rebirth is thrilled to be adding Manual Therapy to our collection of services starting in January 2019!

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heather vanek is completing her fourth and final year at the Canadian Academy of Osteopathy where she continues her education to become a classically trained Osteopathic Manual Practitioner. heather has practiced as a Registered Massage Therapist for over 10 years, but will be retired from the profession effective Dec 31, 2018. she is excited to help individuals feel amazing in their bodies using her years of massage experience and intense education at the prestigious school of Osteopathy.

heather is excited to work with individuals of all ages, including infants and children.

fee- $48 / treatments - 30mins
please note: extended health care plans may not cover the cost of manual therapy. treatments will not be billed under registered massage therapy. treatments will be billed as Osteopathy at the earliest, as of October 2019.

What is Manual Therapy? Manual therapy is a manual manipulative hands on therapy that uses full body assessment and treatment to encourage changes within the body. Manual therapy investigates where normal body motion is altered and works through that to help to restore normal movement. It looks for the Why, the underlying cause of dysfunction or injury. 

Who benefits from Manual Therapy? Manual therapy is applicable to all ages and stages of life. From chronic injuries to acute injuries to headaches and digestive issues and more a full assessment is done prior to every treatment ensure the safety and necessity of treatment.