K. Scott Simpson

K. Scott Simpson

FCAMPT, DrPT, MClSc (PT), BSc (PT) , BSc (Kin), IMS

Scott completed a post-doctoral fellowship (FCAMPT) in Physiotherapy at University of Western Ontario, having previously completed Doctorate and Masters degrees. He’s now an instructor and mentor in the Canadian and US fellowship programs. He’s been Therapist for various National Teams. Scott is trained in IMS dry needling and manipulative therapy techniques.

Kieran Baird

Kieran Baird

PT, MScPT, BScKin

Kieran is a graduate of the Master of Science in Physiotherapy program at the University of Alberta. He has participated in recent clinical placements with focus on knee and shoulder injuries, exercise-based rehabilitation, and manual therapy. In addition, Kieran has completed his dry needling training.

Tim Camps

Tim Camps

PT, BSc

Tim Camps graduated from Fonty’s University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands, attaining his Degree in Physiotherapy with honours. His internships were focused on sports physiotherapy, applied exercise and manual therapy. Tim believes in using the newest research to create a tailored treatment solutions. Tim is also trained in vestibular rehabilitation.

Esmé Hait

Esmé Hait

PT, MSc PT, BSc Kin

Esmé completed her Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology through the University of Victoria, she then proceeded to complete her Masters of Physical Therapy at the University of British Columbia. Since graduation, she has worked both on the Island and out of the province, giving her the opportunity to work with many different injuries and clients. She has always had a strong interest in working with Kids. Esme is also trained in vestibular rehabilitation.

Tyler Shalansky

Tyler Shalansky

PT, MScPT, BSc (Kin)

Tyler graduated from the well-respected Masters of Physical Therapy program at the University of Western Ontario. This program was a natural progression for him following the completion of his undergraduate degree in Human Kinetics from the University of British Columbia Okanagan.

Christian Louwers

Christian Louwers

PT, MScPT, BSc.Kin

Christian Louwers is a graduate from the University of Western Ontario‘s Physical Therapy program. He has returned to Vancouver Island to soak up the many natural attractions that the Island has to offer and help promote the health, wellness, and function of the island’s residents.

Laura Graham

Laura Graham

PT, MScPT, BScKin

Laura graduated from the University of British Columbia Okanagan with her Undergraduate Degree in Human Kinetics ; she then proceeded to complete her Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy through the University of Alberta. Laura has also trained in dry needling.

Nick Filipchuk

Nick Filipchuk

Registered Massage Therapist

Nick graduated from the West Coast College of Massage Therapy. Born and raised in Victoria, Nick long been involved in as many sports as possible including soccer, running, and many more.

Kirsten Trant

Kirsten Trant

Registered Massage Therapist

Kirsten is a caring and compassionate therapist. Her areas of therapeutic strength are anatomy, physiology, muscle testing, as well as treating a variety of common conditions for various age groups.

Vanessa Wheeler

Vanessa Wheeler

Registered Massage Therapist

Vanessa became a registered massage therapist in 2015 after graduating from the West Coast College of Massage Therapy. She found her passion in helping people recover from injuries and educating them how to stay fit so they can take on the world.

James Ewert

James Ewert

Registered Massage Therapist, BSc.Kin

A lifelong learner, James is a graduate from Okanagan Valley College of Massage Therapy, holds a degree in Kinesiology from the University of the Fraser Valley, and is a trained Strength and Conditioning Specialist. Some of his major clinical interests include the science of pain management, neuromuscular control, therapeutic exercise and helping people get back to what they love.

Tru Hartwood

Tru Hartwood

Registered Massage Therapist

Tru started giving massages when he was in grade 6 and quickly became popular for them. It was an easy choice for him to attend the West Coast College of Massage Therapy and graduated from their 3 year, 3000hr program in 2001. Since then he’s accumulated a wide range of experience, from working in both Physiotherapy and Chiropractic clinics, as well as providing on-site massage in hospitals, palliative care, and seniors homes.

Joshua Weed

Joshua Weed

Registered Massage Therapist

Josh is a recent graduate from the Camosun Massage Therapy program awaiting his certification. He became interested in massage after an RMT was able to completely relieve aches and pains that had been bothering him for years. It was a powerful experience that sparked an interest in manual therapy.

Tanner Wawyrko

Tanner Wawyrko

Wellness Massage Provider

Tanner graduated from the West Coast College of Massage Therapy in April of 2022. He is excited to begin his career at Saanich Physio + as a wellness massage provider while he awaits his registration exams in the fall.

He has been a coach at Peninsula CrossFit since 2017 and enjoys working with like-minded individuals who have an interest in health and fitness. He is enthusiastic in helping people move and feel their best with active and passive massage techniques as well as corrective exercise and stretching. He is looking forward to joining our community and can’t wait to start working with some of you!

Kiara Kilbey

Kiara Kilbey

Kinesiologist

Kiara completed her Bachelor of Science in Honours Kinesiology at the University of Victoria. During her time in university, Kiara was a member of the UVic Vikes varsity women’s soccer team where she was an Academic and Athletic All-Canadian.

Kala Stone

Kala Stone

Kinesiologist

Kala graduated from the University of Victoria (UVIC)with a BSc. Kinesiology in 2020. Prior to graduating from UVIC, she attend Arizona State University on a track and field scholarship where she studied Exercise Science and Nutrition. Kala has a passion for everything running and currently serves as an Assistant Coach for the University of Victoria track and cross country team.

Kala is currently completing her CSEP certified personal trainer and NCCP Performance Coaching certificates.

Kirsten Ramsay

Kirsten Ramsay

Kinesiologist

Kirsten holds a degree in Kinesiology from Camosun College and is a BCAK Registered Kinesiologist, NSCA Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist, and CSEP Certified Exercise Physiologist. Kirsten has been working in the exercise & wellness industry since 2017 in areas including personal training, adapted/paraplegic strength & conditioning, cardiac rehabilitation, and sport performance for elite, amateur, and recreational athletes involved in hockey, soccer, softball, and lacrosse.

Dr. Kent Butler

Dr. Kent Butler

Podiatrist

Dr Kent Butler received his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree with honours from the California College of Podiatric Medicine in 1987. His education continued with a one year surgical residency followed by a one year biomechanics fellowship at the Pacific Coast Hospital in San Francisco. This was the only biomechanics residency offered in North America.

Treating: Bunions, Callouses, Ulcers, Sore Feet, Ingrown Nails, Arthritis, Tendinitis, Toe Problems, Plantar Fasciitis, Orthotics