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Dr. Balkaran Ahluwalia Chiropractor



Dr. Ahluwalia is a board-certified chiropractor with an extensive background in treating muscle, joint, and sports injuries with a focus on rehab, performance, and human biomechanics. After obtaining his Bachelor of Science with a major in Kinesiology from Simon Fraser University, he went on to complete his Doctorate in Chiropractic from the University of Western States in Portland, Oregon as well as his Master of Science in Sports Medicine and Bachelor of Science in Human Biology. 
He uses an evidence-based approach to formulate individualized treatment plans to get the best results in patients. He specializes in a variety of spinal and extremity conditions by utilizing techniques such as chiropractic adjustments, rehabilitation exercises, soft tissue therapy, cupping, taping, instrument assisted soft tissue manipulation, physiotherapy modalities, and more. 
During his time in Portland, he had the opportunity to work at various professional and amateur sporting events, treating different types of athletes that helped him hone his skills. His passion for sports grew from high school and to this day he stays active by competing in basketball, swimming, weight-lifting, taking leisurely hikes, and walking his dog. Fitness is a passion of his and he likes to empower his patients with the ability to change and progress towards a pain-free and active lifestyle. Treating individuals and seeing their improvements and the impact it has on their lives is what drives him to be the best chiropractor that he can be.

Johnny Guan Physiotherapist



Shockwave Therapy / Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS)

Johnny completed his Master’s degree in Physical Therapy at Queen’s University and bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology at the University of British Columbia.  Johnny has also completed two diplomas in General Studies and Sport Science at Douglas College.

Johnny’s clinical experience includes time in both public and private settings. Johnny started his career in public practice (hospitals) and private clinics in Kingston and the Greater Toronto Area. In addition to his clinical experience, Johnny spent four years as a behavioral interventionist and was a research assistant for a Parkinson’s disease and concussion study at UBC.

Johnny has a variety of interests including treating patients with MSK (musculoskeletal), cardiopulmonary diseases, neurological conditions, vestibular issues, and concussions. He also enjoys helping patients who have injuries from sports, motor vehicle accidents, and other chronic conditions.

In his spare time, Johnny enjoys playing basketball, table tennis, tennis, and badminton. He also loves volunteering and has spent eight years with organizations geared toward helping those with physical and behavioral challenges such as the Special Olympics and the Vancouver Chinese Policing Center.

Johnny is fluent in English, Cantonese, and Mandarin.

Salma Samnani Physiotherapist



Pelvic Floor Therapy / Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS)

When human beings experience disabling challenges, it’s not uncommon for their lives to unravel. My great passion is to help people to overcome physical challenges. I help my patients (children, youth, Adults, and families) to find healthy perspectives of themselves by enlightening them on the relationships between Mind-body, and soul. My job is to educate them on how relationships between muscles, joints, and ligaments work so they can manage their physical pain and be more efficient at work, with hobbies, passion, and with their family.

I am a proud mom of two sons and A Physiotherapist I hold bachelor's and master's degrees in physiotherapy (INDIA) and a Master’s in administrative sciences (Fairleigh Dickson University, Vancouver) I have more than 10 years of experience in different specialties from musculoskeletal injury, neurorehabilitation to cardiovascular rehabilitation from Acute to Chronic illness. I am always curious to learn new techniques all the time because I know there is no single approach that is right for one Individual.

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Luke Lee is a dedicated physiotherapist with a degree in physiotherapy from Manchester Metropolitan University, UK, complemented by advanced studies in kinesiology at the University of British Columbia. He is a Registered Physiotherapist in the UK, recognized by the Health and Care Professions Council, and a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy.

Luke brings a wealth of experience from diverse healthcare settings, including Manchester Children’s Hospital in the UK and various facilities across British Columbia. His expertise spans the treatment of ICBC/WCB cases, chronic pain management, motor vehicle injuries, post-operative rehabilitation, and work-related injuries.

Luke's journey includes overcoming sports-related injuries, including a complete tear in his ACL, ligaments, and meniscus during varsity badminton. This firsthand experience fuels his empathy and understanding of patient care.

