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Atlas Physiotherapy Centre - pt Health

6971 Elmbridge Way, Suite 170
Richmond, British Columbia V7C 0A5

Hours of Operation

Monday:07:30 AM-08:00 PM
Tuesday:07:30 AM-08:00 PM
Wednesday:07:30 AM-08:00 PM
Thursday:07:30 AM-08:00 PM
Friday:07:30 AM-08:00 PM
Saturday:09:00 AM-03:00 PM

In-person treatment available

Virtual Care treatment available


Our clinic is open and offering in-person treatment as well as virtual care. Please note that as a provider of community-based allied health care, masks are required to be worn at all times while inside our location.

View our virtual tour video to learn more about the enhanced measures in place so you know what to expect at your next clinic appointment.

"An exceptional team of people! The physiotherapists are so knowledgeable, kind, and skilled! I finally got some relief from those spasms, thanks to Atlas. They really listen and seem to care. Really top notch quality patient care. And everyone in the clinic was super super friendly. I can see why the consensus is so positive across the board. Absolutely recommend!"

Jane C - Google Review

"I have been using Atlas for the past 2 years. They have not only helped me with getting physically better, but also teaching me how to better take care of my body. They are friendly people and always helpful in answering questions. They have introduced me to the world of acupuncture. This a good place for those who have never gone to physio before!"

Jotaro K - Google Review

Our Clinic Team

  • Mary Joy Macaraeg

    Speaks: English, Filipino
    MJ (Mary Joy) completed her Bachelors of Science in Physical Therapy in the Philippines. She had worked in an out-patient rehabilitation clinic for more than 7 years. In her practice, she had developed great interest and gained skills dealing with orthopaedic cases, neurologic, work and sport-related injuries. Her program is goal oriented and imparting patient education. MJ uses combination of treatment options such as soft tissue release, manual therapy and exercises. She also plans to pursue acupuncture and manual therapy courses to further enhance her knowledge and skills. When not in the clinic, you would see her hiking and camping. In addition, MJ loves to travel, photography, fond of cooking and trying different cuisines.

  • Joanne Ho
    Physiotherapist - B.Sc, MPT

    Speaks: English, Cantonese, Mandarin
    Joanne attained both her Bachelor of Science and her Master of Physical Therapy at the University of British Columbia. She has had clinical experience treating clients of all ages and levels of function - from children injured playing sports, to older adults suffering from general aches and pains. Through her clinical experience, she found that clients benefit most from individualized treatment plans with a combination of different approaches, including hands-on manual therapy, therapeutic exercises, and most importantly, education about their own condition. After encountering countless clients dealing with concussion symptoms following motor vehicle accidents, Joanne obtained her certification with the Shift Concussion Management Program. When not studying to advance her skills as a physiotherapist, you can find Joanne staying active in a variety of fitness classes, exploring her creative side with a paintbrush, or appreciating the multitude of restaurants and hiking trails around Greater Vancouver.

  • Darren Chuang
    Physiotherapist - BSc.PT, CAFCI, CGIMS, CGTTP

    Speaks: English, Mandarin, Taiwanese
    After graduating from physiotherapy school at the University of Western Ontario in 2003, Darren has enjoyed rehabilitation program & private practice in Vancouver. He is trained and certified in manual therapy (COMT), acupuncture (CAFCI), IMS (Intra-muscular stimulation), GTT (Gokavi Transverse Technique), and rehabilitation. Darren is also serving as a clinical team manager for five clinics in BC, to mentor/oversee as well as facilitate the collaboration of physiotherapist with a diversity of other health care practitioners as a client-centered clinical team. In addition to his manager role, he enjoys his part-time private practice caseload at Atlas Physiotherapy Clinic. Darren has most recently completed both the Arthritis Society's Getting a Grip on Arthritis® osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis education program. On a personal note, Darren is a food photographer as well as a foodie who enjoys various dining experience/food shoot during his spare time.

  • Daisy Pun
    Physiotherapist - MPT, CAFCI, FDN

    Speaks: English, Cantonese
    Daisy holds a Masters of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Alberta. She is certified in acupuncture with the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada. She has worked with a wide variety of patients in a multitude of settings including those with musculoskeletal, neurological, sport, and workplace injuries. Daisy’s treatment approach is guided by evidence based research, clinical experience, and patient preferences. She has a strong passion for active rehabilitation and uses a variety of treatment techniques to assist clients in reaching their functional goals. She empowers clients to become active participants in their recovery by providing them with the knowledge and skills needed to successfully self-manage their injuries and prevent future impairments. Daisy lives an active lifestyle to balance her love for food. She enjoys hiking, running, and bouldering in the summer as well as snowboarding and snowshoeing in the winter.

