Health Professionals Directory
Browse BADD’s new directory of professional members to find BC health care providers who are involved in the diagnosis, treatment and management of vestibular disorders:
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Michele has worked with vestibular patients for the past nine years. She has treated a wide array of patients with conditions from labyrinthitis and vestibular neuritis to acoustic neuromas and concussion management. Michele holds a certificate in vestibular rehabilitation from Emory University.
Marj’s interest in whiplash and concussion motivated her to learn more about vestibular physiotherapy. Prior to 2016, she participated in three vestibular rehabilitation courses. She greatly improved her knowledge, skills and confidence in helping people with vestibular disorders optimize their recovery by taking a six-day course in 2016; as a result, Marj holds a certificate in vestibular rehabilitation from Emory University.
Josh is a physiotherapist/clinic manager working with a varied caseload including private vestibular clients, post-concussive presentations, occupational rehabilitation and post motor vehicle accident clients. He has been with CBI Health for eight years and is interested in the psychosocial effects of balance and dizziness disorders. He has completed a two-day introductory course in vestibular rehabilitation.
Allison has a passion for treating individuals with neurological conditions. She has worked with this patient population across the continuum of care in both the private and public sectors. During this time she has honed her skills in vestibular rehabilitation and concussion management through several post-graduate courses. Allison holds a certificate in vestibular rehabilitation from Emory University.
Maisy has worked in private clinics treating orthopaedics injuries as well as work and motor vehicle-related injuries. In the past few years, she has taken a keen interest in vestibular dysfunctions in the adult and geriatric populations. Maisy holds a certificate in vestibular rehabilitation from Emory University and has completed post-graduate training in concussion management and medical acupuncture.
Susan graduated from McGill University and developed a special interest in treating neurological patients. After completing her master’s degree at McMaster, she was trained to do facial retraining. In the mid-1990s, Susan began treating vestibular conditions in her private practice. She has taken more than seven courses in this area and holds a certificate in vestibular rehabilitation from Emory University.
Matthew is the manager and owner of HealthX Physiotherapy. He graduated as a physiotherapist in Melbourne, Australia in 1992 and has completed post-graduate training in manual therapy and manipulation of the spine, Level I Sports and is a certified Gunn IMS therapist. Matthew has completed a two-day introductory course in vestibular rehabilitation.
Lifemark Physiotheraphy Lonsdale
120 – 108 11th Street East, North Vancouver
Lifemark Physiotherapy Nordel Way
209 – 12080 Nordel Way, Surrey
Abeed graduated from both SFU and UBC in 2004 with a Bachelor of Kinesiology and a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy degree respectively. Since graduation, Abeed has honed his skills in the assessment and treatment of patients with concussions and other forms of traumatic brain injuries. His passion for treating patients with dizziness, vertigo and balance disorders motivated him to seek further education in vestibular rehabilitation. Abeed holds certificates in vestibular rehabilitation from Emory and Duke Universities.
Dr. Sandy Johal is a board certified developmental optometrist. Her primary care practice has a special emphasis on pediatric, binocular and developmental optometry. Dr. Johal graduated on the Dean’s List from UBC in cell biology and genetics. She went on to pursue a Doctor of Optometry from Pacific University College of Optometry. Dr. Johal is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and College of Optometrists in Vision Development (FCOVD).