Advantage Health Royal Oak Physiotherapy - pt Health

  • Address
  • 8888 Country Hills Blvd NW
    Calgary, Alberta T3G 5T4
    (403) 744-5052
  • Parking
  • General Parking
  • Hours of Operation
  • Monday : 7:00 AM-9:00 PM
  • Tuesday : 7:00 AM-9:00 PM
  • Wednesday : 7:00 AM-9:00 PM
  • Thursday : 7:00 AM-9:00 PM
  • Friday : 7:00 AM-8:00 PM
  • Saturday : 9AM-2PM
  • Sunday : Closed
  • Languages Spoken
  • English, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu, Punjab, French

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Welcome to Advantage Health Royal Oak Physiotherapy

Helping Calgary residents feel their best for over 5 years

At Advantage Health Royal Oak Physiotherapy you can expect:

  • Results: Proven, one-to-one, evidence-based therapy
  • Coverage Options: Covered by WCB & most insurance plans with minimal out-of-pocket fees
  • Efficient Recovery: We get you back to enjoying a pain-free life as quickly as possible
  • Short & Long Term Relief: We focus on the root cause of your pain, not just symptoms
  • Flexible Scheduling: Convenient scheduling around work and home obligations
  • Prevention Strategies: We show you how to keep pain from coming back – on your own
  • Experienced Clinicians: Licensed clinicians who genuinely care about reaching your goals
  • No Wait List: Access to therapy in under 48 hours – normally same day

We also offer a convenient no-obligation appointment option so you can learn more about how we can help with no commitment.

When you choose Advantage Health Royal Oak Physiotherapy you will find experienced  staff who work together to ensure optimal care for your painful injury.

Located on Country Hills Blvd NW, Advantage Health Royal Oak Physiotherapy recognizes the differences in shapes, sizes, strengths and degrees of injury amongst all of our patients and designs sensible rehabilitation programs that help our patients reach their personal rehabilitation goals. Whether it is pain relief or recovery from an injury, we will provide therapy options that can help you play an active role in achieving your goals. We are a multidisciplinary clinic, by working together as a team, all clinicians are in constant communication with each other in order to ensure that each patient receives the most effective treatment possible.

We successfully treat many conditions and injuries through a variety of effective therapy options. Click on the “condition” tab above to learn more about therapy options.

Early Intervention Can Help Prevent Lifelong Chronic Pain

Early intervention is critical to a speedy recovery. Research has proven that people who seek therapy early after an injury have shorter recovery periods and are 8 times less likely to develop chronic pain.*

Advantage Health Royal Oak Physiotherapy can help you feel your best. Schedule your no-obligation appointment today using the form to the right, or give us a call and put Advantage Health Royal Oak Physiotherapy full spectrum of advanced rehabilitation services to work for you.

*Study by the Department of Occupational Medicine at the Orebro Medical Centre.

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Conditions We Treat

At Advantage Health Royal Oak Physiotherapy, our team has extensive experience and training in treating a variety of different conditions.

