Colleen Budy Registered Physiotherapist
Colleen founded Twin Rinks Physiotherapy Clinic in 1994. Born and raised in Winnipeg, she graduated from the University of Manitoba, School of Rehabilitation Medicine in 1988. Colleen received a diploma in Advanced Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy in 1998 and Acupuncture certification in 1993. She is certified in IMS Gunn Intramuscular Neural Stimulation and is a member of iSTOP (Institute for the Study and Treatment of Pain). IMS is a dry needling technique for patients with chronic pain and long standing musculoskeletal problems. Colleen has taken special interest in the concept of core stability and has developed an exercise program to help people improve their spinal stabilization. She has been involved in the treatment of many athletes involved in running, gymnastics, dance and contact sports. Colleen stays fit by running, skiing and gardening.
Nicola Parolin Registered Physiotherapist
Nicola grew up in the lower mainland. She obtained a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from SFU and a Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy from UBC. Nicola has taken post graduate courses in manual therapy and has extensive experience in pain management, physical rehabilitation, rehabilitation exercise and holds certification in acupuncture with the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute. She is certified in IMS Gunn Intramuscular Neural Stimulation and is a member of iSTOP (Institute for the Study and Treatment of Pain). Nicola was a member of SFU's women's varsity vollyball team as well as the Provincial and National netball teams. She represented Canada in netball for multiple World Championships, the World Games and the Commonwealth Games. Nicola continues to be involved in netball, playing, coaching and as physiotherapist for the Provincial Netball team.
Arnout Stams Registered Physiotherapist
Arnout was born in Belgium and graduated in 1990 cum laude in physiotherapy at the Aedes Paramendicorum Institute Hivek, Brussels. He is a manual therapist with extensive postgraduate education in orthopaedic assessment and treatment. Arnout has experience treating a wide range of patients focusing on the integration of manual therapy in combination with IMS (Intramucsular Stimulation) and exercise prescription. In the past, Arnout has worked as a physiotherapist with the Vancouver White Caps Womens Soccer Team and the Trinity Western University Womens & Mens Varsity Soccer Team. He is a board member of Langley United Youth Soccer Association and coaches his son's soccer team. Arnout was Chair of Physiotherapy Support Services for the 2010 BC Summer Games and provides physiotherapy for numerous sporting events in Langley. Arnout became a partner at Twin Rinks Physiotherapy Clinic in 2011.
Steven Solomon Registered Physiotherapist
Steven obtained a Bachelor of Science in Anatomy and Physiology from Andrews University in Barrien Springs Michigan in 1998, and a Masters of Science in Physiotherapy in 1999. He successfully completed the Intermediate Manual and Manipulative Therapy Examination through the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Therapy and is a Resident of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Therapy (CAMT) and a diploma in Advanced Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy in 2010. Steve is certified in Chan Gunn IMS (intramuscular stimulation from Gunn Intramuscular Neural Stimulation Institute. His practice focuses on treating orthopaedic and sports related injuries through the use of specific manual therapy techniques, therapeutic taping, and injury specific exercises. Steven has a passion for golf, skiing, snow boarding and mountian biking.
Mylee Ross Registered Physiotherapist
Mylee obtained her Masters in Physiotherapy from Curtin University of Technology in Perth, Australia in 2003 and a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from Simon Fraser University in 1998. After completing various post graduate orthopaedic and manual therapy courses Mylee completed a diploma in Advanced Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy in 2010, and is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Therapy (CAMT). Mylee is certified in IMS Gunn Intramuscular Neural Stimulation and is a member of iSTOP (Institute for the Study and Treatment of Pain). Mylee is currently working towards her Certificate in Sport Physiotherapy. During her University days, Mylee played for the Simon Fraser University women's varsity softball and soccer teams. She continues to play premier soccer, and also enjoys running, road cycling and stand up paddle boarding. Mylee acts as physiotherapist for the Surrey United Soccer Club and the Langley Thunder WLA Senior Lacrosse Team.
Julie Sopko Registered Physiotherapist
Julie graduated from Queens Univeersity in 2002 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physiotherapy after obtaining a Bachelor of Science Degree in Exercise Science from the Pennsylvania State University where she earned an athletic scholarship to play NCAA Division 1 softball. In 2008 Julie obtained advanced certification in Manual Therapy (COMT) from the North American Institute of Orthopaedic Manual Therapists. She gained valuable experience while working in New York for 4 years with Westside Dance as a physiotherapist for the New York City Ballet and Julliard. Julie is certified in IMS (intramuscular stimulation) and a is working toward her Doctorate in Physiotherapy.
