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Joshua is a graduate of Langara College and has a keen interest in health and wellness as a result of his background in weight training and physical fitness. Joshua has a passion for the anatomy and physiology of the human body, which led him to pursue a career as a Registered Massage Therapist. During his education and training, Joshua has worked with a broad cross-section of patients, spanning a wide variety of ages and athletic levels, including long-distance runners, rock climbers and dancers. Massage therapy allows Joshua to treat and educate his patients about their wellbeing and create stronger habits in order to maintain health outside of the treatment room.
Joshua has clinical experience treating a number of conditions, such as sports injuries, low back pain, shoulder dysfunction and postural syndrome. By utilizing a variety of techniques and formulating effective treatment plans, Joshua can facilitate a patients active lifestyle in a pain-free way, as well as preventing further injury. Some of the techniques Joshua implements include myofascial release, trigger point therapy, Swedish massage, joint mobilizations and active stretching to relieve pain and restore function. In addition to manual therapy, Joshua utilizes strengthening and stretching exercises to encourage patients to take a more active role in their treatment.