Passionate about delivering tailored treatment plans, Luke utilizes a holistic approach that integrates manual therapy, deep tissue massage, manipulation, fascial stretch therapy, osteoporosis management, stroke rehabilitation, sports injury recovery, sciatica treatment, post-surgery rehab, clinical Pilates, electromuscular stimulation, shockwave therapy, and customized exercise prescriptions.

Beyond his professional pursuits, Luke stays active in competitive badminton, ice hockey, and swimming. He also enjoys playing piano for church services and engaging in music composition during his leisure time.

Luke's multifaceted background and commitment to personalized care underscore his role as a compassionate and skilled physiotherapist dedicated to enhancing his patients' well-being.



Occupational Therapist

Joy holds both a Master of Occupational Therapy degree and a Bachelor’s degree in Science in Biology from the University of British Columbia (UBC). Throughout her academic journey at UBC, she embraced a holistic perspective on health, exploring the intricate connections among environmental factors, physical health, psychological well-being, and individual experiences.

Dedicated to providing compassionate and evidence-based care, Joy has accumulated extensive clinical experience across diverse areas. Her expertise includes mental health, neurorehabilitation, fatigue management, quality of life enhancement, and overall functional improvement. She has honed her skills through roles in acute hospital units, outpatient rehabilitation clinics, and non-governmental organizations.

Joy's commitment extends beyond clinical settings. She is passionate about empowering her patients to engage in activities that align with their individual needs, desires, and joys in life. Grounded in the fundamental 'doing-being-becoming' concept of occupational therapy, Joy actively pursues various interests outside her professional role, including fostering relationships, photography, conservation work, and participating in sports and outdoor adventures.

Simon Cai Registered Massage Therapist


Registered Massage Therapist

Simon graduated from the West Coast College of Massage Therapy’s 3,000-hour program in New Westminster. Simon obtained his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California, San Diego, which gives him a better understanding of human anatomy and physiology. Being a soccer player and sports enthusiast, Simon is no stranger to sports injuries and ailments. His approach to massage therapy involves Relaxation Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Myofascial Release, Trigger Point Therapy, Muscle Energy Technique, and Joint Mobilization Technique. Additionally, Simon has done numerous studies in frozen shoulder and acute/chronic lower back pain.

Simon is fluent in English, Cantonese, and Mandarin.

Fei Li Registered Massage Therapist


Registered Massage Therapist

Fei has accomplished a 2800-hour accredited Massage Therapy program and successfully obtained an RMT certificate.
She has been dedicated to this field for over three years and has a passion for treating patients with a variety of musculoskeletal health concerns, including frozen shoulder, pregnancy massage, office-work-related aches, and pain, sports injuries.
She also has developed a good set of techniques in treatment, such as joint mobilization, fascia release, proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation, and deep tissue massage.
Fei enjoys hiking, boating, and playing basketball.

Tony Wu Registered Massage Therapist


Registered Massage Therapist

Tony graduated from the Massage Therapy program at Vancouver Career College and is registered with the College of Massage Therapists of British Columbia.  During his training, he was able to participate in many outreach opportunities and treated patients with various conditions. He worked with elderly patients, athletes, individuals with mental or physical disabilities, and those living with HIV and cancer. Additionally, he has a great deal of experience in treating ICBC patients. Some of the common injuries related to ICBC patients include whiplash, severe headaches, muscle strain, nerve damage, and disc herniation.
Tony will assess your condition, give you options for treatment, and work with you to achieve your desired results. Whether you have issues such as pain and soreness from daily activities or age-related, stress and tension headache, sport or other injuries, limited range of motion, rehabilitation, health maintenance, or just relaxation, you will be in good hands. 
Tony delivers effective treatments by incorporating different modalities such as myofascial release, trigger point therapy, joint mobilizations, proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation, active and passive stretching, Swedish and deep tissue massage. Each treatment is followed by a review of homecare to support you to live a healthy and balanced lifestyle. He does not simply treat symptoms or complaints but helps you understand the cause and how you can minimize the occurrence in the future.
In his spare time, Tony enjoys long walks with his beloved dogs, going to the gym, and spending time with friends.
Tony looks forward to meeting you and helping you on your journey towards holistic health and wellness.