Tara McCormick Registered Physiotherapist
Tara graduated from the University of Alberta with a Masters Degree in Physiotherapy after completing a Bachelor Degree in Human Kinetics, with a specialization in Health and Fitness from UBC. Tara is passionate about dance and fitness related activities which ignited an interest in movement and the human body at an early age. During her career Tara has been involved in personal training for both high performance athletes and general fitness clients. Recently, upon completing her Masters degree, Tara has had an opportunity to assist with the rehabilitation of international and NHL level athletes. Tara joined Twin Rinks Physiotherapy in January 2009. She is currently working on advancing her skills as an orthopaedic manual therapist.
Michael Clark Registered Physiotherapist
Mike completed both his Master of Physical Therapy and Bachelor of Human Kinetics degrees from the University of British Columbia. He brings experience working as a kinesiologist with contact sport athletes, as well as having competed at the Provincial level in rugby. He is currently working with the BC Bulldogs and Bayside Sharks Rugby.
Mike believes in a global approach to the body, working above and below the level of impairment to achieve balance. His clinical philosophy incorporates manual therapy, acupuncture, myofascial release, exercise, and taping. He is dedicated to continuing education and has already received certification from the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute, in addition to pursuing his Advanced Diploma of Manual and Manipulative Therapy.
Sana Goldan Registered Physiotherapist
Sana received a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from Simon Fraser University, and Master of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Toronto. Throughout his career, Sana has had the opportunity to work with a wide range of populations including sports teams, post operative patients, traumatic brain injuries, injured workers, and clients recovering from motor vehicle accidents. His diverse experience also includes 8 months as a Kinesiologist at the Canadian Space Agency where he helped manage exercise and rehabilitation programs for Canadian astronaut Bob Thirsk during a record breaking 6 month mission to the International Space Station. Sana's treatment approach combines individualized manual therapy techniques with active exercise programs and education to help optimize the recovery process and prevent future injuries. Sana is currently working towards obtaining his certification for acupuncture and advancing his skills in manual therapy. During his spare time, Sana enjoys staying active through skiing, running, cross training, soccer and hockey.
Doris Lombana RMT Registered Massage Therapist
Doris obtained a Bachelor of Physiotherapy from Rosario University in Bogota, Columbia. After immigrating to Canada, Doris graduated from the West Coast College of Massage Therapy and is licensed with the College of Massage Therapists of B.C. Doris has volunteered her time and skill as a Massage Therapist at a variety of community sporting events including the B.C. Special Olymipics. Her primary goal is to reduce pain and maximize range of motion in a timely manner. Her experience and knowledge as a physiotherapist enhances her assessment and treatment skills as a Massage Therapist.
Stephen Brown RMT Registered Massage Therapist
Stephen graduated from the West Coast College of Massage Therapy and is licensed with the College of Massage Therapist of B.C. Since graduation, he has focused his practice on myofacial release techniques, deep tissue massage, pain management, injury prevention and soft tissue rehabilitation. Steve has volunteered annually at the Abbotsford Police Run, Canadain Junior Track & Field Championships and has enjoyed working with basketball and lacrosse teams. Aside from clinic work, Steve is an avid hockey player and has a passion for health and fitness.
Jessica Young Registered Dietitian
Jessica Young pursued a career as a Dietitian to have a positive impact on the nutrition of individuals and to help people live life to the fullest. Jessica holds a Bachelor of Science in Dietetics from the University of British Columbia, completed an Internship with Fraser Health, and is registered with the College of Dietitians of BC. She strives to empower individuals to make lasting lifestyle changes through a food first approach to nutrition. With exceptional listening skills, Jessica works with individuals to understand their needs and motivate them to optimize their health and wellbeing by setting attainable goals.
Jessica has a keen interest in intestinal disorders, diseases, and discomforts such as Celiac Disease, Crohn’s Disease, Colitis, and IBS. Allergies can be a challenge for individuals and for families; Jessica enjoys the creativity necessary to inspire balanced eating within these limitations. Jessica has experience working with Diabetes, Heart Failure and Heart Disease and has seen the benefit of proper nutrition on the management of these diseases. From children to seniors, from sports nutrition to weight loss, whatever your focus, Jessica will assist you on your journey to better health.