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PRFILES Tina O’Connor

PRFILES Tina O’Connor

PRFILES – A fun inside look into our crew.

Tina O’Connor @tinaoc
Physiotherapist – Oak Street Location

Q: If you were stranded on a desert island and could only bring two things what would they be?
A: Pen and paper – I cannot function without making to-do lists and writing in my diary!

Q: What do..

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BIKE FIT TIP:  Saddle Height

BIKE FIT TIP: Saddle Height

October is now complete, the fall bike to work week is now over. During the past week we were fortunate to have spent sometime meeting local cyclists and discussing some concerns regarding proper ergonomic bike fit. The theme which kept repeating was the issue of saddle height. How high, or low..

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PRFILES Jonathon Carkner

PRFILES Jonathon Carkner

PRFILES – A fun inside look into our crew.

Jonathon Carkner @jcark
Physiotherapist – Main Street Location

Q: What are some goals you are working on?
A: Shaping my first surfboard at Shaper Studios, getting my private pilots license (long term), and completing a triathlon with my wife.

Q:..

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Bike to Work Week

Bike to Work Week

The slow transition from fall to winter is marked by shorter, cooler and rainier days. It is also marked by the frequent use of high visibility markings, waterproof materials, and assorted dry wicking speciality cloths. As a cyclist the comforts of the late summer and early fall ride begin to..

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PRFILES Dara Storey

PRFILES Dara Storey

PRFILES – A fun inside look into our crew.

Dara Storey @dara.physio
Physiotherapist/Owner – Oak Street Location

Q: Guilty food pleasure?
A: Hmmm, this is a tough one, I love food! If I have a craving for something and we don’t have any treats, then my go-to is to melt natural peanut butter with..

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PRFILES Ian Pirie

PRFILES Ian Pirie

PRFILES – A fun inside look into our crew.

Ian Pirie
Physiotherapist / Bike Fitter – Main Street Location

Q: Why did you become a Physio?
A: When I was younger I had some sports injuries which gave me my initial exposure to the profession. After High School I studied Biology at UBC Okanagan, I..

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PRFILES Kara Moro

PRFILES Kara Moro

PRFILES – A fun inside look into our crew.

Kara Moro @karamoro
Administrative Assistant – Physio Room Oak St

Q: An item you can’t live without?
A: Chocolate.

Q: What do you do when you aren’t at Physio Room?
A: I am currently finishing up my degree in Dietetics at UBC, so that takes up a lot of..

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Should I fear my biomechanics?

Should I fear my biomechanics?

Have you ever been side-lined from sport because of an injury you thought was due to poor movement or bio-mechanics? This explanation of pain is common and in this short post I would like to challenge that notion.

So when do altered or faulty bio-mechanics matter in injury? Can they cause..

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PRFILES Carl Cachia

PRFILES Carl Cachia

PRFILES – A fun inside look into our crew.

Carl Cachia @carlcachia
Physiotherapist – Oak Street Location

Q: What do you do in your free time and why?
A: I usually play soccer once a week and run 3 times a week. I enjoy exploring new hiking trails in Vancouver when I get free time.

Q: If you had..

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PRFILES Larissa Vishniakoff

PRFILES Larissa Vishniakoff

PRFILES – A fun inside look into our crew.

Larissa Vishniakoff @lvish
Physiotherapist – Main Street Location

Q: When did you know you wanted to be a Physiotherapist?
A: It was probably when I was 11 years old and had my first (of many) shoulder injuries during my competitive swimming career. I..

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