Siva Chinnakonda Harigovindan
Physiotherapist (B. PT, M.S. PT)
Siva graduated with his Bachelor’s Degree in Physiotherapy from the Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University in Chennai, India in 1999 and completed his Masters in Sports Therapy at Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, India in 2002. He has worked in private practice and hospital settings in India for more than a decade providing him with valuable experience in multiple areas of practice. Before moving in to Vital Life Physiotherapy Clinic, he had worked in work conditioning for WorkSafeBC clients at CBI Fleetwood Surrey center.
Siva is a member and in good standing of the Physiotherapy Associaton of BC (PABC) and is committed to enrich his professional knowledge through education. He recently completed his Diploma in Dry Needling from the Functional Dry Needling Institute of UK in Vancouver and is currently pursuing a Fascial Manipulation course from the Registered Therapists of Fascial Manipulation®, Italy.
He is multilingual, speaking Tamil, English, Hindi, Saurashtra, Malayalam, and Punjabi. He treats his patients with empathy, dignity and respect, and encourages a return to activity through exercise and education.
In his spare time, he reads Hindu scriptures, visits temples and enjoys spending time with his wife and kids.