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Sahba Seifi, BHK, M.Sc. Kin

Exercise Physiologist / Kinesiologist ACSM - Health Fitness Specialist

Sahba’s interest and involvement in competitive and recreational sports led to pursuing a career in active rehabilitation. She obtained her Bachelors of Human Kinetics followed by her masters degree in Kinesiology from Simon Fraser University. She has worked with clients suffering from acute and chronic pain, muscle and joint injuries, and neuromuscular ailments. Sahba utilizes her expertise to find the “just right” level of resistance with her clients while respecting prior injuries and medical concerns. With Sahba’s one-on-one attention, MoveMend is a fun and safe place to meet your fitness goals.

Health Fitness Specialist: according to the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) a Health Fitness Specialist is a more advanced degree than a personal trainer with advanced training for working with individuals who have medically controlled diseases.
Outdoor bootcamp exercise leader
Indoor Cycling Experience (ICE): Cycling Instructor
Experienced in Active Rehabilitation and Trigger Point Release
Training to prevent sport related injuries

Sahba and her husband love hiking excursions and travel. While visiting Rome she was inspired by the work of Michelangelo to pursue a deeper understanding of the human body and function.

Licensure, Certifications, and Professional Associations
American College of Sport Medicine (ACSM)- Health Fitness Specialist (HFS), 2013 Certification: Trigger Points to Overcome Pain, 2009
British Columbia Association of Kinesiologist (BCAK)- Practicing Kinesiolgoist, 2008
Steve Nash Fitness World- I.C.E Indoor Cycling Experience, 2008
Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology (CSEP)- Certified Exercise Physiologist (CEP), 2007
Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology (CSEP)- Certified Personal Trainer (CPT), 2007
Certified Functional Movement Screen 2015

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Aaron was great. He provided guidance on how quickly to expect recovery in stages, with useful information on what symptoms and improvements to expect along the way. He was knowledgeable, friendly, and interested in making the visits productive and efficient.

Tim S.

"I arrived at MoveMend with painful “Lateral Epicondylitis” (also known as tennis elbow) and I left with a rejuvenated elbow. Aaron and Joel are great to work with and they provide information, therapy, guidance and an effective remediation plan. Therapy was organized around my schedule and Aaron and Joel provided exercises to do at home. All together a 5- star positive experience!"

Jeanne T.

I had a wonderful experience with Aaron, Joel and the MoveMend team. They helped diagnose my tennis elbow and guided me through therapy that was customized as needed to help support my healing journey. The entire team brings a positive energy to the space.

Stacey D.

"...after 2 months with Carly I am feeling strong, am skiing again, and have gotten very focused attention toward stabilizing my knee. I have faith in PT and MoveMend. Thank You!"

Kathryn S.

Carly was a pleasure to work with. She's intuitive, caring, and knowledgeable. My recovery has been great and I feel better prepared to prevent future injuries.

David S.

"I am not sure if there exists a place like MoveMend. Some clinics are just happy if you heal to the point where you aren't in pain, but MoveMend will work to get you to where you can do the things you enjoy the most."

Reuben Juster

"I really want to thank MoveMend. My arm hasn't felt this good in 5 years! The pain I used to feel as the result of my injury has subsided. Thank you so much Aaron and Joel."

Holly Paul

“MoveMend put me on a comprehensive plan including clinical visits and exercises while at home and work. Couldn't have wished for a better result.”

Dustin Van Wyck

“Excellent ‘real life’ exercise helping me reclaim and improve my athletic lifestyle! Can't recommend more highly.”

Bobbie Harder

“He listens carefully, is compassionate and encouraging -- key factors to help you complete the course of treatment and fully recover.”

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“In addition to his obvious expertise with wrist and hand, I appreciate his holistic approach.”

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"I had a really great experience with MoveMend. I came to them with some serious tennis elbow and they helped me out every step of the way. Aaron and Joel were fantastic physical therapists, super friendly, very knowledgeable and just all around great guys."

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