The Mountain Life Podcast

Cindy Zechel

After having travelled many places across Canada and the great north, Cindy and her family settled in Canmore. Cindy is the sole proprietor of Wildwood Physiotherapy and an expert in her practice of both Western and Eastern approaches to her practice. Cindy’s goal as a Physiotherapist is to maximize the function of the body while educating the community.

  • 1:35 – Introduction of Cindy. Cindy tells the story on making the final decision of moving into Canmore and establishing a business there.
  • 6:21 – Jason inquiries Cindy about other reasons for moving into Bow Alley. Cindy admits that Canmore was a place they loved from the very beginning and decided it is going to be the right and final move.
  • 10:12 – Jason asks Cindy about her career and professional background. Cindy’s goal as a Physiotherapist is to maximize the function of the body.
  • 13:38 – Cindy talks about a proactive approach to body health, giving reasons why prevention is better than curation. Cindy continues on her mission in educating the community in the field. She is really passioned and in love with the job!
  • 14:32 – Break to talk about our sponsor, the E=MC2 CoWork space in Canmore. Check us out with a free space for your first day, attend a Wednesday LunchBox lecture, or visit us for wind down Fridays.
  • 17:00 – Cindy lists advantages on working on her own such as flexibility and ability to spend more time with each client. It’s very important that the client receives good value for the money and time they have spent on treatments.
  • 19:13 – Cindy leads us through different approaches to Physiotherapy adding that blending therapies is what defines her treatments.
  • 23:02 – Jason asks Cindy about advice on reaching her services and reasons upon choosing the right treatments she offers.
  • 26:50 – Jason and Cindy talk about modality and machine-treatments in Physiotherapy.
  • 27:38 – Jason describes his experience with physiotherapy after suffering a sports injury.
  • 28:50 – Cindy shares the joy of having work-life balance in Canmore and mentions all favourite outdoor activities for her and her family.
  • 32:15 – Best ways to reach Cindy: Wildwood Physiotherapy website, e-mail: clinic@wildwoodphysio.ca or phone/text: 403-493-0406.

In this Episode

  • Physiotherapy
  • Acupuncture
  • Western medicine
  • Eastern medicine
  • Proactive approach
  • Physiotherapy education
  • Healthcare
  • Home practice
  • Modalities in therapy

Mentioned

  • E=MC2 – Coworking Space in Canmore
  • Wildwood Physiotherapy

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