If you are experiencing pain from an ankle injury it is important that you get the correct form of treatment. If your ankle injury is not given the proper attention and healed completely, you run the risk of it occurring again or developing a chronic condition.Our approach to physiotherapy starts first by helping you understand your ankle injury as well as implement the necessary rehabilitation steps and bracing (when applicable)that can help correct your ankle problem.To learn more about how we can help your specific ankle injury, consider scheduling a no obligation physio appointment today.
Unfortunately there is no cure for osteoarthritis. Arthritis is a chronic but very treatable disease. Our physiotherapist’s goals are to relieve your pain and to improve or maintain movement of affected joints. Our treatment for OA involves no prescriptions. Our rehab team will provide several options to help manage your symptoms effectively. To learn more about how we can help your specific OA pain, consider scheduling a no obligation physiotherapy appointment today.
Our physiotherapy team designs programs to address a particular back condition and to help you prevent future back pain problems from reoccurring. Physiotherapy treatments focus first on relieving pain, improving your back movement, and fostering healthy posture. There is a great deal of scientific evidence that physiotherapy is beneficial for back pain. pt Health physio clinics are evidence based and use the most current research when developing your treatment plan. We treat: piriformis syndrome, spinal stenosis, degenerative disc disease, disc herniation among other conditions. To learn more about how we can help your specific back injury, consider scheduling a no obligation appointment today.
Non infected bursitis can be treated effectively. Our physio team will apply advanced therapy techniques to help reduce the inflammatory process of bursitis. Electrotherapy, such as ultrasound or shortwave diathermy can also help greatly. Your situation is unique, and so should your treatment be. To learn more about how we can help your bursitis pain, consider scheduling a no obligation physiotherapy appointment today.
Car accident rehabilitation is a specialized type of physiotherapy with a focus on collaboration between pt Health rehab professionals. Our ultimate goal is to fully return you to the physical state that you were in the minute before your car accident occurred. Car accident therapy often requires the care of more than one health care provider and may involve blending such treatments as physiotherapy and massage therapy, for example. Your situation is unique. To learn more about how we can help your specific injury, consider scheduling a no obligation appointment today. Learn more about our physio treatment approach to auto accident whiplash.
The main focus of our treatment is to reduce or eliminate the cause of pressure in the carpal tunnel. We may provide suggestions about the use of healthy body alignment and wrist positions, helpful exercises, and tips on how to prevent future problems. Our physiotherapist may also begin treatments to reduce inflammation and to encourage normal gliding of the tendons and median nerve within the carpal tunnel. Although time required for recovery is different for every patient, as a general rule, you may see improvement in as little as four weeks. Your situation is unique. To learn more about how we can help your specific carpal tunnel injury, consider booking a physiotherapy appointment at a clinic near you.
Acute injuries usually occur suddenly during activities. When you experience an acute injury there are things your pt Health physiotherapist can do to minimize tissue damage and protect from further injury. We help you to manage and recover from your injury sooner. Chronic pain is a broad category that includes many common conditions that affect the soft tissues of the body. At pt Health many nonsurgical treatment approaches are used by our rehabilitation team to reduce the symptoms of chronic pain. Our physiotherapy team gathers detailed information and will evaluate your condition closely. The answers you give along with the results of the examination will guide us in tailoring a unique treatment program that is right for you.
A concussion is known as a type of trauma, or injury, to the brain. In some cases it can result in additional symptoms, including neurological, physical, and emotional. At pt Health, we work with you to successfully recover from a concussion, through such techniques as vestibular rehabilitation, to help retrain the brain to recognize the signals from the vestibular system, proprioception, and vision to help with imbalance.
Balance problems affect over 50% of all adults at some time. A pt Health physiotherapist is trained to treat dizziness and balance issues including: BPPV (benign paroxysmal positional vertigo): an individual feels the environment is moving around them (i.e. spinning). This is related to a dysfunction in the vestibular system. A pt Health physiotherapist can help treat this with a series of maneuvers and exercises that restore normal function for the vestibular system and help the patient regain balance. Your situation is unique. To learn more about how we can help your balance issues, consider scheduling a physiotherapy appointment today.
The elbow is one of those areas that is easy to injure, whether it be from sitting at a desk all day or playing your favourite sport. Because elbow injury is most often linked to overuse, our physiotherapy team will work with you to reduce repeated strains during activity. When symptoms are from a particular sport or work activity, we will observe your style and motion with the activity. Our physiotherapist may suggest ways to protect the elbow during your activities. We also keep the collagen in your tendon from breaking down further. Our overall goal is to help your elbow injury heal as soon as possible. Call pt Health today to learn more about how we can help your specific injury.
