Burnaby Physiotherapy And Hand Therapy - pt Health
"I'm so thankful for the care that I was given here. The exercises assigned were extremely helpful and I'm now working toward recovery instead of maintaining a constant pain level. Thank you so much for your expertise!"
"Excellent physiotherapy. Great treatment plans set up to heal in a relatively fast timeline for whatever injury. Very friendly staff focused on getting you back to normal. Great advice for other health issues, keeping you well informed of your body."
Our Clinic Team
Registered Massage TherapistSpeaks: English
Jessica graduated from the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine & Pharmacology Canada in 2019. Before she got RMT license, she worked in spa field for long time. She is passionate about helping people of all ages with acute and chronic conditions to improve their wellness.
Jessica has been trained in Swedish, and deep tissue techniques, myofascial release, trigger point therapy, joint mobilizations, Pregnancy massage, hot stone therapy, reflexology. Her treatment consists of posture education, exercise plan, activity modification. Jessica always works together with her patients to achieve a short and long-term goal for treatment. She never stops learning — she strives to continue her study to become a better therapist for her patients. Jessica is able to provide service in English, Mandarin, Chinese, and Taiwanese.
Jennifer believes that it is essential to work with her clients’ lifestyles and goals to help them achieve meaningful recoveries and return to doing the activities they love. In previous roles in post-surgical care, pediatrics, and private orthopedics, she was recognized for her positive demeanor, her use of evidence-informed techniques, and her ability to empower her clients in regaining healthy movement and preventing re-injury. Her treatment philosophy is focused on individualized exercise prescription, manual therapy, soft tissue techniques, and education.
While she enjoys treating a multitude of conditions, Jennifer has a keen interest in upper extremity injuries, with plans to pursue a certification in hand therapy. She has completed the Arthritis Society's Getting a Grip on Arthritis® osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis education program. Currently, she holds a Master of Physical Therapy degree from the University of British Columbia and a Master of Public Health degree from Simon Fraser University.
When not in the clinic, Jennifer is likely hiking, doing yoga, eating dessert, or cuddling with her cat and dog while researching her next travel destination. She has also enjoyed learning through volunteer work, including supporting children and adults with disabilities in various settings, and participating in a mentored program to deepen her understanding of the lived experiences of people living with dementia. Jennifer speaks English and Cantonese.
With an unyielding interest in sports and health, Cameron knew that Physiotherapy was the perfect fit. Originally from Vancouver, he traveled abroad to realize his passion, earning a Doctorate of Physiotherapy in 2015 from the University of Melbourne, Australia. While in Australia, he also worked as the head PT/sports trainer for under 18s and over 40s Australian football teams.
His three year experience overseas has opened his mind to an array of treatment styles from different mentors. He understands that each treatment should be tailored to the individual and is excited to be able to apply his experience to provide you with the best care. Cameron has most recently completed both the Arthritis Society's Getting a Grip on Arthritis® osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis education program.
When Cameron isn’t helping people feel their best, he enjoys playing football, hockey, volleyball, and snowboarding as well as adventuring to hike and camp in beautiful BC’s mountains. The coffee addict in him also drives him to explore the city in search for Vancouver’s best espresso. Cameron speaks English and Cantonese.
Ed graduated from the University of Alberta Master of Science in Physical Therapy and a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology (Distinction) programs. During his studies, Ed worked as a personal fitness trainer and coach with the City of Edmonton and the YMCA of Edmonton. He has completed his CSEP-CPT, and YMCA Individual Conditioning Level II, and brings a solid background in general health and wellness to the pt Health team.
Ed has worked in multiple settings including acute care, long-term care and private practice. His areas of interest include myofascial releases, dry needling, taping, and functional strengthening. Ed is consistently advancing his education and skill set. He has completed both level II upper and lower quadrant manual therapy components and acquired his G.T.T (Gokavi Transverse Technique) and Acupuncture certificates. Ed also completed both the Arthritis Society's Getting a Grip on Arthritis® osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis education program. Ed speaks English and Cantonese.
Since graduation from university with Bachelor in Physiotherapy in 2000, Natalie has been striving to broaden her knowledge and gain experience in various fields of the Art of Physiotherapy, such as fitness, biomechanics, manual therapy and vestibular disorders, to name a few.
In recent years, she found a special interest in Hand Therapy. As her interest in hands grew into passion, she has gradually shifted the focus and the caseload towards the upper extremity patients. She started working exclusively as a Hand Therapist in 2010 and in 2012 she completed all the HTCC requirements and successfully passed the examination to become a Certified Hand Therapist.
