TOTAL REHABILITATION AND SPORTS INJURIES CLINIC - CORYDON TEAM
Brittany McEwen, B.Sc., CAT(C)
B. Sc. Kinesiology and Applied Health
Brittany McEwen graduated from the University of Winnipeg in 2018 with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and Applied Health. Shortly after she certified as an athletic therapist after completing the Canadian Athletic Therapists Association national licensing exam in 2019.
She believes in a holistic approach using both manual and exercise therapy to help rehabilitate patients. She has worked in the field with basketball, soccer, football, and rugby athletes. She has experience working with high school and university level athletes. She has also worked with adult recreational athletes.
Brittany realizes each person requires an individualized rehabilitation program. She seeks out the cause of injury and works to prevent it from recurring. She is currently seeking out courses to further her education and continue to grow as a therapist to better help rehabilitate her patients.
Danielle Ariano, B.Sc., CAT(C)
B. Sc. Exercise Science
Danielle is a certified athletic therapist, graduated from Concordia University in Montreal in 2014. Since that time, she has done 2 years of Osteopathic studies at Centre Ostéopatique du Québec. Danielle is also a first aid instructor through the Red Cross, as well as a Sports First Responder.
Using a mixture of manual techniques and exercise prescription, Danielle uses a global approach to treat the cause and not just the problem of her patients. Getting them back to their sport or activities faster, and even helping to prevent future problems.
She has worked with all levels of athletes from recreational to elite, often working with student athletes. Danielle has experience working with national and international level athletes of Tae Kwon Do, Judo, Karate and Soccer. She also has experience with football, hockey, basketball, lacrosse, volleyball and rugby athletes.
Francis Bowers, MPT
M. Physical Therapy
Francis received his Bachelor of Arts in Kinesiology in 2014 from the University of Winnipeg, and his Master’s in Physical Therapy from the University of Manitoba in 2018. Throughout his Bachelor’s, he has gained field experience with university-calibre athletes in soccer, volleyball, and basketball. He is currently pursuing his Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy (FCAMPT) and has challenged and completed the Orthopaedic Level 1 exam.
He realizes that every patient is unique and requires a tailored approach to their rehabilitation. He uses a combination of education, hands-on techniques in manual therapy, and advanced exercise to rehabilitate and prevent injury.
Francis has 7+ years of experience as a lifeguard and swimming instructor for the City of Winnipeg. He has taught aquatic skills; from lifesaving to swimming correction to a variety of populations; from children with special needs to adults. Francis has a keen interest in hydrotherapy, and how it benefits those whom may be affected by arthritis, neurological disorders, and/or prior joint replacements, etc.
Melissa Skrabek-Senecal, B.Kin., CAT(C)
B.Kin. Athletic Therapy
Melissa Skrabek-Senecal is a graduate of the University of Manitoba, where she earned
a Bachelors of Kinesiology in Athletic Therapy (Dean’s Honour List). She successfully
completed the Canadian Athletic Therapists Association national licensing exam in 2007,
thus earning the title of Certified Athletic Therapist CAT(C). She entered into private practice shortly thereafter. She also currently serves her third term has President of the Manitoba Athletic Therapists Association.
She continues to treat patients of all kinds, but specializes in the treatment of children and seniors and those that suffer from chronic pain and chronic disease. She has also worked with many sports teams in the past including – Bison's Women’s Volleyball, F.C. Lusitania as well as many other community youth teams.
She continues to immerse herself in educational settings to further her skill set. She has
completed courses in Soft Tissue Release, NP Taping, Power Taping, and First Responder and has plans start acupuncture in the upcoming months. She also continues to serve as an instructor at the University of Manitoba, teaching in the Faculty of Kinesiology.
Won Seok Choe, B.Sc., CAT(C), D.Ac
B.Sc. Kinesiology and Applied Health
Certificate in Athletic Therapy
Certificate in Contemporary Medical Acupuncture
Diploma in Traditional Acupuncture
License in Traditional Acupuncture
Certificate in Advanced Neurofunctional Sports Performance Practitioner
2013 Sofia Deaflympics
2015 Toronto Pan Am / Parapan American Games
2017 Canada Summer Games
Won Seok Choe graduated from the University of Winnipeg where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology and Applied Heath. In 2010, he became a Certified Athletic Therapist with the Canadian Athletic Therapists Association (CATA).
He works with National and Provincial diving and speed skating athletes, and professional ballet dancers all year round. He also has worked with many other elite level sports teams, such as Team Canada Women's Volleyball, Team Manitoba Rugby and Football.
To become a better therapist he has undergone many continuing education courses. Currently, he is studying various assessment and treatment techniques, acupuncture, and joint manipulation courses.
Won Seok Choe has become the first athletic therapist in Canada to graduate from McMaster Advanced Neurofunctional Sports Performance Practitioner Program and the first athletic therapist to hold acupuncture license in Manitoba.