Our Clinic

Easily accessible and centrally located in Richmond, BC, the Richmond Muscle Clinic offers comprehensive and personalized treatments for your sport, work, or trauma related injury. The treatment options offered by our team of certified professionals include EIMS™ Acupuncture, Traditional Acupuncture, Physiotherapy, Massage Therapy, and Traditional Chinese Medicine.

We have over 25 years of experience treating acute and chronic pain conditions. You can finally enjoy pain relief, a rapid recovery, and a reduced risk of repeat injury.

Our treatment options are covered by the MSP, WCB, ICBC and Extended Medical Care plans. For EIMS™ Acupuncture patients, we offer a direction-to-pay option, with no charges until your ICBC claim is closed. To find out how we can help, contact us today!

Photo Credit: Alex Yelizarov

Nikolay Yelizarov

M.Sc, R.Ac, MD (Russia)
EIMS Acupuncture

Nikolay Yelizarov specializes in EIMS™, his proprietary treatment procedure, which has helped countless patients recover from sport, work and trauma related injuries for over 20 years. The procedure is fast, painless, and precise, delivering pain and tension relief where it is needed the most. Grounded in a thorough understanding of human anatomy and kinesiology, this procedure was tested and refined during Nikolay Yelizarov’s studies at UBC, for which he had earned a Master of Science in Human Kinetics. His professional affiliations in Canada include the Canadian Academy of Sport Medicine and the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture.

Allan Liu

Massage Therapy

As a Registered Massage Therapist and Registered Acupuncturist Allan Liu provides the highest quality acupuncture or massage treatment to his patients, which is grounded in his thorough understanding of human anatomy and kinesiology. He uses Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue Manipulation, Tuina, Manual Lymphatic Drainage, Myofascial Release, Reflexology techniques and Trigger Point Therapy to help relieve pain, improve circulation, decrease tension & swelling as well as reduce recovery time for sport, work and car accident related injuries.  He is registered with the College of Massage Therapists of British Columbia and College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners & Acupuncturists of British Columbia

Dilyana Nestorova

R.Ac, R.TCM.P, Dr. TCM
Acupuncturist / Herbalist

As a licenced Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Herbalist, Dr. Dilyana Nestorova believes in encouraging a natural healing process within the body to treat the root of the problem. Her treatment approach includes traditional acupuncture, herbal remedies, healing diet, and cupping.  In addition, she has been trained by Dr. Yelizarov in EIMS™, his proprietary treatment procedure for sport, work and car accident related injuries. Incorporating that method with the ancient guidelines for balancing and strengthening the body, she has successfully treated a great variety of soft tissue injuries. She strives to treat each patient as an individual, using a holistic approach to treat the whole body, and helping every patient achieve their full health potential.  Dr. Nestorova is registered with the International College of Traditional Chinese Medicine and College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of B.C.

Fred Samorodin

Physical Therapist

Fred Samorodin is a Registered Physical Therapist who specializes in the treatment of old and new traumas as well as chronic pain. He uses gentle, hands-on physical therapy, and soft tissue manipulation to relieve pain, improve mobility and speed up recovery from injuries. He brings over 35 years of experience to his practice as well as a thorough understanding of the nervous system and pain pathophysiology. He will help you take charge of your physical health and well being as well as provide advice on ideas, drug-free  products, and services that you can use at home to support your recovery and wellness. His professional training includes Bachelor of Science in Rehabilitation Medicine (combined training in Physical and Occupational Therapy), Ryodo-raku acupuncture,  orthopaedics, Craniosacral Therapy, Neurostructural Integration (Advanced Bowen Technique), Full Body Fascial Facilitation, Visceral Manipulation, as well as treatment of jaw pain (temperomandibular dysfunctions) and dizziness (vestibular rehabilitation). Fred Samorodin is a member of the Physiotherapy Association of British Columbia as well as the Canadian Physiotherapy Association.