Meet Our Team – Winnipeg Physiotherapists 2019-02-17T22:22:04+00:00

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Owned and operated by two local licensed physiotherapists Rhea Tomlinson (née Rhea Dufort) and Nick Chiu (partnership). Offering a unique eastern meets western holistic approach to health. At Zen Physiotherapy there is no one size fits all model to health & wellness. Each client receives a unique individualized assessment and rehabilitation program to suit ones’ needs. Our team offers a wide range of specialties and expertise to help each client obtain their goals.

Nicholas Chiu

Owner/Physiotherapist

(BSC, BMR-PT)

Nicholas is a graduate of the University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Medical Rehabilitation with a degree in Physical Therapy. Nicholas is certified in acupuncture from the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute and is bilingual in both English and Cantonese.

Nicholas has completed up to Level 3 Upper and Lower Manual therapy levels with the goal to complete his Fellowship of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapists (FCAMPT) in the future. Nicholas has also completed courses in Specific Functional Movement Assessment, Mackenzie Part A, Paris Custom Orthotic workshops, attended the PanAm wrist and hand symposium course, and various other courses. With his experience towards holistic healing systems and advanced manipulative therapy, Nicholas feels ready to pursue his own practice, and bring Winnipeg a unique approach to healing.

Nicholas is an advocate for active based rehabilitation programs, prescribing exercises for all his patients to promote healing, improve strength, and educate the body. Nicholas is also trained in functional capacity evaluations and reconditioning programs.

Nicholas’s passion is physiotherapy and food! He loves to cook and if he isn’t practicing physiotherapy he is trying new recipes to nourish the body and satisfy the soul.

Nikki Donald

Physiotherapist

(BSc, BMR-PT)

Nikki Donald is a graduate of the School of Medical Rehabilitation Physiotherapy program at the University of Manitoba, and also has her Bachelor of Science in Food and Nutritional Sciences. Nikki is certified in acupuncture from the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute, has her Diploma of Advanced Orthopaedic Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy Courses – Level 2 upper quadrant completed. She has taken multiple other continuing education courses on the hip, shoulder, myofascial release techniques, and has taken additional training on the temporomandibular joint (jaw). She loves being active and plays competitive women’s volleyball, baking, and spending time with her family.

Rhea Tomlinson

Owner/Physiotherapist

(BA, BMR-PT)

Rhea Tomlinson (née Rhea Dufort) has a 3-year BA in Kinesiology and Exercise Science from the University of Winnipeg, and is a graduate of the School of Medical Rehabilitation Physiotherapy program at the University of Manitoba. Rhea has also completed ongoing education in Yoga 200 hr TTC, Yoga Therapy Foundations, Acupuncture, Specific Functional Movement Assessment, Functional Movement Screen, Functional Capacity Evaluations (Metriks), Kinesiotape, Sport First Responder and much more.

Rhea completed her 200-hour teacher training in Ashtanga Yoga in Goa, India and is currently working towards her Yoga Therapist designation.

Rhea’s passion lies in sport and activities. She has a strong background working with athletes on various platforms such as Fifa World Cup and the Canada Summer Games. Rhea offers a unique yogic approach to her practice which includes, breath analysis, functional movement screens, group rehab yoga classes and 1:1 yoga therapy sessions. With these blended trainings, Rhea feels she offers something truly unique to the Winnipeg Rehabilitation market.

 Nicholas Chiu (left), Rhea Tomlinson (right)
Nicholas Chiu (left), Rhea Tomlinson (right)
Nikki Donald
Nikki Donald

Nicholas Chiu

Owner/Physiotherapist

(BSC, BMR-PT)

Nicholas is a graduate of the University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Medical Rehabilitation with a degree in Physical Therapy. Nicholas is certified in acupuncture from the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute and is bilingual in both English and Cantonese.

Nicholas has completed up to Level 3 Upper and Lower Manual therapy levels with the goal to complete his Fellowship of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapists (FACMPT) in the future. Nicholas has also completed courses in Mackenzie Part A, Paris Custom Orthotic workshops, attended the PanAm wrist and hand symposium course, and various other courses. With his experience towards holistic healing systems and advanced manipulative therapy, Nicholas feels ready to pursue his own practice, and bring Winnipeg a unique approach to healing.

Nicholas is an advocate for active based rehabilitation programs, prescribing exercises for all his patients to promote healing, improve strength, and educate the body. Nicholas is also trained in functional capacity evaluations and reconditioning programs.

Nicholas’s passion is physiotherapy and food! He loves to cook and if he isn’t practicing physiotherapy he is trying new recipes to nourish the body and satisfy the soul.

Rhea Tomlinson

Owner/Physiotherapist

(BA, BMR-PT)

Rhea Tomlinson (née Rhea Dufort) has a 3-year BA in Kinesiology and Exercise Science from the University of Winnipeg, and is a graduate of the School of Medical Rehabilitation Physiotherapy program at the University of Manitoba. Rhea has also completed ongoing education in Yoga 200 hr TTC, Yoga Therapy Foundations, Acupunture, Specific Functional Movement Assessment, Functional Movement Screen, Functional Capacity Evaluations (Metriks), Kinesiotape, Sport First Responder and much more.

Rhea completed her 200-hour teacher training in Ashtanga Yoga in Goa, India and is currently working towards her Yoga Therapist designation.

Rhea’s passion lies in sport and activities. She has a strong background working with athletes on various platforms such as Fifa World Cup and the Canada Summer Games. Rhea offers a unique yogic approach to her practice which includes, breath analysis, functional movement screens, group rehab yoga classes and 1:1 yoga therapy sessions. With these blended trainings, Rhea feels she is ready to offer something truly unique to the Winnipeg Rehabilitation market.

Nikki Donald

Physiotherapist

(BSc, BMR-PT)

Nikki Donald is a graduate of the School of Medical Rehabilitation Physiotherapy program at the University of Manitoba, and also has her Bachelor of Science in Food and Nutritional Sciences. Nikki is certified in acupuncture from the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute, has her Diploma of Advanced Orthopaedic Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy Courses – Level 2 upper quadrant completed. She has taken multiple other continuing education courses on the hip, shoulder, myofascial release techniques, and has taken additional training on the temporomandibular joint (jaw). She loves being active and plays competitive women’s volleyball, baking, and spending time with her family.

Hours:
Mon: 7:00am – 7:30pm
Tue: 7:00am – 7:30pm
Wed: 7:00am – 7:30pm
Thu: 7:00am – 7:30pm
Fri: 7:00am – 7:30pm
Sat: 8:00am – 3:00pm
Sun: Closed

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Yoga Classes Schedule

Zen Physiotherapy
5-1700 Corydon Ave,
Winnipeg, Manitoba
R3N 0K1

Phone: 204-691-0097
Fax: 204-691-0067

Emails:
admin@zenphysiotherapy.com
rhea@zenphysiotherapy.com
nick@zenphysiotherapy.com

Hours:
Mon: 7:00am – 7:30pm
Tue: 7:00am – 7:30pm
Wed: 7:00am – 7:30pm
Thu: 7:00am – 7:30pm
Fri: 7:00am – 7:30pm
Sat: 8:00am – 3:00pm
Sun: Closed

Click here for
Yoga Classes Schedule

Zen Physiotherapy
5-1700 Corydon Ave,
Winnipeg, Manitoba
R3N 0K1

Phone: 204-691-0097
Fax: 204-691-0067

Emails:
admin@zenphysiotherapy.com
rhea@zenphysiotherapy.com
nick@zenphysiotherapy.com

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