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Highgate Health - pt Health

7315 Edmonds Street, 205
Burnaby, British Columbia V3N 1A7

Hours of Operation

Monday7:00am - 8:00pm
Tuesday8:00am - 8:00pm
Wednesday8:00am - 8:00pm
Thursday8:00am - 8:00pm
Friday7:00am - 8:00pm
Saturday8:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday8:00am - 3:30pm

Welcome!

Our clinic is open and offering in-person treatment in addition to virtual care. We look forward to seeing you soon.





The staff is friendly and welcoming. They listen to what you have to say about why you are there. I will keep going back. Plus it is great to have physiotherapy, massage therapy, chiropractic and acupuncture all in one place.

Leslie-Anne L – Google Review





I can’t thank the Highgate Health team enough for their wonderful and kind treatment of me in my hour of need. I went into the centre hardly able to stand up and in extreme pain. I left the office feeling much more comfortable.

Pauline P – Google Review

Our Clinic Team

  • Audrey Kim
    Physiotherapist

    Speaks: English, Korean

    Audrey is a Registered Physiotherapist who obtained her Masters of Physical Therapy from Western University in London, Ontario, after completing her Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology and Psychology with Honours at the University of New Brunswick. Audrey has graduated in first-class standing with 4 years of academic scholarship at UNB and was a vice president of fundraising at Western, helping kids with burn injuries. Audrey was born in Korea and raised in New Zealand during her childhood before moving to Canada where she was a professional tennis player. She won the women’s tennis provincial championship in New Brunswick for two years in a row. Audrey is an all-around athlete where she represented her school in various sports including varsity basketball, volleyball, tennis, and golf. Audrey holds a tennis instructor licence and was a tennis instructor in New Brunswick before starting her Physiotherapy journey. Throughout her work, Audrey has extensive experience in treating motor vehicle accidents, sport and work-related injuries, concussion, neurological conditions (stroke, spinal cord injuries, MS, Parkinson’s) as well as chronic pain management. Audrey uses a combination of manual therapy, shockwave therapy, electrotherapy, patient education and exercise prescription to help her patients. Audrey has completed post-graduate education in Orthopaedic Manual Therapy Level 1, soft tissue releases and vestibular/concussion rehabilitation. In her free time, Audrey enjoys travelling around BC, especially hiking with her dog and playing golf and tennis. You can find her chomping away at a new restaurant or at a dog park. Audrey emphasizes a patient centered hands on approach to her treatments.



  • Gil Yehezkel
    Physiotherapist

    Speaks: English, Hebrew

    Gil completed his Bachelor of Physiotherapy in 2001. Since graduating, he has completed further education courses in Vestibular therapy, helping those who experience symptoms such as dizziness, vertigo, and loss of balance. Gil had also completed his acupuncture and Gunn IMS training, which can assist in restoring dysfunction in patients with chronic issues that do not seem to improve with conventional treatments.

    He has a vast experience in the private orthopedic field, covering a wide range of acute and chronic conditions, including post-operative surgeries, chronic myofascial syndromes, peripheral nerve injuries, motor vehicle related injuries, and workplace injuries. Gil is a strong believer of the “Active Approach” and assigns a specific exercise regime for each client as part of their care plan.

    Gil spends his spare time with his friends and family, cooking and travelling. He remains active by running, working out in the gym, and keeping up with his young one.



  • Aaron Man
    Massage Therapist

    Speaks: Cantonese, English

    Aaron is a nurse and massage therapist who strongly believes in maintaining optimal health through a continual balance of physiological and psychological well-being. While he acknowledges the significance of medications, he advocates the conjunction of non-pharmaceutical interventions in the treatment to optimally achieve client goals. Whether pain is subtly noticeable or significantly debilitating, it can impact a person's overall health and daily life.

    Leveraging his extensive knowledge and experience in treating and preventing physical dysfunction and pain associated with soft tissue and joint injuries, Aaron is committed to addressing this issue by implementing evidence-based and holistic patient-centered treatments tailored specifically to each client's needs. Aaron conducts comprehensive head-to-toe assessments and meticulously gathers medical history to tailor the most suitable treatment plan according to the client's requirements. He has a broad array of skills (Neuromuscular and deep tissue techniques, Swedish massage, myofascial interventions) that he utilizes in order to address the client's primary concerns. Additionally, he employs a range of preventive measures, including both active and passive modalities in his treatment, to optimize patient recovery.

