Physiotherapy aims at restoring movement, function, and decreasing pain to help you achieve your goals in life, work and play.
Quita Harman, BA, MPT
For over 13 years, Quita has worked as a Physiotherapist treating people of all ages with acute and chronic musculoskeletal injuries, pre and post surgical rehabilitation including replacements and sports related injuries. Quita’s completion of STOTT Clinical Pilates Reformer courses (RR1 and RR2) gives her the opportunity to offer physiotherapy treatment through Clinical Pilates. She focuses on optimizing movement patterns to treat your specific injury and maximize your overall function. Clinical Pilates appointments with Quita can be claimed through your extended health provider under Physiotherapy. Quita graduated from Curtin University (Perth, Australia) with a Master of Physiotherapy in 2004″
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Rhonda Cooper, MPT
Rhonda Cooper graduated from the Masters of Physiotherapy program at UBC in 2006, with an undergrad in dance from Simon Fraser University. She has since completed her FCAMPT diploma through the Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association, studied the Integrated Systems Model with Dr. Linda Joy Lee and Diane Lee, and completed her acupuncture certification through the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute.
Rhonda has been instructing physiotherapists in advanced manual therapy techniques as a teaching assistant with the Orthopaedic Division of the CPA for the past 2 years. She has also recently instructed contemporary dance technique class at Simon Fraser University, allowing her to integrate her scientific based knowledge of human biomechanics with the art form of dance.
Having recently completed a qualitative research project investigating injury prevention and excellence in dance with funding through the Canada Council for the Arts, Rhonda is continuing to build her a scientific knowledge base for working with dance artists.
Rhonda sees her role as a physiotherapist is to facilitate the body’s natural healing process. Thorough assessment, client education, mindful exercises and modalities (such as manual therapy and acupuncture) are her approaches to treatment.