About Us

Visiting primary health care providers can be daunting. We at Kore Chiropractic Corporation make every effort to provide a friendly and comfortable atmosphere so that you and your family can freely discuss your health concerns with us. Whether it is an acute injury, a chronic condition, or a general health question, we utilize our expertise to address your health care needs.

Keeping waiting times minimal is one of our customer service priorities. We would greatly appreciate that patients arrive on-time for their scheduled appointments so that we can deliver our services without compromising another patient's time.

Our Team

Dr. Edward Ko, BSc DC

Dr. Edward Ko earned his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from the , after receiving his bachelor's degree in Biology from the . He is currently a licensed member of the and the . Dr. Ko has also studied Acupuncture at CMCC as part of the Clinical Acupuncture Certificate program. He continues to advance in the field of chiropractic medicine, recently completing course work in spine Rehabilitation, soft tissue therapy and .

Since first starting chiropractic treatment during early childhood for a hip condition, Dr. Ko had a passion in pursuing a career as a health care professional. His philosophy embraces treating the root cause of a problem, not the symptom; and treating the patient, not the disease. Dr. Ko believes in an active therapy approach that blends chiropractic principle, soft tissue therapy and physical Rehabilitation in perfect harmony.

Outside his office Dr. Ko enjoys a variety of physical activities such as swimming, playing badminton, personal training, skiing and hiking. He also enjoys listening to classical music and travelling.

Robertson Wong, BSc(Kin) DPT

Robertson earned his Doctorate of Physical Therapy at the in Florida, after he earned his Bachelors in Kinesiology from . His Doctorate coursework focused on orthopaedic manual therapy techniques for the spine and extremities, including the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). He focused his postgraduate training in vestibular rehabilitation, and completed the Kinetacore Functional Dry Needling certification.

Robertson has worked in sports/orthopaedic physiotherapy clinics and local hospitals treating in various inpatient settings. His clinical approach is based on patient’s medical history, thorough assessment and diagnosis. Robertson believes in a treatment approach that combines manual therapy, functional dry needling, therapeutic modalities, and physical exercises. Patients will be educated about the diagnosis, treatment plan and progress along the way. If needed, home exercise program may be given with an engaging and open communications to keep track of the progress to restore normal function for the vestibular system and help the patient regain balance. The ultimate goal is to correct the underlying problem, rather than treating just the symptoms.

Robertson has always had a passion for sports and living an active lifestyle. He enjoys running, hiking, and playing volleyball, soccer. He also loves cooking for his wife and two children.

Jonathan Hanks, RMT

Jonathan is a graduate of and a member of the . Jonathan is a calm and relaxed individual who strives to find the right combination of therapeutic techniques to provide exactly the right treatment for each patient. Using strong swedish massage and deep tissue techniques combined with active stretching and trigger point release, Jon has seen success in treating various muscular pains. He has a special interest in the neck and shoulders where issues can often lead to headaches.

In his spare time Jonathan enjoys Swing dancing, listening to good music, and enjoying the company of good friends.

Nicolle Perez, RMT

Nicolle is a graduate from the 3,000 hour program at the in New Westminster and a member of the . She has extensive experience in treating a diverse group of patients and the privilege of working with different health conditions at the G. F. Strong Rehabilitation Centre, the Burns Plastics and Trauma Unit at Vancouver General Hospital, the B.C. and the Multiple Sclerosis InReach Clinic at WCCMT.

Her practice focuses on postural awareness, pain management and stress management. Nicolle's treatments consist of a moderate to deep pressure swedish massage combined with various techniques such as myofascial release, trigger point release, joint mobilizations, muscle energy techniques, manual lymph drainage, active & passive stretching and instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization. Nicolle strives to help patients reach their goals and return to a pain free lifestyle by creating individualized treatment plans, and educating patients in proper self care by providing easy home care techniques, especially for those with a busy lifestyle. All treatments are catered to each individual's needs, concerns or preferences.

When Nicolle is not in the clinic, she enjoys traveling, kickboxing, watching movies, going to concerts and spending time with friends & family.

Justin Van Andel, RMT