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About Actin Physio

Manu Nijjar

Manu Nijjar

B.Sc., MPT, MCPA, CAFCI

Manu Nijjar has the experience and skills to help you feel better.
He holds a Master of Physical Therapy and was a past Member of Physical Therapy Admissions Committee from the University of British Columbia Master.
He is recognized as an Examiner of the Canadian National Physiotherapy Licensing Board and 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.

For years Manu has been proud to provide physiotherapy care in a variety of settings from intensive care units, exercise based functional rehab programs, & 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, Level II Upper Quadrant Orthopaedic Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy, and Level III Upper Quadrant Orthopaedic Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy.

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

Michael Dharni B. Kin., MPT

Michael Dharni

B. Kin., MPT

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!

Kevin Boal B. Kin., MPT

Kevin Boal

B. Kin., MPT

Kevin is a recent graduate from the University of British Columbia. He completed his undergrad with a Bachelors of Kinesiology and has a background in athletic training, bodybuilding and powerlifting.

As a Kinesiologist, Kevin looks for as much exposure as possible to all types of injuries in order to build his skill set in treatment. After working for a year, Kevin plans to return to complete his Masters of Physiotherapy at the University of British Columbia.

When he is not in the clinic, he can be found in Community and Recreation Centres all over the Lower Mainland, continuing with Active Rehabilitation, or following through with his own workout programs. He holds a black belt in martial arts and has instructed youth as well as adults for 4 years.

Kevin actively volunteers for both VPD and Vancouver Coastal Health out of UBC Hospital. On Saturday's he leads or assists in neighbourhood watch, and organizes youth events, while on Monday's, he volunteers in an ambulation program assisting people who can no longer walk. 

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.

Michael Dharni B. Kin., MPT

Stephanie Chang

Administrator

Stephanie holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of British Columbia specializing in Visual arts, Art History and Sociology.

She has years of professional administrative experience in data entry and photography and photo editing working for a photography company in the lower mainland.
Combined with her experience in the customer service industry Stephanie emphasizes quality work, service, and care to best serve patients.

She believes in always being open-minded, patient, and considerate and loves hearing stories from the clinic’s regulars.

When Stephanie is not in the clinic she can be found taking photos, refining her cooking skills, and trying new baking recipes to feed clinic patients during holidays and special occasions. 

A Personal Message

Nothing is more personal than the service we provide our clients.

Let me personally introduce ourselves and explain why our services are second to none in order to demonstrate why Actin is the simply the best choice in your Physiotherapy and Wellness.


Manu Nijjar.
B.Sc., MPT, MCPA, CAFCI

Address

1105 – 11980 Hammersmith Way, Richmond, BC, V7A 0A4

Contacts

Email: info@actinphysio.ca
Tel: (604) 284-3771
Fax:(778) 748-0779