Burnaby Physiotherapy And Hand Therapy - pt Health
Hours of Operation
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|Tuesday:||07:00 AM-08:00 PM|
|Wednesday:||07:00 AM-08:00 PM|
|Thursday:||07:00 AM-08:00 PM|
|Friday:||07:00 AM-08:00 PM|
|Saturday:||09:00 AM-02:00 PM|
- Motor Vehicle Accident Insurance
- Health Benefit Plan
- Government Insurance
- Work Injury Insurance
- Self Pay (Cash/Debit/Credit/Cheque)
- No Obligation
Languages SpokenEnglish, Filipino, Cantonese, Mandarin, Chinese, Vietnamese, Hindi, Arabic, Russian, Hebrew
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Welcome to Burnaby Physiotherapy And Hand Therapy – pt Health
Helping Burnaby residents feel their best since 2005.
At Burnaby Physiotherapy And Hand Therapy – pt Health you can expect:
- Results: Proven, one-to-one, evidence-based therapy
- Coverage Options: Covered by most insurance plans
- Custom Treatment Plans: Customized treatment plans will help you reach your rehabilitation goals.
- Short & Long Term Relief: We focus on the root cause of your pain, not just symptoms
- Flexible Scheduling: Convenient scheduling around work and home obligations
- Prevention Strategies: We show you how to keep pain from coming back – on your own
- Experienced Clinicians: Licensed clinicians who genuinely care about reaching your goals
When you choose Burnaby Physiotherapy And Hand Therapy – pt Health you will find experienced physiotherapy, massage therapy, acupuncture staff who work together to ensure optimal care for your painful injury.
Located on Kingsway, Burnaby Physiotherapy And Hand Therapy recognizes the differences in shapes, sizes, strengths and degrees of injury amongst all of our patients and designs sensible rehabilitation programs that help our patients reach their personal rehabilitation goals. Whether it is pain relief or recovery from an injury, we will provide therapy options that can help you play an active role in achieving your goals. We are a multidisciplinary clinic, by working together as a team, all clinicians are in constant communication with each other in order to ensure that each patient receives the most effective treatment possible.
We successfully treat many conditions and injuries through a variety of effective therapy options.
Early Intervention Can Help Prevent Lifelong Chronic Pain
Early intervention is critical to a speedy recovery. Research has proven that people who seek therapy early after an injury have shorter recovery periods and are 8 times less likely to develop chronic pain.*
Burnaby Physiotherapy And Hand Therapy – pt Health can help you feel your best. Schedule your appointment today using the form, or give us a call and put Burnaby Physiotherapy And Hand Therapy full spectrum of advanced rehabilitation services to work for you.
*Study by the Department of Occupational Medicine at the Orebro Medical Centre.
Chronic Condition Management
Sports Injury Rehabilitation
Work Conditioning / Hardening
Conditions We Treat
At Burnaby Physiotherapy And Hand Therapy, our team has extensive experience and training in treating a variety of different conditions.
Personalized Treatment Plan: The First Step to Your Recovery
Our first goal is to reduce the symptoms you’re feeling right now as quickly as possible. We assess and develop a personalized treatment program through means including, but not limited to, advanced exercise prescriptions, manual therapy, and various modalities.
Evaluating Your Condition
To come up with your treatment program, a therapist will gather key information about your condition. Your answers along with the results of an expert examination will guide us in creating a specific type of treatment program to effectively address your specific condition and eventually, to facilitate your healing.
Adjustments to the program are implemented based on your actual progress, or response, to the treatment until your goals are achieved. We pay close attention to your progress. You will receive verbal instruction and hands-on guidance to improve your condition.
Understanding Your Condition and Implementing Prevention Strategies
A clear understanding of your condition will not only alleviate your concerns, but can also help you understand your condition, to look for and change factors that may be causing your symptoms, and to help you learn how to avoid future problems.
Our therapists may provide tips, specific stretches, and exercises to do at work, or during activities. We recommend changes to help you do your job with less strain and less chance of injury.
As you recover, you will gradually advance in a series of strengthening exercises for the muscles surrounding the affected area which helps patients begin moving easier and lessens the chances of future pain and problems.
How Long It Takes:
Quick Treatments to Let You Work on Your Other Responsibilities
Our goal is to relieve pain and correct your injury as quickly as possible, without compromising the quality of treatments you will be receiving. We adjust our therapy programs to meet your goals.
We get you in for treatment quickly, usually within a few days, and work hard to get you back to enjoying life as quickly as possible. In fact, in some cases just a few 30-minute therapy sessions is all it takes.
Including Your Doctor:
Your Doctor Is Always Our Partner
It takes a team approach to high quality health care. That is why we never take your doctor out of the equation.
Burnaby Physiotherapy And Hand Therapy provides clear and consistent reporting to your doctor. Reporting may include areas such as results achieved, detailed assessment of problem, treatment by physiotherapist, and future treatment options.
We Help You Get Well & Stay Well.