Teresa Zhao Registered Massage Therapist and Acupuncturist


Registered Massage Therapist

Registered Acupuncturist

Teresa Zhao graduated from the 2750 hour RMT program at Vancouver Career College. During the academic time, she had the opportunity to work on a wide variety of conditions in the school clinic and at different outreaches including BC women’s hospital, MS society BC, Positive Living BC, Douglas college sports team, Emineda seniors home, etc. 

Teresa’s passion is to help her patients achieve a healthy lifestyle and restore balanced body function. Her focus is on posture balancing, fascial releasing, and muscle relaxation. She is especially good at treating muscle tension headaches, whiplash associated disorder, neck and shoulder stiffness, and chronic lower back pain. She truly believes that massage therapy is one of the best, the safest, and the most natural way to heal the body and promote physical and mental well-being.

Teresa enjoys an active lifestyle and likes to do yoga, hiking, dancing, and watch movies. She also has a master's degree in business and a bachelor's degree in arts. Besides English, Teresa is also fluent in Mandarin and Cantonese.

John Li Registered Massage Therapist


Registered Massage Therapist

John graduated from Vancouver Career College’s Registered Massage Therapy program with honors in April 2019 and received his RMT designation in November 2019.
John started as a certified bodyworker before he enrolled in the Registered Massage Therapy program and gained satisfaction when he helped clients improve their conditions. Before coming to Canada, John was an orthopedic surgeon who had dedicated his practice to acquire patients' satisfaction. John is honored to have the trust and loyalty of many families ever since his early practice. John's medical knowledge and experience give him an insight into the reasons to treat many kinds of tissue and joint pains. He also adheres to the principle of patient-centeredness, which he provides both deep tissue and relaxation in his treatments.
In his spare time, John likes reading, doing exercises, outdoor activities, e.g. rowing and swimming in lakes and rivers, cycling, hiking, and soccer.

Adrian Zhou Registered Massage Therapist and Acupuncturist


Registered Massage Therapist

Registered Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner

Adrian graduated from the RMT program at Vancouver Career College and is registered with the College of Massage Therapists of British Columbia. 
Adrian is also practicing as a Registered Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner in B.C. since 2014. His combined Eastern and Western medical backgrounds encompass his practice with not only trigger points in muscles, but also acupoints and meridian lines in the body.
Adrian is dedicated to helping patients relieve from aches and pain, work stress, repetitive use injuries, and achieve their desired state of comfort. He also focuses on maintaining the wellness of the body through preventative care. He incorporates relaxation massage, deep tissue massage, joint mobilizations, trigger point therapy, and muscle energy technique into his treatments.  
In his spare time, Adrian likes swimming, hiking, and spending time with his family.

Lili Chen Registered Massage Therapist


Registered Massage Therapist

Lili graduated from the Protege School of Massage Therapy and is registered with the College of Massage Therapists of British Columbia. She practices with a variety of techniques like swedish and deep tissue massage, myofascial release, trigger point release, and joint play. Her approach to treatment is a balance of both clinical and relaxation-based techniques to produce positive change in her patient’s body and life. Throughout her practice, she has been fortunate to work with a variety of patients, all of which have made her sensitive to the individual needs of her patients. She believes Massage Therapy is a holistic healthcare practice that treats a person’s mental, physical, emotional, and spiritual health; leading to an overall sense of well-being. She looks forward to meeting with you to provide a comprehensive range of care.

Kimberlee Ma Registered Massage Therapist


Registered Massage Therapist

Kimberlee is a registered massage therapist who has completed her RMT program at WCCMT. She has always been fascinating and passionate about her profession and helps out those with conditions as simple as general relaxation, to complex ones such as strains and sprains, tendinitis, frozen shoulder, pregnancy, and so on. She is also skilled in myofascial release, joint mobilization, trigger point release, proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation stretch, and etc.


