Kyle Tarry is a registered massage therapist (RMT) and proud alumni of the Vancouver Career College where he finished an intensive 2800 hour massage therapy program.
Kyle has been working as an RMT for three years, and currently, he is a clinical instructor and teaches in the Upper-Spinal course in the Registered Massage Therapy program at the Vancouver Career College. Kyle likes to focus on treating patients with various systemic conditions, in addition to skeletal muscle injuries. During school, he did his case study report on lumbar spine disc herniations and had since taken numerous continuing education courses related to treatments on the spinal column.
While not at work, Kyle is in the classroom pursuing a bachelor of science with a focus in microbiology and immunology. When not at work or school, Kyle enjoys spending his free time hiking, jogging, or going for a road trip with his partner, Chris. In addition to his love for the outdoors, he enjoys putting his culinary skills to use by cooking a meal or two for family and friends as well as checking out a good movie in the theater.
- Swedish Massage - A Swedish massage is a technique which is normally used as a precursor to treatment, and it promotes relaxation, among other health benefits.
- Deep Tissue Massage - A deep tissue massage which uses slow movements and stronger pressure than a Swedish massage to treat the deeper layer of muscles and the fascia (connective tissues) that intertwine with the muscles.
- Myofascial Release - A treatment of the fascial connective tissues, this treatment will help to restore a reduced range of motion in patients who are restricted due to connective tissue injuries.
- Trigger Point Release - A deep pressure treatment that focuses on releasing specific muscle knots or irritated nodules in the muscle belly.
- Joint Mobilization - A gentle, usually pain-free, technique used to improve overall joint health and increase an active pain-free range of motion.
- Muscle Energy Techniques - An active form of stretching designed to target muscles that have reduced elasticity or muscles that are difficult to stretch alone.