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St. Vital Physiotherapy

About St. Vital Physio

St. Vital Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Centre has been serving communities since 1986. We value our patients of all ages and activity levels and appreciate having your care in our hands.

Our team of Physiotherapists are here to support you with treatment plans that are specific to your needs. Whether you are healing from an injury or have a wellness goal to achieve, we will provide you with an individualized assessment to accurately diagnose and provide customized treatment plans.

Conditions we treat include:

  • Muscle and Joint Pain
  • Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis
  • Neck and Back Pain
  • Tendonitis/Tendonosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Myofascial Pain
  • Headaches and TMD
  • Repetitive Strain Injuries
  • Post Fracture
  • Nerve Injuries
  • Osteoporosis
  • Neurological Conditions
  • Pre and Post Surgical Conditions
Together, we will achieve your physical health and wellness goals.

There are many benefits of physiotherapy for different health conditions and goals, including (but not limited to):

Our goal is to help you feel better the moment you arrive.

At the St. Vital Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Centre, you’re home and surrounded by family, friends, and those who care about your wellbeing. Located at 1555 St. Mary’s Road, just south of Meadowood Drive, we are easily accessible and ready to serve communities in Royalwood, Riverpark South, Southdale, Southwood, Island Lakes and beyond. Contact us today at 204-255-0597 to book your individual assessment.

St. Vital Physiotherapy

Insurance Coverage

Your physiotherapy treatment may be covered by insurance.

Physiotherapy in a private practice clinic is not covered by Manitoba Health (your provincial medical coverage) regardless of whether it is prescribed by a physician; however, you may be eligible to have your treatment covered by select insurance providers:

  • Manitoba WCB If you file a claim for an insured work-related injury and your claim is accepted, WCB will pay for your initial assessment, plus 20 treatments. Coverage for additional treatments is decided by WCB on a case-by-case basis. Fees for treatment are governed by the WCB – Private Physiotherapist Contract.
  • Manitoba Public Insurance (Autopac)If you file a claim for a bodily injury resulting from a motor vehicle accident, MPI will pay for your initial assessment, plus a set number of treatments; the number of allowable treatments is determined by the type of injury you have. Fees for treatment are governed by the Manitoba Public Insurance – Private Physiotherapist Contract.
  • Veterans, Canadian Forces and RCMP MembersVeterans, Canadian Forces, and RCMP members have coverage on a pre-authorized basis through a Federal Blue Cross plan. Fees and allowable treatment limits are governed by the Federal Blue Cross – Physiotherapy agreement.
  • Manitoba Blue CrossIf you have an extended health benefit plan, your coverage will include physiotherapy; the amount of coverage is determined by the type of plan you have. Check your policy literature for information on your specific plan, or ask our office staff to assist you.
  • Other Private Group Insurance PlansMany people have coverage through a private group insurance plan administered by their employer. There are numerous private health insurance carriers, but examples of some of the more common ones are Great-West Life, Sunlife, Chambers of Commerce, Greenshield, and Sirius, to name a few. Check your policy literature or speak with your employer/plan administrator for information about physiotherapy coverage in your specific plan.
  • Individuals Without CoverageIndividuals who do not have third-party coverage, or whose insurance coverage has been used up, can still attend for treatment and pay for the service themselves.

Payment Options
We offer direct billing to WCB, MPI, all Blue Cross Plans, and private Group Insurance* plans..

*Please ask our office staff for information on whether your insurance plan allows direct billing. Some plans do not allow direct billing by service providers; they require that you pay for your treatment and submit your receipts for reimbursement.

Our Team

At St. Vital Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Centre, our team of Physiotherapists have all received a university education and are professionally registered with the College of Physiotherapists of Manitoba.

Angela Hazlewood BMR(PT) CAFCI ›

Lisa Poetker BMR(PT), CAFCI, Owner ›

Evelyn Lightly MCISc, BMR(PT), FCAMPT, CAFCI ›

Justina Nweke MPT, BMR(PT) ›

Jessalynn Engelberg B.Sc, MPT ›

Contact Us

Call Us for an Appointment

St. Vital Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Centre, Inc
L01 - 1555 St. Mary's Road
Winnipeg, MB R2M 5L9

(204) 255-0597 Book Online

Hours of Operation

  • Monday - Thursday: 9 AM - 9 PM
  • Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
  • Saturday: 9 AM - 4 PM

To accommodate the busy lifestyles of our clients, we offer a range of extended appointment hours including early mornings and evenings.