Your Team Members | In one word … “EXCEPTIONAL”.
Dr. Sukh Mann, BSc, RMT, DC
Registered Massage Therapist
Dr. Sukh Mann, BSc, RMT, DCRegistered Massage Therapist
- Dr. Mann is one of the only practitioners in BC who is both a Licensed Chiropractor and a Registered Massage Therapist. He is also a fully certified A.R.T. Practitioner. Passionate about sports treatment, he has worked at many sporting events such as the Vancouver 2010 Olympics and Paralympics, Pan Am Games, World Ironman Championships Canada, and the Vancouver International Marathon. Dr. Mann travels internationally with Rowing Canada Aviron Team, and is currently working with the Vancouver Whitecaps as a RMT, and the BC Lions as their Chiropractor.
- A good patient for Dr. Mann is someone who suffers from repetitive overuse injuries and aches or pains that they have not had optimal results from other therapies.
- An avid hockey player, Dr. Mann also stays active in golf, running, and many other recreational activities.
Adryon Hutton, RMT, SMT (cc)
Registered Massage Therapist
Adryon Hutton, RMT, SMT (cc)Registered Massage Therapist
A practitioner at Legacies Health Centre since 2006, Adryon is now a partner and co-owner of the company.
Adryon has a passion for sports and biomechanics and strives to assess movement to arrive at the root cause of pain and dysfunction.
Her passion for sports has led her to be involved as a team therapist for Triathlon New Zealand, MLS Whitecaps, Rugby sevens England and the New Zealand All Blacks, and a Team Lead for the BC Lions since 2006.
Her volunteer work has included the ITU World Cup and Championship in Vancouver, World Police and Fire Games, 2010 Winter Olympics, PGA tournaments and local amateur competitions and events in golf, soccer, gymnastics and triathlon events.
Adryon also takes an active role in her profession serving on the board of the CSMTA (Canadian Sports Massage Therapy Association) and being an inaugural therapist in the Sport Professional Practice Group through RMTBC and SportMedBC which assists the Massage Therapy Profession progress towards specialization in Sport.
Adryon proudly speaks at the colleges to inspire future RMT Graduates into a sports and orthopedically-centred practice.
Oscar Lam, BKin
Oscar Lam, BKinKinesiologist
Oscar is a graduate of the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor’s Degree of Kinesiology. As an avid athlete who has faced many injuries himself, Oscar is keen and excited to help anyone with their recovery process through the active rehabilitation program at Legacies Health Centre.
“I love being able to help patients return to doing the things they love to do (or have to do) so that they can carry on with their daily lives without worrying about pain.” – Oscar Lam
Oscar enjoys playing, watching, and learning about all sports, especially hockey and ultimate. He also spends his spare time building puzzles and jamming on musical instruments.
Kyle Enns, RMT
Registered Massage Therapist
Kyle Enns, RMTRegistered Massage Therapist
Kyle is a recent graduate of the 3000 hour RMT program from the West Coast College of Massage Therapy in New Westminster. Before entering Massage Therapy School, he did 2 years of the Bachelor of Science Program at The University of British Columbia in Vancouver. Kyle will soon be beginning his Bachelor of Health Science Degree from Thompson Rivers University. He is also currently working on his Sports Massage Therapist Certification and is also interested in further educating himself in Aquatic Therapy and Rehabilitation.
Kyle has grown up playing various sports throughout his life; including hockey, soccer, baseball and volleyball. Through these experiences he has dealt with different injuries and surgeries, making him very familiar with the rehabilitation process so patients can return back to sports and their everyday lives. From these experiences, he has learned and gained many insights to better rehabilitate athletic patients.
Some of the sports/teams Kyle has worked with are:
- Canada Young Wolverines Rugby
- BC Lions Football Club
- Hamilton Tiger-Cats Football Club (2014 Grey Cup)
- 2015 Canada Winter Games
- Vancouver Giants Hockey Club
- Abbotsford Heat Hockey Club
Kyle is currently the RMT for the Vancouver Giants and is working with a team of RMTs at LEGACIES with the BC Lions.
