A team of passionate and driven individuals who saw a better approach to whole body health and wellness

We believe in living a life without limits. Simply put, your life is too wonderful to be held back with aches, pains, and conditions that can easily be treated. Our team’s goal is to get you back to better than before with a body that empowers you to live.

Advanced Health + Sports Clinic was launched by Jake Lussier and Anika Miehe, fully certified physiotherapists. Under their guidance, they have built a team of expert clinicians on a continued pursuit of education and excellence. The Advanced Health + Sports Clinic team values the opportunity to learn and grow as much as possible within their professional scopes to maximize the value they can bring to the community.

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Jake Lussier

PHYSIOTHERAPIST
MPT, IMS, CCM

Jake is a fully certified Physiotherapist with a Master’s of Science Degree from McGill University as well as Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree (DPT) from the Evidence in Motion Health Institute. Jake was born in Nanaimo in 1986 and has spent most of his life growing up in the Harbour City.

Anika Miehe PHYSIOTHERAPIST MPT, DPT, IMS DOCTORATE OF PHYSICAL THERAPY

Anika Miehe

PHYSIOTHERAPIST
BSc, MPT, IMS

Anika is a physiotherapist that graduated with a Masters of Physical Therapy from McGill University as well as a doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) from Evidence in Motion. With an a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Therapy and years of experience as a certified massage therapist she offers a well rounded physiotherapy experience.

Brandon Butt, Physiotherapist at Advanced Health + Sports Clinic

Brandon Butt

PHYSIOTHERAPIST
BSc. Kin, MSc. PT, FCAMPT

Since beginning his career in 2003 Brandon has had a keen interest in Sports Physiotherapy and has worked with rugby, soccer, lacrosse, baseball and hockey teams as well as many other athletes. He is currently a physiotherapist with the Canadian National Ski Team.

Sara Kloosterboer PHYSIOTHERAPIST MPT, BHKIN, IMS

Sara Kloosterboer

PHYSIOTHERAPIST
MPT, BHKIN, IMS

Sara completed her Master’s of Physical Therapy at the University of British Columbia in 2015. Before becoming a fully certified physiotherapist, Sara obtained her Bachelor of Science Kinesiology Honours degree with distinction at the University of Victoria. Sara moved back to Nanaimo a year ago from the lower mainland, although she is no stranger to the island

Dana Lainchbury ATHLETIC THERAPIST BAET, CAT(C)

Dana Lainchbury

ATHLETIC THERAPIST
BAET, CAT(C)

Dana is excited to help individual’s reach their peak performance level no matter what their occupation, activity, or sport may be through prevention, rehabilitation, and sound return to play (activity) planning. She believes her experience as an athlete herself helps her to be the Athletic Therapist she is today.

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Vincent Turpin

PHYSIOTHERAPIST
MPT, CEP

Vince graduated from the Physiotherapy Department from the University of Ottawa in 2015 and continued to travel extensively while working with Baseball Canada, West Coast Rugby (New Zealand), the Arctic Winter Games, Mann Cup Lacrosse and locuming in BC, Yukon and Ontario.  He comes to the Nanaimo area eager to discover his new backyard and continue to get involved in the local community.

Our Mission

Our mission is to redefine “whole health” for the greater Nanaimo area. We strive to offer a human approach to physiotherapy, rehabilitation, and wellness. We combine clinical reasoning, medical research, and a patient-centred, one-on-one practice that makes you feel confident about the care you are getting and the results you will see.

We are driven to deliver superior quality sports medicine services for the elite athlete and the general population alike. We are dedicated to achieving our clients’ goals by delivering the highest quality of orthopedic, pelvic floor, and concussion rehabilitation that empowers our patients with the knowledge and skills to achieve and maintain ideal function in life and activity.

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Your journey to wellness starts here.