Dr. Ayesha Ebrahim was born and raised in Calgary, Alberta. She has had the privilege of competing at a national level in field hockey, competitive ringette, ice and ball hockey as well as soccer. She completed her undergraduate degree in Kinesiology at the University of Lethbridge. Following her undergraduate degree, Dr. Ebrahim attended the University of Western States in Portland Oregon, where she received a Bachelor of Science in Human Biology and a Doctor of Chiropractic degree. In her free time, Dr. Ebrahim enjoys running, playing ice hockey, ball hockey, powerlifting, practicing yoga, road biking and playing with her pup Nala.
Dr. Ebrahim is an evidence-based practitioner who employs a non-pharmacological practice to health care. She incorporates gentle spinal manipulation, Active Release Technique® (ART), Graston® Technique, kinesio tape, shockwave therapy, rehabilitative and functional exercises as well as sports therapy in her practice. Dr. Ebrahim is also a member of the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association and incorporates treatments for young children aged 0 and up, as well as practices Webster Technique for pregnant females. Dr. Ebrahim has also completed a 300 hour training course for Contemporary Medical Acupuncture at McMaster University and is proficient in the safe needle technique which is mandatory for safe practice.
Dr. Ebrahim stresses the crucial nature of properly functioning musculoskeletal, immune, and nervous systems to achieve optimal patient health and performance. Her goal is to provide patient education and ultimately give her patients the knowledge, confidence, and tools necessary to take an active role in their recovery to optimum health, future injury prevention, and to enhance athletic performance. Dr. Ebrahim’s goal is for her patients to live healthier and balanced lives, with professional care they can trust.
Dr. Edmund Chin, DTCM, R,Ac, DD is a licenced acupuncturist, Doctor of Chinese Medicine, and is certified in contemporary cupping methods. In addition to his amazing DTCM degree, Dr. Chin has over 10 years of experience in the field of medical and dental wellness from a registered denturist. He also completed the licenced practical nursing program in 2005. Dr. Chin created a new measuring system of accurately locating specific acupuncture points to give you the best care possible.
Outside of his educational resume, Dr. Chin enjoys learning, teaching and educating, he continues to work as an assistant professor teaching acupuncture and Chinese medicine whenever possible. Seven years ago Edmund turned down a job offer to be a full time instructor for denturists, and instead pursued his passion training in Traditional Chinese Medicine and acupuncture. Edmund frequently runs presentations, workshops and seminars for students, instructors, professionals and the general public.
Dr. Chin’s main focuses in practice are (to name a few):
Grace graduated from a 2200-hour massage therapy diploma program at Mount Royal University in Calgary, Alberta and is a registered massage therapist with the Remedial Massage Therapy Association. She specializes in therapeutic massage related to sports injuries, motor-vehicle accidents, postural issues, pre/post-natal and overused soft-tissue injuries.
Along with the therapeutic massage, Grace is also interested in stress management based on relaxation massage. She is passionate about supporting individuals with integrated approach to relieve both physical and emotional stress.
She utilizes a wide range of techniques such as deep tissue, trigger point, myofascial release, and joint mobilization to better suit and care for each individual client’s needs.
In her spare time, she is usually in the gym, or out in nature walking with her cat, hiking, and snowboarding.
Laura graduated in 2009 from the West Coast College of Massage Therapy as a Member of the College of Massage Therapists of British Columbia.
Laura is a dedicated therapist. She is driven by a therapeutic healing approach and the importance of preventative health care. Her practice is built on striving to give her patients the best care possible, helping them to live healthy, mobile, pain-free lives. Laura's approach puts a lot of focus on movement, which has led her to certify in Active Release Techniques (ART), while also employing myosfascial release and rehabilitative movement techniques into massage specifically geared to the individual’s needs.
Marilyn was born and raised in Calgary, AB. Most of her work experiences come from the insurance and energy sectors.
Marilyn loves spending time with her family and thier dog Piper. She and her family enjoy camping, friendly competition whether it is axe throwing, white water rafting, paintball or bubble soccer. As long as she is with her family- that is all that matters to her.
Carla was born and raised in Manitoba and relocated to Calgary in 1997 to further advance her career.
She has devoted the majority of her career to working in the Disability Services Sector where she worked as a direct service worker supporting adults with Developmental Disabilities and then moved into the management level with a continued focus on inclusion, advocacy and disability awareness within the community.
In 2009 Carla shifted gears and accepted a role managing a local company which provides therapeutic services to children with varying degrees of needs. Reflective of her career choices, she strongly believes there is incredible value in being of service to others.
Carla promotes supporting a healthy work-life balance and as a mother of two young daughters she knows it is essential. Her children keep her busy and entertained each and every day, and she enjoys spending time them, her family and friends. She most enjoys travelling and camping with her family.
Carla is honored to be part of the professional team working at Vantage Integrative Health + Wellness.
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