Prompt Physiotherapy Clinic in Calgary, AB has a highly experienced and trained professional physiotherapist who will help you recover from any physical injury. Whether you’re experiencing acute or chronic pain, our professional physiotherapist will provide you with the appropriate treatment and the kind of service that you deserve. Read on to learn more about what we offer.
Pratiksha Chonkar has worked as Physiotherapist for 7 years in India. She has completed her graduation and Master’s Degree in Physiotherapy from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences. She has worked on different musculoskeletal and neurological conditions in various age groups. She strongly believes combing experience, evidence based practice and patient values to promote excellent clinical outcomes.
Pratiksha loves being in nature, going for hiking and camping with her family.
Jillian is from near Jasper, Alberta and is brand new to Calgary. She’s been a registered massage therapist for over three years and is known for incorporating movement into her massages and promoting a relaxing environment while still delivering a therapeutic treatment. Preferring a firmer massage herself, she’ll adapt to whatever pressure you need and want during your session and will give you information to take home so you can continue working on your health even after your massage is over.
When not at work, Jillian can be found running or hiking with her dog and is a lover of all things nature!
Oladimeji Sulaiman, or ‘Ola’ for short, is a certified manual therapist and also uses acupuncture and dry needling to help his patients with their acute and chronic painful conditions. He employs a comprehensive approach to patient management by educating patients about the cause of their pain. He helps come up with prevention strategies as well as ways to manage their painful conditions. Ola’s clinical interests are mainly back and neck pain, shoulder pain, knee pain and whiplash resulting from motor vehicle collisions.
He enjoys playing soccer, tennis, hiking, skiing and riding his bike, especially with his kids.
John Igbiki has first degree in physiotherapy from the University of Lagos and Doctor of Physiotherapy from university of Montana. He has completed several advanced training and certifications in many areas of physiotherapy including Manual and Manipulative therapy, Dry Needling, Management of TMJ dysfunction, and Vestibular Rehabilitation among others.
Over the years he has worked in many world class facilities in Africa, Caribbean, Bermuda and Canada. John has an unwavering believe in lifelong learning and passion to achieve optimal recovery for his clients through evidenced based services, client motivation, persistent support and encouragement.
John balances his professional life with spending quality time with his family and active participation in the community. He enjoys cycling, hiking, and reading. John has interest in the following clinical areas:
Active rehabilitation of recent and chronic muscle injuries, spinal pain/dysfunctions and peripheral joints pain.
Injuries from motor vehicle collision (MVC).
Management of TMJ dysfunction.
Ergonomics/Manual Handling and Dry Needling.
Orthopedic Injury Rehabilitation in all age groups.
John Speaks English and Igbo.
Ankit is a resourceful and passionate physiotherapist who wants to change someone’s life by improving their wellness. Ankit’s practice involves active rehabilitation with patient-centered treatment goals for MVA, WCB, Sports rehab and private patients. Ankit has 9 years of experience working with various injuries in different settings to provide highest quality of care. Ankit’s interest in Musculoskeletal injuries, whiplash, cardio-respiratory and neuro helps to assist clients to obtain best care and resources. Ankit is holding BSc. in Physiotherapy from Rajiv Gandhi University, and also diploma in fitness and health promotion from Loyalist College. Along with vast experience, and credentials, Ankit also holds Certified Exercise Physiologist (CEP) Certification from Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology (CSEP). Ankit uses various treatments in his treatment to make patients better, such as Shockwave Therapy, Cupping, Graston, Athletic taping, Myofascial relief, and more to return patients to pre-injury level.
When not at work, Ankit enjoy spending time with his family, Reading, and outdoor exploring nature.
