OUR PEOPLE

Here at Weber Physiotherapy our therapists are passionate about getting you back to the activities you love! We are dedicated to providing you with the best services possible. You can expect to receive individualized care by skilled therapists who truly care about your individual health care needs.


 
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Keith Weber, Owner: BSC. PT
Keith graduated from high school at Notre Dame College in Wilcox, Saskatchewan in 1987. After graduating from NAIT with an Honours diploma in Biosciences Technology he spent the next few years travelling overseas, taking courses at U of A, and indulging in his love of the outdoors with treeplanting in BC in the summers. In 1995 he applied to the Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy program at U of A and started on the path to what he believes is his calling in life. After graduating in 1998, he worked in private practice for 3 years before opening Weber Physiotherapy with April. In 2002 Keith travelled to the US to be one of the first Russian Kettlebell certified trainers north of the border. Since that time he has trained hundreds of people in the use of kettlebell training. In 2005 he released the video Extreme Kettlebell Cardio which is now distributed internationally. 


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April Weber, Owner: BSC. PT
April graduated from Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School in 1990. That fall she began her studies in physiotherapy at the University of Alberta. After graduating from U of A she travelled to the southern states where she did some work as a travelling physiotherapist. Upon her return to Canada, she worked at the Stettler outpatient physiotherapy department for a year before taking a position as a private practice physio at Lacombe Physiotherapy. During this time she also worked as a trainer for the Titans Rugby team. She also continued to play ringette and won a provincial championship with her team. April also continued to run on a regular basis and participated in running events throughout Alberta. In 2003 April completed the Certificate in Medical Acupuncture from the University of Alberta. Her next educational goal is to get her yoga instructor certification. She is very interested in women’s health issues and the promotion of fitness and movement in our youth. She has done many presentations for local groups regarding health and fitness related topics.


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Tessa Van Oene: BSC. PT
I grew up in Tilley Alberta and decided in high school that I wanted to become a physical therapist. I did my training at the University of Alberta and relocated to Red Deer upon graduation. I've been in the Red Deer area for almost 15 years and am very happy to call it home. As well as working as a clinician I also teach fitness classes, yoga and practice energy medicine. In my spare time I attempt to keep up with my co workers in their running and triathlon endeavors and typically live vicariously through their accomplishments.


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Kevin Mangan: BSc. PT
I was born in Red Deer but have lived in Fairview, Fort McMurray, St. Albert, Edmonton, Medicine Hat, and Kingston Ontario (briefly – but definitely an Alberta boy). I completed my Bachelor of Physical Education from the University of Alberta in 1998 and completed my Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Alberta in 2002.I have always been very active in sport, competiting heavily in Karate and baseball but now enjoy a vaiety of sports and the outdoors. I have a lovely wife and 2 children that we try to expose to all kinds of physical activity - camping, hiking, hunting, running, biking, swimming, downhill skiing, cross county skiing, kettlebells, yoga, hockey.. my little guy even seems to like soccer- I'm hoping that doesn't last.


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Megan Jubb: MSc. PT
Megan Czajkowski was born in Calgary AB but her family moved shortly thereafter to spend several years overseas. She returned to Red Deer as a grade 4 student and finished her high school education from Hunting Hills High School. Megan belonged to the local track team The Red Deer Titans in which she excelled in the sport to compete nationally. Both academics and track brought her to the University of Calgary where she completed her Bachelor of Kinesiology in Neuroscience and was an all Canadian track athlete at the CIS level. Megan then moved to Edmonton when she was accepted in the Masters of Physical Therapy program at the University of Alberta. After completing her education she moved back to Red Deer to start her career with the Weber crew. She continues to stay active in her running, yoga, and kettlebell training. Megan is married and is the mother of active2 active little boys.


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Connie Johnson: BPE, Kinesiologiost, RMT
I have been a resident of Central Alberta all my life, growing up just west of Red Deer in Sylvan Lake. I have always had an active life, competitively dancing throughout my school years, playing basketball and competing in track in high school, and now I have become even more interested in fitness and wellness. I became part of the Weber Physiotherapy family in 2009 as an assistant first when I was attending Red Deer College and as well during my time spent at the University of Alberta. I now work as a Kinesiologist and Massage Therapist at Weber. As well I teach a few of the kettlebell classes we offer at the clinic.


