Janelle Schmidt graduated with her Masters of Physical Therapy from the University of Alberta; she previously attained her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from the University of Calgary. Janelle is passionate about her career in physiotherapy as it allows her to continue to learn and provide quality care for a variety of conditions and injuries. It gives her the opportunity to get to know her patients as she helps them return to their activities and improve their quality of life. The patient goals are met through creating individualized treatment plans comprised of education, manual therapy and therapeutic exercise programs.
Janelle is a practitioner of Functional Dry Needling/IMS, as well as a traditional acupuncture practitioner. In addition to manual soft tissue release, she often utilizes cupping as an additional massage technique to help release soft tissue adhesions. Janelle is also certified in spinal manipulation. She continually enjoys seeking out new courses and continuing education to help her stay current with the most up-to-date research and treatment techniques.
Janelle enjoys staying active and is always up for trying new activities. She is passionate about practicing yoga and taking dance classes. Her athletic background is in competitive ballet and jazz dancing. She also enjoys snowboarding, playing volleyball, running and working out. Janelle looks forward to meeting you and getting you back to doing what you love, pain-free!