Welcome to Marpole Physiotherapy Clinic!

We are dedicated to getting you back in shape and providing you MOVEMENT FOR LIFE

Please note: Effective April 15, 2024, our rates have increased. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the clinic.

UPCOMING HOLIDAY HOURS

Monday May 20, 2024 - Victoria Day Long Weekend

Monday July 1, 2024 - Canada Day Long Weekend

Booking Instructions

New and Returning Patients: If you are a new patient, please book an Initial Assessment. If you are a returning patient, have not been to the clinic in 4 months or longer, or have a new area of injury please book an Initial Assessment so your therapist has adequate time to evaluate you. Please also book a follow-up appointment 5 - 7 days after your initial appointment. This way your therapist has the adequate time to assess, treat, and follow up with you.

ICBC and WSBC Patients: Please ensure you are booking an ICBC or WSBC appointment.

Please note that we direct bill to most extended health insurance providers.

Should you have any questions please call 604-263-4414 or email info@marpolephysio.com

Appointment Cancellation Notice

We require 24 hours’ notice for cancellations. No shows or cancellations made without 24 hour notice may result in a cancellation fee (fee varies depending on service booked). If you are unable to provide 24 hours due to illness or emergencies, please alert reception as soon as possible.

Physiotherapy


ConnectTherapy™ - Certified Practitioner


Concussion Management / Vestibular Therapy


Kinesiology / Physical Rehabilitation


Registered Massage Therapy


Acupuncture


Temporomandibular Disorders (TMJ/TMD)

TMD or Temporomandibular Disorders include pain around the jaw, mouth, and face as well as mechanical issues with the temporomandibular joint (TMJ for short) such as clicking, popping, or painful chewing. Assessment and treatment of TMD involves looking at range of motion of the mouth, jaw and neck and treatment is often a mixture of manual therapy on the muscles of the jaw/face/neck, education... Read More

TMD or Temporomandibular Disorders include pain around the jaw, mouth, and face as well as mechanical issues with the temporomandibular joint (TMJ for short) such as clicking, popping, or painful chewing. Assessment and treatment of TMD involves looking at range of motion of the mouth, jaw and neck and treatment is often a mixture of manual therapy on the muscles of the jaw/face/neck, education and exercises specific to the issue at hand.


WorkSafe BC Physiotherapy

Patients must have approval for these sessions or you will be charged the clinic's regular rates.

Jonathan is a graduate from the Registered Massage Therapy program at Langara College. His athletic background and his desire to help others live pain free inspired him to become an RMT. Jonathan has experience working in both a clinical and spa setting. His techniques include Deep Tissue, Myofascial Release, Trigger Point Therapy, Sports Massage and Relaxation Therapy. Jonathan is excited and committed to helping his patients achieve their health care goals through manual treatments as well as exercise programs, patient education and preventative care.

Outside of office hours, Jonathan maintains an active lifestyle which includes hockey, lacrosse, working out and cycling. He has played lacrosse for Simon Fraser University and for China’s national team at the 2014 World Lacrosse Championship. Jonathan is a strong believer that with a combination of massage therapy and proactive therapeutic exercises, both can improve your quality of life.

He looks forward to working with you.

Jonathan is a graduate from the Registered Massage Therapy program at Langara College. His athle... Read More

Gordon Bohlmann has started his career as a physiotherapist in 2000. During these years, he has worked in South Africa and Canada in private practice and hospital settings. He has also worked at the Sports Science Institute of South Africa where he gained valuable experience working with National and International Athletes. Prior to becoming a physiotherapist Gordon spent 4 years training and working in the field of sports science and exercise physiology. During these years, he gained a unique insight into the mechanics of many different sports, and how incorrect mechanics can lead to injury. Gordon is the current owner and director of Marpole Physiotherapy and Arbutus Physiotherapy and Wellness Clinics. Gordon has served as a consulting member of the ISTOP (Institute for the Study and Treatment of Pain) education committee, and is currently a clinical instructor to the University of British Columbia Gunn Intramuscular Stimulation education program. In 2013 Gordon became a registered diagnostic medical sonographer (RMSK) and is a member of the ARDMS and the BC Society of Sonographers. Gordon teaches GUNN IMS and MSK Ultrasound to physiotherapists and other medical professionals.In his spare time, Gordon enjoys spending time outdoors, road biking surfing, skiing and kiteboarding. Gordon, his son Connor and daughter Brooklyn enjoy bike riding, going to the beach and traveling together. Categories: IMS, Manual Therapist, Registered Physiotherapist

Gordon Bohlmann has started his career as a physiotherapist in 2000. During these years, he has w... Read More

Ron completed his physiotherapy training at Queen’s University at Kingston. He obtained post-graduate certifications in Vestibular Rehabilitation at Emory University (USA) and Gunn IMS at UBC.

