Sungod Physio

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The Sungod therapists hold the highest standard of credentials and are committed to continuing education. Our enthusiastic team of therapists have the know-how to empower  your body and ignite your performance.

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Travis Wolsey

Travis Wolsey

BHK, BSc, PT FCAMPT, Diploma Sport Physio, CGIMS, CSCS, RISPT

Travis is a UBC graduate in Human Kinetics (’97) and Physical Therapy (’98). He received his Diploma of Advanced Manual and Manipulative Therapy (FCAMPT) in 2001. He is faculty of UBC's GCOMPT program for advanced education in physiotherapy and enjoyed mentoring many students. Travis obtained his Diploma of Sport Physiotherapy in 2007 which prepared him to work at the 2006 World Junior Hockey Championships and the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics (hockey venue). Travis has enjoyed working as the team physiotherapist for the Vancouver Giants (WHL) since 2005. He has worked with many athletes and many sports (Softball Canada, Pro hockey and baseball, CFL/CIS Football). He has become recognized by the Titleist Performance Institute as one of few level 3 Medical Professionals specializing in golf injury in our area. Recently, Travis received the designation of Registered International Sports Physical Therapist from the International Federation of Sports Physical Therapy.

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Christina Miller

Christina Miller

BSc, PT, FCAMPT, CAFCI, GunnIMS, Cert. Sport Physio

Chris is a graduate from McGill Physiotherapy in 1988. She has worked in a variety of settings and all over the world. In 2000 she received her Diploma of Advanced Manual and Manipulative Therapy. Chris has been a key part of the Sungod Sports + Orthopaedic Physiotherapy Clinics team since 2003. Since she has received certifications in Acupuncture (2003), Gunn Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS) (2005) and Sport Physiotherapy (2007). Chris has been a physiotherapist for the Canadian National Snowboard Team and has travelled worldwide attending world championships and World Cups for Freestyle, Snowboardcross and Alpine disciplines. In 2014, Chris wears red and white for Canada working with Halfpipe athletes at the Sochi Olympic Winter Games. Chris is a great talent in our community and her experience is second to none. She enjoys working with clients of all ages and over the full spectrum of orthopaedic injuries. Chris is a mother of a 12 year old so has a special interest in youth sports injuries. When not working, Chris loves snowboarding, hiking, snowshoeing, climbing, biking, travelling and yoga.

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Ashley Secrest

Ashley Secrest

BSc (KIN), MPT, FCAMPT, FDN (IMS)

Ashley a North Delta local, having grown up, attended school and played community sports right here in Delta. She holds a Master’s degree in Physical Therapy from UBC (‘13) and a Bachelor’s of Science with a Major in Kinesiology from SFU (‘11). Additionally, Ashley recently completed her Diploma of Advanced Orthopeadic Manual and Manipulative Therapy (FCAMPT) and holds a certificate in Functional Dry Needling (IMS). Ashley’s strong exercise background comes from her Active Health and Rehab focus at SFU, her prior work experience as a Kinesiologist and her work as a trainer for the Meraloma Women’s Rugby Club. An athlete herself, she has had great success in soccer, rugby and long distance running. Ashley has a passion for helping people of all levels and ages achieve their full potential.

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Tanya McLean

Tanya McLean

BHK, MPT, FDN (IMS)

Tanya received her Masters of Physical Therapy from UBC in 2014 and her Bachelor of Human Kinetics with a specialization in Kinesiology and Exercise Science in 2011.  Tanya's passion for sport and orthopaedic physiotherapy stems from her own athletic experiences as an active member of the Delta sports community. In softball, Tanya played her entire minor career with the Delta Heat organization. She went on to compete with Team BC at the Western Canada Summer Games and Canada Summer Games.  As well, Tanya was a member of the Canadian Junior Women's National Team at the Pan American Qualifiers and World Junior Championships.  Tanya completed her Human Kinetics degree as a varsity athlete and in 2012 was recognized by the Delta Sports Hall of Fame as Athlete of the Year.  Tanya enjoys helping people of all levels and abilities reach their goals and she has experiences working with varsity athletes, community sports teams and the local Delta branch of Special Olympics BC.

