Jason is a Registered Massage Therapist who graduated from the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy with a 2200 hour diploma in 1996. He is presently a member with the Massage Therapy Association of Alberta. He completed 3 years of a Bachelor of Science degree at Memorial University before a change of heart on his career path lead him to body work. He has been treating at Alpine Sport Therapy Centre since 1999.
As a young Newfoundlander rugby athlete competing in England, to a track and field and special Olympic power lifting coach, to winning Atlantic Canada mountain bike series, he has an in depth understanding of athletic and non-athletic injuries and related stresses of sports in general. His interest and understanding of the human body and how it functions fascinates him. It is not uncommon to find him pulling out an anatomy text book and educating clients of their injury.
Jason has a broad repertoire of techniques spanning from Neuromuscular Therapy, Nerve Mobilization, Active Isolated Stretching, Strain / Counter Strain, Thai Massage, CranioSacral Therapy, Visceral Massage, Kinesio Taping to Myofacial Techniques. His treatment is thorough, technical and specific. He gives clients information on how they can help the healing process depending on whether the aliment is posture, mechanical or traumatic related.
Jason has a broad knowledge of other body work techniques and diagnostic tools and is able to refer accordingly.
In his many years of treating people, he has experience working from spa environments, helicopter skiing operations, outreach sport programs to instructing at the Foothills College of Massage Therapy. His practice focus is on athletes however he enjoys working on the general public and anyone that is a challenge. He also enjoys working with veterans, desk workers, expectant mothers and weekend warriors a like.
In his free time, Jason enjoys cycling, skiing, running, snowboarding, paddling, hiking and camping with his wonderful family.