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Jessica Francica

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Locations

Athlete's Care Ottawa Merivale
1595 Merivale Road, Unit 1A-2
Ottawa, Ontario
Wed 9:00 am - 5:00 pm  
Thu 11:00 am - 7:00 pm  
Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm  

Biography

Jessica is a graduate from Algonquin College in Ottawa. She has been registered and is in good standing with The College of Massage Therapists of Ontario since 2014. She has the experience of working in physiotherapy clinics as well as spa settings with an array of targeted needs tailored to patients conditions. She practices both therapeutic and deep tissue massage therapy related to stress, postural dysfunction, post-surgical tension and injury based conditions. She treats patients with a combination of massage therapy techniques, these include, trigger point therapy, myofascial release, and stretching and strengthening to help patients get back to their daily activities and every day living. As part of her ongoing learning and continuous professional development, Jessica has completed a specialized introductory course in Craniosacral therapy and Cupping therapy. Jessica is eager to add more specialized skills to her portfolio of therapies. Jessica believes there is an importance for massage therapy in everyones life whether its needed for injury based conditions or well being. Jessica has a tenacious sense of commitment to her patients health and will help them achieve their wellness goals with a treatment plan that best suits their needs.

Why should patients choose you as their provider instead of others in the area?

I change my techniques to tailor the treatment to each individual patient, no two massages are the same - this is important when trying to meet the patients needs as well as treatment outcomes. My treatments are thorough from beginning to end and include: listening/understanding patients concerns, previous/current health issues & wants/goals for the treatment, hands on treatment, homecare instructions and frequency for appointments I'm very passionate about my job

What are the top 3 treatments that you focus on?

Deep tissue , Sports injuries , Cupping therapy

What are you proud of in your practice?

I'm proud of the positive feedback I get regarding patient's treatments and how effective they feel it is. I appreciate the gratitude I get from patients, knowing that they see results and I can help them achieve the best quality of life.

Which cases do you enjoy treating? Why?

Headaches/migraines — These are so common, I think it is beneficial to know how to be able to treat them appropriately. I have found that patient's always feel a decrease in headache/migraine symptoms the same treatment. Patient’s will feel an increase in neck movement and a decrease in muscle tension. I get a lot of positive feedback after patients have gotten a treatment for their headaches. Sometimes the headache will dissipate by the end of the treatment and/or the following couple days after the treatment. Athletic injuries — I like to be a part of an athlete's journey and being a part of meeting their goals to of becoming a better athlete. Whether this is by playing a role in either healing or progressing their athletic process, there is extreme satisfaction in being part of that journey. Sciatic nerve impingement/SI dysfunction symptoms — During my practice I have gotten a lot of positive feedback with treatment to SI, sciatic nerve impingement symptoms and glute muscle tension. I have significant experience and am skilled at getting glute muscles to release which can decrease a patient's pain symptoms. Patients feel such an increase in hip movement after having their glute muscles treated.

Offered Services 3 Services

Initial Visit Treatment - 30 Minutes Treatment - 60 Minutes

Initial Visit Treatment - 30 Minutes Treatment - 60 Minutes

Languages Spoken

English

Most Helpful Reviews
(2)

  • Reviewed on August 7th, 2018  •  Verified patient
    Jessica is very professional and knowledgeable. I enjoyed my massage therapy and felt better.
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  • Just what I had hoped for.
    Reviewed on February 1st, 2018  •  Verified patient
    Jessica listened to my reason for coming and worked on what I came for. She had helpful suggestions. The massage was very good.
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