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Leah Davis, RMT, SMT(cc)
Registered Massage Therapist, Owner

Leah graduated in 2004 from West Coast College of Massage Therapy and has continued her education in the areas of both athletics and fascial work/structural integration. Leah is currently completing her SportMassage Therapy program with the Canadian Sport Massage Therapy Association.

Leah’s expertise in sport has led to extensive involvement in both professional and recreational athletics. She is the Massage Therapist for Waterski/Wakeboard Canada and enjoys traveling with the team to various international competitions each year. She was also proud to be a part of the core medical team for the Vancouver 2010 Olympics.

Beyond her personal practice, Leah is highly involved in business as an owner/director of Movéo Sport & Rehabilitation Centre in North Vancouver, and the owner/director of Impulse Sport Therapeutics in Port Moody.

Through her own health struggles, Leah has learned first hand that health and fitness is an integral part of life. She appreciates that through both Massage Therapy and ownership of innovative multidisciplinary clinics, she can help others to achieve their own health goals.

» Massage
» Graston Technique®
 
Danielle Mah, RMT, SMT(cc)
Registered Massage Therapist

Danielle graduated in 2008 from Westcoast College of Massage Therapy and has continued her education with a focus on sport massage and fascial integration. She is currently a level II Sport Massage Therapist with Canadian Sport Massage Association and is passionate about her increasing work in this field.

Danielle is also fully trained in Graston Techniques and Dynamic Taping which are both highly sought after by athletes from a recreational to professional level.

Working at Impulse has given her opportunities to work with various athletes from runners to hockey players which has provided experience in a multitude of athletics. She is also highly involved with the athletic community of Port Moody through events and sponsorship of the Panthers Junior B hockey!

Danielle has a personal athletic background in a variety of sports with a specific focus on Volleyball. Her involvement continues from a therapy standpoint with a multitude of events through Impulse and Volleyball BC.

In her spare time she enjoys hanging out with her dog Cooper and reading a great book.  Danielle loves interacting with people and is committed to helping her patients achieve balance and health.

» Massage
» Graston Technique®

 

Ali Joyce, RMT
Registered Massage Therapist

Ali is excited to be working with the Impulse Team! As a lifelong athlete, she is no stranger to the benefits that massage can have on performance. Ali played volleyball all through high school for the Coquitlam Ducks Volleyball Club and spent a summer competing with Team BC Volleyball. She went on to play for the University of the Fraser Valley varsity team while studying Kinesiology. It was there that she decided to pursue a career in massage therapy and has since completed the comprehensive program at WCCMT.

Ali loves staying active and you can usually find her coaching volleyball, playing squash, snowboarding, or trying to beat her best time on the Grouse Grind.

With a special interest in orthopedics, myofascial release, and athletics, Ali is dedicated to helping her patients live active, healthy, and pain free lives.

» Massage

 
Mark Porter, RMT
Registered Massage Therapist

Mark Porter has over 20 years’ experience helping his clients in Whistler, Yaletown, Squamish and now Port Moody recover from sports injuries and chronic pain issues and improve their overall performance so they can enjoy all the benefits of west coast living.

Mark first practiced in Whistler for twelve years where he worked with elite athletes including Canada’s national ski team and the Canadian women’s swim team and dedicated weekend warriors including cyclists, climbers, and mountain bike enthusiasts.

His vast clientele helped hone a deep understanding of the physical demands and implications of intense sports, outdoor, office and studio careers.

As an avid skier, windsurfer and cyclist himself, Mark is passionate about helping his clients achieve or maintain their personal best performance; whether race times, busy careers or other goals. Mark lives in Port Moody with his wife and two rambunctious dogs.

» Massage

 
Domenic Pierri, MScPT, BScKIN, CAFCI
Registered Physiotherapist

Domenic graduated from the University of Western Ontario in London obtaining his Masters of Physical Therapy Degree in 2011. Prior to this he completed his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology & Health Sciences Degree at York University in Toronto. Since graduation Domenic has continued to build on his clinical skill set by acquiring his acupuncture certification with AFCI, becoming Graston Certified, and is finishing up his Level 2 Manual Therapy with the CPA (Canadian Physiotherapy Association) Orthopaedic Division. He enjoys working with an active and athletic population by utilizing his relevant knowledge base and skill set to assist individuals recover from injury and give them the tools they need to maintain optimum function.

Domenic grew up in Port Coquitlam playing a variety of competitive sports and still plays both soccer and hockey during the winter, and golf in the summer. He also loves taking advantage of the lower mainland’s beautiful outdoors by hiking the local trails and mountains, running recreationally, and mountain biking. He loves being part of the team at Impulse Sport Therapeutic and assisting the community in staying healthy and living active lifestyles.

» Acupuncture
» Physiotherapy

 
Cathy Walker, BSc, MPT
Registered Physiotherapist

Born and raised in the Tri-Cities, Cathy has recently joined the Impulse team to utilize her passion for active rehab in a sports-clinic setting. After completing her Bachelor’s in Kinesiology at Simon Fraser University, Cathy worked as a kinesiologist with several Active Release Technique practitioners, which developed her love of using soft tissue techniques to aid in the healing process. She went on to do her Master’s of Physiotherapy at the University of British Columbia. She has completed her Level 1 Manual Therapy through the Orthopedic division of CPA and her Mulligan Mobilization Techniques.

