Bridgwater Physiotherapists

Across from Save-On Foods


Leah Dlot


Lead Physiotherapist of Elite Sports Injury & Co-Owner of Elite Sports Injury Bridgwater


Leah Dlot - Winnipeg Physiotherapist, Bridgwater, St Vital

Leah graduated from the University of Manitoba in 2006 with a Bachelor of Medical Rehabilitation in Physical Therapy and from the University of Western Ontario in 2016 with a Masters of Clinical Science in Manipulative Physical Therapy, attaining a certificate in Advanced Orthopaedics and Manual Therapy and becoming a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapists (FCAMPT).

A former nationally ranked gymnast, Leah’s interest in physiotherapy developed at a young age. Her work as a physiotherapist has allowed her to remain involved in the gymnastics community which is a special passion of hers. She also has a keen interest in Women’s Health, concussion management and musculoskeletal injuries stemming from movement dysfunction. She strives to provide a thorough, positive and holistic approach to preventative and injury rehabilitation. Leah is also very passionate about mentoring fellow physiotherapists, through hands on and discussion based sessions.

Other certifications include Acupuncture, Functional Dry Needling, the Functional Movement Systems with several other post-graduate courses in the areas of Women’s Health and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction, Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization, Hard style Kettlebell, to name a few.

In her spare time, Leah enjoys spending time with her husband Michael and 5-month-old son, Evan. She strives to live a healthy and active lifestyle, participating most in yoga, hiking, running and biking.



Justine Chartrand


Physiotherapist — Elite Sports Injury Bridgwater


Justine Chartrand at Elite Sports Injury Physiotherapy, Massage Therapy Winnipeg

Justine graduated from the University of Manitoba in 2013 with a Bachelor of Medical Rehabilitation in Physical Therapy and has worked in the Orthopaedic and Sports Injury setting since that time.

She has completed post graduate certifications which include acupuncture accreditation, Paris custom orthotics and casting course, Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA) Level 1 and 2. She is currently pursuing her Orthopaedic level 3 courses.

She decided early on that physiotherapy was her passion, combining her keen interest for sports along with interacting with patients and helping them reach their individual goals. Justine believes in the active approach to treatment using a combination of manual therapy techniques, exercise prescription, myofascial release and education to maintain or improve function and prevent further injuries. In her spare time, she continues to enjoy playing hockey, running and yoga.



Christine Sharrow


Physiotherapist — Elite Sports Injury Bridgwater


Christine Sharrow at Elite Sports Injury Physiotherapy, Massage Therapy Winnipeg

Christine is a graduate of the University of Manitoba with a Masters in Physical Therapy and a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology – Honors in Sports Psychology. She is certified in Acupuncture, Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA), and is currently completing her Advanced Orthopedics Manual and Manipulative therapy courses (Level 3).

Christine’s love of sports and fitness started at a young age in Winnipeg while competing in volleyball and basketball. She was awarded a basketball scholarship which kick started her scholastic journey in Kingston, Ontario. She returned to Winnipeg to complete her Bachelor’s Degree and to later pursue her Masters.

Throughout her academic training, Christine worked as a certified personal trainer, which is what ultimately impacted Christine’s decision to pursue a career as a physical therapist.
Christine believes in a patient oriented approach to treatment to maximize the long-term benefits for the client.

Christine keeps active by enjoying yoga, basketball, weight training and running.



Cara Henkewich


Physiotherapist — Elite Sports Injury Bridgwater


Cara Henkewich, Physiotherapist at Elite Sports Injury Physiotherapy, Massage Therapy Winnipeg

Cara graduated from the University of Manitoba in 2015 with a Master’s degree in Physical Therapy and a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology.

She grew up playing a number of competitive sports including hockey, soccer, volleyball and track and field. Through this experience, she realized she has a passion for helping others and a fascination with how the body system works. Cara has had the pleasure of working part-time in both the public and private sectors of physiotherapy since graduating and has completed a number of post-graduate courses. She is certified in Acupuncture, Integrated Dry Needling and Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA) levels 1 and 2. Her goal is to complete her Advanced Orthopedics Manual and Manipulative therapy levels.

Within the public health system, Cara has worked with a variety of patient populations in various settings including stroke rehab, amputee rehab, respiratory therapy and acute medicine. She is currently focusing on treating balance impairments, gait re-education and strengthening in patient’s with neurological conditions such as, stroke, Parkinson’s, and cerebral palsy.

