Our Team


Backs in Action Therapists and Front Desk Staff, Christmas 2021

At Backs in Action, we are honoured to offer you access to a committed, compassionate and highly skilled team of multidisciplinary healthcare professionals including

Alexander Benin


Alexander Benin completed his MSc in Physiotherapy from Glasgow Caledonian...

Amir Ghahremani

Massage Therapist

Amir Ghahremani is a Registered Massage Therapist with over ten...

Andrew Moussavi


Andrew Moussavi obtained his BSc with distinction in Biomedical Physiology...

Ava Katz


Ava completed her Bachelor of Kinesiology at the University of...

Candice Koo

Massage Therapist

Candice is an honours graduate of the Registered Massage Therapist...

Denise Wong


Denise Wong was born and raised in Hong Kong, then...

Dr. Danielle Pus McKinney, BSc, DC


Dr. Danielle McKinney, originally from Cambridge, Ontario, is a graduate...

Dr. Farrah Jiwa


**Currently on medical leave.** Backs in Action owner/director Dr. Farrah...

Dr. Jonathan Yu


Dr Jonathan Yu grew up in Hong Kong and spent the...

Dr. Joseph Yung


Dr Joseph Yung was born in Hong Kong and raised...

Dr. Lucas Tisshaw


Dr. Lucas Tisshaw uses a multifaceted approach to his chiropractic...

Dr Peyman Khademi


Dr Peyman Khademi completed his undergraduate studies in Biology and...

Dr. Ryan Takagi


Dr. Ryan Takagi has clinical concentrations in sports injury management...

Henry Gao


Henry is a Registered Kinesiologist who graduated from the University...

Ivan Reygadas

Registered Clinical Counsellor

“I am a person-centred strength-based counsellor. My aim is not to...

Jackson Chu

Massage Therapist

Jackson Chu is a graduate of the Langara College Registered...

Maryam Rahimi


Maryam has more than eight years of experience in physical...

Myles Houtman

Massage Therapist

Myles Houtman is a Registered Massage Therapist with the College...

Nandan Kumar

Massage Therapist

Kumar graduated from West Coast College of Massage Therapy. He...

Natalie Wiarda

Massage Therapist

My approach to therapeutic massage involves modalities that increase body...

Rachel Cheung


Rachel (BA Kin, MSc Sports Science) has practiced Kinesiology for...

Rhiannon Jones

Registered Clinical Counsellor

Rhiannon believes in a person-centered approach to counselling where her...

Sungwoon Shawn Tjen


Sungwoon (Shawn) Tjen is a registered acupuncturist with the College...

Sushmeet Anand

Massage Therapist

Sushmeet (Sushi) Anand is currently enrolled at West Coast College...

Veera Grewal

Registered Clinical Counsellor

Veera Grewal is a Registered Clinical Counsellor (#17576) and approved...

Yasaman Safarzadeh


Yasaman Safarzaedeh is a Registered Acupuncturist and Licensed Traditional Chinese...

Everyone On The Backs In Action Team Is


All of our team members are focused on providing you with the utmost care to help you attain your optimum wellness and quality of life.

Backs In Action Team


Our team will take the time to listen to you to get a better understanding of your concerns and provide you with all the information you need to make informed decisions about your health.


All of our therapists have degrees from leading healthcare schools and are knowledgeable in their chosen fields.



We invest our energy into helping you feel better. We want to see you leave the office with more energy and empower you to become an active advocate of your health!

Backs in Action would be happy to hear from you. If you have any questions feel free to drop by, send us an email or call us at 604-876-9977. We look forward to seeing you and are excited to get back into action together!