His clinical interests include neck and back pain as well as balance and dizziness problems. He is a member of the Balance and Dizziness Association of Canada

He uses a blend of approaches (exercise, hands-on treatment, electrotherapy, intramuscular stimulation, and education) to build a custom program to maximize each client’s recovery.

Ron completed his physiotherapy training at Queen’s University at Kingston. He obtained post-grad... Read More

Nicole graduated with her Masters of Physiotherapy in 2007 from Curtin University of Technology in Perth, Australia. Prior to that, she completed a Bachelor of Human Kinetics at the University of British Columbia. She is certified in anatomical acupuncture (through the Acupuncture Federation of Canada Institute), Gunn IMS (Intramuscular Stimulation) as well as Rehabilitative Ultrasound Imaging (RTUS) and has trained as a STOTT Pilates instructor. Incorporating all of these skills into her hands on sessions with patients allows for a holistic approach in her treatment plans. In 2015 Nicole received her Advanced Practitioner Certification in ConnectTherapy. She is one of 10 international Physiotherapists who has completed this level of training. Since 2012 Nicole has developed a great passion for the ConnectTherapy and Thoracic Ring Approach and has been teaching with Dr. Linda-Joy (LJ) Lee on the “Connect Therapy Series” and courses. An evolution of the ISM, ConnectTherapyTM is a unique patient entered model of treatment developed by Dr. LJ Lee that involves whole body assessment, finding and linking the drivers of dysfunction and treating the whole person. A full explanation of ConnectTherapy and the Thoracic Ring Approach can be found in the following video links: ConnectTherapy and Thoracic Ring Approach. This training continues to provide her with new skills and a tremendous framework to integrate all her past training and connect all her unique skills into a comprehensive package to help her patients, allowing her to treat even more complex injuries with confidence. Originally from Vancouver, Nicole has over 17 years of experience competing and coaching in synchronized swimming at a high performance level. She is a level III NCCP coach and remains active in the sport. While in Australia, Nicole coached and trained tri-athletes and footballers. In addition, she completed her Masters thesis on core stability training to prevent injury in Australian Rules Football athletes. Other interests of Nicole’s include surfing, competing in Open Water swims, lifeguarding and other adventure races. Her participation in many different sports has given Nicole a personal understanding of multiple types of injuries and the importance that patients place on being able to return to the activities that they are passionate about.

Nicole graduated with her Masters of Physiotherapy in 2007 from Curtin University of Technology i... Read More

Tyler Jardine completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology from the University of British Columbia in April 2023. Tyler has experience in functional movement training, strength coaching, core conditioning, exercise physiology, and movement therapy. Tyler is highly committed to helping clients to reduce chronic pain and to support their recovery from long-standing injuries. Tyler played varsity basketball at UBCO and has always been around other sports such as football, soccer and golf; his own personal experience as an athlete has given him a great understanding of how important it is to maintain optimal fitness, endurance, and strength to minimize injury. Tyler is motivated to further his professional development and enjoys working with people of all ages. Tyler is dedicated to providing tailored clinical exercise programs for the rehabilitation process. Tyler is a good-standing member of the British Columbia Association of Kinesiologists. Tyler enjoys an active lifestyle, going to the gym or exercising through sports are a big part of his daily routine.

Tyler Jardine completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology from the University of British Colum... Read More

Lieon Kit completed his Doctor of Physical Therapy in 2007 at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. Prior to that, Lieon completed his Master’s of Education in Kinesiology in 2000 at the University of Texas at Austin. Lieon has completed numerous of post graduate courses including certification in Intramuscular Stimulation (GunnIMS) at UBC Gunn IMS, certification in Anatomical Acupuncture with Canadian Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute (CAFCI), manual therapy courses at Ola Grimsby Institute and orthopedic course with Dr. George Davies.Lieon’s approach to physiotherapy is to provide his clients with the best evidence based techniques to achieve their goals. Lieon’s belief that a combination of patient education of biomechanics and stages of healing, manual therapy, acupuncture/dry needling and sports or work specific exercises will help achieve the best possible outcome for his client’s rehabilitation goals. Lieon is bilingual in English and Cantonese and enjoys working people of different ages, backgrounds and rehabilitation goals. Lieon has experience in working with athletes and being personally involved in sports including volleyball, basketball, football, softball and dragon boating just to name a few. Lieon also takes special interest in overhead shoulder athletes, sports and conditioning training and pre-/post-operative rehabilitation.