In her spare time, Cara enjoys playing soccer, hockey, bike riding with her dogs and has a passion for traveling.



Erin Blaine


Physiotherapist — Elite Sports Injury Bridgwater


Erin Blaine, Physiotherapist at Elite Sports Injury Physiotherapy, Massage Therapy Winnipeg

Erin’s journey to becoming a physiotherapist is rooted in a strong sports background. Her passion has always been for volleyball. She played more than thirteen seasons including university level, coached both high school and
university teams, and has played recreationally ever since. Erin has also played basketball, soccer, badminton, and competed in track and field, gymnastics and competitive diving. Her years as a rehab aid at Elite Sports Injury further strengthened her love of activity and exercise, and developed her fascination of how physiotherapy can change lives.

Erin graduated from the University of Manitoba’s School of Medical Rehabilitation with a Masters of Physical Therapy and a love for manual therapy and exercise. Since gaining her Masters Degree she now has sideline experience with various provincial track and field events, and Team Manitoba Men’s Ball Hockey.

She is currently completing further training through the Orthopaedic Division in manual therapy and plans to complete certification in acupuncture in winter 2019/20.

In her free time, she enjoys running, biking and exploring the beautiful Whiteshell. She strongly believes that a sore body part cannot be examined alone but is only one piece of a complex puzzle. Whatever is holding you back or slowing you down, Erin wants to work with you to get you back to doing the things that you love!

Erin also spends her time at our Meadowood (St. Vital) location.



Melanie Sabourin


Physiotherapist — Elite Sports Injury St James


Melanie Sabourin - Winnipeg Physiotherapist, St James Assiniboine

Melanie graduated from the University of Manitoba with a Masters in Physical Therapy. Her interest in physiotherapy is a result of many years of dancing, track and field, a general interest in various types of physical activity, and helping others. Melanie has a passion for following and promoting a life of health and wellness. Her years of working as an Elite professional at Elite Sports Injury allowed her to strengthen her passion for physiotherapy and learn various unique exercises to apply to her practice.

Melanie is committed to continued education and plans to take her acupuncture certification in winter 2020. She looks forward to continuing her volunteer work within the community, as well as attending sporting events.

Melanie enjoys working with patients of all ages and from all walks of life to help them promote a balanced and healthy lifestyle. She looks forward to helping her clients reach their goals.

She enjoys yoga, running, biking, hiking, golfing, and travelling.


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Meadowood Physiotherapists

Across from St. Vital Centre


Barry Connor


Physiotherapist — Elite Sports Injury St Vital


Barry Conner - Winnipeg Physiotherapist, St Vital

Barry graduated from the University of Manitoba in 1999 with a Bachelor of Medical Rehabilitation (physical therapy) and has worked exclusively in orthopedics since that time. He has completed post-graduate training in acupuncture, taping techniques, manual and manipulative therapy, exercise therapy including Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA), Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS) and pre and post-operative rehabilitation. Barry regularly participates in continuing medical education to provide his patients with the most current evidence-based treatment techniques.

With over 20 years of experience as a physiotherapist, Barry enjoys meeting the rehabilitation goals of individuals from high-level athletes to high-level gardeners or whatever other pursuit brings them to his door. Barry has worked as medical volunteer with numerous sports teams over the years and, as a former athlete, understands the specific rehabilitation needs associated with this population.

Barry is involved in the professional community through serving on various boards, lecturing at continuing education seminars and volunteering in the community.



Karina Zinn


Physiotherapist — Elite Sports Injury St Vital


Karina Zinn - Winnipeg Physiotherapist, St Vital

Karina graduated from the University of Manitoba in 2010 with a Bachelor of Medical Rehabilitation in Physical Therapy. She has continued her pursuit of education with postgraduate certification in Neurokinetic Therapy, Acupuncture, Selective Functional Movement Assessment and several other courses and seminars. She has also been an active member of the Manitoba Physiotherapy Association on both the Awards Committee and Communications Committee.

Her path to physiotherapy began with an interest in and respect for human anatomy and promoting health and wellness. Over the years, she has been involved in sport through active participating, coaching, training and volunteering for sporting events. She enjoys working with athletes as well as all members of the community, no matter the age, to help them attain their goals and to improve quality of life.

Karina enjoys spending time staying active through running, sports, and working on her golf game. Travelling also holds a special spot in her heart.