Aerobic exercise can be helpful in reducing muscle pain and tenderness. Heat and massage therapy may also be beneficial in some patients. a pt Health physio therapist will assist with education about energy conservation techniques and specific strengthening exercises that may help effectively manage fibromyalgia symptoms.
The foot can be the home of many problems, all of them uncomfortable and tough to deal with. We help treat stress fractures, pulled muscles, torn ligaments and more. Each foot injury is unique. To learn more about how we can help your unique injury, call pt Health physiotherapy today.
A hip injury is one of the most serious injuries a person can suffer through and one that can lead to long-term health problems if not addressed correctly or inevitably prevented. Your pt Health physiotherapist will work with you to regain the stability needed in the hip for balance and walking. Find out how we can help your unique injury, consider booking a no-obligation appointment today.
The knee is a sensitive area of your body and one that is prone to injury doing almost any activity. When you begin a pt Health knee physiotherapy program, our initial treatments will focus on decreasing pain and swelling in your affected knee. Our rehab team may begin range-of-motion exercises, with the goal of helping you swiftly regain full movement in your knee. This may include the use of rotation movements, gentle stretching, and careful pressure applied to the knee. We may also give you exercises to improve the strength of your hamstring and quadriceps muscles. As your symptoms ease and strength improves, we may also provide specialized exercises to improve knee stability. Learn more about how we can help. Book your physio appointment today.
Nonsurgical therapy can optimize the health of your neck and in some cases, prolong the need for surgery. Our physiotherapy programs are often prescribed for 2 to 5 weeks for patients with neck pain, although your recovery time may vary. Our therapy sessions are designed to help ease pain and to improve your mobility, strength, posture, and function. To learn more about how we can help your specific neck injury, consider scheduling a no obligation physio appointment today.
Our treatment may help improve muscle strength, making every day activities important to you easier to achieve. Our approach to neurological rehab first assesses how your muscles are functioning and then we devise a structured rehabilitation program centred around you and your needs. Call or email us today to learn more.
pt Health physiotherapists are experts at assessing, planning, and implementing effective exercise programs for overweight and obese individuals. Your insurance may cover some or all program costs. Discover how we can help with your specific weight loss goals. schedule a no-obligation appointment today.
Patients with osteoporitic bones begin losing their minerals and support capabilities, leaving the skeleton brittle and prone to fractures. The primary goals of our treatment are to educate you on proper posture, introduce safe ways of moving and lifting, and provide you with helpful exercises you can do at home to help prevent a decline in bone mass and prevent fractures. Find out how we can help you by booking a no obligation physiotherapy appointment today.
CTD is a broad health category that includes many common diseases that affect the soft tissues of your body. CTD in itself is not a disease. pt Health helps you understand your condition as well as implement the necessary rehabilitation steps that should be taken for correcting your pain and preventing injury recurrence. Get more information on how we can help you by booking a no obligation appointment.
Plantar fasciitis is a painful condition affecting the bottom of the foot. Nonsurgical management of plantar fasciitis is successful in 90 per cent of all cases. When you begin therapy our physiotherapist will design exercises to improve flexibility in the calf muscles, achilles’ tendon, and the plantar fascia. To learn more about how we can help your plantar fasciitis, consider scheduling a no obligation appointment today.
Post operative treatment can help with recovery from numerous surgeries such as acl reconstruction, frozen shoulder, joint replacement, knee surgery, hip replacement among others. Your situation is unique. To learn more about how we can help with your post op physio, consider scheduling your no-obligation physical therapy appointment today.
Pain in the buttock that radiates down the leg is commonly called sciatica. The most common cause for sciatica is irritation of the spinal nerves in or near the lumbar spine. After evaluating your condition, our physiotherapy team will use various treatments to ease spasm and pain. Discover how we can help your sciatica pain, call or email for your no obligation appointment today.
At pt Health we provide information and tools needed to successfully recover from a shoulder injury and to prevent future injuries from occurring. There are many types of shoulder injuries. To learn more about how we can help with your specific shoulder pain, schedule a no obligation physiotherapy appointment today.
Our staff works with a variety of people with different athletic and sport backgrounds to improve their overall performance and skill, and assist them with successful recovery when sports-related injuries occur. There are many types of sport related injuries. Discover how our physiotherapists can help you.
Sprains and strains are injuries caused by overstretching or tearing of the ligaments and tendons. Strains and sprains have similar signs and symptoms, but differ anatomically. To learn more about how we can help your strain / sprain, consider scheduling a no obligation appointment today.
We look forward to helping you recover from your work related injury. Whether you spend your day at the computer, sitting at a desk, standing or lifting, we can work with you to design a program that will help you avoid or recover from work injuries. Find out how we can help by scheduling a no obligation physiotherapy appointment today.

