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Full Motion Health & Pain Management Team

Massage Therapists

Marcie Thiemann, R.M.T.

NW Calgary Massage Therpist, Marcie Thiemann, RMT

Marcie Thiemann, R.M.T.

Marcie has been massaging family and friends since she was 6 years old , but it wasn’t until she moved to Vancouver, BC when her passion for massage became a reality with her graduation from the West Coast College of Massage Therapy’s 2500 hour, 2 year program in April of 1997. She had a mobile business until moving to Calgary in May of 2000.

Since then she has worked in the spa industry, with chiropractors, and at a clinic specializing in maternity massage. Marcie was also an instructor for the massage therapy program at Mount Royal University.

Areas of interest
Marcie’s area of interests are in maternity massage, as well as pelvic and shoulder dysfunctions. Marcie believes in relieving her clients’ pain and discomfort so their lives are enhanced and their productivity returns.

Tuesdays and Wednesdays 2:00pm – 9:00pm
Thursdays and Fridays 8:30am – 3:30pm

Brett Tanaka, R.M.T.

NW Calgary Massage Therapist, Brett Tanaka, R.M.T.

Brett Tanaka, R.M.T.

Brett has almost always wanted to be a massage therapist, though before that he had wanted to be a paleontologist. That is until one of his brothers thought it would be pretty clever to tell him that all the dinosaur bones would be dug up by the time Brett finishes school. He was told at a young age that he had very gifted hands and with that statement, the passion to do massage was born.

Brett graduated and completed the Mount Royal 1100 hour program in December 2008 and has since then never stopped massaging people, unless he falls asleep. Brett has experience in both therapeutic and relaxation massage.

His main goal with massage is to make people feel better then they did before they came in and hopefully improve mobility issues people may acquire from pulling a muscle, postural strains, sports injuries, car accidents or just the stresses and strains of life.

Mondays and Thursdays 4:00pm – 9:00pm
Every Other Saturday 9:30am – 6:00pm

Leanne Thompson, RMT

Working in as a Registered Massage Therapist for over 17yrs, utilizing an approach that combines orthopedic and myofascial assessment & treatment protocols, Leanne is passionate about the health of her patients. She wants to help them reach the goals that they have set within their treatment plan – working with their body’s innate ability to heal, enabling them to live their lives to the fullest, with minimal pain or discomfort and on little or no medication.

With 2200hrs on the way to becoming Canada’s recognized standard for massage therapists, Leanne completed an accredited 2200hr massage therapy diploma program from ICT Northumberland College in Halifax, NS, graduating in July 2001.

Some of her favorite effective treatment modalities and techniques to utilize include:

  • Trigger Point Therapy
  • Myofascial Release
  • Deep Tissue Massage
  • Dynamic Cupping Therapy
  • Visceral Manipulation
  • Craniosacral Therapy
  • Rehabilitative Techniques
  • Lymphatic Drainage

Leanne is also offers:

Clinical Breast Massage - techniques applied are to assist with rehabilitation post breast surgery; including full or partial mastectomy, breast reduction, removal of tumor or cyst and improving conditions such as fibrocystic breasts.

Intra-oral Massage - to assist with releasing muscles of the jaw, on the interior aspect of the mouth, to assist with TMJ dysfunction and pain. Sometimes it is the muscles of the jaw at the heart of headaches, dental pain, neck tension and other common complaints.

Ask Leanne what is appropriate for you!

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