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CGIMS Employment Opportunities 

Gunn intramuscular stimulation jobs are available internationally. 

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Physiotherapist - Lifemark Health Group

Location: St. Albert, Alberta Canada

Term: Part time evolving into full time

CSA Physiotherapy has recently joined Lifemark, and is adding to our team! We are seeking a skilled physiotherapist that is well versed in IMS, vestibular rehabilitation, concussion rehabilitation and the treatment of complex conditions. This is a full time permanent role for a senior therapist.

Our St. Albert clinic was established more than 30 years ago and offers a variety of specialty services from some of the best clinicians in St. Albert. Services include physiotherapy, massage therapy, acupuncture, and ultrasound-guided regenerative medicine. We would love to share more with you about this position and team!

Your responsibilities will be:

  • Performing clinical assessments and implementing treatment plans for clients with a focus on vestibular rehab and treatment of longstanding pain.
  • Providing ongoing evaluation of client progress
  • Administering and collecting outcome measurement information
  • Participating in quality improvement initiatives
  • Communicating to appropriate referral sources and stakeholders
  • Engaging in continuous learning and skills development

You will have:

  • Full registration with the Alberta College of Physiotherapists
  • 4+ overall years of clinical experience
  • Completion of advanced orthopedic courses preferred
  • Experience with cases that come with a high degree of complexity
  • UBC Gunn IMS course preferred
  • Vestibular training as well as concussion rehabilitation experience

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Posted: 03FEB2019



Posting Date: 21FEB2019

Clinic Location:  Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Term: Full Time or Part Time

Shelbourne Physiotherapy, Pilates & Massage - Company Website

There is an opportunity for a manual therapist to join our team in Victoria, British Columbia. IMS, Acupuncture or Dry Needling training is required.

We would prefer to have someone who has completed their Part A's but we will consider candidates that are aggressively pursuing their orthopedic levels. We have Part B therapists on staff to mentor the right candidate as well as Physiotherapists working towards their Part A's.

We offer a dynamic learning environment where high quality care and service are practiced. Our busy clinics in Victoria also offer complementary services such as Massage, Traditional Acupuncture and Clinical Pilates.

The position is full time but we will consider part time options for the right candidate. Local Physiotherapists that are ready for a change and want to move their practice will be given special consideration and financial bonus.

Please call us today to book an introduction and tour our facilities.

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You can email your resume to the attention of Penny Salmas or Jeff Fitzgibbon at



Date Posted January 18, 2019

Our award-winning, multidisciplinary Physiotherapist owned clinic requires a positive & motivated Physiotherapist to join our team to help meet high patient demand. This is the perfect opportunity to join an existing, thriving practice with an immediate patient-client base.

We currently operate four locations in Tri-Cities area. Our clinics have been successfully established for over 21 years and are highly recognized and supported by local physicians and other health professionals. We have an established relationship with Physicians, Lawyers, ICBC and Worksafe.

We have won numerous awards and recognitions including nominee & finalist for Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year, as well as Business Leader of the Year (multiple years); Tri-Cities A-List winner in multiple categories (multiple years); and Port Coquitlam Best Biz Award & People's Choice finalist.

Our Clinics Provide Multiple Treatment Modalities Including

  • Spinal Manipulation,
  • IMS
  • Acupuncture
  • Advanced Vestibular Rehab
  • Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy including Real Time US
  • Massage Therapy
  • ShockWave Therapy
  • Kineseo Taping
  • Diagnostic Ultrasound
  • Graston/IASTM
  • Spinal Decompression
  • TMJ Physiotherapy
  • Electroninc Charting, Online Booking and Direct Billing

If you wish to practice in a clinic that promotes best practices and success for everyone involved, in an aesthetically pleasing, personal and professional environment, please enquire with resume / CV at We can provide mentorship and supervision if desired. Successful applicants with valuable credentials such as CGIMS, FCAMT or equivalent including sub-specialties such as MLD, Vestibular or Pelvic Floor can expect higher than average remuneration. We offer a commissioned employee position based on the percentage of billings or hourly wage in range 38-60$ based on experience and credentials. Relocation allowance and start-up bonus would be considered for the right applicant.

