Ela Thiessen

Ela Thiessen

B.Kin,FRC,FMT, HF, BCAK, Registered Kinesiologist

Ela graduated from UFV in 2020 with her Bachelor in Kinesiology and has been an employee at Maple Ridge Physiotherapy since 2015. She enjoys designing functional movement plans for all of her clients and creating safe and effective programs to help her clients with pain management, motor pattern retraining and overall conditioning. Ela grew up playing a number of sports such as soccer, dance and tennis. She has been a very active volunteer in the community, working with a range of organizations and age groups. In her free time, Ela enjoys going to the gym, spending time with her family and friends, and searching for the best poutine spots.   Ela works 3 days per week:

  • Mondays 7am-11:30am
  • Wednesdays 7am-11:30am
  • Fridays 2pm-7:30pm


  • Bachelor Kinesiology- University of Fraser Valley
  • Functional Range Conditioning Certified
  • Certified Human Foundations Practitioner
  • Rocktape Certified
  • First Aid & CPR/AED level C

Techniques and Treatments

  • Biomechanical assessment
  • Functional Fitness
  • Workplace simulation training
  • Active rehabilitation
  • Sports rehabilitation
  • Kinesiology taping