Dr. Trang Luu-Grover is the Co-Owner and clinic director at ALTUS. She graduated from the University of Western States (UWS) in Portland Oregon with a degree in Doctor of Chiropractic, Master of Exercise Science, and a Bachelor of Human Biological Sciences. Prior to this, she completed a Bachelor of Kinesiology from the University of the Fraser Valley. She has worked as a personal trainer/kinesiologist helping a variety of clients reach their health and fitness goals before attending chiropractic school.
Dr. Luu-Grover has had the opportunity to volunteer with Mission Life International in 2015 and Spinal Mission in 2016 performing chiropractic care to hundreds of people living in Haiti, the Dominican Republic, and El Salvador, and she enjoys giving back to the community and providing care to people in underprivileged areas.
Her goal as a practitioner in her Abbotsford chiropractic clinic is to find the root cause of the problem and then focus on preventative and maintenance care to minimize future injury. She is trained in a variety of techniques including joint manipulation, nutritional counselling, soft tissue mobilization, instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization, active release technique (ART), and taping.
Dr. Rob Cormack graduated from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto in 1980. He returned to his hometown of Prince George where he raised his family and built a busy practice.
He has served as a director of the BC College of Chiropractors and on the board of governors of CMCC.
After twenty-five years of practice, he moved to England and worked in a Chiropractic clinic in the city of Norwich for four years. In 2009, Rob returned to Canada and assumed the practice of Dr. Robert Turner, who has served the Abbotsford community since the late ‘70s. Dr. Cormack offers a wealth of experience and lifelong dedication to chiropractic.
Jose Otano completed his bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology in 2013 at the University of the Fraser Valley, then went on to complete his doctorate at Palmer College of Chiropractic West in San Jose, California. His interests included sports rehabilitation, diversified chiropractic adjusting technique, extremity adjusting, nutrition, and active rehabilitation.
He developed his skills and experience for three years as a Kinesiologist by providing exercise prescription and confidence in educating his clients. After completing his bachelor’s degree at UFV, he completed an internship with the BC Lions during the 2013 season. He developed a love of sports rehabilitation and learned from athletic trainers, strength and conditioning coaches, and sports doctors.
An Luu graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Master of Physical Therapy degree. Prior to her graduate studies, she received the Dean’s medal of excellence when she completed her Bachelor of Kinesiology degree at the University of the Fraser Valley.
An has completed several postgraduate courses to further her knowledge and clinical skills. These courses consist of orthopedic level 1, Mulligan concept, soft tissue release, K-taping, and Functional Dry Needling. She has proficiency at manual therapy, intramuscular stimulation/dry needling, soft tissue techniques, rehabilitation exercises/home exercise programs, electrical physical agents, and client education/advice.
A graduate of Middlesex Hospital School of Physiotherapy, London, Judy established Abbotsford Physiotherapy in 1985.
Extensive post-graduate courses have contributed to her achievement of Level 1 Sports Physiotherapy Canada, Level 3 Orthopaedic Division, and Level 2 American Hippotherapy Association.
Judy joined the team in July 2013 and continues to run her hippotherapy program at her horse farm on Sumas Mountain.
Rob Harris qualified with a BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy in 1996 from Coventry University in the UK. He later obtained an MSc in Musculoskeletal Therapy. Rob has worked exclusively in the field of musculoskeletal and Orthopedic Physiotherapy and gained a wide range of experience since he initially qualified.
Rob enjoys treating a range of individuals from the wounded Weekend Warrior to those unable to enjoy their daily activity due to aches and pains.
Rob believes in establishing a good initial assessment and diagnosis followed by an appropriate management plan. He appreciates the need for an individual to return to normal activities of daily living via treatment coupled with advice and tailored exercises.
In his spare time, Rob is kept busy with his 3 sons and enjoys weight training and getting out hiking as much as he can in our beautiful Fraser Valley.
Nikkie has completed her Master of Science in Physiotherapy at the University of Brighton in England. Prior to this, she received her Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Biology at Simon Fraser University. Nikkie is also qualified in Sports Massage and is very passionate about helping people get back to feeling like their best selves.
Van Ngo completed his Registered Massage Therapy program at CDI College in March 2021. Prior to completion, he possesses a Rehabilitation Therapy Assistant (RTA) Diploma which helped develop his skills in client care. He found his passion in Manual Therapy during his practicum while collaborating with a physiotherapist. He’s committed to providing quality care to his patients that aim to improve their physical and emotional health.
Van enjoys deep tissue work while utilizing various techniques to restore function and movement throughout the body. He believes in the foundation of patient-centered care combined with therapist-patient rapport to create treatment plans that benefit the patient’s quality of life. At this time, he will only be providing deep tissue and Swedish massage as he awaits his board exam results. Treatments cannot be claimed under extended benefits.
A Physical Therapy Assistant graduate of Norquest College in Edmonton, AB. Stephanie has a passion for health and wellness. She spent many years training competitively in gymnastics and coaching in both Smithers, BC where she grew up, and Edmonton AB, where she attended University. She moved to Abbotsford in 2016 and is enjoying her position at ALTUS!
Lisa moved to BC from Denver, Colorado with her family in 2003. She is a full-time mom of 3 daughters and a home business owner who has a passion to help others live a healthy, fulfilled life.
Nicole grew up in Ladner where she met her husband. They then moved to Abbotsford with their two children to start some new roots. She has previous experience as a veterinary assistant and is eager to shift her passion in helping animals to people.