Fascial Connections Myofascial Release and Wellness Centre has grown to a team of therapists who possess a passion to pursue excellence in what they do professionally and personally.
All of our Massage Therapists are fully regulated and are members in good standing with the College Massage Therapist of Ontario. Our Physiotherapists are fully regulated and are members in good standing with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario. Our Integral Coach holds the ACC accreditation from the International Coaching Federation.
All of our practitioners fulfill the necessary continuing education requirements and abide by their respective bylaws and regulations.
Our Massage Therapists and Physiotherapist have obtained Myofascial Release Training as taught by John F. Barnes P.T. and continue to do so regularly. All of our Massage Therapists are trained in Structural Myofascial Release Therapy.
Owner, RMT, Myofascial Release Therapist
Tara Hagan-Fields has been a Registered Massage Therapist since 2006. Branching from traditional Massage Therapy she has specialized in Myofascial Release and Fascial restrictions. Her passion lies within the Women’s Health field. She is an expert level therapist under the John F. Barnes Myofascial Release Approach™. Tara has trained further with Structural Integration, and Myofascial Release with Lori Zeltwanger P.T. Her other training in Women’s Health: Pregnancy, Doula, Breast Care for the Cancer Patient, Chronic Pelvic Pain, Biotensegrity Medicine and Visceral Manipulation. Tara encourages each client to participate in every session. Her belief that awareness provides us with choice and that being aware and present in your body, giving yourself permission to feel, will help you heal from your past; traumas, surgeries, and pains.
See Tara Hagan-Fields if you are experiencing:
• Pelvic Pain – imbalances, torsions, dysfunction, etc
• Sacral Pain – imbalances, torsions, dysfunction, etc
• Pre and post pregnancy care
• External gynecological conditions
• Breast health – mastectomy scarring, radiation scarring, cording, lymphedema, blocked milk ducts, mastitis, poor milk production or difficulties breast feeding, fibrotic breasts, etc
• Abdominal Pain – endometriosis, digestive issues, infertility, adhesions, period pain, incontinence, acid reflux, GERD, etc
• Scar Pain – lumpectomy, mastectomy, c-section, hysterectomy, etc
• Repetitive Strain Injury, soft tissue injury
• Head Pain – concussion, headache, migraine, jaw pain, etc
RMT, Myofascial Release Therapist
Lori Trautmanis is a Registered Massage Therapist where she earned her diploma from Algonquin College in 2006. Lori has begun to expand her skill set from traditional Massage Therapy and focus more on Myofascial Release. Since being introduced to the John F. Barnes Myofascial Release Approach, she is currently an intermediate level therapist. Lori uses a full-body approach to treatment using the foundational skills taught by John F. Barnes. She strongly believes regular treatment is essential in helping people slow down in our fast-paced society, where self-care seems to take a backseat, and promotes the importance for clients to be active in their self-care outside of their treatments. Lori has also completed the Barefoot Training Specialist Level 1 Certification with Podiatrist Dr. Emily Splichal. Her methodology teaches barefoot science, foot to core integration, and sensory integration. Lori continues to seek courses that will complement her treatments, and keep her skills up to date.
See Lori Trautmanis if you are experiencing:
• Head, Neck, or Back Pain – headache, migraine, jaw pain, whiplash, concussion, sprains, strains, etc.
• Pelvic or Sacral Pain – sciatica, imbalances, dysfunction, etc.
• Upper Limb Pain –tennis elbow, carpal tunnel syndrome, frozen shoulder, etc.
• Lower Limb Pain – hip pain, runner’s knee, plantar fasciitis, IT band syndrome, etc.
