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Vida Farizhendi Registered physiotherapist
Vida graduated from Shahid Beheshti university in Tehran,Iran with a Bachelor of science in physiotherapy in 1993. She owned her clinic and health center in Tehran for few years prior to move to Canada.
She has worked in orthopedic hospital and private practices in musculoskeletal disorders and neurological cases in Tehran and Vancouver. She believes in continuing education and has completed several post graduate and Mckenzie courses. Vida is certified with (AFCI), the acupuncture foundation of Canada institute and does anatomical acupuncture combined with other treatments for her patients. In addition to acupuncture Vida does deep dry needling (IMS) which is effective for trigger points, chronic pain and reducing inflammation.
Her interests are hiking, swimming, aerobic, yoga and painting.
Adefemi Famojuro Physiotherapist
Femi received his training at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria where he earned a Bachelor of Physiotherapy graduating with a distinction in orthopedic and trauma.
He is passionate about helping his clients return to activity through the use of individualized programs which comprises of therapeutic exercise, manual therapy, and client education.
Since graduating in 2007, he has worked in various practice setting with a special interest in treating sports injuries, orthopedic rehabilitation.
He has taken courses in McKenzie method, muscle energy technique and is currently pursuing his manual therapy levels.
He enjoys soccer(watching, playing) and politics.
Sepehr Jahanshahi, BscPT, Registered physiotherapist
Sepehr graduated from Shiraz University of Medical Sciences in 2008 with an honour bachelor degree of Physiotherapy. He has been practicing in outpatient clinical setting since then with the focus on musculoskeletal injuries.
He attended in a 10 month program at the University of Toronto (2016-2017) to upgrade his physiotherapy knowledge and advancing his manual skills. In 2014 Sepehr got the certification in Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS) and he has been treating his clients with acute and chronic pain disorders by applying this technique in conjunction with manual therapy and exercise based approaches. He also attended in post graduate courses of myofascial release, positional release and muscle energy techniques which are all effective adjunction to his manual treatment tools.
Sepehr likes sport and believe that having an active lifestyle is the main key to address most of the muscle and joint problems. His areas of interest are shoulder and hip injuries, sport injuries, neck pain and neck-related headaches.
Photography, listening to classical music and reading are some of the things that Sepehr likes to do in his spare time.
Mirhadi Entezari Bonab, Bsc.,MScPT Registered physiotherapist
Hadi obtained his Bachelor of Science in Physical therapy in 2004 and his Master of Science in Physical Therapy from TMU 2011. Since graduating in 2004, he has branched out into multiple facets of manual therapy. Hadi has a special interest in the treatment of orthopedic conditions of the spine, SI joint, knee and shoulder.
The bulk of his treatment approach lies in the use of manual therapy, which includes joint mobilization and Muscle energy techniques. An adjunct to his treatments include active individualized exercise program, myofascial release techniques, intramuscular stimulation (IMS) and all variable depending on patient’s needs.
Hadi enjoys treating injuries in a holistic way. This means he will look beyond a local injury and search for other possible mechanisms throughout the body as cause of injury.
Outside of his passion for physiotherapy, he enjoys playing soccer, staying fit, and exploring the world.
Clayton Giles Registered Massage Therapist
Clayton Giles is a massage therapist (RMT) who has completed the 3000 hour program at West Coast College of Massage Therapy.
His enthusiasm for learning about the human body and his health conscience lifestyle make him suitable for the profession as a RMT. Clayton’s treatment style incorporates a wide range of techniques, such as Swedish Massage, Trigger Point Therapy, Fascial, and Joint Mobilizations.
Post treatment he always gives his patients homecare, whether its a stretch, strengthening exercise, or a change to work place or lifestyle ergonomics. Clayton stays active by weightlifting, going for runs or hikes, or doing seasonal activities such as snowshoeing or kayaking.
Roxana Pardis Registered Acupuncturist &Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine by Education.
Roxana Pardis is a graduate of Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine (DTCM) program at ICTCM (International College of Traditional Chinese Medicine) and currently working as a registered acupuncturist in Harmony Clinic.
Coquitlam. Although coming from an engineering background, she has always been fascinated with the magic of human body and ways to achieve a balanced healthy life.
She believes that the way the human body is interconnected with the mind and soul in Chinese Medicine empowers the practitioner to help all individuals in their own personal journeys towards wellbeing and growth. Especially the way Chinese Medicine is based upon the energy mechanics of the body and mind, and how health is maintained through the unity and constant transformation of the two opposite life forces, yin and yang.
Her five year training in TCM included Western Medicine basics, such as Anatomy, Physiology, Internal Medicine, Pharmacology, as well as Chinese Medicine basics such as Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine, Chinese Internal Medicine, Chinese food cure, TuiNa (Chinese massage), Qi Gong and Tai Chi (Chinese martial arts),… and some advanced courses in TCM (e.g., TCM psychology and TCM gerontology). In addition to her formal program in ICTCMV, she has also completed other short programs which include Acupuncture Detoxification, under the National Acupuncture Detoxification Association (NADA), Infertility, and Cosmetic Acupuncture. The latter was provided by Marry Elizabeth Wakefield, one of the leading proponents of facial renewal techniques in the world today.
Vahid Shahrokhi, DOMP Registered Osteopath
Vahid graduated from Medical University as MD in Iran in 1995z
He has worked in hospital, emergency department and his private clinic for more than 18 years,prior to move to Canada.
In Canada, he passed ARDMS exams in principles of MSK Ultrasound, then he graduated from
NAO( National Academy of Osteopathy) as DOMP.
Vahid as DOMP( Osteopath practitioner) doesn’t concentrate on treating the problem area, he
strongly believes that the body functions as a unit. Everything is connected and a compensation or compromise in any part of the body will affect the whole body.
Zara Farizhendi Office Manager
Zara is our friendly face at the front desk, she is a great source of communications for the patients and therapists. She has a degree in Economics /Business from Iran and has studied Financial management program in BCIT.
She has several years of work experience in Office managing, Accounting, Sales and Human resources. She has been painting in oil and acrylic in her spare time for more than 10 years. She also enjoys bike riding, hiking, badminton, canoeing and kayaking.