Hugh Simson - Lead Physiotherapist and Founder of One Wellness MPT
Hugh Simson, founder of One Wellness, providing physiotherapy to residents of Banff and Canmore, AB, received a Masters in Physiotherapy degree from the University of Vermont and a Bachelor of Science in Human Kinetics degree from the University of Guelph. He continued his education by completing a variety of post-graduate courses including running analysis and the prevention of running injuries, FitforeGolf, Active Release Techniques, custom foot orthotics, spinal and peripheral manipulation, and biking fitting for physiotherapists.
“As a physiotherapist, my passion is to allow people to be active for life,” he says. “In doing so I enjoy working with a wide variety of people including professional and semi-professional athletes, weekend warriors, and active people.”
Having grown up in New Brunswick, when Hugh is not working, he loves everything about being in the mountains on and on the lake. He spends his leisure time playing between Canmore and Lake Windermere with his wife and three children.
Corinne Renchko Huggill - Physiotherapist BN, BHScPT, CAFCI, FCAMT
Corinne Renchko Huggill graduated with a Bachelor of Nursing degree from the University of Calgary in 1991. After working as a nurse for two years, she returned to school, graduating with a Bachelor of Health Science Degree in Physiotherapy from McMaster University in 1995.
She continued to increase her expertise through a variety of educational courses to complement her skillset as a physiotherapist and expand her extensive knowledge base.
She is a Fellow in the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy (FCAMT), certified in medical acupuncture (CAFCI), trained in Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS), Cranial Sacral Therapy (CST) and myofascial release (MFR).
Throughout her 20-year career she has developed a special interest in acute and chronic spinal dysfunctions, headaches, and treating persistent pain presentations.
She is inspired by the quote: “To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world,” as she works to make a difference in the life of each of herpatients.
When she is not working, Corinne loves staying active with her husband and three kids in the mountain playground, biking, running, hiking, skiing, and trying to keep up with her increasingly busy family.
Rebecca Holeczi - Physiotherapist BscPT
Rebecca Holeczi qualified as a Physical Therapist in the United Kingdom in 2001 and worked in a variety of healthcare settings, gaining over 15 years of experience working as a pediatric physiotherapist.
After working in a large teaching hospital in London, England, she moved to Canada in 2005, where she has continued to further her skills and education. She gained experience working in acute care settings, medical clinics, the community, homes and schools.
She also gained experience through owning and managing her own clinic, and all of these experiences combined gave her a good understanding of the healthcare system and services in Alberta.
In the last 13 years, she has specialized in both orthopedics and pediatrics and has completed a number of additional courses.
“Over the course of my career, I have become passionate about treating patients holistically,” she says. “I believe in treating individuals as a whole, taking into consideration the passions and lifestyles of my clients. I strongly believe in a multidisciplinary, client-centered approach, where communication with both the client and other healthcare providers is key to ensuring successful recovery. I focus my practice on supporting client goals and improving function and participation.”
Rebecca has more than 15 years of experience working as a pediatric physiotherapist. She has worked in a variety of settings including a Child Development Center, the Alberta Children’s Hospital and in schools, home and community. She also owned and managed her own pediatric therapy company. Her approach to treatment is family-centered.
She works with children with many conditions that include, but are not limited to, gross motor developmental delay, head shape concerns (plagiocephaly), growth-related disorders such as Osgood-Schlatter’s Disease, Sever’s Disease and Little League Elbow, kids’ sports injuries, trauma, overuse injuries, torticollis, tip-toe walking, in-toeing gait, bowed legs, hip dysplasia, club feet, Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis, and Scheuermann’s Disease.
When she is not working, Rebecca can be found enjoying life with her family and friends, and challenging herself in a myriad of pursuits. She enjoys running, biking, tennis, and skate skiing. She lives in Canmore with her husband, daughter, and Bernese Mountain dog.
Jacob Carter - Physiotherapist MScPT, BKin, FDN, SFMA
Jacob Carter received his Master of Science in Physical Therapy from Queen’s University and a Bachelor of Kinesiology (specializing in Sports Rehabilitation) from Acadia University. Since graduating he has taken more than 20 post-graduate courses to ensure that he provides the most effective, comprehensive and individualized treatment possible.
As a result, he draws from a wide range of physiotherapy techniques including spinal and peripheral joint manipulation, soft tissue techniques, Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS), Dry Needling, anatomical acupuncture, and rehabilitative exercises to expedite the recovery of his clients.
Some of his certifications include: Level 3 Diploma of Manual Therapy from the Orthopedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association, Certified Manual Therapist from Swodeam Institute, Level 2 Functional Dry Needling from Kinetacore Physical Therapy Education, Selective Functional Movement Assessment and Functional Movement Screen.
“My passion is to help clients move freely again after injury and maximize their performance in life and sport,” he says. “I treat a wide cross-section of clients from children to seniors, and professional athletes to weekend warriors. While I enjoy treating all musculoskeletal concerns, I have a special interest in treating athletic injuries, and chronic injuries that seem impossible to solve.”
When Jacob is not working, he lives with his spouse in Canmore and spends most of his leisure time playing in the mountains. His blog can be reached at: http://www.jacobcarterphysiotherapy.com/blog.