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"MADE TO MOVE."

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CHIROPRACTOR

DR. JENNIFER WONG

Dr. Jennifer Wong graduated from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto, Ontario, after obtaining a Bachelor of Science degree in biological psychology at the University of British Columbia.

Jennifer’s passion for health and fitness began as a teenager while playing volleyball and track & field where she found an interest in biomechanics to improve performance. Throughout university, Jennifer used this knowledge as a personal trainer to help others succeed in their sports and fitness goals. From balancing school, work and personal life for over a decade, Jennifer understands that everyone has their own challenges and goals, therefore before the first treatment, she will discuss the management options and tailor the treatment plan towards each persons goals.

Jennifer has experience working with office workers, gym-goers, and athletes to reach their goals, whether it be decreasing pain, self management, or improving movement and performance. Her approach to treatment uses diversified techniques which include joint mobilizations, chiropractic adjustments, myofascial release and trigger point therapy, instrument assisted soft tissue therapy, and rehabilitative exercise prescription. Jennifer would also be able to discuss ergonomics and lifestyle modification.

Outside of the clinic, you can find Jennifer running around the neighbourhood, playing volleyball, or exploring new restaurants.

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REGISTERED MASSAGE

STANLEY WONG

Stanley is a self-professed life-long learner and has always been curious about human anatomy and physiology. When he suffered a shoulder injury doing Cross Fit in the past he sought out various forms of treatment and found massage therapy treatments provided relief he needed, and felt it would be a great career choice. Stanley is a proud born and raised Vancouverite, and is a graduate of  Vancouver College of Massage Therapy.

 

Valuing health & wellness, before becoming an RMT, Stanley was a Certified Personal Trainer and has several years of experience assisting beginners with weight training programs at various Vancouver Park Board Fitness Centers throughout the city, including up the road at Trout Lake.

Stanley believes that an active lifestyle and a progressive rehab program are  important tools to help him addressing the root causes of any physical challenges a patient may be currently facing.​ A treatment from Stanley may see him use a variety of techniques that he feels will best assist you to achieve your treatment goals such as: myofascial release, trigger point treatments, Swedish massage, neuromuscular treatments, joint mobilizations and PNF stretching techniques.

 

Stanley is an avid athlete, and an active participant in many sports including weightlifting, running and swimming. He also likes to experiment with new exercises and self-treatment techniques to assist him with his own ongoing rehabilitation from his various sports injuries.​ In his spare time he also enjoys reading & writing. His topics of interest include psychology, philosophy, & theology.

Stanley is fluent in English and Cantonese.

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THE TEAM

LEAD PHYSIOTHERAPIST AND
DIRECTOR OF REHABILITATION

BRENDON IP

Brendon completed his Master of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Alberta (Edmonton, AB) and holds a BSc. in Biology from the University of British Columbia (Vancouver, BC). He has experience in many settings including: private practice, acute care and outpatient orthopaedics. He has also worked with high level Midget AA and AAA ice hockey teams with both the Canadian Athletic Club and the Southside Athletic Club during his time in Edmonton. 

Brendon’s strengths are his passion for movement and his analytical approach for breaking down biomechanical imbalances and movement patterns. Working through his own injury years ago, Brendon learned that his best outcome resulted from taking charge of his own rehabilitation. As such, he hopes to equip his patients with the same outlook, returning his patients to function with a combination of manual therapy, modalities, acupuncture and movement with therapeutic exercise. Brendon is certified to provide Dry Needling/IMS (Kinetacore), acupuncture (CAFCI) and is a Graston Technique™ Provider.

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THE TEAM

RMT STUDENT / BODYWORK

TIM XU

Tim is a dedicated Registered Massage Therapy (RMT) student with an unwavering passion for learning and a deep commitment to making a positive impact on others’ well-being. Born with an
innate curiosity about the human body and its intricate movements, Tim embarked on a journey to explore the realms of anatomy, physiology, and therapeutic touch.

 

The roots of Tim’s love for movement and the human body were firmly established during their varsity days as an Ultimate Frisbee player at Queen’s University. The dynamic nature of the sport
not only ignited a profound appreciation for the capabilities of the human body but also sparked a fascination with the interconnectedness of muscles, joints, and overall physical well-being.

 

Driven by this newfound passion, Tim decided to delve deeper into the study of human anatomy and
movement, enrolling in the challenging yet rewarding path of becoming a Registered Massage Therapist. As an RMT student, Tim has enthusiastically embraced the curriculum, constantly seeking opportunities to expand their knowledge and refine their therapeutic skills.

 

Beyond the academic realm, Tim is a competitive Olympic weightlifter, showcasing a commitment to
personal growth and a dedication to mastering the intricacies of strength and conditioning. This athletic pursuit not only enhances his understanding of the body’s capabilities but also serves as a
testament to their determination to excel in both personal and professional arenas.

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STRENGTH & CONDITIONING

KINESIOLOGIST & COACH

CEAN BOD-OY

Throughout Cean's life, he has encountered the profound influence of fitness since the age of 18, and it has evolved into a deep-seated passion. His aim is to cultivate a lasting appreciation for fitness in others, enriching their lives with meaningful values. If he can guide someone toward cultivating enduring relationships with fitness, even if it's just for a moment, Cean considers his mission fulfilled. His dedication extends beyond helping individuals achieve their goals, whether in athletics or rehabbing injuries, but also to ensure they carry the benefits of a healthy lifestyle throughout their lives.

