At Smyth since 2007, Bill has become a partner in the clinic. Bill uses a variety of techniques in order to address the needs of his clients. He will create a plan of treatment with you that you can trust will be unique and effective. Bill has participated in continuing education which has given his patients choice in the type of treatments and modalities they feel will work best for them including: myofascial release, muscle energy technique, and oscillation applications. Outside the clinic, Bill has also been a massage therapy educator.
Ron was registered in 2008, and has since become a partner at Smyth. Since entering into practice, he has developed a clinically-oriented style wherein there is no pre-set formula for treatment, but rather, an individualized protocol is created to meet each person's needs. A background in bodybuilding, along with continuing education in sports injury management and a variety of osteopathic techniques has given Ron excellent insight into helping people to achieve their treatment and performance goals.
A founding partner of Smyth Massage Therapy, Dave was registered in 1998. Since opening day, his goal has been to do good work and let that work speak for itself. That goal is still in place as Smyth moves forward. Dave has been fortunate to work in a variety of clinical settings as an RMT. He has worked with patients to help manage their chronic pain, in palliative settings, and with professional and amateur athletes. Along with his clinical work, Dave has had the privilege of teaching many aspiring massage therapists throughout the years and has worked for the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario as an OSCE Evaluator for licensing exams, and has served as a Pre-Hearing Presiding Officer. He has represented his district on the council of the CMTO where he was elected College President. Dave is a member of the Registered Massage Therapists Association of Ontario. He is also licensed to provide acupuncture.
Registered in 2003, Shelley has endeavored to provide a safe healing environment for her very diverse clientele; helping them restore, maintain, and enhance their health through therapeutic massage.
Dedicated to overall wellness, she has forged a reputation of providing individual treatments with the goal of injury prevention, rehabilitation, maximum performance, and general well-being. Shelley aspires to aid every individual patient in the achievement of their personal therapeutic goals.
Shelley has also provided many years of college level instruction to aspiring massage therapists in the Ottawa Region. She has also acted as an Independent Expert/Opinion writer for the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario. Shelley has been a member of the Registered Massage Therapists Association of Ontario since 2007.
Will was registered with the CMTO in 2019. He believes in the importance of creating individualized treatment plans that work towards realistic treatment goals. He has worked with a variety of people including those living in long-term care facilities, athletes and those challenged by chronic conditions such as fibromyalgia. With a background in track and field and long distance running, Will has seen first hand the ups and downs of training, injury and recovery. He uses this experience in conjunction with modalities such as deep-tissue massage, trigger point therapy, joint mobilization, fascial techniques and PNF stretching to help clients work towards their treatment goals.
Registered with the CMTO in 2009, Ashley uses a variety of techniques such as deep tissue massage, myofascial release, gentle stretching, manual lymph drainage, and at home exercises to help her clients. Working in a clinical setting has allowed Ashley to specialize in injury rehabilitation, repetitive strain injuries, migraine/headache relief and the relief of chronic pain patterns.
Francisco received his Advanced Diploma in Massage Therapy from Algonquin College where he was fortunate to gain practical experience in specialized clinics for pregnancy, chronic conditions, and scar tissue management.
He is eager to help you reach your goals. Whether said goals are improving athletic performance, recovering from an injury, or simply trying to relax after a long week, he will work with you to make a treatment plan best suited to your needs.
Francisco grew up playing sports such as football, rugby, and wrestling and currently partakes in MMA, rock climbing, and snowboarding. Because of this, he is familiar with sports injuries and their recovery process.
Registered with the College of Massage Therapists since 1994, Marvin's motto is "Helping you take care of your aches, pains, stresses, and strains". He welcomes people from all walks of life to his practice and works to ensure therapeutic goals are met realistically.
He has deep familiarity with preventative, rehabilitative, and supportive approaches for musculoskeletal matters and continues to explore massage as a therapy and as an experience. More specifically, he worked as a Kinesiologist, has been extensively involved in the professional association, has completed many professional development activities, and currently teaches Massage Therapy.
With all of that in mind, he considers himself a generalist in the practice of massage.