Our Team

Mark

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

Mark received his Physiotherapy degree from Ben Gurion  University, Israel in 1996.

He gained his clinical experience while working in a military hospital in the orthopedic department, treating both acute and chronic conditions.

For the last 20 years he has been practicing in Canada working in private clinics.
Over the years Mark has continued his professional development through a variety of courses workshops and conferences.
His most prominent post-graduate achievements are:
Gunn’s IMS UBC, Canada
Manual and sports therapy COMPT, Portugal
Canadian Acupuncture Federation, Canada
He applies his extended clinical experience and treatment techniques to help patients with a wide range of conditions.
His professional areas of interest include Knee and Shoulder injuries , Low back and Neck chronic conditions as well as TMJ and Tension headaches.
Recently Mark became a Physiotherapy Consultant for the National Table Tennis Team of Canada.

Outside of the clinic, Mark enjoys staying active by playing table tennis, biking, swimming and walking his dog.


 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.


 

Navkiran Jaidka, BPT, Masters of Physiotherapy in Musculoskeletal (2015) (Gold Medalist)

Navkiran has 5 years in Clinical Practice.
Nav speaks  English, Punjabi, Hindi.
She helps her patients to reach their unique goals by using a combination of evidence based Manual therapy, Exercise Prescription and patient Education.
Navkiran says Watching her patients as they progress towards full recovery is one of her greatest joys.
She believes in life time learning and skill enhancement.

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.