Dip. Sports Science, BKin, MPT
PT, CSCS, Dipl.(Sports Sci.), B.Kin., M.PT.
Peter completed a Bachelor of Kinesiology at the University of Fraser
Valley. After finishing his undergraduate studies, he moved to Vancouver
where he continued his education and completed a Masters in Physical
Therapy at the University of British Columbia. Peter’s physiotherapy
practice is based out of both Vancouver and North Vancouver, where he
provides patient care as well as sports injury prevention and coach
education seminars for many local sports organizations. You can read about
Peter’s involvement in baseball at the Baseball BC Arm Safety Blog.
In addition to his experiences in rehabilitation, Peter has a significant
background in competitive sport. He coached and aided in the development of
several youth and minor sport programs. Peter also played hockey in the
British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League, as well as played college
baseball in the United States while completing a diploma in Sport Science.
Peter offers physiotherapy services for individuals of all ages and
activity levels. Due to his strong background in sport, he developed a
special interest in working with overhead and throwing athletes. He
provides consultation services for both the North Shore Twins and the
Coquitlam Reds Premier Baseball organizations. Through involvement with the
above clubs, he also provides direct patient care for selected players on
the Canadian Junior National Baseball team.
In addition to delivering rehabilitation and prevention programs, Peter
understands the importance of providing patient education in order to
improve sport performance and decrease the risk of injury throughout the
competitive season. Therefore, he developed a number of sport specific,
strength and conditioning programs for youth athletes to improve
Peter provides evidence-based physiotherapy interventions with a strong
focus on exercise and manual therapy. He is constantly taking additional
courses to further develop his education in order to provide optimal
Peter enjoys working with a range of individuals, including those wishing
to improve their ability to perform daily activities, to those wishing to
return to competitive sport.
Peter Francis, Registered Physiotherapist
MPT, BKin, CSCS, Dip. Sports Science