Gavin Kc. LauMASSAGE THERAPIST
Gavin Kc. Lau
Gavin Kc. Lau, RMT, SMT(cc)is a 2014 graduate of Massage Therapy Program of Vancouver Career College and is the 2nd place winner of the August 2014 Clinical Case Report Awards by Registered Massage Therapists’ Association of British Columbia (RMTBC). His article “Therapeutic and intra-oral massage for treatment of post unilateral sagittal split osteotomy temporomandibular joint dysfunction: a case study” has been published and can be viewed on RMTBC’s website.
Gavin believes in the natural healing power of the human body and this is what inspired him to become a Registered Massage Therapist. Massage therapy facilitates and hastens the healing process in the body and restores the body back to optimal functionality. With a background in national competitive cycling, he learned that rehabilitating injuries is a long and demanding process and that injury prevention can make one’s life easier and much more successful.
Gavin is fluent in English, Chinese and Japanese, and is excited to serve the communities with his lingual talents.
Gavin has experience of treating different population ranging paediatrics to geriatrics, numerous conditions such as TMJ dysfunction, HIV, diabetes, disc herniation, dislocation, carpal tunnel syndrome, frozen shoulder, pregnancy, tendon rupture, various overuse injuries, etc.. As a member of Canadian Sport Massage Therapists Association (CSMTA), he is pursuing to be a certified sport massage therapist, SMT(c), in order to participate in future national and major sport events in Canada.
When Gavin takes a break from his busy life, you can find him making himself a cup of latte in a cozy neighbourhood café, drawing fascinating and creative pictures with his pastels, or enjoying the tranquil scenery of Vancouver on the top of some mountains with his road bike.
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I’ve been going to Burquitlam Physiotherapy since July 2015. Gavin does treat my symptom and I feel good for sure after his treatment. I recently started to refer my family members to him. Highly recommended.~ Susie Jung ~