Introducing Chuan Wang, Registered Massage Therapist

Registered Massage Therapist

Chuan began practicing massage therapy 4 years ago. His desire to learn more about human anatomy and his drive to help others inspired him to enrol in the Massage Therapy program at Centennial College in 2013. It was during this time Chuan gained valuable experience working in both clinical settings and community outreach programs.

Chuan has been practicing massage therapy since 2013 and has experienced working with patients involved in motor vehicle accidents, those experiencing frequent headaches, work related muscle tension, sports injuries and much more. Chuan applies his knowledge of anatomy, musculoskeletal and neurological conditions to all of his treatments, which results in great success and patient satisfaction. Chuan is well-known for his deep tissue massage and is equally known for his relaxing massage techniques. He strives to customize treatments that are perfectly suited to each unique patient.


Chuan Wang’s Affiliations:

  • College of Massage Therapists of Ontario
  • Registered Massage Therapists of Ontario
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Introducing Stacey Cleary, Registered Massage Therapist

Massage Therapist


Stacey began practicing massage therapy 4 years ago. Her passion for helping people and desire to learn more about the healing arts led her to enrol in the Massage Therapy program at Trillium College in 2013. After she graduated, Stacey began practicing massage therapy in the Durham region, where her passion only grew.

Stacey remains eager to refine and master her skills by taking various massage therapy technique courses to provide every patient with the best experience. She is a member of the CMTO and RMTAO and enjoys spending time with family and traveling when not working.

Preceding your massage appointment, Stacey will conduct a thorough lifestyle and health history, along with addressing any concerns you may have. She will provide you with information and recommendations on how to manage your current condition, and work with you to ensure that the massage is effective, enjoyable and relaxing. Because she is familiar with a variety of techniques, Stacey will discuss any preferences you may have, and customize your treatment accordingly.


Stacey Cleary’s Affiliations:

  • College of Massage Therapists of Ontario
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Introducing Louise Fontana, Registered Massage Therapist

Registered Massage Therapist at Somerset Family Chiropractic & Wellness Centre.


Louise was introduced to massage therapy while attending the University of Toronto, where she developed a passion for helping people using massage therapy. She graduated from the Massage Therapy program at Sutherland-Chan in 1992, and has over 25 years of experience effectively treating patients both in Toronto and in the Durham region.

Louise has continued her education, taking numerous post-graduate courses in order to better serve her patients. She is currently a member of the Reiki Association of Canada and has been practicing Reiki for the past 3 years.

Prior to your massage, Louise will discuss your massage preferences with you, and address any concerns that you may have. This is done to ensure that every patient receives a personalized massage that is best for them. Whether you enjoy a deep tissue massage or light pressure, silence or chatting, Louise will customize your massage to ensure that you leave with a smile on your face. She is looking forward to being a part of your health and wellness journey!


Louise Fontana’s Affiliations:

  • College of Massage Therapists of Ontario
  • Reiki Association of Canada
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Chiropractic for Low Back Pain

Chiropractic for Low Back Pain Suggested by the American Medical Association


Chiropractic for low back pain is suggested by the AMA and others. In a recent article published by the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), it was recommended that patients looking for alternative treatment for low back pain first try chiropractic care before considering surgical procedures. The article states that many individuals can benefit from conservative chiropractic care, and that surgery is often only necessary when other more conservative treatments fail. Previous research has shown that chiropractic care for low back pain is more cost effective than either surgery or drug therapy, and saves patients money. The first phase is often pain relief, and the second phase is to correct the problem. The goal is to help patients maintain a healthy, pain-free back. The information in the JAMA article reinforces the American Chiropractic Association’s (ACA) position, which states, “Conservative care options should serve as a first line of defense against pain.”

According to the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010, low back pain is the single leading cause of disability worldwide. Half of all working Americans admit to having back pain symptoms each year.

It is one of the most common reasons for missed work, and the second most common reason for visits to the doctor’s office. More than $50 billion each year is spent on low back pain, and experts estimate that as many as 80% of us will experience a back problem in the future.

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