Registered Massage Therapist (RMT), Fascial Stretch Therapist (FST)
Beth Backman completed the 2200 hour massage program at the MH Vicars Massage School in Calgary. She is a member in good standing with the Canadian Massage and Manual Osteopathic Therapists Association (CMMOTA). While completing the massage program Beth also completed the 5 year manual Osteopathy program at the Canadian School of Osteopathy (CSO) in Vancouver, BC. She is currently completing the research component of their program.
Prior to massage therapy Beth worked as a pharmacist in Saskatchewan, Ontario, Manitoba and Alberta. She has lived in most provinces and territories in Canada and loves to canoe, hike and camp in Northwestern Ontario, Northern Saskatchewan, Yukon and Alberta. Beth is also an avid rower, passionate vegetable gardener, recreational cyclist and loves teaching Pilates, yoga and ELDOA®.
Beth’s interests are in helping clients maintain mobility and improve function. She enjoys working with older adults and helping them maintain optimal health. She employs techniques such as:
- Fascial Stretch Therapy (FST®)
- Manual osteopathic techniques such as Muscle Energy, General Osteopathic Technique
- Myofascial Release
- Deep Tissue
- TMJ- intraoral
Beth’s treatment days at Back & Body Health are Friday evenings.