About
Northwest
Rehab
Group

Northwest Rehab Group is a multidisciplinary clinic in the Vancouver neighbourhood of Mount Pleasant focusing on evidence-based care and interprofessional collaboration. We specialize in neuromusculoskeletal injuries and exercise rehabilitation. At Northwest Rehab Group, we treat you like family. We are here to make sure that your health is our number one priority.

At NRG, we help to alleviate pain, prevent injuries and recurrences, as well as increase your quality of life and health to its potential.

We do this by educating on healthy active lifestyle choices to improve your overall well-being. We treat you for your diagnosis, not just the symptoms, and we make sure the treatment plan works specifically for you.


Our Chiro, Physio & RMT TEAM

Dr. Minh Nguyen

Chiropractor


Dr. Minh Nguyen completed his undergraduate studies in Health Sciences at Simon Fraser University. With his interests and studies in fitness, nutrition and rehab, he pursued his chiropractic studies at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College. ... Being a former coach of the SFU swim team and heavily involved in swimming throughout his life, he has been passionately focused on educating, rehabilitation and strength training throughout his career. Dr. Minh Nguyen enjoys road biking, hiking the mountains of BC and spending time outdoors with his little pup.

Dr. Camille Delos Reyes

Chiropractor


Dr. Krista (Camille) Delos Reyes, is a chiropractor from Mississauga, Ontario. She finished her studies at Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto after she finished 3 years of undergraduate studies in biology and psychology at University of Toronto Mississauga. ... Dr. Delos Reyes practices diversified chiropractic, myofascial release technique, and instrument-assisted soft tissue therapy. Dr. Delos Reyes focuses on treating the patient with manual therapy and active rehabilitation catered specifically to the individual to make sure they get back to their normal everyday life. Dr. Delos Reyes enjoys spending her free time doing outdoor activities with her dog, biking and exploring BC.

Alex Carrod

physiotherapist


Alex is from Cambridge, UK, and began his health and fitness career as a Personal Trainer and a Sports Massage Therapist in 2008. He did a Bachelors Degree in Exercise & Health and continued his education by going to Leeds Becket University where he completed his Masters in Physiotherapy. As a ... physiotherapist, Alex has a wide-range of experience working in acute care within leading hospitals in the UK, as well as in private practice managing occupational and sports injuries, working with Ironman athletes, Runners, Jockeys, Tennis and Rugby players, before relocating to Vancouver in 2018. Alex has always had a passion for being involved in sports as well as keen and enthusiastic about health and fitness. He competed at national levels for cross-country running and marathons.

Parke Prodan

physiotherapist


Parke Prodan graduated from UBC with a Bachelor of Kinesiology and Master of Physical Therapy. Parke has completed her Orthopaedic Manual Therapy Level 1 and is certified in Mulligan’s Lower Extremity techniques. With her experience ... working as a Kinesiologist in combination with growing up as an avid multi-sport athlete (soccer, basketball, field hockey and downhill skiing), Parke takes an active approach to treatment and rehab. She believes that in order to feel better, you must move better; and proper biomechanics and exercise are big components of that. Parke enjoys working with a wide variety of orthopaedic conditions and has a keen interest in treating shoulder injuries. Outside of the clinic, you can find Parke on the mountains either on the ski hill in the winter or hiking in the summer!

 

Niki Jung

Registered Massage Therapist


Niki works with clients who are willing to invest and collaborate in their rehabilitation through the use of manual therapy techniques, preventative care, and, simple, realistic exercises. ... By listening to each client’s story and performing orthopaedic assessments, she takes into account several different factors that could contribute to hindering performance/day-to-day activities in order to get you back to doing what you want and need to do. Niki also educates her clients about their pain/limitations as a way of inviting them to have increased agency over their rehabilitation process.

Celina Lai

Registered Massage Therapist


After having graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminology and Psychology, Celina decided to pursue further schooling at West Coast College of Massage Therapy. Her interests in the human body and in helping others began ... at a young age as she experienced manual therapy and it's benefits due to various major injuries stemming from a competitive hockey career. As an avid climber, Celina understands the benefits of prehab as well as rehab. She has worked with various organizations such as: UBC and SFU varsity, BC Women's Hospital, and Multiple Sclerosis, to name a few. She enjoys working with the athletic population but welcomes all clients. She believes in treating the condition and the underlying issue rather than the symptoms. As such, a thorough history and assessment should be expected.

