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Joseph El Hamchaoui


Joseph El Hamchaoui


Joseph moved to Canada in 2011 and has gone on a journey to become a Physiotherapist. He decided to make physiotherapy his life-long profession when he realized the profound impact it could have on people. He fell in love with the feeling of fulfillment that physiotherapists enjoy while helping people. He has recently completed his Master’s in Physiotherapy at the University of Alberta.

Joseph was tons of help! Great guy to deal with, he had me back to 100% ahead of schedule. Nice and friendly group of people that work there! Would recommend them to anybody!

Matt Sidlick

Joseph enjoys staying as active as possible in the Edmonton community. You might have seen him heavily involved in some indoor Edmonton Sport and Social soccer nights, or you might see him enjoying the sunshine in the summer with an outdoor boxing workout. Either way, his active lifestyle has led Joseph to believe that a suitable physical exercise program, which combines stretching and strengthening, can balance our everyday lives.

Joseph El Hamchaoui posing and smiling.Joseph El Hamchaoui posing and smiling with a soccer ball.

Joseph is passionate about encouraging his clients in realizing the strength and resiliency of their bodies and empowering them to take an active role in their recovery. He is a strong believer that a good physiotherapist is someone who prioritizes continuous learning and continuously drives to find the root cause of his clients problem.

In Joseph, clients can expect a therapist who values connecting with his patients. He believes every individual’s path is different, and uses tools such as manual therapy, education, and exercise to help them achieve their personalized goals. Along the way, Joseph’s contagious enthusiasm, fun loving and positive attitude will have you smiling more often than not. Joseph is truly satisfied when he is able to help his clients maintain the ability to live their life to the fullest.

Education, certificates and experience

  • Master's of Science in Physiotherapy, University of Alberta – 2020
  • Master of Business Administration, University of Alberta – 2020
  • Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences, University of Alberta – 2016
  • Functional Dry Needling Level 1 (pending) – 2021
  • Concussion Rehab Works, Level 1 – 2021
  • Concussion Rehab Works, Level 2 – 2021
  • Selective Functional Movement Assessment, Level 1 – 2020

Fun facts

Rush Hour 2 and more recently Passengers.

Option B by Sheryl Sandberg. I'm always on the hunt for a good personal development book so swing them my way! Atomic habits was my favourite recent one there.

If I’m not watching sports it would be Breaking bad, House, Suits (Harvey...) and I’ve recently finally started binge watching the office (quickly becoming favourite...).

Joey (for now).

Soccer is what I have played and watched my whole life. Recently found myself enjoying a lot more NBA and NFL as well. Still trying hard to get into hockey. Outdoors you’ll find me floating rivers, camping, hiking and travelling the world.

Choco brownie. Actually, absolutely anything to do with chocolate brownies.

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