Message from Ryan Carnahan, DCH

Ryan Carnahan is a Homeopath and Natural Medicine Practitioner with over 25 years of clinical experience. He has treated thousands of patients helping them regain their health from conditions such as chronic pain, injuries, and concussions as well as digestive, immune, respiratory and mental and emotional concerns.

Ryan has been passionate about natural medicine for most of his life. His grandfather was one of the early chiropractors and he remembers being adjusted by him when he was 5 years old. Following this path, Ryan began studying natural healing methods in his early teens and later graduated from The Vancouver Academy of Homeopathy, The Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy, and The East/West School of Planetary Herbology. Ryan also studied acupuncture and Chinese medicine for 2 years at The Academy of Classical Oriental Sciences and has extensive post-graduate training in the fields of applied kinesiology, osteopathic therapies and energy medicine.

Understanding the importance of natural medicine as a health care option, Ryan is committed to providing comprehensive, holistic health care for his patients and helping them live their lives to the fullest.

Ryan is the author of Body: The Essentials of Health and Wellness and four eBooks in the Healer at Home—Natural First Aid Series.

He co-owns Mountain Vista Health Centre with his wife Dr. Kira Frketich in Port Moody British Columbia where he practices with a group of other health care professionals.

Professional Qualifications

    Homeopathic Medicine

  • Homeopath 1998 – present
  • Member of The Academy of Naturopaths and Naturotherapists 2005 – present
  • Member of The BC Society of Homeopaths 2001 – 2012
  • Vancouver Homeopathic Academy 1995 – 1999
  • Diploma of Classical Homeopathy
  • Homeopathic Master Clinician Course 2000 – 2002
  • International Millenium Conference Mumbai, India 2000
  • Biotherapeutic Drainage® & Unda Numbered Compounds Conference Series
  • Homeopathy Elements Seminar with Jan Scholten
  • Homeopathy Lanthanides Seminar with Jan Scholten
  • Homeopathy Seminars with Louis Klein, Rajan Sankaran, Divya Chabra, David Mundy
  • Traditional Chinese Medicine

  • Academy of Classical Oriental Sciences, Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine Program 2011 – 2013
  • Structural Therapies

  • Graduate of the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy 1992 – 1994
  • Bowen Technique Practitioner since 1995
  • Mechanical Link Osteopathy (full curriculum modules 1-5 and review class)
  • Cranial Sacral Therapy (Osteopathic therapy)
  • Visceral Manipulation 1 and 2 (Osteopathic therapy)
  • Muscle Energy Technique for the Low Back and Sacrum (Osteopathic therapy)
  • Muscle Energy Technique for the Ribs (Osteopathic therapy)
  • Muscle Energy Technique Pelvis, Lumbar, Sacrum (Osteopathic therapy)
  • Muscle Energy Technique Thoracic, Ribs, Cervical (Osteopathic therapy)
  • Muscle Balance and Function Development (MBFD®) full curriculum levels 1-3 and private training
  • Neuromuscular Massage Technique for the Low Back
  • Neuromuscular Massage Technique for the Neck
  • Introduction to Osteopathic Therapies Seminar
  • Orthobionomy (Osteopathic therapy)
  • Herbal Medicine

  • Graduate of The East/West School of Planetary Herbology Professional Herbalist Program 2008 – 2010
  • Nutritional Medicine and Applied Kinesiology

  • Functional Bioanalysis Chronic Illnesses Seminar
  • Functional Bioanalysis Endocrine Disorders Seminar
  • Functional Bioanalysis Most Common Conditions Seminar
  • Functional Bioanalysis Basic Conditions Seminar
  • Treating the Complex Patient Seminar 2014 with Dr. Michael Lebowitz
  • Treating the Complex Patient Seminar 2016 with Dr. Michael Lebowitz
  • Quintessential Applications
  • Energy Medicine

  • Total Body Modification (TBM)
  • Body Harmonization™
  • Bio-Kinetics™
  • Energy Grounding
  • Touch for Health Kinesiology™ full curriculum levels 1-4
  • Teaching and Public Speaking

  • Former Anatomy Instructor for Divine Light Yoga Studio
  • 2002 and 2003 BC Society of Homeopaths Case Conference Case Presentor
  • 2006 “Introduction to Energy Healing” Workshops
  • 2007 “Healers’ Secrets to Health” Workshops
  • Past Presentor for the Coquitlam Prostate Cancer Support Group
  • “Introduction to Massage Therapy” for North Vancouver Long Term Care Facility