Lisa Goodgrove (MSc.PT. CAFCI)
Lisa graduated in 2010 with a Master of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Alberta. Since finishing her master’s degree Lisa has completed a variety of post-graduate training in advanced manual therapy courses as well as obtaining certification in Integrated Dry Needling and Acupuncture.
Manual therapy, needling techniques and specific exercise prescription are the main skills Lisa will use to help you achieve your goals whether they be to decrease pain or maximize function. In addition to orthopedic issues, she has taken a special interest in dizziness. She has training in assessing and treating benign paroxysmal positional vertigo and other vestibular disorders. Recently, Lisa has expanded in this area by adding concussion management to her clinical practice.
Before moving to Calgary, Lisa worked in Salmon Arm, B.C. She is an avid soccer player and also enjoys a variety of activities including hiking, golf, yoga and snowboarding.
Aly MacLean (MSc.PT., BKin.)
After graduating from the University of Calgary with a Bachelors of Kinesiology, Aly completed her Master’s of Physical Therapy at McGill University in Montreal. Aly has had the opportunity to work with a wide variety of populations including athletes, individuals living with chronic conditions like COPD, patients recovering from surgery, stroke, and musculoskeletal injuries.
Aly is here to help you get back to the activities you enjoy. She uses many assessment and treatment techniques along with individualized exercise prescription to help you reach your physiotherapy goals. She has a special interest in manual therapy and pelvic floor rehabilitation and is looking forward to continuing her education in those areas.
Outside of the clinic Aly loves snowboarding and taking dance classes whenever she can.
Rick Hofmann (Registered Massage Therapist)
Rick is a graduate of the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy (CCMH) (2011). He is a current Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) with 2200 plus hours of training and a standing member of the National Health Practitioners of Canada (NHPC). Prior to this, Rick graduated from the Calgary College of Holistic Health at the University of Calgary (2007) specializing in Swedish relaxation techniques. Rick is also an accredited Bowen Therapist using the original Bowen Technique (2008).
As a conscientious therapist, Rick always utilizes various techniques including: Deep Tissue Treatment, Trigger Point Therapy, PNF Facilitated Stretching, Fascial or Connective tissue techniques, Joint Mobilizations as well as Swedish Relaxation Massage in accordance with situational treatments. Rick enjoys a clinical team environment to allow for referral and a greater recuperability to ones health.
Therapeutic Massage, repetitive strain disorders, Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction (TMJ), postural ergonomic recognition are just a few of the many treatments provided.
As an athlete and former personal trainer, Rick has a sound understanding of exercise form and function.
Bill Melathopolous (Registered Massage Therapist)
Bill is a graduate of Alberta Massage Training in 2011 and the Turner Institute of Orthopedic Massage in 2013. He is a member of the Natural Health Practitioners of Canada (NHPC) with 2200 hours of training.
Bill enjoys working with a wide range of clientele. His objective as a therapist is to provide the most focused and appropriate treatment plan for each client. Continued education is not just beneficial for Bill, but for his clients as well. In fact, he heard a Doctor once say, “learning never stops”.
Bill also works at The University of Calgary Med Skills Centre as a Standardized Patient, working with doctors and medical students. Being in a hospital setting is another example of how Bill is expanding his knowledge for his practice.
In his spare time, Bill love to cycle, hike in the mountains and going to the movies.