Our Newest Clinic!
Our Burnaby multi-disciplinary clinic includes chiropractics, registered massage therapy, acupuncture, physiotherapy and kinesiology. Coming soon is our prenatal wing consisting of chiropractic, pelvic floor physiotherapy, prenatal acupuncture, and prenatal massage therapy. We offer direct billing to most insurances. Our Burnaby clinic is in a central location 1 block away from Patterson sky train station and ample paid parking. Plenty of free parking in the nearby neighborhood. Online booking and 24 hour phone answering services.
MON: 9 PM- 6 PM
TUES: 7 AM - 6 PM
WEDS: 9 AM - 6 PM
THURS: 7 AM - 6 PM
FRI: 9 AM - 7 PM
SAT: 8 AM - 5 PM
SUN: 10 AM - 6 PM
Let Us Help
Our Burnaby Wellness clinic that offers a wide range of services to help you achieve optimal health and wellness. We use a variety of techniques to treat conditions such as back pain, neck pain, headaches, and more. We offer registered massage therapy, chiropractic care, physiotherapy services, acupuncture and active rehab with kinesiologists. Our goal is to help you live your optimal life and get back to your baseline!
Our Burnaby Practitioners
Dr. Kody Au
BScN, MSESS, DC
Dr. Au is certified by the national chiropractic examining boards of Canada (British Columbia) and United States. He is a member of the British Columbia Chiropractic Association, British columbia College of Chiropractic and Canadian Chiropractic Association.
Dr. Kody Au graduated from the University of Alberta in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing. He worked at Burnaby Hospital on the Acute Medicine and Stroke ward shortly after graduating. In 2015, Dr. Kody Au obtained his Bachelor of Science in Human Biology, Masters of Science in Exercise and Sports Sciences and a Doctor of Chiropractic graduating with Magna Cum Laude Honors from the University of Western States.
Kody has extensive training in the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal conditions. He has a special interest in sports related injuries where he applies extensive assessment, traditional chiropractic therapy, and cutting edge rehabilitation techniques.
Kody has played volleyball competitively in high school and continues to play recreationally till this day. He is also currently a member and sponsor of the Vancouver Dodgeball League. By being active his whole life, Kody has a special appreciation towards sports and athletics. He seeks to allow individuals of all ages to continue their activities as long as possible.
RMT (Fall 2023)
Iveta graduated from Vancouver College of Massage Therapy in April, 2023 with an Academic Honour Roll and Clinical Distinction and will be completing her RMT registration exams in September, 2023. She has a background in Psychology and Hospitality which have given her the skills to make you feel welcome and comfortable in her treatment room.
In 2021 Iveta decided to combine her passion of working closely with people and her love of physical activity. As she stated to gain experience in her treatment room, she became fascinated by the body’s ability to withstand, change, recover, and flourish. While completing her program at VCMT, Iveta developed a passion about learning all the benefits of massage therapy on women’s health and pregnancy. Iveta is looking to focus her future Massage Therapy career to prenatal and postpartum practice.
She also has experience working with sports-related injuries, headaches, stress-related conditions, fibromyalgia, and peripheral nerves conditions. She uses General Swedish Techniques, Myofascial Release, Trigger Point Release, and PNF stretching during her treatments.
During her free time Iveta can be found studying for her Registration Exams, hiking along the North Shore trails, cycling, running, and reading.
Christine is a current student at Vancouver College of Massage Therapy and will be writing her registration exam to become an RMT in September 2023. Her experience working in the clinic at VCMT has allowed her to treat patients with an array of conditions including scoliosis, fibromyalgia, neurological conditions and chronic sports injuries.
Prior to returning back to school, Christine worked in the Events Production & Live Entertainment Industry. She decided to pursue a new and purposeful career that supported balance and wellness, and massage therapy was the perfect fit.
Christine’s dedication to helping others improve their overall quality of life is inspired by her own journey of chronic pain and history of work-related stress. As a bodyworker, Christine’s approach to massage therapy includes a combination of therapeutic and Swedish techniques to reduce pain, encourage circulation and promote body awareness. She believes that massage therapy plays a tremendous role in pain and stress management in improving patients’ quality of life.
Outside of her school and studies, you can find her spending her time outdoors by staying active. Depending on the time of the year, she’ll likely be snowboarding on one of North Shore mountains, or hiking a trail on the Fraser Valley. She believes that exercise plays a key role in supporting her physical, emotional and mental strength and strives to encourage her patients to make movement a daily habit so they can keep doing the things they love.
