Back to Wellness Team
The Back to Wellness team consists of 8 practitioners with services including Naturopathic Medicine, Acupuncture, Chiropractic, Physiotherapy and Registered Massage. The practitioners, with their individual expertise, collaborate continuously on the care of a patient and value an integrated approach in patient treatment and continue to grow in this direction.
Our Local Acupuncturist
Stephen Ko, R.Ac.
Growing up in a family with two doctors of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Taiwan, Stephen grew up in the midst of Chinese herbs, acupuncture needles, Tui-Na therapy and herbal patches. It was this approach his uncle used to treat him with when he fractured his collarbone at the age of…
Our Local Chiropractors
Dr. Rozina Budhwani, B.Sc., DC
For almost 20 years, Dr. Rozina Budhwani has developed a style of practice that combines correcting misaligned joints with specific muscle exercise techniques. She believes that an accurate diagnosis or getting to the root cause of the problem is the key to proper healing…
Dr. Eric Vermander, B.Sc., DC
At a young age, Dr. Vermander found himself curious about how the human body works and why it responds the way it does as he was training for mountain biking and cycling competition. This inquisitive desire naturally led to a path where he completed his Bachelors of Science…
Dr. Moe Baloo, BSc, DC, MHA
Dr. Moe Baloo (BSc, DC, MHA) obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in human biology from the University of Winnipeg and a Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Northwestern Chiropractic College in Minneapolis, Minnesota. In 2011, he completed a Master’s Degree in Health Administration from the University of British Columbia…
Dr. Calvin Cheung
Dr. Calvin is an evidence-based chiropractor that uses an integrative approach. He has taken a wide range of elective courses in neurokinetic therapy (NKT), motion palpating institute (MPI), OTZ, active release technique (ART), Thompson technique, Activator, and Diversified technique…
Our Local Massage Therapists
Darya Francis-Bain, RMT
Darya has been practicing as a Registered Massage Therapist in BC since 2012. She completed the 3000 hour Massage and Hydrotherapy RMT program, along with attending continued education courses on pain management and trigger point therapy…
Kara Richards, RMT
Kara Richards is a registered massage therapist who graduated from the West Coast College of Massage Therapy in 2002. After a thorough patient history, Kara uses a blend of massage therapy techniques best suited for the individual.
Emily Smith, RMT
Emily Smith graduated from the West Coast College of Massage Therapy in 2015, and has furthered her education in lumbospelvic pain, assessment and treatment. She also has experience and a special interest in treatment of pre/postnatal women.
Delina Somani, RMT
Delina graduated from the West Coast College of Massage Therapy’s 3000 hour program in 2001. In 2007 she received her yoga instructor certification from Prana Yoga College. She is trained in IASTM (instrument assisted soft tissue manipulation) and is a certified reflexologist.
Our Local Naturopaths
Dr. Rehana Kassam, B.Sc. ND
With over ten years of experience and an expertise in chronic disease management and prevention, Dr. Rehana Kassam has developed a successful practice in naturopathic medicine. Dr. Kassam acquired her Bachelor of Science degree in Nutritional Sciences at…
Dr. Fahrin Mohamed, ND
Having battled her own health problems, Dr. Mohamed gravitated towards naturopathic medicine because of the holistic and multi faceted approach it offered. Ever since she was young, her dream was to be a doctor and her passion to assist people in their journey to health.
Our Local Physiotherapists
Marlon Wong Uy, PT
Marlon Wong Uy PT, a BC registered physiotherapist since 2011, has worked in the field for over 12 years in several countries (Canada, UK, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia , Turks and Caicos Islands and the Philippines). A BSc graduate in…
Elizabeth received her Masters in Physical Therapy and Bachelors in Human Kinetics with a specialization in Exercise Science from UBC. She has experience in the health and fitness industry working as a certified personal trainer and…