The Motion Lab’s healthcare team will work together to deliver comprehensive patient care, and help enhance patient outcomes and satisfaction. Dr. Chow was inspired to build a clinic where he can share with the community the concept of maintaining a balance between activity and work
The team at The Motion Lab will professionally meet your needs.
Chiropractor & Founder
Dr. Andy Chow has collaborated with General Physicians in a multidisciplinary medical clinic for the past
10 years. Since graduating in 2012, he has provided Chiropractic services to the Richmond and
Dr. Chow specializes in treating MVA claims, sport-related injuries, back and
joint pain, migraines, neuropathies, and headaches. When Dr. Chow is not treating patients, he can be
found camping outdoors, walking the dogs, practicing Martial Arts, and taking blurry photographs of his
Dr. Chow speaks Cantonese and English
Dr. Chang received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Biology from the University of Toronto and
later graduated from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College as a Chiropractor.
Dr. Chang has practiced in White Rock for over 10 years and has a special interest in treating headaches,
TMJ, sport injuries, neck and back pain, arthritis, and female health related issues.
In her spare time, Laura can be seen enjoying archery, drinking wine, camping, growing plants, and
playing with her two wild toddlers.
Laura speaks English and has an adept understanding of Patois.
Daniel completed his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from Simon Fraser University and graduated
from Pacific Coast University (PCU) College of Holistic Medicine to become a licensed Acupuncturist in
Daniel uses different treatment plans based on patients’ symptoms and needs. He is trained in
Acupuncture Needling, Tuina (Acupressure/Oriental Massage), Cupping (Fire Cupping), and Guasha
(Scraping). He encourages patients to regain control of their bodies and to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
He is also interested in the rehabilitation of injured athletes and individuals suffering from acute or
chronic pain conditions.
In his spare time, he loves spending time with his wife and baby, hiking, playing soccer, and travelling.
Daniel speaks Korean and English.
TCM Practitioner and Acupuncturist
Michelle graduated from Capital Medical University with a Bachelor’s degree in Preventive Medicine in
China. She has 15 years of experience working in Public Health and obtained her certification in
Traditional Chinese Medicine after immigrating to Canada.
Michelle integrates Chinese and Western medicine approach to develop treatment plans that
addresses the mind and body. She has a deep understanding of Chinese medicine and believes that TCM
can help create a balanced GI, blood, and yin and yang to relieve pain and prevent diseases.
Michelle holds a dual license: Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner and Registered Acupuncturist.
Michelle speaks English and Mandarin.
Kinesiologist and Certified Personal Trainer
Ahmed is a holistic kinesiologist that utilizes active movement to rehabilitate patients. He is experienced
with sport, rehabilitation and ICBC injuries and applies clinical skills to ensure patients return to their
After suffering from multiple injuries during his basketball career, Ahmed has devoted his time and skills
into training and rehabilitation to ensure his patients receive the most practical and functional care.
Currently, Ahmed is completing his Master’s degree in Kinesiology at UBC.
Ahmed speaks English and Arabic.
Paniz graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology with a concentration in Active Health and Rehabilitation in 2021. She is a registered kinesiologist with the BCAK and has worked in the fitness industry for five years. Paniz’s experience includes teaching small-group fitness classes to perform personal training with individual clients.
Paniz strives to provide a safe, fun environment for active rehabilitation through client education and client-centered sessions. She is a firm believer in mind and body working together. Her training aims to integrate patients into a holistic process that maximizes their physical, emotional, and functional capacity.
Paniz is also a research assistant at BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute. In her spare time, she enjoys travelling, being around the pool, camping, and trying out new things. Paniz speaks English and Farsi.
Viktoriia is a bodyworker with over 30 years of experience. She is enthusiastic about helping others and
pays special attention to her patient’s needs.
Viktoriia has a diverse set of treatments including
acupressure, lymphatic massage, relaxation massages, reflexology and cupping.
For leisure, Viktoriia enjoys reading, music, and volunteering her time with newly arrived immigrants in
Viktoriia speaks English and Ukrainian.
Registered Massage Therapist
Batyr is graduating from Vancouver College of Massage Therapy and will be certified in March. He has a
passion for Massage Therapy and will work diligently to find a balanced treatment plan for each patient.
Batyr prefers to use a combination of techniques such as Swedish Massage, myofascial release,
neuromuscular, trigger point release and PNF stretching.
In his free time, Batyr enjoys hiking, playing soccer and chess, reading articles, and watching scientific
Batyr speaks Kyrgyz, Russian and English.
Greeting you with a welcoming smile is our lovely receptionist, Vicky! Her fluency in English, Mandarin and Cantonese has helped connect many patients, so don’t be afraid to reach out.
In her spare time, Vicky can be found soaking up the sun at local beaches and searching for the world’s yummiest cookie! Outside of The Motion Lab, she is utilizing her talents by offering permanent makeup over at @fawn.and.ink .
With over 8 years of experience working as a medical office assistant, we are thrilled to have Andrea! She’s passionate about making every appointment a smooth and memorable visit.
When the day is done, Andrea participates in a variety of athletics including Kung Fu and Chinese Lion Dance. She enjoys the complex and creative tasks of home renovations, which she tackles alongside her husband.
Administrator & Social Media
Our social media member Ben is responsible for overseeing our media outlets such as Instagram and
Besides keeping you all up to date with clinic information, Ben appreciates his time outdoors. Whether it is backpacking, hiking or setting up camp, his attitude towards exploration continues to
Outside of The Motion Lab, Ben appreciates a good cup of coffee, coupled by his interest in
photography and weightlifting! Check out our Instagram page @themotionlabbc to see all of Ben’s work
and to stay in-touch with the clinic!
At 16 years Zen, Porkchop continues to extend and build on his spiritual journey. Known as the Tony
Robbins of the canine world, Porkchop will provide a safe place to express your ideas, thoughts,
emotions, and goals.
Currently, he is accepting new patients.
Stan the Man has earned his pseudonym from years of charming patients and providing excellent
patient care. He is a support dog by trade but has transcended into a spiritual healer in recent years.
Stanford enjoys being pet and prefers to company of women.
Stan speaks bark and whine.
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