  • Edwin Shi
    Massage Therapist

    Speaks: English, Mandarin
    Edwin Shi is a registered massage therapist in British Columbia. He graduated from Beijing Sport University in 1995. Edwin Shi had worked in the health care and sports injury treatment for ten years. After he immigrated to Canada, he studied at the New Westminster WCCMT from 2008-2010 and graduated in April 2010, through CMTBC and he got his RMT certificate. Edwin has been practicing massage for 15 years. He has learned and applied the system of Chinese and Western medicine under the massage. Edwin is able to skilfully use a variety of Chinese and Western therapy techniques, including the Chinese meridian points based technique, as well as Western-based muscle reflex, trigger points, fascia relaxation technique deep tissue massage and so on.

  • Brendon Ip
    Physiotherapist - MPT, CAFCI, FDN

    Speaks: English, Cantonese
    Brendon graduated from the University of Alberta with a Master of Science in Physical Therapy and has experience working with ice hockey teams at the Midget AA level. Brendon enjoys treating a wide variety of orthopaedic conditions and has experience in many settings including: private practice, acute care and outpatient orthopaedics. Brendon's strengths are his passion for movement and his analytic mindset for breaking down imbalances and movement patterns. Working through his own injury, Brendon learned that his best outcome resulted from taking charge of his own rehabilitation and hopes to equip his patients with the same outlook, returning his patients to function with a combination of manual therapy, modalities, acupuncture and movement with therapeutic exercise. Brendon is certified to provide acupuncture (CAFCI) and is a Graston Technique™ Provider. Brendon Ip has most recently completed both the Arthritis Society's Getting a Grip on Arthritis® osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis education program. In his spare time, Brendon can be found in the gym, rock climbing, hiking, designing graphics or experimenting with cooking.

  • Austin Kao
    Physiotherapy Support Personnel

    Speaks: Mandarin, Chinese, Taiwanese
    Austin graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Kinesiology degree, and is half way through a Master of Physiotherapy degree at the University of Sydney. He has been involved in the process of rehabilitation throughout his life, in one way or another. As an athlete, he found inspiration from the therapists that helped him recover after injuries. And as a coach/ kinesiologist/ educator, he found happiness in assisting others towards their goals of healthy living. Austin is a believer in having a compassionate heart and an evidence based approach when helping individuals through movement, and hopes to continue this as a physiotherapist in the future. At the moment, he is really into martial arts and woodworking, so don't be shy and come say hi!

  • Karen Yumul
    Physiotherapist - Registered Physiotherapist

    Speaks: English, Filipino
    Karen completed a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physical Therapy (BSc. PT) in the Philippines, and has been practicing for more than 10 years. Throughout her career, she has gained experience in various conditions including orthopaedic conditions, motor vehicular and work related injuries, neurologic impairments, and sports related injuries. Karen’s treatment approach is geared towards her clients’ goals and interests. She incorporates exercise, manual therapy and patient education to maximize clients’ recovery. Karen has a love for outdoors, wellness and fitness. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, cycling, travelling, and exploring different cuisines.

  • Tammy Chu
    Physiotherapy Support Personnel

    Speaks: English, Cantonese
    Tammy is pursuing an undergraduate degree in Health Sciences at Simon Fraser University. In the future, her goal is to work in public health and pursue further studies in occupational therapy. In her free time, she enjoys going on hikes around beautiful British Columbia, travelling, and exploring different cuisines around the city.

  • Fiona Kim
    Physiotherapy Support Personnel - N/A

    Speaks: English
    Fiona is currently completing her undergraduate degree in Kinesiology at Simon Fraser University. She is fluent in English and Korean. Prior to working formally for pt Health, she was a volunteer at the Burnaby location. It was then that she became interested in physical therapy and was motivated to pursue a career in health care. Now, she hopes to further her education into Physiotherapy to become a more knowledgeable support to patients on their journey to recovery. In her down time, Fiona enjoys taking her dog out for a cup of puppuccino and helping him stay active!

  • May Lo
    Physiotherapy Support Personnel

    Speaks: English, Cantonese, Mandarin
    May is completing her Cardiology Technologist program at BCIT. First joining the Richmond Physiotherapy location as a patient coordinator, May is passionate about patient care and always willing to go the extra mile. Outside of the clinic, she loves to travel, cook, and find the perfect coffee shop to spend an afternoon.

  • Esther Chiang
    Physiotherapy Support Personnel

    Speaks: English, French, Mandarin, Taiwanese
    Esther is pursuing an undergraduate degree in Kinesiology at the University of British Columbia. In the future, she hopes to work as a physiotherapist with a focus on spinal cord injuries. Esther was a volunteer at Atlas Physiotherapy and currently volunteers at the Physical Activity Research Centre (PARC) for ICORD. She also works as a patient coordinator at Atlas Physiotherapy and at sister clinic Richmond Physiotherapy. Esther loves being able to help her clients find pain relief and to provide them with the knowledge needed to get actively involved in their recovery. In her free time, she enjoys going to the gym, playing ultimate frisbee, and biking the Seawall at Stanley Park.

