Rehab Assistants & Kinesiologists

Alex Li

Alex graduated in 2017 from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor in Kinesiology. He joined the JR Rehab team in September 2017. Alex has gained a lot of experience volunteering as a Rehab Assistant with a diverse mix of individuals which include people with concussion, people with disabilities, and seniors. He is most passionate about the topic of concussion and continues to expand his knowledge in this area. Alex strongly believes that every individual is unique and thus, should be given a personalized rehab program that is tailored to his or her specific needs and abilities.

Alex is interested in participating in all activities that keeps him physically active, but especially enjoys playing basketball. He is also a NBA and NHL fanatic. In addition to English, Alex also speaks Cantonese.

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Allen Lee

Allen Lee graduated with a Bachelors of Kinesiology from the University of British Columbia in 2018. He joined the JR Rehab team in June 2018. Allen’s experiences include implementing rehabilitative exercises to individuals with challenges that affect their daily living and coaching fundamental movement skills and physical literacy to a young and recreational population. Allen strongly believes that all active rehabilitation programs should be specialized and unique to each individual to help them reach their goals and return to activities that are meaningful to them.

Allen enjoys any activities that requires being active, specifically hikes, badminton, volleyball, and basketball.

In addition to English, Allen is fluent in Cantonese.

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Carlene Garcia

Carlene graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and Psychology and has a Certificate in Fitness and Health from Simon Fraser University. Carlene joined the JR Rehab team September 2016. Carlene has been working in the fitness industry for 10 years from teaching group fitness classes to personal training clients that are in pain. Her active rehab specializations include the gym and pool settings with a variety of clients. Carlene is very active in the gym and likes to try new hikes. She works with hockey teams, being their trainer during games and strength trainer off the ice. Her other interests include learning about her field, traveling, coaching diving & being around the pool, camping and trying new things.

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Casey Page

Casey graduated with a Bachelor of Kinesiology from the University of British Columbia with a special interest in active rehabilitation and injury prevention. She joined the JR Rehab team in April 2017 and will be primarily covering the Vancouver region. Casey strongly believes in the importance of designing personalized rehab programs concentrated on the client’s specific injuries and goals. She enjoys expanding her practical skills and knowledge by constantly learning new treatment methods and techniques to further benefit her clients. Casey has spent the past two seasons as a volunteer snowboard instructor for individuals with disabilities and thoroughly enjoys helping people overcome barriers to physical activity. In her spare time, Casey can be found outside playing soccer, volleyball, tennis, or on the mountain hiking or snowboarding.

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Denny Choi

Denny graduated with his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with a concentration in Active Health and Rehabilitation from Simon Fraser University. He has gained experience in working with all ages from children to seniors providing gross motor improvement, exercise programs, and injury management. When not working, Denny enjoys being outdoors exploring the nearest mountain or indoors catching up on the latest TV show and movies.

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Deo Madrazo

Deo graduated with a Bachelor in Kinesiology from the University of British Columbia. He joined the JR Rehab team in August 2016. His primary region covered is the Vancouver area. Deo’s previous experience includes his time as an exercise leader for older adults with the UBC GOAL Exercise Program. He also spent time leading and developing physical activity programming for youth and adolescents. His experiences, passion for exercise and physical activity, and lifelong participation in team sports, have been the catalyst for his career in active rehabilitation. Deo relishes all aspects of rehabilitation, ranging from resistance training, fitness programs, and aqua therapy. He believes in a client centered approach and co-involvement between the client and the health professional. Deo is constantly learning new techniques and continuing his education in active rehabilitation science to further benefit his clients. During his spare time, you can find Deo playing basketball, football, golf, tennis, cycling and snowboarding.

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Elaine Tung

JR Rehab Field Trainer

Elaine graduated from Simon Fraser University with her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology.  She specializes in active physical rehabilitation and aqua therapy and enjoys community integration and cognitive retraining.  When Elaine isn’t working, she likes to spend her time hanging out with her friends, hiking and biking with her dog, and participating in team sports.

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Elaine Tung

Emily Cannon

Emily graduated with her Bachelors of Kinesiology from the University of the Fraser Valley in December 2017 with a major in exercise science and a minor in psychology. Emily joined the JR Rehab team in June 2018. Apart from Emily’s work experience as a fully certified National Lifeguard and Water Safety instructor, she also has extensive volunteer experience in multiple areas of therapy including: physiotherapy, massage, occupational therapy, and personal training. From her own experience with personal and sports related injuries, Emil strongly believes in developing safe and effective rehab programs for her clients, while simultaneously helping to educate her clients along their rehab journey. Her active rehabilitation specializations include working in the gym and pool settings with a variety of clients. Her other interests include teaching swimming lessons, art, traveling, cooking, and sports. Emily continues to grow her knowledge for her field and hopes one day to complete her masters.

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Emily Ferguson

Emily graduated from the University of British Columbia in 2018 with a Bachelor of Kinesiology and joined the JR team in June 2018. During her time at UBC, Emily focused on neuroanatomy, physiology, adapted physical activity, healthy policy, and program development. With a background in competitive swimming and coaching, Emily understands the physical and psychological aspects of athletics, and overall fitness. Emily enjoys expanding her knowledge base both inside the classroom and out, and is always looking for opportunities to put her skills and knowledge to use to help educate others. She understands the importance of client involvement during the rehab process and strives to integrate her clients’ needs and goals into program planning as much as possible. In her spare time, Emily enjoys yoga, swimming, walking her dog, and trying new things.

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Gurinder Dosanjh

Gurinder graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor in Kinesiology in 2015. He joined the JR Rehab team in February 2016. He enjoys all aspects of rehabilitation varying form gym based programs to aqua therapy. He enjoys prescribing and directing specific exercise programs in the pursuit of helping a client reach their goals. He believes in constantly learning and bettering himself so aspires to learn about new treatment methods and philosophies to further aide his clients. Some of his interests include playing sports, hiking, jogging and reading.

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