    Despite his extensive knowledge, Aaron consistently endeavors to enhance his skills and expand his understanding, all with the goal of continually improving his techniques for the benefit of his clients.

    Aaron speaks English and Cantonese. Beyond his clinical responsibilities, he serves as a community nurse, working with travel vaccinations and geriatric care. In his leisure time, he channels his artistic flair into pursuits like crafting and pottery.



  • Eric Eyolfson
    Physiotherapist

    Speaks: English

    Eric completed both his Master’s degree in Physiotherapy and Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology from the University of Saskatchewan. Eric also obtained his AN-IMS certificate in Dry Needling and his Level 1 Diploma in Advanced Integrated Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy (CPA Orthopaedic Division). 

    As an outdoors enthusiast and former athlete, he has a keen interest in working with an active population of all ages. His treatment approach emphasizes an accurate diagnosis on assessment and collaboration to empower clients to return to activities they love most. Eric utilizes a variety of treatment methods and backs a strong therapeutic exercise knowledge from years of training. He is pursuing further training in orthopaedics, sports physiotherapy and persisting pain. 

    Outside of work, Eric enjoys making the most of all that BC has to offer. Hiking, cycling, running and rock climbing are avid hobbies. He also participates in rec sports including golf, tennis, basketball and football. When it’s time to rest, you can find Eric playing his piano/guitar or relaxing at the beach with friends and family.



  • Francis Moffat
    Physiotherapist

    Speaks: English

    Francis has been practicing physiotherapy for over 22 years since graduating from Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario. After completing three years of Kinesiology (U of Guelph) and many post-graduate courses, he currently holds a Level 3 manual therapy designation with the Canadian Orthopaedic Division.

    He has been Lead Physiotherapist for the New Zealand National Triathlon Team, and for the Queen's Varsity Hockey Team. Francis can draw from his experience to effectively treat sports and work-related injuries, as well as spinal injuries resulting from MVAs.

    Outside of work, Francis enjoys hiking, fishing and camping. He is married with two boys that keep him running between baseball diamonds and soccer pitches.



  • Gagandip Parmar
    Chiropractor

    Speaks: English, Punjabi

    Dr. Gagandip Parmar holds a Bachelor of Science in Life Science from The University of British Columbia in Vancouver. She then graduated from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto, obtaining her Doctor of Chiropractic Degree. She is an evidence based practitioner who has a strong interest in diagnosing and treating neuromusculoskeletal conditions of the spine and extremities.

    While engaging in patient-centered care, Dr. Parmar’s approach in treatment is holistic, in order to achieve optimal health and well-being for all of her patients. Dr. Parmar practices the Diversified Technique, involving manual therapies, therapeutic modalities, rehabilitation and nutrition to restore health and function.

    She constantly collaborates with health care providers and delivers the best possible integrated care to all of her patients. She is also experienced in treating the geriatric, pediatric and pregnant population.



  • Konstantin Kobelev
    Massage Therapist

    Speaks: Hebrew, Russian

    Konstantin is a registered massage therapist at Highgate Physiotherapy. His interests are sports injuries, posture realignment, musculo-skeletal imbalance, headaches, TMJ disorders, craniosacral, MVA injuries, and other treatments.



  • Matthew Strukoff
    Physiotherapist

    Speaks: English

    Matthew completed his Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy in 2013 from Manchester Metropolitan University in Manchester, England. He went on to complete a Master of Rehabilitation Science with a manual therapy focus from the University of British Columbia, where he received close mentorship from top therapists in the profession, expertise in clinical reasoning and strong manual therapy/ joint manipulation skills. He is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy.

    Matthew places strong emphasis on accurate assessment and diagnosis to truly identify the root of a client’s pain/dysfunction and believes in an individual approach to care with his clients. He believes in a holistic approach to rehabilitation and feels that the collective musculoskeletal, neurological, and psychosomatic systems must be addressed in order to achieve long-term success.

