What Is A Physiotherapist?
Andrew has 35 years of experience as a clinical physiotherapist. He completed his Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy) at the LaTrobe University, Melbourne, Australia, in 1987. He has post-graduate qualifications in manual and manipulative therapy. He is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Therapy (FCAMPT), as well as a Masters of Business Administration from Simon Fraser University.
Andrew’s clinical experience includes several years in a multidisciplinary sports medicine clinic in Melbourne, Australia, and in a series of private physiotherapy clinics in the BC Lower Mainland, which he has owned and managed. Andrew’s current clinical focus is on providing physical rehabilitation for complex musculoskeletal conditions, using a goal-oriented approach with a high degree of specificity to individual patients’ occupational, home, and recreational objectives. Outside of work time, Andrew can be seen on early morning runs, on his road bike or with a tennis or squash racket in hand.
What To Expect During A Physiotherapy Session
A Typical Physiotherapy Treatment Plan May Include:
- joint mobilization and manipulation
- soft tissue and myofascial release techniques
- personalized exercise program to improve mobility, strength, and function
- posture and biomechanics correction
- work and occupational re-training and return to work planning
Who will benefit From Physiotherapy?
- Low Back Pain
- Neck Pain
- Muscle pain, Strains and Sprains
- Tennis Elbow
- Rotator Cuff & Shoulder Injuries
- Motor Vehicle Accidents
- Sports Injuries
- Knee Pain and Dysfunction
- Heel/Foot pain
- Postural Deficiencies
- Pre and Post-Surgical Care
- Ligament/Meniscus Repairs
- Joint replacements
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- TMJ dysfunction (Jaw pain)
- Chronic Pain