Meet our bodyworkers

“We don’t just ask “Where do you hurt?” and treat the painful part; we find and address the root cause for sustainable healing.”

—‘Is the pandemic causing your pain’, Victor Bordeau, director and senior osteopath at IMI.

Many of us accept aches and pains as a part of daily life, but they don’t have to be. Whether caused by work, stress, or sports, our osteopaths, chiropractors and sports massage therapists are here to help you get back to what you love, pain-free.


Victor Bordeau

Victor Bourdeau is a director and senior osteopath at IMI. A registered member of the Hong Kong Osteopathic Association, he is skilled in supporting clients with injury prevention, injury recovery, and taking their training performance to the next level.

As well as working with the physical body, Victor is able to help clients connect with their emotional and energetic body, especially when using craniosacral techniques. This gentle form of osteopathy is therapeutic for mind and soul as well as your body.

Committed to identifying and treating the root cause of health concerns, he specialises in treating musculoskeletal disorders, cardiovascular system and digestive organ dysfunctions, headaches, migraines, sleep disorders, sports injuries, and post-operative care.


Jonathon Vallade

Jonathan Vallade is a highly qualified osteopath with degrees and diplomas in osteopathy, anatomy, physical education and sport. The son of a yogi master, Jonathan recognises good health comes from the unity of mind, body and soul.

Jonathan’s osteopathic practise is enriched by his experiences as a physical trainer, award-winning martial arts practitioner, and as a yogi who teaches other practitioners the anatomy of the body.

Jonathan is skilled at creating personalised, sustainable plans to treat clients with sporting injuries, musculoskeletal and nerve pain problems, digestive disorders, migraines. He also offers sports massage therapy, and is able to help clients take their yoga and martial arts practise to the next level, providing them with a deep understanding of their body.


Maxi Schönteich

Maxi Schönteich is a UK-trained osteopath, with a broad range of experience in holistic health, including paediatric osteopathy, nutritional therapy. She is also the only female certified functional medicine practitioner in Hong Kong enabling her to identify and treat the root cause of conditions.

Blending her expertise, Maxi is able to identify and treat the underlying, often hidden, causes of complex pain conditions that can be misdiagnosed and inappropriately treated for years.

Her gentle style of osteopathy is well-suited to babies and infants, and she is skilled in treating a range of conditions including colic, reflux, plagiocephaly and breastfeeding difficulties.

Maxi’s areas of expertise include IBS and digestive health; complex pain conditions like fibromyalgia and autoimmune conditions; stress and sleep; musculoskeletal pain, including jaw pain, headaches, back and neck pain.


Brian H Leung

Brian Leung is one of the few doctors in the world to hold dual doctorates in the field of natural medicine. He has studied under world-renowned experts in the fields of kinesiology and biomechanics, and holds doctorates in naturopathy and chiropractic, as well as a degree in kinesiology and is currently licensed under the Hong Kong Chiropractic Council.

Dr. Leung is at heart, a healer, providing an integrated approach which combines his varied knowledge in chiropractic, kinesiology, homeopathy and nutrition to offer deep healing for clients.

He caters to both adults and children, and specialises in treating a wide range of conditions including muscle and joint pain, musculoskeletal and spinal conditions, shoulder pain, neck pain, ankle pain, sports injuries, fibromyalgia, allergies, asthma, sinusitis, headaches, digestive issues, depression, stress, anxiety, autism, ADHD, and more.


Quinta Ho

Quinta Ho is a certified Sports Massage Therapist with AASFP in Hong Kong. She has worked with a wide range of people including professional tennis players, dancers, fitness coaches, as well as individuals who work in high mental and/or physical stress environments.

Quinta works with clients to alleviate emotional stress and reduce muscle tension that builds up in your body’s soft tissues. She is passionate about providing a therapeutic and healing experience by using a holistic approach alongside sports massage techniques. Quinta’s experience with clients shows that sports massage is a powerful tool to relieve the physiological symptoms of anxiety and depression, resulting in better mental wellbeing.

She specializes in post work-out or sports muscle strain, headaches, neck and shoulder pain, reducing muscle tension and easing emotional stress.

Osteopathy is a form of natural medicine which uses physical manipulation including stretching and massage in order to increase mobility, relieve tension in muscles, and improve blood flow to tissues in order to help the body heal.

While helping the physical body heal, it also aims to improve the flow of energy throughout the body, releasing tension and energetic blockages for greater emotional wellbeing.

Cranial osteopathy is a gentle and subtle branch of osteopathy which aims to release tension in the nervous system. This form of osteopathy is particularly useful for anyone suffering with sleep issues, anxiety, depression or stress.

Chiropractic specialises in the detection, correction and prevention of muscle and joint problems. It focuses on the functioning of the joints of the body and in particular the spine, as problems in this area often affect the nerves, muscles and organs. Reducing stress on the spinal nerves promotes health throughout the body.

Most chiropractic treatment involves skilled adjustments, also known as chiropractic manipulation, manual manipulation or spinal manipulation. But chiropractors can take a much gentler approach, using subtle techniques to can treat newborn babies. Many offer a combination of soft manual therapy, deep tissue work and adjustments. Proper alignment of the body’s musculoskeletal structure means that the body can heal and rebalance itself without medication or surgery.

Chiropractic Kinesiology is part of chiropractic and looks at the structural, nutritional, emotional, and energetic/meridian imbalances. It is a holistic mind-body therapy and relies on reflexes and muscle tests to uncover the underlying causes of your condition—mental, emotional and physical.

Sports massage is a soft tissue massage which helps release tension, for better performance during training, and improved emotional wellbeing. It helps increase blood flow and oxygen supply to muscles and tissues, reducing pain and inflammation for a speedy recovery post-workout or after injuring yourself.

This therapy also helps alleviate stress while improving quality of sleep, relaxation and mental clarity. Sports massage can help a wide range of people, from athletes of all levels, gym-goers, or anyone with stress, including parents and those working within the corporate world.

What’s next?

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