ABOUT THE STAFF & PHYSIOTHERAPIST AT OUR SURREY PHYSIO CLINIC
Our dedicated team is committed to making a difference in the lives of individuals with orthopedic issues and conditions at our Surrey physiotherapy and rehabilitation clinic. We provide professional and compassionate care in a welcoming environment.
Our clinic, established in 1984 in Surrey, is the brainchild of Grant Gibson, a highly experienced physiotherapist with over 43 years of expertise. Over the years, our clinic has evolved into a progressive facility, becoming the first in Surrey to offer an on-site gym. Our comprehensive services cater to injured workers through Workers’ Compensation WCB claims, car accident victims, and athletes requiring rehabilitation of all ages. Grant's special focus lies in treating patients with TMJ disorders, ensuring that our patients not only feel better but also enjoy lasting well-being. Our ultimate goal is to help individuals regain and maintain their health for the long term.
Experience the highest quality care from our rehabilitation specialists and physiotherapists in Surrey.
N.Z.R.P., M.C.P.A., F.C.A.M.T
Orthopaedics; Spinal Manipulation/
Mobilization; TMJ; Sports Injuries
Industrial Health, Active Rehabilitation
Grant is a New Zealand-trained physiotherapist who graduated from the Auckland School of Physiotherapy in 1979. Following graduation, he worked at Middlemore Hospital in Auckland before having the opportunity to join two of the country’s most prominent physiotherapists in private practice. This was an invaluable learning experience for him.
Over the years, Grant has gained experience in many varied areas. He has worked with several sports injuries for most sports, including hockey, soccer, rugby, lacrosse, basketball, baseball, martial arts, track and field, figure skating, dance, and running. The athletes he has worked with range from weekend warriors to those at the elite level. Grant also provides Functional/Biomechanical Assessments for athletes to improve their performance and prevent injuries. As a Manipulative Therapist, Grant is a member of a select group in Canada who have completed the Canadian Manipulative Therapist Association exam process. If Manipulation is appropriate and the best option, Grant can provide that well. Grant fosters a special interest in the treatment of TMJ disorders. With 30 years of experience in this area, he works closely with dentists, orthodontists, and facial surgeons to help you with your TMJ issues. Grant treats all kinds of injuries and sees patients privately after MVA/ICBC claims and with WorkSafeBC injuries.
Peter von Riedemann
Acute Hand Injuries; Orthopaedics;
Arthritis; Wound Care; Splinting;
Repetitive Cumulative Injuries
Peter von Riedemann graduated from the UBC School of Rehabilitation Medicine as an Occupational Therapist in 1993. He started his career at G.F. Strong Rehabilitation Centre, working with clients with arthritis. He then moved to the WCB Rehab Centre, where he worked with clients with all types of occupational injuries. During this period, he developed a keen interest in therapy in the upper quarter. He completed his Certified Hand Therapy qualification in 1998 and then worked in the Hand Unit at the WCB Rehab Centre. Here, he gained experience in the treatment of clients with burn injuries and amputations of the upper and lower extremities. Since then, he has worked as a Clinical Senior in Hand Therapy at the Rehaklinik Bellikon in Switzerland, where he gained experience in clinical practice and skills in management. He works in private practice at Surrey Sports & Rehabilitation, treating clients with various upper-quarter issues.
Paramjot Kaur Dhillon
BPT, MPT, Registered PT
Paramjot Dhillon obtained her Master's in Physiotherapy (Musculoskeletal) from Punjabi University, India in 2009. She has over seven years of experience working with orthopedic injuries. Her treatment approach involves exercise prescription, soft tissue mobilization/myofascial release, patient education, and correction of posture and movement patterns. She provides Women’s Health Physiotherapy and is certified in Functional Dry Needling Level 1. She treats conditions like stress incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, urge incontinence, chronic pelvic pain, dyspareunia, vaginismus, vulvodynia, pudendal neuralgia, interstitial cystitis, pregnancy and postnatal care and pelvic girdle pain. She has also taken additional courses in Mulligan Manual Therapy, acute management of sports-related concussion, and management of post-concussion syndrome. She has a particular interest in Vestibular Rehabilitation. She speaks fluent English, Hindi and Punjabi. As pastimes, Param enjoys music and playing badminton.
How to Find the Right Physiotherapist - A Guide
Choosing the right physiotherapist in Surrey ensures you receive the best possible care and achieve your recovery goals. Here's a guide to help you find the right Surrey physiotherapist for your needs:
Credentials and Qualifications
Look for a physiotherapist who is licensed and registered in your area. They should have the necessary education and training to practice physiotherapy.
Check for additional certifications or specialties that align with your specific condition, whether orthopedic injuries, sports injuries, or specialized areas like hand therapy or TMJ treatment.
Experience and Expertise
Consider the therapist's experience in treating conditions similar to yours. Experienced physiotherapists often have a broader understanding of various injuries and treatment methods.
Find out if the physiotherapist has experience working with athletes, injured workers, or individuals with specific conditions like TMJ disorders.
Discuss the therapist's treatment approach. Are they focused on evidence-based practices? Do they offer a variety of treatment modalities, such as manual therapy, exercises, and modalities like ultrasound or electrical stimulation?
Ensure that the treatment plan is tailored to your unique needs and goals. Effective communication and personalized care are essential.
Patient Reviews and Recommendations
Check online reviews and ask friends, family, or healthcare providers for recommendations. Positive reviews and personal recommendations can provide valuable insights into a therapist's reputation and patient satisfaction.
Location and Accessibility
Consider the location of the physiotherapy clinic. Choose a convenient location to access, especially if you require multiple treatment sessions.
Insurance and Payment Options
Verify if the physiotherapist accepts your insurance or WCB coverage or offers reasonable payment options. This ensures that you can receive the necessary treatment without financial stress.
Schedule an initial consultation to meet with the physiotherapist. Use this opportunity to discuss your condition treatment options and ask any questions.
Trust Your Instincts
Trust your instincts and choose a physiotherapist with whom you feel comfortable and confident. Effective communication and a positive patient-therapist relationship are crucial for successful treatment.
Continuity of Care
Inquire about the continuity of care. Will you see the same physiotherapist throughout your treatment journey or be assigned to different therapists?
Choose a physiotherapist in Surrey who maintains transparent communication throughout your treatment. They should keep you informed about your progress and involve you in decision-making regarding your care.
Remember that finding the right physiotherapist may take some time, but it's a critical step in your journey to recovery. Surrey Sports Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation is committed to providing high-quality care with experienced physiotherapists who tailor their approach to your unique needs.
Contact us today to schedule a consultation and start your path to recovery with a trusted physiotherapist in Surrey by your side.