Karla Ryan-Bodnar, RMT
Registered Massage Therapist
Karla graduated from the Wellington College of Remedial Massage Therapy, a 3000 hour diploma program in 2000. After graduation, she travelled to Toronto Ontario to sit the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO) board exams. Once registered with the CMTO, Karla owned and operated her own Massage Therapy Clinic in her home town of Fort Frances Ontario.
Along with having her own clinic, she was involved with the development and implementation of two work place rehabilitation programs. She worked on-site at AbibitiBowater and Ainsworth Barwick Mills for 8 years treating their injured employees. She also instructed and developed continuing education seminars for RMT’s in Ontario approved by the CMTO and provided Infant Massage Instruction courses for parents and caregivers.
Karla is constantly upgrading and learning new skills and techniques. Karla has become certified in Active Release Technique, trigger point therapy (Janet Travell’s Trigger Point Pain Seminars), infant massage instructor, St John’s neuromuscular therapy, deep tissue massage muscle energy techniques, Pre & Post sport massage, Erik Daltons, myoskeletal techniques, Swedish massage and foot reflexology (R.A.C.).
Karla’s approach to Massage Therapy is treatment based. Orthopedic testing and assessment are essential in directing your Massage Therapy session. If its relaxation you are looking for, Karla also provides Swedish massage in a relaxing environment.
Karla offers direct billing for MVA’s (Motor Vehicle Accidents), Alberta Blue Cross, RCMP and Telus Health E-Claims.