Tim Fung



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!

Ella Hebron



Originally from the UK, Ella recently moved to Vancouver after falling in love with Canada when completing a ski instructor’s course on the east coast in 2008. 

Ella is a Registered Physiotherapist who graduated from the College of Physiotherapists of British Columbia and is a member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. In addition she is a member of the Health and Care Professions Council and Chartered Society of Physiotherapy in the United Kingdom.

Ella has been practicing physiotherapy for over 10 years in the United Kingdom in various hospitals around London after graduating from University of Brighton in 2011. With the most recent 6 years at the Whittington Hospital London as a senior physiotherapist, part of this role included clinical education for student physiotherapists.

With a passion for Pilates, Ella has clinical experience with clients of all ages, in intensive care rehabilitation, oncology, acute stroke and spinal cord injury rehabilitation and cardiorespiratory physiotherapy. Previously having the opportunity to complete the Bobath Technique for neurological disturbances and work with physiotherapists in the leading spinal cord injury rehab centre in London. Much of Ella’s experience however, lies in orthopaedic rehabilitation, including post trauma rehab, hip and knee replacement, shoulder surgery and ACL rehabilitation. Recently she has taken a special interest in pelvic health and clinical Pilates with educational opportunities due to take place in Vancouver. 

On relocating to Vancouver from London with her husband and dog, Ella plans to make the most of the mountains; cycling in the summer months and skiing in the winter, as well as exploring all the opportunities that Beautiful BC has to offer.

Jennifer Chew



Jennifer Chew is a Registered Physiotherapist who graduated from UBC with a Masters of Physical Therapy. Along with her physiotherapy degree, Jennifer also has a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology from McGill as well as a Masters of Exercise Science and Health Promotion from the California University of Pennsylvania.

In addition to her clinical experience as a physiotherapist, Jennifer has more than a decades-worth of personal training experience and it was personal training that initially got her started into developing a passion for pursuing further education in rehabilitation.

As an athlete from an early age, Jennifer has experience in many sports including figure skating to dance to bodybuilding to cross-country and marathon running, she believes in the body’s resiliency in adaptation and recovery, hence the importance of rehabilitation instead of merely focused on rehabilitation.

Jennifer uses evidence-based practice and uses her expertise in exercise, strength and conditioning in combination with manual therapy and other treatment modalities to empower her clients to return to their healthy and injury-free life.

During Jennifer’s free time, she enjoys going to the gym and is now learning how to ride a motorcycle!

Jennifer is also fluent in Cantonese and is proficient in Mandarin.

Gemma Greig



Meet Gemma, the newest addition to our Vancity physiotherapy team all the way from Scotland!

Graduating with a BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy from Glasgow Caledonian University in 2018, Gemma brings a wealth of experience to our clinic. Her background includes working in various settings, such as NHS Scotland in outpatient musculoskeletal/orthopedics, sports clinics, and private physiotherapy practices. Since arriving in Vancouver three years ago, Gemma has expanded her expertise by working in acute care within the Fraser Health Authority and in private practice.

Gemma’s lifelong dream of living in Canada has become a reality, and she has found her passion in helping people in the beautiful city of Vancouver. Known for her ability to effortlessly create a safe and comfortable environment, Gemma’s clients consistently praise her dedication and professionalism.

Continual growth and development are essential to Gemma, both personally and professionally. She recently completed training in “Dive into the Coach Approach” and is on her way to becoming a certified coach within the field of physiotherapy. This additional expertise allows her to combine her interest in counselling with her role as a healthcare professional. Gemma is also certified in advanced vestibular rehabilitation and treatment, enabling her to effectively address conditions such as vertigo, cervicogenic dizziness, and concussion. She is enthusiastic about mentoring future physiotherapy students and sharing her knowledge.

Gemma’s experience on the Covid and general medical wards at Surrey Memorial Hospital has sparked her interest in respiratory physiotherapy services. She is excited to offer her expertise in this area and assist clients in improving their respiratory function. In addition to her specialization in respiratory physiotherapy, Gemma has a strong background in advanced vestibular rehabilitation and treatment.

Outside of work, Gemma loves exploring the breathtaking landscapes of British Columbia. Whether it’s indulging in an ice cream treat at Granville Island or cycling along the seawall, she embraces an active and creative lifestyle. Gemma is known for her forward-thinking mindset and attentive listening skills. And if you’re up for a game of golf, she also possesses a mean swing!

Whether you’re looking to improve your mobility, enhance your respiratory health, or elevate your golf game, Gemma is here to guide you on your journey. She is passionate about helping you achieve your goals and looks forward to assisting you with her expertise and enthusiasm.