  • Jomell De Grano
    Massage Therapist - RMT

    Speaks: English, Filipino
    Jomell is a graduate from Langara College’s 3200 hour Registered Massage Therapy program. During his time at school, he gained an appreciation for the positive effects of massage on a diversity of clients, especially pre and post natal patients. Through various community outreaches, including West Vancouver Senior Activity Center, Harbour Dance Studio, Vancouver General’s Spinal Cord Injury Center, and St. John’s Hospice, Jomell learned to adapt his treatment to best suit the individual’s needs. Jomell believes the body must be treated as a whole in order to address imbalances that may be present. Swedish massage, joint mobilizations, myofascial, and active release techniques are incorporated into every treatment to help the body effectively heal and restore to optimal function. When he’s not in the clinic, Jomell enjoys cooking, cycling, rock climbing, and going to the gym.

  • Andrew Wong
    Massage Therapist - B.Sc, RMT

    Speaks: English, Cantonese, Mandarin
    Andrew is a Graduate of West Coast College of Massage Therapy in New Westminster, BC. Prior to studying massage therapy, he attended Simon Fraser University, majoring in Sciences with a background in Kinesiology and Health Sciences. Andrew is well versed in trigger point therapy, cross fibre frictions and active stretching. He also likes to apply deep tissue massage during treatments, as well as providing homecare consisting of stretching and or strengthening in order to restore the body and improve quality of life. He has a great passion for sports, specifically hockey and soccer. He likes to keep active during his days off with going to the gym, hiking and playing soccer.

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"Easy to schedule, always running on time and free underground parking. I came in experiencing a lot of pain from a car accident handled all the direct billing to ICBC and I feel great about the help I’ve received."

Andrea T - Google Review

"Atlas has been my go to for many years. Everything from wrist, thumb, and shoulder injuries - their expertise has always helped speed up my recovery and help me regain the strength needed to get back on the court and the mountain!"

Stephanie S - Google Review

Services & Treated Conditions

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Physiotherapists diagnose, treat & provide preventive care to ease pain, increase strength and improve range of motion. Therapies may include exercise, manipulation, stretching, soft tissue massage, ultrasound, electrotherapy or acupuncture.
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Massage Therapy
Help reduce pain, improve motion & health with a variety of massage techniques including relaxation, therapeutic, sports injury, deep tissue & trigger point.
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Acupuncture therapy has shown to be an effective treatment for both acute and chronic pain, sciatica, arthritis and headaches.
Virtual Care
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Arthritis Management
Personalized arthritis therapy to help you better manage pain, adopt exercise techniques, follow healthy eating guidelines, prevent fatigue, protect joints, and use assistive devices.
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Chronic Condition Management
Manage chronic conditions like diabetes, COPD, emphysema, metabolic syndrome, high blood pressure, pain, heart disease, arthritis, fibromyalgia, and osteoporosis.
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Custom Bracing
Professionally fit, or custom braces support uneven & unstable joints, working to align joints, increase movement & remove instability.
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Health and Rehabilitation Products
A variety of health, wellness, and rehabilitation devices are stocked to help aid your recovery. Our skilled clinic team ensures you get the right product and that it fits.
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Sports Injury Rehabilitation
Custom treatment plans to help athletes effectively treat pain and return to normal function. Beneficial to those with ACL injuries, meniscus or rotator cuff tears, sprains/strains, tendonitis and more.
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Get relief from jaw pain, clicking, restriction, and locking. TMJ physiotherapy aims to reduce swelling, muscle spasms, and pain while restoring function and addressing underlying causes.
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Vestibular Rehab
Custom treatment plans aim to retrain the brain to recognize and interpret signals from the vestibular system. Ease symptoms of vertigo, dizziness, balance issues, and more.
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Work Conditioning / Hardening
Return to work post-injury with confidence. This program focuses on physical conditioning to address issues of strength, endurance, flexibility, motor control and cardiac function.
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Prenatal Massage
Tailored specifically to the needs of pregnant women, prenatal massage aims to relax tense muscles, improve circulation, increase mobility and ease pregnancy related pain.
Mechanical Traction
Mechanical spinal traction is a form of decompression therapy that relieves pressure on the spine. It is most commonly used to treat herniated discs, bone spurs, degenerative disc disease, facet disease, sciatica, stenosis, and pinched nerves by temporarily counteracting the force of gravity.
Radial Shockwave
Non-invasive treatment that uses energy waves to promote accelerated recovery of injured soft tissue, bone, heel, and joint pain.
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"Knowledgeable staff, helpful resources to manage a range of injuries. Highly recommend."

Derek S - Google Review

"Amazing team. Very diligent. Trustworthy environment and extremely knowledgeable. Highly recommend them."

Julian A - Google Review

Clinic Location & Gallery

Coverage Options

  • Motor Vehicle Accident Insurance
  • Health Benefit Plan
  • Government Insurance
  • Work Injury Insurance
  • Self Pay (Cash/Debit/Credit/Cheque)
  • No Obligation

Direct Billing

  • Atlas Physiotherapy Centre – pt Health directly bills insurance companies for you when possible.
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  • Languages Spoken

  • English, Filipino, Mandarin, Chinese, Cantonese, French, Taiwanese
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    Richmond, British Columbia V7C 0A5
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    Richmond, British Columbia V7C 0A5
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    Richmond, British Columbia V7C 0A5
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