Back in Motion Rehab (Surrey 152 St.)

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#206 - 5500 - 152 Street
Surrey, BC V3S 5J9

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For over 20 years, Back in Motion Rehab Inc. (Back in Motion) has been dedicated to helping people overcome barriers and reach their full employment potential. We deliver flexible, accessible interdisciplinary rehabilitation, disability management and employment services that recognize the uniqueness of each person. With a staff of over 250 dedicated, enthusiastic people, Back in Motion serves ten communities across Metro Vancouver. We are known for our creative solutions and exceptional results. Our credo is Helping People Work. Helping People Live.

Back in Motion is a progressive rehabilitation, disability prevention, and employment solutions company at the forefront of our field. Our corporate culture is one of excellence, mutual respect, integrity, teamwork, and commitment to people. We have a dynamic team, assist staff members to achieve their vocational and educational goals, and provide training and mentorship. We are a growth-oriented company, and offer flexible working conditions, and an environment for staff members to develop and grow.

Back in Motion has received recognition as an excellent workplace (Great Place to Work Institute Canada 2006-2008, including being named the #1 workplace in Canada in 2007; Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award 2009; Richmond News Profile of Excellence 2013; and as one of Canada’s Best Small and Medium Employers in Canada (Aon Hewitt 2015 & 2016).

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Facility Type:

Private Practice

Patient population description:

Note: The clinical focus for this Back in Motion REHAB location is on Occupational Rehabilitation.

Occupational Rehabilitation 1 (OR1) is a structured, active rehabilitation program that provides physical and functional conditioning, as well as education, to help an individual return to work. The program may include a job site visit and a personalized, graduated return to work plan. The team includes a Physical Therapist and a Kinesiologist. Treatment services are offered at a rehabilitation clinic and, when available, at the work site.

Occupational Rehabilitation 2 (OR 2) is a multidisciplinary treatment program offered by Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Kinesiologists Psychologists, and Physicians. Working with the injured worker, their Physician, their employer and WorkSafeBC, the rehabilitation team develops a comprehensive treatment plan.

Clients are assessed and a customized treatment plan is designed to assist in improving strength, range of motion and conditioning with a focus on improving overall ability to function at home and at work. Clients can attend education sessions on topics such as healing and recovery, exercise and pain management. A job site visit assists the team in learning more about the workplace and work demands. Clients are involved every step of the way, including in the development of a graduated return to work plan. Support is provided by a team member during the graduated return to work plan, which typically lasts 4-6 weeks.

Physiotherapist expertise on site (special interests, degrees, certificates, etc.):

• Mulligan Concepts Lower Quadrant MWM
• Manual Therapy
• CAFCI Anatomical Acupuncture
• McKenzie Part A
• Sahrmann Level 1: Diagnosis & Treatment of Movement Impairments

These types of learning opportunities may be available at this site:

Opportunities are available for students to shadow clinicians throughout the Back in Motion network of clinics. Students may choose to shadow PTs in the Head Injury Program, Private Practice, Occupational Rehabilitation Program, Medical Assessment Program, Mental Health Return to Work Program and Occupational Trauma Program.

Possible Interprofessional opportunities at this site:

There is a strong interdisciplinary team in the Surrey clinic. Students will have the opportunity to work with Occupational Therapists, Kinesiologists, Psychologists, Counsellors and Physicians.

For information on pre-placement requirements and orientation please refer to the specific health authority listing, found here.

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