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Manpreet Parmar

May 26th, 2022 • • in • • Comments Off on Manpreet Parmar

Book here with Manpreet! Master of Science in Physiotherapy, Brunel University London (United Kingdom) Bachelor of Kinesiology, University of British Columbia Certified in Functional Movement Screen Level 1 by FMS Gold Medal at the CCAA Men’s Basketball National – Championships with the Langara College basketball team Avid basketball player and coach in the community having played and coached at both the secondary and collegiate levels for many years Member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association Languages spoken: English, Punjabi Clinical Areas of Interest: Low back pain rehabilitation, knee and ankle injuries, movement analysis Believes in client centered care through education, preventative exercises, manual therapy and empowering the client to take control of their own health and understand the mechanisms of rehabilitation

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Anthony Bordignon

January 21st, 2022 • • in • • Comments Off on Anthony Bordignon

Book here with Anthony! Master’s of Science in Physiotherapy, Brunel University London (United Kingdom) Bachelors of Kinesiology with a minor in biological sciences, University of British Columbia Coquitlam Metro Ford Soccer Club Coach with experience at BCSPL, Metro and Division 1 Levels Uxbridge Rugby Football Club (England): Pitch Side First Aid and Athletic Therapist Member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association Clinical interest in knee and shoulder injuries Experience and clinical interest in Return to Work Programs Believes in client centered care and educating clients

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McKenzie Summers

February 8th, 2021 • • in • • Comments Off on McKenzie Summers

Book here with McKenzie! Masters of Physical Therapy from the University of British Columbia Bachelors of Kinesiology from the University of British Columbia Level 1 Manual Therapy Certification from Canadian Physiotherapy Association Orthopedic Division Special interest in exercise and pulmonary physiology; research publication of “The Mechanics of Breathing During Swimming” in the Journal of American College of Sports Medicine UBC Women’s Varsity Swim team member 2013-2018, helping the team to 4 national titles over her 5 years on the team.

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Diane Rizzardo

October 26th, 2016 • • in • • Comments Off on Diane Rizzardo

Book here with Diane! 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.

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Marc Lalonde

February 2nd, 2015 • • in • • Comments Off on Marc Lalonde

Book here with Marc! 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

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Karol Rosolski

February 13th, 2014 • • in • • Comments Off on Karol Rosolski

Book here with Karol! Masters of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Alberta Bachelors of Science in Human Kinetics from the University of British Columbia Diploma of Advanced Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy Certified Chan Gunn IMS Practitioner Certified in Acupuncture with the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute.

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Kevin Tam

February 13th, 2014 • • in • • Comments Off on Kevin Tam

Book here with Kevin! 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 Certified Chan Gunn IMS (Intramuscular Stimulation) practitioner 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

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Coral Koke

February 13th, 2014 • • in • • Comments Off on Coral Koke

Book here with Coral! 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 GLA:D Canada Certified Instructor

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Greg Rizzardo

February 13th, 2014 • • in • • Comments Off on Greg Rizzardo

Book here with Greg! 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

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Marc R. Rizzardo

February 13th, 2014 • • in • • Comments Off on Marc R. Rizzardo

Book here with Marc! 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

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