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4+ Years


Company website


Posting Date - 07FEB2019

Position: Editor(s)
Multiple candidates in an auxiliary part time role, multilingual, international

Editorial reviewer required for the purpose of assessing submitted papers, case reports in relation to topics involving intramuscular stimulation for publication, collaboration, and distribution. Research, medical reports and article writing has been ongoing since 1967 and continues to incite public and scholarly interest.

Read more about our history in research:

About Us:

iSTOP is a non-profit organization dedicated to the understanding and treatment of soft tissue pain and related conditions, and supports educators and practitioners of GunnIMS worldwide. With the support of its subscription member base, iSTOP provides funding for research, fosters career path development, knowledge growth, public awareness and education.

Early diagnosis and appropriate treatment of neuropathic dysfunction and pain is experiencing certain industry success and is our immediate focus.

Promoting the study and science of IMS into the future possibilities is our long term commitment: To elevate GunnIMS beyond a perceived industry distinction is our objective.

Read more about our organization:

What is GunnIMS?

Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS) is a total system for the diagnosis and treatment of neuromusculoskeletal pain syndromes and neuropathic dysfunction in the peripheral nervous system.

100+ Languages (proof reading required, multilingual)

Associate Organisation:

Teaching and research of GunnIMS has been conducted at the University of British Columbia since 2013.  iSTOP continues to support UBC’s stated initiatives: to fund, facilitate, develop, implement, and promote activities, facilities, and programs which will foster the education of physicians and physiotherapists, using the GUNN IMS technique as developed by its founder, Dr. Chan Gunn.

Read more about the GunnIMS program in Canada:


Editorial support to researchers, practitioner testimonials and scholarly works related to the Gunn modality of treatment in intramuscular stimulation. Literary review of case / field study, abstracts, medical papers, reports which are submitted to iSTOP for assessment from international sources.

Preferred Skills:

Degree in sciences.

Language: English, multilingual interest an asset but not required.


This is an outreach inquiry for a non-paid volunteer role to support the furtherance of interest and support of the study of GunnIMS. No remuneration is offered at this time; however possibility exists for future re-evaluation for paid employment based on successful candidate(s) participation. Future remuneration would be based on candidate qualifications, experience and participatory commitment, and would meet with generally accepted industry pay scale expectation.

This is a career development opportunity. We feel that the enrichment to your knowledge base in the medical sciences and research will enhance your professional profile. Joining our team at iSTOP as a supporting editor(s) on a volunteer basis will be a fulfilling and rewarding experience.

Candidates please submit application to:


Posting Date - 09FEB2019

Position - Registered Physiotherapist

Company Name - Morgan Creek Family Chiropractic
 - Surrey, BC anada

Languages - English

Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

Licensure by provincial or territorial authorities; Alliance of Physiotherapy Regulatory Boards Examination; Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy (FCAMPT); Gunn IMS (intramuscular stimulation) certified

Experience an asset

Specific Skills
Administer evaluative tests and procedures; Select appropriate exercises, apparatus and manipulations; Plan physiotherapy programs; Maintain clinical and progress reports; Confer with other health professionals; Conduct research in physiotherapy; Assess patients' physical abilities; Teach and/or supervise exercises to patients

Work Setting - Private practice

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Fast-paced environment; Work under pressure; Repetitive tasks; Physically demanding; Manual dexterity; Attention to detail; Hand-eye co-ordination; Ability to distinguish between colours; Combination of sitting, standing, walking; Standing for extended periods; Walking; Bending, crouching, kneeling

Relocation -  costs not covered by employer

Area of Practice - Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists, Pre and post-natal care; Neurology; Manipulative therapy; Chronic care therapy; Cardiac rehabilitation; Sports therapy

