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Physical Therapists

Donna LaRocque BScPT, CAFCI, CCRT

I graduated in 1979 from the University of Alberta with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physical Therapy. This was only the beginning of my lifelong love affair with physiotherapy and learning. I have been privileged to work with and treat many people over the years that have challenged me and caused me to grow in ways I would never have dreamed of 35 years ago. I have developed an interest in the complexities of treating chronic pain, children, Women’s Health issues and animal rehab. These areas of interest have led me to take many additional areas of training such as acupuncture, chronic pain and pelvic pain courses, body awareness courses, and to become certified in animal rehab among many other courses. I teach Canine and Equine Rehabilitation and it has become an exciting part of my career.

I love being a physical therapist and working with people and animals to help them met their goals to the best of our collective ability. I look forward to working with you to help you met your goals.

Kim Barrett BScPT

Kim Barrett is thrilled to join the Phoenix Physiotherapy team. She graduated from Dalhousie University with her Bachelor of Physiotherapy in 2007 and had previously completed her Bachelor of Science with a major in Biology in 2004. She has been working at the Glenrose Hospital in the Specialized Geriatrics program for 10 years.  In this position, she has treated a wide variety of conditions, both neurological and musculoskeletal. She has been involved in the Glenrose persistent pain interest group, health ethics, and professional practice councils.

Kim has many interests and can’t wait to help you reach your goals with physiotherapy. She has taken lots of additional training (I.E. in the areas of chronic pain, K-taping, vestibular issues (i.e. vertigo), acupuncture and low back treatment methods).

Kim has a strong interest in animal rehabilitation and recently completed her Diploma of Canine Rehabilitation through the Animal Rehab Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association and been designated a Certified Canine Rehabilitation Therapist (CCRT) from the Canine Rehab Institute.

Kim volunteers as treasurer for the Animal Rehab Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. She also volunteers her time with various animal rescue groups and loves to foster. In her spare time, she loves to take dance classes, listen to audio books and see lots of live music.

Massage Therapists

Tenneille Slater rmT

I am Tenneille Slater a Registered Massage Therapist with the MTAA. With over 20 years of massage experience, I offer a high quality of care to my clients.

I provide relaxation, therapeutic, deep tissue, fire cupping, as well as TMJ (jaw joint) massage techniques.

For added comfort, a heated massage table is used to add to your overall experience. Treatments are customized to your needs. As part of my service, I can provide you with advice and knowledge of stretching and strengthening exercises and the use of hot or cold therapy to increase the added benefit of your massage treatment.

Receipts are issued after each session that can be submitted for insurance purposes or we may be able to direct bill on your behalf which means little to no out of pocket cost to you!

daria Kilburn

Daria started practicing yoga in her late twenties and throughout her life always being a competitive athlete in horseback riding and training horses, yoga was not something that came really easy to her. It was and sometimes still is a struggle to overcome the powerful ego inside and surrender, surrender to the beauty of the yoga practice and the stillness of the mind through meditation.

In her early 30s, Daria started teaching yoga in Austria, her home country. In 2014 she made a life-changing decision to marry her soul mate and move with her horse to Canada – this is when she became fully devoted to teaching yoga and practicing JSJ-acupressure at her home practice at Wizard Lake. Ashtanga yoga and yin yoga practice are the two styles that make Daria complete and feeling at home wherever she might be: teaching retreats or workshops in Europe or across Canada.

jay hostyn  student massage therapist

Jay is currently in her second year of MH Vicars School of Massage Therapy 2200 hour program.

She lives in Spruce Grove & when she isn’t in the treatment room you can usually find her at the rink with her family, at the gym or running on the trails.

Jay is thrilled to be part of the Phoenix Physical Therapy team & can’t wait to start treatments with you.