Stephanie Grant graduated from the D’Arcy Lane Institute for Massage Therapy in 2001 and has been working as an RMT ever since. In 2004, after three years of working in Colorado, Stephanie moved back to her hometown of Ottawa, and has been here ever since. Stephanie enjoys living life to the fullest, keeping happy and healthy is a goal she always strives to achieve. She loves getting out and enjoying our Canadian elements: wakeboarding, surfing and cycling throughout the summer months and braving the elements for ski days with her family during the winter.
She treats her patients with the mindset that life is a constant balancing act and it is no different for our bodies. The quicker we can rid our bodies of pain and inflammation, the quicker we can get back to doing the things we love.
Stephanie treats a wide variety of injuries and has a special interest in craniomandibular and temporomandibular (TMJ) dysfunction as well as headaches.
Kirsten became an Athletic Therapist because it joined two of her passions in life – injury rehabilitation and sports. She graduated from Lakehead University with an Honours Bachelor of Kinesiology in 2005. She went on to Mount Royal College for an Advanced Certification in Athletic Therapy, completed in 2006. She took the National Certification Exam, graduating in 2007 as a Certified Athletic Therapist.
She has been active all her life, involved with sports from all aspects: as a viewer, athlete, coach and provider of medical coverage. She takes a full body approach to her Athletic Therapy (AT) treatments, which include a combination of Biomechanical Assessments, Soft Tissue Release, Myofasical Release, Manual Techniques, and Conditioning Programs to provide her clients with a safe and speedy recovery. She is always looking to further her knowledge and takes many continuing education course, one of her most recent being Functional Range Release - Spine.
She has had the honour of working with many teams, which include:
2015-17 Athletic Therapist for U of Ottawa Men’s Rugby Team
2014-17Athletic Therapist for Bytown Blues U18 & U16 Boys Rugby teams
2015-17 Athletic Therapist with Ultimate Canada
2010-14 Assistant Athletic Therapist for U of Ottawa Varsity Athletes
2013 Head Athletic Therapist for Canadian Gymnastics Championships
2012 Head Athletic Therapist for ITF Taekwondo World Championship
2007-10 Head Athletic Therapist, Okotoks Oilers Junior A Hockey Club
2009 AT with U20 National Judo Championship
2008 AT for World Junior A Hockey Challenge
- Registered Massage Therapist
TMJ Dysfunction, Headaches, Chronic Pain, Deep Tissue Injuries
- Acupuncture Certified (ACC1)
- Functional Dry Needling
- Manual Therapist (Level 2)
- Soft Tissue Release Certified
R.Kin, CAT(C), HBK
- Certified Athletic Therapist
- Registered Kinesiologist
- FRR Practitioner
- FMS Certified
Alexandra Deek received her Masters of Science in Physical Therapy in 2008 from Queen’s University and has since been working as a registered physiotherapist. She is also a graduate from the University of Ottawa with a Bachelor of Science in Human Kinetics. Alex has completed several post-graduate courses including acupuncture, functional dry needling, manual therapy, soft tissue release, and mulligan mobilizations with movement. Alex has experience working with people of all ages, conditions and activity levels. She has competed in many sports throughout her life, including competitive sprint flatwater paddling and enjoys staying active outdoors with her young family, who live in the Westboro community. Alex is passionate about promoting active healthy living and strives to help her patients optimize their well-being through injury prevention and patient specific treatment.
- Registered Massage Therapist
Lindsay is a Registered Massage Therapist that graduated with Algonquin College’s Advance diploma in Massage Therapy in 2015. She has been working as a Massage Therapist ever since. She is also in her last year of her Bachelor of Health Science’s at Ottawa University. Lindsay believes that living a healthy, active lifestyle is important for everyone’s well being. Whether it’s snowboarding in our cold winters or playing volleyball on the beach in the summer, Lindsay loves being active outdoors. She has a passion for helping people reach for, and achieve their goals. Lindsay grew up playing variety of sports, and had sustained many injuries of her own, which stirred her to pursue working in this field. As a competitive soccer player and figure skater, it has given her first hand knowledge and appreciation of the hard work and training that goes into the rehabilitation process. Lindsay is committed to providing the best care for her clients, and is excited to be continuing her education to be able to create the most effective plans for each individual’s recovery goals.
Dr. Carolyn McNeill received her Doctorate of Chiropractic from Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in 2011. She graduated from The University of British Columbia in 2007 with a Bachelor of Human Kinetics. She is also a graduate of the McMaster University Contemporary Acupuncture program and is a certified provider of Active Release Technique and Functional Range Release. She is a former competitive swimmer at the varsity and national levels and competed at the Canadian Olympic Trials in 2004. In 2015, she was inducted into the UBC Sports Hall of Fame as a member of the women’s swim team. During her career as a competitive athlete she became interested in the human body, sports injuries and the prevention and treatment of those injuries. Her treatments focus on manual techniques, acupuncture and rehabilitative exercises. She volunteers her services treating the Ottawa Gee Gees varsity athletes. Dr. McNeill is committed to ongoing learning and strives to always provide her patients with individualized, evidence-based treatments that will lead to a rapid recovery.
B.H.K., DC, ART, FR
- ART Active Release Technique Provider
- Contemporary Medical Acupuncture Provider
- Functional Range Release Provider
Dr. Laginski received her Doctorate of Chiropractic from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, an Honours B.Sc in Biology/Psychology from Queen’s University and holds certification in Contemporary Medical Acupuncture and Active Release Techniques. She has a special interest in sports injury utilizing a complement of chiropractic care including ART, acupuncture and modalities along with a progressive rehabilitation program to bring the athlete back to optimal performance. She also promotes the importance of injury prevention using functional outcome measures to detect muscular weakness before injury occurs. She looks forward to working with her patients to augment their personal performance & well being.
BScH, DC, CSCS, ART
- Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
- ART Active Release Technique provider
- Contemporary Medical Acupuncture Practitioner
- FRC Functional Range Conditioning Certified
- Precision Nutrition Level 1 Certified
- FMS Level 1 Certified