• Other conditions – scars, stiffness, restricted movement, and improving flexibility
Tuesday 10:30 – 6
Thursday 10:30 – 6
Physiotherapist, Certified Lymphedema Therapist, Myofascial Release Therapist
Sarah Butler is a Registered Physiotherapist with specialized training and interests in oncology (cancer rehabilitation) and women’s health. She earned her Master’s degree in Physical Therapy at Queen’s University after completing a Bachelor of Science in Human Kinetics at University of Ottawa and a Master of Science in Neuroscience at McGill University. She has pursued post-graduate education in Lymphedema Therapy, Myofascial Release, CranioSacral Therapy, Reiki, and Acupuncture to provide more holistic care to her patients. As a Certified Lymphedema Therapist (135 training hours of study and training in Complete Decongestive Therapy), Sarah can help to safely and effectively assist patients with lymphatic disorders through Complete Decongestive Therapy (manual lymphatic drainage, compression therapy, individualized exercise prescription and self-care education). Sarah is also registered as an Assistive Devices Program (ADP) Authorizer in order to assist people in applying for funding assistance when purchasing compression garments. Sarah is always seeking new learning opportunities in oncology, women’s health, etc to provide up-to-date and evidence informed treatments to her patients.
See Sarah Butler if you are experiencing:
• pain, stiffness, restricted movement
• postural imbalance
• post-traumatic or post-surgical swelling
• chronic inflammation/swelling
• surgical scarring
• axillary webbing/cording
• radiation induced skin changes
• balance impairment
• cancer-related fatigue
• challenges with returning to leisure or work activities after cancer treatment
Osteopathic Manual Practitioner (Manual Osteopath), Myofascial Release Therapist
Shea Puckett is a Manual Osteopath. She earned her Diploma in Osteopathic Manual Practice at the National Academy of Osteopathy after completing a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology at Brock University. In the coming months, Shea plans to continue her training in Myofascial Release and Obstetric/Pediatric Manual Therapy. As an osteopathic manual practitioner, or manual osteopath, her basis of practice is to help clients reach their optimal health through various gentle techniques guided to help the body return to its ideal structural alignment and physiological function. Shea implements a holistic approach to healing by using manual palpation and osteopathic manipulative therapies such as musculoskeletal joint mobilization, muscle energy techniques, and visceral manipulation.
See Shea Puckett if you are experiencing:
Coach, Trainer, Facilitator, Speaker Seaton Consulting
Elizabeth (Liz) has many interests and hobbies that fill her time. She is a married, a mother to one son, step-mom to four kids and a GrandOma to four wonderful wee children. She spends a lot of time in her garden, reading and if you ask anyone about her, the great passion is travel. Liz is the president of her own consulting company and specializes in Human and Organizational Development. Coaching is where her heart lies now and her deep caring and curiosity for people and helping them become the best they can be led her in that direction. Liz is now a Master Integral Coach©. Integral Coaching™ is a holistic approach to moving individuals, groups and teams from a current to a future state within their decided topic. The Integral Coaching™ model involves a series of face to face meetings, where Liz and her client work towards deep change and sustainable growth. An individualized program is created by Liz and agreed to and built upon by the client. This program is the framework for subsequent meetings and “muscle building”. Practices are given each coaching session which provide deeper learning and insight for the client. Coaching programs can be as short as two sessions and generally last 6 – 10 sessions. Since graduating from Integral Coaching Canada in 2010, Liz has over 900 hours of coaching individuals and teams and is now holds the ACC accreditation from the International Coaching Federation. International Coaching Federation. Liz has coached people who are interested in their own personal growth and development as well as leaders and executives in small and large organizations. Professional Integral Coach© (Ottawa, 2010) • 200 hours of classroom instruction (Master Level – International Coaching Federation) • 200 hours of client coaching – during certification • Post certification 900+ hours • International Coaching Federation – Associate Certified Coach In addition, Liz has always been interested in learning programs and has designed and delivered programs for all age groups – children to senior adults. She has created national level Aquatic Leadership Programs, leadership development programs in the voluntary sector, and multiple learning and skill development programs at the Municipal level, non profit and private sector. Liz has worked with Municipal Government departments in developing and implementing succession planning and leadership development programs. She had a 25 year “gig” with the City of Ottawa. Liz is now “semi-retired” and plays where she feels called. Coaching, teaching small groups of adults, and volunteer work in the community. Liz’s Hours Please call for appointment bookings. More information about Liz’s services can be found on the Integral Coaching page.