Please note Adrienne does not take MSP, ICBC or WorkSafe
Adrienne joins the INSYNC team from the Fortius Sports Medicine Clinic, where she worked with individuals from the weekend warrior, to high performance athletes. Hailing from Central East in Toronto - Montreal, Adrienne has earned a degree in Honours Bachelors in Rehabilitation Health Sciences and is a member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA).
Adrienne brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise through her post – graduate training and extensive experience working with people from motor vehicle accidents and athletes in various sports at the recreational, amateur, and professional level.
Grounded in an active lifestyle both in the wild and in the city, her knowledge of activity demands and movement pattern allows her to help clients return to the activities they love.
She combines hands on manual therapy with specific exercise prescription in her sessions. With a focus on prevention and education, she enjoys working alongside the client as a team to achieve their goals. Adrienne uses functional, specific, and individual rehabilitation approach, focusing on movement control, sequencing, and awareness. She likes to combine a practical and functional approach, which includes movement patterning, strength and conditioning, stretching and mobility, and fun.
Outside the clinic, you will find her hiking, kayaking, backpacking, climbing, and cycling somewhere out of cell service – so maybe you won’t find her.
She is a certified clinical pilates instructor, IMS practitioner (Chan Gunn IMS), SFMA Level II, and Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) Owen’s. Her professional development includes Mulligan Concept, McKenzie Method, K-taping, TMD (temporomandibular disorders), Manual Therapy levels, connect therapy, and anatomical dry needling.
Please note Adrienne does not take MSP, ICBC or WorkSafe
Adrienne joins the INSYNC team from the...
Stephen completed his Master of Physical Therapy (MPT) and Bachelor of Kinesiology at the University of British Columbia. Stephen has also obtained his Advanced Orthopaedic Manual and Manipulative Level 1 certification.
Fluent in English, Cantonese, and conversational Mandarin, Stephen’s treatment philosophy is to empower clients to reach their highest potential in function and goals be it returning to sports, work, or play by utilizing manual therapy and exercise prescription to target the root of their problems.
Stephen has a passion for ball and racket sports having played competitive volleyball, tennis, and soccer growing up, as well as teaching and competing in hip hop dance, all which you can find him doing outside of the clinic.
Sport injuries, neck, shoulder, elbow, ankle, and achilles injuries.
Stephen completed his Master of Physical Therapy (MPT) and Bachelor of Kinesiology at the Univers...
Samantha graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Master of Physiotherapy and a Bachelor of Kinesiology. She is passionate about helping others overcome their injuries by empowering her clients to take a proactive and informed approach to recovery.
Samantha has had clinical experience in a variety of settings, including sport injuries, general orthopedics, hip and knee replacement, and neuromuscular rehab. She has additional training including dry needling (IMS), Orthopaedic Manual Therapy Levels and Functional Movement Screening.
Whether you are a weekend warrior or an office worker, Samantha enjoys working with an array of different clients. Through her personal experiences, and as a previous college basketball player, she understands that injury can affect one’s quality of life in numerous ways. This is why she uses a holistic and individualized approach to treatment involving clear goal setting, manual therapy, therapeutic exercise, and education.
Outside of the clinic, Samantha enjoys rock climbing, volleyball, basketball, camping, and traveling. She loves the outdoors and is happy to be anywhere by the ocean.
Samantha graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Master of Physiotherapy and a B...
Wil has earned degrees in Bachelor of Kinesiology and Bachelor of Health Sciences Physiotherapy (B.H.Sc. PT) from McMaster University. He is a member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association (MCPA) and a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Therapists (FCAMT). In addition, he completed post-graduate studies in Advanced Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy (Dip. Manip. PT) and Sport Physiotherapy (Dip. Sport PT), and is certified in Intramuscular Stimulation (CG IMS). Wil has been working for over 15 years as a Physiotherapist in the Lower Mainland. He brings a great sense of joy and passion in helping people recover from their injuries and getting them back in sync with their optimal health and maximum potential for sport, work or play. Wil also brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise through his post-graduate training and extensive experience working with people from motor vehicle accidents, work injuries to athletes in various sports at a recreational, amateur and professional level. As a Sport Physiotherapist, Wil has worked Short Track Speed Skating at the Vancouver 2010 Olympics, with U-16 Team BC Rugby, UBC Men’s Ice Hockey, Western Lacrosse Association New WestMinister SalmonBellies, International Field Hockey and National College Soccer Championship. Locally, he has also helped runners, triathletes, dancers, rock climbers and wrestlers successfully achieve their goals. Currently he is a consultant and Physiotherapist for the Australia Men’s Masters Ultimate Frisbee team. With personalized visits utilizing manual therapy and exercise prescription you can expect to receive an assessment and treatment that will get at the underlying cause of your problems. In his spare time, Wil finds adventure in many activities including rock climbing, ultimate Frisbee, hiking, dancing and personal growth.
Wil has earned degrees in Bachelor of Kinesiology and Bachelor of Health Sciences Physiotherapy (...