Paige Wakefield



Paige's own experience healing from sport related injuries is what drew her towards a career in Physiotherapy. Paige completed her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology at the University of Alberta. In her spare time, she coached baseball and Special Olympic athletes. She also worked as a Research Assistant at the Physical Activity and Diabetes Laboratory studying the effects of exercise during pregnancy. 

After graduating with distinction, Paige took her studies internationally and completed her Master of Physiotherapy Studies at the University of Queensland, Australia. There she studied under industry leading practitioners in musculoskeletal health.

In her clinical practice, Paige takes a patient-centered approach to care, tailoring her treatment plans to meet the needs and goals of each individual. Paige firmly believes in the power of education and collaborates closely with her patients, empowering them to take an active role in their recovery. Her holistic approach combines evidence-based treatments, hands-on techniques, and therapeutic exercises to achieve the best possible outcomes for her patients.

Paige is a registered member of the College of Physiotherapists of British Columbia and a member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. Her commitment to staying updated on the latest advancements in physiotherapy ensures that her patients receive the highest standard of care.

Paige's warm and friendly demeanour, coupled with her expertise, makes her an approachable and trustworthy physiotherapist dedicated to helping her patients regain their mobility, reduce pain, and improve their overall quality of life. 

In her spare time, Paige can be found playing recreational sports, running, biking, hiking or paddle-boarding. In the winter months she enjoys snowboarding. You may also catch her enjoying a Sunday morning brunch at one of the many delightful cafe's in Vancouver. Paige looks forward to working with you to reach your rehabilitation goals and get you back to the activities that you love. 

Greg Furlong



Greg hails from Newfoundland and Labrador, where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with Honours from Memorial University in 2017. During his time at Memorial University, he showcased his athletic prowess as a key player for the Sea-Hawks’ varsity soccer team. Following this, Greg pursued his passion for healthcare and completed his Master of Science in Physiotherapy at Dalhousie University in 2019.

Greg’s professional journey led him to Prince Edward Island, where he gained valuable experience working at a multidisciplinary clinic and providing care to collegiate soccer, volleyball, and basketball teams. He also had the opportunity to be part of several prestigious national sports events, such as the Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games, where he contributed his expertise.

In 2023, Greg achieved a significant milestone by obtaining his Certificate in Sports Physiotherapy from Sports Physiotherapy Canada, further enhancing his specialization in sports-related injuries. His commitment to ongoing education is evident through his extensive training in concussion management, ACL injury management, and being a Sport First Responder. Currently, Greg is dedicated to advancing his knowledge and skills through a fellowship in Sports Physiotherapy.

Outside of his professional life, Greg maintains his active lifestyle through his love for soccer and CrossFit, ensuring he remains in top physical condition. He also finds joy in coaching soccer and brings his extensive experience to the field, holding a C-License from Canada Soccer and having coached both collegiate and provincial teams.

Ranko Vukovic



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. He was featured in the Top 100 Canadians Magazine for 2020.

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.

Alexis Karsli



Alexis grew up in Toronto, swimming and camping in every season. She received both her Master of Physiotherapy and Bachelor of Science at UBC in Vancouver.

Alexis has worked with clients of all ages, and hopes to empower clients to participate in their recovery through active treatment techniques and open communication between client and physio throughout their journey.

She believes in the importance of helping her clients understand how their bodies move and function when discussing treatment plans to better aid recovery.

Alexis has completed her Level 1 AIM orthopaedics certification and hopes to continue through her orthopaedics levels.

She looks forward to working with you to meet your rehab goals, whether they are big or small!

Amy Edwards



Amy was born and raised in the Okanagan, where she completed her undergraduate degree in Human Kinetics and Psychology from the University of British Columbia Okanagan. During her time at UBCO, she completed a Personal Training Certification with the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology. After graduation, she moved to Vancouver and graduated with a Master of Physical Therapy from UBC in 2020.

Amy has several years of acute care experience in various areas including orthopedics, surgical, cardiac, respiratory, and neurological rehabilitation. She currently treats a wide range of chronic pain conditions working within the Complex Pain Clinic at St. Paul’s Hospital. Having experience working with many diverse populations, Amy always strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment to support clients in their unique healing journeys. Through holistic and evidence-informed techniques, Amy empowers clients to achieve their goals and return to activities they love.

With a passion for continuing education, Amy has completed several courses for the treatment of chronic pain conditions, gentle movement exercises, and mindfulness techniques. She has also completed the Level 1 Orthopedic Advanced Integrated Musculoskeletal Certification.

