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Blake Goehring

Occupational and Physical Therapist Assistant (OPTA) Program

Blake is a community physiotherapist and co-owner of Stride Physiotherapy and Wellness. He has taught a number of courses in the OPTA program for the past six years. In the last two years, he has settled into teaching the first and second-year PTA skills classes. Blake is on the Physiotherapy Alberta rosters for dry needling, spinal manipulation and for diagnostic imaging referral. Blake was just named to the ThreeBestRated- Best Physical Therapists in Red Deer for 2019.


M.Sc.PT, University of Alberta

Main Areas of Teaching
  1. Physical Therapy Assistant year 1 and 2 skills courses
Scholarly Activity

Community Involvement

  • Women’s Outreach Centre- Adopt a Family, December 2018+2019
  • Red Deer Public Schools Health and Wellness Day- Running presentation, December 2019
  • Red Deer PCN Women’s Fun Run, May 2019
  • Donation to Aspire Special Needs Resource Centre for National Physiotherapy Month, May 2019
  • CATCA Teachers Convention, March 2019
  • Canada Winter Games Volunteer, February 2019

Professional Development

  • Diagnostic Imaging REHAB 570 – University of Alberta  February, May 2019
  • Musculoskeletal Clinical Pearls Workshop - U of C Medical Education, March 9, 2018; February 2 , 2019
  • Functional Dry Needling Level 2 – Kinetacore, September15-16, 2018
  • Spinal Manipulation Refresher Course + Foot Injuries in the Runner – Jim Meadows, June 24-25, 2017
  • Pelvic and SIJ – Bahram Jam, APTEI, May 5, 2017
  • Pelvic Floor Course – Anthony Lo, April 9, 2016
  • Shoulder Course – Bahram Jam, APTEI, April 30, 2016
  • Peripheral Manipulation – Jim Meadows, October 4, 2015
  • Functional Dry Needling Level 1 – Kinetacore, January 23-25, 2015
  • Spinal Manipulation – Jim Meadows, August/September, 2014
  • AFCI Level 1, Foundations of Anatomical Acupuncture,  March 14-16, 2014

Professional Memberships

  • Physiotherapy Alberta College and Association, The Canadian Physiotherapy Association

Awards and Honors

  • 2019 Central Alberta Leadership in Health Awards- Healthy New Business of the Year - Stride Physiotherapy and Wellness

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