David Petersen BSc (Kin), BSR, MCPA
David graduated from Simon Fraser in 1980 with a Bachelors of Science degree in Kinesiology (B.Sc. Kines) majoring in Biomechanics and Exercise Physiology. Dave transferred to the University of British Columbia in 1980 and graduated in 1983 with a Bachelor’s degree in Rehabilitation (BSR) being a combined degree in both Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy. In his first two years he worked as a staff therapist at the Vancouver Arthritis Society developing his orthopedic assessment and treatment skills and taking additional post graduate orthopedic Courses.
Dave formed the South Burnaby Physiotherapy Clinic in 1986. He operated this general physiotherapy practice for 13 years. In 2000 Dave became a partner in the Langley Physiotherapist Corporation broadening the knowledge base of the clinic.
Dave has a natural interest in sports injuries having been involved in a variety of team and individual sports himself. As an undergraduate and practicing physiotherapist he has covered a variety of athletic events giving him an opportunity to manage both acute and the rehabilitation of athletic injuries.