Blake was born and raised in Red Deer. He grew up playing hockey, tennis, and soccer within the community and graduated high school from Ecole Notre Dame. After high school, he took time off from his education to play Junior “A” hockey in the BCHL and AJHL. Blake began his post secondary education at Red Deer College where he gained his Kinesiology diploma and transferred to the University of Alberta to finish his bachelor of physical education. .
Blake obtained his Masters of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Alberta and then moved back to Red Deer to pursue a career as a physiotherapist. Blake has also spent seven years as a part-time instructor in the Occupational and Physical therapy assistant program (OPTA) at Red Deer Polytechnic. Blake has taken training to become a Certified Manual Therapist and is on the Physiotherapy Alberta roster for spinal manipulation and Diagnostic Imaging (ability to refer). He has also been certified in Functional Dry Needling (FDN) and is on the Physiotherapy Alberta roster for dry needling (also called IMS).
Blake has a strong belief that both active and passive therapies are necessary for complete resolution and prevention of injuries. He has a passion for treating all levels of athletes. His goal is to assist his patients achieve optimal performance and provide them with the proper tools to get there.
Blake enjoys playing hockey, squash, running, and skiing. He is a proud husband to fellow Stride member Jen and father to his wonderful kids Malcolm and Bridgette.
Treatment Type: Acupuncture, Dry Needling / Intramuscular Stimulation, Exercise Therapy – Individualized, Gait Analysis, Manual Therapy – Soft Tissue/Massage, Manual Therapy – Manipulation, Manual Therapy – Mobilization, Multidisciplinary Clinic, Orthotics/Bracing/Splinting, Shockwave
Condition: Chronic Pain, Headache/Migraine, Injury Prevention, Motor Vehicle Accident/Whiplash Injuries, Musculoskeletal – Spine, Musculoskeletal – Shoulder, Musculoskeletal – Hand and Wrist, Musculoskeletal – Foot and Ankle, Musculoskeletal – Knee, Musculoskeletal – Temporomandibular Joint, Sports Injury
Clinic: Stride Physiotherapy and Wellness
Address: #510 3020 22 St., Red Deer, , Alberta T4R 3J5
Accessibility: Private Rooms Available, Wheelchair accessible clinic
Payment Options: Credit Card Payment, Direct Billing for Insurance Claims, Motor Vehicle Accident Claims
Walkins/Referrals: Online Booking, Evening Hours
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