About the Team of Big Hill Chiropractic & Massage Therapy Centre

Dr. Peter Koebisch, Chiropractor and Owner

Dr. Koebisch received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Toronto in 1973. Four years of further study and an internship resulted in a Doctor of Chiropractic degree from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in 1977. After a decade of private practice in Calgary, Peter opened a clinic in Cochrane when the population was still around 4,500.

Peter has lived in the rural Cochrane area since 1983 and the new, multidisciplinary clinic was constructed in 2000. He operates a general evidence-based practice based on orthopedic diagnosis and motion palpation of the spine and extremities. Diversified manipulation techniques are the mainstay of his practice. Therapeutic ultrasound, custom foot orthotics, braces/supports, and exercises are also provided as required. If his experience determines that additional care is required, he will make the appropriate professional referral.

Brigitte, is the office manager of this family business. Both are fluent in German. Along with their daughter, Savanna, they are renowned for their passion of world-wide outdoor adventure travel.

Margaret Carroll, Registered Massage Therapist (RMT)

Margaret began her clinical practice in 1996 as a Nutritional Consultant, a Wellness Coach, a Shiatsu Therapist and Reflexologist. In 2006 she graduated from the Advanced Massage Therapy Program (2200 hours) from Foothills College of Massage Therapy. 

Her experience as a practitioner includes: Relaxation and Therapeutic massage in a clinical setting treating soft tissue injuries and related conditions.

Enhanced skills include: Craniosacral Therapy, Manual Lymphatic Drainage, Reiki, Chakra Balancing, Myofascial Cupping, Pre and Post –Natal Massage, Stress Management Massage and Massage for Cancer. During a session she is able to draw on these therapies to meet your needs.

Margaret studies and advocates preventative and holistic health. Her reputation has grown in Cochrane as an experienced holistic practitioner and preventative health educator.

Amanda Holdenried, RMT

Amanda has been practicing massage therapy since 2004, when she received her 1000-hour diploma from Foothills College of Massage Therapy. She also holds the CEE equivalency 2200-hour recognition. Amanda grew up in Canmore, AB, and has a passion for the mountains and hiking. She has always had a love for health and fitness, which led her on the path to massage therapy. Amanda enjoys treating sports related injuries, and has taken courses on myofascial release as well as stretching and strengthening techniques. In her free time Amanda enjoys golfing, camping and spending time with her husband Richard, daughter Kaitlyn, and their beloved canine companion, nicknamed “Summy”!

Anik Morin, Registered Massage Therapist (RMT)

Anik is a recent graduate of the 2200 RMT program from the Professional Institute of Massage therapy in Calgary. Anik is very well versed in all Swedish massage techniques, deep tissue massage, trigger point therapy and myofascial release. Her goal, first and foremost is relaxation during the treatment. Once the body & mind is relaxed, the benefits of more specific and deep techniques are greater. Anik is very excited to continue her learning in massage therapy; watch for new modalities in the near future!

Anik has been in the wellness industry for a number of years, she is also a certified Yoga instructor with a specialty in Yin Yoga. Anik and her family have called Cochrane home for over 6 years. In her free time, Anik enjoys spending time with her children, hiking the beautiful Rocky Mountains, cycling, practicing yoga and meditation.

Corinne Engelhardt, Registered Massage Therapist (RMT)

Corinne has been providing relaxation massage with therapeutic techniques full time since 2007, and has recently received a 2200 hr Advanced Massage Diploma. 

She grew up on a farm west of Edmonton, and owned her own massage business in the area for 3 years. Feeling drawn to beautiful BC, Corinne went on to work in high end spas, fishing lodges, and most recently working with skiers on their heliski adventures. She also has done many yoga teacher training courses, in Mexico, India and Canada. Corinne has used massage, yoga/stretching and strengthening to recover from past sports injuries, including low back pain. 

Through her own experience, she believes the body has a huge capacity for healing, with a little care and attention. She is able to adjust her pressure to suit her clients needs, whether they are looking to relax and reduce stess, or relieve pain caused by tight or overused muscles. Corinne uses myofascial release, trigger point therapy , and stretching in combination with swedish techniques in her massages. Many people have commented on her ability to work deeply with out causing excessive pain. 

Corinne enjoys various outdoor sports, yoga and meditation, gardening, reading, cooking and spending time with her nephews here in Cochrane.

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