Registered Massage Therapy (RMT) in North Vancouver at Legacies Health Centre
Get fast, effective relief from pain, soreness and tension with massage therapy treatment. Our registered massage therapists in North Vancouver can help!
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Registered Massage Therapy (RMT) in North Vancouver at Legacies Health Centre
Legacies Health Centre is a team of Registered Massage Therapists (RMTs) committed to providing you with exceptional massage therapy services in North Vancouver. With a focus on integrated health and wellness, our center helps individuals recover from injuries, manage pain, and enhance overall well-being. Our experienced RMTs are dedicated to personalized care, ensuring you receive the best possible treatment tailored to your specific needs.
Contact us today to book a massage therapy session with an experienced RMT in North Vancouver.
How Massage Therapy Can Help
Massage therapy sessions with a registered massage therapist at Legacies Health Centre in North Vancouver offers many benefits, depending on your needs.
- Relieve pain caused by a specific condition, injury or muscle stiffness
- Reduce joint pain and tenderness
- Increase flexibility, mobility, function and range of motion
- Promote relaxation
- Decrease muscle tension and muscle spasm
- Improve muscle strength, endurance and tone
- Reduce insomnia and improve sleep
- Increase blood circulation and promote healing
- Rehabilitate sports injuries
- Reduce stress, anxiety and depression
- Manage symptoms of lymphedema
- Reduce disability
- Enhance your quality of life and promote overall wellness
Conditions Treated by Massage Therapy
Massage therapy addresses a range of conditions and offers deep relaxation to the body. Our registered massage therapists in North Vancouver have the expertise to provide evidence-based therapies to effectively treat:
- Back, neck, and shoulder pain
- Discomfort from a car accident
- Recovery from sports- and activities-related injuries
- Stress-related tension
- Plantar fasciitis
- Pregnancy discomfort
- Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD)
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Cancer-related stress, pain and fatigue
- Sleep disorders
- Multiple sclerosis
- High blood pressure
- Mental health conditions
What to Expect for RMT Treatment at Legacies Health Centre in North Vancouver
Trust our Registered Massage Therapists (RMTs) in North Vancouver to employ well-founded, evidence-focused techniques to improve your overall health and wellness. Here’s what to expect when you book an appointment with an RMT at our clinic.
Your registered massage therapist will provide a comprehensive intake interview to learn about your medical history and fully understand your specific needs.
Based on your interview, your RMT will make an educated, clinical assessment of the causes of your pain and discomfort.
Following assessment and massage, your RMT will discuss a treatment plan, timeline and the expected results. Your treatment plan may also include details for returning to hobbies and physical activities.
Your North Vancouver Registered Massage Therapists (RMT)
Roniel Dio | RMT
Roniel’s passion for sports and watching people move led him to Vancouver Career College’s Registered Massage Therapy program, which he graduated from in 2017. Recently, after a brief period working for Vancouver Career College’s outreach program at SFU, he discovered the value of getting people moving around the room, reassessing the patient’s progress multiple times during treatment.
Roniel sees the value in searching for the root cause of his patient’s concerns, that sometimes that stubborn shoulder due to stress and fatigue. His top priority is his patient’s holistic wellbeing, and he will provide what he can, and get you in touch with who you need (Chiropractic, Physiotherapy, Psychology, etc.), in order for you to get back to doing things you love to do pain free.
Tahereh “Mona” Ehsanianmofrad | RMT
Mona is a graduate of Registered Massage Therapy Program from Vancouver Career College. She has experienced working with post-surgical and post-injuries as well as post-partum clients. Coming with a sports background and being a Rehabilitation Assistant and Clinical Pilates Instructor, Mona broadly incorporates therapeutic exercises in her practice based on each individual’s needs.
Mona has successfully passed her board exams & is now transitioning from an intern massage therapist to Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) status.
Justen Chau | RMT
Justen is a graduate of the Registered Massage Therapy program at Vancouver Career College. During his time at school, he worked with an array of clients from office workers at MoveUp, BCIT and Workplace BC, to young athletes and geriatric clients. He understands that every individual is unique and the key to achieving any client’s goals is to work in tandem with them and to encourage the clients to play an active role in their own rehabilitation process through patient education and homecare.
Involved in multiple competitive sports the majority of his life, he has both witness and suffered a variety of injuries which has led to his interest in rehabilitation of the human body. He understands the urge every athlete has to want to get back to play even before injuries have fully healed and wants to be a part of their journey to returning as fast as possible.
During your treatment, he will perform a detailed assessment to grasp your needs before beginning the treatment and will end the treatment with exercises to help maintain the progress that has been made.
Alexandra Wetter | RMT
Alex graduated from VaCC in 2019 and is passionate about helping people in pain. They are enthusiastic about working with their patients to find an effective treatment and home care routine that fits their wellness goals. Alex welcomes patients with all kinds of bodies and wellness goals and has a special interest in helping people with chronic conditions such as Multiple Sclerosis, Fibromyalgia, and Ehlers-Danlos syndrome.
Hamidreza Salahi | RMT
Hamid has received his diploma in Massage Therapy from Vancouver College of Massage Therapy. He passed the registration examination in March 2023 and got registered with The College of Massage Therapists of British Columbia in May 2023. His fundamental knowledge of anatomy and the musculoskeletal system of the human body complemented by varied aspects of therapeutic massage techniques helps him to achieve client-specific outcomes for medical massage, wellness massage and whole-system massage treatments.
Ruth Lai | RMT
Ruth is a 2022 graduate of the Registered Massage Therapist program at Langara College.
After seeing the life-changing impact that massage therapy had on her and those around her, Ruth realized this was the career for her. With a BA in Sociology, she understands the crucial role that a non-judgmental approach to health and wellness plays in our daily social lives and provides a compassionate, listening ear to her patients. Ruth speaks English and Cantonese.
