- Patient education
- Exercise based soft tissue active rehabilitation
- Manual and manipulative physiotherapy
- Spinal manipulation
- Vestibular Rehabilitation (dizziness, vertigo and balance dysfunctions)
- Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS)
- Spinal Manipulation
Broadmead Orthopaedic Physiotherapy Clinic* treats: ICBC, RCMP, DVA, DND, sports related and private** orthopaedic and neurological injuries.
**Your extended health care plan may cover partial to full costs of physiotherapy treatment. These plans include Blue Cross, Great West Life, Manulife Financial etc.
Paul McIntyre BSc.PT, FCAMPT, CGIMS
Paul graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy in 1998. He has gone on to specialize in orthopaedics completing a Certificate of Intermediate Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy in 2000, a Diploma of Advanced Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy in 2001 and a Certificate of Gunn IMS, Intramuscular Stimulation (CGIMS) in 2008. Paul McIntyre opened Broadmead Orthopaedic Physiotherapy Clinic in 2002. Their philosophy is "A Body in Motion Stays in Motion". To keep your body in motion he focuses on quality patient care with an emphasis on manual and manipulative therapy, Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS) in conjunction with exercise and education. Paul has special interests in spinal and shoulder dysfunction as well as sports injuries. Paul has worked with a variety of athletes ranging from those dreaming of one day being an Olympian to Olympians. Paul has taught the fourth year medical students at University of Victoria as well as physiotherapists pursuing their specialization in manual therapy.
Colleen Davies BSc. PT, FCAMPT, CGIMS
Colleen Davies is a graduate of the Dalhousie University School of Physiotherapy class of 1994. Colleen completed her Diploma in Advanced Manual and Manipulative Therapy in 2004 and became a Fellow of The Canadian Academy of Manual Therapists. In 2009, she became Certified in Gunn Intramuscular Stimulation (CGIMS). She joined The Broadmead Orthopaedic Physiotherapy Team in 2003. She embraces the clinic's philosophy of providing quality hands on care to her clients. She enjoys treating people of all ages and a full range of musculoskeletal conditions. She has a special interest in TMJ dysfunction, women's health and sports injuries. She draws from her training and experience in joint mobilization, manipulation, IMS, soft tissue release and exercise prescription to provide comprehensive treatment for her clients. Colleen has taken many post graduate courses and has been involved with teaching the fourth year medical students at the University of Victoria. She loves maintaining a healthy, active lifestyle and being involved in her kids' sports.
Marita Middleton MSc.PT, PG Diploma (Ortho Med.), CGIMS
Marita Middleton graduated from Glasgow Caledonian University with a Masters in Rehabilitation Science (Physiotherapy) in 2003, following her undergraduate degree in Physiology at Trinity College Dublin. She furthered her specialization in orthopaedic and manual therapy with many postgraduate courses working as a senior musculoskeletal physiotherapist in the U.K. In 2007 she earned a Postgraduate Diploma in Orthopaedic Medicine with the Society of Orthopaedic Medicine. Experienced in dry needling since 2007 in the U.K, she completed her Certification in Gunn Intramuscular Stimulation (CGIMS) in 2011. Marita is experienced in treating wide variety of orthopedic conditions both acute and chronic, including spinal, soft tissue, TMJ and headaches. In addition, having developed an interest in balance and dizziness whilst working with an Ear, Nose & Throat specialist in the U.K., she has undertaken further Vestibular Rehabilitation (VRT) experience with Bernard Tonks, and completed further education in this field. In order to provide quality care, Marita believes in a thorough assessment and evidence based practice, with a strong emphasis on patient education. With her treatments she can offer a variety of options including; manual and manipulative therapy, intramuscular stimulation (IMS), and customized exercise prescription. She has worked at Broadmead Orthopaedic Physiotherapy Clinic since moving to Canada in 2008 where she enjoys hiking, kayaking and skiing.
Matt Rose BSc. Kin, MSc. PT, CAFCI, Functional Dry Needling / IMS
Matt Rose is a graduate of Texas A&M, with an undergraduate degree in Exercise Physiology and his Masters in Physical Therapy from the University of Alberta. He is also certified by the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute and in Functional Dry Needling / IMS. Matt has a strong background in sports therapy with key interests in swimming and running injuries. In his athletic career, he was a 2004 Olympian in swimming, 11 time National Champion, former national record holder and represented Canada for 10 years at international swim meets. Blending his knowledge of sport and physio, Matt is now the traveling physio with the National Swim Team (most recently at the 2015 Pan Am Games and 2016 Rio Olympics) and works locally with the High Performance Swimming Center and various swim clubs in Victoria where he supports youth, amateur and Olympic athletes achieve their goals. Despite this niche he enjoys treating athletes of all types from old-timer hockey players to high school baseball players. He takes a dynamic approach to rehabilitation encompassing manual techniques, soft tissue release, Functional Dryneedling / IMS and exercise prescription. He believes that helping the client to understand their specific condition is a key component of rehabilitation which empowers the client for optimal return to function.
Faraley Vander Schilden BSc.Kin, MSc. PT, FCAMPT, CGIMS
Faraley Vander Schilden graduated from the University of Victoria with a Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology in 2006, and then attended Queen’s University graduating in 2009 with a Master’s of Physical Therapy. During her time at UVIC, she was a varsity rower, winning three Canadian Championships, multiple golds at the Royal Canadian Henley, a place on the Canadian Junior National team in 2000, and 3rd place at the 2004 World U-23 Championships in Poland. After graduation, Faraley spent two seasons as the Lead Physiotherapist with the Oak Bay Castaway Wanderers Rugby Club. Faraley completed her Diploma of Advanced Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy in 2014. She most recently received her certification in Gunn Intramuscular Stimulation (CGIMS) in 2015. Faraley believes in providing patients with a good understanding as to the nature of their injury, as well as the treatment choices she makes. This helps to augment her predominantly manual therapy and exercise-based treatment approach.
Sean Douglas BSc.Kin, MSc.PT, FCAMPT, Functional Dry Needling / IMS
Sean Douglas graduated from the University of Victoria with a Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology in 2005, and from the University of Alberta with a Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy in 2008. He has a special interest in manual and manipulative therapies and completed a Diploma in Advanced Manual and Manipulative Therapy in 2015. He is also certified in dry needling / IMS. Away from the clinic, he has gained professional experience in a variety of settings, including providing medical services for the TC 10K and the Victoria International Track Classic, training the UVic Vikes Rugby Club, and treating post-surgical patients at the Royal Jubilee and Pierre Payen (Haiti) Hospitals. He draws from not only his professional experiences but also from a wealth of personal experiences playing hockey, basketball, mountain biking and running. He believes that good treatment outcomes start with a thorough assessment and accurate diagnosis. From there, treatment will typically involve a combination of patient education, manual therapy and exercise prescription.
Nicholas Friesen BSc.Hons, MSc.PT, Dry Needling / IMS
Nick graduated from McMaster University where he received his Masters of Physiotherapy in 2014. He previously completed his Bachelor of Science with Honors in Pharmacology at the University of Alberta. In between his studies in Physiotherapy and Pharmacology, Nick spent several years competing at the semi-professional level in road cycling. During that time, he raced for teams in Canada, the United States, Belgium and France. As a physiotherapist, Nick has experience working with a diversity of clients ranging from geriatric patients to high performance athletes. Nick has a passion for physiotherapy and its ability to empower clients and enhance their quality of life. Since graduation, Nick has taken advanced training in acupuncture and dry needling, soft tissue release and taping techniques. In addition, Nick has worked with the McMaster Marauders varsity swim team, and athletes from the Ontario Cycling Association.