In her spare time, you can find Amy running along the seawall, throwing rocks at the curling club, going backpacking, trying not to 3-putt on the golf course, or enjoying a cold plunge.

Isabel Aganon



Isabel Aganon graduated with a Master of Science in Physical Therapy at the University of Toronto. Boasting over a decade of experience as a dedicated physiotherapist, she is committed to improving her patient’s functional outcomes and enhancing their overall well-being.

With a steadfast commitment to providing exceptional care, she has honed her expertise through specialized training in Vestibular Rehabilitation, Chronic Pain Management, Pilates, Pelvic Health, Acupuncture, and Arthritis Care. She also possess expertise with returning injured workers back to their optimal level through work conditioning programs. 

Notably, Isabel played an essential role in shaping the Advanced Practice Physiotherapy role within the Hip and Knee Surgical Assessment Program at Vancouver Coastal Health. Additionally, she collaborated closely with orthopaedic surgeons at the University Health Network in Toronto, contributing her expertise to triages in upper and lower extremity programs and spine clinics. Her experience in treating chronic pain has given her valuable insights into the interplay of psychosocial and environmental influences on patient recovery. 

Beyond her professional endeavours, Isabel is deeply engaged in personal growth and wellness pursuits. She has delved into the study of mindfulness meditation and finds rejuvenation through her passion for hiking. During her journeys to India, she diligently honed her skills in Ashtanga yoga and various breathing techniques, integrating them into her practice when it is suitable.

Siara Kainth



Meet Siara, a devoted and passionate healthcare professional whose extensive expertise spans kinesiology and physiotherapy. Siara is unwavering in her commitment to helping individuals of all ages attain their health and wellness aspirations through personalized care and evidence-based approaches.

Professional Journey

  1. Physiotherapist: Siara's pursuit of excellence led her to complete a Master's degree in Physiotherapy in the United Kingdom, broadening her global perspective on healthcare and rehabilitation. She is currently in the process of transferring her degree and as an interim physiotherapist, she is eagerly anticipating her final licensing exam which is slated for February 2024.
  2. PhD Pursuit: Siara is currently dedicated to a part-time PhD program in Rehabilitation Sciences at UBC, reflecting her unwavering dedication to advancing the field of rehabilitation and contributing to pioneering research.
  3. Certified Kinesiologist: Siara completed her undergraduate studies in Kinesiology at the esteemed University of British Columbia (UBC), where she cultivated a profound understanding of human movement, exercise science, and rehabilitation. As a kinesiologist, Siara possesses the skills and knowledge to evaluate movement patterns, prescribe tailored exercise regimens, and offer guidance to enhance physical well-being.
  4. Trainer: With over two years of experience in teaching diverse populations, Siara has also worked one-on-one with individuals recovering from injuries or facing physical limitations. Her adaptable teaching approach ensures that all clients can access health benefits while achieving their wellness goals.

Services Offered

Physiotherapy Support: Siara provides physiotherapy support services designed to assist clients on their path to recovery. With experience across a wide spectrum of injuries and conditions, Siara tailors individualized programs to optimize rehabilitation and enhance overall functionality.

Personal Interests

Beyond her professional life, Siara is a fervent advocate for a healthy and active lifestyle. She is currently training for an Ironman 70.3 race, showcasing her unwavering dedication to physical fitness and personal growth. Siara is a true nature enthusiast who savors outdoor adventures and shares these moments with her loyal companion, Hunter. Their mutual love for shopping seamlessly combines style and fitness in their daily lives.

With an in-depth understanding of the human body, an unyielding commitment to continuous learning, and an ardent desire to assist others, Siara stands as your trusted partner in realizing your health and wellness objectives. Whether you're on the path to recovery, seeking to enhance your physical function, or exploring the transformative benefits of yoga, Siara is here to guide and support you every step of the way.

Christopher Cardinal



Chris is a registered Kinesiologist and a practicing member of the British Columbia Association of Kinesiologists (BCAK). He is passionate about helping others, improving quality of life and staying in motion! 

In 2019 Chris graduated from the University of Ottawa from the Human Kinetics Program. While at UOttawa. Chris volunteered as an exercise therapist for the MS Society and became practiced in working with neurological disorders and rehabilitation programming. Since graduating, he has been working with a wide variety of clients such as those with musculoskeletal injuries, car accidents (including ICBC), and chronic pain. 

Outside of work Chris loves playing all kinds of sports, cycling and enjoying the outdoors. He grew up playing hockey, soccer and volleyball, and can be found on the beach or in the parks playing volleyball all summer, and in the rinks in the winter. Chris also likes boxing and relaxing on the beach!