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REGISTERED MASSAGE THERAPISTS
Whether you're seeking pain/stress relief, return to function treatments or just general maintenance/self-care, we're here to help. Expect a brief assessment at the beginning of your visit, so we can fully cater your treatment to your individual needs.
NICOLLE PEREZ, RMT
Nicolle is a graduate from the 3,000 hour program at West Coast College of Massage Therapy (WCCMT) in New Westminster. She has extensive experience in treating a diverse group of patients and the privilege of working with different health conditions at the G. F. Strong Rehabilitation Centre, the Burns Plastics and Trauma Unit at Vancouver General Hospital, the B.C. Ride to Conquer Cancer and the Multiple Sclerosis InReach Clinic at WCCMT.
Her practice focuses on postural awareness, pain management and stress management. Nicolle's treatments consist of a moderate to deep pressure swedish massage combined with various techniques such as myofascial release, trigger point release, joint mobilizations, active and passive stretching and instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization. Nicolle strives to help patients reach their goals and return to a pain free lifestyle by creating individualized treatment plans and educating patients in proper self care by providing easy home care techniques, especially for those with a busy lifestyle. All treatments are catered to each individual's needs, concerns or preferences.
When Nicolle is not in the clinic, she enjoys traveling, yoga, kickboxing, watching movies, going to concerts and spending time with friends, family and her new puppy, Ralph.
KEVIN WU, RMT
Kevin attended the Vancouver School of Bodywork and Massage in 2010 and received his Spa Practitioner diploma.
Wanting to further his knowledge, he enrolled in the 3000 hour Registered Massage Therapy program at West Coast College of Massage Therapy, and graduated in 2013. His professional highlights include world class events such as the 2013 Ride To Conquer Cancer, 2013 Gran Fondo Whistler, 2014 Sears National Kids Cancer Ride, and the 2015 BC Bike Race.
In his practice, he is eager to help and incorporates a variety of techniques such as Deep Tissue, Trigger Point Therapy, Myofascial Release, Joint Mobilization, Muscle Energy Technique and Swedish Massage to create effective treatments for his clients.
Physiotherapy starts with understanding you and your goals. Now available via telehealth or in person treatments. We use a combination of Manual therapy, dry needling, and exercise prescription to help you get moving again.
JUSTIN SHING, MPT, BSCKIN, FDN2
Justin completed his Master of Physiotherapy degree at the University of Sydney in Australia. Prior to that, he graduated from Simon Fraser University with a degree in Kinesiology and worked as a Kinesiologist for several years in Vancouver. In Sydney, Justin worked in a fast paced sports physiotherapy clinic and a rehabilitation hospital. He worked with patients who had sports-related injuries, motor vehicle injuries, work related injuries, and rehab post-surgery.
Justin believes that each patient’s program needs to be customized to their unique situation. His patient focused approach combines the use of manual therapy, exercise prescription, dry needling and other therapeutic modalities. During your first visit, expect him to conduct a thorough health history followed by a physical examination. He hopes for you to leave the initial visit with an understanding of the injury, as well as how physiotherapy can help.
Outside work, Justin enjoys searching for good coffee around the lower mainland. He also enjoys watching and playing various sports. Justin has had his fair share of injuries and has experienced first hand how physiotherapy is an effective form of recovery as well as injury prevention.