Meet James

Hi, I’m James Squire. I was born and raised in Sherwood Park and am honoured to provide quality physiotherapy services to members of my home community.

Growing up, I developed a love of sport and health science while playing football, rugby and hockey. This passion motivated me to pursue a degree in Physical Therapy at the University of Alberta, which I received in 2005. Soon after graduating, I realized that I wanted to expand my depth of knowledge and skill as a therapist. So, in 2008, I traveled to Perth, Australia to study, ultimately earning a master’s degree in Manipulative Therapy at Curtin University.

Now, with 15 years of clinical experience, I centre my treatment in contemporary, science-based manual therapy, functional dry-needling, and exercise prescription. I believe in educating patients about their injury and empowering them to make informed treatment decisions. I’m committed to working hands-on with everyone I see and providing treatment in a one-on-one, patient-focused environment.

In addition to my clinical work, I’ve also worked for a semi-professional Australian Rules Football club as the head physiotherapist and as a clinical instructor, teaching in the Curtin University Master’s Program.

I enjoy treating a diverse population of clients, supporting people of all ages and abilities. Whether your hope is to eliminate pain, recover from injury, or achieve peak athletic performance, I’m excited to collaborate with you on your personalized treatment plan.

James’ Certifications and Credentials:

    • BSc. Physiotherapy, University of Alberta
    • Masters of Manipulative Therapy, Curtin University, Western Australia
    • Rostered Manipulative Therapist, CPTA
    • Rostered Dry Needle Practitioner, CPTA

Meet Brittney

Hello! I am Brittney Achtymichuk [ack-TIM-mi-chuck], a Physiotherapist in my hometown of Sherwood Park.

Growing up as a competitive swimmer, I developed a strong interest in body mechanics and rehabilitation medicine. My passion for sports led me to pursue a Bachelor of Physical Education and a Master of Science in Physical Therapy at the University of Alberta. During my studies, I had the privilege of performing fitness testing for the Edmonton Oilers as well as supporting both the Edmonton Ski Club and U of A varsity swim teams as a strength and conditioning coach.

In my practice, I’m devoted to helping patients achieve their goals through one-on-one care. Whether through exercise prescription, manual therapy, or education, I use evidence-based practice and individualized treatment plans to deliver optimal quality of care. As a former competitive athlete, CSEP-Certified Personal Trainer, and coach for various sports teams, I also apply extensive exercise knowledge in my practice. I'm committed to promoting health and well-being to people of all ages and abilities!

Through the direct mentorship of an award-winning physiotherapist, Deborah Taggart, I’ve had the honour of expanding my skillset to include hand therapy, which focuses on treating the complexities of the hand and upper extremity.

I’m dedicated to ensuring patients feel guided, informed, and confident while on their path to recovery. I look forward to helping you achieve your goals!

Brittney’s Certifications and Credentials:

    • Master of Science in Physical Therapy, Bachelor of Physical Education | University of Alberta
    • Part A: The Lumbar Spine, Part B: The Cervical & Thoracic Spine | McKenzie Institute
    • Mastering the Shoulder Level 1 & Level 2
    • GLA:D Back
    • AA1: Foundations of Anatomical Acupuncture & AA2: Clinical Applications in Anatomical Acupuncture
    • Diploma of Advanced Orthopedic Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy: Level 1
    • Graston Technique: M1 – Basic Training
    • WorkWell: Functional Capacity Evaluation