

BSc, MPT, MRSc
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

MPT, B(Kin), MRSc
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. 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 received his Masters of Rehabilitation Sciences degree in May 2023 where his research focused on overuse injuries.

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

BA, MPT
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

BSc, MPT
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

MPT, BA
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

MPT, BA
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.

Gabriella Masi

Physical Therapy Examination Candidate
MPT B(Kin)
Providing Orthopaedic Physiotherapy

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Gabriella graduated from the University of Manitoba with both her Bachelor of Kinesiology in 2021 and Master of Physical Therapy in 2023. She is passionate about the field of physiotherapy and strives to engage in life-long learning to deliver effective, evidence-based treatment and education through manual therapy, soft tissue release, and exercise.

Gabriella focusses her treatment on a client-centered approach and takes great joy in helping people achieve their individualized goals and getting them back to the things they enjoy most. Gabriella’s passion for physiotherapy began at a young age through her interest in a variety of sports and her strong will to help others. From dance, volleyball, and competitive soccer, she has always prioritized the importance of being active, and carries this belief into her physiotherapy practice.

She sees immense value in continuing education and is working towards furthering her manual therapy skills through the Orthopedic Division and acupuncture training. Outside the clinic, Gabriella enjoys spending time with her friends and family, being at the lake and keeping active.

Ryan Aikens

Physical Therapy Examination Candidate
MPT, BSc
Providing Orthopaedic Physiotherapy

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Ryan graduated from the University of Manitoba with his Masters of Physical Therapy in 2023 after completing his Bachelor of Science in 2021. Ryan employs a client-centered approach to therapy along with incorporating client education, manual therapy, soft-tissue release, and exercise to his treatment.

Ryan’s interest in physiotherapy started after having his own experiences with injuries and saw the value that the profession can provide first hand. This inspired his passion to help others achieve their goals and get back to the activities that they love. He also aspires to keep up to date with the most recent research in physiotherapy and to continue his education and refine his skills through the Orthopaedic Division.

Ryan enjoys staying active by working out at the gym, running, hiking, and through various recreational sports. He was born and raised on a farm just of outside of Stonewall where he looks forward to serving his community.

Elyse Copp

RMT
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

RMT
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

RMT
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.

Julia Athayde

RMT
Massage Therapist

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Julia graduated from Evolve College of Massage Therapy in 2023. Coming from a varied background in computer science, music, and fitness, Julia found her way to massage therapy through a keen interest in health and injury rehabilitation. Through her experience tree planting in British Columbia she encountered a wide variety of aches and injuries, which sparked a desire to learn more about the human body and how to help it heal. 

Julia is always eager to continue learning and to share what she’s learnt with her clients. She has amassed a wealth of knowledge on musculoskeletal injuries and dysfunctions, and looks forward to helping you get back to doing what you love, as painlessly as possible. Julia is pleased to have had opportunities to work with clients ranging from professional athletes to desk workers with TMJ or sciatic pain.

In her spare time, Julia stays active with rock climbing and assorted team sports, and enjoys playing music for her dog.

Nikita Youdan

RMT
Massage Therapist

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Nikita is a Registered Massage Therapist who graduated from Robertson College in 2019.  She is a member of Massage Therapy Association of Manitoba and she continues to expand her portfolio by completing courses related in her field.  Nikita specializes is deep tissue, relaxation, trigger points, manual stretching and pregnancy massages. She is certified and practices Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization where tools are used to provide mobilization to myofascial adhesions. Nikita listens to her clients wants and needs, to provide an outstanding massage.

Kara Crockatt

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 loves being a part of the Complete Physiotherapy team.

In her free time, Kara can be found driving her daughter to various activities and chasing her son around the house.

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