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Jasub Jarquin

Jasub Jarquin

BHK, MPT, FCAMPT, FDN (IMS)

Jasub Jarquin received his Masters of Physical Therapy from the University of British Columbia, and his Bachelor's Degree in Human Kinetics with a specialization in Kinesiology and Exercise Science. He has also successfully completed a post-graduate Fellowship within the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physical Therapy, which signifies that he has specialized clinical and academic training in neuromusculoskeletal assessment and treatment. In doing so, Jasub has achieved membership within the International Federation of Orthopaedic Manipulative Physical Therapists. Jasub's clinical passions involve sports and orthopaedic physical therapy and stems from years of his own athletic experiences as well as years working as a Sports Kinesiologist for high performance athletes. He has consulted for and provided extensive treatment for numerous professional and junior hockey clubs, including the Vancouver Giants of the WHL, World Junior Hockey Championships, National Skating Championships, Delta Hockey Academy, U17 Bayside Sharks Rugby, BC Summer Games, Cross-fit Canada West Regional Championships, as well as at various local basketball, volleyball, and soccer tournaments. Jasub grew up in Ladner, is a DSS grad and a proud supporter of local athletic talent.

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Alison Coffey

Alison Coffey

BSC, MPT, CAFCI

Alison grew up in Ladner and has always been highly involved in the Delta athletic community, competing on local fastpitch, soccer, and volleyball teams.  She is a DSS grad, and went on to complete her Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology at Gardner-Webb University in North Carolina.  There, she competed as an NCAA division one athlete, playing on the fastpitch team for four years while completing her degree.  She completed her Masters of Physiotherapy at the University of British Columbia.  In addition, Alison completed her acupuncture certification in 2014 under the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute (AFCI).   She has experience with a vast variety of patient populations including athletes, pediatrics, MVA patients, and the elderly.  Her passion is sports injury rehabilitation and helping athletes return to sport with the knowledge and tools to prevent re-injury and keep them functioning at the highest level possible.  Alison's experience as a high-level athlete gives her a unique perspective and understanding when working with injured athletes.  Alison continues to be involved in the fastpitch community through coaching and running skills camps for young athletes in the summer months.

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Tamarah Nerreter

Tamarah Nerreter

MSCPT, GCOMPT-FCAMPT, CAFCI

Tamarah graduated with her Master of Physiotherapy in 2007 from Curtin University in Perth, Australia. Since then, she has been working in private practice in Vancouver, BC. While in Australia, Tamarah pursued her interest in women's health through various avenues: pioneering a post partum exercise pamphlet; honing her interest in sport and related physiotherapy treatment; and completing her Master's thesis on the practice of 'core' stability programs in the rehabilitation of osteitis pubis/groin injuries. Tamarah’s keen interest in women's health issues, led her to further professional development and certifications specific to women's health, perinatal care, rectus diastasis, pelvic health rehabilitation,pediatric continence, prolapse, urinary incontinence, and pelvic pain. Tamarah continues to treat diverse sports related injuries to a wide range of clientele as well. Tamarah's approach to treatment is facilitated from her extensive post grad course work. She believes in a holistic whole body approach, empowering the individual through education, treatment and exercise Tamarah has completed professional training in The Integrated Systems Model (Lee D 2011- The Pelvic Girdle 4th edition ), a whole body assessment and treatment approach practiced extensively at Diane Lee & Associates. She currently assists and co teaches on Diane Lee’s ISM Series, Abdominal Wall Course and Women’s Health Course. Tamarah is currently doing her post grad at UBC, Graduate Certificate in Orthopedic and Manual Therapy (GCOMPT), completion 2019. Furthermore, Tamarah is certified in and has worked privately teaching Pilates (mat and reformer).

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Karyn Kraemer

Karyn Kraemer

BHK, MPT

Karyn attended the University of British Columbia where she completed both her Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology and her Master’s degree in Physical Therapy. She has since completed several post-graduate courses and advanced certifications including dry needling and pilates mat-based rehabilitation. She is currently completing her advanced manual and manipulative therapy diploma and working part-time as a Kinesiology instructor at Langara college.  Karyn’s interest in physiotherapy stemmed from a lifelong interest in sports in combination with a strong desire to help individuals regain and/or optimize their physical function and movement mechanics.  Her therapeutic approach is to treat the body holistically through best practices of manual therapy, exercise and education. Karyn is passionate about connecting with each client and determining a treatment program that is specific, effective and tailored to each individual’s goals.