Personalized Treatment Plan: The First Step to Your Recovery

Our first goal is to reduce the symptoms you’re feeling right now as quickly as possible. We assess and develop a personalized treatment program through means including, but not limited to, advanced exercise prescriptions, manual therapy, and various modalities.

Evaluating Your Condition

To come up with your treatment program, a therapist will gather key information about your condition. Your answers along with the results of an expert examination will guide us in creating a specific type of treatment program to effectively address your specific condition and eventually, to facilitate your healing.

Adjustments to the program are implemented based on your actual progress, or response, to the treatment until your goals are achieved. We pay close attention to your progress. You will receive verbal instruction and hands-on guidance to improve your condition.

Prevention Strategies:

Understanding Your Condition and Implementing Prevention Strategies

A clear understanding of your condition will not only alleviate your concerns, but can also help you understand your condition, to look for and change factors that may be causing your symptoms, and to help you learn how to avoid future problems.

Our therapists may provide tips, specific stretches, and exercises to do at work, or during activities. We recommend changes to help you do your job with less strain and less chance of injury.

As you recover, you will gradually advance in a series of strengthening exercises for the muscles surrounding the affected area which helps patients begin moving easier and lessens the chances of future pain and problems.

How Long It Takes:

Quick Treatments to Let You Work on Your Other Responsibilities

Our goal is to relieve pain and correct your injury as quickly as possible, without compromising the quality of treatments you will be receiving. We adjust our therapy programs to meet your goals.

We get you in for treatment quickly, usually within a few days, and work hard to get you back to enjoying life as quickly as possible. In fact, in some cases just a few 30-minute therapy sessions is all it takes.

Including Your Doctor:

Your Doctor Is Always Our Partner

It takes a team approach to high quality health care. That is why we never take your doctor out of the equation.

Advantage Health Royal Oak Physiotherapy provides clear and consistent reporting to your doctor. Reporting may include areas such as results achieved, detailed assessment of problem, treatment by physiotherapist, and future treatment options.

We Help You Get Well & Stay Well.

But the treatment doesn’t stop in our office. We may provide you with exercises to do at home on a regular basis to help control your symptoms and protect reoccurrence of injury in the years ahead. Although we will continue to be a resource, you will be in charge of practicing the strategies and exercises you’ve learned as part of an ongoing home program and maintain a good quality of life.

Ready to feel your best again? Schedule Your No-Obligation Appointment Today.

You’re In Good Hands At Advantage Health Royal Oak Physiotherapy

Healthcare Solutions To Get Well And Stay Well

Advantage Health Royal Oak Physiotherapy uses many therapy options to ensure an optimal approach to your care. You will experience a variety of gentle therapy solutions that can help reduce pain, strengthen, add flexibility, improve joint range, and more. Some of our services include:

  • Physiotherapy
  • Chiropractic Care
  • Massage Therapy
  • Acupuncture
  • Custom Bracing
  • Orthotics (gait scan equipped)
  • Sport Injury Rehabilitation
  • Vestibular Rehab
  • Work Conditioning / Hardening
No Obligation