Maxine Koroscil


Physiotherapist — Elite Sports Injury St Vital


Maxine Koroscil - Winnipeg Physiotherapist, St Vital

Maxine graduated from the University of Manitoba, School of Medical Rehabilitation with her Bachelor’s Degree in Physiotherapy. Growing up Maxine loved sports, playing ringette, soccer and hockey, and found that physiotherapy was the perfect way to integrate her passion for a healthy lifestyle, along with her desire to help others. She strives to provide the best service possible to her clients and continues to further her education through a variety of courses and certifications.

Maxine is certified in Acupuncture, Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS), Functional Dry Needling, Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA), Functional Movement Screen (FMS), Neurokinetic Therapy (NKT), as well as the Advanced Orthopedics Manual and Manipulative therapy courses. Maxine has recently expanded her practise to include working with the TMJ – temporal mandibular joint (the jaw).

Maxine is an active member on the Continuing Competency Committee for the College of Physiotherapists of Manitoba. In her free time Maxine enjoys spin classes, snowboarding and yoga. 

Maxine looks forward to working with her patients to achieve their goals by providing an active approach to rehabilitation based on the needs of the individual through a combination of patient education, manual therapy techniques and exercise prescription.



Megan Ferrone


Physiotherapist — Elite Sports Injury St Vital


Megan Ferrone - Winnipeg Physiotherapist, St Vital

Megan is a 2010 University of Manitoba graduate with the School of Medical Rehabilitations’ Bachelors of Physical Therapy and recipient of the Manitoba Physiotherapy Association’s Joan K. Edwards Award for early contribution to the profession.

Megan devotes many of her practice hours to Women’s Health and Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy. This includes pelvic/low back/hip pain, pregnancy, post-partum, incontinence, sexual based pain, among other pelvic floor diagnosis’. She has received additional post-graduate certification in Acupuncture, Functional Dry Needling, Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SMFA), Functional Movement Screening (FMS), Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS), Instrument assisted soft tissue massage (IASTM), Rock Taping and many other sport specific, advanced courses and seminars.

Megan remains an active member of the College of Physiotherapists of Manitoba on the Continuing Competency Committee. She is also a member of the Manitoba Physiotherapy Association’s Awards Committee and outgoing Co-Chair of the Communications Committee. Megan is also an interviewer for College of Rehabilitation Sciences (CoRS) and a member of the Board of Examiners (BOE) for the Canadian Alliance of Physiotherapy Regulators (CAPR).

Megan continues to participate in ringette and baseball for over 25 years. She enjoys running, cycling, golf with her husband Jordan and chasing after her two children, Fio and Demi. Megan’s career choice was driven by her passion for promoting a healthy, well balanced lifestyle and continues to share that passion through teaching and educating prenatal and postnatal females, instructing women’s fitness classes in her free time.



Ricky Paggao


Physiotherapist — Elite Sports Injury St Vital


Ricky Paggao - Winnipeg Physiotherapist, St Vital

Ricky is a physiotherapist who strongly believes in a client-centered and active-based rehabilitation. He embraces the functional movement approach, which teaches people to “move well, move often”. Not only does he have a passion for helping his clients get back to the activities they enjoy the most, but also emphasizes the importance of injury prevention.
Ricky graduated from the University of Manitoba in 2005 with a Bachelor of Medical Rehabilitation in Physical Therapy.

Originally from Brandon, Ricky received his Bachelor of Science degree from Brandon University. He began his physiotherapy career working at a sports injury clinic in Brandon as well as the hospital in Glenboro. He has volunteered at many sporting events including the Special Olympics, Manitoba Summer Games and the Manitoba Marathon. Ricky has a strong interest in sports rehab and musculoskeletal injuries and is proud to be part of the Elite family since 2013.

Continuing education has always been a priority. Ricky has received post-graduate certification in Functional Dry Needling (FDN), Acupuncture, Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA), Functional Movement Screen
(FMS), Fundamental Capacity Screen (FCS), Hardstyle Kettlebell Certification (HKC) and Mulligan techniques. He has also taken many other advanced courses and seminars.

Always at the forefront of physiotherapy, Ricky has been Chair of the Council for the College of Physiotherapists of Manitoba (CPM), Communications Chair for the Manitoba Physiotherapy Association (MPA), Chair of the Manitoba Clinical Item Generation Team (CIGT) for the National Physiotherapy Competency Exam and a member of the Board of Examiners (BOE) for the Canadian Alliance of Physiotherapy Regulators (CAPR).

