Dan Bos joined Abbotsford Physiotherapy in September, 2008. Together with his wife, Tanya Bos, they purchased Abbotsford Physiotherapy in January, 2009. After taking over ownership of the clinic, they re-named the clinic Abbotsford Sports & Orthopaedic Physiotherapy. Dan graduated from UBC in May 2003 with both a Kinesiology and Physiotherapy degree. He has worked in a sports medicine private practice setting ever since.
Dan has completed all 5 levels in the Orthopaedic Division’s manual therapy program through the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. He achieved his Certificate of Intermediate Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy in May 2005 and his diploma in Advanced Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy in November 2005. He received a distinction credit on his Advanced Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy exam which he attributes to great mentorship from May Nolan, Cliff Fowler, Greg Bay and Diane Lee.
Since starting his physiotherapy profession in 2003, Dan has volunteered his physiotherapy services at various athletic events. Such events include the B.C. Summer games, B.C. Senior games, running group training seminars and races, gymnastics competitions, B.C. Collegiate Volleyball Championships, University of the Fraser Valley sporting events, and CBC sporting events.
Over the past 10 years, Dan has been the University of the Fraser Valley’s team physiotherapist for the basketball, volleyball, and soccer teams. He works closely with all UFV athletes throughout their respective seasons. Dan has worked with various junior and professional hockey players on various injuries and performance enhancement. Dan is the physiotherapist for the Abbotsford Heat AHL hockey team and has done consulting work with various NHL teams.
Dan specializes in sports injury treatment and prevention. Such injuries include concussion and upper cervical spine injury / management, hip and groin injury / management, post operative shoulder rehabilitation, and high ankle injury / management.
Dan’s key interest is working together with the Abbotsford Sports & Orthopaedic Physiotherapy team on elite athletes to help prevent injury, enhance performance, and recover effectively from injury.
Dan believes strongly in a multi-practitioner approach to sports injury treatment and management and states that this is the main reason for starting his own practice.
“At Abbotsford Sports & Orthopaedic Physiotherapy we are not only concerned about the symptoms; we want to find the cause of the problem”.