WELCOME TO LAUREL CHIROPRACTIC & WELLNESS
YOUR HEALTH IS IN GOOD HANDS
We offer comprehensive chiropractic care for patients of all ages in the metro Vancouver area. 20 years of experience with a variety of musculoskeletal conditions.
Please do not book/come in if you have come into contact with anyone suspected of having COVID 19, if you have had any flu-like symptoms or a recent loss of taste or smell, or have traveled outside BC in the last 14 days. We ask that if anyone is accompanying you, have them wait outside the office so as to reduce the number of people in the office at any given time. Everyone is asked to sanitize their hands upon entering the office. All surfaces are carefully sanitized after each patient and masks are used to ensure safety during the treatments. Patients are asked to bring & use a mask for their appointment.
Please consult HealthLinkBC and 8-1-1 for health advice on COVID-19,
Video conferencing and Phone consultations are available.
Dr. Mahin Darabi, BSc, BA, D.C.
Exceeding Expectations One Patient at a Time
Dr. Darabi completed her chiropractic studies in 2000 at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) in Toronto. Prior to that, she obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Molecular Biology from McGill University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Ottawa University. Since then she has continued taking post graduate seminars in the areas of radiology, athletic injuries and more.
She has been treating patients with a broad range of musculo-skeletal conditions since 2002 where she practiced at Fraser Chiropractic Group. Prior to that she practiced and did her internship at Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto and has experience treating a diverse patient base including teenagers, and athletes.
Dr. Darabi has a functional, biomechanical approach to treatment and in addition to providing manual therapy using a number of different techniques, including applied kinesiology, she pays particular attention to posture, ergonomic correction and exercise/stretch prescription.
To see patient reviews click on the link below:
Kris Miernik, RMT
Kris Miernik is a Registered Massage Therapist with over 25 years of experience. After graduating from the College of Massage Therapy in Ontario in 1994, Kris moved to Vancouver in June 1995, and started his private practice. Throughout his 25 years of working as an RMT, Kris continued to evolve and seek out education related to treatment, manual therapy, and professional development. He is currently practicing along side chiropractor, Dr. Darabi, at Laurel Chiropractic and Wellness Clinic. Outside of work, you can find Kris mountain biking, kayaking, skiing, and spending time with his family out in nature.
What to Expect
The initial visit includes obtaining a full medical history, examination, diagnosis and possibly treatment (if treatment is indicated) along with recommendations for exercise/stretches.
Includes monitoring progress, examination, treatment and follow up recommendations for self care.
For the second visit of a new patient and for an existing patient with a NEW work-related (WCB) or car accident (ICBC) injury and this is your first assessment for this injury.
WE CAN HELP WITH...
MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENTS - ICBC
WORKERS COMPENSATION - WCB
HEADACHES INCLUDING MIGRANES
BACK PAIN, SCIATICA, PIRIFORMIS SYNDROME, LUMBAR DISC SYNDROME
NECK PAIN,THORACIC OUTLET SYNDROME
ADVICE ON EXERCISE
SHOULDER, ELBOW, HIP, KNEE, ANKLE ISSUES; BURSITIS, TENDINITIS
FROZEN SHOULDER, IT BAND SYNDROME
SUBSEQUENT VISIT: $55
All Prices in CAD and include GST. We accept ICBC, WCB, RCMP, and DVA claims.
We accept all major Credit Cards and Visa Debit. We do NOT accept "Regular Debit" cards.
MASSAGE THERAPY FEES
FOR MASSAGE THERAPY FEES, PLEASE CONTACT KRIS DIRECTLY
For massage therapy services, there is no direct billing of ICBC, WCB, or other private insurance companies.
Cash, cheque or e-transfers are accepted for massage therapy.
NEW PATIENTS: $80
GOVT. PAYS FOR PORTION OF THE VISIT
EXTENDED VISIT: $65
DR. DARABI'S OFFICE HOURS
Tues, Wed, & Fri: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon, Thurs, Sun & Stat Holidays: OFF
KRIS MIERNIK'S OFFICE HOURS
Mon, Tues, Wed, & Thurs: 7:00am - 7:00pm
Fri, Sat, Sun, & Stat Holidays: OFF
LAUREL CHIROPRACTIC & WELLNESS
888 W 8th Ave. Suite # 204
Vancouver, BC V5Z 3Y1
Dr. Darabi, BSc, BA, DC:
(604) 871 - 0602
Kris Miernik, RMT:
(604) 263 - 6464
1. Free street parking: on Laurel, Willow, 7th Ave. & Oak
2. Paid parking: Best rate at the building underground parking.