PHYSIOTHERAPISTS

Sukhi Grewal

Sukhi completed his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology at Simon Fraser University. Sukhi then continued his studies in Brisbane, Australia to complete his Master of Physiotherapy Studies from the University of Queensland. He started his career in Australia, but Sukhi is happy to be back in Canada and practicing in his hometown.

Sukhi’s interest in physiotherapy began while he rehabilitated his own injuries sustained while playing hockey and weight lifting. During his recovery he realized the benefit physiotherapy was having on his own body and decided to pursue a career helping others achieve the same benefits. While working in Australia, Sukhi developed a keen interest in manual therapy, chronic pain, and needling techniques. Sukhi has taken numerous seminars and professional development courses to enhance his skills. Sukhi has clinical experience working with a caseload consisting of pre/post surgical rehabilitation, neurology, concussion management, vestibular conditions, sports injuries, injuries sustained from motor vehicle accidents and workplace injuries for clients of all ages. Sukhi can service a variety of clientele in both English and Punjabi.

While living in Australia, Sukhi picked up his love for outdoor sports – rock climbing, cycling and swimming. When Sukhi is not treating patients, he can be found playing ice hockey or hiking through the great trails of BC.

Sukhi offers services in both English and Punjabi.

Satvir has a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from Simon Fraser University. She worked for a year as a Kinesiologist before beginning her Masters of Physiotherapy at the University of British Columbia. Satvir plans to pursue more orthopaedic levels and courses related to Women’s Health. Satvir just returned from New York where she worked as a physical therapist in a hospital and private clinic for two years before bringing her skills back home to Canada.

Satvir’s passion for Physiotherapy started when she worked as a Physiotherapy aid through the co-operative education program at SFU in a school working with children with learning disabilities or special needs. This experience left her wanting to continue helping clients of all ages to be as physically active as possible. She loves being able to help assist clients meet their treatment goals through the application of manual techniques, exercise prescription and education.

In her spare time, Satvir enjoys going on walks with her dog, hiking with her friends and travelling with her husband whenever she gets a chance.

Manjot Heer

Manjot completed her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and Biomedical Physiology at Simon Fraser University in 2012 followed by her Master in Physiotherapy Studies at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia in 2015.

Manjot has clinical experience in both public and private settings with caseloads consisting of stroke and neurological rehabilitation, pre/post surgery, arthritis, osteoporosis orthopaedic injuries, workplace injuries and injuries caused by motor vehicle accidents. She has a strong interest in continued education for her professional growth in order to offer her patients more resources. Her treatment approach is a combination of patient education, hands-on manual therapy and exercise prescription to help patients recover and achieve their goals.

Manjot enjoys keeping active with her husband and dog you can find her on a local trail or mountain on the weekend.

Manjot is fluent in both English and Punjabi.

CHIROPRACTIC

Kurt Zeng

At a young age Kurt was always fascinated at how the body functioned and wanted to work in the healthcare profession. Sports related medicine was at the top of his list of careers since it incorporated activity and medicine, both of which interested him.

After completing his undergraduate degree in anatomy and cell biology at McGill University, he considered going into physiotherapy first before completing both a Doctor of Chiropractic as well as a Master of Sports Medicine at the University of Western States in Portland Oregon.

As for how he practices, evidence-based patient-centered care is at the top of his priority. Rehabilitation is also something he tries to incorporate in every treatment as soon as possible because Kurt believes that it is key in empowering the patient and giving them control of their own recovery.

When not at the clinic, you can find Kurt going for a run or out on a hike. Martial arts and swimming are also things that Kurt enjoys.

Kurt is fluent in both English and Mandarin.

CLINICAL COUNSELLING

Alex Gheorge 

Alex completed a Bachelor of Arts at SFU, majoring in sociology and psychology. She began her career as an Addictions Counsellor at an outpatient treatment centre, whilst also gaining experience working in an acute hospital setting as a Registered Social Worker. Wishing to further develop and advance her clinical knowledge and skills, she completed her Masters of Social Work at UBC in 2020.

Since completing her Master’s, Alex has been working as an Addictions Counsellor at an inpatient treatment centre and as a Registered Social Worker on an acute medicine unit in a large acute hospital in BC. Alex uses a holistic person-centered approach with all of her clients, utilizing interventions such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, solution focused therapy, trauma informed practice, and psycho-education. Alex has experience using mindfulness practice, which can support many individuals in becoming centered and aware of their body and mind. Alex also utilizes genograms to support clients in understanding the psychosocial and relational factors impacting their situation.

Alex offer services in both English and Romanian.

REGISTERED MASSAGE THERAPY

Manpreet Grewal

Manpreet Grewal is a graduate from West Coast College of Massage Therapy and is soon to be a Registered Massage Therapist. Throughout the program, Manpreet has acquired the ability to assess, explain, treat, and help guide patients with various conditions, such as headaches, neck and back pain, and various other musculoskeletal or postural related conditions. The program also allowed her to experience working with varsity athletes from UBC and Douglas College and patients with neurological conditions.

Manpreet has learned and honed various techniques such as myofascial release, Swedish massage, deep tissue, and neuromuscular techniques. Her main goal is to help her patients reach their health and healing goals.

Alyssa Lee

As a recent graduate of West Coast College of Massage Therapy in 2019, Alyssa is looking forward to beginning her career as a massage therapist.

Alyssa has vast knowledge and skills working and treating a variety of conditions including spinal cord/ neural conditions, pre/ post pregnancy, sport related injuries and much more. She has not only spent time in the student clinic and multiple outreaches, but has also volunteered time to reach out to many sporting events over the year to give a helping hand, such as the Lululemon Seawheeze, Ride to Concur Cancer, and most recently at the Rugby Sevens. 

Alyssa’s passion for sports such as baseball/softball and rugby have only enhanced her ability to care for and understand the importance of rehabilitation with her patients!