Tag Archives: Physiotherapy

Physiotherapists and Physical Therapists

What’s the difference between a Physiotherapist and Physical Therapist? I am asked this question frequently. My answer is, most often, “There is no difference.”           Officially, any graduate of a University physiotherapy program in Canada is … Continue reading

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Physiotherapy Month

May is Physiotherapy month in Canada. Continue reading

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Facial Nerve Clinic Referrals

In order to book into the Facial Nerve Clinic, your doctor needs to refer you to Dr. Van Laeken’s office at 604-669-1633. Continue reading

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What is Physiotherapy?

Physiotherapy is a healthcare profession dedicated to working with people to identify and maximize their ability to move and function throughout their lifespan. Watch the video from the Physiotherapy Association of British Columbia. Continue reading

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National Physiotherapy Month!

May is National Physiotherapy month in Canada. Continue reading

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Talk, talk, talk…

Spring presentations in North Vancouver and at St. Paul’s hospital. Continue reading

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Concussions

…concussions are not only caused by sports injuries, in my practice I also see people with traumatic brain injuries from motor vehicle accidents, skiing injuries, bicycle accidents and workplace accidents. Basically, anything that shakes the soft brain inside the hard cranium can potentially cause damage and symptoms of concussion. Continue reading

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Vertigo Can Be Scary!

One of the primary reasons for vertigo is Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo, sometimes referred to as BPPV. It accounts for 1/3 of vestibular disorders and can often be treated by a visit to a vestibular therapist. Rankin Physiotherapy, located in North Vancouver, offers treatment for BPPV. Continue reading

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Facial Neuromuscular Retraining Workshop

Facial Neuromuscular Retraining Workshop (for Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists and Speech, Language Pathologists)

Introductory Workshop – Sept 14, 2012
Advanced Workshop – Sept 15, 16, 2012 Continue reading

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Rankin Physiotherapy on Facebook

Rankin Physiotherapy now has its own Facebook page. Continue reading

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