We are pleased to welcome practitioner Selenia Iacchelli to our MaxFit Team!
Selenia graduated from the University of Alberta with her Masters in Physiotherapy in 2012. She completed her bachelors at the University of Nebraska in Nutrition Exercise Science while playing Division I NCAA soccer. Selenia has been a member of the Canadian Women’s National Soccer team at both youth and senior levels for 13 years. Upon graduation, Selenia played professionally across Europe and North America for numerous clubs including the Vancouver Whitecaps women’s team.
Using her athletic and clinical experience, Selenia brings a unique perspective in managing various injuries and providing rehabilitation programs. Through a combination of manual therapy techniques and progressive exercises, she focuses on the correction of muscle imbalance and movement patterns in order to restore proper biomechanics for both acute and chronic musculoskeletal injuries. Selenia specializes in Shockwave therapy, Dry needling, joint mobilizations, soft tissue and fascial techniques and focuses her attention on patient education and injury prevention.
Selenia was a member of the Canadian women’s national soccer team for both youth and senior, for over 14 years. She is an experienced sports physiotherapist who brings a unique perspective to the complex process of rehabilitation and injury management. She thrives on seeing her clients get past challenges and attain their personal, professional and athletic goals.
Education & Training:
- Completed Masters in Physiotherapy -2012
- IMS / DN certified
- Shockwave certified (ESWT)
- Kinesiotaping provider
- Completed Level 1- Ortho division
- Kelly Starrett’s Crossfit Movement and Mobility Trainer Course
- Personal Training certificate ACE certified- 2008
- Post graduate training in Manual therapy & Soft tissue mobilization
Techniques & Treatments:
- Shockwave Therapy (ESWT)
- Joint mobilizations
- IMS/ DN ( dry needling )
- Shockwave therapy
- Soft Tissue Mobilization
- Deep tissue Massage
- Trigger point release
- Passive and Active stretching and strengthening
- Muscle Energy Techniques
- Myofascial Release
- Movement pattern re-training
- Postural biomechanics re-training