Compassion and practical therapy is Michael's approach to client's concerns. Having practiced and instructed various martial arts for most of his life, he understands body movement, impact and injury on a personal level.
For the past 5 years he has honed his craft as a therapist in integrated clinics in the lower mainland. Working with Physiotherapists' - Kinesiologists' - Osteopaths' - Chiropractors' - Athletic therapists: sharing clients in both short and long term care.
Graduated from Vancouver College of Massage Therapy of Utopia and seeking continual education in clinical integration of assessment/treatment, research, in both new and old modalities. He is certified in Myofascial Release and IASTM (Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization).
"I love research and continue to read/study every week. It is particularly rewarding to be able to design both short and long term treatment to help restore my clients to better health."
Michael grew up on a farm in N. Alberta; reading comic books and dreaming of a future lifetime as a KungFu Monk.
Today the love of comic hero's is still there and he continues to build on 44 years of training in various martial arts.
What to expect from sessions with Michael:
Thorough history and assessment - palpating and special testing for baseline measurements.
Shared input in treatment planning both short and long term.
Post treatment retesting/measures and Remedial Exercise suggestions for home care.