But the treatment doesn’t stop in our office. We may provide you with exercises to do at home on a regular basis to help control your symptoms and protect reoccurrence of injury in the years ahead. Although we will continue to be a resource, you will be in charge of practicing the strategies and exercises you’ve learned as part of an ongoing home program and maintain a good quality of life.
Ready to feel your best again? Schedule Your No-Obligation Appointment Today.
- Motor Vehicle Accident Insurance
- Health Benefit Plan
- Government Insurance
- Work Injury Insurance
- Self Pay (Cash/Debit/Credit/Cheque)
- No Obligation
Private Paying Options
- Personal Cheque
Direct BillingBurnaby Physiotherapy And Hand Therapy directly bills insurance companies for you when possible. Call for details.
Coverage and Payment Frequently Asked QuestionsFind answers to commonly asked payment and coverage questions below. Don’t see your question? A member of our clinic team would be happy to help, call us at (604) 449-5730.
Payment Frequently Asked Questions
Employer Extended Health Benefits Frequently Asked Questions
Medical Services Plan (MSP) Frequently Asked Questions
- Massage Therapy
- MSP Premium Assistance Recipients
- Income Assistance Recipients
- Convention Refugees
- Inmates of B.C. Correctional Facilities
- Enrolled with MSP through the At Home Program
- Residents of long term care facilities receiving the Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS);
- Individuals enrolled with MSP as Mental Health Clients
- First Nations peoples with valid B.C. Medical Plan coverage through the First Nations Health Authority
Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) Frequently Asked Questions
WorkSafeBC (WSBC) Frequently Asked Questions
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Burnaby Physiotherapy And Hand Therapy Team
PhysiotherapistSpeaks: English, CantoneseEd graduated from the University of Alberta Masters of Science in Physical Therapy and a Bachelors 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.
PhysiotherapistSpeaks: English, CantoneseWith 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 in Australia. While in Australia, he also worked as the head PT/sports trainer for under 18s and over 40s Australian football teams. His 3-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.
Massage TherapistSpeaks: English, Mandarin, ChineseDante Li is a massage therapist registered with CMTBC. He held a Bachelor of Science degree and had strong understanding in human anatomy and kinesiology. Being an engineer with high standard and precision in the past, he treated every patient accurately and effectively. His approaches to massage therapy are mainly therapeutic, involves Deep Tissue, Myofascial Release, Trigger Point, Joint Mobilization Techniques. In addition to that, Dante has also done many researches and studies in manual osteopathy field. He is fluent in English and Mandarin.
PhysiotherapistSpeaks: English, CantoneseJustin 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.
Tuan Son (Jeison) Le
Massage TherapistSpeaks: English, VietnameseJeison 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.
Certified Hand Therapist - PTSpeaks: English, Russian, HebrewSince 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 the 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.
Diana Marshall Matthews
Certified Hand Therapist - OTSpeaks: English, FrenchDiana attended McMaster University in Ontario and completed her Bachelor of Physical Education in 1991, and her Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Therapy in 1994. She worked in the United States for six years as a travelling therapist doing general occupational therapy before attending Texas Woman's University in Houston for a hand therapy fellowship in April 1999. She moved to Vancouver in 1999 and started working in Surrey at the Guildford Physiotherapy and Hand Injury Clinic, treating traumatic and post-surgical hand, wrist and elbow injuries from August 1999 to June 2009. Diana wrote and passed her CHT exam in November 1999, and she has been a Certified Hand Therapist ever since. She moved to Sydney, Australia in August 2009 and started working at the North Shore Hand Injury Clinic in St Leonards, a suburb of Sydney, treating hand, wrist and elbow injuries in the pediatric and adult population. She returned to Vancouver in 2014 and started working for PT Health in April, first at their Burnaby location before switching to her current position at the Richmond location. She also works at VGH in a casual position in the outpatient hand therapy department. Diana has most recently completed both the Arthritis Society's Getting a Grip on Arthritis® osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis education program.
PhysiotherapistSpeaks: English, Mandarin, TaiwaneseAfter 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 six 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.
Patient CoordinatorSpeaks: EnglishHailing from the tropical islands of Fiji, Ashwini has recently made Burnaby her new home. She graduated from MTI Community College with a Diploma in Medical Administrative Assistant/Medical office Assistant in 2011. An ambitious and goal-oriented individual, she intends to go back to school for a Technical Medical degree as a Radiology/Ultrasound Specialist. In her free time, Ashwini enjoys visiting new countries, sightseeing and immersing herself in other cultures. She maintains an active lifestyle by doing yoga and group fitness classes. She has been manning the front desk for Burnaby Physiotherapy and Hand Therapy for over 4 years. She is our go-to for any questions, comments or concerns related to caseload, schedules, coverage, etc. Likely to be the first face you see as you walk into our Burnaby office (if you're a morning person), Ashwini is eagerly waiting to make your acquaintance and get you started on all of your physio, massage and hand therapy needs.