#500-55 Water Street
Vancouver BC V6B1A1



Claire Kassain  doing spinal decompression in Vancouver


Dr. JEFF ALMON - A unique approach.
Dr. Jeff has had the opportunity to work closely with high level performers in a variety of sports and has learned how to identify breaks, or weak-links in the kinetic chain of athletes. Ultimately, the brain needs to be disarmed of it’s protective mechanisms to reveal the performance engine underlying it. Once patterns are identified, treatment is applied to muscle, ligament, fascia, joints and connective tissue to provide an update of sensory input. The brain can then, with the new information, fill in the sensory gaps that is missing and allow proper movement to arise. Our reprogramming classes, Ground Control and Bazooka arm the patient with pre-movement strategies to solidify ideal movement patterns.

Dr. Claire specializes in spinal decompression to help better our athletes and urban warriors of downtown Vancouver.

What is spinal decompression?
It uses a computerized system with various attachments to decompress the spine inregards to the low back or the neck.It is a non-invasive way to treat disc herniations, chronic low back pain, sciatica,tingling/numbness, spinal stenosis, and degenerative disc disease.

To find out more, check out our blog post

Dr. Katie Gaskin is a Chiropractor, a strength & conditioning coach and a former professional hockey player. Having reached the pinnacle of her sport, she understands that physical preparation, maintenance and recovery are paramount for top athletic performance. Dr. Katie is a Board-Certified Chiropractor and has certifications in Functional Movement Screening (FMS), SmartTools Instrument-Assisted Soft Tissue Therapy (IASTT), and RockTape.



Alyssa Matheson

Chris Krammer is a Registered Physiotherapist and a NSCA-CPT (Certified Personal Trainer).

Chris treats with a combination of manual therapy and strategic therapeutic exercise. His treatments are designed to help his clients discover flow and reconnect to their bodies, removing pain barriers and opening the door to new levels of performance and a deeper enjoyment of life.

On maternity leave until March 2021
Our Physiotherapist Alyssa Matheson offers Physiotherapy through Soft Tissue Manual Therapy treatments, Shockwave Therapy and IMS Dry Needling treatments.

What is Radial Shockwave Therapy?

Radial Shockwave Therapy uses high-intensity sound waves to stimulate the body’s repair mechanisms, allowing it to heal itself at a more accelerated rate. It is particularly helpful in the case of chronic, longstanding conditions. It is also used to help breakdown calcium deposits and scar tissue—both of which are often responsible for limited function and mobility. The breaking down of calcium deposits allows their building blocks to be reabsorbed by the body. Radial Shockwave Therapy stimulates the growth of new blood vessels in the target area, therefore making re-injury (or recurrence of the condition being treated) rare.

To find out more, check out our blog post

Dean Disanjh


Repair and rewire your tissues and system with one of our two Registered Massage Therapists.

A massage with Dana or Laura, can reduce pain, improve overall function and help with injury prevention. Our RMT team use a variety of hands on techniques to move joints in specific directions and at different speeds to return to a full range-of-motion and restore pain-free movement to joints and ligaments.

Each RMT use an individual style:

* Laura offers active stretching massages which is a sports/performance oriented massage as well as your traditional/Swedish massage.

* Laura also offers deep tissue sport massage.

Adrian Wallace at MVMTLAB clinic he is a manual osteopath in Vancouver


Reboot your brain, return to play with Adrian Wallace,  our Manual Osteopath / Personal Trainer / EXOS & FMS Specialist!

Learn progressions of basic Calisthenics to grow your strength and correct any muscle imbalances.  Step-by-step progressions to achieve your first push-up, pull-up, front lever variations, etc. Adrian can design a program based on your needs and goals.

He offers the Return-to-Play packages: 5 or 10 sessions pre-paid treatment packs.

These sessions are geared toward court and field sport athletes & weekend-warriors in the later phases of rehab, returning from non-contact injuries and pain related to jumping, running and change of direction.

To find out more, check out our blog post


Colin Trigellis-Smith
Colin is originally trained in Melbourne, Australia, and graduated from Victoria University with a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Osteopathy. After studying in Melbourne, Colin has undertaken further courses in rock-tape, Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization and at the Teitlist Performance Institute.

From 2015-2019 Colin was a private Osteopathic Practitioner on the Ladies Professional Golf Tour, working for some of the top female golfers in the world. He has worked with hall of famers and several world number 1 players during his time. He was the Osteopathic practitioner for New Zealand golf team at the 2016 Rio Olympics, where the player won Silver. He was also the therapist for team Australia at the Queens Cup in 2016.

Colin uses a variety of biomechanical assessments and physical examination to determine the site of pain and any underlying issues that will need to be resolved to achieve the best outcome. After the assessment Colin uses a range of techniques such as; joint articulation, soft tissue techniques, muscle energy techniques and Counter strain techniques to achieve the best results. Along with manual therapy, Colin also provides strategic exercises to target the affected area, and any other area which may be affecting the natural healing process of he body.

In his spare time Colin will be exploring the great outdoors hiking or snowboarding, playing golf or baseball.

Dwain Dougan is an acupuncturist based in Vancouver with experience in natural medicine


Dwain’s interest and studies of traditional/natural medicine started 30 years ago while in Australia . First with diet and western herbology and massage therapies , then spending numerous winters in south India studying and receiving treatments according to the ideas of Ayurvedic medicine, and since graduating from the ICTCM of Vancouver in 2000 he has been working closely with traditional Chinese medicine (TCM).

His time spent abroad, both living and traveling in numerous countries and cultures, has given him opportunities to study and apply different facets of this vast storehouse of Natural medicine.

For the past 18 years he has been living in Italy and Spain. While working in the spa sector, various Thermal centres in Tuscany, co-owning an Organic shop and treatment centre in Ibiza, Spain Dwain has developed an understanding of how to utilize various techniques from different healing traditions to provide an effective treatment plan for his clients condition.

His treatments will thus vary and can include dietary, lifestyle adjustments, exercise and medical Qi Gong classes, both western and Chinese herbal recommendations, and acupuncture and body work.

Dean Disanjh


Dr. Marieta's passion is sports medicine, with her background in naturopathic medicine. Her unique approach allows her to integrate modern medicine with the foundations of health and performance. She sees each case with a panoramic perspective of the whole body, but also has the ability to hone into the details of each system of the body. In this way, she addresses performance, injuries, and health concerns with an evidence-based treatment plan that is specific to each patient.

In the realm of sports, people struggle to integrate the various options for performance and recovery. They end up seeing several different practitioners who mainly focus on the musculoskeletal system and aren’t working together. In some cases, they can actually work against each other!
Naturopathic doctors view each patient with a panoramic perspective of the whole body and the honed-in details specific to each system of the body. In this way, all systems of the body are brought into balance to optimize performance and recovery. Naturopathic doctors can help you coordinate and streamline your treatments to get you back in action faster, and take you to the next level!

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