Personal Suitability
Effective interpersonal skills; Excellent oral communication; Client focus; Interpersonal awareness; Judgement; Punctuality

Seniority Level: Associate


  • Health, Wellness & Fitness
  • Medical Practice
  • Hospital & Health Care

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Functions: Health Care Provider

APPLY - Gov Canada

Company Website - Morgan Creek Chiropractic

Source - Linkedin


Posting Date: August 1, 2018
Closing Date: NA

Position: Physiotherapist

Clinic Location: Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

Term: Full Time

Join forces with the Progressive Rehab CGIMS Team
Contact iSTOP Member - 
Roopali Neemuchwala

Progressive Rehab is seeking a dynamic and motivated full-time physiotherapist to join our established private practice in Mississauga.

We are a physiotherapist owned and operated company that offers physiotherapy, chiropractic, massage therapy, acupuncture and orthotics services at our clinics located in Mississauga and Brampton. We are passionate about providing exceptional rehabilitation care to our loyal clients with a treatment focus on manual therapy and specific exercise prescription.

Required qualifications:

-Licence: full registration and in good standing with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario (Required)
-Canadian orthopaedic private practice: 1 year (Required)

-experience in treating a variety of orthopaedic conditions and sports injuries

-strong leadership, communication and interpersonal skills

-able to work well independently and with other team members

-commitment to ongoing learning and self-improvement

-continuing education in manual therapy & acupuncture is an asset

-flexible working hours

We provide:

-competitive remuneration

-allowance for continuing education

-opportunity for mentoring with FCAMPT, Gunn IMS & vestibular physiotherapists

-strong focus on patient care and successful treatment outcomes

-welcoming environment with an emphasis on teamwork, compassion and providing an exceptional patient experience


Posting Date: 28MAY2018
Closing Date: NA

Position: Full Time Permanent Position - Full Caseload Take Over - Broadmead Physio

One of our physios is moving out of town and as a result we have a full caseload waiting to be taken over.  A signing / relocation bonus is available.

Broadmead Orthopaedic Physiotherapy Clinic has a rare opportunity to join an amazing team. We are a busy, highly respected manual therapy clinic looking for the right person to join our team full time.

We offer a positive, warm work environment, education allowance and free mentorship with an FCAMPT.

This position comes with exceptional earning potential given the busyness of the clinic and a SIGNING BONUS.

Manual therapy is a must and IMS is a definite asset. It would be a fantastic opportunity for a pelvic floor therapist, vestibular therapist or other specialization.

Our clinic hours are 7am - 7pm , Monday to Friday. Our modern office is located in the Broadmead Office Park on Chatterton Way.

To learn more about our clinic and team please visit our website at

Please send your resume or questions to

All applications will be kept in confidence.

Clinic Location:  4420 Chatterton Way, Victoria, B.C. Canada

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Posting Date: 04JAN2018

Position: Part Time Physiotherapist - Vancouver, BC Canada

CHANGEpain, an interdisciplinary Pain Clinic, is looking to grow our Physiotherapy team. We are a unique clinic given our mixed medical and allied health services. We take a patient-centred, evidence informed approach to pain management and offer an exceptional work environment. Currently we are accepting applications for a part time position with potential to develop a full time practice.

