Igal is a graduate of Sutherland Chan School of Massage Therapy & McMaster’s University Contemporary medical acupuncture program with over seven years of experience working in a rehabilitative clinical setting.
As a Registered Massage Therapist, Igals passion lies in the application of soft tissue therapy for recovery after injury, restoration of health and injury prevention.
As a Massage Therapist with a clinical mindset he applies a focused and goal-oriented approach to determine the best techniques for maximizing your recovery.
Igals treatments are targeted, structured & tailor-suited for your condition, needs & physiology. He treats a wide variety of Musculoskeletal conditions such as; golfers & tennis elbow, postural deviations, scoliosis, nerve compressions/pain, arthritis, chronic and acute back/neck/shoulder/lower & upper limb pain, spinal stenosis, sciatica, headaches & postural alignment.
Igals philosophy is “match the technique to the pathology or the condition.” He uses a variety of modalities such as muscle energy techniques, positional release, fascial manipulations, massage techniques, joint & joint-capsule mobilizations, cupping (both dynamic & static), pressure/trigger points therapy, scraping tools, along with different types of acupuncture techniques like peripheral nerve stimulation, dry needling, functional fascial therapeutics & The Balancing Method.
Igal always strives to grow as a therapist and aims to constantly improve his orthopaedic skills, knowledge of neuro functional-anatomy & learning new modalities through continuous education. Through this, he is able to relieve his clients pain & return them to the things they love to do.
The holistic mind & body connection is integral in Igals approach. He tries to inspire & empower his clients to restore that relationship between the self & the body, for happier & healthier living.
“I believe that we are all unique — we have different bodies, bone structures, nervous systems & tissue sensitivities; therefore my approach to treatment is individualistic, keeping all those elements in mind.”
Igal is Fluent in English, Hebrew and Russian. He is a forever student of Yoga, and loves to share his passion for Asana, breathwork, meditation and sound healing with his clients, and students.
Igal loves to travel, spend time in nature and go on soul searching adventures.