BOOKING NOTES

If this is your first visit to us with an ICBC claim, please contact the office so that we may verify your coverage in advance. We do not cover Worksafe claims.

Unsure if you qualify for MSP coverage? Please contact our office and we would be happy to check for you.

Existing patients are those who have not attended the clinic for at least 6 months or wish to have a new injury assessed.

To book with Cathy Gordon, Registered Physiotherapist, please contact our office.

If you don’t see an appointment that is convenient, please contact our office and ask to be placed on the waitlist.

Office contact 604-642-6761 or plaza@allanmcgavinphysio.com

Physiotherapy Private


Physiotherapy Telerehabilitation


Physiotherapy ICBC


Physiotherapy ICBC Telerehabilitation


Physiotherapy MSP

Medical Services Plan beneficiaries with supplementary benefits status qualify for MSP coverage of physiotherapy services. To verify your coverage, please contact our office.


Physiotherapy MSP Telerehabilitation


Concussion Management


Massage Therapy


Massage Therapy ICBC


Kinesiology

Kinesiology services consist of assessment of physical function followed by creation of a tailored exercise program to support the client's performance or recovery goals. This service includes Kinesiology and Personal Training. Kinesiology provides assessment and treatment plans for people managing physical injuries sustained in an automobile collision (ICBC), in sports or other life activities... Read More

Kinesiology services consist of assessment of physical function followed by creation of a tailored exercise program to support the client's performance or recovery goals. This service includes Kinesiology and Personal Training. Kinesiology provides assessment and treatment plans for people managing physical injuries sustained in an automobile collision (ICBC), in sports or other life activities. Personal training provides assessment and treatment plans for general fitness, sport specific performance or other athletic training.


Kinesiology ICBC

Please note that 100% of Kinesiology services are covered by ICBC


Chiropractic Private

Jared was born and raised in Squamish, B.C and always had an interest in sports science due to his active lifestyle. Jared received a soccer scholarship to play for Quest University Canada in 2012 where he played for two seasons before transferring to the University of British Columbia to complete his Bachelors Degree in Kinesiology in 2015. Following this, Jared was accepted to the Massage Therapy program at the Vancouver College of Massage Therapy, which he recently graduated from in 2017. Jared has over 550 hours in clinic experience working with a diverse group of clientele and 3000 hours of curriculum study at VCMT. He has learned a variety of modalities including relaxation, deep tissue, sports massage, and rehabilitation.

Outside of work, Jared continues to live a very active lifestyle playing soccer in the Vancouver Metro Soccer League and practicing various forms of martial arts including Brazilian ju-jitsu, wrestling, boxing and Muay Thai kickboxing.

Email: jared@allanmcgavinphysio.com

Jared was born and raised in Squamish, B.C and always had an interest in sports science due to hi... Read More

Sheldon is an east coast native, graduating with distinction from Dalhousie University with a Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience in 2012. He then went on to complete a Master of Science in Physiotherapy at Dalhousie University, graduating in 2014. During his years in university he completed the Hockey Canada Safety Program and worked as the head trainer for elite minor hockey teams.

Since graduating, Sheldon has focused on developing his manual therapy skills, completing the Orthopaedic Division Diploma of Advanced Orthopaedic Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy Level I course and Level II Upper and Lower Extremity courses. Sheldon has also completed his Acupuncture AA1 and advanced practice IMS/dry needling.

Sheldon continues to be very involved in sport, playing hockey, golf and tennis recreationally and is working towards achieving his Diploma in Sport Physiotherapy. His special interests include sports injuries, neck, shoulder, back and hip pathology. He is passionate about helping people return to active living, maximizing function and performance.

Email: sheldon@allanmcgavinphysio.com

Sheldon is an east coast native, graduating with distinction from Dalhousie University with a Bac... Read More

Henry began his journey into the physical health and rehabilitation as a volunteer assisting spinal cord injury, stroke and car accident patients with walking. After wanting to gain more experience with exercise prescription, Henry volunteered at UBC BodyWorks, leading exercise classes for older adults. Wanting further experience working 1-on-1 with clients, he worked at Fitness World as a Personal Trainer. Henry has utilized his kinesiology education to service clients of all backgrounds including older adults, people with prior injuries, and the general population.

Upon graduating from UBC Kinesiology for Interdisciplinary Studies, Henry became a Registered Kinesiologist so that he could continue to help people reach their goals and return to sport or work. Henry applies an evidence-informed approach to determine the best course of action to treat patients.

During his free time, Henry enjoys playing Ultimate Frisbee, weightlifting, and running.

Henry began his journey into the physical health and rehabilitation as a volunteer assisting spin... Read More

Diego was raised in North Vancouver, and grew up playing a variety of competitive sports including university soccer. He has first hand experience with acute/chronic injuries, and is passionate about maximizing function from injury.

He completed a Master of Science in Physiotherapy at Glasgow Caledonian University, and a Bachelor of Kinesiology at the University of British Columbia. In addition, he also holds certifications in dry needling (BDN), and manual therapy (Level 1). His professional experience expands across athletes of all ages and levels, including Vancouver Whitecaps FC and multiple soccer organizations in the community.

Diego emphasizes a collaborative and manual therapy approach, with a focus on movement education and development. His clinical focus includes sport specific rehabilitation, core stability, and injury prevention. In addition, he also has a clinical focus on return to play and on-field rehabilitation across soccer, basketball, tennis, and hockey athletes; facilitating recovery and performance in sport.

