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Dr. Julian Lim

Chiropractor in NE (Calgary)

Joined team: March 29, 2010

Location: Renfrew

Languages: English

Services Chiropractic

Modalities: A.R.T, Chiropractic, Graston Therapy

Bio:
Born and raised in Calgary Alberta, Dr. Julian attended the University of Calgary, pursuing a degree in cellular molecular and microbial biology before traveling to St. Louis, Missouri, to complete his chiropractic doctorate. He graduated in 2009 with an honour’s distinction.

To help patients, Dr. Julian uses soft tissue treatments to help speed recovery, including Graston, a soft tissue technique to help break down and remove scar tissue in new and old injuries. These techniques are usually employed in conjunction with standard chiropractic treatments such as diversified and activator techniques to give patients maximum benefit. He is also a Certified Active Release Technique provider, another soft tissue technique that helps in repetitive sprain/strain injuries.

Dr. Julian has been an examiner for the Canadian Chiropractic examining board and is a clinical advisor for the Alberta College and Association of Chiropractors.

He has presented health talks for the Alberta Energy Regulator, the running room, and many other businesses and organizations to promote health and wellness.


Dr. Yna Flores

Chiropractor in NE (Calgary)

Joined team: February 22, 2022

Location: Renfrew

Language: English/Tagalog

Services: Chiropractic

Modalities: Diversified manual adjusting, Soft Tissue Therapy techniques in individualized treatment plans

Bio:
Dr. Yna Flores moved from the Philippines to Calgary at a young age and has lived in this city ever since. She completed her undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences at the University of Calgary. She wanted to pursue a career in healthcare and was especially drawn to the hands-on and holistic approach of chiropractic. She decided to move to San Jose, CA, and attend Palmer College of Chiropractic – West to complete her Doctor of Chiropractic degree. 

Dr. Flores utilizes diversified manual adjusting and soft tissue therapy techniques in individualized treatment plans. She believes in the importance of preventative care and treating the root causes of various conditions. She is excited to serve her hometown of Calgary and welcomes patients from all walks of life.

Outside the clinic, Dr. Flores loves spending time with her friends, family, and dog Billy. She enjoys exploring the city’s restaurants, walking along the river, and having good game nights. She also enjoys watching her favourite sports teams and playing basketball.


Maria Bianco

Psychologist in NE (Calgary)

Joined Team: October 15, 2021

Location: Renfrew

Languages: English/French

Services: Psychology

Modalities: CBT, DBT, and/or solutions-focused strategies, Pain Reduction, Healthier Relationships, Increase in overall wellness in life

Bio:
Maria Bianco is a registered psychologist with an extensive background in helping individuals realize their goals, whether that is pain reduction, healthier relationships, or an increased level of overall wellness in life. 

She uses a client-centered approach that includes CBT, DBT, and/or solutions-focused strategies. Individuals often report feeling better with increased confidence and relaxation regarding communication, conflict resolution, and/or emotional balance. Her collaborative and supportive style empowers people to reconnect with strengths, resources, and new concepts.


Dr. Paul Theriault

Naturopath in NE (Calgary)

Joined team: March 1, 2013

Location: Renfrew

Language: English

Services: Naturopath

Modalities: Acupuncture (Auricular) Biotherapeutic Drainage, Homeopathy, Naturopath, Nutrigenomics

Bio:
Dr. Paul has always had a keen interest in health, and since he was 15 wanted to pursue a career in alternative healthcare. He obtained a degree in biological science and cultural anthropology from the University of Calgary in 2006 then attended the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, graduating in 2010.

Dr. Paul predominantly treats mental health disorders and chronic long-term illnesses. Dr. Paul also has a particular gift in treating sensitive individuals, such as those with chemical sensitivities, allergies, fibromyalgia, or chronic fatigue.

Dr. Paul sees health as a journey back into the wholeness we all inherently possess. He looks forward to accompanying you on your journey back to health.


Wing Man Yim

Acupuncturist in NE (Calgary)

Joined team: May 5, 2023

Location: Renfrew

Language: English

Services: Registered Acupuncturist 

Modalities: Invasive Treatments: Five Element Acupuncture, I-Ching Navel Acupuncture, Ear Acupuncture (acupressure pallets), Bleeding Acupuncture. Non-Invasive Treatments: Cupping, Scrapping Massage (Gua Sha), Acupressure 

Bio:
Wing is a licensed Acupuncturist in Alberta, BC, and Hong Kong. She earned a dual degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and biomedical science from Hong Kong Baptist University. During her early years of practice, she collaborated with some of the most distinguished Acupuncturists in one of China's top TCM institutions - Guangdong Provincial Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine. With extensive experience working at clinics situated in business areas in Hong Kong, Wing has a well-rounded understanding of work-related overuse and postural imbalances. Her treatment methodology concentrates on the underlying cause of each issue, rather than just treating the symptoms and renders prompt feedback for both the patient and practitioner alike. 

Having a personal love and avid interest in traditional therapies, this individual has pursued additional certifications in navel acupuncture under the tutelage of Professor Yong Qi, a master of I-Ching medicine and Scraping massage (Gua Sha) therapy under the expertise of Dr. Li Dao Zheng.

Her hobbies include spending time with her lazy little cat and cooking- especially Japanese and Thai. 

Conditions Treated:

  • Acute and chronic pain conditions
  • Women's health and fertility conditions
  • Gastrointestinal symptoms
  • Post-Stroke Symptoms
  • Stress and sleep management
  • And much more
     

Sophia Yee

Physiotherapist in NE (Calgary)

Joined team: September 7, 2011

Location: Renfrew

Language: English

Services: Physiotherapy

Modalities: Acupuncture, Musculoskeletal, Orthopedic, Neurological

Bio:
Sophia’s interest in the health and fitness field stemmed from a young age as a dancer, developing her aspiration to pursue physiotherapy. Sophia graduated from the University of Queensland, Australia, with her master’s in physiotherapy in 2009. Before that, she completed her undergraduate degree in kinesiology at the University of Calgary.

