Registered Massage Therapy (RMT) in Surrey Southpoint
Get fast, effective relief from pain, soreness and tension with massage therapy treatment. Our registered massage therapists in Surrey Southpoint can help!
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Registered Massage Therapy (RMT) in at Legacies Health Centre Surrey Southpoint
Welcome to Legacies Health Centre in Surrey Southpoint, where our Registered Massage Therapists (RMTs) are dedicated to providing you with top-quality massage therapy services. Our skilled RMTs have the expertise to evaluate your unique requirements, ensuring tailored treatments that cater to diverse needs—be it chronic pain relief, post-injury recovery, or the simple pursuit of relaxation and stress reduction.
Contact us today to book a massage therapy session with an experienced RMT in Surrey Southpoint.
How Massage Therapy Can Help
With its adaptability and efficacy, massage therapy is a versatile solution offering many benefits to meet 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
Our registered massage therapists in Surrey Southpoint treat a variety of conditions and issues, including:
- Back, neck, and shoulder pain
- Whiplash and 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
- Lymphedema (Learn more about Manual Lymphatic Drainage)
What to Expect for RMT Treatment at Legacies Health Centre in Surrey Southpoint
Legacies Health Centre provides fast, effective massage therapy for patients with a personalized approach. Here’s what to expect when you book an appointment with an RMT at our Surrey Southpoint location.
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.
Types of Massage Therapy
Discover a range of massage therapy options available at Legacies Health Centre, each meticulously designed to cater to a variety of choices and needs:
Deep Tissue Massage
This technique targets the underlying layers of muscles and connective tissues, easing chronic pain and tension.
Geared towards enhancing athletic performance, injury prevention, and swift recovery for athletes.
Centered on inducing deep relaxation and alleviating stress, this particular style contributes to physical and mental relaxation.
Crafted to meet the distinctive needs of expectant individuals, prenatal massage relieves discomfort commonly experienced during pregnancy.
Tailored for postpartum recovery, postnatal massage offers a blend of relaxation and rejuvenation.
Your Surrey Southpoint Registered Massage Therapists (RMT)
Ryan Abreu | RMT
Ryan Abreu has been practicing as a Registered Massage Therapist since 2013. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology from the University of Western Ontario and completed his Massage Therapy program at Sutherland Chan School & Teaching Clinic in 2012. He practiced in Ontario for 2 years before moving his practice to B.C.
He has many years of sports therapy experience including treating the BC Lions Football team since 2017. He has also instructed the sports outreach program for WCCMT students at UBC and Douglas College.
Ryan believes in the importance of a treatment plan based on assessment for the fastest recovery, injury prevention, and overall mental and physical health.
“My goal as a Massage Therapist is to help keep active people pain free, so that you can do the activities you love to do, to the best of your ability.”
David Gifford | RMT
Dave Gifford graduated from the West Coast College of Massage Therapy in 2002. Since then, he’s always remained active within the massage therapy profession. Over his years of practice, he has honed his treatment focus on the cases and issues that are most prevalent in our community.
Dave’s areas of expertise are Athletic/Sports Massage, Pre and Post-Natal Massage, Workplace Stress, Headaches, Ergonomic Issues and ICBC Claimants.
Dave’s approach has always been to have the client’s best interest in mind. His years of experience providing treatment have taught him which techniques are appropriate for each client’s needs, resulting in effective health care with less post-treatment pain.
Techniques Dave may use during treatment include (but not limited to) are Active Release Therapy, Myofascial Release, Sports Petrissage, Trigger Point Therapy, Systemic Deep Tissue Therapy and Joint Mobilizations.
Nykolas Myers | RMT
Nyk is a Massage Therapist excited to help individuals live happy, active lifestyles. His goal is to help his patients return to the activities that they love and improve their overall health and wellness. Nyk is a sports enthusiast who likes being outdoors exercising and enjoying the B.C lifestyle.
Rudy Krawchuk | RMT
April Clarke | RMT
April was a graduate from VCMT in the spring of 2018 and is very enthusiastic about working with Legacies. She made the leap into the RMT world after being a body worker for 8 years and finding relief in massage therapy for previous injuries.
