All appointments will include a brief update on your health history, a chance to discuss any new symptoms or health concerns and your goal for the current treatment. It may also include home care instructions, and or stretches to help with your goals.
Your first appointment may be scheduled for 45, 60, 75 or 90 minutes. You will be asked to arrive 10 minutes prior to the start time so that you can provide necessary information for your health care record. This record includes a health history and office policy and consent to treatment form. There are questions about your personal identifiers, for example full name, address, birthdate and contact information like, email address and phone number. The health history is important to ensure a safe massage therapy treatment may be given. And the office policy and consent to treatment form ensures clear communication and understanding and a safe environment for the RMT and patient. The treatment you will receive will be explained clearly to you and any questions you may have will be answered so that you feel confident to give consent for your massage therapy treatment.
Fees are payable at time of treatment by cash, cheque, electronic transfer or issued Gift Certificate.
You may be entitled to reimbursement of part or all of the cost for treatment through an extended health care plan, ICBC, MSP, DVA, or other health plans.
A receipt will be provided to you.
The location is accessed by appointment only in a private home-based setting. This safe, comfortable, and quiet Massage Therapy office is located in Cadboro Bay, one block up from the village. The clinic is in a separate building and has driveway parking and easy level entry access.
Registered Massage Therapists (RMT) in BC have been trained and educated by the highest standards in North America. After completing the three year program, to become registered and licensed in BC a graduate must successfully pass the College of Massage Therapist of British Columbia (CMTBC) board exams. RMTs are governed by the CMTBC and it ensures that the public receives safe and ethical care by establishing and enforcing standards of education, qualifications and the quality of practice for all RMTs. British Columbians can be sure that they are receiving the highest quality of care available because RMTs in BC are licensed under the Health Professions Act.
Techniques such as Swedish massage, Trigger Point Therapy, Myofascial release, postural education, stretching and possible homecare instruction are used. Pressure used during massage techniques varies and is also dependant upon each patients comfort and feedback.