Our first week in our new location at 501-233 Nelson’s Crescent, in the Brewery District has been both wonderful and stressful! We are definitely enjoying the brighter and bigger space, as well as the beautiful view of the Fraser River! As expected, there were glitches to work out, so thank you to all of our [...]
We are now happy to see you all in our brand new, spacious clinic in the Brewery District! Come and see us at #501-233 Nelson’s Crescent (the building behind Thrifty’s). Our phone number and email address remain the same so contact us if you have any questions. See you soon!
Specialties: orthopaedics, acupuncture, Chan Gunn IMS
Certificates: Chan Gunn IMS, Acupuncture by the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute; Level III Certificate of Manual Therapy; Level I Certificate in Myofascial Release; K-taping Pro
Specialties: orthopaedics, vestibular rehabilitation, breast cancer rehabilitation, TMJ (temporo-mandibular joint)
Certificates: Level D Certification in McKenzie Protocol; Upledger Institute Lymphatic Drainage Therapy I; Mulligan Concept Upper and Lower Quadrant; Kinetic Control Shoulder Girdle and Lumbar Spine; Vestibular Rehab: A Practical Approach and, Advanced Assessment and Management; Advanced Physical Therapy Education Institute: TMJ; K-taping Pro; Integrated Systems Model (ISM)
May’s treatment approach is holistic, using education, exercise, and manual techniques to help patients maximize their function. She believes in maintaining regular communication with other health practitioners and insurers involved with her patients’ care, to ensure continuity.
May has advanced training in a variety of treatment techniques.She has her level D training in the McKenzie Protocol for treating spinal conditions, as well as post-graduate courses on treating musculoskeletal imbalances through the use of Muscle Energy Techniques and the Integrated Systems Model (ISM, Lee & Lee). She has received training in manual lymph drainage for treatment of post-breast cancer lymphedema.She also provides vestibular rehabilitation for those suffering from dizziness. Prior to joining Keary Physiotherapy Clinic, May worked for 5 years in active rehabilitation and return-to-work planning for patients injured at work or in motor vehicle accidents.
May graduated from McGill University in 1999. Since then, May has worked in both private clinics and rehabilitation centres. In 2005, May joined Keary Physiotherapy and aspires to offer the same high-quality care that has given Keary its excellent reputation in the community for the last two decades.
Specialities: orthopaedics, Acupuncture by the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute, women’s health (pre and post natal orthopaedic conditions, pelvic floor re-training), pilates
Certificates: Continence and Pelvic Floor Reeducation; Diane Lee Pelvis level 1 & 2; APPI modified Pilates Instructor and Matwork Level 1
Katherine has a strong interest in treating orthopaedic and sports injuries, as well as specialized experience treating women with incontinence or who need treatment for concerns related to pregnancy and childbirth. Katherine uses a combination of treatment techniques including manual techniques, education, exercise programs, and ergonomic advice to help her patients get better.
She has post-graduate training in modified Pilates for physiotherapists, soft tissue management after surgery, myofascial release, rehabilitation techniques for pelvic floor disorders and acupuncture.
Katherine graduated from Brunel University in London in 2006 with a BSc Honours in Physiotherapy and also has a BSc Honours in Sport Sciences. For two years, Katherine worked in the National Health Service at one of England’s top teaching hospitals in London. She has also worked for Barnes Rugby Club for the past four seasons.
Specialties: orthopaedics, lymphedema, breast cancer rehabilitation
Certificates: CDT/MLD Lymphedema Therapy by Lerner/Guenter Klose; Certified by the Lymphedema Association of North America (LANA); Level III Certificate in Manual Therapy; Certified Yoga Teacher (Kula Yoga)
Janet has a strong focus on providing lymphedema therapy to patients recovering from breast cancer. She became interested in treatment techniques while her mother was battling breast cancer. In 1996, she took extensive training at the Lerner Lymphedema Centre in Princeton, New Jersey. Since then, she has treated many patients who have primary and secondary lymphedema and is a Certified Manual Lymph Drainage/Complete Decongestive Therapy (MLD/CDT) Therapist. She is Lymphology Association of North America (LANA) certified since 2001.
Janet has a wide range of experience treating patients with chronic pain or lymphedema, as well as orthopaedic patients. She strives to provide the best care possible to her patients and uses education, exercise programs, and manual therapy techniques.
