About Aspect Health

Located in a dedicated, cozy basement suite on the Saanich Peninsula just outside of Sidney BC, Aspect Health & Registered Massage Therapy (RMT) is an ideal place for you to come and unwind. Reduce your stresses, help alleviate aches and pains; enable deeper relaxation and clarity of thought, and give yourself a hour or two to just be while we knead your muscles and work your tissues.

Owned by Chrystal Ladouceur, RMT, your registered massage therapy care is guaranteed individual, professional and aimed at making your life more livable.

Chrystal Ladouceur is a motivated, resourceful and intuitive Registered Massage Therapist who is on a mission to make you feel better. Using her clinical knowledge while drawing on her personal experience of chronic pain and discomfort, Chrystal aims to offer pain relief in addition to preservation or restoration of natural function, ultimately making your life more livable! Read More...

Testimonials

Absolutely the best RTM around. Chrystal is very much there for you and your needs. She wants to be sure you are comfortable throughout the entire session. Always asks questions, explains what she’s doing as she’s doing it. Will explain and show you what muscles/nerves run through the area of pain and explains what she […]

Belinda Michielin
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Happy New Years!

Another year has flow by, and to me it seems they just keep getting faster!  Thank you for being a part of what made 2018 great for my clinic and me. My job is truly amazing because my patients are awesome.

I have a few announcements and I’m making some major changes in how I work in the clinic this year, mostly with how I schedule appointments. Here are the updates that you should know about:

Appointment Scheduling Changes
As mandated by our college, included in all appointment booking times is your intake interview and assessment, treatment time, homecare or remedial exercise instruction and billing.  In the past, I’ve booked myself 15 minutes off between each appointment. This was meant to give me a small break between patients, or to catch up if I fell behind in the other things, but I’m finding it’s totally unnecessary. It means my work days are much longer than they need to be, and scheduling times are complicated with start times in 15-minute increments throughout the day. (I often struggle to remember what time an appointment started!)

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October 2018, Email to Clients

Hello everyone!

Wow it’s been a long time since I sent an email out.

It’s that time of year again!
With the summer behind us and autumn at our toes, it’s that time of year again when people start looking at their calendars and thinking, “Crap! My benefits are going to run out of it I don’t use them!”  In a hustle strangers book up all the available spaces in a RMTs calendar, leaving our current patients with few options and little time.  I’m already beginning to see the trend of new people booking in, and one-by-one I’ve been trying to give you all the same recommendation as I see you: if you hope to get in anytime before the new year please book your desired appointment times well in advance in order to secure you space.  You are welcome to cancel your appointment at any time up until 24 hours prior to your appointment. I would much rather you did that, than not get in at all, when you need it.

It’s Also Bug Season
As the weather cools and kids get back to school, viruses seem to run amuck. I’m usually pretty resistant to these things, but having already been hit with a nasty head cold this year, I’d like to take this time to remind you that if you are feeling under the weather I would prefer it that you cancel your appointment with late notice over coming in and sharing any germs you may have, with me and other patients.

Early Notice of 2019 Rate Increase
In order to meet the growing costs associated with maintaining RMT registration and insurance, post-graduate education, as well as ongoing clinic maintenance, as of January 1, 2019 my clinic fees will increase to:

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Massage Therapy

Registered Massage Therapy is the health profession in which a person provides for the purposes of developing, maintaining and rehabilitating or augmenting physical function, or relieving pain or promoting health, the services of assessment of the soft tissues and joints on the body, and treatment and prevention of physical dysfunction, injury, pain and disorders of the soft tissues and joints by manipulation, mobilization and other manual methods.