Practitioners and Staff
Dr. Brian Abelson
Best-selling author, Dr. Brian Abelson, is the Clinical Director of Kinetic Health, an innovative health care facility that places a special focus on getting people back into an active, pain-free lifestyle.
Dr. Abelson believes in doing everything he can to achieve the best results possible for his patients. This includes:
Attending advanced courses every year to further his expertise in treating musculoskeletal conditions.
Traveling to different regions of the world in search of new ways to achieve what most practitioners would consider an already extremely impressive track record.
Dr. Abelson also believes in practicing what he preaches. For the last 30 years he has been a marathon runner and triathlete. He has a firm belief in living a holistic life style, but he also believes that life is meant to be lived, and not wasted. If you get a chance to sit down and talk to him about your health, you will soon see that he really does care about his patients.
Dr. Abelson is a native Calgarian who has been in clinical practice for 18 years. He completed four years of pre-medical study at the University of Calgary, and proceeded to graduate from Palmer Chiropractic in San Jose California with a special award for Clinical Excellence.
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Dr. Evangelos Mylonas
“I believe in an integrated treatment approach because no single treatment method is right for all musculoskeletal conditions.”
Dr. Mylonas received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from the University of Western States (formerly Western States Chiropractic College) in 2001 and has had the privilege of treating patients in Canada as well as internationally. He enjoys working with patients of all ages and activity levels, whether it’s the amateur sport enthusiast or professional athlete, and treating musculoskeletal conditions ranging from acute injuries to enhancing sport performance.
Dr. Mylonas combines multiple soft-tissue and joint manipulative therapies with specific exercises to effectively treat and help resolve his patient’s conditions.
Outside of Kinetic Health, Dr. Mylonas enjoys travelling and spending time with his family, as well as, pursuing an active lifestyle.
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Mrs. Patricia Milburn-Barile, RMT
Patricia Milburn-Barile is a licensed Registered Massage Therapist with the Massage Therapy Association of Alberta and has been in practice for over seventeen years. Her practice mainly focuses in deep tissue therapy but also includes sports and repetitive strain injuries, headaches, neck pain, low back pain, sciatica, arthritis, fibromyalgia, TMJ syndrome, motor vehicle accident injuries, soft tissue dysfunction, muscle and joint pain.
Some of the techniques Patricia utilizes in her practice include: Trigger point therapy, neuromuscular therapy, active and passive release techniques, facilitated stretching, muscle energy techniques, fascial release, deep tissue therapy, relaxation Swedish massage techniques and reflexology. Patricia has specialized training and has worked extensively with pre and post-natal massage.
Most people are unaware that Patricia is a certified NNEB Nursery Nurse from the UK, holds an advanced certificate in Canada as a early childhood educator, and is also certified as a pediatric massage therapist.
Patricia enjoys working with people of all ages and has trained in massage care for the aging population, with a strong knowledge of possible contraindications of certain medications that may affect a massage treatment. She also specializes in age related conditions like arthritis. Patricia has treated many children, ranging in age from young babies into teenage years within her busy practice.
Mr. Simon-Daniel Jolicoeur-Forrester, RMT
Mr. Simon-Daniel Jolicoeur-Forrester, RMT
Simon is a young man hailing from Disraeli, Quebec who has been calling Calgary his home since the day he could walk. Passionate for holistic medical approaches, he is looking to make his mark in the health and wellness industry. He is a graduate of the Mount Royal University massage therapy program and currently a member in good standing with the Natural Health Practitioners of Canada (NHPC).
Simon has extensive experience as an athlete himself and brings a unique perspective to his treatment in that respect. Believing strongly that the best results come from a cooperative team effort that includes both the practitioner and the patient.
In his spare time he enjoys catching up with friends, music, staying involved with the YYC drum troupe, providing massage at charity events to participants and pushing himself to learn something new everyday.
Acupuncturist and Traditional Chinese Medicine
Miss. Caitlin Fast, RMT
Caitlin Fast is deeply committed to guiding mind-body focused therapy to achieve relief/recovery from chronic illness or repetitive injury. She believes in client education and selfcare. A proven professional who can guide you to address transition into a healthier lifestyle through activity and nutrition. Ease high physical and/or mental stress and rehabilitate areas previously injured.
With 10 years of experience working with amazing clients with similar worries and concerns and guiding them to achieve remarkable success, my mission and commitment is to customize treatments just for you! I have multiple different modalities and knowledge base to draw from. I make certain to build a treatment that is specific to you and your needs.
Caitlin’s path to become a Health/Wellness Practitioner became clear at an early age. She spent her childhood on the beaches of the Okanagan in British Columbia. Her family volunteered annually with Ironman Canada, for their full day Triathlon 73. Ever since then she has admired endurance athletes and anyone will to get out of their comfort zone and push themselves to the limits of their mind and body.
Dr. Kim Mintenko DTCM . R.Ac . B.Sc
Dr. Kim Mintenko came to Calgary in 2012 to complete her diploma in Chinese Medicine Doctor through the Canadian Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine and became a Registered Acupuncturist in 2017 by the College and Association of Acupuncturists of Alberta.
Services and techniques available from Dr. Kim include Acupuncture, Cupping, Dry Needling, Electrostim Needling, Moxibustion, Gua Sha, Tui Na Massage, and Traditional Chinese Medicine Herbal therapy.
Each treatment is individualized and varies depending on the needs of the patient. A combination of several services are performed each session offering the best possible results for the patient to help accelerate healing, restore balance in the body, and improve quality of life.
Prior to specializing in Chinese Medicine, Dr. Kim completed her Bachelor of Science Degree through the University of the Fraser Valley while playing on the varsity Volleyball team. Sports and Academics have both been a focus of hers which naturally lead her to have a keen interest in treating and preventing sports injuries with Acupuncture and TCM.