Metrotown Orthopedic & Sports Physiotherapy Clinic

Providing state-of-the-art physiotherapy in Burnaby since 1982.

SportsAccidents (ICBC/WSBC)Surgical Rehab

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Our Burnaby Physiotherapists Team Members: 

All of our physiotherapists have taken post-graduate orthopaedic courses in spinal and peripheral mobilization/manipulations.

Marc R. Rizzardo, Partner
BSc PT, MPE, BPE, DIP Sports Physio

  • Clinical Specialty in Knees (ACL, OA), Shoulders, Ankles, and Hips
  • Functional Dry Needling (FDN/IMS) Practitioner
  • 2014 Inducted into the Canadian Soccer Hall of Fame as the Recepient of the Brian Budd Award of Distinction
  • 2013 Inducted into the Canadian Soccer Hall of Fame with the 1984 Mens Soccer Team
  • Chief Therapist
    • 2012 London Olympics: Canadian Medical Team
    • 2010 Vancouver Olympics: Canadian Medical Team
    • 2007 Rio de Janeiro, Pan Am Games: Canadian Medical Team
  • Lead Integrated Sport Team: Badminton Canada – 2012 to present
  • Lead Therapist
    • 2016 Rio de Janiero Olympics:  Badminton Canada
    • 2015 Toronto Pan Am Games : Badminton Canada 
    • 2014 Commonwealth Games: Badminton Canada
    • 2008 Beijing Olympics: Canada Women’s World Cup Soccer Team
    • 2003-2009 Canada Women’s World Cup  Soccer Team
    • 1984 LA Olympics: Canada Men’s World Cup Team
  • Director: SportMedBC
  • Member: Canadian Soccer Association Medical Committee
  • Head Coach Langara College Men’s Soccer Team
    • 2013-Present
    • 1986-2009
  • Clinical Associate Professor: University of BC, Faculty of Medicine, School of Physical Therapy
  • Physiotherapy Consultant for Minnesota Wild
  • Physiotherapy Consultant for EA Sports – 1997-2010
  • National Examiner for Sports Physiotherapy Canada
  • Conversant in Italian, Spanish and French

Kevin Tam, Partner
BSc PT, BSc Kin, FCAMT, CAFCI

  • Bachelors of Science in Physical Therapy, University of BC
  • Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology, Simon Fraser University
  • Diploma of Advanced Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy
  • Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Therapy
  • Member of the Sport Physiotherapy and Orthopedic Division of the CPA
  • Certified with the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute
  • Clinical Supervisor: UBC and SFU Kinesiology Co-Op Program
  • Volunteer: Vancouver Sun Run, FIFA U-20 World Cup (2007), Cliff Avenue Football Club and South Burnaby Metro Club
  • Conversant in Cantonese
  • Special Interests: sports injuries and rehabilitation; peripheral injuries

Greg Rizzardo, Partner
BSc PT, BSc Kin, FCAMT, CGIMS

  • Bachelors of Science in Physical Therapy, University of Toronto
  • Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology, Simon Fraser University
  • Diploma of Advanced Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy
  • Canadian Academy of Manipulative Therapy-Student Mentor
  • Member of Orthopedic and Sport Divisions of the CPA
  • Fellow of Canadian Academy of Manipulative Therapy
  • Certified Chan Gunn IMS Practitioner
  • Member of the Orthopedic Division of the CPA and IFOMT
  • Volunteer: FIFA U-20 World Cup, Vancouver Marathon and Sun Run
  • Hastings Little League Baseball Coach
  • Vancouver Minor Hockey Coach Level II
  • Clinical interest in shoulders, knees, and throwing injuries
  • Clinical interest in Workplace Assessment and Return to Work Programs

Coral Koke
BSc PT

  • Bachelor of Science Rehabilitation Medicine, University of BC
  • Committed to providing the best practice to all my clients
  • Focus on motivating and encouraging clients to return to their optimum function
  • Cyriax trained in spinal assessment and manipulation
  • Special Interests: Lumbar pain, Shoulder dysfunction, Post mastectomy rehabilitation
  • Member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association
  • Physiotherapy Continuing Education Coordinator

