COVID19 CLINIC PROTOCOLS
**Masks are recommended but no longer required**
Our primary concern is the safety of our patients and staff. In order to keep you as safe as possible, we will be adhering to the following protocols:
Thank you for your understanding and cooperation while we all do our best to stay safe!
At Center Point Massage Therapy our clients are our first priority. We perform a hands-on therapy focusing on the muscular, nervous and circulatory systems. Our expertise will aid in the recovery from injury and improve your overall health. Massage therapy is used successfully to decrease inflammation, correct muscle imbalances, decrease muscle tension and increase circulation. All of our massage therapists are registered with the College of Massage Therapists of BC and are in good standing with the Massage Therapists’ Association of BC. We accept ICBC, DVA, RCMP and private insurance. Call us today at 604-466-1225 to schedule an appointment. Thank you for allowing us to be a part of your good health!
Michelle Wood B.Sc., RMT
Michelle graduated from the University of North Alabama in 1991 with a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Physiology. She went on to graduate from the West Coast College of Massage Therapy in 1995. Michelle has been practising Massage Therapy for 26 years and has owned her own clinic for 22 of those. Michelle has extensive experience treating conditions such as migraines, headaches, low back pain, sciatica, and conditions occurring post trauma. Michelle’s approach includes Swedish massage, Myofascial Release, Trigger Point Therapy, Joint Mobilizations and Deep Tissue. Michelle’s philosophy is “the client comes first”
**Sorry, but at this time Michelle is NOT taking new clients**
Gary Sofko, RMT
Gary Sofko will be celebrating 14 years with Center Point this year and 21 years as an RMT. He works with all clientele; private, ICBC, WCB, DVA, MSP and RCMP. Gary’s co-workers describe him as hard working, generous, and good natured. His approach to massage uses traditional Swedish techniques, Neuro-Muscular Therapy, ArthroKinetic, and Muscle Energy techniques, just to name a few. Gary’s current interests are food, history, astronomy, and science. He contributes to the SPCA and is a devoted dog enthusiast. Gary feels “It is an honour to be allowed to help people to better health”.
Christina Cribb, RMT
Christina graduated from the West Coast College of Massage Therapy in 2017. She had the privilege to work with a variety of patients with different conditions throughout her clinical practice, from athletes at UBC to elderly individuals at Kinsmen Lodge. She uses a range of techniques within treatment, such as Swedish, neuromuscular techniques, trigger point release, and myofascial techniques. Christina is looking forward to working with you and helping you to feel your best for your day-to-day life.
Catriona Welsh, RMT
Catriona graduated from the Registered Massage Therapy program at CDI College’s South Surrey campus in July 2018. Catriona spent many years in the financial field as a financial planner. Her desire to help her clients achieve their financial retirement goals ultimately translated into a desire to be part of their health and wellness journey towards a fulfilling future after retirement. In our clinic, Catriona utilizes Swedish massage techniques. She likes to focus on treating the active client who is suffering from chronic pain, stress, anxiety, fatigue, current or previous injuries, and other physical ailments. Her treatment protocol is based on a full assessment and the use of appropriate techniques for the present condition.
In her spare time, Catriona really enjoys yoga, walking her dogs, and reading an eclectic variety of books. She is excited to be a part of the Center Point Massage Therapy Clinic family and is looking forward to working within the community that she has lived in for the past 36 years.
Amber Silver, RMT
Amber graduated from the Massage Therapy program at CDI College in South Surrey, BC in December of 2019. During her training, she has had the pleasure of working with a wide variety of individuals, such as athletes, seniors, new and expecting mothers, as well as those with physical and mental challenges. She utilizes different techniques in her treatments, including Swedish, trigger point release, deep tissue, and myofascial techniques. Amber believes in striving for balance in all areas of life and in being an active participant in one’s own health and wellness. She looks forward to helping you achieve or maintain your balance.
Marc Bonner RMT
Marc Bonner graduated from the CDI South Surrey RMT program in December 2020. He conducts himself professionally and is able to engage and interact with patients to further understand their needs. Knowledge about human movement, biomechanics, weightlifting and powerlifting has helped Marc with clinical reasoning around sport specific injuries, postural imbalances, new and old injuries and chronic pain.
Marc is determined to assist you in improving your physical health so you can get back to do the things you love.
Kevin is a recent graduate of the West Coast College of Massage Therapy. He graduated with honours for his leadership and willingness to help his fellow classmates throughout the difficult program. As a therapist, Kevin's approach is focused on the education of his patients, working with them to better understand the forces that have caused their pain and how to better alleviate it. He has experience in deep tissue and myofascial techniques and believes that slow active massage techniques, where the patient can participate in their therapy, is the most effective way toward recovery.
Kevin is an avid rock climber and artist who loves to play music and paint. He can be seen around town riding his bike, or in the mountains climbing, hiking and trying to swim in every body of water in BC.
Currently Kevin is awaiting his RMT registration number therefore treatmetns are not eligible to be processed through insurance. For now, he is pleased to offer massage at a rate of $60 for the hour.