Our team of professionals.

 
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Curtis Kucey

B.Sc.P.T.  B.S.P.E.  Dip.Manip.P.T.  FCAMPT  

Curtis graduated with his Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Saskatchewan in 1995. He completed his Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education in 1996 while working in private physiotherapy practice. Upon completion of numerous post-graduate courses and exams he earned his Diploma of Advanced Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy in 2001. Post-graduate courses continue to be an important aspect of practice in his career.

Curtis and his wife Stephanie purchased Smithwick’s Physiotherapy in 2003 and have owned and managed the clinic since. With his many responsibilities at the clinic, Curtis’ schedule is less flexible, but he continues to manage private clients, clients funded by the Saskatoon Health Region, work related injuries and clients involved in motor vehicle accident injuries.

Curtis is a member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association and is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapists. He is a member with the Orthopedic Division of the CPA and is registered with the Private Practice Division of the Saskatchewan Physiotherapy Association.

Away from the clinic, Curtis loves to spend as much time as he can with his wife Stephanie and two kids.  He coaches two basketball teams to which his son belongs. Curtis spends time watching Ukrainian dance and competitive gymnastics and wishes the same programs were available to him at that age.  If he could, he would golf every day! As he can’t, he maintains an active lifestyle to stay prepared for golf season when it starts.

 
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Stephanie Kucey

B.Sc.P.T.  B.S.P.E.  Dip.Manip.P.T.  FCAMPT

Stephanie graduated from the University of Saskatchewan with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy in 1995. She began her career in private practice and at the same time completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education in 1996. She has treated clinically in private practice throughout her career. Upon completion of numerous post-graduate courses and exams she attained her Diploma of Advanced Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy in 2005. Stephanie is a member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA) and is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapists. She is a member of the Orthopedic Division of the CPA and is registered with the Private Practice Division of the Saskatchewan Physiotherapy Association.

Stephanie and her husband Curtis purchased Smithwick’s Physiotherapy in 2003 and have owned and operated the clinic since. Stephanie has management and accounting responsibilities in the clinic, but continues to treat patients as her schedule allows, on a part time basis.

Away from the clinic Stephanie spends her time raising two children who are extremely active in competitive gymnastics and basketball, as well as Ukrainian and jazz dancing. She enjoys relaxing at the lake, working out at the gym, visiting with friends over Starbuck’s coffee, reading and wine tasting.

 
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Tracy Zufka

B.Sc.P.T.

Tracy graduated from the University of Saskatchewan in 2002 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy. Since graduating, she has worked full time in private practice, treating an orthopedic caseload at the primary and secondary rehabilitation level. She enjoys rehabilitating clients of all ages with work related injuries, motor vehicle accidents, sports injuries, and chronic pain. Tracy has taken numerous courses, completing her Level III Upper and Lower Quadrant components of the Orthopedic Division syllabus. She is a current member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association.

Tracy’s spare time is absorbed with an active family of two children, her husband, as well as her cat and dog. She loves to walk with her dog, join her husband for a ride on the Goldwing, visit her family back on the farm and, of course, get to the occasional Rider game!

 
 

Hollie Lieslar

B.Sc.P.T.  Dip.Manip.P.T.  FCAMPT  CAFCI

Hollie graduated from the University of Saskatchewan in 2001 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy. Since graduating she has worked in outpatient orthopedics, treating clients with work related injuries, injuries from motor vehicle accidents, sports injuries, fractures, surgical repairs and chronic pain. She actively treats primary clients and rehabilitates those requiring secondary care. Hollie has taken numerous courses focussing on the orthopedic assessment and treatment of injuries or chronic pain, earning her Diploma of Advanced Manual and Manipulative Physical Therapy in 2006. She is a current member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association and a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manual and Manipulative Physical Therapy. In 2011 Hollie was examined and certified by the AFCI earning her Certificate of the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute allowing her to practice acupuncture. 

With two active children, Hollie now has part-time clinical practice. She loves to spend time with her family, biking, swimming, hiking, camping and fishing. In her rare moments of spare time, Hollie enjoys cooking, gardening, yoga and reading.

 
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Kendra Churchwell

MPT, B.Sc.Kin.

Kendra graduated from the University of Saskatchewan in 2015 with her Master’s of Physical Therapy and Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. After graduation she started work in private practice treating an orthopedic caseload, she joined the Smithwick’s Physiotherapy crew in 2019. Kendra works with clients of all ages including work related, motor vehicle, fractures, and chronic pain though she particularly enjoys treating children, adolescents, and young adults with sport related injuries. Kendra is currently working towards obtaining her Diploma of Advanced Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy taking courses through the Orthopedic Division syllabus. She has also undergone training in Balance and Dizziness assessment. Kendra is a member or the Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA) and a member of the Orthopedic Division of the CPA.

When she is not at the clinic Kendra enjoys getting out with family and friends for a round of golf or a kayak or paddle board on the river, and in the winter checks out all the new exercise options in the city including spin class and rowing. She also has a passion for travel both near, such as heading out the lake, and as far as Japan.