Dr. Jason Dick studied at the University of Calgary prior to attending Palmer College of Chiropractic, West. He graduated with honours (Cum Laude) and earned his Doctor of Chiropractic degree in September 2003. During his educational career, Dr. Dick earned an International Student Scholarship and he participated as an active member of both the Sports Council and Palmer West’s Hockey Team. After graduating from Palmer West, he completed a continuing education course in soft tissue and he earned certification in Active Release Techniques. He is currently a member of the Chiropractic Honours Society.
Throughout his career, Dr. Dick has been involved in many athletic events, including Special Olympics Soccer (San Jose CA) and Laguna Seca Mountain Bike Race. In 2003, he was involved with events such as the Highland Games (Pleasanton CA), the World Cup Bobsled (Calgary AB), the World Cup Freestyle (Fernie, BC), the Olympic Wrestling Trials (Edmonton AB), and Ironman Canada (Penticton BC). Dr. Dick was involved with Hockey Canada’s 2008 Women’s Under-18 IIHF Championships and he has worked with Mike Miles (Muay Thai Kickboxing) from 2004 to present. Since 2005, Dr. Dick has treated the Calgary Hitmen and the Cochrane Cobras, as well as several Calgary Stampeders.
Dr. Bryan Myles, Chiropractor
Dr. Myles graduated from the University of Calgary with a degree in Biological Science, concentrating in Biological Chemistry. He was awarded his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Toronto’s world-renowned Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC). Dr. Myles continued at McMaster University to obtain his diploma in Contemporary Medical Acupuncture.
As he continually upgrades his skills, he has completed courses in Graston Soft Tissue Mobilization, as well as spine, upper limb, and lower limb ART. He has achieved Level 1 Certification from the Titleist Performance Institute. His interest and extensive knowledge in anatomy and the biomechanics of movement enable him to provide patients with treatment plans that are specifically tailored to individual need and designed to help patients reach their lifestyle and fitness goals.
Dr. Myles demonstrates his knowledge of and dedication to health and wellness in many areas of his life. As an avid skier and Crossfit competitor, Dr. Myles has an insider’s understanding of Calgary’s active community. He delivers informative presentations throughout the city and travels throughout North America with the Canadian Halfpipe Ski Team. These experiences provide Dr. Myles with opportunities to practice in various environments and with athletes of all calibers.
Jackie Stevens, RMT
Jackie found a love for manual therapy while completing her Bachelors of Kinesiology at the University of Calgary. She began her manual therapy career in September 2020 when starting the 5-year Osteopathy program at the Canadian School of Osteopathy. Within her first year, she was looking for even more hands-on experience as she continued the osteopathy program, which led her to massage therapy school as well. Jackie completed the 2200-hour program at Vicars School of Massage Therapy and is practicing as a Registered Massage Therapist since 2022.
Her treatments are individually tailored to work with each client’s body to achieve relief, acknowledging the fact that the body is the most powerful healer. Each appointment includes a thorough assessment aiming to identify the root cause of dysfunction in the body. During the treatment, she uses myofascial release techniques, joint mobilizations, remedial exercises, as well as Swedish and therapeutic massage techniques.
Amanda Staples, Massage Therapy
Amanda is a graduate of Vicars School of Massage Therapy and a mom of two, loving life here in Cochrane, Alberta. She is very client focused as her goal is to help YOU feel and move better.
Amanda offers therapeutic, deep tissue, relaxation, myofascial cupping, manual lymphatic drainage, Rapid NFR, IASTM (you can ask us what that is), education, movement and laughter.
Amanda’s philosophy is simple: Human First. This means that she will treat you based on your needs at the time of your appointment, nothing is ever routine! She believes in an approach that is nervous system based and she is always striving to continue her education
Alanna Thompson, RMT
Alanna’s motto: “Compassionate and effective treatment for renewal, health and connection” truly describes her practice. She excels at connecting with people and helping them experience restored health and real relaxation. She treats slowly and responsively, adjusting pressure and pace to suit the nervous system response. Her practice is focussed on meeting clients where they are without judgement. Alanna has a strong emphasis on consent and welcomes children, seniors, pregnant people, any gender, any body type, and anyone who has had a negative experience with massage before. She does everything she can to make her clients feel comfortable.
Alanna specializes in using massage to help clients manage stress, overwhelm, headaches, jaw dysfunction, inflammatory conditions, chronic pain, depression, anxiety, and ADHD. Alanna has a thorough understanding of movement, injury and healing from her Kinesiology degree and Wilderness First Aid background, as well as her massage practice. She enjoys working with people looking to stay active and move more freely and with less pain! Alanna is results focussed, and will make suggestions for mobility and strength to help clients find lasting relief from chronic and recent injury caused by sport, adventure, or regular life.
Massage has been a big part of Alanna’s health journey and she believes it can allow us all to connect with ourselves, stay active and find some moments of peace. She uses a blend of slow-paced relaxation techniques mixed in with therapeutic work, vagus nerve stimulation, stretching/muscle activation, myofascial work and massage cupping to help her clients build a strong mind-body connection and get long lasting symptom relief.
Alanna is a graduate of Vicars School of Massage Therapy (2200 hrs diploma), the University of Calgary (BKin) and is an Advanced Wilderness First Aid instructor.
Heather Orosz C.Ped (C), Canadian Certified Pedorthist
Heather received her Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Biomechanics from the University of Calgary in 2002. She then began working in the footwear industry, where her background in biomechanics naturally led her to pursue a career in pedorthics, earning her pedorthic certification in 2005. Since then, she has treated everything from athletic injuries to high-risk diabetic feet. Heather has served on the Board of Directors of the College of Pedorthics of Canada and has volunteered with the Pedorthic Association of Canada.