Burnaby

Carlene Garcia

Type: Rehab Assistants & Kinesiologists

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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David McBeath

Type: Rehab Assistants & Kinesiologists

David has over 10 years of personal training and corporate health experience and over 4 years of group fitness experience. He also has  life long experience in various team sports: hockey, lacrosse, softball and individual sports: golf, skiing, martial arts

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Deo Madrazo

Type: Rehab Assistants & Kinesiologists

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

Type: Rehab Assistants & Kinesiologists

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

Kevin Chu

Type: Rehab Assistants & Kinesiologists

Kevin completed his undergraduate degree at The University of British Columbia and received his Bachelor of Kinesiology. Kevin has experience working as a Kinesiologist and personal trainer for clinical and aging populations. He is a life-long learner and strives for continuing education to sharpen his skills in helping clients. Kevin also believes that the key to health and wellness is the ability to move freely and confidently. Through individualized exercise prescription and education, Kevin is determined to help clients achieve their goals. In his spare time, Kevin enjoys training at the gym, reading and spending time with family and friends

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Konrad Zielinski

Type: Rehab Assistants & Kinesiologists

Konrad enjoys working with the clients by prescribing specific exercise programs in the pursuit of helping them reach their goals, both small and large. He believes that rehabilitation programs should be unique and specialized to each individual in order for them to return to their daily activities. Konrad has volunteered with many physiotherapists, expanding knowledge of various injuries. Konrad has also gained experience with Work safe BC OR1  program and one on one client programs.

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Maia Gallant

Type: Rehab Assistants & Kinesiologists

Maia graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from Simon Fraser University. As well, she obtained her Masters of Science in Global Health and Public Policy from the University of Edinburgh. Prior to joining the JR team in January 2017, Maia gained experience working in the active rehabilitation community, as well as helping clients reached their personal health and fitness goal through various contract positions. Her work has also included community health programs to engage older adults in their own physical activity and minimize isolation. When not working, Maia enjoys cooking, gardening, snowboarding, cycling, swimming and training for triathlons.

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Max Pecarsky

Type: Rehab Assistants & Kinesiologists

Max attended Langara College and the University of British Columbia. He has a Bachelors of Kinesiology through UBC and specialized mainly in exercise physiology and athletic training. He joined JR Rehab in August 2017. He aspires to potentially become either an Occupational Therapist or a Physical Therapist. Max believes that physical rehabilitation is not only physical, but mental as well and that motivation and determination are key in order to get a patient back to working strength.

His other interests are; athletics, coaching, and computers.

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Ryan Merkel

Type: Rehab Assistants & Kinesiologists

Ryan’s  experience includes working with Long Term Disability and ICBC clientele to rehabilitate injuries and return to daily life and work-related activities. Ryan also has  experience with Return to Work Coordination within WorkSafeBC programs.

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