Kerri-Ann Swartz has worked in orthopaedic rehabilitation for over 15 years. First, as a Registered Kinesiologist with a focus on WCB and ICBC injuries as well as pediatric therapy and sport specific training. In 2009, Kerri graduated with her Masters Degree in Physiotherapy from UBC and worked in Abbotsford for a few years, then moved her practice to Chilliwack at Fraser Valley Physiotherapy/CBI Chilliwack until her maternity leave in June 2017.
Kerri has completed her orthopaedic fellowship in manipulation and manual therapy (FCAMPT), as well as Gunn IMS certification. She is a member of the CPA orthopaedic division as a teacher/ mentor to physiotherapists who are completing their orthopaedic fellowships. She has worked with a wide variety of conditions ranging from post-operative, stroke survivors, neurological populations to weekend warriors, crossfitters/olympic lifters, and high level athletes.
She has a special interest in treating pre and post-natal populations and is certified in pelvic floor therapy/rehabilitation and return to sport, an area close to heart after having issues herself in return to sport since the arrival of her son.
Low back pain is a large focus of her practice with McGill Method training (Dr. Stuart McGill) and plans to become a McGill Provider which is a focus on aiding low back pain when all else has failed. She is also a Crossfit Level 1 coach, Movement and Mobility Specialist and has training in Fascial Cupping (Myofasical Decompression).
She combines her love of functional movement with rehabilitative exercises that are practical and specific to one’s goals. Finding the issue, restoring function and relieving pain is her priority.
In her spare time, you can find Kerri training out of her garage or Crossfit Chilliwack, chasing after her son and lab pup, and seeking new adventures in the mountains, be it camping, mountaineering, backcountry skiing, trail running or mountain biking.
Rebecca Des Roches
Rebecca has been working as an orthopedic physiotherapist for 12 years. She graduated with her Master’s degree in physiotherapy from the University of Alberta in 2006, after having completed a degree in Kinesiology from Acadia University. She worked in private practice in Edmonton for 7 years before making the move to Chilliwack, where she had worked at Fraser Valley/CBI Chilliwack before joining Chilliwack Sports Medicine Clinic.
Rebecca has extensive training in needling, having done her level one acupuncture certification as well as IMS/dry needling. She has also done post graduate courses in joint mobilization/manipulation, myofascial decompression (cupping), McGill low back certification and advanced clinical reasoning. She also has a special interest in treating running injuries as well as all types of orthopedic conditions.
When she is not working, Rebecca is often travelling to various NFL games and other sporting events. She loves being outside, especially anything involving being close to the ocean!
Sam (Suhkjinder) Jaggi
Sam joins our office with over 10 years of Orthopaedic-based practice under his belt. Sam has developed his practice with an emphasis on patient education and restorative rehabilitation. His one-on-one style of treatment ensures that his clients receive the best possible care while visiting our office, and his after-care home programs allow his clients to continue their healing independently.
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Registered Massage Therapist
Born and raised in Chilliwack as an avid outdoors enthusiast, Shantelle completed her certification at the renowned West Coast College of Massage Therapy in New Westminster. During her studies, she provided massage therapy at a series of marathons including the BMO Vancouver Marathon, and Seattle’s Ride to Conquer Cancer. Following graduation, Shantelle started her practice at the Langley Sports Medicine Clinic, a busy multi-disciplined clinic that treats a variety of clientele, including the Langley Rivermen, Langley Rams, members of the BC Lions Football Club, Trinity Western University, and the Canadian Professional Rodeo Association. Shantelle has a special interest in not only treating sports related injuries but also providing pre/post natal, work related injury, and geriatric massage therapy.
Registered Massage Therapist
Jeff is a former resident of Chilliwack and graduated from the RMT program from The West Coast College of Massage Therapy in April 2018. He graduated with a Kinesiology degree from the University of Fraser Valley in 2015. Jeff aims to incorporate the therapeutic effects of massage therapy along with exercise and active rehabilitation to ensure long-lasting results in his patients. His patient-centered care approach ensures patients will receive quality treatment for optimal health improvements.
The ability to help facilitate clients achieve their health goals brings a smile to Jeff’s face. He always knew he wanted to be in a profession that helped others since he was a kid and it brought him to the field of massage therapy. In his experience so far, he has not regretted his decision and has enjoyed every moment.
Sports and physical activity is Jeff’s ultimate passion. He loves playing basketball and resistance training but he enjoys engaging in any form of sport as he lives for friendly competition. Actively following amateur and professional sports from hockey, basketball, to football is one of Jeff’s favourite past-time activities.
Jeff’s extensive background in active rehabilitation and education of the human body will aid to achieve patient’s goals.