Our Therapists

Sheila Williams, BMR(PT) Physiotherapist

Sheila Williams graduated in 1990 with a Bachelor of Medical Rehabilitation – Physical Therapy and has worked as a physiotherapist in both hospital and private practice settings. Sheila has a special interest in acupuncture and is the Director of Education and a Faculty Member for Acupuncture Canada. Sheila is the current President of the Manitoba Physiotherapy Association and is also the clinic owner. She is very pleased to continue the practice that Stephen has built, grown, and nurtured over the years.

Stephen Leung, BPT
Physiotherapist

Stephen Leung has been a physiotherapist since 1981, beginning in Hong Kong and then moving to Winnipeg where he started his career in hospital physiotherapy departments. He opened Markham Physiotherapy Clinic in 1988 and sees patients Monday to Wednesday. Stephen is certified to practice acupuncture, and has a special interest in the management of temporo-mandibular joint dysfunction (TMJ), as well as physical reconditioning programs.

Kim Okano, BMR(PT)
Physiotherapist

Kim graduated from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor of Medical Rehabilitation – Physical Therapy in 1990. She received her Diploma of Manipulative Physiotherapy from the Canadian Physiotherapy Association, Orthopedic Division in 2004.

Kim began her career working in a hospital setting, but then switched over to private practice physiotherapy. The bulk of her treatment expertise lies in the area of manual therapy, which includes mobilization and manipulation of the muscles and joints of the body. She also utilizes acupuncture and dry needling as adjuncts to her treatments. Kim is currently an assistant instructor for the Orthopedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association.

Lindsay Pratt, MPT, BKin
Physiotherapist

Lindsay is a 2014 graduate of the Master of Physical Therapy program at the University of Manitoba, following her Bachelor of Kinesiology. She has worked in both hospital and private settings before joining the team full time in April 2015.

She has experience working with orthopedic injuries and post operative rehabilitation. She takes particular interest in preventing sport and running injuries with targeted strength and motor control exercise.

Pam Barkowski BMR(PT), BPE
Physiotherapist

A keen interest in anatomy and physiology lead Pam to complete a degree in Physical Education at the University of Manitoba, and later a Bachelor of Medical Rehabilitation – Physical Therapy in 2002. Pam is a certified yoga instructor and is excited to incorporate this in her practice. She enjoys working with people of all ages and abilities and strives to help them achieve optimal health through manual therapy, exercise and education.

Heather Normand, CAT(C)
Athletic Therapist

Heather began her career as an Athletic Therapist in 2016 after earning her degree at the University of Manitoba. Although she flourished while working with elite sports teams at the beginning of her career, she found her niche in one-on-one settings, helping people of all ages and walks of life recover from various issues.
Heather loves to deepen her knowledge of Athletic Therapy by keeping up with this continuously evolving field. This has led her to take interest in other types of therapy such as cupping therapy, which she often integrates into rehabilitation programs.

Madeleine Lloyd, RMT
Registered Massage Therapist

Madeleine graduated from Evolve College of Massage Therapy in 2019, after which she became a Registered Massage Therapist. She enjoys finding the correct treatment plan for each client and helping them find an after care plan that works best for them.  She is proficient in a wide range of modalities including myofascial massage, structural therapy, joint mobility, relaxation massage and muscle energy release techniques, and is focused on learning more modalities to better treat clients.

 

 

 

Steven Duda, MPT, BKin
Physiotherapist

Steve graduated from the Master of Physical Therapy Program at the University of Manitoba after completing his Bachelor of Kinesiology. Steve has experience in sport-specific performance training for various individual and team sports. He also has experience in stroke rehabilitation in the hospital environment. Steve strives to help clients of all ages and activity levels decrease their pain and return to optimal functioning by utilizing patient education, exercise, and hands-on therapy.

 

 

Lyle Sasek, BMR(PT)
Physiotherapist

Lyle has worked in public and private Physiotherapy since graduating from the University of Manitoba. He is a fellow of the Academy of Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy (FCAMPT)and uses acupuncture when indicted in his practise. In collaborating with his clients to achieve their goals, Lyle uses manual therapy, modalities, patient education and rehabilitation exercise prescription. He works with all age client’s in need of Physiotherapy services.

 

Avril Hatherell, MSC PT
Physiotherapist

Avril graduated with a Masters of Science in Physical Therapy at the University of Alberta, having completed a Bachelors of Science in Genetics at the University of Manitoba. Avril enjoys treating all types of injuries from athletic to workplace to orthopedic. She has had training in acupuncture and most recently in exercise therapy for people with Parkinson’s Disease.

Avril has been involved in archery as both an athlete and coach for 20 plus years and as such strives to better understand, treat and prevent sport injuries. She views physiotherapy as a way to help people get better and a way to provide them with the tools to continue to do well after leaving the clinic.