Advantage Health Royal Oak Physiotherapy Team Members

Our trusted clinic team members


  • Jenny Devlin - Physiotherapist

    Jenny has always had a keen interest in sports and her career path followed this course. Jenny gained a BSc (Hons) in Physiology and Sports Science at the University of Glasgow where she acquired a thorough understanding not only of human anatomy and physiology but also the physiological adaptations to exercise and the interactions of diet, physical activity and genetics on public health. However, her passion was to become a physiotherapist and in 2012 Jenny graduated from Glasgow Caledonian University with an MSc in Physiotherapy. Jenny has worked with a premier division American Football team, and subsequently with a rugby team gaining an appreciation of many sports injuries. Jenny has worked at this PT Health clinic since 2013. She is committed to providing excellent care and has taken many postgraduate courses to advance her knowledge and skills including acupuncture, IMS/dry needling, manual therapy and is able to dispense custom orthotics.

  • Karim Meghji - Physiotherapist

    PT, IMS

    Karim’s commitment to his profession is includes being an active member as a health and wellness executive locally in Calgary within his community association along with Canadian Physiotherapy Private Practice Division – Communications Executive Clinical Instructor and National Board Examiner. Karim is a trusted physiotherapist that looks at the body as a functional unit and utilizes techniques that address your neuromuscular control, function and synergistic patterns.

    Even with his busy schedule and being a new father Karim does not sacrifice the well-being of his clients, his dedication to his patients is second to none! Certifications and Post Graduate Education: – Gunn IMS (Intramuscular Stimulation) – Medical Acupuncture – AFCI – Peripheral and Spinal Manipulation – Professional Graduate BSc – PT ( University of Toronto) – Honours BSc (McMaster)

  • Emily Lee - Massage Therapist


    Emily graduated from the University of Calgary with a Bachelor of Commerce degree majoring in Finance. Upon graduation, Emily worked several years overseas in Accounting and Finance and traveled extensively in Asia. Upon returning to Calgary, Emily pursued her passion in Health and Wellness and attended Mount Royal College where she completed her degree. Emily is dedicated to address health concerns of the clients and her massage interests include therapeutic and relaxation massage, pregnancy massage, trigger point?s therapy with a special interest in Motor Vehicle Accident related injuries.

  • Kristin Davenport - Massage Therapist

    Kristin has been a massage therapist for over 9 years, after graduating from Foothills College of Massage Therapy with honors. In addition to working at Advantage Health Royal Oak, Kristin teaches and supervises at MH Vicars School of Massage Therapy. Kristin offers therapeutic, deep tissue, relaxation Swedish massage, prenatal massage as well as myofascial cupping. Kristin is dedicated to helping her clients achieve success in their recovery process!

  • Nicole Gendive - Massage Therapist


    Nicole is 2200 hours certified and trained and certified in a variety of massage therapy techniques including: relaxation, therapeutic, deep tissue, passive/ active engagement, myofascial release, pre/ post natal (maternity), facilitated stretches, relflexology(feet), hot stone, and aromatherapy. She has worked with varying ages, from children to seniors as well as people with varying needs, from the weekend warriors, people with sports injuries, joint conditions, postural imbalances, muscle / tendon sprains and strains. Nicole believes in the bodies natural ability to heal itself , and how massage therapy can aide in a speedier recovery from the stress’ of day to day life or from a specific condition. She enjoys being part of team to help in promoting positive health services. In her spare time Nicole likes to read, hang out with her dog, and be out in nature.

  • Dr. Mike Manhas - Chiropractor

    Dr. Mike graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Cell Biology & Genetics from the University of British Columbia in 2000. He continued on to achieve his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from the Southern California University of Health Sciences in 2003. Dr. Mike has been in practice since 2003 and has started up and managed multiple clinics. Currently he collaborates with multiple specialties- physiotherapy, massage therapy, acupuncture/IMS, kinesiology, psychology, naturopathic medicine and personal trainers. His focus is always on improving his patient’s function and performance by incorporating chiropractic adjustments, home exercise prescription and teaching self-managing techniques to his patients. When Dr. Mike is not at work, he can be found at home spending time with his family or exercising at the gym!!

