Physiotherapists and Staff at Tsawwassen Physiotherapy, Delta BC
Suzanne Ribeiro – Administrator
Suzanne has been with the Clinic since the 1980’s. She is well known in our community for her amazing customer service and dedication to the Clinic and our patients.
Valerie Moilliet – Physiotherapist, Retired
Val graduated from UBC in 1974 with a combined degree in Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy. She has worked for over 35 years in private prctice, buying her own Clinic in Tsawwassen in 1991. Val sold her Clinic to CBI in December 2014 and continues to work there. She has actively pursued many post-graduate courses and is certified in Manual Therapy, Acupuncture, IMS and German Auricular Acupuncture. She has promoted the physiotherapy profession within her community and has provided a clinical setting for physiotherapy students to gain their practical hours. Her passion is working with patients to figure out the root cause of their particular pain and helping to enable them towards a solution.
Val retired April 30, 2016.” I want to thank the community of South Delta for their support and the privilege of treating them, it has been a wonderful career and an amazing experience! I also leave behind my very talented staff, so you will all continue to be well taken care of, I will miss you all.”
Florence MacDonald-Bain – Physiotherapist
Florence graduated from Dalhousie University in 1984. Her interest in Acupuncture began in the late 1980s with courses through the Acupuncture Institute of Canada and she received her certification in 1998. She completed her Part A exams for Manual Therapy in 1996 and Part B exams for Advanced Manual Therapy (Spinal Manipulation) in 1997. In January of 2005 Florence completed the certification with ISTOP for Intramuscular Stimulation. Florence is a member of the Orthopaedic and Sports Physiotherapist Vancouver Divisions of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association.In her practice, she has interests which range from treating sports injuries in young and old to simply getting people moving and pain-free to enjoy a better quality of life. In her free time Florence is an avid cyclist, swimmer and kayaker. She loves to bake, read and share good laughs with good friends.
Jane Knauer – Physiotherapist
Jane Knauer graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy from Queen’s University in 1994 and has been practicing in private practice ever since. In 1999, she successfully completed the requirements for her Advanced Diploma in Manual and Manipulative Therapy. Since then, she has continued to upgrade her clinical skills in manual therapy and sports rehabilitation, and is qualified to practice Medical Acupuncture and GunnIMS (Intramuscular Stimulation). Recently, Jane has developed a special interest in concussion rehab, and pre and post-partum women’s health continues to be a passion since the birth of her own 2 children. Jane is also a clinical placement instructor for physiotherapy students. In her spare time, Jane can be found chauffeuring her active kids around, at the yoga studio, on the ski hill, cycling the back roads of Ladner or walking her dog.
Heather Rouffer – Physiotherapist
Heather graduated from Wayne State University with a Masters in Physical Therapy in 2006. She has been practicing Physiotherapy primarily in out-patient orthopaedics throughout her 9 year career. Heather has participated in numerous continuing education courses with a focus on musculoskeletal impairments. Her skill set includes, manual therapy, exercise prescription, taping techniques, and education regarding injury prevention and promotion of a healthy lifestyle. Heather is a member of both the Physiotherapy Association of British Columbia and the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. In her free time, Heather enjoys travelling, hiking, kayaking and walking her dog.
Nathan Hers – Physiotherapist
Nathan graduated from the University of British Columbia with his Masters of Physical Therapy. He has completed his Level 1 Diploma of Orthopedic Manual and Maniplulative Physiotherapy and a certification in the Mulligan Concept: Mobilization with Movement. Nathan has a keen interest in orthopedics, manual therapy and evidence-based practice. He also has been involved in research, studying efficiency in manual wheelchair users and publishing a paper in the journal Spinal Cord. Nathan enjoys all kinds of competitive sports, especially basketball, soccer and even the occasional game of table tennis.
Brandon Arbour – Physiotherapist
Brandon is a Registered Physical Therapist with an extensive background in elite athletics, movement analysis and motor re-training. He has personally experienced the ability of physiotherapy to improve performance in all capacities, which ultimately led to his passion for movement. Brandon combines his experience as an NCAA athlete, his academic training and the hours he has spent working with his clients to find a treatment strategy that will work specifically for each individual.