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Massage Therapists in British Columbia (BC)

Dorit Hoffmann, Massage Therapist  in Vancouver
“If you are looking for a holistic approach to massage therapy with self care tips to achieve lasting effects- I am the ideal therapist for you. I have taken a lot of special training treating jaw/TMJ problems, neck pain and headaches, as well as fertility, pre & post natal massage, and love working with the gentle, effective CranioSacral techniques. Please check my websites for details @ www.doritstherapyca
(604) 612-7742
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2J1
“I have 2200hrs of education & have owned my clinic for 16 years.I like to combine myofacial release with my treatments.I believe in working with the client as far as pressure goes.I can give a relaxation massage or if you are looking for deep tissue or therapetic I can do that too.I assess what is the best treatment for each client everyones bodies are different & react differently to massage.I also have many other therapists that work out of my clinic all with training in different modalities.
(403) 225-0763
Canal Flats, British Columbia V0B 1B0
Craig Douglas Lawrence, Massage Therapist  in Victoria
(250) 370-5525
Victoria, British Columbia V8R 6P9
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Who can practice massage in British Columbia (BC)?
Most states have licensing requirements that must be met before a practitioner (a 'masseuse' or 'masseur') can use the title 'Massage Therapist', and some states require a license to practice any form of massage. Licensed Massage Therapists in British Columbia (BC) have obtained the highest level of authentication. They must complete academic coursework in anatomy and physiology, as well as on the application of massage and bodywork, business and ethics, and specialized massage techniques. The British Columbia (BC) LMT must then pass a certification exam.
What are the benefits of British Columbia (BC) massage?
Clients use massage in British Columbia (BC) because it relieves pain from muscle aches and sprains, muscle injuries and other causes of pain. It reduces stress and helps clients relax, and can decrease feelings of anxiety and depression by stimulating the release of endorphins and serotonin. Massage therapy in British Columbia (BC) can help prevent fibrosis or scar tissue, increase the flow of lymph, and improve sleep. British Columbia (BC) massage therapy can help rehabilitate sports injuries.
How does massage work?
Massage involves working and acting on the body using pressure from the hands, fingers, elbows, knees, forearm, or feet of the massage therapist. The British Columbia (BC) massage therapist focuses on muscles, tendons, ligaments, myofacia, skin, joints, or other connective tissue, as well as lymphatic vessels, or organs of the gastrointestinal system.