  • Dr. Greg Prete - Chiropractor

    Dr. Greg is a graduate of Portland, Oregon’s Western States Chiropractic College and is a hands-on practitioner that employs traditional spinal adjusting with soft tissue techniques as well as nutritional and lifestyle counseling. Dr. Greg believes that the three basic pillars to maintaining good health are exercise, nutrition and neural integrity. Dr. Greg has a special interest in the treatment of headaches and sports related injuries. Dr. Greg has been married for thirty years and has two children and one grandchild; he is also an avid golfer.

  • Lisa Axelson - Patient Coordinator


    Lisa is our office manager and has a scientific background in nursing and geology. She has been with the company for 8 years, since starting out as a physiotherapy aide during her nursing education. She later transitioned to the administrative side of things and enjoys the technical aspects that come with billing and solving any unusual client accounts. In her spare time Lisa can be found at the dog park with her bulldog Ernie, in Dinosaur Provincial Park hunting for fossils, reading books, and snowboarding.

  • Jonathan Reimer - Physiotherapist


    For the past 20 years Jonathan Reimer has focused on continuous learning. He has gained numerous advanced certifications, which enable him to treat his client’s in a manner that is most conducive to their individual needs. He was a longstanding member of the medical team treating both Canadian and International Olympic athletes from 2008-2014. He applies the knowledge and confidence he has developed into his daily clinical practice.

    As a patient you can expect a complete assessment of your musculoskeletal, vestibular or concussion related injuries. Your assessment will take into account whole body influences on you injury. Further, you will be educated in a meaningful manner about the issues noted on assessment and a treatment plan will be discussed including the best individual options for you optimal recovery. All treatment plans will include a home based program so you can actively participate, accelerate and maintain your restoration of function.

  • MEGHA GOEL - Physiotherapy Support Personnel

    Megha graduated with Bachelor of Physiotherapy degree from Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, India in 2010. She has worked in India as a Physiotherapist with Government organization for almost 5 years. She is working as Physiotherapy Support Personnel in Canada. She is very enthusiastic and passionate about her work. She is dedicated and motivated to health and well being to provide quality care to the patients. In her leisure time, she likes to try out new recipes or explore new places.

  • Zaiby Rafiq - Physiotherapist

    MSc in MSK rehab.BSPT in physiotherapy

    Zaiby has been working as a physiotherapist for the past 20 years in many countries like Canada, Pakistan, and Saudi Arabia. She received her MSc, in Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation, from Oxford Brookes University UK in 2008. During her time at Oxford, she did a research paper on management of chronic low back pain. While she was in King Abdul Aziz Medical University and Hospital in Saudi Arabia, she worked in a variety of settings, encompassing the clinical environment, teaching residents and intern physiotherapist,orthopedics and neuro surgery rehab. She has a wide range of experience in neurological rehabilitation, general medicine, geriatrics and in oncology rehabilitation. Over the years, Zaiby has accumulated many certificates in courses such as; Basic Bo Bath, Kin Tape, New Directions Understanding Whiplash (Rehab Institute of Chicago) and Women’s Health.

    In her spare time, Zaiby enjoys activities such as walking, going for long drives as well as reading, spending time with her family and friends and taking care of her fish aquarium.

  • Aura Marie Viernes - Patient Coordinator

    Marie has been working as a patient coordinator since 2012. She graduated with an Office Administrative Professional certificate and joined the team in 2013. She always makes sure that patients are cared for and she will give you the best customer service experience. She is dedicated to creating innovative administrative support in the workplace.

  • Natalie Bennett

    Natalie Bennett - Patient Coordinator

    Natalie has been working with us since graduating with honors from the Medical Office
    Assistant/Unit Clerk Program at SAIT this spring. She has become a dedicated Patient Coordinator and finds great satisfaction in helping our patients get the care they need.