Body Vital Massage Therapy
Laura Meikle, Registered Massage Therapist, Vernon BC
Deep Tissue, Trigger Point, Craniosacral, Relaxation, Healing Touch, LaStone Hot Stone ....massage your way to optimal health!
Massage Therapy is an evidence-based application of manual therapy to help rehab injuries, help alleviate pain, relax, and expedite healing.
Its effectiveness in combating stress is a hugely effective.
Body Vital Massage Therapy focuses on preventative, proactive care and intends to return clients to optimal performance and health with the fewest appointments possible.
Many clients are eligible for reimbursement of Massage Therapy through extended health benefits they or a spouse has. In BC: RCMP, DVA, ICBC and MSP often offer reimbursement as well, and direct billing to Pacific Blue Cross, Manulife, Sunlife, Great West Life, and many more.
Craniosacral, Healing Touch: These modalities are subtle and appropriate for many conditions that do not allow deeper work in a way that make them equally as effective
Low Back Rehab
Laura has studied the research of Dr. Stuart McGill University Waterloo’s researcher on evidence-based low back rehab ( professor and Chair of the Kinesiology Dept) bring evidence-based applications to rehab your low back pain
Conditions Massage Therapy helps:
Illness, injury and disability. Sports, work, MVA and recreational injuries/pathologies affecting the musculoskeletal, joint and nervous systems
Conditions commonly treated include: pain and injuries in low back, back, neck, shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand, hip, knee, ankle and foot. Headaches, whiplash, sprains such as twisted ankle or wrist, strains/muscle pulls and tears in any muscle, joint pain in any joint. Nerve conditions with any numbness/tingling/pain; such as sciatica/carpal tunnel syndrome/thoracic outlet syndrome. Tendonitis, arthritis, pain syndromes such as fibromyalgia, postural dysfunctions, disc herniations, degenerative disc disease, bursitis, rotator cuff, frozen shoulder, osteoporosis, muscle soreness, overuse injuries, TMJ, digestive disorders, stress fractures, plantar fasciitis, impingement syndromes, soft tissue injuries. If your condition is not present, please inquire for effectiveness Massage Therapy may hold for you.
Lastone Hot & Cold Stone Massage: Hot stones in every stroke of therapist’s hands applied in a specific rhythmic pattern of repetitive strokes have an unparalleled relaxing effect. Based on Geothermal Therapy, this application is covered by Extended Benefits for its therapeutic value. If client desires, sporadically interspersed cold stones break up congestion, simmer chronic tension and increase blood flow to injury sites
Approaching healthcare preventatively and proactively pays off. Those in the aging population often say that in their youth they were willing to sacrifice their health to make money, but now they would pay any amount of money to have their health back. Investing in health early on is one investment that will not be regretted, and getting regular massage to be sure all areas of the body are functioning optimally is a proactive approach well worth it.