5740 Cambie St
Vancouver BC V5Z 3A6
Jason Coolen: Jason is a graduate of Queen's University with a Bachelor's Degree in Physical Therapy and St. Francis Xavier University with a degree in Biology. Team physiotherapist for the New Westminster Salmonbellies Sr. Men's Lacrosse team. Areas of interest include the treatment of neck and back pain, sports injuries, return to work planning, post surgical rehabilitation, spine and pelvic realignment. Areas of practice include acupuncture, joint mobilization, and osteopathic manual therapy. Jason is also very active with his professional association, the PABC, is the current President-elect of the PABC.
Steve Mah: Graduate of the University of Saskatchewan with Masters in Rehabilitation Science from McGill University. Medical Coordinator for Women's Canada Cup Fastpitch tournament. Team physiotherapist for the New Westminster Salmonbellies Sr. Men's Lacrosse team. Former head physiotherapist/athletic therapist at Simon Fraser University. Areas of interest include return to work planning, functional capacity evaluation, and injuries related to track and field, football, lacrosse, and sports in general. Utilizes an osteopathic manual therapy approach and practices acupuncture.
May Nolan: May is a graduate of Trinity College, Dublin. She holds a graduate diploma in manipulative therapy and has completed her clinical masters in physiotherapy in 2010. May has also co-authored a textbook "Clinical Assessment and Treatment Techniques for the Lower Extremity". She is an instructor and examiner in manipulative therapy for the orthopaedic division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association and a clinical assistant professor in the Faculty of Medicine at UBC. In 2007 she received the Physiotherapy Association of British Columbia's award for clinical excellence in education. Her clinical interests include sports and dance injuries, musculoskeletal imbalance, and pre and post natal care.
Diana Hughes: Diana is a graduate of UBC with over 20 years of clinical experience. She holds a graduate diploma in Manipulative Therapy and is a Certified GunnIMS Practitioner. Her special clinical interest is integration of intramuscular stimulation (IMS) into the physiotherapy management of musculoskeletal pain syndromes.
Anne Whittaker: Anne is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario and holds Level 3 certification in Manipulative Therapy. She has had experience as a team physiotherapist for Capilano College Varsity Blues women's soccer and basketball teams. Her special clinical interests include treatment of muscle imbalance in the shoulder and low back/pelvis, and treatment of foot injuries.
Ian Shepard: Ian graduated from the University Of South Australia in 2004 with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy and graduated from Dalhousie University with a Bachelor of Science. His philosophy is to incorporate manual therapy, exercise and education in the treatment of his clients. He enjoys treating a wide variety of conditions including sports injuries, neck pain, lumbar/pelvic pain, elbows and shoulders. Ian has also been certified to practice acupuncture by the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute. Outside of the clinic Ian avidly plays hockey, tennis and golf.
Rhonda Cooper: Rhonda received her master's degree in physiotherapy from the University of British Columbia in 2006. She has gone on to complete her level 3 Manual Therapy with the Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. Prior to becoming a physiotherapist, Rhonda worked for 14 years as a professional contemporary dancer. During this time, she also instructed dance at various schools in Vancouver and gained extensive experience in the Pilates Method. Her recent adventure into motherhood has piqued her interest in treating common conditions associated with pregnancy. Her treatment approach is primarily through manual therapy, exercise prescription and client education.
Jason Lee: Jason obtained his Master’s of Physiotherapy from the University of Sydney and completed his Bachelor of Human Kinetics at the University of British Columbia. While studying at UBC, he was a trainer with the UBC football team for two seasons and was a research assistant with the faculty of health sciences at USyd. He enjoys treating shoulder, neck, low back, knee and ankle conditions. Jason has a strong interest in sports/orthopaedic injuries and incorporates manual therapy and exercise prescription into his treatment philosophy. Since graduating, Jason has pursued various postgraduate courses in manual therapy and is in the process of finishing his certification of acupuncture through the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada. In his spare time, Jason plays hockey and snowboards.
Juliet Marshall: Juliet graduated with a bachelor degree in physiotherapy from Curtin University of Technology in Perth, Western Australia. She is proficient at treating a variety of problems including sports related injuries, back and neck pain as well workplace injuries; she also has a special interest in neurological rehabilitation including spinal cord injury, stroke and traumaic brain injury. Before moving to Vancouver, Juliet worked with rugby teams at both club and state level in Perth and has expanded to local clubs in Vancouver, including the World Wheelchair Rugby Championships 2010. She successfully combines manual therapy, exercise rehabilitation and client education to help clients towards a speedy recovery. Juliet is certified K-Tape therapist.
Klara Schwab: Klara received her master's degree in physiotherapy from the University of British Columbia. She has experience in gymnastics and use manual therapy and exercise to assist in her clients' recovery.
Fiona Lampman: Fiona is a Registered Acupuncturist with the CTCMA of British Columbia. She has completed her Diploma of Acupuncture at the ICTCMV where she is continuing her studies in herbal medicine to become a Practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine. With over 650 hours of clinical experience, Fiona is most interested in everyday illnesses; the conditions people struggle with day in and day out but never really find relief from such as insomnia, digestive problems, menstrual irregularities, etc. Fiona is also an advocate of energy healing and is certified in Reiki. If there is an interest in this modality of healing, Fiona would be elated to add it into treatments. With a compassionate heart and a passion to help heal others she truly cares her patients and the well-being of those around her. Outside of the clinic, Fiona loves taking photos with her collection of vintage cameras, yoga, and meditation.
Adam Janke: Adam is a pedorthist with the Paris Orthotics team working at Oakridge Physiotherapy. He graduated on the Dean’s List from the University of Western Ontario with an Honours Kinesiology degree, prior to beginning the two-year clinical residency program that is required to become a fully Certified Pedorthist, C Ped (C). He has worked and consulted in clinics in Ottawa, rural Ontario, Toronto, and Vancouver and has been exposed to a wide variety of clinical methods and treatment protocols.
As a Canadian Board Certified Pedorthist, C Ped (C), He specializes in assessing lower-limb skeletal alignment, movement patterns, general foot function and how the feet interact with the rest of the body. From an assessment of these factors I determine a person’s need for custom foot orthotics, custom or therapeutic bracing products, specialized or individually specific footwear, soft-tissue management and referral to other health practitioners where necessary.
I am an avid runner focusing primarily on trail events. My most recent race was a 50 mile ultramarathon in the Marin Headlands just outside of San Francisco, CA.
Bruce Hunt: Bruce is a certified Vernova (formally Arcon) Clinician and Clinical Instructor and Matheson certified Work Capacity Evaluator (CWCE). He is a registered Kinesiologist with the British Columbia Association of Kinesiology. He is a Certified Exercise Physiologist (CEP) with the Canadian Society of Exercise Physiologists. He graduated from the University of British Columbia in 1990 from the school of Physical Education with a double minor in Exercise Science and Psychology.
Mr. Hunt has completed over 5000 occupational health screens during 17 years of health consulting. He has provided independent functional evaluation, job demand / safety risk and ergonomic analysis services in the greater Vancouver region since 1995, having completed over 2300 functional assessments, either stand alone reports or, in conjunction with various health professionals and medical specialists.
Mr. Hunt’s clinical background includes injury assessment and sport first aid, health consulting, fitness testing, one to one training, injury activation and specialized physical rehabilitation and sport conditioning. He has evaluated and trained national and international level athletes. He administers approximately 100 post hire pre-placement screens and return to work functional assessments yearly with other occupational services including executive medicals, and paramedical test services in conjunction with various medical specialists.
Tarin, Paige, Fiona, Terryn, and Katherine:
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