About Callingwood Physical Therapy and Sports Injury Clinic

Callingwood PT Clinic clinic is locally owned and located in the West End of Edmonton.

Callingwood Physical Therapy and Sports Injury Clinic has been a proud member of the West Edmonton community for over 25 years! Owned and operated by Denise and Gary Nelson since 2002, our experienced and caring staff has treated and comforted over 15000 patients during that time. In addition to offering a full range of physical therapy services, we also provide acupuncture and dry needling, IMS, and massage therapy. Our exercise therapists can also set up custom exercise programs in our well-equipped gym facility. If you are new to our clinic, welcome! If you are a return patient, we are pleased to have the opportunity to assist you in any way we can.

Physical Therapists

Colin Bialkoski, MScPT

Colin completed his Masters of Science degree in Physical Therapy at the University of Alberta. Prior to entering physical therapy, Colin worked as a Fitness Instructor for the military in Winnipeg with an education in Kinesiology. As a physical therapist, Colin’s main interests include manual therapy, sports related rehabilitation, and bike fitting. Colin is an avid triathlon participant and fan, participating in the sport for the last seven years and completing Ironman Canada in 2013. Colin also has a passion for animals, including his two huskies, Jasper and Spencer.

Roberta Little, MScPT

Roberta completed her Masters of Science in Physical Therapy at the University of Alberta. She completed her undergraduate degree in Physical Education, specializing in sport performance and physical activity. Roberta’s rehab interests include manual therapy and sports injuries. She is also particularly interested in working with seniors. Roberta enjoys basketball, running, and swimming in her spare time.

Joey Mo, MScPT

Joey completed his Master’s degree in Physical Therapy at the University of Alberta. His primary areas of interest include manual therapy, neurology, and cardiopulmonary physical therapy. Joey’s background includes experience at the University of Alberta Hospital in cardiac sciences, orthopaedic surgery, neurosciences, intensive care, and transplants. He is a Certified K-Taping Specialist, an Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute member, and a Kinetacore functional dry needling practitioner. Outside of physical therapy, Joey enjoys volleyball, basketball, and bouldering.

Alissa Nanninga, MScPT

Alissa completed her Master of Science in Physical Therapy at the University of Alberta and has been working at Callingwood since 2011. Alissa has also received training in acupuncture through the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute and has done additional courses in dry needling. Alissa enjoys sports in general, especially volleyball, and enjoys treating sports-related injuries.

Audrey Rose, MScPT

Audrey graduated from the UofA Physical Therapy program in 2010. Shortly after graduating she enrolled in acupuncture (with the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute) and an advanced form of dry needling (Gokavi Transverse Technique – GTT). She has also participated in a muscle mobilization course lead by Charllie Kelly.

Lindsay Walker, BScPT

Lindsay graduated from the University of Alberta with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy in 2004, and has been working at the Callingwood clinic ever since. She is certified in acupuncture, IMS, and spinal manipulation, and has received training in the Mackenzie approach for back injuries. Lindsay is our yoga pro, as she practices yoga five days a week.

Registered Massage Therapists

Alanna Lupaschuk, RMT

Alanna studied at Makami College for 2 years and has been trained to do deep tissue, relaxation, pre-natal, lymphatic, myofascial, and neuromuscular treatments.  She aims to help clients achieve comfort and a better quality of life.

Rebecca McKinley, RMT

Rebecca has been a licensed and registered massage therapist for over 10 years. She studied under the Massage Therapy Program at the Wholistic Health Training & Research Centre. Rebecca is also a certified doula and her specialty is working with mothers and babies. Her goal is to create a foundation of health and balance for her clients through the use of both massage and craniosacral therapies.

Ingrid Reimerink, RMT

Ingrid was born in Holland and came to Canada in 1990 as a Nanny. She has worked both abroad and in Canada in long term care facilities as an L.P.N., C.H.A., N.A. and R.C.. She graduated in March 2006 from Makami College with a certificate in Massage Therapy. She loves doing massages and using her skills to make a difference in the condition of her patients. Her specialty is headache and migraine relief. Continuing education certificates include belly massage, deep tissue and sports massage, cupping and gua sha. Her character is fun, compassionate, caring and easy-going.

Exercise Therapists

Eric Soriano

Kelly Svistovski

Administration Team

Magdeline El-Halaby

Jessenia Van