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Rence Balaccua RMT
Rence graduated from the 3000-hour program at Makami College in 2019. He pursued this career to help impact people’s health, wellness and quality of life. During his free time he enjoys watching and playing sports. Rence is a foodie as well, and likes finding new and interesting places to eat. Recommendations are always welcome! He looks forward to seeing you in the clinic and helping you achieve your goals!
Rence graduated from the 3000-hour program at Makami College in 2019. He pursued this career to ... Read More
Growing up in Sherwood Park, Katie was always passionate about Physiotherapy. She completed her Bachelors degree at the U of A, before making the big move to Melbourne, Australia to complete her Physiotherapy degree. Here, Katie completed her Doctor of Physiotherapy at the University of Melbourne, one of the top schools for Physiotherapy in the world.
Having taught swimming lessons at KLC for many years during her education, Katie built an excellent base knowledge of human movement. Following her graduation, Katie pursued many opportunities in sports, being a Physiotherapist for multiple Australian rules football teams, high-level women’s soccer, junior netball (like basketball!) and rugby.
Katie utilizes a wide range of treatment methods to ensure a safe return to daily life, work and sport, including strengthening exercise, mobility techniques, education, load management and manual therapy. She is extremely passionate about the concept of “active rehabilitation” and empowering clients.
Katie’s special interests are helping clients with tendon problems, shoulder problems and anything in the lower limb! Since graduation Katie has completed extensive further training in management of the cervical and lumbar spine, shoulder injuries, foot and ankle, S&C training, ACL and generalised sporting injuries.
In her spare time Katie loves to keep active with regular strength training, yoga and rock climbing. She is an avid Rocky Mountain visitor and is always trying to tick new hikes off her list! She is also on the hunt for the best latte in Edmonton.
Growing up in Sherwood Park, Katie was always passionate about Physiotherapy. She completed her B... Read More
Tammy Earl RMT
Tammy Earl, RMT
Graduated from the 3000 hour program at MaKami College in 2016. She has a true passion for helping her clients. To maintain relief from sports injuries, motor vehicle accidents and over-use injuries through work or day-to-day activity. Tammy uses trigger point therapy, dynamic cupping/ myofascial, therapeutic/ deep tissue techniques, and orthopaedic assessments to assist with her treatments.
She likes to see the progression of her clients from the initial intake through each massage provided. Tammy’s Massage Therapy modalities include: relaxation, therapeutic / deep tissue, prenatal, cupping, hot stones, sports style, and lymphatic drainage. Tammy’s schedule is now open for bookings!
She offers 30 min to 90 min massages and her services can be direct billed to Alberta Blue Cross through our clinic. Please speak with one of our receptionist to book an appointment
Tammy Earl, RMT Graduated from the 3000 hour program at MaKami College in 2016. She has a true p... Read More
Shirley Feldmann RMT
Shirley Feldmann RMT
Deep Tissue, Therapeutic, Cupping, Hot Stones, Hot Towels, Orthopaedic, Sports, Pre Natal
Shirley has been a practicing massage therapist since 2010. She has a passion for her clients health and well being.
In a typical treatment with Shirley she incorporates a combination of therapeutic massage techniques including: deep tissue, myofascial release and trigger point therapy. She customizes her massages to your individual needs integrating the use of myofascial cupping, hot stones, and heated lemongrass towels.
The general principle of her massage is a holistic and knowledge based practice. The goal of her massage is to restore balance to the individual through the mind body connection. She achieves this by advancing her knowledge of the body by teaching anatomy workshops and engaging in a long term yoga and meditative practice.
Shirley customizes her massages to your individual needs and has a very caring, professional presence.
Shirley Feldmann RMT Deep Tissue, Therapeutic, Cupping, Hot Stones, Hot Towels, Orthopaedic, Spo... Read More
Dr. Dan Headington B.Sc., D.C.
Dr. Dan Headington D.C
Dr. Dan Headington graduated from Northwestern College of Chiropractic in 1999. He is originally from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan and attended the University of Saskatchewan before moving to Minnesota to attend Northwestern College of Chiropractic. He has a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a Doctor of Chiropractic Degree.
