MASSAGE THERAPY IN VANCOUVER
At Broadway AT Yew Chiropractic & Massage, our Registered Vancouver Massage Therapists will uncover the deep-seated reasons for the pain you are feeling.
Massage therapy is one of the oldest healing arts, dating back thousands of years. Combining the latest technologies and techniques, our Registered Massage Therapists can assist you with a wide range chronic conditions, including lower back pain, arthritis, bursitis, fatigue, headaches, TMJ, whiplash and more.
Additionally, massage helps relieve the stress and tension of everyday living that can lead to disease and illness. All it takes is one consultation with our therapists to identify the possible causes of your discomfort.
TYPES OF MASSAGES OFFERED
Our four full-time Vancouver Registered Massage Therapists provide the following types of care:
OUR VANCOUVER MASSAGE THERAPISTS
Hiroko Hasegawa, Registered Vancouver Massage Therapist
Hiroko Hasegawa, Registered Massage Therapist
Tom Kerswell, Registered Massage Therapist in Vancouver
Tom Kerswell, Registered Massage Therapist
Tom graduated from Vancouver College of Massage Therapy in 2016. He has been an avid rugby player for 12 years playing at top club level in BC. His experience in athletics went a long way in his understanding of the body, movement, and injury. He understands how posture and bio-mechanics can affect aches and pains, and there relation to pathology. Originally from Ducan BC, Tom enjoys staying active with weight training, biking, hiking and snowboarding.Tom incorporates Swedish and Deep Tissue massage, myofascial release, trigger point therapy, passive and active stretching to provide a balanced and effective treatment for his patients. Every treatment is catered to the patients pain and postural alignments.
Tom regularly gives home care stretches and strengthening exercises at the end of every treatment for each patient to encourage proper postural position and to change the ergonomics in lifestyle activity.
Carlos Becerra Registered Acupuncturist RMT, RAC, BM
Carlos graduated from the West Coast College of Massage Therapy’s Diploma in Massage Therapy in 2015 and the International College of Traditional Chinese Medicine of Vancouver’s Diploma of Acupuncture in 2009. He is registered with the College of Massage Therapists of British Columbia and the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of British Columbia.
He is also a member of the Registered Massage Therapists’ Association of British Columbia, which awarded him with Honourable Mention for his case study about chronic back pain, Swedish massage and myofascial trigger points.
Carlos’ main goal is to help people recover from injury or illness and maintain their bodies in optimal health. He has experience working with a wide variety of clients, including cases of musculoskeletal injuries (sport, work or post-surgical), headaches, migraine, stress, digestive problems and pain.
As a massage therapist he uses a wide range of techniques such as myofascial release, trigger-point therapy, Swedish massage, joint mobilization, prescription of therapeutic exercise and hydrotherapy. In his acupuncture practice his treatments can include acupuncture, electro-acupuncture, oriental massage techniques (shiatsu, acupressure, tuina), cupping and prescription of Tai Chi and Qi Gong exercises.
During his career, Carlos has combined his work as a therapist with his activity as a teacher; since 2010 he has trained students and professionals in the areas of massage and acupuncture in his natal Mexico.
Also in Mexico he completed a Music Bachelor and a certification in Art history in 2002 at the Universidad de las Américas-Puebla. In his spare time he practices yoga and meditation.
Carlos Becerra, Registered Massage Therapist in Vancouver
Heather Scheibal, Registered Vancouver Massage Therapist
Heather Scheibal RMT, BHK
Heather graduated from the West Cost College of Massage Therapy in 2010 and returned as a clinical and principal instructor in 2012. She became interested in massage therapy after experiencing its benefits while participating in Olympic distance triathlons and racing paddle sports at a world-class level for many years. Heather’s approach to treatment is individualized and her focus is to work with patients to improve their quality of life and facilitate their return to pain free movement. Heather understands that there are many influences on the body and she creates a Massage Therapy treatment plan that is specific to her patient’s needs and priorities. She draws on her years of experience studying how the body moves, treating various types of injuries, and having worked through many sports-related and chronic overuse injuries herself. Heather’s patients benefit from her positive attitude and she encourages them to be active participants in their recovery. A variety of modalities may be used including Myofascial Release, Joint Mobilizations, Systemic Deep Tissue Therapy, Active Release, Trigger Point Therapy and Swedish Massage. Heather’s patients also value her health-team oriented approach often referring to chiropractors and exercise rehabilitation experts to accelerate their recovery.
Caroline, Registered Massage Therapist
Caroline, Registered Massage Therapist in Vancouver
Varney Rae, Registered Vancouver Massage Therapist
Varney Rae RMT
Varney Rae is a 2014 graduate of the 3000 hour program at the Vancouver College of Massage Therapy. Her clinical practicum at VCMT gave her the opportunity to gain experience working with common musculoskeletal conditions, postural dysfunction, headaches, overuse injuries, digestive conditions, pre & postnatal, neurological disorders, sports injuries and chronic pain and stress management.
She understands that each client is unique, and accordingly, she uses a variety of techniques to achieve her client’s treatment goals. Some of these include: myofascial release, neuromuscular therapy, Swedish massage and trigger point therapy.
She encourages her clients to take an active role in their health and takes time at the end of each treatment to provide individualized stretches and strengthening exercises that will promote recovery and prevent similar problems from reoccurring. Above all else, Varney Rae supports healthy living and encourages her clients to ask questions so they can benefit from her work and understanding of the human body.
Begin Your Massage and Chiropractic Healing
Come in and consult with a Vancouver Massage Therapist at Broadway AT Yew Chiropractic & Massage. Book your appointment now.
To book an appointment for Massage Therapy, please call 604-738-1021 or email:firstname.lastname@example.org