Janet graduated from Mohawk-McMaster University in 1987. Her post-graduate experience includes five years at the Ottawa Rehabilitation Centre treating outpatients, including those with chronic pain. She then moved on to private practice where she owned and operated a private clinic for nine years. Janet has recently completed her Yoga Teacher Certification and is already incorporating some yoga techniques into her physiotherapy practice.
Certificates: Level 1 Certificate of Manual Therapy
Erin is a firm believer in providing an individualized approach to treatment, as each client and their conditions are unique. She believes in a holistic, client-centered approach, where the client is offered the appropriate hands-on therapy, exercises, and education to manage their condition and achieve their physical goals.
Erin completed her Masters of Physical Therapy at the University of British Columbia in 2012. She has had practical experience in several clinics, as well as Vancouver General and Royal Columbian Hospital. Prior to studying Physical Therapy, Erin completed her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology at Simon Fraser University. While at SFU, Erin worked and traveled as a trainer with the SFU Track & Field Team, in addition to working in the SFU Physio Clinic.
Erin’s interest in physiotherapy developed during her formal training in ballet, where she began to explore the movement and function of the human body. She developed an appreciation for health and wellness through her own dance injuries and their rehabilitation, and now strives to help people reach their own physical potential.
Specialties: orthopaedics, vestibular rehabilitation, sport injuries, active exercises, neuro, pediatrics
Certificates: Vestibular rehabilitation, orthopaedic manual therapy (level 1), orthopaedic manual therapy (level 2 in progress), mulligan mobilization training, MacKenzie method (lower back), Bahram Jam mobilization for the shoulder and cervical spine and lower spine, and the Shirley Sahrmann course for Movement System Syndromes.
Lily received her Masters of Physical Therapy degree and her undergraduate degree from the University of British Columbia. She has completed several postgraduate courses to date and will be pursuing more manual therapy and acupuncture training in the near future. She is fluent in English and Cantonese Chinese and has a working knowledge of Mandarin.
Lily believes in providing comprehensive treatment for her clients which includes an integration of education of the condition, hands-on manual therapy, specific exercise prescription, and some electrotherapy modalities. In the private clinic setting, she has treated mostly sports related injuries, work related injuries, and motor vehicle accidents related injuries but also has some work experience with children and adults with neurological conditions at Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children and Neuromotion Private Clinic. She also had experience working with various hospitals (including UBC Hospital, Queen’s Park Centre, GF Strong) in acute and rehab units. Additionally, she had previously worked with Special Olympics BC as a fitness trainer.During her spare time, she enjoys hiking, running, playing recreational squash or badminton, doing pilates or yoga, going to boot camp, cooking, and travelling. Her initial interest in physiotherapy originated from seeing physiotherapists for her own sports injuries when she was younger. Since then, she has developed an appreciation for client-centred care and the need to help restore any type of body movements or function so clients can return to performing pre-injury activities.
Specialties: Active Rehabilitation, Sport-specific and general fitness
Certifications: CSEP-CPT; BCAK Registered Kin.; BC Sports Aider
Giancarlo specializes in Active Rehabilitation and return-to-work programs for patients recovering from various injuries. He enjoys the challenge of helping people return to their normal levels of activity and function.
Giancarlo graduated from the University of British Columbia in 2008 with a Bachelor degree in Kinesiology and Health Sciences. He is a Certified Personal Trainer through the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology, a Registered Kinesiologist with the BC Association of Kinesiologists and a SportsAider through SportMedBC. Giancarlo has always had a passion for athletics and sport and, as a certified personal trainer, he helps clients achieve their competitive and/or recreational fitness goals.
Specialties: Active Rehabilitation
Certifications: BCAK Registered Kinesiologist; FASE [Functional Assessment of the Spine & Extremeties] (Part 1)
Laura has a keen interest in active rehabilitation in a private practice setting. Her clinical interests include core stabilization and treatment of sports injuries and injuries that are a result of motor vehicle accidents. Laura received her Kinesiology degree from the University of the Fraser Valley in 2006. Since graduation, she has continued post-graduate studies in orthopaedic and postural assessment, nutrition, and strength and conditioning. Laura’s personal interests include yoga, kick boxing, and traveling.