Windsor Park Physiotherapy and our team have been providing a complete range of French and English physiotherapy services to Winnipeg since 1986. Our dedicated staff are strongly motivated to respectfully, positively and effectively service our clients. As healthcare changes and knowledge systems grow, our staff has moved forward by embracing lifelong learning principles. We are committed to a holistic approach to rehabilitation, wellness and overall good health practices. We offer physiotherapy services in both of Canada’s official languages.
Appointed as a Orthopaedic Division Chief Examiner in Canada
Roland is committed to proactively expanding his knowledge and practical application of orthopaedic examination and treatment. As a devoted health care practitioner, he is strongly motivated to positively and effectively manage his clients. Making a tangible difference in people’s lives continues to be a focus in his clinical practice. Roland’s key to his professional development as an orthopaedic manual physiotherapist has been to embrace lifelong learning principles.
Roland’s clinical practice spans more than 30 years as a licensed physiotherapist. He is a University of Manitoba faculty member / instructor, researcher, student advisor, mentor, athlete, professional business owner / chief clinician, and active community member. Roland is a proud father and husband, and is self-identified as Métis, French Canadian. He is an avid runner, completing five full marathons, twenty ½ marathons and approximately one dozen Olympic distance triathlons.
- Currently holds a faculty appointment with the University of Manitoba’s College of Rehabilitation Sciences – Physiotherapy;• Has been teaching post-graduate physiotherapy courses in Manitoba and parts of Canada since the late 1980’s• Appointed Examiner for the Orthopaedic Division – CPA (2005 to present)• Clinical Masters in Physical Therapy – Manipulative Physiotherapy (MClSc) University of Western Ontario (2010);• Bachelor of Medical Rehabilitation – Physical Therapy (BMR PT) University of Manitoba 1983.• Chair of the National Education Committee – Orthopaedic Division, Canadian Physiotherapy Division
Co-owner / Physiotherapist
Derek is a passionate Physiotherapist serving Winnipeg, treating orthopedic, concussion, and vestibular injuries. He is from Brandon, Manitoba and a proud graduate of Brandon University, and later the University of Manitoba.
Derek’s skills in orthopedics come from a background in athletics (hockey and weight lifting) and exercise, a strong belief in life-long learning, and a love for manual therapy. As a Vestibular Therapist, Derek has taken extensive post-graduate training to treat disorders that involve dizziness, vertigo, and imbalance. Derek has a special interest in the treatment of concussions and whiplash-associated injuries, which combines all together with his knowledge in manual therapy, exercise, and vestibular training.
When he is not in the clinic you might find Derek running, walking his dog, collecting and starting more books than he could ever finish, or swimming across the lake.
Co-Owner / Physiotherapist; Certified in Acupuncture
Joe graduated from the College of Rehabilitation Sciences in 2015 with a Masters in Physiotherapy. Joe is an enthusiastic, knowledgeable therapist and continues to grow through professional development opportunities and courses.
He is skilled at assessing and treating conditions that involve dizziness and balance issues and is currently pursuing a fellowship with the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy (CAMPT).
Joe is an experienced, passionate therapist with the ability to educate clients and make them feel like an active participant in their treatment plan.
Kara has been the Clinic Manager at Windsor Park Physiotherapy for several years and she takes great pride in helping and assisting every client. Everyone is welcome and receives a positive and supportive attitude with the knowing that at the end of your appointment you will not feel like a number, but more like part of the family. Kara’s experience and dedication to her role, along with her warm and caring personality, echoes the personal and professional service embodied by all at Windsor Park Physiotherapy.