Proudly serving Vancouver

for over 15 years

Our methods

HANDS ON APPROACH/THE BOBATH CONCEPT

EDUCATION FIRST

PERSONALIZED HOME/REHABILITATION ASSISTANT PROGRAMS

Our equipment

BODY WEIGHT SUPPORTED 

TREADMILL TRAINING

ELECTRICAL MUSCLE

STIMULATION

INTRAMUSCULAR

STIMULATION (IMS)

STANDING FRAME

ACCESSIBLE RESISTANCE

TRAINING

THE VISCUS

Let our family help yours

EVA KARUKES

Eva has a special interest in neurological and vestibular rehabilitation, as well as post-concussion syndrome management. She has completed Vestibular Competency Certification at Emory University through the American Physical Therapy Association. She has also taken multiple postgraduate professional development courses on management of concussions and post-concussion syndrome and truly enjoys working with this clientele. Eva has also completed several post-graduate courses in the Bobath Concept. Eva is very passionate about neuroscience and strives to keep up to date with the current research literature. Eva is fluent in English, Russian and comprehends German. Outside of work, Eva enjoys chasing her toddler on playgrounds, running, and practicing yoga.

Physiotherapist

KATIE GARRETT

Physiotherapist

Katie is a Registered Physiotherapist with over 12 years of clinical experience primarily in neurology. Her areas of interest include Parkinson’s Disease, stroke rehabilitation, falls prevention, geriatric Health and wellness as well as vestibular rehabilitation. Prior to physiotherapy, Katie completed a bachelor’s degree in human kinetics from UBC and worked as a kinesiologist. This experience helped her to develop a keen interest in the transformative and rehabilitative power of individualized exercise and movement prescription. In her spare time, Katie is busy with her children and spends lots of time getting outdoors and into the mountains.

LAURA KEAN

Physiotherapist

Laura completed both her Master’s of Physical Therapy and Bachelor’s in Kinesiology degrees at UBC. She is a certified Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery (PWR!) therapist, and is working towards completing her Basic Bobath Training. Laura is a strong believer in client-centered care and helping everyone to reach their potential. Her passion for exercise and the human brain led her to pursue a career in neurological physiotherapy.  In addition to working in private practice, Laura also works in acute care at Burnaby General Hospital. Laura is an active member on the board of directors for the Physiotherapy Association of British Columbia and is involved in initiatives to promote and improve the profession. Outside the clinic Laura is an avid mountain biker and is always up for an outdoor adventure.

NATALIA CHAMBERS

Rehabilitation assistant

Natalia graduated from the Physical Therapy Program at the Physical Education University in Poland in 2000. She came to Canada that same year and has worked as a physiotherapy and occupational therapy assistant since then. She is currently working at GF Strong Rehab Center on the Intensive Rehab Day Program with clients of all ages, various diagnosis and complexities. Natalia succeeds in genuinely connecting with clients and their families focusing on helping them improve their conditions and quality of life. In her spare time she enjoys a variety of winter and summer sports, as well as travelling and exploring this beautiful province of BC that she now calls home.

GLADYS CACAYAN

Rehabilitation assistant

Gladys graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from Our Lady of Fatima University in the Philippines. She has over 10 years of experience as a rehabilitation assistant in Canada in multiple settings from private practice, to assisted living and home-care setting. Gladys’ interests include recreational running, spending time outdoors and traveling with her wonderful family. She tries to live and nurture an active and healthy lifestyle and is compassionate to help clients do the same to reach their goals and improve their quality of life or achieve their highest potential.

BRIAN HORSWILL

Brian graduated with his Master’s degree in Physiotherapy from UBC in 2008. Prior to that he graduated from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor’s degree in Jazz performance and was working both locally and internationally as a jazz musician. His drive to help and bring hope to those who have gone through traumatic Life events brought him to neurological physiotherapy and ultimately to owning the clinic. Brian is an advanced Bobath trained neurological physiotherapist and has completed post-graduate course work in vestibular rehabilitation, concussion rehabilitation, and persistent pain. Brian enjoys the problem solving nature of working in neurology and is continuously studying to expand his understanding of the inner workings of our bodies and subjective experiences to be able to help people regardless of their condition. He has also studied yoga, tai chi and Ayurveda. He is passionate about creating a clinical space where people can feel safe, welcome, understood, and appreciated. In his spare time Brian continues to perform music, maintain an active lifestyle, and enjoys time with his dog, Copernicus.

 

Copernicus is now retired from his clinical duties but does make the occasional appearance!

Get in touch with us

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778-340-5510

info@vancouverneurophysio.com

#280 - 889 Harbourside Dr.  

North Vancouver, BC.  V7P 3S1


 

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