    Matthew works with clients from all walks of life but has a particular interest in sports injury recovery/ return to sport, strength and performance, post-operative rehabilitation, and repetitive strain injuries/ tendinopathies.

    Matthew considers himself a life-long student and is passionate about consistently expanding his knowledge base and keeping up to date on the latest literature to help his clients achieve their goals. He has taken additional post-graduate courses in Acupuncture and Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS/ Dry Needling).

    Matthew is a firm believer in living a balanced healthy lifestyle. He is an avid soccer player, gym enthusiast and enjoys regular outdoor runs or hiking. He often promotes the values of a healthy lifestyle to his clients such as stress reduction, regular exercise, a balanced diet, and getting a full night of sleep due to the positive physiological effects they have on injury recovery.



  • Mei Zhang (ACU)
    Acupuncturist

    Speaks: English, Mandarin

    Mei Zhang is an experienced acupuncture practitioner and registered massage therapist who is dedicated to helping patients achieve optimal health and wellness. With a passion for providing effective pain relief and promoting overall well-being, Mei creates personalized treatment plans for each patient using acupuncture, cupping, and other traditional therapies, as well as massage therapy to provide deep relaxation and relief from muscular tension.

    With her extensive knowledge of acupuncture, Mei is able to stimulate the body's natural healing mechanisms and balance the flow of energy, or Qi, within the body. This holistic treatment is commonly used to treat pain conditions such as headaches, back pain, and arthritis, as well as other health issues such as anxiety, depression, and digestive disorders.

    As a registered massage therapist, Mei offers a variety of massage therapy techniques to promote deep relaxation and relieve muscular tension. By creating individualized treatment plans based on each patient's unique needs, Mei provides effective and customized care. With her commitment to ongoing education and training, Mei stays up-to-date with the latest research and techniques to provide the best care possible. Patients can expect a gentle touch and compassionate approach from Mei, making each acupuncture and massage therapy session a relaxing and rejuvenating experience.



  • Shirin Hatami
    Physiotherapist

    Speaks: English, Farsi, Persian

    Shirin has been a Physiotherapist for the past 16 years. Her areas of interest are postural and mechanical pain control, active rehabilitation, education, active tissue release, dry needling and acupuncture. When she's not working, she spends most of her time with her family: she also enjoys reading, hiking, playing table tennis, and experimenting with pottery.



  • Vic Edangal
    Physiotherapist

    Speaks: English, Tagalog (Filipino)

    Vic Edangal is a highly trained and skilled physiotherapist with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from the Philippines in 2000. He has a wealth of experience having worked in orthopaedic and neurological hospital settings in the Philippines and Saudi Arabia. Vic is a firm believer in continuing education, having completed postgraduate courses in healthcare management and various advanced courses in Vestibular, Concussion, Intramuscular Stimulations, and arthritis education programs.

    Vic has been working in private practice since 2014. He is passionate about providing hands-on techniques and personalized treatments to his clients. He is always looking for new ways to help his clients and make a positive impact on their movement and well-being. Outside of work, Vic enjoys cycling and spending time with his family, exploring new places and trying new things around the city and local lakes. Vic is grateful for his career as a physiotherapist and the opportunity to interact with amazing people each day.

     

     



  • Mei Zhang
    Massage Therapist

    Speaks: English

    Eim Mei Zhang is a highly skilled practitioner of acupuncture and registered massage therapist who is passionate about helping patients achieve optimal health and wellness. Her primary focus is on providing effective pain relief and promoting overall well-being. Mei uses traditional therapies such as acupuncture and cupping to create personalized treatment plans for each patient, as well as massage therapy to provide deep relaxation and relief from muscular tension. 

    Acupuncture is a holistic treatment that involves inserting thin needles into specific points on the body to stimulate the body's natural healing mechanisms. Mei believes in the power of acupuncture to balance the flow of energy or Qi within the body, promoting healing and overall health. She uses this technique to treat a variety of pain conditions such as headaches, back pain, and arthritis, as well as other health issues such as anxiety, depression, and digestive disorders. 