Dr. Dan started visiting a chiropractor at an early age because of injuries he sustained from sports. He enjoyed being adjusted and found it to be effective in getting him back into the game.
Dr. Dan has had the opportunity to work with many athletes and sports teams including the Sherwood Park Crusaders, Dukes baseball team, and recently the Canadian Women’s National Baseball team. He uses ART, Graston, Gonstead, and diversified adjusting and treatment techniques.
In his spare time Dr. Dan likes to play hockey, golf, and train for triathlons.
Dr. Dan Headington D.C Dr. Dan Headington graduated from Northwestern College of Chiropractic in... Read More
Dr. Levi Irwin
Dr. Levi Irwin received his Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology from the University of Calgary in 2006. He then attended Palmer College of Chiropractic in San Jose California, (playing championship college hockey alongside teammates Dr. Pilling and Dr. Kalynchuk) graduating Magna Cum Laude in 2011. Dr. Irwin soon returned to Calgary where he owned and operated Motion City Sports Therapy out of the Kensington Fitness Studio for 5 years. In February, 2019, he moved North up the QEII to Edmonton in order to join both the CORE family and the ranks of fellow Edmonton Oilers fans. Hockey is one of Dr. Irwin’s lifelong loves. Instructed with Hockey Canada Skills academies and at the Banff Hockey School, Dr. Irwin played hockey competitively to the age of 18, and assistant-coached AA Peewee hockey in Cochrane, Alberta. In the winter months, Dr. Irwin enjoys hitting the slopes on his snowboard, or the ice with hockey and curling. In the summer, when he’s not on the golf course, he’ll likely be finding some other way to spend his days off outside, whether playing tennis, riding his bike, or just relaxing in nature.
Dr. Levi Irwin received his Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology from the University of Calgary i... Read More
Dr. Dustin Kalynchuk
Dr. Dustin Kalynchuk received his Bachelors of Science in Chemistry and Psychology from the University of Alberta in 2008. He then attended Palmer College of Chiropractic in San Jose California, (playing championship college hockey alongside teammates Dr. Pilling and Dr. Irwin) graduating as Salutatorian of his class, and receiving the Presidential Scholar Award for honours with distinction in 2012. Here he was also inducted into the Pi Tau Delta international Chiropractic honour society. Dr. Kalynchuk has a broad patient base including newborn babies, teens, stay-at-home moms and dads, office workers and tradespeople. He has also had the opportunity to treat top athletes from across Western Canada and the USA, and is certified by Titleist in the treatment of professional golfers. Outside of Chiropractic, Dr. Kalynchuk enjoys being active and outdoors. He has played hockey since the age of eight, and often escapes to the mountains to go hiking and snowboarding, or to the lake for camping and wakeboarding. Family is also very important to Dr. Kalynchuk and played a significant factor in his decision to return home to Sherwood Park. Dr. Kalynchuk is newly married and excited to start a family of his own. In the meantime, he enjoys hiking with his mother, and long days spent at the drag racing track or restoring classic cars with his father.
Dr. Dustin Kalynchuk received his Bachelors of Science in Chemistry and Psychology from the Univ... Read More
Kelsea Mabuchi Physiotherapist, MScPT, BSc, Dry Needling
Kelsea graduated from the University of Alberta with a Masters of Science in Physical Therapy in 2013. Prior to completing her Physical Therapy degree, she acquired a Bachelor of Science degree with Biological Sciences (Major) and Nutrition (Minor) from the University of Alberta in 2007. Kelsea has continued her education and advanced her treatment skills through several post-graduate courses. She has completed the Orthopaedic Division of Canada Level I Manual Therapy and SWODEAM Series I Spinal Manipulation courses. Kelsea also completed SWODEAM Biomedical Dry Needling and begun acupuncture certification through the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute (AFCI).
Kelsea has a special interest in the treatment of neck and back injuries, headaches and shoulder injuries. She incorporates various treatment techniques such as manual therapy, needling, postural correction, strengthening, and functional exercises to help her patients safely return to work, sport/running or simply their everyday activities.
