Lisa is a graduate of The West Coast College of Massage Therapy program in Victoria and is a Registered Massage Therapist in good standing with the College of Registered Massage Therapists of British Columbia.
Lisa has always been amazed at the bodies’ astonishing ability to heal, to adapt, and compensate in the face of dysfunction, injury or illness. In connection to her commitment to maintaining a patient centered practice, a customized treatment plan is developed for each client through a thorough health history, interview and assessment to understand the needs of each individual. Her treatment tools are a diverse integration of Swedish Massage, deep tissue massage, sports massage, myofascial release, joint mobilizations, Trigger Point Therapy and relaxation massages to appropriately address her patients needs and treatment goals. She has gained useful experience in treating people with a myriad of conditions including but not limited to: migraines, diabetes, sports injuries, Parkinson’s disease, arthritis, pregnancy, and Multiple Sclerosis, She has a particular interest in myofascial dysfunction, repetitive strain injury, respiratory disorders, stress management, postural dysfunction & imbalance, whiplash, palliative care, post mastectomy care, and post-operative scar tissue care.
She has a true passion for educating her patients on anatomy and physiology and helping them find ideal rehabilitation practices to assist them to become active participants in achieving their health goals. With structure and function in mind, Lisa aims to help bring balance back into the lives of her patients.
Outside of the clinic, Lisa is an avid reader, an ardent cyclist, a novice painter, a worshiper of nature, and most importantly: a life-long learner.