Apex Chiropractic

Port Coquitlam chiropractor

The Apex Chiropractic team provides chiropractic services as well as orthotics. Serving Port Coquitlam, British Columbia and the surrounding area's. New patients are always welcome!



Dr. Willie M. Yip, B.Sc., D.C.Dr. Willie M. Yip graduated from The University of Lethbridge with a B.Sc. in Biochemistry.  He graduated from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College with a Doctor of Chiropractic (D.C.) degree. 

Dr. Willie is a member of the British Columbia Chiropractic Association, a member of the College of Chiropractors of British Columbia, and a member of the Canadian Chiropractic Association.

He has practiced in Coquitlam and in Port Moody before settling down to practice at his current Port Coquitlam location.

He treats acute and chronic neuromusculoskeletal and pain conditions by addressing the origin of the condition and not just the symptoms with his holistic health care approach.  He is also interested in providing wellness care to optimize health while preventing injury and enhancing function.

Dr. Willie practices chiropractic using the diversified technique.  His specialties includes: custom foot orthotics, diversified joint manipulation, myofacial release technique (soft tissue therapy), joint mobilization technique, trigger point therapy, instrument assisted manipulation (activator), drop piece/toggle board manipulation, exercise rehabilitation prescription, patient ergonomic education, and nutrition counselling.  Dr. Willie promotes healthy lifestyles with proper diet and regular exercise. 

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Dr. Bobby H. Yip, D.C.Dr. Bobby Yip is a certified Doctor of Chiropractor in BC having graduated from the prestige Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) in Toronto. He treats a variety of patient complaints, from low back pain to sports injuries. During his education at CMCC Dr. Yip was fortunate enough to be involved with numerous clubs and volunteer events. The most memorable was his one year voluntary intern placement at the MukiBaum treatment centre for children and adults with complex disabilities.  Dr. Yip was able to provide chiropractic care for an amazing group of children and adults at this centre.

Dr. Yip is a licensed member of the British Columbia Chiropractic Association, a member of the College of Chiropractors of British Columbia, and a member of the Canadian Chiropractic Association.

Dr. Yip uses a holistic approach to chiropractic care. A holistic approach means looking at the underlying cause of any disturbance or disruption, which may or maybe not be causing symptoms.  Once those causes are identified, modifications to lifestyle and other interventions will be provided by Dr. Yip to help you return to your best possible function!

Coquitlam chiropractors, Dr. Willie Yip and Dr. Bobby Yip provide chiropractic care by offering many techniques and therapies.  We provide traditional chiropractic adjustment and "no cracking" instrument adjustment for those who just don't like that sound.

Apex Chiropractic is the first clinic in the Tri-Cities (Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, and Port Moody) to offer LiteCure Deep Tissue Laser Therapy.  This is a breakthrough in healing science as it is up to 3000 times more powerful than most laser therapy systems and is the choice of professional athletes, including the Toronto Blue Jays.

Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy is a scientifically proven therapy that is particularly useful in cases of plantar fasciitis, heel spurs, and tendonitis.  Apex Chiropractic Coquitlam is the first chiropractic clinic in the Tri-Cities to offer this innovative therapy.

Custom foot orthotics is useful to correct any balance and gait irregularities.  We have partnered with some of the best labs in North America to provide you with superior orthotics.

Registered Massage Therapy, Naturopathy, and Acupuncture are complimentary therapies and are offered at Apex Chiropractic Coquitlam as well.  Apex Chiropractic is also one of the first clinics in the Vancouver area to offer online appointment booking.

We strive to build a clinic with the newest scientifically researched therapies because your health just can't wait!

 

Chiropractic Care:

What is Chiropractic?Chiropractic is a specialized health profession where the natural healing abilities of a patient is emphasised.  Chiropractors perform a history interview and physical examination before diagnosing a condition.  When a diagnosis is formed, a plan of management is developed and a report of findings is provided; it explains the type of treatment that is to be provided.

Chiropractors offer a unique treatment technique called a manipulation or adjustment.  A manipulation is a high velocity, low amplitude thrust that is applied to a joint to correct its movement, position, and function.  The manipulation is applied within the normal range of motion and is often accompanied by an audible crack which indicates a release of gas from within the joint.  There are several physiological effects that arise from the manipulation: increased range of motion, decreased muscle spasm, decreased nerve irritability, reduction of pain sensation, and enhanced function.

The type of treatment chiropractors provide can vary depending on the condition.  Drs. Willie and Bobby utilizes several different techniques and modalities to ensure that the patient receives the best possible treatment:

  • diversified technique
  • custom foot orthotics
  • diversified joint manipulation
  • myofacial release technique (soft tissue therapy)
  • joint mobilization technique
  • trigger point therapy
  • instrument assisted manipulation (activator)
  • drop piece/toggle board manipulation
  • exercise rehabilitation prescription
  • patient ergonomic education
  • nutrition counselling

First Visit

Upon entering our office, we will request you to fill out our patient information forms. The paperwork provides us with general information about yourself and your condition. Next you will have a consultation with Dr. Willie or Bobby to discuss your health-related problems, concerns, as well as potential treatment options.

After your consultation and with your consent, Dr. Willie or Bobby will perform a complete chiropractic examination involving: neurological, ranges of motion, orthopedic, postural, and physical examinations. Once the examinations have been performed, Dr. Willie or Bobby willgive you a report of findings. A report of findings consists of discussing your history and your goals, results from the examination and reviewing any x-rays or tests, and recommendations. If you have a condition that requires care with other providers, the doctor will tell you. If Dr. Yip believes we can help you, we will recommend treatment and a wellness program.

Patients will generally be provided with their first treatment at the conclusion of the appointment. This may include spinal adjustments,physical therapies, soft tissue therapies, home exercises, and lifestyle modifications. 

Conditions Treated

Drs. Willie and Bobby treats a variety of conditions.  Some of these include:

  • Auto Accidents
  • Back Pain-Lower
  • Back Pain-Upper/Neck
  • Carpal Tunnel
  • Disc Herniation
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Headaches
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Post Surgery
  • Repetitive Stress Injuries
  • Sciatica
  • Scoliosis
  • Sports Related Injuries
  • Sprain/Strain
  • Stress
  • Wellness
  • Whiplash
  • Workplace Related Injuries

 

Orthotics

  • Orthotics are customized foot devices which correct postural and functional imbalances of not just the foot, but the body as well.  Since posture starts at the feet, it is critical that any irregularities in static stance and dynamic movements of the feet are resolved.  Otherwise, pain and dysfunction of the body may result. 
  • Orthotics can alleviate and remedy foot problems: plantar fasciitis, heel spurs, bunions, neuromas, correct leg length inequalities, etc.  They can also relieve chronic knee, hip, and low back pain.  Drs. Willie and Bobby is qualified to prescribe the proper orthotics that meets the patient’s needs.

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Contact Us

604-942-8838

3200 Westwood St., Unit 108 ,
Port Coquitlam, BC, V3C 6C7

Hours

Mon - Thurs     9 am - 6 pm

Fri - Sat      9 am - 4 pm

Sun      1 pm - 4 pm

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