Melinda Krulicki: BAET, Certified Athletic Therapist
Melinda is happy to join the Weber Physio staff. She recently graduated from Camosun College in Victoria, BC. She has completed her Bachelor of Athletic and Exercise Therapy degree and is now a Certified Athletic Therapist. Melinda also attended Red Deer College and has a General Kinesiology Diploma. Growing up in Red Deer, Melinda was actively part of the Ringette community. She also participated in many other sports, and continues to stay active. She is still part of Ringette and will be coaching this upcoming season. Melinda enjoys the outdoors and is also an avid snowboarder. Melinda is glad to be back in Red Deer, and can’t wait to get things started at Weber. Melinda has just recently taken her FMS-Level 1 Certification. As well she is also a certified practitioner with Complete Concussion Management.


Tessa Laye: RMT
Tessa grew up on a cattle ranch just outside of the small town of Consort. Upon finishing high school she ventured to Central Alberta where she first became a part of the Weber team. After working as an assistant for 2 years, Tessa then started her next journey to becoming a massage therapist. She completed her 2220 hour Massage Therapy Diploma and has graduated as a Registered Massage Therapist out of the Alberta Institute of Massage Therapy. She is excited to rejoin the Weber family, offering a similar approach to rehabilitation with her deep tissue therapeutic massage.


D'Arcy O'hara: RMT  
D'Arcy O'hara has been with the Weber Clinic since June 2017. D’Arcy and his wife and two girls have resided in Red Deer for 20 years. Working on the rigs for 15 prior to massage gave him an appreciation for the human body and the care it needs to be functioning properly. He has a true devotion to health and fitness which makes him able to understand repair, and care for the body. D'Arcy specializes in deep tissue, sports therapy and DNM. We are very happy D'Arcy has joined the Weber Clinic.


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Michael Walper: MSC. PT
Michael Walper is a local Physiotherapist & Strength Coach who works in a mobile capacity throughout Alberta treating a range of clients and is sought out because of his expertise in sport. He obtained his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from McGill University, where he was also a member of the varsity football team as both an athlete and student therapist. Post, grad he completed his Masters in Physical Therapy at the University of Alberta. Michael has obtained a wealth of post-graduate experience in dry-needling, manual therapy, on-field management, sport taping, strength & conditioning and has even completed a 2 year massage certification. He has worked in a variety of settings that include private practice, biomechanical gait analysis & research, as well as sport performance. Outside of the typical Physical Therapist role, he has assisted in the oil & gas sector as a movement safety specialist focused on optimizing conventional safety programs toward a more preventative and proactive approach. Not only does Michael have a passion for working hard but also for health and staying fit.


 
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Alison Hastings: BSC. PT
Alison was born and raised in Red Deer Alberta. She completed her   Bachleor of Science in Physical Therapy in 1996 from the University of Alberta.  She has worked in Central Alberta for the past 23 years. She has always been active in many sports, competing competitively in softball. She now enjoys a variety of sports including running and other activities. Alison is married and  has 2 children and very active in sports in the community. She helps coach her daughters softball teams. Alison is happy to be treating in her home town of Red Deer and working at Weber Physiotherapy.

 

Danielle Buhr: RMT
Danielle Buhr is a Registered Massage Therapist local to Red Deer, and completed her 2200 hour diploma through Alberta College of Massage Therapy in June, 2019. She is a dedicated athlete that practices Muay Thai and Kickboxing competitively. Studying massage allowed Danielle to take full pursuit in promoting preventative wellness to the community, and is excited to help patients at Weber continue moving and enjoying their lives to the fullest. Pain free movement and good communication is always a top priority on Danielle’s table. She takes a unique approach to therapeutic and deep tissue massage, by promoting nervous system relaxation, and encouraging the body to correct itself on its own terms. Going forward with her practice at Weber, she is interested in working with athletes, injury rehabilitation, chronic pain, migraines and neuropathy. Danielle is eager to join the team and continue her education to provide the public with top quality health care.


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