Derek was born and raised in southwest manitoba. He graduated from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor of Medical Rehabilitation (Physical Therapy) in 2005. Derek has spent his entire career in private practice and has a special interest in sports rehabilitation. Derek has taken many post graduate courses to improve himself as a therapist. Some of these include: kinesio taping, myofascial release and acupuncture. Derek has spent his entire life playing hockey and continues to do so in the Southwest Senior Hockey League. Derek enjoys a very active lifestyle, including golf in the summer months.
Jennifer was born and raised in southwest Manitoba. She graduated from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor of Medical Rehabilitation (Physical Therapy) in 2004. She practiced in Winnipeg before moving to Brandon to open Focus Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Clinic with Derek. Jennifer has also spent time working at the BRHC in the inpatient orthopedics area. Jennifer has taken a multitude of post graduate courses, including acupuncture, kineso taping and myofascial release. Jennifer has a very special interest in myofascial release and sports injury rehabilitation.
Jennifer grew up participating in as many sports as she could. She was actively involved in fastball, badminton, volleyball, track and field and figure skating. Jennifer has always had a love for hockey and spent many years working as a trainer. Jenn now hopes to pass on her love for sport and exercise to her three young sons. She feels physical activity is a critical part of a healthy life, and hopes she can help others learn this through example.