More About Us

The owners of Shift Physiotherapy & Wellness, Kristen Redhead and Nicolas Phaud.

Our Mission

To improve quality of life for our clients using individualized physiotherapy treatments.

Our Promise

We will work one-on-one with you to create a care plan that is customized to your needs, prioritizing your comfort and contentment at all times.

Our Values


We are committed to running a collaborative practice, working closely with clients, team members, and other healthcare providers to ensure each individual receives the highest-quality care possible.


We take the time to listen to the concerns of each client and we always treat our patients with empathy and respect. We understand that some patients may be uneasy about seeking treatment, so we operate with discretion and the highest standard of integrity.


We use evidence-based treatments and techniques with the ultimate goal of seeing clients achieve their greater health and performance goals. We evaluate the efficacy of all treatments at regular intervals to ensure their success.

Meet The Owners

Nicolas Pahud is a physiotherapist in Edmonton at Shift Physiotherapy & Wellness.

Nicolas Pahud

Nicolas is one of the owners and is also our orthopedic physiotherapy expert. Over the course of his career, he has completed numerous continuing education courses, staying up-to-date with treatment best practices and ensuring an exceptional level of care for his clients.


Nicolas even moved to Australia to complete the Master of Physiotherapy Studies program at the University of Queensland—an experience that further fueled his passion for his profession. 


He also continues to take courses to fine-tune his skills and remain ahead of the curve on industry trends and best practices.


Professional development courses Nicolas has completed include:


  • Intramuscular Stimulation/Functional Dry Needling

  • Titleist Performance Institute (TPI Certified)

  • Acupuncture

  • Spinal Manipulations

  • Diagnostic Imaging

  • Shoulder Rehabilitation

  • TMJ Management

  • Chronic Pain Management

  • Vestibular Rehabilitation (Vertigo)


Learn more about Nicolas

Kristen Redhead is a pelvic floor physiotherapist in Edmonton at Shift Physiotherapy & Wellness

Kristen Redhead

Kristen chose to specialize in pelvic floor physiotherapy while doing her Masters of Science in Physical Therapy at the UofA. One of her graduate placements was with the Urogynecology Clinic at the Lois Hole Hospital for Women, and she witnessed first-hand how urogynecological surgeries, pessary fittings, education and pelvic health physiotherapy treatments could improve a patient’s quality of life. Instantly, she knew she’d found her calling.


To fine-tune her skills, Kristen has completed a number of professional development courses including:


  • The Female Athlete

  • Physiotherapy for Ano-Rectal Disorders

  • Mobilization of Visceral Fascia: Urinary System

  • Spinal Manipulative Therapy

  • Treating Urinary Incontinence: Pelvic Floor Muscle Re-education and Behavioural Techniques

  • Protecting the Pelvic Floor in Pregnancy and Delivery

  • Level III: The Puzzle of Pelvic Pain

  • AFCI Certificate of Anatomical Acupuncture

  • Functional Dry Needling


Learn more about Kristen

A physiotherapist and pelvic floor physiotherapist stand outside of their physiotherapy clinic in Edmonton.

Our Vision For The Future

We intend to expand our team and to continue diversifying the range of services offered at our Edmonton physiotherapy clinic to better meet your needs.


Check back soon for more updates.

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