Takami Shirai B. Kin., MPT

Takami Shirai

Registered Physiotherapist
BKin, MScPT

Takami earned his Master of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Toronto following the completion of his Bachelor of Kinesiology with a Minor in Nutritional Sciences at the University of British Columbia. His passion for exercise and movement stems from participating in basketball, volleyball and football growing up. Prior to pursuing his physiotherapy degree, Takami was the head coach of the strength and conditioning program at Special Olympics Richmond where he supported athletes in their preparation for National Games. He also facilitated adapted exercise programs for individuals with spinal cord injury in Vancouver.

Over the course of his physiotherapy degree, Takami applied his clinical skills to empower those with orthopaedic, neuromusculoskeletal and respiratory conditions. He employs a combination of manual techniques, therapeutic exercises and self-management strategies to help clients return to their meaningful activities. As an avid runner, Takami has a special interest in gait analysis and management of running-related injuries.

Outside of the clinic, Takami loves exploring the North Shore trails and being part of the local running community.  

Ratan Gill  B.SC. MPT - Actin Physio

Ratan Gill

B. Sc., MPT, Registered Physiotherapist

Ratan earned his Master of Physiotherapy from the University of Sydney in Australia where he worked with athletes, amputees, patients with spinal cord injury, and seniors.
Prior to this he received his Bachelors of Science in Biology from the University of Portland where he played Division 1 Tennis.
He continues to pursue further education and physiotherapy skills to provide better service to his patients.

Ratan has a passion for health and fitness that comes from growing up playing tennis, hockey, and soccer. Before pursuing physiotherapy, he coached tennis for two years working with young children and adults. Ratan specializes in manual therapy, exercise, and education to help clients reach their highest potential and get back to doing the things they love. He takes an interest in providing evidence-based practice to ensure everyone gets the best care possible. Ratan enjoys playing tennis, running, cycling, and participating in his daily workout routine 

Manpreet Amanda Mundie

Registered Massage Therapist

Amanda graduated from Langara College’s Registered Massage Therapy program in 2021. Prior to pursuing a career in Massage Therapy, Amanda worked as a Rehabilitation Assistant alongside Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists. Working within a hospital setting, Amanda gained a variety of experience working with many different presentations. These experiences allowed her to learn and become interested in applying manual therapy techniques as a part of Rehabilitation.

Michael Dharni B. Kin., MPT

Michael Dharni

B. Kin., MPT, Registered Physiotherapist

Michael earned his Master of Physical Therapy and Bachelor of Kinesiology degrees from the University of British Columbia. He continues to acquire new skills and knowledge and is currently pursuing post-graduate training through the Advanced Manual Therapy Orthopaedics and the Sport Physiotherapy Canada Diploma programs.

Michael enjoys treating the general public as well as athletes of all levels to return his clients to work, leisure, and sports. His previous experience working as an on ice trainer with the Vancouver Thunderbirds Minor Hockey Association has generated a special interest in treating sports injuries. His treatment philosophy involves a combination of manual therapy, exercise and movement re-education to restore full, pain-free function.

When Michael is not in the clinic, he can be found playing recreational team sports, which include hockey, football, basketball, and softball. You may also find him skating on the ice at Rogers Arena as a member of the Vancouver Canucks Ice Team!

Sarah Pepper

Sarah Pepper

Administrator

Sarah has a bachelor of commerce degree from the University of British Columbia specializing in Finance.

She previously worked as an administrative assistant at a 6 years at a Richmond Law firm.

Sarah enjoys traveling and spent a semester in New Zealand on exchange and taught English in Taiwan for a short time.

Sarah also enjoys playing board games with friends.

Manu Nijjar

Manu Nijjar

Registered Physiotherapist
B.Sc., MPT, MCPA, CAFCI

After completing his Master of Physical Therapy degree at the University of British Columbia, Manu has provided physiotherapy care in a variety of settings. He has worked in intensive care units, exercise based functional rehab programs, and outpatient clinics. He is experienced in rehabilitating acute and chronic injuries with training in Level I Orthopaedic Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy, Level II Lower Quadrant Orthopaedic Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy, and Level III Upper Quadrant Orthopaedic Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy.

Manu has served as an examiner of the Canadian National Physiotherapy Licensing Board. He was a past Student Board Member College of Physical Therapists of BC. He is an accomplished physiotherapist having won the Evert Boxtart Memorial Award in Physical Therapy from the University of British Columbia. In addition, he is a past Member of Physical Therapy Admissions Committee from the University of British Columbia Master.

Outside the Clinic Manu enjoys spending time with his wife and children and being part of the Richmond community.