Therapists / Practitioners
Dr. Aaron Case
Chiropractor & ART Therapist
Dr. Case’s past experience includes 10 years of full-time formal education in Biochemistry, Exercise Physiology, and Chiropractic as well as full certifications in Active Release Techniques® (ART), Graston® Therapy and as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). After 6 years at UBC, Dr. Case spent 4 years at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) in Toronto, graduating with Cum Laude and Clinic Honors.
Dr. Case currently assists with the treatment and training of the Canadian National Ultimate Champions (BC’s women’s and men’s ultimate teams). Dr. Case also treats numerous recreational, professional and Olympic athletes. Professional musicians are also frequently treated by Dr. Case including members the Vancouver Opera, Symphony, Ballet as well other local band musicians.
Dr. Case’s self experimentation through running allows him to experience firsthand how injuries feel and heal. He finds these experiences improve his ability to guide and treat his patients through their injuries above and beyond his continual academic readings of recent research and continued education.
To learn more about Dr. Case and his practice, visit his website: www.draaroncase.com.
Michael graduated with a Masters of Physiotherapy from the University of British Columbia and earned a degree in Kinesiology from the University of Victoria. He is certified in Acupuncture, Gunn IMS and the Selective Functional Movement Screen. In addition to physiotherapy, Michael is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, and has been working with athletes of all levels for over 15 years. Michael applies the principles of functional movement, with a focus on preventative health and determining the underlying source of dysfunction, in his approach to treatment.
Michael is a proud father of two, a three time Ironman Triathlon finisher and enjoys running, skiing, tennis, golf, hockey and everything else that gets him outdoors. He is a former Body & Soul Personal Trainer and has returned to the studio with his physiotherapy practice, Halestorm Physiotherapy & Sport Conditioning.
To learn more about Michael and his practice, visit his website: www.halestorm.ca.
Registered Massage Therapist
Ronan West is a graduate of the Vancouver College of Massage Therapy and has experience working with athletes, patients with injuries and patients seeking maintenance of muscle health. She uses various modalities, including deep tissue massage, fascial release, trigger point release, muscle energy technique and joint mobilizations to facilitate function and wellness. She also incorporates hydrotherapy and remedial exercises into treatment plans that further health and recovery, and empower patients in their preventative health.
Ronan believes in a holistic approach to wellness and is also trained in nutrition. As someone who enjoys running, biking and stand-up paddle-boarding, she understands the importance of therapeutic massage for general function, injury recovery and functional performance.