B.Sc. P.T., C.A.F.C.I., C.G.I.M.S., F.C.A.M.T.
Ellis Lai Physiotherapist
Ellis graduated from the University of Alberta in 1992, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physiotherapy and have worked in private practices since. He has been certified through examinations to practice acupuncture in 1996, peripheral joint manipulation in 1998 and spinal manipulation in 1999 and have earned his fellowship with the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Therapy. He has obtained his Diploma of Advanced Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy in 2000.
He has also been certified to practice Intramusclar Stimulation (IMS) by the Institute for the Study & Treatment of Pain (iSTOP) in 2008.
He has pursued his interest in the treatment of spinal dysfunctions, TMJ and myofascial dysfunctions, motor vehicle accidents injuries, sport injuries, and other orthopaedic conditions throughout his career. With his experience, expertise, and genuine caring attitude, he has served and helped a good number of clients in Northern Alberta, Vancouver Island and the Greater Vancouver Area.
Ellis speaks English, Cantonese and some Mandarin.
B.Sc. (Kin). BCAK (Candidate)
Corin Wong Kinesiologist
Corin completed his Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology with a concentration in active health and rehabilitation at Simon Fraser University. His interest in rehabilitation began in his grade ten year when he shadowed a physiotherapist. Since then, he has pursued his interest in rehabilitation as a kinesiology student where he has studied relevant topics such as human anatomy, cardiac physiology, anatomy, and sports injury rehabilitation. Prior to working at Westwood Physiotherapy, Corin volunteered as a student kinesiologist and spent time working as a first aid attendant at Barcelona Soccer Academy where he applied his knowledge to the treatment of chronic and acute injuries. With his experience working among different demographics, Corin is able to adapt to clients to provide a comfortable and efficient rehabilitation experience.
In his free time, Corin enjoys working out and spending time playing sports such as volleyball, badminton, and boxing. He can speak English and Cantonese.
MPT, MSC, BKIN
After completing his Bachelors in Kinesiology, Waldo spent two years in graduate school, while also working as a kinesiologist in a private clinic. His research focused on individuals living with chronic lung disease. As his dissertation came to a close, Waldo decided to pursue a career in physical therapy.
As of 2019, Waldo has devoted his time working in critical care in the Fraser Health region and at Westwood Physio. Waldo has experience working with geriatric, orthopaedic and neurologic patients as well as post-graduate certification for treating recreational and competitive runners. Waldo speaks English and Cantonese. Outside of work you will find Waldo running the North Shore trails or rock climbing.