Our Team

 
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Glen Young

Physiotherapist/Owner

Glen Young graduated from the University of Manitoba Bachelor of Medical Rehabilitation in May 1989. That’s right - it is not a typo; he has been working for 31 years in the private practice setting treating mainly orthopedic/sports conditions.

The clinic prides itself on an active exercised based treatment approach. Passive modalities (laser, shockwave, ultrasound, electrical and acupuncture) are used only during the acute phase of treatment as they usually only provide temporary relief of your symptoms. You will then be given specific activities/postures to avoid or limit and stretching and strengthening exercises to help treat the cause of your pain.

Glen has taken post education courses in the field of Acupuncture, Trigger Point, Muscle Imbalances, Norwegian Medical Exercise Therapy, Myofascial Release, McKenzie Back exercises, Manual Therapy, Orthopedic and Sports Physiotherapy.

Professional Accomplishments include:

  • Married for 29 years in a row!!

  • Developed an orthopedic study guide and an acute ankle sprain treatment protocol

  • Founder of the Soft Tissue Opposite Mechanism of Injury Physiotherapy Treatment Philosophy (STOMP), hopefully book to follow during semi-retirement.

  • WCB Physiotherapy Consultant since 2006

  • First Responder Certificate

  • Certified Functional Capacity Evaluator

  • Functional testing pre-- employment to help prevent musculoskeletal injuries and fit the job to his/her physical abilities.

His plan is to work less clinically, focus on developing physiotherapy treatment protocols based on the STOMP philosophy and relax at Caddy Lake.

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Richard Van

Physiotherapist

Richard joined the team in 2013, after graduating from the University of Manitoba. He enjoys working in the Transcona area and takes pride in helping his clients recover form their injuries in the most efficient way possible.

Richard has taken post-graduate courses in orthopedics, Mackenzie Diagnosis & Treatment, acupuncture, Evaluation & Treatment of TMD, Metriks work hardening/reconditioning and various workshops held at the Pan Am Clinic.

Away from the clinic, Richard loves to eat, golf and camp. He is in need of a hockey watching buddy, so his main goal right now is to mold his daughter into a fan of the Colorado Avalanche...

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Keiko Kobayakawa

Physiotherapist

Keiko graduated with a Master’s of Physiotherapy from the University of Manitoba in 2019. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Kinesiology from the University of Winnipeg.


She developed an interest in the profession while playing basketball in both Japan and Canada. She had amazing physiotherapists help her recover from sports-related injuries to get back on the court. Keiko admired their passion and their ability to help her return to the court so quickly. As a former varsity athlete, Keiko has a keen interest in working with athletes of all ages. Drawing on her physiotherapy training, she helps clients prevent sports injuries and get back to their sport as quickly as possible.  Her goal is to help patients get back to the activities they love doing.

Keiko has completed her Level 1 Orthopedic certification. She is planning to take advanced spinal and extremity manual therapy levels in the Orthopedic division.

In her free time Keiko enjoys recreational basketball, golf, snowboarding, and playing ultimate frisbee. She has a dog named Toby who she enjoys hiking with.