Dr. Yasmin Rahimi founded BackFit Health + Spine in 2002. She has been involved with health sciences since her studies at the University of Arizona. Dr. Yas studied Exercise Physiology with a pre-med emphasis and a minor in Nutrition.
Upon completion of her undergraduate studies, Dr. Yas attended the prestigious Palmer College of Chiropractic West Campus. While in school, she was involved with the Palmer West Sports Council where she gained vast experience in sports injuries and acute care.
Because of her passion for sports and physiology, she incorporated complete rehab techniques and physiotherapy in the BackFit vision. During her post-doctorate years, she studied acupuncture and obtained a fellowship by the International Academy of Medical Acupuncture.
Dr. Yas has participated in numerous marathons and triathlons since her school days and now focuses her physical fitness towards national figure and aesthetics competitions. Her experience in such activities has allowed her to relate to many figure and endurance athletes and use her training and biomechanical knowledge to help with recovery and injury prevention. She also is very knowledgeable in nutrition and specializes in weight loss management and nutrition for athletics.
When not helping others at BackFit, Dr. Yas spends time caring for her twin daughters.