Wendy Zhan Registered Massage Therapist


Registered Massage Therapist

Wendy is always passionate about the healthcare industry. Wendy graduated from Vancouver Career College of Massage Therapy, and she has over ten years of Chinese Tuina massage experience in China and Canada. Wendy completed her Chinese traditional medicine course in 2005; she participated in and completed the intern program for cardio-cerebrovascular disease rehabilitation from 2004 to 2006. 
Wendy is dedicated to her profession and is eager to increase her skills and knowledge as a therapist. She is highly committed to treating her clients with a customized approach to fit each need. She is experienced with a combination of therapeutic massage techniques and manual therapies, including but not limited to general Swedish massage, deep tissue techniques, joint mobilizations, trigger point release, muscle energy techniques, and myofascial release. She enjoys helping people find their underlying causes of postural imbalance and returning their bodies to their normal, balanced state. She also provides a home-care plan to assist the patients after their treatments.
Wendy was a high school athlete; she had several injuries from training and competition, knowing firsthand how the pain works. She is passionate about helping people who suffer from acute and chronic injuries. 
Besides work, Wendy also loves cycling, swimming, and hiking. She always steps up and volunteers for the cycling and hiking communities whenever needed.
Wendy is always willing to help people recover from their injuries, live pain-free, and educate people on body awareness. Please book an appointment with her, and she is there to help.

Jennifer Smith Registered Massage Therapist


Registered Massage Therapist

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Tanya Wu Registered Massage Therapist


Registered Massage Therapist

Tanya completed Massage Therapy Program and become a member of the College of Massage Therapists of BC (CMTBC). Being able to help people to improve their health and well-being is happiness for her.

Tanya believes patient-centered treatment is the key element between an RMT and a patient. This includes creating a personalized treatment plan to reach the treatment goals and providing homecare for an individual patient. Tanya has a passion for treating patients by using a variety of techniques such as myofascial active release, deep tissue massage, Swedish techniques, joint mobilization, trigger point release, and active/passive stretching.

Tanya can speak English, Mandarin, and Taiwanese. 

She is looking forward to helping patients to achieve their goals. 

Brenda Liu Registered Massage Therapist


Registered Massage Therapist

Brenda graduated from the massage therapy program at the Royal Institute of Science & Management in 2014, where she gained a solid foundation in various massage techniques, including Swedish, deep tissue, sports, and prenatal massage, among others. She also stays up-to-date with the latest developments in the field through continuing education and professional development.

As a massage therapist, Brenda has had the opportunity to work with diverse patients ranging from individuals with chronic pain to pregnant women and stressed-out professionals. She takes a holistic approach to massage therapy, considering each patient’s unique needs and tailoring her sessions accordingly.

When she is not practicing massage therapy, Brenda enjoys the outdoors. She is committed to her own self-care and well-being, and she believes in leading a balanced and healthy lifestyle as a role model for her patients.

Han Jang Registered Massage Therapist


Registered Massage Therapist

Han is a Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) who graduated from the VCC College RMT program. He is fully trained to treat a variety of conditions, including muscle tension, joint pain, and sports injuries. Han's passion for his work as an RMT is evident in everything he does, from his commitment to ongoing professional development to his caring and attentive approach to patient care.

Han is known for his respectful and understanding manner, and he always takes the time to listen to his patient's concerns and goals. He is dedicated to providing personalized treatment plans that are tailored to each patient's unique needs and preferences, and he works closely with his patients to help them achieve their wellness goals.

In addition to his expertise in treating specific conditions, Han is also skilled in providing relaxation massage. He understands the importance of self-care and stress management, and he is committed to helping his patients achieve a state of deep relaxation and peace during their sessions.

Whether working with patients to address specific health concerns or simply helping them unwind and recharge, Han is always focused on providing the highest level of care and support. He takes great pride in his work as an RMT and is deeply committed to helping his patients achieve optimal health and well-being.

Han is also fluent in Korean.

Emily Wang Registered Massage Therapist


Registered Massage Therapist

Emily graduated from the Protégé School of Toronto. She has comprehensive experience regarding manual therapeutic work on patients’ muscles and joints. Helping people with managing pain and preventing further deterioration of muscles and joints is her passion. She has a good understanding of trigger points, myofascial release, and soft tissue techniques. She has gained skills through work with multi-disciplinary clinics and high-end spas.  Also, she is quite skillful in helping patients with Joint Mobilization, Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation. She worked for a wide range of patients from 7 years old to 79 years old, from desk workers to prenatal. She feels rewarded for helping people with their conditions and issues.
In her spare time, she loves to read and cook. 