During her journey of returning to running, sports and gym activities after giving birth to her daughter in 2018, she also developed a new passion for pre- and post-natal exercise and education. Kelsea can help provide new moms or moms-to-be the support they need so that they can continue to safely participate in their recreational activities with exercise modification or proper core and pelvic floor engagement. Kelsea hopes to continue to expand her knowledge in this growing area of physiotherapy as well.
Kelsea keeps active in her spare time by running and training for half marathons and playing recreational volleyball. She also enjoys traveling and spending time with friends and family.
Kelsea graduated from the University of Alberta with a Masters of Science in Physical Therapy in ... Read More
Brooke Padlewski is a physiotherapist with a special interest in sports injuries, neck and back pain following motor vehicle accidents and pelvic health. Her approach to treatment involves working together with individuals to create a tailored treatment plan that will get people back doing the things that make them happy. She uses a combination of education, manual therapy, therapeutic exercise and research to help provide patients with the knowledge and tools to feel better, move better and stay better for the long term. She loves the idea of working with individuals and promoting healthy movement which sparked her interest in becoming a physio. She graduated from the University of Alberta with a Bachelor’s of Kinesiology degree and continued her education to complete her Masters of Science in Physical Therapy. Brooke has additional training in Female and Male Urinary Incontinence and is looking forward to offering this support at Core in the coming future! She also has worked with patients following various surgeries, joint replacements, amputee’s, organ transplants and traumatic brain injury. In her free time Brooke enjoys hiking, camping, playing basketball, hitting the gym or trying new fitness classes with friends. She is passionate about getting you back to what you love doing, and equally passionate about hearing your favourite travel destination or restaurant in town!
Brooke Padlewski is a physiotherapist with a special interest in sports injuries, neck and back p... Read More
Dr. Clayton Pilling D.C
Dr. Clayton Pilling D.C
Dr. Pilling received his Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology and a minor in Commerce from the University of Saskatchewan in 2007, he then attended Palmer Chiropractic College West and graduated in 2011.
Although Dr. Pilling started his Chiropractic Career in Calgary, he found himself moving to Sherwood Park to be a part of the team at Core Wellness and Chiropractic. He believes that the multi-disciplinary team and their efforts will give his patients the best care and the best outcome for their treatments. The Community of Strathcona County is an added bonus, and his family actively participates in all that is has to offer.
Dr. Pilling grew up in Banff, Alberta and was exposed to the outdoors at young age. He took advantage of this atmosphere by being involved in hockey, skiing, rugby, golf, mountain biking and fishing.
Dr. Clayton met his beautiful wife Lindsay, while attending Caronport High school in Saskatchewan and were married in 2005. Clayton and Lindsay have 3 children, Koston, Ella and Ashlynn. Being a father has brought a new level of dedication, love and loyalty to his life.
Outside of the office, Dr. Pilling maintains a healthy lifestyle by regularly attending the gym, skiing and playing organized sports. Dr. Pilling has a passion for golf which provoked his interest in treating other athletes. With an understanding of sport-specific health and fitness, Dr. Pilling followed his interest and became educated as a Golf Fitness Instructor by the Titleist Performance Institute, the leaders in elite player development.
Dr. Clayton Pilling D.C Dr. Pilling received his Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology and a minor... Read More
Joanne Yannagas RMT
Joanne Yannagas RMT, CCMT
Joanne, graduated from the 2200 hour program at Grant MacEwan College in 2002. While there she became passionate about supporting training athletes and injury rehabilitation. In 2015 she travelled to Colorado to complete her Canine Massage Certiﬁcation at the Rocky Mountain School of Animal Acupressure and Massage. Now she is able to help dogs with mobility issues, sprains/strains and injuries. She has worked in Sherwood Park in multidisciplinary clinics for most of her career. Although Joanne’s passion is sports injuries, she also works with clients that suﬀer from overuse injuries, motor vehicle accidents and general muscle stiﬀness. She uses a combination of Deep Tissue/Therapeutic Massage, Lymph Drainage, Trigger Point Release, Myofascial Release and Sports Massage techniques. When not in the clinic she enjoys soccer, skiing, curling and planning her next vacation.
Joanne Yannagas RMT, CCMT Joanne, graduated from the 2200 hour program at Grant MacEwan College ... Read More
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