Burnaby Kinesiologists

Our Burnaby Kinesiologists and Physiotherapists love what they do. Together, we’ve crafted the reputable Kin Lab name from our dedication to you and your recovery.  Talk to an experienced Burnaby Kinesiologist today:

KINESIOLOGIST

Rachel Cho

B.Kin, NSCA-CPT

Rachel received her Bachelor of Kinesiology at the University of British Columbia (UBC). She has over 10 years of experience in Track and Field coaching and competing, personal training, sports performance, and Kinesiology. Rachel competed in NCAA Division II Track and Field for South Florida as a distance runner. Due to several significant injuries and medical burnout, her athletic career was cut short. During her rehabilitation journey, she learned the importance of exercise programming, treatment planning, and wellness management. This experience led her to find her passion for physical rehabilitation and she strives to share her knowledge and skills to help individuals get back to the things they love.

Rachel believes that Kinesiologists are the critical final step in getting you back on your feet because they solidify the progress made from other allied health professionals using exercise prescription. As a Kinesiologist, her ultimate goal is to foster a newfound appreciation and confidence for movement, mind, and body through consistent and mindful practice.

In her spare time, Rachel loves researching the next great restaurant to experience, Olympic weightlifting, cooking, making jokes that reference "The Office," and going on long walks with her partner.

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KINESIOLOGIST

Natalie Chang

B.Sc Kin, ACE-CPT

Natalie graduated from Simon Fraser University with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. During her education, she completed a co-operative education placement at a clinic, where she demonstrated various exercises to patients and performed laser therapy.

After graduating, Natalie worked at a medical exercise clinic where she led group exercise classes for people with chronic medical conditions. After working there, she learned how to easily modify exercises for individuals based on their medical history and fitness level. She found this experience very rewarding and helped prepare her for a career as a Kinesiologist. Natalie believes that regular exercise is not only important for the rehabilitation of injuries but prevention as well. She also believes it's important to practice what she preaches. Natalie has been weight training for 6 years and has worked as a Personal Trainer for 2 years. She has trained a variety of clients from ages 18 to 65.

Natalie values continuous education and is always learning something new from fitness podcasts, colleagues, or research articles. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, cooking, and eating at different restaurants.

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KINESIOLOGIST

Dillon Tran

B.Sc Kin

Dillon graduated from Simon Fraser University (SFU) where he obtained his Bachelor of Science Degree in Kinesiology with a concentration in Active Health and Rehabilitation.

During his time at SFU, he had the opportunity to work at a long-standing physiotherapy clinic as a Kinesiologist, during which he gained valuable experience teaching corrective exercises to clients of differing backgrounds and conditions including ICBC claimants, athletes, children, seniors, and clients recovering from surgical procedures.

As a former competitive dancer, Dillon understands the need to perform at your best and how devastating it can be when injuries prevent you from doing so. Through his own experience of dealing with chronic injuries, he recognizes the importance of being proactive with rehabilitation exercise regardless of whether the goal is to return to sport, work, or improve daily living. He is passionate about active living and using his knowledge and experience to help guide people back to their physical best.

Dillon is always seeking opportunities to grow and learn. In his free time, he enjoys volleyball, golfing, weightlifting, and reading and has a weakness for good coffee.

KINESIOLOGIST

Munir Wahedi

B.Sc Kin

Munir made his start as a youth basketball program coordinator/coach before switching his focus to rehabilitation and working with UofS Men’s soccer team for several years as a trainer.

Munir completed his Bachelor of Kinesiology undergrad at U of S, Saskatchewan. He is a Registered Kinesiologist with BCAK and is certified in Functional Movement Screen 1. He strongly believes in the importance of designing personalized rehab programs concentrated on the client's specific injuries and goals. He enjoys expanding his practical skills and knowledge by constantly learning new methods and techniques to further benefit his clients.

Munir is inspired by all the strong women in his family and his grandfather. His role models keep him motivated to continue his family values by helping the people of his community and continuing to inspire the youth.

Growing up being active and involved in community sports led to physical awareness as well as injuries. Munir knows the road to rehab or recovering from a physical injury can be challenging. His exposure to preventive/ active rehab is what led him to become a Kinesiologist.

In his spare time, he loves all things sports, food, and podcasts. He is a dedicated Vancouver Whitecaps supporter and loves to watch their games and cannot wait to return to the stands.

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Alyssa Juma

B. Kin

Alyssa received her Bachelor of Kinesiology from the University of British Columbia (UBC). Alyssa gained valuable experience in injury management and rehabilitation working with elite-level athletes as an Athletic Trainer for UBC Varsity Athletics. She received multiple awards during her time at UBC both for her academic and professional successes.

Alyssa is passionate about working with individuals to create exercise-focused programs that can help them recover from injury and improve overall health and wellness. She believes in the power of education and empathy to help empower clients to foster long-term resiliency, better their movements, and become stronger as a whole.
In her spare time, Alyssa enjoys weight-lifting, playing soccer, hiking, and cooking!
Rachel believes that Kinesiologists are the critical final step in getting you back on your feet because they solidify the progress made from other allied health professionals using exercise prescription. As a Kinesiologist, her ultimate goal is to foster a newfound appreciation and confidence for movement, mind, and body through consistent and mindful practice.

In her spare time, Rachel loves researching the next great restaurant to experience, Olympic weightlifting, cooking, making jokes that reference "The Office," and going on long walks with her partner.

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KINESIOLOGIST

Mark Xu

B.Kin

Mark graduated from Simon Fraser University (SFU), obtaining his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with a concentration in Active Health and Rehabilitation.

Mark has several years of experience competing as a former powerlifter, attending several British Columbia Powerlifting Association competitions. Mark suffered a back injury that steered his passion to working in the active recovery field to help individuals return to activities they previously enjoyed that have been halted by injury. His years of experience as an athlete and strength and conditioning coach have refined his knowledge of exercise prescription and programming. Mark strongly utilizes his knowledge of sports performance and progression to bridge the gap between performance work and active rehabilitation.

Mark has years of experience working in the orthotics field involving clinical bracing, orthotic inserts, and orthopedic footwear, developing his holistic approach to rehabilitation. Mark’s goal is to educate and help clients achieve and surpass their health and fitness goals sustainably.

When Mark is not weightlifting or being active, he enjoys tinkering with keyboards and mice.

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