Phoenix Physiotherapy Clinic was the first private physiotherapy clinic to open in Prince George. It was founded by Terry Fedorkiw and Lynda Menard in 1976. In 2006, it was purchased by Wendy Marchlewitz, a physiotherapist who had joined the clinic in 1998.
Our company is based on the belief that our patients’ needs are of the utmost importance. Our entire team is committed to maximizing your success! As a result, a high percentage of our business is from repeat customers and referrals.
Feel free to browse our biographies to learn more about each individual practitioner and find the one that is right for you!
Registered Physical Therapist
Wendy Marchlewitz completed her Physiotherapy Honours Degree in Manchester, England in 1998. After completing her dissertation on electrotherapy she pursued many manual therapy courses as well as completing all the McKenzie levels. Wendy Considers herself a "hands-on" physiotherapist and enjoys taking students to highlight the advantages of employing these types of techniques.
An adjunct professor with UBC, she teaches various labs at UNBC for the Masters of Physiotherapy Programme in the North for both first and second year students.
In her spare time, Wendy enjoys spending time with her twin girls, playing golf, and going to the gym.
Registered Physical Therapist
Nicole Runcie has been treating complex patients as a Kinesiologist and Pilate’s instructor at a Pilates rehabilitation center in Victoria for the past 11 years. She is a certified facial fitness trainer, has taken courses in gait and running technique and recently completed her Level 1 Graston Techniques course. Nicole specializes in neuromuscular re-patterning, posture and movement re-education and fascial work. She combines soft tissue techniques, manual therapy and clinical pilates to restore balance to the physical body. Nicole’s approach to physiotherapy has been influenced by her experiences undergoing multiple surgeries at a young age and personal struggles with chronic pain. These experiences have motivated her to bring the best techniques available to her patients and inspire them to work towards a pain-free life.
Certified Exercise Physiologist
Chelsea completed her Kinesiology degree at Acadia University in Nova Scotia in 2017. She has been a certified personal trainer for the past 4 years and is currently a certified exercise physiologist. Chelsea is a member of the BACK and CSEP. At work, Chelsea enjoys working with people at the pool doing hydrotherapy and enjoys working with low back, knee, and shoulder injuries. Outside of the clinic, you can find her hiking with her dog, playing hockey, or at the gym.
Eryka Watson completed her Masters of Physical Therapy degree at the University of British Columbia. She was born and raised in Prince George and is very happy to return. Eryka is passionate about getting people back to doing the things they love. She is committed to empowering and helping her clients reach their goals through evidence-based care tailored to each individual client. When not in the clinic, Eryka can be found outdoors hiking with her dog, biking, skiing or travelling.
Kirsten obtained her Bachelor of Health Sciences Honours at UNBC and recently graduated with her Master of Physical Therapy from UBC. She also has additional training in acute and chronic pain and has her Level 1 Orthopaedic Manual Therapy Certification. Born and raised in Prince George, she developed an interest in physiotherapy through her experience with injuries through the track and field community. Kirsten believes in a holistic approach that empowers individuals through a combination of exercise, education, and hands-on treatment to get back to the activities they love. In her free time, Kirsten enjoys keeping active and spending time outdoors and travelling.