Available at multiple locations
Melissa’s journey with Registered Massage Therapy began in 2002 where she graduated from the Fast Track program at ICT Northumberland College. Melissa is originally from New Brunswick where she completed her Bachelor of Arts degree with a double major French and sociology at Saint Thomas University in 1997.
With over 17 years of experience in the field of massage therapy, Melissa has been able to work in a variety of multi-disciplinary clinics which has attributed to her skills and knowledge treating all types of musculoskeletal conditions. Melissa also incorporates a modality, the Bowen Technique, which also aids in the healing process by helping the body go into a parasympathetic state. This technique is safe for everyone whether it be acute or chronic pain. It is a gentle rolling technique addressing different points of the body sending signals to the brain via the nervous system treating the muscles, tendons, nerves and fascia. This is a wonderful technique to incorporate into your massage. Melissa also has completed The Indian Head Massage technique as well as Anatomy Trains Myofascial level 1.
Melissa has forever been drawn to the South Shore of Nova Scotia, she is happy be living in Chester Basin, and being part of the Lifemark Physiotherapy team.