Please Note: No Same Day Appointments Due to COVID-19 Screening requirements.

A mandatory 24-48 hour pre-screen check is required before all treatments can take place. Due to COVID-19 no same day appointments a permitted at this time. Please reach out to me directly to book or book online through the clinic website.

Therapeutic Massage

A combination of therapeutic massage techniques and Swedish techniques that uses long strokes, kneading, and deep circular movements.

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Recent News

October 26, 2020 - I have availability Fri Oct 30 11-7 and Sunday Nov 1 11-7. Please reach out or book in!

September 14, 2020 - I started direct billing to extended health plans. This means you will not have to pay out of pocket! A list of plans is on my direct billing page.

New Covid Protocols

COVID-19 PROTOCOLS AND PROCEDURES

Protocols and procedures are meant to help reduce the risk of transmission but the risk can’t be eliminated entirely. Read more on steps I am doing to reduce transmission and protect myself, my workspace and my clients.

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Learn More About the Benefits of Massage

Massage is generally considered part of complementary and alternative medicine. It's increasingly being offered along with standard treatment for a wide range of medical conditions and situations.

Studies of the benefits of massage demonstrate that it is an effective treatment for reducing stress, pain and muscle tension. Below are just some of the effects massage can have on the body as mentioned by Fiona Rattray in the text "CLinical Massage Therapy".

  • Promote Relaxation and decrease Stress

    Massage can help with reducing anxiety, stress and depression. It can help to give a patient a sense of well being and relaxation after their massage.

  • Move better, feel better

    Massage can relax muscles, decrease spasms and help to decrease trigger points, fibrosis and adhesions. It can also help with improving resting muscle length.

  • Promote Better Circulation

    Although a transient effect, massage can help increase local circulation temporarily. Because of this, approptiate techniques can be utilized for those with cardiac, hypertension as well as stressed clients.

  • Pain Control

    Massage can reduce or help manage pain. Massage can address the source of the pain and stop the painful nerve from firing. It can help break the pain cycle that can often begin when there is reduced oxygen to tissue.

Evan Vandersluys, RMT

About Evan

I am a 2018 graduate from VCMT in Vancouver. I divide my time between a spa and a clinic in downtown Vancouver.

In my free time I keep busy with learning for massage therapy and enjoy fitness, travel and the outdoors.

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Get in Touch with Evan

Still have questions after reading my FAQ? Contact me for more information or click the Massage FAQ link to learn more about massage in general.

Cell: 604-725-2222
Email: hello@evanvrmt.com