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

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)

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

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, post operative rehabilitation and stroke rehabilitation. She takes particular interest in preventing sport and running injuries with targeted strength and motor control exercise.

Pam Barkowski BMR(PT), BPE

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.

Lynette Allison, BMR(PT)

Lynette graduated from the University of Manitoba with a Degree in Medical Rehabilitation – Physical Therapy in 1982. Lynette has experience working in private practice, hospital rehab, teaching, workplace and sporting injuries locally and internationally. She completed post grad training in areas of Functional Capacity Assessment and Rocobado TMJ while overseas. Lynette supports clients in overcoming physical disabilities, injury and pain through education, tailored exercise programming, connective tissue manipulation, acupuncture and use of appropriate modalities. Lynette has a special interest in specialized programs for shoulder, knee, spinal, TMJ and use of custom made orthotics.

Ramius Sy, CAT(C)
Athletic Therapist

Ramius earned his Bachelor of Kinesiology in Athletic Therapy at the University of Manitoba and became a Certified Athletic Therapist in 2014. He enjoys treating all types of musculoskeletal injuries especially ones related to sport. He not only loves treating injuries but he also has a passion of educating his patients about their injury to make them more aware of how to prevent and manage injuries. Ramius has a wide range of skills that include taping, stretching, massage, modality use, exercise prescription and even bracing to help you get back, whether it be to sport or work.

Stefan Dirks, RMT
Registered Massage Therapist

Stefan graduated from the University of Winnipeg in 2014 with a major in Kinesiology. He then went on to complete the RMT program at the Massage Therapy College of Manitoba. Stefan enjoys treating all types of athletic, workplace and orthopaedic injuries. He has an interest in injury prevention and reconditioning to get you back to your sport or activities of everyday life. His goal is to develop a treatment strategy that works best for your needs, whether that be rehabilitation, chronic issues, maintenance, or overall relaxation and stress relief.