We understand your need to return to work, recreational activities and/or daily activities unrestricted and without pain. We will provide you with the highest level of rehabilitation care possible with our primary goal being to return you to your lifestyle as quickly and safely as possible. We at Cochrane Physiotherapy we strive to achieve this in a way that fits into your busy schedule.
Clinic Owner/Director, BSc.PT, GunnIMS, Level 3 Manual Therapist
Wes Feagan is a graduate of the University of Alberta Rehabilitation Medicine Physiotherapy program. He began his career in Chilliwack prior to moving to Cochrane in 2002. Wes draws from a wide range of physiotherapy techniques such as manual therapy, McKenzie therapy Gunn Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS) and specific exercise prescription. Wes has a special interest in developing interesting and innovative exercise programs for sport rehab, chronic injuries and core stability.
Wes's treatment philosophy is that every injury happens for a reason so he searches for the root problem, rather than only treating symptoms. Then, together with the patient, uses a range of treatment techniques and specific exercises to restore their body to its optimal health. Wes is an avid and passionate back country skier and mountain biker who relaxes by fly fishing and spending time with his daughter.
MSc.PT, CAFCI, CGIMS
Jackie Davies qualified as a Physiotherapist at a London (UK) hospital in 1989 and worked for the National Health Service for 4 years, before joining the British Army as a Physiotherapy Officer. On leaving the Army, she continued to work for the military, private hospitals and clinics until immigrating to Alberta in 2010.
She also graduated from Cardiff University in 2007 with an MSc in Sports Physiotherapy and was team Physiotherapist for the GB Rifle Team for 6 years. She has further education and qualification in manual therapy, acupuncture and GunnIMS techniques. Jackie likes to seek the underlying cause of injuries and put together active rehabilitation plans for recovery that include all aspects of physiotherapy from her (especially manual techniques and exercise) and participation from the client. In her spare time, she enjoys a variety of activities including skiing,hiking, sports shooting and Tai Chi.
BSc., MPT, MCIScPT, FCAMPT, CGIMS, CAFCI
Sarah graduated from the University of Victoria in 2001 with her Bachelor of Science in Biology. She then attended the University of Western Ontario where she completed her Master of Physical Therapy in 2004.
Sarah returned to Western to complete her Master of Clinical Science in Manipulative Physical Therapy in 2014 which allowed her to become a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy (FCAMPT). She is also certified in Gunn IMS (cGIMS) and anatomical acupuncture (cAFCI). Sarah worked in orthopaedics and private practice in Sudbury and Calgary beforecoming to Cochrane in 2013. Sarah enjoys treating a variety of clientele from the young to elderly. She loves to use education as well as her hands (manualtherapy), exercise prescription and needling when indicated, to help her clients maximize their function.
Sarah loves using her clinical reasoning skills to determine and treat the underlying cause of the problem. Since 2015 Sarah has been assisting teaching in the CPA’s orthopaedic division postgraduate physiotherapy program and she enjoys mentoring fellow physiotherapists. In her spare time Sarah enjoys skiing, mountain biking,travelling, and spending time with her husband and 2 dogs
Janelle graduated from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor of Kinesiology in 2007 and then continued on to the University of Alberta where she graduated with a Masters of Science in Physical Therapy in 2010.
Janelle has completed level 2 in Manual Therapy and is currently working on completing Level 3. She is also certified in acupuncture and has completed courses in craniosacral therapy, movement analysis, post-concussion syndrome and vestibular therapy. Janelle believes in individualized and preventative care based on manual therapy, exerciseprescription, movement analysis and correction, dry needling and education.
In her free time, Janelle enjoys yoga, hiking,volleyball, baseball and spending time with her son.
Patrice Guay, MSc.PT, BSc, BKin, Graston ProviderPhysical Therapist
Patrice has always had a passion for helping and interacting with people. Early 2016, these passions, and his interests in sports, eventually led him to a career in Physiotherapy after 2 Bachelors, 1 Master's, and several years of experience in the business world.
Patrice’s experience both on and off the field has allowed him to gain an understanding of the physical demands on an athlete as well as how to treat and manage concerns. His athletic experience has been more extensively involved in sports such as martial arts, jogging, hockey, lacrosse, football, and more. Patrice's involvement in sports has included Cochrane Lions, Cochrane Silvertips, Hockey Canada, Hockey Alberta, Calgary Buffalo Hockey Association, Red Deer Chiefs Major Midget AAA, Rugby St-Albert, Alberta Ballet Company, and AIM HIGHT Youth Football.
Patrice addresses each unique concern by providing an injury specific treatment plan. This plan incorporates one on one hands on manual therapy as part of your rehabilitation. Regardless of your fitness level, he empowers you to help to prevent future injuries by working with you on your health and wellness goals, and helps you reach new heights. Whether you are an elite athlete, training for your first marathon, or the weekend warrior. Patrice's post-graduate training includes dry needling (IMS), Graston Technique and K-Tape, as well as completing his Acupuncture levels and Level 3 Advanced Manual Therapy with the Orthopedic division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association.
Patrice loves spending time with his family, playing hockey, jogging, working out, hiking, downhill skiing, and learning languages (French, English, and Spanish). Recently, Patrice has taken interest in Marathons and Triathlons.