Touraj Zahiri works as CTCMA Registered Acupuncturist at Vancity Clinic. He brings over 25 years of experience in healthcare, and is capable of analyzing the patients’ needs to provide appropriate treatment plans.
Before becoming an acupuncturist,, he used to work in Anesthesia field in operation room of hospitals. Throughout his career, he has attended various professional development courses to receive professional certificates. This experience has helped him to better understand the human body conditions based on the Western Medicine.
The integration of the background knowledge of Western Medicine and Chinese Traditional Medicine has helped him to better analyze patients’ complaints in the diagnostic process and offer effective treatment plans.
Touraj also proficiently treats musculoskeletal pain, sports injuries, functional movement impairments, headaches, dizziness, migraine, digestive disorders, stop smoking, weight loss, depression. He also works with stress related concerns including mental emotional problems, insomnia, anxiety, depression, and fatigue.
He utilizes a combination TCM modalities including body acupuncture, electro-acupuncture, articular acupuncture, tuina (Chinese massage), cupping, moxibustion, Gua Sha and Laser Acupuncture in his practice.
His hobby is watching action, fantasy and historical movies, studying, cycling, and swimming.
Fun fact: He has four cats that he brought with himself from Dubai.