Chelsey de la Rey

Registered Physiotherapist, MPT, BHK (locum physio)


Note on Direct Billing: Chelsey is currently unable to accept patients with GreenShield, Co-Operators or ICBC insurance. We are waiting for approval of these extended health insurance providers. Any client covered by these insurances will be asked to pay out of pocket, and will be provided a receipt to claim their expense with their extended health provider.


Chelsey completed her Bachelor of Human Kinetics degree at Trinity Western University in Langley before graduating from the University of British Columbia with her Masters of Physical Therapy in 2019.


Chelsey grew up in the Comox Valley and is excited to have recently returned to the Island and to be joining Active Living Physiotherapy for a locum. She aims to provide comprehensive assessments and treatment, which includes exercise prescription, hands on manual therapy, and education for self-management. Her goal is to allow clients to return to the activities they love by providing individualized care according to their interests and goals.


She has always been heavily involved in sports, and came to her love of physiotherapy through her own rehabilitation of various injuries throughout her time as a varsity athlete. Away from the clinic Chelsey and her husband can be found on the golf course, out fishing, at the gym or competing in a variety of sports such as curling, basketball and volleyball.


Education

  • Bachelors of Human Kinetics, Trinity Western University (2015)
  • Masters of Physical Therapy, University of British Columbia (2019)


Experience

  • Physiotherapy research into factors that can influence breathing discomfort during maximal aerobic activity
  • Clinical experience with Children and Youth in hospital, community and child-development centre settings
  • Strength coach for TWU Varsity Athletes (soccer, volleyball & basketball)
  • Student athletic therapist for TWU track and field and Cross Country teams
  • Coach for a variety of youth basketball and volleyball teams/camps throughout the province


Recent Continuing Education Courses

  • CPA Orthopaedic Division Manual Therapy Level 1 (2019)
  • Introduction to the Bobath concept (2018)


Accomplishments

  • Trinity Western University (CIS) Women’s Varsity Basketball Team 2010-2014
  • Completed a 24 hour multi-sport marathon with Athletes in Action’s National Training Camp