Francesca Farrell, Registered Massage Therapist will now be offering massage therapy at Quanta Integrated Health. She is a truly gifted massage therapist with years of experience. She will be doing a locum at the clinic starting February 1, 2019 until the end of April 2019. She will be offering massage therapy on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday in February. In March and April she will have availability on Tuesday and Thursdays.She currently does not offer direct billing but she she should be set up to offer it prior to her start date on February 1, 2019. She is registered massage therapist so even if she cannot direct bill for you at the time of your appointment you can pay privately and submit the receipt for reimbursement from your extended health plan
Francesca aims to treat pain and stress in the body using a holistic approach. She treats with moderate pressure, with the intention to engage the power of the restorative parasympathetic nervous system. Organic oil and calming music are used.
Registered since 2004, Francesca studied at the West Coast College of Massage Therapy. She takes Continuing Education courses with a focus on myofascial release, neuromuscular techniques, Muscle Energy and cranial sacral therapy and often uses aspects of these modalities. She tends to engage the parasympathetic nervous system as part of the treatment plan, incorporating Swedish, breath work, myofascial release, trigger point therapy and compressions into most treatments.
Some common issues she treats include: stress, low back pain, headaches, tmjd, cervical spine issues, anxiety, scar tissue and overuse injuries.
Homecare is often given and can include stretching and strengthening, breath awareness, hydrotherapy and hydration.
Referrals are sometimes given for other kinds of practitioners.
Raised in Vancouver, Francesca has a strong love of its natural beauty, and often can be found in the forests and mountains of the North Shore. She is passionate about yoga and ayurveda wellness and is a certified yoga teacher and a certified ayurveda and yoga wellness coach.
To book with Francesa click here to go to the online booking site