Lieon Kit completed his Doctor of Physical Therapy in 2007 at Duke University in Durham, North Ca... Read More

Cameron completed his Master of Physiotherapy Studies at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia in 2021. Previously, Cameron completed his Bachelor of Kinesiology with a minor in Psychology from the University of British Columbia in 2014. Cameron has vast experience with exercise, exercise prescription, and return to work/activity having worked as a kinesiologist during the past 7 years. He is level one trained in Kinetic Link training which is a style of weight training which focus on functional strength and conditioning movements that is like everyday movements and tasks. He has plans on taking the level two course which would further his skills in exercise prescription for scapular motor control, core-conditioning, and lower limb strengthening. Cameron is an avid learner and looks forward expanding his knowledge to continue to provide the best care possible.

Cameron enjoys working with people of all ages but has a special interest in helping children and adults get back to activity and sport. Using a variety of tools & skills, such as manual therapy, exercise, electrophysical modalities, and education he will work with you towards your goals and needs. Physiotherapy interests’ areas include orthopedics, chronic pain, motor vehicle & work rehabilitation.

In his leisure time, Cameron enjoys spending time with his family going on hikes and walks along local trails. He also likes biking and going on road trips to small towns. As well, he enjoys spending time in nature learning about the unique flora & fauna of the world.

Cameron completed his Master of Physiotherapy Studies at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, ... Read More

Luc was born in the south of France and raised in the Netherlands. At a young age, Luc found a passion for healing with his hands, which led to his desire for a career in the Health Care industry. After several years of providing physiotherapy and manual therapy in the Netherlands, Nepal, China, Hong Kong, and Singapore, Luc decided to continue his education trajectory in Vancouver, Canada. In 2017, Luc became a certified acupuncturist through the International College of Traditional Chinese Medicine here in Vancouver, with which he now practices at Marpole Physiotherapy Clinic. Meanwhile, Luc is currently continuing to broaden his knowledge by studying Visceral Manipulation techniques at the Barral Institute. Luc is also currently in the process of registering at the board of Canadian Physiotherapists.

Luc was born in the south of France and raised in the Netherlands. At a young age, Luc found a pa... Read More

Brad was born and raised in Kamloops, BC where he attended Thompson Rivers University and obtained a BSc with a focus in cellular and microbial biology. After working/volunteering in rehab and mental health for a time, he graduated from the Master of Physical Therapy program at the University of British Columbia. Brad strongly believes in a holistic approach to rehabilitation, using a mix of manual therapy, exercise prescription and patient education to help clients achieve their goals. His major area of interest is the musculoskeletal side of physiotherapy, but he is also passionate about vestibular and neuro rehab. In his spare time, Brad enjoys camping, backpacking and skiing.

Brad was born and raised in Kamloops, BC where he attended Thompson Rivers University and obtaine... Read More

Karsen is a Registered Massage Therapist practicing on the land of the Coast Salish peoples–Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), Stó:lō and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) and xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) Nations (Richmond and Vancouver).

Karsen completed her Bachelor of Kinesiology at the University of the Fraser Valley and worked as a kinesiologist before attending Langara College for Registered Massage Therapy. This has allowed Karsen the privilege to experience working with a wide range of people, reinforcing the belief that there is not a one size fits all approach to assisting clients in achieving their health and fitness goals.

Her treatment philosophy is to help create a comfortable and confident understanding for clients surrounding their process when working towards their goals, no matter how big or small they may feel. She acknowledges that we all have our own stories and experiences. She aims to understand where someone is coming from so she can help support them with where they are going.

Combining a love of sport/activity, physiology, fun and working with people has made entering the field of massage therapy an easy choice for Karsen. She aims to apply evidence-based treatment approaches and compassionate care in ways that will ensure the client feels heard and supported.

Karsen is a Registered Massage Therapist practicing on the land of the Coast Salish peoples–Sḵwx̱... Read More

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