Hannah completed her Registered Massage Therapy program at Langara College. Her approach to massage therapy is patient-centred and collaborative. She’s worked with athletes, seniors, spinal cord injury clients, and pregnancy clients. Her hands-on techniques range from myofascial release, Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation, Muscle Energy Technique, joint mobilizations, Swedish massage, trigger-point release, hydrotherapy, introductory cranialsacral therapy, and introductory Rood’s techniques. She uses a combination of these methods during treatments depending on the goals of each session. She practices with a light to medium pressure, keeping deep pressure to a minimum and within specific target areas.
Her purpose through massage therapy is to improve quality of life and decrease symptomatic discomfort of those who seek it. She values mutual respect, communication, and maintaining an open and safe atmosphere. She likes to take a collaborative approach to treatment planning where client and practitioner work together to create a tailored experience to best achieve the goals of treatment.
Hannah completed her Registered Massage Therapy program at Langara College. Her approach to massa...
Andrew started practicing as an RMT in 2012 after graduating from the Vancouver College of Massage Therapy where he cultivated his interest in rehabilitation and recovery. His education and volunteer experience covered working in hospitals and long term care facilities to onsite at sporting events and clinics. Whether you are coming in for relief of a repetitive strain injury from long hours at your home desk, overtraining for your virtual marathon, help with lower back pain and cramping due to pregnancy, or from chronic pain due to a past accident or athletic career, Andrew will do his best to work with you and your body to alleviate whatever is causing your discomfort.
Outside of work, Andrew jumps at any opportunity to be outside, whether it’s canoeing, rock climbing, triathlons or stealing his friends’ dogs for hikes. Andrew also works on his health and balance with an avid Yoga practice. Over a lifetime of activity and exploration, Andrew’s love of sports and the outdoors have given him a comprehensive understanding of the goals and motivations of athletes of all levels, as well as a first hand knowledge of being injured and the rehabilitation process. Andrew’s experience with physiotherapy and massage over the years fuels his interest in helping others return to the activities they love.
Andrew started practicing as an RMT in 2012 after graduating from the Vancouver College of Massa...
Joy’s practice includes, but is not limited to, treatment of sport or MVA injuries, overuse injuries, postural imbalances, stress relief and pre and post natal. Joy welcomes both new and returning clients.
Joy’s practice includes, but is not limited to, treatment of sport or MVA injuries, overuse injur...
Christina graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a Master of Physical Therapy and has a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of British Columbia. She is currently pursuing her Diploma in Advanced Orthopedic Manual and Manipulative Therapy. Prior to pursing a career in physical therapy, she has developed a unique perspective on healthcare from working in a pharmaceutical setting. Christina realized that many people were dealing with some form of pain, whether it be from repetitive work movements, simple day-to-day activities, or sport-related injuries. She decided to pursue a career in physical therapy with the goal of helping people manage their pain, improve their quality of life and connect with how they really want to move again.
Christina believes in treating clients through proper education & providing evidence-based, individualized treatment plans by using a combination of manual therapy, therapeutic exercises and modalities to help people minimize pain, achieve their functional goals, and prevent symptoms from re-occurring.
In her spare time, Christina enjoys staying active at the gym, exploring the trails of BC and travelling the world. She also enjoys discovering new coffee shops, trending food destinations and the latest in fashion.
Christina graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a Master of Physical Therapy and ...
Dahra graduated from the University of California, Davis with a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Biology. She then completed her Doctor of Physiotherapy degree at the University of Melbourne in Australia. Afterwards, she spent two years working in a rural hospital in the Victorian coastal town of Wonthaggi, where she worked across a variety of settings including acute, inpatient rehab, and outpatient care. She is looking forward to integrating these skills into the private practice setting.
Dahra also has a passion for sports and athletic performance. In Australia, she worked for a competitive Australian Rules Football team where she provided injury advice and prevention, athletic taping, and basic first aid. Additionally, during her undergraduate studies at UC Davis, she was on a full college scholarship playing NCAA Division I tennis.
Her treatment method involves a mix of manual therapy with exercise prescription. She believes in utilizing a holistic approach to enable you to find your optimal movement and achieve your goals.
Outside of the clinic, Dahra can be found playing tennis, exploring new hikes around Vancouver and BC, and learning how to snowboard in the winter powder.
Dahra graduated from the University of California, Davis with a Bachelor of Science degree in Exe...
Kristyna is currently in her last stretch as a student of the Registered Massage Therapy program at Langara College. It has been a rewarding program for her as she has learned so much about how the human body functions and how to treat a diverse population with a variety of techniques and modalities. She enjoys treating everyone, but her passion lies in athletics, sports massage and rehabilitation. Through massage, Kristyna is very interested in helping others overcome the physical and psychological stresses demanded of them so that they can perform their best.
At the Langara student clinic, she has treated many athletes ranging from rock climbers, cyclists, runners and horseback riders, to people with daily musculoskeletal pain, nerve compressions and osteoarthritis. While she cannot perform comprehensive treatments as a Body Worker until she is registered, she will use her knowledge and experience to support her patients with their concerns.
Kristyna herself is an athlete and adventurer. She has been avidly climbing for 11 years and has been backpacking and cycling for most of her life. Other than sports and the outdoors, she loves architecture, photography and travelling.
Kristyna is currently in her last stretch as a student of the Registered Massage Therapy program ...