Colleen Budy Registered Physiotherapist
Colleen Budy founded Twin Rinks Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Clinic in 1994. She graduated from the physiotherapy program at the University of Manitoba in 1988. She holds a postgraduate diploma in Advanced Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy and has been a Fellow of the Canadian Association of Manipulative Therapists (FCAMPT) since 1998. As well, she is certified in Gunn Intramuscular Stimulation (Gunn IMS), and is certified by the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute (AFCI).
Colleen has 30 years of experience in evaluating and treating orthopaedic and sports injuries. She performs a detailed movement exam using an integrated approach that looks at the entire musculoskeletal system to find the root of the problem. Each patient is unique and treatment plans are individualized to suit each patient’s needs. Colleen uses a variety of evidence-based modalities, with a strong focus on manual therapy and exercise prescription.
Colleen is passionate about the importance of educating patients on the mechanics of their body and how to prevent injury. She believes in partnering with patients to assist them in recovering from their injuries to return them to their desired activities and hobbies.
As a strong believer in giving back to the community, Colleen has extensive volunteer experience with on field and on ice sports teams. She has had the opportunity to work with hockey, football, dance and gymnastics teams.
Colleen enjoys an active lifestyle. Her athletic pursuits include running, skiing, paddle boarding, swimming, yoga, and weight training. She is also an avid gardener.
Arnout Stams Registered Physiotherapist
Arnout was born in Belgium and graduated cum laude in Physiotherapy at the Aedes Paramedicorum Institute HIVEK, Brussels. Growing up Arnout played competitive soccer and tennis and this led him to pursue a career as a physiotherapist.
Throughout his career as a physiotherapist, Arnout has gained experience treating a wide range of patients focusing on the integration of manual therapy, IMS (intra muscular stimulation) and exercise prescription. His approach to treatment of his patients consists of not only treating the symptoms but as well finding the cause of the problem. He is also a strong believer in the team approach that is available in the clinic.
In the past Arnout has gained extensive experience dealing with soccer injuries as he was a physiotherapist with the Vancouver Whitecaps Women’s team and with Racing Genk, a Premier League Club from Belgium. Since moving to Canada in 1997, Arnout has fulfilled numerous volunteer positions such as being the Chair of Physiotherapy for the BC Summer games (2010) and the BC games for athletes with a disability (2001). Over the past 15 years Arnout has been working closely together with the Varsity teams of the Trinity Western University Spartans.
Outside of the clinic life Arnout has been a volunteer executive member of the Langley United Soccer Association Board of Directors and has been a volunteer coach for the club. 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. 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, snowboarding and mountain biking.
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 volleyball 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.
Michael Clark Registered Physiotherapist
Growing up, sports were a priority for Mike, and it wasn’t long before he determined a career in physiotherapy would be a natural fit. Mike played rugby for many years, and he now competes in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Given these passions, Mike especially enjoys treating combat and collision sport athletes. Mike has had the opportunity to work as the lead physiotherapist for both BC Rugby League and Canada Rugby League. A particular highlight was traveling with the National team for the Rugby League World Cup Qualifiers in 2015.
Mike completed both his Master of Physical Therapy and Bachelor of Human Kinetics degrees from the University of British Columbia. He is dedicated to continuing education, completing all 5 levels of the Canadian Orthopaedic Division curriculum, and earning a Fellowship with the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Therapists (FCAMPT). Mike has also completed certifications in dry needling (IMS) and anatomical acupuncture. Mike is currently an Adjunct Professor at the University of British Columbia, teaching manual therapy within the Masters of Physiotherapy program.
Mike employs a variety of treatments, including spinal manipulation, IMS, shockwave, and exercise prescription. He often treats above and below the injury to establish efficient movement strategies, and unload affected structures. He feels that exercise is one of the most vital components in recovery, and should be a priority during rehabilitation.
Sana Goldan Registered Physiotherapist
Sana was born and raised in the lower mainland. His education includes a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from Simon Fraser University, and a Master of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Toronto. He has completed all 5 levels of the Canadian Orthopaedic Division curriculum and successfully passed the advanced exams. He is qualified to provide manual therapy, spinal manipulations, and dry needling.
Prior to becoming a physiotherapist, Sana had the opportunity to work 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. He has also worked as the on field therapist for a number of rugby and lacrosse teams.
Outside of work, he enjoys going to the gym, hiking, skiing, and spending time with his family.
Suzy Kim Registered Physiotherapist
Suzy is a Master of Physical Therapy graduate from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutritional Sciences. As a strong believer in staying up to date with current evidence based research and furthering her education, she is currently pursuing her Diploma of Advanced Orthopaedic Manual & Manipulative Therapy.
