Our national massage therapy awareness week promo is this week....you are able to enter daily with each RMT. The prize is a complimentary assessment and treatment.
Thursday, we are featuring Laura Shatford. You can read her biography below.
Born and raised in Amherst, Nova Scotia, Laura moved to Halifax in 2004 to begin her Massage Therapy Certification at ICT Northumberland College. During the two year, 2200 hour course, Laura learned Swedish Massage Techniques and their use in treatment as well as opting to take electives in Myofascial Release.
Achieving top grades in June of 2006, she went on to work at a clinic in Bedford before coming to Legge Health Clinic Inc. Laura increased her knowledge base taking advanced courses in Deep Tissue Treatment, Kinesio-taping, Yogasana and Anatomy to further aid her patients in their recovery and home care.
In April of 2010 she attended a John Barnes Myofascial Release seminar widening her study of the technique. Going in depth in to the structure and manipulation of myofacical tissue. Focus was placed on fascial assessment and multiple release approaches. Topics includes the craniosacral system with release learned for all cranial bones and spine to sacrum. Laura uses this approach to treat restrictions assisted with tempromandibular joint dysfunction and many other common conditions.
In 2018 she advanced her knowledge of the Tempormandibular Joint and treatment with a TMJ Mastery course focusing on intra-oral techniques that explore craniomandibular dysfuntion. Laura works with clients based on assessment to help relieve pain and increase range of motion and function around the head and jaw .
Laura enjoys many outdoor activities that the town has to offer in all four seasons. She is an avid music lover and attends many music and arts events in the Maritimes and surrounding areas.
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