About The Healing Oak

Each Registered Massage Therapist at The Healing Oak is dedicated to helping you on your path to health and well-being. We ensure that each treatment is specific to the patient in order for them to achieve their optimal health care needs and goals.

Healing Oak’s RMTs work with illness, injury and disability in diverse and broad patient populations. We are primary health care professionals that focus on disorders of the muscoloskeletal and related systems.

About Our RMTs

 

Amanda Maxwell
RMT

Amanda graduated from the 3000 hour massage therapy program from the West Coast College of Massage Therapy in New Westminster, BC. Amanda has always had the drive to be apart of a health care community and was first introduced to massage therapy years ago when she was able to experience and witness the healing benefits first hand.

As a therapist Amanda is proficient in treating conditions including (but not limited to) sports injuries, whiplash, chronic pain, tendinopathy, headaches, postural dysfunctions and many musculoskeletal related and systemic conditions. She utilizes techniques such as trigger point therapy, myofascial release, joint mobilizations, active release, and swedish techniques all catered to each body’s specific needs. Amanda believes in a mind body integration as well regular maintenance to achieve an optimal sense of well being. She has found a fulfilling career as a Registered Massage Therapist and is excited to help each individual reach their goal on their path to health and wellness.

Lisa McMurray
RMT

Lisa completed the 3000 hour Registered Massage Therapy Program at West Coast College of Massage Therapy in 2012.

Since then, she has had the opportunity to broaden her knowledge by working alongside a variety of other therapists in a multidisciplinary clinic environment.

Lisa has experience treating a wide variety of conditions, including, but not limited to, acute and chronic back/neck pain, shoulder injuries, sports injuries, whiplash, postural dysfunction, headaches, and prenatal massage.

Her treatments involve the use of techniques such as myofascial release, joint mobilizations, passive and active stretching, trigger point release, and Swedish massage.

While catering treatments to each individual’s therapeutic needs, Lisa leaves patients feeling relaxed and well.

Loxley McNeill
RMT

Loxley McNeill is a Registered Massage Therapist and a graduate of the 3,000hr massage therapy program at West Coast College of Massage therapy.

Loxley first became curious about the human body through her first attempts at yoga practice! She had never pushed her body to such heights before, and each day brought surprise and a new fascination at the way her body was changing. Naturally, this had a direct impact on her entire frame of mind about life.

This curiosity led to certification in occupational first aid and Loxley worked at B.C. Place as a first responder for a time. She considered being an Emergency Responder but wanted to help the public in a more laid-back environment. This led to becoming registered as a massage therapist.

Loxley enjoys treating such conditions as pregnancy, neurological conditions,, gastrointestinal concerns, postural dysfunctions, and musculoskeletal concerns. While she uses a treasure trove of modalities such as trigger point release, direct and indirect fascial techniques, her favorite is simple Swedish. She believes that with simple relaxation, and a nudge in the right direction, the human body will learn to help itself.

Through interview and assessment, Loxley will create an individualized plan to suit your goals and the needs of your body. She loves to help fellow humans find their inner peace, discover their bodies, and move towards a happy and balanced existence.

Lorna Stewart
RMT

Lorna graduated from the Vancouver College of Massage Therapy in 2016 in
Vancouver, BC. She is a member in good standing with the CMTBC and the RMTBC.

Before returning to school, she was a tour guide for several years and maintains a
strong enthusiasm for anything outdoors, especially hiking and camping. Choosing to
live and practice in the Chilliwack community came easily given the many opportunities
to explore here.

While in school Lorna learned of the many orthopedic and systemic conditions that
impact our quality of life. Conditions including, but not limited to chronic pain, muscle
strains, tension headaches, postural dysfunction, arthritis, tendonitis, whiplash injuries,
nerve impingement, and prenatal massage.

During a treatment, she employs techniques such as myofascial release, muscle energy,
passive and active stretching, trigger point release and joint mobilizations. Specific
techniques are mindfully integrated into a Swedish style massage.

Lorna enjoys a wholistic approach to manual therapy and is happy to work alongside
other healthcare providers to best meet the individual needs of each client.