About Us

Healing With Heart: About Our Wellness Physio & Rehab Clinic

At The Compassionate Centre, we believe that compassionate care is at the heart of healing. And everything we do, is done with the objective to create a space where you feel heard, understood, and supported. We understand that seeking medical attention can be a daunting experience and we are committed to provide a warm and supportive environment where your well-being is our top priority.

EXPERT WELLNESS, PHYSIO, AND REHAB STAFF

Meet The Team

Vinodini (Vinu) Mohan George (Physio)

Vinodini Mohan George (Vinu) is a Registered Physiotherapist who graduated with a Bachelors in Physiotherapy in 2008. She holds a transitional Doctorate (tDPT) in Physical Therapy from EIM, USA. She has more than ten years of experience as a Canadian Registered Physiotherapist.

Vinu has obtained multiple postgraduate credentials in Pelvic Physiotherapy, Lumbopelvic Dysfunction, Neural Manipulation, Vestibular Rehabilitation, Concussion management. She is proficient in Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS)/Dry needling and has been practicing it since 2015. She uses joint manipulation, mobilization combined with IMS/Dry needling techniques and exercises in her treatment approach.

In addition to musculoskeletal conditions and chronic pain, her special areas of interests are Pelvic Physiotherapy/Women’s Health (Pre/Post Natal Physiotherapy, Incontinence and Pelvic Pain), Vestibular Rehabilitation (Vertigo treatment) and TMJ treatment. Using psycho-educational resources for prevention and intervention is an important aspect of her treatment philosophy. She is currently completing her post graduate certification in pain management from University of Alberta.

Vinu is a life-long learner; evidence-based practitioner, and a naturally skilled professional who is passionate about improving her client’s quality of life. She was a speaker in the 2019 TEDx Abbotsford event. (title: Re-imagine pain as immobility)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2hZW_nLxVQU 

You will find in her smile the warmth and commitment of a confident professional. In her spare time Vinu loves to spend time with her family, cook, bake, and dance.

Augustine Parattukudi (Registered psychotherapist / Clinical Counsellor)

Augustine Parattukudi (Dr. Augus) holds a B.A. in Philosophy/psychology, a master’s in counselling from the University of Toronto and has a PhD in education from Lakehead University, Ontario. He is a registered member of the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO), a registered member with the B.C. Association of Clinical Counselors (BCACC), A certified consulting hypnotist with the National Guild of Hypnotists (NGH). He uses various therapeutic modalities in his practice including, EMDR, Hypnosis, TIR, CBT and Mindfullness. He does individual, couple and family therapy and conducts group therapies.

Below are some of his publications:

  • Parattukudi, A., & Melville, W. (2019). Understanding the phenomenon: A comparative study of compassion of the West and karuna of the East. Asian Philosophy, 29(1), 1–19. https://doi.org/10.1080/09552367.2019.1584970
  • Parattukudi, A. (2019). Enacting the educational world in compassion: A reflection and positioning of how to teach and learn the art of compassion. Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education (JISTE), 23(2), 37–52.
  • Parattukudi, A. (2019). A case for the language of the first-person plural in classroom activities for the sake of community and compassion. Papers of Canadian International Conference on Humanities & Social Sciences 2019, 35–41. https://uniqueca.com/archives/proceedings/Papers%20HUSO2019%20.pdf
  • Parattukudi, A., Maxwell, H., Dubois, S. Bédard, M. Womens spiritual intelligence is associated with fewer depression symptoms: Exploratory results from a Canadian sample. J Relig Health (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10943-021-01412-5
  • Parattukudi, A., Boynton, H., Dubois, S., Maxwell, H., Lowey, J., & Bedard, M. (2018).
    A study of spiritual intelligence and depression among mental health outpatient clients. A poster presented at the 2018 Showcase of Health Research, St. Joseph’s Care Group, Thunder Bay

Vineeth Venugopal (Physiotherapist)

Vineeth (VIN) has been working in Alberta for a few years and recently he made the move to call Surrey his new home. Vin has a very hands-on approach to treatment. He combines several manual therapy techniques with corrective exercises along with other modalities of treatment. He creates a treatment plan based on each individual’s unique needs to assist them in recovering in the most safe and effective manner.

