Vancouver

Alex Li

Type: Rehab Assistants & Kinesiologists

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

Type: Rehab Assistants & Kinesiologists

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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Amanda Richmond

Type: Occupational Therapists

JR Rehab Training and Quality Assurance Coordinator

Amanda grew up in Cambridge, UK and moved to BC in 2006.  She studied Occupational Therapy at Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK, and specializes in acquired brain injuries and orthopaedics.  She keeps active in her spare time throughout the year by training for triathlons.

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Amanda Richmond

Andrew Wong

Type: Occupational Therapists

FCE & CBOT Coordinator

Andrew completed his undergraduate degree in Cellular Biology and Genetics at the University of British Columbia and his Masters in Occupational Therapy at the University of Western Ontario. Andrew started his OT career working on a multidisciplinary team helping clients with orthopedic injuries and chronic pain overcome physical and psychosocial barriers to return to work. Having worked on a multidisciplinary team has helped him recognized the importance of taking a holistic approach in recognizing each individual client needs. Andrew is motivated in helping clients recognize their rehab potential and returning to meaningful occupations in all facets of their lives. When he is not working, Andrew stays active going to the gym and playing ice hockey.

Andrew has the capacity to complete FCEs and has experience in many areas such as TBI injuries, physical rehabilitation, and ergonomic assessment

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Ashley Huff

Type: Occupational Therapists

Ashley received her undergraduate degree, where she majored in Kinesiology, and her Master of Occupational Therapy from the University of British Columbia. Ashley is passionate about using evidence-based interventions to enable clients to engage in occupations that are meaningful to them. Her philosophy on rehabilitation is centered on the belief that all clients have the potential for recovery. When Ashley’s not working you can find her running, cooking, or exploring the local mountains surrounding Vancouver.

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Brenda Robinson

Type: Occupational Therapists

Brenda had been the Occupational therapist for over 40 years. She has 20 years of work experience providing community-based occupational therapy services and case management to clients with orthopedic and soft tissue injuries throughout a continuum from hospital discharge to return to work. She has also provide OT services in care facilities, and assists elderly clients with aging in place.

Brenda’s interest include ergonomics, vocational rehabilitation, as well as geriatrics and equipment prescription.

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Caroline Cotton

Type: Occupational Therapists

Caroline trained at the Dorset House School of Occupational Therapy in Oxford. Also trained at the London School of Economics as a Private Secretary/ Personal Administrative Assistant; and Diploma in Interior Design through International Correspondence School.

She worked in England at St. Andrew’s Private Psychiatric Hospital, specializing in Brain Injury and Drug & Alcohol Recovery, in addition to working on a Regional Secure Unit for the Criminally Insane in London. She immigrated to Canada in  1990. She worked in the Kootenays as a community based Pediatric OT at the Children’s Development center, covering the schools throughout Nelson, Castlegar, Rossland, and Trail. Moved back to Lower Mainland,to set up Psychiatric Day Care Unit at Langley Memorial Hospital, covering in Patient Physical Medicine OT position. She worked as the first OT with a Brain Injury Rehab Company( Head works), specializing in Vocational Rehabilitation, Return to Work, and Er gnomic Assessments. Set up the first Community OT program with the Boundary Health Unit( continuing care) covering Ladner, Tsawwassen, White Rock, South Surrey and Cloverdale, whilst living and commuting from Sqaumish. Moved back into private practice with Northwest Rehab following the birth of her son in 1997, whilst covering  a casual OT position at Ridge Meadows Hospital in the Psychiatric Department, and a casual OT position at Surrey Memorial, covering physical medicine positions.

Commence working with Rehab Solutions in 1997 and have been here for 20 years.

Special interest in brain injury/spinal injury survivors, dual diagnosis; chronic pain;all age groups with specialized experience in elderly people.

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Casey Page

Type: Rehab Assistants & Kinesiologists

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

Type: Rehab Assistants & Kinesiologists

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

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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