Dr. Emily Cullen
Dr. Emily Cullen graduated from the University of Ontario Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Health Sciences and a focus in Rehabilitation. She then pursued her passion for Chiropractic and attended Northeast College of Health Sciences, formerly known as New York Chiropractic College.
Dr. Cullen has an in depth understanding of active care and rehabilitation. This is not only from her education but also her athletic background playing competitive soccer and rock climbing. Her goal is simple, to get you back to doing what you love. Whether it be playing with your kids, hiking the mountains, going back to your sport of choice, or getting back to work. Dr. Cullen is here to help.
Dr. Cullen is an evidence-based chiropractor who is motivated to help her patients through chiropractic care, rehabilitation, education, and patient empowerment. She has a special interest in treating sports injuries, as well as lower extremity injuries including the foot, knee and hip. She has taken extra courses to improve adjusting skills as well as her vast knowledge in the biomechanics, function and treatment of various foot, ankle, knee and hip injuries and conditions.
Outside the clinic you can find Dr. Cullen at the Hive climbing gym, hiking in the mountains, reading on the beautiful beaches or at her local gym! You may also find her tasting all the delicious foods the city has to offer.
Lorrisa is a graduate from Vancouver College of Massage Therapy (2020). Prior to massage therapy, Lorrisa worked a variety of jobs ranging from retail management to work in a lab. Wanting to contribute more and help others, she ventured into her current field as an RMT. The one-on-one sessions allow Lorrisa to build a therapeutic relationship with her clients and understand their health goals – she focuses on helping her clients attain these goals so that they can live a pain-free life.
Lorrisa’s treatment style is a mixture of Swedish techniques and orthopedic approaches. She has developed a specific interest working with jaw and TMJ-related cases.
During her free time, she enjoys staying active with muay thai and spends as much time as possible with her 2 dogs Arney and Tobi. Feel free to show pictures of your dogs as she loves chatting about them
Dr. Abigail Dixon
Dr. Dixon grew up in North Vancouver BC where she enjoyed played high level soccer and basketball. After ultimately siding with basketball, Dr. Dixon moved to Kingston, Ontario where she played Varsity Basketball at Queen’s University and graduated with a BSc Honours in Kinesiology. She then attended the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto, ON and graduated at the top of her class, Summa Cum Laude. She is trained in manual adjusting, myofascial release therapy, instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization (IASTM), athletic taping and exercise therapy.
As a high-level athlete her whole life, Dr. Dixon understands the demands of sport and the importance of injury rehabilitation and preventative care. She is passionate about treating athletes and active people of all ages and abilities. After a comprehensive history followed by a biomedical and functional assessment directed to find the cause of the pain, Dr. Dixon will create an individualized treatment plan that may incorporate manual care and/or progressive strength and mobility exercises. The Workshop Performance is a team environment and Dr. Dixon is fortunate to work with other skilled health care providers to create the most effective treatment plan for each patient.
During the summers of her chiropractic schooling, she worked as the trainer of the U15 and U17 Girls Basketball BC Provincial Basketball teams. She is passionate about continuing to work with sports organizations in the community. She still enjoys playing basketball, but you can also find her road biking, running, rock climbing, hiking and skiing when she is not treating patients.
Katerina is a graduate from the West Coast College of Massage Therapy. She also has an Associate’s degree in Health Science from Langara College. Katerina has an extensive background as a former competitive dragon paddler and knows how to work with her clients to treat and relieve pain, prevent injury, and to achieve and maintain optimal function. She incorporates general Swedish, deep tissue, myofascial and joint mobilization techniques in her therapy. Katerina has experience working with various neurological conditions, strains, sprains, dislocations and pre/post natal care. Her focus is to utilize a combination of techniques to create personalized therapy services to support her clients in reaching their goals.
Katerina has always been passionate about health and wellness through her experiences as a volunteer with St John Ambulance and her previous work in the pharmacy and hospital settings. She enjoys listening and sharing experiences while also appreciating the comfort of silence and relaxation. Katerina is an avid paddler, cyclist, hiker and has a weakness for new cafes.
