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Sean Murphy
Sean Murphy
Registered Massage Therapist

Available at multiple locations

About

Sean joined the Whistler physio team in 2010 after moving out west from Aurora, Ontario. He graduated with an honour's degree in Kinesiology/Physical education from Brock University in 2005, went on to the Massage Therapy program at Canadian Therapeutic College in 2009. He then returned to achieve a diploma in Sports Injuries Therapy in 2010 where he studied techniques in Athletic therapy and Osteopathy which he integrates into his Massage Therapy practice. During that year, he also worked as team therapist with a varsity volleyball and rugby team.

Since then, Sean has taken a variety of courses in techniques such as Joint Mobilization, Myofascial release techniques, Muscle Energy and Visceral Manipulation.

Sean believes in a holistic/global approach to Massage therapy and in assesssing and treating the underlying causes to chronic pain and injuries. He employs a variety or treatment techniques such as Muscle Energy to correct joint alignment as well as deep tissue, joint mobilization and myofascial release techniques to ease muscle and joint tension. He also believes in the importance of patient education and rehabilitative exercises and advice to complement his treatments.

Outside of the clinic, Sean is an avid skier and mountain biker and keeps busy with other sports such as baseball, beach volleyball and hockey. He has been a ski instructor for over a decade and continues to teach part time for Whistler/Blackcomb. Sean belives firmly in living a healthy lifestyle with exercise and proper nutrition and feels he has found the perfect place to play hard and work hard here in the beautiful B.C. mountains.