He has gained experience through work and school in treating patients of all ages with many different medical conditions, including but not limited to; multiple sclerosis, fibromyalgia, Parkinson’s disease, osteoporosis and arthritis.
Kyle is a very well-rounded therapist and he has a variety of techniques he uses to help regain range of motion, increase tissue mobility and help return to optimal, pain-free function for his many different patients.
Marie Williams, BSc (Kin)
Marie Williams, BSc (Kin)Kinesiologist
Marie graduated with her Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science majoring in Kinesiology from the Utah Valley University, where she competed on a Division 1 Softball Scholarship.
The impact of sports related injuries originally pushed her into the field of Kinesiology; however she enjoys working with individuals of all abilities.
“My main goal is not only to see you improve and recover, but also teach you the skills necessary to continue an independent program confidently.” – Marie Williams
Harp Kular, BSc (Kin), MPT
Harp Kular, BSc (Kin), MPTPhysiotherapist
Harp Kular completed his Master’s degree in Physical Therapy (MPT) from the University of British Columbia, after graduating from Simon Fraser University with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Kinesiology (BSc Kin). He is a member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association and the Physiotherapy Association of British Columbia. Harp has been involved in recreational sports throughout his life playing soccer, basketball, and hockey.
“My passion for physical rehabilitation originates from my own experiences as a patient recovering from various physical injuries. I understand the impact of injury on quality of life and I focus my treatment model on pain alleviation and functional restoration at all levels of impairment.” – Harp Kular
Harp’s treatment approach includes a variety of skilled and specific manipulative therapy techniques such as soft-tissue release and joint mobilization/manipulation to improve musculoskeletal pain and disability. He values the combined effects of manual therapy and exercise prescription in assisting patients to reach their peak functional capabilities.
Harp has extensive experience working with patients of all ages and treats a variety of injuries such as motor-vehicle accidents, sports injuries, workplace injuries, post-surgical rehabilitation, chronic bio-mechanical abnormalities, and postural dysfunction. Harp is currently pursuing post-graduate specialty training and working towards completing his Diploma of Advanced Orthopaedic Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy.
Peter Cavalli, B.H.K., MPT
Physiotherapist & Kinesiologist
Peter Cavalli, B.H.K., MPTPhysiotherapist & Kinesiologist
Peter is a recent Master’s of Physical Therapy graduate from the University of British Columbia, and has a Bachelor’s of Human Kinetics with a focus in Kinesiology from Trinity Western University.
Peter’s treatment approach includes manual therapy and individualized exercise prescription to alleviate current symptoms and address the underlying cause.
“I believe understanding “why” the injury has occurred and learning how to prevent it from occurring again is crucial in patient care.” – Peter Cavalli
Before beginning his Master’s of Physical Therapy Peter worked as a Personal Trainer and Kinesiologist. Peter has been involved in sports since a young age, having played B.C. community football from age 10-18.
Peter has completed his Level 1 through the Orthopedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association and plans to obtain more advanced manual therapy skills in the near future. Peter also plans to become certified in IMS dry needling.
Dana Bloomquist, BKin, DC, ART (cert)
Dana Bloomquist, BKin, DC, ART (cert)Chiropractor
Dr. Dana Bloomquist has always had a passion for leading an active lifestyle. Horseback riding injuries led her to try out chiropractic care in her teens, which inspired her to pursue a career in the field. She graduated with honours from Palmer College of Chiropractic West, in San Jose, California, after completing a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology from the University of the Fraser Valley, in Abbotsford, BC. She is certified in Active Release Technique (ART), Functional and Kinetic Treatment with Rehabilitation (FAKTR), Functional Movement Screening (FMS) and Functional Movement Taping (FMT).
