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Kate Thomson, B.P.T., C.A.F.C.I.


Kate grew up on a farm near Mossbank, Saskatchewan and attended University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon for her physiotherapy degree. After working in Saskatoon and Moose Jaw as a physiotherapist, she settled in Swift Current with her family in 1985. Kate worked 20 years in the public system before plunging into private practice. Pain management is an area of special interest for Kate and she enjoys using acupuncture in her practice. In 2003 she received her certification with the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute (CAFCI) and in 2010 completed the McKenzie Mechanical Diagnosis and Treatment series for the back, neck and extremities.

Kate’s Philosophy: To guide and assist patients in self-management of their injuries and medical conditions.







Kerrie Nybo, B.Sc.P.T., C.A.F.C.I.


Kerrie grew up on a farm near Dodsland, Saskatchewan and attended U of S for her physiotherapy degree. She started work at the Swift Current Union Hospital following graduation and then came to Swift Current Physical Therapy in 1998. Kerrie is married to Bryan Nybo and has two children. Kerrie has a special interest in sports and orthopedic injuries. She completed her acupuncture certification (CAFCI) in 2003 and completed her McKenzie Mechanical diagnosis and therapy series for the neck, back and extremities in 2010. In the past Kerrie has been involved locally with coaching volleyball and basketball and with the soccer association as trainer for the boy’s provincial team. Kerrie continues to be active in volleyball.









Shawna Legault, B.Sc.P.T., Cert. MDT


Shawna was raised on a farm in Eyebrow, SK. She graduated from Olds College and worked in agriculture throughout the prairies for several years before deciding to go back to school for her first interest of caring for people. Shawna graduated with her Degree in Physical Therapy from University of Alberta in 2005. After graduation she settled in Red Deer where she started her career in home care and built her family.

In spring 2013 Shawna, her husband Brad and their two daughters, Taryn and Amy moved to Swift Current. She has been with Swift Current Physical Therapy since November 2013 and has been completing orthopedic coursework in Mechanical Diagnosis with the McKenzie Institute International. She has also attended coursework and conferences for Movement Impairment Syndromes and Individual Joints. Shawna looks forward to expanding her career and skill set in private practice.




Niki Herbst, B.Sc.P.T.


Niki was born and raised in South Africa and graduated from the University of Stellenbosch with a Bachelor degree in Physiotherapy in 2008. She worked in rural South Africa for 2 years and then changed over to private practice doing rooms and hospital work. Having arrived in Swift Current during August 2014, she just recently joined the team at SCPT and is looking forward to make a difference in Canadian patient’s lives. In 2017 she completed her dry needling certification.

 

 










(No Photo)                                      Fran van der Westhuizen, B.Sc.P.T. 

                                                                   (Autobiography to come)  





Carol (Receptionist)


Carol was raised on a farm near Moose, SK, completed High School at Sion Academy and Business College at Aldersgate College in Moose Jaw. She has lived in Swift Current with her son since 1967.

Carol has been with Swift Current Physical Therapy since the doors opened in 1998. She has brought years of experience in the oil industry and as a private business owner.












Shari (Receptionist)


Shari has been with Swift Current Physical Therapy since 2007 and has a diploma in Office Administration.