(250) 656-0311|#2 – 2490 Bevan Ave Sidney, BC

Madrona COVID-19 Protocol Notice

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic we are changing the safety protocol at the clinic. Please comply with all the new rules and regulations to keep yourself, our staff and the general public as safe as can be.

We have an even more strict cleaning regime we are all following to keep you as safe as possible. This includes sanitizing all touch points in the common areas like the lobby and bathrooms as well as out treatment rooms after each and every person. Using plastic covers on the tables, face cradles and pillows for easier cleaning. Washing our hands even more frequently. And using a mask during treatment.

What is expected of you (the patient):

  • Please use the online self-screening tool on the BC Gov’t website before coming to your appointment. https://bc.thrive.health/covid19
  • If you are in a high-risk group (immuno-compromised, over 70yrs old, pre-existing health conditions etc...) you may want to reconsider coming to a clinic for any kind of treatment.
  • Please answer all screening questions truthfully. We retain the right to refuse service to anyone exhibiting symptoms or who does not follow the safety guidelines in order to keep us and the general public safe. You will be screened before every treatment.
  • Please sign a COVID-19 consent form before treatment commences.
  • Only 2 people in the lobby at least 2m apart at any time.
  • Do not arrive more than a couple min early for your appointment(unless you are a New patient who has to fill out a form).
  • You may have to wait outside or in your car if the lobby is too busy.
  • Please wear a mask upon entry of the clinic, if you do not have one we can provide.
  • Please wash your hands as soon as you come in - don’t pet the dogs unless your hands are clean. Wash them again after petting the dogs.
  • Wash your hands again after treatment.
  • Don’t touch your face
  • Please use the plastic tote provided for your belongings and clothes. Do not drape them on the chair.
  • If there are other people waiting after your treatment please do not linger in the office after you have been billed and rebooked.
  • Please use credit or debit, no cash at this time.
  • Please be kind and patient as we navigate the “new normal”.

Welcome to Madrona Massage Therapy & Acupuncture

~Massage Therapy~ Improve your quality of life!

The practice of massage therapy is the assessment of soft tissue and joints of the body and the treatment and prevention of dysfunction, injury, pain and physical disorders by manual and physical methods to develop, maintain, rehabilitate or augment physical function to relieve pain and promote health
– proposed scope of practice declaration from College of Massage Therapy of British Columbia

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Medical Coverage

Registered Massage Therapy is considered primary health care. Referrals from your physician are not required.

Medical Services Plan (MSP) partially covers Massage Therapy for individuals who qualify for premium assistance.

Most extended medical plans will cover 75%-100% of the Massage Therapy and Acupuncture fees. Check with your provider to verify the coverage details.

We offer direct billing to most extended health plans.

 

British Columbia Registered Massage Therapists (RMT)

  • Have the highest educational standards in North America with a 3-year training program
  • Have mandatory continuing education requirements
  • Are trained in rehabilitative and preventative exercises to improve muscle strength, joint movement, balance and posture
  • Are trained to evaluate the needs of the individual and provide active and passive techniques for complete patient health care

 

Can Massage Therapy & Acupuncture Help You?

Not only is massage therapy relaxing it can effectively treat a wide variety of soft-tissue and joint disorders and assist in minimizing the impact of acute and chronic conditions, decrease stress and help lower blood pressure. The more often a person gets massage the more benefits they will feel. Massage Therapy & Acupuncture has shown to be especially effective with:

  • Tension, sinus and migraine headaches
  • Sciatica, Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Athletic injuries including sprains, strains, fractures, contusions and dislocations
  • Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Arthritis
  • Overuse injuries including tendonitis, bursitis and muscle soreness
  • Whiplash
  • Respiratory pathologies including emphysema, asthma and chronic bronchitis
  • Preventative maintenance