Busy with two young boys at home, life is always full of adventure! In his spare time, Ricky enjoys kettlebells, bodyweight and strength training, obstacle course racing, soccer and traveling.



Noelle Enns


Physiotherapist — Elite Sports Injury St Vital


Noelle Enns - Winnipeg Physiotherapist, St Vital

Noelle graduated from the University of Manitoba with a Masters in Physical Therapy in 2015. Her love of physiotherapy started after volunteering at Grace Hospital and following several physios around in the Winnipeg community. She also developed a passion to help others after seeing a number of her Ultimate Frisbee companions frequently injured on the playing field.

Upgrading her post-graduate education has always been a goal of Noelle’s. She regularly attends seminars and courses to advance her knowledge and expertise. She is currently certified in Acupuncture, Functional Dry Needling, Selective Functional Movement Assessment (Level 1 and 2), Advanced Orthopedic Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy (Level 1 and 2), Fascial Movement Taping, and Mulligan Concept Lower Quadrant.

Noelle enjoys staying active through Ultimate Frisbee, Cycling, Cross-Country Skiing and chasing her daughter around. Any chance she gets, Noelle will also hop into her canoe with her husband and daughter and go exploring in the wilderness.



Ewelina Fiedur


Physiotherapist — Elite Sports Injury St Vital


Ewelina Fiedur - Winnipeg Physiotherapist, St Vital

Ewelina graduated from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology and a Masters in Physical Therapy. She is certified in acupuncture, Selective Functional Movement Assessment, and Mackenzie Spinal Treatment. She continues to take courses to stay current in the ever-changing world of physiotherapy and plans on taking the Neuro-Kinetic Technique Courses as well as Dry Needling. She currently runs the post-op hip and knee classes at the St. Vital location.

Ewelina’s interest in physiotherapy stems from her 10 years of competitive figure skating as well as dancing, resistance training, Pilates, and many more activities that supplemented her sport. She is a strong advocate for keeping and incorporating activities that you love into your life, as well as understanding the benefits these activities have on your health and well-being! Ewelina’s approach to rehab is exercise prescription, manual therapy.



Bryan Kramer


Physiotherapist — Elite Sports Injury St.Vital


Bryan Kramer - Winnipeg Physiotherapist, St. Vital, Meadowood

Bryan graduated from the University of Manitoba with his Bachelor of Kinesiology degree in 2017 and continued to complete his Masters in Physical Therapy in 2019. Bryan has a passion for health and wellness and has previously worked with athletes and individuals with chronic conditions as a Kinesiologist. He brings excellent knowledge and experience in exercise and human movement.

He is committed to lifelong learning and has completed his Selective Functional Movement Screen Level 1 and 2 certifications in 2018. He is also a current board member of the Manitoba-Section of Sport Physiotherapy Canada. Bryan continues to volunteer as a physiotherapist at local sporting events, and outside of physiotherapy, he enjoys volunteering at Siloam Mission.

When he is not in the clinic, you can catch Bryan running, biking and traveling as well as playing and coaching soccer.


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Downtown Physiotherapists

In the Pinnacle Building on Graham


Trevor Horvath


Physiotherapist — Elite Sports Injury Downtown Winnipeg


Trevor Horvath - Winnipeg Physiotherapist, Downtown

Trevor is the lead physiotherapist at Elite Sports Injury’s Downtown Winnipeg location.

Trevor graduated from the University of Manitoba in 1991 with a Bachelor of Medical Rehabilitation in Physical Therapy. And has spend the last 28 years working exclusively within the scope of Orthopedics and Sports Injury. During that time he has treated all varieties of clients of all levels and abilities with a focus of early restoration of function.

Since graduation Trevor has taken a broad based approach to continuing education including Orthopedic and Manual Therapy, Acupuncture Certification, Custom Orthotics, Exercise Prescription, Therapeutic taping and many other treatment ideologies. In addition he is an Examiner for the Physiotherapy National Exam and has served on committees with the College Of Physiotherapists of Manitoba.

A lifelong athlete, he has had the privilege of being a member and Captain of both Team Manitoba and Team Canada in different sports over the years, and is an inductee into the Manitoba Disc Sports Hall of Fame. His experiences with Sports, as well as simply exercise and training have given him personal insight on working with athletes, but equally perspectives on common everyday injuries and issues experienced by everyone. He believes in approaching clients with a combination of local treatment, education and exercise to work towards their best recovery.

