clinic director | Chiropractor
Dr. Rafael Bagheri received his Bachelor of Health Science from the University of Western Ontario. Dr. Raf (as he is known to his patients) then went on to attend the prestigious Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto, graduating with his Doctor of Chiropractic in 2006.
Dr. Raf has spent the last decade working alongside physicians and other health care professionals in numerous multidisciplinary settings. He utilizes different treatment approaches such as spinal manipulation, muscle release techniques, and other modalities to create personalized individual care.
In January 2017, Dr. Raf received the "Three Best Rated" Certificate of Excellence for the Top Three Chiropractors in Richmond Hill, Ontario. Dr. Raf is very proud of this achievement and credit his patients and staff for making this possible.
Dr. Raf is a corporate wellness speaker and creator of the “Logical Health Talk Series”.
jessica talbot, pt
Jessica is a Physiotherapy Resident and recently graduated from the University of Toronto with a Master of Science in Physical Therapy. She has successfully completed her post-graduate Level 1 Manual Therapy exam with the Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association, and is also certified in neuroproprioceptive and sport taping. Throughout her education, Jessica has had some of the most prestigious clinical experiences available in Canada, and has experience treating a wide array of orthopaedic, neurological, and cardiorespiratory issues with patients ranging in age from paediatric to geriatric.
As a recent graduate, Jessica is up to date on current physiotherapy research and the best evidence-based practices. Jessica has an excellent record of great patient rapport and prides herself on listening to her clients to help tailor individualized treatment plans. She believes a combination of education, targeted strengthening and stretching, manual therapy, and electrophysical modalities provide a well-rounded treatment approach to address pain and achieve client goals. Jessica enables her clients to be active participants in their own rehabilitation. It’s important for clients to understand that physiotherapy involves hands-on assessment, treatment and education, but incorporating what you’ve learned into everyday life outside the clinic will promote the greatest success.
Samantha Williams is a Registered Massage Therapist who received her diploma from the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy in Toronto, the very first massage school in Canada. With a strong foundation of knowledge, she can treat a wide variety of conditions and injuries while making each treatment catered to the individual. Her approach to treatment revolves around the wellbeing of the patient as top priority, educating and involving them in the treatment process. As a health care practitioner, Samantha encourages patients to make small changes in their lives for the better and using massage therapy as one of the many tools to become the best you.
ATHLETIC & STRETCH THERAPIST
Bobby Johnson is the athletic trainer and stretch therapist here at Richmond Hill Total Health and has been practicing for five years. As an athlete himself; he excelled in sports such as Basketball and American Football. The transition to a career in sports sciences was virtually seamless. Bobby has a special approach to mobilization of the human body that encompasses stretch, massage and muscle training to accomplish results. The results will not only improve your ability to execute daily tasks with ease, it will take you to the next level of performance and even improve your posture. Bobby's holistic approach to physical betterment both in-clinic and out and is geared towards those who are looking to make a genuine lifestyle change.
Nalee Kim is a graduate of Beijing University of Chinese Medicine and is a licensed memeber of CTCMPAO. She have been in practice for over a decade. Previous experience include the Bu Bu Acupuncture and Skin Care Clinic (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia), China-Japan Friendship Hospital (Beijing, China), Chuneundang Orient Medical Clinic (Seoul, South Korea). Nalee specializes in Pain Management, Motor Vehicle Accident Treatment, Chinese Medicine, women's health, pediatrics, Cupping Therapy, and Taping Therapy.