Meet our consultants
Foozieh Ostowari, BSc. PT MSc. Anat. IMS
Motor Vehicle Accidents/WCB
Pelvic Health (Male/Female/Pediatrics)
University of Saskatchewan, 1998 (B Sc PT, and Anatomy)
Certified Gunn IMS,
Continuing Education on all aspect of physiotherapy
Foozieh Ostowari is the owner of Diverse Sports Physical Therapy LTD. Her practice focuses on client centered care and comprehensive and integrative approach. Her clients have been injured as a result of sports, vestibular/dizziness/balance/concussion, pelvic health dysfunction, TMJ disorders, foot and orthotic solutions, and Motor Vehicle Accidents as well as WCB injuries. This has allowed her to consider dissecting and assessing complex and persistent pain.
Foozieh Ostowari is also certified to order diagnostic tests (X-Rays, MRI, and Ultrasounds). This expedites the outcome of her suggested treatment.
Having worked as a physiotherapist for two decades, Foozieh brings a unique insight to her way of client care practice.
Foozieh has been and continues to be involved with physiotherapy and kinesiology students since 1998 with University of Saskatchewan and Alberta
Foozieh Ostowari was a witness expert for Jones Vs. Stepanenko July 21 2016
Andi Stachiw, MSc. PT, BKin
Andi graduated from the University of Calgary in 2010, with a Bachelor of Kinesiology (with distinction), Majoring in Pedagogy with a Coaching Concentration. She then went on to complete her Masters degree in Physical Therapy in 2016 from the University of Alberta.
Sports have always been Andi’s number one passion, having played competitive soccer, volleyball, golf, and track and field as a youth. However, Ringette has always been Andi’s biggest passion, having played for over 18 years, including one season with the University of Calgary Dino’s, and still playing competitively today. Andi also coached younger athletes in Ringette for over 8 years and currently is an assistant coach with the Zone 2 AA program at the U16 and U19 levels. It is through this passion in sports, movement, and the human body that drove Andi into pursuing Physical Therapy.
Andi’s treatment style consists of manual therapy, therapeutic exercises, education, and most importantly, building a connection with her clients. Andi strives to get to know all her clients, their interests and hobbies, looking past just analyzing their injury, and hopes to make a positive impact so that they can successfully return to doing what they love.
As a life long learner, Andi plans to enhance her Physical Therapy knowledge with continuing education through the Canadian Physiotherapy Association Orthopaedic Division Levels and Sport Physiotherapy Canada training. She has completed her Level 2 Upper and Lower Extremity training from the CPA Orthopedic division, Level 1 and 2 of Kineticore Functional Dry Needling, Shift Concussion Level 1, Vestibular Level 1 and 2 from Bernard Tonks, Temporomandibular training through Freedom Physical Therapy, and is certified as a Sport First Responder. She will also be pursuing certification in Level 2 Shift Concussion Management.
Steven Hazlett MSc. PT, BSc. Kin
Steven graduated from the University of Calgary in 2013, with a Bachelor of Kinesiology (with distinction), Majoring in Exercise and Health Physiology. He then completed his Masters degree in Physical Therapy in 2016 from the University of Alberta.
Sports and physical activity have always been a passion of Steven’s, having participated in competitive soccer, baseball, and hockey growing up and currently focusing on snowboarding, golfing, playing shinny and training for spartan races in his free time now. Hockey has always been Steven’s number one passion though, playing for 18 years, up to Junior B. Steven has also been a trainer for numerous Midget AA teams over the last few years, ensuring they are able to compete injury and pain free. Through his love for sport and physical activity, pursuing Physical Therapy was a natural fit for Steven.
Steven’s treatments focus on manual therapy, functional dry needling and exercises to correct imbalances that may exist. Most importantly though, Steven strives to foster strong relationships with his patients, learning about drives them, so that they can return to what they love most, whether it be gardening, playing sports or returning to their daily activities at max function
Always looking to expand his knowledge, Steven currently practices Level 2 Functional Dry Needling and has completed his Level 2 upper extremity orthopaedic manual therapy. In the future, Steven plans an continuing to complete his orthopaedic levels while also taking course to treat concussions and TMJ issues.
