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_Jesse is beginning her gradual return to practice after taking leave. Priority will be given to her existing patients for appointments. If you are a new patient, please hold inquiries for bookings at this time. Online booking will be made available once she has returned to her full schedule.
Jesse is a 2014 graduate West Coast College of Massage Therapy’s 3000/hour Registered Massage Therapy program in Victoria BC. She is very excited to have recently returned to the Comox Valley after spending the last nine years in Victoria.
Jesse’s interest in becoming an RMT started as a young athlete from her keen interest in the complex workings of the human body and later with her desire to have a career that would have a positive impact in the lives of others. Jesse believes Massage Therapy is a very effective tool that can be used to help reduce pain and stress as well as restore and maintain mobility so her clients can participate fully in the activities they love.
Jesse believes that the Nervous system holds the key to breaking the pain tension cycle and allowing the body to heal and a balance is maintained between mechanical and relaxing massage techniques in all of her treatments. Techniques she may incorporate in her treatments are Swedish Massage, CranioSacral, Isolytic Release, Muscle Energy Technique, Myofascial Release, Trigger Point Pressure Release and Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation. Techniques are selected based on the client’s symptoms, tissue presentation and how the client responds to specific techniques.
She strives to achieve the best results for her clients by carefully adapting techniques and a treatment plan to best suite her client’s individual needs. In order to help prevent further injury she focuses on Identifying the root of the problem and educating her clients with corrective measures such as postural education, proper work place biomechanics and stretching and/or strengthening exercises.
_Jesse is beginning her gradual return to practice after taking leave. Priority will be given to... Read More
Melanie Linka RMT
To fulfill your health and wellness goals Melanie pays attention to your concerns, your history and your objectives, to create a treatment plan. Education is a priority for Melanie, as she encourages her clients to become aware of their own patterns, and empower them to be apart of creating change in their lives. She recommends therapeutic exercises, so that clients can bring tools home to help them retain lasting results. Melanie’s goal is that you feel the positive effects of treatment, and you can understand how to make positive lifestyle changes in order to retain these effects.
Every individual is unique, and so are their needs for therapeutic touch, so Melanie aims to personalize each session and technique using a mix of Myofascial Release, Trigger Point Therapy, Joint Mobilizations, Relaxation Massage, Muscle Energy Techniques, Craniosacral and Deep Tissue Massage. By taking a holistic approach, Melanie has had positive results with clients who suffer from anxiety/depression, motor vehicle accidents, osteoarthritis, pregnancy discomfort, repetitive use injuries, postural imbalances, sports injuries and pre/post surgery care. Melanie feels her best out in nature enjoying activities such as swimming, biking, running, yoga, playing music and exploring the beautiful Comox Valley!
To fulfill your health and wellness goals Melanie pays attention to your concerns, your history a... Read More
Jared Teschke Registered Massage Therapist
As a graduate from the West Coast College of Massage Therapy in Victoria BC, I am committed to helping you with your wellness goals. I LOVE WHAT I DO and pay attention to detail in each moment of my work. Whether you are recovering from an injury or surgery, have whiplash from a car accident, or are seeking the ultimate relaxation massage, I am here to help.
I have a holistic approach to healing, which includes a thorough assessment of your primary concerns and goals, focused massage therapy, and a home-care suggestion to help you maintain our positive results. I am a keen mountain biker, snowboarder, backcountry enthusiast, beach lover & musician.
As a graduate from the West Coast College of Massage Therapy in Victoria BC, I am committed to he... Read More
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