Registered Massage Therapy

Garibaldi Active Wellness RMTs offer a range of massage therapy treatments, including Sports Massage. Deep Tissue Massage, Myofascial Release, Trigger Point Therapy, Neuromuscular Therapy, Pregnancy: pre and post natal, Joint Mobilizations, Therapeutic Exercise, Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction/Intra Oral Treatment, and Relaxation Massage.  Our RMT’s offer Massage Therapy treatments for the whole family, and take a special interest in athletes of all levels.

Acupuncture + Traditional Chinese Medicine

Our Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine provides one-on-one treatments incorporating acupuncture, Chinese herbs, and manual therapy to treat a wide variety of conditions such as injury, mental health issues, and digestive, respiratory and reproductive imbalances. After an extensive history taking and examination, treatment goals are discussed and the most effective modalities will be chosen to address each individual’s needs.

Chiropractic Care

A Chiropractor is a doctor of complementary and alternative health care that focuses on diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disorders of the neuromusculoskeletal system. Chiropractic treatment is a drug-free non-surgical approach to health care.

Chiropractors use manual therapy including spinal adjustments and soft-tissue manipulation as well as prescription of exercises and lifestyle counseling to treat a wide range of health problems. Specific treatments utilized by Dr. Rylee include Chiropractic Manipulation, Active Release Techniques® (ART®), Graston Technique®, Performance Taping and rehab exercises.

Treatments will be tailored and explained thoroughly to patients based on their individual injuries, comfort levels and treatment goals. If patients are nervous or uncomfortable with Chiropractic manipulation treatment can be tailored to accommodate this. Chiropractors work together with other health care providers such as medical doctors, physiotherapists, massage therapists, acupuncturist, naturopaths and personal trainers.

Physiotherapy

A Physiotherapist is a regulated primary care professional dedicated to health promotion, injury prevention and rehabilitation. Physiotherapy is an evidence based health care practice in which the physiotherapist combines their knowledge of the body and its systems to assess and treat physical issues. A physiotherapist can work with a patient independently or as part of an interprofessional team addressing a variety of bodily ailments from movement pattern dysfunctions, to acute injuries, and chronic pain. A physiotherapist provides a patient with holistic care guided by the needs and individual goals of the patient.

Physiotherapists can treat your injury with a combination of treatment techniques that may include: manual therapy, joint mobilization and manipulation, dry needling, electro physical agents, education on injury background, exercise prescription and tools for patient empowerment. At Garibaldi Active Wellness, our physiotherapist offers one-on-one treatments in a private room ensuring patient comfort, privacy, and focussed attention for your physiotherapy appointment.

Expected outcomes of physiotherapy can include: a more comprehensive understanding of your body and how it functions when healthy and injured, improved ease of movement, pain relief, improved tolerance for and performance in functional and extracurricular activities, as well as practical tools for self-care.