About The Grange Physical Therapy and Sports Injury Clinic
Note: We are pleased to welcome Dana Galenzoski and Colleen Gibson to our team of physical therapists. They bring with them a wealth of current, up to date knowledge and we are excited to have them join us!
Janice Bealer, MScPT
Janice has been a physical therapist serving the west end of Edmonton since 2006. She graduated from the University of Alberta in the first Master’s of Science in Physical Therapy program. She has a keen interest in acupuncture and dry needling and is also certified in spinal manipulation.
Dana Galenzoski, MScPT
Dana graduated from the University of Alberta in 2017 with a Master’s of Science in Physical Therapy. Dana has experience working with many populations in the health and fitness setting, such as a junior football team, managing a fitness facility, and working with children with physical and mental disabilities. She grew up playing competitive volleyball and likes to stay active by playing recreational sports, doing hot yoga, and by getting outside. Her love for physical activity, background in kinesiology and sport, and the desire to help people guided her towards a career in physical therapy. Dana uses an approach that allows patients to be involved and understand every step of assessment and treatment. She likes to apply a combination of hands on manual stretching, soft tissue work and joint mobilizations, with modalities, therapeutic exercise, and patient education. Dana is excited to help all of her patients reach their personal physical therapy goals and get on the road to injury recovery!
Colleen Gibson, MScPT
Colleen graduated from the University of Alberta with a Master’s of Science in Physical Therapy in 2017. Growing up playing a variety of sports, having a background in kinesiology, and continually pursuing an active lifestyle have resulted in her keen interest in promoting lifelong physical literacy and mobility for all ages. Colleen believes in an active rehabilitation approach and is excited about working alongside a variety of clients to help them achieve their goals through education, exercise, and manual therapy.
Gail Hamilton, DPT
Gail graduated from the University of Alberta in 1973 and became certified as a hand therapist with the American Society of Hand Therapists in 1991. Having owned and operated Laurier Physical Therapy for 25 years, she continues to have a very specific interest in hand and upper extremity therapy.
Stephanie Jones, MScPT
Stephanie graduated from the University of Alberta with a Master’s of Science in Physical Therapy in 2016. After a successful career in hockey, which included NCAA Div 1 and national team experience, Stephanie’s commitment to physical activity and sports led her to pursue a career in physical therapy. She enjoys working with a wide variety of clients and is passionate about helping everyone reach their goals.
Danny Rosnes, MScPT
Danny graduated from the University of Alberta in 2015 with his Master’s of Science in Physical Therapy. Danny strives to provide patient centered care where the client is actively involved in their own rehab. He utilizes a combination of manual therapy, dry needling, electrotherapy, taping, and exercise prescription in his practice. Outside of work Danny loves to be in the outdoors. You can usually find him walking downtown with his Frenchie, biking in the river valley, or backpacking in the mountains of Jasper or Banff. Growing up he played soccer, football, and rugby but recently his attention has turned to hockey which he now plays 2-3 nights a week.
Sudharshan Sundararajan, MPT (Ortho)
Sudharshan has an undergraduate degree in Physical Therapy and a Master’s in Orthopedic Physical Therapy. He started his career in Canada in 2001, working with a variety of clients in a rural hospital, eventually shifting to private practice in 2007. Sudharshan is on the spinal manipulations roster and has also incorporated acupuncture and dry needling into his practice since 2004.
Registered Massage Therapists
Emily Ahlf, RMT
Emily graduated from the Makami College 3000 hour registered massage therapy program. She is certified in many techniques, including myofascial release, deep tissue massage, internal-oral massage, stretch therapy, and hot stone massage. Emily excels at working with clients to help create personalized treatments best for each client.
Cindy Bacchus, RMT
Cindy has over a dozen years of experience as a registered massage therapist. She is one of the few massage therapists in Edmonton specifically trained in Shiatsu Therapy to treat migraines and headaches. Cindy also has considerable experience in treating motor vehicle accident clients and performing sports massage, as she was a massage therapist for the Edmonton Eskimos.
Michael Poetker, RMT
As a Registered Massage Therapist and graduate from MacEwan University, Michael is motivated to help clients reach their goals and meet their needs. Michael has a passion for massage therapy and for helping people feel their best. He developed many skills while working at GoodLife Fitness, dealing with a wide range of injuries and conditions. He has volunteered his time with athletic competitions and camps, as well as at retirement homes.