    Mei is also a registered massage therapist who offers massage therapy to provide relief from muscular tension and promote deep relaxation. With her extensive knowledge of a variety of techniques and modalities, Mei creates individualized treatment plans based on each patient's unique needs and concerns. She is committed to staying up-to-date with the latest research and techniques to provide the most effective care possible. With her gentle touch and compassionate approach, Mei aims to make each acupuncture and massage therapy session a relaxing and rejuvenating experience for her patients. 

     



  • Susanne Chan
    Physiotherapist

    Speaks: English

    Susanne is a graduate of the University of Sydney Master of Physiotherapy program, and holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of British Columbia. After working in Australia for a spell, she returned to Canada with an eye to meld the best of both physiotherapy worlds. She is committed to continued learning, and treating her patients with a collaborative approach.

    A fun fact about Susanne: she has lived in 5 different cities/ towns in 4 different countries!



  • Daeyou Kim
    Acupuncturist

    Speaks: English, Korean

    Dr. Kim is a highly qualified TCM practitioner with a solid background in both western and oriental medicine. He holds a BSc in Microbiology and a MSc in Molecular Biology, as well as a PhD in Biochemistry from Korea. He has published many research papers in prestigious journals and worked as a research fellow at the NIH, the largest medical institute in the US. 

    Recognized as a registered TCM Practitioner (R. TCM P), Dr. Kim adeptly applies acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine to alleviate chronic and acute bodily pain. His primary objective lies in harmonizing traditional Oriental medicine with contemporary Western medical expertise for optimal patient care.

    Dr. Kim is also an avid outdoor enthusiast who enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking, and mountaineering. He believes that these activities help him stay healthy and resilient, both physically and mentally. He has learned to overcome various challenges by persisting and reaching his goals.



  • Shirin Hatami
    Clinical Counselor

    Speaks: English, Farsi
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Nice place. Very prompt, they take you right away as scheduled. The front desk ladies are friendly and sociable. Prices are listed as well so it is easier to know how much your insurance will cover.

Tre Z – Google Review





Great first experience. Straightforward but listened to my explanation of where I was hurt etc. I got the impression that they know what they’re doing. I/’m so excited about getting fixed and going back to work.

