• Rucha Kashalkar, BPTh, MSc

    Rucha has over 12years of experience having practiced as a Physiotherapist in India, UK and Canada. Her educational background includes a Bachelor’s degree in Physiotherapy from India, complemented by a Master of Science in Sports & Biomechanical Medicine from Scotland. Rucha has proudly represented India as a Sports Physiotherapist at prestigious sporting events like the Olympics, Asian Games and various world championships, where she worked closely with elite athletes from Indian wrestling and shooting teams.

    She works with her clients to manage their pain, restore their mobility, helping them achieve functional independence and utilizing holistic approach to treatment. She excels in providing patient-tailored and comprehensive treatments, using evidence-based principles and a hands-on approach. She possesses strong skills in exercise prescriptions, IMS/dry needling, manual therapy techniques and likes designing injury prevention plans, return to sport/work programs and conducting sports-specific assessments.

    Beyond her professional endeavors, Rucha is an avid traveler, having explored over 20 countries.

    EDUCATION
    • Bachelors of Physiotherapy, Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, India
    • Master of Science (Sports and Biomechanical Medicine), University of Dundee, UK

    Languages Spoken: Fluent in English, Hindi, Marathi. Basic conversational French, Punjabi


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.

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