Our Massage Theripists
Connie Legate – Registered Massage Therapist
Hometown: Pasadena, NL
Originally from Pasadena, Newfoundland, Connie moved to Fort McMurray in 1999. Connie graduated from the Alberta Training Institute Massage Therapy program in Fort McMurray with her Diploma in Massage Therapy. She has been practicing as a Registered Massage Therapist since 2005, working alongside Dr. Rob Laurie at ALBA Chiropractics until the fall of 2011 when Connie joined Higher Health Clinic.
Connie’s continuing education includes training at the Dr. Vodder’s School in Victoria, BC. www.vodderschool.com. Where she received special certification in Combined Decongestive Therapy (CDT) and Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD). As well as intensive training through Gary Schweitzer’s Advanced Deep Tissue Therapy program. www.sdtt.com
Connie’s treatments are designed to address the root problem, relieve symptoms and restore pain free function in order to maintain optimal health. A typical session with Connie will include an assessment, hands on massage and providing at home care, which may include stretches and exercises.
Connie’s approach to massage is all encompassing including a broad range of techniques including myofascial manipulation, joint mobilization, PNF (proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation) stretching, trigger point therapy and Swedish Massage.