Meet The Team

Murray Schneider

BScPT, CGIMS, Diploma of Advanced Manual and Manipulative Therapy

Murray graduated with a degree in Physiotherapy from the University of Saskatchewan in 1997.   He has worked in private practice in the Lower Mainland since this time with a focus on musculoskeletal assessment and treatment.   Murray has worked with teams and athletes in a variety of sports.  A diploma of Advanced Manual and Manipulative Therapy was obtained in 2001.  He has also been an IMS practitioner for the past 13 years.  While not especially a gifted athlete, he participates in hockey, running and cycling.

Cheryl Chatwin

MPT, CGIMS, Diploma of Advanced Manual and Manipulative Therapy

Cheryl graduated from the University of the Fraser Valley with a Bachelor in Kinesiology in 2008 before going on to complete her Masters in Physical Therapy (MPT) from the University of British Columbia in 2010. Since graduating she has worked in a variety of orthopedic focused private practice clinics. In 2014 she successfully completed her Diploma of Advanced Manual and Manipulative Therapy and has completed her certifications for Gunn IMS. Cheryl is also certified in Instrument-Assisted Soft-Tissue Mobilization (IASTM) using the Graston Technique. In her spare time Cheryl enjoys biking, paddling, participating in triathlons, and of course spending time with her two beloved English Bulldogs.

Jane Bickerstaffe

MPT, CGIMS, Diploma of Advanced Manual and Manipulative Therapy

Jane graduated from Simon Fraser University in 2008 with a bachelor of science in Kinesiology. She then went on to complete her master of physical therapy at the University of British Columbia in 2010. Jane has worked in orthopedics and has a special interest in pediatrics. Jane is a former member of the Canadian Trampoline and Tumbling team and enjoys working with gymnasts in the clinic. In her spare time Jane likes hiking, snowshoeing, and skiing.

Pete Williams

MSc PT, CGIMS, Diploma of Advanced Manual and Manipulative Therapy

Peter started his career by obtaining a bachelor's degree in Sport Science (Kinesiology) before pursuing his Masters of Science in Physical Therapy. He has now over a decade of experience in exercise and injury rehabilitation for sports, motor vehicle accidents and work related incidents. He uses a combination of rehabilitation exercise programing, dry needling (IMS), manual therapy and modalities such as Shock Wave Therapy. He excels in post surgical and fracture rehabilitation and has a special interest in treating neck, shoulder, elbow, knee and ankle issues.   Pete is a national level powerlifter and his interests also include surfing, hiking, golfing and snowboarding.

Alison Barr

  MPT, CAFCI


Alison graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Masters in Physical Therapy in 2013, and completed her AFCI certification in acupuncture in 2016. Alison has worked in several orthopedic private practices, with a focus on musculoskeletal injury management. Her practice focuses on hands-on treatments, therapeutic exercises, acupuncture, and electrical modalities. She has a special interest in treating horseback riders, and has over 20 years of experience in the horse industry. In her spare time she enjoys 3 day eventing, dressage, and rock climbing.

Brett Willows

MPT 

  

Brett obtained his Honours Bachelor of Kinesiology from the University of Toronto in 2016 before completing his Master of Physical Therapy from the University of Manitoba. For the last 5 years, Brett has held his National Strength and Conditioning Association Certified Personal Trainer designation allowing him to work with recreational to elite athletes in pursuit of their fitness goals. Brett has had the opportunity to work in a variety of settings including clinics, gyms and sideline settings, highlighted with his experience as Team Newfoundland’s Physiotherapist at the 2018 Canadian National Ball Hockey Championships. While at the University of Toronto, Brett was named a CIS Academic All-Canadian 4 years while playing for the Men’s Varsity Hockey team. Brett’s passion for hockey granted him to opportunity to dress 1 game with the Toronto Maple Leafs (2013) and serve as emergency back-up goalie for the Winnipeg Jets (2017-2018).