Alex’s passion for sport and the outdoors lead him to Whistler in 1999. His undergraduate Honours Degree in Kinesiology focused on exercise physiology and biomechanics, completing research regarding foot orthotics and ski boot angles effects on balance.
He is a former professional alpine ski coach with certifications as a High Performance Alpine Ski Coach (CSCF & NCCP Level III) and an Internationally Certified Ski Instructor (CSIA Level III). Alex returned to Whistler after completing a Masters Degree in Physiotherapy from the University of British Columbia and began his clinical practice as a Physiotherapist.
After a four year hiatus away from Whistler, Alex and his young family are excited about a permanent relocation back to Whistler in the fall of 2016. His career to date has focused extensively on sports medicine/rehabilitation and post-surgical clientele as well as athlete injury prevention. He has worked with professional and elite athletes in sports such as alpine and freestyle skiing, snowboard, soccer, ultra marathon, and field hockey.
In 2010, Alex began working with the Canadian Para-Alpine Ski Team as a Team Therapist and transitioned to the Canadian Freestyle Ski Association’s Ski Half Pipe and Slopestyle Teams through 2014. He is currently the Lead Physiotherapist with Alpine Canada’s World Cup Ski Cross Team and return to snow consultant for Freestyle Canada.
As a manual therapist he has a diverse range of skills with a focus on treating the root cause of injury and pain while correcting movement dysfunction. He utilizes his comprehensive background in manual therapy and movement education to guide biomechanical assessment, exercise prescription, joint mobilization and manipulation, soft tissue techniques, neuro-anatonical acupuncture and intramuscular stimulation (IMS) to help patients reach their physical and sporting goals
Alex Fell – HKin(Hons), MPT, CAFCI, SFMA, IMS