Back in Motion Physiotherapy – Vancouver
#208 – 333 East Broadway
Vancouver BC, V5T 1W5
Monday – Thursday 8:00 am – 7:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am – 7:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
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Adam Morrison, Physiotherapist, B.Sc., M.PT
Adam completed his Bachelor’s in Biology and Master’s in Physical Therapy at the University of British Columbia. Following that, he completed further training in concussion rehabilitation & prevention, vestibular rehabilitation, functional dry needling, treatment of referred neck pain, shockwave therapy and orthopedic manual therapy. Adam has volunteered his time in charity basketball and soccer tournaments, and was involved with concussion baseline work with the Canadian Freestyle Ski Team as well as Surrey Minor Lacrosse. His approach to treatment is customized to the client’s concern – incorporating the appropriate manual therapy and soft tissue technique, full movement analysis and retraining, and injury specific exercises. He works with clients to create treatment plans in line with their goals, and provides education to help them take charge of their rehabilitation. When not working, Adam can be found running half marathons, hiking and scrambling and skiing in the hills, kayaking in the straight, and biking around beautiful British Columbia.
Samson Cho, Practicing Kinesiologist, BKin
Samson Cho graduated from the University of British Columbia in 2014 majoring in Kinesiology. He is member of the British Columbia Association for Kinesiologist and has experience in chronic pain management, return to work services, sports rehabilitation, hydrotherapy, and post-MVA rehab programs. Samson is a fitness enthusiast who seeks to inspire and motivate others to live a healthier and a more active life. Being a competitive Olympic Weightlifter, Samson understands the importance of injury prevention and movement-based rehab. Outside of the clinic, Samson enjoys snowboarding, volleyball, basketball, reading, and strength training. Samson is fluent in English, Mandarin, and Cantonese.
Stephen Blaxland, Physiotherapist, B.Sc., M.PT
Stephen’s passion is giving people the freedom to do the activities they love from high level sporting events to hobbies. Stephen has been lucky enough to have an active lifestyle his whole life growing up doing many sports and outdoor activities on the North Shore and Whistler. His core treatment principles are honesty and self-efficacy – empowering clients to achieve their goals. Stephen primarily uses exercise therapy, education and goal setting as core treatments and also uses manual therapy and other modalities (taping, electrical stimulation, shockwave etc.) as needed in order to make progress. Stephen’s special interests include, chronic pain treatment, concussion and vestibular rehabilitation.
Tariq Dossa, Registered Massage Therapist, BSc.(Kin), RMT, CSCS
Tariq graduated from the Vancouver College of Massage Therapy with honours and also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology from Simon Fraser University. Tariq is certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (NSCA) and is also Level 1 & 2 Functional Movement Screen (FMS) certified. Tariq has had the privilege of working with individuals ranging from the weekend warrior to the world championship caliber athlete. He has also had the opportunity to assist those involved in motor vehicle accidents through their soft tissue injury recovery by implementing active rehabilitation programs. As a registered massage therapist, Tariq is passionate about treating musculoskeletal injuries such as those sustained through fitness and sport pursuits, as well overuse injuries incurred through the rigours of everyday life. Tariq’s approach to massage therapy implements a wide variety of manual techniques, corrective exercise and education. Tariq’s goal is to prevent injury, restore balance and enhance function so that you are able to enjoy your daily pursuits pain-free and to the fullest.
Tyler Chong, Physiotherapist, B.Kin, ACSM CPT, MPT
Tyler 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, motor vehicle accidents, and has experience with effectively treating chronic low back pain and shoulder pain. In terms of post-graduate education, Tyler has obtained his Level 1 CPA Orthopaedic Manual Therapy, trained in the Mulligan Concept, and completed advanced manipulative therapy courses with Evidence in Motion.
Tyler has always been very passionate about sport 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. During his time as a personal trainer, Tyler has gained invaluable experience with creating customized exercise programs to achieve his client’s personal goals. After shadowing various sport physiotherapists, Tyler was inspired to do more to help the people around him, which made him pursue a career in physiotherapy. In terms of his athletic background, Tyler was a competitive powerlifter and won the BCPA 2015 Winter Open Bench Press competition for his weight class and age. Moreover, Tyler is able to serve a variety of clientele since he is fluent in English, French, and Cantonese.
With the evolving field of physiotherapy, Tyler is committed to staying up-to-date with the modern research by reviewing new literature, and taking continuing education courses. In the fall, Tyler is registered to undergo his certification for Functional Dry Needling (IMS or FDN) and plans to be certified in Vestibular and Concussion Management. Tyler has also volunteered at the 2017 Beach Volley Provincials, and continues to develop his sport physiotherapy experience by seeking out opportunities to support local sport events.
Outside of the clinic, Tyler is an avid gym enthusiast with the hopes of competing again in powerlifting. Tyler also enjoys playing the piano, basketball, kickboxing, and especially eating good food with his friends and family.
Wan Lin, Kinesiologist
Wan attended Simon Fraser University and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology with a concentration on Active Rehabilitation. Her interest in all things sport and human performance has lead her to pursue a career helping people restore function post-injury and pursue a healthy lifestyle beyond a clinic setting. She has over 6 years of experience working with return to work, long term disability, ICBC and personal training clients and is fluent in Cantonese, Mandarin and English. When not helping clients recover from injury, she is usually exploring the local mountains with her dog.
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