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  • Kim graduated with honours as a physiotherapist from Queen’s University in 2005. After establishing her career at Vancouver Coastal Health and gaining extensive experience in acute care, orthopaedics and stroke recovery, Kim decided to help people who needed rehabilitation the most due to their limited mobility. She created a unique model of physiotherapy service provision including one-hour, 1:1 sessions that include hands-on-treatment, education and exercise prescription based on movement pattern retraining. The Physio2U approach appreciates and understands that the clinician-client relationship is fundamental to recovery and feeling better.

  • Natalie graduated from McMaster University with a Master of Physiotherapy in 2004. She describes the most satisfying part of being a physiotherapist as witnessing one of her clients regain the ability to participate in something important in their lives. As Clinical Educator of the Physio2U Team, she ensures excellence in quality care provision and supports the therapists with regular inservices to ensure the best evidence-informed, up-to-date treatment methods are used. Natalie holds a certificate in Anatomical Acupuncture Certified by the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute (CAFCI) and is a member of the provincial Arthritis Continuing Education (ACE) network. She has many interests as a physiotherapist that have taken her from hospital work (strokes, orthopaedic surgery, ICU, palliative care), publicly-funded community programs, private orthopaedic clinics (total joint rehabilitation, manual therapy), arthritis research, and mentoring Family Practice residents. She also works as an Instructor and the Coordinator of Musculoskeletal Curriculum in the Department of Physical Therapy at the University of British Columbia.

  • Paolo graduated from the University of British Columbia with his Master of Physical Therapy in 2011 and Bachelor of Human Kinetics in 2007. He developed a broad skill set while working at Fraser Health and gained experience treating a variety of patients in different settings. Paolo has achieved Level 1 of the Advanced Orthopaedic Manual and Manipulative Therapy Diploma and has completed post graduate neuro-rehab courses in Bobath and Neuro-Developmental Treatment. His interests include falls prevention and functional training with the geriatric population and stroke rehabilitation. He also has experience with breast cancer and lymphedema management including post op mastectomy rehabilitation and compression bandaging. Paolo is an avid volleyball player and has coached since 2007. Paolo believes that movement is the basis of a healthy and fulfilling life and is excited to bring his client-centered and evidence-based approach to help others reach their full functional potentials.

  • Physio2U is an energetic team of licensed physical therapists that provide comprehensive physiotherapy assessments and treatments in the comfort and convenience of your home, office, care home, hospital, aquatic centre, and athletic training facility. Roy completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy in the Philippines in 1999. His subsequent clinical practice led him through a breadth of clients at private clinics, hospitals, community care, and long term care homes. He has worked more recently in the Lower Mainland at GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre and Richmond Hospital. In addition to manual therapy and exercise, Roy is able to provide ultrasound and transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) to assist with recovery and pain relief. Roy’s experience treating a wide range of conditions including orthopaedic injuries and neurological conditions gives him a sense of fulfillment by helping his clients recover, be safer, feel better and improve their day to day lives.

  • With 20 years of physiotherapy experience, Twyla has an ongoing desire to make positive and meaningful changes to the health, fitness and quality of life of her clients with practical advice, education and proven interventions. Twyla holds a degree in Physiotherapy from McMaster University, and a degree in Physical Education from the University of Alberta. Her post-graduate studies include a Certificate in Manual Therapy, a Certificate in Medical Acupuncture, as well as numerous courses in Myofascial Release Therapy. Over recent years Twyla has had a particular focus on supporting the senior population with their physiotherapy needs. Previous to this her career saw her treating elite athletes (and weekend warriors) in a large Calgary sports clinic before running away with Cirque du Soleil as a traveling physiotherapist. She toured for five years across Europe, Japan, Australia and New Zealand. Uniquely, Twyla’s career has also led her into writing patient-friendly articles that are used to educate clients in clinics across North America and Australia.

  • Justin is an active member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association with over 15 years of physiotherapy experience. He has worked in a number of areas including private practice, acute care, hand therapy, care homes, cardiac rehab, and home visits. Justin holds a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy and a Bachelor of Science in Physical education, with experience as a personal trainer. He knows how to motivate his clients, allowing them to achieve excellent outcomes. Justin established Chipperfield Physiotherapy to make physiotherapy services more accessible to clients in Vancouver, Burnaby, and Richmond. In addition to home visits through Chipperfield Physiotherapy, Justin works in outpatient orthopedics at the Richmond Hospital. He also runs a pediatric torticollis clinic at the UBC Family Practice Centre in the Fairmont Medical Building on West Broadway.

