Action Physiotherapy originally started in the year 1993 in the Fort Gary area with our Pembina Highway location but we have since grown and are now also serving the River Heights community with our Academy Road locations. We offer a variety of different services at both our locations such as physiotherapy, athletic therapy, massage therapy, and dietitian consultations. In addition to that many of our therapists have additional training in services such as acupuncture, dry needling, custom orthotics, vestibular rehabilitation, hot stone, craniosacral and aromatherapy massage.
Resa Wan | Physiotherapist + Owner
Academy + Pembina
Resa is the proud owner of Action Physiotherapy on both Pembina Hwy and Academy Rd.
She graduated with a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Physical Therapy from the University of Manitoba. She has also completed her acupuncture and dry needling certification.
She has a passion for health promotion, physical activity and helping others. When she isn’t at the clinic, she enjoys hiking and camping, going to the gym, running or spending time at the lake with family (including her dogs, Maggie and Bailey).
Kristy Chuckree | Physiotherapist
Kristy has over 13 years experience as an orthopedic physiotherapist. She graduated from the University of Manitoba in 2008 with a Bachelor of Medical Rehabilitation in Physiotherapy. Since then, she has been certified in acupuncture, and has taken a variety of post-graduate courses including vestibular rehabilitation and myofascial release. Throughout her career she has worked in hospital and private clinic settings.
Kristy enjoys getting to know her clients and treating a wide variety of orthopedic injuries. She takes a client centered approach to help her patients achieve their individual goals and believes in keeping active during recovery. In her free time Kristy enjoys keeping active, gardening, and crafting. Ask her about her dogs!
Yvonne DeCaire | Physiotherapist
Yvonne graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Royal Roads Military College in Victoria, BC and a Bachelor of Medical Rehabilitation from the University of Manitoba. She has also completed her acupuncture and dry needling certification among many other post-graduate courses.
Yvonne believes that no one single approach is right for everyone. She incorporates multiple techniques based on what is right for each client to help them achieve their goals.
Tyler Swerdyliak | Physiotherapist
Academy + Pembina
Tyler graduated from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor of Kinesiology and a Masters in Physiotherapy. Since then, he has expanded his knowledge and completed level 1 and 2 of the Orthopaedic Division programs. As a result, Tyler has developed a special interest in neck, back, and shoulder pain. He has a passion for health and wellness and takes a holistic approach to physiotherapy through patient education, exercise, and a hands-on techniques.
Tyler enjoys the outdoors, playing sports, coaching hockey, and helping with the family farm. Tyler does more than just help his patients feel better by providing the necessary tools and education to help them manage their own injuries and live a healthier, pain-free life.
Juli Lathiya | Physiotherapist
Juli has over 7 years of experience working as a physiotherapist. She graduated from the University of South Gujarat, India. Her approach to treatments is very hands on with techniques such as soft tissue release, joint mobilization, personalized exercise programs and patient education. She is passionate about helping clients overcome injuries to achieve their health goals.
Juli is able to provide services in 3 different languages: English, Hindi and Gujarati. Outside of the clinic she enjoys painting and spending time with her family.
Sharon Dyck | Massage Therapist
Academy + Pembina
Sharon graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education from the University of Manitoba and received RMT training at the Wellington College of Remedial Massage Therapy in 2014.
She has post-graduate training in Swedish massage, hot stone, aromatherapy, myofascial release, reflexology, lymphatic drainage techniques as well as cranio-sacral therapy. She recently obtained her Reiki level 1.
When she’s not in the clinic, you can find Sharon enjoying golf, swimming, and yoga or volunteering at the Winnipeg Humane Society.
Scott Soriano | Massage Therapist
Academy + Pembina
Scott received his RMT training in 2016 and has been with Action Physiotherapy since 2018.
Scott has a passion for promoting healthy diet and lifestyles. He also has plenty of personal experience strength and conditioning training. When he isn’t at the clinic, you can find Scott training at the gym for his next powerlifting competition.
Carly Appler | Athletic Therapist
Academy + Pembina
Carly Graduated from the University of Winnipeg in 2010 with a Bachelor of Science Degree and obtained her Athletic Therapy Certification in 2011 from the Canadian Athletic Therapist’s Association. She has more than 4 years of clinical experience working with a variety of patients as well as working in the field with numerous sports teams. She enjoys working with all populations and inspiring others to improve their physical health and fitness. Being a gymnast growing up gave her the curiosity to learn about the human body and ultimately Athletic Therapy. Carly is passionate about teaching others about Athletic Therapy and that it is for everyone – prevention and care for your muscles, bones, and joints.
Dale Kornelson | Dietitian
Dale has been a Registered Dietitian (RD) for over 24 years. Dale started his career at Sunnybrook Hospital in Toronto. Since then, Dale has worked in personal care homes, public health, diabetes education and chronic disease. He has also worked in private practice in order to help people achieve maximum wellness through better nutrition. Dale provides individual nutrition counseling for a number of different issues including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, celiac disease, and weight management.
Rochelle Tinumpit | Dietitian
Rochelle has been practicing as a registered dietitian since 2012. She has experience working within the Community as a dietitian for the Healthy Start for Mom and Me program before joining Action Physiotherapy.
Rochelle prides on helping others live their best lives and firmly believes that diet can play a major role in making positive changes in one’s life. She also believes in a team-based approach to a healthy diet and lifestyle.
Karly Vancott | Office Manager
Karly is a mom to a busy teenage girl. When she's not coaching softball and watching her daughter's sports, she enjoys kayaking, going to the lake, reading, and spending time with her family and dog. Before rejoining the Physiotherapy world, she worked as a Librarian and Educational Assistant.
Reception | Academy + Pembina
Whether you’re at Action Physiotherapy Pembina or Academy, all of our receptionists are here to help.
Feel free to call us if you should have any questions or to book an appointment!