Still an avid athlete he spends time from work with his wife and two young children enjoying their family time and their pursuits.


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Assiniboine Physiotherapists

Courts of St. James


Rachel Wu


Physiotherapist and Co-Owner of Assiniboine location


Rachel Wu - Winnipeg Physiotherapist, St James Assiniboine

Rachel graduated in 2009 with a Bachelors of Physiotherapy from the University of Manitoba, School of Medical Rehabilitation. She has worked in a variety of clinical settings including hospital, small and rural private practice clinics. Rachel joined the Elite team as a co-owner in 2013, wanting to expand her professional portfolio and work in a multi-disciplinary team.

Since graduating, Rachel has taken several continuing education courses to further her knowledge in the evolving physiotherapy world. She thoroughly enjoys integrating what she has learned into her day-to-day practice. Some of the courses she has taken include Functional Dry Needling, Acupuncture and functional movement testing through SFMA, FCS, and FMS. Rachel’s treatments are active-based and hands on. She has experience with manual therapy, Mulligan treatment, IASTM and exercise therapy to keep her clients engaged in their recovery.

Rachel has volunteered with the College of Physiotherapists of Manitoba over her 10 year career and is a member in Good Standing. She is also a member of the Canadian and Manitoba Physiotherapy Associations.

Rachel, her husband and 2 daughters love to be active as a family. They enjoy skating, biking, going to the park/zoo, camping and exploring our awesome city and province. Rachel likes to run, lift weights, play ringette and tennis as well as cook and garden at home.



Lexie Flynn


Physiotherapist — Elite Sports Injury St James


Lexie Flynn - Winnipeg Physiotherapist, St James Assiniboine

Lexie graduated from the University of Manitoba with a Master of Physical Therapy in 2017. Prior to that, she achieved her Bachelor of Science in Biopsychology from the University of Winnipeg. Lexie gained experience with athletes while doing a clinical placement at the Royal Winnipeg Ballet and was also selected in her final year of the program to be a part of the Advanced Orthopedic Manual Therapy placement. She has achieved her Level 1 Orthopaedic designation and has plans to pursue further manual therapy education as well as her Acupuncture certification.

Lexie was introduced to physiotherapy at a young age through participation in multiple sports. Playing university level soccer, Lexie realized the impact physiotherapists had on her own sporting achievements and wanted to be able to help others in the same way. She believes in an active based, client centered approach to treatment and hopes to give others the confidence to move well! Lexie enjoys giving back to the physiotherapy profession by being a member of the Communications Committee for the Manitoba Physiotherapy Association. Lexie currently enjoys soccer, weight training, snowboarding and yoga to keep herself active.



Robyn Eyer


Physiotherapist — Elite Sports Injury St James


Robyn Eyer - Winnipeg Physiotherapist, St James Assiniboine

Robyn graduated from the University of Manitoba in 2017 with a Master in Physical Therapy and a Bachelor Degree in Kinesiology. As a former member of the University of Manitoba basketball team, Robyn quickly developed a passion for sport, exercise, health and wellness. Her pursuit of a career in physiotherapy began from time spent rehabilitating from her own personal injuries, where she learned the importance of therapy for high level performance.
Robyn believes strongly in the importance and benefit of hands on, exercise-based therapy for all ages. She understands that physiotherapy goes beyond injury rehab and is an integral component of improving a person’s quality of life. Robyn is certified in Acupuncture and has completed her Level 1 Orthopedic course as well as various other manual therapy and exercise-based courses. In the future, Robyn plans to continue developing her orthopedic knowledge and is interested in pursing further education in neurological and concussion-based therapy.

In her free time, Robyn maintains an active lifestyle and enjoys basketball, tennis, weight training, camping and being outdoors.


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Recovery for all levels

Elite specializes in injury recovery for all sports and levels of athlete. Our team facilitates rapid access to complete recovery. Frequently, we see patients within a day or two of their physician exam when return to full function is critical. We immediately address acute swelling, pain and compensatory issues and initiate a home program to maintain strength and motion.

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In order to ensure a successful treatment and speed recovery, you need to be fully committed to your treatment plan. Your time in the clinic is only part of the process. The exercises and perhaps changes in your own behavior are a crucial part of your plan. We know how your body works; we may identify an underlying weakness, poor posture, work habits, or other factors that contribute to the problem.

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