Cean holds a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with a focus on Exercise Science, is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), and is a proud member of the British Columbia Kinesiology Association (BCAK). With five years of experience as an elite athlete, he has had the privilege of being both the recipient and provider of athletic strength and conditioning, as well as rehabilitation for his own injuries. Cean's professional journey has allowed him to work with diverse age groups, ranging from 8-year-olds to those seasoned at 99. His expertise spans collaborating with athletes, the general population, and individuals recovering from Motor Vehicle Accidents (MVA), aiding them in reclaiming their optimal physical well-being.

Proficient in coaching, educating, and motivating both youth and adult populations, Cean is adaptable to various settings, be it community-based health, rehab and recreational sports, or athlete training. Whether in community-based health, rehab and recreational sports settings or with athletes in training, he is adept at tailoring his approach to suit the unique needs of each individual. From fostering a love for fitness among the community to fine-tuning the performance of athletes or helping someone get back to doing what they love after an injury, Cean's goal is to make a positive impact at every level.

In essence, Cean's philosophy is interwoven into every aspect of his work, where he strives not only to build physical strength but also to instill a lifelong commitment to fitness and well-being in those he has the privilege to guide.

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STRENGTH & CONDITIONING

KINESIOLOGIST & COACH

DANIEL LAM

Daniel (we like to call him Dan) is a Registered Kinesiologist who graduated from the University of British Columbia's Okanagan campus.

From a young age, he has been no stranger to sports and physical activity. Since the age of 12, he has competed in karate, even representing BC at the national level for numerous years. At this point, he had also begun to incorporate lifting and strength training into his daily routine. As he got older, his passion for weightlifting grew, and when he eventually stopped competing in karate, he started learning how to perform the Olympic Lifts, and now trains and competes in Olympic Weightlifting.

Daniel has experience working with people from all walks of life. His clientele consists of (but is not exclusive to) desk workers, elite level athletes, seniors, nurses, and public service workers. 

Outside of the gym, Daniel is an avid foodie and loves to try new restaurants. You can also ask him about his 3 beloved cats!

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THE TEAM

DIRECTOR OF STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING

MANDEEP
KHATKAR

Brendon completed his Master of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Alberta (Edmonton, AB) and holds a BSc. in Biology from the University of British Columbia (Vancouver, BC). He has experience in many settings including: private practice, acute care and outpatient orthopaedics. He has also worked with high level Midget AA and AAA ice hockey teams with both the Canadian Athletic Club and the Southside Athletic Club during his time in Edmonton. 

Brendon’s strengths are his passion for movement and his analytical approach for breaking down biomechanical imbalances and movement patterns. Working through his own injury years ago, Brendon learned that his best outcome resulted from taking charge of his own rehabilitation. As such, he hopes to equip his patients with the same outlook, returning his patients to function with a combination of manual therapy, modalities, acupuncture and movement with therapeutic exercise. Brendon is certified to provide Dry Needling/IMS (Kinetacore), acupuncture (CAFCI) and is a Graston Technique™ Provider.

Services

SERVICES OFFERED

Rehabilitation involves a wide range of services. Click below to explore what we have to offer and what interests you in the pursuit of your recovery!

 

* In addition to the services listed below, we also handle ICBC and WorkSafeBC claims.

STRENGTH & CONDITIONING COMMUNITY

At United Barbell Club, we feel that a lifestyle of health and fitness, strength and conditioning takes time and commitment. But it's hard to stay committed to something that either doesn't give you results or a sense of belonging. That's why at United, we put results first in order to help our members who range from nurse practitioners, students, teachers, mechanics to lawyers get the most out of the time they put into the gym. Our other important focus is community. When people feel at home, they stick to their routines and get more out of it. So as a gym, we are constantly in and out, chatting and meeting new members, hanging out and spending time with each other and building lifelong connections. 

Commercial gyms are typically well equipped but give zero to no guidance about how to go about your fitness journey. Bootcamps and circuits put you through the same repetitive workout every week. Self-proclaimed fitness guru's give you new and exciting workouts that don't result in sustainable results. 

We've heard it all before. 

At United, we do things differently. Our coaches are not only good at what they do, but they're also Kinesiologists. Our owners? We're here everyday. We are World-Class strength and conditioning coaches and Registered Physiotherapists with years of experience in the industry working with sensitive populations dealing with osteoporosis, achilles ruptures all the way to National and Olympic caliber athletes ranging from sports like swimming, brazilian jiu-jitsu and marathon running. 

What do we offer?
Results. 

 

SUCCESS STORIES

I saw Brendon for my upper back and I’ve only had positive results. He’s helped me significantly improve my overhead position, which has been bothering me for a few years. He is very knowledgeable with what he’s doing, so if you have the chance to stop by, I highly recommend it! The space itself is very clean and the gym is fully equipped with everything you’ll need for your rehab needs.

SANDY

MARCH 2022

What I find! Brendon really is incredibly knowledgeable and set about to work on my "issue" right away utilizing treatments I have not received in the past. That tells me he stays on top of treatment options and is able to determine the best treatment for a client. The clinic is easy to find, parking is available and for any folks looking for TMJ relief, aside from his other areas of expertise - he can help! Thanks Brendon!

SARA

FEB 2022

I have been seeing Brendon since almost 5 years ago. Brendon is a gentle, caring and knowledgeable therapist. I like how he always takes his time to listen to my concerns and answer all the questions that I have about my knee/back pain. When I saw him five year ago, I was very anxious because I didn't have a good experience with my previous physiotherapist. Brendon knew that, and therefore offered to spend more time caring for me so that I could feel safe in my visit. I also like how he focuses on my whole well-being rather than just my injuries/pain. The trusting relationship that we have allows my mind and body to relax and heal slowly. I am still seeing him and will continue to see him whenever I need! I have recommended a few friends to see them and they all love him! I highly recommend him!

KIT

MARCH 2022

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