Priyanka Sud, BSc. PT
Priyanka graduated in 2010 from PGIMER, India which is one of the leading institute in Asia. Based on her skills and dedication she was granted full scholarship in all the four years of her under graduation. She soon began her career and practiced in a multidisciplinary outpatient clinic and in a hospital where she helped in rehabilitation of the patients who had undergone brain/ spinal surgeries.
After working for more than a year, she moved to Canada for further studies. In Canada, she achieved a post graduate certificate in Exercise Science and Lifestyle Management with honours from Humber College, Toronto. This program enhanced her skills in preparing exercise programs for individuals with different medical/surgical conditions.
Priyanka is now a recognized Physiotherapist in Canada. She is certified in Functional Dry Needling , treats patients with pelvic floor dysfunction and will be setting her sights next on achieving manual therapy levels.
Kimberly Nguyen MSc. PT, BSc. Nat Sci
Kimberly graduated from the University of Calgary in 2008, with a Bachelor of Natural Sciences, with concentrations in Chemistry and Biology. She then completed her Masters degree in Physical Therapy in 2018 from the University of Alberta.
Having an interest in the outdoors, Kimberly is an avid adventurer who enjoys journeying through the wilderness to explore Alberta’s backcountry. Whether it be spending the day hiking through the greater Kananaskis area, traversing through mountain passes, or staying overnight to camp, Kimberly enjoys taking in the sights and sounds of nature to unwind and recharge. Kimberly has an immense passion for both physical activity and mental wellness and being, believing that both are key hallmarks to promoting health, growth, and recovery.
Kimberly’s treatments focus on combining manual therapy techniques and functional dry needling with exercises geared towards addressing both local and global bodily dysfunctions. Kimberly strives to develop strong interpersonal connections with her clients by discussing and incorporating client’s interests, sports, and goals, to develop personalized treatment plans catered to their needs.
Kimberly currently practices Level 1 Functional Dry Needling and has completed her Level 2 upper extremity orthopaedic manual therapy and her Level 1 and 2 in concussion management from Shannon McGuire. Looking to expand her skillset and knowledge, Kimberly plans to complete her orthopaedic levels and Level 2 in Functional Dry Needling while also taking courses to treat vestibular related issues.
Matthew Fiorentini, MScPT, HBSc Kin
Matthew is a dedicated and passionate Physiotherapy Intern who began his journey at the University of Western Ontario, where he graduated with an Honours Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology in 2021. His commitment to advancing his knowledge and skills led him to pursue a Master of Science in Physiotherapy from the University of Alberta, with his official graduation set for June of 2024.
Born and raised in Calgary, Matthew is a lover of all sorts of activities. Whether navigating hiking trails in Kananaskis, practicing yoga, or swimming at his local gym, his love for movement and staying healthy is seamlessly integrated with his physiotherapy practice. Matthew recognizes the profound impact of an active lifestyle on overall well-being and is committed to instilling this philosophy in his approach to patient care. Matthew’s passion for pelvic floor anatomy led him to pursue specialized training. In October of 2023, he completed Level 1 – Introduction to Women’s Pelvic Health at the University of Alberta. Through this, Matthew gained further knowledge about treating patients suffering from incontinence and pelvic floor dysfunction. Matthew’s future goals include expanding his practice in pelvic floor rehabilitation, particularly to address male participants. This commitment reflects his dedication to addressing the unique needs of individuals and contributing to their optimal physical health and functionality. Matthew’s practice combines manual therapy, and specialized exercise regimens suited to the unique needs of his patients, all while creating an open-minded, judgment-free and authentic environment that promotes success in his patients’ outcomes. In the future, Matthew will pursue additional training in various areas to further enhance his physiotherapy practice.
Joshua Kim, BSc. Kin
Joshua is a Kinesiologist at Diverse Sports Physical Therapy. He received a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Kinesiology at the University of Calgary. He is involved in the Physio Pass program, the Weight Management program, and the Orthotics Program at the clinic. Joshua played volleyball growing up, and has been passionate about sports throughout his life. He enjoys playing volleyball, basketball, and ball hockey in his spare time, as well as cheering for the Calgary Flames and Golden State Warriors.