ADJUSTING HOURS

MONDAY  
7:45am -10:45am & 2:15pm - 5:45pm

TUESDAY  
2:15pm - 5:45pm

WEDNESDAY
7:45
am -10:45am

THURSDAY

7:45am -10:45am & 2:15pm - 5:45pm

RECEPTION HOURS

MONDAY  
7am -12pm & 1pm - 6:15pm

TUESDAY  
9am -12pm & 1pm - 6:15pm

WEDNESDAY
7am -12pm

THURSDAY
7am -12pm & 1pm - 6:15pm

 

 

ADDRESS

1298 Exmouth St.

Sarnia, ON N7T1W6
reception@needhamfamilychiro.com

Tel: 519-542-4771
Fax: 519-542-6693

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SUSAN GARDINER, RMT

Susan has always had a passion for helping others in need. Prior to attending the College of Massage, Susan was already learning the sense of touch.  For years on a regular basis she would massage her mother to help with her chronic back pain.

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

Through out her massage career, she has seen the Massage Therapy Profession expand and be excepted by Medical Doctors, Chiropractors, Physiotherapist etc.  The medical professionals and as well as patients, have seen the benefits of how massage can improve their conditions and their overall well being. 

For 30 years in the profession, Susan has worked closely with Medical Doctors, Chiropractors, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Acupuncturist, WSIB, Veteran Affairs and RCMP claim offices, to treat various health conditions such as: Stress, whiplash, headaches, migraines, acute and chronic back and neck pain, motor vehicle accidents, concussions, tendonitis, sciatica, disc related problems, joint dysfunctions, frozen shoulder, carpal tunnel, pregnancy, arthritic conditions, sport related injuries, cancer patients, depression, anxiety and many more.

Over the years as a Massage Therapist, Susan has worked at a number of Health Facilities: Health Spas, Sports Clinic, Multidisciplinary team, Chiropractic offices and has owned and operated two Massage Therapy Clinics, and a Mobile Massage Therapy Service.

During her career, she has taken several continuing education courses to upgrade her knowledge and skills. She is certified in the following:

Pregnancy and Infant Massage

Labour and Support Provider (Doula)

Myofascial Release for Lumbar, Cervical and Shoulder regions

Scapular and Rotator Cuff Release

Lymphatic Drainage Massage

Lymphatic Therapy

Muscle Energy

Reflexology

Personal Training (Can-Fit Pro)

Neuromuscular Therapy and Advanced Deep Tissue

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Ethical Choices and Maintaining Person Boundaries Workshop

Fitness and Nutrition

Orthopediic Physical Assessment( presently taking)

 

With her continuing education and experiences as an RMT, Susan has been able to use this knowledge to choose a variety of therapeutic massage techniques to help 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 exercise techniques to help strengthen weakened muscles and therefore improving her client’s overall condition.