Dr Westaway is not a medical physician. He is a licensed Physiotherapist and Certified Specialist in musculoskeletal (MSK) Physiotherapy. He has been practicing for 37 years. He is one of 26 Physical Therapists in Canada to attain a “Specialist” designation. He is also an APP- Advanced Practice Physiotherapist (similar to Nurse Practitioner) at Infini Health.
Michael graduated in 1984 from the University of Toronto (St. Michael’s College) with a degree in biochemistry and biology. He was then accepted into the Faculty of Health Sciences (Physiotherapy) at McMaster University and graduated Silver medallist and summa cum laude distinction in 1987.
In 1993, Michael passed his Residency and Fellowship examinations in manual therapy through the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Therapists. He then went on to teach Orthopaedics at McMaster University as an adjunct clinical professor.
Dr Westaway has a medical directive to perform trigger point injections and Prolotherapy injections (American College of Osteopathic Medicine) in an Advanced Physiotherapy Practitioner (APP) role. Michael has completed his APP training and passed his examinations to practice in MSK- related clinical settings.
He works in tandem with Dr Martin Breton MSc MD and Dr Arun Gupta MD FRCP at Infini Health in the Fast Track MSK system. He held an adjunct clinical professorship at the University of Alberta teaching the Clinical Radiology course to Alberta Physiotherapists. He has diagnostic imaging privileges in Alberta.
Michael was a founding member of the Caleo Health Spinal Triage Clinic in Calgary. In addition, he was one of the first clinicians to practice at the EFW Advanced Spinal Care Center at the Holy Cross Hospital before it moved years later to their new facilities in the NW and SE.
He was recently awarded the CPA Medal of Distinction for the top 100 Physiotherapists in 100 years of CPA service.
Treatment Type: Acupuncture, Dry Needling / Intramuscular Stimulation, Electrical/Thermal Modalities, Exercise Therapy – Individualized, Manual Therapy – Soft Tissue/Massage, Manual Therapy – Manipulation, Manual Therapy – Mobilization, Multidisciplinary Clinic, Shockwave
Condition: AHS Post Operative/Post Fracture Funded Physiotherapy, AHS Total Joint Replacement Post Operative Group Sessions, Motor Vehicle Accident/Whiplash Injuries, Musculoskeletal – Spine, Musculoskeletal – Shoulder, Musculoskeletal – Hand and Wrist, Musculoskeletal – Foot and Ankle, Musculoskeletal – Knee, Musculoskeletal – Temporomandibular Joint, Pediatrics – Musculoskeletal, Sports Injury, Workplace Injury/Workers Compensation Board
Clinic: Village Square Physiotherapy Clinic
Address: 131 2640 52nd St NE, Calgary, , Alberta T1Y 3R6
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible clinic
Payment Options: Online Payments, Credit Card Payment, Direct Billing for Insurance Claims, Motor Vehicle Accident Claims, WCB Claims, Contracted Physiotherapy Clinic/Publicly Funded
Walkins/Referrals: Online Booking, Please call to schedule your appointment
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