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Registered Massage Therapist

Gina is a graduate of the West Coast College of Massage Therapy Program in New Westminster (WCCMT) and is an active registrant with the College of Massage Therapists of British Columbia. She completed her 3000-hour program, which included a variety of in-reach and out-reach clinics.
Gina has been focusing on assisting patients in their recovery from motor vehicle accidents, whiplash, concussions, joint, and ligament issues. In addition to providing treatments for specific injuries, Gina also enjoys helping patients who seek relief from daily muscle fatigue.
During her treatments, she utilizes various techniques such as general Swedish massage, Myofascial release, trigger point release, PNF (Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation), and active stretching.
Gina derives a strong sense of satisfaction from helping her patients, which further motivates her to see patients every day. She is passionate about conducting research and continuing her education to better serve her patients.
Outside of massage therapy, Gina cherishes spending time with her family.



Registered Massage Therapist

As a well-trained and compassionate Registered Massage Therapist, Ting firmly believes that massage therapy is the art of touch, a powerful tool that fosters healing and leaves a positive impact on both the physical and mental well-being of individuals.

Her expertise extends to a wide range of conditions, including muscle strain, sprains, neck and shoulder discomfort, low back pain, sports injuries, and stress relief. Drawing from her background as a Midwife RN, Ting also offers pregnancy massages to support expectant mothers on their unique journey.

To ensure the most effective treatment, Ting employs a versatile set of techniques, including fascial work, Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF), targeted trigger point therapy, active and passive release methods, joint manipulation, and the soothing benefits of hydrotherapy. This holistic approach allows her to tailor each session to meet the specific needs of her patients.

When Ting is not in the treatment room, she enjoys the pleasures of cooking, cycling, and embarking on sightseeing adventures. Additionally, Ting loves sharing a good laugh and is continually honing her comedic skills – perhaps an inherited gift from her mom!



Registered Massage Therapist

Batyr is a dedicated massage therapist, proudly graduating from the Vancouver College of Massage Therapy. His transformative journey into this profession began when he sought relief for chronic back pain from an exceptional Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) at GMHC. Witnessing the profound impact of massage therapy, Batyr found his calling and committed himself to understanding and contributing to the healing power of this field.

Armed with a diverse skill set essential for a proficient massage therapist, Batyr excels in General Swedish Massage, PNF stretching, myofascial release, neuromuscular and trigger point release, and various other techniques and modalities.

Beyond his therapeutic expertise, Batyr is a well-rounded individual with a passion for strategic chess games, an active runner, and an avid reader and documentary enthusiast. In his free time, he combines intellectual pursuits with physical activities, embodying a holistic approach to wellness



Registered Massage Therapist

Meet Kevin, a skilled Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) and proud graduate of Vancouver Career College. Kevin's genuine passion for aiding others is at the core of his diverse range of techniques, which include deep tissue massage, trigger point release, myofascial release, and relaxation massage.

In his role as an RMT, Kevin is unwavering in his dedication to acquiring more experience and providing top-notch care to his patients. Beyond the clinic, you'll often find him engaging in his love for volleyball and dedicating time to strength and weight training.

Kevin's commitment to enhancing the well-being of others is evident not only through his professional expertise but also in his active pursuit of a balanced and healthy lifestyle.



Registered Massage Therapist

Zora is a graduate of the 3000-hour program at the West Coast College of Massage Therapy in New Westminster. Currently, she is furthering her studies in Kinesiology, aiming to provide a comprehensive range of treatments including passive and active therapies for her patients. Zora is proficient in various massage techniques such as relaxation massage, deep tissue massage, trigger point release, myofascial release, and joint mobilizations, tailoring her treatments to each patient's needs. Her ability to communicate fluently in both English and Mandarin allows her to serve a diverse clientele effectively. Zora's experience and skills ensure that she delivers patient-centered and result-driven care.