April has always had a passion for helping people and understands that no two patients are alike. She believes that mental and physical well-being are very much connected and relaxation is an integral part to massage. She adapts all of her treatments to meet every patient’s unique needs to help them meet their goals and enjoys problem solving with other practitioners to help patients get better, faster.
Utilizing various techniques such as incorporating breath, Swedish, myofascial, trigger point release, neuromuscular therapy, dynamic release and stretching.
She has treated people for conditions such as Thoracic Outlet syndrome, tendonitis, plantar fasciitis, carpal tunnel, pregnancy, and headaches to name a few.
When she is not helping patients you can find April with her head in a book (she loves to learn), practicing hatha yoga, travelling, and going to live events, or playing with her niece and nephew.
Claire Clark | RMT
Claire graduated with Royal Institute of Science & Management in 2011 in Ontario. Claire also holds a Diploma in Acupuncture, and a Bachelors Degree of Administration Management. She obtained these in 2003 from Heilongjiang traditional medicine university.
Claire is an experienced Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) and Acupuncturist who is committed to helping people improve their quality of life through: Trigger point therapy, Swedish massage, deep tissue massage, pre/post natal massage, relaxation massage, chronic and acute pain, head/feet/abdominal/ sports massage, self-care and remedial exercise, hydrotherapy, lymphatic drainage, paediatric massage, infant massage, musculoskeletal injuries, mobilizations, myofascial release, TMJ disorders, anxiety reduction and insomnia.
Her personalized approach to health care aims to promote positive changes in each patient’s health and well-being, and educate them to become more aware of their body through at-home stretching and exercise. She welcomes patients from all walks of life and has experience treating a wide variety of conditions.
In her spare time, Claire practices yoga and enjoys hiking and traveling abroad.
Braedon Dolfo | RMT
Braedon graduated from CDI College. Prior to the program, Braedon was a Canadian Paralympic Sprinter and National record holder. His passion for helping athletes and the general public is proven through his daily work. He has had experience working professional, university and amateur athletes in football, basketball, soccer, hockey, golf and many more.
Outside of the clinic you can find Braedon spending time with family, playing golf and involved in community projects.
Gordon Wright | RMT
Roxanne Karadimas | RMT
Roxanne graduated from the highly respected school, West Coast College of Massage Therapy, in 2015. She carries a passion to support her patient’s recovery process from the most vulnerable stages to one of full health. That passion led her to attain a full certification of the Vodder Method of Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD) and Combined Decongestive Therapy (CDT) and then to challenge the LANA exam. In addition to MLD, she incorporates a variety of gentle, non-aggressive techniques as appropriate in the healing stages and management of the various conditions being treated.
Some of the many conditions Roxanne works with include swelling, bloating, cancer and post-cancer recovery, autoimmune disorders, slow digestion, PCOS, Pre & post-cosmetic and reconstructive surgery, Chronic sinusitis, lipedema, lymphedema, venous insufficiency, varicose veins, concussion +post-concussion syndrome, postnatal care and more.
Roxanne is also a certified garment fitter aiding in the maintenance of fluid reduction in chronic swelling conditions.
Avleen Sekhon | RMT
Nicholas Schwagele | RMT
Nicholas Schwagele graduated from the West Coast College of Massage Therapy in August of 2016.
After experiencing multiple injuries from contact sports, it piqued his interest in massage. After feeling the long-term benefits, he decided that helping others with pain and limitations was a career he wanted to enter.
Nicholas is dedicated to assisting patients in a non-judgmental, open, and safe environment. His main motivation is to help patients rehabilitate from injuries and promote active healthy living.
ICBC, WSBC and Extended Health Care Claims for RMT Treatment
If you’re currently managing an ICBC claim resulting from a car accident injury, you qualify for pre-approved RMT treatment sessions. Our dedicated team can guide you through the process with our roadmap to claiming ICBC accident benefits, ensuring you receive the necessary care without added financial stress.
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.
Our services also encompass direct billing provisions for 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 Surrey Southpoint?
Here are a few reasons to choose our clinic for massage therapy in Surrey Southpoint:
Trusted and Reputable
Legacies Health Centre is the official massage therapy provider for the B.C. Lions CFL team and proud partners of the Vancouver Canucks hockey squad.
Advanced Facilities with Modern Equipment
Our RMTs treat patients with state-of-the-art equipment and technology.
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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