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Tanya Majnusz B.M.R. P.T. 

Pelvic Floor Therapist, Physiotherapist

Tanya has a long association with Birds Hill Physiotherapy, having worked and interned at the clinic for nearly 20 years. Tanya brings excellent experience from the field of sport as both a player and team trainer.  For the last 12 years Tanya has worked as the head physiotherapist for City and Provincial AAA hockey teams. She has significant training in athletic taping and utilizes these skills to help many patients.

Tanya is a graduate of the University of Manitoba's School of Medical Rehabilitation. Prior to obtaining her physiotherapy degree, Tanya studied Kinesiology at the University of Winnipeg. Tanya also has certification in pelvic floor therapy, acupuncture treatment and orthotic prescription. 


Tanya continues to pursue her strong interests in Pelvic Floor Therapy and has become certified pelvic therapist through Uro-Sante.  She has received training in both male and female pelvic conditions and is expanding her practice to include pediatrics.  Her understanding of pelvic health as it relates to urinary/bowel incontinence, sexual dysfunction, pain and athletic conditioning is exceptional.  She has recently taken a strong interest in athletic conditioning and is helping athletes improve their core stability, performance and tolerance to high intensity exercise.

Calvin Bzovy B.M.R. P.T.

Physiotherapist

Calvin has been a member of the Birds Hill Physiotherapy team for over 12 years and demonstrates a sincere interest in improving quality of life and optimizing injury recovery and functional movement.  He has a strong interest in combining manual treatment with corrective exercise to achieve balanced care. His goal is to return patients to their highest level of function as soon as possible.


Calvin received his Bachelor of Medical Rehabilitation in Physical Therapy from the University of Manitoba. He has actively pursued continued education through the orthopedic levels system offered through the Canadian Physiotherapy Association.

Learning from experienced local and international manual therapists, Calvin has gained significant experiences in kinetic chain function and Sahrmann's popular Movement Impairment Syndromes.


Joe Tataryn B.M.R. P.T.

Physiotherapist​

Joe is a graduate of the University of Manitoba receiving his Bachelor of Medical Rehabilitation in Physical Therapy and has practiced for over 3 decades exclusively in orthopedics, sports medicine and private practice. He has utilized acupuncture treatment with formal training from Dr. S.C. Man, the International Institute of Medical Sciences, and the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada.


Joe has extensive post- graduate education in orthopedic manual therapy and further study with the Upledger Institute based in Florida. He also has specific training in myofacial release techniques studying with John F. Barnes at the Myofacial Release Treatment Center in Sedona, Arizona. 


Joe has a strong interest in human performance and has competed in triathlons, Junior "A" and University hockey. He also coaches youth hockey in the community.  He presently participates in a healthy and active lifestyle, encouraging others to wellness. His treatment style is integrative, whole body and movement based.

Grant Bainard B.Sc., M.M.R. P.T.

Physiotherapist

Meet our newest physio, Grant Bainard! 

Grant has a strong passion for manual therapy, exercise prescription, physical activity promotion, acupuncture and persistent pain management. His positive, inviting, and fun-loving attitude connect him with his clients and help them achieve their goals.


Grant is a proud father and he is constantly amazed by the rate of his son's growth and development. He cherishes his family time and loves witnessing his son's exploration. His interests also include recreational sports, cycling, travelling, hiking, and fishing.


Janina Dalmacio R.M.T. 

Massage Therapist

Janina Dalmacio is a registered massage therapist and is a graduate of the massage therapy program at Wellington College of Remedial Massage Therapy.

Janina is trained in a number of massage techniques, including Swedish, chair, sport massage as well as trigger point therapy and muscle energy techniques.


Janina has volunteered as a massage therapist in community events including golf and soccer tournaments and the 2010 Air Force Marathon Run.

During her time away from work, Janina enjoys travelling, spending time with family and friends, and remains active by participating in tennis, badminton, basketball, biking, running and swimming.


She is a member of the Natural Health Practitioners of Canada.


Pedro Nolasco R.M.T.

Massage Therapist

Pedro has been a massage therapist for over 20 years. His techniques match very well for chronic, long- standing , musculo-ligamentous and fascial problems.


Pedro has developed a unique treatment style and technique that blends linear North American treatment strokes with the circular movements of his homeland, the Philippine islands.

His treatments are therapeutic based, incorporating deep connective tissue mobilization and sports massage.


Liza Hamm R.M.T.

Massage Therapist

Liza graduated from the Massage Therapy College of Manitoba in 2002 and is a member of the Massage Therapy Association of Manitoba (MTAM). 

Liza uses a combination of trigger point, therapeutic and relaxation techniques in her treatments to focus on full body wellness.  While physical health is important, she encourages her patients to focus on stress relief from their busy lives in order to have full body balance.

When she is not at work, Liza loves to travel and spend time in her yard and garden. Liza stays active and has been playing ringette for 30 years!

Office Managers

Connie Petrash

Karin Lutz

Connie has been with Birds Hill Physio for over 16 years.  She is an expert in all things Birds Hill and is the heart and soul of the clinic!


Karin started with Birds Hill Physio 6 years ago.  Her incredible work ethic and positive attitude make her an asset to keeping our clinic running!


Aides

Tina Klassen

Lori Bonne

Natasha Zharska

Our wonderful physio aides bring all kinds of personality, talent and experience to our team.  What a great looking bunch!