Kaelin Bériault

Registered Massage Therapist


In an orthopaedic focused treatment, Kaelin will take a thorough history and perform physical assessment to determine a treatment course aimed at improving pain free or restriction free function. Treatment will focus on a ... specific joint, muscle, or area of complaint using a variety of manual therapies including Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM), joint mobilizations, neuromuscular techniques, and exercise rehab. To decrease symptoms and treat the source of the dysfunction, Kaelin believes in patient education and participation, and provides individually catered information on biomechanics, posture, and stretching and strengthening exercises.

Dean Disanjh

Registered Massage Therapist


Dean's philosophy is that every patient should walk away with an understanding of their pain and a plan to overcome it. His drive comes from seeing people return to doing what they love. ... Dean is a graduate from the VCMT, though his learning didn't stop there. He continues to further his education with keeping up to date on the latest research in treatment and rehabilitation. Before becoming an RMT, Dean received his BCRPA certificate in personal training. This pursuit developed from his love for training and competing in Olympic Weightlifting. Through personal training, he was able to work with people on an individual basis to help them reach their goals and improve their quality of life. Dean's approach to massage therapy incorporates a variety of manual therapy techniques combined with active rehab that is focused on getting you better as fast as possible.


Main Street, Chiro, Physio, RMT & More

Here is a list of our services, click read more to view the details!

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Chiropractic

Chiropractic improves joint and neuromuscular health by assessing, diagnosing, and manually treating the bones, muscles, fascia, tendons, ligaments and joints that you use in your everyday life. Whether it is the joints in your spine or your feet, by receiving manual therapy, your muscles will relax and your ranges of motion will improve. We offer soft tissue therapy, myofascial release therapy, instrument assisted soft tissue therapy, ultrasound therapy, IFC, PNF stretching, manual adjustments, mobilizations and exercise rehabilitation with our chiropractic services.

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Massage Therapy

Massage therapy provides ease of muscle and joint pain, relaxation of the body and mind, as well as helps with lymphatic and circulation flow. Registered massage therapists assess and treat the soft tissues of the body by manual palpation and manual therapy that decreases tension in the muscles. From pregnancy to sports massage therapy, and pain relief to just relaxation, we can provide care for all different types of conditions.

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Physiotherapy

Physiotherapists help with musculoskeletal injuries and preventative care by manual therapy, exercise rehabilitation and education of healthy and active lifestyles. Manual therapy can include myofascial release, soft tissue therapy, mobilizations, modalities and acupuncture. It is important to get back to everyday activities and pre-accident status, as well as prevent injuries from occuring, and physiotherapy can help with that!

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Rehab Equipment and Supplies

Care doesn't stop outside the clinic! For your everyday needs to reduce pain, increase function and strength, a multitude of items in the clinic can help your rehabilitation at home.

