Port Moody Massage Therapy Team

Port Moody Massage Therapy Team

Nicole Coatta

Registered Massage Therapist


Education:

Vancouver College of Massage Therapy

Experience:
She has always led an active lifestyle, participating in sports including running, triathlon, volleyball, wrestling and dodgeball.

Approach
Her treatment approach is simple: listen to your needs, assess the needs of your body, and apply the knowledge she has gained to treat your body and empower you to strive for optimal health and wellness.

Skills: 

Graston Technique®

Physiological Benefits of Sports Massage Therapy:

  • Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness Prevention
  • Stress and Pain Reduction
  • Increased tissue permeability
  • Stretching
  • Break down scar tissue
  • Improve tissue elasticity
  • Opens micro-circulation
  • Pumping
  • Pain reduction
  • Relaxation

Psychological Benefits of Sports Massage Therapy:

  • Anxiety reduction
  • Invigorating

Mark Porter

Registered Massage Therapist


Education:
Westcoast College of Massage Therapy

Experience
20 years’ experience helping athletes recover from sports injuries and chronic pain issues and improve their overall performance. Worked with elite athletes including Canada’s national ski team and the Canadian women’s swim team.

Expertise:
Working with elite athletes, weekend warriors. A deep understanding of the physical demands and implications of intense sports, outdoor, office and studio careers.

Physiological Benefits of Sports Massage Therapy:

  • Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness Prevention
  • Stress and Pain Reduction
  • Increased tissue permeability
  • Stretching
  • Break down scar tissue
  • Improve tissue elasticity
  • Opens micro-circulation
  • Pumping
  • Pain reduction
  • Relaxation

Psychological Benefits of Sports Massage Therapy:

  • Anxiety reduction
  • Invigorating

Leah Davis

Registered Massage Therapist, Sport Massage Therapist (cc)


Education:

Leah graduated in 2004 from West Coast College of Massage Therapy and has continued her education in the areas of both athletics and fascial work/structural integration. Leah is currently completing her SportMassage Therapy program with the Canadian Sport Massage Therapy Association.

Experience:

Leah’s expertise in sport has led to extensive involvement in both professional and recreational athletics. She is the Massage Therapist for Waterski/Wakeboard Canada and enjoys traveling with the team to various international competitions each year. She was also proud to be a part of the core medical team for the Vancouver 2010 Olympics.

Beyond her personal practice, Leah is highly involved in business and is the owner/director of Impulse Sport Therapeutics in Port Moody and West Vancouver.

Inspiration:

Through her own health struggles, Leah has learned first hand that health and fitness is an integral part of life. She appreciates that through both Massage Therapy and ownership of innovative multidisciplinary clinics, she can help others to achieve their own health goals.