Our Team

Adam Teece, MClSc, MScPT, FCAMPT

Physiotherapist, Owner
Vestibular Rehabilitation
Gunn IMS and Acupuncture

Starting Coeur Physiotherapy has been a dream of Adam’s for many years and he is beyond excited to offer physiotherapy services to downtown Edmonton. He treats a variety of conditions but has a particular interest in neck and low back pain as well as dizziness and vestibular disorders. Adam has extensive experience with motor vehicle accident rehabilitation, sports and gym injuries, and muscle and tendon injuries.

Starting Coeur Physiotherapy has been a dream of Adam’s for many years and he is beyond excited to offer physiotherapy services to downtown Edmonton. He treats a variety of conditions but has a particular interest in neck and low back pain as well as dizziness and vestibular disorders. Adam has extensive experience with motor vehicle accident rehabilitation, sports and gym injuries, and muscle and tendon injuries.

  • Masters of Clinical Science in Manipulative Therapy – University of Western Ontario
  • Masters of Science in Physical Therapy – University of Alberta
  • Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy
  • Certified in Gunn IMS and Acupuncture
  • Teaching Assistant and Clinical Instructor with the University of Alberta
  • Teaching Assistant and Mentor for the Canadian Physiotherapy Association Orthopaedic Division’s Advanced Diploma program

Adam has a passion for advancing his education in physiotherapy to provide the best care possible to his clients.  He holds a Masters of Science Degree from the University of Alberta and more recently furthered his education by completing a Masters of Clinical Science in Manipulative Therapy from the University of Western Ontario.  He is a proud to have earned a Fellowship in the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy and serves as a mentor for others pursuing advanced education.

Adam treats a variety of conditions but has a particular interest in neck and low back pain as well as dizziness and vestibular disorders. He has extensive experience with motor vehicle accident rehabilitation, sports and gym injuries, and muscle and tendon injuries.  He has experience working with work-related injuries, seniors health, as well as national and international-level athletes in triathlon, powerlifting, cheerleading, and CrossFit. He has taken courses in the McKenzie Mechanical Diagnosis and Treatment (MDT), concussion and vestibular rehabilitation, and travelled to Italy last year to study advanced techniques for managing headache and migraine disorders.

Adam is a strong advocate for the role of physiotherapy in the healthcare system and volunteers his time to support the community.  He is the Treasurer and acting Provincial Representative for the Northern Alberta Orthopaedic Unit of the CPA’s Orthopaedic Division.  He is active with the University of Alberta’s Physical Therapy Department where he is a Teaching Assistant for their musculoskeletal class and a Clinical Instructor for students of their program.  Adam likes to contribute to clinical research, assisting last year with the University of Calgary’s SafetyNet study on safety in spinal manipulation.  He also collaborated with Saxion University in the Netherlands on a research project looking at international differences in clinical reasoning approaches in graduate-level clinicians.

In his spare time Adam is active with yoga, weightlifting, and dodgeball. He loves Edmonton’s vibrant theatre and food scenes. 

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James Murphy, MScPT, BPE, BEd

Physiotherapist
Vestibular Rehabilitation
Gunn IMS

James’ passion for the human body, coupled with his desire to educate and help others led him to physiotherapy. James treats a variety of musculoskeletal conditions, motor-vehicle accident injuries, concussion, and balance and dizziness disorders. He strives to provide his clients with the best, most up to date care possible.

James’ passion for the human body, coupled with his desire to educate and help others led him to physiotherapy. James treats a variety of musculoskeletal conditions, motor-vehicle accident injuries, concussion, and balance and dizziness disorders. He strives to provide his clients with the best, most up to date care possible.

  • Masters of Science in Physical Therapy – University of Alberta
  • Bachelors of Physical Education and Bachelors of Education – University of Alberta
  • Certified in Gunn IMS
  • Teaching Assistant and Interim Instructor with the University of Alberta
  • Clinical Educator of the Year Award 2018 – University of Alberta

James completed his Master’s of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Alberta, where he was the recipient of both the Canadian Physiotherapy Association Award and Dr. JR Fowler Award. His passion for the human body, coupled with his desire to educate and help others, led him to enter into this field.

James treats a variety of musculoskeletal conditions, motor-vehicle accident injuries, concussion, and balance and dizziness disorders. He strives to provide his clients with the best, most up to date care possible. It is for this reason that he has completed a number of post-graduate courses in Advanced Orthopaedic Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy, Vestibular and Concussion Rehabilitation, and Gunn Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS) from the University of British Columbia.

James has remained actively involved with the University of Alberta’s Department of Physiotherapy. He served as a Clinical Assistant Professor for two years, and is currently a teaching assistant and interim instructor for the department. James has volunteered to be a clinical instructor for a number of physiotherapy students, and was the recipient of the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine’s Clinical Educator of the Year Award in 2018. He also continues to serve as an examiner for the department’s practical exams. James is thrilled that he is able to continue teaching others, as he was a teacher at the high school and middle school levels for almost eight years prior to becoming a physiotherapist.

Outside of work, James enjoys spending time with his family, working out, playing recreational sports, and camping. He is also an avid movie watcher, and can easily lose track of time talking about movies.

James truly believes that “within every patient resides a doctor, and we as [physiotherapists] are at our best when we put our patients in touch with the doctor inside them” (Albert Schweitzer). He looks forward to helping you find your “inner doctor” so that you can get back to doing what it is you’re passionate about.

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Vi Ngo, MScPT, CAFCI, CGIMS

Physiotherapist

Growing up, Vi played all sorts of sports but was especially involved in organized soccer since the age of 8. So it was natural by the time she was in high school, she was curious about physiotherapy. It was even her father’s idea to pursue a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology at the University of Alberta. Thanks to her father’s suggestion and her love of physical activity, she found her passion for human anatomy and physiology leading to her pursuit in physical therapy.

  • Master of Science in Physical Therapy – University of Alberta
  • Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology – University of Alberta
  • Certified in Gunn IMS and Acupuncture

Growing up, Vi played all sorts of sports but was especially involved in organized soccer since the age of 8. So it was natural by the time she was in high school, she was curious about physiotherapy. It was even her father’s idea to pursue a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology at the University of Alberta. Thanks to her father’s suggestion and her love of physical activity, she found her passion for human anatomy and physiology leading to her pursuit in physical therapy.

Vi treats a variety of musculoskeletal injuries from sports or day-to-day activities and motor vehicle collision injuries. However, her main interests are with sports or physical activity related injuries. She has experience working with work-related injuries, hip/knee replacements, dancers and gymnasts of all levels as well as national level athletes in badminton and bobsleigh/skeleton.

Vi is always wanting to push herself to provide the best care possible for her clients, so it is very

important to her to continue to pursue post-graduate courses. She has already taken courses in the Canadian Physiotherapy Association Orthopaedic Levels, Mulligan Concept, Acupuncture Canada and Gunn Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS). Vi is currently working towards completing her Orthopaedic Levels to earn her Fellowship in Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy.

During her spare time, Vi continues to play soccer, indoor and outdoor. She also loves hiking, camping, snowboarding, longboarding and taking her dog for long walks along the river valley. She also loves to travel all over the world when she can.

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