About the Clinic
Location & Directions
Rankin Physiotherapy Location#149 1233 Lynn Valley RdNorth Vancouver, BC V7J 0A1Rankin Physiotherapy operates out of the Canopy Integrated Health clinic. The clinic is located in the Lynn Valley Library Square, adjacent to the Lynn Valley Centre. Wednesdays: 10:00am – 1:00pm and Fridays: 1:30pm – 7:30pm
ParkingUnderground pay Parking is accessible off of Mountain Highway. Turn west into the underground lot at Ross Road across from the Starbucks Coffee Shop.
Tag Archives: facial neuromuscular retraining
On November 3, 2017, amid swirling snow and minus temperatures, the Introductory Facial Neuromuscular Retraining course took place in Calgary. 9 therapists from Calgary, Edmonton and Red Deer were in attendance with a variety of professional backgrounds: speech language pathologists, … Continue reading
From l to r, Kirsty Nicol, Susan Rankin, Sarah Kennedy and Christina Wong This past week-end was an incredible time of learning and sharing. Three new Physiotherapists came to learn their Advanced Techniques in Facial Neuromuscular Retraining. We spent time … Continue reading
Following the Advanced Facial Neuromuscular Retraining course last week-end, there are four new advanced trained facial therapists in metro Vancouver. Continue reading
Facial Neuromuscular Retraining – Susan Rankin Instructor
This lecture-based course will introduce therapists to an effective and validated method for treating lower motor neuron facial palsies.
Friday, 19 February 2016 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (PST)
GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre – 4255 Laurel Street. Lecture Hall. Vancouver, BC Continue reading
Jackie Diels is the Occupational Therapist at the University of Wisconsin where she has been treating facial patients in the Facial Neuromuscular Retraining Clinic for the past 28 years. Continue reading
Earlier in 2013, Jay seized a tremendous opportunity to become one of four qualified Facial Neuromuscular Re-training (FNR) therapists who operate out of the CAR program. What began as ‘peaked curiosity’ has now turned into a passion. He is particularly interested in offering education and active treatment to those who have experienced facial palsy. This, most-often, includes those who have endured direct facial nerve damage, Bell’s palsy, Ramsay-Hunt Syndrome, Guillain Barre Syndrome, and Acoustic Neuroma. Continue reading
Susan Rankin delivered a 3-day facial neuromuscular retraining workshop in Calgary. 25 participants took part in the one-day introductory course and three went on to do the advanced training. For the remaining two days, 3 therapists practiced assessment and treatment of patients. Continue reading
Facial synkinesis is one of the more troublesome consequences after a facial palsy. It occurs as a result of aberrant nerve regrowth so that two or more movements become connected. The most typical one is a connection between the eye and the mouth. Continue reading