Tommy Chen Kinesiologist Active Rehab



Tommy graduated from Simon Fraser University with a Bachelor of Science in kinesiology – concentration in active health and rehabilitation. He is a BCAK registered kinesiologist with extensive experience in providing assessment and active rehabilitation for sport-related and ICBC/WorkSafe injuries. He is also specialized in exercise prescription to general fitness and health training.
Outside of the clinic, Tommy has the chance to work as an athletic trainer. He has enjoyed coaching youth basketball for the last 3 years, which gives him experience working with children and young athletes. His enthusiasm toward sport is leading him into an active lifestyle, including playing basketball, soccer, and weightlifting.

Jenny Liu Acupuncturist


Registered Acupuncturist

Jenny Liu is a Registered Acupuncturist and Certified Acupoint Injection Therapist. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in TCMD from Liaoning University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, China.

Being a registered TCM doctor in China, she worked as a TCM doctor at the acupuncture unit in the hospital and participated in editing and publishing many Chinese medicine books.

Being an acupuncturist and TCM doctor for more than 20 years, she has treated a significate number of patients in China and Canada. She is passionate about looking after her patients and restoring their health to themselves. Her patients who have been completely recovered or been significantly improved from their complaints are still seeing her regularly.
Her expertise includes but not limited to postpartum repair, De Quervain disease, neck and shoulder pain, lower back pain, infertility, sciatica nerves pain, tennis elbows, frozen shoulder, sinus, arthritis, insomnia, anxiety, depression, bell's palsy, headache, shingles, toothache, cold, gastrointestinal disease, cosmetic, obesity, dysmenorrhea, irregular menstruation, etc.

Alice Zheng Acupuncturist


Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Alice is a Registered Acupuncturist, Registered TCM Practitioner, and Registered Doctor of TCM in BC, Canada. She brings over 20 years of experience in educating and working in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Western Medicine across China, Japan, and Canada. Alice holds a Bachelor's degree in the Integration of Traditional Chinese and Western Medicine and a double-undergraduate major in Acupuncture and Massage from China, a Ph.D. in Medical Ethics from Japan, and a Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine diploma from Canada.

With her extensive TCM background and experience, Alice believes in the value of combining traditional and complementary medicine. She is a professional acupuncturist and Chinese medical doctor dedicated to helping her patients live healthier and more confident lives. Alice employs a wide variety of natural and effective treatments, including acupuncture, cupping, acupressure (TuiNa), scraping (Gua Sha), electro-acupuncture, moxibustion therapy, auricular therapy, and Chinese herbal formulas.

Danika Mowat Acupuncturist


Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Danika is a Registered Acupuncturist and TCM herbalist. Her interest in Traditional Chinese Medicine started with her training in Chinese martial arts. She has been practicing Tai Chi and Qi Gong for over 30 years and has been teaching for over 20 years. Traditionally, Tai Chi, Qi Gong, and TCM were used in tandem to treat patients.
Her interest is in treating emotional and physical pain, digestive issues, sinus issues, TMJ, reproductive/gynecological issues, and cosmetics

Victor He Acupuncturist


Registered Acupuncturist

Victor graduated from the School of Medicine of Shihezi University in Xinjiang in 1991. He has been engaged in clinical practice in Western medicine ever since. In 2006, he studied Chinese medicine and acupuncture. After obtaining his Chinese medicine degree, he has been engaged in practicing Chinese medicine and acupuncture until now. He is currently a registered acupuncturist in Canada. He has practical and unique clinical experience in treating facial paralysis, stroke rehabilitation, soft tissue injury, pain caused by trauma and strain, and limb dysfunction. He is committed to helping patients relieve pain and regain health.

Christina Cong Acupuncturist


Registered Acupuncturist

Christina graduated from Guangdong Medical University in 2003. After graduation, she worked as an RN in the hospital for many years. She is a registrant in good standing with the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture of BC.
Christina believes that traditional Chinese Medicine is a tool that helps identify and treat patients’ needs. She enjoys helping patients find answers and solutions to their health concerns, boosting their immune system, helping relieve musculoskeletal pain, stress, and anxiety regulates their hormones and digestion, improves sleep and general well-being. She emphasizes treating the disease at the root cause level and improving your health.

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