Riste grew up in Okanagan, BC, in a family of farmers and physiotherapists. She had a great interest in health and sports from a young age and competed in the BC Summer Games in both gymnastics and synchronized swimming. Riste moved to Calgary in 2001 to raise her family and pursue a career in the health field. She worked in the nursing industry for 12 years before deciding to go back to massage therapy. With years of experience as a massage therapist, Riste offers a wide variety of services such as aromatherapy massage, hot stone massage, deep tissue massage, pregnancy massage, reviving foot scrub, revitalizing face, orthopedic massage, and massage reflexology. She is also certified in Self Regulation Therapy, which allows her to help people dealing with fight or flight symptoms after mental or physical injury.
Theresa is originally from Nigeria. Completed her High School in Holland and received her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Science and Technology in Rivers State Nigeria.
She got interested in Massage Therapy after her Mother had stroke in 2008. She was able to stimulate the muscles back to life with the help of the physiotherapist that was assigned to her Mum. Realising how skilful she is with her hands, and her love and caring for people around her, she decided to change her caring to what she loves doing.
Theresa went on to obtain a certificate in Therapeutic Massage from Cambrook Colleges. Her modalities include: Deep Tissue Massage, Swedish Massage, Orthopaedic Massage, Pregnancy Massage, Cupping, etc.
When not at work Theresa enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, Lawn Tennis and Sewing.
Dr. Shana Shang, M.D. in China is a registered Acupuncturist in Alberta. She started her medical career in 1982 when she graduated from medical school. She was trained in China in both western and traditional Chinese medicine. She also completed advanced studies at Beijing Acupuncture Institute of China.
Dr. Shang has over 30 years of experience in using both traditional Chinese and western medicine to ensure the most positive outcome for her patients. She is passionate about the quality and excellence of care for her patients. Dr. Shana Shang is specialized in treating conditions related to pain syndromes, woman’s health, mental health, digestive disorders and many complicated illnesses.
Dr. Sanju Khinda was born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba, where she completed her Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Winnipeg. Following her undergraduate degree, Dr. Khinda moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota where she obtained her Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Northwestern Health Sciences University.
Dr. Khinda utilizes various techniques, suited to her patient’s needs, which include: gentle spinal manipulation, Activator, Arthrostim, Active Release Technique (ART), Graston Technique, Kinesio Taping, as well as rehabilitative exercises and nutritional recommendations.
She also had the opportunity to work with professional athletes, at both state and national levels. She, herself, is a professionally trained dancer and former dance instructor; therefore, is familiar with conditions commonly seen in dancers and athletes.
Dr. Khinda is Webster certified and a current member of the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA). She has worked closely with infants and expectant mothers, during every trimester of pregnancy.
Carol is one of the clinic assistants at Prompt Physiotherapy and Massage Clinic. She graduated from Mount Royal University in June 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in General Science and double minors in Biology and Chemistry. Carol enjoys meeting all the new people that come into the clinic. When she isn’t working, she likes to go hiking, climbing, kayaking or traveling. She also volunteers at the local zoo. In the near future, Carol would like to go back to school and study to be a Veterinarian Technician.
Kemi is an internationally trained Physiotherapist from Nigeria with over 7 years experience in practice. She obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Physiotherapy and Masters degree in Public Health from University of Lagos and a Certificate in Cardiorespiratory Physiotherapy course from University College London. Over these years, she has seen wide caseloads of musculoskeletal, neurological, cardiorespiratory, pediatric, and women’s health conditions. She carries out holistic, evidence based, and patient-centered approach in guiding her management. She recently moved to Canada and presently undergoing licensure process to fully practice as a Physiotherapist and integrate back into the clinical setting.
When she’s not working, she enjoys volunteering, making new friends, mentoring, tennis and board games.
Maimuna is the Clinic Manager at Prompt Physiotherapy. She is very Professional and passionate about her job, always making sure things are running smoothly in the clinic. With over 6 years of experience working in hospital and clinic settings, as well as managing the family business, she is very compassionate, friendly, and loves helping people. Her main goal is to create a friendly environment for the therapists, staff and our clients.
Maimuna has volunteered in various organizations such at Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada, Canada Red cross, Rockyview Hospital, schools and other non-profit organizations.