Sophia has experience working in an orthopedic/musculoskeletal setting and a neurology setting. She has taken her manual therapy level II courses.

Sophia enjoys being out in the mountains, dancing, and traveling.


Sahil Shokar

Physiotherapist in NE (Calgary)

Joined team: January 1, 2024

Location: Renfrew

Language: English, Punjabi

Services: Physiotherapy

Modalities: Hands-On Therapy, Dry needling, Exercise Prescription, Therapeutic Electrical Modalities, Post-Operative Testing and Care

Bio:
Sahil graduated from the University of Alberta's Master of Physical Therapy program and holds a Bachelor of Kinesiology from the University of Calgary. Sahil is registered by the College of Physiotherapists of Alberta and is in good standing. He is committed to continued learning and has completed training in manual therapy through the Orthopedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association, and Functional Dry Needling/Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS). Additionally, Sahil has experience working with the Banff Sports Medicine Team of orthopedic surgeons, in which he has helped with post-operative testing and care for ACL/MPFL (knee) surgeries.

With a breadth of experience, he has developed expertise in evaluating and healing various musculoskeletal injuries in individuals spanning across different age groups and levels of physical activity. He applies a tailored treatment methodology that integrates hands-on therapy, dry needling, personalized exercise recommendations, therapeutic electrical techniques, and comprehensive education. His utmost dedication lies in assisting individuals with any type of injury, be it caused by motor vehicle accidents (MVA), work-related incidents (WCB), sports-related mishaps, or any other issues they may encounter.

During his leisure hours, he takes pleasure in engaging in Ice Hockey, strength training, and cherishing quality moments with his loved ones.


Rachel Waldner

Massage Therapist in NE (Calgary)

Joined team: January 10, 2022

Location: Renfrew

Language: English

Services: Massage Therapy

Modalities: Therapeutic and Relaxation massage

Bio:
Rachel Waldner is a registered massage therapist. She had her training at Makami College and is a registered member of the CRMTA. Rachel practices therapeutic and deep tissue massage with a passion for taking care of and healing others.


Sarah Jackson

Massage Therapist in NE (Calgary)

Joined team: May 1, 2014

Location: Renfrew

Languages: English

Services: Massage Therapy

Modalities: Therapeutic and Relaxation Massage, Advanced Neuromuscular Technique, Deep Tissue

Bio:
Sarah Jackson is a Registered Massage Therapist and a member of the Natural Health Practitioners of Canada Association. She received training through Mount Royal College where she completed training in therapeutic and relaxation massage techniques and has since trained in sports massage and active isolated stretching techniques.

Sarah has worked in the industry since September of 2006. Sarah offers both therapeutic deep tissue massage as well as relaxation so please state your preference at the beginning of the massage.


Katerina Karagianni

Massage Therapist in NE (Calgary)

Joined team: September 27, 2023

Location: Renfrew

Language: English

Services: Massage Therapy

Modalities: Therapeutic Massage, Myofascial Cupping, Joint Manipulation, Trigger Point Release Therapy, Fascia Release Stretching, Hot Stone Therapy, Sports Taping, Orthopedic Massage, Neuromuscular Therapy

Bio:
Katerina has successfully completed her Advanced Clinical Massage Therapy diploma, consisting of 3000 hours of study, at MaKami College. She is currently registered and in good standing with the CRMTA, as well as licensed by the City of Calgary as a Massage Therapist. Katerina's dedication lies in her work to assist, educate, treat, and heal her clients. Through her expertise, she aims to not only improve their physical well-being but also positively impact their mental health, ultimately enhancing their overall quality of life. Having personally experienced years of chronic pain following a significant work-related accident, Katerina has dedicated herself to continuously studying and acquiring knowledge about various treatment protocols and tools related to the joint and musculoskeletal system, as well as conditions such as arthritis, fibromyalgia, autoimmune diseases, chronic fatigue, tension headaches, and peripheral neuropathy. With her extensive knowledge, Katerina is eager to share what she has learned with her clients, helping them gain a thorough understanding of their own body's functionality and ultimately reducing their pain levels.
Katerina possesses exceptional skills in therapeutic massage techniques and advanced methodologies. These include myofascial cupping, joint manipulation, trigger point release therapy, fascia release stretching, hot stone therapy, sports taping, orthopedic massage, and neuromuscular therapy. Through her personal healing journey, Katerina experienced firsthand the positive impact a skilled massage therapist can have on one's happiness, confidence, pain management, posture correction, muscle strength, and overall health and wellness. Apart from her professional pursuits, Katerina also enjoys outdoor activities, reading, exercise, and quality time spent with her loved ones.


Stanley Zuidwyk

Certified Pedorthist in (Calgary)

Joined team: June 2021

Location: All Locations

Language: English

Services: Certified Pedorthist

Modalities: Foot and Lower Limb

Bio
Stanley has been treating patients in the medical profession for 32 years and started in the custom foot orthotic field 22 years ago. His passion for pedorthics drives his ability to find helpful solutions and share educational information with his patients. He strives to provide the best possible experience in foot care. His patients regularly comment on his thoroughness and attention to detail in his assessments which include an analysis of posture, biomechanical gait movement patterns, and lower extremity musculoskeletal function. Video gait analysis provides the ability to visually show the patient exactly when and where their imbalances occur. He encourages his patients to participate in their own recovery by taking the time to educate them about their medical condition, footwear selection, orthotics, and home rehabilitation programs.


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