His focus is on finding the root cause of an issue and works on resolving the root issue. He has worked very closely with top orthopedic and neuro specialists and surgeons, and this has given him the leverage to understand Musculoskeletal issues in a much deeper manner. Apart from musculoskeletal , he likes to work with cardio pulmonary (COPD/ASTHMA ) patients – treating breathlessness , finding the baselines and exercise prescription improving their QOL .

Vineeth headed the department of physiotherapy in the hospital he worked in India and always brings in that extra mile while diagnosing and treating different conditions. He is a team player and works with the team to find the best solution for the patient’s condition.

During his free time Vin loves to – play cricket, tennis, walk his dog and hike.

Padmarani (Padma) Vineeth (Physiotherapist)

Padmarani (Padma) has been working in Alberta for a few years and currently she is thrilled to be in Surrey and call it her new home. Padma creates treatment plans based on everyone’s unique needs to assist them in recovering in the most safe and effective manner, also she keeps her updated about the Latest treatment techniques and uses a variety of skills such as Functional dry needling and other manual therapy Techniques.

She has worked in different Multispecialty hospitals In India as well as Middle east as a Senior physiotherapist and has created different treatment plans and attended to many musculoskeletal, Neurological as well as cardiopulmonary issues and has helped in their effective Rehabilitation. She also got her post graduate credentials in IMS/Functional Dry Needling , Vestibular rehabilitation, Concussion Management and Pelvic Floor physiotherapy including Pre/Post Natal Physiotherapy. Padma is an ongoing learner who is immensely passionate towards her profession and keeps her client recovery as her top priority.

During her free time Padma loves to read ,dance and spend quality time with her daughter

Gurjeet Welkhu (Registered Kinesilogist)

Gurjeet is a registered kinesiologist. He graduated from Simon Fraser University with a Bachelor of Science, majoring in Kinesiology with a concentration in Active Health and Rehabilitation.

His approach to rehabilitation is to provide flexibility for the client to progress according to their unique needs. He utilizes myofascial release, various stretching techniques with a focus on strength and conditioning to target specific areas. His end goal is to make sure that the patient restores mobility, strength and returns to all their activities which would in turn help improve their quality of life.

He provides services from motor vehicle accident rehabilitation to individually tailored strength and conditioning programs.

Kudrat Pannu (Registered Clinical Counsellor)

Kudrat Pannu is a dedicated and compassionate registered clinical counsellor with a Master’s degree from New York University (NYU). She specializes in using empirically tested therapies such as Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Mindfulness to help her clients achieve mental well-being.

She offers her expertise to women, men, seniors, and teenagers, addressing a range of issues including acculturation stress, anxiety, depression, trauma, substance use, self-esteem, and boundaries. Fluent in both Punjabi and Hindi, she is committed to providing culturally sensitive care to a diverse clientele.

With a strong background in research, she brings an evidence-based approach to her practice. Her approach focuses on working with each client’s strengths and meeting them where they are, ensuring a supportive and personalized journey towards overcoming challenges and achieving a healthier, more fulfilling life.

Bryan

Bryan Chung (Registered Massage Therapist)

Bryan is a graduate from West Coast College of Massage Therapy. He is passionate about health and wellness, and finds great satisfaction in helping others find their way in reducing and managing pain in their everyday lives.

Bryan has a 10-year background as a personal trainer and martial arts instructor which allowed him to work with people of all ages, body types and states of health.

Between Bryan’s background in fitness and experience in school, he has had the opportunity to work with a wide variety of patients ranging from pre & post-natal clients, athletes of various competitive sports, bodybuilders, to patients with complex neurological disorders.

Towards the end of career in personal training he found that he was often focused on functional health & pain-free movements; He was helping his clients work around various injuries or pain, in both acute and chronic form, which naturally led him to his career in massage therapy. He hopes to become a positive impact in the lives of the community around him.

Bryan uses various modalities in his treatments which change depending on what each patient presents with. Some treatment techniques that he uses include: deep tissue massage, Swedish massage, trigger point release, stretching, myofascial release and joint mobilizations and more. He works with a large variety of patients as well! This includes people suffering from chronic neck/ low back pain, frozen shoulder, pre & post natal soft tissue pain, sports injuries, whiplash and many more.

