About Us

At A Hand In Knead Wellness & Massage, we believe that self-care is fundamental.  Our aim is to help our clients reach their personal physical and wellness goals in a supportive, friendly and relaxing atmosphere. 

Our team of wellness professionals include Registered Massage Therapists, Physiotherapists, Estheticians, and more. Please contact us with any questions you have. We look forward to serving you!

Learn more about our available treatments. 

Alison Brown, RMT

Allison Brown is a graduate of the Royal Canadian College of Massage and a member of the College Of Massage Therapist of Ontario (CMTO) and has eight years of knowledge and experience in her field. Allison is trained In all aspect of Massage but specialize in deep tissue and Trigger point therapy. She continues to expand her manual therapy and clinical knowledge through continuing education, the most recent Cupping, and Temporal Mandibular Joint treatment (TMJ). Allison has always been interested in the human body and how it works, she believes that a combination of treatment, nutrition, exercise and stretches can help to relieve most muscular impairment that causes pain Allison enjoys spending time  with friends and family and is a Wedding Officiant in her spare time. 

Frank Farmani, RMT

Frank graduated in Massage Therapy from Westervelt College in 2021 and is registered with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO). Before moving to Canada, he was working as an Orthotist for more than 10 years treating clients to overcome their musculo-skeletal and neuro-muscular problems as well as improving their body mechanics and quality of life. He has done extensive research in rehabilitation science mostly focusing on the effect of lower limb and spinal orthotics (braces) on patients’ pain, posture, walking ability and functional mobility. 

As an approachable and motivated RMT, Frank loves helping people and believes his clinical and goal oriented model of treatment assists his clients to stay on track with their normal routines. He believes goal-driven massage therapy can enhance clients’ overall sense of emotional and physical well-being. 
Frank’s treatment approach for each client is personalized as he strongly holds the idea that everyone responds differently to each treatment. He enjoys collaborating with clients to identify which techniques work best for them by listening to their therapy needs and goals. 

In his practice, he employs a wide range of techniques and modalities including relaxing Swedish, a combination of superficial and deep tissue work, myofascial and trigger point release, manual lymphatic drainage, stretching and hydrotherapy which are customized for each and every treatment. His approach enables him to treat a variety of conditions from chronic back, neck and shoulder muscle tightness to symptoms of arthritis or previous fracture; Or the discomfort resulting from disc herniation, Sciatica and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS).

Frank has an active life style and is profoundly committed to his profession. He is always excited to share his therapeutic skills with new clients.

Jinhee Lee, RMT

Jinhee Lee has graduated with honours in massage therapy from Kikkawa College and is registered with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO). She is very outgoing and caters her massage treatments to each individual. Jinhee’s treatment style is fluid, calming, and soothing - she incorporates Swedish relaxation, myofascial release, trigger point release, gentle joint mobilization, and therapeutic stretching. 

Bickey Vuong, RTCMP, R.Ac

Bickey graduated with Honours from Humber College's Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner program. Registered as both a Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner (R.TCMP) and Acupuncturist (R.Ac) with the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of Ontario (CTCMPAO). There are many modalities that she may use during a treatment to holistically restore balance in the body; such as acupuncture, cupping, tuina, guasha, electroacupuncture, and herbal formulas. 

Bickey also has a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from York University and has experience as a chef after graduating from Humber College’s Culinary Skills program. Because of this, she is well-versed in musculoskeletal concerns and food substitutions that respect different cultures. This unique set of knowledge and skill has led to a special interest in preventative healthcare and the effects of food therapy, exercise, and lifestyle to improve life quality. Her extensive range of clinical experience includes treatment for headaches, body pain, menstrual problems, digestive complaints, insomnia, fatigue, mental health, and trauma.  

Christopher Tran, RTCMP, R.Ac

Christopher Tran is a skilled massage therapist with a background in Kinesiology from the University of Waterloo. With a strong understanding of exercise prescription for rehabilitation and fitness goals, Christopher specializes in clinical treatment to provide relief from headaches and other conditions.

Committed to continuous learning, Christopher stays up-to-date with the latest techniques and creates a warm and welcoming environment for clients to receive compassionate treatment. Christopher is enthusiastic about helping clients achieve health and well-being through the power of massage therapy. Christopher utilizes techniques such as Swedish massage, trigger point therapy, fascia and myofascial technique.

Simon Teixeira, R.M.T

Simon is a registered massage therapist who studied at Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy and graduate of Ontario College of Health and Technology in 2020. He is in good standing with the the College of Massage Therapist of Ontario.

Having two and a half years of experience, he has worked with a diverse clientele and caters to each persons needs separately. 

He is skilled in variety of different types of massages such as Swedish, deep tissue, relaxation, fascial stretching, sports, and trigger point release. His main goal is to provide treatments to achieve wellness. 

Simon enjoys going for walks with his dog Penny, going to the gym, playing videos games and planning vacations.

Shahad Al-Fahham, Osteopath Practitioner

Shahad Al-Fahham is a licensed manual osteopath practitioner who specializes in treating musculoskeletal disorders and chronic pain. She graduated from the National Academy of Osteopathy with honors and completed her clinical internship . She has an excellent experience in providing holistic and evidence-based care to patients of all ages and backgrounds. She is passionate about helping people improve their health and well-being through manual therapy, exercise prescription, lifestyle counseling and education.

William Jordan, Registered Acupuncturist

William is a Registered Acupuncturist and a member of the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of Ontario (CTCMPAO). His ultimate goal is to get people back to doing the things they love, while creating a lot of smiles in a short time with the spirit of acupuncture. 

His treatments are aimed at opening up the physical blockages and stagnation in the vessels, tissues, and fascia - promoting movement and circulation so the body can utilize its own self-healing abilities and return to a general harmony between body, mind and soul. 

Good health and well-being is a result of free flowing circulation and balance. When things aren't moving well, they become stagnant and the condition eventually deteriorates, distorting function and ultimately destroying health. He believe's that good therapy and the path to good well-being doesn't require costly interventions and fancy machinery. 

Whatever your pace or purpose, he hopes you make a little time for your mind and body amid the busyness of the everyday. William treats a broad range of health concerns from acute & chronic pain, anxiety/depression, digestive disorders, TMJ, migraines, bells palsy and infertility.

Luana Nicole, Medical Esthetician

Medical Esthetician, Luana Nicole, credits her passion for a beauty-based appeal to the merging of her previous education at UofT for Fine Art with her inherent interest in all thing health and wellness, producing a creative integration of science and art. 

An established Makeup Artist and Hair Stylist for print including a photo shoot with Barron Hilton, a film with IMDb credit for Key Hair & MUA, and press junkets for the occasional celebrity namely Michelle Williams of Destiny’s Child. Luana advanced her knowledge and passion for all things beauty to encompass the science of skin health, establishing her unique and inviting approach towards Medical spa treatments and customized skincare. 

“As a skincare professional, I am health and result driven. I provide service coupled with knowledge of what works and the efficacy of quality treatments. Clients who come to me for personalized skincare and treatments, appreciate results which are provided with the utmost expertise and integrity.” 

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