Dr. Suzanne Bober – B.Sc. (H.K.), B.S., D.C., FCCPOR(C)
Dr. Suzanne Bober is an avid runner, and also enjoys cycling and skiing. She is passionate about helping other runners and cyclists overcome their pain so that they can achieve their personal bests.
Dr. Bober graduated from National College of Chiropractic in Chicago, has received her Fellowship from the Canadian Chiropractic Specialty College of Physical and Occupational Rehabilitation, and is on the faculty of the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College.
Dr. Bober treats the full body focusing on both spinal and extremity function to completely address the problem that has resulted in pain. This, in turn, allows both the musculoskeletal and nervous systems to function more efficiently, and thus also provides pain relief. Focus on preventing the injury from reoccurring is paramount in treatment, by providing injury-specific exercise and advice to the individual.
Wei Yu, M.A., R.M.T.
Wei Yu studied Traditional Chinese Medicine and practiced as a medical doctor in Nanjing Neuro-Psychiatry Hospital in P.R. China. He also obtained a Master’s degree of developmental psychology at Nanjing Normal University and studied community psychology at Rhodes University in South Africa. Wei graduated from the massage program at Centennial College in Toronto, Canada in 2004.
Wei is experienced in reflexology which promotes greater stress reduction and uses acupressure points which stimulate the body’s natural healing properties. His experience also includes both pre- and post-natal massage. Along with English, Wei speaks fluent Mandarin and Cantonese.
Ria Piperopoulos, R.M.T.
Ria Piperopoulos is a Registered Massage Therapist from the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy. Ria’s years of experience have been enriched by practicing in many different massage settings such as health spas, multidisciplinary clinics, gyms, corporate settings as well as hospitals. Ria is dedicated to excellence by continuously continuing her education in health and healing. Some of these areas include pregnancy and infant massage, hot stone massage, aromatherapy, deep tissue massage, neuromuscular and trigger point therapy, myofascial release, sports rehabilitation, circulatory massage, lymphatic drainage and remedial exercise. Ria works intuitively, with a sense of spirit and connection to each individual, providing a deep healing massage with lasting results.
Dr. Laurence Gao, CMD, DAC Acupuncturist
Dr. Laurence Gao comes from a Traditional Chinese Medicine doctor’s family in China and is the 12th Generation descendant of Gao’s family TCM. Dr. Gao practices acupuncture at Harbourfront Chiropractic and specializes in weight loss including high blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol as well as reproductive, digestive and immune system issues. Acupuncture also provides pain relief, and is complimentary to treatments such as massage and chiropractic.
Marlene DeSousa, Chiropractic Technician
Marlene’s passion for helping others stems from her medical background in nursing. Her warm, caring nature provides a welcoming environment at Harbourfront Chiropractic. Her main focus is patient health and wellbeing which is conveyed both in the office and out in the community.