Nathalie P – Google Review

Services & Treated Conditions

Acupuncture
Acupuncture
Post-graduate training completed in acupuncture. Acupuncture involves inserting thin, disposable needles into specific acupuncture points throughout the body.
Chiropractic
Chiropractic
Chiropractic services provided by a registered chiropractor.
Pelvic Health
Pelvic Health
Specialty program designed to help address issues that typically develop as a result of pelvic floor dysfunction. Includes assessment and treatment for both male and female patient types. Physiotherapist or massage therapist providing this service has post-graduate training in this area which allows them to perform the controlled act of an internal digital vaginal and/or rectal examination.
Dizziness + Balance / Vestibular Rehab
Dizziness + Balance / Vestibular Rehab
Specialty program designed to help address issues that typically develop as a result of a vestibular system condition. Therapist providing care will have completed Lifemark Vestibular Rehabilitation training offered by Sheelah Woodhouse and have infrared goggle and other vestibular equipment as outlined by Sheelah Woodhouse.
Exercise Prescription
Exercise Prescription
General exercise and conditioning program offered in clinic or offsite at a gym or home.
Intramuscular Stimulation
Intramuscular Stimulation
IMS is a specialized dry needling technique (similar to acupuncture) to reduce pain and inflammation in a variety of muscle, skeletal and nerve problems. IMS practitioners are certified and/or have post-graduate training to perform intramuscular stimulation.
Manual & Manipulative Therapy
Manual & Manipulative Therapy
Hands-on treatment approach consisting of graded joint or tissue mobilization and/or manipulation techniques. Foundational manual therapy skills are part of entry to practice training for PTs, DCs and RMTs. Advanced training and credentialing is available in post-graduate areas.
Massage Therapy
Massage Therapy
Massage therapy services provided by a registered massage therapist.
Orthotics
Orthotics
Custom orthotic, insole and/or footwear services with physician prescription. Services provided by a Pedorthist, Chiropodist/Podiatrist and/or other clinician with post-graduate training in custom foot orthotics including Physiotherapist, Chiropractor, Kinesiologist (funding inquiry or pre-approval may be required for these other clinicians).
Physiotherapy
Physiotherapy
Physiotherapy treatment provided by a registered physiotherapist.
Active Release Technique (ART)
Active Release Technique (ART)
Post-graduate training completed and experience with Active Release Techniques (ART®) soft tissue treatment techniques.
Temporomandibular Joint Rehabilitation
Temporomandibular Joint Rehabilitation
Assessment and treatment of issues arising from the Temporomandibular Joint. Typically clinicians will have taken post-graduate training in this area.
Sport Medicine/Sport Therapy
Sport Medicine/Sport Therapy
Sport medicine is a field of healthcare that treats and prevents injuries related to sport, play and exercise. Practitioners are trained in the discipline, which also emphasizes physical fitness, conditioning and overall well-being.
Bobath/NDT (Neuro-developmental treatment) Therapy
Bobath/NDT (Neuro-developmental Treatment) Therapy
Post-graduate training completed and clinical experience in application of Bobath and/or Neuro-developmental Treatment (NDT) treatment techniques for patients with Central Nervous System (CNS) lesions.
Myofascial Release Therapy
Myofascial Release Therapy
Therapist with advanced training in myofascial release manual therapy techniques.
Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation
Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation
Clinician has the specialized skills and/or experience to assess & treat a client with a moderate or severe traumatic brain injury .
Shockwave Therapy
Shockwave Therapy
Shockwave therapy or extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) is a modality used in the treatment of many musculoskeletal conditions, primarily those involving connective tissues such as ligaments and tendons.
Psychotherapy
Psychotherapy
Psychotherapy treatment may be provided by any one of the following disciplines; psychologist, psychotherapist, clinical counsellor or social worker.
Functional Restoration
Functional Restoration
Function program aimed at improving an individual's physical capabilities to return to work and/or normal daily activities.
Acupuncture (Traditional Chinese Medicine)
Acupuncture (Traditional Chinese Medicine)
TCM practitioners use various mind and body practices (such as acupuncture and tai chi) as well as herbal products to address health problems.
Cupping Therapy
Cupping Therapy
Post-graduate training with plastic- or silicone suction cups to treat fascial, myofascial trigger points/restrictions combined with massage techniques and movements.
Functional Dry Needling
Functional Dry Needling
Post-graduate training and clinical experience in functional dry needling techniques including indications, contraindications, precautions and safe use of this treatment approach.
McKenzie Method
McKenzie Method
McKenzie Method® of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy® (MDT) is a system of assessment and management for spinal and extremity musculoskeletal disorders. Clinicians trained in the MDT system are able to assess and classify all complaints of the musculoskeletal system. MDT is a comprehensive assessment and management approach based on sound and logical principles that focuses on the patient and their potential to self-manage and recover their previous level of function.
Clinical Pilates
Clinical Pilates
Clinical Pilates is an adaptation of traditional Pilates. It is taught one-on-one by a physiotherapist to help strengthen core muscles and prevent or rehabilitate injuries. Includes use of specialized equipment (reformers, trapeze tables, exercise balls) and floor exercises.
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Clinic Information

Our Philosophy

When you choose Highgate Health - pt Health, a rehabilitation clinic located in Burnaby, you will find an experienced and dedicated team of physiotherapists, massage therapists, and chiropractors who work collaboratively to ensure their patients receive optimal care for a variety of conditions. Personalized treatment plans and a variety of therapy options are provided to assist their patients attain their health and wellness goals.

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Coverage Options

Your treatment may be partially or fully covered if you have extended health benefits, a worker’s compensation claim, or were injured in a motor vehicle accident.

Coverage options available to you may include:

  • Extended health benefits
  • Worker’s compensation
  • Motor vehicle accident insurance

Please check your coverage in your company’s extended health plan. Please note that for payment, Visa, Mastercard and Debit are accepted.

Direct Billing

  • Highgate Health – pt Health directly bills insurance companies for you when possible.
    Call for details.
  • Languages Spoken

  • English, Farsi, French, Hebrew, Korean, Mandarin, Russian
  • Parking

    • There is free visitor parking available underground. The entrance to the parkade is located on Arcola Street.

      Street access to the clinic is from the front of the building on Edmonds Street.

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    Burnaby, British Columbia V3N 1A7

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