Team


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Bryce Kelly, DPT 

Born and raised in Fort St. John, Bryce received his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in 2007 from the University of North Dakota. He has been practicing in Fort St. John, in both public and private practice since 2008. Prior to studying physiotherapy, Bryce's undergraduate studies culminated in a BSc (Hons) in Physiology and Developmental Biology.

Bryce believes everybody deserves the freedom to move and freedom to perform as they wish. For these reasons, Freedom Physiotherapy was named and furnished with the equipment necessary to meet the goals of all patients.

 

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Norah Vogan, M.Sc., CSEP-CEP

Norah was born and raised in Grande Prairie, AB, all the while swimming for the Grande Prairie Piranha Swim Team. She swam competitively and earned a scholarship to the University of Nevada, Las Vegas where she received a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. After returning to Canada, Norah completed a Masters of Science in Clinical Exercise Physiology at the University of Alberta.

Upon graduation, Norah began her career at the Fort St. John Hospital as the Exercise Specialist. She has been successfully running the Chronic Disease Management Program for 5 wonderful years.

Beyond career, Norah is a wife to a wonderful husband and a mother to two beautiful little girls. She is passionate about maintaining a healthy and active lifestyle and helping others achieve the same.

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Melinda Lau, MSc PT

Melinda earned her Master's degree in Physical Therapy at Queen Margaret University, Scotland in 2012. Prior to that she completed a Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology at the University of Waterloo.  She has experience in sports injuries working closely with many young athletes including hockey, gymnastics, and dance.

Melinda has taken additional post-graduate education courses in Neurokinetic Therapy and Mulligan Concept. She is a certified Level 3 pelvic health physiotherapist, capable of internal exams and treatment.

Melinda is passionate about helping her clients reach optimal function and obtaining their goals. She strongly believes in having her clients play an active role in their rehabilitation through education, and individualized therapeutic exercises.

Mike van Nostrand, BHK

Born and raised in Fort St. John, Mike received his Bachelor of Human Kinetics degree in 2015 from the University of British Columbia Okanagan. Growing up, Mike was heavily involved in the local hockey and fastball community, which greatly influenced his passion for human movement.

 

As a Kinesiologist, Mike loves to work with people through strength and conditioning, active rehabilitation, exercise therapy, and functional movement.