Manali Shanbhag, Physiotherapist, BPTh, DPT, Pelvic Health.

Manali holds a Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree from Loma Linda University, California, USA. With 10+ years of clinical experience, garnered from working in India, USA and Canada, Manali has successfully treated a diverse range of patients.

She is known for her exceptional skills in manual therapy, and is pursuing specialized training in pelvic floor physiotherapy. Manali is known for her compassionate and non-judgmental approach, creating a safe and supportive environment for individuals to address their pelvic health concerns.

She incorporates a combination of evidence-based techniques, including manual therapy, exercises, biofeedback, and lifestyle modifications to address the root causes of pelvic floor dysfunction.

Whether you're someone recovering from an injury or surgery, managing a chronic condition or an individual struggling with pelvic health issues, she is committed to helping you achieve your health goals.


Nadia Deenen.

Certified Pelvic Health Therapist

Hello, my name is Nadia Deenen. With a wealth of experience and passion Nadia is poised to make a significant impact on our mission to empower our clients to live their healthiest, most vibrant lives.

Over the course of Nadia's career, she has specialized in pelvic health services, committing 25 years to addressing the unique needs of females, males, and children in Medicine Hat. As a Certified Pelvic Health Therapist, she possesses expertise in managing conditions such as incontinence (bladder and bowel issues), pregnancy-related pelvic pain, constipation, and post-cancer pelvic health conditions.

What's more is that Nadia is a Certified Lymphedema Therapist, well-versed in providing therapeutic interventions after surgeries such as mastectomy, axillary dissection, and node removal. Her proficiency extends to addressing lymphedema in cancer cases, including invasive breast carcinomas. She is skilled in both manual and mechanical lymph drainage techniques.


Crystal Scott.

Office Assistant

Crystal Scott epitomizes professionalism as the Office Administrator at Thrive Physiotherapy & Wellness, leveraging her finely honed organizational skills from her pediatrics office background and dynamic perspective as a Health Unit Coordinator.

At Thrive, she excels in coordinating care, managing scheduling, handling insurance and billing, and overseeing office administration, ensuring a seamless experience for all clients.



Therapy Assistant / Office Assistant

My name is Melissa Peters, and as the Office/Therapist Assistant at Thrive Physiotherapy & Wellness, I am dedicated to helping you achieve your health goals. I earned my dual diploma in Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy Assistance from Medicine Hat College in 2019.

With a solid foundation of knowledge and skills, along with a sincere desire to improve your quality of life, I am committed to providing exceptional support. I look forward to working with you on your wellness journey!


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