Natalie lives and works in Burnaby. She enjoys outdoor activities and spending time with her family.
Registered Massage TherapistSpeaks: English
Jeison proudly hails from WCCMT's 3000-hr Registered Massage Therapy program. With a background in Human Kinetics, Jeison grew infatuated with human anatomy while studying at Langara College. He finally discovered his calling in life after finding his way to West Coast College of Massage Therapy.
When he isn't treating patients using myofascial release techniques, joint play and trigger point release therapy, Jeison is a fitness enthusiast with a disciplined training regiment. Alongside pt Health, Jeison has been able to widely spread one of his most ardent ambitions: facilitating good health in good people. Jeison speaks English and Vietnamese.
Justin completed his Master of Physiotherapy degree at the University of Sydney. Prior to that, he graduated from Simon Fraser University with a degree in Kinesiology and worked as a Kinesiologist for several years in Vancouver. In Sydney, Justin worked in a fast paced sports physiotherapy clinic and a rehabilitation hospital. He worked alongside patients who sustained sports-related injuries, motor vehicle injuries, work-related injuries, and rehab post-operatively.
Justin believes that an effective physiotherapy program needs to be customized to the patient. During his time in Australia, Justin learned different treatment styles from various mentors and is excited to use this knowledge to help his patients on their path to recovery. In his spare time, Justin enjoys playing and watching a variety of sports. Justin participates in volleyball and ultimate frisbee leagues. He can also be found snowboarding, hiking and camping. While participating in many sports, Justin has had his fair share of injuries and experienced firsthand how physiotherapy can be an effective form of recovery as well as injury prevention.
Olamide is a results driven therapist striving to make patients better at every opportunity. He efficiently utilizes his manual therapy skills (mobilization and manipulation) alongside exercise prescription in the management of his patients. Olamide's practice is centered around Musculoskeletal injuries across all age groups, cervicogenic headaches and sport related Injuries. He also works with ICBC and WCB patients.
He has gained valuable experience from several work settings which includes the hospital, home health and private practice over the last decade and half coupled with post Bachelor training such as the McKenzie and Mulligan approach, Cervicogenic headaches, Dry needling and most recently clinical DPT from USA. Olamide continues to expand his knowledge base with his recent foray into hand therapy training.
Outside of work he spends a great chunk of time entertaining his two little kiddos and with what’s left, biking on trails/road and fishing for salmon in the Vedder river.
Robert received his Master of Physiotherapy from the University of Western Ontario and his Bachelor of Kinesiology from the University of British Columbia. Along the way, he worked as an athletic trainer for the BCMML Greater Vancouver Canadians Hockey Team and as a behavioural interventionist for children with autism.
Robert’s physiotherapy experience spans private and public sector roles. He has experience working at multiple private clinics treating various musculoskeletal conditions. He has worked extensively with motor vehicle accidents and work-injury clients. In the public sector, Robert worked as the sole charge physiotherapist in an inpatient centre for patients with mental and psychosocial conditions. Robert follows an evidence-based research approach towards physiotherapy treatment and rehabilitation. His physiotherapy treatment involves manual therapy, joint and soft tissue mobilization, exercise prescription and client education.
In his free time, Robert enjoys the outdoors and is an avid hiker, snowboarder and tennis player. Robert speaks English and Cantonese.
Registered Massage TherapistSpeaks: English
Tara has worked in the field of Fitness and Wellness for over 20 years. As such she brings her knowledge of physical well being into her Massage Therapy practice, to help her clients achieve optimal physical productivity while restoring the body’s natural state of balance.
Believing strongly that massage therapy can be a valuable tool towards achieving physical, emotional, and mental wellness, Tara strives to always provide a safe and relaxing environment. She is informed, professional, and passionate about her craft.
She derives the satisfaction that comes with each session helping clients nurture and revitalize their bodies. For her, being a massage therapist is an opportunity to serve people, and so, she incorporates ethics and keen attention-to-detail to help them achieve their goals.
"The dedicated staff here are awesome! Good at what they do, always supportive and attentive to my concerns and questions. Without their expertise, I wouldn't have recovered from my surgery as fast. Thanks to them, my progress and healing has been amazing. I would not hesitate to recommend them to my friends and family."
"I hurt my back so severely that I could not sit or lay down. Front desk staff were able to book me in quickly and I didn't have to wait at all to see someone they were also polite and very courteous. I was able to get back my mobility and able to go back to work pain free. They did a tremendous job. I highly recommend this clinic."