MEDICAL/DENTAL HELP INFORMATION
You may be charged for any of the following services. The following is a list of clinics, etc. available in the area of the tournament. The Organizing Committee does not take responsibility for the services provided..
SERVICES INCLUDING CHIROPRACTIC
1. Athletic Therapists:
An athletic tech will be available during all hours of play at both VLTBC and VRC. They will do taping, evaluate injuries and provide ice.
2. Dr. James Grimmett: Chiropractor
Dr. Grimmett is a badminton player so is familiar with the injuries we may have. He practices at two clinics: Vancouver Racquets Club (4867 Ontario Street @ 33rd) or Main Street Physiotherapy (Main Street at 32nd). Dr. Grimmett has recently completed his final level of DNS training. $10.00 off a treatment with card in registration bag.
Hours: Monday to Friday at VRC or Main Street Physio: Also available at VRC the Saturday of the tournament.
Book an appointment at VRC 604-649-0212 or at Main Street 604-568-2744.
You can book online for VRC on his website at drgrimmett.ca
For a same day appointment phone him at Main St (604-568-2744) or VRC (604-649-0212.
3. Dr. Gordon McConnell: Chiropractor
Gordon is well known to most masters’ badminton players as he plays competitively. He has indicated his willingness to provide chiropractic services during the tournament.
4. Teamworks Health Clinic
From their website: “Our collective of highly qualified and accredited healthcare practitioners share a passion for professional collaboration and comprehensive patient care. Practitioners .... including Physiotherapy, Chiropractic, Massage Therapy, Acupuncture, Kinesiology and Dietetics work together....”
Book on-line at https://teamworks.janeapp.com
2480 Heather Street, Vancouver
Telephone Number: (604) 428-3006
Hours of Operation: 7:00 am–7:00 pm Monday to Friday; Saturdays 8:00 am–3:00 pm.
David Carter practices out of VRC as a physiotherapist with a special interest in racquet sports: rehab, injury reduction, and performance
Online bookings: www.physiodave.com
6. Massage Services
There are limited services at VLTBC – need to book and you will be charged. There will be free massage therapy at VRC only on Friday from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm by students (with instructor). Tips accepted. Otherwise services are available at the Teamworks Clinic listed above as well as at other clinics in the area.
If an emergency call 911 or go to the nearest hospital Emergency.
Canadians take your medical card with you. If you’re a non-Canadian you will have to pay for services and be reimbursed by your own insurer. If you have extended care via an insurance company take that card with you – you may need to pay and then be reimbursed.
HOSPITALS NEAR VLTBC AND VRC
1. Vancouver General Hospital:
Location: entrance is on West 10th Avenue, one block East of Oak Street Open 24 hrs a day
Phone: (604) 875-4111
2. Mount Saint Joseph’s Hospital
Location: 3080 Prince Edward Street, Vancouver, BC V5T 3N4 Phone: 604-874-1141
Open: Monday to Sunday: 8:00 am – 8:00 pm.
3. Urgent Care Centre - UBC Hospital
Location: Koerner Pavilion; 2211 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver Telephone Phone: (604) 822-7121
Open: Monday to Sunday: 8:00 am – 10:00 pm
4. St. Paul’s Hospital
Location: Burrard Building, 1081 Burrard Street, Vancouver Phone: 604-682-2344
Open: 24-hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week
WALK-IN MEDICAL CLINICS
1. Matters of Health Walk-in Clinic
5591A West Boulevard, Vancouver, BC V6M 3W6
Telephone: 604-558-4MED (4633) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hours: Monday to Friday: 9:30 am –1:30 pm and 2:00 pm–6:00 pm, (*closed from 1:30 pm–2:00 pm); Saturday: 9:30 am–1:30 pm and 2:00 pm–5:30 pm, (*closed from 1:30 pm–2:00 pm)
2. Cross Roads Walk-In Clinic
Located on the northwest corner of Broadway and Cambie Street in Vancouver, BC.
Telephone: (604) 568-7229.
Hours: Monday to Friday: 8:00 am–9:00 pm; Saturdays: 8:00 am–6:00 pm; Sundays: CLOSED
3. Kerrisdale Station Medical Clinic
2077 42nd Ave W, Vancouver:
Telephone: (604) 261-9494
Hours of Operation: Monday to Thursday: 8:00 am–8:00pm; Friday: 8:00 am–6:00 pm;
Saturday & Sunday: 9:00 am–3:00 pm
These dentists are in the area and have indicated on-line that they accept new patients.
1. Westcoast Smile:
Address: 1-1874 West 1st Ave, Vancouver
Telephone: (604) 737-1023
Hours: Monday: 12:00 pm–7:00 pm; Tuesday & Wednesday: 9:00 am–5:00 pm; Thursday: 9:00 am–6:00 pm; Friday: 9:00 am–2:00 pm; Saturday 9:00 am–4:00 pm
2. City Square Dental
Address: Suite 5- 555 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver
Telephone: (604) 876-4537
Hours: Monday & Tuesday: 8:00 am–5:00 pm: Wednesday & Thursday: 8:00 am–7:00 pm; Friday: 8:00 am–5:00 pm; Saturday: 9:00 am–5:00 pm; Sunday: Closed