Kevin graduated from the University of British Columbia (many many years ago) and after graduation moved to Japan to work for seven years to teach English. After returning home from Japan, Kevin entered PCU College to pursue the study of Traditional Chinese Medicine & Acupuncture. Kevin decided to take on this career path because as a long time basketball player, he sustained a number of injuries. Luckily, through acupuncture treatments his injuries were treated and improved greatly and durring treatments he was also able to learn and appreciate the importance of a healthy and a balanced diet on his overall health. Kevin has a passion to use the knowledge he’s obtained to empower and aid individuals to not only be healthier but to also prevent further injuries and illnesses for the future.
Using different techniques in acupuncture, including cupping, Gua Sha, tuina, and electroacupuncture, Kevin can treat patients with internal challenges and concerns such as insomnia, stress relief, and digestive problems. But he is also proficient at treating physical conditions such as frozen shoulders, tennis elbow, sciatica, neck, shoulders, lower back pain and also sport-related injuries.
During his free time, Kevin enjoys playing basketball, tennis, badminton, golf, and many other sports. When he’s not doing sports, he likes to check out different cafes and restaurants or play the Nintendo Switch with his friends. If anyone wants tips on where to visit in Japan, Kevin’s got you covered!
Shivani was born and raised in Singapore and moved to Vancouver to pursue a degree in kinesiology. She graduated in May 2021 with a major in kinesiology and a minor in psychology from the University of British Columbia. Shivani has always been passionate about the realm of exercise and physical and mental wellbeing as she grew up playing multiple sports competitively, including softball, basketball, swimming and touch rugby. Her passion for rehabilitation therapy and strength and conditioning began when she was diagnosed with minor scoliosis and worked closely with rehabilitation therapists and strength coaches to recover and continue her sports training.
Shivani has had experience working with a variety of populations including older adults at BodyWorks UBC, individuals with schizophrenia at the Vancouver General Hospital, athletes at the UBC varsity gym, as well as people from different backgrounds as a personal trainer.
In her spare time, Shivani enjoys exploring the outdoors, cooking and trying new foods and weightlifting.
RMT (Fall 2023), BBA
Kelly graduated from Vancouver College of Massage Therapy (VCMT) on the Academic Honour Roll and will be writing her RMT Registration Exams in Fall 2023. Kelly became a strong advocate for massage therapy after experiencing first-hand the benefits and improvements it can bring after injuries from sports or accidents.
Before starting her RMT journey, Kelly was an international flight attendant for 10 years and assisted citizens from Abbotsford to Pemberton as a 911 police call-taker which helped her realize how much she enjoyed helping others. Wanting to help people in a more hands-on and personal way, Kelly loves how massage therapy has combined her raisons d’être with her lifelong love of learning. She is very interested in pursuing more education and training in the fields of pre/post-natal care, TMJ dysfunction and spinal cord injuries.
When not working, Kelly enjoys eating K-BBQ, gardening, reading, yoga, or enjoying a coffee, usually with her shadow, Nike, nearby.
Karolina is profoundly fascinated by the intelligence of women’s bodies in creating, birthing and nurturing new life. It is Karolina’s greatest joy to watch her clients transform during their pregnancies and as they become mothers and grow the next generation.
Karolina’s wheelhouse is women’s health and mental health. Noticing a gap in how women access and experience healthcare as well as the dire need for mental health support in her communities, Karolina shifted her practice to supporting other women to get into alignment with their biggest health goals and add to their families.
Often working closely with and learning from midwives, doulas and other prenatal professionals Karolina has helped hundreds of women boost fertility, harmonise their cycle, optimise fertility treatments, have happy pregnancies, faster, more satisfying births and post-partum experiences, and of course healthy babies, all while striving to center parents-to-be in their unique pregnancy journey.
Karolina has an earnest commitment to continuing education which enables her to continually improve the ways in which she serves her patients. Karolina has engaged in courses of study with many respected, international reproductive medicine experts through The Acupuncture and TCM Board of Reproductive Medicine (ABORM) in the hope of becoming a Fellow. At the core of Karolina’s offering is Balance Acupuncture, a world-renowned technique whose roots go back thousands of years to the original form of acupuncture which she had studied extensively, becoming a Certified Balance System of Acupuncture Jade Level Practitioner in 2021.
At Baseline Health and Wellness Karolina is excited to offer acupuncture and cupping therapy treatments for fertility (M+F) and pregnancy support, cervical ripening (birth prep) and postpartum support, acupuncture for mental health and facial rejuvenation acupuncture.
