Registered Massage Therapist
Vince is a registered massage therapist who lives his passion for health and wellness through an active lifestyle and Strongman training and a full time massage therapy practice since 2016. He is passionate about treating and correcting injuries as well as general therapy for wellness. His practise focuses primarily on deeper tissues release and restoration. Vince also specializes in shoulder and shoulder joint therapy, though he doesn't discriminate against other joints or limbs!
Registered Massage Therapist
Monika Plourde is a Registered Massage Therapist practicing in Ottawa, Ontario since 2017. Monika works with clients to help restore and improve their quality of life through the treatment of injury, management of chronic pain and disease, and caring for mental welfare. Monika takes a collaborative approach to her care and works closely with her clients to develop personalized treatment plans. She values the long-term well-being of her clients by providing them with education that focuses on developing a deeper understanding of body awareness and creating realistic lifestyle change.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
WHAT IS MASSAGE THERAPY?
Massage therapy is the manipulation of soft tissues of the body including muscles, connective tissue, tendons, ligaments and joints. Massage therapy is a clinically-oriented healthcare option that helps alleviate the discomfort associated with every day occupational stresses, muscular over-use and many chronic pain conditions
HOW SHOULD I PREPARE FOR MY FIRST TREATMENT?
Please arrive 5-10 minutes before your scheduled appointment time so we can review your health history and treatment goals.
Massage Therapy is most effective when clients feel comfortable in the environment, are well-rested, and hydrated.
WHAT SHOULD I EXPECT FROM MY FIRST SESSION?
During your first session, we'll chat about your health history, treatment goals, and agree on a plan of care based on the assessments we will complete. Communication is key as we aim to collaboratively achieve your treatment objectives. Treatments are personalized to your individual needs and comfort level.
WHAT HAPPENS IF I CAN'T MAKE MY APPOINTMENT?
If you need to cancel your appointment, we ask that you contact us at least 24 hours prior to the start of your appointment. No-shows or late cancellations are subject to a fee at the rate of the scheduled appointment.
We ask that you respect our time, but we understand that there are things that are out of our control at times. Just reach out and communicate with us.
IS MASSAGE THERAPY COVERED BY INSURANCE
Many insurance companies offer coverage for Registered Massage Therapy. It's best to check with your insurance provider.
Vince will give you a receipt after your treatment. If you have coverage, you will need to submit that receipt to your insurance company for the claim.