Owner/Registered Massage Therapist
Monica McKortClinic Manager
Lymphatic Drainage Registered Massage Therapist
Lymphatic Drainage Registered Massage Therapist
Christine LaschukStudent Massage Therapist
About The Clinic
Established in July 2016, A Hand to Healing is a multi-discipline clinic located in the heart of Stony Plain, Alberta off of highway 779 or 48 street. Our 4 professional and qualified practitioners with over 25 years combined experience are trained to provide you with the highest of treatment standards to aid in your rehabilitation or relaxation needs. Whether it's treating everyday stress or working on continued treatment plans for post motor vehicle accidents, our practitioners will make sure your experience and wellness were a success.
Meet our Practitioners/Staff:
Candice McKort has been in practice since 2005 as a Registered Massage Therapist having had the privilege of working along side many different health care practitioners over the years including; chiropractors, physiotherapists, acupuncturists and more. She completed training in Radial Shock Wave Therapy (RSWT) and purchased her own machine in 2016. Offering a wide variety of deep tissue/therapeutic techniques, Candice is known for her clinical aggressive approach to relieving pain in her patients and therefore has established a great referral program from fellow Chiropractors in the area. Her patients always come in a close second to her young family of 3 adventurous, kind boys. Candice enjoys spending time at the lake in Saskatchewan with her family, fishing, boating, and golfing, are a few of her favorite activities. Unfortunately at this time Candice is not accepting NEW Patients as her client list is full. She screens and personally hires very capable, strong therapists to aid her practice and encourages you to try them out when she is busy.
Monica McKort started the summer of 2020 as our Clinic Manager. Sister-in-law to clinic owner Candice, she is the voice to all your calls and bookings. Monica graduated from the Pharmacy Technician Program in 2008 and worked in community and provincial hospital pharmacy. She is still currently employed with several AHS hospital pharmacies in and around the area, as well as helping at our clinic part-time. She has a love and passion for natural health and nutrition which makes her the perfect additional to our team. In her spare time, Monica enjoys spending time with her family at the lake, visiting new places, and hanging out with friends.
Elyse Wolski moved from Ontario, graduated from the massage therapy program at Makami College in 2018, and joined our clinic shortly thereafter. Making Alberta home, she enjoys incorporating hot stone, sports massage, and meditation techniques into her treatments. When she is not at work she is out walking her dog Cora and spending time with friends and family, also creating the next delicious meal in her kitchen. Elyse fell in love with the ability to heal people through massage and although she joined for the perks, she stayed for the joy. During this pressing time of uncertainty and stress consider booking your next session and take advantage of what she has to offer through mindful meditation massage.
Dawn Hall graduated from the massage therapy program at Makami College in 2012 and has been practicing as a therapist since, specializing in: Deep Tissue Massage, Relaxation Massage, Sports Massage, Myofascial Release and Hot Stone Therapy. Over time Dawn has discovered that some patients were experiencing pain caused by undiagnosed lymphedema, and edema from existing injuries or overuse. After completing Vodders Manual Lymphatic Drainage and Combined Decongestive Therapy training in 2018, Dawn joined Salutaris Centre where she added to her modalities and now specifically treats Musculoskeletal and Lymphatic conditions like:
· Post-operative edema
· Trauma related edema
· Whiplash edema
Dawn has joined A Hand To Healing where she is bringing her very needed specialization of treating Lymphedema patients in the Parkland County area. Apart from work Dawn enjoys spending time with her family and friends as well as hiking, running, and dancing. Book today to see what ways she can help you!
Christine Laschuk is currently finishing her final year of Registered Massage
Therapy at the South Edmonton School of Massage. She is competent in effective Relaxation massage and starting to increase experience and training in Deep Tissue Therapeutic techniques. Her journey towards becoming a massage therapist came after a spiritual awakening in
2013 which initiated an overall total life change. She completed Doula training in 2004 and then went on to being
an Ordained Minister with the Canadian International Metaphysical
Ministry in 2014. Christine enjoys the simplicity and serenity in life and travels every chance she can. Massage Therapy brings her delight in knowing she can help her patients achieve relief and leave feeling refreshed. Book today for only $65/ hour!! (THIS SERVICE IS NOT CURRENTLY COVERED BY INSURANCE BENEFITS).