Yu-Hsein (Shawn) Lin (Registered Acupuncturist)

Shawn is a dedicated acupuncturist with three years of professional experience. He completed his studies at Tzu Chi International College of Traditional Chinese Medicine and is a registered Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner and Acupuncturist with the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners & Acupuncturists of British Columbia (CTCMA).

Throughout his career, Shawn has gained substantial experience in pain management, utilizing his knowledge and skills to help patients achieve a better quality of life. His philosophy centers on providing compassionate and effective care, ensuring that each patient receives personalized treatment tailored to their unique needs.

Committed to the principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Shawn strives to create a healing environment where patients can experience relief and well-being. For those seeking an acupuncturist dedicated to enhancing health and improving lives, Shawn is honored to support them on their journey to wellness.

Edry

Edry Rose (Student Massage Therapist)

Ravisha

Ravisha Suri-(Patient Care Coordinator)

Tripti Sharma -(Patient Care Coordinator)

Akshit

Akshit Sharma (Patient Care Coordinator)

The Compassion Centre: Wellness Physio & Rehab

Beyond Healing: Where Compassion Meets Holistic Healthcare

We understand that each person’s journey is unique, and that’s why we take the time to listen attentively to your concerns, understanding that your well-being extends beyond physical symptoms. Our holistic approach to healthcare focuses not only on treating ailments but also on nurturing your mind, body, and spirit.

We believe that a compassionate touch can make all the difference in your healing process.

Above all, we want you to know that you are not just a patient to us – you are part of our compassion centre community. We are committed to fostering a lasting relationship built on trust, open communication, and mutual respect. Your well-being is our shared goal, and we will go above and beyond to ensure that you receive the care you deserve.

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Our Story

Compassion Meets Excellence: The Story Behind Our Multidisciplinary Wellness Clinic

Inspired by our founders, The Compassion Centre is committed to delivering the highest standard of care with kindness, empathy, and respect. As life partners and professionals in their fields for more than 10 years, Vinu and Augustine make a perfect team bringing in a wealth of knowledge and experience to run a successful multidisciplinary clinic for physical and psychological wellness and rehabilitation.

We pride ourselves on our multidisciplinary approach, harnessing the collective expertise of our diverse team of professionals. Through seamless collaboration and integration of various specialities, we ensure comprehensive and holistic care that addresses the unique needs of each individual. Our team of compassionate professionals works synergistically, offering a wealth of knowledge and skills to guide you on your path to optimal health.

Top Reasons

Why Choose The Compassion Centre For Your Physiotherapy Needs

Overall, The Compassion Centre stands out for its comprehensive, personalized, and accessible approach to physiotherapy, ensuring that clients receive top-notch care tailored to their individual needs.

Convenient Locations:

With two clinics in Surrey Central (Unit 507-13761 96 Ave, Surrey, BC. V3V 0E8) and Sullivan (Unit 9, 14858 60 Ave, Surrey, BC. V3S 0B5), The Compassion Centre offers accessibility and convenience for clients from various nearby regions.

Experienced Team

Our team comprises experienced Canadian University-trained Physiotherapists who specialize in areas like Sports Physiotherapy, Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy, Concussion Management, Vestibular Rehabilitation, Acupuncture, IMS, & TMJ physiotherapy.

Registered Massage Therapy

Skilled Registered Massage Therapists are available at both locations to complement physiotherapy treatments.

Accessible Facilities

One of the locations is on the 5th floor but it is wheelchair accessible. We have combined treatment rooms and curtained areas

Insurance Coverage

The Compassion Centre accepts various insurance plans, including Private Insurance, MSP, RCMP, DVA, WorkSafe BC (WCB), and ICBC, making our services accessible and affordable for many clients.

Easily Accessible Locations

Both clinic locations are easily accessible from surrounding areas like Surrey, White Rock, South Surrey, Cloverdale, Langley, and Delta, enhancing convenience for clients across the region.

Extended Hours

Operating six days a week with extended hours caters to clients' busy schedules, making it easier for them to receive consistent care.

One-on-One Sessions

Therapists prioritize 1:1 sessions allowing for focused and comprehensive treatment without the use of assistants.

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