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Tyson Brooks

Tyson Brooks

BSc (KIN), MPT

Tyson attended the University of British Columbia, completing a Bachelors degree in Kinesiology followed by a Masters degree in Physical Therapy. He holds a Level 1 Orthopaedic Manual Therapy certification and plans to pursue further certification in the orthopaedic field. Growing up in Ladner, he developed a love for the range of activities accessible to those that call the lower mainland home - beach volleyball, snowboarding the north shore, or losing a ball or two at the local links. Tyson’s passion for the variety available to us is a driving factor in his work to get his clients back to doing whatever it is that they love. Tyson uses an individualized approach for each person and will incorporate hands-on interventions, movement analysis and retraining, injury-specific exercises, and education to help achieve each client’s unique goals and help them take charge of their recovery.

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Brooke Bogress

Brooke Bogress

BHK, MPT

Brooke earned both a Bachelor of Kinesiology and Master of Physical Therapy degree from UBC.  She also holds a Level 1 Orthopaedic Manual Therapy certification, with plans to pursue further training in this area. Brooke believes movement is medicine therefore exercise forms the foundation of her treatment. She also utilizes manual therapy, soft tissue release, and education to help patients reach their goals. Brooke has a passion for treating athletes of all ages, MVA and post-operative patients, and for helping seniors maintain an active lifestyle.  Brooke was born and raised in Tsawwassen, where she was highly involved in the athletic community, playing competitive volleyball, basketball, and fast-pitch. She went on to play collegiate level volleyball in Florida and was also a member of the varsity rowing team during her time at UBC. Her love of sport sparked her interest in the human body and how to best prepare it for its many functional demands, as well as how to rehab injuries that may occur along the way.  Brooke enjoys staying active by hiking, boxing, playing tennis, beach volleyball and slow pitch, as well training for her next Gran Fondo cycling race.

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Lam Nguyen

Lam Nguyen

BKIN, MPT, TPI Med 1

Lam completed his Bachelor’s degree in kinesiology at Dalhousie University. Upon graduation from the east coast, Lam returned to Vancouver where he worked as a clinical kinesiologist specializing in active rehab. He also volunteered in Vietnam at a rehab hospital and specifically worked with patients suffering from stroke, spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries and children with disabilities. After the experiences gained working as a clinical kinesiologist and volunteering abroad, he decided to obtain a Masters in Physical Therapy at UBC. Lam holds a Level 1 Orthopaedic Manual Therapy certification with future goals of pursuing further levels. Lam has grown up playing football and basketball. He coached his old high school (St. Thomas More Collegiate) JV football team to win a provincial championship in 2014. As of recent, Lam has developed a strong passion for golf and has acquired the Level 1 Titleist Performance Institute Certification which allows him the ability to assess the relationship between the individual’s movement limitations and its effects on the golf swing. Outside the clinic, Lam frequently plays golf, hockey and enjoys training for endurance sports. He has completed the BMO half marathon (2019), Seek the Peak Race (2019) and has goals of finishing a triathlon. Whether you are looking to physically prepare your body to return to sport or rehabbing an injury for daily living, Lam is able to help, working with patients of all ages and injuries.

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Michelle Reilly

Michelle Reilly

BSc(Kin), MPT, FDN (IMS)

Michelle completed her Bachelor of Science at SFU where she majored in Kinesiology with a concentration in active health and rehab while achieving a certificate in health and fitness studies. She subsequently completed her Masters in Physical Therapy at UBC. She holds a Level 1 Orthopaedic Manual Therapy certification, with plans to pursue further orthopaedic certifications. She is also certified in functional dry needling (IMS). Michelle grew up in North Delta, playing competitive sports and working at Sungod Recreation Centre as a lifeguard, aquafit instructor and diving instructor. She enjoys staying active by hiking, swimming, seawall running and playing tennis. Michelle values collaborating with and empowering all clients to actively partake in their rehabilitation. She has a passion for helping individuals of all ages achieve their goals and improve their quality of life.

