Paving the Way for Physio with the Chinese Olympic Team (Interview)

We recently had the opportunity to meet and talk to Steve Mah, lead physiotherapist for the Chinese Olympic team for TWIST Performance + Wellness China between 2016 and 2017. Steve is also a partner at Vancouver’s Oakridge Physiotherapy and has worked with many sports teams over the years. His experience with the Chinese Olympic team was full …

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Dance, Injury, & Expression Full Article

Inquiry into Dance Training, Injury Management and Artistic Expression: Key Concepts to move the Art Form Forward   Principal Investigator and Author: Rhonda Cooper – BFA, MPT, FCAMPT, acupuncture, Sessional Dance Instructor at SFU, Registered Physiotherapist, Oakridge Physiotherapy Centre Collaborators: Rachael Corbett – BSc, PT, RCAMPT, IMS, Registered Physiotherapist, Diane Lee & Associates Valia Spiliotopoulos …

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Dance, Injury, & Expression

Excerpt from “Inquiry into Dance Training, Injury Management and Artistic Expression by Rhonda Cooper MPT, FCAMPT, Sessional Dance Instructor at Simon Fraser University   When we seek to learn a new skill or develop an understanding of a new concept, it is unrealistic to think that we can master the skill or comprehend the concept …

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Movin’ On Up

Movin’ On Up… To quote The Jefferson’s theme song of the 70’s/80’s, we are movin’ on up!! Oakridge Physiotherapy is moving to its new location on Monday, March 30– open at 7am. Our new location is at 6317 Cambie Street, just a couple blocks south of our old location. This move has been over 2 …

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Investigating Injury Prevention and Excellence in Dance

Investigating Injury Prevention and Excellence in Dance I worked for 14 years as a professional contemporary dancer before I trained to become a physiotherapist. As I’ve transitioned into physiotherapy, I’ve stayed connected to dance through continuing my physical practice of dance, teaching injury prevention workshops for dancers and instructing  “physiodance” – a class combining the …

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