Plaza Physiotherapy

Our Team

Thomas Zhou

Msc PT. B.Kin

Thomas is a graduate of the UBC Master of Physical Therapy program. Prior to his Masters he earned a Bachelor of Kinesiology from UBC. Thomas is passionate about practicing physical therapy and living an active lifestlye. He grew up playing hockey in Edmonton, Alberta, captaining his Midget AAA team. Since moving to Vancouver in 2008, he has taken full advantage of beautiful British Columbia. Thomas has completed the Vancouver BMO Marathon, Vancouver Scotiabank Half Marathon, UBC Olympic Distance Triathlon, and Vancouver Sun Run.

Thomas believes in a multi-modal approach to physical therapy, combining manual therapy with patient-specific exercise prescription. He strives to make his care patient-centered and goal-oriented. Thomas is active in his post-graduate education; he is currently completing his certifications for Acupuncture Canada and working towards his Orthopaedic Levels



Dr. Sen He

ND, RAc

Dr. He is a graduate of The Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine. He is a highly qualified professional with additional training as a Traditional Chinese Medical Doctor from Beijing, China.

Dr. He is able to offer comprehensive treatment plans that include Muscle Energy Techniques (MET), Manual Thereapy, Chinese Herbal Medicine, acupuncture, nutrition and homeopathy.

Muscle Energy Techniques are a system of treatments that are self-administered. This method allows Dr. He to teach his patients to understand their musculoskeletal system and be able to self-treat their malalignments. Dr. He's skills with acupuncture and homeopathy are of further value in treating long-standing conditions which have progressed to a state of scarring. Together with MET and his other protocols, Dr. He is able to reverse the pain and discomfort associated with chronic conditions. Furthermore, his years of experience as a Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine, make him an exceptional diagnostician and allow him to be very efficient in individualizing your treatment plan.

Dr. He focuses primarily on musculo-skeletal complaints and sports medicine, though he is proficient as well in conditions of the digestive tract.

Dr. He combines his knowledge and experience to provide a comprehensive treatment protocol for his patients. His unique combination of acupuncture, deep tissue massage, and homeopathy is extremely effective and allows his patients to experience lasting relief from their complaints.

See Dr. He profile at the British Columbia Naturopathic Association (BCNA) Website.

Languages Spoken: English, Mandarin

Dr. Wolfgang Schamberger

MD, FRCPC

Dr. Wolfgang Schamberger is a Clinical Associate Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine and consultant at the Allan McGavin Sports Center at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada.

A former 2:20 marathon runner with 39 races to his credit, he continues to be active in sports, where he gathers firsthand knowledge on biomechanics, sports related injuries and physical problems caused by Malalignment. His book THE MALALIGNMENT SYNDROME: IMPLICATIONS FOR SPORT AND MEDICINE is becoming widely recognized as an important publication in the field of spinal injuries.

Dr. Schamberger also instructs the Malalignment Syndrome Workshops at Plaza Physiotherapy Clinic.


Jan Boyd

BSc. (PT), MCPA, Reg. College PT (BC)

Jan Boyd graduated from the University of Alberta following completion of a Bachelor's of Science and Bachelor's of Physical Therapy (honors) in 1979. She worked in research and published works in medical journals. She also worked in private practice in Edmonton and taught the prenatal program as well as being as associate lecturer at the University. Upon moving to B.C. she has been in private practice at Plaza Physiotherapy. She has completed many postgraduate courses in manual therapy and sports medicine in Canada and the United States. Jan has been an active participant in orthopedic symposiums and the summer games. Her other official capacities include official investigator for BC, disciplinary committee for the Physiotherapy Association and and examiner at the University since 1998. Jan encourages a healthy lifestyle in both personal and professional endeavors.

Jan Boyd passed away peacefully on December 17, 2008.