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Mar'19

Leigh Fortuna

Leigh graduated from UBC in 2005, and spent almost 10 years working with patients with chronic pain as part of an interdisciplinary team.  She joined Diane Lee & Associates in 2017. Leigh was first exposed to the Integrated Systems Model in 2009 and did a few short courses with Diane Lee over the next couple of years.  Inspired to change her career path and approach with patients, she completed the Series in 2017 and now uses this approach to integrate orthopaedics, acupuncture/dry needling, women’s health and pain management skills and techniques.

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25

Oct'17

Kjersti Malinsky

Kjersti Malinski is a graduate of the University of British Columbia’s Master of Physical Therapy program. Kjersti is a lifelong fitness enthusiast who enjoys training for marathons, swimming, road biking and hiking. She strives to help others find their passion for physical activity by volunteering as a pace group leader for half marathon training clinics. Kjersti’s ultimate goal is to help others get involved and stay involved in physical activity. Kjersti’s treatment philosophy is to maintain a balance of fun, variety and patient-focused goals in rehabilitation. She has completed STOTT and Balanced Body Pilates courses as well as advanced training in the Orthopedics, manual therapy and women’s health. In 2014 she became certified to practice dry needling, and completed the ISM Series in 2016. Kjersti loves working with women of all ages in the dynamic and challanging feild of women’s health and considers it a privelege to serve this population. Kjersti is …

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25

Oct'17

Calvin Wong

Calvin graduated with his Bachelors of Kinesiology from McMaster University in 2008. During his time at McMaster, Calvin worked with various varsity teams including tennis, squash, badminton and volleyball providing field-side coverage for practices, games and tournaments. He went on to pursue his physical therapy degree, and in 2010 Calvin graduated with his Master of Physical Therapy from the University of Western Ontario. Since graduating, Calvin decided to cultivate his skills in orthopedic practice and has pursued post-graduate training with the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute, Gunn IMS, and the Upledger Institute for CranioSacral techniques. Calvin is also currently completing his Graduate Certificate in Manual Therapy at the University of British Columbia. In 2013, Calvin took the Discover Physio Series with Diane Lee and LJ Lee and was introduced to the Integrated Systems Model (ISM). Since 2013, Calvin has had the privilege of learning with his peers and mentors at …

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27

Apr'15

Dustin Palsson

Starting her journey at the University of Winnipeg, Dustin completed a Bachelor of Arts in Kinesiology, and then moved to Ottawa to complete a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Human Kinetics at the University of Ottawa. During her last year, she participated in an internship at NeuroGym Rehabilitation which ignited her passion for helping others achieve their best potential in ways not traditionally thought possible. Dustin completed her Master of Science in Physical Therapy at Queen’s University, and then returned to Ottawa to work in orthopaedic private practice. Dustin believes strongly in patient centered care and listening attentively to patients concerns. She works together with patients towards achieving their goals with a multi-faceted approach to get to the root of the problem.  Dustin strives to ensure that her patients understand the nature of their injuries inside and out so that they may be actively engaged in their rehabilitation and prevent …

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17

Feb'15

Andrea Plitz

Originally from Ottawa, Andrea Plitz completed her Bachelor of Science (Honours) at Queen’s University, and went on to McGill University to complete her Masters of Science (Applied) in Physical Therapy. Since then she has worked in both public and private clinical settings. Working at The Ottawa Hospital for almost 2 years provided her with excellent experience in understanding and working to rehabilitate moreacutely-ill patient populations including orthopedics, medicine, general- andneuro-surgery, vascular and amputees, among others. It has given her a unique perspective on how our current health system operates and how to best meet the needs of patients during and after an acute medical incident. Wanting to work more closely with her patients, Andrea moved from the hospital to private practice. Here she enjoys the opportunity toget to know her patients, work with them throughout their rehabilitation and help them return to optimal function and activity. Her treatment focuses on …

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Feb'15

Cathy Rogers

Cathy received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of British Columbia in 2000. As a member of the varsity women’s volleyball team at UBC during those years she was first exposed to physiotherapy and it’s positive impact on her own personal athletic career. Following graduation from UBC, she went on to receive a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy degree from the University of Toronto, graduating in 2003. Since graduation, Cathy has worked exclusively in private practice. She spent many years working extensively as a senior physiotherapist as part of an interdisciplinary pain management program working to empower patients with complex chronic pain issues to learn to better manage their symptoms and thereby improve their quality of life. Cathy moved on to join the team at Diane Lee & Associates in 2009. Cathy has had extensive post-graduate training in the areas of chronic pain and orthopaedics. She obtained …

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