Dr. Sean C. Maxwell, DC


Dr. Sean Maxwell grew up in an active family in Delta, BC. The pursuit of optimum health and wellness were always a part of his upbringing, his father is a Chiropractor, which he shares in his treatment approach today.  Dr. Sean obtained his Kinesiology degree in Active Health and Fitness from SFU with focus on human anatomy and physiology.  Further interest in conservative health-care and sports medicine motivated him to attend the Southern California University of Health Sciences to obtain his Doctorate in Chiropractic.   Additional training includes Myofascial Release Technique, Graston Technique (GT®) and Kinesio® Tape, which are soft-tissue therapies and complementary when combined with manual chiropractic adjustments.

Dr. Sean practices what he preaches through a healthy lifestyle including regular jogging, soccer and golf.  Sean has 10 years of experience treating sports injuries in the clinic as well as on field experience with the Coquitlam Adinacs Lacrosse, Costal FC soccer and various other volunteer activities with events thought the province.  During his internship, Dr. Sean also worked with the Quicksilver surf tour and varsity sports.  In his time he has treated several well known BC Lions, a few now retired NFL players and several movie stars which are ongoing as he works intermittently with the BC film industry.  Of note, Sean lectured for 5 years at the Utopia Academy of Massage Therapy teaching Neuroanatomy and Neuropathology.  Currently Dr. Sean Maxwell has joined the Studeo55 health team, called Ntegrated Health, and works downtown and with the EA Sports team in Burnaby.

His next goals are to become certified in strength and conditioning and to become a certified Titleist Performance institute golf practitioner!  Stay tuned!!

Kyle Freedman, BHK, MPT


Kyle graduated from UBC in with a Master’s degree in Physical Therapy and Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology. He became a physiotherapist because of years of injuries and countless hours spent as a patient in physio clinics. His previous experience as a UBC varsity soccer player and aquatic instructor has made him highly perceptive to providing individualized care for the common and not-so-common injuries alike.

His area of expertise is in orthopedics, specializing with shoulders and low back pain, as well as neck pain, arthritis, pre/post surgical rehabilitation, injuries sustained in the workplace, geriatric care, vertigo disorders and injuries from motor vehicle accidents. He is also a certified acupuncturist and uses acupuncture in conjunction with physiotherapy to provide the best holistic care.

Shawn Carlsen, RMT


Shawn graduated from the West Coast College of Massage Therapy in New Westminster in 2004.  Since 2005 he has been working at Surrey Chiropractic and Massage as well as doing mobile massage treatments. His treatments are crafted for the individual client and often include (but are not limited to) deep tissue massage, myofascial release, trigger point therapy, and craniosacral therapy. Outside of work he enjoys reading, hiking, animals, and is enjoying the challenges of his young growing family!


Dianne DeCook, RMT


Dianne is a graduate of West Coast College of Massage Therapy’s 3000 hour program, a member in good standing of the College of Massage Therapists of BC and Registered Massage Therapists Association of BC. She is passionate about her profession and believes that manual therapies for soft-tissue injuries, chronic conditions, and stress reduction are key factors in maintaining good physical and mental health. Dianne has a welcoming presence, and connects with each patient to determine their goals for their best potential and quality of life.

In 2010, Dianne was in an MVA which caused significant soft tissue injury. Dianne undertook a 13 week rehabilitation program of strengthening, stretching and massage therapy. She believes she can incorporate her experience healing her injuries into her practice, aiding her patients in their personal wellness regime.

Dianne is skilled in many modalities and is constantly striving to learn and grow in her profession. She is confident in treating traumatic injuries, chronic conditions and repetitive strain injuries. She looks forward to helping you meet your health and fitness goals.



Rebecca MacFarlane, Office Manager


After graduating from the MOA diploma program in June 2015, Rebecca came to us to start her career as a Medical Office Assistant.  Rebecca brings 9+ years of Administration, and Customer Service to Surrey Chiropractic, Physiotherapy & Massage. She takes pride in her job, enjoys working with patients, and strives to make our patients experience a great one!

In her spare time, Rebecca is usually found at the soccer field with her husband, at the dog park with her dog Lily, or simply spending time in the great outdoors.


Mariah Markow, Office Administrator


Mariah brings 6 years of customer service experience to Surrey Chiropractic. She recently started working with us, and immediately fit right into our growing team. This is a new-environment for Mariah, but she is excelling and thoroughly enjoys working here! On days when she’s not in the office, you’ll find her driving through trails in her Jeep, or relaxing at the park with her dog.


Chantal Afonso, Office Administrator


Chantal is a full-time university student at Kwantlen Polytechnic University working towards her goal of becoming a registered nurse. She has a passion for helping people in any way that she can, especially children as she wants to eventually specialize in pediatric nursing. Chantal has always been involved in sports and staying active, while growing up she has played soccer, among other sports like hockey and swimming. During her spare time, Chantal enjoys spending time with her family and friends, going for hikes and camping.

Jimmy, DOG 


Jimmy is a 5-year-old rescue from Newton, and has matured into his DOG (Designated Office Greeter) role at Surrey Chiropractic Clinic. His work goals are to obtain as many treats as possible while spreading his love to all those who need it. In his spare time he enjoys barking, eating, sleeping, and running away from his owners.







Lily, Junior DOG



This Junior Designated Office Greeter is new to office life: she is a little shy and timid, but faithfully watches her human Rebecca’s back while she’s in reception (there’s not much to guard against, besides file folders, but we haven’t told Lily that). Feel free to bribe her with treats!