Motion Physiotherapy - pt Health
"I have visited Motion Physiotherapy numerous times and have experienced significant relief from some nagging neck and shoulder injuries. Every visit brings me closer to completely resolving my issues. I highly recommend them to my friends and coworkers that are experiencing musculoskeletal issues (common in my line of work)."
"pt Health has been my Physiotherapy clinic for years. I feel so supported by the staff. They're friendly and easy to talk to. They've helped my through some really tough times. My back injury left me completely incapacitated, and thanks to a lot of hard work at pt Health, I finally have my life back again. I highly recommended them."
Our Clinic Team
Chris von Schellwitz
Physiotherapist - BKin, MPT, FDNSpeaks: English, FrenchChris completed both his Bachelor degree in Human Kinetics and his Master’s degree in Physiotherapy from the University of British Columbia. He has an interest in working with athletes of all capacities, from the weekend warriors and recreational athletes to varsity and elite athletes. Currently, Chris is involved with the Vancouver Whitecaps residency program and has vast experience with coaching, managing, and playing soccer and ice hockey at all levels. Chris’ treatment focuses on manual techniques and rehabilitation through strengthening and exercise programs. He is committed to keeping current with modern empirical evidence and continuing education in the field of orthopaedic and sports physiotherapy. Chris has most recently completed both the Arthritis Society's Getting a Grip on Arthritis® osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis education program. Outside of the clinic, Chris can be found playing all sorts of recreational team sports but he also has a love for cycling. He just completed the GranFondo for the second year in a row while raising money for the BC heart and lung association.
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.
Massage TherapistSpeaks: EnglishJennifer Schweding graduated from West Coast College of Massage therapy in 2012. She strives to facilitate wellness through tapping into the body's innate ability to heal, regenerate, and adapt. Jennifer endeavors to reach each patient's goals through a variety of techniques including deep tissue massage, trigger point therapy, myofascial release, dermoneuromodulation, and joint mobilizations, while collaborating with other healthcare practitioners. She is trained in Graston technique. Jennifer has a passion for rehabilitation and long-term care for post-surgical cases, neurological conditions, systemic illness, and scarring. Jennifer is also a practical instructor at WCCMT in New West, actively sharing her passion for massage with students. Outside of work, she is a competitive weightlifter and general fitness enthusiast, avid gardener, and loves to be on the beach.
Physiotherapist - MPT, Bkin, CPT, FDNSpeaks: English, French, CantoneseTyler has achieved a Bachelor of Kinesiology and a Masters of Physical Therapy from the University of British Columbia. Tyler specializes in treating sport and work related injuries, vestibular/concussion conditions, motor vehicle accidents, and has experience with effectively managing chronic low back pain and shoulder pain. Moreover, his treatment approach includes using IMS (dry needling), manual therapy, shockwave therapy, and electrotherapy to promote pain relief, followed by a graded exercise program to restore movement and function. Tyler has always been very passionate about sports medicine, health, and physical fitness. In the past, Tyler has volunteered as a weight training coach for the Special Olympics Vancouver team, and has worked as a lifeguard, personal trainer, and fitness instructor. In terms of his athletic background, Tyler was a competitive powerlifter and continues to train to stay strong and healthy for life. Recently, Tyler has joined a multi-sport recreational league with his church group, that includes volleyball, basketball, and soccer. With the evolving field of physiotherapy, Tyler is committed to keeping his practice up-to-date with modern research by reviewing new literature, and taking continuing education courses. Tyler is also dedicating his time towards educating others around him, as he has taken on leadership opportunities by joining the UBC Kinesiology Mentorship Program. Outside of the clinic, Tyler enjoys playing the piano, hiking, kickboxing, working out, and especially enjoys eating good food with his friends and family.
Massage Therapist - RMTSpeaks: English
"I've benefitted from being a patient at Motion Physiotherapy. Staff members have been courteous, passionate and educated. I cannot say enough good about this clinic and I'm so thankful to have found them. Highly recommend!"
"Friendly, helpful and professional staff in a calm and welcoming environment. Every practitioner truly has your health, wellness and comfort top of mind. The practitioners are all very skilled. I highly recommend this location!"