“I believe in implementing an active, patient-centered approach in determining the root of the problem and by identifying ways to decrease problem repetition.” – Dana Bloomquist
Dana strives to help patients to not just live day-to-day, but for them to thrive and live optimally. Treatments include integrating soft-tissue techniques with joint mobilizations, and healthy living education.
Mehrdad Torkaman, ND
Mehrdad Torkaman, NDNaturopath
Dr. Torkaman is a Naturopath Physician with a medical background as a Medical Doctor (MD) from Iran. He strongly believes in the Integrative Medicine approach and his long-term training and practice in both western medicine and natural medicine is the key to manage and address his patient needs.
“I take a holistic approach to treatment, where I treat the whole person, not only the symptoms, and create an individualized and balanced plan for every patient, specific to your health needs.” – Mehrdad Torkaman
Dr. Torkaman uses a variety of diagnostic and treatment tools, such as routine physical and lab exam, Naturopathy Tests, Clinical Nutrition, Diet, Herbs, Hand Treatments, Acupuncture, Supplement/Medication, Supportive and Therapeutic Injection (Inter Muscular & Inter Venous) and Body & Mind Exercise.
Dr. Torkaman is currently accepting new patients at our Southpoint location.
Ryan Abreau, B.A. (Kin), RMT, SMT(cc)
Registered Massage Therapist
Ryan Abreau, B.A. (Kin), RMT, SMT(cc)Registered Massage Therapist
Ryan Abreu has been practicing as a Registered Massage Therapist since 2013. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology from the University of Western Ontario and completed his Massage Therapy program at Sutherland Chan School & Teaching Clinic in 2012. He practiced in Ontario for 2 years before moving his practice to B.C.
“My goal as a Massage Therapist is to help keep active people pain free, so that you can do the activities you love to do, to the best of your ability.” – Ryan Abreau
Ryan believes in the importance of a treatment plan based on assessment for the fastest recovery, injury prevention, and overall mental and physical health.
Having a passion for athletics and exercise, Ryan comes from over 20 years of experience in Taekwondo. He has a 4th degree black belt and has competed and coached at the National level and trained both recreational students and high-performance athletes. He understands the effects of overtraining and likes to help clients prevent mental and physical burnout through manual therapy.
Rahim Valli, RMT
Registered Massage Therapist
Rahim Valli, RMTRegistered Massage Therapist
Rahim is a registered massage therapist (RMT) with advanced training in cranio-sacral therapy approaches. He treats a variety of conditions, including: neck & jaw pain, anxiety & stress, headaches & migraines, shoulder & back pain/injuries, post-surgery & post-accident recovery, among other aches and pains.
“I enjoy working with people of all ages who are seeking relief from nagging pain and discomfort. I take a gentle approach to treatment but can create massive improvements with my targeted treatments.” –Rahim Valli
Rahim utilizes treatment techniques from Cranio-sacral Therapy, Myofascial Release, Joint Mobilization, Muscle Energy, and Trigger Point Therapy to restore normal body function and relief of pain.
Li WangRegistered Acupuncturist
Li has over 20 years of experience as a traditional Chinese Acupuncturist throughout China and Canada. Li is also a Registered Massage Therapist. With her passion in continuous learning, she is not only expanding her knowledge in Acupuncture (Scalp Acupuncture, Auricular Acupuncture), but also in Cupping Therapy, Gua Sha therapy, and Moxibustion. She is uniquely able to combine these expertise to tailor a program specifically for your condition.
Li has been extremely effective in treating sports injury, musculo-skeletal and neurological disorders, mental-emotional problems, internal disease and reproductive issues. She can also help with immunodeficiency, chronic fatigue, post surgical and post-chemo recoveries.
Opkar KhairaMedical Receptionist
As one of the Medical Receptionist’s at Legacies Health Center, I get the opportunity to be the first point of contact for patients looking for any of our services. I take great pride in ensuring that all patients have a friendly voice to speak to and feel welcomed to our clinic.
