Jimmy Rillo

Discipline: Physiotherapist
Qualifications: BScPT
Languages spoken: English,Filipino

Jimmy’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 is continually studying additional skills such as Acupuncture/Dry Needling, Vestibular and Concussion Rehab because for him working in healthcare is an endless learning, constan