Select Page

About Erika

BSc Kin, MPT, CAFCI, FCAMPT RPT

Owner & Practitioner

Erika Massong has been working in the physiotherapy world for over a decade! No stranger to receiving treatment, she decided at her own physiotherapy appointment at age 13 to pursue physiotherapy as a career. Erika completed her Bachelor of Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology from Simon Fraser University with Distinction and continued into her Masters of Physical Therapy from the University of British Columbia.

A self professed ‘nerd’, Erika has continued to do postgraduate courses in acupuncture, trigger point needling, vestibular rehabilitation, myofascial release and most recently has become a fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Therapists. Erika loves a dynamic case load ranging from paediatric to geriatric patients, weekend warrior exercisers to sponsored athletes, stroke patients to post oncology. Her passion is to see you return to the type of life you want to live whether that is completing your ultramarathon or being able to finally walk around the block with your grandkids!

Credentials

  • Bachelor of Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology from Simon Fraser University with Distinction
  • Masters of Physical Therapy from University of British Columbia
  • Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Therapists
  • Extensive post-graduate work (acupuncture, trigger point needling, tempomandibular (Jaw) joint management, oncology, fascial release)

PhysioTherapy

Carole Gagne

BScPT FDN

Carole enjoys assisting patients in improving their functional abilities whether it be for a return to sports, hobbies or activities of daily living. She strives to focus on the source of issues, muscle imbalances and assisting patients to change/improve habits that leads to pain relief and ease of mobility. She combines manual therapy, IMS, exercise prescription and modalities in her treatments.

Carole graduated from the University of Ottawa in 1990 and worked at the University of Ottawa Sports Medicine Clinic before moving to BC in 2001. She worked in Nanaimo until 2011 and then started to explore the province of BC by becoming a full-time locum(mostly for the lower mainland and Vancouver Island), covering for physiotherapists who needed time off to go on holidays, maternity leaves, medical issues or clinic transitions. This has allowed her to gain experience through various clinical perspectives and fine-tuned her adaptation skills.

Carole enjoys hiking, sailing, swimming, cycling, adventure traveling, walking and/or pulling her dog with her bike chariot.

Credentials

  • Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy from University of Ottawa 
  • Level 3 Orthopedic Division Manual Therapy
  • Extensive post graduate experience in dry needling, sports injuries, post surgical rehabilitation (hip and knee replacements, ACL and meniscus repair), MVA whiplash and soft tissue injuries  

PhysioTherapy

Carole Gagne

BScPT FDN

Carole enjoys assisting patients in improving their functional abilities whether it be for a return to sports, hobbies or activities of daily living. She strives to focus on the source of issues, muscle imbalances and assisting patients to change/improve habits that leads to pain relief and ease of mobility. She combines manual therapy, IMS, exercise prescription and modalities in her treatments.

Carole graduated from the University of Ottawa in 1990 and worked at the University of Ottawa Sports Medicine Clinic before moving to BC in 2001. She worked in Nanaimo until 2011 and then started to explore the province of BC by becoming a full-time locum(mostly for the lower mainland and Vancouver Island), covering for physiotherapists who needed time off to go on holidays, maternity leaves, medical issues or clinic transitions. This has allowed her to gain experience through various clinical perspectives and fine-tuned her adaptation skills.

Carole enjoys hiking, sailing, swimming, cycling, adventure traveling, walking and/or pulling her dog with her bike chariot.

Credentials

  • Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy from University of Ottawa 
  • Level 3 Orthopedic Division Manual Therapy
  • Extensive post graduate experience in dry needling, sports injuries, post surgical rehabilitation (hip and knee replacements, ACL and meniscus repair), MVA whiplash and soft tissue injuries  

Massage Therapy

Jackson Blondeau

Jackson is a recent graduate of West Coast College of Massage Therapy in Victoria. He uses a variety of hands-on techniques to meet his clients’ needs, ranging from deep tissue massage, myofascial release, joint mobilizations, and various active modalities. Jackson values holistic movement and body awareness training in his treatments, tuning in to habitual movement and postural patterns as part of his assessments. Patient education, rehabilitative exercises, and building independence are important goals to achieve for his clients. Jackson understands the difficulties of chronic injuries, having endured his own adversity, and is prepared to empower you through your individual health challenges. Having grown up in Ladysmith, he’s looking forward to giving back to his community. In his spare time, he enjoys playing music, hiking, and playing basketball. Many treatments involve active movements, so it is requested that you bring loose fitted clothing, like shorts and other athletic wear.

Administrative Assistance

Pam & Leanne

Our friendly team is here to help you from 7:30am to 5:00pm Monday to Friday.

Want to join our team?

If you are interested in joining us at our clinic, please email your resume and cover letter.

Want to Schedule an Appointment?