Dean Aclera | RMT
Dean has graduated from the Registered Massage Therapy (RMT) program at Langara College. Throughout his time in the program, he attended outreaches during his internship, working with spinal cord injury patients, dancers, climbers, competitive rowers, and in long term care homes. In addition, he has encountered pre and post partum patients, various neurological cases, and other various complex cases. Prior to entering this program, he graduated from UBC with a Bachelor in Science with a Major in Applied Biology.
In his practice, he is able to use Myofascial, Trigger Point, and Swedish techniques. Dean particularly likes using point pressure in addition to a pin and stretch to help improve the range of motion to return to regular function and reduce pain in the process. During your treatment, you can expect insight into what is going in the body to be effective short-term in the hopes to have positive long-term effects.
Types of Massage Therapy
Our registered massage therapists in North Vancouver offer massage therapy options tailored to different needs and injuries:
Deep Tissue Massage
Concentrates on deep muscle layers and connecting tissues to alleviate persistent discomfort and strain.
Designed to enhance athletic performance, sports massage helps to prevent injuries and promote quick recovery.
Geared towards unwinding and stress alleviation, fostering holistic wellness.
Customized to relieve pregnancy-related discomforts like back pain, swelling and fatigue.
Facilitates postpartum revitalization and serenity.
ICBC, WSBC and Extended Health Care Claims for RMT Treatment
At Legacies Health Centre, we prioritize your convenience and well-being during your recovery journey. If you have an open ICBC claim resulting from a car accident injury, you are eligible for pre-approved RMT treatment sessions to support your healing process.
We understand that navigating insurance procedures can be daunting, so we take charge of the billing process directly with ICBC.
If you’ve experienced a work injury, we provide a comprehensive assessment for diagnosis and rehabilitation. Your assessment fee is fully covered if your WSBS claim is approved, as is the cost of RMT treatments within WSBS time parameters.
We extend our direct billing services to include various extended health care insurance providers.
To learn more about the steps you need to take after being involved in a car accident, read our blogs:
Why Choose RMT Services at Legacies Health Centre in North Vancouver?
When it comes to choosing a Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) for your health and wellness needs, there are several compelling reasons why Legacies Health Centre in North Vancouver stands out as a trusted and reputable choice:
Trusted and Reputable
We are proud to be the official massage therapy provider for the B.C. Lions CFL team and a trusted partner of the Vancouver Canucks hockey squad. These valued collaborations are evidence of our top-tier professionalism and unwavering commitment to providing outstanding care, catering to the needs of elite athletes and individuals seeking effective therapies.
We provide our RMTs with state-of-the-art tools and the latest technology within a modern, fully-equipped setting.
Frequently Asked Questions – FAQ
No, a referral is not required to book a massage therapy appointment.
Talk to us! We’re here to help, and we’ll answer any questions you have about your unique injury or condition, or our services. Call or email us (604-591-5569, firstname.lastname@example.org). If you already have an appointment booked, your RMT will be able to assess if the massage therapy treatment is adequate for your condition and/or injury during your appointment.
Clients should refer to their specific Extended Medical Plan coverage for details on services and coverage available. If you do not have coverage, or have run out of benefits, learn more about Intern Massage Therapy at https://legacieshealthcentre.ca/services/intern-massage/.
At Legacies Health Centre, appointments may be booked by phone (604-591-5569), online or in-person. Visit our contact page to call the most convenient location for you. You may also call our main number 604-591-5569 and choose the most convenient location from the directory.
If you have coverage, Legacies Health Centre directly bills most Extended Health Plans Take a look at our list of direct billing insurers (https://legacieshealthcentre.ca/insurance/)to see if we direct bill to yours, or call us at 604-591-5569 to confirm. If your plan is not on our list of direct billing providers, Legacies provides a medical receipt to be used on request for reimbursement.
If you have been involved in a car accident, contact us. We will guide you through the steps, together. If you have an active ICBC claim (within 12 weeks of the accident), you have 12 pre-approved RMT sessions. ICBC partly covers the 45-minute (or longer) registered massage therapy sessions. An additional user fee applies. Direct billing is available for the ICBC portion, but not available for additional user fee that applies in RMT subsequent sessions of 45-min or longer. Please ask for your ICBC welcome package at the front desk. We provide you with a lot of information to support you throughout your recovery journey.
Insurance Claims & Information
Get Back to Health after an Accident or Workplace Injury.
Extended Health Coverage
Legacies Health Centre offers direct billing to most Extended Health plans to the majority of our services. Some services (like Clinical Counselling), do not offer direct billing. In such instances, Legacies provides a medical receipt to be used on request for reimbursement. See an updated list of providers by clicking the ‘Learn More’ button below.
ICBC Insurance Claims
Legacies Practitioners, including Physiotherapists, Massage Therapists, Occupational Therapists, and Kinesiologists, all have extensive experience in administering ICBC treatments. We are here to help! Click the ‘learn more’ button for additional details.
Workplace injuries are usually due to trauma or overuse. If you have been injured as a result of a workplace activity, our team of experts at Legacies can perform a comprehensive assessment and develop a treatment plan to reduce your symptoms and rehabilitate your injury.
If your claim is approved by WSBC, your initial assessment is 100% covered with a WorkSafeBC Claim number. Once your claim has been accepted by WorkSafeBC, the full treatment cost of your appointments will be funded (within the approved time parameters). When you are ready, your physiotherapist will work with you, your employer, physician, and WorkSafeBC Case Manager to develop a safe and appropriate return to work plan. If your claim has been denied or is disallowed, the expenses will need to be covered by the Patient
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