  • Janet has a strong interest in providing lymphedema therapy and physiotherapy to patients recovering from breast cancer, melanoma and other cancers or surgeries that have impacted the lymph nodes and lymphatic system. She became interested in treatment techniques when her mother was battling breast cancer. In 1996 she took extensive training under the direction of Guenter Klose (formerly Lerner Lymhedema Centre) in Princeton, New Jersey where she became a Certified Lymphedema Therapist. She has also taken many breast cancer and cancer rehabilitation courses. Janet has treated many patients who have primary and secondary lymphedema and in 2001 she became certified by the Lymphology Association of North America (LANA). Janet has a wide range of experience treating patients with orthopaedic problems having received her level 3 manual therapy credentials and applies many of these skills in her practice. In 2010 she completed her yoga teacher certification (RYT200) and applies many yoga concepts and poses when planning rehab and exercise programs for her patients. She strives to provide the best care possible to her patients and uses education, exercise programs and manual therapy techniques.

  • Brooke graduated with her Masters in Physiotherapy from UBC. Brooke competed in NCAA Division I Field Hockey while completing her Bachelors in Exercise Science at Ball State University. Brooke is certified in CAFCI Anatomical Acupuncture, NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, and has completed Level 1 of Kinetacore's Functional Dry Needling.

  • Amanda is a registered physiotherapist with a Masters of Science in Physiotherapy. Since graduating in 2007 from McMaster University, she has balanced her physiotherapy practice with cross-counrty mountain bike racing. As a member of the Canadian National Mountain bike team she has represented Canada at many international events. In 2011 she won a bronze medal at the PanAmerican Games, and in 2012 qualified to the Olympic Selection Pool for the London Games. Amanda has experience treating patients with a range orthopaedic and sports related injuries. Using a combined treatment approach, she develops an individual treatment plan to address the needs of each patient. This may include manual therapy, exercise therapy, education, and a range of physiotherapy techniques. She is pursuing post-graduate eduction in Manual Therapy and Acupuncture, and has taken courses in treating running injuries, bike fitting, kinesio taping, and concussion management. Her background as a physiotherapist and elite athlete, provides a unique skill-set to help her patients achieve their goals. Amanda promotes physical activity in her community as a mountain bike coach and as an ambassador for Fast and Female, an organization aimed at keeping girls active in sports. She is a member of the College of Physical Therapists of British Columbia, The Canadian Physiotherapy Association, and The Physiotherapy Association of British Columbia.

  • Bahareh specializes in the treatment of chronic pain, muscular and orthopedic injuries. She received her doctorate degree in Rehabilitation Sciences from the University of British Columbia and her Baccalaureate and Masters degrees in Physiotherapy. Bahareh’s clinical experience includes 10 years of practice in orthopedic and neurological injuries at various hospitals and specialized clinical settings. She was a clinical instructor, investigator, and coordinator at the Red Cross for 5 years. She has also been a teacher’s assistant in clinical skills and research methodology courses, and an clinical examiner within the Department of Physiotherapy at UBC-Master of Physiotherapy program.

  • Marj has been a practicing physiotherapist since graduating from Queen’s University in 1986. In 1999, Marj earned a graduate diploma in Advanced Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy from the Canadian Physiotherapy Association and is currently a member of the International Federation of Manipulative Physical Therapists (IFOMPT), as well as a registered instructor with the Canadian Physiotherapy Association Orthopaedic Division. She received acupuncture training and certification with the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute (AFCI) as well as intramuscular stimulation (IMS) training and certification through Kinetacore. Marj has taken numerous additional postgraduate courses in the areas of therapeutic exercise, movement disorders, muscle imbalance, and assessment and treatment of disorders of the nervous system, including vestibular injuries and concussion. In April 2015, Marj became a Certified Shift Concussion Management Provider. She is a member of the International Association for the Study of Pain. She is proud of her training, her results and her profession. She enjoys working with all ages and ability levels to optimize to help people achieve their physical goals. She can be reached at West 4th Physiotherapy Clinic in Kitsilano or Burrard Physiotherapy at Hornby and Davie.

  • Deb Treloar graduated from UBC in 1979 with a Bachelors Degree in Rehabilitation Sciences. She and her husband Bill started Treloar Physiotherapy Clinic in 1982 in a small office on Broadway in Vancouver. She completed the Advanced Diploma of Orthopaedic and Manipulative Therapy in 1984 and became a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapists. Deb taught extensively in the Canadian Manual Therapy Course system for a number of years. She developed a foot and ankle course for physiotherapists that she has continued to teach throughout Canada. In 2011, Deb received the Physiotherapy Association of BC Award for Clinical Excellence for her contribution as a clinician and furthering the clinical understanding of the foot and ankle. Deb is a guest lecturer in the Masters of Physical Therapy program at UBC.

Top 15 Physiotherapists In Vancouver