“It’s important to me to provide compassionate, professional customer service to all patients. Being able to work for the great team at Legacies Health Center, who share the same core values, is why I enjoy my position as a Medical Receptionist.”
Lisa NguyenMedical Receptionist
“Good health care change people’s lives forever” this is what has inspired Lisa to pursue a career in the health industry and obtain a Bachelors of Health Science degree at Simon Fraser University. Lisa has worked with babies, children and women in different healthcare-related careers.
She enjoys being a part of LEGACIES because of the diverse staff and the interdisciplinary structure of the clinic.
“As a Medical Receptionist I am here to listen and ensure your needs are meet at LEGACIES. I love the opportunity to help people and develop personal relationships with our patients. I can’t wait to meet and talk to you!”
In her spare time Lisa enjoys swimming, listening to music, and loves to eat anything curry.
Pindy AujlaMedical Receptionist
Pindy is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s of Business Administration degree in Accounting while working at Legacies Health Center. She comes from a customer service background and is excited to hone these skills further while working at LEGACIES. She puts all of her efforts in ensuring you have a positive experience and leave feeling much better, than when you arrived.
“Seeing a customer leave satisfied with their visit is what makes this job so rewarding!”
Kaylin DhaliwalMedical Receptionist
Both caring and supportive, Kaylin is willing to try different tasks and always spends time listening to the needs of others, never shying away to go the extra mile for all patients. Kaylin has a passion for making a positive impact in the community and she is making significant contributions by volunteering, while maintaining high academic standards as a first year University student.
“I enjoy working at LEGACIES because, like myself, LEGACIES is also incredibly committed to building our community and goes out of their way to support philanthropic work.”
Angie CrastoMedical Receptionist
Angie is very excited to be a member of the LEGACIES Team. She is looking forward to working in the Billing Department.
“The genuine care and interest the team feels for their patients and their well being truly makes LEGACIES a great place to work.”
Angie has years of customer service and management experience and if she’s not working, she loves practicing, coaching and competing in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.
Nadine ParanavitanaMedical Receptionist
Nadine loves to assist others in getting what they need, regardless of how minor the need seemingly is. She’ll do anything to lighten the burden of others and she is a firm believer in the idea that you have to “give what you want, to get what you need.”
She believes that there is satisfaction in meeting other’s needs ahead of her own, which fuels her desire to provide excellent customer service at LEGACIES.
Nadine holds a Bachelor’s degree in Criminology and a Corporate Communications and Public Relations certificate. In her downtime, she likes to volunteer within the community. It was through community service at SickKids hospital that she developed an interest in assisting those that were ill, and was drawn to the area of pediatrics. Other passion projects include advocating for domestic violence victims. Currently, Nadine co-facilitates a women’s support group, which covers a range of topics such as domestic abuse, anger management and depression.
Tannis HamiltonMedical Receptionist
Tannis loves to make people laugh and smile wholeheartedly – she will always greet you with her enthusiasm and smile! She brings her enthusiastic personality to work every day. Over the years, working in the health industry, she has worked along side many diverse and dynamic clients, families and co-workers. Where Tannis gained the skills and abilities to provide essential customer service that contribute to the quality of client care and maintain a level of comfort and integrity to all our clients and families at Legacies Health Centre.
On her days off Tannis loves taking pictures of the world around her, going on long walks and most of all spending time with her family.
Kristy CowieMedical Receptionist
Kristy has a huge passion for customer service, and she makes it her goal to make sure you always feel welcome and are well taken care of when you arrive to the clinic.
“I hope I can be that helping hand on your way to getting you to feeling better.”
She is thrilled to be a part of such a diverse team.
“There’s a great family here at legacies, and I’m so excited to be a part of the team.”
Pam RoqueMedical Receptionist
Pam has a Bachelors of Education degree from University of Alberta. She has taught oversees and locally, and has worked with people from various countries, age groups, and cultures.
“I love working with people and I think the best part of LEGACIES, is our constant pursuit to help our patients achieve their goals in a warm and welcoming atmosphere.”