About Us

Physiotherapy & Massage Therapy

Fit4Life opened its doors in East St. Paul, the Northeast of Winnipeg, in April 2018. We began in 2012 as a home-based business, ran by Tori Sloane, Physiotherapist, and her adorable and very friendly therapy dogs Gracie & Peanut.

With a growing demand for wellness, Tori, alongside her husband, decided to relocate Fit 4 Life and hire other Clinicians to assist with the growing demand. Our friendly team now consists of 8 knowledgeable Clinicians.

Our mission is to provide quality patient-centred care with much focus on one-on-one time with your Clinician. We know how much your physical health reinforces your overall wellbeing. We want to help you reach your health and fitness goals, to get you feeling your best!  Fit 4 Life, also offers 3 unique subgroups of Physiotherapy including Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy (Male, Female, & Pediatrics), Certified Upper Limb Physiotherapy and Custom Splinting, as well as Pediatric Physiotherapy and Pediatric Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy.

General FAQ

Your physiotherapist will outline a treatment plan that revolves around your assessment and diagnosis. How many treatments you’ll receive will be based on the severity of your injury. Some treatments can be as short as a couple of weeks, whereas others may require months. Upon average, patients may attend two sessions a week for 2-4 weeks.

Physiotherapists must complete a two-year master’s degree on top of a four-year bachelor’s degree in medical rehabilitation and physical therapy.

There isn’t a notable difference between a physiotherapist and a physical therapist. They are synonyms; in the USA, they use the term physical therapist, and in Canada, it’s called a physiotherapist instead.

You don’t necessarily need to be injured to see a physiotherapist. If something doesn’t feel right in your body or you feel stiffness in a specific area, this is enough to seek the help of a trained physiotherapist. You can have your pain or injury assessed by a physiotherapist by your movement, strength, and body mechanics of the affected area. Physiotherapy is a great tool in the prevention of injury and injury rehabilitation. It’s a good idea to come in and get assessed before your pain worsens over time and begins to affect your daily life.

You don’t need a prescription from a doctor. Physiotherapists are primary health care providers and don’t need a doctor’s prescription to assess you and provide treatment. However, many insurance providers require a prescription from a physician to cover the services that the physiotherapist is providing. Check with your insurance provider to ensure you have proper coverage.

As of right now, Manitoba Health, unfortunately, doesn’t cover the cost of physiotherapy.

Yes, we direct bill to over 25 insurance providers, such as Canada Life, Desjardins, Green Shield, and more. See the complete list below

Yes. At Fit4Life, all our physiotherapists are qualified to perform acupuncture.

Who We Directly Bill To

  • WCB
  • MPI
  • Manitoba Blue Cross
  • Medavie:
    • RCMP
    • DVA
    • CAF
    • NATIONAL Blue Cross
  • Sun Life
  • Canada Life
  • Chamber of Commerce
  • Industrial Alliance
  • Johnson Inc
  • Johnston Group
  • Claim Secure
  • La Capitale/Beneva
  • Coughlin
  • Manion
  • Cowan
  • Manulife
  • Desjardins
  • Maximum Benefit
  • First Canadian
  • People Corporation
  • Sirius Benefit
  • RWAM
  • Group Health
  • Group Source
  • GMS Carriers 49 & 50
  • Union Benefits
  • UV Insurance
  • Green Shield
  • SSQ
  • Equitable Life
  • The Cooperators
  • Nexgen RX

“Take care of your body and it will take care of you!” — F4L

Our Team

Tori Sloane - Winnipeg Physiotherapist

Tori Sloane

Physiotherapist

Shanley Mowat - Physiotherapist

Shanley Mowat

Physiotherapist

Danielle Fraser - Winnipeg Physiotherapist

Danielle Fraser

Physiotherapist

Marcus Lizardo

Marcus Lizardo

Physiotherapist

Melanie Koralewicz - Massage Therapist

Melanie Koralewicz

Registered Massage Therapist

Jen Elias - Massage Therapist

Jen Elias

Registered Massage Therapist

Sumita Holmes - Massage Therapist

Sumita Holmes

Registered Massage Therapist

headshot of Hannah Aikens

Hannah Aikens

Registered Massage Therapist

Hailey Marsh - Admin Assistant

Hailey Marsh

Lead Physiotherapy /Administrative Assistant

Andre Johnson - Clinic Manager

Andrea Johnson

Clinic Manager

Gio Garcia

Gio Garcia

Administrative Assistant

Marion Morales

Marion Morales

Administrative Assistant

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If you cannot find an appointment time that best suits you please contact the clinic OR email your physiotherapist and we will do our best to accommodate you!