Cathy spent much of her time growing up in the dance studio, continuing competitive dance from the age of 5 all the way through her undergrad. Nowadays when she’s not in the clinic, she can usually be found running, doing yoga, dancing, or buried in a good book. Cathy looks forward to using her experience to help the Impulse team and the community she grew up in!

» Physiotherapy

Kristina Borthistle
Physiotherapist

Kristina graduated from University of British Columbia with her Masters of Physical Therapy Degree. Before starting her Masters, Kristina completed her Bachelors of Kinesiology degree at the University of the Fraser Valley. Working as a kinesiologist, she specialized in active rehabilitation, coaching, and personal training. She has worked with multiple different health care practitioners over the past few years, which has given her a dynamic and holistic treatment style as a physiotherapist. Kristina has a strong passion for health and fitness and loves helping people achieve their goals. She has completed her Level 1 Manual Therapy through the Orthopedic division of CPA, Mulligan Mobilization LE concept course, and is looking forward to constantly building on her education and clinical skills.

Kristina had an athletic childhood, playing a number of competitive sports growing up. She still enjoys playing softball and soccer, as well as running, hiking, climbing, swimming, dancing, and being outside as much as possible

» Physiotherapy
Heather Lawrence
Chiropractor

Dr. Heather Lawrence graduated from the prestigious and academically rigorous Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College after obtaining her Bachelor of Science, Human Kinetics degree from the University of Guelph. As a varsity volleyball athlete playing in both the Ontario University Athletics at Guelph University and National Collegiate Athletic Association at Augusta State University in Georgia, Dr. Lawrence recognized her love of athletics, academia and especially anatomy. Interested in healthcare from an early age, chiropractic was the perfect fit as it encompassed the understanding of the human body and the ability to restore, maintain and improve function through hands-on health care.
Dr. Lawrence’s approach caters to the individual’s needs, lifestyle, goals and preferences. A thorough history, physical exam and discussion of management options allow patients to have an open dialogue with respect to their treatment options and expectations. Treatments are backed by clinical research and include spinal and extremity manipulative therapy, muscle release therapy, acupuncture and therapeutic modalities.

» Chiropractic Services

Dan Lew
Physiotherapist

Dan graduated from SFU with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology before completing his Master of Physical Therapy from Western University in 2016. He values spending the time to connect with you in order to best tailor the treatment plan to their needs. His treatment philosophy focuses on the use of manual therapy, exercise, and education.  Previously, Dan was a personal trainer for 4 years and is passionate about incorporating his expertise to improve your overall health and wellness. Ultimately, he wants to empower you with the knowledge that best supports your recovery.

In his free time, Dan enjoys staying fit with a variety of activities including weightlifting, running, hiking, cycling and snowboarding. He is also an aspiring singer-songwriter and you can catch him perform locally at Gallagher’s Café.

» Physiotherapy

 
Nicole Coatta, RMT
Registered Massage Therapist, Graston Techniques

Nicole graduated from the Vancouver College of Massage Therapy in 2015.  She has always led an active lifestyle, participating in sports including running, triathlon, volleyball, wrestling and dodgeball, She is excited to work with athletic populations of all ages and abilities.  Her treatment approach is simple: listen to your needs, assess the needs of your body, and apply the knowledge she has gained to treat your body and empower you to strive for optimal health and wellness.

» Massage
» Graston Technique®

 

 
We are currently hiring!
Would you or someone you know be a great fit for Impulse? Currently we are seeking the following:

Registered Holistic Nutritionist

Contact portmoody@impulsesport.ca
 
Jacqueline Wallace
Administration

Jacqueline Wallace is happy to join the Impulse team and is here to help you book in with your favourite practioners!

With a marketing management background from British Columbia Institute of Technology, Jacqueline decided to leave the graphics and print industry in search of an industry focused around the health and wellness of others which brought her to Impulse Sport.  With past administrative and sales roles, Jacqueline will make sure necessary paper work is processed in a  timely manner as well as would love to hear how your week has been going while you are spending time at reception before your treatment.

In her spare time she loves travelling to Europe to enjoy the art museums and beaches. On the weekend you will often find her in the kitchen hosting dinner parties as well as baking treats for just about everyone!

 
Ingrid Gordon
Administration

Ingrid is excited to have joined The Impulse Team in August 2013.

Ingrid brings with her many years of office management and customer service experience working with a few local offices and a major restaurant chain.

Having raised a now-grown family in the Tri-Cities she lives with her husband and children ( when in town) and in her spare time she loves to boot-camp at her local gym as well as running with her new grand-dog through the many beautiful trails of Port Moody. She has completed numerous half marathons as well as her biggest challenge “Tough Mudder Whistler” in 2012. She continues to have a avid interest in the health and wellness industry and is always interested in new and exciting athletic/ therapeutic ventures. She also loves to enjoy great food and wine experiences with family and friends.

Ingrid will always bring a smile and will be happy to work with you to schedule the best therapist for your health and wellness needs and concerns.


 
Harlow Davis
Impulse Mascot

Harlow plays an important role on the Impulse team as client cuddler and greeter. She specializes in being completely adorable, but has definite strengths in playing with toys and being mischievous.
 
 
         
 
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