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Dixon Massage Therapy Clinic

Rates: Mike Dixon $113 per hour (plus GST)
Natalie Gasten $100 per hour (no GST)
Rates subject to change without notice.

Mike Dixon, RMT

  • Mike is a twenty-eight year veteran of Massage Therapy. He is an educator, a published author, and an international presenter in massage therapy continuing education (Arthrokinetic Therapy). He served as the senior practical advisor for the West Coast College of Massage Therapy. (WCCMT)
  • Mike is a graduate of the West Coast College of Massage Therapy in 1986.
  • He has been teaching at WCCMT since 1993 and has taught most courses in the practical department. His specialty is in orthopedics assessment and treatments.
  • Mike has trained over 2500 massage therapists and naturopathic doctors.
  • He has developed specialty courses in continuing education for massage therapist and naturopaths in the field of orthopedics and rehabilitation therapy called “Arthrokinetic Therapy”.
  • He released his new text book “Joint Play the Right Way for the Axial Skeleton” 2006, which involve a multidimensional approach to treating the spine and Pelvis.
  • Mike Dixon has been a Registered Massage Therapist for 25 years.
  • He has served on the following Committees. College of Massage Therapist of British Columbia - Scope of Practice Committee, Curriculum Committee, and the Agreement on Internal Trade of Canada Sub-committee, board examiner.
  • He is also on the West Coast College of Massage Therapy Advisory Board, Curriculum Committee, Management Committee and Ethics Committee.
  • Mike has served as the Director of Education and Practical Director at WCCMT

Mike DIxon utilizes many different modalities in his clinical practice including but not limited to:

    • Active Stretching techniques
    • Swedish Massage
    • Muscle Energy
    • Joint play mobilizations, traction mobilizations
    • Fascial release mobilizations
    • End loading and Spinal Decompression Techniques
    • Positional release and approximation Techniques
    • Dural mobilizations
    • Nerve stretching and mobilizations

    Publications

    1. Mr. Dixon has published a 1999 Multiple Sclerosis Society Journal Article titled Massage and Multiple Sclerosis; a win-win.
    2. The Effectiveness of Massage Therapy treatments on clients with Multiple Sclerosis. BC Massage Practitioner, Fall 2004
    3. Iliopectineal Bursitis. Massage Therapy Canada, Fall 2005
    4. Text book/Training Manual, Joint Play the Right Way for the Peripheral Skeleton 1st, 2nd,3rd editions, 2003, 2009
    5. Text book/Training Manual, Joint Play the Right Way for the Axial Skeleton, 2006
    6. Top Ten Causing of Back Pain, Electra Health Floor 2009
    7. Groin Pain, Electra Health Floor 2010
    8. Treatment of Sciatica, Electra Health Floor 2011
    9. A Case Example of Joint Play, Massage Therapy Canada 2010
    10. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, A case report of treatment for acid reflux, Massage Therapy Canada Fall 2011
    11. Knee pain Relief, Physical Therapy, Electra Health Floor, 2012