Continuing Profession Development (CPD) for Gunn Intramuscular Stimulation
Find out how to become a certified GunnIMS (CGIMS) practitioner here.
Prior to April 2013 Gunn IMS courses where hosted exclusively by the Institute for the Study and Treatment of Pain (iSTOP).
*** During the facility construction of the new Chan Gunn Pavilion, the location for the GunnIMS courses has changed ***
Course are held on a weekend during the regular semester term to accommodate practitioner busy work schedules.
Wait list may be in effect for the
Part 1 & Part 2 Gunn IMS Courses.
Sign up early.
UBC/Gunn IMS Training Program has been approved for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) study credits.
Allan McGavin Sports Medicine Centre
Effective June 15, 2015, Sports Medicine will be located in the
DJAVAD MOWAFAGHIAN CENTRE FOR BRAIN HEALTH
Room 3500 – 2215 Wesbrook Mall (in front of UBC Hospital)
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3
Contact - DMCBrainHealth
Phone and Fax numbers remain the same:
Primary Care: (604) 822-3614
Physiotherapy: (604) 822-6833
Fax: (604) 822-9058
Contact website - Sports Medicine
British Columbia Physiotherapy Association
Additional Qualifications Extra Credentials Description Definition
A Certified Gunn Intramuscular Stimulation Practitioner (CGIMS) is a physiotherapist (PT) who has been trained through the Institute for the Study and Treatment of Pain, founded by the developer of the IMS technique, Dr. Chan Gunn M.D. and offered through the University of British Columbia. A physiotherapist with CGIMS has at least 4 years clinical musculoskeletal or neuromuscular physiotherapy patient experience as well as either acupuncture certification or Level III of the Intermediate Diploma of Manual Therapy.
College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia
Directory of Links
New Physiotherapy Agreement effective June 1, 2014 - WEBLINK
New treatment model requires physical therapists to either:
a) sign a contract with WorkSafeBC, or
b) work with a clinic that has signed a
contract with WorkSafeBC
Patients may cross check your compliance with WorkSafeBC requirements here.
Find a Physiotherapist, categorized by zones - WEBLINK
See also Patient Resources