Value Adds:

  • Mixed Medical and Allied Health Team, true integrative care
  • An abundance of collaborative and educational opportunites
  • Research opportunities
  • A Clinician Assistant and exceptional support staff


  • Evidence informed practitioner
  • Ability to work in a patient-centred, team based approach to care
  • Special interest and/or training Chronic pain
  • Additional certifications in various rehabilitive, physical, and/or manual therapies are preferred
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills
  • Hold a current valid license to practice in BC

To apply, please send you CV and cover letter to

Clinic Location:  Vancouver, BC Canada

Term: Part Time (potential to full time)

Company Website: ChangePain Contemporary Pain Care

Contact: Lindsay Rite

Source: Linkedin

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Posting Date: 20NOV2017

Company: CBI Health Centre - Abbotsford West Railway

Position: Physiotherapist

Location: Abbotsford , BC

Term: Full time



CBI Health Centre - Railway in Abbotsford is looking for a mature and experienced therapist to join our amazing team. Come to the affordable and ever expanding Fraser Valley where you can work with FCAMT (Grey Bay – Inventor of CORESHORTS™ and Todd McGladdery) and RCAMT (Jennifer Bay, Luke McKerrow, and Chris Zwicker) therapists, as well as Gunn Certified IMS therapists (Todd and Jen). 

What we have to offer:
• We are an established clinic that has been in the community for over 25 years and is well known to doctors, patients, and third party insurers 
• A team of 6 mature therapists and 1 senior kinesiologist
• 3100 square foot facility 
• 7 private treatment rooms and a larger fully equipped rehab gym
• Mechanical traction and all standard modalities are available 
• A full private practice caseload that is ready to go
• Competitive remuneration and in-house training (Greg Bay and our therapists)
• Clinical skills workshops facilitated by experienced senior therapists
• We strongly support ongoing professional development, and as such, employees are provided with funding to take external courses
• We support many local events such as the BC Summer Games
• Employee or private contract options are available 

Our Community:
Our clinic is located in the Fraser Valley, only one hour from Vancouver. Our city offers affordable living, year round outdoor adventures, and close proximity to the USA. We are proud to be positioned in a city where housing affordability is notable – current MLS stats indicate that Abbotsford has an average house price of $600K in comparison to $1.2M in Vancouver.

There are many recreational activities to be had – skiing at Manning Park, Baker, Hemlock, Sun Peaks, and the interior mountains, kayaking and fishing on the Chilliwack and Vedder rivers, mountain biking, hiking, and running trails galore around Sumas Mountain and Cultas Lake. These are just some of the amazing outdoor activities in the neck of our woods!

Our Company:
CBI Health Group is a privately owned leading Canadian healthcare services and management company dedicated to providing an integrated approach to health management. Voted one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies and Canada’s Top 10 Most Admired Corporate Culture Award, we provide a dynamic, well-supported work environment where you can really make a difference in the lives of your patients and community! 

Interested in applying?
Please e-mail your resume and cover letter to:


Contact: CBI (BC) Careers email

Company website: CBI Careers

iSTOP Member profile


Posting Date: 02NOV2017

Position: Permanent Physiotherapist Position, Full-time/Part-time

Location: Richmond, BC

Company: Empower Physiotherapy, Private Practice

Empower Physiotherapy is looking for a dynamic physiotherapist to join our busy one-to-one practice in Steveston Village. Further your career with a company that values excellence, positivity and has a client-centered approach. Join a team of passionate professionals who empower the community to keep moving and remain engaged in meaningful activities.


  • Registered and in good standing with CPTBC
  • Minimum two (2) years experience
  • Passionate about life-long learning
  • Works well independently and as a team
  • Excellent interpersonal and hands on skills to treat one-to-one
  • Available at least 3 days per week
  • Minimum manual therapy Level 2
  • Specialty certifications an asset (eg. Clinical Pilates, CGIMS)
  • Ability to maintain and grow individual caseload

Clinic Offers:

  • Clean, large and private treatment rooms
  • One-to-one services with a minimum 30 minute appointment booking
  • 100% private caseload
  • Remuneration reflective of experience and workload
  • Front desk support
  • Mentorship
  • Electronic medical records with web based charting
  • Online booking
  • Point of sale services
  • Supportive and friendly culture
  • Clinic marketing

Interested applicants please send a cover letter and resume with subject “Associate Application” in consideration for an interview.

