Our Team

Mark

Mark Mandelstam, BPT, C.Acup F.C., CGIMS Practitioner

Mark began his health care career in 1989 attending medical school in the former Soviet Union; four years later he moved to Israel and began attending the Ben Gurion University where he graduated with a degree in Physiotherapy.
He gained his clinical experience while working in a military hospital in the orthopedic department, treating both acute and chronic conditions. In 2005 Mark also graduated from the Canadian Federation of Acupuncture.
His areas of expertise are Hydrotherapy, Knee injuries, Rotator cuff problems as well as Whiplash injuries associated with the tension headaches.


 

 Orma

Orma Sadler, BPT, IMS Practitioner

Orma received her Bachelor of Physiotherapy in the Philippines. She continues her education here in Canada and has been practicing as a Physiotherapist since  2014. She has varied experience in the rehabilitation field and is currently practicing as a Physiotherapist both in this clinic and  at the hospital. She is pursuing her passion for learning  by enrolling  in continuing studies pertaining to  improving pain management and mobility. Orma’s life is very full with her young family and loves to cook, read, hike and explore new places.


Karen Natho, BPHE BSc MSc R. KIN

Karen graduated from Queen’s University, Kingston and University of Alberta,
Edmonton. She is passionate about sports for persons with disabilities, involved in
ParaSport initiatives around the country and is a Board member of the 2022 Canada
Summer Games in Niagara, Ontario.
As a kinesiologist at Cedar Valley Physiotherapy & Pain Clinic, Karen works directly with
clients to support their rehabilitation goals of better health and mobility. She specializes
in therapy for people with injuries and special needs. Karen has an extensive therapy
background in working with youth and young adults with disabilities, aspiring athletes
and gait analysis.
Out of the clinic, Karen is a lecturer in the Department of Kinesiology at the University
of the Fraser Valley and owns ParaWell Play, a business which supports opportunities for
movement, learning and development. She is an avid athlete, competing in multiple
Ironman triathlons, marathons, and SwimRun Championships.

Kevin Busch, BKIN, Personal Trainer

Kevin obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology from the University of the Fraser Valley in 2014.
As a kinesiologist at Cedar Valley Physiotherapy & Pain Clinic, Kevin develops specialized exercise programs for the rehabilitation of a wide variety of injuries and disabilities. In addition to the clinical work he is also active in the field of Occupational Rehabilitation performing Job Demands Analysis and providing Return to Work Support Services. In September 2015, he completed the Matheson Functional Capacity Evaluation Course.
Out of the clinic Kevin is a personal trainer and embodies fitness, health, and wellness as integral part of his life. He enjoys weight training, running, cycling, and snowboarding.


Wu Szu Ying, BC Registered Acupuncturist, Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner

Szu ( Celina ) is BC registered acupuncturist, Originally from Taiwan, comes from a family of traditional Chinese medicine practitioners, at a young age, she was immersed in the principles and philosophy of traditional Chinese medicine in her family’s own Chinese herbal business.

Life changed for Celina when she suffered a serious yoga injury, which left her debilitated with a neck injury . She tried many physical therapies for her injury with little result. It wasn’t until she pursued acupuncture and directional Chinese medicine remedies that she started to get better.

After several months of regular acupuncture and herbal medicine  treatments, she started to get her life back.

It was at this moment, she was inspired to pursue a career in acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine . As an advocate of alternation health care, she is committed to not only educating her patients but making a difference in their lives