OUR ADMINISTRATIVE TEAM
Jessica is the Clinic Manager and is dedicated to ensuring everything at the clinic runs smoothly. She is very knowledgeable in billing WCB and MVA. She is happy to answer any questions you may have to help make your experience pleasant. She also looks after, coordinates, manages and leads a team providing all aspects of booking, billing, and assisting patients.
She finds it especially rewarding to work with people. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, camping and doing archery.
Marivic was raised in the Philippines where she graduated from University of the East Philippines with a Bachelor of Business Administration ("BSBA") degree in 1999. She relocated to Bermuda in 2004 where she worked as an administrator and bookkeeper. Marivic eventually moved to Canada in 2015 with her husband and worked with a non-profit organization for 4 years in various administrative and financial roles. She joined Radiant Physiotherapy in November 2020 as a Billing Coordinator. When Marivic is not volunteering with the Calgary Food Bank and Alberta Health Services, she enjoys cooking, hiking, and socializing with her family and friends.
Patient Care Coordinator
Caity is our Patient Care Coordinator here at Radiant Physiotherapy, ready to assist you with any needs you may have in regards to scheduling or payment. She enjoys getting to know everyone who comes through the door, and looks forward to being one of the first smiling faces you see. Making sure everyone feels welcomed and important is her top priority, in addition to making sure day to day operations are handled accurately and efficiently. As an active individual outside of the clinic, she understands just how important physiotherapy and massage therapy is to our health and well being. She enjoys bike rides, hiking, and anything that takes her outside to the mountains, and has also played volleyball for many years
Patient care coordinator
Heaven is our patient care coordinator. Growing up in a place that highlights the importance of helping others she will always try to find ways to help you. She is eager to assist with all your needs from booking appointments to answering your questions. She will find a way to make your day better by extending the help and care you need. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her family, volunteering and writing.
(currently on Maternity leave)
Jacky is an Administrative Assistant with Radiant Physiotherapy. She is very energetic and loves dealing with people.
She enjoys helping people and has a strong passion for health and wellness. She assists with both the therapist and patient and lends a helping hand whenever needed. In her free time, she enjoys spending it with her family and friends. She also enjoys going to the gym.
BScPT, CAFCI, FDN
Maria is a physiotherapist and proud owner of Radiant Physiotherapy. She has been practicing physiotherapy since 2006. Since graduating she has done many post-grad courses and is certified in Medical Acupuncture (CAFCI) as well as dry needling (IMS). She has also completed many courses in Vestibular rehab and pelvic floor physiotherapy. She has a strong passion for helping people get better and recover from pain. She is keen on treating Chronic pain, back pain, neck pain and Vestibular dysfunctions. She especially likes treating Migraines and cervicogenic dizziness. Her passion is to help people achieve their goals to reaching full recovery and be pain free. Outside the clinic, she is a proud mother and loves to spend time with her kids and husband. She also enjoys hiking, running and painting as well as traveling with family.
Ashley Smith graduated in 2010 with a Bachelor in Kinesiology (Honours) from Memorial University of Newfoundland. She then completed her Masters of Science in Physiotherapy at Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia in 2012. Ashley has lived and practiced in Calgary since graduating. She has a special interest in Neurological conditions, concussion management, vestibular rehabilitation as well as musculoskeletal injuries. She has completed various courses in functional dry needling, concussion and vestibular therapy. Continuing education and lifelong learning are goals that Ashley strives to achieve. Outside of the clinic, she enjoys reading, hiking, spending time with her family and enjoying the mountain air whenever possible
MScPT, BSc, FDN
Chelsey graduated from the University of Saskatchewan in 2007 with her Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy with distinction. Before joining the Radiant Physiotherapy team, she worked in a variety of private practice physiotherapy clinics in Ontario, Saskatchewan, British Columbia and Alberta. Chelsey has completed several post-graduate manual therapy courses and is certified in medical acupuncture (CAFCI), intramuscular stimulation (Gunn IMS) and active release techniques (ART). She enjoys working with a variety of patient populations and conditions, and believes in working with her patients to come up with a treatment plan to meet their specific needs and goals, whether it be running a marathon or walking a block pain-free. Chelsey believes in taking a well-rounded approach towards treatment, incorporating manual therapy techniques, patient education, exercise prescription, and therapeutic modalities such as medical acupuncture and/or IMS.
