Massage Therapy is a regulated health profession based on the application of hands on therapy techniques in order to positively affect the soft tissues and joints of the body and aid in healing.

Janine Viret

Janine Viret, Registered Massage Therapist

Shortly after Graduating from Centennial College with a diploma in Massage Therapy in 2004 Janine came to the O'Connor Rehab and Wellness Clinic to join the team. Over the years Janine has treated a wide variety of illnesses and conditions and has taken continuous education courses in order to provide the best care she can to her clients and be up to date with any new information. Although Janine sees all different conditions she especially enjoys working with pre and post natal clients and has had experience with infant massage as well.

Sandra Lauzon

Sandra Lauzon, Registered Massage Therapist

I graduated from Kikkawa College of Massage Therapy in Toronto in July 2006 - Registered with the CMTO - College of Massage Therapist's of Ontario, in September 2006. I hold professional affiliation with the Registered Massage Therapist's Association of Ontario (RMTAO), Kikkawa College alumni, and the LinkedIn Professional Network.

Since I have been a Massage Therapist, I have worked in a variety of diverse settings: medical therapeutic, sport's rehabilitation, motor vehicle accident evaluation - (MVA), individual personal injury - WSIB, stress management /relaxation, as well as chair massage in corporate/ private and special event settings. I have additionally worked as a voluntary palliative care therapist with Hospice Toronto. My current training is for Craniomandibular treatments for (TMJD) - Temporal Mandibular Joint Dysfunction - Assessment and alleviation of jaw pain - for teeth clenching, grinding, locking, clicking, and associated factors - headaches, and neck pain.

There are many known benefits to Massage Therapy, some of these are decreasing pain, promoting healing in the tissues and recovery time - due to trauma or illness, aiding circulation, providing increased range of motion in the limbs, easing stress and tension and promoting wellbeing. My Massage Modalities include Swedish Massage, Fascial Release, Deep Tissue, Therapeutic, Sports, Pre-Post natal, Craniomandibular (TMJ), Relaxation, Chair massage.

Devorah Eisenman

Devorah Eisenman, B.H.K., Registered Massage Therapist

Since joining the team at O'Connor in 2008, it has been Dev's privilege to provide treatment and care for her clients as they present with varying conditions whether they be musculoskeletal or stress relief/relaxation based. Her involvement and education throughout the years in the health care field has enabled her to develop specialized skills and attention to detail when treating her clients. Dev's philosophy is that Massage Therapy is an art form as well as a science. Her approach is holistic in nature and individuals are treated with the goal of promoting their physical health and general well being. Trigger Point Therapy, Myofascial Release, Sports Massage, Deep Tissue, as well as General Swedish Massage techniques, are just some of the modalities she may incorporate to treat specific issues/conditions that a client may present with, to facilitate their optimal care and healing.

Devorah became a Registered Massage Therapist with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO) after graduating from the Canadian College of Massage & Hydrotherapy in 2006 and is a member of the Registered Massage Therapists Association of Ontario (RMTAO). She obtained a Bachelor of Human Kinetics with Honours in Kinesiology from the University of Windsor in 1990, where she assisted with massage techniques as a student volunteer for the University of Windsor Track and Field Team. She has also completed the Fitness Leadership Certificate Program at Seneca College (1997).