Dr. Nico Buttazzoni
Joined team: March 25, 2022
Modalities: Diversified adjusting, Instrument Assisted Adjusting(activator), Drop Table Adjusting, Soft Tissue Manipulation, Manual Release Therapy, Flexion Distraction, Prehabilitative and Rehabilitative Exercises, Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Manipulation (IASTM), Extremity Adjusting, Temporomandibular Joint Treatment (jaw pain), Headaches, Sprains/Strains, Sports Injuries, Motor Vehicle Accidents and WCB.
Dr. Nico was born and raised in Hinton, Alberta before leaving home to study kinesiology at the University of Alberta Augustana campus for four years. He first started seeing a chiropractor at a young age due to sports injuries and wellness care. After taking his bachelor’s in kinesiology, he moved to San Jose, California to attend Palmer College of Chiropractic West to obtain his Doctor of Chiropractic degree. After four more years of schooling, he graduated with honours and moved to Calgary to start practicing.
Dr. Nico likes to get to the root of your problem through an extensive history and examination to help build a unique treatment plan for each patient. He uses a wide array of techniques including diversified adjusting techniques, soft tissue techniques, rehabilitative exercises, and patient education. His primary goal is to help reduce your pain and prevent future injuries through education and exercise.
When not in the clinic, Dr. Nico loves spending time with friends and family and leads an active lifestyle. Some of his favourite activities include hockey, hiking, running, and weightlifting.
Joined team: April 29, 2013
Location: Crowfoot, Airdrie
Modalities: Psychology, Pain Management, EMDR trained and ART accelerated resolution therapy, WCB approved
Lisa Carlson has a master’s degree in counseling psychology and is a registered psychologist in the province of Alberta. She enjoys working with people to increase their quality of life and make the changes necessary to reach their personal goals. Lisa offers an emphatic and supportive therapy style, which allows people to feel comfortable sharing their experiences. Her therapeutic approach involves the integration of the body, mind, and spirit in the pursuit of growth, healing, and emotional well-being.
Joined team: October 25, 2018
Services: Massage Therapy
Modalities: Therapeutic and Relaxation Massage, Laser therapist, Advanced Orthopedic Massage, Deep Tissue, Laser Therapy, Hot Stone
Elizabeth Tabuena is a registered massage therapist and a certified laser therapist. She is an active member of MTAA.
She has always been interested in both scientific and alternative treatments. From being a registered Medical technologist (laboratory), she shifted her profession to an alternative treatment that prompted her to study Massage Therapy Diploma.
Combining Massage and cold laser therapy she uses it as a tool to help people recover from acute and chronic pains due to trauma, stress-related injuries, and other issues. In her spare time, she likes going for a long drive, soaking in a hot spring, and camping.
Name: Nitin Pillay
Joined team: December 19, 2022
Location: Airdrie, Crowfoot
Language: English, Hindi
Services: Massage Therapy
Modalities: Deep Tissue, Trigger Point, Myofascial Release, Sports & Injury Rehabilitation, Orthopedic Physical Assessment, Work – Related Maintenance / Postural Therapy, Therapeutic Exercise
Nitin graduated from RMT school in 2014 and has been practicing full-time in the field. He also has a year of teaching this program under his belt. With 8 years of experience, he has become very intuitive about the human body, physical function, and the impacts these can have on your health. He has worked on several injuries related to posture, accidents, and sports. He provides a deep touch to those who prefer it but is very versatile in his methods and can also provide relaxation massage if that is what you’re looking for. He is a good listener and works with his clients to find the right treatment approach. He will run through a thorough assessment if there are any indicators that it is needed and will look for the root cause of your concerns.
Nitin has worked with people suffering from motor vehicle accidents, work injuries or work-related stress, muscle strains, joint sprains, whiplash-associated disorders, thoracic outlet syndrome, carpal tunnel syndrome, chronic low back or hip pain, scoliosis, postural concerns, just to name a few of the many conditions he has seen.
Name: Cherry Acosta
Joined team: December 15, 2023
Language: English, Tagalog, Pangasinense
Services: Massage Therapy
Modalities: Relaxation Massage, Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Cupping
Cherry is a Registered Massage Therapist practicing since 2021 and is in good standing with the Certified Registered Massage Therapist Association (CRMTA). She believes that massage therapy promotes relaxation, reduces stress, improves blood circulation, and reduces muscle tension.
She thrives to ensure that her patient’s conditions are well treated and that they recuperate.
Cherry specializes in various forms of massage modalities mainly Swedish massage, relaxation massage, deep tissue massage, and cupping. Patient conditions and needs would determine the best-suited massage modality being used as a part of her treatment.
In her free time, Cherry enjoys and spends time cooking, and bonding with her three teenagers.
Joined team: June 2021
Location: All Locations
Services: Certified Pedorthist
Modalities: Foot and Lower Limb
Stanley has been treating patients in the medical profession for 32 years and started in the custom foot orthotic field 22 years ago. His passion for pedorthics drives his ability to find helpful solutions and share educational information with his patients. He strives to provide the best possible experience in foot care. His patients regularly comment on his thoroughness and attention to detail in his assessments which include an analysis of posture, biomechanical gait movement patterns, and lower extremity musculoskeletal function. Video gait analysis provides the ability to visually show the patient exactly when and where their imbalances occur. He encourages his patients to participate in their own recovery by taking the time to educate them about their medical condition, footwear selection, orthotics, and home rehabilitation programs.