Email: diego@allanmcgavinphysio.com

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Diego was raised in North Vancouver, and grew up playing a variety of competitive sports includin... Read More

Ryan’s passion for Physiotherapy began at the age of 15 years old when he ruptured his ACL playing bantam football on the North Shore. He graduated from UBC’s Bachelor of Human Kinetics program in 2008, specializing in Kinesiology & Health Science. He became certified as an Exercise Physiologist from the Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology and began working as a personal trainer at UBC’s BodyWorks Fitness Centre-Changing Aging Program. Ryan graduated from UBC’s Master of Physical Therapy program in 2010 and gave the valedictory address. He is also certified by the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute, offering both acupuncture and dry needling (IMS) services. Ryan holds a valid Red Cross-Sport First Responder Certificate, is a member of Sport Physiotherapy Canada and has volunteered at numerous local sporting events providing on-site care. Ryan is certified as a Functional Movement Screen practitioner. He holds the Intermediate Diploma of Manual & Manipulative Physiotherapy and is currently pursuing the Advanced Diploma.

Ryan is a recreational triathlete (2x Ironman Canada) who loves all outdoor sports. His special interests include knee injuries, repetitive strains, faulty movement patterns, general conditioning and post-surgical rehabilitation.

Email: ryan@allanmcgavinphysio.com

Ryan’s passion for Physiotherapy began at the age of 15 years old when he ruptured his ACL playin... Read More

Dr. Hunsberger graduated from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania on a four year tennis scholarship with a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science. He then obtained his Bachelor of Science in Human Biology and Doctor of Chiropractic from the National University of Health Sciences in Chicago. Dr. Hunsberger focuses on musculoskeletal conditions, primarily soft tissue injuries and joint dysfunction. He combines chiropractic, Shockwave, Custom Orthotics, ART®, laser therapy along with specific rehabilitation exercises. Dr. Hunsberger enjoys working with athletes from the professional to the weekend warrior and is a consultant for Vancouver’s entertainment industry. He is Full-Body Certified in ART® and is a certified golf rehab instructor. Dr. Hunsberger enjoys playing tennis, hockey, skiing, biking, surfing and golf. Dr. Hunsberger is certified by the national chiropractic examining boards of Canada (British Columbia & Ontario) United States, and a member of British Columbia Chiropractic Association, British Columbia College of Chiropractic, Ontario Chiropractic Association, and Canadian Chiropractic Association.

Dr. Hunsberger graduated from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania on a four year tennis scholar... Read More

Originally from Calgary, Erin moved to Vancouver to complete her Bachelor of Kinesiology and Master of Physical Therapy at the University of British Columbia before recently settling in North Vancouver.

She strongly believes in the importance of lifelong movement and enjoys working with clients across all ages and stages. Whether returning to sport or activity, her treatment approach combines education, manual therapy, and exercise prescription to create an individualized and comprehensive recovery plan. Erin works collaboratively with her clients to help them achieve their goals.

Erin started her career in the acute setting and has a wide range of clinical experience, extending from postoperative recovery to neurological rehabilitation. She grew up playing competitive soccer and it was her own experiences with physiotherapy that led her to pursue the profession and continues to drive an interest in injury prevention at the youth sports level.

Beyond the clinic, Erin loves to explore the mountains and can often be found hiking, cross-country skiing or running the local trails with her puppy.

Originally from Calgary, Erin moved to Vancouver to complete her Bachelor of Kinesiology and Mast... Read More

Natalie is excited to be returning to Allan Mcgavin as a physiotherapist! Prior to completing her Masters of Physical Therapy at UBC, Natalie worked as a kinesiologist at the clinic and loved working with a range of populations and injuries.

As a therapist, she believes in the combination of manual therapy, education and focussed exercise prescription to help patients decrease their pain and get back to doing what they love. Natalie is passionate about building a strong connection with her patients so that they can be an active participant in their care and achieving their goals.

Natalie grew up on the North Shore playing competitive sports, which is when she was first introduced to physiotherapy to treat her own injuries. She now enjoys individual sports such as cycling, running, hiking and skiing.

Email: natalie@allanmcgavinphysio.com

Natalie is excited to be returning to Allan Mcgavin as a physiotherapist! Prior to completing her... Read More

Tabitha is a graduate from the accelerated program at West Coast College of Massage Therapy in New Westminster. She has spent the last 15+ years staying active and participating in sports such as soccer, basketball, and volleyball which helped her develop an interest in the human body. Due to her active lifestyle, she suffered from a few injuries herself over the years. She then realized how important it was to keep herself educated on her symptoms and learn from them in order to stay at an optimal state and prevent further injury. It is her goal to help her patients return to a pain-free and functional life.

On her days off, Tabitha enjoys being active as every season has a new activity to offer whether is it playing recreational basketball, soccer, or rollerblading the seawall.

Email: tabitha@allanmcgavinphysio.com

Tabitha is a graduate from the accelerated program at West Coast College of Massage Therapy in Ne... Read More

Flixzl’s interest in injury rehabilitation started when he first attended his first physiotherapy session at age 16 when he tore his UCL of his elbow while wrestling at a national tournament. He graduated from Vancouver Career College’s Registered Massage Therapy Program in 2022 as well as becoming a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine in 2022.

Flixzl is very athletic training in various combat sports, with his main sport being wrestling as well as practicing MMA, jiujitsu, and kickboxing. He also has interests in weightlifting and bodybuilding. He is very interested in rehabilitation of shoulder, knee, hip, and spine injuries.

Email: flixzlreyes@gmail.com

Flixzl’s interest in injury rehabilitation started when he first attended his first physiotherapy... Read More

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