When not working or volunteering, she loves spending valuable time with her family, and friends. She enjoy traveling and exploring different places, finding peace with nature, and loves cooking.
Iriada is a clinic assistant at Prompt Physiotherapy. She received a masters degree in Science before relocating to Canada from the Philippines with her family. She has since gained extensive experience within the Canadian healthcare industry.
Iraida enjoys the daily interaction between her and her clients, and always welcomes everyone with a big smile.
When she is not in the office, Iraida volunteers at the YMCA. She enjoys exercising and traveling. Iriada always strives to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
Kelly graduated from Alberta Collage of Massage Therapy as a registered massage therapist. She helps her clients towards their health goals by integrating different modalities such as Swedish Massage, Trigger Point work, stretching, deep tissue massage, and joint manipulation to promote relaxation and pain relief.
Kelly provide treatment plan specific to each client, with a blend of therapeutic massage and relaxing body work. Her area of speciality also includes prenatal massage, and cupping. She is an active learner and takes courses and training to improve her skills and to keep up to date.
When not at work Kelly enjoy outdoors, and spending time with her son. Kelly Speaks Portuguese , English, and Spanish
J is a graduate from Dalhousie University with a Bachelors of Science degree in Kinesiology. He attended the University of Western Ontario obtaining a degree in Pedorthics in 2016 and later that year became a Canadian Certified Pedorthist.
J’s main goal as a Pedorthist is to assess posture, movement patterns, and lower-extremity musculoskeletal function. His favourite tool is video gait analysis; the ability to visually show patient exactly when/where their imbalances occur. He encourages his patients to participate in their own recovery by taking the time to educate them about footwear choices, at-home tips, and stretches & exercises.
Outside of work, J takes to the mountains to camp, hike, and downhill ski. He also enjoys recreational soccer, BBQing, spending time with friends and travelling
Morenike graduated from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria with a bachelor’s degree in Physiotherapy. She worked in Africa (Nigeria) for over 7 years in clinical practice both as inpatient and outpatient before proceeding for a postgraduate degree in public health at the University of Saskatchewan, Canada. She practiced for some time in the long-term care before moving into outpatient physiotherapy setting.
She is passionate about returning clients back to an optimum level of function post injury using education, manual therapy and exercises. When not at work, Morenike loves family time, volunteering and reading.
Tamara graduated with a Doctor of Chiropractic from Palmer College of Chiropractic West in San Jose, California in June of 1998. Since graduating, Tamara has been licensed by and is in good standing with the Alberta College and Association of Chiropractors.
She has always had a keen interest in sports medicine and biomechanics and has been fortunate enough to work with various teams and athletes of all levels over the course of her career. Some highlights include being a part of host medical services at the Pan Am Games, medical coordinator at the World Track and Field Championships, part of the medical team for the Canadian Freestyle Ski Association, Association of Volleyball Professionals, Ironman triathlons, rodeos, rugby, wrestling and others.
Tamara utilizes ART (Actice Release Techniques), Graston and FAKTR instrument-assisted soft-tissue therapies, shockwave, Kinesio tape and spinal manipulative therapy to optimize patient outcomes and get the best results as efficiently as possible. Her passion for performance and recovery focuses on the body’s ability to move, heal and optimize itself.
Tamara strives to identify and treat faulty movement, loading and firing patterns within the body and her true passion is to help individuls in all walks of life achieve, maintain and enjoy a healthy, active pain free lifestyle.
Tamara was born and raised in Calgary and continues to enjoy raising her three children in her hometown. Her children’s schedules keep her on her toes while maintaining a busy chiropractic practice. She loves getting outside and being in close proximity to the mountains allows for many fun, outdoor adventures.
We at Prompt Physiotherapy Clinic are overwhelmed with the support that our clients have shown in their physiotherapy testimonials. While our current patients are recovering from their conditions, we continue providing new clients with the same high-quality services that we are known for. Reach out to us today to get started.