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Amar Mander

Amar Mander

BSc (KIN), MPT

Amar received his Bachelors in Science with a specialization in Kinesiology and Exercise Science from SFU in 2015 and later completed his Masters in Physiotherapy from Oxford, United Kingdom in 2018. While in the UK, Amar has enjoyed working with professional soccer players at Oxford United FC and more recently has assisted in a being a sideline therapist for the Vancouver Whitecaps FC youth teams.   Amar has been heavily involved in the local soccer community and his passion for rehabilitation comes from years of his own athletic experiences as well as from coaching local athletes. He is a firm believer in the combined effects of manual therapy and exercise prescription in assisting patients to achieve their full potential. Outside the clinic you may find Amar coaching and playing soccer, watching local sports, playing FIFA, and spending time with family.

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Jennifer (Maggie) Lang

Jennifer (Maggie) Lang

MPT, BHKin

Maggie obtained her Masters of Physiotherapy from Curtin University in Western Australia after completing her Bachelor of Human Kinetics from the University of the Fraser Valley (UFV). During her education, Maggie played with the UFV Women’s Soccer team. As an athlete, Maggie was always fascinated by human physiology and the potential of the human body. She knew from a young age she wanted to be a physiotherapist, but discovered her passion for neurology while working with a non-for-profit organization helping those who had suffered acquired brain injuries. Maggie has worked in a variety of different in-patient and out-patient settings, most recently with patients suffering from concussions and vestibular disorders. She has taken several courses in vestibular and oculomotor function, dry needling and neurodegenerative diseases. She plans to continue to further her education in both neurology and orthopedics, and is looking to pursue a doctorate degree as well. Outside of work, Maggie enjoys playing soccer, hiking, running and spending time with her family.

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Christina Ellis

Christina Ellis

BTR ATRIC, PTA

Christina is a Physical Therapy Assistant and Recreation/Aquatic Therapist.  She has been a part of the Sungod Physio team for 10 years.  She is a certified Aquafit instructor.  She is experienced in treating complex orthopaedic injuries, hip/knee/ankle joint replacements, work related injuries and post motor vehicle injuries. Christina was a competitive synchronized swimmer and now enjoys fitness and yoga.

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Morgan Sangster

Morgan Sangster

CAT(C), BHK, CSEP-CPT CANDIDATE

Morgan holds a Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology from Acadia University and an Advanced Athletic Therapy Diploma from Mount Royal University.  She became a Certified Athletic Therapist in 2013.  Morgan has worked as a therapist for both CIS Men’s Football and Women’s Volleyball while completing her studies on the East Coast. She has since gone on to work as an Athletic Therapist with the Richmond Sockeyes Junior Hockey Team, Meraloma’s Rugby Club and is actively involved with many BC Rugby Teams. Morgan’s passion for working amongst athletes stems from her extensive sporting background in volleyball, softball, soccer, basketball and tennis. When not on the sidelines or in the clinic, Morgan enjoys an active lifestyle and participates in Crossfit training and beach volleyball.

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Carter Shimbashi

Carter Shimbashi

BKin

Carter completed his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology (2019) from the University of Lethbridge and an Exercise Science Diploma(2014) from Lethbridge College. Carter grew up in southern Alberta playing a variety of sports including: hockey , baseball, football and karate. Carter's passion for sports and fitness continues today as a CrossFit Level I trainer and athlete.        

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Laura Wooding

Laura Wooding

Office Manager (North Delta)

Laura has worked as our Physio Office Manager for over 16 years and has over 20 years of experience helping people get the care they need. Laura is the heart of the clinic and knows the in’s and out’s of the logistics in helping others. Laura has a passion for people and family but even more for her beloved dog “Dozer”.

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Jennifer Falk

Jennifer Falk

Office Manager (Ladner)

Jen has been a part of the Sungod team for over 10 years and is known for her warm welcome to all to the clinic. With her fun personality, she professionally shows compassion and helps in the details and organization of the clinic.  Above all, she is a lovely mother of 2 cool teenagers. Jen will make you feel at home.

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Kelsey McLenaghen

Kelsey McLenaghen

Office Manager (Tsawwassen Springs)

Kelsey joined our office in 2012.  She graduated in 2017 from Simon Fraser University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree, and has resided in North Delta her entire life.  She enjoys running, hiking and reading.

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Kaitlyn Price

Kaitlyn Price

Office Manager (Tsawwassen Springs)

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