About

Susan GardinerSusan Gardiner  RMT

Registered Massage Therapist

In 1989, Susan Graduated from the College of Massage and Hydrotherapy in Sutton, Ontario.

For the past 26 years of her massage career, she has worked closely with Medical Doctors, Chiropractors, Physiotherapists, Acupuncturists, WSIB, Veteran Affairs and RCMP claim offices, to treat various health conditions such as:

Stress, whiplash,  migraines, tension and sinus headaches, acute and chronic back and neck pain, sport injuries, tendonitis, sciatica, disc related problems, joint dysfunctions, frozen shoulder, carpal tunnel, pregnancy, arthritic conditions,  Lyme disease, MS, cancer patients and many more.

She has worked at a number of health facilities: Health Spas, Sports Clinic, Chiropractic office and has owned and successfully operated two Massage Therapy Clinics in Ottawa’s East End.

During her career as a Registered Massage Therapist, she has taken several continuing education courses to upgrade her knowledge and skills. She is certified in:

  • Pregnancy and Infant Massage
  • Labour and Support Provider
  • Myofascial Release for Lumbar, Cervical and Shoulder regions
  • Scapular and Rotator Cuff Release
  • Lymphatic Therapy
  • Lymphatic Drainage Massage
  • Muscle Energy
  • Neuromuscular Therapy and Advance Deep Tissue
  • Personal Training (Can-fit Pro)

She has also attended and studied:

  • Ethical Choices and Maintaining Personal Boundaries Workshop
  • Fitness and Nutrition

With Susan’s years of experience she is able to provide a variety of therapeutic massage techniques which has allowed her to provide safe and effective treatments while addressing her client’s needs.  Her certification in Personal Training allows her to provide proper and effective stretches and exercises to help strengthen weakened muscles and therefore improve her client’s overall condition.

Susan is a very caring and empathetic with her clients and passionate about her career.   She looks forward to working with you, and creating a treatment plan that suits your needs and goals.