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"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."
"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."
Our Clinic Team
Physiotherapist - BScPTSpeaks: English, FilipinoJimmy’s passion in the field of Health Sciences has helped him to find a career as a healthcare provider. His education and professional timeline started in year 2001 when he graduated with a degree in Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy in the Philippines. Jimmy initially worked as Community Physiotherapist and treated young clients with cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy; older individuals with stroke, brain injury, spinal cord injury, fracture, arthritis and other musculoskeletal injuries. Jimmy had the chance to explore his profession in Orthopaedics as a result of working in private and out-patient clinics in the Middle East before migrating to Canada in 2010. Through the Prior Learning and Assessment Recognition (PLAR) done on 2011-2012, Jimmy completed the bridging program for internationally-trained Physiotherapist at Thompson Rivers University and Ryerson University. Jimmy obtained his Physiotherapist license after he passed the Physiotherapy Competency Exam under Canadian Alliance of Physiotherapy Regulators in British Columbia, Canada on 2014. Also earlier of the same year, Jimmy got his license after taking National Physical Therapy Examination for the state of New York, United States. Currently, Jimmy is a Registered Physiotherapist in good standing with the College of Physical Therapist of British Columbia, a member of Physiotherapy Association of British Columbia and Canadian Physiotherapy Association (Orthopaedic Division and Private Practice). He finished K-Taping Pro training, certificate in Level 1 Lumbopelvic Spine I (NAIOMT), and Non-Thermal Laser Therapy course. Jimmy continually studies additional skills such as Acupuncture/Dry Needling, Vestibular and Concussion Rehab because for him working in healthcare is an endless learning experience.
Massage Therapist - Registered Massage TherapistSpeaks: English, SpanishAfter completing two years of a Kinesiology degree, Matthew decided to switch gears and obtained his Registered Massage Therapy diploma at Langara College in 2016. Being involved in a spectrum of sports throughout his life, Matt enjoys working with athletes of all skill levels and sports from professional rugby players, mountain bikers and road cyclists, to youth athletes and weekend warriors. He has a very orthopaedic approach to massage therapy often utilizing joint mobilizations, myofascial release, and active/muscle energy techniques to prevent, maintain, and rehabilitate injuries of all varieties. In his spare time you can find Matt playing a variety of sports from snowboarding on the local mountains to practicing martial arts, playing soccer, and scuba diving.
Massage Therapist - BSc.Speaks: English, Russian, HebrewKonstantin 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.
Physiotherapist - BScSpeaks: EnglishFrancis 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 MVA?s. 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.
Physiotherapist - BSc (PT), MCPASpeaks: English, FilipinoVic possesses ten years of physiotherapy experience in orthopaedic rehabilitation in the Philippines’ Professional Regulation Commission and Saudi Commission for Health Specialties. He has worked in acute care hospitals and Rehabilitation Institutes for in/outpatient physiotherapy abroad in addition to his private practice work in Canada. Vic holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy from Lyceum Northwestern University, Philippines (2000). Prior to moving to Canada in 2012, he finished his postgraduate professional diploma in Healthcare Management from Meridian Business School London, UK in 2010. Vic has most recently completed both the Arthritis Society's Getting a Grip on Arthritis® osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis education program. He is dedicated to patient education and exercise prescription towards optimal recovery. His sense of reward is seeing each client achieve their rehabilitation goals.
Massage TherapistSpeaks: EnglishStacy is a graduate of the 3000 hour program at the West Coast College of Massage Therapy. She combines therapeutic massage and relaxation techniques to create a massage therapy session which is both relaxing and effective. This helps patients recover from acute, chronic and postural issues while at the same time relaxing the body to reduce stress which further aids the healing process. Stacy's approach to massage therapy stems from an in depth understanding of the musculoskeletal/nervous systems and the ability to customize treatment to the individuals needs. She enjoys treating headaches/migraines, chronic pain, acute injuries, neurological conditions, and stress-related concerns. In addition, she provides home care exercises to enhance the effectiveness of the massage treatment results and encourages patients to take an active role in their wellness.
Chiropractor - B.Sc., D.C.Speaks: English, Hindi, PunjabDr. 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.
Physiotherapist - BSc(PT), CAFCI, FDN, MCPASpeaks: EnglishMatthew completed his Bachelors of Science in Physiotherapy in 2013 from Manchester Metropolitan University in Manchester, England. He places strong emphasis on accurate assessment and diagnosis in order to truly identify the root of a client’s pain/dysfunction and believes in an individual approach to care with his clients. Matthew is passionate about expanding his knowledge base and has taken additional post-graduate courses in Acupuncture and Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS). He also has his Level Two Diploma of Advanced Orthopaedic Manual and Manipulative Therapy and is currently pursuing further Manual Therapy Levels and Sports Physiotherapy Certificate.
"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."
"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."