Suzy is a big proponent in optimizng performance, promoting longevity and preventative rehabilitation. Her treatment philosophy involves a combination of manual therapy and movement education.
Brayden Gant Registered Physiotherapist
Brayden is a sport enthusiast with a strong passion for soccer. During his youth career, he played at the national level and was a part of the Vancouver Whitecaps development program. Brayden went on to play at Trinity Western University, where he majored in human kinetics, and captained the men’s soccer team. During his athletic career, he dealt with several injuries and truly recognized the essential role of physiotherapy in the rehabilitation process. This inspired Brayden to further his education and obtain his Master’s in Physical Therapy from the University of British Columbia. Brayden is a firm believer of evidence-based practice and uses an individualized approach when treating his clients. He is goal-oriented and enjoys empowering his clients as they return from injury and move forward to achieve their ambitions.
Svenje Duffield Registered Physiotherapist
Svenje was born and raised in sunny South Africa. In 2010 she obtained her BSc Physiotherapy degree from the University of the Free State and went on to complete her Master of Physiotherapy degree at Stellenbosch University. She has a passion for rehabilitation and especially for restoring quality of life to her patients. She has extensive experience in the treatment of neurological and orthopaedic conditions. As a clinic owner in South Africa she focused on rehabilitation of infants and children with neurological conditions, using Neuro-Developmental Therapy and family focused rehab programs. She also thrives when treating people with chronic pain, being able to implement knowledge gained from the Train Pain Academy.
She also loves trail running, mountain biking and skiing and as such often researches up-to-date evidence based practice for the treatment and rehabilitation of sports injuries.
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.
Sheri Hutchings Registered Massage Therapist
Sheri graduated from the West Coast College of Massage Therapy 3000 hour program in 2011. During her practicum she had the chance to work with a broad base of patients including those suffering from sports injuries, headaches, spinal injuries and nerve degeneration. Sheri has volunteered at different bike and running races around the lower mainland providing pre and post event treatments. She is an avid sports enthusiast and currently coaches her daughter's two soccer teams in Maple Ridge. She loves spending her time outdoors with her family, camping, hiking and fishing on the lakes.
Evan Begeman Registered Massage Therapist
Evan graduated from the West Coast College of Massage Therapy’s Mastery Level Program in New Westminster. He has a thorough understanding of the most up-to-date treatments, massage manipulations and techniques. Evan gained experience in a variety of specialized areas and professional clinics including the UBC Varsity Sports Clinic and Canuck Place Children’s Hospice and is currently working with Trinity Western Univerlsity's Varsity Sports Teams. In his free time, Evan enjoys playing ice hockey, mountain biking, snowboarding, and golfing. This active lifestyle allows him to appreciate the complexities of the human body, and lead him to his initial interest in the many benefits of massage therapy. Evan looks forward to meeting you to discuss your treatment goals
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.
Sandy Hsu Registered Kinesiologist
Sandy graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Kinesiology and a Master of Kinesiology in Coaching Sciences. Her areas of interest include sport and exercise pedagogy, performance planning and injury prevention and rehabilitation. Since 2008, she has been an active basketball coach and fitness leader, working with youth and adults of all ages and abilities. She believes in using evidence-based approaches to support physical fitness development and strives to empower individuals by providing them with the proper tools and knowledge to accomplish their goals. Whether it's your health, fitness or athletic performance, Sandy is committed to helping you thrive.
Kassidy Flanagan Registered Kinesiologist
Kassidy graduated from the University of Alberta with a Bachelor of Kinesiology and a Major in Sports Performance. She has several years of experience being a student kinesiologist for varsity athletes at UofA; in this role she specialized in assisting with acute and chronic injury rehabilitation and prevention. Kassidy's rehabilitation approach stems from her past as a competitive gymnast, which ignited her passion for movement and appreciation of the human body. She believes in using evidence-based functional movement approaches to educate and provide individuals with the proper tools to enhance every-day quality of life, manage pain, and prevent injury.
Georgia Sawatski Registered Kinesiologist
Georgia graduated with honors from Trinity Western University with a Bachelor of Human Kinetics with a concentration in Kinesiology. She has several years of experience doing Athletic Therapy for varsity athletes at TWU; in this role she specialized in assisting with acute and chronic injury rehabilitation and prevention. Furthermore, Georgia has her Performance Stretch Therapy certification, allowing her to incorporate fascial stretching techniques into her rehabilitation approach. Georgia believes that educating people about healthy movement is key to enhancing quality of life, pain management, reaching health and fitness goals, and rehabilitating from injury.