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Uma Acharekar - Burnaby Physiotherapist

Uma Acharekar

Coquitlam Physiotherapist

Uma Acharekar is a highly-skilled Registered Physiotherapist with 15 years of experience in Hospital and Community Healthcare.

Uma completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Physiotherapy in 2006 and later successfully completed her Master’s Degree in Neurorehabilitation with a State University Merit Rank. She has a keen interest in evidence-based research and has a Publication in a Physiotherapy journal by her name.

Several years of experiences over her long career have merged to create her special interest in treating conditions such as Soft tissue sprains and injuries, trauma, Neck and Back pains, Frozen shoulders, Tendinitis, work-related injuries, joint pains, Arthritis, post joint replacement cases, hand injuries and Neurological conditions such as Concussion, Stroke and Vertigo.

Uma’s passion for Pain Management and Rehabilitation has fuelled her pursuit of continuing education. She has completed many Certifications such as Dry Needling/IMS, Concussion Management, Vestibular Rehabilitation, Mat Pilates, Theraband Academy Training and
KinesioTaping.

Uma believes in in-depth assessment and goal setting to impart optimum care to her clients. Her focus is to provide holistic care through the use of pain management techniques, Manual therapy, customized exercise prescriptions and elaborate home exercise program to ensure long term health and prevent recurrences.

Uma strongly believes in the ability to stay physically active which is so critical in the prevention and management of many illnesses and is herself a fitness enthusiast. In her free time, she loves going for hikes, biking, kayaking and enjoys playing Badminton and Tennis.