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Orthotics

Orthotics can help a multitude of conditions from the foot all the way up the body. If one part of the body is not functioning properly, it can change the mechanics of the rest. With our orthotics, we provide custom orthotics that mould to your feet, as well as your shoes. The latest 3D scanning technology provides accurate information of all the aspects of your foot, not just the sole. For a consultation on whether orthotics are right for you, please contact us or book an appointment online today.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do you direct bill?
Yes! We provide direct billing for certain insurance companies, these include the following: Pacific Blue Cross, Green Shield, Sun Life, Manulife, Canada Life/Great West Life, Chambers of Commerce, ClaimSecure, Co-operators, Equitable Life, SSQ, Empire Life, Group Health, Group Source, Johnson Group, Desjardin, Maximum Benefit, Medavie, RWAM. Please let the staff know your insurance policy and provider before the treatment so we can provide you with accurate information on your billings. If your provider is not on the list, please give us a call to confirm. We are not responsible for your insurance coverage or any deductibles, doctor's note rejections, plan rejections and/or co-pay. If you have any questions about your coverage, please contact your insurance provider to get more information on your insurance plan.
Do I need a doctor's referral?
Chiropractic and physiotherapy services does not require a doctor’s referral, however, some insurance plans require physician referrals for massage therapy and custom orthotics. Please contact your insurance provider to know whether your plan required a doctor's referral for massage therapy and custom orthotics.
What should I expect for my first visit?
Please arrive 10 minutes before your initial consultation to fill out the forms in our waiting area. If you'd like to speed up the process, please fill out the online forms during the initial online booking process. For all initial visits, even RMT visits, we will then proceed with a thorough assessment, and decide whether the condition is something within our scope and provide treatment, or we may need to refer you out for further examination. Please allot 45 minutes to an hour of your time for the chiropractic and physiotherapy appointment.
How do I cancel an appointment?
You may cancel by giving our clinic a call at (604)875-9779, sendings us an e-mail at info@nwrehab.ca or rescheduling online at nwrehab.janeapp.com. Please giving us at least 24 hours of notice so we may allow someone else to be treated during that time. Last minute cancellations within 24 hours will be billed 50% of the allotted treatment, and no shows are 100% of the allotted treatment. The cancellation is not billable towards your insurance benefits.
What areas can I get treated?
We treat all areas of the spine, muscles, joints, tendons and nerves! Our chiropractors and physiotherapists are highly trained to provide manual therapy to issues that include, but not limited to, back pain, neck pain, plantar fasciitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, tennis elbow, knee pain, rib pain, and all other issues relating to your joints and the muscles around it! For muscle pain, our massage therapist are trained to provide therapeutic care to any injuries that cause muscle tissue to tighten or cause aches and pains.
Will I be in pain afterwards?
With any of our treatments, some will find that they get instant relief and walk out with little to no pain, while others find relief after multiple treatments. The most common side effects are soreness and muscle and joint aches, especially within the first 24 hours.
Chiropractic: Do I have to receive an adjustment with a chiropractic treatment?
No, you do not. If you are not comfortable with getting adjusted, that is fine! Often times, a chiropractor will use several other techniques to help relieve pain in the area of complaint, not just adjustments. We use other techniques that include mobilizations, soft tissue therapy, ultrasound therapy, IFC, instrument-assisted soft tissue therapy, and exercise rehabilitation.
Do you work with ICBC, MSP, and WorksafeBC claims?
Yes, we work with MSP, ICBC and WorksafeBC claims for chiropractic. We do accept ICBC for physiotherapy Only our RMTs Niki and Kaelin accept MSP patients for massage (covers $23). At the moment, we do not take ICBC or WorkSafeBC claims for massage therapy.
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    Insurance Direct Billing at NRG

    By Northwest Rehab Group    02. 9. 2020
    At Northwest Rehab Group, we want to make sure you focus on your health and ease the payment process. We provide direct billing for the following insurance companies for all practitioners: Pacific Blue Cross Green Shield Canada Sun Life Financial Chambers of Commerce CINUP ClaimSecure Co-Operators Cowan Desjardins Insurance *(We can only pay to insured member) Empire Life Equitable Life First Can […]

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    New Mom, New Postnatal Pain

    By Northwest Rehab Group    02. 5. 2020
    After all the aches and pains from pregnancy and the 9 months leading up to it, sometimes the pain persists and other injuries occur. This can include postnatal pain coming from the back, neck, wrist and arm! Here are a few tips to prevent injuries for all you new moms! Holding the baby for a long period of time can cause pain in your back. When you are soothing your baby or rocking the baby to s […]

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    How To Get Better Sleep!

    By Northwest Rehab Group    02. 5. 2020
    Good sleep is important for brain functioning, metabolism and also allows your body to recover. The ideal number of hours of sleep is 7-8 hours. This is required to allow your body to optimally recharge. The best way to get an ideal amount of sleep is to have good sleep hygiene. Here are a few ways to improve your sleep to reduce pain and wake up feeling refreshed! Turn off your lights early, esp […]

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    Snow Shovelling Tips To Avoid Back Pain!

    By Northwest Rehab Group    02. 4. 2020
    Snow falls only a few times a year in the Metro Vancouver Area, but when it happens, we need to prepare! Whether you are shovelling your sidewalk, driveway, or just lending a helping hand to your community, here are some tips to prevent injury from improper shovelling: Make sure to stretch before shovelling!  Stretching will help you increase blood flow, get your joints moving and will get you w […]

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    Insurance Direct Billing at NRG

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    New Mom,<span> New Postnatal Pain</span>

    New Mom, New Postnatal Pain

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    How To Get Better<span> Sleep!</span>

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    Snow Shovelling Tips<span> To Avoid Back Pain!</span>

    Snow Shovelling Tips To Avoid Back Pain!

    By Northwest Rehab Group 02.4.2020

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    Upper Back Pain?

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    ICBC<span> New Fee Services for Chiropractic and Physiotherapy!</span>

    ICBC New Fee Services for Chiropractic and Physiotherapy!

    By Northwest Rehab Group 09.5.2019

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