Outside of the clinic, Chelsey enjoys going to the gym, travelling, getting outdoors and spending time with friends and family.
Nathan obtained his Master of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Alberta. He has since become certified in Level 1 Advanced Orthopaedic Manual and Manipulative Therapy, Soft Tissue Release, Advanced Vestibular Rehab, and Functional Dry Needling. Nathan is thrilled to share his expertise and passion for active rehabilitation with clients of all ages. He is particularly interested in guiding athletes through proper return to sport protocols after an injury. His approach to rehabilitation is client-centered. He incorporates education, manual therapy, individualized exercise prescription, athletic taping and electrotherapeutic modalities. He plans to complete additional courses in Manual Therapy, Functional Dry Needling advanced course, Acupuncture and R2P Concussion Management.
Outside of the clinic, Nathan enjoys all things active, including running, hockey, hiking, snowboarding and strength training.
MPT, DYT, FDN
Bijish completed his Bachelor of physiotherapy in 2004 and obtained his master of physiotherapy degree in 2006. During his 10+ years of experience, he had the privilege of treating patients of all ages and backgrounds in various multidisciplinary settings.
Bijish has experience working with a wide variety of musculoskeletal and neurological injuries. His assessments focus on targeting the root cause of injury to rehabilitate and prevent future injuries. He uses a hands-on manual therapy based approach with appropriate exercise prescription and electrotherapy to aid treatment. Bijish also has a background in sports physiotherapy. He worked as a team physiotherapist for the Ajman (UAE) volleyball team. Additionally, Bijish obtained his certification in Functional Dry Needling, Kinesio Taping, Acupuncture level 1, Modern Manual Therapy, Movement and Movement Disorders, International Team Physician course, Peripheral Manipulative Therapy and Clinical Neuro Dynamics. Outside of physiotherapy rehab he loves to spend time with his family.
MScPT, BKin, FDN
Jessica obtained her Bachelor in Kinesiology with distinction from the University of Calgary in 2016. She soon followed that up with a Master of Science in Physical Therapy at the University of Alberta in 2019.
Jessica values taking the time to understand each individual’s story. She believes this approach allows her to offer patient centered care, tailored to your specific goals. If you spend a few sessions with Jessica, some expressions may begin to sound familiar, such as “Motion is Lotion”. Jessica enjoys working with a diverse demographic and has gained an interest in sport rehab and recovery.
Outside the clinic, Jessica has been on countless adventures around the globe, feeding her passion for photography. She’s a strong believer in continuous learning and improvement, and that physical well-being is the foundation of quality of life. As a former competitive swimmer, Jessica has expanded her interests to hiking, biking, and water sports.
OUR MASSAGE TEAM
Maria Fernanda Martinez Medina
Registered Massage Therapist
Maria is an attentive and charismatic therapist who strives to accelerate her clients towards better health; Her goal is to educate and provide each individual with a treatment plan suited for their specific needs and concerns. not only by reaching their wellness and pain management goals but to eliminate them entirely. She pleasantly assesses the root of the problem by systematically using her knowledge practices and through her in-depth experience with case studies of all varieties. She utilizes a mixture of relaxation and therapeutic techniques during her treatments. These include deep tissue, myofascial release techniques, trigger point therapy, hydrotherapy, Hot Stones, Cupping Therapy etc. graduated from Makami College in 2016 in the 3,000 hour Massage Therapy program. plans on taking extra courses to expand his knowledge.
Registered Massage Therapist
Bio coming soon!
Aniya is our registered Acupuncturist at Radiant Physiotherapy, holding Diplomas in Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture along with Diplomas in Massage Therapy and Reflexology from Calgary's Mount Royal University.
Aniya has also had the opportunity to study Auricular Medicine under honourable Dr. Lichun Huang, the world's number one expert in the field of Auricular Medicine as well as the use of ear acupuncture to combat stress and addictions (known as the NADA protocol).
Pursuing her academic studies and traveling worldwide, Aniya has gained a deep understanding of how complementary health modalities, when used conjunctively, can bring on healing on many different levels- encompassing the physical, spiritual and emotional states of being.
Aniya's practice embraces the treatment of many acute, chronic and degenerative conditions with special interest in stress management, painful conditions, headaches/migraines, skin issues, digestive ailments and women's health