Physiotherapist | GUNN IMS Practitioner
Ranko is a registered physiotherapist (RPT) licensed with the College of Physiotherapists of British Columbia and a member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. He graduated from UBC in 2015 with a Masters of Physical Therapy.
Prior to his physiotherapy degree, Ranko studied Kinesiology and graduated in 2011 with a Bachelor’s degree in Human Kinetics from UBC. After graduating, Ranko was a practicing member of the British Columbia Association of Kinesiologists (BCAK), as well as a BCRPA Certified Personal Trainer. He also holds a certificate in Functional Movement Systems and uses these skills to provide movement screens for clients.
During this time, he also worked as a Research Assistant for Terry Fox Labs at BC Cancer Research Centre and at the Centre for Hip Health & Musculoskeletal Research at Vancouver General Hospital.
A passion for sport saw Ranko work as a Personal Trainer and Kinesiologist, creating tailored training programs for a diverse group of clients, educating and motivating them to reach their personal fitness goals. During the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, he gained valuable experience working with elite athletes volunteering as a NOC Assistant for the Serbian Olympic Team.
Ranko has post-graduate training in treating jaw pain, otherwise known as TMJ and Orofacial pain. He’s also a Certified CGIMS Practitioner, and has completed his training at UBC. In addition, Ranko finished his Functional Dry Needling (FDN) certification in University of Navada Las Vegas. Ranko's training also includes ShockWave Therapy, Mobilization with Movement and Kinetic Link Training.
A fluent Serbian speaker, Ranko spends his free time playing basketball, swimming and bike riding during our warmer months. In the winter, you can find him skiing the slopes of beautiful BC.
Physiotherapist | Corporate Services
Inspired by his experiences recovering from a running injury in high school, Tim completed a Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology from Simon Fraser University and a Master of Physiotherapy Degree from the University of Sydney. Tim has extensive experience working with a wide range of individuals including youth, working professionals, recreational/semi-professional athletes and weekend warriors. He has previously worked with SFU Varsity Men’s Soccer, where he attended to acute injuries and played a crucial role in the rehabilitation process.
Tim has been personally mentored by some of the leading physiotherapists’ in musculoskeletal, sport, orthopedic and occupation physiotherapy. Having attended multiple world conferences in Physiotherapy, he has met and discussed with world leaders in the field.
Tim has additional training and specialization in the following skills: sports injury management, running injuries/running and treadmill assessments, office/workplace injury management, repetitive overuse injuries, injury prevention technique, functional reconditioning, and personalized, tailored exercise prescription.
Locally raised in Vancouver, Tim grew up active with track and field and swimming from a young age. His most recent fitness goal was to complete the Vancouver Triathlon, which he participated in in summer 2019. He continues to lead a healthy, active lifestyle and enjoys helping others to pursue their health and fitness goals.
An avid swimmer, you can often find him at the local gym, swimming pool or rock-climbing gym. He enjoys swimming in new waters all over the world, and hopes to swim in as many lakes and oceans as possible!