When she’s not in the clinic Karolina can be found soaking in nature while hiking, snowboarding, swimming in the ocean, or enjoying an extra long Yin yoga session at an East Van park.
Einer was once upon a time, a semi-pro frisbee player. His passion for chasing plastic has led to several injuries, big and small and the treatments that got him back on his feet influenced his treatment style now. Having graduated from Vancouver College of Massage Therapy, Einer wants to use the skills gained from school to help people attain a pain free normal. Einer practices with a combination of Swedish and orthopedic techniques.
Einer still enjoys playing ultimate frisbee and is active in the dodgeball community. Einer is recently married with a small fur baby named Chewie. Einer is pronounced “Eye-ner”.
As one who loves quality time and nature, Peggy is often found chatting up a storm at a coffee shop or the beach, reading or journaling by the seawall, or enjoying a walk in the forest with a friend and their fur baby. Having recently come back from 5 years in Australia, she’s a bit of a tourist in her hometown and would love to hear your favourite spots and activities around town to add to her list of potential weekend adventures!
Justin is a 4th-year student majoring in Kinesiology at the University of British Columbia. Throughout his undergrad, Justin has had over 3 years of fast-paced customer service experience in addition to 2 years of hands-on experience volunteering at various clinics alongside clinicians such as physiotherapists, kinesiologists and massage therapists. These experiences have allowed him to understand firsthand what client care and patient-centred approaches look like within clinical settings while being able to create positive patient (consumer) experiences. Justin has a passion for sports as an avid competitor in soccer, basketball and volleyball. In his spare time, Justin enjoys spending time with friends and family, learning about fashion, exploring BC and participating in competitive basketball leagues.
Dr. Jenine Mccann
BPHE, BA, DC
Dr. Jenine McCann graduated from Queen’s University in Kingston Ontario with a Bachelor of Physical and Health Education and Bachelor of Arts. Throughout her education, Dr. Jenine quickly developed a passion for natural health care, which lead her to New York where she obtained her Doctor of Chiropractic. She went on to own a wellness clinic outside of Ottawa for three years and enjoyed working closely with medical doctors, massage therapists, and energy healers in her community.
After doing long distance with her spouse for over a year, Dr. Jenine and her dog, Daisy, decided to move to Vancouver where she will continue chiropractic care and work alongside Dr. Kody Au. Dr. Jenine has certainly been enjoying settling into a new life here with the milder weather, picturesque views, and dog trails.
Dr. Jenine developed a strong passion for treating pregnant women and children which made up the majority of her practice back east. She has taken a number of courses through the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA), and has been certified in the Webster’s Technique for treating pregnant women. She is known for her gentle touch with these specific populations, for spending quality time with each client, and for tailoring every visit to individual needs.
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Dr. Jennifer Wong
Dr. Jennifer Wong graduated from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto, Ontario. Previously, Jennifer studied biological psychology, kinesiology, and commerce at the University of British Columbia and spent 5 years as a personal trainer to help others succeed in their fitness goals.
Dr. Jennifer also has experience working with office workers, gym-goers, and athletes to reach their goals, whether it be decreasing pain, self management, or improving movement and performance. Her approach to treatment is diversified and includes joint mobilizations, chiropractic adjustments, myofascial release and trigger point therapy, instrument assisted soft tissue therapy, and exercise prescription.
Jennifer has been active for most of her life and has participated in ballroom dancing, weightlifting, and volleyball, but she also understands the challenges and obstacles of keeping up a healthy lifestyle. Outside of the clinic, you can find Jennifer running around the neighborhood, hiking in the summer, at the gym, trying a new activity, or exploring different cuisines.
Dr. Christy Yip
Dr. Christy Yip graduated from Simon Fraser University in 2018 with a Bachelor of Science in Health Science and obtained her Doctor of Chiropractic at the University of Western States in 2021. She may be petite but has great knowledge and techniques in treating various musculoskeletal conditions! Her approach to treatment revolves around the idea of increasing mobility to develop stability and strength via chiropractic techniques and active rehabilitation. Under the guidance of Dr. Jenine McCann, Christy has gained valuable experience in treating pregnant women and children as well and hopes to further pursue this field of practice in the near future.
Outside of the clinic, you can find Christy indulging in Vancouver’s food scene but also hiking up to breath-taking mountain views.