Karol Rosolski
MSc PT, BHK, CAFCI, CGIMS

  • Masters of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Alberta
  • Bachelors of Science in Human Kinetics from the University of British Columbia
  • Member of the Sport Physiotherapy and Orthopedic Divisions of the CPA
  • Certified in Acupuncture with the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute
  • Certified Chan Gunn IMS Practitioner
  • Candidate for the Intermediate Examination in Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy
  • Clinical Instructor for the UBC Department of Physical Therapy
  • Clinical Examiner for the Clinical Component of the National Physiotherapy Competency Examination
  • Conversant in Polish
  • Active member and player of the FVBHL and WBHL Ball Hockey Leagues

Ben Motum
BSc (Hons) PT, PGDip Sports Physio, IMS

  • First Class degree with honors in physiotherapy
  • Post graduate diploma in sports physiotherapy
  • Trained in functional dry needling/IMS
  • Continued physiotherapy specialization through MSc sports physiotherapy studies
  • Conducting research with the Vancouver Whitecaps F.C., researching hip muscular strength and its relation to groin pain in soccer players
  • Works alongside Vancouver Whitecaps F.C. medical team
  • Prior physiotherapy experience with BC Rugby, Meraloma Rugby and multi- day mountain bike races (Trans-Rockies)
  • Pilates trained through the Australian Physiotherapy Pilates Institute
  • Member of BC rugby medical advisory committee
  • Multitude of experience in the private and public sector in both Canada and the UK

Erin Snelling
MSc PT

  • Masters of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of British Columbia
  • Bachelors of Kinesiology from the University of British Columbia
  • Member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association
  • Member of the Physiotherapy Association of British Columbia
  • Diploma of Advanced Orthopaedic Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy Candidate
  • Former varsity soccer player
  • Volunteer coach Port Moody Girls Soccer 2009-2011
  • Dedicated to support my clients in achieving their goals
  • Personal Interests: Soccer, Golf, Snow Shoeing, Travelling

Diane Rizzardo
MPT, B.Kin

  • Masters of Physical Therapy and Bachelor of Kinesiology graduate.
  • Physiotherapy Association of British Columbia Student Board Director while in school and is a current member of PABC.
  • Completing the STOTT Pilates Rehabilitation Reformer certifications and is pursuing her Sport Physiotherapy Canada credentials
  • Completed Level 1 in the Canadian Physiotherapy Association Manual & Manipulation Physiotherapy pathway to obtain a Diploma in Orthopedic and Manual Therapy.
  • Strongly believes that Physiotherapy should encompass both prehabilitation and rehabilitation to provide everyone the best opportunity to participate in their daily life as well as all of their active endeavors.
    • The general population and athletes of all ages and abilities should be provided with the tools to keep them active and injury free. Diane combines Clinical Pilates, Orthopedic and Neurological principles and treatment techniques in order to assist clients to get back to full activity participation following an injury and strives to empower clients with the tools to stop injuries from reoccurring.  
  • Having had injuries herself after a career as a varsity soccer player, she appreciates first hand how physiotherapy can have a significant role in a client’s rehabilitation.
    • A former varsity soccer player she continues to work with local soccer clubs and always keen to try a new sport. Diane has become an avid runner and is happiest exploring new trails both around the world and in her own backyard.  A true “Vancouverite” she is happiest by the ocean or even better in it!

 

Hayley Jensen
RMT

  • Diploma in Registered Massage therapy from the West Coast College of Massage Therapy
  • Sports Science Diploma from Douglas College
  • Currently completing Bachelor of Health Sciences
  • Assistant Coach Douglas College Women’s Soccer Team, New Westminster (2010 and 2011)
  • Staff Academy Coach for Coerver Coaching, Port Moody (2005-2011)
  • Post Athletic rehabilitation treatments for Half Iron Man Triathlon, Ride to Conquer Cancer
  • Personal Interests: soccer, running, travelling

Marc Lalonde
RMT

  • Diploma in Registered Massage Therapy from Everest College
  • Registered with the College of Massage Therapists of British Columbia, January 2015
  • Registered with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario, April 2010
  • Focus on utilizing myofascial release and trigger point techniques with deep tissue massage to address postural, repetitive strain and sports related issues
  • Volunteered Massage Therapy services at athletic events fundraising for cancer in Toronto, Ontario
  • Created workshops to educate on self care approaches relating to postural, repetitive strain and sports related issues
  • Personal interests: hiking, canoeing, outdoor skills, gardening and nutrition