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 (Sukhjinder) 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.
High Performance Movement Training
Christelle obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Contemporary Dance from the University of Calgary in 2010 and went on to complete her Masters of Science in Physiotherapy in 2012. She is excited to be able to integrate her knowledge and experiences as an athlete into her treatment style as a physiotherapist. After a gentle, detailed assessment, her physiotherapy programs are tailored to meet the individual goals of each patient. They will include forms of myofascial release, joint mobilization, therapeutic stretching, dry needling/IMS, modalities and education, as well as exercise-based therapy and rehabilitation. Achieving pain-free range of motion and mobility allows patients to gain the ability to restrengthen their bodies in order to prevent future injuries and is essential in returning to normal day-to-day function. Outside of her life as a physiotherapist, Christelle enjoys sharing her passion for dance with children and teens of all ages as a contemporary, ballet and jazz dance teacher. She has begun to develop her skills as a choreographer as well. Christelle also has a love of long distance running and has participated in numerous marathons and trail races over recent years. When not running, she is an avid mountain scrambler either solo or with friends and enjoys exploring the outdoors.
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
Shelby is a graduate from the West Coast College of Massage Therapy and holds a Bachelor of Science with a major in Exercise Science from the University of Lethbridge. Massage therapy was a natural fit for Shelby after experiencing the benefits when treating her own sports related injuries. She has a wide range of clinical experience including sports related injuries, pre/post-natal, motor vehicle accidents, age related and general muscular imbalances. Shelby uses a variety of techniques including facial release, stretching and joint mobilizations during treatments to achieve patient goals.
She is passionate about personal health and fitness and leads an active outdoor lifestyle. Shelby most enjoys practicing yoga, hiking, fishing, camping or any other activity her Australian Shepard can tag along.
Massage Practitioner – Body Worker
Jessica is a recent graduate from the West Coast College of Massage Therapy and is awaiting licensing exam results. In the meantime, she will be offering massage services for those who are unable to claim with extended coverage or have exhausted them! We will honour any appointments previously booked for Body Work following her registration with the College of Massage Therapists of BC (up to 3 months afterwards).
Jessica’s massage style is a relaxing therapeutic approach, where you can still unwind while receiving benefit in an area of preferred focus.
Jessica’s interests outside of work include anything crafty, being outdoors and practising yoga.
Registered Massage Therapist
Bio information to come.