MSc (UBC), R.Ac, MD (Russia)
After getting his medical degree in 1980 Nikolay Yelizarov practiced medicine in Pervouralsk, Russia where he focused on Sports injuries at the prestigious Sports Rehabilitation in Astrakhan Russia. At that time he also received his massage practitioners certificate.
Armed with a wealth of knowledge about sports and muscle related injuries he moved to Canada and went on to become a Registered Acupuncturist at CTCMA, BC and received his MSc – Human Kinetics at UBC. His professional affiliations are College of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture, Qualified Acupuncturist and Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners Association, Canadian Academy of Sport Medicine, Vocational rehabilitation Association. He is member of Richmond Chamber of Commerce. Using his training and his vast knowledge, he developed his unique and specialized treatment. Since 1993 N. Yelizarov has treated patients with every kind of muscle strain and related injuries. His procedure is fast, painless and effective.
In 1998 N. Yelizarov opened the Muscle & Tendon Strain Injury Clinic in Richmond BC and moved to a new location at the centre of Richmond at 2010.
Mike Reoch, R.M.T.
Michael Reoch graduated from the West Coast College of Massage Therapy in 2007. He has a diverse background in treating international and professional athletes, post surgical scars, office warriors, weekend adventurers and people with chronic pain.
Mike treats all systems of the body with a focus on fascia, the tissue system responsible for the quality of all movements. He has a particular interest in treating low back and hips, neck and shoulders, and the interrelation of body movement pathologies.
Michael is a clinic instructor at WCCMT where he has a passion for passing on his knowledge of manual therapy.
When not working, Michael spends his time keeping up with his research and education, playing with his young family, and working on his fitness.
Dr. Dilyana Nestorova
(R.Ac, R.TCM.P, Dr. TCM)
Acupuncturist and Herbalist
Dilyana has a deep passion for life and health. Her interest in alternative medicine started in very young age and she had over come most of her health issues through life with natural remedies.
Her interest in the field of health led her to the International College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (ICTCM) in Vancouver, BC. After completing five years of education and training, Dilyana has since achieved the highest level of certification available in her profession (Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine). She has attained the licenses of Registered Acupuncturist, Registered TCM Herbalist and Registered Doctor of TCM with the CTCMA (College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of B.C.).
Helping patients understand and take charge of their health has always been a priority in her practice. Dilyana’s primary objective is to evoke a natural healing process within the body to treat the root of the problem as opposed to simply masking the symptoms. She strongly believes that there is a different approach for every individual’s health and she is dedicated to find the best one for each of her patients. Dilyana uses acupuncture and herbal treatments in her practice, along with many other modalities in Traditional Chinese Medicine, such as cupping, food cures, ear acupuncture and acupressure. She has always recognized the importance of prevention in health care and works diligently with her patients to reach their full health potential.