Physiotherapy

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IMS: A Beacon of Light for Petite Prospective Physiotherapists

IMS

Have you thought about physiotherapy as a career option, or as part of your plan to rid your body of aches or pains? This article focuses on my own personal experiences with Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS) at my co-op placement, and how it has affected my back pain as well as my future in physiotherapy. 

By: Sereen Hon 3048 reads | 0 comments
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Experience: Turning a Good Therapist Into a Great Therapist

Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology

In a clinic, like many businesses, personal-relational experience can turn a good therapist into a great one. Practicing excellent technique and skill is often not enough. It is by establishing rapport through strong communication and genuine concern about a patient’s well-being where one becomes a great therapist. 

By: Brendan Wong 10558 reads | 0 comments
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RebalanceMD 2016: Finding Common Ground with Your Clientele

Co-op Reflections

When a person enters a physiotherapy clinic for the first time, they can experience a wide range of emotions such as fear, despair and doubt. It is our job as healthcare practitioners to transition our clientele from fearing movement to love of movement. This post discusses how being honest and empathetic will help you achieve amazing things with your clientele.

By: Brandon Watson 10206 reads | 0 comments
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Journey to the Centres

Physiotherapy

I was somewhat apprehensive to join the team  at the adult day centres but my 8 month co-op placement working with seniors  turned out to be one of the most valuable experiences that I have ever had. I was able to get involved with Vancouver Coastal Health's SteadyFeet®, form  friendships with seniors, and even learn some Cantonese! 

By: Evelyn Korompai 3400 reads | 0 comments
Type of Experience: 
Co-op Work Term
Organization Information
Organization: 
Lynn Valley Orthopaedic and Sports Physiotherapy Centre
Organization Profile: 
At Lynn Valley Orthopaedic and Sports Physiotherapy (LVOSP), we combine specialized knowledge and techniques from a variety of healing disciplines to help restore your body and maintain normal function. The health professionals at LVOSP include physiotherapists, registered massage therapists, and kinesiologists. Our physiotherapists also perform acupuncture. During your first visit, your physiotherapist will perform an assessment and diagnosis. After the assessment, treatment may include hands-on treatment, exercise programs and, if necessary, modalities and/or taping. Lynn Valley Orthopaedic and Sports Physiotherapy was founded to bring hands-on therapy and rehabilitative exercise programs closer together for the benefit of patients. To this end, our 4200 sq. ft. second-floor facility includes efficient, well-equipped examination/treatment rooms as well as a spacious gym. In this setting, patients receive the latest manual therapy and mechanical therapy techniques and treatments.
City: 
North Vancouver
Experience Details
Position Title: 
Student Kinesiologist

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