Contact: Linda Maedel email

iSTOP Member Profile

Company website

BC Physio Association website


Posting Date: 02OCT2017 

Position: Full Time Physiotherapist, Victoria, BC

Clinic Location:  Broadmead Orthopaedic Physiotherapy Clinic, Private Practice
Broadmead Office Park on Chatterton Way
Victoria, BC CANADA

Broadmead Orthopaedic Physiotherapy Clinic has an exciting opportunity to join an amazing team.  We are a busy, highly respected manual therapy clinic looking for a full time physiotherapist.  Manual therapy experience is a must and IMS is a definite asset.

Our clinic hours are 7am - 7pm, Monday to Friday.  Our modern office (completely renovated in 2014) is located in the Broadmead Office Park on Chatterton Way.
To learn more about our clinic and team, please visit our website.

All applications will be kept in confidence. 

Company website

Contact: Paul McIntyre email

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Posting Date: 28SEP2017
Closing Date: 31DEC2017

Position: Part Time Physiotherapist - Markham, Ontario

We are looking for an enthusiastic, dedicated, professional and experienced physiotherapist with great people skills to join our established multi-disciplinary rehab team. The clinic is physiotherapist-owned and we strive to provide excellent services with genuine care to our patients. 

The candidate should have extensive experience in treating outpatient orthopedic population.  The candidate must also have comprehensive skills in acupuncture and dry needling (GunnIMS) Training in manual therapy will also be great asset. The candidate must be registered with the College of Physiotherapist of Ontario for independent practice and have professional liability insurance. 

We offer 60 min assessment and 30 min treatment  with mixed caseload of private and MVA patients. The part time position will consist of 2-3 days per week with potential of growth of the caseload. 

Please visit the clinic website for more information. Please send us your cover letter and resume. 

Clinic Location:  7358 Woodbine Ave. Markham, ON L3R 1A5

Part Time permanent (Contract)

Closing date: December 31, 2017

Company website

Contact: Mark Tsai  email

iSTOP Member Profile


Posting Date: 26SEP2017

Position: Full time or Part Time Physiotherapist - Calgary, Alberta

Movement Sports Clinic is looking for an experienced physiotherapist to complement and expand the scope of our team. Our practice currently offers orthopaedic and sport physiotherapy as well as therapeutic massage therapy. The ideal candidate will have advanced practice experience with pelvic floor, concussion or vestibular rehabilitation. Assets are advanced practice orthopaedic and/or sport physiotherapist credentials with manual therapy and Gunn IMS qualifications.


Our independently owned clinic is located in the downtown Calgary core adjacent to the Calgary Tower. Clients include Olympians, competitive youth and masters athletes and anyone that wants to live well and move better. Movement’s mission is to provide excellent, innovative and effective care. Our workplace is respectful, compassionate and the team is dedicated to ongoing improvement in skills and knowledge. We value reaching out to the active Calgary community to provide physiotherapy / massage support, education and inspiration.


Clinic offers:

Private treatment rooms

30 and 60 minute appointments

University of Calgary Running Injury Clinic KinetiGait 3D Video Analysis

Mentorship from therapists with Sport Physiotherapy, FCAMPT, Gunn IMS qualifications

Electronic Record Keeping

Direct Billing / Online Booking

Private and MVA patients (no WCB or CHR)

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

*Licensed to practice with Physiotherapy Alberta College and Association

*Member of Canadian Physiotherapy Association

Orthopaedic Therapist

*Advanced Manual Therapy Training and/or  FCAMPT  and/or Sport Physiotherapist

*Gunn IMS Certified

*On the Physiotherapy Alberta roster for restricted activities of Needling and Spinal Manipulation

Specialty Therapist

*Advanced qualifications Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy or Vestibular Rehabilitation or Concussion Assessment and Rehabilitation

Interested and qualified applicants can send a cover letter and resume to:

Contact email

Company website

Canadian Physiotherapy Association Career Centre

iSTOP Member Profile


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