Alex Vipond is a Registered Massage Therapist who specializes in deep tissue massage therapy, trigger point therapy, and active release techniques, but is very familiar and proficient in all areas of massage therapy treatment. Alex is also a certified provider of contemporary medical acupuncture, and as a graduate of McMaster University’s Contemporary Medical Acupuncture program, Alex is at the cutting edge of functional electroacupuncture therapy to treat a wide variety of ailments.
Alex always strives to determine the underlying causes of pain and dysfunction in his clients and to use all avenues at his disposal to treat these causes.
Prior to embarking on his career in massage therapy, Alex earned a Bachelor of Commerce degree, but began to consider a career change after he sustained a soft tissue injury that baffled doctors but was eventually cured through massage therapy and Active Release Techniques. This sparked his interest, and after careful consideration he decided to embark on the training necessary to become a Registered Massage Therapist. While training at Canadian Therapeutic College, he was thrilled to find that he was a very effective massage therapist, and even more importantly, that he loved the work. Alex always strives to determine the underlying causes of pain and dysfunction in his clients and to use all avenues at his disposal to treat these causes. He feels an individualized holistic approach to massage therapy is essential in helping his clients to be as healthy and pain-free as possible. It is important to Alex that he maintain a dialogue with his clients concerning the most appropriate lifestyle, homecare, and exercise practices for rehabilitation from injury or for augmenting current physical functioning.Click here for more information on In-Home Massage Services