• Edson Lizarazo, PT


    Edson has been a physiotherapist for over 27 years, he immigrated to Canada in 2002. He completed his Bachelors of Physiotherapy in his home country of Colombia in 1995, followed by a Masters in Physiotherapy in Critical Care in 2002.  

    In Colombia, his work experience was mainly with a neuro-pediatric population and complex trauma rehabilitation associated with war injuries in a Military hospital in Bogota. 

    Since 2008, Edson has been working part time for the surgical team at VGH (in the rehabilitation of bone marrow, solid organ, lung transplants, plastic surgery, urology and gynecology procedures), and part time with musculoskeletal and sports injuries in a private practice. 

    Always interested in furthering his knowledge, he studied Manual Therapy and Sports Rehabilitation at Curtin University in Perth, Australia in 2011. In 2014, he completed 2 more years of university level courses to have a Master’s-equivalent in Physiotherapy in the United States. Currently Edson is working towards a certification in hand therapy. 

    Edson has been certified as a medical classifier for Para-rowing Canada and is a certified member of the dry needling / Intramuscular stimulation (IMS) roster with the College of physiotherapists of British Columbia. Edson also has extensive experience with treatment of TMJ dysfunction and Vertigo. 

    His education and vast experience provide him with the ability to assess, analyze and accurately diagnose musculoskeletal injuries and design an effective rehabilitation plan.  

    At a personal level, Edson is currently training to compete in his third Olympic-distance triathlon

    Languages spoken:
    Edson is fluent in Spanish, English and could communicate effectively in Portuguese and Italian.

Coast Therapy is an award-winning provider of Massage Therapy & Physiotherapy services to Port Coquitlam, East Vancouver, Port Moody, Pitt Meadows, Maple Ridge and Coquitlam residents for over 16 years.

We offer extensive experience in manual therapy and active care for complex sport & injury rehabilitation, prenatal & post-partum care, medical conditions, chronic pain, and general wellness concerns. Our therapists are experts in helping you achieve long-lasting pain relief and functional improvement.